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Day 1: Arrival and Transfer

Day 2: Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park (the Primates Capital of the World)

Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest National Park

Day 6: Kibale Forest National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 7: Game Drive and Boat Trip on the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 8: Game Drives in the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 9: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 10: Gorrilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Day 11: Bwidi Impenetrable Forest to Lake Mburo National Park.

Day 12: Lake Mburo National Park to Kampala

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer

Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to Hotel Facilities of your choice within the Entebbe Area. Or kampala.

Day 2: Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park   

After breakfast, we shall depart from Kampala by road to Murchison Falls National Park passing through the famous Luwero Triangle where lots of people lost their lives during the famous Liberation war (1980-1986). Enroute visit Ziwa Rhinos Sanctuary for the rhino experience. Ziwa Rhino sanctuary is the only home to the Rhinos in Uganda. Enjoy a rhino tracking in Uganda. Thereafter have lunch break at a restaurant in the sanctuary. You will then proceed and enter Murchison Falls National Park later in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at Paraa safari lodge (up market) Murchison River Lodge (midrange/budget.

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park

After your breakfast, you will be transferred to the northern part of the park for a game drive. View Elephants, Buffaloes, Bushbucks, Lions, and a variety of bird species. You will come back to the lodge, relax, and have an early lunch. After lunch, proceed for a two-hour launch cruise up to the substructure of the mighty Murchison Falls, arguably the greatest Falls in the world, where you will see   sinister water escapes from the narrow gorge, an opportunity to see the amazing hippos, crocodiles, water birds along the river banks enabling a wonderful birding safari . Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park (the Primates Capital of the World)

After breakfast, drive to Kibale Forest National Park, the home to the Chimpanzee and the only place in Uganda where you have 98% guarantee of viewing the chimps in the wild. This park also boasts of the highest concentration of primates compared to any other park in the world. Kibale Forest National Park is also called “The Primates Capital of the World”. You will carry with you packed lunch and be prepared for whole day drive because of the nature of the roads. Accommodation at Ndali lodge or Primate Lodge (Up market) Kibale forest camp (Budget)

Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast we will transfer to Kanyanchu forest center for briefing before tracking the chimpanzees at 08h00. There are 98/ chances of coming across these habituated chimpanzees. Aside from the chimpanzees, the incredibly diverse forest is home to over 13 spices of primate including the rare, L’ Hoest, red Columbus monkey, blue monkey, black faced velvet monkeys, grey Mangabey, pottos, Baboons and also Bush Babies. A network of shady forest trails, much to the delight of botanists and butterfly lovers. Birders are in for a treat with about 335 Birds species recorded including the elusive forest elephant, smaller and hairier than its savannah counterpart, more seasonally into the developed part of the park while other terrestrial mammals include giant forest hog, buffalo and a half dozen antelope species. Proceed for lunch at Tinka’s home, who will teach you how food preparation is done, serve you with local African food and this will give an experience of an African culture. In the afternoon enjoy nature walk in Bigodi wetland with many bird species. Return for dinner and overnight at Ndali lodge/primate lodge / Kibale Forest Camp.

Day 6: Kibale Forest National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

After breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, entering the park via the Northern crater area. This is truly the most breath taking scenery in the park with beautiful lakes and rich grasslands set deep in the valley. Queen Elizabeth National Park boasts of the highest bio diversity rating of any game park in the world. From open savannah to rain forest, diverse swamps and beautiful crater lakes to the vastness of Lake Edward. The Park harbors almost 100 species that include Buffalos, Hippos, Leopard, lions, spotted hyena and elusive giant forest hog. There are over 606 species of birds  found here including the black rumped button quail, the Martial eagle, verreaux’s eagle owl and African skimmer to mention but a few, the primates include chips Black faced Red colubus, Red tailed monkeys, Black and white colubus Monkeys, and olive  Baboons, After checking in to your hotel. In the afternoon we will have a game drive through the park whenever we will test our chances of spotting the lions, Elephants, Buffalos and Countless kobs are often sighted. Accommodation the time will be at Mweya Safari lodge.

