Uganda Safaris

GORILLA TRACKING: BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST – 3 days/2 nights

Day One
An early morning start from Kampala takes you southwest and across the Equator. You drive through savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredibly long curving horns. You then ascend into the Kigezi highlands, known as the “Switzerland of Africa”, with terraced farming and mountain scenery. Drive through to Bwindi (ten hour drive).

Day Two
After an early breakfast and a briefing by a ranger guide, enter the gorilla sanctuary for your adventure. The beauty of this rain forest is spectacular. The area offers dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense, but criss-crossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. The time taken and the terrain vary with the movements of these great primates. The thrill of spending time observing these gentle and endangered giants is an awesome, exciting experience to be long savored. Many find it to be a rare and moving opportunity.

Day Three
This morning, end your stay in the “Land of the Mountain Gorillas” and depart with great memories of the moments spent with the fascinating Mountain Gorillas. Transfer back to Kampala with lunch en-route.
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LAKE MBURO, GORILLA TRACKING & QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
5 days/4 nights

Day One
Morning drive to Lake Mburo National Park (3 hours). After lunch, embark on afternoon boat-cruise, followed by an early evening game drive.

Day Two
Early morning game drive. Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park (6 hours).

Day Three
Make sure to pack lunch for this early morning start. Attend briefing with the Ranger-guide and then embark on the Gorilla tracking activity.

Day Four
Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and proceed to Mweya Peninsular via the Ishasha sector for a chance to see the famous tree-climbing lions (5 hour journey). Afternoon boat cruise on the beautiful Kazinga Channel, followed by an evening game drive.

Day Five
Morning game drive, breakfast and then another chance to see game as you exit the Park heading back to Kampala (6 hour journey).

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MURCHISON FALLS, KIBALE FOREST, QUEEN ELIZABETH & LAKE MBURO
7 days/6 nights

Day One
Commence your safari to Murchison Falls National Park with Rhino tracking and lunch en-route. Visit the top of the Mighty Murchison Falls.

Day Two
Early morning game-drive on the north bank, that nestles on the Nyamsika Plateau, to explore the diversity of wildlife in Uganda’s largest National Park. Sunrise game drive. Afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the Magnificent Murchison Falls.

Day Three
Take a long scenic ride to Kibale Forest (7 hours).

Day Four
Rallying behind your Ranger guide, enter Kibale Forest Sub-Sahara’s largest hard-wood forest and track Chimpanzee, one of Kibale’s 13 primate species. After lunch, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park with an opportunity to view game as you enter the park.

Day Five
Rise before the sun to catch a glimpse of the wonders of nature as you do a game drive. Afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel, the perfect platform to see the toothsome Nile Crocodiles, dormant and playful Hippos and abundant birdlife that lives on the banks of the channel.

Day Six
Early morning breakfast, check-out and transfer to Kyambura Gorge for an opportunity to track Chimpanzees. Continue safari to Lake Mburo (2 hours). Afternoon boat cruise on Lake Mburo followed by an evening game drive.

Day Seven
Today, be adventurous and take a safari walk with an armed Ranger. After breakfast, return Kampala with an en-route game-drive.

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KIBALE FOREST, QUEEN ELIZABETH, GORILLA TRACKING & LAKE MBURO 7days/6 nights

Day One
Begin with a scenic ride through trading centers, villages, swamps and forests to Kibale Forest
(5 hour journey). After lunch, embark on Chimpanzee tracking.

Day Two
After breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park (3 hours). Lunch break and then later an evening game-drive for a chance to catch glimpse of the some of the amazing wildlife species.

Day Three
Early morning game-drive to explore the diversity of Uganda’s second largest National Park as the sun rises. Lunch break. Afternoon boat-ride on the famous Kazinga channel.

Day Four
This early morning, take breakfast and drive to Kyambura Gorge for an opportunity to track Chimpanzees in their natural habitat. Packed Lunch and then transfer to Bwindi Forest via the Ishasha section of Queen Elizabeth National Park (5 hours).

Day Five
Sacrifice morning sleep to attend briefing by the Ranger guide; don’t forget your packed lunch, water and a walking stick! Follow the Ranger guide into the forest sanctuary to trek the Gorillas.

Day Six
Today, enjoy last moments in the Land of the Mountain Gorillas before transferring to Lake Mburo National Park (6 hours). Take an afternoon boat cruise on the lake and an evening game-drive.

Day Seven
Morning guided safari walk, breakfast and en-route game-drive as you exit the park. Stop for lunch on the way back to Kampala.

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