HIGHLIGHTS

  • Birding
  • Gorilla tracking
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • East African Rift Valley.
Duration: 1 day
(*Minimum 2 persons)

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Day 1:
Morning pickup from your overnight accommodation in Kampala. Start a 4-5hour drive to Murchison falls National Park. Transfer to the magnificent Top of the falls where you will enjoy your picnic lunch as you marvel at the Mighty Nile being forced into a seven meter crevice to thunder 45metres below in a series of cascades. The Nile can be viewed at different points up to the Baker’s summit. Dinner and overnight at the hotel of your choice

Day 2:
After an early morning breakfast, embark on a half day game drive on the northern bank of the river Nile. Escorted by the game ranger, you may opt for a game walk while trailing animals and studying animal spoors. Games in this area include Giraffe, Elephant, Harte beest, Lion, Uganda kob, Oribi and a variety of savanna and woodland birds. After lunch, take a Nile cruise for game viewing at close quarters. This is a paradise of the Hippo and Crocodiles. Dinner and overnight at the hotel of your choice

Day 3:
Early breakfast, then transfer to Budongo forest for half a day primate walks in search of primates. On the walk you may be able to see Black and White colobus monkey, Red tailed monkey, Baboon, and Grey checked mangabeys or the Chimpanzee. After lunch in Masindi, transfer to Kampala for Dinner and overnight at the hotel of your choice.

Day 4:
Depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park. En route, you could stop by the Uganda Equator to take pictures or shop for a souvenir. After lunch in Fort portal , head for the East African Rift Valley before arriving in Queen Elizabeth National Park. After an evening game drive, transfer to your accommodations for dinner and overnight either at hotel of your choice
Day 5:
After an early morning cup of tea at 06:30am, depart for a game drive on the northern parts of the park along the Kisenyi track. This is the best time for opportunities of viewing the cats in action. Later return for breakfast. In the afternoon, take another boat cruise on the Kazinga for solitary Buffalo, Hippo and other animals on the edge of the channel

Day 6:
Early morning breakfast is arranged then preparations for another long journey to Kisoro in south-western Uganda for Gorilla trekking. Dinner and overnights may be arranged at the hotel of your choice.

Day 7:
After breakfast and briefing by the park ranger guides, later with picnic lunch, start a30 minutes-8 hours trek to find the Mountain Gorillas. The tracking starts at the area where the gorillas were the previous day. After a full hour with the gorillas, return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight at hotels of your choice.

Day 8:
After breakfast transfer to Mbarara arriving in time for lunch then proceed to Lake Mburo National Park. You will have an evening game drive as you proceed to your hotel in the park.

Day 9:
In the morning go for game drive and nature walk and it is here where you will be able to see many families of Impala, Elands, Zebra and a variety of other species such as Cattle eaglets, Bill storks. Then you return for lunch at your hotel after lunch proceed for a canoe cruise where you will see a variety of animals , reptiles , birds and many others.

Day 10:
After breakfast, check out and on your way out of the park, you may have a game drive up to the exit gate. While on your way to Kampala, you may stop for lunch at the Equator, visit some souvenir shops and take some photos then proceed to Kampala to your residence or catch your flight.

 

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
  • Gorilla permit (USD $600 per permit)
  • 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