Ugandas National Parks (9 Days)

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Group size (min/max): 2-6
Duration: 9 Days

the trip

General description

On this 9-day National Park tour you will get to know three very different National Parks of Uganda. At the Mburo Lake NP, known for its zebra population, you will take a boat tour and a guided hike with interesting wildlife viewing. Queen Elisabeth offers a boat tour on the Kazinga Channel with its many pelicans and hippos. Other features include the tree lions in Ishasha and the chimpanzee trekking in Kalinzu Forest.
Most primate species of Uganda live in the Kibale Forest NP. On a trip to one of the many crater lakes, we will go in search of the black and white Colubus monkeys and blue monkeys. At the end of the journey, we will take the time to birdwatch in the Bigodi Wetland, a veritable bird paradise.


Day 1: Arrival (D)

After arrival in Entebbe, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kampala.
Overnight in a hotel.

Day 2: Transport to Mburo Lake NP / boat trip on Mburo Lake (B,L,D)

In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Kampala. Around noon we will reach the Mburo Lake NP. On a boat tour on the lake you will get to know the fauna and flora around the lake. With luck you can see kingfishers, herons, crocodiles and hippos.
Overnight in a hotel

Day 3: Game Drive / Walking Safari - Transport to Kasese (B,L,D)

Early in the morning you will start a game drive through the picturesque landscape with its many hills, rocks and good viewpoints. Alternatively, you can watch animals on a walking safari.
Around noon you drive to Kasese in the direction of Queen Elisabeth National Park.
Overnight in a hotel

Day 4: Chimpanzee-Trekking in Kalinzu Forest (B,L,D)

In the early morning you start in the direction of Queen Elisabeth NP. At the border of the park you have the possibility to observe savannah animals. With a little luck you will see buffalos, Uganda kobs, warthogs, elephants, waterbuck and many birds.
In the Kalinzu Forest you go in search of the chimpanzees accompanied by a ranger. Leopards, many primates and birds live in the dense forest. However, you rarely see them. Once you have arrived at the chimpanzees, you will have enough time to observe and photograph them in their hustle and bustle on the trees. On the way back you go along the edge of the forest through tea plantations. At the edge of the forest there are many birds. With a bit of luck, you will see a silver-checked hornbill, great blue turacos or black-and-white colobus monkeys.
Overnight stay in a hotel

Day 5: boat trip Kazinga Channel - hippos on Lake Edward (B,L,D)

Early in the morning we drive to Kazinga Channel. On a boat tour you can observe the numerous pelicans or storks, kingfishers and African fish eagles. Then we drive to Lake Edward to watch the hippos living there.
Overnight in a hotel

Day 6: Transport to Fort Portal / Crater lake (B,L,D)

In the morning we start towards Fort Portal to Kibale Forest NP. During a hike you have the opportunity to observe primates and birds.
Overnight in a hotel

Day 7: Bigodi Wetland: birding (B,L,D)

The Bigodi Wetland is a true bird paradise. On a guided hike you will be able to observe many birds and also primates.
Overnight in a hotel

Day 8: Transport to Kampala (B,L,D)

Today ends your exciting journey. Your driver will take you to your hotel in Kampala.
Overnight in a hotel

Day 9: Departure (B)

Your driver will take you to the airport in Entebbe in good time.


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