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8 Days Gorilla and Lake Mutanda

Our 8 Days Uganda Wildlife Tour is fully packed with only the best places to see and enjoy with plenty of wildlife encounters in the Africa jungles including The Elephant, Lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeest, Zebras, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, hyena among other not forgetting the greatest primates including the Gorillas in Mgahinga National Park

Itinerary in Details

Day 1: Drive to Queen Elizabeth

The driver guide shall pick you up from Kampala at to set off for Queen Elizabeth National park in southwestern Uganda. Due to time, you might have a stopover for Lunch in Mbarara or at the lodge depending at the time of departure. We shall reach in the evening at our accommodation for dinner and overnight at

 

Lodges

Katara lodge | Mweya Safari Lodge | Ishasha Wilderness lodge

Ihamba lodge | Pumba safari lodge | Engiri game lodge

Simba Safari Lodge | Jacana safari lodge | Tembo safari lodge

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth game drive and Boat cruise

Take a cup of coffee and go for an early morning game drive in this park, provide excellent opportunities to see Lions, Cape Buffaloes, Giant Forest Hogs, Leopards, Elephants, Defassa Waterbucks, Uganda Kobs, Topi and Bush bucks and many more. We shall come back for a formal breakfast. Lunch and relaxation at the lodge. After lunch, enjoy the unique 2-hour Launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of Hippos and many animals and birds, may be seen drinking at the water’s edge. This launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing, ideal for the Uganda safari .The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with well over 550 resident species. Dinner and overnight as above.

Lodges

Katara lodge | Mweya Safari Lodge | Ishasha Wilderness lodge

Ihamba lodge | Pumba safari lodge | Engiri game lodge

Simba Safari Lodge | Jacana safari lodge | Tembo safari lodge

Day 3: Queen Elizabeth game drives in Ishasha sector

Drive to Ishasha sector, where you will have game drives to try our luck upon the tree climbing lions and other animals as well as a variety of bird species. We shall have a stopover for a picnic lunch and continue with our game drive. In the evening we shall drive to our lodge for dinner and overnight at.

Lodges:-

Katara lodge | Mweya Safari Lodge | Ishasha Wilderness lodge

Ihamba lodge | Pumba safari lodge | Engiri game lodge

Simba Safari Lodge | Jacana safari lodge | Tembo safari lodge

Day 4: Drive to Lake Mutanda

We shall drive to Lake Mutanda, we shall have a stopover for lunch then continue to our accommodation for dinner and overnight at

Optional activity: MUTANDA ISLAND TRIP (boat) 3-4h 2h motorboat.
Your ride to the burial place of Kyangushu will be followed by Mutanda Island, the biggest and the only inhabited one. On a clear day it offers views of Bunagana (Congo border), Lake Mulehe and Bwindi NP.

Lodges

Mutanda Lake resort | Chameleon hill lodge | Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp

Mutanda eco community center | Gorilla close up lodge |Muncha hotel

Mubano Hotel | Sawa sawa guest house | Virunga Hotel and campsite

Day 5: Drive to Mgahinga for trekking Gorilla

You will rise relatively early for a jovial cup of tea to give you the energy needed for gorilla tracking.  Report to the ranger station at 08.00 am where the guides will take you through the forest, slashing at the undergrowth, to track gorillas. This trek can take from half an hour to five hours therefore, a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes. On top of that, there are other animals and birds which you could see on the way.

You will spend only one hour with the gorillas as you listen, watch and marvel at them. It is amazing, for one to be in audience with these giants and think they would attack you. However, these gentle giants as they are known don’t attack anybody unless they are threatened, and sometimes, they tease you by jumping up and down and hitting their chests to scare you and see what your reaction would be. Under the circumstances, it is advisable not to look at them directly into their eyes, but look down and don’t show any jocular actions that may be interpreted as an attack to them, keep silence and talk in small tones.   And after one hour, they will leave you where you are or your guide will tell you when to depart. If you have the afternoon free, we could walk to the water fall nearby or you can take a guided village amongst the locals. Return at your lodge for an overnight and dinner as above.

