11 Days Tour to Murchison Falls, Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi & Lake Mburo National Parks

Overview

This tour takes you to Murchison Falls, Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi and Lake Mburo National Parks. Murchison falls has an exciting activity called the top of the falls where the river Nile explodes through a narrow gorge and flows down. In this wondering experience Hippos, waterbucks and buffaloes are expected to be seen. Yet Kibale National Park is mostly known for its chimp tracking and it is a home of a lot of primate species. Queen Elizabeth National Park form the most diverse ecosystems in Africa. The Park is the home of the famous tree climbing lions, topi, Uganda Kob, hyenas, elephants, baboons, hippos and a lot of primates like Chimpanzees and more. And Bwindi National Park is known best for gorillas, these gorillas are interesting to see that will leave you with the best memories ever for a wonderful experience. Other mammals include buffaloes, black-fronted duikers, leopards, bushbucks, forest hogs and elephants. Lake Mburo National Park has mammals like Zebras, Impala, buffaloes and many species, Birding will also be done with in the park.

Safari Highlights

Day1: From Kampala to Murchision Falls

Day2: Game viewing and safari drives and boat cruise

Day3: Murchision to Kibale National Park

Day4: Chimpanzee Tracking

Day5: From Kibale to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day6: Game drive and boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day7: From Queen Elizabeth to Bwindi National Park

Day8: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi

Day9: From Bwindi to Lake Mburo National Park

Day10: Game drive and boat cruise in Lake Mburo National Park

Day11: Lake Mburo to Kampala

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

From Hotel, drive to Murchison Falls National park, lunch at Masindi, then drive to the top of the falls. The park is Uganda’s largest National Park which measures about 3840 square kilometres together with Karuma and Bugungu wildlife reserve. The vegetation of the park is savannah, riverine forest and wood land. Murchison Falls National Park is mostly known for its wildlife like giraffe, leopards, elephants, lions, Uganda kob and many others. Nocturnal species common in this area are; Spotted and Verreaux’s Owls, and a plethora of spectacular Nightjars, such as Long-tailed and Pennat-winged Nightjar, The mind-blowing Standard-winged Nightjar. Transfer to paraa safari lodge/sambiya River lodge/Red chilli/ Chobe safari lodge/ Nile safari lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Game drive and boat cruise in Murchison Falls

After breakfast go for a game drive, you may see Buffaloes, Uganda kob, Elephants and many others, then return for lunch. After lunch go for a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls where you may see lots of hippos, crocodiles, elephants. Then return for an overnight to paraa safari lodge/sambiya River lodge/ Red chilli/ Chobe safari lodge/ Nile safari lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day3: From Murchision Falls to Kibale National park

After breakfast head to kibale National park, Kibale National park is one of the best tourist destination in Africa particularly Uganda. The Park is located in south Uganda protecting moist ever green rain forest. The park is with in districts of Kaborole and Kamwenge. Kibale has the highest concentration of primate in Africa. You will have an overnight at Ndali lodge/ kanyankyu ecological Centre/ Mountain of the moon/ Primate lodge/ Kyaninga lodge/ Fort Motel.

Day4: Chimp trekking Tour

After breakfast you will go for chimp trekking, during the trekking you may spot primates like white colobus monkeys, return to the lodge for lunch. Later in the afternoon go for a nature walk at Bigodi sanctuary, it has fauna and flora. Overnight atNdali lodge/ kanyankyu ecological Centre/ Mountain of the moon/ Primate lodge/ Kyaninga lodge/ Fort Motel.

Day5: Leave Kibale National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

After breakfast head to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Queen Elizabeth National park is the most popular tourist destination in Uganda and is one of the oldest national parks in the country. Queen Elizabeth National park is located in western Uganda in districts of Kamwenge, Kasese, Bushenyi and Rukungiri. Overnight at Mweya safari lodge/ jacana safari lodge/ Queen Elizabeth safari lodge/ samba safari camp.

Day 6: Game drive and boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Go for a game drive in the Park after breakfast, you may see the big five; lions, Buffaloes, Elephants, Giant forest hog, Waterbucks, Bushbucks and Kobs. You may also see birds like jacana, shoebill and pelican.Latter in the afternoon go for a boat cruise along Kazinga channel where you may spot mammals like crocodiles, Hippos and many others. Overnight at Mweya safari lodge/ jacana safari lodge/ Queen Elizabeth safari lodge/ samba safari camp.

Day7: From Queen Elizabeth to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Depart from Kibale National Park early in the morning after breakfast to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for Gorilla tracking. Bwindi impenetrable National park is located in East Africa in southwestern part of Uganda. Bwindi is located on the Eastern edge of Albertine rift valley along the Democratic Republic of Congo which borders next to the Virunga National park. The Park is known for its Mountain Gorillas. You will spend your night at Buhoma community Rest camp/ Silver back lodge/ Gorilla forest camp/ Mahogany springs/ Nkuringo Gorilla campsite.

Day8: Mountain Gorilla tracking

Take an early morning breakfast, then head to the park headquarters for briefing, orientation and meeting the guides, you will then be separated into groups depending on which gorilla group given. The guide will lead you through the gorilla paths in the thick Bwindi Impenetrable rain forests searching for gorillas. Once gorillas are tracked you will be given one hour interaction and taking photos. You will have packed lunch ready with you. After tracking depending on time and energy you may take a community walk to visit the Native Batwa community and have cultural entertainment. You will have a second night at Buhoma community Rest camp/ Silver back lodge/ Gorilla forest camp/ Mahogany springs/ Nkuringo Gorilla campsite.

Day9: From Bwindi to Lake Mburo National Park

After your breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National Park. On arrival, you will go for a game drive in the afternoon on which you may see various animals such as, oribis, zebras, buffaloes, topis elands, impalas among several others. You will dine and overnight at Mantana Tented Camp /Mburo safari lodge/ Mihingo safari lodge/ Mburo Eagles Nest Camp.

Day10: Game drives and a boat trip

After breakfast you will go for a game drive in which you may 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, go for a boat trip on which you may see a lot of water birds like Carruther’s cisticolas, the Papyrus gonoleks, strange White winged Warbler, Bare-faced Go-away bird and Brown-faced lapwing. Return at Mantana Tented Camp /Mburo safari lodge/ Mihingo safari lodge/ Mburo Eagles Nest Camp.

Day11: Return to Kampala.

After an early breakfast begin the drive back to Kampala.

The Safari Price quotations include: Transport with fuel, an English-Speaking driver, Water within the Vehicle, accommodation, park fees, boat fee and all meals. It however doesn’t include alcoholic drinks, laundry, and any additional personal purchases.