DAY 1: ENTEBBE
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda and after finalizing the formalities, you shall be welcomed by our local Shoebill Safaris guide, who will then drive you to the hotel for diner and overnight Lake Victoria. View Guesthouse Breakfast
DAY 2: ENTEBBE – MURCHISON FALLS NP
After breakfast, you proceed to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. You will go for Walking Safari to the Southern White Rhinos that have been re-introduced in Uganda. Later you proceed to Murchison Falls National Park. Murchison covers 3,840-sq km and has recorded 76 mammal species and over 450 bird species. It lies 619m at the delta and 1,292 at Rabongo Hill.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner at Twiga Tales Lodge
DAY 3: MURCHISON FALLS NP
After a rather early breakfast, you will have morning games drive. Afternoon, we’ll have a boat cruise to the bottom of the Falls. The Falls are such a wonder and a must see for everyone. We cannot fail to mention that it’s from these falls that Murchison derives its name. have a close view of Hippos, crocodiles and a vast number of water birds. There are high chances of seeing the Shoebill stock from which our company derives its name. Enjoy these magnificent falls with a hike to the top of the Falls where the Nile squeezes through a 7-meter gap and at the bottom bask Huge Nile Crocodiles.
Meal plan: FB at Twiga Tales Lodge
DAY 4: MURCHISON FALLS NP – KIBALE NP
After breakfast we begin our journey to Kibale Forest National Park for yet another exiting adventure. Meal plan: FB at Chimpanzee Guesthouse.
DAY 5: KIBALE National Park
After breakfast, chimp tracking (optional +150 U$ p.P.) and meet the rather real cousins of humans’ beings. If you are a keen birder you will record a reasonably high number of different bird species. Monkeys keep tossing from one tree to another as you walk along. Lunch at the lodge. At afternoon we have a Swamp Tour. The Bigodi swamps are home to about 137 species of birds, and they are rich in lush vegetation such as wild palms, figs and the dominant Polita Papyrus. The Bigodi Wetland Reserve is managed by the Kibale Association for rural development and environmental protection.
Meal plan: FB at Chimpanzee Guesthouse
DAY 6: QUEEN ELIZABETH NP
You will drive today to the world-famous Queen Elizabeth National Park after breakfast, crossing the equator along the way. In the afternoon, you have a game drive and visit Lake Katwe a Salt Lake.
Meal plan: FB at Pumba Safari Cottages
DAY 7: QUEEN ELIZABETH NP
After an early cup of tea or coffee morning game drive with Lion Tracking to the vast park for any chances of the early hunting cats, herds of elephants, antelopes, buffalos and many more. Return to the camp for a full breakfast, free time, after lunch go for the launch cruise on the famous Kazinga channel where you get to the schools of Hippos, buffalos and a variety of beautiful water bird species like jacanas, fish eagles and pelicans along the channel. You will get to see the feared crocodiles as they sun bath away.
Meal plan: FB at Pumba Safari Cottages
DAY 8: QUEEN ELIZABETH NP -BWINDI
Depart for Bwindi National Park in the Morning on your way; you will have a game drive in Ishasha Sector where the Tree Climbing Lions are found, then continue to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest the home of mountain Gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is best known for superb gorilla tracking, but it also provides refuge to elephants, chimpanzees, monkeys and various small antelopes, and well as 23 bird species restricted to the Albertine.
Meal plan FB at Bakiga Lodge
DAY 9: BWINDI NP
After breakfast, briefing, gorilla tracking and if time allows, evening community walk and entertainment around the fire place by the locals. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the home to these forest giants that are cousins to human beings, the gorillas. This Impenetrable Forest is still one of the best virgin tropical rain forests in East Africa.
Meal plan: FB at Bakiga Lodge Breakfast
DAY 10: BWINDI – KIGALI – FLIGHT BACK
After breakfast begin your journey to Kigali. If you have an evening flight you can visit the Genocide memorial in Kigali.
• Accommodation in a midrange Lodges in double/twin room.
• All Meals with BB and FB basis. You shall have packed lunch where warm lunches are not provided.
• A professional and experienced English speaking Guide (Spanish/German speaking guide +50 U$ per day)
• Transportation fees in 4*4 Vehicle with pop up roof, Fuel on entire tour, Ferry crossing
• All Entrance dues and game drive fees, all relevant government tax.
• Rhino-Tracking Permit
• Lion Tracking Permit
• Water while on the Tour
• Flight and visa fees to Uganda and back home
• Soft drinks and any personal purchases
• Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
• Non-compulsory activities or those not included in the program.