8 days primate expedition/UG

8 days primate expedition to Uganda

$2230-3290 USD

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Safari summary

This safari highlights the most spectacular sites with high chances of seeing the big 5 with in their natural habitat and the thrilling experience of the mountain gorilla tracking.


About this tour
Tour type Custom, tailor-made, private
Main focus Game drives
Activity level Moderate activity
Best months All months
Countries visited
country.name Uganda
Parks visited
Bwindi Impenetrable
Lake Mburo
Murchison Falls
Queen Elizabeth

Fine details
Safari highlights
  • Boat, canoe, dhow, kayak, mokoro safari
  • Photography safari—with professional guide
  • Primate trekking
What’s included?
Airport transfers
Private vehicle and driver
Meals
Park fees
Accommodation
What’s not included?
Alcoholic beverages
Premium alcoholic beverages
Internal flights
Hot air balloons
Tips and gratuities
Spa treatments
International flights
Visas

Itinerary

Transfer to Murchison Falls N.park

Murchison Falls

After an early morning breakfast at your Hotel, you will be picked by your driver guide and transfer to Murchison Falls N P via Masindi town. You will have lunch in Masindi Town after which you will enter Murchison falls through the Kichumbanyobo gate. The Park is well known for the spectacular Murchison Falls, where the world’s longest river detonates fervently through a tapered crevice in the Rift Valley escarpment to thrust into a foaming pool 43m below. We will arrive in the evening.

Murchison river lodge.

am game drive pm boat launch

Murchison Falls

After an early morning breakfast, we will head for a game drive for the early risers expecting to see elephants, giraffes, lions, hippos, baboons, crocodiles, buffaloes and maybe leopards. We return in time for lunch and after lunch we head for a boat launch to the bottom of the falls. Expect to see animals like Hippos, crocodiles, Water bucks, and a wide variety of bird species. You will also reach the “Devils Cauldron” where you will be able to see clearly the majestic Murchison falls.

Murchison river lodge.

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth N.park

Queen Elizabeth

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park. Game drive in the afternoon if time allows. Queen Elizabeth National park is one of the best places in Uganda to see lions. Expect to see elephants, lions, many hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and may be leopards.

Queen bush lodge.

am game drive pm boat launch

Queen Elizabeth

Early morning after breakfast, you will set out for the game drive along the Kasenyi track for game viewing including the Buffalo, Elephant, Warthogs, Lions and many others with our packed lunch we drive through to Kyambura gorge to trek the Chimps. After this, return to the lodge for lunch and later after lunch depart for the two hours boat launch cruise along the Kazinga Channel. Here you will encounter a close look at the Hippos, crocodiles and other bird species.

Queen bush lodge

Drive to Bwindi impenetrable N.p

Bwindi Impenetrable

After breakfast we transfer to Bwindi via Ishasha for the famous tree climbing lions. We may have lunch in Ishasha or we we will set off with our packed lunch. Ishasha is the only part of the park where you can find topis. On our way we pass through the interesting villages and have some breath-taking views of the mountains. Bwindi Impenetrable is a unique jungle with many monkey species. Bwindi is one of the 2 places in the world where you can find Mountain gorillas!

Engagi lodge

Gorilla tracking

Bwindi Impenetrable

After an early morning breakfast, we will depart to search for one of the world’s most interesting and endangered animal, the mountain Gorilla! You will first be briefed at the Uganda wildlife headquarters about the tracking protocol by the head ranger and later you head to the jungle for the thrilling adventure. You will spend one hour with one of our closest relatives. An experience you will never forget. If time allows we will have an evening village walk and interact with the pygmies.

Engagi lodge

Transfer to L.Mburo N.Park

Lake Mburo

After breakfast we drive to L.Mburo N.Park. Game drive in the afternoon. Animals like warthogs, baboons, varvet monkeys, zebras, bushbucks will be seen. It is also possible to make a boat trip on the lake where we will view a number of hippos and some water birds like the African fin foot. Night game drive is also possible with high chances of seeing leopards. L.Mburo is one of the 2 national parks with zebras. There are no elephants and lions, so walking safaris are possible.

Rwakobo rock camp

Transfer back to the airport

After breakfast, we will head for a game drive for the missed species. Return in time for lunch and after lunch we head back to Entebbe. We will make a stopover at the equator for souvenir shopping and photos. Later we will continue on our Journey and we will pass by Skyway hotel to freshen up before we are dropped at the airport for the evening return flight.

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