The Uganda grand tour
(11 nights/12 days)
Visit the rare mountain gorillas at Bwindi Impenetrable forest
in South western Uganda, lake Mburo National park with its
glorious land scapes ,South western Uganda’s forests
and lakes,Queen Elizabeth National Park’s unique location
and diversity,Kibale Forest National Park’s enormous
population, and the awesome Murchison falls on the Victoria
Day1 We’ll leave after breakfast for
the journey to lake Mburo National park.The lovely landscape
is complemented by lake mburo itself and four smaller lakes,
beautiful and tranquil surrounding where you will see impala,
eland,klipsringer,waterbuck,zebra,and buffalo. After a picnic
lunch, we’ll take a canoe trip in the afternoon to see
a variety of water birds, your guide will keep you a safe
distance from hippos and crocodiles! Dinner and overnight.
Day2 After substantial breakfast, we’ll
leave Lake Mburo and make the scenic journey to south Western
Uganda and the stunning volcanic scenery of the virunga Mountains.
En route, we’ll visit lake Bunyonyi, a famous beauty
Dinner and over night at Far Out Camp on Lake Bunyonyi.
Day3 Morning and lunch on lake Bunyonyi,
including a canoe ride round the myriad of islands, after
lunch depart for Bwindi. Dinner and overnight at a luxury
tented camp, full board.
Day 4 Gorilla tracking ,Dinner and over night
at a luxury tented camp.
Day5 After breakfast we will travel on
to Queen Elizabeth National park.
W e'll take the launch trip to explore the Kazinga Channel.
Here we'll see the scores of hippos, buffalo close to the
waterside often elephants and the rare leopard prowling.The
bird life on the water is fascinating and abundant.
Dinner and over night at Mweya Safari Lodge.
Day6 After breakfast, we take a morning
game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Look out for
the prides of lion and herds of elephant .Buffalo, bush back
and Kob are quite common here, but not so common is the spectacular
and elusive Giant forest hog and a sighting is a real triumph!
In the afternoon we will visit yet another of the diverse
local habitats and take a walk in the Maramagambo forest,
here we will look for Chimpanzee and other monkeys and visit
the bat caves and the outstanding blue lake.
Dinner and over night at the lodge.
Day7 After breakfast we will take a tour
to the Queen Elizabeth’s extraordinarily scenic crater
lakes area. Mirror-surfaced and tranquil, each has its own
individual character providing a home for the myriad of creatures
traveling on to the Fort portal tea estate area dinner and
over night at Jacana Lodge.
Today, we will visit Kibale forest, which provides one of
the highest primate densities in the world.On our guided forest
walk, we may find families of chimps and Red colobus monkey
chattering and swinging through the ancient forest trees.
And the bird life is no less impressive! During the day we
will visit Bigodi swamp for its rare and beautiful flora and
fauna and encounter a successful community tourism project.
In the after noon, we will make the journey to the luxurious
Semliki Safari lodge in Semliki wildlife Reserve for dinner
and over night.
Full day at leisure in semliki. An optional excursion may
be available to cruise on Lake Albert. Dinner and over night
at Semliki Lodge.
After breakfast, we will leave for the journey to Murchison
falls National Park. We take a ferry across to the North bank.
Dinner and overnight at Paara Safari Lodge.
After breakfast, we will make the amazing launch trip to the
Murchison falls, described by Churchill as being like Regent’s
Park zoo and Kew Gardens combined. We’ll pass pods of
hippos,crocs,vast number of exotic birds and butterflies (in
Murchison, there over 300 varieties) and myriad wildlife coming
to the water to drink(often including herds of elephants.)We
may be able to see the legendary shoebill .The falls themselves
are one of Africa’s wonders, the whole of Victoria Nile
bursting majestically through a six meter gap to an awesome
forty meter drop.
In the afternoon we’ll experience our first scenic game
drive in the park that will include Uganda kob, elephant,lion,giraffe,a
variety of eagles and much more.
After breakfast, we leave our lodge to travel on to Kampala.
En route, we will view the awesome falls from another angle.
Well have the opportunity to experience this massive rush
of water at close quarters by taking the path way to the base
of the falls and back.
Price per person in a single room or/and sharing double room(s).
Includes:4x4 vehicle with a driver/tour guide, gorilla tracking
permits and chimpanzee tracking fees,all park entry fees,full
board accommodation, launch trips, ranger guide fees and ferry
Does not include: Lunches en route, refreshments, drinks and bar bills,
tips and disbursements of a personal nature.
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