Day 1: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
After your breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Take a game drive in search for the beautiful impalas, zebras, cape buffalos, elands, oribi and topi. Along with the game drive, many visitors also enjoy a boat trip on Lake Mburo. The park is a very good opportunity for bird watchers, who will enjoy more than 250 species of birds found here, including Papyrus gonoleks, Brown-faced lapwings, Carruther’s cisticolas. Overnight at Lake Mpongo lodge
Day 2: Game drives and transfer to Bwindi
You will go for a game drive in the early morning to see the early risers retire from their hunt. Later, in the day, you will head back to the lodge to enjoy a late breakfast and rest. After lunch, to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest through Mbarara. In the way you can admire the green tea plantations, the Ankole cattle and the Ugandan farms. You reach Bwindi in the evening for dinner and overnight at Mahongany springs. FB
Day 3: The encounter with mountains gorillas
Morning briefing from the rangers at 8.00 am before you enter the gorilla sanctuary. 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. 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. After tracking transfer back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Tree climbing lions of Ishasha
After breakfast transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park, through Ishasha the sourthern sector of the park. Go for the game drive in the open savannah covered by acacias trees on the edge of the Albertine Rift Valley. You will search for the typical tree climbing lions, a population which is only found in this part of the country. It is impressive to see the animals while they are resting lying on top of the fig’s trees. Have lunch en route. In the afternoon proceed to Ihamba safari lodge for dinner and overnight. FB
Day 5: Boat cruise along Kazinga Channel and Lake Edward
Embark on an early morning game drive along Kasenyi and Queens’s mile tracks in the park and expect to see lions, elephants, cape buffalo, warthogs, leopard, spotted hyena, mongoose, waterbucks, Uganda kobs, topi and a lot of small animals and birds. Return to the lodge for breakfast. After lunch board the boat cruise for the best navigation of the Kazinga Channel, a good experience for birders, as you will see many water birds, cormorants, pelicans, eagles, as well as crocodiles, hippos, elephants. Dinner and overnight at as above.
Day 6: Chimpanzees trekking in Kibale National Park
Leave the park after breakfast and drive to Fort Portal. In the afternoon you will go for the chimpanzee and primate trekking in the forest. Here is found one of the largest populations of chimpanzees in Uganda. Dinner and overnight at Mountains of the moon. FB
After break fast transfer to Kampala. End of service