(12 days) Primates and Wildlife Safari
You will be picked up from the airport by our representative who will even be your driver guide on your safari in Uganda and will be transferred to cassia lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 1: Drive to Murchison Falls National Park from Kampala
In the morning after breakfast, you will be picked from your Hotel in Kampala and then transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Visit the Nakasongora Rhino farm and have a view of the rhinos. Proceed to Masindi and make a stop for lunch in Masindi town. Then proceed into the park and visit the fascinating top of Murchison falls. Dinner and overnight at Paraa safari lodge (Luxury) Sambiya river lodge (mid range), Fort Murchison (Budget)
Day 2: Game Viewing and launch cruise along the Nile
Wake up in the morning and have a morning game drive adventure and view some lions, leopard, giraffe, elephant, buffalo and hyenas. Return for lunch and in the afternoon, you will take an afternoon boat cruise on river Nile up to bottom of the falls seeing giraffe, lion, elephant, schools of hippos and many bird species like the broad shoe bill stork. Dinner and Overnight at at Paraa safari lodge (Luxury) Sambiya river lodge (mid range), Fort Murchison (Budget)
Day 3: Drive through the Albertine Rift via Fort portal for Kibale
After breakfast start off from Murchison Falls National Park for Fort portal. Heading Southwest wards through the Albertine rift, this journey takes you through beautiful scenic area characterized by escarpments of the western arm of the Great East African Rift Valley. On reaching the colorful and beautiful Fort Portal town with views or the Rwenzori Mountains referred to as the Mountains of the Moon, Check in at your lodge dinner and overnight. Ndali lodge (Luxury) Chimp Guest house (Mid range), Kibale forest camp (Budget)
Day 4: morning Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest
This day you will wake up early for your early morning cup of tea. Then continue to Kanyanchu Tourists centre for briefing and make some payments before you go to the park. Proceed to the park and search for chimpanzees. Return for lunch and then after go for a village walk to Bigodi Swamp Eco site sanctuary for more primate and bird watching. Dinner and overnight Ndali lodge (Luxury) Chimp Guest house (Mid range), Kibale forest camp (Budget)
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Wake up early morning and have breakfast then proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Queen Elizabeth hosts a large variety and volume 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. After checking in and having lunch, you will enjoy an evening Game drive in search for the above mentioned fauna and flora. Dinner and overnight Mweya Safari lodge (Luxury) Bush Lodge. (Midrange), Rift Albertine Hostels (Budget)
Day 6: Wildlife Tours in Queen Elizabeth National Park
You will have a morning game drive; have a chance to see the animals before they return to their hideouts. Return for lunch and in the afternoon take a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel looking for variety of game and bird watching. Evening will be at Leisure. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari lodge (Luxury) Bush Lodge. (Midrange), Rift Albertine Hostels (Budget)
Day 7: Queen Elizabeth – to Bwindi Impenetrable forest
Following breakfast, you will have another short view of wildlife as you have your way out of the park to Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Through Ishasha where the tree climbing lions are famous. Have Lunch in Ishasha, and then proceed reaching in the evening, check in to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at silverback Resort, (luxury), Buhoma Community Bandas. (Midrange) Nkuringo camp (Budget)
Day 8: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Early morning following breakfast, you will go for gorilla tracking in the forest. Tracking takes 2 - 8 hours depending on the movement of these humble Apes. You will return for lunch and have the afternoon relaxing. Dinner and overnight at silverback Resort, Buhoma Community Bandas. (Midrange) Nkuringo camp (Budget)
Day 9: Lake Bunyonyi
After breakfast proceed to Lake Bunyonyi and will have lunch dinner and overnight at Matana luxury tented camp (luxury) Arcadia cottages. (Midrange) Bunyonyi overland (Budget)
Day 10: Bird Watching at Lake Bunyonyi
In the morning after breakfast, carryout a boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi and go to visit communities. The rest of the day will be for leisure. Dinner and overnight at Matana luxury tented camp (luxury) Arcadia cottages. (Midrange) Bunyonyi overland (Budget)
Day 11: Lake Mburo and Its wildlife
Following breakfast early morning; you will drive to Lake Mburo National park. You will get there in the afternoon and take an afternoon boat ride on Lake Mburo looking for variety of bird species and game. Overnight at Arcadia cottages (Midrange), Rwonyo camp (Budget)
Day 12: Lake Mburo Kampala
After breakfast you will have a game drive looking for variety of wild life like zebras, buffalo, hyena etc. Check out and drive to Kampala with a stopover at the Equator an Mpambirwe drum makers for photographs. Drive direct to the Air port for your flight back home or Overnight at Cassia lodge
Price quote in USD
Note: prices are subject to changes without notice; contact us for updates on prices.
Price includes; Safari car pop-up roof and an English speaking driver/guide, airport picks and drops, all activities as indicated in the itinerary, i.e.; Boat cruise, All meals, Nature walks, All accommodation, Fuel/gas, Game drives and Drinking water.
Price excludes; All other expenses not included in above.
Price excludes; All other expenses not included in above.
What to pack;
- Sun screens/ glasses
- Insect repellants
- Warm clothe, light clothes and sandals (weather changes)
- Rain coat and hiking shoes
- Cameras and binoculars