7 Days Uganda Gorillas & Game Safari

This Package involves the discovering the beauty of Uganda. Get an opportunity to witness what is considered as one of the most exciting safari combined with spectacular landscape providing the setting for Africa’s most memorable visitor experience of Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable come face to face with the amazing peaceful giants for the best ultimate iconic Gorilla Tracking experience. Unforgettable encounters with Chimpanzee during a walk in underground forest, This package gives you an opportunity to witness that Uganda is a home and meeting point of African savanna and West African tropical rainforest. Uganda’s vegetation is immensely diverse stretching from snow-capped peaks and Afro-Alpine moorland to dense rainforest mixed with the most delightful climate in the world. Visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for mountain gorillas and Queen Elizabeth National Park the medley of wonders and of the vast savanna of Africa is the perfect setting for a classic African safari experience. Visit the most Powerful Waterfalls of Murchison falls.
Larger Mammal expected to be seen includes, Elephants, Buffalo, Lions, Leopards, Giraffes, Kobs, Hippopotamus, Hyenas, Waterbucks, Warthogs, Topis, and many others. Highlights of the Places to be visited including, Bwindi Impenetrable, Queen Elizabeth, Kyambura Gorge, Murchison Falls National Park. This is the best of Uganda’s stunning lushes combined with spectacular landscapes of Pearl of Africa’s a thousand green hills providing the setting for Africa’s memorable visitor experience of mountain gorillas with majestic sceneries across entire mountain spectrum.

Day 1.Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
Pick from Entebbe International Airport, drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The first stop over will be at the Equator, where a few experiments will be done some of which include; stepping one foot in the southern hemisphere and another foot in the northern hemisphere; then we repeat the water experiment, as you drive through this region, you will be amazed and impressed by the remarkable scenery that unfolds in sight. The Lowlands and Grassland savannas gradually give way to the cascading hills that seem never to end. You also enjoy the indigenous long horned Ankole Cattle in their land of milk and honey. Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national Park after lunch Enjoy the breath taking scenery of the green terraced hills and snake like roads of this Region and arrive to check in at the lodge.
this drive along this route is amazing and impressive by the remarkable scenery that unfolds in sight. The terraced hills gradually give way to the cascading hills that seem never to end on these snake like roads which will definitely impress you as you drive through this region of Kigezi You also enjoy the cold interior with spectacular Tea Plantations .

Day 2 : Gorilla tracking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Uganda gorilla safarisAfter early morning breakfast at lodge drive to the gorilla tracking briefing point. Get registered and get general briefing before you see off to go and meet these beautiful majestic giant maintain gorillas in the forest. Tracking is captivating and unforgettable experience which is more than repays the effort needed to reach. Tracking starts at 8:30am and can last from a few hours to a whole day depending on where gorillas were left the previous day.
The park is characterized by tangled vegetation dropped over a deeply fissured landscape of steep slippery valleys and high-draughty ridges. It is ever chilly weather and challenging terrains offers the best experience in a trek though one of Africa’s most ancient rainforests in search of the endangered maintain gorillas ranks among the world’s premier wildlife encounters.
NB: You will go with packed lunch.
After tracking visit a craft shop and maybe you can check in there for hand craft items. Afterwards drive back to the lodge as you enjoy the breath taking views of Bwindi forest the Uganda’s most pristine tracts of rainforest, the Lodge where you will be staying is just within the starting Gorilla tracking point in Rushaga (Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge).
Have your time and relax as you enjoy the perfect view of Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Enjoy the balcony view of the impenetrable forest from your room or on your private patio just outside at the shade besides the restaurant and the bar as you wait for dinner

Day 3:Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National
Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park after morning breakfast via Ruhiija. This drive takes you through the Eastern Sector or part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest with fantastic view. This drive is long but rewarding to view Bwindi endemic birds and primates along the way and provide expansive views across the plains of Western Rift Valley to the west. Connect to Butogota-Kayonza. Drive through tea plantations and proceed to Kihiihi for lunch at the selected restaurant/Hotel before driving to Ishasha the remote southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Here you will be rewarded with the sightings of Ishasha’s most famous residents the tree climbing lions-lounging in the branches while keeping a close eye on the herds of Uganda kobs and this is the only area. Here you can find topis as well as with many teaming herds of buffaloes and elephants in this magnificent natural arenas. Enjoy the attendant cast of wildlife behaviors and when you get to the scope and vast overlooking maramagambo forest with the Great Rift Valley escarpment view of Kichwamba. Proceed and check in at the lodge late in the evening for overnight.

Day 4: Morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park
7 Days Uganda SafariAfter early morning breakfast drive to Kasenyi plains for game drive. The vast savanna of Kasenyi is the perfect setting for a classic African safari experience. Enjoy the photo opportunities. Enjoy the fantastic view of Rwenzori Mountains set against the back drop of jagged wildlife viewing in Kasenyi is rewarding. Huge herds of Uganda kobs attracts pride of lions, guinea fowl scuttle through the grassland and huge …… elephants strides across the game tracks. Drive to Kasenyi craft village and enjoy the crater salt lake view below Kichwamba escarpment. Other wildlife expected to be seen includes water buck, warthog, baboon, hippos, etc. and afterwards proceed to Lake George the famous bird sanctuary. Queen Elizabeth is man biome sphere reserve. Drive back to the lodge for lunch and proceed to Mweya.
Afternoon boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park
After lunch drive to Mweya peninsula for boat ride along Kazinga Channel. Mweya is Queen’s focal point. It is still jam-packed with birds and animals. Its elevated position commands gorgeous views of the Kazinga Channel. Depart from Mweya cruise down the Kazinga Channel the most relaxing way to enjoy the wildlife safari here. This cruise gives an opportunity to view hippos, buffaloes and water birds as elephants stride along the banks. All you need to do sit back with your camera or binoculars at the ready and enjoy the incredible spectacle. This is the oasis for the many of the fascinating species that inhabit the park and it gives a chance to cruise just meters from hundreds of enormous hippos and buffaloes while elephants linger on the shore-line. The cruise is only for two hours and boat trip ends in Lake Edward see how local fishing village stay alongside with wildlife, enjoy birds’ colony of cormorants, pelicans. After the boat drive back to the lodge along channel track Via Katunguru gate, reaching the lodge late in the evening for overnight.

