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This best wildlife and trekking safari package is a journey through beautiful sceneries and a visit to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale National park, Queen Elizabeth National park, Bwindi impenetrable National park, Lake Bunyonyi, Lake Mburo National park, Mabira forest and city tour.

Price Includes

  • 12 Nights Accomodation
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location

Price Excludes

  • Guide Service Fee
  • Driver Service Fee
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees
Itinerary

Day 1Arrival

Our safari guide will be waiting for you at the airport holding a board with your names, he will drive you to your hotel to rest and have a meal/snack depending on your arrival time. The driver-guide will brief you on the next day’s itinerary and also inform you of the pickup time.

Day 2Transfer to murchision falls via rhino trekking

Have an early breakfast. Drive northwards on the Kampala – Gulu for approximately two and a half hours and get to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary located in nakasongola. Set out for a hike on the sanctuary to track the White Rhinos. In addition to the Rhinos, the sanctuary harbors several other wildlife including Hippos, Bush bucks, Oribis, and lots of birds.
After close to two hours of trekking, get back on the road and get to Masindi for your lunch, thereafter proceed to Murchison Falls National Park. Check-in at your accommodation to relax, have dinner and rest the night.

Day 3Early morning game drive - afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the falls

Wake up to an early have your breakfast and set off for the game drive. Expect sighting of Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Jackson’s Hart beets, Reedbuck, Uganda Kob, Oribi, Warthogs, lots of savanna birds and wonderful scenery. After close to four hours, return to your accommodation for breakfast and lunch. Later set out for the afternoon Launch Cruise along the Nile to the base of the Murchison Falls. There are lots of wildlife sighting along the Nile, including, Hippos, Crocodile, Buffaloes, Elephants, and lots of water birds. At the base of the falls, you can opt for the Launch and hike along the falls to the top of the Falls. You meet the driver at the top and transfer to back to your lodge. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 4Transfer to Kibale

Have breakfast check out of the lodge and leave for Kibale National Park. The drive along the scenic Albertine rift valley continues. You will stopover in Fort Portal town for lunch before proceeding to Kibale Forest National Park. Check into your accommodation that is situated just outside the park. Spend the day relaxing and enjoying the natural environment outside at the lodge.

Day 5Chimpanzee tracking - Bigodi nature walk

You will, after breakfast, head to Kibale Forest to view the primates. The activity begins at 8.00am with a briefing of the rule for trekking the chimpanzees after which you set off to search for them in the forest. The exercise takes half a day and along the way you will see other primates such as Grey cheeked Mangabeys, Phoestes, Red-Colobus and the Blue tailed and the Red-tailed monkeys swinging in the braches of this thick forest. Your guide will give you informative briefings on the lifestyles of the primates you will be coming across and on the plants as well as on the insects and butterflies in this forest to ensure that the trek is not only enjoyable but informative as well. Later head out for a nature walk in Bigodi Swamp for a sighting of primates and birds.

Day 6Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park - evening game drive

After breakfast, check out of the lodge and head for Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will stopover in Fort Portal town for lunch. Get to the park and drive to the lodge while enjoying the breathtaking scenery of beautiful craters lakes dotted across the lush landscape. You will get to your accommodation in the late afternoon, and spend the rest of the evening enjoying the beautiful nature across the park.

Day 7Early morning game drive - afternoon boat ride on Kazinga channel

Wake up to an early cup of tea/coffee at 6.00 am and set out for an early game drive. Games to see include Lions, Buffaloes, Elephants, Hyenas, Kobs, Topis. The scenery is amazing with crater lakes and grassy hills. After close to three hours, return to the lodge for breakfast. After lunch, set out for the Boat Safari on the Kazinga Channel that joins Lakes Edward and George. The channel attracts a plethora of wildlife including Hippos, Buffaloes, Elephants, Monitor Lizards and lots of water birds and wonderful scenery. Dinner and overnight at your accommodation.

Day 8Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest

Wake up to an early breakfast, check out of the accommodation and travel to the southern area of the park called Ishasha. This area is popular for the tree-climbing lions, and if lucky you may see them. Other big games in this area include Elephants, Topis, and Buffaloes among others. Lunch in Ishasha, thereafter travels southwards to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Check-in at your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Day 9Gorilla tracking - community walk

Wake up to an early breakfast at 6.30 am, pick packed lunch and transfer to the park offices for a briefing by the ranges and assign a gorilla group you shall track. At 8 am transfer to the start of the trek and head into the forest to find the Mountain Gorillas. You are allowed no more than an hour with them, return to meet your driver. Return to the lodge for a snack, refresh and then later visit the local Batwa community to see the indigenous ways of living. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 10Transfer to lake Bunyonyi - canoe ride

Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for a relaxation experience, get to your accommodation in time for lunch. After lunch relax a bit then later go for a canoe ride on one of the deepest lakes in the world. You can choose to ride the canoe yourself or use a guide to ride you. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 11Transfer to lake Mburo national park - Evening game drive

Have breakfast and check out and transfer to Lake Mburo National game park. Get to Lake Mburo in time for lunch, check in to your accommodation and then have lunch. After lunch relaxes and then later go for an evening game drive in the park and get to see a really beautiful sunset in the plains. Return to the lodge for dinner and over.

Day 12Morning nature walk - afternoon boat ride

Wake up for an early morning nature walk into the park for a chance to catch some nocturnal wildlife at a close encounter. You are lead by an armed ranger, after the walk, return to the lodge, relax, refresh, and have lunch. Later on, after lunch set out for a relaxing evening boat ride on the Lake Mburo which gives you a chance to view some wildlife including hippos and several birds. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 13Travel back to Entebbe

Wake up and have breakfast, check out of the lodge and travel back to Entebbe to catch your evening flight back home / drop you off at your desired destination. Lunch is en-route. You also get to make a stopover at the Equator point for some picture moments.

FAQ

How much is a gorilla permit?

Gorilla permit is at $800

Gorilla Habituation is at $1500

Which currency is most widely accepted on this tour?

– US Dollar ($)
– France – Euro (EUR)
– Germany – Euro (EUR)
– Italy – Euro (EUR)
– Netherlands – Euro (EUR)
– Switzerland – Swiss franc (CHF)
– United Kingdom – Pound sterling (£)

What is cancellation policy?

2 weeks in advance prior to the safari

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