Day 7: Game Drive and Boat Trip on the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

We shall set off for an early morning game drive to catch up with early risers and predators returning to their hide outs. In the morning, you are likely to meet elephants grazing, hippos, lions, spotted hyenas, bush bucks, leopards, water bucks, stripped jackal and of course the several wart hogs plus Uganda kobs. Thereafter return to the lodge and relax.  After lunch enjoys unique two hours Boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel which connects Lake George and Lake Edward. This trip passes through highest concentration of Hippos and animals such as elephants, buffalos may be seen drinking at the water edge. This boat  cruise some time referred to as the launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching with over 606 resident species and game viewing ideal for the Uganda Safari. Accommodation on full boat basis at Mweya Safari lodge (Up market) /Bush lodge (mid-range/ budget)

Day 8: Game Drives in the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park.

This day shall be dedicated it to look for the tree climbing lions in the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park known as the Ishasha Sector and we shall have two game drives one in the morning and the other in the afternoon, we shall leave early morning and head South as we go through the two parts, the major objective would be to view the tree climbing lions but a lot of game including, the elephants, Uganda Kobs, water bucks, buffaloes and birds are often sighted. check in at the lodge and after lunch go for yet another evening game drive to look for those tree climbing lions before returning to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Accommodation on full board at Ishasha Wilderness Camp (Up market)/ Ishasha Jungle Lodge / Savannah Resort Hotel (budget).

Day 9: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast, you will depart Queen Elizabeth for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will exit the park passing through the southern sector of the park where you may see the tree Climbing Lions, which can only be found in this area in Uganda. It’s an exciting encounter seeing these animals relaxing on fig trees. Proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, best known for its Mountain Gorillas; the Montane Forest also attracts spectacular birds. There are 23 of the 24 Albertine Rift endemics including the African Green Broadbill, Bar Tailed Trogon and other beautiful forest species. You may decide to relax in the afternoon or take a nature walk (at an extra cost) which will lead you to the Munyaga Waterfall and a chance to see primates such as the Grey Cheeked Mangabey Blue Monkeys and others species. Spend the night at either Gorilla Safari Lodge/ Clouds Lodge (Classic) or Gorilla Valley Lodge/ Engage Lodge (Medium accommodation).

 

 Day 10: Gorrilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

After breakfast, you will be accompanied by your guide to park headquarters for the briefing at 8h00 and before you set off at 9h00 through the tracks in these impenetrable forests to search for the Gentle Giants of Uganda. You will go with packed lunch because it will take you time to meet these great apes. However the time varies between 2 – 9 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. You are also advised to carry enough water while at the track as it requires too much energy and the energy loss is compensated by drinking a lot of water. The activity is tedious; it may entail walking along steep hilly tracks. However, encountering these great relatives of man erases all the hardships you went through in trying to find them and you are advised to have a steady pair of walking shoes if you can, gloves as well as long sleeved shirts and long pants. In the afternoon if you have energy, you will go for a village walk to see how Ugandans live. Accommodation will be on full board basis at Clouds lodge/ Haven Lodge / Buhoma Community Rest Camp.

Day 11: Bwidi Impenetrable Forest to Lake Mburo National Park.

After Breakfast prepare for a transfer to Lake Mburo National Park where you will have a chance to set eyes onto the Zebras and Elands. You will drive through the area dubbed as “The Switzerland of Africa” with cascading hills and valleys. This park is well known for its big herds of Impalas, Elands, and Zebras. For Bird watchers, this is one of the best places to find the papyrus bush shrike and the African fin foot. Arrival in time for dinner and overnight at Mihingo lodge (Classic), Rwakobo Rock (mid-range) /Eagles Nest (Budget) 

Day 12: Lake Mburo National Park to Kampala

Start your day with an early morning Game drive in search for the residents of the park that include the Zebras, Impalas, Elands and many more with a variety of bird species. Return for your breakfast and then after prepare for a transfer back to Kampala. You will have a stopover at the Equator for photographs and lunch break. Thereafter, proceed to Kampala, Arrive in time for a transfer to Entebbe International Airport for your flight.

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