Your Safari guide will pick up from your Hotel and depart by road for Semliki Wildlife Reserve; this scenic drive takes approximately 6-7 hours and will take you down the eastern side of Lake Albert. Semliki reserve is located in the basin of the Western Rift Valley. It is one of the most diverse habitats in Africa with wonderful examples of gallery rain forest; borassus palm forest, and short and high grass savannas Riparian forest. Chimps exist next to elephant, lion and buffalo and also the usual western Uganda species.
After dinner we will go on a night drive. This is the only place in Uganda where you can do a spot lit night drive. You never know what you may see. Often the big cats are sighted as well as the diminutive genet and serval cats. Unusual nocturnal dwellers also show themselves, such as the white tailed mongoose and slender mongoose, standard and pennant winged nightjars depending on the time of year. There are always surprises on the night drives.
Overnight at Semliki safari Lodge (FB)
You will have tea in your tent, and then you will go down into the beautiful gallery rainforest to track wild chimpanzees. Chimps are tracked by researchers in Semliki at dawn and dusk, as they tend to disappear in the middle of the day. There are also a number of bird species which are found in this picturesque forest. Then you will return to the lodge for lunch and the chance to relax by the pool and enjoy the tranquility of the Lodge. In the late afternoon you will go for a game drive, stopping along the way to watch the African sun dip below the horizon.
Overnight at Semliki Safari Lodge (FB)
We will depart to Kampala after breakfast, with our packed lunch arriving in the early evening.
The Safari price are;
The cost of all ground transportation and Fuel
Full time safari guide and his associated expenses
Park entrance fees
Accommodation and meals
Items of personal nature like Beverages. Laundry, Beers and tipping of staffs at the lodges.