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15 DAYS INCLUDING KIDEPO NATIONAL PARK

15 days – 14 nights Includes Kidepo National Park

Highlights:  Kidepo Valley National Park , Murchison Falls National Park, Rhinos at Ziwa. Kibale Forest Chimpanzees National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Gorillas, Queen Elizabeth National Park

Duration: 15 days – 14 nights.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Welcome to Uganda The Pearl of Africa!
Arrival at Entebbe International Airport where you will be met by representatives from Uganda Wildlife Scene Safaris, then later we will transfer you to Kampala where you will arrive to check in to your accommodation relieve from Jet lag dinner and overnight at  Villa Kololo or Cassia Lodge  or  Lepetit Village  or  Casa Miltu Hotel  or Namirembe View Guest House.

Day 2:  To Bwindi Gorillas National Park: This morning,  we will begin early and set off for  Bwindi National Park , we will stop over at the Uganda Equator and take pictures, later proceed to have a full warm lunch in Mbarara town. After lunch we will proceed to Bwindi through the Beautiful rolling hills of Mafuga Forest normally referred to as the little Switzerland of Africa” arrive at Buhoma and check in at Engagi lodge  or  Haven Lodge  or  Buhoma Community Rest Camp.


Please Note: That the accommodation of this day depends on the Gorilla Family to be visited the next day which can only be confirmed as soon as we purchase the Gorilla Permits.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park:Introduction : It is the richest forest in Uganda in terms of number of plant species. Also home to half of the population of the critically endangered mountain Gorillas in the world.Gazetted in 1991 with an area of 331sq km, 514km away from the capital Kampala covering parts of Rukungiri, Kisoro and Kabale districts in south western Ugandan districts.
Attractions :This is the richest forest in Uganda with a number of plant species, as the area is one of the few large expanses of forest in East Africa where lowland and montane communities emerge.The valley bottoms contain a dense ground cover of herbs, vines, shrubs, with only a few trees hence it's name " The Impenetrable Forest" This is one of the richest faunal communities in East Africa. There exists half of the world's population of the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi forest. There are also several endangered species of birds within limited ranges.
Gorilla tracking begun on 1st April 1993. It is advisable to make your booking for gorilla tracking +3 Months with us in advance. Atleast a few months before your intended date of visit. It commonly rains in this area. Come with a rain gear, a good pair of hiking boots, gloves and elastic bandage in case of sprains.

Day 3: Tracking the mountain gorillas: After an early breakfast you will head to the park headquarters and get the briefing from the chief park warden get into your groups and later its on to your adventure to meet these thrilling gentle giants of Bwindi National Park. Tracking time varies according to the movements of these giants it could take from 30 mins to 5hrs so we highly recommend that you are in a good physical condition to track these gorillas. There are porters at the briefing point and if you need one to carry your equipment please do inform the warden and one will be readily available at a fee of $20 USD. After tracking you will get back to the camp and relieve those special moments with the group. Dinner and Overnight at the Engagi lodge  or  Haven Lodge  or  Buhoma Community Rest Camp.

Day 4: After breakfast departure to the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ishasha, famous for the last African breed of the tree climbing lions. Arrive at the lodge in time for lunch. Relax. At 15:30 go for a game drive in the park in search of these fascinating felines, forest elephants and several species of antelope are present. Return for dinner and overnight at the Ishasha Jungle Lodge or The Savannah Country Resort or Kashunju Guest House.

Day 5: After Breakfast, prepare to proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park Northern Sector, arrive by lunchtime. Check in to your accommodation, and have lunch. After lunch you will go for an afternoon game drive which will bring you back to the Lodge by 7:00pm. Refreshments will be served later meal plans dinner and over night at the  Mweya Safari Lodge  or Katara Lodge  or  Engazi Lodge  or  Bush Lodge  or  Uganda Wildlife Authority Accommodation.

Day 6: After a warm wake up coffee at 6:15am at 6:30am start your early morning game drive to be in time to see the big cats in action. Game drive lasts for 3-4 hrs get back for breakfast relax and lunch. At 2:45pm Take the boat cruise on the Famous Kazinga Channel which connects Lake George to Lake Edward. The cruise on the water will last 2 hrs return by 5:00pm embark on the evening game drive which will bring you back to the hotel by 7:00pm. Refresh, meal plans dinner, campfire and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge  or Katara Lodge  or  Engazi Lodge  or  Bush Lodge  or  Uganda Wildlife Authority Accommodation.

