Venture into a Luxury game and gorilla Trekking safari in a country known for its natural beauty.The trip will take you across Uganda’s game parks in 17 days.Enjoy the company of hospitable people and wildlife experiences in the Pearl of Africa.
Day 1. Arrival at Entebbe.
Meet and greet our guide in Uganda. Check in at hotel. Overnight : Laico Lake Victoria hotel.
Day 2. Transfer to Lake Mburo via the Equator.
Start your Luxury game safari to Mbarara in western Uganda via the Equator.Arrival in time for lunch.Check in to your hotel. Later on you can choose to relax or go for the 1520 AD Eclipse monument for hike. Overnight. Igongo Cultural Centre & Country Hotel.
Day 3. Game Drive at Lake Mburo
An early morning game drive in search for wildlife. In the afternoon you can go for a guided nature walk, horse riding or boat cruise. Overnight Igongo Cultural Centre & Country Hotel.
Day 4. Transfer to Kisoro
It is in south western Uganda at the base of the Virunga mountains via Echuya forest reserve. For avid bird watchers, you may visit Echuya swamp harbouring largely endangered Grauer’s swamp warbler. Overnight: Chameleon Hill.
Day 5 Early bird watching
Go search for the Albertine endemic species like the Rwenzori turaco, Rwenzori night jar. Golden monkey tracking is another activity in the park. Chameleon Hill.
Day 6. Today is Gorilla day.
Carry packed lunch and get ready for the trekking activity. This is a guided tour by the game rangers. You will get a briefing before you start trekking and they will keep you informed about the Gorilla feeding habits and behaviours in the forest. Overnight Chameleon Hill.
Day 7. Transfer to Ishasha
This the the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National park for the ultimate view of the climbing Lions. Overnight Enjojo Lodge or Ishasha wilderness camp.
Day 8. Game Drive & Boat ride
Early morning after breakfast you head to the Northern part of the park for a game drive and a boat ride on Kazinga channel, a natural channel between Lake George and Edward. Overnight Chimpanzee Guest house.
Day 9. Early morning chimp tracking and go for an afternoon swamp walk in Bigodi. Overnight Chimpanzee Guest house.
Day 10. Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park and arrive in the evening. Overnight Pakuba Safari lodge.
Day 11. Early game drive
Wake up early so that you catch up with the retiring wild cats, elephants, Uganda Kobs, and Oribis. Go for an afternoon boat cruise on the Nile to the famous Murchison falls. You may also Hike to the top of the falls. Overnight Pakuba Safari lodge.
Day 12. Today, transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park.
Kidepo Valley National Park is described is a hidden gem.(CNN).It is a park in the Karamoja region with the largest herd of Buffaloes. Overnight Apoka Lodge.
Day 13. Morning game drive
Explore the Kidepo Valley National Park. You may see the cheetah, large herds of buffaloes, Zebras, water bucks and Hartebeests. Birds will include the secretary bird, Karamoja Apallis, Superb Starling.Later on in the afternoon after lunch , you will visit the local tribe(Karamajong) homestead to have a firsthand feel of their culture. Overnight Apoka Lodge.
Day 14. Pian Upe Game reserve.
Today the luxury game safari contiues to Pian Upe which is named after the pastoralist tribes that live in the area. Pian is a sub group of the Karamojong people and Upe in Uganda is a Kalenjin speaking tribe commonly known as the Pokot in Kenya. The game drive in this reserve will enable you see a variety of wild life like the cheetah, Jackals, Leopards, Cheetah, Eland, Topi, Blue Duiker, Klipspringer, Gunteher. The birds include Ostrich , Hartlaub’s Bustard, Jackson’s Hornbill and the White-headed Buffalo-Weaver. After the game drive transfer to Mt.Elgon ranges near Sipi falls. Overnight Sipi River lodge .
Day 15. Hike the Mt. Elgon to experience the world’s largest caldera (Optional Activity).This activity can take you 3 to 5 days. However you can visit the Sipi falls without the mountain hike. Transfer to Jinja. Overnight Gately on Nile or 2 friends Guest house .
Day 16. Visit the genuine source of the Nile.
Take a boat ride to the point where it starts its journey to Mediterranean Sea. Later on transfer to Mabira forest where you will go for a nature walk, birding, Uganda Mangabey monkey tracking or relax. Overnight Mabira Rain Forest Lodge
Day 17.Forest Walk
Today you can go for a forest walk, birdwatching then later visit Sezibwa falls and transfer to the Airport for your evening flight. Day 18 (optional) You can contact us if your flight is on day 18 or change of flight, please inform us in advance to organize your booking and stay in Uganda at an additional cost.
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