DAY 1 – DRIVE TO MURCHISON THROUGH ZZIWA
At 0630hrs check out of your hotel and begin the scenic drive to Murchison Falls with a visit to the Rhino sanctuary. On arrival in the park, drop Luggage at the lodge and proceed for an afternoon/evening game-drive.
DAY 2 – TOUR MURCHISON
On the early morning game drive, you may see Elephant, Lion, Buffalo, Giraffe, Hartebeests and many more. In the afternoon, proceed for a boat trip on the placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the falls. En route you will see hippos, crocodiles, water buck and a wide variety of birds like the unusual shoebill stork. The boat stops just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. Take pictures of the photogenic and majestic Murchison Falls. Disembark from the boat and take a hike to the Top of the falls where you can see the Nile’s beauty perfected!! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from 50 meters to squeeze through a 6-metre canyon dropping 40 meters with a thunderous roar creating a beautiful rainbow, a plume of spray and the best thing that happened to the Nile…”the Murchison Falls”.
DAY 3 – LONG DRIVE TO KIBALE
After early breakfast, drive out heading to Kibale Forest National Park. Estimated transit time is 7 hours with frequent stops to stretch legs. The drive takes you through little Towns and villages as you observe the African rhythm of life. On arrival, check into your preferred accommodation.
DAY 4 – CHIMP TRACKING AND TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH
After breakfast, you gather at the Kanyanchu headquarters for a briefing prior to the chimpanzee tracking. You spend the morning in the forest tracking the famous primates. Thereafter transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Estimated transfer time is 3 hours. On arrival, check in to your preferred accommodation.
DAY 5 – TOUR QUEEN ELIZABETH
Wake-up and start your day with a sunrise game-drive. Queen Elizabeth National Park’s diverse Eco-system of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. Game drives in this park, with the massive Rwenzoris as a backdrop provides excellent opportunities to see lion, leopard, giant forest hog, Cape buffalo, elephants, de fassa waterbuck, Uganda Kob, Topi and bush buck. Later after lunch, have an exciting boat cruise on the spectacular Kazinga Channel. This offers an excellent platform for photography and game viewing. The birdlife is colorful and abundant. You will be privileged to see schools of hippos and Nile-crocodiles sunbathing with their jaws open wide. Return to your accommodation facility for overnight.
DAY 6 – LAKE MBURO BOAT RIDE
After early morning breakfast, check-out of your accommodation and transfer to Kyambura Gorge for an opportunity to track the Chimpanzees. Thereafter continue your safari to Lake Mburo (Estimated travel time is 4 hours). On arrival, you will have a boat ride on Lake Mburo followed by an evening game drive to end your day in adventurous manner.
DAY 7 – SAFARI WALK AND DEPART
Today, be adventurous and take a safari walk with an armed Ranger. After breakfast, return to Kampala with an en-route game-drive.
INCLUDED AND NOT
• Ground transportation (4WD vehicle) throughout the trip in a 4WD tour vehicle YES
• Meals as indicated on the aforesaid meal plans YES
• A Gorilla Tracking permit (where applicable) YES
• A Chimpanzee Permit (where applicable) YES
• Bottled drinking water while on safari YES
• Accommodation as per options in the itinerary YES
• Activities as stipulated on the Safari program YES
• Services of an English-speaking driver/guide YES
• Lots of fun in the African sun!!! YES
• Typical souvenir NOT
• Entry permit/visas for Uganda if required NOT
• All drinks apart from those served for breakfast NOT
• Beverages, tips, souvenirs & all items of a personal nature NOT
• Any deviation from the suggested program NOT
• All extras NOT mentioned in the inclusive section NOT
• Any personal insurance covers NOT