Day 1: Kampala -Murchison falls National
After your breakfast drives North to Masindi town, where you will have lunch. Continue to Murchison falls National Park through Budongo forest, drive up to the top of the spectacular falls where you can view the perfected beauty of the Nile and wonderful as it compresses and squeezes itself from 1-kilometer wide down through a 7-meter canyon. The 150-meter drop of the falls creates a thunderous roar and a beautiful rainbow in a plane of spray-the most beautiful rainbow is a plane of spray-the most beautiful to ever occur to the Nile. Lastly, you can have pleasure in the sunset as come back to the very nice comfort and service of Paraa safari lodge or Red Chilli river camp or Sambiya river lodge (LD).
Day 2: Murchison Falls
After taking a cup of tea, start on an early morning game drive on the northern bank where your guide will assist you to view elephants, lions, cape buffalo, Rothschild giraffes, hartebeests, oribi, bushbucks, bohor reedbucks, hyenas and on rare occasions leopards. Come back to the lodge and take breakfast. Relax at the swimming poolside. After having lunch, you will go upstream by boat to the placid Victoria Nile to the base of the falls only tens of meters from the Devils Cauldron. There you will view schools of hippos, crocodiles and over the 17-kilometer stretch, you may also view elephants, waterbucks plus Uganda kobs. This is also a home for several bird species which include goliath herons, Egyptian geese, pelican, bee-eaters, kingfishers, hornbills, cormorants and the uncommon shoebill stork. After having a nice time viewing the falls, you will come back to have supper and overnight at Paraa safari lodge or Red Chilli, river camp or Sambiya river lodge (BLD).
Day 3: Drive to Fort Portal
Drive through the Albertine Escarpment of the Western Rift valley on the Masindi-Hoima-Fort Portal route. Today’s drive is a long one driving south through Hoima to Fort portal, passing through large countryside and traditional homesteads and farms. Fort Portal is found in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the moon. The journey is long. The minimum is five hours of driving. Dinner and overnight will be had at Ndali safari lodge or Rwenzori view guesthouse or basic sky tree house (BLD).
Day 4: Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast, we shall set off to Kibale Forest National Park, for primate observing. The activity begins at 8:00 am in the morning. A full day tracking the chimpanzees plus other primates, which include Phoestes, Red Colobuses, Blues, Red-tailed and grey-cheeked mangabeys swinging through the dense forest and birds, butterflies and several tiny insects. The guide will give detailed information not only on primates but also on all the forest’s fauna and flora, making sure that your trip is both informative and pleasurable. This trip is very good for watching bird life and primates in close quarters. A tour to the Bigodi swamp eco-tourism site is surprising, as we shall encounter scarce and beautiful flora and fauna. Lunch, supper plus overnight will be had at Ndali safari lodge or Rwenzori view guesthouse or Basic sky tree house (BLD).
Day 5: Drive to Kampala
After having breakfast, we shall go to Uganda’s capital and get there early for lunch.