Uganda, Africa
Location
7 Days
Duration

Murchison Falls, Kibale and Bwindi Tour

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ROUTE: Kampala, Murchison, Kibale National Park, Bwindi

DURATION: 7 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Safari, game drive and viewing Murchison Falls
  • Boat trip towards the Murchison Falls
  • Chimpanzee Trekking Kibale Forest Park
  • Gorilla Trekking Bwindi
  • Stop over at Igongo cultural centre
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Kampala: Cassia Lodge
  • Murchison Falls: Sambiya River Lodge
  • Kibale Forest National Park: Mountains of the Moon Lodge
  • Bwindi: Chameleon Hill Lodge
DELUXE:
  • Kampala: Serena Kampala Hotel
  • Murchison Falls: Parra Safari Lodge
  • Kibale Forest National Park: Kyaninga Lodge
  • Bwindi: Buhoma Lodge
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

Included:

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides / safari guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

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Terms & Conditions

1

Day 1 Arrive Kampala

Upon arrival at airport in Uganda, you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.

Overnight: Kampala – (D)

2

Day 2 Kampala - Murchison Falls

Activities:

  • Begin the panoramic drive north-west 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.
  • After lunch, a stopover at the Boomu women community project is encouraging.
  • Drive to Murchison at the spectacularly situated site at the top of the fall where you can see the Nile’s beauty perfected!! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from up to 1 km squeeze through a 7 meter canyon dropping 45 meters with a thunderous roar creating a beautiful rainbow, a plume of spray and the best thing that happened to the Nile “the Murchison Falls “.
  • Enjoy the sunset as you drive to Lodge for overnight and dinner.

Overnight: Lodge Murchison Falls – (B, L, D)

3

Day 3 Murchison Falls

Activities:

  • Begin the day with a cup of African Coffee ready for an early morning game drive. Your guide will help you spot Elephant, Lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, hyena and if you are lucky, the leopard.
  • Return to the hotel for breakfast and lunch.
  • In the afternoon you make a boat trip towards the Murchison Falls. Carefully watched by crocodiles, hundreds of hippos, buffaloes, water birds, apes and all the other thirsty wildlife that the Nile attracts you go to the bottom of the 43 meters high and famous Murchison Falls, which approaches you with a thunderous sound. a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43m below. 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.

Overnight: Lodge – (B, L, D)

4

Day 4 Murchison Falls - Kibale Forest National Park

Activities:

  • All day drive south via Hoima to Fort Portal 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: Lodge – (B, L, D)

5

Day 5 Chimpanzee Trekking Kibale Forest Park - Bwindi

Activities:

  • Half day search of chimpanzee and 10 other primate including phoestes, red Colobus, blues, and red tailed and grey cheeked mangabey. The guide will provide detailed explanations, not only on primates, but also on all the forest fauna and flora and will ensure that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and seeing primates at close quarters.
  • After lunch, proceed to Bwindi via Queen Elizabeth National Park and here you may spot many wildlife including Elephants, Buffaloes, among others. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps.

Overnight: Lodge – (B, L, D)

6

Day 6 Gorilla Trekking Bwindi

Activities:

  • Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 08:00 with a briefing from the UWA staff.
  • Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc.
  • The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for.
  • Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort.
  • The afternoon is spent on a foot safari around the local communities living around the park.

Overnight: Lodge – (B, L, D)

7

Day 7 Bwindi - Kampala/entebbe

Activities:

  • Return to Kampala, then Entebbe, with lunch en route and stop over at Igongo cultural centre and the Equator Uganda.
  • Return to Kampala where you will be dropped off to a place of residence or your hotel home.
  • End of services. – (B, L)

Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


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Location Name: Uganda, Africa
Area: 241,038
Population: 37,101,745
Capital: Kampala
Language(s): English (official), Ganda or Luganda, other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili, Arabic
Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestant, Islam, indigenous beliefs
Currency: Ugandan shilling - UGX
Time Zone: UTC + 03 (East Africa Time)
Electricity: 240 V
Country Code to Call (Uganda, Africa): 256


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