13 DAYS BEST OF UGANDA PRIMATE SAFARI
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN ENTEBBE
Our representative will be eagerly awaiting you arrival at Entebbe International Airport for your tour into Uganda for Uganda wildlife safari, gorilla trek in Uganda and visit to Uganda’s indigenous communities. You will travel to your hotel and briefly plan how to effectively make your Uganda tour a success. In case your flight to tour Uganda arrives morning hours, you will get an opportunity to have a brief tour of Uganda’s capital city and sample urban lifestyle.
DAY 2: TREK RHINOS AND TRAVEL TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
All events of a successful safari to Uganda by plan start early morning and this will be the rule of the thumb. Actual travel to Murchison Falls National Park starts at sunrise after a cup of coffee, you will have a brief stop at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to trek rhinos with ranger guides. This is your first wilderness Uganda tour activity where you are in close contact with other wildlife species besides the rhinos. The travel to Murchison traverses through the Budongo rainforest, woodlands, bushland unto your hotel nestled so close to the wetland vegetation on the edges of the Nile. You will make another brief walk at the top of the Murchison falls to get real tour into Uganda wilderness experiences. Later in the afternoon, you may explore into the wilderness and traverse beautiful savannas to discover and get wonderful Uganda safari experiences. You will retreat to the comfort of your Uganda safari lodge in time for dinner and enjoy the luxuries of Uganda wilderness night experiences.
DAY 3: GAMEVIEWING SAFARI, BOAT CRUISE
Your Uganda safari guide picks you up at first light and leads you into the wilderness to maximise opportunities of spotting many Uganda safari attractions in their natural wilderness habitat. Notable sightings on Uganda wildlife safari include large herds of herbivores; elephants, buffalos, antelopes, giraffes, hogs and many others. Carnivores; lions, leopards, hyenas, serval cats, jackals and birds of prey are always closeby calculating their opportunities to strike. Beautiful birds, insects, reptiles, eyecatching vegetation and scenic landforms and features will satiate your Uganda safari adrenaline. A memorable Uganda safari adventurous 3-hour boat cruise on the Nile takes you closest to schools of hippos, largest Nile crocodiles, water bird species and gets you to the rumbling Murchison falls from the bottom elevation. Spend the rest of your Uganda wilderness tour chilling by the poolside or take a brief gameviewing drive to wind up an exciting successful Uganda safari into the Murchison Falls National Park.
DAY 4: DEPART FOR KIBALE NATIONAL PARK
This day on Uganda safari calendar gets in close contact with raw lifestyle in the countryside. You traverse the rift and get close encounters with herdsmen tending to their large herds of long horned cattle. You will ascend steep escarpment and travel through homesteads tending their food crops where excess yields are sold in local scheduled markets. You will check into your hotel on the edge of the Kibale rainforest; home to dozen primates and drown into unique experiences of Uganda safari.
DAY 5: CHIMPANZEE TRACKING IN KIBALE NATIONAL PARK
Your safari guide on tour of Uganda picks you up at first light and escorts you to chimpanzee trailhead at Kanyanchu tourism center. Uganda tour ranger guides lead you into the rainforests shortly after briefing on chimpanzee tracking regulations. You will traverse the rainforest, explore the wilderness and discover that tracking chimpanzee is not merely looking at families of habituated chimpanzees. You have the entire rainforest and all her inhabitants to deal with. This is a rare experience of tour into Uganda that many travelers encounter only once in their lifetime. You will spend averagely an hour with the chimpanzees after discovering their feeding areas. You may do a community guided walk through a wetland on the edges of the raiforest. The walk brings you into close contact with the indigenous people, you share lifetime experiences and get unique experiences of tour into Uganda.
DAY 6: DEPART FOR QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Enjoy your morning sleep and shake of chimpanzee tracking fatigue. You will start travel to Queen Elizabeth shortly after breakfast. The travel takes you through the beautiful Kasenda areas with iconi craters and crater lakes. You will traverse large banana / plantain crop estates. You will travel in the foothills of the Ruwenzoris and descend on the floor of the Edward rift teeming with wildlife. You will travel to Lake Katwe salt mines and marvel at the geography and the forces of nature. You will encounter large herds of elephants, buffalos, hippos and other mammal species cooling off in Lake Edward en route to your hotel. This Uganda tour makes you live or brings you closest to your childhood wilderness dream.
