8 DAYS UGANDA SAFARI

8 DAYS UGANDA SAFARI

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Kampala

Upon arrival, you will be received by our company representative who will transfer you to Kampala for refreshment and overnight at the lodge

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Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Early in the morning, Report to the park headquarters with a picnic lunch for briefing by the senior park ranger guide. Enter the forest and enjoy its beauty and freshness being home to more than half of the world’s mountain gorillas. Proceed through the dense vegetation to trek for these endangered primates depending on where they built their nest the previous night. Observe the gentle giants as they feed and play. If time allows, after tracking, you may take a community visit to one of the oldest tribes in the world, the Batwa!

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Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Take a 6.30 am morning game drive to catch up with the early raisers like the leopard, lion and spotted hyena, among others. The park’s diverse ecosystem of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. As you take the Kasenyi trail, look out for buffalos, elephants, giraffes, warthogs, topis, kobs, waterbucks, bush bucks, bush duikers among others. Return to the lodge for a late breakfast, after lunch go for the afternoon launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel. This channel is home

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Day 2: Kampala – Bwindi National Park

Your guide will pick you from your hotel early in the morning and drive you to the south westernside of the country through a verdant country side. You will be fascinated by the traditional drummakers, a photo shoot at the Equator and the Ankole long horned cattle near Mbarara town. With a lunch stop in Mbarara, proceed further south west through the fascinating scenery of Kabale with rolling hills adorned with terraces. You will reach Bwindi impenetrable forest in the evening and check in at the lodge.

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Day 4: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Queen Elizabeth national park

We shall drive through the countryside passing through traditional homesteads and farms. Continue on to Queen Elizabeth National through the southern part of the park (Ishasha sector) as you look out for the tree climbing lions resting in the fig trees. You may as well be rewarded by the sight of cobs, water bucks and other antelopes grazing in the Ishasha plains. Have lunch and continue to the upper part of the park with an evening game drive. Retire and check in at your lodge

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Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Kibale Forest National park

After breakfast, you will transfer to Kibale forest national park famed for its highest population of primates in Africa and home to the Chimpanzee. You will pass through Kasese as you enjoy the captivating sight of the Rwenzori glacial peaks’ well decorating the sky line’s back ground and arrive in Kibale in time for lunch. After lunch, you will embark on a nature walk through Bigodi wetland for primate and bird watching. Overnight stay your lodge.

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Day 7: Kibale Forest National Park – Chimpanzee tracking

After an early morning breakfast, report to the park headquarters with your packed lunch for a briefing by the senior park guide. Proceed to track man’s closest relative of all the apes in this vast forest. You are likely to encounter other primates like olive baboons, bonobos, red colobus, black and white colobus, red and blue monkeys, grey cheeked mangabey among others as well as a wide diversity of birds. If time allows, you may take an optional evening visit to the crater lakes of Ndali. Retire for an overnight stay at your lodge.

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Day 8: Kibale Forest National Park-Kampala

You will check out at the lodge after breakfast as you drive back to Kampala through Mubende. You may take an optional visit to Nakayima Tree which is believed to be the house for a goddess Nakayima and her spirits and some locals go to seek their favor. Proceed with an en route lunch in Mityana or Kampala depending on where time for lunch will find you. Upon arrival in Kampala, do the last minute shopping and take a brief tour around the city, then transfer to the airport arriving in time for your departure flight.

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