HIGHLIGHTS

  • Murchison Falls
  • Game Drive and cruise
  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Albertine Rift
Duration: 9 days
(*Minimum 2 persons)

gorrollas pic

Day One:  Murchison Falls National
Wake up in the morning from your hotel and in the company of our tour guide head to Murchison falls national park. On your way you will travel through the very known Luwero Triangle where the NRM gorilla war took place. You can also visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary which is home to the remaining Rhinoceros in Uganda then enjoy your lunch as you continue with your journey to Murchison falls National Park. On arrival at Murchison falls, enjoy the beautiful scenery on top of the falls while taking some pictures and enjoying the cool breath of the World’s second largest river. You can also view a number of activities carried out on the falls if you have enough time.
Then after a long day, dinner and overnight as arranged in the hotel of your choice.


Day Two:  Game Drive and cruise
Wake up early in the morning for an adventurous game drive in the Northern parts of the park where you will be able to see different animals that include Elephants, Antelopes, hartebeasts, , rothchild's giraffes ,Lions mmn etc that are only found in the African Savanna Vegetation and a variety of birds as you head towards the Budongo forest. Then go for lunch as arranged and then after lunch take a cruise on River Nile. This will lead you to the bottom of the Marvelous falls with a beautiful view of the neighboring environment like Schools then see the giants of the Nile like the Hippos Buffalos, Crocodiles not excluding a variety of birds like the Fish eagle, Kingfishers, Bee eaters, the rare Shoebill, Heron, Egyptian geese, etc
Then in the evening dinner and overnight at the hotel of your choice.


Day Three: Albertine Rift
Wake very early in the morning and after breakfast, head for another game drive in the Albertine Rift valley on a look out for the wild animals missed on the previous day. then return to you hotel for lunch and after lunch, prepare to see the ferry at exactly 2pm then begin your game drive to the Albertaine Escarpment in the western rift valley on the Masindi-Hoima-Fortportal road. You will drive south wards via Hoima to Fort portal passing through the beautiful countryside, traditional homesteads and farms thus reaching Fort portal that rests in the shadow of the "mountains of the moon" and this journey takes approximately 4 hours. Check in at the hotel of your choice for dinner and overnight.


Day Four: Chimpanzee tracking
Wake up early in the morning for breakfast go to Kanyanchu ranger station for briefing from the ranger or guide. After briefing, you will enjoy a guided walk through the forest in search for the chimpanzees and Kibale being a tropical forest found in the northern and central parts of the park, its home to the biggest number of chimpanzees in Uganda. During the walk you are likely to come to a close view of some of the primates like baboons, monkeys, black and white Colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys etc and a number of colorful butterflies. In the evening, drive to Queen Elizabeth National park as you enjoy a game drive as you go into the park then dinner and overnight at the hotel of your choice.

tree climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park


Day Five: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

Wake up early in the morning and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park. The park being located on the rift valley flow between Lake Edward and Lake George, you will be able to see a number of animals and plants. As you enter the park, you will be able to see the Rwenzori ranges that are in the plains and are 60meters long, 40m wide and looking at a distance they as if they touch the sky. The park is directly on the equator so its vegetation is dry savanna throughout the year with rainy seasons during March to May and September to November. You will be welcomed by charming baboons as you make your way through the park driving to the Mweya peninsular where you will get a chance to spot some of the animals like elephants, warthogs, waterbucks, buffalos etc.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel of your choice.

 


Day Six: GAME DRIVE
Wake up very early in the morning ready best part of the day. After breakfast, drive to the northern Kazinga channel and here you will get an opportunity to see the early risers as they go back to their hide outs and as you proceed in the parks vegetation that is bushy grassland, acacia woodland, forest grassland and swampy vegetation, you will be able to see a number of bird species. On arrival on the Kasenyi plain that is East of Kasese road, this part has the kobs mating ground and here there are high chances of viewing a lion awaiting its prey. Return to the park for late breakfast then take a rest as you wait for lunch then drive to Kazinga channel for a boat cruise on the banks of the lake. Kazinga channel is located between Lake George and Lake Edward and its 40km long. the shore being an attraction to many birds, you will be able see a variety of birds like white winged warbler, lesser and greater flamingos, African skimmer, pink backed pelican, the rare shore bill stork, martial eagles etc and a number of elephant families, herds of Buffalos, antelopes as they drink water on the lake then crocodiles and hippos.

Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.


Day Seven: GORILLA TRACKING- Bwindi National Park
Wake up early in the morning and after breakfast; get ready to meet the gorillas. you are supposed to wear trousers and gumboots because the forest has bitting insects and the ground is quite boggy and packed lunch then head to the ranger station for briefing before you enter into the forest with the guides. Begin your search for the gorillas and as you walk, you will notice that there are some primate climbing on tree branches like the baboons, black and white Colobus monkeys, red tailed and blue monkeys etc and a number of birds. as you approach the gorillas , you will hear murmuring sound from the bush and when you locate them, you will be filled with joy  because it’s a memorable experience. You are only allowed one hour with the gorillas and during this time you will be able to see how the young ones play on tree branches and the way the adults look for their babies, take photos and relax with them then return to your lodge and in the late evening you may participate in the cultural walk.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel of your choice.

bush buck
own-faced Lapwings, Carruther's Cisticolas, and the extraordinary White winged Warbler and Bare-Faced Go-away bird.

Return to your hoteDay Eight:  Game drive at Lake Mburo
Wake up very early in the morning and after breakfast; begin your journey to Lake Mburo National Park. You will drive through the mist from Bwindi as you enjoy the beautiful terraces as you proceed to Lake Mburo. You will enter through the Nshara gate then drive along the lake shore track and cleared walkways, "Kigambara loop" that offer guided lakeside walks and it’s here that you will find herds of zebra, cape buffalo and eland, and Pribi and topi that are easy to approach. You are also advised to go for a boat ride and self guided nature walks and you will be able to find a variety of birds found in the Lake like Papyrus Gonoleks, Brl for dinner and overnight.


Day Nine: Return Trip to Kampala
Wake up early in the morning for breakfast and after drive back to Kampala. You may have a stopover at the Royal Drum Makers in Mpigi and here you will be able to see how ceremonial drums are crafted using local materials, then at the equator and proceed to Kampala heading to Entebbe for your flight back home.

Above Price Quotes Includes

 

Price Quote Excludes

  • Airport transfers (pick and drop)
  • Ground transport per 4WD safari vehicle
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Three meals a day, apart from your stay in Kampala & Entebbe (B&B)
  • Mineral water in the safari vehicle
  • Park entrance fees
  • Ranger fees
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
 
  • International flight
  • Visa (USD $100 per person)
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Items of personal nature
  • Tips & laundry service

 

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