INTERNARYDay 1: Uganda Safari to Murchison Falls National Park. You will be picked up by our representative from your doorstep and transferred to Murchison Falls National Park. En-route, you will stop over at Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary to trek White Rhinos before proceeding to Masindi for Lunch. Drive through budongo forest arriving late in the evening. You may choose to visit the top of Murchison falls or go direct to;
Drive time: 5-6hrsDay 2: Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Boat cruise.
After an early morning breakfast transfer to the Savannah section of Murchison Falls National Park for your game drive. Your guide will help you to spot several wild plants and animals. If lucky, you may spot lions, giraffes, buffaloes, elephants, hippos, and several birds that may include, the rare shoebill stock, saddle billed stock among others. Return to the lodge for a short relaxation moment, lunch and later in the afternoon, go for your boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. This 17 km cruise is the highlight of Murchison falls visit as observing water squeezing through a narrow gorge and dropping down 50 metres, is truly one of the few experiences you may not want to miss while on your Uganda tour.
Day 3: End of your Uganda safari to Murchison Falls National Park Breakfast early, then transfer to Budongo forest for an optional half day Primate Walk in search of primates. On the walk, you may see Black and white colobus monkey; Red tailed monkey, Baboon, Grey cheeked mangabeys or the chimpanzee. After lunch in Masindi, transfer to Kampala.
Drive time: 5-6 hours.
4-DAYS QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK Queen Elizabeth NP Safari During this trip, the various tour activities will include; - Boat cruises at Kazinga channel, game drives, interaction with local people, visit to Kyambura wild life reserve, see traditional salt works and the tree-climbing lions in the Ishasha segment.ITINERARY Day 1: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park This will start with the early morning breakfast, and then embark on your trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park (1978sq.km) in western Uganda. Have a break at the Uganda Equator for photo. Move on to Mbarara town where you will have lunch before continuing to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park is one of the excellent treasures of Uganda and named after UK’s Queen Elizabeth II when she visited Uganda in 1954. As you get into the park, you will be able to see the escapements of Rwenzori Mountain Crater Lakes, rift valley and spot some animals on the roadside. Have an evening game drive in the park and see the tree-climbing lions, elephants, buffaloes, Kobs, bushbucks, waterbucks, warthogs and leopard. Then take dinner at Mweya Safari Lodge or Institute of Ecology where you will have a good outlook of Kazinga channel and Lake Edward peninsular. Day 2: Early morning game drive. Have a cup of African tea in the morning and take chimp safari to Kyanbura Gorge and you will stumble upon with buffaloes, waterbucks, warthogs, lions, Uganda kobs and other animals plus a collection of birds. Over 95 species of mammals and 600 species of birds have been recorded. Then head to Katunguru trading centre where there are different ethnic queen Elizabeth’s with very much related languages for cultural performances You will be taken back to Mweya Safari Lodge for refreshments and lunch. Take a boat cruise at the Kazinga Channel in the afternoon and spot buffaloes close to the water, scores of hippos, and swarms of pied kingfishers and Pelicans among others. After lunch, apart from boat cruise one can take jungle walks in the widespread Maramagambo forest preceded by a brief history and background of the forest. While on the guided forest nature walks, you will see the bat cave with pythons in there. There are other trails which will lead you to the crater lakes and the blue River which is in the vicinity of the bat caves. You may probably see other primates like chimps plus elephants and birds. Return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight. DAY 3: Morning Game Drives You will sart this day by waking up early to catch up the early risers’ game drives that usually start at 6:30 when the predators are returning to their hideouts. You could possibly see elephants, lions, spotted hyenas, leopards and hippos grazing. Have a late breakfast at your Lodge and then proceed to Kampala. Arrive in Kampala in the evening where you will have a wonderful dinner and overnight as you reflect on the concluded exciting trip. Day 4: Airport Transfer. You will be picked by our driver for Airport transfer.
Day 1: Transfer to Gulu Today at 7am, your guide from Cyanden Tours will pick you up from your hotel and embark on a journey to Gulu – located in the northern part of Uganda. No planned activities for today, however you can take a walk around Gulu town. Journey Time: 7 hoursDay 2: Transfer to Kidepo Valley national park – Evening game drive Today after breakfast, at 7am, you will be transferred to the most remote national park in the Uganda, kidepo national park. Later in the evening, you will go for a game drive through the Narus Valley where you will see herds of buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, zebras and hopefully some lions, leopard and the elusive cheetah. Besides there are the many birds you might find along the way. You will experience African Wilderness with no crowds. Journey Time: 5 hours Day 3: Full day safari game drives Today after a very heavy healthy breakfast, you will go for an exciting game drive across the Savannah, mountains and pure wilderness around you. You will see lots of animals. You will have a game drive to Karankorog with lots of wildlife on the way. You will come back for lunch at the lodge. After lunch in the evening, you will go for another game drive a long the Narus Valley, which is the prime area for wildlife. You will come back to the lodge for dinner and overnight Day 4: Cultural tour – Transfer to Gulu Today after breakfast, you will go for a cultural tour to the Karamajong people to learn about the proud tribe and how they have refused most civilization. You will have an experiential visit with them, see their homesteads and also the kraal’s where their cattle are kept. You will be transferred back to Gulu with en route lunch at Kitgmu hotel Journey Time: 7 hours Day 5: Transfer Back to Kampala Today after breakfast, you will transfer back to Kampala. Accommodation for tonight is not included but if you want us to reserve it for you, let us know.