23 Days East Africa Express
DAY 1: ENTEBBE - ARRIVAL
On your arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will meet the safari guide who will transfer you to your hotel in Kampala.
DAY 2: KAMPALA - KIDEPO NATIONAL PARK
Early morning, after the breakfast we start with our journey to Kidepo national park, lunch en-route at Mbale and we continue with our journey and night and dinner in Moroto / Kotido
DAY 3: IN KIDEPO NATIONAL PARK
After an early breakfast, drive to Kidepo and go for a evening game drive to Narus valley. A variety of animals can be seen roaming around. Return to the lodge for dinner and night. In the early morning have a cultural experience that will bring into contact with Karimajong peoples at Karenna and Kapedo. Meet the local elders and have an opportunity to interact with them. They will show you the kraals, the grinding stones and many more interesting items. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 4: IN KIDEPO NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, enjoy more much wildlife that this park offer as it noted Kidepo to be number one Park as far as offering large and rare wildlife species and African landscape and visit the bird hide and enjoy a guided nature walk in Kidepo. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5: EN-ROUTE GAME DRIVE-KITGUM
After breakfast, an amazing en-route game drives to spot more wildlife as you drive to Kitgum with en-route lunch. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 6: KITGUM - MURCHISON
Breakfast, visit to Budongo forest for Nature walk, lunch at Budongo Eco lodge, we proceed to murchsion falls national park. Dinner and overnight
DAY 7: MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
After early morning breakfast, we shall go for a game drive. This scenic drive will take approximately 4 hours. You can view wild life during the search. Murchison Falls National Park is known for the best wildlife viewing. , you will stop at the top of the falls which is a stunning sight. See the Nile, the longest river in the world plunging into a waterfall. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 8: IN MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Murchison Falls National Park. After breakfast you will go for a morning game drive, returning to the lodge for lunch before heading out in the afternoon. Here you will go for a boat cruise heading to the bottom of Murchison Falls.
The falls are not renowned so much for their height, but for the sheer force of the Nile, the longest river in the world, being squeezed through a seven meter gap in the rift escarpment before thundering down 43 meters into a deep pool.
The result is a mass of white water and an extreme dramatic sight. Return to the lodge with the option of going on an evening game drive or having sundowners on the verandah. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge
DAY 9: IN MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
This morning you will enjoy a leisurely breakfast before setting out for a full day safari in the park. Slowly look for animals movements, Relax with a picnic lunch under the shade of a sausage tree – indulge in an afternoon siesta as you wait near the waterhole for the elephants and Giraffes to drink. Then we drive out the park heading to fort portal to dinner and overnight at Ndali lodge
DAY 10: NDALI LODGE
Start the day early on a morning sunrise game drive before returning to enjoy a delicious breakfast at the Lodge. The lodge is perched at a hill top with the most stunning views. In the afternoon you will have a chance to relax and tour a tea plantation where you will be able to see the process from start to finish as well as sample of the fresh tea and if impressed, buy some for yourselves. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge
DAY 11: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you will go for Queen Elizabeth National Park passing through Ishasha en-route, famed for its tree climbing lions. You will have the opportunity to go an afternoon drive. You can visit the Kasenyi area of the park where lions are often spotted. Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge.
DAY 12: CHIMPANZEE TREK, KYAMBURA GORGE
This morning you will leave for a chimp trek in kyambura gorge. These adorable apes, more closely related to humans than to any living creature, are incredibly fun to watch as they play in fruiting trees. After spending time with the chimps you will return to the lodge for lunch.
In the afternoon you have the opportunity to view wildlife in close proximity on a boat trip along the Kazinga Channel. Hippo’s waded and sprays a few feet away from the boat, while buffalo linger in the shallow water. This area is home to many species of birds for the birding enthusiast. After this spectacular afternoon, take a slow drive back to Lodge. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari lodge.
DAY 13: BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you will continue on your journey south, you will stop off for lunch at savannah hotel, later proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park which is home to the Mountain Gorilla. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 14: GORILLA TRACKING, BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. An early start with a hearty breakfast will have you prepared for one of the most unique wildlife experiences in the world, gorilla tracking. You will meet your guides at the ranger station at 8.00am who will then take you through a guided walk deep into the forest.
It can take anything from two to four hours to locate the gorillas and therefore requires a reasonable degree of fitness. Once you find them in this mysterious world, you will take unforgettable photos and you come back for a rest and dinner and overnight as we are preparing for Lake Mburo national park.
DAY 15: LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK
After early morning breakfast, you will proceed to Lake Mburo National Park. On the way we will stop at Kabale,town, and we visit kabale muesme , lunch en route. Upon arrival in the park, take arrest, while viewing the beautiful scenery. There are opportunities for an evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at Mihingo lodge and the next day we depart to kampala
DAY 16: MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
After your breakfast and a safari briefing, your safari will start with a scenic drive to the splendid Masai Mara National Reserve. Arrive in time for lunch at the Mara Sopa Lodge. Acclimitize in the early afternoon before heading out on your first game drive in the late afternoon thereafter, return for freshening up, attend dinner and overnight .Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
DAY 17: IN MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
Enjoy an early morning Tea and coffee served in the lodge then proceed to start your game drive in search of the Big Cats in the heart of the abundant plains game before returning for a full breakfast. The mid-morning is at leisure to enjoy the lodge facilities. In the late afternoon you will enjoy another game viewing drive in the plains of the Masai Mara before returning for dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
DAY 18: LAKE NAIVASHA (RIFT VALLEY)
After a leisurely full breakfast, your driver guide will pick you up and drive you to Rift Valley’s Lake Naivasha, arriving in time for lunch at the Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge. Here you will have the opportunity to enjoy a boat trip in Lake Naivasha and a sundowner, dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
DAY 19: AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you will depart and drive to the stunning Mount Kilimanjaro (Africa’s highest mountain). Arrival is in time for lunch at the Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge. Relax in the early afternoon before embarking on a game drive this afternoon thereafter, returning to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport. You will be met by your safari driver/guide.Drive to Arusha City and on to Kibo Palace Hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 20: TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
Breakfast at the Kibo Palace Hotel.
Morning drive north and on to Tarangire National Park arriving in time for lunch at Lake Burunge Tented Lodge.
Afternoon drive into the Tarangire National Park for game viewing drive.
Late afternoon drive back to your lodge.
Dinner and overnight at Lake Burunge Tented Lodge.
DAY 21: MTO WA MBU- LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Breakfast at Lake Burunge Tented Lodge.
Morning drive into the great rift valley to the banana village of Mto wa Mbu.
Depart on a guided cultural tour of the village visiting the banana plantation farms, visit a local brewing home. Lunch will be served at a local Restaurant.
Afternoon drive to Lake Manyara National Park famous for tree climbing lions. Late afternoon drive to Ngorongoro Highlands.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Farm House.
DAY 22: NGORONGORO CRATER
Early morning drive into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a full day of game viewing drive.
Packed breakfast and lunch will be served at a special picnic area.
Late afternoon ascent the Ngorongoro Crater and drive on to the Ngorongoro Highlands.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Farm House.
DAY 23: DEPARTURE
Breakfast at the Farm House.
Morning drive back to Arusha City arriving by mid-day and you take lunch as you rest preparing for the flight.
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