Entebbe - Murchison Falls - Kibale - Queen Elizabeth - Bwindi Forest - Lake Mburo National Park-Entebbe

Day 01: Arrival Entebbe Airport- Transfer to Hotel.

Warmest welcome to Uganda! Upon arrival, your private safari driver will meet you at the Airport and transfer you to your private Hotel in Entebbe.
Day Itinerary
• TBA: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport.
• TBA: VIP meet & greet assistance through immigration.
• TBA: Transfer to your hotel for check-in.
• TBA: Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Entebbe.


• Hotel No. 5 Boutique Hotel (High-End Facility)
• Boma Hotel (Mid-Range Facility)

Meal Plan: Dinner.
Drive Time: 10 Minutes.

Day 02: Entebbe –Murchison Falls National Park via Ziwa Rhino.

Murchison Falls National Park
Stretching from the shores of Lake Albert, Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s largest National Park. The Nile River flows through the middle of the park creating the impressive Murchison Falls which is the park’s major attraction. The landscape features dense rainforest, undulating savannah and a diversity of abundant wildlife. Visitors can enjoy prime game-viewing along the Buligi Circuit. The forests are home to numerous primates, including Chimpanzees, and near the river, buffalo, elephants and Rothschild-Giraffes can be seen. Other commonly spotted wildlife include: lions, antelope, waterbucks, hippos and crocodiles.

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Located north of Kampala in the Nakasongola district of Uganda, The Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is the only place in the country with wild rhinos. Currently home to twenty two southern white rhinos, the sanctuary offers rhino trekking, shoebill trekking, canoeing, bird watching, and night walks. Visitors may also spot a range of other species including Uganda kobs, oribis, bush bucks, and water bucks. The prehistoric-looking shoebill stork is one of the most sought after birds in Uganda, and the sanctuary is one of the only places where they can almost always be seen. See over 300 bird species along bird trails through the woodlands, swamp and savannah, and take a guided night walk, where you will be introduced to extraordinary night sounds and sensations, including a beautifully clear night sky and several nocturnal animals.


Day Itinerary

• 0800: Start the day with breakfast.
• 0830: Transfer to Murchison Falls via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
• 1125: A stop over at the Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino trekking
• 1300: Lunch at the Sanctuary or en-route hotel in Masindi.
• 1430: Continue to the Park.
• 1630: Arrival at the park and transfer to the Lodge.
• 1700: Check at your lodge.
• 1830: Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner
Overnight and Dinner:

• Nile Safari Lodge (High-End Facility)
• Para Safari Lodge (Mid-Range Facility)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Drive Time: 6 Hours. Flight Time: 1 Hour.

Day 03 : Murchison Falls National Park: Morning Game Drive & Boat Cruise

Murchison Falls National Park Game Drive
The Murchison Falls National Park Game Drive takes place in the Murchison Falls National Park. The main areas of the drive are the Delta, Buligi Peninsula and the southern section which is known as the heart of Murchison. The Delta allows visitors an opportunity to see Lions, while the triangle of grassland in the Buligi Peninsula provides an opportunity to see elephant, buffalo, antelopes, and giraffes. This grassland is bound by the Victoria Nile entering Lake Albert with the Albert Nile flowing out of it. Lions, leopard, and water birds along with hippos can also be spotted here. Much of the southern part is populated with dense bush and forest, where lions and giraffes can also be seen.

Murchison Falls Boat Trip
Launches run from Paraa to the base of the fall. The three hour return journey is for many a highlight of a trip to Murchison. Along the river there are thousands of hippos, enormous crocodiles, amazing bird life a possible sighting of the rare shoebill. A boat trip from Paraa to the Delta where the Victoria Nile enters Lake Albert offers excellent game viewing and birding opportunities and takes about five hours.

