Day 1: Pick up from the Airport by our company’s driver guide who will later transfer you to the Entebbe Botanical Beach Hotel to dine and spend the night.
Accommodation; Botanical Beach Hotel
Day 2: After breakfast, drive northwards to Murchison Falls national park, with a stopover for your lunch in Masindi and another at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track rare rhinos that are protected in this sanctuary. Later arrive in Murchison falls national park also Uganda’s largest well protected wildlife area covering 3,840 Sq. km. Move to the top of the Falls to view the natural beauty of these falls. At this place, the river squeezes itself through a 7-meter narrow gorge from a width of more than 1 km and drops below with a thunderous roar forming a water spray that rainbow that results into a stunning rainbow the wonders of Nile River! Dine and slumber. Accommodation; Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury)
Day 3: Have an early delicious breakfast, explore the Northern part hosting a high number of Savannah wildlife. this game drive offers great opportunities for photography of elephants, lions, Uganda kobs, buffaloes, giraffes, waterbucks as well as hippos, and in case you are fortunate even the leopards, in addition to a big number of bird species.
Following lunch, have for a 2-hour boat-cruise to the bottom of the Murchison falls from where great volumes of water escapes through the small gorge forming an immense thunderous roar. During this boat ride you will see several water birds plus mammals in big numbers like Hippos and crocodiles. Head back to the lodge have dinner and slumber at your lodge. Accommodation Options; Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury)
Day 4: Have a hefty breakfast, depart from Murchison Falls National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park as you drive Southwest through Fort Portal and the Albertine Escarpment of the Western Rift Valley. Have lunch on the way at Mountains of the Moon Hotel found in Fort Portal town. From here continue to Mweya peninsula found in the Queen Elizabeth national park. You will arrive in the Park in the evening, have dinner and slumber at your lodge. Accommodation Mweya safari
Day 5: Following an early breakfast, have a morning game drive to see the nocturnal predators as well as the early morning risers like lions, buffaloes, antelope species, leopards, waterbucks, elephants, hippos and warthogs. For birders, Queen Elizabeth is a paradise for birders hosting a diversity of migratory and Albertine Rift Endemics. Dine and slumber at any of these lodges. Accommodation; Mweya safari lodge
Day 6: Have breakfast and set out for a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel for wonder game viewing and bird watching, head back to the lodge for your lunch and then continue to the Kyambura Gorge to track chimpanzees. If you are still on time you can go for a forest walk in Maramagambo forest to explore the bat cave as you look for pythons that feed on these bats. Dine and slumber at the lodge. Accommodations; Mweya safari lodge
Day 7: On this day have an early breakfast and drive to Bwindi impenetrable Forest via Ishasha region in the southern part of Queen Elizabeth to see tree-climbing lions that are prevalent in this area. Continue to where you will have lunch along the way. Have a community walk (the Batwa -Pygmy cultural experience and entertainment) in the evening. Enjoy dinner and slumber at the lodge of your choice Accommodation; Buhoma Lodge (Luxury)
Day 8: After breakfast proceed to the park headquarter to be briefed about the gorilla tracking before going into the verdant forest lead by the rangers. In case you are fortunate, it makes take you about 2 hours or even less to see amazing Bwindi giants. The experience of coming face to face with these peaceful primates is very overwhelming. Head back to the lodge where you will have lunch after tracking the gorillas. Relax at the lodge the whole evening. Accommodation; Buhoma Lodge (Luxury)
Day 9: You will have breakfast and later return to Kampala having lunch along the way in Mbarara and eventually reach Kampala late in the afternoon where you will have a city tour. After transfer direct the airport for your outbound flight back home or transfer to your accommodation if you do not have a flight this evening. Note: city Tour is optional.
- What Will You Do1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport
2: Visiting the Magnificent Murchison Falls
3: The river Nile boat cruise
4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
5: Game drive & Boat Cruise-Queen Elizabeth National Park
6: Boat cruise & Chimp trekking Kyambura Gorge
7: Transfer to Bwindi Forest via Ishasha Sector tree-climbing lions
8: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest
9: Transfer to Kampala
- What To Expect- Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest
- Chimp trekking Kyambura Gorge
- Boat cruise at Kyambura Gorge and the river Nile
- Game drives at the parks
- What Is Included- All Airport transfers
- Gorilla/chimpanzee permits per person
- Accommodation and lodging
- Meals throughout the itinerary
- English speaking guides/drivers
- 4WD safari vehicles
- Domestic flights
- Park Fees
- Emergency Evacuations (AMREF)
- What Is Not Included- International flights
- Visa and customs fees or charges
- Travel Insurance
- Cigarettes and alcohol
- Know Before You GoEntebbe international airport is your gateway to and from Uganda. To avoid inconveniences that are occasioned by rushing at the time of departure, we advise that you book international flights departing from Entebbe after 8pm.
We will need you to furnish us with the following information:
- Flight number
- Arrival and departure date
- Flight times
VISA AND CONSULAR Advice:
Each individual traveler is responsible for obtaining the required visa, as visa requirements vary per country. For visa information, we advise our clients to consult the US State Department and local Embassies for non-US citizens.
1. A visa can be obtained at Entebbe international airport on arrival at a fee $50 per person.
2. Visas for all other East African Countries can be obtained, on arrival, at the international airport or at boarder points.
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION:
Please remember to get your yellow fever vaccination as it is a crucial requirement especially if you are travelling to Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. Please be sure to visit the Centers for Disease Control at http://www.cdc.gov/travel. Or check with a physician for more information.
Travel Health Advice
Stay healthy while you travel
Staying healthy while you travel is vital it isn't all about vaccinations and medicine. Most problems you could face are easily preventable. Drinking bottled, boiled or treated water, washing your hands properly before eating and carefully avoiding insect bites could save your life, money and Time.
ITINERARY, TRAVEL INSURANCE AND PASSPORT COPIES:
Leave a copy of your itinerary, travel insurance and passport to a family member, for reference purposes, in case of an emergency. Travel insurance is also compulsory on all trips.
WHAT TO CARRY:
- Rain Jacket /coat
- Shoes with good traction
- Travel plug adapter with USB port
- Antibacterial hand cleaning gel
- Good camera with fully charged battery and good memory card storage
- First aid kit
- Small back park
- Sun block hat
- Sun glasses
- Hiking boots
- Mosquito repellent
- Avoid expensive jewelry.
- Avoid all demonstrations and protests given their potential to turn violent.
- Monitor the media for information about any possible security risks and pay close attention to your personal security.
- Carry a copy of your passport and avoid hanging alone without the advice of the tour guide.
Prices for a twin/double shared room are per person, and, rates for single or triple travelers are available on request.