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12 Day discovering The Beauty of Uganda and Rwanda

This Package involves the discovering the beauty of Uganda and Rwanda. Get an opportunity to witness what is considered as one of the most exciting safari combined with spectacular landscape providing the setting for Africa’s most memorable visitor experience of Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable, Unforgettable encounters with Chimpanzee during a walk in Kibale forest, with the breathtaking and majestic sceneries across entire mountain spectrum, visit the cultural sites, interact with the local communities along Tourism circuit, learn the Uganda’s and Rwanda’s cradle of mankind, witness the spirit of ancient Africa that lives on Culture, tradition and myth. Visit the vast open spaces full of oddities and secrets elastic thread of Natural wonders where you begin the journey into African wilderness. Photograph Uganda and Rwanda a poetry wrapped in beauty. Explore and walk in footsteps of Sir Samuel and Florence Baker, Ernest Hemingway witness the miracles of the green landscapes, fertile valleys, shimmering lakes, and witness the big five mammals enjoy breathtaking experience, meet the closest and playful chimpanzee in Kibale forest National Park, discover the rich humbling evidence of African culture, experience the most beautiful birds such as saddle-billed stork, shoebill, red-throated bee-eater. Larger Mammal expected to be seen includes, Elephants, Buffalo, Rhinos, Lions, Leopards, Giraffes, Zebras, Kobs, Hippopotamus, Hyenas, Waterbucks, Warthogs, Elands, Topis, Impalas and many others. Highlights of national park including, Lake Mburo, Bwindi Impenetrable, Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls, Budongo Forest, Kibale National Parks.

Day One.
Pick from Entebbe International Airport and Transfer to Kampala city and Visit Uganda Museum
Have a journey of discovering the history of Uganda from the museum in Kampala, expect to see, touch, even hear and even smell paleontological and historic exhibits spanning colonial and medieval Uganda. It is a home of Uganda’s ethnological natural historical and traditional life collections cultural heritage

Day Two
Transfer to Murchison falls National Park
Drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park taking Bombo Road, through Luwero-Gulu highway, through Nakasongola dry corridor before reaching Nakitoma and branch off point to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
Rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Stop over at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, before proceeding to Murchison Falls National Park. These are the only Rhinos in Uganda that are in the wild. Track them on the foot which is a good memorable engaging activity.
After tracking the Rhinos, drive to the selected Restaurants en-route for Lunch. Drive via the main gate of Kichumbanyobo, this time through Kaniyo- Pabidi forest the eastern sector is rewarding with plenty of forest birds, and primates such as baboons, Blue and black Columbus monkeys before reaching the escarpment with fantastic view.

Viewing of the top of Murchison Falls
Driving to the top of the falls is rewarding breath taking scenery, view the majestic waters of the River Nile, as it squeezes through at 6 meters cliff. You have an opportunity to see the violent compression through the narrow gorge creating a continuous roar into devils cauldron creating a trade mark rainbow. Afterwards, drive to the Lodge to check in for overnight.

Day Three.
Morning Game drive and Afternoon Boat Cruise in Murchison falls national park
After early morning breakfast, drive through this Palm dotted vegetation. Here in Murchison Falls National Park, you begin your journey into the soul of Africa. It is a journey defined by evocative stirring of all your senses at all the same time. It sparks to life with the roar of lions, and the laugh of hyenas, then experience the heightening of these senses, when you feel the ground vibrate of giant elephants cross right in-front of you, never to be forgotten sights and safari moments.
Enjoy the wide range of wildlife in the Nile valley for the best of iconic and unforgettable safari moments in Murchison falls national park. As you drive around watch the plentiful herds of Uganda cobs, heartbeats, water bucks, and buffalos, giraffes with spectacular view to watch some of beautiful and playful birds of Murchison falls. Drive back to the lodge for lunch and afterwards, drive down for the boat cruise at 02:00 pm.
Afternoon Boat Cruise in Murchison Falls National Park
After lunch, drive down to the river for the afternoon boat cruise up stream to the bottom of Murchison Falls. It gives an opportunity to view the permanent residents of the river; such as, Hippopotamus, crocodiles, just meters away, enjoy the scenic view of Nyamsika Cliff the breeding grounds for pied kingfishers, Red-throated bee-eaters, and many other wildlife.
This three hours boat cruise provides you with the tranquil sun downer as you cruise back offering the classic view of an equatorial sunset reflected on the river. This is one of the most and unforgettable experience, the boat move just along the banks of the river to see animals and birds the frequent visitors of the river such as elephants, buffalos, waterbucks, baboons, warthogs. This is a rewarding experience, enjoyable and memorable. Drive back to the lodge.

