These 6 days Uganda primates and wildlife is an ultimate combined safari tour package that take you to visit primate nature inhabits like Kibale forest for chimpanzee tracking, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for gorilla trekking experience and Queen Elizabeth National Park a home to unique tree climbing lions for game drive adventure and boat cruise experience on the Kazinga Channel. This trip takes you western and southwestern region of Uganda on drive and it starts and end in Uganda destination.
Tour Highlight of 6 Days Uganda Primates & Wildlife Safaris
Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
Day2: Chimpanzee Tracking and Transfer to Queen NP
Day3: Morning Game Drive and Boat Cruise in Queen
Day4: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable NP
Day5: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi
Day 6: Transfer Back to Kampala or Entebbe
Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park –Bigodi Swamp Walk
Depending on your location in Kampala, you will meet up by our safari company driver guide and set off a 6-hour drive to Kibale Forest National Park in the western part of Uganda with stopovers to stretch and lunch depending on your location and time.
Upon your arrival at 2 pm, after go visit Bigodi Wetland sanctuary where you will be able to view various beautiful butterflies, plants, animals and bird species like Great Blue Turaco and rare Papyrus Gonolek are the most sought-after bird to birder lovers on visit. Bigodi swamp is also home to elusive animals like Red colobus monkeys and Sitatunga antelopes. You can opt to go visit the local community project that have been financed by tourism. Dinner and Overnight at Chimpanzee Forest Lodge – Mid-range, Isunga Lodge -Budget
Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Wake up have breakfast, your driver guide will drive you to park head offices for a short briefing about the chimpanzees. After you will be led by park rangers in their natural habitat, the activity can take about 2 to 5 hours to find them a. Once they are found, one hour is given to you to spend with chimpanzees watch how the swing from the branches in the canopy forests, feed and hunt and taking photography
Then after, hike back on your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park with lunch en-route upon arrival at the park. After lunch, connect for afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga channel in Queen. Have dinner and overnight at Queen Elephant Hub lodge -Mid-range, Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge -Budget
Day 3: Morning game drive and Boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Wake up early have breakfast, then embark for an early morning game drive experience where you will be able to see the unique tree lions on en route game drive in Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park, animals to see include; antelopes, buffaloes, elephants, warthogs and waterbucks among others. After drive back to the lodge for lunch.
Boat cruise: After lunch, your driver guide will drive you to Kazinga channel that connects the two water bodies lake Edward and Lake George. While at boat cruise get ready to be exposed to large population of hippos, crocodile and other wild animals can be seen along the water banks such as elephants, kobs, water bucks among other as well as water birds can be encountered.
Accommodation Option: Queen Elephant Hub lodge -Mid-range, Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge -Budget
Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Wake up early and have breakfast, check out of the park and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Arrival in time for lunch, check in and rest the entire evening as you get prepared for the next day activity.
Accommodation Option: Buhoma Haven Lodge, Buhoma Rest Camp -Budget
Day 5: Gorilla Trekking –Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Wake up have tasty breakfast and transfer to park headquarter for the briefing before you set off for gorilla trekking. Gorilla trekking is done through the steep, densely forested hills and then finally allocating the gorillas is a privileged moment with them. The activity can take 2 to 7 hours depending on their movements and the tracking experience requires stamina. Once you find them, spend an hour in the presence of the gorillas before you return at your meeting point with the driver guide –take photography for future remembrance. Dinner and Overnight stay at the lodge above.
Day6: Transfer to Kampala
Return to Kampala: Wake up on leisurely morning and have breakfast, check out of the lodge and then meet up with your driver guide to transfer back to Kampala. On the way you will enjoy great views of countryside, terraced farmlands and upon arrival in Kampala your driver guide will drop you off at your hotel of Entebbe international airport for your departure flight depending on your flight schedule.
End of 6 Days Uganda Primates and Wildlife Safaris.
Gorilla trekking $700 pp
Chimpanzee tracking $200 pp
Park entrance fees
Boat cruise fees
Pick up and drops
Enough mineral water bottle on safari
Acknowledgeable English speaking guide
International flights and Visas
Personal expenses; extra monkey, laundry, beverages, tips to the guide, ranger, driver, telephones