Safari Overview

GoExplore Safaris unleashes Uganda’s most popular safari combining wildlife, Chimpanzee and Gorilla adventure in just 10 days. Visit Uganda’s top beautiful parks and witness the best Uganda tourist circuit enabling you encounter the rarest of the rare in the Africa jungles including The Elephant, Lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck,  Bohor reedbuck, hyena among other not forgetting the greatest primates including the Chimpanzees and the Gorillas

ITINERARY

Depart early morning to Murchison Falls National Park -north-western Uganda through the famous Luwero Triangle and, travel to Masindi via Ziwa Rhino Project. A visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino trekking is a must. Later proceed to Murchison Falls .

Overnight: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury accommodation) | Red Chili (Budget Accommodation) -FB

After an early morning cup of African Coffee, you will go for a morning game drive. Here you will have a chance of spotting Elephants, Lions, Cape buffaloes, Rothschild’s giraffes, hartebeest, Waterbucks, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, hyenas and a leopard if you are lucky. Return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch. Afternoon boat cruise upstream the calm Victoria Nile to the bottom of the falls stopping just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. En-route, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over this 17km stretch you may see elephants, waterbucks, Uganda Kobs and crocodiles. This is also a zone of many bird species like Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, hornbill, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. There you leave the boat and start your – quite heavy – hike to the Top of the Falls (approx. 1 hour). See where the world’s longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43m below.

Overnight: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury accommodation) | Red Chili (Budget accommodation) - FB

Depart for Kibale Forest National Park driving to the South Western part of Uganda Fort Portal. You will traverse through verdant countryside and past traditional homesteads and farms along Albertine Rift escarpments. Fort-Portal rests in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon.

Overnight: Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury accommodation) | Chimps Nest (Budget Accommodation) - FB

Morning Chimpanzee tracking. Start with a briefing at Kanyanchu Tourist Centre where tourist activities begin and set out for your acitivity. Chances of viewing the chimps are over 90% but not a guarantee. Kibale National Park is one of the beautiful and stunning forests in the Uganda. It is home to our closest living relatives the endangered Chimpanzees, the threatened Red colobus monkey and the rare L’Hoest’s monkey. The forest also boasts of having one of the highest diversity and density of primates in Africa totaling 13 species including the Black and white colobus, Blue monkey, Grey-cheeked mangabey, Red tailed monkey and Bush babies and Pottos. Return to the lodge for lunch and later visit Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary from where you will take on a guided walk around the Swamp which will provide you with the opportunity to see a wide range of flora and fauna. View a variety of butterflies, birds and other insects. Have a tour of the crater region around Ndali lodge.

Overnight: Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury Accommodation) | Chimps Nest (Budget Accommodation) - FB

After breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park viewing the mystical Rwenzori Mountain range for much of the journey. Check in at your accommodation facility as you wait for your lunch. Afternoon Launch cruise along Kazinga Channel – one that joins Lakes Edward and George. The cruise is a wonderful way to see hippo, buffalo, kob and the occasional Nile crocodile (which up until recently did not inhabit this area) and a spectacular bird watching on the water bank.

Overnight: Kyambura Gorge Lodge (Luxury accommodation) | Buffalo Safari Lodge (Budget accommodation) - FB

Rise very early with your packed lunch take on a morning game drive to catch-up with the early risers and predators returning to their hideouts. You will most likely meet grazing Hippos, Elephants, and Lions, spotted Hyenas, bush buck, water buck, stripped jackal, comical warthogs and the elusive leopard. Proceed to Maramagambo forest for a nature walk. Many surprises await you here for example pythons are often observed in the crevices of the bat cave floor using the bats as a source of food. The cave is near a picturesque formerly Blue lake and Hunters cave. You may also see forest birds such as bat hawks, brown eared woodpecker and other primates. Return for dinner and overnight stay.

Overnight: Kyambura Gorge Lodge (Luxury accommodation) | Buffalo Safari Lodge - FB

With previous day’s memories, enjoy your breakfast ready for a +/- 5hrs drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. You will drive along the deep and wide dry craters that are occupied by savanna grasses and acacia. The drive takes you through the unique western rift valley escarpment and the (southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park) Ishasha sector where you will take on yet another game drive in search of tree climbing lions before proceeding to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Overnight: Buhoma Lodge (Luxury accommodation) | Buhoma Community Banda (Budget accommodation) - FB

Depart the Lodge with a packed lunch as you go for a full day Gorilla Tracking. Many who take part in this activity consider it the high light of their entire African safari. The thrill of your encounter will erase the difficulties of the potentially strenuous trek. Bring jungle boots and rain jackets because the park is often wet. Spend time in awe watching the gorillas go about their activities. Each gorilla safari encounter is different and has its own rewards, but you are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in a delightfully playful display.

Overnight: Buhoma Lodge (Luxury accommodation) | Buhoma Community Banda (Budget accommodation) - FB

Check out of your hotel and embark on a journey to Lake Mburo National +/- 4hrs. Make a stopover at Igongo Cultural Cntre to explore and learn the Bahima and Ankole culture. Arrive at the lodge in time for an evening game drive. Lake Mburo National park is renowned for zebras, impalas, buffaloes, hippos, topi and elands including the rare shoebill, crested crane, pelicans, fish eagle, heron and many water birds. Evening boat cruise amidst the Hippos is amazing.

Overnight: Mihingo Lodge (Luxury Accommodation) |Arcadia Cottages (Budget Accommodation) – FB.

Have a early morning breakfast and then go for a morning game drive. Continue your drive with a stopover at the Equator crossing with your lunch enroute before you drive to back to Entebbe to catch up your international flight. ******End of your safari and our services

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Inclusions
  • Game drives, Bigodi Guided Nature Walk.
  • Enroute lunches
  • Services of English speaking Driver/guide.
  • Ziwa sanctuary Rhino Tour
  • Community visits
  • Kibale Chimpanzee and Kyambura Gorge chimp Permits
  • Park fees
  • One Gorilla permit per person to be secured and paid for in advance
  • Boat trips
  • Igongo cultural village visit
  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
  • Airport transfers – Transportation by a 4wd vehicle
Exclusions
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight Ticket Fare
  • Visa Fees
  • Tips while on the safari
  • Others not mentioned in the safari Itinerary
Payment

A deposit of 40% is required when booking this safari. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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Starts at
Entebbe Airport

Ends at
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TOUR DETAILS

Availability
All Year Round

Booking Type
Instant Booking

Duration
10 Days

Safari Type
Private Tour

Guided Tour
Yes

Guide Language
English

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