8 DAYS DELUXE SAFARI TOUR IN UGANDA
Uganda has fast become a top draw destination for travellers from all over the world that are looking for the perfect and complete African safari. The ultimate variety that Uganda has can be seen in the landscapes, topography, plant life, wildlife, birdlife, culture and peoples – is mindboggling, and guaranteed to captivate all types of travellers, whatever their interest. Uganda has it all, Wildlife, Culture, Heritage and Tradition, isn’t it time you discovered Uganda with us?
Day 1: Arrival Entebbe
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda and after finalizing the formalities, you shall be welcomed by your guide, who will then drive you to your hotel. Depending on the time you arrive, you could go for an optional sunset cruise on Lake Victoria from Entebbe in the late afternoon by boat out towards the equator line or local islands to view the sun over the horizon.
Day 2: Drive to Murchison Falls National Park
After breakfast you shall start your tour. Driving through Kampala, you proceed to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Here you shall have a walking Safari to the Southern White Rhinos that have been reintroduced in Uganda. In the afternoon you will drive to the legendary Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s biggest National Park. Upon arrival, we shall go to the top of the falls to watch the most magnificent and most powerful waterfalls from above
Day 3: Game Drive in the greater Murchison falls area & Launch Cruise on The River Nile
After an early breakfast, you will enjoy a bush breakfast and later proceed for a game drive. This is a beautiful drive across savannah, Borassus Palm Forest and grassland down to Lake Albert where the Albert Nile heads north. Here you will be able to see animals like lions, elephants, solitary leopards, cape buffaloes, giraffes, hyenas, Uganda Kobs, Bushbucks, Waterbucks, Impalas among others. In the afternoon, go for a boat ride up the Nile, to Murchison falls, whence the park derives its name. Enjoy these spectacular falls. After you will hike to the top of the falls where the Nile squeezes through a 7-meter gap and at the bottom you will see huge Nile Crocodiles basking.
Day 4: Fly to Kibale National Park
Today you will fly from Murchison Falls National Park to Kasese Airstrip and then transfer to Fort Portal Kibale National Park, along the way you will pass many tea plantations. On the way you stop in Fort Portal. In the afternoon you will arrive at your accommodation.
Day 5: Chimpanzee Trekking, Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Boat Ride
After breakfast you will go for Chimp tracking and enjoy a wonderful forest experience. Kibale’s 795km2 National Park contains one of the most beautiful and varying tracts of tropical forest in the whole of Uganda. After lunch you shall proceed to Queen Elisabeth National Park, enjoy a game drive on your way in. Named after her Majesty the Queen of England, it is Uganda’s most popular and most scenic game reserves. In the evening, you shall have a boat ride on Kazinga Channel. Queen Elizabeth boasts one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any game park, from the open Savannah to Rain Forest, dense Papyrus Swamps and Crater Lakes to the vastness of Lake Edward.
Day 6: Game Drive in Ishasha, Drive to Bwindi National Park
Depart for Bwindi National Park in the morning on your way; you will have a chance to have a game drive in Ishasha Sector where the tree climbing lions are found. Then continue to the home of the mountain Gorillas. Of Uganda’s forested parks, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is best known for gorilla Tracking, but it also provides refuge to elephants, chimpanzees, monkeys and various small antelopes, as well as 23 bird species restricted to the Albertine.
Day 7: Gorilla Trekking
This morning you will get up early and go to the Visitors Information Center for briefing before taking on the dense forest for gorilla trekking experience with a primate expert. Trekking the Mountain Gorilla is one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The trek will take between 2 and 6 hours, but is well worth the effort. You will be led by an experienced ranger who will tell you interesting facts about flora and fauna and the lifestyle of the Gorillas.
Day 8: Fly Back to Entebbe and Depart
In the Afternoon, you will drive to Kihihi Airstrip and fly back to Entebbe enjoying the beautiful aerial view of south western Uganda, the hills and thick vegetation as well as the farming practiced by the locals. Afterwards you will arrive at the Airport and catch a flight back home.
End of Trip
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