Day Four.
Transfer to Kibale National Park
After morning breakfast drive to Kibale National Park via Hoima. Enjoy the drive from Hoima to Fort Portal through this set against the dramatic backdrop of distant mountains of the moon the jagged Rwenzoris before lies the vast tea plantation of Toro Kingdom. These buzzling endless green dotted tea plantation gives you a fantastic view for the best travel memory with stop over for lunch at selected restaurant/lodge in Fort Portal town. Before proceeding to Kibale National Park check in at the lodge for overnight.

Day Five
Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale National Park, Community Experience & Walk in Bigodi Wetland
After breakfast drive to Kanyanchu Visitors’ Centre for briefing; then proceed to the forest to track chimpanzee. Kibale Forest is the playground of the Chimpanzees; one of the few remaining areas of rainforest in Africa and offers the visitor the chance of viewing the 600 chimpanzees that rest in its tree canopy. The tracking is from 8.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. and you will go through this ritual accompanied by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Ranger Guides. Kibale Forest has the highest diversity of primates in Africa and is famously known as the primate capital of the world. After tracking drive back to the lodge.
After lunch go on the journey of discovery of the rich cultural tapestry. Join the local guide on the walk through the Bigodi Wetland Swamp to enjoy the local wildlife, birds and vegetation, the daily life of Batooro and Bakiga can be discovered during the village walk. Expect to see birds such as papyrus gonelek, Great blue Turacoo, swamp warblers, grey checked mangbay, black and white colobus monkeys etc. This walk is a rewarding for.

Day Six
Morning game drive in Kasenyi Plains (Queen Elizabeth National Park)
After early morning breakfast drive to Kasenyi for the best morning clear photographs and in this vast savanna of Kasenyi which is the perfect setting for the classic African safari experience. Get prepared to photograph animals such as Uganda kobs, waterbucks, herds of elephants and buffalos which provide a dream photo opportunities before returning to the lodge for lunch. Enjoy the great view set against the backdrop of the jagged Ruwenzori Mountains. Enjoy the explosion craters. Enjoy the view of Lake Nyamununka in front to might Ruwenzori.
Afternoon Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park
After lunch drive to Kazinga Channel the Oasis for many of the fascinating species that inhibit the park. This two hours boat cruise will give you chance just to cruise few meters away from hippopotamuses and buffaloes while the hug slow moving elephants meander just by the shores. Enjoy the fantastic view and the best chance to photograph animals and birds while the expert ranger guide narrates the stories of these creatures. See local fishermen in the Lake Edward before returning to drive back to the lodge.

Day Seven.
Morning game drive in Ishasha Sector (Queen Elizabeth National Park)
After early morning breakfast drive to Ishasha for morning game drive in this remote southern region. Enjoy the rewarding sightings of the tree-climbing lions lounging in the branches of the trees. Enjoy the varieties of other wildlife such as elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, topis, waterbucks. Uganda kobs, hippos get the best photographic opportunities. This classic African safaris is a great memorable experience before proceeding to the selected hotel for lunch. Before checking in at the lodge this drive from Ishasha to Katunguru is very charming as you sprawl in the great endless plains

Day Eight.
Gorilla tracking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After early morning breakfast at lodge drive to the gorilla tracking briefing point. Get registered and get general briefing before you see off to go and meet these beautiful majestic giant maintain gorillas in the forest. Tracking is captivating and unforgettable experience which is more than repays the effort needed to reach. Tracking starts at 8.30 a.m. and can last from a few hours to a whole day depending on where gorillas were left the previous day.
The park is characterized by tangled vegetation dropped over a deeply fissured landscape of steep slippery valleys and high-draughty ridges. It is ever chilly weather and challenging terrains offers the best experience in a trek though one of Africa’s most ancient rainforests in search of the endangered maintain gorillas ranks among the world’s premier wildlife encounters.
NB: You will go with packed lunch. After tracking visit a craft shop and maybe you can check in there for hand craft items. Afterwards drive back to the lodge as you enjoy the breath taking views of Bwindi forest the Uganda’s most pristine tracts of rainforest.

Day Nine
Transfer to Kigali and Visit Kigali Genocide Memorial center
After early morning breakfast drive to Kigali via kabala town proceeding to cross the border at katuna. The drive is interesting in this largely undiscovered dramatic mountains and volcanoes through Tea route in this north province before reaching Kigali city the Rwanda’s attractive capital, Kigali ranges over several hills, it offers the world class range of Hotels, Restaurants, it is one of the best places to experience the extra-ordinary spectacles of the Intore Royal Ballet, visit the exceptionally moving Kigali genocide memorial center a permanent exhibition documenting the tragedy of 1994 Rwanda Genocide. After the visit to Genocide drive to the Hotel for lunch before checking in for overnight.

