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10 Days Fly-In Wildlife Safari In Uganda

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10 Days Fly-In Wildlife Safari In Uganda

10 Days Fly-In Wildlife Safari in Uganda entails exploration of the western national parks including beautiful Murchison Falls National Park famous for its incredible and strongest waterfalls. You also experience the “Primate capital” Kibale Forest National Park prominent for harboring 13 primate species including the chimpanzees, the “Medley wonders” of Queen Elizabeth national park for wildlife game drives, the tree climbing lions, and the Kazinga channel. Wrap up your safari with a visit to the mist Bwindi impenetrable national park harboring the highest number of Mountain gorillas in the world in addition to grabbing most of the gorilla-related vacations in Uganda and a variety of endemic Bird species.

DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – 10 Days Fly-In Wildlife Safari 

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be welcomed by our meet-and-greet lounge host who helps you through fast-track assistance with VISA and luggage collection. Please look for a white signboard with your name. After immigration and bag collection, you will then be handed over to our driver guide, who will transfer you to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at Entebbe Protea Hotel or Lake Victoria Serena Hotel (Luxury), Lake Victoria Granada Hotel or Mestil Hotel (Midrange), Eureka Place Hotel and Suites or Pineapple Guest House (Budget)

DAY 2: FLIGHT TRANSFER TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK – NIGHT GAME DRIVE

you will transfer to Entebbe to catch up with your flight to Pakuba airstrip. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. later after lunch at 14h00, you will have an afternoon relaxation whilst utilizing the lodge amenities including the swimming pool as you await the commencement of the incredible night game drive at around 17h00. The night game drive will occupy 2-4 hours depending on the client’s interests and our mission is to search and find the nocturnal animals which among others include hyenas, civets, leopards, bush babies, and several cats. Your will later return to the lodge for a late hot dinner followed by a slumber.

Dinner and overnight: Nile Safari Lodge or Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury) Pakuba Safari Lodge or Murchison River Lodge (Midrange) Red Chili Camp or Heritage Safari Lodge (Budget)

DAY 3: GAME DRIVE AND LAUNCH CRUISE – 10 Days Fly-In Wildlife Safari 

After a cup of coffee at 06h00, your guide will lead you to an early morning game drive. The morning drive will take you through different habitats offering you a great opportunity to watch some of Africa’s unspoiled Savana and the BIG 5 game including lions, elephants, buffaloes, and leopards. Other wildlife to see includes giraffes, Hartebeest, Bushbucks, Jackal, hyenas, oribis, Uganda kobs, and many others. After this rewarding game drive, you will return to the lodge for a late breakfast followed by lunch and a little relaxation. In the afternoon at 14h00, you will enjoy a 3hours boat ride sailing to the bottom of the falls along the river Nile. The Nile hosts large concentrations of Hippos and crocodiles as well as a number of bird species including the rare shoebill stork, Fish Eagle, African Skimmer, Grey-crowned Crane, Black-headed Gonolek, Goliath Heron, Green-winged, Long-toed Plover, Saddle-billed Stork. Dinner and overnight: Nile Safari Lodge or Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury) Pakuba Safari Lodge or Murchison River Lodge (Midrange) Red Chili Camp or Heritage Safari Lodge (Budget)

DAY 4: FLIGHT TRANSFER TO KIBALE NATIONAL PARK – 10 Days Fly-In Wildlife Safari 

Following breakfast, you will transfer to Pakuba to catch up with your flight to Kasese or Semuliki airstrip. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Upon reaching Kibale forest, you will transfer to your lodge fully surrounded by the mystical calls of the monkeys followed by an evening at leisure whilst utilizing complementary activities offered by the lodge. Over a dozen primates inhabit this national park, and various types of monkeys grace the trees around your verandah. Close your eyes, and the soundtrack will provide an incredible appreciation for how remote you are.

Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga Lodge or Crater Safri Lodge or Primate Lodge (Luxury), Turaco Treetops or Isunga Lodge (Midrange), Chimpanzee guest house (Budget)

DAY 5: CHIMPANZEE TREKKING – COMMUNITY WALK AT BIGODI WETLANDA SANCTUARY

After a paradisiac breakfast at 06h30, you will transfer to Kanyancu visitor center and report to the ranger station at 07h00 for a briefing followed by searching through the trees as you set off for chimpanzee trekking. After an interesting and memorable search for the chimpanzees in the forest, you are privileged to spend 1 hour with them taking photographs and videos, and return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch at 14h00, you will visit Bigodi wetland sanctuary a community-based conserved effort for a village walk to immerse you into the interesting cultures of the community.

