EASTERN & SOUTHERN SAFARIS LTD
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Eastern & Southern Safaris LTD
Location: Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi
Price: US$4485
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This 8 days Uganda safari takes to the Murchison Falls National Park, housing the world-famous Murchison Falls with a impressive view of the Nile forceing its way through a 7 meter gap in the rocks and tumbling 40 meters down in one breathtaking leap. The safari proceeds to Bundongo Forest for a half day primate walk, then Queen Elizabeth National Park before heading to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to track for the endangered mountain gorillas.

Daily departures subject to minimum 2 persons booking.

  • Day 1: Murchison Falls
    Depart Kampala in the morning and drive to Murchison falls National Park. Transfer to the magnificent Top of the Falls where you will enjoy your picnic lunch as you marvel at the mighty Nile being forced into a seven Metre crevice to thunder 45 metres below in a series of cascades. The Nile can be viewed at different points up to the Baker’s Summit. Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge. Elevated high above the Falls on the north side of the river, the lodge enjoys astounding views.
    Approx Transit time: 6 hrs
    Meal plan: {L, D}

    Day 2: Murchison Falls
    Start your game viewing after an early breakfast. Escorted by a game ranger, you may opt for a game walk while trailing animals and studying animal spoors. Game in this area include Giraffe, Elephant, Harte beest, Lion, Uganda Kob, Oribi and a variety of savannah and woodland birds. After lunch, take a Nile Cruise for game viewing at close quarters. This is a paradise of the Hippo and Crocodiles . Meals and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge.
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 3: Kibale Forest
    Breakfast early, then transfer to Kibale forest with picnic lunches arriving for an evening Nocturnal Primate walk in search of Galagos and Pottos. This is done using strong flashlights that attract the shy lesser primates of the night. Overnight at Ndali Lodge.
    Approx Transit time: 5 hrs
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 4: Queen Elizabeth Nat. park
    Morning chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest. On the walk, you may see Black and white colobus monkey, Red tailed monkey, Baboon, Grey cheeked mangabeys or the chimpanzee. After lunch, depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park. through the East African Rift valley arriving for a sun set game drive, before a transfer to your accommodations for dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge.
    Approx Transit time: 6 hrs
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
    Morning game drive as this is the best time for opportunities of viewing the cats in action. Afternoon, take another boat cruise on the Kazinga for solitary Buffalo, Hippo and other animals at the edge of the channel as they cool off. European migrant birds like the terns and gulls congregate here in large flocks. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge.
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 6: Bwindi
    After a relaxed breakfast, transfer to the gorilla sanctuary through the beautiful mountain scenery referred to as the little Switzerland. Dinner and overnight Gorilla Forest Camp.
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 7: Day of Gorillas
    After breakfast and briefing by park ranger guides, depart with picnic lunch boxes to start a 30 minutes – 8 hours trek to find the Mountain gorillas. The tracking starts at the area where the gorillas were the previous day. After a full hour with the gorillas, return to Gorilla Forest Camp for dinner and overnight.
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 8: Kampala
    After breakfast, transfer to Mbarara arriving in time for lunch at the Lakeview Hotel. Later drive back to Kampala. End of services.
    Approx Transit time: 8-10 hrs
    Meal plan: {B, L}

  • 2015/2016 Price:
    US$4485 per person sharing

    Price include:
    – Transportation in a custom safari vehicle
    – Services of a trained experienced English speaking driver/guide
    – Fullboard accommodation in the lodge/tented camp based on double/twin sharing – Gorilla & Chimpanzee permits – Park entry fees

    Not included:
    – Expenses of personal nature such as visa, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.
    – Christmas, New Year and Easter supplements