This 9 days Uganda safari has been arranged to take you to the best National parks in Uganda including: Murchison Falls National Park, Bwindi impenetrable Forest national Park as well as Queen Elizabeth National.
Activities: You will be able to participate in Gorilla tracking in the Bwindi forests, chimp trekking in the Chambura Gorge, and a game drive in the Murchison and Queen Elizabeth national parks.
When to go: All the activities stated above can be enjoy any time of the year.
DETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY
Day 1: start of the Uganda Safari
On arrival at the Entebbe Airport your will be received by your guide who will transfer you to the Entebbe Botanical Beach Hotel or any other where you will dine and spend the night. (FB)
Day 2 – Visiting the Magnificent Murchison Falls
Following breakfast drive northwards to the renowned Murchison Falls national park, have a lunch break in Masindi as well as visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track the uncommon rhinos. Finally reach Murchison Falls national park which is the largest protected wildlife area in the whole of Uganda covering 3,840 square kilometers. Move to the top of the Falls to view the natural beauty of these falls. at this place, The river squeezes throw 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 at Red Chilli Rest Camp, or the Paraa Safari Lodge (FB)
Day 3 – The river Nile boat cruise
Following an early breakfast, explore the Northern part hosting a high number of savannah wildlife. this game drive offers great opportunities for photography of lions, elephants, Uganda kobs, buffalos, giraffes, waterbucks as well as hippos, and in case you are fortunate even the leopards, in addition to a diversity of bird species. Following lunch, have for a 2 hour boat-cruise to the bottom of the Murchison falls from where great volumes 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. Head back to the lodge where you will dine and slumber. (FB)
Day 4 – Fort Portal overlooking Mountains of the Moon
following breakfast, depart from the Murchison Falls NP and drive Southwest through 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. En route to Mweya Safari Lodge, you lwill have a wonderful game drive.
dine and slumber at the luxurious Mweya Safari Lodge or the Mweya Institute of ecology
Day 5 – Queen Elizabeth National Park – the Pearl of Uganda
following an early breakfast, have a morning game drive to see the nocturnal predators as well as the early morning risers like lions, buffaloes, leopards, waterbucks, elephants, antelope species hippos and warthogs. For birders, Queen Elizabeth national park is a paradise for birders hosting a diversity of migratory as well as Albertine Rift Endemics. Dine and slumber at Mweya Hostel or the Mweya Safari Lodge (FB)
Day 6 – Chimp trekking – Kyambura Gorge
following 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 Chambura Gorge to track chimpanzees. If time allows you can have a forest walk within the Maramagambo to explore the bat cave as you look for pythons that feed on these bats. Dine and slumber at Mweya Safari Lodge or the Jacana Safari Lodge (FB)
Day 7 Ishasha Sector tree-climbing lions
following an early breakfast drive to Bwindi impenetrable Forest through the Ishasha region in the southern part of Queen Elizabeth to see the tree-climbing lions that are prevalent in this area. Continue to where you will have lunch at the Bwindi Gorilla Resort. Have a community walk (the Batwa -Pygmy cultural experience and entertainment) in the evening. dine and slumber at Buhoma Community or the Bwindi Gorilla Resort (FB)
Day 8- Uganda Gorilla Tracking – Bwindi Mountain Gorilla Trek
After breakfast proceed to the park headquarter where you will be briefed about the gorilla tracking before going into the verdant forest lead by the rangers. In case you are fortunate, it make 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
Day 9- End of the 9 Days Uganda Safari
following breakfast 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.You will be transfered direct the airport for your outbound flight back home or transfer to your accommodation if you do not have a flight this evening. End of 9 days Uganda safari!