9 Days Wildlife Safari, Chimpanzee Safari, Mountain Gorillas

Day 1: Depart for Murchison Falls National Park
Depart for Murchison National Park; the biggest national park in Uganda with an area of 3840sqkm.The River Nile divides the park into North and South sectors and forms a fall where it flows over the western rift valley escarpment. Here the river is forced through a seven meter gap in the rocks and cascades into a boiling pot 43 meters below with a thundering roar and a beautiful rainbow.
Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge/Sambiya River Lodge/Red Chilli Rest Camp.

Day 2: Game drive and Launch Cruise
After an early breakfast game drive in the Northern sector of the park, it is with in this park that the natural beauty of the Nile is perfected. You will come across herds of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, waterbucks, lions, and several bird species also the unusual saddle bill storks. Be back in time for your lunch. In the afternoon take a 3 hour launch cruise to the bottom of the falls you will come across pools of hippos, be meters away from the toothsome crocodiles with jaws wide open, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, lions, waterbucks, several antelope species, and a lot of birdlife. Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge/Sambiya River Lodge/Red Chilli Rest Camp.

Day 3: Depart for Kibale National Park

After breakfast set again for Kibale National Park we’ll take the Western scenic route over looking Lake Albert via Hoima and a lunch break in Fort Portal town which is 34 kms from the Main Park. The Park is home to several families of primates including habituated chimpanzees. It has 11 species of primates, including many families of chimps and colobus monkeys, buffalo, warthog, Uganda Kob and over 300 bird species. Overnight at the Ndali Lodge/Chimps’ Nest/Ataco Country Resort

Day 4: Chimpanzee Safari to Kibale National Park

Early in the morning proceed to Kibale National park headquarters 8:00am for Chimpanzee Safari. The Safari begins and last for about 3hrs get back by mid noon. Chimpanzee safari in Kibale forest national park will thrill you; look out for primates like the colobus monkeys, families of chimps, a diversity of birds and an abundance of butterflies and other tropical insects. You will have a picnic lunch there, and then you will take an optional visit to the Bigodi wetland sanctuary a superb ecotourism site established to protect the Magombe swamps-a haven of birds (137 species) and a number of primates. Overnight at the Ndali Lodge/Chimps’ Nest/Ataco Country Resort

Day 5: Depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park We will enter the park via the Northern crater Area. With beautiful lakes and rich grasslands which are set deep in the crater valley, this is truly the most breathtaking scenery in the park. The park spreads over an area of 1978 sq kilometers in the western arm of the Great East African Rift Valley 418 km from the capital Kampala and takes approximately 6 hours. The park is a home to a variety of wildlife including elephants, lions, hippos, buffaloes, Uganda Kobs, baboons and birds all typical riverrine savannah habitats and the famous Kazinga Channel. In the Southern Parts is the Ishasha sector with the tree climbing lions and the Maramagambo forest, one of the largest surviving natural forests in Uganda. The Northern part is traversed by the equator and is dominated by the scenery of crater lakes with lots of flamingos. Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Katara Lodge/Enganzi Lodge

Day 6: Game drive and Launch Cruise

After breakfast, go for a morning game drive which reward you with an opportunity to view the big cats as well as a diversity of antelopes, elephants, buffalo, and a number of birds, return to the Lodge for Lunch and some relaxation before, going for an afternoon 2 hour launch cruise on the Kazinga channel that connects lake George to Lake Edward. The launch cruise will gift you with a chance to see a number of water birds, hippos, crocodiles, elephants and buffaloes grazing on the shores. Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Katara Lodge/Enganzi Lodge

Day 7: Chimpanzee tracking and depart for Mountain gorillas
Early morning we depart for Kyambura George, where we climb through a tropical forest to catch a glimpse of a variety of primates including the chimpanzee we return at 12:00pm we have lunch and we prepare our selves for a drive to Bwindi impenetrable forests Home to the rare Mountain gorillas After a five hour drive through villages, towns, highlands, and grazing lands southwest we get to Bwindi impenetrable forest. Overnight at Mahogany Springs/Lake Kitandara Tented Camp/Buhoma Community Bandas.

Day 8: Gorilla trekking
Early morning we have our break fast and after we gather at the Uganda wild life authority Bwindi headquarters for registering, get walking sticks and group up for pre-trek briefing. 8:00 am we start the gorilla trek which takes us between half and hour to up to whole day through a steeply forested landscape which has incredible dense under growth an experience of penetrating the impenetrable.
The experience of tracking and finding these great primates is very, exciting; there are 9 other primate species including chimpanzee, blue monkey, black and white colobus monkey, plus 300 bird species and 200 species of butter flies. Overnight at Mahogany Springs/Lake Kitandara Tented Camp/Buhoma Community Bandas.

Day 9: Drive back to Kampala
After breakfast we will drive back to Kampala, arriving in the early evening.