Day 7:  Kibale National Park:  After Breakfast prepare to head to Fort Portal The drive will take you through the magnificent views of the Blue mountains in Congo, and make a stop over at the top of the plateau to view the scenic blue stretch of Lake Albert. Proceed to Hoima and along the way make a stop over to stretch and have a cup of coffee. Continue through Kagadi and hit the asphalt at Kyenjojo town & finally reaching Fort Portal. Fort Portal is Situated in the Northern foothill of the Rwenzori Mountains, some 70kms from Kasese and 320 kms from Kampala, Fort portal is perhaps the most attractive town in Uganda amid lush rolling hillsides swathed in neat tea plantations and when clouds permitting – offering excellent views across to the glacial peaks of the Rwenzori Mountains.  But of the greatest interest to travelers is its position at the epicenter of a cluster of highly alluring and reasonable accessibility to most National Parks. Kibale National park being the closest harboring the greatest primate diversity in Africa. Other popular destinations around Fort portal include the field of several dozens of crater lakes and the forested Semliki National Park main attraction being the hot springs and home to the people of the pigmy tribe. Arrive and check in accommodation, refresh and relax meal plans dinner and overnight at Papaya Crater Lodge or Ndali Lodge or Mountains of the Moon Hotel or Dutchess or Traveller’s Inn Fortportal

Day 8:  Chimp Tracking : After an early morning Breakfast, head to the park headquarters arrive at 8:00am. Get the introduction from the park warden join the group and begin your adventure to meet our closest relatives the “Chimpanzees” Tracking will start and last for 3-4 hrs along the trails you will come across other primates like Black and white Colubus, Grey cheecked Mangabeys, Bird life and Plant life is abundant here. Later return and proceed to have lunch. After your lunch there are options of activities;  You can decide to take a nature walk through the bigodi bird life is abundant and also home to the Great Blue Turacoo or you can decide to take a village walk through visiting primary schools and ending up with a visit to the interesting village native doctors. Later return and file your comments after which you will transfer back to your hotel. Refresh and relax, meal plans dinner and overnight at Papaya Crater Lodge or Ndali Lodge or Mountains of the Moon Hotel or Dutchess or Traveller’s Inn Fortportal

Day 9:   After breakfast prepare to leave this beautiful part of the World and head to Murchison Falls National park. The drive will take you through Kyenjojo, Kagadi and Hoima towns, the finally arrive and settle in dinner and overnight  at the Paraa Safari Lodge or Pakuba Safari Lodge or Murchison River Lodge or Red Chilli Rest Camp.  

Day 10:  After an early breakfast we shall go for and Early morning game drive embark on a guided game drive with the ranger. A drive at the Delta will yield; Elephants, Buffaloes, Uganda Kobs, Giraffe, waterbucks,  Hartebeest, Oribi, Lions, warthogs, Hippos, a variety of primates as well and on a lucky the Leopard. Get back for lunch. At 2:00pm take a memorable launch cruise on the Nile to the bottom of the falls as you view game at close quarters. This is the best bet for Crocodile and Hippo and if lucky , the whale headed (Shoebilled) Stork. Take a hike to the top of the Falls where you will take a view of the Nile in its 3 forms. As you descend to the drop, you will experience the deafening roar of the Murchison falls. Take pictures and later return to your accommodation. Refresh and relax, meal plans dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge or Pakuba Safari Lodge or Murchison River Lodge or Red Chilli Rest Camp.  

Day 11:  Kidepo National Park: After an early breakfast we will depart Murchison Falls National Park and head to Kidepo through the big town of Gulu, then we will have a lunch stop In Kitgum. After lunch proceed through the rocky areas of Gilgil and Karenga normally reffered to as the Texas of Uganda, and finally arriving at Kidepo National Park by early evening. Check in to your accommodation. Refreshments dinner and overnight at the  Apoka Safari Lodge or Ngamor Wilderness Camp or U.W.A Bandas.

Day 12: After breakfast, proceed for an early morning Game drive, which will take us 3 hrs, after which we will return to the Lodge for Lunch. After Lunch we will proceed to go and visit the community of this area. These communities are the tribes called the “ Karamajong Warriors” Famously known for their love of cattle. We will visit their “ Manyatta’’ and see their life style they are recognized by the engravings which are on the facial skin and are famous for their traditional dances characteristics. Later return to the lodge for refreshments, dinner and overnight at Apoka Safari Lodge or Ngamor Wilderness Camp or U.W.A Bandas.

Day 13:   Rhinos at Ziwa:  After breakfast we will leave Kidepo and head to visit the Rhinos of Ziwa. We will stop in Kitgum or Gulu for a lunch break after which we will arrive in Masindi and check in to our accommodation. Refreshments will be served later meal plans dinner and overnight within the vicinity of the Ziwa Rhino Lodge or  Amuka Safari Lodge.

Day 14: After an early breakfast we will take the short drive and head the main offices of the Ziwa Rhinos ranch after which we will get a briefing on approaching the Rhinos at Ziwa. The guided short walk will lead you to the Rhinos, the experience and thrill of walking by the side of these animals in this impressive piece of wooded savanna, coming to take pictures from a few meters is an unforgettable experience. Later you will return to the main offices of this reserve and fill in your comments. Have lunch and then we will Proceed back to Kampala. Arrive by early evening check in to your accommodation. Refreshments meal plans dinner and overnight at the Villa Kololo or Cassia Lodge  or  Lepetit Village  or  Casa Miltu Hotel  or Namirembe View Guest House.

Day 15:  Breakfast at leisure after which we will go for a short city tour which will involve visiting the colorful  fresh markets of Kampala and also do some African souvenir shopping at  the African crafts center. Have lunch and then prepare for the Airport transfer and connect to your home bound flight. End of Safari.

 



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P.O.Box: 21797 Kampala Uganda (EA)

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