Gorillas, chimpanzees & tree-climbing lions!
7 days—Uganda Primate Safari
Uganda is the pearl of Africa! And indeed there is no better place to spend a holiday than here. A lot of fascinating natural resources, culture and the most hospital people in the world. On this safari you will engage in game drives, Boat cruise, Chimp tracking and Gorilla trekking adventure. This is an opportunity for you to see the mountain gorillas if you have limited time to go on a safari, with stunning sceneries and view of the local communities. Flight from Entebbe to Kihihi will help cut the long driving time to Bwindi Gorilla Park, before a leisurely game in the queen Elizabeth National Park while a launch cruise on the Kazinga channel has a lot of birdlife and game to offer to your site.
Arrival, meet and greet
Flight Entebbe to Kihihi
Bwindi Gorilla Trekking
Ishasha tree climbing lions
Game drive Queen Elizabeth Park
Launch Cruise on Kazinga Channel
Crater Lakes Visit
Bigodi Swamp walk
About this tour
|Tour type||Custom, tailor-made, private|
|Main focus||Primate trekking|
|Activity level||Moderate activity|
|Best months||All months|
- Boat, canoe, dhow, kayak, mokoro safari
- Walking safari—with armed guard
- Primate trekking
- Airport transfers
- Park fees
- Private vehicle and driver
What’s not included?
- Alcoholic beverages
- International flights
- Tips and gratuities
Day 1, Arrival
Arrive Entebbe international airport, you will meet and greet with our representative who will then transfer to your hotel for an overnight. Distance; Approx. 10 Kms, 15 Minutes’ Drive Meals Plan; None
Boma Guest House
Day 2, Entebbe Flight to Bwindi
Morning transfer to Entebbe international airport for a local light weight flight to Kihihi Airstrip, representative from the lodge who will be waiting for your arrival, meet and greet then transfer to the Bwindi gorilla park. Check in at you lodge, lunch and relax at the lodge contemplating on the Gorilla Trekking adventure the next morning. Distance; 1hr 45 min flight and Approx. 45 Kms, 1hr 15 Minutes’ Drive Meals Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Buhoma Haven Lodge
Day 3, Gorilla Trekking Adventure
Gorilla trekking starts at 8am after a briefing, you will trek through the dense steep forest searching for gorillas depending on where they were last sighted the previous evening. Trekking can last 2-7 hours depending on how soon you find the gorillas, and can be a tasking adventure, but coming to a facial close-up with these apes is a reward worthy to earn. In the afternoon visit the Ride for a woman project for a community experience. Distance; Meals Plan; Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Dinner
Buhoma Haven Lodge
Day 4, Bwindi to Queen Elizabeth
Morning breakfast and a relaxed drive Northwards to Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park, a game drive searching for tree climbing lions and lunch en-route as you continue to the drive to Kichwamba sector of the park where you will spend an overnight. Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth Park is the most endowed with animal species including Impalas, Elands, Buffaloes, elephant, famous tree climbing lions and depending on how lucky you are; you may also find a Leopard.
Buffalo Safari Lodge
Day 5, Queen Elizabeth N. P.
Morning game drives in the Kasenyi plains through to Katwe Kob mating grounds, most of the animals you are likely to find include; impala, sitatunga and luckly lions. Afternoon launch cruise on Kazinga channel with great views of species like; Hippo, Buffalo, elephant and birdlife that queen Elizabeth N. P. has to offer. off the boat cruise, continue on an game drive en-route the lodge. Distance; Approx. 10 Kms, 30 Minutes’ Drive Meals Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Buffalo Safari Lodge
Day 6, Queen Elizabeth to Kibale
Morning drive to the chimp-land with a stopover by the crater lakes and hike to the top of the world, you will have lunch en-route before heading to Kibale Forest Park. Afternoon visit Bigodi swamp, a community project. a 4.5km trail lead by a local guide for about 3 hours with bird species like great blue Turacos, Hornbills, Kingfishers and primates like Black and White Colobus, Red Colobus, L’hoest Monkey etc. Distance; Approx. 125 Kms, 3hours’ Drive Meals Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7, Chimp tracking and Departure
Morning Chimpanzee Tracking adventure in Kibale forest; tracking starts at 7am with a briefing at Kanyanchu, An advance team tracks the chimps and communicates with your team on radio call. Tracking can last for 2 to 4 hours depending on how far the chimps could be feeding. After chimp tacking, have lunch at the lodge before a gentle drive to Entebbe arriving in time to check-in for your flight back home. Distance; Approx. 350 Kms, 6 hours’ Drive Meals Plan; Breakfast, Lunch.
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