8 DAYS FLY IN WILDLIFE SAFARI, CHIMPANZES & GORILLAS

8 DAYS FLY IN WILDLIFE SAFARI, CHIMPANZES & GORILLAS

Detailed Itinerary

Itinerary Overview

 With this 8 Days Uganda Flying Safari Circuit escape to Uganda “The Pearl of Africa” for amazing and memorable adventure as you discover the beauty in different destinations. Enjoy aerial views of the country as you fly from one destination to another of Uganda’s best national parks including Murchison Falls NP, Queen Elizabeth, and Bwindi Forest NP as you encounter wildlife through game drives, boat cruises, gorilla trekking, and more.

 

On this safari, you have a chance to encounter four of the big five animal which may be spotted for example lions, elephants, buffalos, and leopards. Additionally, you have a chance to see hippos, crocodiles, gorillas, Uganda Kobs, kudu, bushbucks, and waterbuck’s warthogs, Oribis, among others.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive; Pick Up & Transfer To A Hotel In Entebbe

Upon your arrival, the driver will welcome you and transfer you to your hotel. After some rest, you will start to explore Entebbe town. We shall take a walk in botanical gardens for a chance to spot some monkeys and head back to the hotel.

 

Overnight: Hotel No. 5

Day 2: Fly to Pakuba Airfield, Evening Game Drive

After breakfast, we shall transfer to the airport for our domestic flight to Pakuba Airfield in Murchison Falls National Park. Upon arrival your guide will welcome you and you start your journey to the lodge. In the afternoon, we shall drive out for an evening game drive with a chance to encounter animals like giraffes, warthogs, elephants, buffalos, lions, leopards, and others. After the game drive, we shall drive back to the lodge for relaxation and dinner.

 Overnight: Paara Safari Lodge


Day 3: Morning Game Drive, Afternoon Boat Cruise

After breakfast, we shall drive out for a morning game drive with a chance to spot different animals. We shall proceed at the hippo pool where bush breakfast will be served while viewing   hippos and birds. After the game drive, we shall drive back to the lodge for lunch before we go for our boat cruise where we shall have a chance to see  hippos, and crocodiles, and other  mammals such as elephants, antelopes, buffalos, and more at the banks swimming, sunbathing and  taking water. We shall also have a great view of the falls from the bottom.

 

Overnight: Paara Safari Lodge

Day 4: Fly to Kasese Airstip, Transfer To Queen Elizabeth NP

Drive to Pakuba Airstrip for your domestic flight to Kasese Airstrip. When you reach Kasese airstrip, the driver will pick you and transfer you to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Check in and enjoy an evening relaxation by the lodge.

 Overnight: Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 5: Morning Game Drive, Afternoon Kazinga Boat Trip

After an early breakfast, we shall drive to the park to explore the beauty of this Queen Elizabeth NP with a chance to spot elephants, mongoose, lions, leopards, Uganda kobs, waterbucks, leopards, warthogs, and many more. We shall drive back to the lodge for lunch and later go for an afternoon boat trip on Kazinga Channel.

While on the  Kazinga channel boat trip, a water body that connects Lake George and Lake Edward, we have a chance to spot different bird species like pelicans, vultures, fish eagles, kingfishers, sacred ibis and many more and animals such as buffalos, bushbucks, crocodiles, hippos, elephants, and others. Return to the lodge with a simple game drive.

 

Overnight: Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 6: Ishasha Game Drive, Transfer To Bwindi Forest NP

After a delicious breakfast, we shall   start our journey to Ishasha sector, the south of Queen Elizabeth NP in search for the famous tree climbing lions. In the game drive, you will also spot other mammals and birds like elephants, buffalos, bushbucks, Uganda kobs, and many others. After the game drive, we shall go for a lunch break before we continue driving to Bwindi Forest NP, the home of almost half of the remaining mountain gorillas in the world.

 Overnight: Mahogany Springs Lodge

Day 7: Gorilla trekking, Batwa Community Experience

gorilla trekking tour

After breakfast, we shall head for the highlight of this trip. Drive to the park headquarters briefing about the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking. You will be allocated a gorilla trekking group and ranger guides then you start your trek in the forest. When you finally meet a gorilla family, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them learning and creating memories with them while also taking photos and videos.

In the afternoon, we shall go for a Batwa cultural encounter for a chance to learn about the cultural and traditions of the locals. Enjoy their music, dance and stories.

                           Overnight: Mahogany Springs Lodge

Day 8: Transfer To Kihihi Airstrip, Fly To Entebbe

After breakfast, we shall drive to Kihihi Airstrip for our domestic flight to Entebbe as this marks the end of our 8 Days Fly In. You will enjoy aerial views of Bwindi Forest and the scenic Kigezi hills. Once in Entebbe, our company personnel will pick you and transfer you to a hotel in Entebbe or the airport for your flight back home.

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