DAY 7: GAME safari, BOAT TRIp
The day starts before first light with your Uganda safari guide picking you up for the exciting activities of the day. He will follow all the leads and Uganda safari experiences to bring you closest to the best Uganda tour sightings. Notable sightings on Uganda safari into Queen Elizabeth National Park; elephants, buffalos, hippos, hogs, lions, leopards, antelopes, hyenas and many others. Large beautiful birds in many species hover in the air. You will explore the savannas, traverse the rift and discover the Uganda safari wilderness in your own way. The 2-hour afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga channel gets you closest to mammals when they are more vulnerable; thirsty and cooling off the swelling heat of the day and gives safaris into Uganda a unique appeal. You may wind up your day with a sunset game viewing drive or travel to your hotel and enjoy the comfort of your room. Whatever the choice, the unique experiences of the day make safaris into Uganda the only one of its kind.
DAY 8: TREKKING KYAMBURA GEORGE
Today you will travel to Kyambura and trek the chimpanzees resident in a riverline forest on the floor of a steep gorge. These are unique chimpanzees for they are in a very strange habitat surrounded by savanna grasslands on all corners. The habitat in many ways changed their lifestyles as they adapt to strange ways of surviving. Rangers lead you into the gorge and interpret strange wildlife events for you. You will shortly begin travel to your new hotel in Ishasha sector arriving just in time for lunch. You will then do an afternoon game viewing drive, traverse the Edward rifts and explore the thickets on the lookout for unique prides of lions that rest up in trees.
DAY 9: GAMEVIEWING SAFARI, TRAVEL TO BWIND
The driver picks you up at first light, you travel into the wildernessin search of sighting as many Uganda tour attractions as possible. Each sighting on safari into Uganda is unique to the previous one in its own way. You will begin your travel to Bwindi in the afternoon shortly after a brief siesta and early lunch. The travel to Bwindi is an amazing one ascending the steep Kigezi highlands, traversing beautiful tea estates and arriving into very rare rainforests hanging on edges of cliffs. This is the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest that travelers on tour of Uganda instantly fall in love with.
DAY 10: GORILLA TRACKING IN bwindi
Uganda gorilla trekking safaris are so appealing and exciting in a unique way. The gorilla tree brings travelers more intimately with nature and widlife in no better way. Your Uganda safari driver escorts you to the gorilla trek tourism office in time for brief interaction with rangers, fellow gorilla trekking members and short briefing about gorilla trekking regulations. The rangers escorts then lead into the thick rainforests. You traverse the wilderness, explore all corners and discover the nature wilderness to your satisfaction. Rangers interpret nature events and share their everyday gorilla trek experiences. Gorilla trekking regulations limit interaction with gorilla families to maximum one hour to observe, learn, capture moments and live your dreams with gorillas keeping a safe distance. You will travel out of the rainforest onto your hotel on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi to get more Uganda safari unique experiences.
DAY 11: BOAT CRUISE, TRAVEL TO MBURO
You will do a boat cruise shortly after breakfast on Lake Bunyonyi. Explore the lake and enjoy the cool breezes caress your body giving it a natural refreshing massage from the battering of gorilla trekking experiences. The resident cox wain and resident guide will share unique tales of the lake, inhabitants and the lifestyle on the lake. For the bird watching travelers on tour of Uganda there are maximum opportunities of sighting unique resident bird species. You will begin travel to Lake Mburo shortly, descending from Kigezi highlands onto the Ankole plateaus; a different natural setting altogether. Large herds of zebras, impalas and other antelopes line up the edges of your track onto your new safari lodge.
DAY 12: EXPLORE LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK
Lake Mburo is a different habitat from the rest of the places visited previously; it is small in geographical area coverage but bursting the seams with unique wildlife species. Notable wildlife sightings; buffalos, elands, topis, zebras, giraffes, waterbucks, impalas, hippos, crocodiles and in excess 350 bird species. Walking safaris in Lake Mburo are rich, rewarding and very popular. You will explore the lake on an exciting boat cruise in the afternoon to maximise wildlife sightings.
DAY 13: DEPART FOR ENTEBBE
You begin travel to Kampala shortly after breakfast with a brief stop at the equator line crossing point for cup of coffee, purchase Uganda safari souvenir items and unique photo opportunities. Your Uganda safari driver will escort you to Entebbe International Airport in time for your flight or an agreed point in Kampala.