Main activities:

  • Game drives
  • Launch cruise
  • Nature walks
  • Photography
  • Cultural experience.

Day 1:

Arrival at Entebbe airport, picked up by our staff, driven to hotel for overnight.

Day 2: Kampala – Murchison falls national Park

After breakfast depart for Murchison falls national park. You will drive through the famous Luwero triangle and branch off to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to trek the white rhinos and proceed to Masindi for lunch and continue to the Park.

The park is bisected by the mighty Nile River, in the northern circuit of the Nile you can expect to see a variety of the teeming game such as Jackals, Lions, Hyenas, Leopards, Elephants, Buffaloes, Hartebeests, Oribis, Uganda Kobs and Giraffes among others.

Accomodation at Paraa safari lodge/chobe (luxury)

Sambiya River Lodge/ Red chilli Camp (budget).

Day 3: Game drive & Launch cruise MFNP

After an early morning cup of coffee you will go for a game drive in the Northern circuit of the Nile where you will view antelopes, Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Bushbucks, Lions and a variety of bird species.

After the game drive, you will return to the lodge.

In the cool sunny afternoon, will go for a launch trip on the River Nile where you will have the opportunity to see hippos, crocodiles and water birds such as African fish eagle, African jacana, pied kingfisher, Egyptian geese, and pelicans along the river banks. The launch trip takes you to the bottom of the thunderous Murchison falls and beautiful sunset on the Nile. You will then return to the lodge.

Day 4: Nature walk –Transfer to Kibale

After breakfast drive to the top of the falls for a guided walk, descend on a trail down to the bottom of the falls and again hike up the gentle sloping shrubby escarpment where you will see beautiful water birds, antelopes and other forest dwellers on the southern bank.

Drive back, check out and proceed to Kibale Forest National Park via Hoima town.

Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking

After an early morning breakfast, you will be briefed by the rangers on Chimpanzee tracking then you trek on the trails in search for the human cousins (Chimpanzees). While walking through the park, the guides will also educate you on the various flora and fauna found in the park.

The park supports the highest concentration of primates in the world: there are 13 species, including Black-and-White and Red colobus, L’Hoests monkeys, baboons, bush baby and chimpanzees. There are 325 avian species in Kibale, and 144 species of butterflies and moths.

After lunch you will have a guided nature walk in the Bigodi swamp. The sanctuary offers great birding opportunities and nature walks. You will be able to see over 137 bird species and primates like Bush babies and colobus monkeys. Besides birding, Bigodi village has a rich cultural heritage site where you can mix with the local people and enjoy the African traditions in terms of lifestyle and entertainment.

Accomodation at Ndali lodge/ Chimp Nest Camp.

Day 6: Semuliki excursion – transfer to Queen Elizabeth

After Breakfast drive to Fortportal, check in at Mountains of the moon hotel and proceed to the home to the famous Sempaya Hot springs, alluring Pygmies and a varied number of bird species, primates. Lunch at semliki lodge, then drive back to Fort portal town

Accomodation at mountains of the moon hotel (midrange)

Day 7

After breakfast, proceed to Nyakasura for Amabele ga nyinawiru and the caves, afterwards walk up the hills to see the craters and to have a clear view of the Rwenzori mountains, then back to the hotel. Have lunch and check out for Queen Elizabeth NP

Day 8: Game drive – Launch cruise

A cup of coffee then embark on an early morning game drive to view elephants, solitary cape buffaloes, hyenas, lions, leopard, antelopes, warthogs and beautiful birds of prey such as vultures. This park has spectacular sceneries including crater lakes and rolling savannah plains overlooking the snow capped Mt. Rwenzori.

After lunch, slope down to Kazinga channel for a launch cruise, where you expect high chances of spotting at trumpeting elephants, hundreds of buffaloes, antelopes, hippos and above all this is the leading birding destination, over 600 bird species including pelicans, kingfishers, hammer corps, woodpeckers, cormorants, African jacana, goliath heron etc can be seen during the launch cruise.

Accomodation at Mweya safari lodge (luxury)

Simba safari camp (budget)

Day 9: Kyambura gorge primate walk.

After an early breakfast you will go to Kyambura gorge where you will trek primates such as chimpanzees, monkeys and baboons. Kyambura gorge is 100metres deep and 16km long. This spectacular forested gorge has most alluring habitats with rich flora and fauna.

Proceed to Kampala, lunch en route.