Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Classic Africa Safaris Uganda Exploratory Trip

Join Classic Africa Safaris and Lyndsay Harshman of the Kusini Collection on an in-depth exploratory trip visiting Uganda's many treasures including Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest and Kyambura Gorge for chimp trekking, Queen Elizabeth NP, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and tracking the mountain gorillas and Lake Mburo NP. This exploratory trip has been carefully designed for North American safari outfitters and Africa experts who are looking to develop an outstanding Uganda program or supplement and diversify an existing program. Classic Africa Safaris seeks to establish long-term working relationships with its North American partners and is eager to forge new partnerships with travel companies interested in sending clients to Uganda and Rwanda.

Classic Africa Safaris has a decade of experience operating safaris in Uganda and Rwanda, and the owners nearly 75 years combined experience in the field operating African safaris. CAS is the only safari company in Uganda to be 100% carbon neutral, as well as the only company to operate its own vehicle fabrication shop in Uganda, working to ensure that all CAS vehicles are in the best possible operating condition for your client's safari. CAS employs some of the best local Ugandan guides, making for an authentic quality experience for your travelers.

Due to our long-standing and positive relationship with lodges in the region, CAS is able to offer a highly discounted rate for participants on this trip. Space is very limited and participation will only be confirmed after approval by CAS. Please contact the Kusini Collection for more information or to reserve your space: lyndsay@kusinicollection.com.

Uganda Exploratory Trip Itinerary

Day 01 – Nov 1: Arrive EBB, airport transfer and overnight at the Lake Victoria Hotel.

Day 02 – Nov 2: Hotel inspections in EBB/Kampala, drive to Murchison Falls NP, overnight at Paraa Lodge.

Day 03 – Nov 3: Game drive, boat trip, tour top of the Falls, overnight at Nile Safari Lodge.

Day 04 – Nov 4: Drive to Kibale Forest, overnight at Kyaninga Lodge.

Day 05 – Nov 5: Chimp walk, site inspections at Primate Lodge and Ndali Lodge, drive to Queen Elizabeth NP, overnight at Kyambura Lodge.

Day 06 – Nov 6: Site/boat inspections, boat tour Kasinga Channel, overnight Jacana Lodge.

Day 07 – Nov 7: To Buhoma via Ishasha Camp, overnight Gorilla Forest Camp.

Day 08 – Nov 8: Site inspections and/or trek gorillas, overnight Buhoma Lodge.

Day 09 – Nov 9: Drive to Lake Mburo NP, overnight Mihingo Lodge.

Day 10 – Nov 10: Drive to EBB for flights onward.

Land Price: $980 pp/sharing; optional add-ons: $150 pp chimp permit (as of 07/01/11), $500 pp (possibly $350) gorilla permit, $18 pp Kasinga Channel boat ride, $25 pp (approx) Nile boat ride. Rates subject to final confirmation.

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