OVERVIEW 
This safari will take you through discovering a quarter of the world’s bird’s population and also the Mighty Mountain Gorilla (Uganda has recorded a steady increase of the gorillas thus housing half of the world’s population). A variety of wild games in Queen Elizabeth, a park that has high concentration of migratory birds and some mebers of the big five as well then transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for the gorillas and cimpanzees at Kibale forest thereafter head home carrying amazing memories.
Itinerary In Summary
Day 1: Drive to Lake Bunyonyi
Day 2: Lake Bunyonyi optional activities
Day 3: Trnasfer from Lake Bunyonyi to Bwindi Forest National Park
Day 4: Gorilla tracking
Day 5: Transfer To Queen Elizabeth National Park & Ishasha
Day 6: Game drive & Boat cruise- Kazinga Channel
Day 7: Transfer to Kibale forest national park
Day 8: Chimpanzee Trekking
Day 9: Return  Back to Kampala:
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Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Drive to Lake Bunyonyi
Today, our driver guide will pick you up from the Airport or your accommodation and begin your journey to a beautiful island in Lake Bunyonyi, the “Lake of the little birds”. It’s one of the most beautiful places of Uganda. Being surrounded by hills, people call it “The Switzerland of Africa.  Lake Bunyonyi lies in south western Uganda between Kisoro and Kibale. It is one of the few lakes in the region that is rumored to be free of  biliharzia and safe for swimming.  On your way to Lake Bunyonyi, you will stop over at the equator in Mpigi. At this point, there are two cement circles marking the equator line and it is worth stopping if you are traveling to Masaka or Kampala for a photo moment. Also watch a demonstration by local entrepreneur on how water swirls in opposite directions in the northern & southern hemispheres at the equator line.  Another reason that makes the equator a worthwhile stop are the great shopping bargains. The point has got several craft shops and art galleries run by individuals and organizations. These craft stalls sell souvenirs and handmade products while some with marks talking about the Equator.
It will not be inconveniencing if you bought a T-shirt with words ‘I crossed the Uganda Equator’. You will sleep at any of the suggested accommodations below.
Accomodation Category:
(Bunyonyi Birdnest - Luxury option)
(Bunyonyi Safari Resort - Midrange option)
(Bunyonyi Gorilla View Resort - Budget option)
Day 2: Lake Bunyonyi optional activities
After a relaxed breakfast, you may decide to engage in one or many of the following activities Bird watching, Motor-boat trips with guide, Canoe hire with or without guides, Canoe trekking, Fishing, Safe swimming in the lake, Visiting Hot Springs, Visiting Pygmy community with guide, visiting one of the many Islands among others as you await your journey to Bwindi forest national park the following day.
Accomodation Category:
(Bunyonyi Birdnest - Luxury option)
(Bunyonyi Safari Resort - Midrange option)
(Bunyonyi Gorilla View Resort - Budget option)
Day 3: Transfer To Bwindi Forest National Park
Today you embark on your journey to the famous Bwindi Impenetrable forest which lies in southwestern Uganda on the edge of the Rift Valley. This park is mostly famous for the rare mountain gorillas and the drive to the park is incredibly scenic, passing through various local villages and the lush green countryside & hills which characterize so much of south western Uganda. Once there, the forest park is one of the richest eosystems in Africa and the diversity of species is a feature of the park.
It provides habitat for some 120 species of mammals, 348 species of birds, 220 species of butterflies, 27 species of frogs, chameleons, geckos and many other species. Floristically Bwindi is amongst the most diverse forests in East Africa, with more than 1,000 flowering plant species including 163 species of trees and 104 species of ferns.
Accommodation Category:
(Silverback Lodge - Luxury option)
(Buhoma Haven Lodge - Midrange option)
(Buhoma Rest Camp - Budget option).
Day 4: Gorilla Tracking Experience.
Today you go to track the rare mountain gorillas. After a briefing from your ranger guide, begin tracking the mountain gorillas through the ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.  This can take a couple of hours or a whole day depending on the location of the apes. Keep an eye out for forest species such as buffaloes, elephants, black fronted duikers and bushbucks. NB don’t forget to carry along your packed lunches.
It is a humbling experience to stand just meters from man’s distant cousins as they eat, rest, play and bond with their young ones. Follow the mountain gorillas as they range freely in the impenetrable forest and discover their gorgeous natural habitat and the many species they share it with.  Coming face to face with these Gorillas is the most amazing experience you can ever have! You will have a chance to take pictures and enjoy the Gorillas from a close range observing adults feeding, groaning and resting as the youngsters play and move backward and forward in a pleasantly comical demonstration.  After a well-earned trip to the gorillas, you will drive back to your lodge for an overnight. You can rest your tired legs and restorative massage, offered from the gorilla tracking experience!
