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10 Day Breathtaking Cycling Adventure in Western Uganda - Private Tour

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Day 1: Welcome to Uganda. You will be picked up and driven to Kampala. Explore the capital highlights or do go souvenir hunting

Stop At: Gaddafi National Mosque, Old Kampala Road Plot 23/25, Kampala Uganda
Uganda's biggest and most popular mosque
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Acacia Mall, John Babiha (Acacia) Avenue, Kampala Uganda
Brand new mall, excellent for shopping and souvenir hunting
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Owino Market, Kampala, Uganda
Experience the local market. Crazy, busy, but good fun!
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lubiri Palace, Mengo, Kampala Uganda
Check out the Kabaka's palace and Idi Amin's dungeon
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kasubi Tombs, Kasubi Hill, Kampala Uganda
This is the traditional place where the Kabaka (King of Buganda) is burried.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Uganda Museum, 5-7 Kira Road Pob 365, Kampala Uganda
Nice collection of historical African and Ugandan artifacts
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: You will stay at a cozy guesthouse in Kampala. This is an excellent place to slowly get used to the Ugandan vibe.

Day 2: Transport to Fort Portal from where we will cycle a 20/45 km loop with the majestic Rwenzori Mountains on the background

Stop At: Rwenzori Mountains, Opposite New Tax Park, Kasese Uganda
Beautiful mountains at the background during our bicycle trip

Stop At: Kyaninga Lodge, Fort Portal Box 98, Fort Portal, Uganda
At the end of the day we will have drinks watching the sun set at this beautiful craterlake
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner: Our dinner place will make you feel at home, because supper is served at 7pm at one large table for all the guests.
Accommodation included: You will stay at a lovely guesthouse which was the very first one that opened its doors in Fort Portal.

Day 3: We will cycle around 60km passed magnificent crater lakes towards Queen Elizabeth Nation Park at Katunguru

Stop At: Elizabeth Equator Memorial, Hima - Katunguru Rd, Uganda
We will cross the equator and stop for a photo
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: We will have lunch at a beautiful crater lake, where you can go for a refreshing swim
• Dinner: Dinner will be at the border of Queen Elizabeth National Park: hear the sounds or roaring animals at the background
Accommodation included: Spend the night at a tented camp. On the border of the national park it offers superb possibilities to view wildlife.

Day 4: Expect to see some game up close during our 78km ride through the heart of Queen Elizabeth National Park to Ishasha

Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, 410 kilometers from Kampala, Kasese Uganda
You will be cycling 78 kilometers through Queen Elizabeth National Park. Expect to see some wild animals like warthogs, elephants, monkeys, antelopes, buffaloes, etc
Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, 410 kilometers from Kampala, Kasese Uganda
Optional boat safari or game drive through the park: leave early in the morning for a boat cruise or a drive to see the extraordinary African animals in their natural habitat.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: We will have a picnic lunch in the middle of the park
• Dinner: We will have a great dinner at the border of the park
Accommodation included: Overnight at a comfortable location in Ishasha at the border of the park. We will sleep in thatched huts or safari tents

Day 5: A beautiful but challenging ride passed tea plantations that will take you from the savanna area to the jungle in Buhoma

Stop At: CTPH Gorilla Conservation Camp, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi, Uganda
Learn about how the mountain gorilla population is maintained by international research while having a breathtaking panoramic view over Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: We will have a local lunch at a restaurantthat serves traditional Ugandan dishes like: posho, kalo and pasted fish
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Beautiful night overviewing the vast jungle of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Day 6: Follow a uphill monkey trail of 40 or 60km on single track or wider dirt road to Ruhija

Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Buhoma Kanungu and Kisoro, Kabale Uganda
A highlight of your trip: tracking through the jungle to visit the mountain gorilla! A life changing experience.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Picnic lunch in the jungle
• Dinner
Accommodation included: We will spend the night at a camp which consists out of basic permanent tents with a magnificent view over the forest

Day 7: Energetic 40 or 60km ride to Lake Bunyonyi the lake of the 1000 small birds

Stop At: Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort, Plot 10 and 11 Kashambya, Kabale, Uganda
Have a boat cruise on Uganda's most beautiful and deepest lake and visit the many islands that all have a cultural story.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Lunch at the shore of Lake Bunyonyi
• Dinner
Accommodation included: We will sleep on an island in lake Bunyonyi in geodomes: thatched huts that are semi-open with a magnificent lake view

Day 8: Easy car transfer to Lake Mburo

Stop At: Igongo Cultural Centre, 16 Km Mbarara-Masaka Road, Mbarara Uganda
Museum displaying the Ankoli culture
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: We will have lunch at Igongo Cultural Center
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Located at 5 minutes from the Lake Mburo park entrance, this campsite offers you a genuine safari experience.

Day 9: A beautiful morning cycle in between the zebra's at Lake Mburo National Park

Stop At: Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara Uganda
We will cycle at the border of the park, but you can also do an optional drive safari
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Back to our cozy guesthouse in Kampala to spend some last hours enjoying the capital of Uganda

Day 10: Enjoy Kampala before you leave for you departure from Entebbe International airport

Stop At: Entebbe Botanic Gardens, Berkely Rd, Entebbe Uganda
We can stop here on our way to the airport
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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