2020 Uganda Safari & Humanitarian Trip

2020 Uganda Safari & Humanitarian Trip

Trip to Kampala, Uganda · Fri, Jan 31, 2020
Travel Expert Glen Earle

Join us for three days of humanitarian work at the Sanyu Babies Home in Kampala -- Uganda's oldest baby orphanage -- followed by a safari tour in Uganda.

2020 Uganda Safari & Humanitarian Trip

January 31 to February 10, 2020

Uganda

Hosted by Glen Earle

Join Glen Earle on this tour to spend three days giving back at the Sanyu Babies Home in Kampala, Uganda -- a charity supported by Glen Earle and his church community from New Brunswick. Following this humanitarian effort, you and our small group (maximum 14 people) will spend six nights on safari in the Kibale Forest Reserve, Bigodi, Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Kazinga Channel.

Our Itinerary

DAY 1 - 31 January

Depart Canada

Depart Canada for Kampala, Uganda.

DAY 2 - 01 February

Kampala

Arrive in Kampala, Uganda. Check into your accommodations in the guest house at Sanyu Babies Home and receive your orientation.

Accommodations: Guest Home at Sanyu Babies Home

Meals: TBD

DAY 3 - 02 February

Kampala

Spend today volunteering at the Sanyu Babies Home.

Accommodations: Guest Home at Sanyu Babies Home

Meals: TBD

DAY 4 - 03 February

Kampala

Spend today volunteering at the Sanyu Babies Home.

Accommodations: Guest Home at Sanyu Babies Home

Meals: TBD

DAY 5 - 04 February

Kampala to Entebbe to Kibale

This morning you will be picked up in Kampala and driven to Kibale Forest Reserve via Mityana and Fort Portal, in a breathtaking landscape that forms the Albertine western Rift Valley. Kibale is the only national park conserved for the purpose of protecting the endangered chimpanzee. We will have several stop overs to relax, and sightseeing as we pass verdant countryside, traditional homesteads and farms. We will have our packed/picnic lunch on the way. Check in and relax for the rest of the evening.

Accommodations: Crater Safari Lodge (Deluxe Room)

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Crater Safari Lodge

DAY 6 - 05 February

Kibale

Today you enter the forest in search of the cheeky chimpanzees as well as other primates. Later go for a swamp walk in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is home to the biggest number of chimpanzees in Uganda, 200 bird species (including the Great blue turaco, Papyrus gonolek, Kingfisher, Waxbill, Cuckoo, Weaver, Hornbill, and many others), a variety of mammal species and primates, and an incredible array of plant life. Return to the lodge for overnight.

Accommodations: Crater Safari Lodge (Deluxe Room)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Chimpanzee in Kibale, Uganda

DAY 7 - 06 February

Kibale to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Depart after breakfast, drive via Kasese to Queen Elizabeth National Park, and check in at Kasenyi safari camp. Late afternoon game drives returning to the lodge before dusk for dinner and overnight.

Accommodations: Kasenyi Safari Camp (Standard Room)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dining at Kasenyi Safari Camp

DAY 8 - 07 February

Queen Elizabeth National Park

In the early morning we do a game drive in Kasenyi area, within Queen Elisabeth park, on a look out for the lions, buffalos, elephants, and large numbers of Uganda Kobs and other antelopes. After we will go back to the lodge for breakfast, and relax until lunch time. At 1400 hours, we will go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel (2 hours approx.), to look out for the hippos, great herds of buffaloes, and lots of water birds.

Accommodations: Kasenyi Safari Camp (4.5 stars, Standard Room)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kazinga Channel, the shores of which draw a large number of wild animals, birds, and reptiles - including the largest population of hippos - in the world.

DAY 9 - 08 February

Queen Elizabeth National Park (Ishasha Sector)

After breakfast, check out of Kasenyi Safari Camp and you are driven to the Ishasha sector of the park; check in at Ishasha Jungle lodge, then enjoy lunch. Later this afternoon depart on a game viewing drive with hopes of seeing some tree-climbing lions which this area is known for. Return to the lodge returning before dusk, freshen-up then enjoy dinner.

Accommodations: Ishasha Jungle Lodge (4.5 stars, Standard Room)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Room at Ishasha Jungle Lodge

DAY 10 - 09 February

Queen Elizabeth National Park to Entebbe

After breakfast, transfer to Kihihi airstrip for your flight to Entebbe where we will be met and transferred to our hotel.

Accommodations: Protea Hotel Entebbe (4.5 stars, Deluxe Room)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Protea Hotel Entebbe

DAY 11 - 10 February

Depart Entebbe

Check out of the hotel after breakfast and take our transfer to the airport to start our homeward journey.

Your Stewart Travel Group Host

Your host for this trip will be Glen Earle, Trusted Senior Travel Advisor and Business Development Manager with Stewart Travel Group. Glen has worked in the travel industry for 35 years, has decades of volunteer experience, and has traveled extensively. He is passionate about giving back and about providing new and unique experiences for his clients. The Sanyu Babies Home is a charity that is supported by Glen's church community in New Brunswick.