Accommodation Category:
(Silverback Lodge - Luxury option)
(Buhoma Haven Lodge - Midrange option)
(Buhoma Rest Camp - Budget option).
Day 5: Transfer To Queen Elizabeth national park & Ishasha
Today After breakfast you embark on your  journey to the famous Queen Elizabeth National park. The Park covers an area of about 1978 km2; its position provides a magnificent view of the rift valley floor that occupies Lake Edward and Gorge.  The park has one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any national park in the world as its well known to be habitat of about 95 mammals along with 612 species of birds. NB on your journey to Queen Elizabeth National park you will have a game drive through the Ishasha sector part of the park. The Ishasha sector is notably recognized for its resident Tree climbing lions that are an exceptional attraction and one among the highlights on all safaris taken within Queen Elizabeth National park. In the southern section of this park, the Lions are now and again spotted hanging on branches of huge fig trees whereas the Uganda Kob (which are the major food to these lions) graze in the plains of the Ishasha sector.   The Ishasha sector is located near the far most south-western rim of Queen Elizabeth National Park which is not only the most well liked park but also the most traveled to national park within Uganda.  The landscape in this section of the magnificent park is considerably different from that found in other parts of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Accommodation Category:
(Mweya Safari Lodge - Luxury option)
(Enganzi Lodge - Midrange option)
(Pumba Safari Cottage - Budget option).
Day 6: Game drive & Boat cruise- Kazinga Channel
After an early breakfast, you go for a long morning game drive at 6.30 a.m. in time to catch up with the early risers & see the sun rise as well. You will search for all the wildlife in the park; Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Waterbuck, Leopard, Uganda Kob, Warthog, etc.  After lunch, you will take a boat safari along the Kazinga Channel in the afternoon. Here, you will see a lot of hippos (more than you can possibly imagine!), as well as a variety of other animals which come to the waterhole to drink or bathe.  You can expect to see: Buffalo, Crocodile, bathing Elephant, and a range of beautiful birds. This will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your tour. After the boat-safari you do a game drive back to the lodge.
Accommodation Category:
(Mweya Safari Lodge - Luxury option)
(Enganzi Lodge - Midrange option)
(Pumba Safari Cottage - Budget option).
Day 7:Transfer To Kibale forest national park
Today after breakfast, you proceed to Kibale forest national park, The Park is a home to a total of 70 mammal species, most famously 13 species of primate including the chimpanzeeS. On your arrival in the afternoon after lunch, you proceed for a swamp walk; your swamp walk (2-3 hours) will take you through grassland, small communities and some beautiful scenery, where the locals are likely to greet you with enthusiastic waves. It is usual to spot 3 or 4 different primate species during this walk, though the highlight is catching a glimpse of the Great Blue Turaco! Where better to capture the thrill of a howling black and white colobus or to listen to the wood owl calling his partner. Expect also to see a green, lush environment, birds and butterflies, forestsmells and sounds... In short a place to unwind from the concrete jungle”
Accommodation Category:
(Papaya Lake Lodge - Luxury option)
(Chimpanzee Guest Cottages - Midrange option)
(Chimpanzee Guest House - Budget option)
Day 8: Chimpanzee Trekking.
Either in the morning  after breakfast you start your journey to the chimpanzees. The experienced Uganda wildlife ranger takes you chimp tracking. Chimps have been tracked since 1993 and the chances of locating them are excellent. Guided walks start at 8am and 2pm and last an average of three hours, depending on various factors.  Beside the chimps, thirteen species can be sought, and a good variety of diurnal monkeys invariably encountered during your trek to the chimpanzees.
Accommodation Category:
(Papaya Lake Lodge - Luxury option)
(Chimpanzee Guest Cottages - Midrange option)
(Chimpanzee Guest House - Budget option)
Day 9 Return  Back to Kampala:
After breakfas,drive back to Kampala with a stopover for en-route lunch, your guide drops you back at either your accommodation (Kampala/Entebbe) or at Entebbe Airport for your late evening flight.
TOUR AND SAFARI TRANSPORT
STANDARD: 4X4 SAFARI VAN
Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari Vans customized for game viewing and photography. Each safari van comes with a professionally trained driver guide and fuel for the whole safari. Our Safari vans have viewing hatches and each client is entitled to a window seat. Our Vans can take up to eight people. We also have 4×4 Super Customs very comfortable and stable on the road. These carry up to 5 people with their luggage. We also have 4×4 RAV 4 for a group of two people
UPGRADE: 4X4 LUXURY SAFARI LANDCRUISER
We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. They have pop up roofs for proper game viewing and photography. They come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while IN THE VEHICLE). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as your smart phones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed of a window seat.
KEY INFORMATION

YOUR TRIP ENDS TODAY.
Webale nyo!(Thank you)

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