Lodges

Mutanda Lake resort | Chameleon hill lodge | Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp

Mutanda eco community center | Gorilla close up lodge |Muncha hotel

Mubano Hotel | Sawa sawa guest house | Virunga Hotel and campsite

Day 6: Mt. Sabyinyo Hiking

 

Option 1: Climb Mount Sabinyo
Mount Sabinyo offers three challenging peaks to climb. The trail takes you up a ridge along the Eastern side of peak 1. If you wish to continue, the climb to peak 2 involves walking a ridge with breath taking drops into the gorges of Rwanda and Uganda. Finally, the hike up to peak 3 is steep with several ladders and much scrambling. You are sure to get your hands dirty en route to peak 3. On top of peak 3 (3669 meter) you will be in Rwanda, Uganda and Congo at the same time!

Option 2: Hike in Sabinyo Gorge
This hike takes you deep into Sabinyo’s lush gorge. It is moist, with thick vegetation and there is a beautiful moss-lined stream along the walk. This trail reveals the true height of Mount Sabinyo. At the end of the gorge you find yourself looking straight up at the peaks. With the peaks up and a small waterfall by your side, the end of the gorge is a great spot for a rest. Keep your binoculars ready! The gorge is one of the best birding spots of the park.

Lodges

Mutanda Lake resort | Chameleon hill lodge | Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp

Mutanda eco community center | Gorilla close up lodge |Muncha hotel

Mubano Hotel | Sawa sawa guest house | Virunga Hotel and campsite

Day 7: Drive to Mbarara

After breakfast we shall drive to Mbarara to our accommodation at our accommodation, enroute for lunch on reaching accommodation we shall relax as we wait for dinner and overnight at

 

Lodges:-

Mihingo | Lake Mburo Safari Lodge | Arcadia cottages

Rwakobo Rock | Eagles Nest

Runyo rest camp | Nyore hillside retreat

 

Optional (Have a game drive In Lake Mburo National Park)

 

Day 8: Drive back to Entebbe to catch flight

After breakfast. We shall drive to Entebbe and reach in time to catch our flight back home carrying memories of Uganda with us.

 

Prices include

Park entrance fees

Vehicle entrance fees

Accommodation

Meals while on this trip

Game drive/boat cruise

Masks every day

Lake Mutanda

1 liter of bottled water per day per person

1 Gorilla permit each 

Ground transportation

Mt Sabinyo hike

Ishasha sector

24 hour service from us

The price excludes
Covid Rp test / certificate

Beverage

Laundry services

Air fares

Visa

Yellow fever vaccination

personal nature expenses.

3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park

The short 3 day Uganda safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park exposes you to one of Africa’s most beautiful scenery, an array of big game and hundreds of species of birds. The park is popular for her lush hills, sparkling crater lakes that attract wildlife plenty of wildlife. Numerous habitats occur in Queen Elizabeth National Park which support a remarkable diversity of wildlife.

Itinerary for the 3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park safari

 

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Kasese where we shall be having our overnight

The driver guide shall pick you up from Kampala to set off for Queen Elizabeth National park in southwestern Uganda. You shall make a stopover in Mbarara town for a quick snack after which you continue to the Kasese arriving in the late evening to the Park. Check into your accommodation to relax the rest of the day. Dinner and overnight will be at a selected lodge.

Lodges
High end/ Luxury facilities: – Mweya Safari | Katara Lodge |Kyambura Gorge Lodge
Mid range/ Moderate facilities: Enganzi Safari Lodge |Kasenyi Safari Lodge |Ihamba Safari Lodge
Budget/Low facilities: Wild Track Safari Lodge| Bush Lodge |Simba Safari Lodge

