2020 Uganda Safari & Humanitarian Trip

    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.

    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
    Trusted Senior Travel Advisor
    (902) 894-9389 | 1-844-660-7329
    Cell: (506) 343-1108
    Terri Clarke
    Trusted Senior Travel Advisor
    (902) 894-9389 | 1-844-660-7329
    Cell: (506) 631-7621
    Kelley Gowan
    Trusted Senior Travel Advisor
    (902) 894-9389 | 1-844-660-7329
    Cell: (506) 461-4575
    Krista Trecartin
    Trusted Senior Travel Advisor
    (506) 454-5736 | 1-844-660-7329
    Cell: (506) 471-4257
    Wendy Doran
    Trusted Travel Advisor
    (902) 894-9389 | 1-844-660-7329
    Cell: (506) 647-4962
    PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

    Paula Stewart
    Trusted Senior Travel Advisor
    (902) 894-9389 | 1-844-660-7329
    Cell: (902) 388-7511
    Travis Stewart
    Trusted Senior Travel Advisor
    (902) 894-9389 | 1-844-660-7329
    Cell: (902) 626-7515
    Frances Gertsch & Kelvin Jones
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    Cell: (902) 940-4499
    Jessica Chaisson
    Trusted Travel Advisor
    (902) 894-9389 | 1-844-660-7329
    Cell: (902) 314-1591
    Julia MacCormack
    Trusted Travel Advisor
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    Cell: (902) 598-8231
    Kathy & Stan Bobar
    Trusted Travel Advisors
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    Cell: (902) 954-0524
    NOVA SCOTIA
    Tara Turner
    Trusted Senior Travel Advisor
    (902) 894-9389 | 1-844-660-7329
    Cell: (902) 292-7623
    Kevin & Michelle Hayward
    Trusted Senior Travel Advisors
    (902) 543-4948 | 1-844-660-7329