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GAME SAFARI AND CHIMPS IN KIBALE TOUR: 10Days

This safari takes you to the major chimp tracking and game viewing destinations within the pearl of Africa. the safari begins with Murchison falls game park the largest in the country, here you expect to see the majestic Murchison falls from which the Park gained its name and may also see game including; hartebeests, elephants, Cape buffaloes, Rothschild giraffes, waterbucks, Oribis, bushbucks, bohor reed bucks, hyenas, lions, hippos, Nile crocodiles and Several bird species. Chimps and other primates are found in Budongo forest adjoining the park, more of these are found in Kibale Forest park which is a home to a total of 70 mammal species, most famously 13 species of primate including the chimpanzee. It also contains over 375 species of birds. Kibale adjoins Queen Elizabeth National Park to the south to create a 180km-long corridor for wildlife between Ishasha, the remote southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Sebitoli in the north of Kibale National Park. Ishasha is famous for tree-climbing lions while chimpanzees can be found in the Stunning precipitous Kyambura gorge. you will also take a boat cruise on Kazinga channel before heading for another one in Lake Mburo park. the safari will end with a tour of the source of the Nile carry out so adventure including white water rafting before flying out of the pearl of Africa.

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Day One: Arrival

Arrival at Entebbe international airport, meet with the driver guide for introduction and transfer to hotel. O/N: Pope Paul hotel or Africana hotel. (BB)

Day Two: Kampala – Murchison Falls Park

Take an early morning drive to Murchison Falls Conservation Area. Drive through Luwero, Nakasongola and branch off to Ziwa Rhino camp here you will track rhino in their habitats after over 30yrs extinction in Uganda. Their after proceed to Masindi, Lunch en route and later enter into Murchison falls park and check in at your lodge for an evening. O/N Paraa Safari Lodge or Murchison River Lodge (FB).

Day Three: Murchison Falls Game Park

The day starts with an early entry into Murchison falls Game Park with a game drive north of the River Nile. Here you will possibly see different bird species, hartebeests, elephants, Cape buffaloes, Rothschild giraffes, waterbucks, Oribis, bushbucks, bohor reed bucks, hyenas and probably lions. Break for lunch and return for and afternoon launch cruise to the bottom of the spectacular falls as you view fauna in a closer range including hippos and Nile crocodiles. Climb to the top of the falls where you can see the Nile’s perfect gorgeousness, and sensation as it compresses and constrict for over a kilometer wide down through a 7-meter chasm. O/N Paraa Safari Lodge or Murchison River Lodge (FB).

 Day Four: Masindi – Kibale forest national park

Take along drive south to Kibale forest in fort portal via Hoima through local villages astonishing view of tea plantation sceneries en route to the ‘Mountains of the moon’ region. O/N Nyinabulitya country Resort or Chimpanzee View Guest House or CVK Resort (FB)

Day Five: Kibale forest and Bigodi

Track the closest brothers of human in kibale forest the highly populated in the region, Kibale is a tropical rain forest with other primates like bush babies, baboons, black-and-white colobus, red-tailed monkey, and several bird species together with trees including the Elephant beer tree, all can be spotted on a nature walk in the forest. Take a lunch break and head to Bigodi for a swamp walk on the trails by the local community. O/N Nyinabulitya country Resort or Chimpanzee View Guest House or CVK Resort (FB)

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Day Six: Kibale – Queen Elizabeth Park

Having taken breakfast, you depart for Queen Elizabeth Park, nourish on a tranquil lunch at Mweya and thereafter go for a game drive in the park searching animals. O/N Mweya safari Lodge or Simba Safari Camp (FB).

Day Seven: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Set off early in morning for a game drive as you fabulous animals of the pearl, visit Katwe and buffaloes can never miss your sight here. Guinea fowls and other bird species, elephants, giraffes, and Kobs in their mating grounds can be viewed as there are chances seeing tree climbing lions on your rummage. After lunch take an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel as you view fauna at a closer range, hippos, other animals and several bird species will be seen as the get water to douse themselves. O/N Mweya safari Lodge or Simba Safari Camp (FB).

Day Eight: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Lake Mburo Park

 Leave the “Tembea Zone” for Lake Mburo Park, take a delicious lunch and go for a launch cruise on the lake in a spotlighted vehicle and search for zebras, kobs, hippos and many bird species dousing up themselves. In the evening take a night game drive in search for nocturnal animals including the leopard which you have 1/3 chances of finding on her prey hunt. Return to Acardia Mburo Cottages for a night rest. (FB)

Day Nine: Lake Mburo Park – Kampala

After breakfast take a mild drive back to Kampala through the dry corridor upshot the Rwenzori Mountain, stopover at the Equator and ensue Kampala city, lunch enroute. O/N: Pope Paul hotel or Africana hotel. (HB)

 Day Ten: Kampala – Source of the Nile

After breakfast receive briefing from the guide then head off to the source of the giant river of Africa the Nile in Jinja via Mukono through Mabira Forest the largest of Uganda, the journey proceeds across Owen falls dam the legend hydro electricity generator for Uganda. By boat view the severance of river Nile from Lake Victoria, here the water you see Nile starts its 90days journey Have lunch at Jinja Nile resort hotel and head for Obstinacy of Bujagali, Itanda falls. Nile water rafting and Bungee jumping are typical adventurers you can never miss as a reward from the source before you come back to Kampala. O/N Pope Paul hotel or Africana hotel (HB).

Day Eleven:  Departure

Transfer to Entebbe International Airport where you will board your flight back home and say goodbye the pearl of Africa meanwhile thinking of when to revisit and explorer the spectacular unobserved beauty of the pearl.

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