8-Day Chimps, Gorillas & Lions

Uganda’s best wildlife!

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Overview

The Uganda wildlife safari takes you to Uganda’s major national parks includingMurchison Falls national parkQueen Elizabeth national park, Kibale Forest National park and Lake Bunyonyi in the south western Uganda.

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls national park.

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On this Uganda Wildlife Safari,  travel from your lodge or from the airport by the company guide who will transfer you to Murchison falls national park, you will also enjoy the beautiful sceneries as you travel and also have your lunch in Masindi town en route. Then on your arrival, you will have an evening game drive where you will view many animals including the Kobs, Elephants, Lions, Buffalos, Leopards and many more.

Accommodation:

Upmarket: Paraa Safari Lodge

Midrange: Pakuba game lodge

Budget: Red Chilli Rest camp

Day 2: Early morning game drive & an afternoon boat cruise.

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Have your breakfast at the lodge. Proceed for an early morning game drive. There you will have a chance to enjoy viewing many animals including the lions, leopards, birds, elephants, buffaloes, Among others. Continue to the afternoon boat cruise after lunch, having a chance of viewing many animals including; the crocodiles, hippos, birds and many more. Later, undertake a hike up to the top of the falls.

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National park.

Have breakfast at the lodge as you prepare for a full day transfer to Kibale national park, you will have your lunch at fort portal town and visit Amabeere caves where you will enjoy unique crater lakes and falls, later proceed to Kibale national park for overnight stay.

Accommodation.

Upmarket: Primate Lodge

Midrange: Kibale Forest Camp

Budget: Rwenzori View guest house

Day 4: Chimp tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park.

Early morning at 07:15 am, you will have breakfast then leave to Kibale forest National Park headquarters for a briefing. Enter into this beautiful lush forest for chimpanzee trekking. There you will have a good view of chimpanzees including other primates like the L’hoests, Colobus, Blue, and Red-tailed monkeys. In addition, you will find the grey-cheeked Mangabeys swinging through the dense forest and several bird species, butterflies and various small insects, you will spend good time with these unique primates (chimps) as you try to interact and learn about their usual lives. you will finally retreat to your lodge to pick your luggage for a transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park via Rwenzori mountain and Kasese town.

Accommodation.

Upmarket: Mweya safari lodge

Midrange: Ihamba Safari Lodge

Budget: Simba Safari Camp

Day 5: Early morning game drive, Katwe salt Lake and a boat cruise.IMG_0166

Wake up early in the morning and enjoy your breakfast. Prepare for an early morning game drive within the park to sight numerous early risers including the kobs, antelopes, lions, elephants, buffaloes, birds and many more. Have your packed lunch and travel to Katwe salt lake. Proceed for an afternoon boat cruise where you will view crocodiles, hippos, birds, and many more. Later enjoy an evening game drive within the park as you proceed to the lodge.

Accommodation.

Upmarket: Mweya safari lodge

Midrange: Ihamba Safari Lodge

Budget: Simba Safari Camp

Day 6: Transfer to the Bwindi national park and view tree climbing lions in Ishasha sector.

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Have breakfast at your lodge. Then transfer to Bwindi via Ishasha sector. There you will get a chance of viewing tree climbing lions and many other animals including Oribis, red topis, waterbuck and monkeys. Proceed to the park having your packed lunch as you travel.

Accommodation.

Upmarket: Gorilla Safari Lodge

Midrange: Bakiga Lodge

Budget:  Broadbill Forest camp

Day 7: Gorilla trekking & transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.

In the morning, assemble at the park headquarters for a briefing from the park rangers about the do’s and don’ts while with the gorillas. Then proceed for the memorable adventure in the forest. But this activity may take 2-6 hours depending on the movement of the animals. Meet and stay with the animals for a maximum of one hour. Descend from the jungles to the park headquarters and to your Lodge for lunch and relaxation.  After which you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi and enjoy a canoe ride on the lake.

Accommodation.

Upmarket: Arcadia cottages

Midrange: Bunyonyi safaris resort

Budget: Supreme Adventure park

Day 8: Departure.

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Have your breakfast. Then embark on the safari back to Kampala having a lunch stop at Igongo Cultural Centre. And another stopover at the equator for photos and experiments. Then proceed to Entebbe for your evening flight or overnight at the lodge marking the end of your Uganda wildlife safari.

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What is included in this safari:

  • All activities / services as per itinerary
  • 4WD Vehicle – with a pop – up roof for scenic viewing
  • A professional English speaking driver / guide
  • Site entrance fees
  • Free Wi-Fi internet in the vehicle
  • All ground transportation and fuel
  • Meals
  • Drinking water in the vehicle

Exclusions of the safari:

  • Visas
  • International air fares
  • Activities / services not included in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks / wines
  • Laundry and any service of personal nature
  • Travel insurance cover

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  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refunded if the booking is cancelled up to 45 days before arrival.
  • Balance should be paid 60 days before arrival.

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