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Flying Safari Uganda

Flying Safari Uganda

9 Days | Flying Safari Uganda



This fantastic itinerary offers a chance to see the highlights of Uganda without the long drives. After spending your first night in Entebbe 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 before returning to Entebbe for your international flight home.


Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe

Upon arrival in Entebbe you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time you may be able to explore Entebbe and the surrounding areas in Kampala in the afternoon. You can chose to have dinner at the hotel or we can recommend good entertainment restaurants for food and drinks around town.


Day 2: Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast 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. This spectacular national park is full of game and it is known for its large elephant population.


Day 3: On Safari

Today you'll have a full day to explore Queen Elizabeth National Park. You'll have morning and afternoon game drives, plus you can also enjoy a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, 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


Day 4: Queen Elizabeth to Ishasha

After breakfast you'll embark on a drive to Kyambura Gorge in the far eastern corner of Queen Elizabeth National Park. 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.
Main Destination: Ishasha Sector (Queen Elizabeth NP)


Day 5: Ishasha to Bwindi National Park

You will have a three hour drive into the Virunga Mountains. 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 species of mammal and 360 species of birds.


Day 6: Gorilla Trekking

After an early breakfast you'll drive to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park HQ where you'll begin your gorilla trek. You will be allocated to one of nine habituated groups and your experienced guide and park ranger will lead you deep into the forest in search of your allocated family. 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. In the late afternoon you'll be transferred back to the hotel.
Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park


Day 7: Bwindi National Park to Murchison Falls

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. This afternoon you will have an opportunity to explore the mighty Murchison Falls either on a boat trip or on foot.


Day 8: On Safari

This morning you can enjoy a game drive on the plains of Murchison Falls National Park where you'll have a chance to spot giraffe, spotted hyena, lion, leopard, spotted hyena, buffalo, kob and hartebeest.
We also recommend that you take a boat tour on the river towards the base of the waterfalls where it meets the Nile. On the banks of the river you'll see hippos, Nile crocodiles, elephants and if you're lucky, the elusive leopard. There is prolific birdlife within the area too, including the extraordinary looking shoebill stork.
Main Destination:Murchison Falls National Park


Day 9: International Inbound Flight

After having breakfast, you will be flown back to Entebbe in time for your connecting international flight home.
End of tour
You'll be dropped off at the airport.


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The tour package inclusions at a glance:
Items that are included in the price.
    • Park fees (For non-residents)
    • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
    • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
    • A professional driver/guide
    • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
    • All flights during the tour
    • All Taxes/VAT
    • Roundtrip airport transfer
    • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
The tour package exclusions at a glance:
Items that are not included in the cost of tour.
    • International flights (From/to home)
    • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
    • Tips
    • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
    • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
    • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
    • Drinks