17 days Wildlife Expedition

This Wildlife expedition tour for 17 days will take you to the wonderful adventure that includes Murchison falls national park for big five animals and Bird watching during Boat Ride on Kazinga Channel, kibale forest National Park for Chimpanzee trekking , Gorilla trekking in Rwanda and Uganda and much more wildlife animals in wildlife expedition safari .
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Wildlife expedition

HIGHLIGHTS FOR WILDLIFE EXPEDITION

  • Game viewing & Boat ride in Murchison Falls National Park
  • Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge and Kibale forest National Park
  • Golden Monkey tracking & Visiting Dian Fossey in Rwanda
  • Gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest & Volcanoes National Park
  • Community Nature walk & Canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi for birding
  • 16 nights Accommodations in Rwanda & Uganda
  • Service of english speaking guide / driver
  • Travel in a Customised 4WD safari Vehicle
  • Airport transfers

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1 : Entebbe / Kampala

You will be met at Entebbe International Airport upon your arrival by our company representative for a warm welcome before you being transferred to Kampala for your overnight stay and dinner at either Kampala Serena Hotel / Emin Pasha Hotel / Cassia Lodge / Hotel Triangle or Red Chili Tourist backpackers Hostel Meal plan : H / B

Day 2 : Kampala - Murchison Falls ( 311 km , 5 hours )

Today after our breakfast , transfer to Murchison Falls National Park and visit the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking and Stork shoe - bill watching over canoe along the freshwater . Have lunch and after visit the top of the falls . Dinner and overnight at Paraa lodge / Chobe lodge / Nile safari lodge / Red chilli rest camp . Meal plan : F / B

Day 3 : Game drive & Boat ride - Murchison Falls

Today we have breakfast and after we drive through the Northern part of the park to view and take photograph wildlife game drive of elephants , buffalos , waterbucks , hippos , giraffes , Uganda kobs , lions , if you are lucky the leopards , plus a variety of bird species . After lunch , proceed for a two - hour cruise to the bottom of the mighty Murchison falls from where the rushing water escapes through a narrow gorge forming a great thunder . This is an opportunity to see the amazing hippos , crocodiles along the riverbanks . Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight . Meal plan : F / B

Day 4 : Murchison - Kibale National Park

Murchison Falls - Hoima ( 150 km , 3 hours ) . Have breakfast and after transfer from Murchison Falls NP driving Southwest through the Albertine Escarpment of the great Western Rift Valley . Drive through Hoima and reach the colorful and beautiful town of Fort Portal , the capital of the Toro kingdom , situated in the shadow of the fabled ( Mountains of the Moon ) , the Rwenzori . Evening take Bigodi nature walk to spot variety of birds like loveliest rare stork shoe - bill , white and black Columbus , Vervet monkey and much more . Dinner and overnight at Ndali lodge / Kyaninga lodge / Kibale safari lodge / Mountains of the Moon Hotel / Chimp Nest . Meal plan : F / B

Day 5 : Kibale Forest National Park

Hoima - Kibale Forest ( 291 km , 6 hours )
After breakfast we visit Kibale Forest National Park , which is reputed to have the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa . The most famous of its 13 species is the Chimpanzee , our closest relative . Kibale 1450 Chimpanzee represent Uganda 's largest population of this endangered primate . Kibale is also a home to the monkeys . Other primates include the black and white Colobus , Blue monkey , Grey cheeked mangabey , Red tailed monkey , Olive baboon to mention but a few .

So you will enjoy a guided nature walk in the tropical rain - forest in search of the wild Chimpanzees , red - tailed monkeys , black and white colobus monkeys and many others . After lunch we explore the Crater Lake region , which has many crater lakes . Return to lodge for Dinner and overnight . Meal plan : F / B

Day 7 : Kibale - Queen National Park

Kibale Forest - Queen Elizabeth National Park ( 157 km , 4 hours )
After your morning breakfast , proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain Range . As you go through the game park you might spot some animals . After lunch enjoy the unique 2 - hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel into Lake Edward .

