10 days Uganda safari

10 days Uganda safari

10 days Uganda safari takes you to enjoy trekking the rare mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable national park, unique tree climbing lions of Ishasha sector, the most powerful water falls in Africa.

Day 1:   Arrival to Uganda through Entebbe

Arrive at Entebbe international Airport, met by our guide and transferred to Hotel in Kampala for dinner and overnight. Meal Plan Dinner and Breakfast

Day 2: Kampala – Murchison Falls (Travel Time 5hrs)

Begin the day with breakfast then drive north-west through the famous Luwero Triangle. Have brief stop at  Ziwa Rhino Project. Enjoy trekking the Rhinos, its only in Ziwa in Uganda where there are Rhinos hence visting the project makes your chances of seeing all the African big five higher. After lunch, drive to Murchison Falls national park with a visit to the Bomu women group for a community experience. Proceed  for our next stop over at the top of the falls .  Overnight and dinner at the lodge

Meal Plan B-L-D

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park Safari

After your cup of coffee, cross the Nile by ferry to the northern bank of the park if you had stayed on the Southern part. Go for morning game drive in search for Elephant, Lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, hyena, the leopard and many more. Return for the lunch break around Para lodge as we wait for our next activity. After lunch, go for a boat safari upstream the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls stopping just tens  of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. En-route, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over this 17 km stretch you may see elephant, waterbuck and Uganda Kob crocodile. This is also a zone of many bird species like Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, hornbill, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. We have optional hike to the top of the falls from the bottom.  Your driver/guide will be waiting for you to bring you back to the lodge.

Meal Plan B-L-D

Day 4: Murchison Falls – Kibale

Wake up early for a morning breakfast before you start along drive to the Western Uganda via the Albertine region. We will spend more hours enroute till we reach Fort portal  where we wil have lunch break. rest before we continue with our drive to Kibale Forest national park, check in our lodge for refreshments. Dinner and overnight served later. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 5: Kibale Chimpanzee & Monkey Trekking & Bigodi Walk

After early breakfast, report at Kanyanchu Tourist Centre where tourist activities begin and set out to track chimpanzee in the forest. Chances of viewing the chimps are over 90% but not a guarantee. Kibale forest is home to our closest living relatives the endangered Chimpanzee, the threatened Red colobus monkey and the rare L’Hoest’s monkey. The forest also boasts of having one of the highest diversity and density of primates in Africa totaling 13 species including the Black and white Columbus, Blue monkey, Grey-cheeked mangabey, Red tailed monkey and Bush babies and Pottos.

After Chimpanzee trekking we will return to the park headquarters where your driver guide will take you to the lodge for a rest. Get lunch and good refreshments as we memorize the experience of the day.

After lunch visit take on a community walk and a visit to Bigodi museum, share learn the community lifestyle. Thereafter check on Wetland Sanctuary from where you will take on a guided walk around the Swamp which will provide you with the opportunity to see a wide range of flora and fauna. Have an evening tour of the crater region, visit “top of the world”, the natural bridge.

Meals and overnight at the lodge.  Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Kibale – Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park viewing the mystical Rwenzori Mountain range for much of the journey. Check in at your accommodation facility as you wait for your lunch. In the afternoon go for evening game drive in Kasenyi side to look for different wildlife like : Kobs, Antelopes, Bushbacks, Buffaloes, Lions mention but afew and also birds .Dinner and overnight at our lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Game drive and afternoon boat cruise

Rise very early for your breakfast as we take on a morning game drive to catch-up with the early risers and predators returning to their hideouts. You will most likely meet grazing Hippos, Elephants, and Lions, spotted Hyenas, bush buck, water buck, stripped jackal, comical warthogs and the elusive leopard. Return back to our lodge for lunch, after lunch take on an afternoon Launch cruise along Kazinga Channel one that joins Lakes Edward and George. The cruise is a wonderful way to see hippo, buffalo, kob and the occasional Nile crocodile among others.  This is also wonderful birding area on the water bank. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Queen Elizabeth National Park –Bwindi via  Ishasha

With previous day’s memories proceed to Ishasha the home of rare tree climbing lions and other big game. Do morning game drive at the open Savannah grasslands as we look for more animals like hyenas, kobs, gazelles, impala, oribi and others.  After our game drive at this rewarding sector of Queen Elizabeth we then drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9: Bwindi Gorilla Tracking

After breakfast set off early with guides to track mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable National park. The thrill of your encounter will erase the difficulties of the potentially strenuous trek. The experience of Gorilla trekking starts with briefing at the park headquarters and clearing of the guests. After the guests will be teamed up in the groups of 8 people with one or two park rangers as their leaders.   Spend time in awe watching the gorillas go about their activities. Each gorilla safari encounter is different and has its own rewards, but you are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in a delightfully playful display.

Spend the afternoon on a community foot safari to explore the life style of the people living and surrounding the park. Learn their culture, way of life and storytelling. Return to camp exhilarated to relieve the encounter with friends over a drink. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: Bwindi To Entebbe for your flight

After morning cup of tea, drive back to Kampala with a stop over at Equator for pictures then proceed to Entebbe for your evening flight

Please do not forget to bring some items for the young children for the orphanage like books, pencils, playing kits mention but a few

 

 

Cost includes

  • Airport transfers – Transportation by a 4wd vehicle, Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary, Boat trips, One Gorilla permit per person to be secured and paid for in advance Park fees, Kibale Chimpanzee habituation Permits,Golden Monkey habituation Permits Community visits, Ziwa sanctuary Rhino Tour Services of English speaking Driver/guide Hiking, three Boat cruise . Enroute lunches Game drives Bigodi Guided Nature Walk

Cost excludes

  • expenses of personal nature like: Visa
  • drinks
  • laundry
  • tips to local guides
  • telephone

 

 

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