8 Day Unique Tour of Uganda

Day 1: On arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda and after finalizing the formalities. You will be welcomed by your guide in the arrivals area, who will then drive you to your hotel. You will have dinner and an overnight.
Accommodation: Protea Hotel: B, -, D

Day 2: Today you will fly to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The park is home to the endangered mountain gorillas. This fascinating mountain forest hosts chimpanzees and spectacular birds. There are 23 of 24 Albertine Rift endemic bird species in the forest including the Blue-throated Broadbill and bar-tailed Trogon. We suggest that you make it an early night in preparation for your gorilla trek in the morning.
Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge: B, L, D

Day 3: This morning you will get up early to prepare for the upcoming gorilla trekking. Trekking the Mountain Gorilla is one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The trek will take between 2 and 6 hours, but is well worth the effort. You will be led by an experienced ranger who will tell you interesting facts about flora and fauna and the lifestyle of the Gorillas.
Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge: B, L, D

Day 4: Depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park in the Morning on your way; you will have a chance to have a game drive in Ishasha sector the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park where the tree climbing lions are found, then continue to the northern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Named after her Majesty the Queen of England, it is Uganda’s most popular and most scenic game reserves. It stretches from the crater-dotted foothills of the Rwenzori range in the north, along the shores of Lake Edward to the remote Ishasha River in the south, incorporating a wide variety of habitats that range from savanna and wetlands and lowland forest.
Accommodation: Katara Lodge: B,L,D

Day 5: Have an early morning game drive. There are over 100 mammal species that include Lions, Hippos, Buffaloes, Leopard, Spotted Hyena, Elephants and the elusive Giant Forest Hog in this park. The Primates include Chimps, Black and White Colobus Monkeys, Blue, Black faced Red Colobus, and Red tailed monkeys and Olive Baboons. In the afternoon, you shall have a boat ride on Kazinga Channel. Queen Elizabeth boasts one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any game park, from the open Savannah to Rain Forest, dense Papyrus Swamps and Crater Lakes to the vastness of Lake Edward.
Accommodation: Katara Lodge: B,L,D

Day 6: Today you will fly to Kasese Airstrip and drive to Kibale National Park or you may choose to drive to Kibale National Park. Along the way you will pass many tea plantations. On the way you stop in Fort Portal. In the afternoon you will track the most famous inhabitants of Kibale National Park, the chimpanzees. With over 1,450 individuals protected within the park, Kibale forest is home to the largest number of the endangered chimpanzees in Uganda, as well as the threatened red colobus monkey and the rare L’ Hoests’s monkey. The forest has one of the highest diversity and density of primates in Africa totaling 13 species including the black and white colobus, blue monkey and grey-cheeked mangabey, red tailed monkey, bush babies and pottos.
Accommodation: Papaya Lake Lodge: B,L,D

Day 7: Today you will drive to Kasese Airstrip and fly back to Entebbe enjoying the beautiful aerial view of south western Uganda, the hills and thick vegetation as well as the farming practiced by the locals. You will spend the day relaxing and later have dinner at the hotel.
Accommodation: Protea Hotel: B,-,D

Day 8: After breakfast, you will be transferred to Entebbe International Airport for your flight onward.
Meals: B

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