7 Days Murchison Falls-Chimps Tracking-Queen Elizabeth
Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park
After breakfast take the journey from Kampala through Uganda’s beautiful country side to Masindi and on to the Murchison falls National Park, spotting the game en route. We get to the park in the afternoon. We drive through the Park to your Lodge for dinner and over night at your Camp/lodge.
Day 2: Wildlife Tour in Murchison Falls
After breakfast, we will take a launch trip to the Murchison falls. We’ll pass pods of Hippos, Crocodiles, vast number of exotic birds, we may also be able to see the legendary Shoebill and butterflies (in Murchison itself, there over 300 varieties of butterflies) and myriad wildlife coming to the water to drink. The Murchison Falls are one of Africa’s wonders, the whole of Victoria Nile bursting majestically through a six meter gap to an awesome forty meter drop.
In the afternoon we’ll experience our first scenic game drive in the park that will include Uganda Kob, elephant, lion, giraffe, antelope, a vast of eagles and much more. Dinner and overnight at your Camp/lodge.
Day 3: Murchison - Fort portal
After breakfast we leave early in the morning and trace a route via Masindi and Hoima we take a picnic lunch, past Lake Albert towards the legendary “Mountains of the moon” We’ll arrive at the delightful tea plantation town of Fort portal in the foothills of the Ruwenzori Mountains in time for dinner at Dinner and overnight at your hotel/lodge.
Day 4: Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking
We leave early on our way to Kibale forest with its enormous variety of primates and its families of habituated chimpanzees. It is home to an astonishing 12 species of primates and provides one of the highest primate densities in the world. Here on our guided forest walk, we may find families of chimps and red Colobus Monkeys chattering and swinging through the ancient forest trees. After this tiresome day we go to relax at the Camp/Lodge.
Day 5: Kibale Forest Bird Watching And Village Walk
This day we wake up at our time, an easy morning and we head to Bigodi. Some professional Bird watching team waits there, which will take you around the Swamps showing you the different species of Birds they have around. The bird life species are at least 325,and there are a variety of butterflies. Kibale Forest, with its ancient trees of up to 55 meters in height is a wonderful place to experience at first hand, the extra-ordinary diversity of life in a tropical rainforest. Dinner and overnight at your Lodge/Camp
Day 6: Wildlife Tour in Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, we leave heading to the Queen Elizabeth National Park. We have a quick stop at the Equator. We are there in good time for our game drive. Look for the prides of the Lions and herds of the Elephants. Buffalo, Bush bucks, Waters Bucks and Uganda Kobs are quite common here. Later in the afternoon, we’ll take the Boat trip to explore the Kazinga channel; here we’ll see the scores of the buffalo close to the waterside often with the elephants and the rare leopard prowling. The bird life on the water is fascinating and we’ll see dozens of bee-eaters and pied kingfishers .Dinner and overnight at your lodge/Camp.
Day 7: Return Trip to Kampala
After breakfast we leave the Camp/Lodge driving heading to Kampala. On our way out we do an en route game drive. Lunch will have on our way. We arrive in Kampala later in the evening. Drop off at your Hotel for overnight