Uganda is a lovely beautiful country in east Africa known as the pearl of Africa, there are a number of reasons why early discoveries termed it so, from its conservative beauty to the hospital people, our 9days Uganda wildlife safari will take you to beautiful experience the northern and western Uganda, the parks strategically lie along the floor of the great Albertine rift valley region, we will visit the Murchison falls national park Uganda’s largest national park, take a tour to the Kibale forest national park a famous point to see chimpanzee in the wild, queen Elizabeth national park is beautiful it hosts variety of species and uniquely the tree climbing lions, and then finish our days at the home of mountain gorillas, these live in the forest amicably together with other creatures without being captivated.
Day 1: Arrival at the Entebbe International Airport.
Upon arrival you will be welcomed by our company representative, and meet and greet after which transfer to accommodation that has been booked for your dinner and stay overnight, you will have a chance to take a brief tour of Entebbe or visit the mall for shopping and buying a few things we might have forgotten to use during your following day’s adventures,
Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.
Murchison Falls National Park is a popular destination and a visit on this day we will have breakfast, and transfer to Murchison Falls National Park, the journey to Uganda’s largest ecosystem is a beautiful one through the Kampala – Gulu highway, and en route, we will stop over at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking, the conservation area is the only place to see Rhinos and are tracked on foot, it takes 2-3 hours doing the activity after which we return to Amuka lodge for lunch and then proceed to the national park for your dinner and staying overnight at your preferred facility.
Day 3: Morning game drives and boat cruises to the bottom of the falls.
Morning breakfast, after which you will be transferred to Pakuba bank in search of animals, expect to see lions, leopards, waterbucks, buffaloes, giraffes, bushbucks, warthogs, jackals, oribi, Jackson hartebeests, among others through the game tracks within the national park the morning time is a beautiful time to see animal activity, they come out to graze and hunt, the drives last for 2-3 hours taking pictures and enjoying the wilderness, returning to the lodge for lunch and an afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, the witness of the fall is magical experience, along the trails you will notice school of hippos, basking crocodiles, and the many birds on a lucky day you will be chanced to see shoe bill stock along the marshy swampy areas, we will return to meet your guide who will take you to the lodge for your dinner and staying overnight.
Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park.
Kibale Forest National Park is home to 13 primate species in Uganda, it is most sought after when it comes to chimpanzees, they live in troops of up to 100 members led by a male alpha on this day following an early morning breakfast, we will be transferred to Uganda’s largest conservation area, the drive takes a whole day drive through beautiful villages and small towns of Kagagdi district, we arrive in the evening for dinner and staying overnight at your preferred lodge, if time allows we can get some time and take a walk around the camp, sitting overlooking crater lakes.
Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Following an early morning breakfast, we will be transferred to Kanyanchu, the park headquarters of Kibale for a briefing about the forest and chimpanzees, in groups of 6 you will be guided into the forest, hiking there is a possibility of meeting other species of the park, for example, black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, to mention afew, it takes 2-3 walking through the forest in search of man’s closet relatives, they have been scientifically proven to share up to 98% of the human DNA, and intelligent nature, an hour is allowed while with the primates to interact and take pictures, we will later return to meet your guide who will transfer you to the Queen Elizabeth national park through the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth national park Ishasha this region is best known for tree climbing lions and on a lucky day you might see some in the fig trees.
Day 6: Kasenyi game drives and Kazinga boat cruise.
Early morning, we will be transferred to the Kasenyi plains for game drives, the savannah plains of this region are home to many animal species and through the well-distributed game routes in the park expect to see waterbucks, lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, and many bird types to mention afew, it takes 2-3 hours on open safari cars or game viewers for you to have the chance to view animal species and take pictures as well. Return to the lodge for lunch and an afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga channel, it is an oasis in the wild mostly during the dry season, there are several animal species that come around to graze.
Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
On this day we will have an early morning breakfast after which transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park through the animal corridor of Ishasha, arriving in time for a hot lunch and an afternoon visit to the Batwa community, these are a group of the last remaining short structured people in Uganda, they lived in the forest, however, due to conservation purposes they were evicted and continued living in the surrounding areas. They are also known as the keepers of he forest and will take you on a forest tour through their eyes. Dinner and staying overnight at
Day 8: Full-day gorilla tracking.
Morning breakfast after which we will be transferred to the park headquarters for gorilla trekking, a briefing from the Uganda wildlife game rangers in groups of 8 you will be allocated a gorilla family to track, it takes 2 -8 hours to do the activity or even the entire day, the hike through the forest is tough, upon meeting the gentle brown-eyed species this whole feeling melts away as you engage and interact with them, an hour is allowed while with the primates, returning to meet your guide who will transfer you to the accommodation booked for your dinner and staying overnight at
Day 9: Departure.
Transfer to Kampala or Entebbe for departure.