Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
The Uganda tour will begin off with an early cup of tea and off to Murchison falls National Park, driving northwest via the popular Luwero Triangle, have lunch in Masindi town, reaching Murchison Falls later, drive to the top the spectacular falls where you can view the perfected beauty and wonder of the Nile as it compresses and squeezes itself for more than 1 kilometer wide down a 7-meter canyon. The 150-meter drop of the falls creates a thunderous roar and a beautiful rainbow in a plane of spray. The best thing to ever happen to the Nile. Dine and Overnight at Paraa safari lodge, Red chilli camp or Sambiya River lodge.
Day 2: Early Game Drive & Launch Cruise
Have breakfast early, embark on an early morning game drive on the northern bank where you will be able to view wildlife like; elephants, lions, cape buffalo, rothchild giraffes, hartebeests, waterbucks, oribi, bushbucks, boher reed bucks, hyenas and if you are chanced, leopards. Return to the lodge for relaxing, have lunch after which go for an afternoon launch cruise in the Nile river. Expect to see hippos, crocodiles and over the 17-kilometer stretch, you may also view elephants, waterbucks and Uganda kobs. This is also the home for several bird species, which include goliath herons, Egyptian geese, pelican, bee-eaters, kingfishers, hornbills, cormorants. Dinner and overnight stay at luxury Paraa Uganda safaris lodge or Basic Red Chilli Camp or Sambiya River lodge.
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Chimps Forest
Have breakfast and prepaire to transfer to Kibale national park, driving through the Albertine Escarpment of the Western Rift Valley on the Masindi-Hoima-Fort Portal road. This will be a whole day drive south through Hoima to Fort Portal, arrival is late in the evening. Dinner and overnight will be at luxury Ndali safari lodge or mid range-Rwenzori View House found in Fort Portal or Basic-Kanyanchu ecological site preferably in a sky Tree House.
Day 4: Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking & Bigodi swamp tour
Start off your day with breakfast and report at the Kibale Park headquarters for a shot briefing from a park ranger. You will spend half-day track for chimps and other primates, which include phoestes, Red-colobuses, Blues, Red, tailed and grey cheeked mangabeys swinging through the dense forest and birds, butterflies and several tiny insects. Return to the lodge for lunch and relax and in the afternoon go for an eco tour to Bigodi swamp wher you will see a variety of flora and fauna. Dinner and overnight will be at luxury Ndali safari lodge or mid range-Rwenzori View Guest House in Fort Portal or Basic-sky Tree House.
Day 5: Kibale- Queen Elizabeth National Park
After taking early breakfast, start off your journey to Queen Elizabeth national Park following the mystical Rwenzori mountain Range most of the journey. You will have an arrival game drive. Expect to view animals like; water bucks, elephants,, leopards, buffalos, hyenas and a diversity of antelope species. Have lunch at Mweya safari lodge for lunch. After which, enjoy the unique 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes via possibly the highest gathering of hippos and several animals may be viewed drinking at the water edge. This launch cruise provides a wonderful platform for photography, bird seeing and game watching. The prolific bird life is colorful and very large, with well over 550 resident species. Dinner and overnight will be at luxury-Mweya Uganda safari lodge or Jacana safari lodge, Hippo Camp or Basic Institute of ecology.
Day 6: Chimps Tracking in Kyambura Gorge & Tour Katwe Salt Lake
Early breakfast and set out to Kyambura gorge for a forest walk, to search for the accustomed chimps, plus other primates, you may also view the hyena, giant forest hog, and lion. The rangers will give you a walking stick is you wish to have it. After trekking, return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, go sight viewing around the crater lakes region set deep into the volcanic craters and baboon cliff is a marvellous unforgettable experience. Tour Lake Katwe to see local ways of mining salt as well. Evening game drive as you come back to the lodge. You will have dinner plus overnight at luxury, Mweya safari lodge or Jacana safari lodge, Hippo camp or Basic Institute of ecology.
Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi National Park
Start your day with a cup of cafee and proceed on a morning game drive along Kasenyi area hope to view lions, elephants, cape buffalo, warthogs, leopard, hyena, mangoes, waterbucks, kobs and lots of several small animals plus birds. After the game drive, continue to Bwindi through Maramagambo and Ishaha sector. As you drive on the road by way of Ishaha sector, you will be able to view tree climbing lions. Relax around the homestead and sightseeing to tour the local community of the Batwa and enjoy the local traditional dance. You will have dinner plus overnight at Lake Kitandara tented Camp or Basic at Buhoma community bandas.
Day 8: Gorilla Tracking Adventure
Have early breakfast and assemble at the Bwindi park headquarters for a shot briefing from the park ranger and enter the forest for gorilla tracking adventure, the time taken to track the gorillas and terrain changes depends on the movement of these giant primates. The thrill of spending time with and observing the gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting practice. The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals, at it is a memorable experience to see and photograph them as they come together. Dinner and overnight will be at Lake Kitandara tented camp or basic at Buhoma community bandas.
Day 9: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
Start off your day with an early breakfast, you set to Lake Mburo National park. Lunch on the way and enter the park through the Nshara gate. Candlelit dinner and first class service at the Mantana tented camp all under canvas ad in the heart of the African Bush underneath the star lit African sky or drive to Mbarara for Agip Motel, or basic at Rwonyo rest camp.
Day 10: Grave Drive & Boat Trip
Have breakfast and head for an early morning game drive, where you will be able to see the sun risers and many more. After that return to the lodge for a late breakfast and relax. After lunch, carry out a boat trip. View the water birds such as the Papyrus gonoleks, Brown-faced lapwings, Carruther’s cisticolas, the extraordinary White winged Warbler and Bare-faced Go-away bird. Dinner and overnight at Mantana Tented Camp/ Rwonyo Rest Camp
Day 10:Transfer back to Kampala
After having breakfast, set off to Kampala, Reaching in the afternoon. Dinner and Overnight in Kampala.
Day 11: Transfer to Jinja
Have breakfast and set off to Jinja. En route visit Sezibwa Falls, a cultural heritage site by the Baganda, also visit Mabira Forest, the biggest forest in central Uganda. Arrival in Jinja town we shall continue to Bujagali Falls for our first tour. Have lunch and preoceed for a source of the Nile tour. Dinner and overnight in Jinja.
Day 12: Rafting/Kayaking at Bujagali, back to Kampala
Wake you early for your breakfast afterwhich go our for another thrilling encounter with the Nile – Rafting at Bujagali all day.
Alternatively we can do Kayaking at Bujagali. However kayaking takes half a day unlike rafting which takes the whole day. OR
You can as well do Rafting half day and then Kayaking the remaining time. You energy levels are your limitations.
After our fun filled day of rafting and kayaking, we shall fall back to our accommodation to relax and reflect on our adventures in Jinja town; have a wonderful meal and rest.
Day 13: Kampala City tour & Departure
Have a morning city tour in Kampala. You will visit the Namirembe and Rubaga Cathedral, Uganda Musuem, Parliament, Kasubi tombs, Bahai Temple, local markets, Art and craft shops plus many other places. Later you will be transferred to Entebbe International airport for departure
End of Safari