Fly to the country side and enjoy the touristic areas the pearl of Africa has to offer. With less hours to drive, enjoy your holiday at ease.
Highlights to Consider
- Chimpanzee Trekking
- Gorilla Trekking
- Boat and Game drives
- Visit to Maramagambo forest
Day 1: Fly to Kasese
Have breakfast and transfer to Kajjansi airstrip to catch your charter flight to Kasese where you will meet our guide who will transfer you to the lodge. The drive will take you about two hours. Have lunch at the lodge and then relax at the lodge or explore the nearby crater lakes of Kibale National park. Dinner and overnight at Primates lodge Cottages or Bandas
Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking and Nature walk
Go for chimpanzee tracking in the morning hours in the park. The park also harbours variety of other primate species and therefore you will be able to see other primates like L’Hoest Monkey, colobus monkeys, baboons, bush babies and many more. In the afternoon you will go for a walk around the Bigodi Swamp to have a look at the unique flora and fauna with plenty of birds.
Dinner and overnight at Dinner and overnight at Primates lodge Cottages or Bandas
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth Np
In the morning go for walk in the foot hills of the Rwenzori Mountains and then transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will reach in time for the boat trip, cruise on the Kazinga channel that connects Lakes George and Edward. This trip will reward you with game like Hippos, buffaloes and plenty of birds.
Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Katara Safari Lodge
Day 4: Game Drive
Go for a game drive on the Kasenyi track, to search for predators and early risers. Expect game like Lions, Leopards, Hyenas, bush bucks, Defassa waterbucks, Jackals and many more. In the afternoon you will transfer to the Kyambura gorge to go for a walk in the lost world. Here you will track chimpanzees and other primates. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Katara Safari Lodge
Day 5: Visit to Maramagambo Forest
After breakfast you will go for a full day walk in Maramagambo forest, visiting bat caves to see thousands of bats and possibly pythons and Monitor Lizards catching bats. You will have a lunch picnic in the forest and then proceed with the walk. It will also reward you with plenty of birds too. For example you will not miss out the warblers, wax bills, and bush shrikes and many more. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Katara Safari Lodge
Day 6: Transfer to Bwindi Forest
Have breakfast and then transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, you will drive through the Ishasha sector and this will enable you view tree climbing lions. You will reach late in the afternoon and if time permits you will go for a community walk in Buhoma village where you will be entertained in some of the cultural dances of Uganda. Dinner and overnight at Chameleon Hill lake Mutanda or Gorilla Mist Lodge
Day 7: Gorilla Trekking
You will have breakfast and go for briefing at the park headquarters before you go to the forest in search for gorillas. Gorilla tracking takes about 2 to 8 hours or even more depending on the movement of these humble giants. The experience of seeing these humble giants, play, feed, and interact erases the hardships that one goes through trying to find the gorillas.
Dinner and overnight at Chameleon Hill lake Mutanda or Gorilla Mist Lodge
Day 8: Departure
Have breakfast and go for an early morning nature walk in the forest. You will then transfer to Kayonza airstrip for your charter flight back to Kampala.