Ugandan Safaris

1. MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK – 3 DAYS

DAY 01: Morning pick up from your overnight accommodation in Kampala. Start 4 – 5 hour drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Transfer to the top of the falls where you will enjoy your picnic lunch as you marvel at the Mighty Nile forced into a seven Metre crevice to thunder 45 metres below in a series of cascades. The Nile can be viewed at different points up to the Baker’s Summit. Dinner and overnight either at Inns on the Nile Camp or Paraa Safari Lodge. (L/D)

DAY 02: After an early morning breakfast, embark on a half-day game drive on the northern bank of the river Nile. Escorted by game ranger, you may opt for a game walk while trailing animals and studying animal spoors. Animals in this area include Giraffe, Elephant, Harte Beast, Lion, Uganda Kob, Oribi and a variety of savannah and woodland birds. After lunch, take a Nile Cruise for game viewing at close quarters. This is a paradise of the Hippo and Crocodiles. Dinner and Overnight either at Inns on the Nile Camp or Paraa Safari Lodge.

DAY 03: Breakfast early, then transfer to Budongo Forest for a half day walk in search of primates. On the walk, you may see black and white colobus monkey; red tailed monkey, baboon, grey cheeked mangabeys or the chimpanzee. After lunch in Masindi, transfer to Kampala.

 

2. BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK GORILLA TREKKING –  5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS

 

Day 1: On arrival at the airport, you will be warmly welcomed by your guide who will then transfer you to Kampala to the Grand Imperial Hotel or Hotel International Muyenga.

Day 2: After breakfast, your guide will drive you through the rolling green hills of the Switzerland of Uganda (Kabale) with beautiful and dramatic scenery and terrace farming, to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Best known for its mountain gorillas, the montain forest also attracts spectacular birds. There are 23 of the 24 Albertine Rift endemics including the African green broadbill and bar tailed trogon. The nature walk will lead you to the Munyaga waterfall and a chance to see primates such as the grey cheeked mangabey and blue monkeys. Spend the night at Gorilla Forest Camp or the Uganda Wildlife Authority Community Bandas.

Day Three: Gorilla tracking, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences, there are now only 650 left in the world. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours with park guides interpreting the flora and fauna and the lifestyle of the gorillas in the forest. In the afternoon relax at the Camp or take a forest walk. Over night at Gorilla Forest Camp or the Uganda Wildlife Community Bandas.

Day Four: After breakfast, depart Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for Kampala having lunch en route and arriving in the evening. Over night at Grand Imperial Hotel or Hotel International Muyenga.

Day Five: After breakfast, your guide will transfer you to Entebbe to catch your flight back home.