6 days Uganda Primates Tracking Safari

This Uganda Primates safari is made up of different activities per day as you will be tracking Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest , Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest National Park and a game viewing safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park to search for famed Tree – climbing Lions and several big game .

This is a full Uganda Primates package where you will not only be seeing the beautiful Gorillas and the chimpanzees but to the magnificent landscapes of south western Uganda characterized by lush highlands, grassy hills, and crater lakes among others with Beautiful and African Standard Accommodations Ranging from Luxury, Mid-range to Budget.
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Uganda Primates

HIGHLIGHTS FOR UGANDA PRIMATES SAFARI

  • Amazing Gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest National Park
  • Services of an English - speaking driver / guide
  • Chimpanzee Habituation Experience in Kibale forest National Park
  • Guided Nature walk in Bwindi and kibale Forest National Park
  • Launch Cruise on Kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Travel in a customized 4WD safari vehicle
  • Delicious meals
  • 5 Night Accommodation
  • Airport transfers

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1 : Entebbe / Kampala - Bwindi Gorilla National Park

Pick up from your residence/hotel by your guide who will also be your driver for the entire Uganda Primates trip. You will then head to the beautiful Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, where you will use the Masaka – Mbarara highway. A stopover at Agip Motel will be made for your lunch and proceed ahead to the National Park. Upon arriving at the National Park, you will go straight to your safari lodge and check in. 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 2 : Mountain Gorilla tracking Bwindi

You will have an early breakfast as you will need to be at the tracking briefing point at 7:15am to get briefing before tracking activity starts. In addition to your packed lunch, you must carry drinking water, rain jacket and jungle boots while the rangers will provide you with a walking stick.

Gorilla tracking is enriching and a rewarding experience as you walk through the thick rain forest with its unique vegetation, different bird species, among others. With your Gorilla experience done, you will return to your lodge for an evening of relaxation. Dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

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

Day 3 : Transfer to Queen Elizabeth Game Drive and Launch Cruise

You should be ready, prepared and done with your breakfast by 6:30am so that you are on the road to Queen National Park in time for the morning game drive in the Ishasha sector on the lookout for the tree climbing lions! After the game drive, continue to Mweya Safari Lodge where you will be having your lunch. You will check into your safari lodge and get some time to relax as you wait for your evening boat cruise.

Accommodation Options

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

Day 4 : Game drive and Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Very early in the morning, you will wake up to a cup of coffee/tea and be ready to start your early morning game drive by 6:30am. You will then head to your safari lodge and have breakfast after the game drive, check out of your safari lodge and head out to Kibale forest national park. Upon arrival, you will check into your safari lodge, have lunch. Dinner and overnight stay. The guide will give you a look into the next day and time for your activities for the next day.

Accommodation Options

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

Day 5 : Kibale National Park - Chimpanzee Habituation Experience ( CHEX )

Wake up early and have breakfast prepare, get your packed lunch and drive to the briefing point where you will get a look into the typical day-day life of a chimpanzee and the dos and don’ts while you are in their midst. You will then begin your chimpanzee habituation, stop and have your lunch and continue with the habituation till 5:00pm -6:00pm.
This is also an amazing activity for bird watchers because Kibale is one of the National Parks that is blessed with a wide variety of different bird species. After your day’s fun filled adventure, you will go back to your safari lodge, shower and have dinner. Get some rest for the next day.

Accommodation Options

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

Day 6 : Kibale National Park and Back to Kampala

Wake up and have an early breakfast, check out of your lodge making sure you have all your things with you and you will embark on your journey back to Kampala. Have a lunch stop on your way.

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes to walk in the Jungle
  • Warm clothes for the night as this part of the country gets pretty cold
  • A torch is necessary
  • Insect repellant

Package for Uganda Primates Tracking Safari includes :

  • Airport transfers for pickup and drop off
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • En - route meals
  • Primate tracking permit
  • Transportation by safari vehicle
  • Game drives
  • Boat ride
  • Driver allowances

Package for Uganda Primates Tracking Safari excludes :

The expenses of personal nature like :

  • Airfare
  • Ugandan Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Gratitude to the local porter
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes
  • Any other item not mentioned above

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