Day 1: Arrive at Entebbe international airport. You will be met by our Staff who will transfer you to Imperial Resort Beach Hotel. After lunch, visit Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) and learn about the unique animals of Uganda and the ecosystems in which they live. Lion, chimpanzees, buffalo, Rhino, kob, crocodile etc and different species of birds. Feel the breeze of the lake and a variety of fishing birds along the lake shore. Dinner and overnight at Imperial Resort Beach Hotel, Botanical Beach Hotel Entebbe or Windsor Lake Victoria Hotel Entebbe. Optional activity: A visit to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee sanctuary on Lake Victoria.
Day 2: After an early breakfast, drive through Kampala Northwards through a series of districts. Lunch at Masindi Hotel midway to Murchison falls National Park. After lunch drive to the park through Budongo forest. A visit to the top of the mighty Murchison falls is extra ordinary. A point where the water escapes through a narrow gorge forming splendid thunder and roar! Relax and take photographs at the spot. Ferry Crossing to Paraa Safari lodge which offers comfortable accommodation and typical Ugandan hospitality. Dinner and overnight at Paraa lodge. Optional Activity: Forest walk or sport fishing.
Day 3: After an early breakfast, transverse in the northern part for a game drive to view and take photographs of elephants, Buffalo, water bucks, Hippos, Giraffes, Lions, Leopards, Uganda kobs, and a variety of bird species. After lunch, proceed for a two-hour cruise to the bottom of the mighty Murchison falls from where appalling water escapes from the narrow gorge forming a great thunder. An opportunity to see the amazing hippos, crocodiles along the riverbanks. Return to the lodge for dinner and over night.
Day 4: After an early coffee, greet the early morning rising sun before ferry crossing. Ensure that you carry packed breakfast and lunch for a long drive via the Albertine Escarpment of the western Rift valley on the way to Kibale forest National Park. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge or Rwenzori View Guest House.
Day 5: After Breakfast, drive to Kibale Forest N/P, for primate viewing. The activity starts at 8.00 am in the morning. On the guided forest walk, families of chimps and red Colobus monkeys swinging through the dense forest with birds, butterflies and many small insects are a common feature in this park A visit to Bigodi swamp eco- tourism site is amazing for an w encounter of rare and beautiful flora and fauna. Lunch can be arranged from Kanyanchu Tourist center or Fort portal on the way to Semiliki National Park. Dinner and over night at Semiliki Safari Lodge or Mountains of the Moon Hotel.Optional Activity: Night game drive.
Day 6: After your breakfast, take a boat ride inside Lake Albert for sight seeing and birding. Return to the lodge for lunch. Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park in the afternoon. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the foothills of Mt Rwenzori and a game drive on the way to Mweya Safari Lodge. Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge or Jacana Lodge.
Day 7: After an early breakfast, set off for a game drive along Kasenyi track and Queens’s mile in the park and expect to see Lions Elephants, buffalo, Warthogs and birds. Get back to the lodge for Lunch. Launch trip on Kazinga channel for amazing bird life and a variety of wild animals in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari Lodge or Jacana Lodge. Optional Activity: Evening walk to the bird hideout.
Day 8: After a cup of coffee, drive to Kyambura gorge for a forest walk to look for the habituated chimpanzees and other primates carry packed breakfast and Lunch. After tracking, drive to Bwindi through Maramagambo and Ishasha sector enjoy game viewing on the way. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Homestead or Gorilla Forest Camp. Optional Activity: Visit to the Batwa communities as they perform traditional Dances.
Day 9: After an early break fast and briefing from the guides, set off for the gorilla tracking inside the Forest. Ensure that you carry drinking water, rain jacket and jungle boots while the rangers will provide you with a walking stick. Gorilla tracking is one of the unique activities you will enjoy while photographing and watching the gorillas. After tracking, come back to the Homestead for lunch before making a scenic journey to Kabale through the beautiful terrain of the rolling hills with terraced landscape. An area referred as the "Switzerland of Africa”. Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi Safari Resort, Bushara island camp or Bunyonyi overland camp.
Day 10: After Breakfast, we have a boat ride along Lake Bunyonyi to Various within inside the lake for bird viewing and sight seeing. After drive to Lake Mburo via Mbarara, and set for the afternoon boat rides on the lake to view different bird species, hippos and crocodiles. Dinner and over night at Mantana tented accommodation.
Day 11: Have an early game drive in Lake Mburo National park to view and take photographs of the impala, Zebras, Waterbucks, Eland, Hippo and a variety of Birds. Drive to Ssese islands via Bukakata. A roll on roll off ferry will take you to the Bugala Island the main island of the Ssese Islands group. After lunch activities include bird watching /nature walk where you may see monkeys, ladybirds, parrots, and turacos, which reside inside the forests. Return to the resort for dinner and overnight.
* N.B: The trip can be extended for more days for white water rafting, one day hike on Mt Elgon depending on the time frame available.
Day 12: (Ssese Palm Beach Resort) BLD. After breakfast, participate in one of the areas most exciting activities of sport fishing in known fishing grounds. Return to the resort and check out to catch up with ferry and then drive to Kampala. Dinner and over night at hotel Africana.
Day 13: After an early Breakfast, drive to Eastwards to Jinja. Enjoy Viewing the Sugar and Tea plantations, Mabira Forest, fruit and craft markets along the road to Owen falls Dam, Visit Bujagalli falls and the source of the Nile, where its long journey to Mediterranean sea starts. Drive back to Kampala. Lunch can be arranged either in Kampala or Entebbe. Drive to the Airport for your flight.
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