On this safari you will explore all the best tourist attractions that these destinations offer. At Lake Mburo expect the rare animal species like elands, impalas, zebras, expect also to spot bird life species like the Ruppell’s long-tailed sterling, mosque swallows black-bellied bustard, African Fin foot, Papyrus, Bush Shrike among others. At Bwindi national park expect to track the mountain gorillas and the life time memories are guaranteed, after more awesome trail is followed “Ishasha sector” to Queen Elizabeth National Park but before you reach take stopover in this sector to search for rare unique African tree climbing lions, next day take amazing dawn game drive to spot nocturnal wildlife and others, afternoon have boat cruise along the Kazinga channel which connect Lake Edward and George. Over this channel you can have panoramic view for birds and animals along the river banks. Later have stunning boat cruise along the River Nile in Jinja where your package ends and extra stunning experience is guaranteed!
Day 1: Kampala-Lake Mburo National Park
Today our English professional guide or company representative will meet you at your hotel of residence. Thereafter transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, past the undulating green hills, Stopover at the equator for snacks and life time memories photos. Lake Mburo is an annex of the Tanzanian plains scattered with large zebra herds, elands, ungulates and impalas. The Park has over 310 species of birds and is the finest destination in Uganda to view birds associated to acacia like the Ruppell’s long-tailed sterling, mosque swallows black-bellied bustard and the bare faced go-away bird. Lunch, there after take an evening boat cruise which act as clear platform for aquatic animals like crocodiles, hippos, birds along the banks of the lake. Dinner and overnight at Mihingo lodge or Mburo lodge. Meal plan: Half-Board.
Day2: Mburo – Bwindi National Park
After breakfast make an early morning nature/ foot safari/ game walk in the park which is an extension of the Tanzanian Plains with big herds of Zebra, Impala, Eland , Warthogs ,buffalo and other savannah species. For birders, this is one of the best places to find African Fin foot, Papyrus, Bush Shrike. Return to lodge for lunch and after take en-route game drive as you depart for Bwindi national park. Dinner and overnight at Engagi lodge or Buhoma community Bandas. Meal plan: Full-Board
Day3: Gorilla tracking
After an early morning breakfast prepare for a briefing from the Uganda wildlife officials, after enter into the jungle to search or for your gorilla tracking in the forests of Bwindi. Gorilla tracking can be strenuous because of Bwindi’s challenging terrain. This activity is a full day memorable experience and therefore you will need to carry a packed lunch and drinking water, wear comfortable boots or sturdy shoes, a light rain jacket as Bwindi has unpredictable weather, insect repellent, sun screen. Walking sticks will be available from the park rangers. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: Full-board
Day 4: Bwindi – Queen Elizabeth National Park
Take breakfast and head to local community trail to the most unique people the Batwa in Uganda once the forest dwellers; visit the typical home stead´s of Bakiga, the traditional healers, local breweries and the local community craft shops. After return to the lodge for lunch, then depart to Queen Elizabeth National Park through the Ishasha Sector, the southern isolated and fine-looking section of Queen Elizabeth National Park, famous for its tree-climbing lions. It is stunning to see the lions enfold from the trees and you will also see hippos, buffaloes and topis among others. Check-in in your hotel to have some time for relation at the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari Lodge or Simba safari lodge. Meal plan: full-board.
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Dawn game drive spotting wildlife like the mammals that include big five like elephants, giraffes, Lions, Hippos, Buffaloes, Leopard, Spotted and the elusive Giant Forest Hog in this park and Reptiles. All these are regularly sighted around the tourist village on the Mweya Peninsula. In the afternoon go for the boat cruise along Kazinga Channel, where the concentration of water birds and photographs is extraordinary. A variety of birds grace the grasses on the channels edge and these may include the Great White and Pink-Backed Pelicans, Great and Long-tailed Cormorants, Open-billed Stork, African Jacana, Malachite and Pied Kingfishers. There is also a Bird Observatory here, which was set up with the aim of studying both migratory and resident birds. Since its inception in 1997 more new species have been identified, including Uganda’s first record of the Bar-tailed Godwit. Dinner and overnight at Mweya lodge or Albertine rift (Mweya hostel). Meal plan: Full Board
Day 6: Queen-Kampala
Take breakfast and after go for a very awesome Kyambura gorge chimp trekking which are un-predictable and the walk is much informative from other resources. Embark our van back journey to Kampala taking en-route game drive to spot elephants, warthogs, water bucks, hippos and others on your way out. Have lunch en-route in Mbarara town or Masaka and reach Kampala in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Serena or Cassia lodge or New Madagascar Hotel or Namirembe guest house. Meal plan: Full-board
Day7: Kampala – Jinja
Today after your breakfast from your hotel our guide will meet you and start your Kampala city tour around the seven hills, visit places like Uganda museum, Bahai temple and Namugongo shrines. Lunch en-route and after drive to Jinja and visit source of the Nile and Bujagali falls. Depart for Kampala and end of services. Meal plan: Half-Board. “Tuuka Bulungi”-“Safe Journey” we are very happy to host you again!!
The package includes.
- Transportation by safari van
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- Gorilla permits, one per person to be paid in advance
- Boat ride
- Stopover at Equator
- Park entrance
- Game drives
- Drive allowances
- Visit the local communities
- Visit source of the Nile and Bujagali falls
The package excludes:
The expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and cigarettes.