QUEEN ELIZABETH & KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARKS
Day 1 – Arrival and transfer to Kampala, dinner and overnight at Grand Imperial Hotel.
Day 2 – Early departure for Kibale Forest via Mityana and Mubende about 350 km. You will pass through delightful scenery and rolling tea plantations of Kabarole. Lunch at Ruwenzori Guest Hotel in Fort Portal followed by a short visit to Amabere caves. Continue to camp/Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 – Early breakfast, followed by an exciting 3 to 4 hr trek in search of
Chimpanzee. The forest provides one of the highest primate densities in the world. You will see families of chimps and red colobus monkeys, chattering and swinging through the ancient forest trees. A variety of birdlife and species of butterfly. After lunch, leave for Queen Elizabeth National Park via Bigodi Wetlands for a guided walk. Journey takes you through Kasese, arriving in the evening at the camp/Safari Lodge which is on a peninsular. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 – Early game drive before breakfast through the Kasenyi track where you will meet abundant game such as Kob, Warthog, and possibly Lions and Leopards as well as numerous birds. Return for breakfast and remain at leisure until lunchtime. Afternoon take the boat trip to Kazinga Channel, where you will encounter schools of Hippos, variety of birds and fishermen at work. On return, depart for lodge/Camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 5 – After early breakfast, depart for a 1 to 2 hrs guided walk into Maramagambo Forest in search of primates, bat caves and possibly pythons. Continue to Kampala through large banana plantations of Bushenyi and Masaka. Not to miss also are the numerous herds of Ankole cattle with their rare long horns. Lunch en route. You will make a stop over in Kinoni for traditional mats and stool, the equator as well as at Mpambire for traditional drums. You will arrive in Kampala in the evening and straight to Entebbe International Airport for flight connections.