6 DAYS PRIVATE FLYING ITINERARY TO KIBALE, QUEEN ELIZABETH AND BWINDI NATIONAL PARK
A representative from African Secrets Limited will transfer you to Kajjansi Airstrip to meet your private charter flight to Fort Portal Airstrip. You will be dearly welcomed by your safari guide and after drives you to Kibale Forest National Park. Proceed with an afternoon Chimpanzee trekking. These charming apes, which are closely related to humans than to any other living creature are terrific fun to watch as they argue and play in fruiting trees. The amazingly diverse forest is home to over 13 species of primates including blue monkey, grey mangabey, red Colobus monkey, the rare L’Hoest, black faced vervet monkeys, Olive baboons and also bushbabies. A complex of sheltered forest trails provides much to delight botanists and butterfly lovers, while birders are in for a extravagance with 335 species recorded including the endemic Prirogrine’s ground thrush. The forest elephant, smaller and hairier that its savannah foil, moves seasonally into the developed part of the park, while other terrestrial mammals include a half dozen antelope species, buffalo, giant forest hog and others. Dinner and overnight at a Luxurious Ndali Lodge/Rwenzori View Guest House (FB)
Following breakfast, you will be driven to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth national park has a large number and variety of wildlife. It is one of the premier bio diversity ratings of any game park in the world. It widens from the open Savannahs to Rain forest, dense swamps and beautiful crater lakes to the enormity of Lake Edward. Approximately100 species that include; Crocodiles, Buffaloes, Hippos, Lions, Leopard, Spotted Hyena , giant forest hog and various types of antelopes. The primates include Olive Baboons, Blue, Black Faced Red Colobus and Red Tailed monkeys, Chimpanzees, and many others.
After checking in, followed by lunch and relax abit at the pool side, you will proceed with an afternoon boat trip along the Kazinga Channel. Along the channel you will adventure a lot of wildlife when close to you such as; hippo’s huff and spray mere feet away from the boat, crocodiles cooling, and buffalo linger in the shallows. For birders, the shore of the channel is a home to an assortment of birds including pied and malachite kingfishers, pink backed pelicans, saddle billed stork and many others. After this amazing, the cruise will head back to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at a luxurious Mweya Safari Lodge/budget Institute of Ecology (FB)
Following morning breakfast, we will leave for the 08.00am chimp tracking in Kyambura Gorge. During this explore you will view various primates most especially Chimps of different species, Black and white Colobus monkeys and wildlife such as Lion, elephants, the giraffe, antelopes, hyenas, and many others in the middle of savanna grassland. This gorge is a home of very many bird species. Retire for lunch and relax by the pool side. You will then after proceed for an evening game drive to the Kasenyi Area of the Park. Numerous elephants as well as water hog, hyena, Heartbeest, Uganda kob, lion, waterbuck and bushbuck as well as the salt lakes will be seen. Dinner and overnight at your previous lodge.
Following early morning breakfast, we will depart by road for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. We will drive through the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth called Ishasha. Here we will take lunch by the Ishasha River and try to find the eminent Ishasha tree-climbing lions before continuing on to Bwindi home mountain gorillas. Bird life and primate life in Bwindi is tremendous, and there is an absurd variety of flora. 360 species of birds and about 200 species of butterflies also occur. This Afro -montane forest has dense under storey of vines, fern and shrubs. Approximately 324 tree species have been recorded here of which 10 don't occur else in Uganda. Tonight you will sleep to the sounds of the mountain rainforest! After checking in, you can relax on the pool side or have a guided forest walk. Bwindi has 4 weird hiking trails. On all these trails, you have opportunities to see and learn about primates, also species of butterflies, birds, trees, and other organisms. Arrange at the reception for a park guide. Dinner and overnight at a luxurious Gorilla Resort/budget Buhoma Community Bandas (FB)
Following early morning breakfast, we shall then head for gorilla trekking. walking up steep thickly forested hills. In this thick and humid forest you almost have to cut your way through the undergrowth but finally coming across the gorillas disguised in the vegetation is an exciting moment. See in your mind's eye coming less than 5 metres close to these primates. It won’t be easy but it definitely will be worth it. Gorilla tracking in Bwindi requires vigor and can often take the whole day. So hiking shoes are relevant with packed lunch. If you have the energy, you will go for an afternoon guided village walk to see how Ugandans live. Dinner and overnight at your previous lodge. (FB)
Following breakfast, your safari guide will transfer you to Kayonza Airstrip to meet your private charter plane back to Entebbe Airport for your return flight back home.
- Gorilla permits @$500 each
Items of personal nature like Laundry, Beverages, Beers, telephone, internet and tipping of staffs at the lodge.
Flight quotation: (EBB-FORT PORTAL & KAYONZA-EBB)
C172(1-2 PAX)- $1,835
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest |