Murchison Falls National Park – Lake Mburo National Park
Entebbe International Airport
Discover the outstanding beauty of Western Uganda on this 10 Days Uganda safari. From the stunning shores of Lake Victoria, you will be mesmerised by the powerful Murchison Falls and wildlife it sustains.
Murchison Falls National Park | Kibale Forest National Park | Queen Elizabeth National Park | Bwindi Impenetrable Forest | Lake Mburo National Park
Murchison Falls game drive and cruise | Chimpanzee trekking Kibale | Kazinga Channel cruise | Queen Elizabeth night drive | Kasenyi track game drive | Bwindi Mountain Gorilla trek | Lake Mburo game drive and river cruise
‘Devil’s Cauldron’ | Murchison Falls wildlife | Chimpanzees | Bigodi wetland birding | Queen Elizabeth river and night life | Ishasha tree-dwelling lion | Gorillas |
You land at Entebbe airport on the shores of Lake Victoria. Your company representative at the arrival waiting area will brief you about Uganda and the safari before transferring to Murchison falls National Park that is if you arrive early in Uganda.
After breakfast we go on an early morning game drive to see animals on the prowl. We then have a 3 hour afternoon boat cruise along the Nile to the bottom of Murchison falls. Animals likely to be seen; hippos, crocodiles, antelopes and elephants amongst others.
You head to the information centre at 8:00AM and start your journey in Kibale forest to trek chimpanzees, baboons, birds, butterflies and many plants. After lunch in the late afternoon you can bird watch in the Bigodi wetland.
Depart Kibale for Queen Elizabeth park in time for lunch. Then take a unique boat cruise on the Kazinga channel where you can see hippos, crocodiles, birds and elephants. You can go for a night game drive for nocturnal animals like hippos and leopards.
Leave for a morning game drive on the Kasenyi track. Animals to be viewed include lions, leopards, giant forest hog, cape buffaloes, elephants, Defenssa, Water bucks, Uganda kob, many more. You will also visit the Ishasha sector to search for the tree climbing lions.
Depart Queen Elizabeth park for Bwindi Impenetrable park, a biodiverse, mountainous area in South West Uganda. It’s home to much of the worlds mountain gorillas population, as well the other big ape; chimpanzees. ( PERMITS NOT INCLUDED IN THE COST)
Accommodation: Mahogany Springs Hotel (Luxury), Silver Back Lodge (Mid-range), Buhoma Community Rest Camp (Budget)
Journey to the information centre for a briefing. At 8:30AM, begin the trek for Mountain Gorillas which can last 1-9 hours. Enjoy an hour with the gorillas as they feed and play and then n the evening, depart Bwindi for Lake Mburo; a 5 to 6 hours journey via Mbarara.
Wake up early for a morning game drive in this park. On the safari, expect to see zebras, giraffes, eland, Uganda cobs, topis, duikers, giraffes and more. After lunch, go for a boat cruise along Lake Mburo. Here you will see different aquatic wildlife and birds.
After, you will depart Lake Mburo national park for Kampala for an overnight stay or for Entebbe to catch up with your flight.