Day 2: Morning Game Drive, Afternoon Boat ride

Be up by 5.00am, have a cup of tea/coffee with a snack and set off to Queen Elizabeth National park at 6:00am, we shall arrive at the park and start our Morning Game Drive. Explore the vast Kasenyi Plains for plenty of game sightings which include: Elephants, Buffaloes, Antelopes, Lions, and Hyenas. We shall have lunch and after lunch we shall, set off for the 2 hour Boat ride on the Kazinga Channel Expect to see a variety of wildlife such as Hippos, Crocodiles, Elephants, Buffaloes and so many birds.  After our cruise, we shall drive to Ishasha sector, to try our luck upon the search for tree climbing lions before we drive out of the park back to our accommodations in Kasese. We shall have our dinner then have a night life in Kasese clubs. (Those who want extra drinks like beers, juice, sodas can pack extra money to help them buy these items)

Lodges
High end/ Luxury facilities: – Mweya Safari | Katara Lodge |Kyambura Gorge Lodge
Mid range/ Moderate facilities: Enganzi Safari Lodge |Kasenyi Safari Lodge |Ihamba Safari Lodge
Budget/Low facilities: Wild Track Safari Lodge| Bush Lodge |Simba Safari Lodge

Day 3: Drive from Kasese back to Kampala for end of the 3 days Safari

After breakfast, check out and depart for Kampala. Lunch is en-route at the Ajip Motel in Mbarara town. You shall also make stopovers at the Uganda Equator and local drum makers. Get to Kampala and drop-off at where we will be picked by our guide carrying memories of Uganda.

Prices includes:

Accommodation

Meals while on the trip

Ground transportation

Activities mentioned above

Game drive

Boat cruise

24 hour service from us

Water

Entry fees

Excludes

Personal expenses

Beverages

5 Days Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Park

This Trip will Take you to the best of our wildlife National Park in Murchison falls and Queen Elizabeth National Park, enjoy the different views, and get exposed to different Uganda wildlife, look out for animals like Bufalos, Giraffe, tree climbing lions different bird species, Elephants, the Murchison falls among others

5 Days Murchison Falls National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park

 

Day 1: Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

You will be picked by our guide from Kampala and embark on the drive to Murchison Falls National Park covering 305km around 5 hours’ drive. You drive along the impressive landscapes of Nakasongora crossing the Kafu River Retreat from the on road journey and connect to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay at your lodge

 

Lodges

Baker’s Lodge| Choobe Lodge| Paara Safari Lodge

Budongo Eco Lodge| Murchison River Lodge | Pakuba Safari Lodge

Red Chilli | Sambiya River lodge | Fort Murchison Lodge

 

 

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park

Early morning take game drive looking for wildlife. Murchison Falls is the largest national park in the country and harbors different flora and fauna. Your game drive in the morning with a local guide who will assist you to sight wild game in the northern bank of River Nile where concentrations of game are in common sight of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, lions leopards hyenas and many bird species are a common sight.

After lunch in the afternoon go for a boat cruise on the famous River Nile up to the bottom of falls viewing variety of game that throng along banks of the river. Chances of sighting the shoe bill stork are many though not a guarantee and many more bird species continue up to the bottom of the falls where you will see animals like schools of hippos, crocodiles and many species of birds’ dinner and overnight at your lodge.

 

Lodges

Baker’s Lodge| Choobe Lodge| Paara Safari Lodge

Budongo Eco Lodge| Murchison River Lodge | Pakuba Safari Lodge

Red Chilli | Sambiya River lodge | Fort Murchison Lodge

 

 

Day 3: Murchison Falls National park -Queen Elizabeth National Park

Morning after breakfast proceed to Queen Elizabeth. Queen   Elizabeth   National Park is one of the most outstanding treasures of Uganda and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve for Human under UNESCO auspices of   .It   borders on Lake Georga and Lake Edward   as well as kazinga   channel in the western area of the Great Rift Valley escarpment.

The   park has attractive acacia   dotted   savannah   which is a home for Buffaloes elephants, antelopes, lions, hyena etc which graze these peace acres. At the lake, there   are hippos and wonderful diversity of birds. Dinner and over stay at your lodge

 

Lodges

Katara lodge | Mweya Safari Lodge | Ishasha Wilderness lodge

Ihamba lodge | Pumba safari lodge | Engiri game lodge

Simba Safari Lodge | Jacana safari lodge | Tembo safari lodge

 

 

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Early morning game drive viewing herds of elephants, buffaloes and antelopes and some predators- lion’s leopard’s hyenas etc. Watch different species of birds. Over 500 species have been identified here making it a Mecca for bird –watchers. They include Black-bee eater, 11 different species of Kingfisher, several falcons, eagles and raptors.

