You will meet our guide from Big lion Safaris and he breifs you on this tour before you head for Ziwa rhino sanctuary. This sanctuary is known for spotting white rhinos at a clsoe range in the wild. The rhino is one of the big 5 animals.After your rhino tracking have lunch and transfer to Murchison falls National Park.
This park has alot of exiting attractions, today we shall drive through budongo Forest which is famous for chimpanzees tracking in Murchison falls N.P. Expect to spot some baboons and monkeys on this drive. Dinner and over night at Pakuba safari lodge, or Fort Murchison lodge.
After your morning breakfast, you will hit the Savannah in search for more adventure. This park offers the best scenery for landscape and also the big 4. Today you will embark on a 3 hours game drive in to search for the big 4 which include the lion, leopard, buffalo and elephant. Other big game include girrafes, hippos, kobs, hartbeazts, warthogs, hyenas, jackals will be spotted. Break off at the hippo pool to see the Hippos at a closer range in the river. After the morning game drive you will head back to the lodge for lunch and afternoon boat cruise to the summit of the Murchison falls. The cruise on the river is so relaxing with alot of animals sightings like the crocdiles, Hippos, elephants, the fish eagles,the king fishers, and lots of birds. A hike to the top of the falls is a must activity one shouldn't miss. Dinner and over night at your lodge.
Today you will exit Murchison falls National Park and head to Fortportal city, this drive is a beautiful one with some encounter of the local community on the road. Preferred stops will be made to take photos of different sightings. You will drive through the rift valley escarpments of bulisa to veiw lake Albert from a distance. Enjoy the beautiful scenery as we drive through. After our lunch stop in fortportal city, we shall transfer to the caves( amabere ga nyina mwiru) for another interesting cultural trail tour. There is a very beautiful falls which is believed to have happened after a princess breast was cut off by her father. You will enjoy all these stories. Dinner and over night at Fort motel/ Ducthess in Fortpotal.
Drive to Kibale NP and later proceed to explore the Kibale crater lakes. Relax, and then go for the crater drive. You will go up to the top of the world. This is one of the spectacular scenary in this area. A cluster of craters lakes was formed due to volcanicity, 8000 years ago.Visit lake nkuruba a crater that one can swim. Primate sighting at lake nkuruba.Today we shall also visit the local community to learn how they prepare some dishes and distill their local gin. Dinner and overnight at chimpazee guesthouse/Isunga lodge.
After breakfast head for chimpanzee treking in kibale national park. The highlight of this day are the chimpanzees in the wild, and alot will be learnt about the chimps. Not only them, but there are other primates who live in this forest, like the grey-cheeked mangabey, olive baboons, L’Hoest monkey and red colobus alongside the black and white colobus. After the trek head back to the lodge for lunch, ( evening) Bigodi swamp walk. In the swamp walk you will spot many birds species, primates.
After breakfast you will hit the road to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will drive through beautiful villages, with prefered stops to take photos in markets, plantations and the community. This will be a short drive (2hrs), seeing the views of Lake George and Lake Edward. The park lies at the foothills of the legendary “Mountains of the Moon.” Check in at Buffalo Safari lodge, Park veiw or pumba cotages. After relaxing, head for the evening game drive where you will see buffaloes, warthogs, antelopes, and elephants along the way as you drive slowly to visit the Lake Katwe town with its gorgeous exhibit of crater lakes. Check out salt mining at lake katwe crater. You will have a chance to see the flamingos at this lake depending on the time of year. Return back to the lodge and rest.
Rise up early, take breakfast thereafter head for a game drive at the Kasenyi plains, your Safari guide will help to look for Lions, leopards, bushbuck, Uganda Kob, topi, Defassa waterbuck, and Cape buffaloes elephants, snakes to mention but a few. A collection of birds like Cassin’s grey flycatcher, broad billed roller, black bee-eater along the banks of Lake Edward. This can take you 3-4 hrs. Head back to the lodge for lunch then in the evening go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel (2hrs) along lake George-lake Edward. The kazinga channel joins lake Gorge with Edward. You will have a chance to see hippos, crocodiles, elephants, buffaloes gaint Forest hogs, leopards though rarely spotted. For the birders, there are over 550 resident species. Like the flamingos, red chest, Papyrus Gonolek, pink-backed pelicans, malachite kingfishers, yellow crown, pink-backed pelicans, water thick-knee, yellow-billed stork. Don’t forget your camera. Return to your lodge.
Head to Ishasha sector plus game viewing in search of tree-climbing lions as you transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable NP .Proceed to Bwindi national park a worldwide recognized habitat for the mountain gorillas. Sleep at enganzi, bakiga lodge or ichumbi lodge or broadbill lodge.
Boost your morning with a heavy breakfast so that you energise before heading out to the jungle for gorilla trekking by 0800hrs. You will trek through the huge Bwindi forest as you search for the mountain gorillas to observe their behavior, this can be half-day or longer. A packed lunch is recommended and this will be eaten in the jungle. After tracking, go for a brief visits to the batwa(pygmies who lived in the forest before it was gazzeted as a national Park).Then transfer to Lake Bunyonyi rock resort for a night.
Lake Bunyonyi: enjoy a canoe ride or a boat cruise to explore the different islands of Lake Bunyonyi. Cruise to punishment island where Bakiga girls who became pregnant before marriage would be taken and left to die in isolation. Other islands of lake Bunyonyi include Akampene, Bushara, and Bucuraniko among others. In the afternoon, interact with the community etc.
Transfer to Lake Mburo NP and enjoy afternoon (evening) game drive in search for Zebras, topis, errands, buffaloes, leopards, warthhogs, waterbucks, girrafes, and ‘impalas’ which are not easily observed anywhere else in Uganda. Kampala the capital of Uganda was named after these beautiful antelopes. Later go for a boat trip which is cool for good sightings of hippos, crocodiles, buffalo, bushbuck, and the resident otters which are rarely spotted in Uganda. Also, the striking birds which may be seen are Abyssinian ground hornbills, egrets, Ross’ Turaco, Narina trogon, the rare shoe bill stock and herons plus the elusive African finfoot associated with still water below floating branches. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
After breakfast you will have a guided nature walk in the park. With an (armed ranger)This walk will get you close to the game. Learn and interact with these animals. There will also be a chance to spot birds at a closer range. You will then be transferred back to your final destination or airport with an enroute stop at the equator line for lunch.
- 5250 USD for 1 pax.
- 2760 USD for 2 pax per person.
- 2200 USD for 3 pax per person.
- 2000 USD for 4 pax per person.
Prices are subject to change as the group increases.
Package price includes
- An English speaking Safari guide.
- A comfortable Safari car.
- A gorrila permit per person.
- One chimpanzee permit per person.
- Park entry fees.
- Cultural tour/ Crater walk.
- Game drives as per itinerary.
- Full board accommodation. Mid range
- Enroute Lunches
- All Fuel costs
- Bottled water on Safari.
- Rhino tracking pass at ziwa Rhinos.
- Personal insurance.
- All expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Alcoholic and soft drinks.