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The best parks in Uganda, known as the Pearl of Africa, are included on this 9 Days Uganda Flying Wildlife Safari, which includes Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Murchison Falls National Park. Enquire Now You will take part in incredible Uganda safari activities on this safari, such as boat safaris on the Kazinga Channel and the River Nile at the base of Murchison Falls, gorilla trekking in the Bwindi Forests, and wildlife viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Murchison Falls National Park.

9 Days Uganda Flying Wildlife Safari

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival – Entebbe Airport.

Our company representative will greet you warmly when you arrive at Entebbe International Airport and arrange for a transfer to your Entebbe accommodation. You will visit the Mabamba Swamp, depending on when you arrive, to see a variety of aquatic birds, including the rare shoebill stork.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel, Imperial Resort Beach Hotel.

Meals: (Dinner).

Day 2: Fly to Queen Elizabeth National Park

You will be driven to Entebbe International Airport after breakfast in order to take your domestic flight to either Mweya Airstrip or Kisoro Airstrip. After an approximately one-hour flight, you will be met by our guide upon landing and taken on a game drive before checking into your lodge for lunch and check-in. You will visit the park again in the afternoon for a wildlife drive where you can witness a variety of creatures, such as herds of elephants, buffaloes, Ugandan kob, hippos, topi, waterbuck, gigantic forest hogs, Nile crocodiles, chimpanzees, lions, and spotted hyenas.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge, Elephant Plains.

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 3: Morning Game Drive – Boat Safari on Kazinga Channel.

After an early breakfast, proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park’s Kasenyi lowlands. Large numbers of Ugandan kob live in these plains, and they draw the attention of lions, leopards, and hyenas. Predator-prey behaviour will be observed during the game drive. In addition, there will be buffaloes, enormous forest pigs, leopards, spotted hyenas, Nile crocodiles, topis, and more. After lunch and a little nap at your lodge, take a boat ride across Kazinga Channel. A natural water corridor known for housing a large number of hippos, which you observe throughout the voyage, is the Kazinga corridor, which links Lake George and Lake Edward.

You will also enjoy seeing crocodiles in the river, buffaloes drinking water along the banks of the canal, and elephants and antelopes. The tour provides up-close views of a variety of aquatic species, including herons, the reticent shoebill, and grey-crowned crested cranes, making it a sanctuary for birdwatchers. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge, Elephant Plains.

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 4: Full Day Game Drive in Ishasha Sector.

After breakfast, proceed to the Southern Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park’s Ishasha Sector for a full day of game viewing. This area is renowned for being home to the lions that climb trees, who are typically spotted napping on tree branches. You will also witness several birds, buffaloes, elephants, and antelopes throughout the game drive.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge, Elephant Plains.

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

After breakfast, check out of your accommodation and take a game drive en route to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via the Ishasha Sector. After checking in, get at the park in time for lunch at your lodge. You can then relax at your lodge or take a stroll around the forest for the remainder of the day. Enjoy dinner and spend the night.

Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge, Mahogany Springs.

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 6: Gorilla Trekking Experience in Bwindi Forest.

After eating an early breakfast, proceed to the park headquarters where you will meet other tourists for a training on gorilla trekking and appropriate behaviour. A senior ranger will provide you with comprehensive information regarding what to do and what not to do when in the gorillas’ presence. You will go to the beginning and enter the Bwindi forest in groups of eight, accompanied by a ranger guide who will help you search for gorillas. Finding the gorillas requires a trip through the lush jungle that can take anywhere from two to six hours, depending on their movements, past whereabouts, and feeding range. You encounter numerous birds and other primates, including olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, on the same journey.

Once you’ve found the gorillas, you’ll spend an hour with them photographing and learning about their habits, which are similar to those of people. Among other things, you’ll get to see the babies playing together. As long as your torch is off, you can snap photos. After picking up your gorilla certificate at the park headquarters, you can head back to your resort for some afternoon relaxation. You can also visit the Batwa Community to get a taste of local culture.

Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge, Mahogany Springs.

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 7: Fly to Murchison Falls National Park.

After breakfast, proceed to Kihihi Airstrip to board your early flight to Pakuba Airstrip, which will drop you off at Murchison Falls National Park. Our representative, your driver guide, will greet you and take you to your lodge so you may have lunch and relax. You will have a game drive to the top of the falls in the afternoon, where you may see a variety of species. You may witness the breathtaking falls at their highest point, where they form an 8-meter gorge by squeezing between the rocks. After your game drive and as many pictures as you like, you’ll head back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge, Pakuba Safari Lodge.

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 8: Morning Game Drive – Afternoon Boat Cruise.

After eating an early breakfast, have a morning game drive in the park. This is a fantastic chance to see a variety of species, including lions, buffalo, giraffes, antelopes, elephants, waterbucks, and other birds. You will head back to your lodge for lunch and a chance to freshen up after the wildlife drive.

You’ll take a boat ride along the Nile in the afternoon. Along the banks of the Nile, you will be able to witness a variety of wildlife, including shoebill storks, bee-eaters, coloured kingfishers, hippos, buffaloes, and elephants. You can see the impressive waterfalls up close at the bottom of Murchison Falls after taking a boat ride. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge, Pakuba Safari Lodge.

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 9: Fly Back to Entebbe – Departure.

After a leisurely breakfast, take a drive to the airfield to catch your return aircraft to Entebbe International Airport. You will make your connection for your international trip home once you get to the airport.

End of the 9 Days Uganda Flying Wildlife Safari.

The 9 Days Uganda Flying Wildlife Safari includes;

  • 1 Gorilla Permit per person.
  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary.
  • Domestic Flights.
  • Ground Transportation in a 4X4 safari vehicle.
  • Park Entrance Fees.
  • Game Drive in Murchison.
  • Ranger Fees.
  • Services of an English-speaking tour guide.
  • Government Taxes.

However, the tour cost excludes; International air fare, personal travel insurance, Visa fees, alcoholic drinks, cigarettes, tips to local guides, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.

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