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Day to day program

Day 1
Entebbe – Kampala

Arrival at Entebbe Airport in Uganda. Your guide will be there waiting for you. Pick up and proceed to your accommodation.

Day 2
Kampala – Kibale Forest

After breakfast we drive to Kibale Forest. You can make a walk around the lodge in the afternoon. During this walk it is possible to see monkeys and birds. It is also possible to make a night walk through the forest to see the animals of the night, like bush babies (both activities optional).

Kibale Forest is a spectacular jungle, with 13 primate species! Including chimps, baboons, black and white colobus, red colobus, grey cheeked mangabey and L’Hoest monkey.

Day 3
Kibale Forest

Chimpanzee tracking in the morning or in the afternoon. For people interested in primates and birds and willing to make another walk we can make a community walk in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary as well. It is also possible to visit the local people or the crater lakes (all 3 activities optional).

Day 4
Kibale Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park

Transfer to the Queen Elizabeth National Park. On our way we pass the equator where we will make a stop. Boat trip on the Kazinga Channel in the afternoon.

The Kazinga Channel is believed to be the highest hippo concentration in the world. See the large animals coming for a drink or a plunge. The boat is also a perfect platform to see birds up close.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the best places in Uganda to see lions. Expect to see elephants, lions, many hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and maybe leopards.

Day 5
Queen Elizabeth National Park – Ishasha

Game drive or optional Chimpanzee tracking in the Kyambura Gorge in the morning. Afterwards we drive through the national park to the Ishasha sector of the Queen Elizabeth National Park. Ishasha is home to the unique tree climbing lions. Game drive in the afternoon in search of the tree climbing lions.

In Ishasha there are 4 prides of lions that climb the trees. Unique in the world! The other attraction of Ishasha are the Topis, not found anywhere else in this National Park.

Day 6
Ishasha – Bwindi Impenetrable

Today we drive to Bwindi Impenetrable. On our way we pass through interesting villages and have some breath taking views of the mountains.

Bwindi Impenetrable is a unique jungle, with many monkey species. Bwindi is one of the two places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas!

(Driving time depends on the area in Bwindi we stay).

Day 7
Bwindi Impenetrable

Gorilla tracking!!! Early morning departure with your ranger to search for one of the world’s most interesting and endangered animal, the Mountain Gorilla! You will spend one hour with one of our closest relatives. An experience you will never forget.

Relaxing in the afternoon. It is also possible to do an optional visit to the local people or the pygmies.

Day 8
Bwindi Impenetrable – Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast we drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Game drive in the afternoon. It is also possible to make a boat trip on the lake. Night game drive with high chances of seeing leopards.

Lake Mburo is one of the 2 national parks with zebras and the only national park with impalas in Uganda. There are no elephants and only one male lion, so walking safaris are possible.

Day 9
Lake Mburo National Park – Kampala

After breakfast we drive to Kampala. On our way we pass the equator.

Day 10
Kampala – Entebbe – Arusha (Tanzania)

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Tanzania.

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport in Tanzania. Pick up and proceed to Arusha.

Day 11
Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park

Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife area, consisting of a shallow but huge soda lake, at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. Game drive in the afternoon.

Lake Manyara is famous for its tree climbing lions.

Day 12
Lake Manyara National Park – Serengeti National Park (Seronera area)

Today we drive to the Serengeti National park. On our way we drive through the Ngorongoro Highlands, where we have a magnificent view of the crater. On this day it is possible to visit a Maasai Boma (kraal) or Olduvai Gorge (famous and interesting place where our ancestors have been found). Both activities optional. Game drive en route and in the afternoon in the Serengeti National Park if time allows.

Day 13
Serengeti National Park (Seronera area)

Full day safari in the Seronera area (Central Serengeti). It is also possible to make a balloon safari in the morning (optional).

Serengeti National Park is a massive wilderness of 14500 square km and one of the best places in the world to see The Big Five!

Day 14
Serengeti National Park(Seronera area) – Serengeti National Park (Lobo area)

Morning game drive in the Seronera area. Afterwards drive to the Lobo area in Northern Serengeti. Lobo is famous for its muscular lions. Game drive en route and in the afternoon.

Day 15
Serengeti National Park (Lobo area) – Ngorongoro Crater

Game drive in the morning. Afterwards we drive to the Ngorongoro Crater. Game drive en route.

The Ngorongoro Crater, featuring onae of the highest concentrations of game in Africa. Here you will witness an amazing spectacle of African wildlife, inside a self-contained world teeming with animals, with very good chances of seeing The Big Five!

Day 16
Ngorongoro Crater

In the morning we descend into the Ngorongoro Crater. Afternoon lunch at the Hippo Pool Picnic site. In the afternoon we ascend the crater. The Ngorongoro Crater is the best place in the world to see the Big Five: Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Leopard and Buffalo.

Day 17
Ngorongoro Crater – Kilimanjaro Airport

Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your outbound flight. It is also possible to extend your trip and fly to Zanzibar.