3 Day Sights of Fort Portal

Overview

Last revised: 8 months ago

3 Days safaris, will take you to the western part of Uganda in land of hills Fort Portal, and will take you to Semuliki National park, which is dominated by the easternmost extension of the great Ituri Forest of the Congo Basin. It is t a rewarding destination with incredible wildlife including chimpanzees. You will take an excursion to the Sempaya hot springs, hike through the crater lakes etc.

Day 1: Drive to Fort Portal

Day 2: Mabere ga Nyinamwiru caves, Crater lakes hike & hot springs

Day 3: Toro Kingdom visit, drive Back to Kampala

 

Day 1: Drive to Fort Portal
early in the morning after your breakfast, you will pick from our offices or from your residence get brief how your safari or trip is planned, and about the journey you are going for. You will then drive to Fort Portal district via mubende reaching in in fort Portal around lunch time. On the way you will be able to see the greener part of the country with views of the coffee plantations; you will stay in fort portal town as you are neighboring the mountainous ranges of Rwenzori. Check in the hotel, have lunch before continuing for the evening activities like city tour in Fort portal. You will later go to the hotel, refresh, relax, have your dinner and sleep.
Driving time; 5 to 6 hours

Accommodation
Budget: - Dutches Hotel
Meal Plan; Dinner

Day 2: Mabere ga Nyinamwiru caves & Crater lakes hike
After the morning breakfast, you will drive to the caves which are 7 km from Fort Portal near Nyakasero School on bundibugyo road. It’s a nice excursion of the "Mabere ga Nyinamwiru" caves. Beautiful waterfalls are seen on the nature walk through the mythological caves. The legends of the caves are more impressive than the caves itself which holds many stalactites. “You see this milky stuff, it is calcium oozing through the rocks because of the water falls above us that rolls over the rocks forming these breast like rocks, the size keeps on growing with years until one arm touches the ground to make a strong pillar”.

Afterwards the guide can take you to the top of the Lake Saka crater, which has a beautiful scenic view over the Fort Portal plateau and Rwenzori Mountains. This exciting exploration tour will give you a chance to exercise as you explore 9 beautiful crater lakes in one round tour, return to the lodgge and have kunch.

After lunch, you will drive to Semliki National Park. The scenic, winding road will lead us through green mountains and offers you a magnificent view at the River Semliki and Congo. After arriving in the protected area, a ranger will accompany you on a beautiful nature walk through the Ituri Rainforest. Enjoy the peacefulness of the forest, look out for the rich birdlife at the swamp, do a visit to the Sempaya hot springs, the main is a geyser with high temperatures, and boil some eggs in the hot surrounding hot pools of water.

Accommodation;
Budget: - Dutches hotel
Meal Plan: - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Toro kingdom visit, Drive Back to Kampala
after your breakfast, have a morning relaxation, and later we have breakfast, after that check out your rooms and head to fort portal town for a visit to Tooro palace where your shall learn on the history of the Tooro kingdom and after that cultural experience we start our journeyAfter you drive back in Fort portal for lunch and then you will drive back to Kampala reaching in the late evening

END OF THE SAFARI

The package includes:

  • Ground transportation to and from Kampala
  • Accommodation meals as per itinerary
  • English speaking Driver/Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Activities
  • Fuel & car hire
  • Water in car
  • Rangers fees

The package excludes:

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Souvenirs
  • Personal drinks and cigarettes
  • Optional activities 
  • Phone calls

Transport
This Tour is based on a Min-van with 4wd. it seats from up to the maximum of 8 persons. all our used vehicles are well maintained, customized with comfortable seats, a pop up roof which gives a wide viewing 360 angle!!

Accommodation & Transport - Locals;
For this trip accommodation you will be staying at Fort View resort hotel located in Fort portal. This Hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, garden, a bar and shared lounge in Masindi. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi. Staff on site can arrange airport transfers. At the hotel each room is fitted with a desk, mosquito nets and a private bathroom

NOTE: For this the above mentioned accommodation it depends on availability and we make sure the best is our first priorities when we are making this booking. In case there is no availability during the requested dates of your safari, we do our best to look for another alternative accommodation which is relatively in the same standards or rate range.

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