Day Ten
Kigali city Tour and Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
Visit Kigali the capital and conference hub of E.Africa forms the central stepping stone to various destinations within the country central and e.africa the city is green vibrant safe and brews superb homegrown tea and coffee.
Look out for Rwandan culture with diverse fine crafts and strong traditions. There are good shopping opportunities to be had in craft shop in and around Kigali. Don’t miss out the AGASEKE “peace basket” in Rwandan tradition, it’s a sign of love and respect to give someone.
Drive back to Uganda through Katuna-kabale road enjoy Rwanda the land of a thousand hills with it’s endless expansive lush mountains and diverse natural beauty before reaching the Switzerland of Africa that is kigezi region of south-western Uganda and finally drive through the land of milk and honey in Ankole and enjoy long-horned cattle.

Day Eleven.
Morning game drive in Lake Mburo National Park
After morning breakfast drive to Lake Mburo for game drive for the best photograph opportunities in search for big herds of elands, buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, warthogs, Baboon and best scenic view rapped in the rocky outcrop, acacia woodland, savannah and perfect birding experience and colorful birds, displaying and posing for the photos. Drive to the selected restaurant Hotel for lunch before proceeding for afternoon boat cruise.
Afternoon Boat Cruise in Lake Mburo National Park
After lunch proceed to the two hours boat cruise in search for the specials of Lake Mburo this cruise will give you an opportunity to photograph shoebill, airs of enormous fish eagles, hammerkops, Giant kingfisher, African finfoot, crocodiles and hippos with fantastic view of the lake reflected with marshy vegetation and drive back to the lodge afterwards.

Visit to Igongo Cultural Centre
Visit the Cultural Centre with collections of different attractions where the future meets the past. Visit the Igongo Cultural Museum and see the exhibits of the south western culture and her neighboring kingdoms and many others.

Day Twelve.
Transfer back to Kampala.
After breakfast transfer to Kampala along this route Mbarara-Masaka dry corridor, the drive along this route is amazing and impressive by the remarkable scenery that unfolds in sight. The Lowlands and Grassland savannas gradually give way to the cascading hills that seem never to end. You also enjoy the indigenous long horned Ankole Cattle in their land of milk and honey.

Water Experiment at the Equator
Uganda is one of the few countries that are traversed by the Equator, the imaginary line that divides the Earth into two equal halves. This point is about 72 Kilometres south of Kampala along the Kampala – Masaka Highway. At this point there are two circles made of concrete marking the equator line which is worth stopping for. You will enjoy

