This safari offers you a live experience of the world’s biggest primates, mountain gorillas and chimpanzees in the jungle. You visit Uganda’s prime destinations – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for mountain gorilla tracking and Kibale National Park for Chimpanzee tracking and 11 other primates. You drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park on your transfers.
Day 1 of the safari/tour:-
Upon your arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met and warmly welcomed by our guide who will then Transfer you to Kampala Town. This drive will take at least One Hour and 20 Minutes. Check in at Cassia Lodge for an overnight and dinner.
Meal plan Dinner.
Main Destination: Kampala
Accommodation: Cassia Lodge Mid-range lodge located in or near Kampala Meals & Drinks: Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included) Drinks not included Day 2 of the safari/tour:-
Kampala-Kibale National Park Leave Kampala after breakfast for the fascinating drive through papyrus swamps and thick jungle of the Nile Delta to Kibale National Park just under the Ruwenzori Mountains. Afternoon guided walk in the crater lakes area of the park for outstanding cultural visit. Main Destination: Kibale National Park
Best Time to Visit Kibale National Park:-December to February and June to July High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda) Best Weather June to July and December to February (Least rain) Wildlife in Kibale National Park includes –Chimpanzee, Monkeys, butterfly, bird watching, different types of plants ,reptiles and so on.
Accommodation: Mid-range lodge
Meals & Drinks: All meals included Drinks not included
Day 3 of the safari/tour:-
Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest National Park this is a Half day search of chimpanzee and 10 other primate including phoestes, red Colobus, blues, and red tailed and grey cheeked mangabey. The guide will provide detailed explanations, not only on primates, but also on all the forest fauna and flora and will ensure that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and seeing primates at close quarters. After lunch, proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via Queen Elizabeth National Park and here you may spot many wildlife including Elephants, Buffaloes, among others. This is the richest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Best Time to Visit:- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park June to August and December to February High Season June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce advised to book 3-4 months to your safari) Best Weather June to July and December to February (Less rainfall) Wildlife in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park include: Gorilla , bird watching
Accommodation: Mid-range lodge -All meals included Drinks not included
Day 4 of the safari/tour:-
Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Begin at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but its well worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a village walk. The Buhoma Village Walk gives you a great opportunity to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It also is a great way to support the local community in a direct way. The Walk begins with your guide at Buhoma Community Rest Camp and is most informative, rewarding to the average visitor. It will amaze you how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways.
Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Accommodation: Mid-range lodge All meals included Drinks not included
Day 5 of the safari/tour:-
Entebbe Return to Kampala, then Entebbe, with lunch enroute wit stopover at Igongo cultural centre to explore the life style of the Ankole and Bahima, thereafter proceeds at the Equator Uganda before your evening departures home.
Main Destination: Entebbe International Airport
Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour) Meals & Drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included) Drinks not included End of the safari Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost. You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel).