Primate & Wildlife Safari Tours in Uganda

Set out on a 7 days & 6 nights safari in four wildlife parks of Uganda - Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth & Lake Mburo National Parks. Combine wildlife safaris, and the great apes of Uganda. This tour includes game drives, chimpanzee trekking and a boat cruises with Pearl of Africa Tours & Travel Ltd.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1190 - $4450
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
7 days
Best months:
January - February, April , June - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding Boating safaris Boating
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Track rhinos on foot at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary with the help of local ranger/guide
Go on a launch trip to Murchison Falls, the top of the falls viewpoint in the Buligi savannah
Explore the evergreen Kibale rainforest and trek to see troops of chimps
Take an early morning game drive and enjoy lunch inside the Queen Elizabeth national park. Enjoy an evening cruise of the Kazinga Channel.

Day One: Kampala – Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – Murchison Falls National Park

At 0630hrs check out of your hotel in Kampala and begin the scenic drive to Murchison Falls with a visit to the Rhino sanctuary. On arrival in the park, drop your luggage at the lodge and proceed for an afternoon/evening game-drive.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge (B,L,D)

Day Two: Murchison Falls National Park

On the early morning game drive, you may see Elephant, Lion, Buffalo, Giraffe, Hartebeests and many more. In the afternoon, proceed for a boat trip on the placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the Falls. En route you will see hippos, crocodiles, water buck and a wide variety of birds like the unusual shoebill stork. The boat stops just tens of meters from the "Devil’s Cauldron". Take pictures of the photogenic and majestic Murchison Falls.

Disembark from the boat and take a hike to the Top of the Falls where you can see the Nile's beauty perfected!! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from 50 meters to squeeze through a 6-metre canyon dropping 40 meters with a thunderous roar creating a beautiful rainbow, a plume of spray and the best thing that happened to the Nile..."the Murchison Falls".

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day Three: Murchison Falls National Park – Kibale Forest National Park

After early breakfast, drive out heading to Kibale Forest National Park. Estimated transit time is 7 hours with frequent stops to stretch legs. The drive takes you through little towns and villages as you observe the African rhythm of life. On arrival, check into your preferred accommodation.  Overnight at Ndali Safari Lodge. Dinner & Breakfast

Day Four: Chimpanzee Tracking

After breakfast, you gather at the Kanyanchu headquarters for a briefing prior to the chimpanzee tracking. You spend the morning in the forest tracking the famous primates. Thereafter transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Estimated transfer time is 3 hours. On arrival, check in to Mweya Safari Lodge. (Lunch & Dinner)

Day Five: Queen Elizabeth National Park –Game Drives & Boat Cruise

Wake-up and start your day with a sunrise game-drive. Queen Elizabeth National Park's diverse Eco-system of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. Game drives in this park, with the massive Rwenzoris as a backdrop provides excellent opportunities to see lion, leopard, giant forest hog, Cape buffalo, elephants, de fassa waterbuck, Uganda Kob, Topi and bush buck. Later after lunch, have an exciting boat cruise on the spectacular Kazinga Channel. This offers an excellent platform for photography and game viewing. The birdlife is colorful and abundant. You will be privileged to see schools of hippos and Nile-crocodiles sunbathing with their jaws open wide. Return to your accommodation facility for overnight.  Mweya Safari Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day Six: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Kyambura Gorge – Lake Mburo National Park

After early morning breakfast, check-out of your accommodation and transfer to Kyambura Gorge for an opportunity to track the Chimpanzees. Thereafter continue your safari to Lake Mburo (estimated travel time is 4 hours). On arrival, you will have a boat ride on Lake Mburo followed by an evening game drive to end your day in adventurous manner.

Accommodation: Mihingo Safari Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day Seven: Lake Mburo National Park – Equator – Kampala

Today, be adventurous and take a safari walk with an armed Ranger. After breakfast, return to Kampala with an en-route game-drive.  Continue on to Kampala, stopping along the way at the equator for photographs before an afternoon arrival to Kampala. Breakfast & Lunch 

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Package Includes:

  • Ground Transportation throughout the trip in a private tour vehicle
  • All national park fees
  • Chimp tracking permits
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary stop
  • Game drive
  • Boat cruise to the bottom of the falls at Murchison Falls
  • Boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel
  •  Accommodation  & Meals
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Bottled drinking water while on safari
  • Lots of fun in the African sun!!!

Not Included

  • Entry visas for Uganda if required.
  • All drinks apart from those served for breakfast
  •  Beverages, tips, souvenirs & all items of a personal nature
  • Any deviation from the suggested program
  • All extras NOT mentioned in the inclusive section
  • Any personal insurance covers
  • Airport  arrival transfer from Entebbe to your accommodation in Kampala

Note: Entebbe International Airport is about 40 km from Kampala and your hotel. We can arrange an airport pick / drop off for you (cost USD 80 per vehicle up to 7pax) to the hotel in Kampala. 



Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Accommodation:
  • Lodge – Ndali Lodge, Mweya Safari Lodge & Mihingo Lodge - full board
  • Midrange – Primate Lodge, Enganzi Lodge & Mburo Safari Lodge - full board
  • Budget – Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse, Simba Safari Camp & Rwonyo basic campsite - bed & breakfast
  • Members

Pearl of Africa

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: High-end safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: 256 (0)41 434 0533
Since: Aug 2013

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