Day 1: Arrival. BB
Meet and greet at the airport and then drive to transfer to your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe. Overnight at
Basic- Central Inn Entebbe Moderate – 2 Friends hotel Entebbe
Luxury – Protea Entebbe.
Day 2: Ngamba Island chimpanzee viewing / Kampala City tour. BB
In the morning right after breakfast, you will drive to transfer to the Landing Site near the zoo to catch your onward Boat to Ngamba Island. Transfer to the Ngamba- 1 an dhalf hours to arrive in tieme for feeding the chimpanzees. Learn about the island and then later return to the main land.
Later in the afternoon you will go for a city tour in Kampala, visit the Kasubi tombs, the national museum and the Bahia Temple. If time permits you will visit the Martyrs shrine in Namugongo. Overnight at
Basic- Holiday express Hotel
Moderate – Imperial Royale Hotel or Cassia Lodge.
Luxury – Kampala Serena Hotel.
Day 3: Transfer to Murchison Falls NP. BLD
At 7am you will be picked up from the hotel to transfer to Murchison Falls National park. The dive takes 6 hours arriving in the afternoon. On the way to the aprk you will visit the rhino sanctuary and then drive to arrive later in the afternoon. Lunch will be enroute and the gudie will advise according to the time. Latr in the afternoon go visit the top of the falls, to have an aerial view of the Nile as it forces its self through a narrow gorge.
Hike to the Top of the Falls at USD 30 per person
Budget – Red Chilli Bandas
Moderate – Fort Murchison or Murchison River Lodge.
Luxury- Paraa safari lodge or Chobe safari Lodge.
Day 4: Game drive / Launch cruise on the River Nile. BLD
Early in the morning you will set out for a game drive. Some of the animals you will see include: Giraffes, antelopes, bush bucks, water bucks as well as several others. Head back to the lodge for a late breakfast and later have lunch. In the afternoon, you will set off for a launch cruise on the Nile up to the bottom of the falls. During this amazing voyage, you will see large schools of hippos, waterbucks and giant crocodiles plus various birds along the river banks. Return to your lodge
Day 5: Transfer to Fort Portal. BLD Long Drive. Flight option available at USD 470 per person per way.
After your breakfast, you will drive southwards to Fortportal town having lunch en route. Dinner and over-night at
Budget – Rwenzori view guest house or Kibale Forest camp
Moderate- Mountains of the moon hotel or Crater Safari lodge.
Luxury a- Ndali Lodge or Kyaninga Lodge
Day 6: Kibale Forest Chimpanzee tracking/ Bigodi walk in the afternoon.
At 6:30am after breakfast, drive to transfer to the Kanyankyu tourist centre where you will be briefed before Chimpanzee Tracking. Kibale forest has a large number of about 13 primate species including the grey mangabeys, uncommon L’Hoest, pottos, red Colobus monkey, baboons, blue monkey, bush babies and black faced vervet monkeys, among others. A series of shady trails offers great to delight to botanists as well as butterfly lovers, whereas birders will have a lot to enjoy of the 335 bird species. Other wildlife here includes buffaloes, giant forest hogs and various antelope species. Return to the lodge for lunch before going for a nature walk in Bigodi swamp.
Dinner and overnight at previous lodge
Day 7; Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP. BLD
After breakfast, you will depart the hotel at 10am to transfer to Queen Elizabeth national aprk arriving in the afternoon. Check into your hotel to have lunch and then relax.
Budget- Kazinga Channel view Hotel or Simba safari camp
Moderate- Ihamba safari lodge or Marafiki safari lodge
Optional activity available
Lion Tracking at USD 50 per person
Visiting the salt mines USD 20 per person.
Day 8: Game drive / the launch cruise along the Kazinga channel. BLD
Take a safari trip or ride through the Kasenyi area of Queen Elizabeth national park for chances to spot lots of lions, hyenas, elephants, buffaloes and many more. Later in the afternoon you will go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. Also referred to as the birders paradise. Not only does the ride reward you with wildlife at the shores but also plenty of birds. This is another bird watching safari of its own. The boat ride takes 3 hours and you should be back in time to watch the sunset. Overnight at your previous lodge.
Day 9: Ishasha game drive | Transfer to Bwindi NP. BLD
In the morning right after breakfast, the trip will take you through the Ishasha sector to enjoy another game drive but this time giving you an opportunity to see tree climbing lions. After the game drive, you will driev to transfer to Bwindi. The Entire journey takes 6 hours. Overnight
Dinner and overnight at
Budget – Buhoma bandas of Nkuringo campsite Bandas or Rushaga gorilla camp
Moderate – Gorilla safari lodge, Gorilla mist camp or Nkuringo cottages.
Luxury – Gorilla forest camp or Clouds Lodge.
Day 10: An opportunity to See Gorillas through Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi. BLD
Today is the D-day that we all have been waiting for. The day starts with an early breakfast and then you will transfer to the briefing point. After briefing you will have been allocated a gorilla family and along the different trails you will start the search for the gorillas. The actual trekking starts at 8am and through the forest a guided walk as you search for the gorillas Gorilla trek time ranges between 2 to 8 hours and therefore we recommend that you carry water and packed lunch incase the gorillas move further. On meeting the gorillas, you ill spend 1 hour following them and then later transfer back to your hotel. Overnight at the previous lodge.
Day 11: To Lake Bunyonyi. Canoe ride in the afternoon
At 8am after breakfast, we shall drive for 3 hours to transfer to Kabale Lake Bunyonyi. Arrive in the afternoon and have lunch. Later on you will go for a canoe ride on the deepest lake in Africa. Bucket list worthy. Overnight at Basic- Bunyonyi Overland, Moderate/ Luxury- Birdnest Bunyonyi. Other activities;
Batwa experience – USD 80 per person
Day 12: Transfer to Lake Mburo Park . Afternoon Game drive.
At 7am, you will embark on the 4 to 5 hours journey to Lake Mburo National park. The home of the zebras in western Uganda. Arrive in time for lunch to have lunch and then later relax as you prepare to go for a spot light game drive to search for leopards.
Budget – Rwonyo Bandas or Eagles nest
Moderate- Lake Mburo safari lodge
Luxury- Mihingo lodge.
Day 13: Early Morning Guided nature walk. / Afternoon Boat ride.
Go for a guided nature walk in the park this morning and then later in the afternoon you will go for a boat ride on Lake Mburo.. Overnight at previous lodge.
Day 14: Transfer back to Kampala. 3 Hours’ drive
At 7am you will depart , Lake Mburo national park to transfer to Kampala. The drive will take 3 hours. Drive to proceed to Entebbe and go for a nature walk I the Botanical gardens. Later on you will transfer to the airport to catch your onward flight.