6 DAYS CRATERS AND QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
This safari is regarded as the journey through the Pearl or ‘My African Journey’ and; it gives you the opportunity to enjoy photography as you travel through the Western Uganda the wonderful land. Indeed, when Britain’s World War Hero Winston Churchill saw it he was amazed and named it The Pearl of Africa. The highlights for this safari are: Lake Mburo National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Fort Portal City surrounded by Craters.
DAY ONE
Pick from Entebbe International Airport, drive to Kampala and then to Lake Mburo National Park. The first stop over will be at the Equator, where a few experiments will be done some of which include; stepping one foot in the southern hemisphere and another foot in the northern hemisphere; then we repeat the water experiment.
Water Experiment at the Equator
Uganda is one of the few countries that are traversed by the Equator, the imaginary line that divides the Earth into two equal halves. This point is about 72 Kilometres south of Kampala along the Kampala – Masaka Highway. At this point there are two circles made of concrete marking the equator line which is worth stopping for. You will enjoy the photo session, a cold drink at one of the tourist shops and then proceed to Lake Mburo National Park.
As one drives to Lake Mburo National Park, he is amazed and impressed by the remarkable scenery that unfolds in sight. The Lowlands and Grassland savannas gradually give way to the cascading hills that seem never to end. You also enjoy the indigenous long horned Ankole Cattle in their land of milk and honey. Then at Lake Mburo National Park, we check in at a lodge.
DAY TWO
Morning Game Drive in Lake Mburo National Park
After an early breakfast, we proceed for a game drive for an early catch of the African Wildlife experience in this sculptured landscape, rolling dry hills, rock out crops, and open wooded savanna for the best wildlife sightings. The commonly seen animals are: Zebras, Impala, Buffalos, Topis, Elands, Warthogs, Baboons, Velvet Monkeys, Bushbucks, Giraffes and a variety of both wetland and savanna birds species. There are over 332 bird species and 69 mammal species in this National park. Then we return to the lodge for lunch.
Afternoon Boat Cruise in Lake Mburo National Park
After lunch, we drive to Rwonyo the tourism hub of this park, in search of wildlife in the rich banks/shores of the lake. The Boat Cruise is a two hours voyage and you cruise you are advised to keep on the lookout for; Crocodiles, Buffalos, Hippos and the colourful birds such as the magnificent Fish Eagles, hammerkops and their enormous nests plus the most sought birds for example; the shoebill and the African Fin foot. While, enjoying the fantastic sunset overlooking the beautiful sceneries, we drive back to the lodge.
DAY THREE
Morning Guided Nature Walk in Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast, we drive to the gate, meet the armed Ranger Guide then proceed for the scenic fantastic and rewarding walk. This walk will take us to the natural salt lake where wildlife and the panoramic view of the rolling hills, rocky outcrops, and Acacia woodland savanna will be better viewed. After wards, we proceed to Igongo Country Hotel & Cultural Centre for lunch.
Visit to Igongo Cultural Centre
This is where the future meets the past. It is here where you will discover the beauty and secrets of the cultural heritage. Igongo Cultural Centre is one of the leading and captivating museums of natural history in western Uganda.
Visit eriijukiro (Runyakitara local dialect), Nkwanzi Crafts, Mpororo Court for the diversity of cultural history of the people and culture in western Uganda. After the visit to the Igongo Cutural Centre, we serve the very hot lunch and relax before driving to Queen Elizabeth National for an overnight.
The drive, through this scenic and beautiful environment, displays and explain the story of western Uganda that gets you into the spotlight that you are in the Gorilla region. Driving through the rolling hills, confirms the name it earned earlier the ‘Switzerland of Africa’.

DAY FOUR
Morning Game Drive and Birding in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
After breakfast, drive to Kasenyi plains, for the best morning catch of game in this understandably Ugandas’ most popular tourist destination. Set against the backdrop of serrated Rwenzori Mts, you enjoy the beautiful sceneries, virtually guaranteed herds of Buffalo, Elephants, and Antelopes. Afterwards, drive back to the lodge for lunch before embarking on Kazinga Channel for the afternoon Boat Cruise.
Afternoon Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park
This afternoon boat cruise gives you an opportunity to cruse just a few meters from hundreds of enormous Hippos, and Buffalos while Elephants linger along the banks with varieties of Wetland birds. The boat cruise is very rewarding with rich wildlife than any other tourist destination in Uganda. Afterwards, we return to the lodge.
DAY five
Transfer back to Fort Portal and Visit Craters
After morning breakfast drive to Fort Portal. This drive gives you an opportunity to enjoy the scenic view of Rwenzori Mountains ranges being extremely humid area and frequently enveloped in clouds gives you the best photo opportunities. Enjoy the green hills of Toro that support tea plantations, with rich cultural diversity of Batooro, and arriving in this Tourism City in western Uganda this is where you will stop over for lunch before proceeding to the lodge for overnight.
DAY Six
Transfer back to Kampala.
After morning breakfast drive back to Kampala via Kyenjonjo-Mubende. The drive here is very rewarding as you enjoy the fantastic view of the Rwenzori Mountains, known as mountains of the Moon whose snow-capped peaks are often veiled by clouds and mist rises up 5109m above sea level and homeland of Bakonjo who have lived in the foothills of the mountains for generation and whose culture is adapted to the steep slopes and climate of Rwenzori before reaching Hima Cement Factory. Proceed to Fort Portal for lunch and afterwards drive to Kampala through beautiful land of Batooro people. Enjoy the fantastic view of tea plantations as you drive to Kyenjonjo- Mubende and Mityana arriving in Kampala in the evening. Here you drive through Northern end of Kibale National Park in Sebitoli.

6 DAY LAKE BUNYONYI AND GORILLA TRACKING EXPERIENCE IN BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK

This is one of the most exciting safaris in Uganda. The safari takes you to the Beautiful Switzerland of Africa that is Kigezi region full great memories, places such Bunyonyi the pace of many little birds and one of the safest lake in Africa and has number of great highlands, the spectacular landscapes that provide the setting for Africa’s most memorable visitor experience of the mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park during the forest nature walks coupled with breathtaking and majestic with the steep valleys and high ridges of the Africa’s oldest rainforest hide much more than just mountain Gorillas.

