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9 Days Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Park

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Day One: Kampala
You’ll be personally met on your arrival at Entebbe airport, and transferred to The Boma Hotel, Serena Kampla Hotel, Sheraton Hotel or Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort . (For those arriving earlier, an afternoon excursion can be planned to the famous tombs of the Kabaka kings, Uganda museum, Bahai temple and Namugongo Martyrs shrine where 22 Christian convicts were killed under Kabaka(King of Buganda)-Mwanga in 1886.

 

Day Two drive to Murchison Falls National park
Begin the panoramic drive north-west through the famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town to Murchison Falls National Park arriving in time for a picnic lunch at the spectacularly situated site at the top of the fall 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 “. Enjoy the sunset as you return to the lodge. Overnight at  Paraa Safari Lodge, Chobe safari lodge or Bakers Lodge,Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. 

 

Day Three Dawn Game Drive:
If you are booked for Nile Safari Camp, cross the placid Victoria Nile to the northern Bank.  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.  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. Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge, Chobe safari lodge or Bakers Lodge. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. 

 

Day Four Murchison-kibale National Nark:

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 Meals and overnight at Primate Lodge, Kyaninga Lodge or Isunga lodge (Medium class accommodation) a stunning location overlooking a dramatic Crater Lake and the fabled “Mountains of the Moon”. Evening cultural visit around the crates is amazing. Meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

 

Day Five Chimpanzee trekking then drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Half day search of chimpanzee and 10 other primate including phoestes, red coleus, blues, red tailed and grey cheeked mangabey.  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 Ruwenzori 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 spectacular Ishasha Wildernes Camp, Mweya safari Lodge, Jacana Lodge, Kyambura Gorge Lodge or Parkview safari lodge. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. 

 

Day Six dawn game drive:
Dawn game drive 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 Rwenzoris 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 colorful and stupendous with well over 550 resident species.  Dinner and overnight at spectacular Ishasha Wilderness Camp,Mweya safari Lodge or Jacana Lodge, Kyambura Gorge Lodge or Parkview safari lodge. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. 

 

Day Seven drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National park:
Today’s drive is through what is 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. The afternoon is spent on a foot safari around the park. Dinner and overnight at either clouds Mountain Gorilla lodge, Ichumbi gorilla lodge, Buhoma Lodge, Silverback lodge, Rushaga gorilla camp.  Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

 

Day Eight Gorilla Trekking:
Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 7:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. 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. 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. Which are estimated only 1,000 left in the world! accordind to 2018 survey. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort. Dinner and overnight at either clouds Mountain Gorilla lodge, Ichumbi gorilla lodge, Buhoma Lodge, Rushaga gorilla camp or Silverback lodge.  Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

 

Day Nine:
Return to Kampala, then Entebbe, with lunch enroute and stop over at Equator Uganda before your evening departures home. Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch.


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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

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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