11 Days Flying Primate and Wildlife Safari in Uganda

Day 01:
You will arrive at Entebbe International airport to meet Access Africa Tours guide who will drive you to the Hotel. Depending on the time of arrival you may go for a walk or a city drive to visit some of the interesting places in Kampala. Places to view are the Entebbe botanical gardens, the former zoo, the Kasubi tombs, Namugongo martyrs shrine and many more.
Dinner and overnight in Entebbe or Kampala, Serena Hotel, Botanical Beach Hotel, or Holiday Express

Day 02:
after breakfast you will be transferred to Kajjansi airstrip or Entebbe International airport to catch your charter flight to Murchison Falls National Park. The charter flight will offer you with splendid views of the falls from which the park derives its name. You will land to cross by Ferry to Paraa Safari Lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Day 03:
Have breakfast and go for an early launch cruise on the Victoria Nile to the base of the fall viewing plenty of game and birds. Watch out for game like hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, birds like the rare shoebill and many more. This trip will take you about 3 hours. You will then drive to the top of the falls for lunch and a walk. Here you will see how the placid Nile forces itself through a narrow gorge 7 metres wide t o fall about 150 ft deep forming the falls. It is stunning!
Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge or Nile Safari Lodge

Day 04:
After breakfast go for a game drive in the northern sector of the park. You will encounter plenty of game including giraffe, jackals, topi, leopards, Hyenas, Lions, Elephants, bush bucks and many more. After the game drive retire for late breakfast and lunch at the lodge and then you will take a charter flight to Fort Portal.
Dinner and overnight at Ndali lodge or Primates Lodge Kibale

Day 05:
Early in the morning after an early cup of tea go chimpanzees tracking and other primates. The forest is known to harbours the largest number of primates in Africa to some extent in the world. You will have a lunch picnic and go to Bigodi wetland swamp from a walk to view plenty of fauna and flora.
Dinner and overnight at Ndali lodge or Primates Lodge Kibale

Day 06:
You will then drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. This drive will reward you with sceneries of the Rwenzori Mountains “Mountains of the Moons” the Great Rift Valley and game in the park. You will reach Mweya Safari Lodge to have lunch and embark on the boat ride in the afternoon. This trip will take you along the Kazinga channel that connects Lakes Edward and George and will reward you with game like hippos, buffalos and elephants with plenty of water birds. This is a birders paradise!
Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Jacana

Day 07:
Go for an early morning game drives after a cup of coffee. This drive will help you catch up with early risers and predators returning to their hide outs. The drive will reward you with game like Elephants, lions, leopard jackals, hyenas, bush bucks, and many more. In the afternoon you will go for a walk in the Kyambura gorge in search for chimpanzees and other the primates like colobus monkeys, L’Hoest Monkeys and others.
Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Jacana

Day 08:
Go for an early walk in the Maramagambo forest where you will spend half a day to visit the bat caves and view hundreds of bats. You may also see pythons and monitor lizards. In the afternoon you will then transfer to Bwindi passing through scenic areas known as Switzerland of Africa.
Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp

Day 09:
Have breakfast to transfer to the park headquarters for briefing before setting off to the forest in search for gorillas. The activity takes about 2- 8 hours before encountering these humble giants. It is a tiring activity since you have to trek through steep slopes in search for them. However encountering these gorillas is an unforgettable experience that will not allow you remember the hardships you went through in trying to find them.
Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp

Day 10:
you can go and visit the community tribes around the park in afternoon go for a guided walk in the forest.
Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp

Day 11:
You drive to the airstrip to catch your charter flight back to Entebbe / Kajjansi airstrip.

 

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