DAY ONE
Pick from Entebbe International Airport, drive to Kampala and then to Lake Mburo National Park. The first stop over will be at the Equator, where a few experiments will be done some of which include; stepping one foot in the southern hemisphere and another foot in the northern hemisphere; then we repeat the water experiment.
Water Experiment at the Equator
Uganda is one of the few countries that are traversed by the Equator, the imaginary line that divides the Earth into two equal halves. This point is about 72 Kilometres south of Kampala along the Kampala – Masaka Highway. At this point there are two circles made of concrete marking the equator line which is worth stopping for. You will enjoy the photo session, a cold drink at one of the tourist shops and then proceed to Lake Mburo National Park.
As one drives to Lake Mburo National Park, he is amazed and impressed by the remarkable scenery that unfolds in sight. The Lowlands and Grassland savannas gradually give way to the cascading hills that seem never to end. You also enjoy the indigenous long horned Ankole Cattle in their land of milk and honey. Then at Lake Mburo National Park, we check in at a lodge.
DAY TWO
Boat Cruise on Lake Bunyonyi
After an early breakfast, enjoy the sunrise Boat Cruise on Lake Bunyonyi, this lake was formed 10,000 years ago when a river was dammed by lava commonly known as the place of many little birds is one of the safest lakes in Africa and has a great number of highlands enjoy Boat cruise or canoeing to the one of the 30 highlands.
DAY THREE
Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national Park and go for the craft shopping Enjoy the breath taking scenery of the green marched hills of and snake like roads of this Region and arrive to check in at the lodge.
DAY FOUR

Gorilla tracking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After early morning breakfast at lodge drive to the gorilla tracking briefing point. Get registered and get general briefing before you see off to go and meet these beautiful majestic giant maintain gorillas in the forest. Tracking is captivating and unforgettable experience which is more than repays the effort needed to reach. Tracking starts at 8.30 a.m. and can last from a few hours to a whole day depending on where gorillas were left the previous day.
The park is characterized by tangled vegetation dropped over a deeply fissured landscape of steep slippery valleys and high-draughty ridges. It is ever chilly weather and challenging terrains offers the best experience in a trek though one of Africa’s most ancient rainforests in search of the endangered maintain gorillas ranks among the world’s premier wildlife encounters.
NB You will go with packed lunch.
After tracking visit a craft shop and maybe you can check in there for hand craft items. Afterwards drive back to the lodge as you enjoy the breath taking views of Bwindi forest the Uganda’s most pristine tracts of rainforest.
Have your time and relax as you enjoy the perfect view of Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Enjoy the balcony view of the impenetrable forest from your room or on your private patio just outside at the shade besides the restaurant and the bar as you wait for dinner.

DAY FIVE
Transfer to Kampala as you drive and enjoy the perfect view over the beautiful scenery of the dry rolling hills of Anklole within this cattle dry corridor of Mbarara-Masaka with stop over for lunch at the selected restaurant/Hotel in Mbarara, See Ankole long horned cattle.

11 DAYS DICOVERING REMOTE MT ELGON, KIDEPO VALLEY & MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARKS

This package offers you an opportunity to discover the secret of remote Mt Elgon, interact with communities in Karamoja and Acholi, and enjoy safari experience in Kidepo valley and Murchison falls National Parks, Track Rhinos at Ziwa. The highlights of this trip are Communities around Mt elgon, Karamoja, Acholi, Game drive safaris in Kidepo valley and Murchison falls national park.

Day One
Transfer to Mt Elgon National Park

Drive to Mt elgon using the 235 eastern route through Jinja town and mbale on tarmac road at the western base of Mt Elgon, before climbing to Kapchorwa on the mountain’s north-western flunk with fantastic scenic views before reaching sipi.

Day Two
Visit to Sipi Falls

After breakfast take a community organized walk to sipi falls for different view of this magnificent cascade. This falls on the north and western sides of Mt Elgon rise in a series of massive basalt cliffs, often several kilometers in length over which the mountain’s rivers plunge as beautiful waterfalls and the best known are three waterfalls at Sipi on Kapchorwa road, just outside the park, the lowest of these, the lowest of these falls is the most spectacular as it cascades over a 100m cliff. The second known as Simba, plunges 69m over the entrance to a cave. Visitors can stand in the cave and enjoy a view of the back of the falls. The Third Waterfalls also known as Ngasire, gushes over an 87m high ridge. Sipi falls is less than an hour’s drive from Mbale on a paved road. Waterfalls are also found at Sasyi and Bulago, Chebonet and Wanale.

