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SUMMARY: Chimps trekking, Game-drives, Boat-cruises, Safari walk and Rhino sanctuary
Accommodation level: Luxury
National Parks included: Murchison Falls NP, Queen Elizabeth NP, and Lake Mburo NP
Day 1 – Transfer and Rhino sanctuary
Meet your safari guide and leave Entebbe/Kampala in the morning for your Tour Uganda safari. The target for the day is Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. We arrive for lunch in the sanctuary before having a walk to see the rhinos up-close.
Overnight: Amuka safari lodge
Day 2 – To Murchison Falls National Park
After breakfast you set off for the drive to Murchison falls national park. Be there around lunch time. When you have finished your lunch it is time to experience the top of the falls. It is an amazing feeling to stand their enjoying the view and hearing the water roar. Have a relaxed evening at the lodge.
Overnight: Paraa safari lodge
Day 3 – Game-drive and boat-cruise
Get up early in the morning to meet the animals of the savanna. During this morning game-drive you can see giraffes, elephants, lions and more. In the afternoon it is time for a boat-cruise on the mighty Nile spotting for example hippos, crocodiles and birds on the shores
Overnight: Paraa safari lodge
Day 4 – Transfer to Hoima
Have a relaxed breakfast and soak in the surroundings. After breakfast your guides take you to the town of Hoima. Spend the afternoon and evening relaxing at the hotel.
Overnight Hoima resort hotel
Day 5: Transfer to Kibale forest for Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi Walk
After early breakfast, report at Kanyanchu Tourist Centre where tourist activities begin and set out to track chimpanzee in the forest. Chances of viewing the chimps are over 90% but not a guarantee. Kibale National Park is one of the beautiful and stunning forests in Uganda. It is home to our closest living relatives the endangered Chimpanzee, the threatened Red colombus monkey and the rare L’Hoest’s monkey. The forest also boasts of having one of the highest diversity and density of primates in Africa totaling 13 species including the Black and white colombus, Blue monkey, Grey-cheeked mangabey, Red tailed monkey and Bush babies and Pottos.
After lunch visit Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary from where you will take on a guided walk around the Swamp which will provide you with the opportunity to see a wide range of flora and fauna. View a variety of butterflies, birds and other insects. Have a tour of the crater region around Ndali lodge. You may also stop over at any tea plantation along the road if you wish. Return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Have an evening tour of the crater region, visit “top of the world”, the natural bridge. On a clear day you will be able to have a view of the snow cap on the Rwenzori. Meals and overnight at: – Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 6: Transfer to semuliki hotsprings via Mabeere caves
Here get prepared to boil an eng in the hotsprings
Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Be prepared for a long day in the car made easier by making a stop in a village to stretch your legs, taking a look at a tea plantation and studying the Ugandan countryside passing by the window.
Overnight: katara lodge
Day 7: Boat-cruise and Crater Lake Experience in Queen Elizabeth National Park
In the morning your guide takes you to the boat-cruise on Kazinga channel. This two hour boat ride is a great highlight were you for example can look for hippos, crocodiles, elephants and warthogs along the shores of the channel. In the afternoon you will have a crater experience, while there you will enjoy fascinating nature of inselbergs, plateaus and fold like landscapes
Overnight katara lodge
Day 8: Game-drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
Wake up early in the morning for a game-drive in the Kasenyi part of Queen Elizabeth national park. Here you have the chance of seeing lions, elephants, buffaloes, an abundance of birds and more. Directly after the game-drive you set off towards Lake Bunyonyi having lunch on the way. Reach the beautiful Lake Bunyonyi after going through an area of rolling green hills.
Overnight: Arcadia hotel
Day 9: Relax by Lake Bunyonyi
Have a free day by Lake Bunyonyi. Here you can rent a canoe to explore the islands, take a swim (the lake is free of hippos, crocodiles and bilharzia), go for a hike or just relax with a book.
Overnight Bird nest lodge
Day 10: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast you start off with your guide towards Lake Mburo national park. A landscape of rolling green hills will pass by the windows before you reach the town of Mbarara for lunch and then continue in to Lake Mburo national park for a game-drive on the way to the lodge.
Overnight: Mihingo safari lodge
Day 11: Safari-walk in Lake Mburo National Park and transfer to Kampala/Entebbe
Start the day early with a safari-walk in Lake Mburo national park. Get the experience of being one with nature as you see the animals close by during the walk. Have breakfast at the lodge before setting off for the drive back to Kampala /Entebbe. Along the way you make a stop for lunch by the Equator and take the chance to stand with one foot on either side of the southern and northern hemisphere.
Overnight: Protea hotel
Day 12: City tour and flight
Go for a city tour of Kampala before heading to Entebbe for your flight. The city tour can be adapted to your interests of crafts shopping, cultural sights or community tourism. The length of the city tour depends on your flight time and your guide will transfer you to Entebbe in time for check-in.