8 Nights / 9 Days Best to Trek and Game viewing in Uganda Safari Package

 


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DAY 1: Arrival at Entebbe international airport – Transfer to Kampala City

Upon your arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will be welcomed by our company representative and safari driver guide for a transfer to your reserved hotel in Kampala city. The 9 days safari briefings will be done right before dinner at the hotel where you will be spending the night. The next early morning begin your adventure safari you have all been preparing for.

Accommodation options: Emin Pasha Hotel & Spa Kampala (Luxury option) Fairway hotel and spa (mid-range), Maries Royale Hotel (Standard Option)

Meal plan: Lunch/ Dinner.

DAY 2: Kampala – Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park – Visit top of the falls

This day after breakfast head to Murchison Falls National Park via Masindi passing through traditional farms and villages, Reach Murchison Falls National Park during time to have lunch, relax after a long drive and later go to tour the top of the Falls with an amazing scenic viewpoints after this activity in the evening return to the lodge. Dinner and overnight

Accommodation options: Paraa safari lodge (Luxury option) Sambiya River Lodge (mid-range and Standard Options)

Meal plan: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner.

DAY 3: Murchison Falls NP – Morning Game drive – Afternoon Boat Cruise

Early morning have breakfast and transfer to the ferry crossing point to set off for an early morning game drive. Your guide will help you to spot elephant, giraffe, Cape buffalo, Uganda kob and lion. Have a short break for lunch and then go for an afternoon, boat cruise on the Nile River to the base of the majestic Murchison Falls. Crocodiles bask in the sun and hippos yawn on the way. Spectacular bird life is found here including the rare Shoebill stork, and you are likely to see numerous animals. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight

Accommodation options: Paraa safari lodge (Luxury option) Sambiya River Lodge (mid-range and Standard Options)

Meal plan: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner.

DAY 4: Murchison Falls National Park – Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park - Bigodi Sanctuary Evening Nature Walk

Today, after breakfast head to Kibale Forest National Park, the most accessible of Uganda’s major rainforests, Kibale is home to a remarkable 13 primate species, including the much localized red colobus and L’Hoest’s monkey. Kibale’s major attraction, however, is the opportunity to track habituated chimps these delightful apes are closely related to humans than to any other living creature. They are tremendous fun to watch as they squabble and play in fruiting trees. Have lunch from Fort Portal town and take an evening a visit to Bigodi swamp sanctuary for a nature walk which may gift you with chances to see over 229 tree species of birds, different tree species, and other small animals within the wet tropical forests of the park. Plus also different primates such as, blue monkeys, baboons and a variety of birds. Return back at the lodge for dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation: Crater Safari Lodge Luxury (Option) Nyabulitwa country resort (mid-range) Kibale Guest House(Standard option)

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

DAY 5: Kibale Forest National Park – Morning Chimpanzee Trekking-Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

In the morning you will have breakfast then transfer to Kibale Forest National Park head quarters for briefings before setting off for a forest walk in search for chimpanzees. The forest walk will be guided to provide information not only on chimpanzees and primates but also on small organisms making it interesting. The walk will reward you with other primates like Grey cheeked Mangabeys, Colobus monkeys, Red-tailed monkeys, lhoestes, and butterflies. After tracking the chimps go the lodge for refreshments lunch and start the drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, the park is nestled between two lakes, George and Edward with the kazinga channel joining the two, its lush Savannah offers prime grazing ground for the African buffaloes, African elephants and various antelopes, the parks hosts over 600 bird species, on a clear day there are chances of viewing the mountains of the moon the Rwenzori and its snow peak. Drive straight to the lodge check in, the entire evening of this day will be spent relaxing at the lodge and you decide to swim or massaging and enjoying steam bath.

Accommodation: Katara Safari Lodge (Luxury option), Parkview Safari Lodge (Mid –Range option), Parkview safari lodge (Standard room option)

Meal plan: Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner.

DAY 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park- Morning Game drive - Afternoon Boat cruise – Evening nature walks to explore the crater lakes.