Day Three
Coffee Tour at Sipi Widows Group

Discover the local culture, visit the sipi widows group for a guided walk around the coffee plantation as you learn how to plant coffee, pick, grind, store and clean the beans. Along the way you will meet the residents, learn about life of the sabiny people and participate in traditional weaving, African cooking demonstrations will give you a chance to prepare and taste traditional dishes.

Day Four
Transfer to Moroto

After breakfast drive to moroto the administrative and regional capital of north-eastern, home town to the Uganda’s singular group the karamajong nomadic pastolists whose love for cattle has an obsessive quality rivalling that of Masai of Tanzania and Kenya and driving through this remote scenic area is an interesting one

Day Five
Visit to the Karamajong Manyattas in Moroto

After Breakfast visit the Karamojong community and learn their way of living as nomads who keep animals in big numbers. The Karamojong of North-eastern Uganda are divided into six groups, each with its own dialect of the Nilotic karamoja language, two of these groups, the Napore and Nyangia, have largely forsaken their traditional ways for an Agriculture-based life style, while a third , the Tueso, are hunters-gatherers who have moved from the dry plains into the mountains.

Day Six
Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park

After Breakfast transfer to Kidepo valley national park. The distance between Moroto and Kidepo valley national park is 250km and the drive will take the best part of the day which is the best for the adventurous travelers with fanstic view extending over the endless plains in an open horizon that never end, the drive is scenic and long.

Day Seven
Morning Game drive in Kidepo Valley National Park

After breakfast, drive around the park as you enjoy and witness that Kidepo is perhaps indeed it’s the only Ugandan Refuge for the number of species, including, Cheetah, Bat eared Fox, Striped Hyena and Caracal, enjoy Elephants, Buffalos, Giraffes, Elands and Zebras. Explore the Park which is rich in Big Game massive on scenery and its vast scale. Enjoy the spectacular views of one of East Africa’s’ magnificent wilderness roamed by the game. Enjoy the Narus Valley the prime game viewing area for Buffalos, Giraffes on the drier slopes above, and scan the rock out crops for Lions and drive back to the lodge. Enjoy the dotted Manyattas homesteads of Karamoja’s fiercely traditional pastoralists enjoy and witness the common thread lingers all the way down to the most rural of setting making your experience through remote region one that reflects a complex and fascinating nation that has always found a way of turning struggles into joy

Day Eight

Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast transfer to Murchison Falls National Park using the same Kitgum- Gulu Road. Enjoy the dotted Manyattas homesteads of Karamoja’s fiercely traditional pastoralists enjoy and witness the common thread lingers all the way down to the most rural of setting making your experience through remote region one that reflects a complex and fascinating nation that has always found a way of turning struggles into joy as you drive through. This drive through Acholi land is a rewarding contemplate of human kind that creates a vibrant mix of people across this part of the continent and of all cultures. Enjoy the Manyattas of the Luo speaking group of people in northern Uganda, proceed with Evening Game Drive before driving to check in at the lodge.

Day Ten
Morning Game drive and Afternoon Boat Cruise in Murchison falls national park

After early morning breakfast, drive through this Palm lofted vegetation. Here in Murchison Falls National Park, you begin your journey into the soul of Africa. It is a journey defined by evocative stirring of all your senses at all the same time. It sparks to life with the roar of lions, and the laugh of hyenas, then experience the heightening of these senses, when you feel the ground vibrate of giant elephants cross right in-front of you, never to be forgotten sights and safari moments. Enjoy the wide range of wildlife in the Nile valley for the best of iconic and unforgettable safari moments in Murchison falls national park. As you drive around watch the plentiful herds of Uganda cobs, heartbeats, water bucks, and buffaloes, giraffes with spectacular view to watch some of beautiful and playful birds of Murchison falls. Drive back to the lodge for lunch and afterwards, drive down for the boat cruise at 02:00 pm.

Afternoon Boat Cruise in Murchison Falls National Park

After lunch, drive down to the river for the afternoon boat cruise up stream to the bottom of Murchison Falls. It gives an opportunity to view the permanent residents of the river; such as, Hippopotamus, crocodiles, just meters away, enjoy the scenic view of Nyamsika Cliff the breeding grounds for pied kingfishers, Red throated bee eaters, and many other wildlife.
This three hours boat cruise provides you with the tranquil sun downer as you cruise back offering the classic view of an equatorial sunset reflected on the river. This is one of the most and unforgettable experience the boat move just along the banks of the river to see animals and birds the frequent visitors of the river such as elephants, buffalos, waterbucks, baboons, warthogs. This is a rewarding experience, enjoyable and memorable. Drive back to the Kampala.

