This 5 days Uganda safari is one of the most memorable safari offering you the most breathtaking attractions of Uganda. Tour the Top of the magnificent Murchison falls and meet face to face with the rare mountain gorillas. Africa Adventure Safaris offers this tour at an incredible rate – Book tour now
Day 1: Depart for Murchison Falls National Park
Start your Uganda safari with breakfast at your hotel in Kampala and depart for Murchison Falls National Park; Uganda’s the biggest national park. The River Nile divides the park into North and South sectors and forms a fall where it flows over the western rift valley escarpment. Here the river is forced through a seven meter gap in the rocks and cascades into a boiling pot 43 meters below with a thundering roar and a beautiful rainbow. Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge/Red Chilli Rest Camp.
Day 2: Game drive and Launch Cruise
Have breakfast early and embark on a game drive in the Northern sector of the park, Expect to come across herds of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, waterbucks, lions, and several bird species also the unusual saddle bill storks. Be back in time for your lunch. In the afternoon take a 3 hour launch cruise to the bottom of the falls you will come across pools of hippos, be meters away from the toothsome crocodiles with jaws wide open, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, lions, waterbucks, several antelope species, and a lot of birdlife. Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge/Red Chilli Rest Camp.
Day 3: Depart for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Early morning you will have breakfast and get ready to depart for Bwindi impenetrable forests “Habitat of the rare Mountain gorillas” After a five hour drive through villages, towns, highlands, and grazing lands southwest we get to Bwindi impenetrable forest. The scenic drive take you through the area famed to be the “Switzerland of Africa”, with a stop at the equator for photography and an informative talk as well as lunch en route in Mbarara. Overnight at Gorilla Resort/Buhoma Cammunity Bandas
Day 4: Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari
Early morning have breakfast and assemble at the Uganda wild life authority Bwindi headquarters for registering, get walking sticks and group up for pre-trek briefing, and start the gorilla trek which takes us between 1-6hrs moving through a steeply forested landscape which has incredible dense under growth “an experience of penetrating the impenetrable”.
The experience of tracking and finding these great primates is very, exciting; there are 9 other primate species including chimpanzee, blue monkey, black and white colobus monkey, plus 300 bird species and 200 species of butter flies. Overnight at Gorilla Resort/Buhoma Cammunity Bandas
Day 5: Departure
Have breakfast, and get ready to travel back to Kampala. You will have an enroute lunch and a stopover at the Equator to take some photos, arriving late evening in Kampala late evening.
End of Safari