Great Primates Uganda Safari

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$2800 - $3500
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
7 days
Best months:
January - February, June - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
Boating safaris Boating
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
Like this package? Go on, give it a kudu!
 
0 people gave this package kudus.
This itinerary has been seen 289 times.
This safari gives you the opportunity to take an expedition to the most important national parks in Uganda for primates viewing, Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth and Kibale National Parks. During the safari expect to take the Gorilla tracking walk and the chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest. You will do a lot of birding and game drives in open roof vehicles along the Queen Elizabeth National Park, including the boat cruise along Kazinga Channel. Anybody can join this tour, though the gorilla tracking can be strenuous depending on where the gorillas spent the previous night.

Day1
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to Kampala for your dinner and overnight at hotel of your choice.


Day 2 - Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast, depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest through Mbarara, Lunch en-route. Along the way, you will enjoy the wonderful vegetation, the Ankole long horned cattle and the Ugandan farms. Arrive in Bwindi the home of the endangered mountain gorillas in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Bwindi Gorilla Resort-Nkuringo Lodge or Buhoma Community – Kisoro Tourist Hotel.

Day 3 The encounter with mountains gorillas

Our guide will drive you to the site for briefing before the start of the gorilla trekking at 8am. The forest is spectacular as it offers a heavily dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for tourists. This park is best known for the fascinating mountain gorillas. The time taken to find them and the terrain varies according to the movements of these marvelous primates. The thrill of viewing and observing the gorillas is a rare and exciting adventure. The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with each other. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 4 - Tree climbing lions of Ishasha

After breakfast, you drive through the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Go for the game drive in the open savannah on the edge of the Albertine Rift Valley. You will search for the typical tree climbing lions found only in this part of the country. It is impressive to see them resting and lying on the top branches of fig trees (weather permitting) lunch en-route. In the afternoon proceed to Mweya Safari Lodge, Budget lodge/Camp for dinner and overnight.


Day 5 - Boat cruise along kazinga Channel and Lake Edward

This day starts with an early morning game drive along Kasenyi and Queens’s mile tracks in the park and you may be able to see lions, elephants, Cape buffalo, warthogs, leopard, spotted hyena, mongoose, waterbucks, Uganda kobs, topi and a lot of small animals and birds. Return to the lodge for breakfast and relax at the swimming pool. After lunch, go for a boat cruise for the best navigation of the Kazinga Channel, a good opportunity for birding, as you will see many water birds, cormorants, pelicans, eagles, and many other birds as well as crocodiles, hippos, elephants, buffaloes. In the evening you proceed to Fort Portal for dinner and overnight at Nyinabulitwa Country Resort or Fort Motel.


Day 6 - Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park

Today we are in the forest for the chimpanzee tracking. This park has the largest concentration of chimpanzees and other primates in Uganda. Apart from its amazing birding, its home to astonishing 12 species of primates and provides one of the highest primate densities in the world, here we might find families of chimps and red colobus monkeys chattering and swinging through the ancient forest trees. 

 

Day 7
This day is reserved for  transfer to the airport for your flight back.

Enyange Tours & Travel

- We offer private/custom safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
Since: Dec 2013

Parks you will visit

Enlarge map to see all parks and current weather

Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Bushbaby
Bushbaby
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
Elephant
Elephant
Giraffe
Giraffe
Expand/Reduce animals

Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Fishing
Fishing
Game drives
Game drives
Expand/Reduce activities
Shortlisted tour operators You can shortlist up to
5 tour operators