The 7 days Uganda luxury trip will focus on the two major tourist destinations in Uganda. These are Murchison Falls National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. So, it’s all about tracking the Big Five games and trekking the endangered mountain gorillas. This is not a common itinerary, but we consider it to be very possible and one of the most interesting. It mainly concentrates on wildlife and gorillas. The trip will start from Kampala going to Murchison Falls Northern Uganda, and shift from Murchison Falls to Bwindi to trek the only world’s gorillas.
- Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe
- Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
- Day 3: Game drive and Boat cruise
- Day 4: transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Day 5: Gorilla trekking
- Day 6: Lake Bunyonyi
- Day 7: Fly back to Entebbe
Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe
Today is your arriving day at Entebbe international airport, Uganda. Early Trail Expeditions Uganda driver guide will be ready to pick you up and drive you to your hotel. He will take time to brief you through the all itinerary. Then will rest and wait to start your physical adventure encounter the next day. Dinner and overnight in the 5 star Hotel.
Luxury: Speke Resort Munyonyo
Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
Your driver guide will be ready as you enjoy your morning served breakfast to transfer you in the very comfortable 4×4 safari vehicle. You will transfer to Murchison Falls National Park with an en-route to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track the only rhinos in their natural sanctuary. Ziwa is located in Nakasongola two hour’s drive from Kampala along Kampala-Gulu road. Rhino tracking is accompanied with a lot of encounters including several bird species, antelope species among others. The track can last for about 2 hours, and after the track with lunch en-route will continue to Murchison Falls National Park also about 2 hours of driving. Then will check-in at your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Luxury: Nile Safari Camp/Chobe Safari Lodge
Day 3: Game drive and Boat cruise
Today after a well and generosity served breakfast, will take a sunny morning game drive on the northern section of Murchison Falls National Park. The Murchison game drive is among the adventure rewards of Uganda with a lot of expectations being full filled. On a good day you watch both leopards and lions around the Pakuba tracks, elephants, buffalos and rhinos which were watched previously will mark it a Big-Five game drive. Expect more other animals like towers of giraffes, Jackson hartebeest, Uganda Kobs, Hippos, bushbuck, waterbucks, duikers and many more of the species, many bird species can be encountered up to the animals centers the Delta point.
After for about 3 hours of driving through the park, the will have to return and refresh with lunch and wait for the afternoon Boat cruise. The Victoria Nile boat cruise leads to the bottom of the Murchison Falls. It’s arguably considered to be the world’s most powerful waterfalls. Imagine how huge rapid do force into a gorge of 7m wider and pour at 45m down to form a thunderous roar. A drive is amazing with a lot of sights among which include; cliff, varies of vegetation, several animals seen at the bank of the river among others The boat cruise lasts for about three hours and return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Luxury: Nile Safari Camp
Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Today is a long day of transferring from northern Uganda to southwestern Uganda. After the served breakfast, start your day with a visit to the top of the fall if you didn’t do it on the first and watch how huge rapids initiate a thunderous and moist roar into the deep gorge. Then, you will have to take this long drive from Murchison to Bwindi and we expect you’re to drive for about 6 hours with an en-route. Reaching Bwindi Impenetrable National Park spend your night at Bakiga Lodge Buhoma sector.
Day 5: Gorilla trekking
Today, will start it very early, with served breakfast, will have to be at Buhoma starting point by7:30am for briefing and grouping. Be aware that you have to ware long-sleeved shirt and pants, enough drinking water, have body repellants, and some energizing eats. Boarding the forest to track gorillas can last for 30 minutes to about 5 hours when you’re just searching for the gorillas. And seeing them you have a limit of one hour watching them. The gorillas are fully habituated, just know they are very aggressive specially the silverback and looking straight to their eyes you realize they are communicating something. So, do one thing follow the briefed guidelines and the word of the ranger is very important.
After watching the giants, will return to the starting point, receive your certificates of tracking gorillas. Have your lunch refreshments, the trek sometimes can last for 2 hours but others can last for almost 7 hours. When you return early, relaxed and refreshed, then, can consider visiting some of the local community to watch of how these people close to the gorillas are surviving. Then transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for your overnight and dinner at your lodge.
Luxury: Arcadia Cottages
Day 6: Lake Bunyonyi
Today relax, and spend your day enjoying the beautiful contours of Lake Bunyonyi. Will take a boat ride to one of the remarkable Island (Punishment Island). Watch several smaller birds which led to the naming of Lake Bunyonyi (Many small birds). All meals and overnight at your lodge
Luxury: Arcadia Cottages
Day 7: Fly back to Entebbe
We understand you are exhausted to use the vehicle driving for a full day to reach Entebbe International Airport. Today, your driver will drive you to Kihihi Airstrip and boat your chartered flight back to Entebbe. Our driver at Kajjansi airstrip will be ready to transfer you to Entebbe airport.
On behalf of Early Trial Expedition Uganda, our driver guide will say goodbye to you. Then, take your flight back to your home. We believed after this trip you become our next ambassador for Early Trail Expeditions Uganda in your country and area. Thank you!
- 4×4 safari vehicle
- All trip fuel
- All domestic flights
- All meals and soft drinks
- All Park entrances
- Gorilla permits
- Boat ride
- Driver guide
- Visa and air ticket
- All hard drinks
- All international flights