Day Eleven
Viewing of the top of Murchison falls & Transfer back to Kampala

Driving to the top of the falls is rewarding breath taking scenery, view the majestic waters of the River Nile, as it squeezes through at 6 meters cliff. You have an opportunity to see the violent compression through the narrow gorge creating a continuous roar into devils cauldron creating a trade mark rainbow. Afterwards, drive to the Lodge to check in for overnight.

10 Day Best of Wildlife Safari Adventure in Uganda

This package is a visit to the worlds’ most powerful waterfall and the true African Wilderness, whispers of the wild and the classic African wildlife experience the land of craters at the extreme Rift Valley wall. Experience the frightening sound when you first hear the roar of a Lion, a laugh of a hyena in the night. The National Parks we expect to visit include; Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls and Kidepo Valley National Park and as well as Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

Day One
Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

Pick from Entebbe International Airport and transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, with stop over at the equator then proceed through Masaka but stop over for lunch at a selected restaurant or hotel. This drive is a memorable one with a fantastic view of the dry rolling of Ankole with their signature long horned cattle just besides the roads.

Evening Game Drive in Lake Mburo National Park

Enjoy the evening Game drive for the best wildlife safari experience in this sculptured landscape, rolling hills, rock outcrops, and open wooded savanna. The expected animals include: Zebras, Antelopes, Elands, Topis, Giraffes, Waterbucks, Kipsringers, Velvet Monkeys, Buffalos, Warthogs, Baboons, and several bird species. This park alone has 332 known bird species, and 69 species of mammals. After wards, drive to the lodge to check in for an overnight.

Day Two
Morning Game Drive in Lake Mburo national Park

After breakfast, drive to the park and the compact jewel there are well presented wildlife at only 370Kms2. The park is small compared to other savanna national parks in Uganda.
Being a home to surprising wildlife, and the only national park in Uganda that has Impalas, you enjoy the beauty of this whispers of the wild. After game drive, return to the lodge for lunch.
Afternoon Boat Cruise in Lake Mburo National Park
The boat moves along the shores of Lake Mburo. This trip is two hours and very engaging especially when you spot Crocodiles and Hippos. You can also spot herons, African Fish Eagles, Pelicans, and perhaps the African Fin Foot and the Shoebill the sought after bird by bird watchers.

Day Three
Visit the Cultural Museum and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After lunch, visit the cultural museum where the future meets the past. Visit eriijukiro, Kwazi (Nkwanzi) crafts shop, cultural villages such as; Mparo Court and Kitami Palace. These places house the traditional huts for cattle and crop farmers. Visit the magnificent sculpture of the warrior queen in her court, a representation of ancient Mpororo Kingdom before proceeding to Mbarara town as you drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Drive through Bushenyi – Ishaka- Igara- before reaching the land of craters in Bunyaruguru (Rubiriizi). This drive gives you the opportunity to enjoy the scenic view of the ever green tea plantations, before reaching Kalinzu forest reserve and Kichwamba Escarpment sceneries, the fantastic view of the Rwenzori mountain and drive in at the lodge late in the evening.

Day Four
Morning Game drive & Afternoon Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, drive to Kasenyi plains for a rewarding game drive set against the backdrop of the jagged Rwenzori mountains. Enjoy the vast savanna grasslands for a classic African Safari experience. This gives you an opportunity to enjoy the huge herds of Uganda Kobs that attract prides of lions, huge dark elephants, drive through this sprawling savanna, enjoy the panoramic view of this Park, the ideal habitat for classic big game. Its outstanding wildlife attraction such as; Buffalos, Warthogs, Waterbucks, Elephants, Leopards, Hyenas, and enjoy the scenic view of the park’s magnificent dozens of enormous craters curved dramatically into rolling green hills. At Mweya Peninsula the Queens focal point. Its elevation portion commands gorgeous views of the Kazinga Channel. Enjoy Kazinga Channel the Oasis for the many fascinating wildlife giving you an opportunity to cruise just metres away from hundreds of erroneous Hippos and Buffalos. While Elephants linger on the shoreline.

Day Five
Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Drive to Murchison Falls National Park. The drive from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Murchison falls is very long but rewarding through the ever green tea plantations route in Fort Portal combined with spectacular landscape and views of Rwenzori ranges. Proceed to Hoima, via Kagadi for lunch at selected restaurants/hotels before proceeding to Murchison Falls National Park via Buliisa. This route is longer but more scenic and the memorable descent at the Rift Valley Escarpment with beautiful scenic views across Lake Albert towards the blue mountains of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Enjoy Bugungu Wildlife Reserve proceed and visit the top of Murchison and check in at the lodge late in the evening.

