SAHO 12: MURCHISON FALLS, KIBALE AND QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK (7 Days/6  Nights)

DAY 1: From Kampala / Entebbe, drive to Masindi passing traditional farms and villages. Reach Murchison Falls National Park after lunch enroute and tour the top of the Falls with amazing scenic viewpoints. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge, Nile Safari Camp or Similar.

DAY 2: Cross the Nile by ferry and set off on an early morning game drive. Your guide helps spot elephant, giraffe, water buffalo, Ugandan kob and lion. After lunch take a launch trip to the base of the majestic Murchison Falls. There is abundant bird life and you will most likely see numerous wild animals on the banks. Return to at Paraa Safari Lodge, Nile Safari Camp or Similar.

DAY 3: Depart early to the Fort Portal area. This area, nestled in the Rwenzori Mountains, is the seat of the Toro kingdom. Have Lunch enroute proced to Kibale Forest. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge, Primate Lodge, Chimpanzee Guest House or Similar.

DAY 4: Early morning visit to Kibale Forest for chimpanzee trekking (trackers must be 15 years of age and above). The forest is also home to other primates like grey cheeked mangabeys, baboons, vervet monkeys, Red colobus, black and white colobus, Red tailed monkey and many others. After lunch, walk through Bigodi Wetland to see birds like Hautlaub’s golden, Black weavers, Speckled Mousebird, Black hooded, Grosbeak, Black–necked, Masked Swallow, Blue Flycatcher, Black and White Mannikin, Red eyed Dove, Lead colored Flycatcher and many others. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge, Primate Lodge, Chimpanzee Guesthouse or Similar. Uganda Kobs, elephants, buffaloes, etc. if luck the Leopard and many bird species.

DAY 5: After breakfast, drive at leisure for Queen Elizabeth en route see Rwenzori Mountains and take a short game drive as you enter. In the afternoon, relax on a cruise up the Kazinga Channel between Lakes Edward and George. Enjoy seeing wild animals on the banks and a wonderful variety of water birds. Lion, hippo, Cape buffalo, Uganda kob and warthogs are usually seen. Overnight at the beautifully situated Mweya Safari Lodge, Jacana Lodge, Hippo Hill Camp or Similar.

DAY 6: Early morning game drive to see Uganda Kobs, elephants, buffaloes, etc. if luck the Leopard and many bird species. After packed breakfast, drive to the Ishasha sector of the park. This wide-open savannah country dotted with flat-topped acacia trees, an incredible contrast in vegetation. In this quiet wilderness you can see nature at its best as well as the tree-climbing lion for which this area is most famous. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge, Jacana Lodge, Hippo Hill Camp or Similar.

DAY 7: After break fast,drive back to Kampala with lunch en route.

 

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