10 Days Uganda Itinerary

10 DAYS ITINERARY
Day 1:Kampala-Murchison Falls National Park
After breakfast drive to Murchison falls. Stop for lunch at Masindi town. After lunch proceed to Murchison falls. Visit the top of the falls an exciting point where millions of gallons of water squeeze in 6-7 meter gap with thunderous sound before falling down 40 meters forming placid river. Dinner and overnight at lodge of your choice.
Day 2:Murchison Falls National Park
Early morning take game drive looking for wildlife. Murchison Falls is the largest national park in the country and harbors different flora and fauna. Your game drive in the morning with a local guide who will assist you to sight wild game in the northern bank of River Nile where concentrations of game are in common sight of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, lions leopards hyenas and many bird species are a common sight.
After lunch in the afternoon go for a boat cruise on the famous River Nile up to the bottom of falls viewing variety of game that throng along banks of the river. Chances of sighting the shoe bill stork are many though not a guarantee and many more bird species continue up to the bottom of the falls where you will see animals like schools of hippos, crocodiles and many species of birds dinner and overnight. FB
Day 3:Murchison Falls – Fort Portal.
Morning after breakfast proceed to   Fort Portal /Kibale with packed lunch. Drive in one of the remotest parts of this country enjoying different forest environment and other savannah woodland vegetation plus communities along the road stop where you find local market to mix briefly with local people. Arrival will be a in the evening enjoy nice views of the mountains of the moon on clear days.
Continue to Kibale National Park where you will settle in at Primate Lodge luxury tent facilities. Dinner and overnight FB
Day 4:Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast visit Kanyanchu the park headquarter offices for your chimpanzee tracking where you will see other primates like the colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys plus other primates that share this forest with chimpanzees. The park also hosts over 320 species of birds including the yellow spotted nectar, yellow rumped tinker birds etc. It also has colorful butterflies; over 250 species have been spotted. For nature lovers, the dense forest is still intact you can see trees of different species. Track chimps in their natural habitat. Kibale Forest National Park is believed to have most concentration of primates in the world. Over 12 different species of primates including chimps in this park have been recorded. Enjoy a lot plant life with tall tropical tree species.
After lunch drive along the foot of Mountain Rwenzori and on clear days enjoys its nice ice peaks that remain wonder on equator line. Stop for communities along the road stop where you find local market to mix briefly with local people. Dinner and overnight
Day 5:Queen Elizabeth National Park
Early Breakfast in the morning, there after carryout a game drive to catch-up with the early risers and predators returning to their hideouts. You are likely to meet grazing hippos, elephants, lions, spotted hyenas and leopards, bushbuck, waterbuck and stripped jackal, and of-course the several warthogs.
After lunch take boat cruise on Kazinga channel connecting Lake George and Lake Edward viewing different game lion, elephant, buffalo and many more plus plenty of birdlife. Dinner and overnight
Day 6:Queen Elizabeth – Ishasha – Bwindi
After breakfast you will drive Kyambura gorge to track chimpanzees. After picnic lunch, drive towards the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth national park. – The Ishasha sector famous for climbing lions. And precede to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park the home of Mountain Gorillas. It is estimated half of the world’s surviving population of mountain gorillas –300 live within Bwindi boundaries. Dinner and overnight
Day 7:Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Early morning breakfast and head for gorilla trekking with guides together with other tourists trackers on this day. The trek is strenuous but enjoyable. This is the major tourist attraction in Bwindi. Carry packed lunch with you that will have at picnic site in the forest. The thrill of your encounter with these gentle giants will erase your difficulties of the potentially strenuous trek. Spend time in awe watching gorillas go about their activities. Each encounter is different and has it’s own rewards. You are likely to enjoy a close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic from vines in a delightfully playful display. Return from tracking gorillas, have dinner and overnight
Day 8:Bwindi – Bunyonyi
After breakfast will be have a village walk around Buhoma Community where you will different local people as they do their day to day activities, visit the local/traditional healers, local brew distillation points, after the village walk will return back the lodge for lunch, after lunch will drive to Kabale and continue to Lake Bunyonyi, check in at you lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 9:Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo
Morning take a boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi a seeing plenty of bird life and visiting communities as they go their daily activities. Enjoy this Switzerland of Africa scenery. After lunch drive to Lake Mburo national park or Mbarara town. Lunch will be on the way transfer to Lake Mburo Diner and overnight at Mantana Safari Lodge.
Day 10:Lake Mburo – Kampala
After Breakfast take a game drive take boat ride on Lake Mburo proceed to Masaka road to Kampala. Stopover on your way could be for Ankole grassland where long horned cattle are common sight. Continue northwards breaking at the Equator crossing. Continue to Kampala.
Pease note the safari cost include:

  • meals and accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  • full time safari driver/guides,
  • park entry fees, all game drives, boat/ launch trips, forest guiding walks, all activities while on safari and all the applicable Government Taxes.
  • 4×4 wheel drive vehicle with gas
  • Airport transfers.
  • chimp permit per person – Kibale/Kyambura

D – dinner
BB- Bed and breakfast
HB- Half Board
FB- Full Board
Excluded are:

  • Visa fees. Drinks, your bar bills, phone calls, personal insurance and any other services of a personal nature like souvenirs tips and laundry etc.

