On the arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Dinner and overnight Metropole hotel BB
DAY 2: THE MARVELLOUS MURCHISON FALLS ON THE NILE
Early morning, leave Entebbe driving Northwest through the famous Luwero Triangle. If you start early morning, it is possible to visit the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to see rhinos in the wild. Lunch in Masindi Hotel. Proceed to Murchison Falls National Park, the largest protected area in Uganda, with 3.840 Kms, named after the falls on the Victoria Nile, which divides the park into two sectors. Relax a bit at a situated site on the top of the spectacular falls, where you can see the Nile’s perfected beauty and marvel as it compresses and squeezes itself from over 1 kilometre wide down through a seven meter canyon. The 43 meter drop of the falls creates a thunderous roar and a beautiful rainbow in a plume of spray – the best of the Nile River Dinner and over night at Pakuba Safari Lodge.
DAY 3: THE BOAT CRUISE ON THE RIVER NILE
Your day starts with an early morning game drive, transverse the Northern part of the park for a game drive to view and take photographs of elephants, buffalos, waterbucks, hippos, giraffes, Uganda kobs, lions, if you are lucky the leopards, plus a variety of bird species. After lunch, proceed for a two-hour cruise to the bottom of the mighty Murchison falls. This is an opportunity to see the amazing hippos, crocodiles along the riverbanks. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Pakuba Safari Lodge.
DAY 4: FORT PORTAL ON THE SHADOW OF THE MOUNTAINS OF THE MOON
Early morning transfer from Murchison Falls driving Southwest via the Albertine Escarpment of the great Western Rift Valley. Drive through Hoima and reach the colourful and beautiful town of Fort Portal, the capital of the Tooro kingdom, situated in the shadow of the fabled “Mountains of the Moon,” the Rwenzori. Mountains of the moon. FB
DAY 5: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK, THE PEARL OF UGANDA
Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park after breakfast. Have a game drive en –route to the lodge.After lunch, enjoy the two hours launch trip on Kazinga Channel for amazing bird life and a variety of wild life. An evening drive to the crater lakes region is rewarding. Dinner & overnight at Ihamba safari lodge. FB
DAY 6: THE HABITUATED CHIMPANZEES OF KYAMBURA GORGE
Take an early morning cup of coffee before setting off for a game drive along Kasenyi track and Queen’s mile in the park and expect to see lions, elephants, buffalos, warthogs and lots of animals and birds. Get back to the lodge for breakfast. After lunch, drive to Kyambura gorge for a forest walk to look for the habituated chimpanzees and other primates. This gorge is 16 km long on the Rift Valley and 100 meter deep. The rangers will provide you with a walking stick for this spectacular trekking. Dinner & overnight at Ihamba lodge. FB
DAY 7: THE TREE CLIMBING LIONS IN ISHASHA
Early breakfast and drive to the Ishasha sector of the park for a game drive in search of the tree climbing lions. Today you will have packed lunch. After the game drive proceed to Bwindi for dinner and overnight at r Silverback lodge. FB
DAY 8: THE MAGIC ENCOUNTER WITH THE MOUNTAINS GORILLAS
After breakfast, set off early with guides to track the gorillas. The thrill of your encounter will erase the difficulties of the potentially strenuous trek. Bring jungle boots and rain jackets because the park is often wet. Spend time in awe watching the gorillas go about their activities. Each encounter is different and has its own rewards, but you are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in a delightfully playful display. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a magnificent green swathe of dense rainforest, so ancient that survived the last ice age. A recently proclaimed World Heritage site, it’s one of the most biologically diverse areas on earth and its unique, precious flora sustains roughly half of the world population of mountain gorillas – believed to number just 600. There’s also a substantial chimpanzee population and research shows that Bwindi is the only forest in Africa in which these two apes live together. Return for dinner and overnight at Silverback lodge. FB
DAY 9: TRANSFER TO TANZANIA
After an early breakfast, transfer to Entebbe through Kampala to catch your flight to Arusha. Dinner and overnight Oasis Hotel (BB)
DAY 10: ARUSHA – MACHAME HUT:
After breakfast transfer to Machame Gate for registration while accompanied with professional and licensed Mountain Guide, cook and porters. After luggage weighting and clearance with formalities start trekking from Machame Hut. It covers between 1800-3000m. This takes between 5-6 hours trekking. Dinner & Overnight at Machame Hut
DAY 11: MACHAME – SHIRA After breakfast leave Machame Hut to Shira which takes between 4-5hrs (3800m). Experience tough terrain at this route. Dinner & Overnight at Shira 1 Hut.
DAY 12: SHIRA – BARRANCO HUT: After breakfast continue climbing through dry grassland up to Barranco Hut while being accompanied by picnic lunch boxes (3900m) 4-5hrs.
