10 DAYS MOUNTAIN ELGON, MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK, KIBALE NATIONAL PARK AND LAKE MBURO.

10 DAYS MOUNTAIN ELGON, MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK, KIBALE NATIONAL PARK AND LAKE MBURO.

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This 10 days tour will take you from Kampala to mountain Elgon national park located in the eastern part of Uganda to hike the three beautiful Sipi falls, the park not only has the largest volcanic caldera in the world but also the oldest volcanic mountain. Then we shall proceed to Murchison falls national park which is the oldest and largest conservation area famed for the mighty powerful waterfalls in the world. The park is a home for over 73 mammals’ species with 4 of the big 5 and 75% of World’s Rothschild giraffe present, over 451 bird species. Then we shall proceed to Kibale national park for unforgettable chimpanzee trekking encounter in this magnificent tropical rainforest which is a home to one of the highest diversities and concentration of primates in the world. Kibale hosts over 1500 chimpanzees and 12 other primate species including the rare L’Hoest’s monkeys. There over 375 bird species. Finally we head to Lake Mburo which is located in the southern part of Uganda ,the park is surrounded by 13 lakes that are pure with natural waters, and the park has over 68 mammals and over 360 bird species. This tour will take you greatly deep in the pure nature of Lake Mburo national park.

 

Trip Overview

This 10 days tour will take you from Kampala to mountain Elgon national park located in the eastern part of Uganda to hike the three beautiful Sipi falls, the park not only has the largest volcanic caldera in the world but also the oldest volcanic mountain. Then we shall proceed to Murchison falls national park which is the oldest and largest conservation area famed for the mighty powerful waterfalls in the world. The park is a home for over 73 mammals’ species with 4 of the big 5 and 75% of World’s Rothschild giraffe present, over 451 bird species. Then we shall proceed to Kibale national park for unforgettable chimpanzee trekking encounter in this magnificent tropical rainforest which is a home to one of the highest diversities and concentration of primates in the world. Kibale hosts over 1500 chimpanzees and 12 other primate species including the rare L’Hoest’s monkeys. There over 375 bird species. Finally we head to Lake Mburo which is located in the southern part of Uganda ,the park is surrounded by 13 lakes that are pure with natural waters, and the park has over 68 mammals and over 360 bird species. This tour will take you greatly deep in the pure nature of Lake Mburo national park.

Trip Highlights

  •  Day 1: Pick up and transfer to hotel
  •  Day 2: Transfer to mountain Elgon national park
  •  Day 3: Hiking Sipi falls
  •  Day 4: Transfer to Murchison falls national park
  •  Day 5: Game drive and Boat cruise
  •  Day 6: Transfer to Kibale national park
  •  Day 7: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi swamp walk
  •  Day 8: Transfer to Lake Mburo national park
  •  Day 9: Game drive and Launch cruise
  •  Day 10:Transfer to Kampala

Itinerary

Day 1; :
Arrival

You will arrive at Entebbe international airport where our guide will meet you and welcome you in the pearl of Africa and then transfer you to your hotel for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After your breakfast, you will embark on your journey to mountain Elgon national park where you will make a stopover (the source of the Nile) for sightseeing and engage in other leisurely experiences like bird watching, scenic views, city tour around the historic jinja town to explore its unique ancient building, take photos, you will have lunch enroute and reach the park in the evening, check into your hotel and have dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After your morning breakfast you will have your lunch packed for the day then explore the 3 waterfalls hiking up mountain Elgon which takes 4 hours starting from budadiri via sasa trail to the summit and then descend down the sipi trail back to sipi falls.

The falls offer breathing taking views across L.kyoga, karamoja plains and the slopes of mountain Elgon expect to see different bird species like the tacazze, sun birds, hornbill birds and many more while you’re hiking.

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, you will check out of your hotel and start your journey to Murchison falls national park with lunch enroute then proceed to Murchison falls national park. You will arrive in the evening, check into your hotel, relax and over night.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Early in the morning after breakfast, you will set out for the game drive on the Northern sector of the Park. Expect to encounter animals like Giraffes, Lions, Elephants, baboons, and a number of different antelopes. Return to the lodge for lunch.

Later in the afternoon set out for the 3 hours boat cruise on the Albert Nile to the Bottom of the falls. Expect to see animals like Hippos, crocodiles, Waterbucks, river bank elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, and many water birds yellow billed stork, Abyssinian ground hornbill, squacco heron, African skimmer. You will reach the “Devils Cauldron”. You will be able to see the majestic powerful Nile River forcing itself through a narrow gorge before dropping at 45 meters. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After an early morning breakfast, embark on a journey to Kibale national park. The drive is so scenic with magical views of lush green country side, impressive landscapes and views of mountains of the moon (mountain Rwenzori). On your arrival, check in; settle for lunch, under take nature walk,starting from either kanyanchu or Sebitoli traversing villages surrounding the forest like kikoni, Nyaibandaand Nyakalongo. As you make your way through these villages, one gets to interact with cultures and locals like the Bakiga and Batoro who are from Runyakitara speaking tribes in Uganda. Return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After a healthy breakfast,you will connect to kanyanchu visitor center where you will meet the park ranger guide for briefing on how the trekking is conducted and he will lead you into the magnificent rainforest in Kibale for your unforgettable chimpanzee trekking experience which starts at 8am. The trekking experiences takes 2-3hours involving hikes through challenging forest landscapes covered by mature trees and verdant flora (371 tree species).Once the Chimpanzees are sighted,you’re allowed to spend one hour with the chimpanzees. Youwill watch them play, eating, feeding, patrolling their territories. Return for lunch and relax.

Connect to Bigodi wetland sanctuary for a wetland walk.The sanctuary is eco- tourism site and so far the best in Uganda with over 200 bird species including the great blue Turaco. It is also a habitat for the swamp dwelling statunga antelope and several primates. Return for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After having breakfast, embark on a journey to Lake Mburo national park.

On your arrival you will check in to your hotel,havelunch and relax. Later on embark on a walking safari in the park, look out for animals like Zebras, impalas, antelopes, elands, giraffes, buffaloes among others. Return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast you will go for a morning game drive, this is the most rewarding game drive where you get to see animals when they’re mostly active. Expect to see different animals like the zebras, impalas, antelopes, buffaloes, among others;you will take as many pictures as you want and also expect to see different bird species during the drive.

You will return back for lunch ,relax and prepare for a launch cruise where you will see different aquatic animals like hippos, crocodiles, sea birds like the shoebill, king fisher’s, oribis among 0thers.Return for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After morning breakfast embark on a journeyback to Kampala. You will make a stopover at the equator in Masaka, to have lunch and take memorable photos, take part in the water experiment at the equator. You will continue your journey to Kampala.

Breakfast, Lunch

FAQS ABOUT THIS TRIP

What should i bring on a wildlife game drive?

Most travelers like to have a pair of binoculars for viewing smaller or more distant wildlife.
A camera or cell phone for recording wildlife.
Sunglass and a sun screen.

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10 DAYS MOUNTAIN ELGON, MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK, KIBALE NATIONAL PARK AND LAKE MBURO.
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