 

Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga Lodge or Crater Safri Lodge or Primate Lodge (Luxury), Turaco Treetops or Isunga Lodge (Midrange), Chimpanzee guest house (Budget)

DAY 6: QUEEN ELIZABETH PARK – AFTERNOON BOAT CRUISE ON KAZINGA CHANNEL

Following a relaxed breakfast at 09h00, you will board your Safari vehicle and drive for 4 hours to Queen Elizabeth national park. Upon arrival, you will check in to your lodge followed by lunch. After lunch at 15h00, you will enjoy the afternoon boat cruise along Kazinga channel which will reveal a succession of giants. Elephant herds squirt water on the banks as large hippo pods roll on sandbanks, and crocodiles bathe in the sun. Some hippos escape the water to wander across the savannah and barge past a series of ungulates also in search of water. This astonishing extraordinary boat ride will make a gentle meditation from the exhilarating walk of the previous day in Kibale national park. After this breathtaking activity, you will then be transferred to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

 

Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Elephant Plains Lodge or Kyambura Gorge Lodge (Luxury), Katara Lodge or Elephant Hab Lodge or Twin lakes lodge (Midrange), Bush Lodge (Budget)

DAY 7: FULL-DAY GAME DRIVE IN THE SAVANNA PLAINS OF QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast at 06h00, you will head out for an all-day game drive. Your guide will ensure to take you to every corner of the park to give you all the opportunity to site almost all the game in the park watch some of Africa’s unspoiled Savana and the BIG 5 game including lions, elephants, buffaloes, and leopards, giraffes, Hartebeest, Bushbucks, Jackal, hyena, oribis, Uganda kobs and many others. After this rewarding game drive in the main parkland, you will have lunch at mweya safari lodge. After lunch, you will continue with the game drive as you head to Ishasha sector to search for tree climbing lions highlight of Queen Elizabeth national park. You will then return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

 

Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Elephant Plains Lodge or Kyambura Gorge Lodge (Luxury), Katara Lodge or Elephant Hab Lodge or Twin lakes lodge (Midrange), Bush Lodge (Budget)

DAY 8: TRANSFER TO BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK – BATWA CULTURAL EXPERIENCE

At 06h00, you will head out for a 4-hour scenic drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park. You will enjoy the beautiful views of the green vegetation as you ascend and rise into the mountains on a remote road around Bwindi Forest. Upon arrival at the park, check in at the lodge, followed by lunch. later after lunch at 14h00, you will visit the Batwa community for a Batwa cultural experience where you get to Learn as you enjoy one of the most authentic cultures. Your guide will usher you through their forest life before gazetting the forest as a protected area. You will watch these pygmies dance, sing the cultural songs as well as storytelling, handling the bow, gather honey, and picking herbal medicine from roots and leaves a local way of treating the people

Dinner and overnight at Bwindi Lodge or Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp or Mahogany Springs Lodge (Luxury), Silverback Lodge or Buhoma Haven Lodge (Midrange) Gorilla Bluff Lodge or KFC MUST lodge (Budget)

DAY 9: ULTIMATE GORILLA TREKKING – 10 Days Fly-In Wildlife Safari 

Your day begins with breakfast at 06h30, then head to the park reception for briefing at 07h00.  Thereafter, you will be guided through Bwindi Forest jungle to search for the shy mountain gorillas. You will have 1 hour after meeting the gorilla family. You will get full briefing of their family formations, background, and observe their life style in their own habitat and family setting. After this mind-blowing activity, you Will return to the lodge for lunch followed by a relaxed evening and dinner whilst utilizing the complementary offers at the hotel.

Dinner and overnight at Bwindi Lodge or Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp or Mahogany Springs Lodge (Luxury), Silverback Lodge or Buhoma Haven Lodge (Midrange) Gorilla Bluff Lodge or KFC MUST lodge (Budget)

DAY 10: SCENIC FLIGHT TRANSFER TO ENTEBBE AND DEPARTURE

Your day begins with breakfast at 08h30, Thereafter, you will transfer to Kihihi Airstrip to catch up with your flight to Entebbe. You will swoop over the national park and then fly east to return to Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight. Enriched with unforgettable memories you will say goodbye to the pearl of Africa. Depending on the time of departure you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.

Included

  1. All Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking permits
  2. All ground transportation in a 4WD Vehicle with a pop-up roof for easy game viewing and photography
  3. All game drives and Boat cruises
  4. Rhino trekking
  5. All other activities indicated in the itinerary
  6. All Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  7. English-speaking Experienced Safari-guide
  8. Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  9. Refreshments and snacks in the vehicle

Excluded

  1. All Tips to Hotels/Lodges/Camps staff and Safari Guide
  2. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks that are not accompanying meals.
  3. All flight/s and departure taxes and other taxes.
  4. Visa fees. Visas are available online or upon arrival at all Entry points.