Day Itinerary

• 0600: Begin the day with a cup of coffee.
• 0615: Start off your dawn Murchison game safari drive.
• 0900: Return from your game drive for a full breakfast and refreshments.
• 1200: Lunch at the Lodge
• 1330: Transfer to catch up a boat ride along the Nile at 14h00.
• 1400: Proceed for 2 hrs Murchison Falls boat safari.
• 1700: Return to the lodge.
• 1830: Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.

Overnight and Dinner:

• Nile Safari Lodge (High-End Facility)
• Para Safari Lodge (Mid-Range Facility)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 04 : Drive -Kibale Forest National Park

Get ready for a morning breakfast, straddling Uganda’s lush equatorial rainforest, Fort Portal is a striking designated tourism city of Uganda that rests in the Western Region of the country, northwest of the bustling city of Mbarara. Perched at an elevation of around 1500 metres, Fort Portal offers sublime scenery with views over the Ruwenzori Range and the Mufumbiro volcanoes, as well as flourishing landscapes with it being a verdant tea-growing area.

This friendly town’s central location makes it a convenient base from which to explore the scenic surrounding landscapes. Adventure seekers and nature lovers alike can track the chimps in the magical Kibale Forest National Park, explore the enchanting Crater Lakes or enjoy the delightful hot springs and dynamic central African wildlife of Semuliki National Park. Don’t miss the culturally significant Kabarole Main Mosque.

Day Itinerary

• 0700: Breakfast at your hotel.
• 0800: Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Kibale forest.
• 1200: Arrival at Kibale Forest National Park.
• 1300: Lunch at the Lodge.
• 1400: Visit the Crater Lakes
• 1700: Return to your Lodge.
• 1800: Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.

Overnight and Dinner:

• Kyaninga Safari Lodge (High-End Facility)
• Turaco Treetop (Mid-Range Facility)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Drive Time: 6 hours. Flight time: 1 hour 30min.

Day 05 : Kibale Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary

Kibale Forest Chimp Tracking

The most favorite of Kibale’s walks embarks on from the Kanyanchu Visitor center at 08.00 & 15.00 and lasts 2 to 3 hours. Chimpanzee are the most sought after primate by visitors, but you should look out for the black & white colobus, red tailed monkey or the grey cheeked mangabey. Your guides will be able to show you pittas & different bird species and will give details of the tradit of the plant species within the forest. This walk is for 6 people in a group.

Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary

The Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is a community development enterprise located on the fringe of Kibale National Park where guided tours are conducted along a path through the wetland at time along boardwalk trail. Bigodi is a birder’s paradise with 138 bird species having been identified there including the crowd please Great Blue Turaco. The sanctuary is also home to 8 primate species including the black and white colobus, red colobus, mangabey, red tail, vervet, and L’Hoest.

Day Itinerary
• 0600: Begin the day with a morning breakfast.
• 0700: Transfer to the park headquarters for your Chimpanzee briefing.
• 0800: Start the Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest.
• 1300: Lunch
• 1500: Afternoon Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary walk
• 1730: return to your Lodge.
• 1900: Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.
Overnight and Dinner:

• Kyaninga Safari Lodge High-End Facility
• Turaco Treetop Mid-Range Facility

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 06: Kibale Forest-Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Northern Queen Elizabeth National Park

One of the most popular parks in Uganda, the Queen Elizabeth National Park lies in the western region of the country. In the northern part of the park, visitors can look forward to boating along the Kasinga Channel, which is home to the largest population of hippos in the world and an abundance of Nile crocodiles. Along the banks, an incredible number of birds and wild animals flock to the river’s edge. At Kyambura Gorge, fondly known as ‘Valley of the Apes’, chimpanzees are at home in a world of lush tropical rainforest spread with canopies, and three salty crater lakes are decorated with swathes of pink flamingos. On the western shore of Lake George, the vast Kasenyi Plains are inhabited by lions and several interesting bird species.