Day 5:Chimpanzee Tracking in Kyambura
Queen Elizabeth National ParkAfter breakfast drive to Kyambura Gorge meet the Armed Ranger Guide for chimpanzee tracking, it is more than discovering chimpanzees in their natural environment, it will teach you about the eco-systems of the kyambura gorge’s atmospheric underground rain forest including the vegetation types, bird identification and behaviors, chimpampanzee and monkey ecology.
Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
After morning breakfast drive to Murchison Falls National Park through Fort Portal – Kyenjonjo – Hoima – Buliisa. This drive gives you an opportunity to enjoy the scenic view of Rwenzori Mountains ranges being extremely humid area and frequently enveloped in clouds gives you the best photo opportunities. Enjoy the green hills of Toro that support tea plantations, with rich cultural diversity of Batooro, and arriving in this Tourism City in western Uganda this is where you will stop over for lunch before proceeding to Murchison Falls National Park which gives you a fantastic view for the best travel memory with stop over for lunch at selected restaurant/lodge in Hoima Town. Before proceeding to Murchison Falls National Park check in at the lodge for overnight.

Day 6: Morning game Drive in Murchison Falls National Park
After early morning breakfast go for game drive around the Buligi game tracks on the northern bank. Here you will begin the journey into African wilderness. It engages all your sense from the very first beginning sparkled to life when you first hear a distant roar of a lion or a laugh of a hyena in the night or a song of thousands of cicada beetles at midday then experience the heightening of these senses when you feel the ground vibrate of giant elephant cross right in front of you, never to be forgotten sights and safari moments. Enjoy wide range of animals in this Nile Valley. Your guide will take you through this prime wildlife pane for the best of iconic and unforgettable safari experience, animals here include several herds of buffalos, elephants, giraffes, waterbucks, Uganda kobs, oribi, warthogs, baboon, hartebeest, leopards, hyenas, jackals, lions and several bird species encountered on this safari and afterwards drive back to the lodge for lunch before going for the afternoon boat cruise.

Afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of Murchison Falls
Murchison Falls National parkAfter lunch drive down to the 2:00 o’clock boat cruise. The lunch trip upstream from Paraa presents an astonishing display of wildlife and gives you an opportunity with the frontal view of the falls. This is a rewarding memorable experience. Just cruise few meters away from several enormous hippos and crocodiles basking along the banks with their month open. This is one of the exciting activity. The three hours cruise provides you with the tranquil sundowner as you cruise back offering the classic view of an Equatorial sunset reflected on the river. Enjoy other frequent visitors of the Nile such as waterbucks, elephants, buffaloes, warthogs, baboons, combined with several water birds.

Hiking to the top of Murchison Falls

The boat will drop you to the bottom where you will meet with a ranger Guide Hike up to the top of falls it is rewarding with fantastic view of the majestic waters of the river Nile squeeze out at 6 meters cleft makes foot plunge down this infamous Murchison Falls, It gives you an opportunity to see the violent compression through the narrow gorge creates a continuous roar from the top. It plunges 45m over the remnant rift valley wall creating the dramatic Murchison Falls, the center piece of the park and enjoy the fantastic view of the scenery down below the mighty cascade drains the last of the river’s energy transforming it into a broad placid stream that flows quietly across the rift valley floor. While at this point you will see a wide gorge and plunges with a thunderous roar into the “Devil’s Cauldron” creating a trademark rainbow. This is a fantastic and great reward for the pose and photograph opportunities your driver Guide will drive to meet you at the top of falls, you drive back to the Lodge arriving late in the evening. Here you stand a chance to see rock pranticoles.

Day 7:Transfer to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
This drive-through Kaniyo pabidi sector of Budongo Forest is very rewarding. Here you will enjoy a lot of attractions such as a cool shaded forest that promises an unprecedented density and diversity of flora ranging from towering hardwoods to luscious ferns and animals such as baboon vervet and black and white colobous monkeys with several forest endemic bird species such as puvel’s Illadopsis then reach in the expansion of woodland below the escarpment with a fantastic view. Here at this point, you will be able to see clear, blue mountains of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and in the background of Lake Albert, drive through masindi and proceeding to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary.

Rhino Tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Drive to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to see rhinos. Register and get prepared for the briefing at the rhino tracking offices. These are the only rhinos in the wildlife here in Uganda. It has been through efforts of the dedicated and committed nature lovers and conservationists, tour operators and funders that is why this project has been successful this far and is growing in heaps and bounds, along with rhinos. There are many other animals that are found in this sanctuary. Tourists play a very important role set off with trained guides who would share their knowledge and experience with rhinos (the white race). After tracking drive to the selected restaurant/Hotel before proceeding to Kampala and finally drive back to Entebbe International Airport to check-in for the flight.