UGANDA LUXURY SAFARI
7 Days /6 Nights Murchison Falls - Kibale Chimps & Queen Elizabeth
Leave Kampala and drive Northwest to the famous Luwero Triangle. Stop at Masindi town for hot lunch in a restaurant and continue on to Murchison Falls National Park. Drive to the top of the falls where you see the beauty of the great Nile perfected. Marvel at the Nile! The river compresses from 50 meters to a squeeze of only 6 meters creating a beautiful rainbow. This is the best thing that happened to the Nile. Enjoy the sunset and leave for dinner and overnight at the lodge or at Red Chilli Bandas.
After breakfast, across the Nile, spend the whole morning gameviewing. You, your guide and the ranger will help each other to spot Elephants, Lions, Buffalo, Rothschild giraffe, Cape Buffalo, Bush Buck, Hyena, Leopard among other game in this park. After lunch, enjoy a 3-hour boat ride upstream as you see lots of hippos and crocodiles that inhabit this river. This boat ride offers an excellent platform of photography and bird watching. There is well over 200 species of resident bird species, like Goliath Heron, Pelican Bee-Eater, Hornbill, Cormorant, Egyptian goose and the rare Shoebill. The boat stops only 10 meters off the falls and guests can take wonderful photographs. Ride back down stream and return to the lodge/camp for dinner and overnight.
Leave after breakfast and drive all day via Hoima to Fort Portal, passing traditional homesteads and farms. Past the "Mountain of the Moon" arrive at Kibale forest for dinner and overnight at the lodge/camp.
This is a full day in search of chimpanzees and other primates found here. Your guide will provide you with all the necessary information as well as explanations of the place, flora and fauna. Primates found here include red, blue and grey checked-Mangabey, red Columbus, Phoebes. Enjoy the stay with these primates as well as the birds.
Leave after breakfast and proceed to Queen Elizabeth following the mystic Ruwenzori Mountain range. Game drive enroute gives you a chance to see Lions, Elephants, Buffalo, Hyenas and a variety of antelope species. After lunch enjoy a 2-hour boat ride at Kazinga Channel into Lake Edward. This is a good chance to take photos and enjoy colorful bird life as you pass through possibly the highest concentration of hippos. There are well over 550 resident birds in this region. Dinner and overnight camp/lodge.
This day offers a chance to have 2 game drives in this national park that has a diverse eco-system ranging from grassy plains, tropical forest, swamps, lakes, rivers and volcanic craters. There is an incredible abundance of wildlife with the massive Ruwenzori Mountains giving a backdrop. Game found in this park include Lions, Leopards, giant forest hogs, Cape Buffalos, Uganda Kobs, Topis, Bushbucks and Elephants. All meals and overnight lodge or camp.
Early morning after breakfast, leave for Maramagambo Forest. In this tropical forest, there are variety of primates including chimpanzees, visit also the bat caves and the "blue lake". Drive back to Kampala with a stop for lunch enroute, arrive by late afternoon.
03 DAYS MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK.
Leave Kampala at 0700hrs, drive
north-west past the beauties of Africa through Luwero
Triangle and Masindi town where you stop for lunch.
Continue on after lunch and after entrance formalities,
drive through to arrive for an evening game drive across
the Nile River. Dinner and overnight at red Chilli Camp/Bandas
or at Paraa Lodge
Early morning breakfast and
leave with packed lunch if you are staying at the Red
Chilli. After lunch, a 3-hour boat ride upstream on
the placid Victoria Nile takes you to the base of the
falls. En route, you will see lots of hippos, crocodiles,
waterbuck and a wide variety of birds including the
unusual shoebill stork. The boat stops just some few
meters from the "Devil's Cauldron" for guests to take
pictures of the majestic falls. The return to the lodge/camp
is slow and quicker. Dinner and overnight camp/lodge.
After breakfast, drive from
the lodge/camp to the top of the falls where the Nile's
beauty is perfected. Marvel at the Nile! The river compresses
from 50 meters to a squeeze of only 6 meters. The 40
meters thunderous roar creates a beautiful rainbow.
After a picnic lunch enroute, drive back to Kampala
to arrive late afternoon.