Wildlife,Scenery and Water Falls
Wildlife,Scenery and Water Falls
Day One : Arrival - Kampala.
Arrive at Entebbe Airport where your
guide from Eyes onnature expeditions
will warmly greet you and transfer you
to either at Hotel Africana or Hotel
International Muyenga for the night.
Day Two : Kampala - Lake Mburo.
After breakfast and a briefing from the
our Manager, your guide will collect you
from the hotel and set off on the
southbound road, have a stop over to
look at the Royal Drum makers, stand on
the Equator and be in both hemispheres
at once and thereafter proceed to Lake
Mburo National Park, having a game drive
as you enter the Park arriving at
Mantana Tented Camp in the afternoon.
After lunch, you may decide to go for a
boat trip or relax in your room. Lake
Mburo is an extension of the Tanzanian
Plains with big herds of Zebra, Impala,
Eland and other savannah species. For
birders, this is one of the best place
to find African Fin foot, Papyrus, Bush
Shrike, etc. Go for an evening game
drive and over night at Mantana Tented
Camp or Agip Motel Mbarara. F/B.
Day Three : Lake Mburo - Bwindi.
After breakfast, proceed to Bwindi
passing through the Switzerland of
Uganda (Kabale) with beautiful scenery
and terraced farming arriving in the
Best known for its Mountain Gorillas,
the Montane Forest also attracts
spectacular birds. There are 23 of the
24 Albertine Rift endemics including the
African Green Broadbill, Bar Tailed
Trogon and other beautiful forest
species. You may decide to relax in the
afternoon or take a nature walk which
will lead you to the Munyaga Waterfall
and a chance to see primates such as the
Grey Cheeked Mangabey Blue Monkeys and
others species. Spend the night at
either the Luxurious Gorilla Forest Camp
or the Uganda Wildlife Authority Park
Banda's. You will need to have a good
night's rest to get ready for the
following day's gorilla tracking. (F/B).
Day Four : Bwindi - Gorilla tracking.
This morning you will have to wake up
very early to get ready for Gorilla
tracking. Do not forget to take your
lunch boxes and all the necessary gear
to track the rare Mountain Gorilla,
perhaps one of the most exciting
wildlife experiences on earth. There are
now only 650 left in the world! The
tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours
but its well worth the effort. There are
always park guides with you who
interpret the flora and fauna and the
lifestyle of the Gorillas. In the
afternoon relax at the camp or take a
Over night at Gorilla Forest Camp or the
Uganda Wildlife Authority Park Banda's.
Day Five : Bwindi - Queen Elizabeth.
After breakfast, you will depart the
Impenetrable Forest for Queen Elizabeth
National Park arriving in the afternoon.
Relax around the pool after lunch and
later go for an early evening game
Its little wonder that Queen Elizabeth
boasts one of the highest bio diversity
ratings of any game park or reserve in
the world, - from the open Savannah to
Rain Forest, dense Papyrus Swamps and
brooding Crater lakes to the vastness of
Almost 100 mammal species that include
Lions, Hippos, Buffaloes, Leopard,
Spotted Hyena, Elephants and the elusive
Giant Forest Hog plus remarkable 606
bird species that include the Black
Chested Eagle, the Swallow Tailed Bee
Eaters, to mention but a few.
The Primates include Chimps, Black and
White Colobus Monkeys, Blue, Black Faced
Red Colobus, and Red Tailed monkeys and
Reptiles are the amazing huge
Rock-Python, Puff adders, Spitting
Cobras, Gabon Rippers, Green Mambas, and
Turtles etc. All these are regularly
sighted around the tourist village on
the Mweya Peninsula and all this makes a
superb safari territory.
Birding is also wonderful. Queen
Elizabeth Park has the highest recorded
number of over 600 species of birds
including the Shoebill Stork, Black
Bee-Eater, Chappirs Fly Catcher,
Bustards, and craters full of Lesser
Flamingos etc. Over night at Mweya
Safari Lodge or the Institute of
Day Six : Queen Elizabeth.
Early morning drive to the crater lakes
in Kyambura Game Reserve to see
thousands of colourful Lesser Flamingos,
as they feed in these soda lakes if in
season. Then go for the afternoon boat
trip along the Kazinga Channel. Hippos
huff and spray mere feet away from the
boat, Buffalo linger in the shallows, a
tremendous variety of birds grace the
grasses on the shores. Great White and
Pink-Backed Pelicans, Great and
Long-Tailed Cormorants, Open-Billed
Stork, African Jacana, Malachite and
Pied Kingfishers are commonly seen.
February and March offer spectacular
sightings of some of the bird migrants.
