9 Days Uganda Gorillas and Wildlife Photographic Safari

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9 Days
Uganda
Uganda
Min Age : +10
Tour Details

This 9 days Uganda gorillas and Wildlife photography Safari gives you a rare chance to shoot unforgettable portraits of Nature, Wildlife, People and landscape as you get to visit different National Parks and destinations to Murchison falls National Park, Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Gorilla Park and Lake Bunyonyi Island as you get to enjoy and Capture all the moments on your Game drives, Launch Trips, Chimpanzees trekking, Gorilla tracking, Community visits and Lake Bunyonyi Island Visit.

Departure & Return Location

Entebbe International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

– The cost of all ground transportation and Fuel,

– Gorilla tracking and permit@$700 each,

-Chimpanzee tracking Permit,

-Full time English speaking safari guide and his associated expenses,

-Park entrance fees,

– Vehicle entrance fees,

-Ferry Crossing fees,

-Accommodation and meals,

-Full Day White water Rafting

-Bottled Drinking water on board

-all tour activities mentioned in Itineraries such as Boat trips, Game drive, Community walk, Balloon Safari, Hike to the top of the falls and other related activities.

 

Price Excludes

Items of personal nature like Laundry, Beverages, tips, Air fares, Visas.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival at the Airport and Transfer to Hotel in Entebbe / Kampala

A Company representative from Uganda Adventure Safaris will pick you up from the Airport and transfer you to your hotel either in Entebbe or Kampala Town. Depending on the time of your arrival, our guide will take you on a city tour for an exciting introduction of the Capital City Kampala. You will choose to either enjoy your city tour on the Back of a Motorbike ‘Boda Boda’, on foot or in a car. Visit interesting and historical sites and Monuments such as the Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, the Uganda Museum, Bahai Temple, King’s Palace, the City’s main local Markets, Religious Sites and the African Craft Village. You will later be transferred to your Hotel for Dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: BB

Day 2Pick up and transfer to Murchison Falls National Park enroute visit to the Rhinos.

Our safari guide will pick you up from your Hotel, you will depart by Road for Murchison Falls National Park with a stop at the Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola to trek Rhinos. This trek takes between a few minutes to an hour depending on where the Rhinos are located within the Sanctuary. After the trek enjoy your lunch and after Proceed to Murchison Falls National park where you will arrive to your Lodge on time for your Dinner and Overnight.

Meal Plan: FB

Day 3Game drive – Launch cruise on the river Nile

Wake up very early in the morning to a cup of tea before rise to go for your Game drive in search for predators and early risers on the Northern bank of the Nile. You may have a Chance to see game like hyenas, giraffes, Lions, birds, Hartebeests, buffaloes, elephants, primates and others as well as different species of Birds as you explore the Murchison Falls National Park with magical photographic moments of Wildlife, nature, landscape. After the game drive return to the lodge / camp for lunch.
In the afternoon go for a 2 hour launch cruise on the great Victoria Nile to the Bottom of the falls. The boat ride will reward you with water game like several hippos and crocodiles as well as elephants and plenty of birds dashing and walking along the banks. Capture moments in photos of Giraffes as they move through the grasslands, Buffaloes, Jackson Hartebeest, Uganda kobs, Lions, and many more. After the boat ride to the bottom of the falls, you will hike to the top of the falls where 1 Km wide Nile forced is forced through a 7 meter narrow gorge forming the Murchison falls known as the most powerful falls, with a thunderous roar. After this great moment we transfer back to the lodge for Dinner and overnight as above.
Meal Plan: FB

Day 4Transfer from Murchison Falls National Park – Kibale National Park.

An early start depart from Murchison Falls National Park to Kibale Forest National Park. The park is best known for Chimpanzee tracking. You will arrive in the park late in the evening with a stop en-route for your lunch. You will be transferred to the lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: (FB)

Day 5Chimpanzee Tracking Tour – Queen Elizabeth National Park

An early morning report to the park Headquarters ranger station for a short briefing to go for your chimpanzee trekking. You will be briefed about the whole process of tracking and then you will head along the tracks in the forest to search for chimpanzees. The walk through the park will be guided providing information about not only on chimpanzees but also on flora and fauna. You will then meet the chimpanzees and spend sometime watching them feed and making their calls. If you are lucky to find them hunting this is the best time, as you watch them share the meat amongst themselves. After tracking you will have Lunch and later drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park to reach in the evening. Dinner and overnight at

Meal Plan: FB. 

Day 6Game Drive – Launch Cruise on Kazinga Channel

Wake up before sunrise to a cup of tea or a glass of water and then set off to the park tracks for a game drive to be able to see predators as they return to their hide outs and the early risers. During the drive watch out for game like the Leopards, Lions, giant forest hogs, hyenas, Uganda kobs, warthogs and others. After the game drive you will drive back to the lodge for heavy breakfast and then later have lunch and later transfer for your afternoon Boat Cruise on the Kazinga Channel. The launch that takes you along the Kazinga channel that connects Lakes George and Edward will reward you with game like Hippos, elephants and buffaloes at the shores not forgetting plenty of birds. Dinner and overnight as above.
Meal Plan: FB 

Day 7 Queen Elizabeth National Park - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast, Proceed through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National park famous for tree climbing lions and depart to Bwindi National Park. Enjoy lunch en-route. Arrive at the lodge on time for your Dinner and overnight.

Note: Accommodation Area also depends on the Group you will be tracking your Gorillas.
Meal Plan: FB

Day 8Gorilla Tracking – Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi Island.

In the morning you will have heavy breakfast and with packed lunch, transfer to the park headquarters for briefing and then later on at 8:00 am, set off along the tracks to penetrate the impenetrable forest in search for these great apes. Depending on the movement of these humble giants the walk might take between 2-9 hours before you encounter the Gorillas. The walk is tiresome. However, meeting these great apes and spending some time with them while looking deep into their expressive brown eyes, is an exhilarating and a breathtaking experience. Later depending on the time of completion of the Gorilla trek, you will later transfer to Lake Bunyonyi Island in Kabale. If time allows, take a boat ride on the lake to visit neighboring pygmy tribes with their unique culture. Enjoy dinner and overnight at

Meal Plan: FB

Day 9Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi Island – Kampala / Entebbe

 An early breakfast, depart Lake Bunyonyi, Passing through Mbarara Town for Kampala with a Lunch Stopover at either Masaka / Mbarara as well as the equator for your souvenir shopping, photo shooting and possibly for tea/ coffee break. On arrival in Kampala transfer to your Hotel in Kampala or to Entebbe airport for your flight back home.

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