9 Day Uganda Adventure trip

Safari highlights:- Rhinos,  Giraffe, Lions, Tree Climbing lions,  Baboons,  Elephants, Crocodiles, Hippos, Antelopes, Buffaloes, Bush babies,  Zebras, elusive Shoebill Storks, Birding safaris, Butterflies, Otters, Monitor Lizards,  Uganda Mountain gorillas, Chimpanzees, Monkeys , trees and plants, People and culture.

Explore the Pearl of Africa with Gorilla Nature safaris on this 9 Day adventure trip .This is a 9 Day  Safari taking you  to Murchison Falls Park, Queen tree climbing lion Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla Forest park, Lake Mburo Park. It is a primate watch trip.

 Day One: Uganda Wildlife safari to  Murchison Falls National Park

Early departure from Kampala  and drive  north via  Masindi and  after Masindi we branch off to  Ziwa Rhino Reserve where Rhino Tracking is carried out in the district of Nakasongora.  There are restorations of the Rhinos who were hunted into extinction during the war period.  Now there is an effort to restore and protect these magnificent animals which remained in the country.  The reserve is a large section of land given to them and to other mammals, while here you will take  this chance to track the Rhinos  up close  through the savannah and tree for two hours then  drive onward to the to  Murchison Falls National.This evening ,we set  off for a thrilling game drive in Murchison falls.  While on the game drive you may spot out wildlife including Elephants, lions, giraffes, lions, buffaloes,  antelopes of all types, warthogs.Enjoy the evening moment at your accommodation with memories of day 1 of your trip to Uganda, the cool and calm atmosphere  of the African jungle only broken by an occasional sound of an animal and birds in the distance.

Budget Accommodation: Red Chilli Camp or Global Village Guest House
Mid-range Accommodation: Sambiya River lodge
Luxury Accommodation:  Paraa safari Lodge or Nile safari Lodge
Top Luxury Accommodation:  Chobe safari lodge

Day Two: Wildlife Adventure safari of  Murchison Falls National Park

Afer  a cup of coffee at your lodging in Murchison falls, we set off an an early  morning game drive guiding you to where you can spot the animals for the best Wildlife viewing and wildlife Photography opportunity.  Expect to see lion cubs play-fighting, elephants moving across the savannah and the  giraffe  grazing. You will  return to the lodge fo heavy  breakfast and then rlunch.

After lunch it is one of the highlights of your safari to Murchison Falls National Park , the boat cruise along  the Nile River.  You will move up toward Murchison Falls viewing crocodiles, abundance of buffaloes, antelopes of different types,   hippos, elephants, birds, butterflies and so much more. The boat cruise will slowly  take you up the Nile River, make sure that you carry drinking water as you head for the Nile cruise.

The magnificent Falls are stunning displaying the power of nature.  The river is 50 meters above the falls,  moves down words  through a 7 meter gorge and falls downstream  43 meters, the sight makes one realize how powerful nature can be with the deafening sounds of the water.

You will see Nile crocodiles  resting on the River Bank in the afternoon sun within the falls, below the falls you can see a group of hippos relaxing in the water of the Nile and birds  flying   above and beyond.The journey down the river slowly begins and more opportunity for seeing animals before you return to your lodging for  dinner and good night sleep.

Budget Accommodation: Red Chilli Camp or Global Village Guest House
Mid-range Accommodation: Sambiya River lodge
Luxury Accommodation:  Paraa safari Lodge or Nile safari Lodge
Top Luxury Luxury Accommodation:  Chobe safari lodge

Day 3: Travel to Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Park

We travel from Murchison Falls for our Wildlife and Chimpanzee safari at  Queen Elizabeth Park: We have breakfast at our lodging  then the journey to Queen Elizabeth starts as we drive toward Kampala.

As we drive along our African roads we are able to see different sights that reflect the various parts of the verdant country side. After a long day drive, it is simply relaxation, enjoy dinner and sit out listening to the sounds of the Africa Wilderness, some animals will come quite closer to you and make evening  interesting  as you enjoy your dinner at the lodge.

Budget Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth safari camp or Mweya Hostel
Midrange Accommodation:  Simba safari camp, Ihamba safari Lodge
Luxury Accommodation:  Mweya safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge

Day 4 : Queen Elizabeth  game drive and Boat cruise

Wake up early and take a morning game drive in search for the early risers at Queen Elizabeth Park. After your game drive you will be transferred to your accommodation for breakfast, then a visit to the crater lakes region with their breathtaking view.  Afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga channel with all  its wildlife and abundance of birds of different species including the migrants.  Then it is off for another game drive in the evening, dinner and overnight at your choice of accommodation in Queen Elizabeth.

Budget Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth safari camp or Mweya Hostel
Midrange Accommodation:  Simba safari camp, Ihamba safari Lodge
Luxury Accommodation:  Mweya safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura gorge

Another wonderful day after  breakfast,  safari in the heart of Africa – Queen Elizabeth Park and the Gorge in Kyambura.   This morning it is off for Chimpanzee tracking  at Kyambura Gorge.  This is a relatively easy walk guided by a Uganda Wildlife Authority Ranger who will guide you to the area where the chimps are trackedAfter the Chimpanzee trek we have our packed lunch and we are off to the Maramagambo Forest area where we will visit the Bat Cave and see birds, butterflies, tree and plants. Return to your Lodging for dinner and overnight.

