P.O.box 989 kabale (Uganda)
Day 1- Drive To Murchison Falls National Park
After breakfast, depart to Murchison Falls National Park characterized by savannah, riverine forest and woodland. Wildlife includes lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda kobs, many bird species and attracts many visitors who trek chimpanzees. Have lunch enroute. On arrival at paraa, take a trek to the “Top of the falls” after breakfast to the spot where the Nile plunges through a narrow gorge through the water’s edge trail giving a breathtaking sight. Cross by ferry to Paraa Safari Lodge on the northern bank of River Nile for dinner and overnight or Stay at Red Chilli Camp / Sambiya River Lodge / Nile River Camp
Day 2- Game Drive
Wake up early for a morning game drive with opportunity to view giraffe, elephant, hartebeests, antelope, lion, Uganda kob and many more. Return to the lodge for lunch, and then take a launch cruise along the Nile River, one of the highlights of a visit to the park. Have a short trek at the Bottom of the thundering falls where you will view crocodiles, a variety of water birds like herons and Kingfishers, schools of hippos, elephants and buffaloes. Overnight Stay at Paraa Safari Lodge/Red Chilli Camp / Sambiya River Lodge / Nile River Camp
Day 3- Drive To Fort Portal
After early breakfast, drive to Fort portal with lunch enroute. You will travel through traditional homesteads and farms, driving along the scenic beauty of the Rwenzori ranges and the stretch of savanna grasslands. Overnight stay at Ndali Lodge / Primate Lodge / Fort Motel / Mountains of the Moon Hotel / Toro Resort.
Day 4- Chimpanzee Trekking At Kibale Chimps National park
After early breakfast to prepare you for the trekking experience, report at Kanyanchu Tourist Centre to trek habituated chimps. It’s a beautiful experience to watch them as they squabble and play in fruiting trees. This trek will give you a chance to view a wide range of primates, Birds and Butterflies through a network of shady forest trails. Overnight stay at Ndali Lodge / Primate Lodge / Fort Motel / Mountains of the Moon Hotel / Toro Resort
Day 5- Drive To Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park, following the mystical rwenzori mountains. Proceed to the Park with a variety of big game like; buffaloes, waterbucks, kobs, lions, warthogs, elephants, bushbucks. After lunch, drive to the dock for a boat ride on the Kazinga Channel with the largest concentration of Nile Hippos, a host of countless bird species, a rich variety of birds on the channel, crocodiles and water bucks. Over night at the Ecology Institute Hostel / Jacana Safari Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge (Full Board)
Day 6- Wildlife Game Drive And Primate Watching
Rise early morning for a game drive with opportunity to view hippos, spotted hyenas, elephants, stripped jackal, lions, and leopards, bushbuck, water buck and warthogs. After lunch at the lodge, drive to Kyambura Gorge for an afternoon Chimpanzee trek experience. It’s a beautiful experience to trek a range of primates and Chimpanzees, and watch them as they squabble and play in fruiting trees. You will also have a chance to view and also trek a wide range of primates including the colobus monkeys, velvet monkeys, baboons, red tailed monkeys. Over night at the Ecology Institute Hostel / Jacana Safari Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge (Full Board)
Day 7- Drive To Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla National Park
Early morning after breakfast, set off with your safari guide for Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park via the Ishasha sector in the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National park, famous for the tree climbing lions. Continue to the home of the rare mountain gorillas. Overnight at Gorilla Resort/Buhoma Community Bandas (Full Board)
Day 8- Bwindi Gorilla Tracking And Trekking
After early breakfast, report to the ranger station before 8:00 am for registration and a short briefing by one of the rangers. You will then go through the dense rain forest parting thick creepers, to trek the gorillas. Enjoy the thrill of watching the gorillas grooming, feeding and playing delightfully. Overnight at Gorilla Resort/Buhoma Community Bandas (Full Board)
Day 9- Bird And Bird Watching
After breakfast, depart from Bwindi with an early morning visit to the waterfalls to view a wide variety of birds and butterflies. Have lunch and continue to Kisoro. Overnight stay at Heritage Guest House / Kisoro Travelers Rest Hotel.
Day 10- Drive To Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
After early breakfast, head to Mgahinga National park headquarters with your packed lunch. Have a short briefing prior to starting the short trek to one of the virunga ranges. Overnight stay at Heritage Guest House / Kisoro Travelers Rest Hotel.
Day 11- Drive To Lake Mburo National Park
Have an early breakfast, and depart for Lake Mburo National Park, with a variety of interest and colour. Wildlife includes hippopotami and birds like the rare Shoebill Stork, African Fin foot, Pelicans, Black crake, Heron, cormorant, fish eagle. Over night stay at Rwonyo Camp / Mantana Tented Camp.
Day 12- Game Drive And Wildlife Viewing
After an early breakfast, take on a morning game drive providing an opportunity to view impalas, warthogs, elands, topis, waterbucks and zebras. Return for lunch and then proceed to Kampala. Transfer to your Hotel
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