Then take an afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel where you will see a variety of game mostly marine animals. This waterway joins Lake Edward and Lake George and it is filled with schools of hippos, buffaloes, with elephants at the banks and a wonderful diversity of birds. Because of the different habitats of the lake shores and the broad Savannah, the variety seems endless. Catch a glimpse of water birds diving for fish, the Marabou stork, bee-eater and cheeky bronze-tailed starling as well as the majestic crowned crane. Retire to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight

 

Lodges

Katara lodge | Mweya Safari Lodge | Ishasha Wilderness lodge

Ihamba lodge | Pumba safari lodge | Engiri game lodge

Simba Safari Lodge | Jacana safari lodge | Tembo safari lodge

 

 

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Kampala.

After breakfast, transfer to Kampala at your home.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

END OF SAFARI

 

Prices include

Park entrance fees

Vehicle entrance fees

Accommodation

Meals while on this trip

Game drive

Boat cruise

Hike the Top of the Falls

Ground Transportation

1 liter of bottled water per day per person

Ishasha sector

24 hour service from us

 

The price excludes

Beverage

Laundry services

Air fares

Visa

Yellow fever vaccination

personal nature expenses.

12 Days 11 Nights White Water Rafting, Murchison Falls Uganda Safaris

Visit the best of Uganda, not forgetting Hoima, in Bugoma Forest for an Eco tour and birding before you drive for White water rafting at the Nile, not forgetting the Mountain Gorillas.

12 DAYS 11 NIGHTS UGANDA TRIP

 

Day 1: Drive to Hoima.

We shall be picked from our hotel and drive to Hoima. We shall have
lunch on the way reaching at the accommodation in evening. We shall have
our dinner and overnight at

 

Lodges

Miika Eco lodge | Hoima Kolping Hotel | Hotel KonTiki

Rosaline Suites | Glory summit Hotel | Riviera Hotel

Tik Hotel | Crown Hotel | Dream Holiday Hotel

 

Day 2: Bugoma forest visit and Drive to Murchison falls National Park.

After our early morning breakfast, we shall have our Bugoma forest
eco tour (1-2 hrs) we shall have a chance to see the different primates
like the red tailed monkeys among so many others not forgetting
different bird species.  Bugoma Forest is a protected tropical forest
that is situated southwest of Hoima and northeast of Kyenjojo towns, and east of Lake Albert, in the Hoima district of western Uganda.
Regional rainfall in Bugoma ranges from 1 250 to 1,625 mm. Farmlands
and regenerating vegetation fringe the forests, which includes Elephant grass and Hyparrhenia
grassland. The tree cover of the forest belt shows a tendency toward
monospecific dominance. Early colonising forest consists of a mixed
forest with Alstonia congensis, Trichilia prieuriana, Khaya anthotheca, Celtis mildbraedii, and Cynometra alexandri, among others.

We shall transfer to Murchison falls on ground. We shall drive
through Masindi and continue to the park reaching in time for dinner and
overnight at

 

Lodges

Baker’s Lodge| Choobe Lodge| Paara Safari Lodge

Budongo Eco Lodge| Murchison River Lodge | Pakuba Safari Lodge

Red Chilli | Sambiya River lodge | Fort Murchison Lodge

 

Day 3: Game Drive in Murchison Falls and boat cruise

An early cup of tea/coffee at 6:00am go for a Game drive where you
will spot, Elephants, Giraffes, Buffalos, plus more as the checklist of
mammals reaches 76 we continue browsing the Drive circuits to the Delta
point for a cocktail of Birds and mammals . If you are a keen birder
this might be your magnet to catch them. Afternoon-2-5pm for a 3hours
Boat ride to the base of Falls where you get to see the Hippos, Nile
crocodiles, elephants and a variety of beautiful bird species along the
falls and Elephants quenching their thirst for the afternoon sun.
Overnight and diner at

