Kenya’s Maasai Mara Reserve has been named one of the new Seventh Wonders of the World in a poll of experts conducted by ABC Television’s Good Morning America. The incredible annual migration of over a million Wildebeest from the Serengeti plains to the Mara has been described as being one of the most awe inspiring sights on earth, and a broadcast on US morning television took this spectacle into millions of American homes.
Per person sharing
- 10 Days Safari
- Chimpanzee trekking at Kibale Forest
- Gorilla trekking in the famous Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- View of Rwenzoris Mountains
- Boat Safari at Kazinga Channel
- Nature walk in Lake Mburo
- Crossing the Equator
- Birdwatching at Bugondi Wetlands Sanctuary
- Kibale National Park
- Kazinga Channel
- Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- Lake Mburo National Park
- Lake Victoria Serena Resort
- The Primate Lodge
- Mweya Safari Lodge
- Isasha Wilderness Camp
- Buhoma Lodge
- Mihingo Lodge
DAY 1 Arrival at Entebbe International Airport where we shall give you a warm welcome into Uganda then transfer you to Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort. We will also brief you on your safari. Overnight at the Resort. Bed and Breakfast.
DAY 2 After breakfast, you will drive to Kibale National Park via Fort Portal where you will have nice views of the Ruwenzoris, “Mountains of the Moon”. Proceed to the Albertine Escarpment of the western Rift valley and check in at The Primate Lodge where you will have lunch. In the afternoon go for a guided walk in Bugodi Wetlands Sanctuary, a community-developed and run conservation program. The proceeds from tourism at this site go directly to community members and pay for a day care, supporting sustainable agriculture and other income-generating programs. The sanctuary is home to a huge variety of bird and mammals, like the Shining Blue Kingfisher, Blue Throated Roller, Narina Trogon, Pied Hornbill, Hairy Breasted Barbet and Yellow-Billed Barbet. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the surrounding tranquillity.
DAY 3 A relatively early morning start, to report to the ranger station in Kibale National Park at 08.00am to track habituated Chimps. These delightful apes, more closely related to humans than to any other living creature, are tremendous fun to watch as they squabble and play in fruiting trees. This incredibly diverse forest is also a home to over 13 species of primates including red Colobus monkey, the rare L’Hoest, blue monkey, grey mangabey, pottos, black faced vervet monkeys, baboons and also bush babies. 335 species of birds have been recorded including the endemic Prirogrine’s ground thrush. The elusive forest elephant, smaller and more hairy than its savannah counterpart, moves seasonally into the developed part of the park, while other terrestrial mammals include buffalo, giant forest hog and a half dozen antelope species. Lunch at the lodge where you will spend a second night. Spend the afternoon at the Lodge.
DAY 4 After breakfast, head towards the South to Queen Elizabeth National Park and arrive in good time for lunch. Afternoon enjoy a game drive in the Park. The Park has several spots of well-maintained game viewing tracks. This park has got over 200 kms of well-maintained game tracks.
In the evening have dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge.
DAY 5 Enjoy an early breakfast and leave for a morning game drive in the Queen Elizabeth National Park. Early morning is the best time for game drives as there are better chances of seeing animals before they go under the bushes for cover from the sun. Back to the lodge for lunch.
In the afternoon have an exciting experience of at Water Safari on the Kazinga Channel. The boat safari lasts for 2 hours and gives visitors the opportunity to see hippos, water birds, buffaloes, huge elephants and all that comes to graze at the banks of the Kazinga Channel.
DAY 6 Check out for a transfer with en route game drive to Ishasha Sector in the Southern part of Queen Elizabeth NP. This will also be in search of the tree climbing lions found in the south among other wildlife. Check in at Ishasha Wilderness Camp for lunch. Thereafter, an afternoon game viewing drive as far as Ishasha River marking the border between Uganda and Congo DRC.
DAY 7 After breakfast drive to Bwindi National Park with en-route game viewing drive in the Queen’s Ishasha sector. Check in at Bwindi’s Buhoma Lodge for lunch. Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 8 Early morning breakfast and thereafter be transferred to the Park with packed lunches and set off for Gorilla tracking. Trek through the forest and as soon as you get to the Gorilla Family, you will spend 1 full hour watching. Learn how the Gorillas live and relate to each other as well as family formations and adaptability. Thereafter trek back to the starting point and be transferred back to the Lodge.
DAY 9 After breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National Park and check in at Mihingo Lodge. In the afternoon head to Rwonyo Centre, the starting point of Nature hikes activities in the Park. Nature guided walks in Mburo are ideal due to the absence of lions and elephants so the whole area is free for walking safaris and all you need is a game ranger guide to take you through the splendid Africa wilderness. Nine of the fourteen magnificent lakes of Lake Mburo can be seen when hiking. The views are so striking and unforgettable. After the nature walk drive with more game viewing on the way back to Lodge.
DAY 10 Check out after breakfast and drive back to Entebbe with a stopover at the Equator crossing where you will have lunch. Proceed on to Entebbe Airport for the departure flight.
05.01,2020 to 29.03.2020 – USD7,345
30.03.2020 to 31.05.2020 – USD6,635
01.06.2020 to 29.06.2020 – USD7,345
30.06.2020 to 29.10.2020 – USD7,865
30.10.2020 to 16.12.2020 – USD7,345
17.12.2020 to 04.01.2021 – USD7,345
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