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12 DAYS WILDLIFE, GORILLA TRACKING, CHIMPANZEE TRACKING SAFARI TOUR

VISIT UGANDA

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $4991
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 12 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Uganda Uganda
Parks visited: Bwindi Impenetrable, Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls, Lake Mburo
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Cultural
  • Birding
  • Boating
This 12 day trip gives you an ultimate experience of the whole of Uganda. Starting with the Capital City of Uganda, you will get to see the famous Rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary as you transfer to the great Murchison Falls National Park. From here you will transfer to Kibale Forest National Park to track Chimpanzees which are considered Man’s closest relatives with a 98% DNA resemblance and you will be awarded with a certificate in this activity. Your next place will be Queen Elizabeth National Park for a game drive and boat cruise then you’ll transit to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for Gorilla tracking as you graduate with 2 Degrees in Primate tracking and your 2 assured certificates in hand. The next exciting will be going to Lake Bunyonyi which is known as the lake of very many little birds and a famous birding destination for birders from all over the world. This lake is also believed to be the second deepest lake in Africa and Bilharzia free for people who love to swim. You will later transfer to Lake Mburo National Park for a fort night then continue to Kampala/ Entebbe for your Departure with memories that you’ll live to remember. BRIEF ITINERARY: Day 1: Arrival and drive to - hotel in Entebbe, for dinner and rest. Day 2: Entebbe to - Murchison fall national park, via Ziwa rhino sanctuary. Day 3: Morning game viewing & Afternoon boat cruise to bottom of the falls. Day 4: Murchison to - Kibale national park- the capital world of primates. Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking & Afternoon nature guided walk Day 6: Drive proceed to - Queen Elizabeth national park. Day 7: Wildlife game viewing safari & Afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel. Day 8: Queen Elizabeth to - Bwindi - via ishasha sector for tree climbing lions. Day 9: Morning Gorilla trekking & Evening community nature walk. Day 10: Bwindi to - lake Bunyonyi - canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi. Day 11: Bunyonyi to - Mburo national park & Evening game safari. Day 12: Mburo to - Kampala/Entebbe airport - via Uganda equator.

Day 1: Arrival and Airport Transfer.

Arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel in Kampala, for dinner and refreshment. Accommodation in Kampala at the booked lodge.

Day 2: Pick up from hotel address in Kampala / Hotel address in Entebbe - Drive to Murchison falls park, Via Rhino Sanctuary at ziwa.

On this day, our company guide will meet you at your hotel/ address, then drive your to the world’s most powerful waterfall. Along the way, visit the Rhino Sanctuary You will enjoy hot lunch during this short break. Later Proceed to Murchison falls national park and rest at the booked lodge. Have dinner and an overnight stay at the booked lodge.

Day 3: Game viewing and boat cruise.

On this day, take pleasure in a morning game drive towards the Albert and Victoria Nile and experience a great deal of wildlife and birds. Along the way, look out for herds of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, the Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, waterbucks, lions, and several bird species. Later on in the day after lunch, embark on a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls.

This 3 hour cruise from Para safari lodge is a rewarding trip that will expose you to many various wildlife species like hippos, crocodiles, elephants (though quite occasional along this side) and a variety of the bird life that may include the African fish eagles. You will then return to the lodge for wonderful dinner and peaceful overnight at the booked lodge.

Day 4: Going on to Kibale forest park, (The capital world of primates).

After morning healthy breakfast, prepare to transfer to Kibale forest national park. You will enjoy warm lunch along the transfer. And arrive in the evening at the booked lodge. Dinner and overnight at the booked lodge.

Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking activity and Guided nature walk.

Today the forest opens its doors for sensational chimp tracking. Kibale Forest is reputable for having the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa.

Enjoy a guided nature walk in the tropical rainforest in search of the wild chimpanzee, red-tailed monkey, black and white colobus monkey and many others. After lunch we transfer to Bigodi for a complete different walk.

Here you will have the choice to join a guided Swamp Walk through the Wetland Sanctuary, which is famous for the many birds and primates that live in this area. Alternatively, you may decide to go for a Village Walk.

Accompanied by a guide who can tell you everything about the traditional customs and lifestyle of the inhabitants, you will follow the village path and visit a primary school, Catholic Church, traditional homesteads, learn about the crops and listen to the story telling of Mzee (elderly man).

