by Andrew
Published: 2016-11-04 (11 months ago)
$2,320.00
Location
Uganda

Tour Summery

  • Tour starts and ends at Entebbe International Airport
  • Attractions: Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • Activities: Game drive, boat ride, chimpanzee tracking, gorilla tracking, Rhino tracking and nature walk.

Day 1: Arrival

Meet and greet by our staff.  Transfer to your hotel for overnight stay.

Meal plan: All meals today at your cost.

Accommodation: Cassia Lodge (B&B)

Day 2: Kampala – Rhino tracking at Ziwa sanctuary-Murchison Falls NP

7 00 am: Depart for Masindi, via the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.  The sanctuary has been established to breed black and white rhino which got extinct in the country due to heavy poaching in the early 80s.  Lunch at the sanctuary and after, proceed to Murchison Falls NP for overnight stay. Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Accommodation Paraa Safari Lodge (FB)

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park-Game Drive-Boat Ride

6 00am: After your morning cup of coffee, take an early morning game drive to view herds of elephant, lion, buffalo, baboon, warthog, leopard, giraffe, and other wildlife. Return to the lodge for breakfast.  In the afternoon, enjoy the wildlife, birds and scenery as you take a boat cruise up the river Nile to the bottom of Murchison Falls.  Hippos and crocodiles are in plenty, other animals such as elephants and buffaloes will be watering at the water’s edge. Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner. Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge (FB)

Day 4: Murchison Falls National Park 

Depart for Murchison Falls after an early breakfast. Head for Fort Portal, the area where Semliki & Kibale Forest National Parks are situated, lunch en-route and on arrival, you check in at your hotel for overnight stay. Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner. Accommodation: Mountains of the moon Hotel (FB)

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking – Hiking

10.00am: Depart for the afternoon Chimp Tracking, you hike through Kibale forest to track the chimpanzee and other primates such as the black and white Colobus monkeys, blue monkeys, black faced red colobus, red tailed monkeys and olive baboons. Kibale National Park is home to 12 species of primates and a variety of bird life.  Here you may see the great blue turaco.   After the forest hike, spend the rest of the day at leisure. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner. Overnight at Primate Lodge Kibale (FB)

Day 6: Kibale Fort Portal – Queen Elizabeth NP Mweya

9.00am: After breakfast, head for Queen Elizabeth (Mweya) – the best National Park of Uganda with outstanding wildlife, lunch at the hotel and in the evening; you may take an optional walk at the peninsula. Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge (FB)

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park-Game Drive-Boat Ride

6 00am: Depart for an early game drive in the park after a quick cup of coffee.  You will see wild animals as they enjoy their nocturnal hunt.  Queen Elizabeth National park is home to the big five as well as antelopes, hogs and hyenas among others.  Return to the lodge for breakfast.

2.30pm: Take a boat ride on the Kazinga Channel, a stretch of water that connects Lake Edward and Lake George. This area is believed to be the biggest Hippo concentration in Africa. You will also enjoy a variety of wildlife as they come to water on the edge of the channel. Birds, butterflies and the vegetation complete the picture of a photographer’s paradise. Over 600 species of birds have been recorded in this area. Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge (FB)

Day 8: Queen Elizabeth National Park-Game Drive- Lake Bunyonyi/Bwindi

8.00am breakfast and after transfer to Lake Bunyonyi via Ishasha Sector. A game drive through Ishasha and if you are lucky you will see the tree climbing lions.  Arrive at BSR on the shore of Lake Bunyonyi to a warm welcome by the local staff.  Enjoy the rest of the day with a village walk and a visit at hilltop bar to play pool table, table tennis or relax as you watch the sunset behind the Muhavura Mountains.  If time allows, enjoy time fishing in the lake.  A fishing rod is available for hire.  Over night at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort (FB)

Day 9: Gorilla tracking & Hiking in the forest.

5 30am:  Breakfast.

6 00am: Transfer to Bwindi Park for briefing from park ranger guides.

8:00am: Start the gorilla tracking. This may take between 2 hours to 8 hours.

Return to Bunyonyi Safaris Resort (FB) for overnight after picnic lunch in the forest. If the weather allows, you will have a campfire dinner by the lakeside.  Our local harpist will entertain you to song and traditional harp music. Meal Plan: Breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner

Day 10: Kampala-Entebbe

8.00am breakfast and after depart for Entebbe with lunch en-route in Mbarara at Igongo Cultural Center. You will proceed to the Airport for your return. Meal Plan: Breakfast and lunch. Transit Time 6-7 Hours

Cost includes; Accommodation and meals as indicated based on 2 people sharing a room, 1 Gorilla permit per person, Services of an English speaking driver/guide, Mineral Water per day, 24 hours stand-by contact number, Flying Doctors Medical insurance services, All park fees and government taxes

Cost excludes: Personal expenses, air ticket, tips and alcoholic beverages

Note:Gorilla and chimpanzee permits and other related attractions are subject to availability at the time of booking.

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