A 10 days wildlife and gorilla tracking in Uganda highlighting the most breathtaking National parks.
Arrival at Entebbe Airport. Your guide will be there waiting for you. Pick up and proceed to your accommodation. Central inn Hotel Entebbe.
After breakfast we drive to Kibale Forest. You can make a walk around the lodge in the afternoon. During this walk it is possible to see monkeys and birds. It is also possible to make a night walk through the forest to see the animals of the night, like bush babies (both activities optional .Kibale Forest is a spectacular jungle, with 13 primate species! Including chimps, baboons, black and white colobus, red colobus, grey cheeked mangabey and L'Hoest monkey. Kibale Guest Cottages /chimpanzee guest house.
Chimpanzee tracking in the morning or in the afternoon. It is also possible to upgrade this 1-hour tracking to a Chimpanzee Habituation Experience, a full day tracking. For people interested in primates and birds and willing to make another walk, we can make a community walk in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary as well. It is also possible to visit the local people or the crater lakes. Dinner and overnight as above.
Included: chimp tracking, Bigodi Swamp Walk
Transfer to the Queen Elizabeth National Park. On our way we pass the equator where we will make a stop. Game drive in the afternoon. Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the best places in Uganda to see lions. Expect to see elephants, lions, many hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and maybe leopards. Kasenyi Safari Camp, Mweya hostel.
Included: game drive
Game drive in the morning. Boat trip on the Kazinga Channel in the afternoon. The Kazinga Channel is one of the highlights of Uganda and has the highest concentration of hippos in the world.
Included: game drive, boat trip
After breakfast we drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park to the Ishasha sector in the South. Game drive in the afternoon in search of the tree climbing lions. In Ishasha there are 4 prides of lions that climb the trees. Unique in the world! The other attraction of Ishasha are the Topis, not found anywhere else in this National Park. Dinner and over night hippo hill camp
Included: game drive
After an early morning breakfast, we shall head to kyambura gorge. A wonderful site where you will be able to trek chimpanzees too and you may as well visit the crater lakes. Return in the evening. You may go for an evening game drive or relax for the evening. Dinner and overnight as above.
Today we drive to Bwindi Impenetrable. On our way we pass through interesting villages and have some breath taking views of the mountains. Bwindi Impenetrable is a unique jungle, with many monkey species. Bwindi is one of the two places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas! (Driving time depends on the area in Bwindi we stay.) Buhoma community rest Camp/ Bwindi view bandas.
Gorilla tracking!!! Early morning departure with your ranger to search for one of the world's most interesting and endangered animal, the Mountain Gorilla! You will spend one hour with one of our closest relatives. An experience you will never forget.Dinner and overnight as above.
After breakfast we drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Game drive or boat trip on the lake in the afternoon. It is possible to do a night game drive with high chances of seeing leopards. Lake Mburo is one of the 2 national parks with zebras and the only national park with impalas in Uganda. There are no elephants and lions, so walking safaris are possible.
(Driving time depends on the area in Bwindi we stay.) Rwakobo rock camp.
Included: game drive or boat trip, night game drive
Game drive or game walk in the morning. On our way back we can make a stopover at the Equator for photos. Transfer to the airport for your departure
The itinerary can be tailor made to the client's preference and budget.
Entebbe International Airport
MACAT AVIFAUNA SAFARIS (MAS) is a wholly indigenous Ugandan company, with a history and wealth of experience in handling tours and safaris in Uganda , Kenya,Tanzania and Rwanda since 2010. Good enough to be respected as a premier safari company in Uganda and still small enough to care about each of our traveler's needs.
With a track record of handling clients from all over the world, be it Honeymooners, Bird watchers, Film crews, Up market or Budget travelers, general interest, Macat Avifauna Safaris has a solution to meet your comfort, luxury, budget and technical needs.
Customized tours are available inclusive with packages involving activities such as:Bird watching, Sport Fishing, White water rafting etc