KENYA & UGANDA
Visit Kenya’s Masai Mara and Uganda – The Big Five, The Migration of the Wildebeest and the Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi
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Africa – the Dark Continent. One of the world’s truly great destinations, Africa provides it all – from awe inspiring wild life encounters, scenic wonders and cultural interaction with local ethnic groups that will prove a highlight to any tour. It is rare to find a tour that gives you such a rare opportunity to experience  Africa’’s wildlife in one itinerary. You’ll be given the opportunity to see the Big Five (elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhinoceros) as well as experience a life changing trek through the Bwindi Forest in search of the Mountain Gorilla PLUS be on the Maasai Mara at the time of year to have a great chance to  witness one of wildlife’s most visual experiences – The Migration of the Wildebeest! One itinerary – the best chance to see it all on one magnificent journey.

 

Day 1: 22 September
Depart Brisbane at 9pm for your flight to Dubai

Day 2: 23 September
Arrive Dubai at 5.20am / Transfer to accommodation for next night
Early check-in included
Accommodation: Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3: 24 September
NAIROBI
Transfer to the airport. Depart Dubai at 10.45am arriving into Nairobi at 2.45pm.
Arrive Nairobi / Transfer to accommodation for next 2 nights.
Accommodation: The Emakoko
Meals Included: Breakfast / Dinner

Day 4: 25 September
NAIROBI
Enjoy a  ‘test’ Game Drive in Nairobi National Park. Afternoon, visit the Sheldrick Baby Elephant Orphanag.
Accommodation: The Emakoko
Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 5/6/7: 26 – 28 September
NAIROBI – MASAI MARA
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for flight to the amazing Masai Mara. Upon arrival, transfer to  Tented Resort camp for  next 3 nights on the banks of the Mara River. Enjoy Game Drives, Sundowners and relaxing time around your camp AND hopefully experience one of the world’s great wildlife experiences – The Migration of the Wildebeest
Accommodation: Mara Encounter
Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 8/9/10: 29 – 30 September / 1 October  
MASAI MARA MOBILE CAMP
To maximise wildlife viewing, spend the next 3 nights in a Migration Mobile Camp. The ultimate way to experience the Masai Mara and its beauty. Last chance to witness the awesome Migration!Keep those cameras at the ready!
Accommodation: Mara Encounter
Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 11: 2 October
MASAI MARA – NAIROBI
Conclude our time in the Mara with a beautiful Bush Breakfast before  transferring to the airport for our flight back to Nairobi. Celebrate our final evening in Nairobi with a dinner at the iconic African restaurant – Carnivore.
Accommodation: The Emakoko
Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 12: 3 October
NAIROBI – ENTEBBE
After breakfast,  transfer to the airport for flight to Entebbe, Uganda.  Met and transferred to our overnight accommodation. Remainder of day is free to acclimatise.
Accommodation: The Boma Guest House
Meals Included: Breakfast / Dinner

Day 13: 4 October
ENTEBBE – MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, we depart for  Murchison Falls National Park. Stop enroute for a Rhino Tracking Experience at Ziwa.
This will be a wonderful day of wildlife viewing in one of the best Game Parks of Uganda.
Accommodation: Baker’s Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 14/15: 5 – 6 October
MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Following breakfast spend time exploring the Murchison Falls area including Game Drives and also a private boat cruise at the bottom of the Falls. Experience  Chimpanzee Tracking in the Budongo Forest and a Morning Delta Cruise.
Accommodation: Baker’s Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 16: 7 October
MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK – LAKE ALBERT
We journey south, along the escarpment to our overnight accommodation on the shores of Lake Albert. Enjoy a Game Drive through this lesser known and lesser visited Reserve.
Accommodation: Lake Albert Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 17: 8 October
LAKE ALBERT – QUEEN ELIZABETH NAT’L PARK
This morning depart for a leisurely drive down the western side of Uganda, with panoramic views of the mountain ranges synonomous with this region.
Overnight accommodation is within the Queen Elizabeth Nat’l Park. Take an afternoon Boat Cruise on the famed Kazinga Channel and a fascinating Game Drive.
Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 18/19: 9 – 10 October
QUEEN ELIZABETH NAT’L PARK
Spend the next two nights in a Wilderness Tented Camp – and try and spot the world famous Tree Climbing Lions of Ishasha. Enjoy Game Drives, Sundowners and even the opportunity to visit an Ishasha Community.
Accommodation: Ishasha Wilderness Tented Camp
Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 20: 11 October
QUEEN ELIZABETH NAT’L PARK – BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NAT’L PARK
Following breakfast, depart  for Bwindi and the home of the Mountain Gorilla. Travel through the Ugandan country side of rolling hills, banana plantations and herds of long-horned Ankole cattle.
Bwindi Impenetrable Nat’l Park is home for the next two nights.
Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 21: 12 October
BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NAT’L PARK
The highlight of our Kenya/Uganda tour! Spend a full day trekking through Bwindi in search of one of the gorilla families that make the Park their home.
Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 22: 13 October
BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NAT’L PARK – LAKE MBURO NAT’L PARK
Depart after breakfast and drive to Lake Mburo Nat’l Park – undertake an afternoon Game Drive  and enjoy a private boat cruise on Lake Mburo  to (hopefully) witness some of the large hippo population resident here.
Accommodation: Mhingo Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

DAY 23: 14 October
LAKE MBURO – ENTEBBE
Depart this morning for Entebbe – enroute stop to celebrate crossing the Equator and enjoy a private boat cruise on Lake Victoria to view the chimpanzees of  Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Arrive Entebbe for our final night’s accommodation in Uganda and a special Farewell Dinner at one of Entebbe’s best restaurants – FAZE 3.
Accommodation: The Boma Guesthouse
Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

DAY 24: 15 October
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to Nairobi to connect with onward flight to Dubai. Upon arrival into Dubai transfer to the Millennium Airport Hotel for a rest before your flight home tomorrow.
Meals Included: Breakfast

DAY 25: 16 October
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight home
Meals Included: Breakfast

 

 

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