Questions?
Contact any member of the Stewart Travel Group team.
We'd be pleased to assist you!

NEW BRUNSWICK
Glen Earle
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Krista Trecartin
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Wendy Doran
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Travis Stewart
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Frances Gertsch & Kelvin Jones
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Jessica Chaisson
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Julia MacCormack
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Kathy & Stan Bobar
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Kevin & Michelle Hayward
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Deposit:

$1,000.00

Pricing Information:
  • $3,280 USD per person, based on double

Optional Add-on:

  • Rwanda Gorilla Trek – $1,000 USD

Airfare

  • International airfare is not included

Inclusions

  • 3 days of organized volunteer work at the Sanyu Babies Home
  • 6 days / 7 nights on safari per itinerary
  • Land transportation from Kampala, on safari and back to airport
  • Accommodations for six nights at safari lodge, safari camp, jungle lodge
  • 9 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Kazinga Channel boat cruise (shared)
  • Park entrance fees and activities per itinerary
  • Scheduled one-way flight from Kihihi to Entebbe
  • Game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park (including fees)
  • Unlimited bottled mineral water in safari vehicles
  • Emergency medical evacuation by flying doctors (with hospital bills settled by the client directly)

What is not included?

  • International flights to / from Uganda
  • Optional activities
  • Drinks (sodas, beer, wine, spirits)
  • Uganda Visa ($50 USD per person)
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Gratuities, telephone, and personal expenses
  • Any other items not listed above

Your Trusted Travel Advisor can assist you with international flights, pre/post-accommodations or tours, travel insurance, and more!

Payment Terms

  • Non-refundable deposit of $1,000 USD per person due upon booking
  • Non-refundable final payment due December 18, 2019

Insurance Information:

Travel protection that includes trip cancellation, trip interruption, baggage loss / damage / delay, flight / travel accident, and emergency medical coverage is available and is highly recommended. 

Details about our Premium Protection Plan and other Travel Protection options are available from your Trusted Travel Advisor. 

If you would like to purchase your Travel Protection online, or are located outside of PEIplease visit the “Look & Book” page on our website and click “Travel Insurance” to purchase your travel protection.

By declining insurance, you will waive any liability against your Trusted Travel Advisor or Stewart Travel Group for any costs you incur as a result of your choice not to purchase Travel Insurance Coverage or your selection of the principal sums and / or sums insured of the insurance you purchase. 

Terms and Conditions:

Please review Stewart Travel Group’s Terms and Conditions prior to booking.

VALID CANADIAN PASSPORTS MANDATORY FOR ALL DESTINATIONS
Any exceptions will be noted upon request with Stewart Travel Group and its appointed Agents.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT VALID CANADIAN PASSPORTS BE VALID FOR 6 MONTHS PAST DEPARTURE DATES OF TRAVEL.
For other nationalities please contact your Travel Agent or appropriate Consulate for details.
CANCELLATION AND MEDICAL INSURANCE RECOMMENDED FOR ALL TRAVEL, MANDATORY FOR CUBA AND MEXICO AND PROOF OF SAME IS REQUIRED.

Please, contact the agent to send the information

2020 Uganda Safari & Humanitarian Trip

January 31 to February 10, 2020

Uganda

Hosted by Glen Earle

Our Group

  • This group will be a maximum of 14 travellers
  • Your host, Glen Earle, will accompany the group throughout the trip
  • We will be accompanied by a driver-guide from Day 5-11
  • You must be able to walk short distances to take part in this soft-adventure tour

About Sanyu Babies Home

The Sanyu Babies Home was established in 1929 by Milnes Winfred Walker, a mid-wife at the Mengo Hospital in Kampala. It was the first, and is the oldest babies’ home in Uganda. Sanyu Babies Home is a Christian charitable organization that takes care of children who are found abandoned in garbage heaps, pit latrines, ditches, taxi parks, or on the side of the road. They care for up to 50 babies and toddlers from 1 day to 4 years old at any one time.

Entrance Requirements to Uganda

  • Mandatory: Electronic Visitor’s Visa ($50 USD), which requires upload of copies of current passport, Yellow fever certificate, and passport photo. This must be obtained a minimum of 30 days prior to departure. Note: that there has been a shortage of Yellow Fever vaccines – please inquire about this with your pharmacy, medical professional or local travel clinic immediately upon booking.
  • Mandatory: Certificate of Yellow Fever vaccination
  • Anti-malaria drugs are recommended by the Government of Canada

For more information about risk levels, safety and security, entry/exit requirements, health, laws and culture, natural disasters and climate, and assistance while in Uganda, please visit the Government of Canada travel information page.

Packing

  • There are luggage restrictions of 15 kg (33 lbs) and 20 kg (44 lbs) on some light aircraft transfers and scheduled flights.
  • Luggage must be packed in a soft bag with no wheels, frames or rigid structures for these flights.
  • A recommended packing list will be provided upon booking

2020 Uganda Safari & Humanitarian Trip

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