6 DAYS BWINDI-GORILLAS AND MURCHISON FALLS TOUR
- Tour starts from Entebbe to Entebbe airport
- Attractions: Bwindi National Park and Murchison Falls National Park
- Activities: Gorilla tracking, game drive, boat ride, nature walks and scenic viewing
- Any other extra accommodation can be arranged at an extra cost.
- 4X4 vehicle with an English speaking guide
- Bunyonyi safari resort
- Cassia lodge in Kampala
- Paara safari lodge Murchison Falls National Park
- Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
- Murchison Falls National Park Murchison Falls National Park lies at the northern end of the Albertine Rift where the bounding escarpments fade into the anonymous expanse of northern Uganda. The park protects a chunk of untamed wildlife in its 3.840 sq Km and is bisected by the Victoria Nile as it flows west from Karuma Falls, crashing in a thundering roar as it squeezes through the narrow gorge at the Murchison falls on its way to the Albert Nile.
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi-Lake Bunyonyi
7.30am Transfer by private car from to Lake Bunyonyi near the Gorilla Sanctuary of Bwindi. Lunch will be en-route in Mbarara at Igongo cultural center. Depending on the arrival time, you may opt for a guided village walk to the hilltop bar to get a panoramic view of the lake and the surrounding hills. Games such as pool table and table tennis as well as board games are available. Depending on the time available you can take a walk further up the hills, along village paths to get the view of the beautiful sunset if the weather allows. Other activities you can enjoy are: bicycle around the village, ride a canoe on the lake, take a boat ride to the islands, hire a fishing rod and fish in the lake, swim in the lake but with caution as thermal shock is a real danger (at your risk). Look out for the rich bird life. Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner. Overnight at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort
Day 2: Gorilla tracking & Hiking in the forest.
5 30am: Breakfast.
6 00am: Transfer to the park headquarters for briefing from park ranger guides.
8:00am: Start the gorilla tracking. This may take between 2 hours to 8 hours. Picnic lunch in the forest. Return to Bunyonyi Safaris Resort for overnight. If the weather allows, you will have a campfire dinner by the lakeside. Our local harpist will entertain you to song and traditional harp music. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Overnight at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort
Day 3: Transfer to Kampala
After an early breakfast, return to Kampala with Lunch en-route and on arrival, you will check in at your overnight accommodation. Meal plan-Breakfast & Lunch, Medium/Budget: Namirembe Guest House (B&B), High End: Cassia Lodge (BB)
Day 4 Kampala-Murchison Falls
8 30 am: Depart for Murchison Falls National Park. The journey takes you through the Great Rift Valley and rolling savannas. We stop at the Murchison falls to enjoy the view of the awesome falls. Meal Plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Medium/Budget: Sambiya River Lodge (FB) or High End: Paraa Safari Lodge (FB)
Day 5: Murchison Falls National Park-Game Drive-Boat Ride
6 00am: After a quick cup of coffee, take an early morning game drive to view herds of elephant, lion, buffalo, baboon, warthog, leopard, giraffe, and other wildlife. Return to the lodge for breakfast. In the afternoon, enjoy the wildlife, birds and scenery as you take a boat cruise up the river Nile to the bottom of Murchison Falls. Hippos and crocodiles are in plenty, other animals such as elephants and buffaloes will be watering at the water’s edge. Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner. Medium/Budget: Sambiya River Lodge (FB), High End: Paraa Safari Lodge (FB)
Day 6:To Kampala/ Entebbe
8.00 am, breakfast and after transfer to Kampala or Entebbe for your flight. Meal Plan: Breakfast.
Services as specified in the itinerary, Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary based on 2 people sharing a room,Two 4×4 safari vehicles with services of an English speaking driver/guide
1 Gorilla permit per person, All park fees, Game drives, Boat ride at Murchison Falls, Mineral Water per day,Flying Doctors Medical evacuation insurance services, And local taxes
Cost excludes: Personal expenses, air ticket, visas, tips and alcoholic beverages
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