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9 Day Uganda Flying Safari

9 Day Uganda Flying Safari, this fantastic itinerary offers a chance to see the highlights of Uganda without the long drives. After spending your first night in Entebbe,9 Day Uganda Flying Safari  you’ll fly to Queen Elizabeth National Park for game drives and boat safaris. Next you’ll drive to see the tree climbing lions in Ishasha, before heading to Bwindi National Park, home to the mountain gorillas. Finally, you will fly to Murchison Falls National Park for a unique safari experience as it offers activities like hiking on top of the falls, sportfishing, cultural encounters among others. 9Day Uganda Flying Safari before returning to Entebbe for your international flight home.

Queen Elizabeth National Park:

This park offers a game drive and a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, where visitors can spot a wide array of wildlife and bird species. The diverse landscape for instance crater lakes and the Rwenzori Mountains, adds to the allure of this park.

The Ishasha Sector.

specifically renowned for its population of tree-climbing lions, which is a rare behavior observed in only a few places in the world. These lions are known to rest and perch in the branches of fig trees, providing a remarkable sight for visitors.  However, it is believed that they climb the trees to escape from the heat on the ground and to get a better vantage point for spotting prey. Apart from the unique tree-climbing lions, the Ishasha Sector is also home to other wildlife, including elephants, buffalos, antelopes, and various bird species, making it an excellent spot for wildlife viewing and photography.

Murchison Falls National Park:

Commonly known as the nature wonders of Uganda. This is the starting point of the safari, and it promises exciting wildlife encounters. The combination of a game drive and a boat cruise on the Nile River offers an opportunity to see a wide variety of animals. Such as the iconic African Big Five (lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, and rhinoceros).  Meanwhile, the Murchison Falls is where the Nile River squeezes through a narrow gorge and plummets into the Devil’s Cauldron, is a stunning natural spectacle.

 Queen Elizabeth National Park.

This park offers a game drive and a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, where visitors can spot a wide array of wildlife and bird species. The diverse landscape for instance crater lakes and the Rwenzori Mountains, adds to the allure of this park.

Highlights:

Arrival at Entebbe

Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth to Ishasha

Ishasha to Bwindi National Park

Gorilla Trekking

Bwindi National Park to Murchison Falls

game drive on the plains

International Flight

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe

On arrival in Entebbe, you will be collected by your guide and moved to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you may be able to explore Entebbe and the surrounding areas in Kampala this afternoon. You can chose to have dinner at the hotel or we can recommend good spots for food and drink around town.

Main Destination: Entebbe International Airport

Accommodation Option: 

Luxury: Serena Hotel.
Mid-range: via via guest house
Budget: via via guest house

Meals plan

Water and fruits throughout

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Afterward your break first, you’ll fly from Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth National Park at the base of the Rwenzori Mountain range, adjacent to Lake Edward and Lake George. Meanwhile, this amazing national park is full of game and it is known for its large elephant folk.

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation option;

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge / Katara lodge
Mid-Range: Irungu Forest Lodge/ Elephant hub Lodge
Budget: Bush lodge / Pumba safari cottages

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 3: Queen Elizabeth

However, today you’ll have a full day to explore Queen Elizabeth National Park. That is to say, morning and afternoon game drives, plus you can also enjoy a boat cruise on the Kazinga means, a guided nature walk in the Maramagambo Forest, or you can take an early morning hot air balloon flight over the savannahs of the Queen Elizabeth NP.

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation option;

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge / Katara lodge
Mid-Range: Irungu Forest Lodge/ Elephant hub Lodge
Budget: Bush lodge / Pumba safari cottages

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth to Ishasha

After your Break first, you’ll embark on a drive to Kyambura Gorge in the far eastern corner of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Meanwhile, Kyambura Gorge is often referred to as the “Valley of Apes” and during your guided walk you can expect to see chimpanzees, red-tailed monkeys, vervet monkeys, olive baboons, and black and white colobus monkeys. You’ll then drive on to Ishasha, where you can look out for the famous tree climbing lions. Lastly, the lodge where you’ll stay tonight is surrounded by wildlife and has stunning views of the lush forest.

