Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
Today you will be picked from your hotel by our guide after breakfast who will drive to Murchison falls National Park through Masindi. Along the way you will stopover at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary where you will have a guided nature walk to track the Rhinos. Drive on to masindi town where you will have lunch. You will finally enter the Park using the Kichumbanyobo gate and drive to the Top of the falls to see the spot where this Park got its name. you will be marveled at the top of the falls, as you watch the water thunderously exploding through a small gorge and then flow down to become a peaceful river whose riverbanks are swarmed with a profusion of animal plus bird species. Dine and overnight rest at Red Chili campsite, or Paraa Safari Lodge, or Sambiya River Lodge, or Nile Safari Camp.
Day 2: Game drive and launch cruise
Following breakfast, you will have a game drive in the morning in the Northern part of the Park. You will search for some of the big 5 animals includingBuffaloes, Lions and Elephants, and if fortunate even see some Leopards. Among the other animals you will see are: Rothschild giraffes, different Antelopes, Warthog, Waterbuck and Bushbucks among others. Return to the lodge for lunch and later on, set out for the 3 hours exciting launch cruise down the Nile. This will actually take you near the bottom of the waterfalls and along the way, you will see a big number of Hippos and Crocodiles, plus several other animals near the river banks drinking water. In case you are fortunate, you may as wellsee the uncommon shoe bill stork plus some other types of birds within this area. Dine and overnight rest at Red Chili campsite, or Paraa Safari Lodge, or Sambiya River Lodge, or Nile Safari Camp.
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast, drive from Murchison falls to the southern Kibale Forest National Park. Along the way you will have lunch in Hoima and continue to fort portal town later in the afternoon. This journey will reward you with breathtaking views of the Great Rift Valley and as well as traditional homesteads of Bunyoro and Tooro Kingdoms. Dine and overnight rest at Chimpanzee guest House, or Chimp Nest, or Ndali lodge, or CVK, or Kibale Forest Camp, or Primates lodge.
Day 4: Chimp trek and Bigodi swamp walk
Following your breakfast, go to the Park headquarters found at Kanyachu where the park rangers will brief you about chimpanzee tracking. After this, in the company of the Ranger Guide you will set out into the forest to look for the Chimpanzee which are the closest friends and relative to man. Not only is Kibale Forest home to the Chimpanzees but likewise to more 12 primate species including the Red Tailed Monkeys, L’hoests monkeys baboons, red colobus as well as Varvet Monkeys. You will observe how the chimpanzees feed and evenrelate with each other. You will return to the lodge for lunch and later have a Nature walk within Bigodi swamp where you will be rewarded with views of various bird species plus some primates. The Bigodi is considered as one of the bird watchers’ paradise since it has very many types of birds that are mainly seen in the swamp. Return to the Lodge for dinner and night’s restat Chimpanzee guest House, or Chimp Nest, or Ndali lodge, or CVK, or Kibale Forest Camp, or Primates lodge.
Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
In the morning you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park after breakfast. This journey will take you through the beautiful Kasese town offering clear views of Mountain Rwenzori – the ‘mountains of the Moon’. On the way into the Park, you will see various wild animals. Continue with your drive to Mweyawhere you will have a guided nature walk inside Maramagambo forest to see primates and also visit the bat caves plus the blue lake. Dine and overnight rest at Mweya Safari Lodge, or Simba Safari Camp, or Ihamba Safari Lodge.
Day 6: Game drive and Launch Cruise
After a delicious served breakfast, you will have a morning game drive within the Kasenyi area where you will search for various animals like the elusive giant forest hogs, Lions, Spotted Hyenas, Elephants, Buffaloes, Antelopes, Kobs andLeopard. Head back to the lodge for your lunch and later in the afternoon, take a Launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel. This will offer you the chance to see different wildlife like hippos at a very close distance since the boat will sail close to the shores. The shores of this channel are home to a great profusion of birds such as the saddle billed stork, pink backed pelicans, malachite kingfishers plus several others. At the end of the boat cruise you will head back to the lodge for dinner and the nights rest at Mweya Safari Lodge, or Simba Safari Camp, or Ihamba Safari Lodge.
Day 7: Chimp trek and transfer back to Kampala
Following breakfast, you will then go Chimpanzeetracking in the Kyambura Gorge. This primate walk will offer you amazing experience as you walk along the sheer terrain as well as watch the different wildlife. Later on you will have lunch at the lodge and then begin the journey back to Kampala. You will be dropped at the hotel in Kampala.