Wildlife Safari Begins
Day 1: Kampala - Murchison Falls National Park.
Our representative will meet you at your Hotel early morning and drive you to Murchison falls stopping at Masindi town for lunch. After proceed to Murchison falls, visit to the "top of the falls" the attraction inspiring Murchison Falls where the River Nile squeezes itself into a 7 meter gorge. Check in at Paraa safari Lodge/Nile safari lodge /Sambiya River Lodge/Red Chili camp and prepare for dinner and overnight stay
Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park
Start the day with an early morning game drive on the northern bank of the Nile River with a bigger concentration of game where you will be able to view those animals like the giraffe, lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant hyena, the Uganda kob etc. The bird life is also impressive, with the African fish Eagle being one of the prized sightings and with luck the rare shoebill stork. After lunch, take a launch cruise upstream to the bottom of the falls on the Nile River where you will see huge crocodiles, schools of hippos, buffaloes, elephants and a variety of water birds. Dinner and overnight at Paraa safari Lodge/Nile safari lodge /Sambiya River Lodge/Red Chili camp
Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
Drive to Fort Portal with picnic lunch enroute stop over to see the tea plantations, arriving in the evening. Proceed to Kibale Park. Check in at Ndali lodge /Fort Motel /Rwenzori View /Chimp guest house for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi swamp
After an early breakfast, meet with local guides to carry out chimpanzee tracking in Kibale National Park nestled in the shadows of the Rwenzori. The park is rich in animal life, including an astonishing 12 species of primates in this park have been recorded, the very localized red colobus and L'Hoest's monkeys. Tracking the chimpanzee our 'cousins' is a very interesting experience. The way they feed, climb trees, respond to humans, caring for their young ones leaves an imaginative dream to tell. In the afternoon visit the surrounding- Bigodi swamp for more bird species. Go back to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Transfer to Semuliki National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, drive to Semuliki National Park in the northern end of the Rwenzori Mountains. The drive is short one but with steep slopes of Budibugyo District. Visit the pygmies and Sempaya Hot springs. Enjoy the site seeing and return to Fort Portal. Continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Enroute you will see the spectacular view of the Rwenzori Mountains. On clear day you can view Ice caps on the peaks of Stanley and Magherita, and their incomparable, beautiful, mist- peaks provide a unique backdrop to one of our most magnificent national park- Queen Elizabeth. Arrive in the evening dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge /Jacana/samba/hippo hill/Institute of Ecology Hostel
Day 7: game drive/launch cruise
The day begins with an early game drive looking for wildlife like lion, buffaloe, elephant, Uganda kob, bushbuck and the rare leopard. About 600 bird species have been identified here, making it a Mecca for bird-watchers. They include the black bee-eater, 11 different species of kingfisher and several falcons, eagles and other raptors. In the afternoon take a 2-hour launch cruise on the Kazinga channel. This waterway joins Lakes Edward and George and it is filled with schools of hippos, buffaloes with elephants at the banks. Retire to the lodge for dinner and over night.
Day 8: game drive and travel back to Kampala
After breakfast go for another early morning game drive that may yield chances to catch up with early riser /predators like lions, leopards, hyenas etc. Return to the lodge for lunch and proceed to Kampala. Stop over at Equator; view the long horned Ankole cattle in the open savannah grassland. Dinner and overnight stay at your Hotel in Kampala.
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