3 Days Fort Portal Tour

Crater lake Fort Portal

3 Days Fort Portal Tour

Have a great 3 days tour in Fort Portal where you will be able to take part in different activities like visiting Amabere Ga'nyinamwiru caves, taking part in cultural entertainment for both the Bakiga and Batooro, visiting Semuliki hot springs, exploring the craters of Fort Portal and enjoying the best of tea plantation viewing.

The great tour will be hosted by Isunga Cultural Community Adventures at the edge of Kibale National Park. The tour includes different stopovers but the major one will be in Mubende Town for en-route lunch and break time.

Meals: Lunch and Dinner 

Detailed safari itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Fort portal, Amabere caves visit, and cultural experience/entertainment at night

Be picked up from a hotel or any other place agreed upon and head to Fort Portal passing via Mityana and Mubende Highway. The road trip to the park is amazing where you will be passing through different landscapes covered by hilly rocks like in Mubende, natural forests like the Matiri forest reserve, and Kibale forest.

These offer the best viewing for different primates like olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, Vervet monkeys, and red-tailed monkeys and if you are lucky enough, you will meet chimpanzees. The overall journey takes about 5 hours’ drive from Kampala but it can also take 4 hours depending on the speed.

You will arrive and take part in the cultural experience or entertainment for both Batooro and Bakiga who live in Isunga Community. The experience will be organized by the Isunga Cultural Community Tours. After you will head to the lodge for your accommodation but again, this experience can be done at night after your dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner 

Day 2: Semuliki hot springs and visit the crater lakes

Head to Bundibugyo District after your breakfast and make the first stopover at the viewpoint. At this point, you will witness the Rift Valley escarpment and enjoy the sharp corners on the foothill of the Rwenzori mountains. You are advised to carry something you can boil while in the Sempaya hot springs such as eggs, Irish, and bananas among others.

Arrive at the offices in Semuliki National Park and then you will have a short walk to these springs. Have a great experience as you enjoy the natural steam from these springs. After you will head back to Fort Port and straight away head for crater lakes explorations where you will be able to spot different crater lakes like Lake Nyabikere, Nkuruba, and Nyinabulitwa. Learn about the methods of fishing and the different attractions like the primates, and bird species among others.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner 

Day 3: Tea plantation tour and depart back to Kampala

Take part in a tea plantation experience with the help of a local guide and learn more about the processes of harvesting, planting, and tasting this international delicacy. This short tour will take place in either Fort Portal or at the edge of Kibale Forest National Park. Later head back to Kampala and be dropped at any agreed point which will mark the end of this 3 days tour.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch