10 Days Uganda Holiday Safari

 

Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park.

Early in the morning after breakfast; you will be picked from your hotel in Kampala and be driven to Murchison falls.
While on your way, you will branch off to Visit Nakasongola Rhino farm and have a chance to view the famous but rare white Rhinos. Proceed to Murchison Falls National park, have a brief Lunch stop in Masindi.
Have a brief tour of Karuma Falls. Proceed to Murchison Falls. Dinner and Overnight.

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park
Start the day with an early morning game drive on the northern bank of the Nile River(downstream) with a bigger concentration of game where you will be able to view those animals that are endemic to the tropical Savannah like the giraffe, lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant hyena,  the Uganda kob etc. The bird life is also impressive, with the African fish Eagle being one of the prized sightings and with luck, the shoebill stork. There is also diverse vegetation from thick tropical rain forests to savanna grasslands.
After lunch, take a launch cruise upstream to the falls on the Nile River where you will see huge crocodiles, schools of hippos, buffaloes, elephants and a variety of water birds on lucky day may see the Shoe Bill stork.
Afterwards proceed to visit the "top of the falls" where there are battle cries from the everlasting war between the water and the rocks where gallons of water squeeze through narrow passage and then plunges itself very many meters deep into the hard rocks creating this explosion sound and an ever present rainbow! .Drive back to your Lodge for dinner and overnight
Day 3: Murchison Falls – Fort Portal.
Morning after breakfast proceed to   Fort Portal /Kibale with packed lunch. Drive in one of the remotest parts of this country enjoying different forest environment and other savannah woodland vegetation plus communities along the road stop where you find local market to mix briefly with local people. Arrival  will be a in the evening enjoy nice views of the mountains of the moon on clear days.
Continue to Kibale National Park . Dinner and overnight
Day 4: Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast visit Kanyanchu the park headquarter offices for your chimpanzee tracking where you will see other primates like the colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys plus other primates that share this forest with chimpanzees. The park also hosts over 320 species of birds including the yellow spotted nectar, yellow rumped tinker birds etc. It also has colorful butterflies; over 250 species have been spotted. For nature lovers, the dense forest is still intact you can see trees of different species. Track chimps in their natural habitat. Kibale Forest National Park is believed to have most concentration of primates in the world. Over 12 different species of primates including chimps in this park have been recorded. Enjoy a lot plant life with tall tropical tree species.
After lunch drive along the foot of Mountain Rwenzori and on clear days enjoys its nice ice peaks that remain wonder on equator line. Stop for communities along the road stop where you find local market to mix briefly with local people. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Early Breakfast in the morning, there after carryout a game drive to catch-up with the early risers and predators returning to their hideouts. You are likely to meet grazing hippos, elephants, lions, spotted hyenas and leopards, bushbuck, waterbuck and stripped jackal, and of-course the several warthogs.
After lunch take boat cruise on Kazinga channel connecting Lake George and Lake Edward viewing different game lion, elephant, buffalo and many more plus plenty of birdlife. Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari Lodge. FB
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth – Ishasha – Bwindi
After breakfast you will drive Kyambura gorge to track chimpanzees. After picnic lunch, drive towards the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth national park. – The Ishasha sector famous for climbing lions. And precede to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park the home of Mountain Gorillas. It is estimated half of the world’s surviving population of mountain gorillas –300 live within Bwindi boundaries. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Luxury Lodge FB
Day 7: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Early morning breakfast and head for gorilla trekking with guides together with other tourists trackers on this day. The trek is strenuous but enjoyable. This is the major tourist attraction in Bwindi. Carry packed lunch with you that will have at picnic site in the forest. The thrill of your encounter with these gentle giants will erase your difficulties of the potentially strenuous trek. Spend time in awe watching gorillas go about their activities. Each encounter is different and has it’s own rewards. You are likely to enjoy a close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic from vines in a delightfully playful display. Return from tracking gorillas, have dinner and overnight At Buhoma Luxury lodge. FB
Day 8: Bwindi – Bunyonyi
After breakfast will be have a Batwa forest  walk  taking back many years when pygmy communities used to stay in this forest as as forest gatherers around, or do village walk  of Buhoma Community where you will see different local people as they do their day to day activities, visit the local/traditional healers, local brew distillation points, after the village walk will return back the lodge for lunch,  or to the community hospital or ca even donate to the community. After lunch will drive to Kabale and continue to Lake Bunyonyi, check in at you lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo
Morning take a boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi a seeing plenty of bird life and visiting communities as they go their daily activities. Enjoy this Switzerland of Africa scenery. After lunch drive to Lake Mburo national park or Mbarara town. Lunch will be on the way transfer to Lake Mburo Diner and overnight
Day 10: Lake Mburo – Kampala
After Breakfast take a game drive  or later do nature walk or take boat ride on Lake Mburo . After proceed to Masaka road to Kampala. Stopover on your way could be for Ankole grassland where long horned cattle are common sight. Continue northwards breaking at the Equator crossing. Continue to Kampala.
END OD  SAFARI
Please note the safari cost include:

  • meals and accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  • full time safari driver/guides,
  • park entry fees, all game drives, boat/ launch trips, forest guiding walks, all activities while on safari and all the applicable Government Taxes.
  • 4×4 wheel drive vehicle with gas
  • Airport transfers.
  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • chimp permit per person – Kibale/Kyambura

Excluded are:

  • Visa fees. Drinks, your bar bills, phone calls, personal insurance and any other services of a personal nature like souvenirs tips and laundry etc.


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