10 days Uganda Rwanda Safari Trekking Gorillas in Rwanda
 Day 1 – Arrival at Entebbe Airport
Arrival at Entebbe airport, reception and transfer to the hotel in Kampala. Briefing. Time permitting we will visit the city tour time allowing. Overnight at Hotel Triangle or Fairway Hotel or Metropole Hotel.
Day 2 – Murchison Falls National Park (BLD)
Early breakfast and depart to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary (170 Kms northwest from Kampala and half way to Murchison Falls National Park). Game drive and walk to track the white rhinos that are spending the hot hours mostly in the swampy areas. Depart to Masindi where we will have lunch at Court View Hotel. After lunch proceed to Murchison Falls National Park. We drive in a beautiful landscape, land gets flat towards the north as you head to the bottom of the Victoria Nile.
Day 3 – Murchison Falls National Park (BLD)
Morning game drive in the northern bank of river Nile as we look out for the elephant, lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild giraffe, hartebeest, Oribi, bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, spotted hyena and if lucky you could even spot the leopard. We will be back in time to have lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon we take a boat cruise upstream to the “bottom of the falls”. The Nile here gets calm at the base of the falls, we stop a few metres from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. En-route, marvel at the hippos, crocodiles and over this 17 km stretch you may see elephants as well as a lot of bird species like Goliath heron, pelican bee– eater, kingfisher, hornbill, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork.

If you are energetic , at this point will get off the boat and, hike to the “top of the falls” to catch a close view of the beauty that forms the Murchison Falls. This is a pleasant guided walk that takes about one hour. Our driver will pick us from the top and then drive back to the lodge. Dinner and overnight
Day 4 – Fort Portal (BLD)
This day we drive to Fort Portal via Hoima, in a breathtaking landscape that forms the Albertine western Rift Valley. It is a quite long drive but we will have several stop over to relax, and sightseeing as we pass vibrant countryside, traditional homesteads and farms. We will have our packed/picnic lunch on the way. Check in and relax or take a walk in Fort Portal town until dinner. Dinner and overnight
Day 5 – Kibale Forest (BLD)
Early transfer to Kibale Forest National Park, where all morning is dedicated to search for chimpanzees and other primate including: I’hoestes, red colobus, blues, red tailed and grey– cheeked mangabey. After we will stop in Fort Portal to have lunch, before proceeding to Queen Elizabeth National Park / Peninsula sector where we will do a game drive in the crater lakes (Katwe) area, a stunning landscape where we will look for elephants, buffaloes, antelopes and if lucky even the leopard. Dinner and overnight
Day 6 – Queen Elizabeth National Park (BLD)
In the early morning we do a game drive in the Kasenyi area, within the Queen Elizabeth National Park, on a look out for the lions, buffalos, elephants, and large numbers of Uganda Kobs and other antelopes. After lunch at our lodge we will go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, to look out for the hippos, great herds of buffalos, and lots of water birds. Dinner and overnight
Day 7 – Queen Elizabeth National Park (BLD)
In the early morning we do another game drive in the Kasenyi area, within Queen Elizabeth National Park. After we will go back to the lodge for breakfast, and then we drive to Ishasha, which is in the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. We will arrive in time for lunch at Wilderness Camp, before going for a game drive looking for the tree climbing lions and other game. Dinner and overnight
Day 8 – Volcanoes National Park (Rwanda) (BLD)
After early breakfast we will depart to Volcanoes National Park (Rwanda), home of the endangered mountain gorilla. We will cross Kabale and Kisoro where we will stop for lunch at Traveller´s Rest (where Dian Fossey used to stay, resting from the long periods spent observing the mountain gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes). Then we proceed to Cyanika´s border post, and after clearing we will continue to Ruhengeri and Kinigi, at the base of Sabinyo mountain (one of the Virunga Volcanoes). Dinner and overnight
Day 9 – Volcanoes National Park / Kigali (BLD)
After an early morning breakfast, we will be transferred to the national park headquarters in order to be briefed by the park rangers before departing for the hike in search for the Great Mountain Gorillas. The excursion in a thick rainforest and the interaction with the mountain ape, gives a wonderful experience in life. We will have lunch /picnic lunch after returning to the hotel. In the afternoon we will depart to Kigali. Dinner at the hotel or restaurant. Overnight
Day 10 – Kigali (B)
Breakfast before being transferred to the airport for your departure flight. Note: Time allowing, we will visit Genocide Memorial, and the crafts village.
Pease note the safari cost include:

  • meals and accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  • full time safari driver/guides,
  • park entry fees, all game drives, boat/ launch trips, forest guiding walks, all activities while on safari and all the applicable Government Taxes.
  • 4×4 wheel drive vehicle with gas
  • Airport transfers.
  • Visa Fees into Rwanda
  • chimp permit per person – Kibale

D dinner
BB- Bed and breakfast
HB- Half Board
FB- Full Board
Excluded are:

  • Visa fees. Drinks, your bar bills, phone calls, personal insurance and any other services of a personal nature like souvenirs tips and laundry etc.

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