14 days Classic Primates tracking & Explore Uganda

This 14 days Explore Uganda safari will take you on a mind – blowing journey with every bit of the most of the National Parks in Uganda. You will visit Kibale National Park, Murchison Falls National park for the Big Fives animals, Bwindi National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and finally to Lake Mburo National Park. In this trip, you will take part in most of the tourism activities the National Park has to offer. While on this trip you will view typical African home settings and other sceneries with to Explore Uganda wildlife.

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Highlights For Classic Primates tracking & Explore Uganda

  • Game Drive and Launch Cruise with Top of the Falls Hike
  • Chimpanzee Habituation Experience ( CHEX ) Kibale Forest
  • Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve & Community Campsite
  • Bigodi Guided Nature Walk
  • Big Game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Amazing view of Tree Climbing lions in Ishasha sector
  • Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Relaxations and Birding on Lake Bunyonyi
  • Lake Mburo National Park Game drive and Boat Ride
  • Brief stopover at Uganda Equator

Detailed Itinerary for Explore Uganda

Day 1 : Entebbe , Kampala Explore Uganda

Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by your tour guide/driver who will transfer you to your booked accommodation.

Accommodation options

  • Up Market : Sheraton Hotel Kampala
  • Mid - range : Cassia lodge
  • Budget : Apricot Guest House
  • Meal plan : Dinner

Day 2 : Kampala - Murchison Falls National Park

Our driver/guide will pick you up from your hotel after you have had your breakfast and you will embark on your journey to Murchison Falls . Drive along the Kampala Masindi highway to visit the Rhinos, an endangered specie that is protected at Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary. After your Rhino Tracking adventure, you will head to Masindi town and have lunch.

Proceed to the Murchison falls national Park to cross the ferry to your Accommodation. Later one after your time of relaxation, you will set out for an evening game drive, a good chance to see the big cats as they tend to come out more during that time especially the shy Leopard. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Mid - Range : Fort Murchison Lodge - Rooms
  • Budget : Fort Murchison Lodge - Tents
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 : Game Drive and Launch Cruise with Top of the Falls Hike

You will be having an early morning game drive. So be up around 6am and have a quick cup of coffee or tea. By 6:30am, you should be out to enjoy great game viewings of wildlife and maybe you may be one of the lucky ones to get some action displayed right before your very eyes. After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for some heavy breakfast and relax at the lodge.

Later in the afternoon after you have had your lunch, you will head for the boat cruise on Victoria Nile to view the aquatic wild like Crocodiles and hippos with lots of birds on the River bank. This Launch trip will be concluded with a hike to the Top of the falls so you can get to see the spectacular falls in all angles.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Mid - Range : Fort Murchison Lodge - Rooms
  • Budget : Fort Murchison Lodge - Tents
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 : Murchison - Kibale Forest National Park Explore

You will be driving from Murchison Falls National Park after your breakfast to Southwestern Uganda through the Albertine Escarpment of the great Western Rift Valley. The drive will take you through Hoima to the very colorful and beautiful town of Fort Portal the capital of the Toro. Upon your arrival, check into your booked safari Lodge for dinner and overnight at your booked accommodation

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Kyaninga Lodge
  • Mid - Range : Primates Lodge
  • Budget : Chimpanzee Forest Guest House
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 5 : Chimpanzee Habituation Experience Explore ( CHEX )

This will be quite an early morning, you will get up and have your early morning breakfast. You will then head to the park offices with your packed lunch for a briefing before your tracking activity. The Habituation starts at exactly 7:00am because you will be following the chimps from the moment they wake up to the time they prepare to sleep late in the evening.

This is also an amazing activity for bird watchers because Kibale is one of the few National Parks that is blessed with a wide variety of different bird species. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Kyaninga Lodge
  • Mid - Range : Primates Lodge
  • Budget : Chimpanzee Forest Guest House
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 6 : Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve & Community Campsite And Bigodi Guided Nature Walk

To finalize this three days safari, you will mark it engulfed in such beauty at Nkuruba game reserve. In the morning after you have had your breakfast, you will head to Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve & Community Campsite Nkuruba known for its amazing activities they conduct. You will get to hike and view the beautiful crater lakes as well as get a chance to see other primates. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight after a day well spent at the Nkuruba reserve.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Kyaninga Lodge
  • Mid - Range : Primates Lodge
  • Budget : Chimpanzee Forest Guest House
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 7 : Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park with a Game Drive

Immediately after breakfast, check out f already and be on your way to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will arrive in the park just in time for lunch at Mweya Safari Lodge and you will then check into your booked safari lodge, freshen up or relax.