 

Lodges

Baker’s Lodge| Choobe Lodge| Paara Safari Lodge

Budongo Eco Lodge| Murchison River Lodge | Pakuba Safari Lodge

Red Chilli | Sambiya River lodge | Fort Murchison Lodge

 

Day 4: Drive to Jinja

After breakfast, drive to Jinja for lunch at brisk hotel and if time
allows, we shall visit the source of the Nile visit. Return and relax at
the

 

Lodges:-

Source of the Nile Hotel | Jinja Nile resort | Gately on the Nile

Source of the smile | The Haven Uganda | The black Lantern

Brisk Hotel Triangle | Cool breeze hotel | Nile Hotel Jinja

 

Day 5: Half Day white water rafting

Today you will have a half day white water rafting on the Nile, have
lunch and drive around Jinja town, a place of history in Uganda. We
shall return to the hotel for Dinner and overnight at

 

Lodges

Source of the Nile Hotel | Jinja Nile resort | Gately on the Nile

Source of the smile | The Haven Uganda | The black Lantern

Brisk Hotel Triangle | Cool breeze hotel | Nile Hotel Jinja

 

Day 6: Drive to Lake Bunyonyi

After your breakfast, you will drive to Lake Bunyonyi arriving in the evening, overnight at

 

Lodges

Bird@nest | Arcadia lodge lake Bunyonyi | Lake Bunyonyi Eco resort

Bunyonyi Safari resort | Lake Bunyonyi rock resort| Nature’s prime Island

Bunyonyi overland | Kansiime’s backpackers | Bushara Island camp

 

Day 7: Boat Lake Bunyonyi- then Bwindi Forest

After breakfast, Have a boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi and visit some
islands with different distinctive culture, this is a do not miss
adventure, because of the beautiful scenery this Lake has. Have lunch
then drive to Bwindi National park sleeping in

 

Lodges

Mutanda Lake resort | Chameleon hill lodge | Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp

Nkuringo Gorilla lodge | Gorilla close up lodge | Buhoma lodge

Buhoma community bandas | Bwindi Gorilla Haven | Virunga Hotel and campsite

 

Day 8:  Gorilla Tracking Experience and relax in Bwindi national park.

You will rise relatively early for a jovial breakfast to give you the
energy needed for gorilla tracking.  Report to the ranger station at
08.00 am where the guides will take you through the forest, slashing at
the undergrowth, panting thick creepers, to track gorillas. This trek
can take from half an hour to five hours therefore a reasonable degree
of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes.

You will spend only one hour with seeing the gorillas as you listen
to them grumble at each other and marvel at the sheer size of the
dominant male, the silverback. It is amazing to think that there are
only 650 or so of these creatures left in the world!  If you have the
afternoon free, you will take a guided village amongst the locals.
Return at your lodge for an overnight as above.

 

Lodges

Mutanda Lake resort | Chameleon hill lodge | Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp

Nkuringo Gorilla lodge | Gorilla close up lodge | Buhoma lodge

Buhoma community bandas | Bwindi Gorilla Haven | Virunga Hotel and campsite

 

Day 9: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National park

Depart to Queen Elizabeth National Park.   You will pass through the
crater Valley with beautiful lakes and rich grasslands which are set
deep. This is truly the most magnificent scenery in the park.  Queen
Elizabeth hosts a large variety and volume of wildlife. It boasts one of
the highest bio diversity ranging from the open Savannah to Rain
forest, dense swamps and beautiful crater lakes to the vastness of Lake
Edward. After checking in and having lunch, you will head for an evening
game drive. You might spot Elephants, warthogs, waterbucks, hippos and
others. You might want to head to the Kasenyi area of the park where
lions are frequently spotted. Overnight at

 

Lodges

Katara lodge | Mweya Safari Lodge | Ishasha Wilderness lodge

Ihamba lodge | Pumba safari lodge | Engiri game lodge

Simba Safari Lodge | Jacana safari lodge | Tembo safari lodge

 

Day 10: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Take a cup of coffee and go for an early morning game drive in this
park, provide excellent opportunities to see Lions, Cape Buffaloes,
Giant Forest Hogs, Leopards, Elephants, Defassa Waterbucks, Uganda Kobs,
Topi and Bush bucks and many more.

