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Paradise in the mist!

23rd November 2011 Print

Known as The Pearl of Africa and the source of the River Nile, Uganda is an unspoilt destination where the East African savannah meets the West African Jungle, offering visitors an experience of a lifetime. Boasting an exciting variety of natural and cultural wonders, it is easy to understand why Lonely Planet has recently listed this beautiful and charming location as the number one holiday destination for 2012.

The country’s charm lies in its impressive variety of wildlife species and stunning scenery. In addition to boasting Africa’s largest variety of bird species it is also renowned for its primate species including the endangered Mountain Gorilla which is undeniably one of Uganda’s finest tourist attractions. Over half of the world’s remaining population of the Mountain Gorilla live within Uganda’s borders and it is in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where visitors can experience this remarkable wildlife encounter.

Gorillas In The Mist - Tracking the mountain gorilla is an exclusive jungle adventure and a truly memorable lifetime opportunity. Explorers will have the chance to spend an hour with these rare and intelligent creatures and observe them interact in their natural habitat.

Brand New 5* Mahogany Springs - Set back on the clear waters of the Munyanga river and facing Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, lies the brand new, five star lodge, Mahogany Springs. Its exotic gardens, breathtaking mountain views and luxurious all suite accommodation offers guests unrivalled luxury in one of the world’s most beautiful natural settings. The suites feature their own private terraces together with en suite bathrooms, advanced mosquito net system and beautiful finishing touches.

Mahogany Springs also prides itself on serving excellent a la carte cuisine. The in house chef prepares culinary masterpieces every day enabling guests to enjoy a variety of foods and with most of the produce grown on site, all meals are created with the freshest ingredients. A stay at this luxurious lodge is a must when exploring the delights of Uganda.

Book Now! Specialist tour operator Lets Go Travel is currently offering a 10 day Full Board tour which includes two nights at the luxury five star Mahogany Springs from £2499 per adult based on 2 adults and from £2099 per adult based on 4 adults. All prices are subject to availability. The tour price includes all lodge accommodation, park entrance fees, game drives and a boat ride in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Chimp Trekking permits and a Gorilla Trekking tour in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The price also includes a luxury safari Jeep with a personalised driver for the duration of the trip and return airport transfers. Flights are NOT included.

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