7 DAYS TOUR AROUND MURCHISON FALLS, KIBALE & QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARKS
Day 1: Make your Way to Murchison Falls National Park
Meet and greet at your Hotel / Residence at 0800 hours. An early morning start from Kampala begins the panoramic drive Northwest through the famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town to Murchison Falls National Park. Proceed to the top of the falls where you can see the Nile perfected! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from 50 meters to squeeze through a 7 meters canyon dropping 40 meters with a thunderous roar creating a beautiful Rainbow, Plume of spray “the Murchison Falls” Enjoy the sunset as you drive back for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Murchison Falls Game Drives, Nile Boat/Launch Cruise Safari
Early morning game drive, the resident in this park are, lions, buffaloes, giraffes, the unusual shoebill stork and many more. After lunch prepare to proceed for a launch tripe/ boat tripe the placid Victoria Nile up stream to the base of the falls, the boat stops just Ten meters from the “Devil cauldron” take pictures of the Majestic Murchison falls, it’s the photographers paradise and pleasure, enjoy your Hike along the Nile up to the top of the falls, you will be picked up on the top. Return to Nile safari camp or Red chill Rest Camp for Dinner and over night.
Day 3: From the Park through Hoima to Kibale National Park
Early morning breakfasts depart from Murchison Falls National Park, through the villages and towns of Kagadi and Hoima with Lunch en route. Proceed to Kibale N.P, this mature hardwood forest harbors 11 species of primates and a vast variety of birds and butterflies.
Day 4: Chimp tracking in Kibale Forest & Bigodi Village.
Early morning visit to Kibale forest for chimpanzee trekking, though the forest also houses other primates like grey-cheeked mangabeys, baboons and velvet monkeys. After your lunch check out of Kibale forest and precede Relax in the evening or have a Village walk through the Bigodi Community, interact with the locals and later return to the Lodge for dinner and over night there.
Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth
After breakfast, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park which is situated at the foot of the Rwenzori Mountains, protecting over 200 sq km of Rift Valley Savanna, interspersed with patches of forest and crater lakes therefore a thought for a safari. Carry out a launch trip along the Kazinga Channel. Inspect the concentration of hippos, water birds, and crocodiles which is amazing. The bird species includes 11 types of king fisher, the black bee- eater, and several species of falcons, eagles, the raptors and many more. With that you will retire for the night at the accommodation booked for you
Day 6: Game drive and Launch cruise
Go for a game drive in the morning, with massive Rwenzori as a back drop provides excellent opportunities to see buffalo, leopard, Uganda Kob, lion, bush buck and many more. Return at the Lodge for breakfast. After lunch, enjoy the unique 2 hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. A great variety of birds grace the grasses on the shores. African Jacana, Great and Long-Tailed Cormorants, Open-Billed Stork, Great White and Pink-Backed Pelicans, Malachite and Pied Kingfishers are commonly seen. Spend the night at accommodation of your budget.
Day 7: Chimp Tracking and Transfer Back to Kampala
Early in the morning you will embark on the journey to Kyambura Gorge for an early morning Chimp tracking expedition. The chimpanzee trekking usually takes 3 – 4 hours depending on the weather and is also a great chance to spot black-and-white colobus monkeys and a few more of those 600 bird species that have been registered in the park. After lunch you will make your way back to Kampala to connect to your fight back home or drop off to wherever you will prefer.
And the end of the Tour