Day Itinerary
• 0730: Start the day with a cup of coffee.
• 0830: Begin the drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
• 1230: Arrival in Queen and check-in at your Lodge.
• 1300: Lunch at the Lodge.
• 1600: Evening game drive and sightseeing around.
• 1900: Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Overnight and Dinner:

• Kyambura Gorge Lodge (High-End Facility)
• Mweya Safari Lodge (Mid-Range Facility)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Drive Time: 2 hours.

Day 07 : Game Drive & Boat Cruise along Kazinga Channel.

Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth
The Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth takes place in the open grasslands of Kasenyi in the Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park is a primary game viewing area due to the variety of wildlife which includes antelopes, elephants, buffalos, and lions. Visitors will be accompanied by an experienced guide able to track down these animals.


Wild Frontiers Kazinga Channel Kingfisher BoatWild Frontiers Kazinga Channel Kingfisher Boat is a leisurely boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Passengers may encounter herds of elephant, buffalo and antelope, families of warthog, large groups of hippo, and crocodiles basking on the shore. Kazinga’s shores are a haven for numerous birds, including many migratory species as they make their way south to warmer climates. The cruise also provides a spectacular view of the beautiful Mweya Peninsula and life in local fishing villages set along the banks

Day Itinerary
• 0700: Begin the day with Breakfast.
• 0740: Embark on morning game drive.
• 1130: Estimate time back to the lodge for relaxation.
• 1300: Lunch at the Lodge.
• 1330: Transfer for a boat ride at 14h00.
• 1400: The 2 to 3hrs boat safari begins.
• 1700: Return from your boat safari and transfer back to the Lodge.
• 1830: Dinner and overnight stay.

Overnight and Dinner:

• Kyambura Gorge Lodge (High-End Facility)
• Mweya Safari Lodge (Mid-Range Facility)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 08 : Game Drive Bwindi Forests.

Southern Queen Elizabeth National Park
Surrounded by other wonderful parks in the western region of Uganda, the Queen Elizabeth National Park is known for its rich biodiversity, wildlife and history. In the southern part of the park, the remote Ishaha sector is home to tree-climbing lions who spend long lazy days dozing in the pretty fig trees. The Uganda Kob, a type of antelope, are watched carefully by the tree lions while grazing the plains Around Lake Edward, enjoy fishing and more game watching – make sure to look out for chimpanzees, elephants, crocodiles, and perennial and migratory bird species.


Day Itinerary• 0730: Begin the day with Breakfast.• 0810: Drive to Ishasha sector searching for tree climbing lion.• 1230: Lunch in Ishasha at Ishasha lodge.•   1300: Step out for a game drive in Ishasha to see the tree-climbing lions•    1530: Drive to Bwindi.•    1830: Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.Overnight and Dinner:

• Gorilla Forest Camp (High-End Facility)
• Mahogany Springs (Mid-Range Facility)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Drive Time: 3 hours.

Day 09: Bwindi Gorilla Tracking & Visit charming Community/Village.

Wake early for a hearty breakfast to give you the energy needed for gorilla trekking. Before 8:00 am, report to the ranger station for registration and a talk by one of the rangers. The guides will then take you through the bush, pushing your way through the undergrowth, to track the gorillas. (Please note this trek can take from 30 minutes to 5-6 hours).

A reasonable degree of fitness is required, as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes. Sit in the forest among the gorillas, listening to them ‘talk’ to one another, and marvel at the sheer size of the dominant male, the Silverback. It is an extraordinary feeling sitting in the dense rainforest knowing you are with a few of the last remaining mountain gorillas. It’s amazing to think there are only about 650 of these beautiful creatures left.

Batwa experience
Batwa Experience
Gorilla - Batwa

The Batwa Experience was created by the displaced Batwa pygmies to educate their children and to share their amazing heritage and traditions with the world. Since 1992, the Batwa have been unable to live in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, their ancestors’ home. Yet they have not forgotten the old ways.Step back in time to see how the Batwa lived for millenia in the Bwindi, one of the most beautiful jungles on earth and home of the famous mountain gorillas. Enjoy an incredible day hike in the rain forest with Batwa guides, see how the Batwa lived and hunted, learn about medicinal plants, and watch for animals and birds.

