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Day 1. Arrive and transfer to hotel

Day 2. Drive to Rhino Sanctuary, have lunch later proceed to Murchison Falls National Park

Day 3. Morning Game Drive, Afternoon Boat Cruise on the Victoria Nile, Return to the lodge

Day 4. Morning Boat Cruise down to Delta, Afternoon Visit the local Community

Day 5. Drive to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 6. Early morning Chimpanzee tracking, Afternoon Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary walk

Day 7. Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Evening Game drive

Day 8. Early morning Game Drive, Afternoon Boat Cruise along the Kazinga Channel

Day 9. Drive to Ishasha the southern sector of Queen national park in search of Tree climbing Lion, Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 10. Gorilla trekking activity, Full day

Day 11. Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, Evening Game drive

Day 12. Morning game drive later transfers to the Airport for your international flight back home.

Itineraries

Day 1

Arrive and transfer to hotel

Upon your arrival at Entebbe International airport, you will be welcomed by Pamoja Safaris guide and transfer to the hotel in Entebbe/Kampala for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation:
Luxury; Boma | Lake Height Hotel
Midrange; 2 Friends Hotel
Best Budget; African Root Guest House | Airport Guest House
Meal Plan; Bed and Breakfast.

Day 2

Drive to Murchison Falls National Park

We will begin with driving Northwards to Murchison Falls National Park and with a hot lunch en-route, for a breathtaking scenery and a short nature walk and Rhino tracking to the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary in Nakasongola. The guided nature walk in the sanctuary brings you up close with the endangered rhinos (the only ones in Uganda). In the evening arrive into the national park and transfer directly to your lodge for dinner and overnight at,
Accommodation:
Luxury; Nile Safari Lodge | Bakers Lodge | Paraa Safari Lodge
Midrange; Pakuba Safari Lodge | Murchison River Lodge | Fort Murchison
Best Budget; Red Chilli Rest Camp | Fort Murchison Tents
Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 3

Morning Game Drive & Afternoon Boat Trip

After an early morning breakfast, enjoy an early game drive and see animals like giraffes, elephants and buffaloes that roam in the park. Return to the lodge for Lunch. In the afternoon go for a boat cruise upstream to the foot of the thundering Falls offering great photography opportunities of this marvel of nature. Also along the banks of the river you will be able to see animals like hippos, crocodiles and unique bird species for the Bird watchers. From the bottom of the falls, take a short hike to the top of the mighty waterfalls for spectacular views and later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation:
Luxury; Nile Safari Lodge | Bakers Lodge | Paraa Safari Lodge
Midrange; Pakuba Safari Lodge | Murchison River Lodge | Fort Murchison
Best Budget; Red Chili Rest Camp | Fort Murchison Tents
Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4

Morning Boat Cruise to Delta, Afternoon Visit the local Community

Morning Boat trip to Delta in search for Shoebills, wildlife and scenic views. We cruise to the Nile Delta point and this is the lowest point in Uganda where the Nile leaves lake Albert. This place is worth the visit as plenty of unique butterflies are also seen.
After this boat trip you will cross to the Southern bank and have lunch. Afternoon cultural performance at Mubaku Community, dinner and overnight.
Accommodation:
Luxury; Nile Safari Lodge | Bakers Lodge | Paraa Safari Lodge
Midrange; Pakuba Safari Lodge | Murchison River Lodge | Fort Murchison
Best Budget; Red Chili Rest Camp | Fort Murchison Tents
Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5

Drive to Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast, we set off to Kibale Forest National Park as our next destination. Expect to see locals attending to their gardens and farms on the way. A lot of cash crops are grown in this region such as cotton, tobacco, maize, bananas and tea. There is always room for photography.
Overseeing the foothills of the Ruwenzori also commonly referred to as the "Mountains of the Moon" you later arrive at the lodge in time for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Accommodation:
Luxury; Kyaninga Lodge | Primate Lodge | Crater Safari Lodge
Midrange; Isunga Lodge | Chimpanzee Forest Guest House
Best Budget; Kibale Forest Camp
Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Chimpanzee Tracking & Bigodi Swamp Walk

After early served breakfast, drive to Kanyanchu Visitor Information Centre for registration and briefing. This where all activities to be done in the park are managed. Later a ranger guide will lead you to see man’s closest relatives in the forest.
Guided by his tracking skill you will find and spend an hour with the chimps in the forests. After the experience, we return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, we set off for a walk in Magombe swamp or community walk in Bigodi. These walks bring you closer to other primates and birds, African science, home settings and agriculture respectively.
Accommodation:
Luxury; Kyaninga Lodge | Primate Lodge | Crater Safari Lodge
Midrange; Isunga Lodge | Chimpanzee Forest Guest House
Best Budget; Kibale Forest Camp
Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, check out of the hotel and embark on the journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park, another scenic drive on the foothills of the Rwenzori’s seeing glaciations on a clear day, banana and tomato plantations, as well as cotton and tea.
We pass through Kasese town, a very famous copper mining town in Uganda. On arriving, we check in at the lodge for lunch.
In the evening, we go for a game drive with high chances of seeing lions, leopards, Uganda Kob, elephants, buffaloes and abundance of bird life.
Accommodation:
Luxury; Kyambura GorgeLodge | Mweya Safari Lodge
Midrange; Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge | Bush Lodge
Best Budget; Bush Lodge (tents)
Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8

