Day 1: Entebbe - Kampala. On arrival at Entebbe airport, you will be received by our guide and transferred to a hotel in Kampala. Depending on the time of your arrival, you will be taken for a short tour of the City. Overnight at Cassia lodge or City Royal Hotel. Includes: (BB).
Day 2: Kampala - Murchison Falls. Beginning with a panoramic drive northwest through the famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town, stop over at Masindi hotel for lunch. Proceed to Murchison Falls NP via Budongo forest, drive to the top of the spectacular fall where you can see the Nile's perfected beauty, and marvel as it compresses and squeezes itself from over 1 kilometer wide down through a 7-meter canyon. Overnight at the Paraa Safari Lodge/Sambiya River Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Murchison Falls. After a cup of tea, embark on an early morning game drive on the northern bank where your guide will help you spot elephants, lions, Cape buffalo, giraffes, waterbucks, Oribi, bushbucks and leopards. Return to the lodge for breakfast. Relax at the swimming pool side. After lunch, you will be taken upstream by boat. Marvel at toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over the 17-kilometer stretch you may also see elephants, waterbucks and Uganda kobs. This is also the habitat of many bird species including goliath herons, Egyptian geese, pelican bee-eaters, kingfishers, Hombills, cormorants and the rare shoebill stork. After taking shots of the photogenic Murchison Falls you will return for dinner and an overnight stay at Paraa Safari Lodge/ Sambiya river lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4:Greet the early morning sun yet for departure via the Albertine Escarpment of the western Rift valley on the Masindi-Hoima-Fort portal road. This will be a long drive south via Hoima to Fort Portal, passing though verdant countryside and traditional homesteads and farms. Fort Portal rests in the shadow of the Fabled "Mountains of the Moon". Dinner and overnight at Primate lodge/ Mt. of the Moon Hotel/Primate Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: After breakfast, proceed for primate viewing. The activity starts at 8.00 am in the morning. An all day search for chimpanzees and other primates including: Red-Colobuses, Blues, Red-tailed and grey cheeked Mangabeys, butterflies and many small insects The guide will provide detailed explanations on not only primates, but also on all the forest's fauna and flora, ensuring that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and primates in close quarters. A visit to Bigodi swamp eco-tourism site is amazing, as we shall encounter rare and beautiful flora and fauna. Overnight at Primate Lodge/Mt. of the Moon Hotel Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth NP. After early breakfast, proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain Range most of the journey. After lunch, enjoy the unique 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of Hippos and many animals may be seen drinking at the water's edge. 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 Mweya Safari Lodge /budget Institute of ecology. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 7: Kasenyi Track. After a cup of coffee embark on an early morning game drive along Kasenyi track and Queens mile in the park and expect to see Lions, Elephants, cape buffalo, Warthogs, leopard, hyena, waterbucks, kobs, and lots many small animals and birds. After the game drive, proceed to Bwindi via Ishasha sector. As you drive along the road via Ishasha sector, animals such as the waterbucks, elephant, antelopes, buffalo, kobs, can be seen along the road. Relax around the Forest camp. Dinner and overnight at the luxurious, Mid range Buhoma home stead or budget Buhoma community bandas. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 8: Bwindi Forest. There is an early morning entry into a gorilla sanctuary. The rain forest is spectacular as it offers a dramatic, heavily forested and dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for tourists. Recorded mammals here include the endangered mountain gorilla, the rare golden monkey, buffalo, elephants, black-fronted duikers, bushbucks, leopards, giant forest hogs as well as other animals. This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas, where the time taken and terrain varies according to the movements of these marvelous primates. The thrill of spending time with and observing these gentle giant gorillas. The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with each other. Dinner and overnight at the Buhoma home stead or budget Buhoma community bandas. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 9: Lake Mburo. After an early breakfast, you will drive to Lake Mburo National Park. The afternoon game drive will take you along the lakeshore track, and with its own system of game trails. Here you can find herds of zebra, cape buffalo and eland and topi are easy to approach. Along with the game drive, many visitors also enjoy a boat trip on Lake Mburo and self-guided nature trails. Bird watchers will enjoy more than 250 species of birds found in Lake Mburo including Papyrus Gonoleks, Brown-faced Lapwings, Carruther's Cisticolas, the extraordinary White winged Warbler and Bare-Faced Go-away bird. You will return for dinner and first class service at the Mantana Tented Camp (FB)
Day 10: Kampala, the drive back to Entebbe Airport for your flight back home.
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