10 DAYS BEST OF UGANDA SAFARI

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Day 1

Arrival at Entebbe International Air Port.

You will arrive at Entebbe International Airport where you will be picked by your waiting guide and transfer to the Hotel.
Day 2

Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

After your breakfast, you will embark on your journey to Lake Mburo and cross the equator a journey that will take approximately 4 to 5 hours. At the equator, you can do a water experiment to see the difference between the southern hemisphere and the northern hemisphere. You will also visit the crafts shops and have lunch at the Lodge. Lake Mburo National Park is located in Western Uganda and the park is situated approximately 240 kilometers (150 miles), by road from Kampala Uganda's capital and largest city. The park is the smallest of Uganda savannah vegetation and has the variety of animals such as zebras, impala, buffaloes, and over three hundred (300) bird species. You will go for a Game drive after lunch.
Day 03

Drive to Bwindi.

Today you will start your journey to the famous Bwindi impenetrable National park. This park is mostly famous for the rare mountain gorillas and the drive to the park is incredibly scenic, passing through various local villages and the lush green countryside & hills which characterize so much of south western Uganda. Once you are in the forest park, it is one of the richest ecosystems in Africa and the diversity of species is a feature of the park. It provides habitat for some 120 species of mammals, 348 species of birds, 220 species of butterflies, 27 species of frogs, chameleons, geckos and many endangered species. Floristically Bwindi is amongst the most diverse forests in East Africa, with more than 1,000 flowering plant species including 163 species of trees and 104 species of ferns.
Day 04

Gorilla day.

Today you go to track the rare mountain gorillas. After a briefing from your ranger guide, begin tracking the mountain gorillas through the ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This can take a couple of hours or a whole day depending on the location of the apes. Keep an eye out for forest species such as buffaloes, elephants, black fronted duikers and bush bucks. NB; don’t forget to carry your packed lunches. It is a humbling experience to stand just meters from man’s distant cousins as they eat rest, play and bond with their young. Follow the mountain gorillas as they range freely in the impenetrable forest and discover their gorgeous natural habitat and the many species they share it with. After a well-earned trip to the gorillas you will drive back to your hotel for an overnight. You can rest your tired legs and restorative massage, offered from the gorilla experience!
Day 05

Drive to Lake Bunyonyi.

After breakfast, you will drive to Lake Bunyonyi for an overnight. Lake Bunyonyi is referred to as a Place of “many little birds" and lies in south western Uganda between Kisoro and Kabale close to the border with Rwanda. It is one of the few lakes in the region that is rumored to be free of bilharzia and safe for swimming, however, you can verify this before attempting to dive in! There are optional activities here you would take like; Canoeing, fishing, swimming and visiting the village to interact with local people.
Day 06

Drive to Queen National Park.

Today you will start your journey to the famous Queen Elizabeth National park. The Park covers an area of about 1978 km2; its position provides a magnificent view of the rift valley floor that occupies Lake Edward and Gorge. The park has one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any national park in the world as its well known to be habitat of about 95 mammals along with 612 species of birds.
Day 07

Game drive and Boat in the afternoon.

After an early morning breakfast, you will go for your first game drive through the park. Your guide will help you spot the plethora of wildlife found in the park. You will be able to spot a lot of the African animal wildlife for example: elephants, buffaloes, lions, leopards, different species of antelope and many tropical birds. They are all there! After lunch, you will take a boat safari along the Kazinga Channel. Here, you will see a lot of hippos (more than you can possibly imagine!), as well as a variety of other animals which come to the waterhole to drink or bathe. You can expect to see: Buffalo, Crocodile, bathing Elephant, and a range of beautiful birds. This will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your tour.
Day 08

Game drive and drive to Kibale Forest National Park.

After an early morning breakfast, you go for a game drive through the park. Your guide will help you spot the plethora of wildlife found in the Park, You will be able to spot a lot of the African animal wildlife for example: elephants, buffaloes, lions, leopards, different species of antelope and many tropical birds. They are all there! After lunch, you will start your journey to Kibale Forest National Park home of 13 species of primates.
Day 09

Chimpanzee tracking and swamp walk.

Kibale National Park has one of the most lovely and varied tracts of tropical forest in Uganda. The Forest is interspersed with patches of grassland and swamp, dominant in the northern and central parts of the park on an elevated plateau. The park is home to a total of 70 mammal species, mostly 13 species of primates which includes the chimpanzee with over 375 species of birds. Kibale neighbors Queen Elizabeth National Park to the south to create a 180km-long corridor for wildlife between Ishasha, the remote southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Sebitoli in the north of Kibale National Park. The Kibale-Fort Portal area is one of Uganda’s most appealing destinations to explore. The park lies close to the quiet Ndali-Kasenda crater area and within half a day’s drive of the Queen Elizabeth, Rwenzori Mountains and Semuliki National Parks, as well as the Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve.
Day 10

Transfer to Kampala or Entebbe

After breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala and have a city tour where you will visit the numerous crafts markets, Kampala taxi park with hundreds of commuter taxis jam parked in a small park (you will be guided to climb the adjacent high buildings to have an aerial view of this sometimes chaotic park), option of visiting Kampala’s biggest Mosque that was sponsored by Late Muamar Gadaffi – the former President of Libya. You will Lunch in a nice restaurant of your choice in Kampala and drive to Entebbe international airport for the flight back home.

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