From Kampala, head north through the districts of Luwero and Masindi with their traditional farms and villages. Reach the Murchison Falls N. P. after lunch enroute and tour the top of the falls with amazing scenic viewpoints. Dinner and overnight at Sambiya River Lodge (FB)
Cross the Nile by ferry and set off on an early morning game drive. Look for elephant from the Nyamsika Plateau viewpoint. Your guide helps spot elephant, giraffe, water buffalo, Ugandan kob, and lion. Butterflies are abundant. After a packed lunch you take a launch trip to the base of the majestic Murchison Falls. There is abundant bird life and you will most likely see numerous wild animals on the banks. Return to the excellent service and comfort of the Sambiya River Lodge (FB)
Depart early to the Fort Portal area. This area, nestled in the Rwenzori Mountains, is the seat of the Toro kingdom. Lunch enroute to Kibale Forest. Dinner and overnight at Ndali lodge or Ruwenzori View Guesthouse. (FB)
Early morning forests walk in search of chimpanzee. See other primates, forest birds, and butterflies, too. Arrive at Mweya Safari Lodge in QENP after lunch. Relax on a launch cruise up the Kizinga Channel between lakes Edward and George. Enjoy seeing wild animals on the banks and a wonderful variety of water birds. Lion, hippo, Cape buffalo, Uganda kob, and warthogs are usually seen. Overnight stay at the beautifully situated Mweya Safari Lodge (FB)
Awake early for a sun rise game drive to see elephant and lion. After breakfast depart for the gorilla sanctuary. Packed lunch enroute. Transit through the Kigezi highlands with terraced banana plantations on the steep slopes. Dinner and overnight in Gorilla Safari Lodge or Buhoma Lodge (FB) Note that the accommodation here will depend on the location of the Gorilla permit/Group at the time of booking.
Rise early for gorilla trekking. The experienced ranger guides will brief you before the trek. Spend the day moving through dense forest in an exciting search for rare majestic mountain gorillas. Return to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Safari Lodge or Buhoma Lodge (FB).
Return to Kampala through the Kigezi highlands, the “Switzerland of Africa”. Lunch in Mbarara, with the many herds of long-horned Ankole cattle. Arrive in Kampala early evening. (Breakfast & Lunch)
COST PER PERSON AS BELOW:
|Price per person US$||3,410||3,235||2,975||2,960||2,825|
Includes: Accomodation (6 nights), Meals meals as indicated in the itinirary, park entry fees, ranger guide fees, 1 gorilla permit per person, Launch trip on Kazinga Channel and in Murchison falls, bottled mineral water and private transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle with an English Speaking driver guide, Amref flying Doctor medical insurance services.
Excludes: Beverages (wines, spirits), Tips and other personal expenses