Najanakumbi, Kampala, Uganda

6 Days Kidepo and Murchison Falls Safari

Day 1: Arrive at Entebbe International Airport

Arrival at airport and meet our company guide and then transfer you to your hotel in Entebbe.

 

Day 2: Drive to Kibale National Park

After breakfast, Begin your journey to Kibale Forest National Park. The Park boasts the greatest primate variety and density in East Africa (13 species of primates) including the Chimpanzees. Have lunch in Fort portal town where after go for an afternoon trek in search for the chimpanzees and return late in the evening.

 

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

This morning we will have another guided walk, this time through the famous Bigodi Swamp. Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is a Rural and Environmental Organisation, formed in 1992 with the aim of achieving social and economic development for the local communities. While on your walk around the swamp, You can not miss to sight the bird life of this area. There are estimated 137 bird species found here, including the Snowy Headed Robin Cat, Black and White Casqued Hornbill, Emerald Cuckoo and a variety of weavers, warblers, greenbuls and sunbirds. There is also an abundance of butterflies, and rich in vegetation, such as wild palms, polita figs and the dominant papyrus. We then depart Kibale for the Mweya Peninsula in Queen Elizabeth National Park, dominated on its northern border by the snow capped peaks of the Rwenzori Mountains — the famous ‘Mountains of the Moon.’ The varied ecosystems of this park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve for Humanity, support a wide variety of species including elephant, buffalo, lion and leopard. 

 

Day 4: Game Drive and Boat cruise

 After breakfast go for an early morning game drive in the open savannah covered by Giant euphorbia while in search of lion, Hippos, Spotted Hyena, Buffalo and Elephants. Return for lunch and thereafter continue for your afternoon boat cruise up the Kazinga Channel. Kazinga Channel is a narrow band of water connecting two lakes; Edward and George. This is one of the most memorable experiences of the visit to Uganda, offering an opportunity to cruise amid members of Africa’s largest hippo population, Nile crocodile. In addition to these giant semi-aquatic mammals, the launch affords unique opportunities to view other mammals and birds as they come to the water’s edge to quench their thirst. Birding is excellent, and we expect to see species ranging in size from the tiny, brilliant Malachite Kingfisher to the giant Goliath Heron.

 

 Day 5: Drive to Bwindi National Park

 Have Breakfast before the drive to and through the Ishasha sector south of Queen Elizabeth National Park, have a picnic lunch mid-journey immediately after your drive in search of the tree climbing lions. There after, drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest through the high, forested hills and through deep-farmed valleys. Arrive late in the evening for your Dinner and Overnight at Buhoma. 

 

Day 6: Gorilla Trekking

Early morning after breakfast head to the park Headquarters for briefing before Gorilla trekking. Bwindi is a World Heritage site and a home to over half of the worlds’ last surviving mountain gorillas. The trek can take from one to a rare six hours and sometimes more, at elevations from I800 as the lowest point to about 3000m (7,500 ft). Although the hike can be PHYSICALLY DEMANDING, the anticipation of the exciting experience ahead is invigorating, and the beauty of the forest and its inhabitants is fascinating. Depending on the time you get back, you may go for a village walk to have a closer experience with the Batwa forest inhabiting people.

 

Day 7: Departure

After breakfast depart for Airport in Entebbe, having lunch en route arriving in time for your flight back home.

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UGANDA TOURS
DID YOU KNOW?
Elephants are the only animal that can’t jump
UGANDA WILDLIFE FACT
Uganda has the highest percentage of Mountain Gorillas in the world
Mountain gorillas are definitely Uganda’s center of attraction. Mountain gorillas attract thousands of tourists each and every year with many tourists competing for Gorilla Tracking.