4 Days Semuliki Wildlife Safari
4 Days Semuliki Wildlife Safari takes you to Uganda’s Semuliki national park located in the western part of the Rwenzori Mountain, composed by the easternmost extension of the great Ituri Forest of the Congo Basin. However, the park contains with remarkable nature of the Hot springs that bubble up from the depths to measure the powerful subterranean forces that have been shaping the rift valley during the ancient years. The best done activities in here are Birding because the park is hoven for birds, Hiking and Nature walks, Cultural Encounter, Visit the hot springs, Game drives among others. The trip starts from Kampala and ends in Kampala or Entebbe Airport.
Safari Highlight of the 4 Days Semuliki Wildlife Safari
- Day 1: Travel to Semuliki National Park
- Day 2: Bird Watching & Culture encounter
- Day 3: Morning Game Drive & Visit the Hot springs
- Day 4: Hiking Day
- Day 5: Return Back to Kampala or Entebbe
Day 1: Travel to Semuliki National park
Travel to Semuliki: Depending on the traveling point of location ,our company safari driver guide will pick you up and take you through a short briefing about the trip .Then proceed to Semuliki national park in the western region of Uganda ,a journey that lasts 5 to 6 hours’ drive inclusive with lunch en-route at Fort portal town .You will go through rewardable scenic landscapes of tea plantations ,country side ,banana plantations ,green vegetable and end up with great exposure that makes Uganda to be called the pearl of Africa/hospital country .Arrive at the park check in and rest the entire evening as you wait for the next day exciting activities. Dinner and Overnight stay
Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Bird Watching & Cultural Encounter
Bird Watching: Wake up have early morning breakfast as you prepare for your bird watching activity, Semuliki rewards with some of Africa’s best forest birding and the best spotting site is around Sempaya and Ntandi that provides great perfect bird viewing of the bird species such as Red –billed Dwarf Hornbill ,White-crested Hornbills, Ripping Horning ,Yellow –throated Nicator ,Great blue and Ross’s Turacos many more .You might continue to have forest walks good for tracking water birds .After descend back to the lodge for rest and lunch.
Cultural Encounter: In the evening hour, you will go to visit the Batwa hunter-gatherer with amazing lifestyle who are dependent on the Semuliki forest for food, shelter, medicine and tools. You will have time to interact with them plus other local communities, enjoy their stunning traditional entertainment. Dinner and Overnight stay
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Morning Game Drive &Visit the Hot Spring
Morning Game Drive: You will wake up for your morning breakfast, after drive to the game tracks cross the savannah grassland of Toro Semliki Wildlife Reserve where you will be able to see animals like buffalos, waterbuck, warthogs, Kob, Crocodiles and surprisingly you might see pygmy hippopotami, Leopards as well as elusive bush babies among others.
Explore the Hot Spring: After enjoying your lunch, go to encounter the two gorgeous hot springs ‘’the male and the female hot springs’’. You will start by visiting the male hot spring that leads you through a patch of forest with great sights of red-tailed monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabey and black and white colobus monkeys as well as having aerial view from the tree house en route.
Then you will have more 30 minutes’ hike through palm forest from the main road that leads to the inner ‘’female spring’’ dominated by a boiling geyser where eggs and matooke can be cooked in these boiling waters thus leaving with unforgettable lifetime experience to tell the rest. Back to the Lodge. Dinner and Overnight stay
Meal plan: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner
Day 4: Hiking Day
Hiking Day: After morning coffee tea, you will go for hiking and nature walk through the heart of the forest to the Semuliki River while using Kirumia trail good for birders, primate’s lovers and nature as well. This is 8-hour round trip which starts at 8am and end in the afternoon. Then back for lunch and rest. Dinner and Overnight stay.
Day 5: Return Day to Kampala or Entebbe Airport
Return Day: Wake up on lazy morning at your lodge listen to the sweet melodies of birds on tree species around while enjoying your tasty breakfast. After check out of the lodge and set back to Kampala through a beautiful scenery of landscape. Arrive to Kampala to be dropped off to your hotel or resident or at Entebbe Airport to catch up your flight.
End of the 4 Days Semuliki Wildlife Safari
- Full Board Accommodation
- Ground Transport
- Fuel Surcharge
- An English speaking driver-guide
- Bottled mineral water
- Walking safari fees
- Birding fees
- Cultural encounter fees
- Pick up and drop off
- International Flight
- Laundry services
- Travel insurance