On arrival at Entebbe Airport, meet the AGASARO representative inside the arrival terminal who will assist you through health screening, immigration/customs, and baggage collection and escort you to the transfer vehicle. Spend one night at Boma Hotel in a standard room on a bed and breakfast basis.Boma Hotel is Entebbe's original hotel, set in tropical gardens in a leafy suburb, a few minutes’ drive from Entebbe International Airport. The Boma Hotel is an ideal stopover and the staff and management team will ensure guests receive a personable service and enjoy hospitality standards that are in keeping with the tradition of this charming lakeshore town.
Overnight at Hotel No.5
After breakfast, the Agasaro safari driver/guide will meet you at 08h00 (time to be confirmed) for the road transfer to Kibale Forest. KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK Kibale National Park contains one of the loveliest and most varied tracts of tropical forest in Uganda. Forest cover, interspersed with patches of grassland and swamp, dominates the northern and central parts of the park on an elevated plateau. The park is home to a total of 70 mammal species, most famously 13 species of primate including the chimpanzee. It also contains over 375 species of birds.Spend two nights at Kyaninga Lodge in a cottage on a full board basis.Perched on the edge of an ancient volcanic crater lake with spectacular views of the Mountains of the Moon in the distance, Kyaninga Lodge offers the ultimate luxury experience of one of Uganda's most beautiful locations. Raised on stilts and entirely hand-carved eucalyptus logs, the main lodge is a stunning engineering achievement, as are the 9 beautifully appointed thatched cabins with their private terraces, soft bed linen and pillows, and exquisite Elgon Olive and marble unsuited bathrooms.
Following an early breakfast at the lodge, you will be transferred to the National Park gate of Kibale Forest to meet your guide for the morning chimpanzee trek commencing at 08h00. Chimpanzee trekking can be exciting and may be fairly strenuous – as unlike their cousins the Gorillas, chimpanzees tend to be more active and often keep moving through the forest canopies, so you may find yourself following a family through the dense forest! Of course, sightings cannot be guaranteed as they are wild animals, but the chances of seeing them are very good. Once amongst the chimps, spend approximately an hour observing and following them. They move quickly, so you need to be quick if you hope to ‘catch’ them on camera. Return to Kyaninga Lodge for lunch and leisure afternoon.
After breakfast, depart for the Mweya area of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Check into Mweya Safari Lodge in a deluxe room on a full board basis. Mweya safari lodge is located on a peninsula within the heart of the Queen Elizabeth National Park, and is surrounded by the magical Rwenzori Mountains aptly described as the "Mountains of the Moon". To the east lie the guardians of the birthplace of mankind, the Great Rift Valley hills, and, the meandering Kazinga Channel flows endlessly between the two giant lakes: Lake George and Lake Edward.You may choose to dine indoors in the elegant, formal dining room or outside on the veranda where the setting is enhanced by spectacular panoramic views across the Kazinga Channel.After lunch, Departing at 14h00, enjoy an afternoon scheduled Kazinga Channel boat cruise. You may encounter herds of elephants, buffalos and antelopes, families of warthogs, large groups of hippos, and crocodiles basking on the shore. Kazinga’s shores are a haven for numerous birds, including many migratory species as they make their way south to warmer climates. The cruise also provides a spectacular view of the beautiful Mweya Peninsula and life in local fishing villages set along the banks.
After breakfast embark on a game drive en-route to the Ishasha area of Queen Elizabeth National Park overnight at Ishasha Wilderness Camp.Ishasha Wilderness Camp is situated inside the southern Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park on the Ntungwe River and is an idyllic retreat for people who truly enjoy the wilderness. This exclusive camp offers quality accommodation and services in this unspoilt remote sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park.Enjoy a lunch and afternoon game drive in Ishasha with late afternoon sundowners beside the Ntungwe River or from a scenic viewing point along the ridge overlooking Ishasha. Drink in the vast vistas and atmosphere of this beautiful area of the park. The sundowner includes local drinks and snacks.
After breakfast, depart for Bwindi Forest - This is one of the richest faunal communities in East Africa. There exists about one-half of the world’s population of the endangered mountain gorillas. There are also several endangered species of birds with limited ranges.Check into Buhoma Lodge for 2 nights in a chalet on a full board basis including house drinks.When you first arrive at Buhoma Lodge, you will be welcomed "home" by the friendly staffs who want you to relax, enjoy the surroundings and take home wonderful memories.Hot beverages are available throughout the day on a self-service basis, but morning tea or coffee is brought to your cottage, allowing you to savor the early morning sounds of the forest as it awakens. Ten comfortable cottages have been carefully built from local materials. Each suite has a private veranda and enormous windows, allowing guests spectacular views of the forest canopy. Inside the spacious cottages you will find comfortable beds and well-appointed en-suite bathroom with flushing toilet and a hot shower. Solar power is used inside the cottages for lighting with a central area available for recharging electronic devices.
After an early breakfast at 07h00, you will be escorted on the short walk to the park’s headquarters (located just down the road from Buhoma Lodge) with a packed lunch to meet your guide for the Buhoma gorilla trekking experience commencing at 08h00.A trek into the forest on the slopes of the volcanoes, led by experienced trackers, will bring you amongst a family of Mountain Gorillas. These massive primates are extremely rare, only approximately 700 remaining, and you will get within meters of the family, and be privileged to spend time amongst them. The trekking may be fairly strenuous; up to six hours or longer is not uncommon – at relatively high altitude. Mountain Gorillas are wild animals, as such sightings cannot be guaranteed, however, the success rate is well over 90%. After a hard day trekking gorillas, put your feet up and relax by taking advantage of the complimentary massages, comfortable deep couches of the lounge, or perhaps enjoy a few drinks at the bar getting to know new friends and sharing the day's experiences.
After an early breakfast, meet the safari driver/guide at 07h00 (time to be confirmed) for the transfer to Kihihi airstrip for the scheduled Aero link flight to Entebbe departing at 09h45. Arrive Entebbe Airport at 11h25. Connect with international departure flight. Or After an early breakfast, meet the safari driver/guide and drive to back to Kampala/Entebbe. Lunch en-route and numerous stop over to enjoy the scenic views and attractions along the way. Connect to Entebbe to Entebbe airport for international Departure flight or check into Boma Guest House for day room/overnight.Book Now