Day Itinerary
• 0600: Start the day with morning breakfast ready for the day’s gorilla trek
• 0700: Transfer/walk down to the park headquarters for the gorilla trek
• 0800: Start the gorilla trekking adventure in Bwindi.
• 1300: Estimated time of returning from the jungle.
• 1500:  Afternoon Batwa Experience and Batwa Craft Banda.
• 1830: Dinner is served at the Lodge.
Overnight and Dinner:

• Gorilla Forest Camp (High-End Facility)
• Mahogany Springs (Mid-Range Facility)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 10 : Bwindi –Lake Mburo National Park.

After early breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National Park, and do an En-route game drive as you go to check in at your lodge.
Wake up early for breakfast, then transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. Enjoy lunch on arrival and after sometime, you will set off for a game drive in the afternoon to encounter a range of savanna dwelling creatures including impalas, buffaloes, birds, giraffes, zebras, etc. or you can go boat cruise on Lake Mburo to see hippos, crocodiles, birds.


Day Itinerary

• 0630: Begin the day with a morning breakfast.
• 0730: Drive to Lake Mburo National Park.
• 1230: Estimated time of arrival and check in at Mihingo Lodge.
• 1300: Lunch for the day at Mihingo Lodge.
• 1600: Opt for an evening simple game drive or boat trip or relax at the lodge.
• 1800: Dinner and overnight stay at Mihingo Lodge.

Overnight and Dinner:

• Mihingo Safari Lodge/Kigambira Safari Lodge High-End Facility

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Drive Time: 5 hours. Flight time: 1 hour.

Day 11 : Lake Mburo National Park –Entebbe International Airport.

Begin the day with the morning game drive then after a full breakfast. Drive to Mbarara at Igongo culture visit- a museum for Ankole culture and then after continue to equator experiment. Thereafter an en-route lunch at the good local restaurant and embark on a drive to Entebbe for your evening flight.


Day Itinerary
• 0730: Begin the day with a morning breakfast.
• 0820: Drive to Mbarara for Igongo culture visit.
• 1200: Processed to Equator experiment.
• 1330: Lunch at good local restaurant.
• 1430: Continue to Entebbe Airport.
• 1800: Estimated time of arriving at Entebbe Airport.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, and Lunch.
Drive Time: 4 hours. Flight Time: 1 hour.

End of Trip



• The passport should be valid for at least 6 months from the date of departure.

• Above is just a quote and no services are confirmed at present.

• Confirmation of Hotels and other services is subject to availability.

• Rates are subject to availability at the time of booking.


• In case of non-availability, we may have to reroute and provide alternative accommodation at lodges of similar category.

• Passengers should bring only soft sided bags on safaris as our vehicles have limited luggage space

• All the passengers must have Identification Card/Passport with them throughout their travel.

Safari Inclusions

• Meet and greet on arrival
• Airport and inter-hotel transfers from day 1 to the last day
• Accommodation at hotels/lodges & meals mentioned in the program
• Exclusive use of a safari land cruiser 4×4 with WIFI where receptive and pop up roof
• Services of a professional, experienced English/French/Spanish/Italian speaking driver guide
• Bottled mineral water in the vehicle during the tour
• Cultural experience
• All activities, visits and extra meals mentioned in the itinerary.

Safari Exclusions

• International and domestic airline tickets unless where indicated,
• entry visa fees
• All drinks at accommodation
• Medical & Travel insurance
• Evacuation Insurance (can be obtained at Usd 30 per person for 14days cover
• optional extras
• tips and gratuities,
• Personal expenses such as telephone calls, mini bar, porter-age, Laundry and Items of a personal nature.
• and any items not mentioned in the Includes part.


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