8 DAYS WILDLIFE ADVENTURE UGANDA
Uganda, with its 10 national parks, is an emerging tourism destination with considerable potential for investment and growth. Abundant in wildlife and breathtaking landscapes, the country is teeming with untapped tourism attractions and free of the over-commercialization found within the borders of some of its neighbors.
- Chimpanzee tracking
- Game drive
- Bird watching
- Boat cruise
- Nature walks
Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport
Upon the arrival at Entebbe Airport, you will be welcomed by the representatives from Prime Tours and Adventures, who will then transfer you to your hotel in Kampala the Capital city. Dinner and overnight stay Rochester hotel.
Day 2: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
After your early morning breakfast, start journey from Kampala en route Lake Mburo National Park located western Uganda, 30km east of Mbarara town. Stopover at the equator for taking photos and buying handcrafts.
Proceed to the park, check in at the lodge, have your lunch and relax. In the evening, go for a forest walk in Rubanga forest. Rubanga forest is one of the relevant features and attractions situated with the confines of Lake Mburo national park, as part of the wide network of the ecosystem that the park holds. The forest exploration is also one the many arrays of activities that any of the visitors to this small but interesting park can engage in. Retire at the lodge for relaxation. Dinner and overnight stay Mihingo lodge
Day 3: Game drive and Boat cruise
After your breakfast, go for a morning game drive, expect to see zebras, hippos, bushbucks, hedgehogs, African buffalo, common eland, impala among others. Return to the lodge for lunch relax a bit.
In the afternoon, go for a boat cruise. The cruise on the lake equally guarantees one a view of the amazing flora and fauna at the National park alongside wildlife such as crocodiles, hippos and bird species such as African fish eagles, pelican king fishers, herons, cormorants, rare African finfoot and hammerkops. Dinner and overnight stay Mihingo lodge.
Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
Take your early morning breakfast, check out of the lodge. Start the journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Proceed via Bushenyi to Kasese where the park is located. At the arrival, check in at the lodge and have lunch.
In the evening go for a guided game drive through the grassy Kasenyi plains; expect to see lions, elephants, buffalos, antelops, kobs, topi, bushbuck among others. Dinner and overnight stay Tembo Safari lodge.
Day 5: Game drive and Boat cruise
Early morning breakfast and head to Ishasha. This is the most remote area in the park yet quite rewarding when visited. It’s famous for tree climbing lions. Other mammals also inhabit the savannah grasslands and they include buffalos, elephants to name but a few. The swamp in this section is endowed with numerous bird species that include the rare shoebill stock, collared pratincole, palm-nut vuture, Pel’s fishing owl to name but a few. Later have your lunch at the lodge.
In the afternoon, go for a launch cruise on Kazinga channel. Expect to see schools of hippos, crocodiles and other wild game at the banks of the water. Dinner and overnight stay Tembo Safari lodge.
Day 6: Chimpanzee tracking
Have your morning breakfast, head to Kyambura gorge for chimpanzee tracking, spend a few time with these apes as you enjoy the picture moments. Later return to the lodge for lunch and check out.
In the afternoon, transfer to Semliki National park in Bundibugyo, upon the arrival, you will check in at the lodge. Go for the evening game drive into the park, expect to see elephants, buffaloes, waterbucks, crocodiles, warthog and Uganda kob. Dinner and overnight stay Semliki Safari lodge.
Day 7: Hot springs and Bird watching
After your morning breakfast, visit the hot springs. Hike through the monkey-filled forest to these boiling, gushing springs, and cook your eggs and plantain in the bubbling waters. The hour-long trail to the outer, “male” spring leads through a patch of forest where red-tailed monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabeys and black-and-white colobus monkeys are common. A 30-minute hike through palm forest from the main road leads to the inner, “female” spring, dominated by a boiling geyser. Eggs and matooke (green plantain) can be cooked in these boiling waters and enjoyed by hungry hikers. Lunch at the lodge.
In the afternoon, go for birding. Birders who make it to Semuliki will be rewarded with some of Africa’s best forest birding. Sempaya and Ntandi provide excellent viewing of the birds including the White-crested Hornbill, Red-billed Dwarf Hornbill, Piping Hornbill, Yellow-throated Nicator, Great blue and Ross’s Turacos. Dinner and overnight stay Semliki Safari lodge.
Day 8: Transfer back to Kampala
Take your morning breakfast, check out of the lodge. Embark on the journey back to Kampala with a lunch stopover en-route. you will be dropped at the location of your choice in Kampala city or at Entebbe Airport for your departure flight.
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|NO. OF PAX
- 4WD safari vehicle
- Park entrance fees
- Full board accommodation
- Tour activities as per the itinerary
- Meals as per the itinerary
- Bottled drinking water in the safari vehicle
- Company of English speaking driver guide
- Flight fares
- Insurance costs
- Personal expenses
- Laundry costs
- Extra food and drinks
- Extra activities not in the itinerary