Another mid-length tour of the west that starts in Kibale Forest, proceeds to Queen Elizabeth National Park and ends in Lake Mburo National Park. View full details in the itinerary below.
Day 1: Kampala - Kibale Forest National Park
Meet and greet at 0700hrs at your residence and transfer to Kibale Forest National Park. On arrival, have a Bigodi Swamp Walk. Estimated driving time is 5 hours. The Bigodi Swamp Walk is an initiative of the local people geared towards conservation in this area. On this walk you have a chance to see different bird & butterfly species, primates like black and white colobus monkey, red tailed monkey, blue monkey, grey-cheeked mangabeys, etc. There is also a variety of interesting plant species.
Day 2: Kibale Forest National Park - Queen Elizabeth National Park
After early morning breakfast, transfer to Kanyanchu Tourist centre for a briefing prior to the chimpanzee tracking activity. Enjoy your morning in the forest as you track the Chimpanzees and other primates resident in this forest. Thereafter transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Estimated driving time is 3 hours. The drive provides you with a chance to see beautiful, cool Crater Lakes and possibly the Great Rwenzori Mountains. Check into your accommodation before an evening game-drive.
Day 3: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Wake-up bright and early and start your day with a sunrise game-drive. Queen Elizabeth National Park’s diverse Eco-system of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. Game drives in this park, with the massive Rwenzoris as a backdrop provide excellent opportunities to see lion, leopard, giant forest hog, Cape buffalo, elephants, de fassa waterbuck, Uganda Kob, Topi and bush buck. Later in the afternoon you will take a boat cruise on the spectacular Kazinga Channel. This offers you an excellent platform for photography and game viewing. The birdlife is colorful and abundant. You will be privileged to see schools of hippos and Nile-crocodiles sunbathing with their jaws open wide. Return to your accommodation facility for overnight.
Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park - Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast, take another game drive as you transfer to Lake Mburo National Park (estimated driving time is 4 hours). On arrival you have an afternoon boat-cruise. Later you have a sun-down game-drive to end your day in a thrilling way.
Day 5: Lake Mburo National Park - Kampala
Wake up to the rhythm of nature, attend a briefing by a ranger-guide and then embark on a safari walk to a salt-lick area called Rwonyo. Later check-out and take an en-route game drive as you exit L. Mburo N.P. heading back to Kampala with drop off at your residence.
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DISCOVER THE BEST OF UGANDA WITH THIS UNIQUE TOUR! ENJOY THE FLEXIBILITY AND PERSONALIZED SERVICE OF A SMALL GROUP GUIDED TOUR WITH UNFORGETTABLE PRIMATE AND WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS, CULTURAL INTERACTIONS AND OVERNIGHTS IN TRADITIONAL AND ADVENTUROUS SAFARI LODGES.