Western Wonderland - ACU7


Day 1: Entebbe – Kibale Forest National Park. Approx. 5 hrs.
Meet on arrival at Entebbe airport, assist through customs and start your journey to the west via Kampala. You will drive through verdant countryside and traditional homesteads and farmlands. Lunch in Fort-portal. You will drive through the ever green Fort Portal town that rests in the shadow of the fabled "Mountains of the Moon," arriving at your lodge late afternoon. Enjoy the sunset as it drops in the Rwenzoris giving you the best view of the horizon. Meals and Overnight accommodation included at the lodge.

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking - Kibale Forest NP. Tracking takes about 3 to 4 hrs.
After Breakfast, transfer to Kanyanchu park Headquarters in time for a briefing and head out to the forest. Chimpanzee tracking starts early in the morning and takes about 3-4 hours. Kibale Forest is a host to 13 primate species. The guide will provide detailed explanations on not only primates, but also on all the forest's fauna and flora, ensuring that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and primates in close quarters. After lunch, go for a walk in Bigodi - an eco-tourism swamp with rare and beautiful flora and fauna. Meals and Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 3: Kibale - Queen Elizabeth National Park. App. 3 hrs. drive.
Start for Queen Elizabeth National Park, following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain Range most of the journey. Explore the Katwe crater area and later proceed to the Lodge for lunch. After lunch, enjoy a game drive where you may be rewarded with game including the waterbucks, Elephants, Leopards, Buffaloes, Hyenas and a variety of Antelope species. Sundowner in the savannah and return to the Lodge for dinner with an option to go for a night game drive. Meals and Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 4: Game Viewing & Boat ride.
An early morning rise, and a cup of your favorite beverage, embark on a morning game drive along Kasenyi track and Queens’s mile in the park and keep a watch out for Lion, Elephant, Cape Buffalo, Warthogs, Leopard, Hyena, Mongoose, Waterbuck, Ugandan Kob, and lots of the many small animals and birds. After lunch, enjoy a unique boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes through high concentrations of Hippos and a wide variety of animals may be seen drinking at the water's edge. This river cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with well over 600 recorded species having been spotted. Meals and Overnight at the lodge.

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth N.P. – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
After an early morning breakfast, proceed to Bwindi via the Ishasha sector of the Queen Elizabeth National Park. As you drive along the road via Ishasha sector, (famous for its tree climbing Lions) you should see a multitude of animals. Arrive at the camp in the afternoon, relax around the camp. Meals and Overnight accommodation included at the lodge.

Day 6: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Tracking takes 3 – 10 hours. There is an early morning entry into a gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest is spectacular, heavily vegetated and dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for trekkers. This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas, where the time taken and terrain varies according to the movements of these fantastic apes. The thrill of spending time with and observing these gentle giants is a rare and moving adventure that will leave you with long lasting memories of a truly unique experience. The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with each other. Meals and Overnight accommodation included at the lodge.

Day 7: Fly to Entebbe – Connect to international flight.
After Breakfast, start for Kihihi airstrip in time for your 9:45 AM flight arriving Entebbe Airport at 1125 AM. Depending on the weather, you may have the best views of the Volcanoes, villages and Lakes as you take off, proceed to the airport and connect to your onward international flight. Please book return flights departing Entebbe after 1pm. Note that flight schedules are subject to change. Depending on flight schedule, you may need a day’s room near the airport for which we shall book upon request – sales@adventureconsults.com

Accommodation
we don’t restrict on where to stay but here are recommended options; Lion range (Luxury):
Kyaninga/Ndali/Primate lodge Kibale, Mweya/Katara Safari Lodge, Bwindi Lodge, Buhoma Lodge, Mahogany springs, (supplement to upgrade to Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp), Clouds lodge Pride range (Mid-range): Kibale Forest camp, Bush lodge QE/Enganzi lodge, Haven’s Lodge Buhoma/Crested crane.


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