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This 10-Day Primate & Wildlife Uganda Safari gives you a chance to enjoy gorilla & Chimp tracking, wildlife views, nature & cultural walks and many more. Visit the different tourism destinations in the Pearl of Africa on pocket-friendly prices. The trip starts and ends in Kampala the capital city of Uganda. The 10-Day Primate & Wildlife Uganda Safari starts off with Rhino trekking at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary as you en route to Murchison Falls National Park where you will enjoy the fresh waters on a boat trip and watch water animals like the hippos and crocodiles. You will then head to Kibale Forest National Park for Chimpanzee trekking.

This gives you a chance to enjoy gorilla & Chimp tracking, wildlife views, nature & cultural walks and many more. Visit the different tourism destinations in the Pearl of Africa on pocket-friendly prices. The trip starts and ends in Kampala the capital city of Uganda.

Itineraries

Day 1

Arrival and Airport pick up to the hotel

On arrival at Uganda’s International Airport – Entebbe, you will be received by our professional guide/driver, and then be transferred to Kampala – Uganda’s capital. The distance from Entebbe to Kampala is about 42 kilometers which is approximately 1-hour drive. In case of early arrival, you get the initiation of Uganda’s wildlife by getting an opportunity to catch a glimpse of Africa’s wildlife at Entebbe Zoo. It has a medium – size collection of wildlife which was saved from captivity, including rhinos, lions, Zebras, crocodiles, giraffes, hyenas and many others. If accommodation is fully booked, we’ll suggest a comparable alternative.

Day 2

Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

You will travel to Murchison Falls National Park and on your way, you will have a splendid view of the magnificent atmosphere. From here you will be transferred to your accommodation for check in. In case you are traveling by road, you will be picked from your hotel to then drive North West through Bombo to the Murchison falls with a stopover at Masindi town for lunch. It is approximately 5- 6 hours (300 kilometers) from Uganda’s capital city.

Day 3

Game Drive & Launch cruise at Murchison Falls National Park

Spend the whole day in Murchison falls. After early morning breakfast, you will start the day with an interesting game drive in the northern bank of the Nile. Stand high chances of seeing elephants, lions, giraffes, hartebeest and diverse bird species. Back to the lodge for lunch, then go for a thrilling boat cruise in the afternoon as part of your safari. It will offer you an opportunity for game viewing.

Day 4

Transfer from Murchison Falls to Kibale Forest National Park

Enjoy a relaxed breakfast before being transferred to Kibale forest, driving and passing through green countryside, traditional homesteads and farms along Albertine Rift escarpments. Keep your eyes out and enjoy a thrilling view of green plains as you drive to the Park. It is about 7- 8 hours to arrive at the park.

Day 5

Chimpanzee tracking at Kibale & Birding at Bigodi Swamp

Have breakfast at the lodge before going for chimpanzee tracking. The forest is sound for having the greatest number of chimpanzees in the country and East Africa as a whole. While tracking these habituated chimpanzees, you will come across other primates including the white colobus monkeys. In the afternoon, transfer to Bigodi swamp well-known for its unique bird species.

Day 6

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park & an evening Game drive

Today, after a relaxed breakfast, transfer to the Queen Elizabeth National park. You will peacefully be driven to the park towards the south passing via the Crater Lake area. You will Appreciate the beautiful landscape with hills. Relax as you appreciate the breathtaking atmosphere at the park before going for an evening Game drive. Return the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 7

Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth Park and Boat Cruise along the Kazinga Channel

Have a cup of coffee or tea then go for an early morning game drive to the Kob mating area in Kasenyi. Expect to see elephants, buffaloes, lions and other fauna in their natural habitat. Return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, go for an exciting boat cruise along the Kazinga channel. A good percentage of wildlife is found along this channel including buffalos, hippos, and elephants.

Day 8

Transfer from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Forest National Park

If you are traveling from Queen Elizabeth to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park by road, you will pass via the Ishaha area and view the tree climbing lions. This journey takes 3-4 hours but if you decide to first view the tree-climbing lions of Ishashs, then it will take longer. Reach Bwindi and check in in your lodge.

Day 9

Gorilla Tracking at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

This is the most interesting part of your safari. It is a very unique and memorable walk, through the muddy and steep environments within the park before you meet any gorilla. It will take you a whole day tracking these great apes. It will be rewarding when you observe these rare apes. Spend some time with them and take some photographs.

Day 10

Transfer back to Kampala

If you are traveling by road, it will take you 8- 10 hours to arrive Kampala- Uganda’s capital and 45 minutes to reach Entebbe International Airport.
  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • Chimp permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)

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