9 Day Uganda Safari - Atlas african safaris Atlas african safaris - Gorilla trekking and tracking in Uganda, Bird watching, Rwenzori mountain climbing ,chimpanzee trekking in Kibaale
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Tour Description

Welcomed and transferred to Hotel in Kampala. Dinner and overnight. (Optional) visit to Uganda wildlife Educational Centre (UWEC) which show cases all the animals in our parks apart from the Gorillas

Tour highlights

  • Day 1: Arrival and check in at Ndere center.
  • Day 2: Kampala- Murchison Falls National Park
  • Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park
  • Day 4: Murchison Falls-Kibale
  • Day 5: Chimp tracking
  • Day 6: Kibale NP- Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 7: Game drive and boat cruise then drive to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 8: Boat cruise Bunyonyi then drive to Lake Mburo
  • Day 9: Game drive in Lake Mburo and Drive back to Entebbe
Price includes

  • Park entrance fees
  • Meals
  • Visit to the falls
  • Lake Bunyonyi
  • Launch cruises
  • Accommodation
  • Game drives
  • 1 liter of bottled water per day per person
  • Ground transportation
  • Entry fees
  • Vehicle entrance fees
  • Boat cruises
  • Ziwa Rhino sanctuary
  • Entertainment from Ndere centre
  • 1 Kibale Chimpanzee Permits
  • Services of English speaking Driver/guide.
  • Enroute lunches
  • 24 hour service from us
  • All that is mentioned in the itinerary

Price excludes

  • Air ticket to and from Uganda
  • visas to Uganda,
  • Yellow fever vaccination,
  • Personal Expenses

Depending on time of arrival at Entebbe Airport, you’ll be welcomed and transferred to Hotel in Kampala. Dinner and overnight. (Optional) visit to Uganda wildlife Educational Centre (UWEC) which show cases all the animals in our parks apart from the Gorillas. (Meal Plan: HB)

After breakfast we begin with the panoramic drive north-west through the famous Luwero Triangle and, travel to Masindi via Ziwa Rhino Project. A visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino trekking is a must. We shall have lunch after the trek, after lunch, drive to Murchison at the spectacularly situated site at the top of the fall where you can see the Nile’s beauty perfected!! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from up to 1 km squeeze through a 7 meter canyon dropping 45 meters with a thunderous roar creating a beautiful rainbow, a plume of spray and the best thing that happened to the Nile. “The Murchison Falls “. Overnight and dinner (Meal Plan: HB)

Begin the day with a cup of African Coffee. After your cup of coffee, cross the Nile by ferry to the northern bank of the park. The guide will help us spot Elephants, Lions, Cape buffalos, Rothschild’s giraffes, hartebeests, Waterbucks, Oribi, Bushbucks, Bohor reedbucks, hyenas and if we are lucky, the leopards. Return to the hotel for breakfast and lunch. After lunch, we go for a boat safari upstream the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls stopping just tens of meters. En-route, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over this 17 km stretch you may see elephants, waterbucks and Uganda Kobs, crocodiles. This is also a zone of many bird species like Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, hornbill, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. There you leave the boat and start your – quite heavy – hike to the Top of the Falls (approx. 1 hour). See where the world’s longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43m below. The guide will be waiting for us to bring us back to the lodge. Overnight and dinner as above. (Meal plan: FB)

Morning breakfast, check out of the park and drive along lake Albert to the escarpment area for a great view of the great rift valley, continue to Hoima town for lunch at the Kolping Hotel, continue through Mabale, Kagadi towns with great views the local community, thatched houses, school kids and finally to Kyenjojo town. Remember it is a long tiresome, bumpy road from Murchison falls to Kyenjonjo town. You arrive at Fort Portal, then, continue toward Kibale Forest, one of the great African rainforest research reserves and for the rest of the journey enjoy the trend in culture. Arrive at the accommodation for diner and overnight. (Meal plan: HB)

After breakfast, we shall report to the UWA headquarters for briefing then we shall head into the park for chimp tracking and birding. Kibale is home to 13 species of primates and there. This is where we have bigger chances of Chimpanzee tracking. Birding in the forest is also very rewarding and you could encounter White-naped Pigeon, African Gray Parrot, Black Bee-eater, Hairy-breasted, Yellow Spotted and Yellow Billed Barbet, Chestnut-winged and Purple-headed, Waller’s and Narrow Tailed Starlings, Blue-throated Brown and Superb Sunbirds, White-collared Olive back among others. We shall have a picnic lunch and then continue with our search. In the evening we shall return to the camp for dinner and overnight at Kibale forest camp.

Wake up early morning and have breakfast, with our packed lunch, we then proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth hosts a variety 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. Almost 100 species that include Hippos, Buffaloes, Lions, Leopard, Spotted Hyena and the elusive giant forest hog, There are over 606 species of birds found here including the martial eagle, Verreaux’s Eagle owl, Black-Rumped buttonquail and African skimmer among others. You will enjoy an evening drive in search for the above mentioned fauna and flora.

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. We shall drive to Lake Bunyonyi and settle in the accommodation for dinner and overnight.

After breakfast we shall have a boat cruise on Lake Bunyonyi after we shall return to the resort for lunch and after lunch, we shall drive to Lake Mburo national park to our accommodation for dinner and overnight.

After breakfast, we shall evacuate the lodge and we shall have a game drive to Lake Mburo National park as we drive out of the park. The park has a superb wetland and Acacia savanna sanctuary. Birding here is a delightful experience, with superb scenery and a markedly different fauna to other reserves. This is the best place in the country to see game animals such as Eland as well as Zebra, Topi, Impala, and acacia-associated birds. The lakes within the park attract Hippos, Crocodiles and a variety of water birds, while fringing swamps hide secretive papyrus specialists such as Sitatunga, plus much rarer Roan, Leopard, Hyenas and Jackals. We shall have lunch in Mbarara at a selected hotel by the guide then we continue to Entebbe to Entebbe guest house for refreshment as we wait for our evening flight back home carrying memories of Uganda with us.

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