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11 Days Uganda Safaris
Day One Arrival/Transfer to the hotel
Entebbe/Kampala- Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary- Murchison Falls National ParkAfter breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive with him northwestwards to Murchison Falls National Park. You will stop at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, where you will be able, to do a walking safari to see the few Rhinos, which are being breed under the program of reintroducing the rhinos in Uganda National Parks.
After lunch, you will drive on to the Park, first visiting the falls before you proceed to your hotel.
Dinner and overnight at Nile Safari Camp or Paara Safari Lodge or Red Chill
Day Three Game drive/Boat Trip
Go for an early morning game drive to look for the wildlife that is in the park. On the drive, you stand chances of seeing the giraffes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda cobs, waterbucks, buffalos, elephants, lions and leopards. The park is also home to civet cats, pangolins striped jackals and the aardvarks, which are rarely seen and some of which are nocturnal.
In the afternoon, you will go for a boat trip for two on the Victoria Nile to the bottom of the water fall, and see the thunderous falls, where the Nile squeezes itself in a 7 meter gap, falling over 40 meters deep.
Dinner and overnight at your hotel
Day Four MFNP- Kibaale National Park
After Breakfast, you will leave MFNP and drive on to Kibaala National Park. It is a stretch of ca. 8 hours on a rough road. Once you reach the Fort Portal highway, be ready to have a great look at the vast tea plantations that are in this place. These plantations were set up in the 1930s and have up to now been a source of employment to a number of people in the region.
Dinner and overnight at Kluges Guest Farm or Chimpanzee Guest House
Day Five Chimpanzee trekking/ Drive to QENP
Wake up very early in the morning and after brefakfast, drive to Kanyanchu vistor centre, where you will be received by the park rangers and briefed before you enter the forest to look for the chimpanzees. The chances of seeing these habituated chimps stand at ca. 95%. The trekking takes on average 3-4 hours, depending on the food distributions in the forest.
After lunch, proceed to QENP (ca. 4 hrs) where you will arrive in the evening. Once in the park, you are there at a good time, and on the way to your hotel, you have high chances of spotting a leopard, and other animals that the park provides home to.
Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Hippo Hill Camp or Bush Lodge
Day Six Game drive/ Boat trip
Early in the morning set off for a game drive to the kasenyi plains in search of lions, leopards, hyenas, elephants, buffalos, waterbucks and Uganda cobs. The park is also home to many different birds species including the stocks, eagles, owls, fiscals, weavers, bishops, wagtails, kingfishers, bee eaters, boubou, herons, eagle owls, etc.
In the afternoon, go for a boat ride in the Kazinga channel, where you will have a chance of observing big pods of hippos in their natural habitats, as well as other animals that come down to take water.
Dinner and overnight at your hotel
Day Seven Ishasha/Bwindi National Park
After breakfast, drive to the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, and depending on the conditions in the tracks of the park, you have a chance of a game drive. This part of the park is known for its tree climbing lion. But it is not a guarantee that you see them, and sometimes can be found on the ground.
In the afternoon, proceed to BINP.
Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp or Gorilla Resort or Engagi Lodge or Buhoma Community Bandas
Day Eight Gorilla Trekking/ nature walk (optional)/ village walk (optional)
Early Morning breakfast and afterwards drive to the park headquarters for registration and briefing. The tracking takes on average 3 hours including going, viewing and coming back. It might however take more than the 3 hours, and it is therefore recommended that you carry with you packed lunch. Don’t forget to have a fully charged battery for your camera, and a spare would be good to carry along. Rain gear, gutters, walking sticks and hiking shoes, long pants and long sleeved shirts would. It is recommended to avoid shining colors and avoid clothes with pictures especially of animals, as they might cause the Gorillas to charge. Once you gat to the gorillas, you are given a maximum of one hour to view.
Dinner and Overnight at your hotel
Day Nine:- Bwindi National Park/ Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast, you will leave Bwindi for Lake Mburo National Park. Once in the park, you will go for a boat trip on Lake Mburo. On the boat, you have another opportunity of watching hippos from a close range, as well as other animals that come by the water side. For bird watchers, this boat cruise offers a fabulous experience in the 1 hr 30 min it lasts.
After the boat trip, it is already evening and you will be on your way to your hotel, of course looking out for animals like zebras, elands, leopards, genet cat, bish pigs, among others, that have made the park their habitat.
Dinner and overnight at Mihingo lodge or Mantana Tented Camp of UWA Tents/Bandas
Day Ten Walking safari/ drive to Kampala
Early in the morning you will go for a morning walking safari and thereafter come back for breakfast. On the safari, you have great chances of getting closer to the animals that are in the park.
After breakfast, have a game drive while leaving the park and proceed to Kampala the capital city for the overnight.
Dinner and overnight at Sheraton Hotel or Protea Hotel or Metropole Hotel
Day Eleven City Tour/ Airport
Depending on the time of your flight, you have a chance of a city tour on this day. You can have a chance of visiting the King’s Palace, the Kasubi tombs, the Museum, the Cathedrals, a Craft Market, etc.
Then later proceed to the airport to catch your flight back home.
We wish you a great and memorable tour