9 Days Best of Uganda Safari
A 9 Days best of Uganda safari , discover the best of wildlife and gorilla in Uganda , guarantees a whole lot of safari experience to include wildlife experience in Murchison falls national park , chimpanzee trekking in queen Elizabeth national park, chimpanzee trekking at kibale national park and experience f lake bunyonyi.
Day 1: Arrival
You will be picked from the airport by a Explore Rwanda Tours Guide who will brief you about your upcoming safari. You will then be transferred to Kampala where you will spend the night. Accommodation: Deluxe: Acacia Lodge, Luxury: Serena Hotel
Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
After your early morning breakfast, our driver guide picks you at exactly 7:00am for the 6 hours’ drive to Murchison falls National Park. En route lunch stopover in Masindi town. Proceed to the beautiful Murchison falls thereafter, hiking to the top of the falls. Enjoy the breathtaking view, complete with a rainbow scene. Dinner and overnight at your lodge. Accommodation: Deluxe: Pakuba Safari Lodge, Luxury: Para Safari Lodge.
Day 3: Wildlife Viewing and Launch Trip
After an early breakfast at your hotel, go on board for an early morning game drive after your breakfast on the southern banks of the Nile. You’re likely to have a view of the variety of the savannah woodland birds like the saddle-billed Stork and the woodland kingfishers, elephants, lions, buffaloes, giraffe and the Uganda kob. After your lunch, take a game viewing launch cruise on the Nile. Possible sighting include the crocodiles, waterbucks, giraffe, and the hippopotamus. Dinner and overnight Accommodation: Deluxe: Pakuba Safari Lodge, Luxury: Para Safari Lodge
Day 4: Drive to Kibale
After a morning breakfast, you will drive to Fort portal town with lunch en route in Hoima. The journey will reward you with spectacular views of the magnificent scenery as you drive through the traditional homesteads and farms on your way to Kibale. Reach Fort Portal in the evening and then proceed to Kibale Forest National Park. Dinner overnight at your lodge. Accommodation: Deluxe: Primate Safari Lodge, Luxury: Kyaninga primate Lodge.
Day 5: Chimpanzee Trekking and Transfer to Queen
Early rise for breakfast at your lodge, you will go for the lifetime Chimpanzee tracking adventure in Kibale forest. You will first report to the Park Headquarters at Kanyachu for a briefing about the chimp do’s and don’t’s by an UWA official and then later go for the morning chimpanzee tracking experience. You will penetrate into the forest under the guidance of an armed ranger for the tracking. Besides the chimps, you may spot other primates and these include: Varvet Monkey, L’hoest, Blue Monkey, Red-Tailed Monkey, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Black And White Colobus Monkey and many more. Return back to the lodge for Lunch and later drive off to Queen Elizabeth national park. Dinner and overnight at your lodge. Accommodation: Deluxe: Bush Lodge, Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge.
Day 6: Wildlife Viewing in Queen
You will set off early (about 6.30am) for a morning game drive, an awesome experience to spot the animals in natural habitats. Expect to see the famous Big Five; Elephant, Buffalos, Lions, Bush bucks, Kobs, Giant forest hog, Hyenas leopards, antelopes, and Waterbucks as well as birds. You will return for breakfast and relax till lunch. In the afternoon you will take a launch cruise along the amazing Kazinga channel to see, at close range, the water animals to include Hippos, Buffalos, Crocodiles and elephants bathing on the channel banks. There is also a variety of bird species on the water banks especially the famous Shoebill, pelican and Jacana. Dinner and overnight will be at your lodge. Accommodation: Deluxe: Bush Lodge, Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge
Day 7: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
Early in the morning you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi one of the most beautiful places in Uganda. While at Bunyonyi, you will go for a trek on the lake which will introduce you to the major islands and their rich history, but also to a traditional healer and a craft maker who live on a peninsula with most complete views of the 25-kilometres long lake. There will be some little energetic hiking but also great time spent in traditional dugout canoes. You will also meet the Batwa community, a pygmy community. Accommodation: Deluxe: Acadia lodge, Luxury: Birds Nest.
Day 8: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
In the morning you will transfer to Lake Mburo National park. Continue in the park for your lunch and thereafter an afternoon boat trip on Lake Mburo to see aquatic based animals such as Hippos, Buffaloes and bird life Accommodation: Deluxe: Mburo Safari Lodge, Luxury: Mihingo Lodge
Day 9: Transfer to Kampala and Departure
Begin your day with an early morning cup of African tea followed by morning game drive, return to Kampala where you will go for a Kampala city tour. Accommodation: Deluxe: Acacia Lodge, Luxury: Serena Hotel.
|Included in the tour package||Exclusions|
|Gorilla Tracking Permits||Air fares|
|Park ranger fees||Personal insurance|
|Goverment taxes||Personal expenses|
|Ground Transportation 4×4 Safari Vehicle|