8 days Uganda tour proposal.
Day 1; Depart from Kampala (Entebbe) for Murchison Falls National Park
Our safari guide will pick you from your hotel and start off for Murchison Falls National Park. This panoramic drive north-westwards takes you through the famous war zone-the Luwero Triangle. Have lunch at Masindi Town and later drive to the top of the Murchison Falls arriving in time a spectacular site for seeing the Mighty Nile compressing from up to 1 km while squeeze through a 7 meter canyon dropping 45 meters with a thunderous roar creating a beautiful rainbow and a plume of spray. Paraa Safari Lodge
Day 2: Game drives/ Boat rides.
Start you day with a game viewing session from the northern banks of the placid Victoria Nile. This side has got a number of animals which include elephants, Oribi, Rothschild’s giraffe, lions, Cape buffalo, hartebeest, Waterbuck, Bohor reedbuck, hyena, bushbucks and leopards. Return to the lodge and relax as you wait for your lunch. After lunch go for a launch cruise upstream the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls. While on the cruise, marvel at the toothsome hippos, the Nile crocodiles as well as a wide variety of birds. Look out for bird species such as the Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, hornbill, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. Dinner and Overnight Paraa safari lodge
Day 3: Depart From Murchison Falls To Fort portal
After breakfast you will drive southwards via Hoima to Fort Portal-a beautiful town overlooking the Rwenzoris. This scenic drive passes you through verdant countryside filled with interesting scenery of the Albertine rift as well as the past traditional homesteads and farms along Albertine Rift escarpments. Reaching Fort portal by evening. Primate lodge Kibaale
Day 4: Kibale & Queen Elizabeth National parks
After an early breakfast, report to Kanyanchu Tourist Centre where the park ranger guides will pick you and lead you in the search of chimpanzees. Kibale tropical moist forest also hosts 13 other primates which include the rare L’Hoest’s, red colobus, blue monkeys, red tailed monkeys, grey cheeked Mangabeys among others. The local guide will provide detailed explanations, not only on primates but also on all the forest fauna and flora and will ensure that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. After the chimp trek you will have lunch to transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park to reach in the evening.. Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge.
Day 5: Game drives / Boat rides
Start you day with an early morning game driving with in the park through its diverse ecosystems. Queen Elizabeth National Park has diverse eco-system of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. On the drive expect game like lions, cape buffaloes, Defassa waterbuck, giant forest hogs, leopards, Uganda Kob, elephants, Topi and bush bucks. Return to the lodge for breakfast and relax as you wait for your lunch. Proceed to the Kazinga channel for a launch cruise filled with sight seeing of a vast array of wildlife. This trip not only passes you through possibly the highest concentration of hippos but also offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. We shall have an evening game drive before retiring for dinner and overnight Mweya Safari lodge.
Day 6: Transfer to Bwindi
In the morning after breakfast, you will drive to transfer to Bwindi to arrive in the afternoon. Overnight at your preferred hotel.
Budget; Buhoma bandas/ Nkuringo camp
Moderate; Gorilla safari lodge / Nkuringo cottages
Luxury accommodation s; Buhoma lodge/ Clouds lodge
Day 7 : Gorilla Tracking Tour
After an early breakfast, report to the Tourist Centre for a short briefing on how gorilla tour is to be conducted. The destination guides will lead you inside the deep moist forest to see the shy rare Mountain Gorilla. Gorilla tracking is perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth given that there are only 700 mountain gorillas remaining in the World! After tracking which usually takes between 2 and 8 hours, you will make a community visit or go for a guided nature walk on which you may see a good number of birds. Dinner and Overnight at Gorilla resort / Buhoma lodge
Day 8: Return to Kampala
After breakfast, drive to Kampala with a number of stopover at Mbarara for lunch and at the Equator for photographs. You will reach Kampala in the evening.