Spend the night at Mweya Lodge or the
Institute of Ecology. (F/B).
Day Seven : Queen Elizabeth - Kibale.
This morning, we will have a game drive
to the Kisenyi area to look for Lion
prides and other wildlife like the
Uganda Kob that mate around this area
then head for Kibale National Park.
Kibale Forest is a large protected block
of rainforest, which has the highest
number of primates in Africa such as
Chimpanzees, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Red
Tailed monkey and Red Colobus. You will
go for a guided walk to the Magombe
Swamp at Bigodi to look for the Shining
Blue Kingfisher, Blue Throated Roller
and other rare species and also find the
fruiting trees, which attract Narina
Trogon, Pied Hornbill, Yellow Spotted,
Hairy Breasted and Yellow-Billed
Barbets. Spend the night at Rwenzori
View Guesthouse, Toroo Resort or Ndali
Lodge, a stunning location overlooking a
dramatic Crater Lake and the fabled
"Mountains of the Moon". F/B.
Day Eight : Kibale - Murchison Falls.
This morning, we will go for the morning
Chimp tracking in Kibale Forest then
proceed to Murchison Falls National Park
having lunch at Masindi Hotel arriving
at Paraa Safari Lodge in the evening.
This is a long drive as we travel north
through the evergreen tea estates. Once
we reach the Nile in the heart of the
Park we will cross on the ferry to Paraa
Safari Lodge. The drive from the ferry
crossing might reveal Blue Napped Mouse
birds, Silver bird, and Red Headed
Overnight at either Paraa Safari Lodge
or Paraa Rest Camp. Paraa Lodge over
looks the mighty Nile where Hippos
wallow in the water. The lodge is
located on the North bank, which is the
closest location to the wildlife in the
Day Nine : Murchison Falls.
After breakfast, you will go for an
early evening drive on to the rolling
plains where you can view Lions,
Giraffe, Hartebeest, Buffalo and
Elephant as well as many of the other
mammals of the park. For the birders
amongst you these areas support the
Secretary Bird, Black Chested Snake
Eagle, Tawny and Marshal Eagles Carmine
and Swallow Tailed Bee-Eaters, to pick
just a few. This is a beautiful drive
across Borassus Palm Forest and
grassland savannah down to Lake Albert
where the Albert Nile heads north to the
In the afternoon, go for a boat trip to
the foot of Murchison Falls where the
Nile thunders through a small 7-meter
gap, or down river to the delta where
the Nile empties into Lake Albert. This
is an experience not to be missed! The
banks of the Nile are home to many
species. You may see huge Nile
Crocodiles, big Pods of Hippos and other
wildlife that may come down to drink
from the river. Overnight at either
Paraa Safari Lodge or Paraa Rest Camp.
Day TEN : Murchison Falls.
Early morning game drive to see other
wildlife or take another boat trip down
the river and then back to the lodge in
time for lunch. In the evening, go out
for another game drive returning to the
lodge at dusk. Over night at either
Paraa Safari Lodge, or Paraa Rest Camp.
Day Eleven : Murchison Falls - Kampala - Jinja.
Early game drive to the top of Murchison
Falls where you can have a close look in
to the gorge where the Nile squeezes in
to a 7 meter gorge dropping 40 meters.
The falls are spectacular and thunderous
with a beautiful rainbow displayed on
sunny days. Later proceed towards
Kampala having lunch enroute arriving at
Jinja Nile resort or King Fisher Resort
in the evening.
Day Twelve : Jinja- Entebbe - out.
This morning you will visit the
spectacular Bujagali Falls and the
Source of the Nile. In the afternoon,
visit Ssezibwa Falls on the way to
Kampala, which is a cultural heritage
site, used by the Kabaka's (Kings) for
traditional healing. A Witch Doctor
lives on the site and Ugandans from all
over the country come and visit the site
regularly. Transfer to Entebbe and later
fly out depending on flight departure
Excluded are : Alcohol,
tips, air fare, any extras outside the
outlined itinerary, personal insurance,
personal services like laundry, phone
Please note that clients will be
travelling in 4wheel drive vehicles,
with enough legroom, with
well-experienced guides who can handle
all the requirements of the discerning
Note: We also offer hotel, car rental
and flights bookings which we can
organise for you with your tour enquiry
Rates are based on a minimum of 2
persons. A price reduction is available
for numbers above two persons.
Package Includes :-
Package Excludes :-
-Transport inclusive of fuel.
-Service of an English speaking
-Park Fees/ Permits where
-Accommodation based on
-Extras i.e Laundry, telephone
calls, drinks etc
-Tips to driver guides and
-Air transport and applicable
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