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation option;

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge / Katara lodge
Mid-Range: Irungu Forest Lodge/ Elephant hub Lodge
Budget: Bush lodge / Pumba safari cottages

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 5: Ishasha to Bwindi National Park

Furthermore, today you’ll drive for three hours into the Virunga Mountains. meanwhile, you will be staying in Bwindi National Park, the only park in Africa that is home to both gorillas and chimpanzees. There are also a further 110 types of mammal and 360 types of birds.

Main Destination- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge /Buhoma lodge.
Mid-Range: Silverback lodge / Gorilla Mist Camp.
Budget: Buhoma Community Rest camp

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 6: Gorilla Trekking

After your Break first, you’ll drive to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park base where you’ll begin your gorilla trek. meanwhile, you will be allocated to one of nine seasoned groups and your experienced guide and park ranger will lead you deep into the forest in search of your allocated family.

In addition to, your trek could last from a few minutes to a full day, depending on the exact location of the specific gorilla family which you’re tracking. however, when you meet the gorillas you’ll have the chance to spend up to one magical hour quietly observing them.

Meanwhile, the gorillas are likely to be just a few metres away from you and they will continue to go about their daily lives – eating and talking with each other, under the watchful gaze of the silverback. furthermore, in the late afternoon you’ll be moved back to your room where you can spend the evening reflecting on your amazing meeting with the wild mountain gorillas of Uganda.

Main Destination- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge /Buhoma lodge.
Mid-Range: Silverback lodge / Gorilla Mist Camp.
Budget: Buhoma Community Rest camp

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 7: Bwindi National Park to Murchison Falls

Furthermore, this morning you will enjoy breakfast at the lodge before flying from the nearby Kihihi airstrip to Murchison Falls in northwest Uganda, via a short stopover in Entebbe. Similarly, this afternoon you will have a chance to explore the mighty Murchison Falls either on a boat trip or on foot.

Main Destination: Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation option:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge / Chobe Safari Lodge.
Mid-Range: Murchison River Lodge / Pakuba Safari Lodge.
Budget: Red chili Hideaway.

Meals plan:

Break first & Lunch as well as Dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 8: game drive on the plains

Nevertheless, this morning you can enjoy a game drive on the plains of Murchison Falls National Park where  you’ll have a chance to see giraffe, spotted hyena, lion, leopard, spotted hyena, buffalo, Kobs and hartebeest. We also approve that you take a boat tour on the river towards the base of the waterfalls where it meets the Nile.

while, on the banks of the river you’ll see hippo, Nile crocodile, elephant, and if you’re lucky, the elusive leopard. lastly, there is a prolific birdlife within the area too, including the extraordinary looking shoebill stork.

Main Destination: Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation option:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge / Chobe Safari Lodge.
Mid-Range: Murchison River Lodge / Pakuba Safari Lodge.
Budget: Red chili Hideaway.

Meals plan:

Break first & Lunch as well as Dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 9: International Flight

Furthermore, today you will have the last morning to enjoy the beauty of Uganda as your Uganda Flying Safari comes to an end. Following your breakfast at the lodge and a morning safari, you will fly back to Entebbe in time for your connecting international flight back home.

Main Destination  Entebbe

 Accommodation option: Not included(end of tour)

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

furthermore, the additional rooms can be arranged for an extra cost.

while, you’ll be dropped off at the airport for your flight back home.

Price Includes

Park fees.
Gorilla permits.
Chimp permits.
All activities.
All accommodation.
A professional driver/guide.
All transportation.
All Taxes/VAT.
Roundtrip airport transfer.
Meals.
Drinking water.
Fruits, Hiking and WIFI throughout the safari.

Price Excludes

International flights.
Additional rooms before and at the end of the tour.
Tips.
Personal items.
Government imposed increase of taxes or park fees.

Thanks for exploring Uganda…..we hope you enjoyed… have good memories wishing to come back again!!!

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