Luxury Uganda & Kenya Safari, visiting the top destinations, Bwindi for gorillas tracking, Masai Mara and Mombasa.
Day 01: Welcome to Uganda by Gorilla & East Safari
Upon arrival, our friendly representative will be waiting to welcome you and help your drive to Protea Hotel Entebbe for relaxation, dinner & overnight stay. HB
Day 02: Murchison Falls National Park
Awake to an early breakfast, be transferred to the Airport in time for scheduled flight to Murchison Falls National Park. You will meet and greet with your guide who will to transfer you to the Lodge during the drive your will enjoy an enroute game drive. Afternoon drive to the top of the falls to see how the mighty falls are formed with a small gorge. Dinner & Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge. FB
Day 03: Murchison Falls National Park
We will have an early morning breakfast, depart for a sunrise game drive on the northerly parts of the park along in the Paraa section. It is at this time that the Big Cats are active on their daily hunts. We will drive around in search of Leopards, Lions, Hyenas, Uganda Kobs and other wildlife, return to the lodge for lunch. At 2pm, take a boat cruise to the bottom of the mighty falls, you will see Hippos, crocodiles, elephants and other animals, as well as a variety of bird species, European migrant birds like the terns and gulls congregate here in large flocks. Dinner & Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge. FB
Day 04: Kibale Forest National Park
Today after breakfast and with our packed lunch we take an enroute game drive then to the airstrip to take a flight to Kasese Airstrip, your guide will be waiting to transfer you to Kibale Forest National Park via Fort portal town. Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge. FB
Day 05: Chimp Tracking in Kibale Forest National Park
Awake to an early breakfast, your guide will take you to the park headquarters for briefing before your commence the exciting activity of the day that is chimpanzee tracking in the forest with a highest concentration of primates in Uganda. Afternoon, take a 2 hours’ drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, on reaching the park we will have an enroute game drive on our way to the lodge. Dinner & Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge. FB
Day 06: Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, you will proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park, with a lot of sightseeing en-route, like the equator. Afternoon at 2pm, take a launch trip on Kazinga channel that connects Lake Edward to Lake George, during this a launch trip, will see a pool of hippos, herds of elephants, and lots of wildlife, and birds. Dinner & Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge. FB
Day 07: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
We will have breakfast and drive to Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park for yet another game game viewing and you may be lucky to see the tree climbing lions lazily lying on fig tress. Lunch will be served at Ishasha wilderness Camp. After lunch proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Dinner & overnight at the Gorilla Forest Camp. FB
Day 08: Gorilla Tracking – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Today we will have heavy breakfast then go for briefing at the park headquarters and launch into the forest to track the magnificent mountain gorillas in their natural habitat with packed lunch. You will witness these animals as they interact, play, and care for one another. The tracking takes between 2-9 hours depending on where they have camped. Dinner & overnight at the Gorilla Forest Camp. FB
Day 09: Transfer to Nairobi
After our breakfast, we will drive to Kihihi Airstrip to take the flight to Entebbe International Airport arriving by lunch time. You will checkin for another flight to Jomo Kenyatta International airport, our representative will be waiting to transfer you to the hotel. Dinner & Overnight atHemingways Nairobi. BB
Day 10: Fly Nairobi – Masai Mara
Today after breakfast, transfer to Wilson airport in time for your morning scheduled flight 1000Hrs/1100Hrs. On arrival at the airstrip you will be met by the camps’ representatives and drive to the camp with an en-route game drive. Lunch will be served at the camp and later embark on an afternoon game viewing drive in this vast and expansive reserve teaming with game. Be on the look-out for the ‘big five’ Mara is famous for and the most sought after. The vast Savannah grasslands as far as the eye can see is home to impalas, Maasai giraffes, waterbucks, wart hogs, Thompson & grand gazelles, topis, the resident wildebeests among many others. Dinner and overnight at Sanctuary Olonana Camp. FB
Day 11: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Enjoy breakfast at the camp, then we depart for a full day adventure with morning and afternoon game drives.The Masai still live as they did for centuries -interact with these nomadic people and experience their way of life as you learn about their customs and traditions. Between July – October you will be able to enjoy the eighth wonder of the world – the wildebeest migration where thousands of wildebeests yearly migrate from the Serengeti National park in Tanzania to Masai Mara in search of pasture. They cross the Nile crocodile invested Mara River. Tens of them drawn in the ranging waters, others are captured and killed by the giant crocodiles. The wildebeests are closely followed by Burchell’s zebras and impalas. Predators too in their hundreds also follow and lay in wait for those animals that become weak or incapacitated during the long journey for a kill. Be on the look-out for the big five that Maasai Mara is famous for. These include the lion, savannah (African) elephant, the Cape buffalo, the leopard and the black rhino. In the early 20th century, Kenya was a famous hunting destination. Killing any of the big five game one pride, a sense of class, a feeling of heroism. We may even be so lucky to witness a leopard or a cheetah sprint and make a kill! We return back to the camp before dusk.
OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: Balloon Safari over the Mara plains followed by a champagne breakfast.
All meals and overnight at Sanctuary Olonana Camp. FB
Day 12: Fly Masai Mara- Nairobi – Mombasa
Wake up early with coffee/tea and head off on your last trail of the African savannah hopefully, you’ll see some big game. Return at the Camp for breakfast. Transfer to the airstrip for your morning scheduled flight to Wilson airport, our representative will be waiting meet you and proceed to Jomo Kenyatta International airport in time for your scheduled Nairobi/Mombasa. On arrival at Moi International Airport Mombasa you will be met and transferred to the comfort of your beach Hotel. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Whitesands Hotel. FB
Day 13: Mombasa
Full day spent in Mombasa enjoying the sun, sand and sea.. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Whitesands Hotel. FB
Day 14: Fly to Nairobi & Departure
Today after breakfast, check-out and transfer to Moi International airport in time for your scheduled flight Mombasa/Nairobi 1200Hrs/1300Hrs where you will connect with your onward international flight.