Day Six
Morning Game drive & Afternoon Boat Cruise in Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, drive to the northern part of the park for the best and most Uganda’s remarkable wildlife spectacles, enjoy a fantastic photograph of the wide range of animals such as; Uganda Kobs, elephants, pats monkeys, heartbeats, Waterbucks, Buffalos, giraffes and Hippos in this Park the most popular safari destination. Track a herd of Buffalos as they range along the great open expanse and witness that nature moves at its own speed. The more time you spend in the land walked by both predator and prey, it is the call of the wild, an invitation to a simpler world of filled with excitement and awe. Start the day the way nature intended as the sun begins to rise and shine over the ironic bush veld scenery in palm-dotted savanna, drive back to the lodge for lunch before proceeding for afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of Murchison Falls, for the best adventurous experience in the primal wilderness presenting astonishing display of wildlife such as; Hippos, Crocodiles, Elephants.

Day Seven
Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park

After breakfast transfer to Kidepo Valley through the diverse and most scenic road with dotted palm trees with rich and abundant animals through Pendero Woodland before reaching Wankwar gate, enjoy the view of Acholi traditional homes/manyatta as you connect on the tarmac road via Anaka, stop over for lunch in Gulu at selected restaurant/hotel. Kidepo valley National Park is 134 Kilometres from Kitgum town, and you drive through a very beautiful and scenic view. From Kitgum Town, the drive start at the roundabout on the eastern edge of Kitgum town’s Centre through Kitgum – Matidi – Namkora, Rom before crossing a mountain and descending to Karenga and the park’s Lokimoit gate. The drive through Rom Mountain is regarded as the most tremendous drama with savanna grasslands and area of rich cultural interest for the plains around the park is dotted with Napore – Nyungea range, the Morungule Mountains, and Mt. Lomej in south Sudan in the semi-arid climate, enjoy the Karimojong homesteads.

Day Eight
Morning Game Drive in Kidepo Valley National Park

After breakfast, drive around the park as you enjoy and witness that Kidepo is perhaps indeed it’s the only Ugandan Refuge for the number of species, including, Cheetah, Bat eared Fox, Striped Hyena and Caracal, enjoy Elephants, Buffalos, Giraffes, Elands and Zebras. Explore the Park which is rich in Big Game massive on scenery and its vast scale. Enjoy the spectacular views of one of East Africa’s’ magnificent wilderness roamed by the game. Enjoy the Narus Valley the prime game viewing area for Buffalos, Giraffes on the drier slopes above, and scan the rock out crops for Lions and drive back to the lodge. Enjoy the dotted Manyattas homesteads of Karamoja’s fiercely traditional pastoralists enjoy and witness the common thread lingers all the way down to the most rural of setting making your experience through remote region one that reflects a complex and fascinating nation that has always found a way of turning struggles into joy.

Day Nine
Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast transfer to Murchison Falls National Park using the same Kitgum- Gulu Road. Enjoy the dotted Manyattas homesteads of Karamoja’s fiercely traditional pastoralists enjoy and witness the common thread lingers all the way down to the most rural of setting making your experience through remote region one that reflects a complex and fascinating nation that has always found a way of turning struggles into joy as you drive through. This drive through Acholi land is a rewarding contemplate of human kind that creates a vibrant mix of people across this part of the continent and of all cultures. Enjoy the Manyattas of the Luo speaking group of people in Karuma area before proceeding to Chobe Lodge for overnight.

Day Ten
Transfer to Kampala and Rhino Tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

After breakfast, drive to Kampala via Karuma. This drive through as you cross the bridge at Karuma and getting into Bunyoro Sub-regions a rewarding contemplate of human kind that creates a vibrant mix of people across this part of the continent and of all cultures. Here at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary you will enjoy the tracking of the southern White Rhino which were declared extinct in Uganda by 1983. Later, through conservation efforts, the white Rhino finds its birth again. This is the only place in Uganda where you can find Rhinos in the wild. Along with the Rhinos, there are other wildlife that roam this sanctuary. They include animals such as: Baboons, Velvet Monkeys, Warthogs, Black and White Columbus monkeys, Uganda Kob, Waterbucks, Bush backs, Hippos, Pangolins, Mangoose, snakes and different species of birds such as; saddle beaked stork, shoe bills, and Grey crowned Crane among others. As you walk through along led by the Rhino fund guide on the foot, stop over for lunch en-route.