Day 01: Entebbe-Zziwa-Gulu
After every early breakfast depart for Rhino tracking activity at Zziwa, after have lunch then drive to Gulu arriving in the evening. Dinner at overnight at Churchill courts or African Roots guest house.
Day 02: Gulu-Kidepo
After breakfast, depart for Kidepo national park arriving early afternoon for lunch. After lunch go on an evening game drive. Expect to see elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, buffalo and many more animals and birds. Dinner and overnight at Kidepo Savannah lodge
Day 03: Kidepo-Full Day
After early breakfast, go for a very long morning game drive till 12-1pm. Expect to see lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, Jackson’s hartebeest, Eland, buffalos, kobs, water bucks and many more animals and birds. Return to the camp for lunch. After lunch we visit the Karamojong community to learn and enjoy their culture.
Dinner and overnight at Kidepo Savannah lodge
Day 04: Kidepo-Murchison Falls
After breakfast, drive to Murchison falls via Gulu for lunch. Arrive Gulu in the evening for dinner and overnight at Fort Murchison Lodge or Bar Lyec lodge.
Day 05: Murchison Whole Day Game Drive/Boat Cruise
After early breakfast, go for a morning game drive. This is a beautiful drive across Borussia’s Palm Forest and grassland savanna down to Lake Albert where the Albert Nile heads north. Game in this park include lions, leopards, giraffes, antelopes, buffalos, hyenas, elephants and many more animals and birds.
In the afternoon after lunch at 2pm, go for a boat ride up the Nile to Murchison falls, where the park derives its name. Enjoy these spectacular falls where the Nile squeezes through a 7meter gap, and at the bottom bask Huge Nile Crocodiles. Expect to see hippos, crocodiles, elephants, waterbucks, water buffalos and many more animals and birds.
Disembark from the boat and hike to visit the magnificent falls where you will enjoy and marvel at the mighty Nile. The famous waterfall is being forced into a seven meter crevice to thunder 45 meters below in a series of cascades. This spectacular scenery can be viewed from different points up to the bakers’ summit. Afterwards drive to the camp.
Dinner and overnight at Murchison River Lodge
Day 06: Murchison Falls – Kibale Forest National Park
In the morning we will depart Murchison falls and head west to Fort Portal, with lunch en-route in the town. Fort Portal rests in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon and is famous for the many tea plantations. From this lovely town we will continue to Kibale National Park.
Dinner and overnight at Kibale Forest Camp
Day 07: Kibale Forest(Bigodi Village)
Today the forest opens its doors for a sensational chimp tracking. Kibale forest is reputable of having the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa. Enjoy a guided nature walk in the tropical rain forest in search of wild chimps, red tailed monkey, black and white colobus monkey and many others.
In the afternoon after lunch go for Bigodi swamp walk to see different bird species, primates, community visit and coffee tour.
Dinner and overnight at Kibale Forest camp
Day 08: Kibale Forest(Bigodi Village)- Transfer To Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast drive to Queen Elizabeth with occasional stops. Arrive early afternoon for lunch at the Lodge. After lunch go for an evening game drive. Expect to see lions, leopards, elephants, kobs
Dinner and overnight at Bush lodge.
Day 09: Queen Elizabth Chimpanzee Tracking. Boat Cruise And Game Drive
After a very early morning breakfast, we go for the forest hike in the Kyambura Wildlife Reserve. Driving through a grassland area, all of a sudden we come across an amazing gorge one hundred meters deep, covered with tropical rain forest. You will hike into the gorge of the Kyambura River in search of the wild chimpanzees. It is a beautiful walk through the river valley, home to many birds and butterfly species.
After lunch in the afternoon go for a boat ride on Kazinga Channel. Queen Elizabeth boasts one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any game park or reserve in the world, from the open Savannah to Rain Forest, dense Papyrus Swamps and Crater Lakes to the vastness of Lake Edward. Set against the backdrop of the jagged Rwenzori Mountains, the park’s magnificent features include dozens of craters carved dramatically into rolling green hills, panoramic views of the Kazinga channel with its banks lined with hippos, buffalos and elephants. After we go for a game drive as we head back to the Lodge.
Dinner and overnight at Bush lodge
Day 10: Queen Elizabeth-Transfer To Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
After breakfast go for another game drive in search of lions, leopard. elephants, buffalos and many more animals and birds, after we drive to Bwindi National Park through the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth national park. Have lunch en-route at Ishasha resort. .
Arrive in the evening for dinner and overnight at Broadbill Forest Camp or Buhoma Gorilla Camp.
Day 11: Gorilla Tracking/Bwindi Full Day
The highlight of your safari: a meeting with the gentle giants of Bwindi! You will love the gorilla trekking in the beautiful ecosystem of the park. It is difficult to foresee how many hours you will hike, it may take two to eight hours. Expect to walk a long distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorillas. But it will definitely be worthwhile as you observe them closely while they eat, play and rest. A unique and unforgettable experience! For conservation purposes, time spent with the gorillas is limited to one hour. The ranger guide always briefs you on how to behave with these giant apes.
After depart for Lake Bunyonyi for dinner and overnight at Acadia cottages or Birds Nest or Bunyonyi Overland Camp.
Day 12: Lake Bunyonyi-Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast, depart for Lake Mburo with a stop over to have a view of this beautiful lake Bunyonyi with its numerous Islands. After drive to Igongo for lunch. After lunch head to Lake Mburo national park arriving in the evening for a game drive. Expect to see giraffes, zebras, Eland, Impala, buffalo and many more animals and birds.
Dinner and overnight at Rwakobo Rock
Day 13: Lake Mburo-Entebbe
After breakfast we will go for another game drive, or you may opt to go for a nature walk in the park. You can also opt to go biking. This is the only park where you can walk or bike without fear of being attacked by a cat.
After we drive for lunch in Masaka, have a stop over at the Equator crossing for an experiment and shopping.After drive to Entebbe/Kampala where you will dropped at your place of accommodation..
The Cost of this safari will be:
USD 3500 per person traveling 2 pax sleeping in a self contained banda/tent, or USD 3100 sleeping in non self contained bedded tent.
USD 3300 per person traveling 3- 5 pax sleeping in a self contained banda/tent or USD 2900 sleeping in non self contained bedded tent.
USD 3000 per person traveling 6 plus pax sleeping in a self contained banda/tent or USD 2600 sleeping in non self contained bedded tent.
- Rates are per person in USD
Gorilla permit fees(700$)
Chimpanzee permit fees
Rhino tracking fee Bigodi swamp walk
Park fees in national parks
Boat ride in Murchison falls and Queen Elizabeth national parks
Cultural visit to karamojong village or any other village stops
Accommodation while in Safari on full board basis
All meals in the campsites, lodges and hotels
Transportation in a customized 4*4 Land cruisers with pop-up roof to facilitate game viewing and photography
All game drives as mentioned in the tour description
Services of professional tour driver/guide
International flights from home and back
Walk or biking in Lake Mburo(50$ bike, 30$ walk)
Tips & porterage
Other personal items