Day 0: ARRIVAL AT ENTEBBE AIRPORT

Meet and greet by your driver/guide, transfer to your accommodation.

 

Overnight in Entebbe

 

Day 1: TRANSFER TO LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast, we leave Entebbe and drive to Lake Mburo National Park, which is the  national park famous for large zebra herds. If you want to we can go on an evening game-drive, then we will be able to search for nocturnal species in the park, including rare leopards.

 

Accommodation nearby Lake Mburo NP

 

Day 2: SAFARI AND BOAT-TRIP IN MBURO NATIONAL PARK

Breakfast with sunrise over the savannah, a morning game-drive, and later in the afternoon a boat-cruise on the lake.

Accommodation nearby Lake Mburo NP

 

Day 3: TRANSFER TO KISORO

After an early breakfast we drive to Kisoro.  On this drive we shall pass through some beautiful towns of south western Uganda, such as Mbarara, Ntungamo and Kabale. We will stop at Lake Bunyonyi, Icuya Forest and at the Muhavura Volcano viewpoint.

 

Accommodation at SawaSawa Guesthouse.

Day 4: GOLDEN MONKEY (OR GORILLA) TRACKING IN THE VIRUNGA

As we are staying close to the Virunga volcano chain, today we climb the Mgahinga-Vulcano, with a bamboo forest, for a  golden monkey hike.

Note : Gorilla Permit costs 600$ per person.

You can do gorilla-tracking instead of the Golden monkeys if you want to.

 

Accommodation at SawaSawa Guesthouse

 

Day 5: CANOE EXCURSION ON LAKE MUTANDA

With a local guide we will walk to Lake Mutanda through local communities. Reaching Lake Mutanda we will cross the lake in a tree dug-out canoe. (if you wish you can peddle also).

Accommodation nearby Lake Mutanda

 

Day 6: RAIN-FOREST-HIKE

Early in the morning, with a pakked lunch, we drive to Nkuringo for a walk through Bwindi Impenetrable Rainforest. You will walk up to Buhoma (northern sector of the forest) with a local guide. In the forest you can feel the real taste of the nature, birds will be singing for you as you walk.

Accommodation in Buhoma

 

Day 7: TRANSFER FROM BUHOMA TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

After Breakfast, with a feeling of being part of the movie “Gorilla’s in the Mist”, we continue to Ishasha, to search for tree climbing lions. 

In the late afternoon we continue to Kazinga-Channel, another part of Queen Elisabeth National Park.

 

Accommodation at Tembo Safari Lodge

 

Day 8: WILDLIFE VIEWING IN QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

 

After breakfast we drive to Mweya for a boat-trip on Kazinga-Channel. From the boat we will view lots of elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kob, warthogs, hippos, crocodiles and many beautiful birds.

In the afternoon we will go to the Plains for lion tracking.  With a special ranger, we will be able to go of the tracks and follow the lions.

 

Accommodation at Tembo Safari Lodge

 

Day 9: TRANSFER TO KIBALE FOREST

Kibale National Park is one of Uganda's most forested areas and has the highest concentration of primates in all of East Africa.

We will be staying at Crater Lake Nkuruba, where we find different primates, such as the Red-tailed monkey and Black-and-white colobus.

 

Accommodation nearby the Crater Lakes

 

Day 10: CHIMPANZEE HABITUATION

Today, we enter the rainforest for a full day chimpanzee habituation experience.

'Habituation' means letting animals to be used to people.  You will follow the chimpanzees from morning until evening, in order to learn more about the activities of the chimpanzees.

Accommodation nearby the Crater Lakes

 

Day 11: TRANSFER TO MURCHISON NATIONAL PARK

Our longest drive on this safari, from Kibale to Murchison Falls National Park. In the late afternoon, we hope to arrive and check in at our lodge, for a delicious dinner at sunset.

 

Accommodation in Murchison Falls NP

 

Day 12: GAME DRIVE AND BOAT-TRIP IN MURCHISON NP

After an early breakfast we go for a wildlife viewing in the different sectors of Uganda's largest national park.  Murchison Falls National Park is the home to the Rothschild’s giraffe.

Lunch at the Nile and in the afternoon a boat launch to the narrow cliff where the powerful Nile River crashes down more to leave a refreshing breeze.

 

Accommodation in Murchison Falls NP

Day 13: RHINO SANCTUARY AND DEPARTURE

We leave Murchison NP and head to Kampala. Our Big Five list will only be complete if we make a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Here we can track the endangered white rhinos at close range in a natural environment.

Accommodation at Ziwa Rhino, or continuing to Entebbe for departure

 

Day 14: TRANSFER TO ENTEBBE - DEPARTURE

 

Day room use in Entebbe before transfer to Entebbe Int. Airport.

Flight time.

END OF YOUR CALSSIC SAFARI