10 DAYS UGANDA WILDLIFE SAFARI FEATURES CYCLING, RWENZORI HIKING, GORILLA TRACKING AND WHITE WATER RAFTING.
DETAILED ITINERARY FOR 10 DAYS UGANDA WILDLIFE SAFARI.
Day 1. Arrival and transfer to Kibale National Park
Our company representative will pick you from Entebbe International Airport-Uganda and transfer you to Kibale National Park. Dinner and Overnight at Rweteera Safari Lodge for mid range accommodation. Meals FULL BOARD
Day 2. Crater Lakes- Cycle Tour
After your morning breakfast goes for cycle tour to Bigondi and crater lakes of Kabasande and later you will be transferred to Ruboni for hiking. Diner and overnight at Ruboni Community Bands for mirage facilities. FULL BOARD or similar
Day 3.Hike from Nyakarengija(1646 m) to Nyabitaba Hut (2652m)
After a heavy breakfast, you will be transferred to the Rwenzori Mountaineering Services at Nyakalengija to get the necessary equipment for hiking with guides and porters, and later set off for the 5-7 hours hike
to Nyabitaba Hut. The trail follows the Mubuku River crossing recent landslide areas. Reach the Makoma River after 2½hr and then proceed to a very steep climb through open bracken fern slopes and podocarpus forest up to Nyabitaba Hut for an overnight or Mt Rwenzori Safari Bands. FULL BOARD or similar
Day 4. Nyabitaba- Nyakalengija and Elizabeth national park/boatCruise
Embark on a 2 hours hike to the Nyakalengija, look out for the tropical Forest birds and monkeys. Your safari guide will be ready to transfer you to Queen Elizabeth national park to for game driver,In the evening, go for a launch cruise on Kazinga channel along lake George-lake Edward, come eye-eye with yawning hippos, crocodiles, leopards though sporadic. Watch birds for birders with over 550 resident species like flamingos, red chest, papyrus Gonolek, pink backed pelicans, malachite kingfishers, yellow crown, pink backed pelicans, water thick-knee, yellow-billed stork, shoebill stock. Do not forget your camera. Dinner and overnight at Engazi safari lodge. Both midrage and luxury. (Confirmed)FULL BOARD
Day 5. Chimpanzee tracking and Game drive
Have morning breakfast and transfer to kariju or kyambura gorge which is Part of Elizabeth national park for chimpanzee tracking, later you do Nature guided walk. Proceed to the lodge for lunch, in the evening go for More game drive in the park and expect to see all the animals that you could have missed the previous day. Dinner and overnight at Engazi safari lodge both mid rage and luxury.(Confirmed)FULL BOARD
Day 6. Morning game drive with tree climbing lions and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Transfer through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park on The way to Bwindi, this area is known for its tree-climbing lions. In Ishasha we will drive off in this adventurous vast Savannah area with topis and the southern version of Elephants to hopefully get the Lions High in the fig tree branches. Continue the transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable NP. Here you will experience a change in the landscape from flat savanna, via cultivated hills to jungle covered mountains. Overnight at Bakiga lodge both for midrange and luxury.(Confirmed)FULL BOARD
Day 7. Gorilla tracking experience
After breakfast at the lodge, you will go to the park headquarters for Briefing from the Uganda wildlife Authority ranger guides. After the briefing, the ranger will lead you into the thick impenetrable forest to start your search for the endangered rare species of Mountain Gorillas. The gorilla search always continues from the place where they were last seen the previous day. Upon reaching the area where these famous species are, you will only be allowed to interact with them for only one hour and you should always keep maximum silence while with these Gorillas. You are allowed to take photographs and so on. To find the Gorillas, it’s \such tiresome experience since it can take you almost 3-8 hours to find them.
However, once you meet these gorillas, you will easily forget the hatches you have gone through to find them and instead save the good memories experience with them. After the interaction, you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Buyonyi nature island lodge.
Day 8. Transfer back to Kampala, evening cultural entertainment.
Have morning breakfast and start your journey to Kampala, enroute stop Over at Uganda equator where northern hemisphere meets southern Hemisphere, take photography and proceed to Kampala, dinner and overnight at minister’s village apartments.
Day 9. White water rafting.
Have morning breakfast and transfer to Jinja for white water rafting, This will be done from morning to lunch time, it will be half day Activity, you will later visit source of river Nile and transfer back to your hotel in Kampala. Dinner and overnight at minister’s village apartments. FULL BOARD
Day 10. Departure.
On this day, you will have your breakfast and go for short city tour as you transfer to the airport for your flights back home.