Both activities are an initiative of the inhabitants of Bigodi Village and the revenues are shared by the local community (you can choose which activity to join locally. This is included in the package). Return to the lodge for diner and peaceful overnight stay.

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth Park, Visit Mount Rwenzori Foothills.

Today you can enjoy the majestic Rwenzori Mountains in their full glory on a guided walk in the foothills of the 'Mountains of the Moon'. As well as enjoying the scenic views, we will get a glimpse into local village life and meet some of the locals and visit a waterfall.

After this walk we transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, where we spend the next two nights. Thereafter, embark on the journey to Queen Elizabeth Game Park, this is where you will enjoy sightseeing of wild life. Dinner and overnight at the booked lodge peaceful overnight at the booked lodge. Accommodation at: booked lodge.

Day 7: Morning game drive and Afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel.

At the park, you shall enjoy a game drive towards the Kasenyi plains which may reward you with sightings of the various animals like huge herds of the Ugandan kob, elephants, leopard, lion, buffalos, warthogs and antelope etc. Later after lunch, you will embark on a boat cruise on Kaziga channel. This is very rewarding with the aquatic animals like crocodiles, hippos and many bird species like black bee carmine beef eaters and black beef eaters, Lesser Swamp-Warbler, Striated Heron among others. You will return to the lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight.

Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National park.

After breakfast we head towards the south, passing the southern sector of the National Park (if road conditions allow). This part is called Ishasha and is famous for the tree climbing lions.

After a short game drive in this area we continue to Bwindi. While driving through a verdant countryside, you will pass traditional homesteads and enjoy panoramic views.

In the afternoon we will arrive in Bwindi National Park, the home of the endangered mountain gorillas. Accommodation at the booked lodge.

Day 9: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi - Life-time memorable experience.

After morning breakfast, you will get ready, along with your packed lunches to embark on the lifetime memorable experience in this magnificent forest for gorilla tracking. The trail you use may reward you with exciting moments of the giant mountain gorillas in Uganda this will be a reward of the ultimate gorilla experience’ as well as other primates that inhabit the forest.

This may take you about 4-5 hrs in the jungle. You will return to the lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation at the booked lodge.

Day 10: Going on to Lake Bunyonyi.

After breakfast we depart to Lake Bunyonyi, the second deepest lake in Africa.

The drive itself is very scenic through small villages, coffee and banana plantations and rolling hills. Upon arrival there should be ample time to relax, visit the local village or explore the surroundings by traditional canoe.

Day 11: Going on to Lake Mburo.

Today we head to Lake Mburo National Park, enjoying lunch en route.

Lake Mburo is the only National Park in Uganda where you can experience a safari on foot and if we have time this evening we will enjoy a game walk at dusk, otherwise we will make our walk the following morning. With spectacular panoramic views over the plains, our accommodation for the evening is the ideal spot in which to enjoy our last night of the tour.

Day 12: Return back to your Hotel in Kampala / drop off at Entebbe airport.

Transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe.

After morning healthy breakfast, prepare to transfer back to Kampala and en-route lunch. Your driver-guide will drive you to your Hotel in Kampala or to Entebbe airport for departure.

Included on Itinerary

  • Accommodation
  • Transportation (4x4) with a pop up roof for game viewing.
  • All meals and selected soft beverages and water for entire trip
  • All Park Entrance fees
  • All Guiding Fees
  • Gorilla Permits
  • Chimp Permits
  • All Activities
  • Airport transfers

 

 

Exclusive on Itinerary

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips.
  • Gratitude
  • Anything that is not inclusive on itinerary.
  • Personal Travel Requirements.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Visa fees, you can pay these upon arrival at the airport at only USD $50 per person.

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

  • -HBT Russell Hotel (Day 1 and Day 12)
  • -Red Chillies Rest Camp (Day 2 and Day 3)
  • -Primate Lodge Tree House (Day 4 and Day 5)
  • -The Bush Lodge (Day 6 and Day 7)
  • -Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Day 8 and Day 9)
  • -Bunyonyi Overland Resort (Day 10)
  • -Eagle’s Nest Rest Camp (Day 11)

GORILLAS AND CHIMPANZEES

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PRIMATES

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PRIMATE TRACKING

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GORILLA TRACKING

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UGANDA UNCOVERED

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GORILLAS AND CHIMPANZEES

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$2850

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TOUR THE PEARL OF AFRICA

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ENDLESS DISCOVERIES

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