Later in the evening, you will head out for an evening game drive in the Kasenyi sector. The drive should take up to 3 hours and you will return to the lodge for your dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Mweya Safari Lodge
  • Mid - Range : Kingfisher Lodge
  • Budget : Bush Lodge
  • Meal Plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 8 : Chimpanzee Tracking and Launch Trip

After an early morning breakfast, you will attend a briefing before the chimpanzee tracking about the general expectations of you as well as the dos and don’ts while in the presence of these beautiful creatures. Return to your lodge for lunch and then head out for a boat trip along the Kazinga Channel where you will see a variety of aquatic wild life like hippos and Nile Crocodiles as well as lots of birds.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Mweya Safari Lodge
  • Mid - Range : Kingfisher Lodge
  • Budget : Bush Lodge
  • Meal Plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 9 : Game Drive in the Ishasha sector and transfer to Bwindi

You will have an early morning game drive after your breakfast around 6:30am, a good chance to see lots of wildlife as most animals will be getting up from their slumber to look for food. You will return to your lodge for lunch and after your time of relaxation, you will check out of your safari lodge and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park where you will arrive in the late evening and check in to your booked accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Buhoma Lodge / Gorilla Forest Camp
  • Mid - range : Silverback Lodge
  • Budget : Buhoma Rest Camp
  • Meal plan : Lunch and Dinner

Day 10 : Gorilla Tracking Bwindi forest National Park

Wake up to an early morning breakfast and set out for your briefing with packed lunch before the tracking starts. Enjoy your time with these gentle giants for close to an hour with them, take plenty of pictures and observe the Gorillas. You will then return to the lodge for some relaxation and later dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Buhoma Lodge / Gorilla Forest Camp
  • Mid - range : Silverback Lodge
  • Budget : Buhoma Rest Camp
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 11 : Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Lake Bunyonyi

Breakfast will be served early and you will check out of your safari lodge to begin the journey to Lake Bunyonyi. Check into your safari lodge upon your arrival and get to enjoy yourself a little bit, you may even decide to freshen up if you like and later set out for a boat ride and nature walk, get engulfed by the beauty of this place.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Birdnest at Bunyonyi Resort
  • Mid - Range : Heritage Lodge
  • Budget : Bunyonyi Overland Camp
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 12 : Nature Walk and Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park with a Boat Ride

Wake up to a delicious breakfast and after you will check out of your safari lodge to begin the journey to Lake Mburo. Upon your arrival, you will check into your safari lodge for lunch and have an afternoon boat ride. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Mihingo lodge
  • Mid - Range : Mantana Tented Camp
  • Budget : Mburo safari lodge
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 13 : Explore Lake Mburo National Park - Kampala

After breakfast you will check out of your safari lodge and set out for a morning game drive. You will head straight to Kampala after game viewing with a stop at the Uganda Equator. You will have an opportunity to take lots of photos as well as enjoy a delicious warm meal for lunch after which you will continue to Kampala.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Sheraton Hotel Kampala
  • Mid - range : Cassia lodge
  • Budget : Apricot Guest House
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 14 : Departure

Depending on your flight details, you can have a city tour. Get to experience Kampala and all its rich history. Visit the craft markets after your lunch to get some souvenirs before transferring to the airport to catch your flight back home. end of your Explore Uganda Safari

Package for Classic Primates tracking & Explore Uganda includes :

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • En - route meals
  • Gorilla tracking permit
  • Chimpanzee trekking permit
  • Transportation by safari vehicle
  • Nature walks
  • Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura gorge
  • Bird watching at Bunyonyi islands
  • Driver allowances
  • Park entry fees

Package for Classic Primates tracking & Explore uganda Exclusions :

The expenses of personal nature like :

  • Airfare
  • Uganda Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guides
  • Telephone and porter fee while trekking
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes
  • Any other item not mentioned above