DAY 13: BARRANCO HUT: Barranco Hut Acclimatization (3900m) 4-5hrs. Dinner & Overnight at Barranco Hut.
DAY 14: BARAFU HUT: Continue climbing through Barranco Hut and Karanga Valley up to Barafu Hut (4,600m) 4-5hrs. Dinner & Overnight at Barafu Hut.
DAY 15: BARAFU- MWEKA HUT: At midnight after taking a cup of coffee and light preparations start leaving Barafu Camp to Stella Point on the crater rim and to Uhuru Peak. After some photos and signing at highest peak of Africa start descending to Mweka for hot lunch. Dinner & Overnight at Mweka Hut.
DAY 16: MWEKA HUT – MWEKA GATE: After breakfast start leaving Mwika Hut for descending to Mwika gate for clearance and after being awarded Certificate as sign of Conquering the highest Peak in Africa then depart to Moshi.
Day 17: MOSHI – ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK Pick up from Moshi and drive to Arusha National Park. The park (137km²), has terrain ranging from open savannah through acacia scrublands to Afro-montane cloud and rain forest and Afro-alpine vegetation similar to Mount Kilimanjaro. There are several alkaline lakes and the spectacular Ngurdoto Crater. Mammal species include elephant, buffalo, various primates, giraffe, leoppard and Columbus Monkeys. Hiking is allowed if accompanied by an armed guard and the climb up Mount Meru is superb, often giving the best views available of Mount Kilimanjaro. Later drive to Arusha for overnight at S.G Resort or its similar. Meal plan full board.
Day 18: ARUSHA – TARANGIRE After early breakfast start drive to Tarangire National Park for day game drive- a game park with thousands of majestic baobab trees dotting the rolling countryside. It is also home to enormous herds of elephants and the highest number of recorded bird species for any habitat in the world. The Tarangire River runs through the land, providing a permanent water source, and along with it the promise of strong wildlife. Later drive to Roika Lodge for Dinner & Overnight. Meal Plan full board.
Day 19: TARANGIRE – MANYARA After breakfast at 0800 start drive to Lake Manyara National Park for full day game drive. The game in this petite park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devotee out of even the most reluctant. It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see tree-climbing lions, which we may declare our day’s quest, being so thoroughly sated with the big herds of preceding parks. Manyara’s great shock of pink flamingos will also delight. Later drive to Country Lodge for Dinner & Overnight. Meal Plan, full board.
Day 20: MANYARA – SERENGETI: After early breakfast at 0700 start drive to Serengeti, enjoy evening game drive. Later proceed for Dinner & Overnight at Serengeti Katikati Camp. Meal Plan, full board.
Day 21: FULL DAY SERENGETI: After breakfast while accompanied with your lunch boxes starts drive for a day in Serengeti. This Park covers an area of 14,763sq km. You will enjoy full day game drive at this endless plain as per Masai Language while searching for migration. Also wildlife like lion, cheetah, Thompson, grant gazelle, zebra, elephant and rhino are seen in this beautiful Serengeti. Later in the evening drive back to Serengeti Katikati camp for Dinner & Overnight. Meal Plan, full board.
Day 22: SERENGETI NGORONGORO Enjoy your breakfast at leisure and depart to Ngorongoro for dinner & overnight at Rhino Lodge. Meal plan, full board.
Day 23: NGORONGORO CRATER – ARUSHA After early breakfast at 0600 while accompanied with lunch pack start drive to Ngorongoro crater, enjoy 5-6 hours crater tour. See the enjoyment of the beautiful tour of Ngorongoro Crater. You come across unique attractions near this historical caldera where man and wildlife are living together without harming one another. You will be able to sport the big five i.e Lion, Leopard, Elephant Rhino and Buffalo. You will also be able to encounter many species of birds due to Ngorongoro alkaline lakes. Later after having your lunch at the picnic site continue enjoying the game. Later in the afternoon start drive to Arusha for overnight at S.G Resort or it’s similar. Meal plan bed and breakfast.
END OF TOUR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Safari and trekking cost 2 Pax @ $ 7078 per person.
-Transport Safari 4WD L/Cruiser,
-All Park entrance fees,
-Crater Fee, lunch pack,
-Accommodation in Arusha, mineral drinking water
-English speaking driver guide,
-Transfers to/from the airport
-All park fees, trekking fees, guides fees, cook allowance, 3 meals in a day and mineral drinking water.
-Tips, Accommodation in Moshi, Transfer to /from the airport, Trekking clothes, alcohol and all things of personal nature.
-All Flights, Drinks, Hot Lunch, Tips to Driver Guide, and things of personal nature.