Tour Highlights: Game drives, Launch cruises, Chimp Permits, Gorilla Permits, and Lake Bunyonyi Island

DAY 1: Kampala Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park  - Enroute stop at the Zziwa Rhinos Sanctuary

Our Safari driver guide will pick you up from your Hotel and drive to Murchison Falls National Park. You will go through the famous Luwero triangle as the journey offers you with great sceneries that are picturesque to reach the park in the afternoon with an Enroute stop at the Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Founded in 1998, Rhino Fund Uganda works to reintroduce black and white rhinos into Uganda and runs a breeding programme, as well as work to educate communities on endangered rhinos, poaching and environmental conservation. Tracking the rhinos will take approximately 1-2 hours and you will have the opportunity to view them at very close range. Later enjoy your lunch at the Sanctuary and then continue for a further drive reaching Murchison Falls National Park - Uganda's largest national park. On arrival at the Park, you will drive to the top of the falls where the Nile perfects its beauty. Here you will see the calm Nile forcing its self through a narrow gorge to fall a distance of about 150 ft down producing a thunderous roar of white water- incredible scenery! Dinner and Overnight at  Chobe Lodge, Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury) Fort Murchison Lodge, Pakuba Game Lodge(Midrange) Budongo Eco Lodge / Redchilli Rest Camp(Budget) 

DAY 2: Game drive – Launch cruise

A very early morning rise to go for your Game drive on time to cross River Nile with Ferry and go for a game drive in search for predators and early risers on the Northern bank of the Nile. You may have a Chance to see game like hyenas, giraffes, Lions, birds, Hartebeests, buffalos, elephants, primates and others as well as different species of Birds.  After the game drive return to the camp for lunch. In the afternoon go for a launch cruise on the great Victoria Nile to the Bottom of the falls. The boat ride will reward you with water game like hippos, crocodiles, elephants and plenty of birds dashing and walking along the banks. Dinner and overnight as above (FB) 

DAY 3: Murchison Falls – Kibale National Park.

An early start depart from Murchison Falls and transfer to Kibale National Park late in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the Primates Lodge / Mountains of the Moon Hotel / Chimps’ Nest (FB) 

DAY 4: Chimpanzee Tracking – Queen Elizabeth National

An early morning report to the park Headquarters ranger station for a short briefing to go for your chimp trekking. You will be briefed about the whole process of tracking and then you will head along the tracks in the forest to search for chimpanzees. The walk through the park will be guided providing information about not only on chimpanzees but also on flora and fauna. You will then meet the chimpanzees and spend sometime watching them feed and making their calls. If you are lucky to find them hunting this is the best time, as you watch them share the meat amongst themselves. After tracking you will have Lunch and later drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park to reach in the evening.

Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari Lodge / Katara Lodge / Ihamba Safari Lodge. 

DAY 5: Game Drive – Launch Cruise on Kazinga Channel

Wake up before sunrise to a cup of tea or a glass of water and then set off to the park tracks for a game drive to be able to see predators as they return to their hide outs and the early risers. During the drive watch out for game like the Leopards, Lions, giant forest hogs, hyenas, Uganda kobs, warthogs and others. After the game drive you will drive back to the lodge for heavy breakfast and then later have lunch and later transfer for your afternoon Boat Cruise on the Kazinga Channel. The launch that takes you along the Kazinga channel that connects Lakes George and Edward will reward you with game like Hippos, elephants and buffaloes at the shores not forgetting plenty of birds. Dinner and overnight as above 

DAY 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast go in search for the chimpanzees in Kyambura gorge Wildlife Reserve Or Proceed through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National park famous for tree climbing lions, in the afternoon depart to Bwindi National Park. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge / Gorilla safari Lodge / Nkuringo Gorilla Campsite. (FB) 

DAY 7: Gorilla Tracking – Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi Island.

In the morning you will have heavy breakfast and with packed lunch, transfer to the park headquarters for briefing and then later on at 8:00 am, set off along the tracks to penetrate the impenetrable forest in search for these great apes. Depending on the movement of these humble giants the walk might take between 2-9 hours before you encounter the Gorillas. The walk is tiresome. However, meeting these great apes and spending some time with them while looking deep into their expressive brown eyes, is an exhilarating and a breathtaking experience. Later depending on the time of completion of the Gorilla trek, you will later transfer to Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale. If time allows, take a boat ride on the lake to visit neighboring pygmy tribes with their unique culture.

Dinner and Overnight at Arcadia Cottages / Natures Prime Lake Bunyonyi.                                   

DAY 8: Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi Island – Entebbe

 An early breakfast, depart Lake Bunyonyi, Passing through Mbarara Town for  Kampala with a Lunch Stopover at either   Masaka /  equator for your souvenir shopping, photo shooting and possibly for tea/ coffee break or lunch,  transfer to Entebbe airport on time for your check in  flight back home.