• Overview
  • Trip plan
  • Trip Includes
  • Trip Excludes
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Day 1: Arrival 

Day 2: Transfer to kidepo valley National Park 

Day 3: Game drive in kidepo valey NP

Day 4: Transfer to murchsion falls NP

Day 5: Game drive at murchsion falls NP

Day 6: Boat cruise at the falls

Day 7: Transfer to kibaale forest NP

Day 8: Chimpanzee tracking

Day 9: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP 

Day 10:  Game drive

Day 11: Chimpanzee tracking 

Day 12: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable NP

Day 13: Gorilla tracking

Day 14: To Lake Mburo NP

Day 15: Game walk

Day 16: Travel back to Entebbe

Experience Uganda's top-rated national parks. Visit Kidepo Valley, Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi Impenetrable & Lake Mburo. Gorilla and chimpanzee tracking.

Itineraries

Day 1

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You will be picked up by our driver/guide who will transfer you to the hotel for an overnight stay. He will brief you about the tour and what time to pick you up on day 2. Also, if time allows, you can visit the Entebbe heritage sites, but this is not included in the tour package.

Day 2

Transfer to kidepo valley National Park

After an early breakfast, you will set off for Kidepo Valley National Park. Along Masindi road, you will stop at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to visit the reintroduced white rhino. Have lunch here, then proceed to Kidepo, which ranks among Africa's finest wildernesses.

Day 3

Game drive in kidepo valey NP

After an early breakfast, you will head out for a game drive in the Kidepo Valley National Park. From Apoka, in the heart of the national park, a savannah landscape extends in all directions. It reaches far beyond the gazetted area of 1,442 km2, toward horizons outlined by distant mountain ranges. The park inhabits one of the most exciting faunas of any Ugandan park. It is home to over 80 species of mammals, several of which are endemic to Kidepo National Park, like cheetah, striped hyena, and caracal. You will also find over 465 bird species, including ostriches.

Day 4

Transfer to murchsion falls NP

After an early breakfast, leave for Murchison Falls National Park (the northern sector) with lunch along the way. There are a lot of animals to see on your way to the hotel, such as elephants, giraffes and buffaloes. Hippos, Nile crocodiles and aquatic birds are permanent residents here.

Day 5

Game drive at murchsion falls NP

After an early breakfast, we will go on a game drive. Look out for lions, giraffes, elephants, leopards, buffaloes, Uganda kobs and many more animals. Hippos, Nile crocodiles and aquatic birds are permanent residents here. You shall have the afternoon for relaxation.

Day 6

Boat cruise at the falls

We will go on an early morning boat trip. The boat will take us downstream to the delta, the place where the Nile enters Lake Albert. This trip of 5 - 6 hours will show us all the beauty of this national park, especially the delta with its variety of birds. You have a good chance to see the elusive shoebill stork. In the afternoon, we visit the top of the falls with a wonderful view

Day 7

Transfer to kibaale forest NP

We have an early morning departure for the journey to Kibale Forest. We will pass close to Lake Albert. On a clear day, the view from the top of the Albert Rift is spectacular. In the afternoon, we will arrive at Kibale Forest National Park.

Day 8

Chimpanzee tracking

In the morning we will start with the 4-hour chimp walk. In addition, 10 other primate species can be seen. The park is also known for all its butterflies and birds. In the afternoon, we take a walk through the Bigodi Swamp. You need to be physically fit to be able to walk through the forests.

Day 9

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP

After an early breakfast, we depart for Queen Elizabeth via Fort Portal. We reach Mweya Safari Lodge in Queen Elizabeth NP at midday, with a stunning, beautiful view over the Kazinga Channel. In the late afternoon, we will go on a game drive to see different types of animals.

Day 10

Game drive

This day is for a game drive on the plains of Queen Elizabeth, with thousands of Ugandan kobs, lions, elephants, bushbucks, hippos, etc. Also on the program, is a two-hour launch trip on the Kazinga Channel where we will see all the animals from the waterside.

Day 11

Chimpanzee tracking

On our second day in this beautiful park, after a very early breakfast, we go to Kyambura Gorge. Here you can go for a 3 to 4-hour walk into the gorge to meet the chimpanzees. After the gorge, we will drive to the Ishasha Sector and have an evening game drive in search of the tree-climbing lions.

Day 12

Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable NP

In the morning, we leave for Bwindi through Kisoro”. We pass mountains, hills, lakes with cultivated terraces, tropical rainforest and bamboo forest. On the last hill, the landscape unfolds beneath us. On the vast plains of Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, the Virunga volcanoes dominate the view.

Day 13

Gorilla tracking

This is the day of gorilla tracking. At 7.45 am, you will be at the office of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for a pre-briefing and at 8.30 am, you will start the trek. After finding the gorillas, you will spend a maximum of 1 hour with them. All visitors are expected back at the starting point by 7 pm.

Day 14

To Lake Mburo NP

We will leave early in the morning for Lake Mburo National Park. You will have lunch at the Igongo Cultural Centre in Mbarara. We then continue to Lake Mburo, a smaller but unique park, and the only one in the western part of Uganda with impalas and zebras.

Day 15

Game walk

Early morning, we will go for a game walk. In the afternoon, we go on a boat trip on Lake Mburo, followed by another game drive in the afternoon/early evening. This little park hosts a variety of mammal species, including a large number of impala, zebra, Uganda kob, duiker, bushbuck, Ankole cattle, topi, buffalo, leopard, spotted hyena, waterbuck, warthog, and oribi.

There are 315 bird species, including shoebill stork, red-faced barbet, crested crane, and papyrus yellow warbler. The vegetation is mainly an open savannah with acacia trees, Olea and Boscia. Lake Mburo is a natural haven for fauna and flora. Crocodiles and hippos are permanent residents, and buffaloes come to drink during the dry season. The wide variety of resident birds includes malachite kingfishers, pied kingfishers, African fish eagles, rufous long-tailed starlings, blue-headed weavers, green-necked doves, hammerkops, pelicans, herons, cormorants and even rare shoebills.

Day 16

Travel back to Entebbe

Early in the morning, the last part of the journey will bring us to Entebbe Airport. On the way back after Masaka, there will be an opportunity to stop at the equator for photos, to buy souvenirs and to have lunch. We will take you directly to Entebbe Airport for your onward flight.

Accommodation

Driver guide

Fueled car

Park entrance fees

Gorilla permits

Personal expenses

Alcohol beverages

Visa

Flight tickets

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