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8 DAYS|UGANDA GORILLA, CHIMPANZEE AND WILDLIFE SAFARI

Intro

This 8-day Uganda Gorilla, Chimpanzees and Wildlife safaris is just a snippet of what Uganda can offer to you, a drive through the western part of Uganda will unveil to you wonders and most beautiful and amazing attractions including wildlife, scenery, beautiful and hospitable people among others

From the first day of your safari you enjoy every moment in the Pearl of Africa. The safari will start from Entebbe International Airport (Pick up) to Kibale Forest National park to track chimpanzees the closest animal to Human beings in terms of DNA and Characters and Visiting of the Local Community in Bigodi that live near the Park, then to the Medley of Wonders Queen Elizabeth for exciting wildlife and the famous tree climbing lions in Ishasha sector, then to Home of Mountain Gorillas Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, then drive back to Kampala after this incredible experience in the pearl of Africa 

INCLUSION

  Drinking water on board, Park and site entrance fees,  Gorilla Permits, Chimpanzee permits, Full board accommodation, Airport (Pick up and drop-offs),  Ground transportation while in Uganda, Transportation in a 4x4 Safari land cruiser,  Meals as described in the itinerary, Driver guide fees, Chimpanzee permits, En-route meals

EXCLUSIONS

     International flight ticket, Porter fees (People to help carry your bag in case you’re unable to carry it while in the field), Laundry, Tips, Alcoholic drinks and drinks off meal time, Personal expenditures on Cellphones

DAY 8 Departure

On arrival at Entebbe airport you be welcomed by your safari guide for a meet and greet, who will drive you to the hotel/guest house for an overnight stay

Accommodation Options: Hotel No.5, (Luxury) Protea Hotel (Midrange) Airport Guest House (Budget)

Meal plan; Dinner

DAY 2 Drive to Drive to Fort portal city

Morning Breakfast and drive straight to Fort Portal. Along the way we will have stopovers in Mubende for a quick snack and then drive to Fort portal Tourism City where you will be spending your night. After your lunch we will have a visit to the famous Amabere Ga Nyinamwiru a famous historical and cultural site in Fort Portal City. After this awesome experience you will visit a few crater lakes in Fort Portal (only those that time will allow). After all this amazing experience we will head back to the lodge

Accommodation Options: Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury) Crater Safari Lodge (Midrange) Apuuli Guest House (Budget)

Meal plan; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 3 Chimpanzee Tracking and Cultural Experience 

Before heading for chimpanzee tracking you will have breakfast early in the morning at 6:30am at the lodge and there after you will drive to Kibale National park a 20 minutes’ drive from the lodge to Kanyanchu Visitor information center in the park for briefing before you head into the forest to see the chimps.

After the chimpanzee tracking, we will head back to the lodge for lunch and thereafter drive to Bigodi for a swamp walk and also visit the local communities around Kibale Forest National park to embrace the role of local communities in supporting tourism development in Uganda. Later in the evening we will transfer from Kibale to Queen Elizabeth.

Accommodation Options: Elephant Plains Lodge (Luxury), Buffalo Safaris Lodge (Midrange) Bush Lodge (Budget)

Meal plan Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4 Morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth and afternoon launch cruise on Kazinga Channel

We begin our day with early morning breakfast at the lodge, before the game drive in Queen national park, immediately after our breakfast we will go for a game drive for the different animal sightings including the Big four animals, Lions, Leopards, Elephants and Buffaloes.

Lunch and head for the boat/launch trip on the Kazinga channel to see another aquatic life on the Kazinga Channel.

Accommodation Options: Elephant Plains Lodge (Luxury), Buffalo Safaris Lodge (Midrange) Bush Lodge (Budget)

Meal plan Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5 Tree Climbing Lions Tracking in Ishasha Sector

Morning game drive in Isasha sector for tree climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park. These famous tree climbing lions will amuse you, how they do. After tracking the lions we will check in at Iodge for idyllic treat at the lodge.

Accommodation Options: Ishasha Wilderness Camp (Luxury), Ishasha Jungle Lodge (Midrange) Topi Lodge (Budget)

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 6 Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 

On day 6 we begin our day with morning breakfast at the lodge. After our breakfast we will transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to meet the great Apes. We will travel with our parked lunch and have lunch enroute Bwindi. On arrival at the lodge we will check in and freshen up for the next day. You will relax at the lodge with beautiful and serene environment.

Accommodation Options: Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge (Luxury), Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge (Midrange), Bakiga Lodge (Budget)

Meal plan; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 7 Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Batwa Community Visit 

A beautiful morning, we start it with our breakfast at 6:30am before we go gorilla tracking in Nkuringo Sector. After breakfaster we will go for briefing thereafter head to the forest to look for the Mountain Gorillas. This usually takes 3-5hours searching for the Mountain Gorillas depending where you find them. But I beat you will love the experience.

After a successful gorilla tracking we will visit the community that lives around Bwindi to get an insight of how they live.

Accommodation Options: Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge (Luxury), Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge (Midrange), Bakiga Lodge (Budget)

Meal plan; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 8 dEPARTURE

On your last safari day, we start the day with breakfast in the morning and later drive to kampala-Entebbe to catch up with your flight. Lunch will be in Mbarara City at Igongo Cultural Centre.  

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch