Day 1: Vehicle Pick Up
Pick up rental car at the airport / at hotel or our office
Day 2: Entebbe – Kibale National Park
In the morning after breakfast, drive to the west stopping over at the equator for photos. Continue through landscape of tea plantations in Mitiana to the Kabalore region via Fort portal town to Kibale forest park. After lunch in the afternoon, tour the crater lakes around before resting at the lodge. O/N Chimpanzee View Guest House or Primate lodge. (FB)
Day 3: Kibale forest and Bigodi
You will go for chimp tracking in the morning starting at 8:00am, search for the closest mammals to human. Kibale forest is the highly populated forest with primates in the African region. It is a tropical rain forest with other primates like bush babies, baboons, black-and-white colobus, red-tailed monkey, and several bird species together with trees including the Elephant beer tree, to mention. A nature walk in the forest is s great experience and opportunity to see some of these species. After lunch go for a swamp walk at Bigodi a local community project (KAFRED).
Day 4: Amabere Cave, Toro Palace and travel to Queen Elizabeth national Park
In the morning after breakfast, visit the mysterious breast-like caves (Amabere ga nyinamwiru) and hike hills viewing crater lakes then return to Fort Portal town for lunch. Visit the Toro palace on the strange hill of Kabalore in the afternoon and depart for Queen Elizabeth Park.
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Set off early in morning for a game drive as you fabulous animals of the pearl, visit Katwe and buffaloes can never miss your sight here. Guinea fowls and other bird species, elephants, giraffes, and Kobs in their mating grounds can be viewed as there are chances seeing tree climbing lions on your rummage. After lunch take an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel as you view fauna at a closer range, hippos, other animals and several bird species will be seen as the get water to douse themselves.
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth Park – Bwindi Forest Park
Visit Kyambura gorge in the morning and track chimps and monkeys as you take a view of the gorgeous Albertine rift valley model of scenery. Break for lunch and later quit Kasese for Bwindi or Mgahinga depending on the permits available. Buhoma community camps or Heritage Hotel Kisoro.
Day 7: Gorilla Tracking
Drive to the park headquarters at around 8:00Am for briefing get started to the forest for tracking gorillas. Tracking can last up to 9 hours of walking in the jungle searching for mountain gorillas amidst the jungle and steep slopes accompanied with rainfall sometimes can make tracking a challenge but all this may not matter after an hour of interacting with the largest ape closest to human, what an experience. O/N Buhoma community camps.
Day 8: Batwa caves experience
Visit the caves of the pygmies people (Batwa) in bwindi forest and enjoy their lifestyle. Listen to the folklore of Batwa exclusive culture on a guided forest walk led by a pygmy through their homesteads the batwa caves. After lunch go for a Village walk at Buhoma.
Day 9: Bwindi – Lake Mburo Park
Take a gentle drive from Buhoma to Lake Mburo Game Park, as you pass through the Kigezi hills viewing amazing landscapes en route. A stopover at Mbarara for lunch after which you will enter Lake Mburo Park for a boat cruise, search for animal and bird species dousing up at the lake. Here you have chances of seeing zebras, kobs, hippos and many bird species.
Day 10: Mburo Park – Entebbe
You will take a mild drive back to Entebbe and transfer to the airport for departure.