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8 Days Gorillas and Wildlife Safari

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Day 1: DAY 2: DRIVE TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

Stop At: Entebbe Crafts Village, Portal Road, Entebbe Uganda
On your arrival, you will be welcomed and transferred by a representative of Ssemambo Tours & Travel to your place of accommodation. You will spend an overnight here and get a briefing of the tour. Here you can also do some evening walks/tours around Entebbe i.e visiting the crafts shops depending on your time schedule.

Accommodation: Innophine Hotel

Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Innophine Hotel

Day 2: DAY 2: DRIVE TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

Stop At: Murchison Falls National Park, Murchison Falls P.O.Box 455, Masindi Uganda
After an early breakfast, we will set off for North Western Uganda to the tranquil Murchison Falls National Park. You will have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for a rhino tracking experience and then after head for lunch. You will thereafter transfer to Murchison Falls National Park and check in at your lodge where you will spend the night.

Accommodation: Murchison River Lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board Basis


Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Murchison River Lodge

Day 3: DAY 3: GAME DRIVE AND BOAT CRUISE ON THE NILE

Stop At: Murchison Falls National Park, Murchison Falls P.O.Box 455, Masindi Uganda
After breakfast, proceed for a game drive on the northern bank of the Nile, giving you a great chance of seeing animals such as giraffes, elephants, lions, hartebeests and different species of birds. After Lunch, the safari will be continued with a boat cruise on the Victoria Nile to the base of the tranquil Murchison Falls. Look out for the Nile crocodile, hippos, water bucks and a variety of bird species. Upon reaching the bottom of the waterfalls you will disembark and climb your way up to the Top of the Falls where you will be rewarded with amazing views of the falls. After return to your beautiful lodge, and enjoy the good night`s rest.

Accommodation: Murchison River Lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board Basis

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Murchison River Lodge

Day 4: DAY 4: MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK – TO QUEEN ELIZABETH

Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, 410 kilometers from Kampala, Kasese Uganda
After an early morning breakfast, you will check out and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park in western Uganda. You will have lunch on the way at Kabalega Diner and then proceed for an evening game drive en route to your lodge where you will check in and spend the night.

Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Parkview Tourist Lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board Basis

Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Queen Elizabeth Parkview Tourist Lodge

Day 5: DAY 5: CHIMP TREKKING IN KYAMBURA AND EVENING GAME DRIVE

Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, 410 kilometers from Kampala, Kasese Uganda
Morning Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge where you will be allowed to have a fascinating encounter with the chimpanzees, later you will return to the lodge for your early lunch and then head out for an evening game drive in the Ishasha sector in search for tree climbing lions. Other game to see include elephants, gazelles, waterbucks, buffaloes, hippos among others. Relax at your lodge for the overnight.

Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Parkview Tourist Lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board Basis

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Queen Elizabeth Parkview Tourist Lodge

Day 6: DAY 6: MORNING LAUNCH CRUISE AND TRANSFER TO BWINDI

Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, 410 kilometers from Kampala, Kasese Uganda
After an early morning breakfast, proceed directly to the head of the Mweya Peninsular to conduct a launch trip on the Kazinga Channel which is home to one of the largest concentrations of hippopotamus, as well as herds of elephants, buffalo, and other wildlife that come to drink from the river. The Kazinga also attracts a tremendous variety of bird species including the African Eagle, Open-Billed Stork, and Pied Kingfishers. Thanks to the abundant birdlife that is sighted, and the elephants, buffaloes and hundreds of hippos that are cooling off at the shores, this cruise will definitely be one of the highlights of your safari. After the boat cruise, you will head for an evening game drive and enjoy the stunning sceneries over the Albertine rift escarpment, the beautiful savannah grasslands and have a possible dip in the pool. You will have packed lunch and then transfer to your lodge in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where you will spend the night as you wait to track the forest gentles the following morning.

Accommodation: Panaroma Resort

Meal plan: Full Board Basis

Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Panaroma Resort

Day 7: DAY 7: GORILLA TREKKING

Stop At: Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda
The most exciting day of your safari! The briefing is at 8 am and you will learn about gorilla etiquette. Then you will start walking and hiking in the impenetrable forest until you find the gorillas. For one hour, you are allowed to watch those majestic giants! Depending on the duration of the track you can either relax in the afternoon at the lodge and just enjoy the view or go for a walk around and explore the village or walk up to the highest football field with the best view ever. Also today, you will carry a packed lunch.

Accommodation: Panaroma Resort

Meal plan: Full Board Basis

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Panaroma Resort

Day 8: DAY 8: TRANSFER BACK TO ENTEBBE

Stop At: Uganda Equator, Masaka Road, Kayabwe Uganda
Will check out early morning start on journey back to Entebbe, stop over at the Equator then proceed to Entebbe where you will relax before catching your late flight.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Entebbe Airport, Entebbe Uganda
Departure Time
5/2/2019 - 8/19/2019Monday:07:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday:07:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday:07:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday:07:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday:07:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday:07:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sunday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

8/20/2019 - 11/5/2021Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Duration
8 days
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • 7x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Entebbe Crafts Village
  • Entry/Admission - Murchison Falls National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest
  • Entry/Admission - Uganda Equator
Exclusions
  • Use of bicycle
  • Private transportation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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