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This 11 day Uganda Safari Adventure itinerary combines trips to Uganda’s top National Parks, including Murchison Falls National park, Queen Elizabeth National park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Lake Mburo National Park and Lake Bunyonyi a place for nature and bird lovers. All activities that are done in these destinations can be enjoyed throughout the year.
Activities
• Game drives
• Boat cruises
• Ziwa Rhino tracking
• Gorilla trekking
• Chimpanzee tracking
Day 1: Entebbe -Kampala
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will have a pick up from your tour guide who will later transfer you to your hotel where you will have dinner and an overnight.
Accommodation Options; Lake Victoria Hotel/Anderita Beach Hotel
Meal Plan; on Bed and Breakfast

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls
Have an early breakfast and transfer for the 6 to 7 hours journey to Murchison Falls, along the way pass visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary which is home to rhinos, tracking them is for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Have lunch in Masindi and embark on your journey to the park which is home to over 451 bird species and 76 mammal species covering an area of 3,840 Sq km. Relax at the lodge in the evening with a delicious dinner and an overnight.
Accommodation Options; Murchison River lodge(in Tents)/Fort Murchison/Nile safari lodge
Meal Plan; Dinner

Day 3: Game drives & Launch cruise along the Nile
After a cup of coffee, set out at 6:30 am for a game drive through the park especially the Nyamisika plateau where a lot of early risers will be seen such as Giraffes, leopards, lions, Cape buffaloes, Uganda Kobs, waterbucks, warthogs, bushbucks, among others. Return to the lodge for lunch and a rest as you get ready for the afternoon boat cruise along the Nile, the Victoria Nile divides the park into the northern and southern banks. On the boat you will spot other animals like Hippos, Crocodiles and different bird like the Pelican, Goliath Heroin, Kingfishers, and the rare shoebill.
The boat will leave you at the bottom of the magnificent falls a few meters from the Devils Cauldron here you will take enough photographs as continue with a hike to the top of these falls, enjoy the thunderous roars of the magnificent falls as they make their way through an 8m gorge and falling at 43m to meet again the Victoria Nile. Its a great time spent there watching the formed rainbows in the clouds of falling waters. Later meet your guide who will transfer you again to the lodge. Enjoy dinner and overnight.
Accommodation Options; Murchison River lodge(in Tents)/Fort Murchison/Nile safari lodge
Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 4: To Queen Elizabeth
On this day after breakfast, get on the road for a 9 hours drive to Queen Elizabeth national park passing through Fortportal town and having lunch there. Continue with beautiful sceneries of the Rwenzori mountains. Queen Elizabeth National Park has over 600 species of birds and amazing for game viewing since a number of wild animals made it their home like elephants, lions, waterbucks, warthogs, buffaloes among others. Upon arrival in Queen drive through and reach your lodge, refresh and have an overnight after dinner.
Accommodation Options; Simba Safari camp(in tents)/Bush lodge/Katara lodge
Meal Plan; Dinner

Day 5: Game dive & Launch cruise -Queen Elizabeth
Have an early tasty breakfast and by 6:30 am set out for a game drive to look for wild animals such as lions, waterbucks, cape buffaloes, leopards, forest hogs, topis, warthogs, antelopes and others. Head back to the lodge freshen up and have lunch after which in the afternoon you will embark on the 2 hour launch cruise on the 42 km channel called the Kazinga channel which joins lakes Edward and George. On the boat enjoy watching large schools of hippos and crocodiles among other animals and birds.
Accommodation Options; Simba Safari camp(in tents)/Bush lodge/Katara lodge
Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner

Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking in Ishasha sector to Bwindi Forest
After breakfast drive to the Ishasha region still part of the park for Chimpanzee tracking, while still in Ishasha it will be an added experience as you will see tree-climbing lions. Drive to Bwindi through scenic region also referred to as The Switzerland of Africa. With lunch along the way arrive at the park late afternoon. Dine and overnight at the lodge.
Accommodation Options; Gorillas forest camp/Buhoma lodge/Buhoma community camp
Meal Plan; Dinner

Day 7: Gorilla Trekking Day – Bwindi
Today be up early enough and take breakfast, have a short drive to the headquarters of the park where you will meet experienced park guides/rangers who will take you through a briefing about gorilla trekking. After start the hike in the mist forest to look for the gentle giants, it normally takes from 1 hour to 8 hours to trek hence requires the trackers to be physically fit since over 7,500 ft in altitude can be climbed. You are advised to carry enough water, packed lunch, sun glasses, hats, rain coats, water proof cameras without flashes. On meeting the gorillas what felt like fatigue during the hike will cease to exist as you will have a great time watching the mountain gorillas in this thick forest with only 1 hour is permitted to be with them. After, drive back to the lodge for a rest and dinner.
Accommodation Options; Gorillas forest camp/Buhoma lodge/Buhoma community camp
Meal Plan; Dinner

Day 8: Lake Bunyonyi
Enjoy breakfast and drive to Lake Bunyonyi, one of Africas deepest lakes and famous for its beautiful scenery such as the terraced hills and 29 islands in water, it is also safe for swimming since it is Bilharzia free. Its name Bunyonyi means young birds in the local language and hence is a great place for bird watching. Upon arrival you could go for canoeing on the lake and have lunch. After lunch take a community walk where you will enjoy traditional dances from the Bakiga people, also buy yourself handicrafts from there.
Accommodation Options; Lake Bunyonyi Overland camp/Bunyonyi Overland resort/Birdnest @ Bunyonyi resort
Meal plan; Lunch & Dinner

Day 9: To Lake Mburo
Early morning after breakfast transfer to Lake Mburo, a small but rich National park seated on an area of 371 sq km. Lake Mburo National Park is home to a big number of Zebras, antelopes, warthogs, reed bucks, oribis and a number of bird species. On your way, you will go through the rolling terraced hills of Kabale, having a stop in Mbarara for lunch -The land of milk and honey. After, continue reaching the park in the late afternoon. Have a 2 hour boat cruise on the lake and later have dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Accommodation Options; Eagles Nest camp/Rwakobo rock/Mihingo lodge
Meal plan; Dinner

Day 10: Transfer to Kampala with a Game drive
After breakfast set out for a game drive through the park and feed your eyes as you watch amazing animal species and birds and also amazing savannah grasslands. After drive out of the park with stopovers in Masaka for lunch and at the Equator to take photographs and purchase some souvenirs. Arrive in Kampala in the evening. Rest and dine at the hotel.
Accommodation Options; Eureka hotel/Tourist hotel
Meal plan; Dinner

Day 11: Kampala City tour and transfer to Entebbe
In the morning after breakfast, go for a city tour, visit the Uganda museum and also some craft shops to buy some crafts and souvenirs to take back home with you. After your driver will take you to Entebbe have lunch and proceed to the Airport for your flight back home as you bid farewell to Uganda.