This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of hippos . This launch / cruise offers an excellent platform for photography , bird watching and game viewing . The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous , with well over 550 resident species . Dinner and Overnight Mweya Safari Lodge / Katara lodge . Meal plan : F / B

Day 8 : Game drive & Boat ride

Queen Elizabeth National Park . Take an early morning cup of coffee before setting off for a game drive along Kasenyi track and Queen 's mile in the park and expect to see lions , elephants , buffalos , warthogs and lots of animals and birds . Get back to the lodge for breakfast . After lunch , enjoy the two hour launch trip on Kazinga Channel for amazing bird life and a variety of wild Animals . Return to lodge for dinner and overnight . Meal plan : F / B

Day 9 : Kyambura Gorge - Ishasha wildlife expedition

Queen Elizabeth National Park - Ishasha ( 97 km , 3 hours ) . After breakfast , go to Kyambura gorge for the awesome chimpanzee trekking as you spot other primates , birds and floras . Return to lodge for Lunch and after drive through the national park to the Ishasha sector of the Queen Elizabeth National Park to search of the tree climbing lions . Later visit the home of Mountain gorillas , dinner and overnight at Engagi lodge / Mahogany springs . Meal plan : F / B

Day 10 : Bwindi Gorilla tracking

Ishasha - Bwindi ( 63 km , 2 hours ) . Early breakfast and briefing from the guides before you set off for the mountains gorilla tracking inside the Bwindi forest . You need to carry drinking water , rain jacket and jungle boots while the rangers will provide you with a walking stick . Gorilla tracking is enriching and rewarding as you walk through the thick rain forest . Return to lodge for dinner and overnight . Meal plan : F / B

Day 11 : Community walk - Lake Bunyonyi

After our breakfast , visit the local communities around the park and experience the lifestyle of the community . Return for lunch at your lodge before making a scenic journey to Kabale through the beautiful terrain of the rolling hills with terraced landscape . An area referred as the ( Switzerland of Africa ) . Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi resort / Heritage lodge / Arcadia Cottages . Meal plan : F / B

Day 12 : Lake Bunyonyi

Bwindi - Lake Bunyonyi ( 110 km , 4 hours ) . Today after breakfast , enjoy birding and canoeing activities at Lake Bunyonyi ; the deepest and most beautiful lake in Uganda . Do one of the activities like make a nature walk , go for a birding walk , go for canoeing or canoe trekking , take a swim or visit the local community . Return to lodge for dinner and overnight . Meal plan : F / B

Day 13 : Visit Land of thousand Hills

Lake Bunyonyi - Volcanoes National Park ( Rwanda ) ( 134 km , 5 hours ) . Today we drive south over the border to Rwanda , head to Volcanoes National park ; another home of Gorillas where we will check in Gorillas Nest lodge / Kinigi Guest House / Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge / Virunga lodge . Enjoy the scenery as we drive down through south western Uganda and come into sight of the dramatic Virunga volcanic peak . Meal plan : F / B

Day 14 : Rwanda Gorilla Tracking

This is another day for the second honeymoon gorilla trekking in the Virunga . Coming across these amiable primates in the foothills of the dramatic Virunga Volcanoes is another life changing experience ; sitting amongst them you recognize the similarities between us and them and it is a struggle to tear yourself away from your new family once the hour is up . Return to lodge for dinner and overnight . Meal plan : F / B

Day 15 : Golden Monkey & Visit Dian Fossey

Volcanoes National Park After breakfast , take the golden monkeys trek as you nature walk in the national park , Lunch and after visit Dian Fossey 's Grave . Dinner and overnight at Muhabura Hotel / Le 'Bambou Gorilla Lodge . Meal plan : F / B

Day 16 : Kigali city tour - Departure

Volcanoes National Park - Kigali ( 116 km , 3 hours ) . Transfer to Kigali . Make a city tour and go for shopping . Dinner and overnight at Serena Hotel / Okapi Hotel . Meal plan : F / B

Day 17 : Departure

Today is reserved for your leisurely breakfast and after we depart to airport for your return flight back home . End of services

Package for Wildlife Expedition includes :

⇒ Airport transfers
⇒ Full board Accommodation
⇒ Park entrance fees
⇒ Gorilla tracking permits
⇒ Game viewing and Boat trips
⇒ Chimpanzee trekking permits
⇒ Golden monkey trek and visit to Dian Fossey
⇒ All activities included in wildlife expedition
⇒ Guiding fees
⇒ Transportation by 4×4 comfortable safari vehicles good for game viewing and photographing
⇒ Professional full time English speaking Driver Guide

Package for Wildlife expedition excludes :

The expenses of personal nature like :
⇒ Air fare
⇒ Uganda & Rwanda Visa
⇒ Luxury drinks
⇒ Laundry
⇒ Tips to local guides
⇒ Telephone and porter fee while trekking
⇒ Personal insurance
⇒ Personal shopping bills and cigarettes
⇒ Any other item not mentioned above