10 DAYS TO LAKE MBURO, BWINDI, QUEEN ELIZABETH, MURCHISON FALLS AND ZZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY.
Day 1: ARRIVAL AT THE AIRPORT
On arriving at Entebbe International airport, you will be welcomes by one of our delegates who will drive you to Serena Hotel, or Holiday Express, or Speke Hotel for a wonderful dinner and the overnight.BB
Gorilla Safari Uganda
Day 2: Lake Mburo and game drives
In the early morning, have breakfast and depart from Kampala driving past the equator, through the verdant rolling hills in the country side and finally arrive at Lake Mburo National Park. This drives last about five hour. Enjoy lunch before setting out for an exciting boat ride on Lake Mburo plus a game drive in the late afternoon as you look for cape buffalos, topi, Oribi, Roan antelopes, hyenas, zebras, jackals, imapalas, elands and leopards.
Day 3: Depart for Bwindi
Have an early breakfast at the lodge, and embark on a drive through the green countryside in the district of Kanungu, proceeding to the ultimate Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park which is a popularly known home for the impressive Mountain Gorillas. Enjoy a walk through the adjacent community in the evening where you will be entertained by cultural performance by the local residents. Dine and slumber at Buhoma community Banda’s, or Gorilla resort Camp, or Buhoma homestead.
Day 4: Gorilla tracking in the Impenetrable
Following breakfast, have a briefing by the ranger guides at the tracking point prior to journeying into the wild as you look for the huge gentle apes. These peaceful gorillas are quite shy and coming face to face with a gorilla family which is headed by a silver back is quite a breath taking yet memorable experience. You will watch them feed; look after their young ones and play. Return to your lodge to have dinner and slumber.
Day 5: Depart for Queen Elizabeth
Today you will set out to Queen Elizabeth National Park. This park is listed among the UNESCO Biosphere with one among the top ranking diversity ratings of game in the whole world. It prides in close to 100 different mammal species plus a rich bird life of approximately 606 species of birds. You will be able to see hundreds and hundreds of hippos, the good-looking Uganda Kobs, numerous elephant, the elusive huge forest hog and most remarkable of all will be taking a drive in the Ishasha region found in the southern part of the park where you will come face to face with the tree climbing lions. You will tour through the crater region in the afternoon. Dine and slumber at Mweya Safari Lodge, or Institute of Ecology or the Jacana Safari Lodge.
Day 6: The launch cruise along the kazinga channel
After an early morning coffee, you will set out for an early game drive to see the early risers plus the nocturnal animals returning from their hunt. You will see various animals such as Hyenas, antelopes, lions, leopards among others. Have an exciting launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel after lunch along which you will see hundreds and hundreds of hippopotami, crocodiles plus several bird species. Return to dine and slumber at the lodge.
Day 7: Tracking chimps in Kibale Np
Today following breakfast you will proceed to Kibale Forest National Park. Arrive in time to have lunch. Have a briefing by the rangers at the Kanyankyu tourist centre prior to setting into the jungle. You will be detailed about the lifestyle and behavior of the Chimpanzees and the other resident primates and birds in addition to the flora and the fauna. You will search for chimpanzees, red colubuses, grey cheeked Mangabeys and the phoestes. Dine and sleep at Rwenzori View guest house, or Ndali lodge, or Kanyankyu tourist Centre, or Primates lodge.
Day 8: Hikes at the top of the falls
Following breakfast, depart for Murchison Falls National Park, have lunch along the way. At the top of the falls you will be able to marvel at the dramatic and very impressive waterfalls. Dine and slumber at Nile Safari Camp, or Red Chillis Camp, or Paraa Safari lodge, or Sambiya River Lodge.
Day 9: The Boat Cruise along the Victoria Nile
Today you will wake up in the very early morning, if you spent the night in the lodges on the river’s southern banks, you will be ferried across to have a game drive in the early morning. You will see lions, leopards and giraffes in addition to many more animals. Return for a mid-morning breakfast at the lodge, and rest ass you await lunch. after lunch have a launch cruise to the base of the waterfalls where you will hike to close to one hour to their top to see the might Nile force through a 7m wide gorge before making a spectacular thunderous fall of close to 47 meters below. It is quite a breath taking view. Return to dine and sleep at the lodge.
Day 10. Back to Kampala
Today you will drive back to the capital Kampala through Masindi where you will visit the spectacular Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Have lunch on the way and arrive in Kampala later in the day.