13 Days Classic Uganda Safari: Lake Mburo NP, Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth NP, Queen Elizabeth NP, Kibale NP & Murchison Falls NP

Day 1: Kampala – Mburo National Park: After breakfast, you will drive to Lake Mburo National Park, which is one of Uganda’s newest National Parks. On your arrival, you will carry out an afternoon game drive in the park, seeing animals like the impalas, zebras, buffalos, topis, elands, oribis and many others. Dinner and overnight at Mantana Tented Camp/ Rwonyo Rest Camp.

Day 2:Lake Mburo National Park: Have an early morning game drive, where by you will be able to see the sun risers and many more. Later, return to the lodge for a late breakfast and relax. After lunch, carry out a boat trip. View the water birds such as the Papyrus gonoleks, Brown-faced lapwings, Carruther’s cisticolas, the extraordinary White winged Warbler and Bare-faced Go-away bird. Dinner and overnight at Mantana Tented Camp/ Rwonyo Rest Camp

Day 3: Lake Mburo National Park – Bwindi Forest: Proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest found in the southern part of the country. On your arrival, you will relax at the lodge while preparing for the gorillas the next day. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Resort/ Lake Kitandara Lodge/ Buhoma Community bandas.

Day 4: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest: Early in the morning after breakfast and briefing by a ranger guide, enter into the Gorilla Sanctuary for your adventure. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but criss-crossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. Mammals in the forest include the endangered mountain gorilla, rare golden monkey, buffalo, elephant, black fronted duiker, bushbuck, leopard, giant forest hog and many others. The park is known for its fascinating gorillas. The time taken and the terrain vary according to the movements of these marvelous primates. The thrill of spending time and observing the gorillas is a rare moving, awesome and exciting adventure. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Resort/ Lake Kitandara Lodge /Buhoma Community bandas

Day 5: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park: After breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will have a game drive while entering the park. Animals like leopards, warthogs, antelope species, lions, buffaloes, hyenas, and elephants. On your arrival, have lunch and proceed for the launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel. Different animals that come to drink water at the channel and water birds will be viewed along the shores. Dinner and Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/ Kingfisher lodge /Institute of Ecology

Day 6: Game drives: After a cup of coffee, for an early morning game drive along Kasenyi tracks and Queens mile in the park. You will see lions, elephants, cape buffalos, warthogs, spotted hyenas, mongoose, waterbucks, Kobs and many more. Drive back to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, drive to Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth via Maramagambo Forest for dinner and overnight at Ishasha Wilderness Camp/ Savannah Hotel /Kyambura Gorge Fig Tree Camp.

Day 8: Queen Elizabeth- Kibale Forest National Park: Head to Fort portal from Queen Elizabeth after breakfast. You will have lunch enroute and on your arrival you will head for a swamp walk in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. You will view the birds and monkeys that inhabit the swamp. Dinner and overnight at Ndali lodge, Rwenzori View Guest house / Primate Lodge Cottages

Day 9: Kibale Forest National Park: Have an early morning breakfast and drive to the park headquarters for the chimpanzee briefing by the forest guide. You will locate the chimps by listening for their pant-hooting calls, then hustle to the area from which they are calling. You will also see the Black and White Colobus monkeys, Black faced Red Colobus, Red Tailed Monkeys, Olive Baboons and an incredible array of bird life, including the Great Blue Turaco. Dinner and overnight at Ndali lodge, Rwenzori View Guest house/ Primate Lodge Cottages

Day 10: Kibale Forest National Park – Murchison Falls: Drive northwards to Murchison Falls National Park after breakfast. The park is located in the north-western part of the country. This charming drive will pass you through the famous battle zone of the Luweero Triangle. You will have a lunch stop over at Masindi town and then proceed to the Murchison Falls, the most beautiful falls on the river Nile. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge/ Sambiya River Lodge/ Red Chili Rest Camp.

Day 11: Murchison Falls: After breakfast, go for a morning game drive on the southern banks of the river. The morning drive will take you through different habitats. On the drive, you will clear to see different animals which include giraffes, Hartebeest, Elephants, Bushbucks, Lion, Jackal and many others. After lunch, you will carry out a launch cruise and will view concentration of Hippos on the banks of the river. For the birders, a variety of birds will be present such as the Pel’s Fishing-Owl, king fishers. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge/ Sambiya River Lodge / Red Chili Rest Camp.

Day 12: Murchison Falls – Kampala: Depart from the park and head to Kampala. Along the way, you will carry out a chimpanzee tracking in Kaniyo Pabidi Forest with in Budongo Forest. You will have an overnight at Cassia Lodge/ Holiday Express Hotel.

Day 13: Kampala – Entebbe: After breakfast, have a city tour and later head to the Entebbe International Airport to find your departure flight.

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