7 Days Uganda Primate Safari will take you to the wonderful primate places of Uganda, where you will encounter our close relatives, Chimpanzees, Gorillas, and animals of African savannah such as buffalos, lions, leopards, hyenas, warthogs, Uganda kobs, bush bucks, waterbucks, Elephants, Topi, mangoes plus hippopotamus crocodiles and lots of birds. This includes places of Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth national park and Bwindi impenetrable national park.
Highlights for 7 Days Uganda Primate Safari
- Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale
- Nature walk in bigodi wetland
- Game viewing in Queen Elizabeth
- Gorilla tracking in Bwindi
Day 1 : Depart Kampala for Kibale forest National Park
On this first day you will be transferred to Kibale national park the primate haven of Uganda. This park host 13 primate species including chimpanzees and others such as red colobus, grey cheeked mangabeys, Red tailed monkeys, baboons, and overnight stay at PRIMATE LODGE KIBALE / CHIMPANZEE FOREST GUEST HOUSE / KIBALE SAFARI CAMP
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi wetland sanctuary walk
On this wonderful day take early breakfast and thereafter, report to the ranger station at kanyanchu visitor center in kibale national park ready for the briefing about the do’s and don’ts before entering the forest for chimpanzee tracking adventure. Later relax for lunch and thereafter you will head to bigodi wetland sanctuary for nature walk where you have chances to see monkey and lots of birds you miss in the forest at PRIMATE LODGE KIBALE / CHIMPANZEE FOREST GUEST HOUSE / KIBALE SAFARI CAMP
Day 3 : Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and afternoon game drive.
After morning breakfast, you will depart kibale for Queen Elizabeth national park one of spectacular Savannah park of Uganda ,cross the equator and do game drive in the afternoon in search of Elephants, lions, Uganda kobs, waterbucks leopards warthogs to mention but a few and birds later check in to the lodge for your overnight stay at MWEYA SAFARI LODGE / PARK VIEW SAFARI LODGE / QUEEN ELIZABETH BUSH LODGE
Day 4 : Morning game drive and Boat cruise along Kazinga channel.
Have early morning breakfast and head out for game drive, look for elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos. Waterbucks, Uganda kobs, hyenas, mangoes and many more, Later relax for lunch. After lunch report to the jetty for boat cruise with higher chances to see crocodiles, hippopotamus, and lizard’s huge flocks of birds and possibly elephants and buffalos coming to drink water. You then return back to the lodge for overnight stay at MWEYA SAFARI LODGE / PARK VIEW SAFARI LODGE / QUEEN ELIZABETH BUSH LODGE
Day 5 : Game drive and Transfer to Bwindi forest National Park
On this day, after breakfast check out and head to bwindi through the park to the ishasha southern sector of Queen Elizabeth national park, do game drive in search of famous tree climbing lions known to be specifically in that area thereafter, proceed to bwindi forest national park and check in to the lodge for overnight stay at BWINDI NKURINGO GORILLA LODGE / BAKIGA LODGE / BUHOMA COMMUNITY REST CAMP
Day 6: Gorilla Tracking and Community walk in Afternoon
Wake up early for you breakfast, with packed lunch report to ranger station for the briefing about formalities of gorilla tracking thereafter together with a ranger guide head to the forest for your memorable gorilla tracking experience. Here tracking of these gentle giants takes few hours to full day probably one of the words most exciting and interesting wildlife encounter, so prepare for both challenges. Later after trekking, you will go for community walk to meet the local people including the pygmies / Batwa who where forest dwellers before they were evicted from the forest for conservation purposes, learn about their culture and their current way of living. This will depend on how strong you will be after your gorilla trekking experience. You will then go back to your lodge for evening relaxation, dinner and overnight stay at BWINDI NKURINGO GORILLA LODGE / BAKIGA LODGE / BUHOMA COMMUNITY REST CAMP
Day 7: Transfer back to Kampala or Entebbe and end of the trip.
After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Kampala or Entebbe passing through beautiful landscapes of the area, lunch on the way as you ending you Uganda Primate safari tour.
End of 7 Days Uganda Primate Safari
The cost of the 7 Days Uganda primate Safari itinerary will include the following:
- Ground Transport in a 4WD comfortable safari vehicle with fuel
- Gorilla tracking permit in Uganda
- Chimpanzee tracking fees
- Game drive Safari in Queen Elizabeth National park
- Boat trip along Kazinga channel
- Service of Professional English speaking guide/ driver
- Accommodation for the duration of the tour
- All meals included as on itinerary
- Government taxes
- Drinking water while on the tour
The cost of Uganda primate safari however excludes;
- Visa fees for Uganda.
- Domestic and International flights
- Optional activities if any
- Any accommodation up grade.
- Tips and other personal expenses like laundry, drinks of your nature like alcohol etc