7 Day Amazing One Week of Uganda Safari, The Amazing African Week in Safaris.
The 7 Day Amazing One Week of Uganda Safari is designed to bring out the best magnificent game drives where you might be able to see true African games; with Gorilla and chimpanzee trekking in the famous 7 Days One Amazing African Week Uganda safari parks of Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth, and Bwindi Impenetrable Forests.
Day 1: Depart Kampala (Visit Ziwa & top of the falls)
Leave Kampala after breakfast as early as 6:00 am, then head to the north of Uganda to Murchison Falls passing through the flat Nakasongola landscapes. Divert off-road and drive for an extra 7 Km to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. You will spend some time tracking the magnificent white Rhinos that exist in this place. Afterward, proceed to Masindi for Lunch.
In the afternoon, you continue on the drive to Murchison Falls Park and upon arrival, you will hike the top of the falls to take time to gaze at the splendid powerful waterfalls and listen to its roaring sound as it squeezes itself through the 7m ravine before falling 43m below the devil’s cauldron forming a plume of spray with a trademark rainbow at the greatest feature to have ever happened on the course of the Nile River which happens to be the longest river in the world. Check-in at your lodge
Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge, Murchison River Lodge, Pakuba Lodge, Fort Murchison
Wake up very early for a cup of coffee and then drive to the northern sector of the Park for game drives so as to see various wildlife including; elephants, buffalo, Jackson hartebeest, Kobs, lion, leopard, giraffe, and much more; this will leave you with a taste of Africa’s savannah wilderness. Then return to your lodge for relaxation and memory sharing.
After your stimulating lunch, gather and drive down the landing bay for a boat cruise on the Nile at 02:00 pm. On this Launch trip, you will see so many bird species and wildlife both aquatic and land, the shoebill stork can be luckily seen and the great sights of Nile crocodiles, Hippos would make your trip up to the base of the falls. The boat takes 3 hours after which you will have marked the end of your day’s adventure.
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forests and Bigodi wetland encounter
The drive to Kibale National Park. This Journey involves driving through the lush countryside dotted by amazing features of earth movements including the Albertine rift valley. The farmed landscapes bring out the typical African villages that you have always heard of or wished to see on your safari in Uganda.
Then Stop for lunch in Hoima town and continue driving to Fort Portal and then Kibale Forest; Encounter an afternoon Bigodi wetland sanctuary Walk So as to take the rewarding swamp walk with amazing bird sights. Also, the communities around Bigodi offer a close touch of tourist-host interaction.
Accommodation: Primate Lodge, Kibale guest house, Kibale Forest Camp.
Wake up early for a heavy breakfast, then gather at Kanyanchu at 08:00 am for briefing. Afterward head to the forest in quest of Chimpanzees our closest relatives Passing through the jungle of Kibale dubbed the primate capital of the world with over 13 species of primates, The enchanting songs of Birds will keep you entertained. Have One full hour of seeing the Chimpanzees; Watch them eat fruits, play, socialize and swing in tree branches as you take as many photos as you can.
Return for lunch and transfer to Queen Elizabeth having en route scenic views of the magical Mountains of the moon. stop at the Western Equator line and then embark on the crater drive for amazing scenic views. The range of explosion craters lay in a sequence justifying the work of the earth processes that characterized the area. See Crater lakes like Lake Nyamunuka, Lake Nyinambuga, Lake Murumuli and Lake Kitagata.
Accommodation: Mweya safari lodge, Enganzi lodge, Bush Lodge, Simba safari camp.
Day 5: Do game drive & boat cruise in QENP
Wake up very early for a cup of coffee before setting off at 6:00 am for the game drive activity in the savannah game park so as to get an opportunity to see, hyenas, lions, buffalos, elephants, elusive leopard (if too lucky), antelopes and much more. Return to the lodge and relax till lunchtime.
After lunch, then gather at Mweya peninsula for a recreational afternoon lunch cruise exploring the magical offerings of Kazinga Channel; the sights of water birds and wild game drinking on the channel side, the Nile crocodiles, and the Hippos. The channel stretches 45m from Lake George to Lake Edward. Return to your lodge from the boat at 5 pm.
Day 6: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forests
After breakfast, Transfer to the Gorilla Homestead for Trekking in Bwindi. Along the way, pass through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth where you normally have chances of spotting Tree Climbing Lions lying on tree branches in the midmorning warm sunshine. Proceed to Bwindi in the afternoon and check to your lodge for relaxation and overnight.
Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge, Ruhija Mist Camp, Engagi Lodge
This is the day of gorilla tracking. From Gorilla Valley Lodge it is 30 minutes by car to Nkuringo/Nshongi/Mishaya/Kahungye group in South Bwindi. At 7:45 am you will be at the Offices of Bwindi Impenetrable NP for pre-briefing and at 8:30 you will start the trek after finding the gorillas you will spend with maximum 1 hour. All visitors are expected back to the starting point by 7:00 pm. Being physically fit is recommended.
Day 8: Transfer to Entebbe for your Fight.
We will then bring you to Kampala or Entebbe airport for an onward flight. Stopping at the Uganda Equator for Pictures.