After lunch, enjoy the unique 2-hour launch cruise on the Kazinga
Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes through possibly the
highest concentration of Hippos and many animals may be seen drinking at
the water’s edge. This launch cruise offers an excellent platform for
photography, bird watching and game viewing, ideal for the Uganda safari
.The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with well over 550
resident species. Dinner and overnight at as above.

 

Lodges

Katara lodge | Mweya Safari Lodge | Ishasha Wilderness lodge

Ihamba lodge | Pumba safari lodge | Engiri game lodge

Simba Safari Lodge | Jacana safari lodge | Tembo safari lodge

 

Day 11: Drive to Lake Mburo NP

We shall transfer to Lake Mburo national park, we shall reach in time
for lunch, we shall have a nature walk at our own pace. We shall return
for our dinner and overnight at

 

Day 12: Transfer to Kampala

Early breakfast before embarking on our return to Kampala, driving
down the grassed and terraced escarpments of southwestern Uganda while
taking in the breathtaking sights of the hills of the region dubbed ‘the
little Switzerland of Africa’. This area is a highly fertile,
mountainous region with steep sided hills covered from top to bottom in
neatly terraced cultivated rows. Not to miss as we traverse Mbarara are
the impressing long horn Ankole cattle. A remarkable
highlight of this journey is the Equator line and surely you will cross,
we shall reach in Kampala to our final destination.

 

Tour Price includes

-Park entrance fees
-Vehicle entrance fees

-Game drives

-Launch cruises

-Accommodation

-Meals

-1 litter of bottled water per day per person

-1 Gorilla permit per person

-Ground transportation

 

Tour prices excludes
-Beverages like sodas, beers, juice.

-Laundry services

-Visa

-Air ticket

-Yellow fever vaccination

7 days Gorilla trekking and Uganda safaris

This trip will take you to the best of Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda, Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, then visit Queen Elizabeth National Park for tree climbing lions. Get the best of Uganda in 7 days and leave with a lot of stories to tell.

ITINERARY IN DETAILS

 

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to the hotel

On arrival you will be welcomed by our driver/guide who will then transfer you to your hotel for dinner and overnight at

 

Lodges

Serena Hotel | Protea Hotel | Lake Victoria Hotel

Imperial Resort Beach Hotel | Gately | Silver Springs Bugolobi

Airport view Hotel | Entebbe Travelers inn | Namirembe guest house

 

Day 2: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After your breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel by our experienced driver guide and depart for Bwindi Impenetrable National park. Have a brief stopover for pictures at the Equator (KAYABWE) and proceed to Mbarara for a 2nd stopover for lunch at Agip motel and later on to Lake Bunyonyi arriving in the evening, overnight at

 

Lodges

Bird@nest | Arcadia lodge lake Bunyonyi | Lake Bunyonyi Eco resort

Bunyonyi Safari resort | Lake Bunyonyi rock resort| Nature’s prime Island

Bunyonyi overland | Kansiime’s backpackers | Bushara Island camp

 

Day 3: Boat Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast, visit the distinctive) societies or to the Bukora Cave. Have lunch at the resort and enjoy the afternoon on a boat ride, canoeing or go for a cycling tour around the area 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 also have the optional of visiting the Orugano rain Forest which has diverse plants and animals or spend some time interacting with the community who inhabit parts of the forest and its surrounding areas. Birders will treat themselves with well over 300 bird species recorded. Like Otters, pied kingfishers, swallows among others.