Budget Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth safari camp or Mweya Hostel
Moderate Accommodation:  Simba safari camp, Ihamba safari Lodge
Luxury Accommodation:  Mweya safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge

Day 6: Ishasha Sector tree-climbing lions
After an early breakfast transfer to Bwindi impenetrable Forest np through the Ishasha – the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth np for viewing tree-climbing lions which are common in this place. Proceed to Bwindi for your lunch at Bwindi Gorilla Resort. Take an evening community walk to the Batwa (Pygmy) for cultural entertainment.

Budget Accommodation:  Buhoma community Rest camp / Ngongi Gorilla Resort or Bwindi View Bandas
Midrange Accommodation:  Buhoma community Rest camp / Wagtail safari camp / Lake Kitandara
Luxury Accommodation:
Gorilla Resort Lodge / Buhoma Lodge/Silver back Lodge
Top  Luxury Accommodation:  Mahogany Springs / Gorilla Forest camp / Clouds Lodge

 

 

 Day 7 : Gorilla tracking  in Bwindi

Breakfast at your lodging and off for the morning gorilla safari  briefing before your start one of the most stunning experiences – gorilla  trekking  (tracking)  at  the Impenetrable Bwindi Forest. The gorilla trekking experience  at  Bwindi may last from 2 hours to the whole day it all depends on the movement of these gorillas.  This will be the safari highlight in this gorilla Park of Bwindi.  The gorillas are mobile, they keep shifting new locations on a daily basis can’t be in one place twice. There are no terms to explain what you will go through while on your Gorilla safari experience.  Just a powerful and awesome experience to see the gorillas up close within a distance of 5 meters in a group strictly composed of 8 people.    Gorilla tracking does not permit Children less than 15 year to take part in this experience for health reasons.  The gorilla walk itself is worth taking though it requires physical fitness, the kind of forest you will encounter, the ridges ,valleys, the streams that flow through it and of course you will encounter birds, butterflies, baboons, plants and trees as well as other wildlife besides the Mountain Gorillas.

After your Gorilla Nature safari experience, you will  return to your safari lodging.If there is time you may opt for a walk to the pigmy villages  in the afternoon for the Batwa culture insights  and how they lived in the forest.

Budget Accommodation:  Buhoma community Rest camp / Ngongi Gorilla Resort or Bwindi View Bandas
Midrange Accommodation:  Buhoma community Rest camp / Wagtail safari camp / Lake Kitandara
Luxury Accommodation:
Gorilla Resort Lodge / Buhoma Lodge/Silver back Lodge
Top Luxury Accommodation:  Mahogany Springs / Gorilla Forest camp / Clouds Lodge 

DAY 8 :Trip to Lake Mburo National Park

Depart  Bwindi National Park and road to Lake Mburo National park  with great  and amazing wildlife with dotted savanna trees.  Lunch in Mbarara town reaching Lake Mburo in the afternoon check in at your lodge. A boat ride in the afternoon on Lake Mburo is rewarding and a game drive in the evening.  The park is a home to wildlife and there is much to see from crocodiles to hippos, birds of all kind, Zebras, antelopes of all types, Bushbuck, buffaloes, plants, trees and much more. Transfer to our accommodation for dinner and overnight sleep.

Budget Accommodation:  Rwonyo camp
Moderate Accommodation:  Arcadia cottages
Luxury Accommodation:  Mantana safari Tents
Top Luxury Accommodation:  Mihingo Lodge 

Day 9 – Lake Mburo to Kampala

Have a  relaxed breakfast and an early morning game viewing safari and photography.As your  guide takes you around the five lake game parks in Lake Mburo, seeing the delightful wildlife and birds of different types in a natural setting of acacia dotted savannah trees..  On the way the first stop will be Brovad Hotel in Masaka for lunch, a stopover at the equator is another adventure before you reach Kampala, take some photographs while at this point even shop crafts. We arrive Kampala in the evening and transfer to the Airport for your out bound flight back home if your flight is on this day.  

 Tour price includes:  4*4 safari vehicle ideal of game viewing and photography, fuel,   Lodging and Food, English Speaking Driver guide, Drinking bottled water on all Drives, Park Entrance fees and cultural site entrance fees,  gorilla and chimpanzee tracking Permits as applicable,  Uganda Wildlife Ranger Guide while tracking,airport transfers

Tour price excludes: Tips, laundry, Uganda Visa costs,

 Air Travel to and from Uganda, cigarettes,  Drinks, except those included in lodging meal price

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Places to visit in Tanzania

1

Ruaha National Park

2

Selous Game Reserve

3

Pemba Island

4

Tarangire National Park

5

Mountain Kilimanjaro

Places to Visit in Uganda

1

Bwindi Impenetrable Park

2

Queen Elizabeth National Park

3

Murchison Falls National Park

4

Lake Mburo National Park

5

Kidepo Valley National Park

Places to Visit in Kenya

1

Masai mara,

2

Amboseli

3

Lake Nakuru

4

Lake Naivasha

5

Tsavo East Tsavo

Places to Visit in Rwanda

1

Nyungwe-Canopy Walk

2

Akagera National Park

3

Lake Kivu

4

Volcanoes National Park

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