Experience Uganda in 8 Days! This primate and wildlife safari will take you to the wilderness in Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi Impenetrable and Lake Mburo National Parks. Enjoy the jungle to experience the chimpanzees, gorillas, primates, wildlife, birds in Uganda.
- Game drives
- Chimps trekking
- Boat cruises
- Crater Lakes Experience
- Community walk
- Mountain Gorilla trekking
- Nature/safari walk
Day 1: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park and Game drive
Our driver guide will meet you in Kampala and drive to Lake Mburo National Park having a stopover at the drum makers’ center called Mpambire and also at the Equator to take photographs. When you reach the park have lunch at the lodge and set out for a game drive through the park where you will take a glance on different animals like the Zebras that are found almost everywhere in the park. Later in the evening head to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Nature walk and Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable National Park
You will for an early nature walk. There you will see numerous zebras, Impalas, warthogs and antelopes living in their many natural habitats. A good camera is a must have which in this instance offers you better pictures of Uganda’s true wilderness. Proceed with your journey to Southwestern part to Bwindi Forest, passing via Mbarara town which is endowed with beautiful landscapes, also you will see various rolling hills with terraces, it is such a great journey with all this sights. Upon reaching the park check in at the lodge and relax there the whole evening as you get ready for the next day.
Day 3: Gorilla trekking and Community walk
Have breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters where you will be briefed by the professional Park rangers. You will be accompanied by the park rangers as you enter the mist forest to trek mountain gorillas. You might need a walking stick if you are not physically fit enough also considering using potters to carry your luggage just in case you have and you pay them a small amount of money for labor. After trekking, return to the lodge and later in the evening take a walk in various communities such as in Batwa community where you will interact with them and learn a lot from them before you retire at the lodge.
Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park via the Ishasha sector
Enjoy your breakfast and after transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park passing through the Ishasha sector which is home to tree climbing lions. The park has a variety of wildlife species such as elephants, buffaloes, waterbucks, lions, and many others. Check in at the lodge and have a relaxed evening.
Day 5: Game drive and Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel
You will wake up very early as you will have breakfast, you will immediately start off the game drive, why you have to be early is because you will be able to see the morning risers like the lions, solitary buffaloes, Kobs, elephants etc. It is such a great and exciting time as you can easily see these animals closely. Later head back to the lodge for lunch as get ready for the afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga channel which is home to various species like birds such as malachite kingfishers, pink backed pelicans, and animals like crocodiles, elephants, hippos and many more. Basically cruising on the Kazinga is one of the most eye-catching activities in the park. Return back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park and Crater Lake Experience
Have a morning breakfast and start your journey to Kibale forest national park which is home to Chimpanzees, you will check in at the lodge and later in the afternoon, go for crater lakes experience.
Day 7: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi wetland walk
Have breakfast early in the morning, leave the lodge for the park headquarters with enough bottled drinking water, where you will be briefed about chimpanzee trekking. After briefing, embark on trekking through the forest guided by an armed park ranger. Nothing is as amazing as having time with the chimpanzees in their natural habitat. You will also see other primates like golden monkeys, grey checked Mangabeys, LHoests monkeys, bush babies, among others; you will also spot a number of birds.
After lunch at the lodge, go for a walk in the Bigodi wetland in the afternoon. You will meet different people that stay there also will see different birds like the Great Blue Turaco and more primates like the bush pigs, otters, baboons among others.
Day 8: Return to Kampala
After your breakfast, leave the park and drive to Kampala, where you will be in line to see beautiful scenic views found in this area. You will enjoy lunch on the way. Your driver guide will take to Kampala or to the Airport in Entebbe for your flight back home.
Safari Package price:
Please contact our Tour Consultants for the detailed price information
Included in the price:
- Airport transfer to/from
- Ground transport
- Gorilla Permit
- English speaking driver/guide
- Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
- Meals as described in the itinerary
- Bottled mineral water in the vehicle
- Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks
- Activities mentioned in the program
- Permit for chimps trekking
- International flight
- Any optional activities
- Meals and drinks not mentioned above
- Items of personal nature