After a morning coffee, head out for a game drive to look for wildlife on the Kasenyi track of the park. Common sightings here are; elephant, warthog, waterbuck, kob, leopard, lions, hyena, buffalo and so much more. Return to lodge for relaxation till lunch. After lunch, visit the Katwe fishing village and witness the local salt mining procedures. In season, you will see plenty of flamingos in this part of the park. Have lunch and go for an afternoon boat cruise on the well-known Kazinga Channel where you get to see schools of hippos. The Channel has the highest concentration of hippos in Africa it is also a great place for birders enjoy most as you will see hundreds and hundreds of birds on the shore, you can easily identify over 40 species while on the boat cruise on Kazinga Channel. Hippos and Birds are plenty here but so are Crocodiles, Monitor lizards, Elephant herds, Buffaloes, Antelopes and by chance you might see the water shore killers besides the channel. After a boat cruise drive to the crater lakes, return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight

Accommodation: Katara Safari Lodge (Luxury option), Parkview Safari Lodge (Mid –Range option), Parkview safari lodge (Standard room option)

Meal plan: Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner.

DAY 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Morning game drive through Ishasha sector –Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National park

After breakfast and with bags ready head out to the Ishasha section of the park famous for its tree-climbing lions, we will spend a few hours looking for the tree climbing lions and afterwards continue to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park host to the famous endangered mountain gorillas. A magnificent verdant swathe across the steep ridges of the Albertine Rift Valley, this ancient rainforest -one of the few in Africa to have flourished throughout the last Ice Age -is home to roughly half of the world’s mountain gorillas. Arrive to check in and have lunch, relax or go for an evening village walk and shopping at the craft market before dinner. At an altitude of up to 2,607 meters (8553ft). Expect some cooler temperatures in the evening.

Accommodation: Ruhija Safari Lodge/Engagi safari lodge (Luxury option), Gorilla Mist Camp/ Silverback Lodge (Mid-Range Option), Ruhija Community Rest Camp/ Buhoma Community Rest Camp (Standard Option)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.

DAY 8: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park – Morning Gorilla trekking –Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast, head to the information center for a briefing before embarking on the long awaited Gorilla tracking which may last from 3 hours up to 8 hours or more of the day. Looking deep into the expressive brown eyes of these gentle giants is surely the most exciting and poignant wildlife encounter that Africa has to offer. Enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in a delightfully playful display.Return to lodge for a well-deserved hot shower and lunch. After you leave the mountain giants and drive to Lake Bunyonyi where over 200 bird species have been recorded. “Bunyonyi” actually means “the place of many little birds” Lake Bunyonyi is one of the few African lakes completely safe for swimming.

Accommodation: Arcadia lodge Bunyonyi (Luxury and Mid-range option), Lake Bunyonyi Overland lodge (Standard option)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.

DAY 9: Lake Bunyonyi – Drive to Entebbe international airport via Kampala city

Our 9 days gorilla, Chimpanzee trekking, a visit to Lake Bunyonyi tour and game viewing ends with a drive back to Kampala, with an en-route stopover at the equator line, this is an imaginary line which dissects the globe into two, participate in the water experiment where you will see how water movement changes when either south, north or along the equator line, take photos and shop for gifts at the equator. Continue with the drive to Entebbe to meet your return flight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch.

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8 Nights / 9 Days
Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, Kibale Forest and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Parks

The 9 days Mountain Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking safari combined with game viewing to Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, Kibale Forest and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Parks expedition will drive you through the most scenic villages of the pearl of Africa. It involves the rising and falling hills with gorgeous manicured tea plantations to the superb Rwenzori slopes, dense true African jungle, amazing nature created features, plenty of wild animals, different primates and numerous bird species and hospitable people that will make you be pleased about Uganda and agree that she is truthfully “The pearl of Africa”.

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Package Price (Based on 2 PAX) :

LUXURY OPTION : USD 6705 Per Person

MID-RANGE OPTION : USD 6072 Per Person

STANDARD/BUDGET OPTION : USD 5410 Per Person

 

5% GST extra on Total Price

The tour price includes:

  • Transportation by a 4wd vehicle with services English speaking Driver/guide
  • Fuel
  • Accommodation for 8 nights on full board at the mentioned accommodation
  • En-route meals
  • All park entrance fees
  • Bottled mineral water in the car
  • 3 game drives
  • An afternoon boat cruise on Nile River
  • 2 hours boat cruise on the Kazinga channel
  • 1 evening nature walks Bigodi sanctuary
  • 1 chimpanzee permit person
  • A visit to the top of the falls
  • 1 Gorilla and chimpanzee permit per person
  • A visit to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Return Airport transfers
  • A visit to Uganda wildlife Education Center (Former Entebbe Zoo) for white Rhino viewing

Price excludes:

  • Expenses of personal nature like: Visa, Drinks, Laundry, Tips to local guides, Telephone, Personal insurance and tobacco



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