Day 1: Entebbe - Kampala. Arrive in Entebbe and transfer to Kampala. Time permitting a short city tour of Kampala. Overnight: Hotel Africana or similar.
Day 2: Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park. Drive to Murchison Falls National Park, where we visit the top of the falls to enjoy the magnificent views. Overnight: Paraa Lodge. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park. Half day game drive on the northern bank of the River Nile. Escorted by a game ranger you have the option for a game walk. Game in the area includes giraffe, elephant, lion, Ugandan kob and a variety of savannah and woodland birds. Afternoon Nile cruise to view hippo and crocodiles. Overnight: Paraa Lodge. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 4: Murchison Falls to Kibale Forest. After an early breakfast we spend the day driving to Kibale Forest. Overnight: Toro Resort or similar. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 5: Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth National Park. Morning private walk in search of chimpanzees and monkeys followed by an afternoon game drive in the Queen Elizabeth National Park. Overnight: Mweya Safari Lodge. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park. Early morning game drive to the northerly parts of the park along the Kasenyi track, followed by an afternoon cruise on the Kazinga Channel, to view buffalo, hippo and other animals at the edge of the channel as they cool off. European migratory birds, including flocks of terns and gulls can also be seen in the area. Overnight: Mweya Safari Lodge. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi National Park. Travel by road through beautiful mountain scenery often referred to as 'little Switzerland' to Bwindi. Overnight: Kitandara tented camp or similar. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 8: Gorilla Tracking. After a briefing with the park ranger guides, we commence our trek for the reclusive mountain gorilla. We generally start our search in an area where the gorillas were known to be the previous night. Nonetheless the trek can be strenuous and take up to a total of 8 hours.
On locating the gorillas we can spend up to one hour viewing in very close vicinity, before returning to camp. This is one of the undoubted highlights of travel in Africa – to spend time with these unique and powerful creatures in their natural habitat is an experience not easily forgotten. Overnight: Kitandara tented camp or similar. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 9: Kampala. After breakfast we have a long drive back to Kampala, stopping en-route at Mbarara, for lunch at the Lake View hotel. Overnight: Hotel Africana or similar. Includes: (B, L).
Day 10: Source of the Nile and Bujagali Falls. Transfer to the source of the Nile in Jinja, with excursions to Ssezibwa Falls and Mabira forest, followed by an afternoon visit to the Bujagali Falls. Return to Kampala. Overnight: Hotel Africana or similar. Includes: (B, L).
Day 11: Entebbe. Tour ends. Includes: (B).
- We offer this tour for private departures only.
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