Grand Tour, Chimps & Rhinos

This is one of the most exciting and rewarding Uganda’s adventure. From the heart of Uganda to the south, south west, west, north and back to the heart.

Brief over view of the trip-all accommodation arrangements are pre-booked depending on the budget requirements of the client

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport

 You will be welcomed by a representative from Eden adventures at Entebbe Airport. From here you will be transferred to Kampala in a Hotel pre arranged for your overnight stay.

The Equator

After breakfast we drive south westwards of Uganda make a stopover at the at the Equator for cultural and nature appreciation. Have lunch in Masaka and transfer for a game drive at Lake Mburo National Park,

  You will go for an afternoon boat ride on the lake to view game like hippos, crocodiles and a variety of birds. Dinner and overnight at a Lodge of your pre-selected preference

A morning game drive in  Lake Mburo National Park

                where animals like Zebras, Elands, Impala and a variety of birds can be seen and proceed  further southwest stop for lunch in Mbarara and proceed to Queen Elizabeth National park, arrive in the evening. Queen Elizabeth to a Lodge of your pre-selected preference for dinner and overnight stay.

The Adventure begins in Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast the adventures begins in Queen Elizabeth national park Via the Ishasha sector. Take a game drive in search for the “tree climbing lions” which are seen during the hot hours of the day, as they lie resting on top of Figs trees also look out for herds of buffaloes, elephants, topi antelopes and more. Lunch and proceed to Queen Elizabeth to a Lodge of your pre-selected preference for dinner and overnight stay.

Queen Elizabeth National Park

After an early breakfast go for a game drive to experience the long tracks of the national park, in the Northern side towards Lake George and Kasenyi village. You might see lions, elephants, buffaloes, spotted hyenas, waterbucks, Ugandan kobs and perhaps the leopard though shy and rare to be seen.

Lunch and in the afternoon, take the most exciting safari by boat  along Kazinga channel, one of the most popular sites in Uganda for its concentration of wildlife, bird’s life and opportunities for good photography You will see plenty of hippos, buffaloes and elephants drinking from the channel and if the time is right, crocodiles.

Dinner and overnight stay at Queen Elizabeth to a Lodge of your pre-selected preference

Transfer to Fort portal

Move with packed lunch to yet another morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth to the Katwe salt lake where you will experience the  extraction of natural salt by local people using local technology and there after a visit to the fishing village on Lake Edward.

Have lunch and transfer to Fort portal. Dinner and overnight stay at a Lodge of your pre-selected preference

Visit to Semuliki National Park.

The Semliki Valley contains numerous features associated with central rather than eastern Africa. Thatched huts are shaded by West African oil palms; the Semliki River is a miniature version of the Congo River, the forest is home to numerous Central African wildlife species, birds, monkeys and butterflies and the local population includes a Batwa pygmy community that originated from the Ituri. Semliki is one of the parks with the most diverse habitats in Africa ranging from Riparian forest, gallery rain forest, borassus palm forest and short and high grass savannahs also offers superb bird watching opportunities also the tourist will have the opportunity to boil his or her own eggs for the next meal in the magical hot springs.

Lunch at a Lodge of your pre-selected preference.In the evening drive through the park back to Fort portal.

Dinner and overnight stay at a Lodge of your pre-selected preference

Chimp Tracking

After breakfast, go for the Chimp tracking in the natural forest of Kibale Forest National Park experience and chat with our closest relatives the chimpanzees in the tropical rain forest.

The park is known to harbor the largest number of primates in Uganda. Therefore the guided forest walk will not only reward you with chimps but with other primates like the grey cheeked Mangabeys, black and Red tailed colobus monkeys, baboons, phoestes, and others. The guide will ensure that the walk is interesting by providing information not only on primates but also on other organism flora inclusive.

In the afternoon you will go for another guided nature walk to the Bigodi swamp where you will see plenty of rare fauna and flora.

Dinner and overnight at a Lodge of your pre-selected preference

Transfer to Murchison Falls

Transfer to Muchison falls national park via Hoima. Lunch in Hoima at a Hotel. Proceed through the spectacular scenic view of the escarpment in the Albertine rift valley.

Enter the park in the evening and immediately visit the top of the mighty falls where the Nile perfects its beauty.

You will see how the calm Nile converge in a space of only 7 meters and transforms into a thunderous roar of white water falling deep down about 45m.

There after relax at the lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at a Lodge of your pre-selected preference

Game viewing

Before dawn wake up and go straight for a game drive to search for predators and early risers. The drive will reward you with game like hyenas, giraffes, Lions, birds, Hartebeests, buffalos, elephants, primates and more.

After the game drive you will return to the lodge for late breakfast and lunch.

In the afternoon you will go for a cruise on the great Victoria Nile to the Bottom of the falls. The boat ride will reward you with water game like hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants and plenty of birds dashing and walking along the banks.

Dinner and overnight stay at a Lodge of your pre-selected preference

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Transfer to Nakasongola and visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary enroute arriving at Nakasongola in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at a Lodge of your pre-selected preference

Rhino tracking

After breakfast proceed for the Rhino tracking a two to four hour rewarding activity. Return to the lodge after tracking and depending on the time either first have lunch or transfer to Kampala. Dinner and overnight stay at a Lodge of your pre-selected preference

Airport Transfers

Depending on your departure time, we shall have a city tour of Kampala in which we may visit places like; Uganda Museum, Gadafi Mosque,  Namirembe Cathedral,  and  Craft Centre  the African Village.

Lunch  and later transfer to the Entebbe International Airport for the onward flight.

Cost:  USD          

The price includes; Ground transportation, park entrance fees, Food/ meals,  accommodation, game viewing, Boat cruise, services of a full time English speaking  guide, a Chimpanzee and gorilla tracking permit and all the activities mentioned in the itinerary..

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