- Trip Outline
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Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls
Beginning with a panoramic drive northwest through the famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town, Stopover at Masindi hotel for lunch. Proceed to Murchison Falls NP via Budongo forest, drive to the top of the spectacular falls where you can see the Nile’s perfected beauty, and marvel as it compresses and squeezes itself from over 1 kilometer wide down through a 7-meter canyon. The 40-meter drop of the falls creates a thunderous roar and a beautiful rainbow in a plume of spray – the best thing to ever happen to the Nile. Finally, you can enjoy the sunset as you return to the superb comfort and service of Paraa Safari Lodge/ Barker’s Lodge (C), or Murchison River Lodge/Fort Murchison (Mid-range).
Day 2: Game Viewing and Launch Trip on Mighty Nile.
After a cup of tea, embark on an early morning game drive on the northern bank where your guide will help you spot elephants, lions, Cape buffalo, rothchild’s giraffes, hartebeasts, waterbucks, oribi, bushbucks, bohor reed bucks, hyenas, and on rare cases leopards. Return to the lodge for breakfast. Relax at the swimming pool side. After lunch, you will go for a launch trip upstream Victoria Nile and the base of the falls just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron.” There you can marvel at toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over the 17-kilometer stretch you may also see elephants, waterbucks and Uganda kobs. This is also the habitat of many bird species including goliath herons, Egyptian geese, pelican bee-eaters, kingfishers, Hombills, cormorants and the rare shoebill stork. After taking shots of the photogenic Murchison Falls you will return for dinner and an overnight stay at Paraa Safari Lodge/ Barker’s Lodge (Classic), or Fort Murchison/ Murchison River Lodge. (Mid-range).
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National Park.
After breakfast with your packed lunch, you will transfer to kibale national park for yet another exciting adventure. The park is popularly known as “the primate Capital of the world” because it’s of its concentration of primates. Here have more than 90% of seeing our closest cousins (chimps) plus many other primates’ incuding the L’Hoest Monkey, Red Colubus Monkey. Dinner and overnight at Primates Lodge/ Ndali Lodge (Classic) or Chimp Forest House/ Kibale Forest Camp. FB.
Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking – Kibale Forest
After breakfast, we shall drive to Kanyanchu park headquarters for briefingbefore embarking on the tracking of the Chimps. The activity starts at 8.00 am in the morning. An all day search for chimpanzees and other primates including phoestes, Red-Colobuses, Blues, Red-tailed and grey cheeked Mangabeys swinging through the dense forest and birds, butterflies and many small insects The guide will provide detailed explanations on not only primates, but also on all the forest’s fauna and flora, ensuring that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and primates in close quarters. A visit to Bigodi swamp eco-tourism site is amazing, as we shall encounter rare and beautiful flora and fauna. Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Primate lodge/ Ndali Lodge (C) or Chimp Forest Camp/ Kibale Forest Camp( Mid range). FB.
Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
After breakfast, Proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain Range most of the journey. A game drive Enroute may be rewarded with view of waterbucks, Elephants, Leopards, Buffaloes, Hyenas and a variety of Antelope species. After lunch, enjoy the unique 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of Hippos and many animals may be seen drinking at the water’s edge. This launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with well over 600 resident species. Dinner and overnight at Kasenyi Safari Camp or Mweya Safari Lodge (Classic)/ Katala Lodge/ Marafikilodge.(Mid-range). FB.
Day 6: Game Viewing along the Kasenyi Track
After a cup of coffee , Embark on an early morning game drive along Kasenyi track and Queens mile in the park and expect to see Lions, Elephants, cape buffalo, Warthogs, leopard, hyena, mangoose, waterbucks, kobs, and lots of wild life and birds. After the game drive, proceed to Bwindi via Maramagambo and Ishasha sector. As you drive along the road via Ishasha sector which is famous for tree climbing Lions, animals such as the waterbucks, elephant, antelopes, buffalo, kobs, can be seen along the way. Dinner and overnight at Mahogany Springs/ Gorilla Safari Lodge (Classic) or Gorilla Valley Lodge/ Havens Lodge Dinner (Mid-range). FB.
Day 7: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
There is an early morning entry into a gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest is spectacular as it offers a dramatic, heavily forested and dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for tourists. Recorded mammals here include the endangered Mountain Gorilla, the rare Golden Monkey, Buffalo, Elephants, Black-fronted duikers, Bushbucks, Leopards, Giant forest hogs as well as other animals. This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas, where the time taken and terrain varies according to the movements of these marvelous primates. The thrill of spending time with and observing these gentle giant gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure that will leave you with long lasting memories of a truly unique experience. The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with each other. Dinner and over night at Mahogany Springs/ Gorilla Safari Lodge (Classic) or Gorilla Valley Lodge/ Havens Lodge (Mid-range). FB.
Day 8: Transfert to Lake Mburo National Park.
After an early breakfast, you will drive to Lake Mburo National Park passing through the rolling hills of Kigezi which is referred as the Switzerland of Africa. You will check in to Lodge MihingoSafari Lodge/ Rwakobo Rock (clasic) or Mantana Tented Camp (Mid-range) for lunch. After lunch you will proceed for a boat cruise an then have a sun downer game drive where you will be able animals like Zebras, Impalas, eland, Bushbacks, topis, waterbucks plus various bird species including Papyrus Gonoleks, Brown-faced Lapwings, Carruther’s Cisticolas, the extraordinary White winged Warbler and Bare-Faced Go-away bird. You will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Return Trip to Kampala
after breakfast you will have a mini game drive before exiting the park, the drive back to Kampala stops at the Equator for lunch a popular spot for photography with a chance to stand in two haves of the world.
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