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15 Days Primates, Wildlife & Culture

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival.
On arrival, meet our guide and then transfer to Kampala for a city tour and visit outstanding places of Kampala’s historical sites such as the Kasubi Tombs, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, Uganda Museums and craft shops among others. Dinner and overnight stay at Kampala Serena hotel (Luxury)/ Cassia Lodge (Deluxe)/ The Lodge (Budget)

Day 2: Kampala -Murchison Falls National Park.
Have breakfast and set off for Murchison falls national park. You may stopover at Ziwa rhino sanctuary in Nakasongola for sights of Rhinos at a closer range. Proceed to Murchison falls national park arriving with a visit to the top of the falls for a remarkable sight of the Nile River, winding its way through the park and plunging through a narrow gap. Dinner and overnight stay at Para Safari Lodge (Luxury)/ Pakuba safari lodge (Deluxe)/ Red Chilli Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 3: Morning Game drive and a boat trip in the evening.
Following breakfast, embark on an early morning game drive in rolling plains of park for sights of Lions, Giraffe, Hartebeest, Buffalo and Elephant and many more. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a boat cruise on river Nile rewarding chances of seeing hippos, huge crocodiles, several bird species among others. Dinner and overnight stay at Para Safari Lodge (Luxury)/ Pakuba safari lodge (Deluxe)/ Red Chilli Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast, you will embark on a scenic drive to Kibale forest national park well known for its abundant primate species. The drive goes through the alberan rift with dramatic views of the Mountains of the Moon, banana plantations among others. Dinner and overnight stay at Ndali lodge (Luxury)/ Mountains of the Moon (Deluxe)/ Rwenzori view guest house (Budget)

Day 5: Chimp trekking and Nature walk
After breakfast, proceed to Kanyanku for an adventure of chimp trekking plus other primate species within the forest. Also check out for Red Colobus, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Red Tailed monkey, forest birds and many more. Dinner and overnight stay at Ndali lodge (Luxury)/ Mountains of the Moon (Deluxe)/ Rwenzori view guest house (Budget)

Day 6: Transfer to Semliki NP
in the morning after breakfast, transfer to Semliki national park for a nature walk to the Batwa people and also visit the Sempaya hot spring and afterwards return to fort portal for dinner and overnight stay at Ndali lodge (Luxury)/ Mountains of the Moon (Deluxe)/ Rwenzori view guest house (Budget)

Day 7: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park
After breakfast, transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park through a remarkable view of a wide game en route. Arrive early for lunch and in the afternoon, go for a launch cruise along the Kazinga channel for scenic views of hippos, yarning crocodiles, buffaloes, variety of bird species and many more. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya safari lodge (Luxury)/ Enganzi lodge (Deluxe)/ (Budget)

Day 8: Game drive and Nature walk
After a warm breakfast, enjoy a morning game drive in the Kasenyi plains for excellent views of the vast wildlife in the park including Lions, buffaloes, elephants, leopards, Uganda kobs and many more. Have lunch your lodge which will be followed by a nature walk to Maramagambo forest for magnificent views of the bats cave, different plant species and some animals. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya safari lodge (Luxury)/ Enganzi lodge (Deluxe)/ (Budget)

Day 9: Queen Elizabeth – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Have breakfast and then set off for Bwindi impenetrable national park via Ishasha sector that gives an opportunity of spotting the tree climbing lions. Proceed to the park with a remarkable view of the rolling hills of Kabale. Arrive late evening for dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany springs (Luxury)/ Silver back lodge (Deluxe)/ Buhoma community bandas (Budget)

Day 10: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
After breakfast, Assemble at the park headquarters to be briefed about the gorilla trekking adventure. on reaching the gorillas, your allowed a maximum of one hour to stay with the gorillas and maintaining a minimum of 7 meter distance from the gorillas. Time allowing, you may enjoy a community walk to the Batwa (Pygmies) people. Dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany springs (Luxury)/ Silver back lodge (Deluxe)/ Buhoma community bandas (Budget)

Day 11: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
Following morning breakfast, transfer to lake Bunyonyi through a beautiful country side and scenic views of the Virunga volcanoes. Arrive early enough for lunch which will be followed by a boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi to the different islands in the lake. Diner and overnight stay at Heritage Lodge (Luxury)/ Bird nest (Deluxe)/ (Budget)

Day 12: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
Set off for Lake Mburo national park after breakfast. The drive goes through Kabale with views of its fine looking scenery, arriving at Lake Mburo early enough for lunch. In the afternoon, go for a boat ride on Lake Mburo for magnificent views of Hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes among others. Dinner and night stay at Acadia cottages (Luxury)/ Mihingo lodge (Deluxe)/ Rwonyo rest camp (Budget)

Day 13: Lake Mburo to Kampala
After breakfast, you will enjoy a brief game drive with in the park for sights of animals like buffaloes, zebras, elands, impalas among others and afterwards embark on a transfer to Kampala with lunch en route and a stopover at the equator for photography. Dinner and overnight stay at Kampala Serena hotel (Luxury)/ Cassia Lodge (Deluxe)/ The lodge (Budget).

Day 14: Depart for Ngamba Island
Early morning, depart for Ngamba island as your guide will drive to the shores of Lake Victoria early enough to meet your 9.00am launch. The ride takes about 45 minutes to the island and on arrival, you will be given a short briefing about the sanctuary as it offers fascinating views of chimpanzees, interact and also take part in feeding them. In the evening, return to Kampala for dinner and overnight stay at Kampala Serena hotel (Luxury)/ Cassia Lodge (Deluxe)/ The lodge (Budget).
 
Day 15: Departure
After breakfast, you will transfer to the airport early enough to catch up with your departure flight.

End of Safari.

 

 

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