10 Days

Murchison Falls National Park sits on the shore of Lake Albert, in northwest Uganda. It’s known for Murchison Falls, where the Victoria Nile River surges through a narrow gap over a massive drop. Park wildlife includes elephants and hippos, and there are chimpanzees in the Kaniyo Pabidi mahogany forest. The Lake Albert Delta is home to rare shoebill storks. There are game fish in the cascades of Karuma Falls.


ARRIVAL/RETURN LOCATION Arrive at Entebbe, Uganda
ARRIVAL TIME As per the flight details
RETURN TIME At your discretion.
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
All meals as specified in the itinerary All ground transportation and transfers
Drinks as stipulated in itinerary


Park, conservation and community bed night fees

All applicable taxes and Fees

Activities as indicated in the itinerary

Ranger guide fees

AMREF flying doctors’ emergency evacuation program

Gorilla permits

International flights

All passport and visa fees

Drinks where not stipulated in itinerary

Meals not specified

Items of a personal nature

Laundry in Entebbe/Kampala

Gratuities for guide/driver/hotel staff

Any extras and additional activities not mentioned in the itinerary 

Travel/medical insurance

Trip cancellation, travel delay or baggage insurance. 

Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond our control. 

All statutory increases beyond our control.


Day 1

Arrival at Entebbe Airport

Today you will arrive at Entebbe international Airport. Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative who will then transfer you to your accommodation for an overnight.
  • Overnight at Papyrus Guesthouse
  • Meal Plan – Bed & Breakfast
Day 2

Murchison Falls National Park | Transfer

Today you will to the famous Murchison Falls National Park. En-route, you will visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. You will get a chance to trek the Southern White Rhinos that were re-introduced in Uganda.

You will get the opportunity to watch these lovely creatures in their natural habitats. This activity is once in a lifetime not to be missed. Later you will proceed to Murchison Falls National park for an overnight.

  • Overnight at Pakuba Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3

Game Viewing & Boat Ride

Today you will head out into the wild for an exciting early morning game drive. Murchison Falls is one of Uganda’s first protected areas that harbors a variety of wild animals for example; Elephants, Lions, Cape buffalos, Rothschild’s giraffes, hartebeests, Waterbucks, Oribis, Bushbucks, Bohor reedbucks, hyenas.

Guests who are lucky also get a chance of spotting a leopard. Later in the afternoon, you will go for a boat ride upstream the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls stopping just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. En-route, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over this 17km stretch you may see elephants, waterbucks, Uganda Kobs and crocodiles.

This is also a zone of many bird species like Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, hornbill, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. There you leave the boat and hike to the Top of the Falls (approx. 1 hour). See where the world’s longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43m below. Return to the lodge for an overnight.

  • Overnight at Pakuba Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 4

Delta Boat ride | Afternoon Game Drive (Private Boat Ride)

You will have a morning boat ride to the Nile delta. This is a 20km stretch where River Nile flows into Lake Albert. It is home to a number of bird species the commonest being the rare Shoebill Stork.

You will also have a close reach to the aquatic animals such as Crocodiles, Hippos and elephants. You will later return to the lodge for lunch and then go for another exciting evening game drive.

  • Overnight at Pakuba Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 5

Kibale Forest National Park | Transfer ( Landscape Photography)

After breakfast, you will start your journey to Kibale Forest National Park through verdant countryside and past traditional homesteads and farms. Rapidly becoming a must-do destination in Uganda, Kibale Forest offers an accessible and enlightening insight into life in a tropical rainforest. Large mammals aren’t so easily seen but the clouds of dazzling butterflies and gorgeous forest birds more than make up for it, and besides, Kibale is most famous for its primates and it is commonly known as the promates capital with about 13 species of primates. The commons being the Chimpanzees. You will proceed to your accommodation for an overnight.

  • Overnight at Turaco Treetops
  • Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 6

Chimpanzee Trekking | Transfer To Queen Elizabeth National Park (Crater Lake)

After having breakfast, you will be transferred to the headquarters of the park where you will be briefed by the rangers and by around 8:00am the search of the amazing chimpanzees begins.

Kibaale Forest is where the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa is exceptionally represented and as you track the chimpanzees you will have an opportunity to see other wildlife species such as the rare I’Hoest’s monkey, the black and white Colobus, Blue monkey, Grey cheeked mangabey, Red tailed monkey, Olive baboon among others.

In the group, the adult males dominate the group and provide protection to the territory against the rest of the males from other territories. The chimps are located by simply listening for their pant hooting calls, and then head to the place from which they replied from. Here you can observe them as they feed, play as well as socializing with each other.

The tracking takes 2-3 hours after which you will you will have lunch at a local restaurant. Thereafter proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park crossing the equator along the way. Time allowing, you will go for an evening game drive.

  • Overnight at Buffalo Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 7

Game Viewing & Boat Ride | Kazinga Channel

Rise up early to go for a morning game drive to catch-up with the early risers and predators returning to their hideouts.

You will most likely meet grazing Hippos, Elephants, and Lions, spotted Hyenas, bush buck, water buck, stripped jackal, comical warthogs and the elusive leopard. Later in the afternoon, you will go for a boat ride on Kazinga Channel.

The Kazinga Channel is home to many of the captivating species that inhabit the park and taking a boat ride along it gives tourists a chance to cruise just meters from the enormous hippos and buffalos while elephants linger on the shores. Later return to your accommodation for an overnight.

  • Overnight at Buffalo Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 8

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park | Transfer

After an early morning breakfast, you will start your journey to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

This park is a home to over half of the remaining population of the rare mountain Gorillas and offers visitors an excellent Gorilla tracking experience. You may decide to have the afternoon at leisure as you relax at the lodge or take a walk around the lodge.

You will go to bed early as you prepare for the next day’s activities.

  • Overnight at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
  • Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 9

Gorilla Trekking | Glance At The Great Apes

After breakfast with your packed lunch, your guide will drive you to the park headquarters for briefing about the do’s and don’ts during your gorilla trekking.

Your gorilla family tracking will start immediately after the briefing. This is a memorable and an amazing experience watching the Mountain gorillas feed, play around and also do their day to day activities. This activity can take 2 hours or even up to 8 hours since its dependent on the location and movement of the gorillas.

Also expect to walk long distances in muddy and steep conditions- this will require you to have a walking stick. On meeting the gorillas, you will spend one hour with them as you take photos. Later, trek back to the park headquarters to pick your certificates and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.

Day 10

Fly to Entebbe and Depart

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kisoro Airstrip for your flight back to Entebbe. You will then connect to your flight back home.

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