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11 Days Best of Uganda Safari

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3 days Uganda Gorilla Safaris

Safari Itinerary

You can Customize short 3 days Uganda gorilla safari with us if you are not interested in this 11 days safari. This 11 days Best of Uganda safari is  a perfect package to explore the most visited national parks in Uganda along with interesting activities like gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, wildlife viewing, cultural encounters and a lot more.


Day 1 arrival at Entebbe airport
Arrival and transfer to the Hotel for overnight at The Boma Hotel, Protea Hotelor Lake Viactoria Serena Golf Resort.


Day 2 Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
Begin the panoramic drive north-west through the famous Luwero Triangle and travel to Masindi via Ziwa Rhino Project. Excursion of the ranch with our guide. After lunch, drive to Murchison at the spectacularly situated site at the top of the Falls where you can see   the Nile’s beauty perfected!!  Marvel at the Nile, compressing from up to 1 km squeeze through a 7 meter canyon dropping 45 meters with a thunderous roar creating a beautiful rainbow, a plume of spray and the best thing that happened to the Nile…”the Murchison Falls. overnight at Paraa safari Lodg, Chobe Safari lodge or Bakers Lodge.


Day 3 Murchison Falls National Park
Begin the day with a cup of African Coffee and drive to the northern bank of the park.   Your guide will help you spot Elephant, Lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, hyena and if you are lucky, the leopard. Return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch,  embark for a lunch cruise to the bottom of the falls ”. En-route, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over the 17 km stretch you may see elephant, water buck and Uganda Kob and 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. Overnight at Paraa safari Lodge, Chobe safari lodge or Bakers Lodge. 


Day 4 Drive to Kibale for Chimpanzee
All day drive south via Hoima to Fort Portal through verdant countryside and past traditional homesteads and farms along Albertine Rift escarpments . Fort-Portal rests in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon. Evening cultural visit around the crates is amazing  Meals and overnight at Isunga Lodge, Primate Lodge or Kyaninga Lodge. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.


Day 5 Chimpanzee Tracking and proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Half day search of chimpanzee and 10 other primate including phoestes, red colobus, blues, and red tailed and grey cheeked monkey.   The guide will provide detailed explanations, not only on primates, but also on all the forest fauna and flora and will ensure that your walk is both informative and enjoyable.  This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and seeing primates at close quarters.  After lunch, proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park following the mystical Rwenzori Mt. Range via the Crater Lake region and baboon cliffs.  A game drive en route to view lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo, hyena and a variety of antelope species.  Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge, Ishasha Wilderness Camp, Jacana Lodge, Kyambura Gorge Lodge or Parkview lodge.


Day 6 Game Drives at Queen Elizabeth National Park
Dawn game drives today.  Queen Elizabeth National Park’s diverse eco-system of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife.   Game drives in this park with the massive Rwenzori as a backdrop provides excellent opportunities to see lion, leopard, giant forest hog, cape buffalo, elephants, defassa waterbuck, Uganda Kob, Topi and bush buck. These game drives and the boat trip are a memorable method of discovering a vast array of wildlife. In the afternoon, enjoy the unique 2 hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel into Lake Edward. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of hippos. This launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colourful and stupendous with well over 550 resident species. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge, Ishasha Wilderness Camp, Jacana lodge, Kyambura Gorge Lodge or parkview lodge.


Day 7 Queen Elizabeth National Park then Drive to Bwindi National Park
The morning is spent on a game drive around the Ishasha Sector looking for the rare tree African climbing lions and a visit to view Kyambura gorge is interesting! Thereafter drive to Bwindi via the landscape of tea plantations, probably East Africa’s most spectacular scenery, the highland rain forests which reach to the volcanoes in which live the mountain gorillas. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds.  Dinner and overnight at Clouds Mountain Gorilla lodge,  Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge, Buhoma Lodge, Rushaga Gorilla Camp or Silverback Lodge. 

Day 8 Gorilla Tracking
Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 7:30am with a briefing. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc. The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. You may see the gorillas eating, sucking ants from a tree, swinging on vines, playing and sleeping. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. It is most rewarding animal-based experience that clients get and others would definitely do it again if given the opportunity. There are now only 1,000 left in the world! according to 2018 survey. The tracking may take between 2 and 8 hours but it’s well worth the effort. There is always an option to hire a local porter (highly recommended as it supports the local economy) who will carry your bag and literally, push you up the hills if necessary!   Dinner and overnight at Clouds Mountain Gorilla lodge, Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge, Buhoma Lodge, Rushaga gorilla camp Lodge, Silverback lodge or Nkuringo Bwindi Lodge.  


Day 9 Drive to Lake Mburo
After breakfast, we drive to Lake Mburo NP via Mbarara, where you will enjoy evening boat ride in Lake Mburo amidst Hippos. Other animals like Crocodiles herons, African King Fisher, Fish Eagles, Pelicans, and Crested Cranes including local fishermen and fishing villages may be seen. Diner and overnight at Mihingo Lodge or Arcadia Cottages.  


Day 10 Game viewing in Lake Mburo
Morning game walk in the Park which is an extension of the Tanzanian Plains with big herds of Zebra, Impala, Eland , Warthogs ,buffalo and other savannah species. For birders, this is one of the best place to find African Fin foot, Papyrus, Bush Shrike, etc. Return to Kampala after lunch with stop over at Equator Uganda crossing and Mpambire drum makers for a brief photo opportunity and to shop souvenirs .
Transfer to Entebbe. Dinner and overnight at The Boma Hotel or Protea Hotel.


Day 11 Return Home
Transfer to the Airport for your flight back home. (Meal plan: Breakfast)

End of services.

Inclusions

Transportation by a 4WD vehicle

Full board accommodation as per the itinerary

Boat Trips

One Gorilla permit per person to be secured and paid for in advance

Ziwa sanctuary Rhino Tour

Park Fees

Primate Walk in Kibale

Cultural Visits

Full time Driver/guide.

Enroute Lunches

Game drives and Airport Transfers

Exclusions

The package excludes expenses of personal nature like: Visa,

Drinks, Laundry, Tips to Local Guides

Telephone, Porter Fee while trekking

Personal Insurance, Personal shopping bills

Tobacco

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