Morning Game Drive, Afternoon Boat Cruise

With packed breakfast, you set off for a morning game drive in Kasenyi open area for active game viewing. You might get lucky and see lions in action. The sunrise in wilderness is wonderful as more animals are very active at this time and a sight of predators like hyenas walking back to their dens is a great experience.
We then return to the lodge for lunch and then a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel in the late afternoon. This boat ride is very worth as it brings you close to the water birds like king fishers, fish eagles, pelicans especially at the pelican point, African spoon bill, African darters and reptiles like the Nile crocodiles and monitor lizards are often seen in addition to plenty of buffaloes and elephants.
Accommodation:
Luxury; Kyambura Gorge Lodge | Mweya Safari Lodge
Midrange; Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge | Bush Lodge
Best Budget; Bush Lodge (tents)
Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9

Drive to Ishasha For Tree Climbing Lion - Proceed to Bwindi

After an early breakfast, drive to Ishasha, the Southern sector of Queen Elizabeth national park. The 2 hour drive there goes along with an adventurous road sight seeing as more wild life is seen along the way.
A game drive in Ishasha will give you a chance of seeing the famous tree climbing lions, topis, hyenas, leopard, elephants, buffaloes and a true wildlife landscape and this so close to Democratic Republic of Congo at the river camp.
Have lunch and later continue to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park driving through hills, mountains and terraced land prepared for local agriculture.
Accommodation:
Luxury; Buhoma Lodge | Mountain Gorillas Lodge (Clouds)
Midrange; Engagi Lodge | Nkuringo Gorillas Lodge
Best Budget; Rushaga Gorillas Lodge | Broadbill Camp Ruhija
Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10

Gorillas Trekking & Community Visit.

By this time, the "I can’t wait to see Mountain Gorillas" mind comes to an end. It’s the gorilla day today so after breakfast, you will get to the park offices for briefing, group allocation and guide.
Gorilla tracking can be long but very worth it. Your ranger guide will lead you in to the forest, his radio communication with the trackers will find you the gentle giants. Upon tracking the Gorillas, you spend a life time one hour with them as they feed the young ones play and nap before saying good bye to the impenetrable forest.
Return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Accommodation:
Luxury; Buhoma Lodge | Mountain Gorillas Lodge (Clouds)
Midrange; Engagi Lodge | Nkuringo Gorillas Lodge
Best Budget; Rushaga Gorillas Lodge | Broadbill Camp Ruhija
Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10

Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

After early served breakfast, we then set off to Lake Mburo National park. We drive through mountains of rolling green terraces cultivated by the Bakiga whose livelihood depends on agriculture and then to the land of milk, home of long horned cattle.

Make a stopover in Mbarara town for lunch and later check in at your lodge in Lake Mburo National Park. An evening sunset game drive to see the zebras, Topis, eland, buffalos, Impalas, warthogs, leopard, bushbuck, Twany eagles and starlings among others is highly recommended.
Accommodation:
Luxury; Mihingo Lodge
Midrange; Mburo Safari Lodge | Rwakobo Rock
Best Budget; Eagle Nest
Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11

Game drive & Walking Safaris

Lake Mburo national park is very unique among the Uganda’s national parks because it doesn’t have big predators like Lions, making it possible for safari walks. This brings you closer to animals like zebras and topis that usually get scared of the sound of the car engine.
In the afternoon have boat ride on the lake for many water birds like african fin foot, african fish eagles, malachite kingfishers, Pied kingfishers and swallows.
Accommodation:
Luxury; Mihingo Lodge
Midrange; Mburo Safari Lodge | Rwakobo Rock
Best Budget; Eagle Nest
Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12

Transfer to the Airport

After breakfast, we embark on the journey to Kampala/Entebbe depending on your flight time and program however our guide will also advise accordingly.
On the way, stop at the Equator for the zero line optional experience. A lot of souvenir shops are found here just for the remembrance of your amazing Uganda safari. You can have a cup of coffee or tea before continuing to your destination arriving in Kampala in the late afternoon or evening.

"End of your Safari and our services"

  • Meals as specified in the Itinerary on Full Board (FB)
  • Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  • Water in the vehicle for overland sectors
  • All ground transportation and transfer as indicated
  • English speaking guide
  • Activities as indicated in the itinerary
  • Park entrance, Ranger guides, conservation fees
  • All applicable tax, administration, and parking fee
  • Gorillas and Chimpanzee permit is included in the itinerary cost
  • All passport and visa fee
  • All health vaccination and medication, including the Covid-19
  • International flight and associated airport departure tax
  • Meals not specified (including lunch & another meal stop between the properties on the overland sector)
  • Drinks that are not included in the itinerary
  • Items of personal nature
  • Laundry | gratitude for guide | hotel | staff, etc.
  • Any extra additional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays or cancellations and all other inconveniences beyond our control
  • Trip cancellations travel delay or baggage insurance
  • All statutory beyond our control
  • Travel | medical insurance is not included

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