Day 1 Set for Bwindi impenetrable Forest National Park
Bwindi National Park Uganda Safaris
Gorilla at BwindiBwindi Impenetrable, 331 kms, is situated in S Western part of Uganda, on the boundary of the Albertine Rift Valley, on an elevation array from 1.160 m to 2.607m. This is a genuine tropical rainforest, spread all over a series of steepish ridges and valleys. It is looked on one of the most biologically diverse woodlands in Africa. In the local language “bwindi” “mubwindi”) “dark place”, referring to the impenetrable nature of the thick forest.
Species. There are 11 species of primates, including chimpanzee, the monkey variants such as Hoest’s, red-tailed and blue monkey, black and white colobus, olive baboon. Specially, Bwindi is home to 360 Gorilla gorilla beringei*, a half of the total remaining world population. There are 346 species of birds registered (Bwindi contains 90% of all Albertine Rift endemics, hard to experience Kibale Chimpin any other place in East Africa) and 200 of butterflies. Mammals count only 30 (buffaloes, leopards, elephants).

Activities. The primary activity is “gorilla trekking” to the accustomed 4 families of Gorilla safari gorilla beringei*. Hiking trials are open to people to sight birds, butterflies, primates, trees (along the Munyaga, Waterfall, Rushura, River Ivi and Bamboo zone trials). Specially recommended for bird watchers are the River Ivi and Mu bwindi swamp nature walks. Cultural walk to Buhoma village community, to see the traditional homestead, the local healer, the banana brewing, handicraft and cultural performance.
Day 2 Gorilla tracking
Day 3 Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Hippo Queen ElizabethQueen Elizabeth N.P. is one of the outstanding treasures of Uganda, and is one of the oldest parks; it was established in 1952. QENP has recently been designated a Biosphere Reserve for Humanity under UNESCO. The park covers 2000 sq. kms and includes a remarkable variety of eco-systems; from semi-deciduous tropical forest to green meadows, savannah and swamps. It is the home of the famous tree-climbing lions, the Uganda kob and other antelope as well as elephant, buffalo, hippos, baboons, and chimpanzee.
Over 600 species of birds have been recorded here making it prime target for birdwatchers. Species recorded include the shoebill stork, black bee-eater, many types of kingfishers and a variety of raptors including several falcons and eagles. In the crater lakes, spectacular flocks of flamingos gather in certain months, creating the image of a moving pink carpet.
The launch trip along the Kizinga Channel between Lake George and Edward is a memorable way to view the variety of game in Queen Elizabeth. North of the main gate is the crater area, one of the most scenic parts of the park. To the East, in Kyambura Gorge, visitors can climb through tropical forest and catch a glimpse of a variety of primates, including chimpanzee. In the more isolated Ishasha sector of the park, search the woodlands for the tree-climbing lions perching on the boughs of ancient fig trees. To the Southeast, travellers can explore newly opened trails in Maramagambo forest.

Day 4 Morning chimp tracking. After lunch go for a launch cruise
Day 5 Early Morning game drive in the afternoon proceed to Fort Portal
Day 6 Set off for Murchison Falls National Park. Dinner and overnight.

Murchison fallsMurchison Falls N.P. is the largest park in Uganda, covering 3,840 sq. kms since the inclusion of the adjoining game reserve. It is one of the most spectacular parks in Africa. Renowned for its scenic beauty and the spectacular waterfalls from which it gets name. MFNP has abundant Flora and Fauna to delight the visitor. From rolling savannah and tall grasslands to thick bush and woodlands, the diversity of this park never ceases to amaze.
No visit to Murchison Falls would be complete without a visit to the magnificent waterfalls. They can be viewed from the top where the Nile River narrows from 50 metres to crash through a 7 metre gorge, falling 45 metres to the rocks below. In the park you can take a three-hour cruise to the base of the Falls which is unforgettable. One can experience the majesty of the Nile while onboard, viewing exuberant wildlife along the banks.
The more adventurous traveller may want to hike the trails around the waterfalls, while the avid birdwatcher will want to seek out some of the 450-species identified in the park. Fishermen can test their skills above and below the Falls, waiting patiently for 20-27kg. Nile Perch. Other game fish found in the Nile include Barbel, electric Catfish and Tiger fish.
On game drives Cape buffaloes, Rothschild's giraffe, Uganda kob, hartebeest, and waterbuck are commonly seen. You may also spot oribi, bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, shy sitatunga, bush duiker, warthog and bushpig. Massive herds of elephants can often be seen in the park.
Large carnivores include lion, leopard and spotted hyena. Chimpanzees head the list of six species of primates found in the park. Crocodile and hippo will be seen along the banks of the Nile. Some of the more common birds that can be observed are fish eagle goliath heron, egyptian geese, pelican, bee-eaters, kingfishers, hornbill, cormorant, saddle-bill stork and also the rare shoebill stork. A boat cruise to the delta is a highlight for the avid birdwatcher.

Day 7 Early morning game drive. After lunch, launch cruise on the Nile River
Day 8 Drive to be the top of the falls, then proceed to Kampala with lunch enroute.