Boma Uganda Gorillas in the Mist - Overview

This safari includes the majestic Murchison Falls where the whole of the Victoria Nile bursts through a six-metre gap to an awesome 35 metre drop aswell as Kibale Forest National Park which offers you the opportunity to track habituated chimps.

Continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park with one of the highest biodiversity ratings of any game reserve in the world. No doubt the highlight of the trip is the tracking of the famous Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, home to roughly half of the world's population of this endangered species

Full Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport. To be met by staff of BTS Holidays. Transfer to Kampala and check in at Sheraton Kampala Hotel for overnight.

Day 2

After an early breakfast begin the journey to Murchison Falls National Park at 08:00hrs. The drive takes 6-7 hours, you will have a Lunch stop at Masindi, the drive will be through Budongo Forest along Lake Albert, and arrival at the Lodge will be in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge. (B,L,D)

Day 3

After breakfast, take the launch trip to see the bottom of the falls. It is possible to view hundreds of hippos, crocodiles and a variety of birds. Return to the lodge in time for Lunch. Afternoon at leisure near the swimming pool. At 16:00hrs,you go for an evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at the Paraa Safari Lodge. (B,L,D)

Day 4

After breakfast, drive to the top of the falls. Short walk around the top of the falls from where you can walk down to the river’s edge and see the waters narrow as they are forced through a rocky cleft and plunge down in a majestic cascade. The fall itself is one of Africa’s wonders – the whole of the Victoria Nile bursting majestically through a six-meter gap to an awesome 35 meter drop. A picnic lunch to be enjoyed en route from there you proceed to Fort Portal and check in at Ndali Lodge Dinner and overnight at the Ndali Lodge.(B,L,D)

Day 5

Early breakfast then proceed to the Kibale Forest National Park. You take a Nature walk in the forest for about 3 hours, to track the Chimpanzees and a variety of monkeys, and flora. Picnic lunch to be enjoyed somewhere in the forest. In the afternoon, you visit the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary to see birds and animals then return to Ndali Dinner and overnight at the Ndali Lodge.(B,L,D)

Day 6

After breakfast, you visit the King’s Palace and the Royal Tombs at Karambi you will have Lunch en route then proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park and check in at Mweya Lodge. In the afternoon at 3:00 pm you go for a launch (boat) trip on the Kazinga Channel to see a variety of wildlife, hundreds of hippos, crocodile and birds from the launch for two hours. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge.(B,L,D)

Day 7

Early wake up call at 6.00 am and after a quick cup of coffee/ tea you go for a game drive then have breakfast. In the morning you drive to Maramagambo Forest to have a nature walk and visit the Bat cave and the Blue lake then you return to the Lodge for Lunch. In the afternoon you relax by the Swimming Pool and you can possibly have a dip, the evening will be at your leisure. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge.(B,L,D)

Day 8

After breakfast you drive to the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park for a game drive you will have a picnic lunch by the River, then you proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Homestead Camp.(B,L,D)

Day 9

After an early breakfast you start gorilla tracking at 8.00 am in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. We recommend you to wear good walking shoes and carry a rain jacket and bottle of water. Tracking can be tough and we trust you are in reasonably fit condition. You will carry a picnic lunch into the forest with you. You will be thrilled to have seen these rare primates(no guarantee) and the return journey will be easier. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Homestead Camp.(B,L,D)

Day 10

After breakfast you drive to Lake Mburo National Park you will have Lunch en route on arrival you check in at Mantana Camp. At 4.00 pm you will go for a game drive. Dinner and overnight at Mantana Luxury Tented Camp.(B,L,D)

Day 11

After breakfast you visit the Salt Lick and you may have a nature Walk. Then you return to the camp for lunch. In the afternoon you drive to Entebbe and check in at the Windsor Lake Victoria Hotel. Night at Windsor Lake Victoria Hotel.(B,L)

Day 12

After breakfast you are transferred to Airport for your Departure Flight with the hotel shuttle.(B)

Cost of Safari Includes:

  • Full Board Accommodation and meals excluding drinks, snacks, laundry, telephone bills
  • Bed and Breakfast Accommodation at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel & Windsor
  • Park Entrance Fees to all National Parks visited
  • One gorilla permit
  • Launch trips and boat trips
  • Internal Transportation in a 4 Wheel Drive Vehicle, inclusive of driver, driver's allowances, fuel, mileage and taxes

Cost of Safari Excludes:

  • Any tips to porters, guides etc
  • Any cost of a personal nature, e.g. drinks, laundry, tips, etc.

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