 

Lodges

Bird@nest | Arcadia lodge lake Bunyonyi | Lake Bunyonyi Eco resort

Bunyonyi Safari resort | Lake Bunyonyi rock resort| Nature’s prime Island

Bunyonyi overland | Kansiime’s backpackers | Bushara Island camp

 

Day 4: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National park

After breakfast, you will transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is one of the world’s Heritage sites and famously known for the gorilla trek activity. Reach in time for lunch at the lodge. Relax at the lodge as we wait for dinner and overnight at

 

Lodges

Mutanda Lake resort | Chameleon hill lodge | Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp

Nkuringo Gorilla lodge | Gorilla close up lodge | Buhoma lodge

Buhoma community bandas | Bwindi Gorilla Haven | Virunga Hotel and campsite

 

Day 5: Gorilla Tracking

You will rise relatively early for a jovial breakfast to give you the energy needed for gorilla tracking.  Report to the ranger station at 08.00 am where the guides will take you through the forest, slashing at the undergrowth, to track gorillas. This trek can take from half an hour to five hours therefore, a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes. On top of that, there are other animals and birds which you could see on the way.

You will spend only one hour with the gorillas as you listen, watch and marvel at them. It is amazing, for one to be in audience with these giants and think they would attack you. However, these gentle giants as they are known don’t attack anybody unless they are threatened, and sometimes, they tease you by jumping up and down and hitting their chests to scare you and see what your reaction would be. Under the circumstances, it is advisable not to look at them directly into their eyes, but look down and don’t show any jocular actions that may be interpreted as an attack to them, keep silence and talk in small tones.   And after one hour, they will leave you where you are or your guide will tell you when to depart. If you have the afternoon free, we could walk to the water fall nearby or you can take a guided village amongst the locals. Return at your lodge for an overnight and dinner as above. (Meals: FB)

 

Lodges

Mutanda Lake resort | Chameleon hill lodge | Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp

Nkuringo Gorilla lodge | Gorilla close up lodge | Buhoma lodge

Buhoma community bandas | Bwindi Gorilla Haven | Virunga Hotel and campsite

 

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth

In the morning, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park passing via Ishasha sector, where you will have game drives to try our luck upon the tree climbing lions and other animals as well as a variety of bird species. Reach QENP early enough for lunch at Mweya Safari Lodge. In the afternoon, go for a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel, where you will have an opportunity to see a variety of birds such as the king fisher, herons, blue oraco and many more. You will also see game as hippos, crocodiles, buffalos, elephants as they bask along the channel banks. Dinner and overnight at

 

Lodges

Katara lodge | Mweya Safari Lodge | Ishasha Wilderness lodge

Ihamba lodge | Pumba safari lodge | Engiri game lodge

Simba Safari Lodge | Jacana safari lodge | Tembo safari lodge

 

Day 7: Game drive and boat cruise

Take a cup of coffee and go for an early morning game drive in this park, provide excellent opportunities to see Lions, Cape Buffaloes, Giant Forest Hogs, Leopards, Elephants, Defassa Waterbucks, Uganda Kobs, Topi and Bush bucks and many more. We shall come back for a formal breakfast. Lunch and relaxation at the lodge. After lunch, enjoy the unique 2-hour Launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of Hippos and many animals and birds, may be seen drinking at the water’s edge. This launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing, ideal for the Uganda safari .The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with well over 550 resident species. Depending on your departure time, you will have refreshments before your flight back home carrying memories of Uganda with us.

 

End of the trip! Thank you!

 

Prices include

-Park entrance fees
-Vehicle entrance fees
-Accommodation
-Meals

-Game drive

-Boat cruise

-Lake Bunyonyi boat ride

-1 liter of bottled water per day per person

-1 Gorilla permit each

-Ground transportation

-24 hour service from us

 

The price excludes
-Beverage

-Laundry services

-Air fares, visas

-yellow fever vaccination

-personal nature expenses.

Uganda

“It is the Pearl of Africa” Churchill Winston. It is a home of the Big things, the Big Mountain Gorilla, Big Lake Victoria, Big Mountain Rwenzori, Big Wildlife and Hospitable people. Miss coming to Uganda the show case of what Travel Africa is on your own.

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