This 10 days Primates track & Wildlife safari offers you chimpanzee tracking, gorilla trekking, game viewing, boat safaris and a city tour. Chimpanzee tracking is done in kibale National Park which is reputated to have the highest number of primate species. 13 primates species are found here. You shall continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park the world’s biodiversity wildlife sanctuary with climbing lions, leopards, elephants, hippos and a variety of bird species to mention but a few here you shall have game drives and a boat trip on kazinga channel. The safari leads you further to Bwindi National park which is home for the mountain gorillas which are an endangered species.
All Guests who have undertaken Gorilla tracking have testified how an amazing experience it was and they always wish to come back. This safari further leads you to Mburo National park where you have the opportunity of viewing wildlife and this park has distinctly different fauna compared to other Ugandan Parks. It is the best place to see Elands, impalas, zebras, Topis and many more. The small lakes within the park attract hippos, crocodiles and a variety of water birds
Safari highlights for 10 days Primates track & Wildlife safari
Day one: arrival at Entebbe international Airport and transfer to your hotel.
Day two: transfer to kibale National Park
Day three: undertake chimpanzee tracking and afternoon visit the community
Day four: transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park and in the evening undertake a game drive
Day five : morning do a game drive and afternoon undertake a boat cruise on kazinga channel
Day six; transfer to Bwindi and pass through ishasha sector for the tree climbing lions
Day seven: undertake gorilla tracking in Bwindi national park
Day eight: transfer to lake mburo national park and do a game drive in the evening
Day nine : undertake a nature walk or game drive in the morning proceed to kampala
Day ten: undertake a city tour and later transfer to the airport to catch your flight
Safari day by day for 10 days Primates track & Wildlife safari
Accommodation ( please click on a particular accommodation to view more details about it)
Day 1 : ARRIVAL –ENTEBBE
On arrival at Entebbe international airport in Uganda after finalizing the formalities ,you shall be welcomed by our company representative your guide who will drive you to your hotel.overnight at Airport Guesthouse.
Day 2 : ENTEBBE-KIBALE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you shall begin your round trip you shall leave Entebbe passing through Kampala the capital city and then proceed to kibale you shall arrive fort portal around afternoon hours have lunch and then proceed to your guesthouse .fort portal rests in the shadow of the far led mountains of the moon with many crater lakes and tea plantations .overnight at chimpanzee forest Guesthouse.
Day 3 : Chimpanzee tracking –Kibale National Park
After an early breakfast you shall be driven to the park at the visitor center kanyanchu where you shall be briefed before your excursion commences at 8:30 am. You shall be guided by a knowledgeable guide who will tell you more about chimpanzees, flora and fauna in this park. you shall look for the chimpanzees very high in the trees, it is indeed a wonderful experience to watch our next relatives as they jump up and down in this jungle. Overnight at chimpanzee forest guesthouse
Day 4 : KIBALE –QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
After having your breakfast you shall later depart kibale and proceed to queen Elizabeth national park one of the diverse parks in Africa. The park consists of a variety of vegetation types like crater lakes, lakes, rivers, forests, swamps, savanna, bushland, savanna woodland and many more which are homes to elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos, Uganda kobs and many more. In the evening you shall have a game drive for the search of these animals. Overnight at Bush lodge.
Day 5 : QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast in the morning you shall have an unforgettable game drive accompanied by a colorful sunrise and in the afternoon you shall undertake a wonderful boat ride on kazinga channel. The natural connection between lake Edward and Lake George gives you chances of viewing a variety of bird species, elephants, hippos, crocodiles, buffalos and monitor lizards. Overnight at bush Lodge .
Day 6 : ISHASHA- BWINDI NATIONAL PARK
In the morning after your breakfast you shall drive through the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National park that is known for its tree climbing lions . you shall have a game drive here to look for thses lions though it is not 100 % guaranteed to find them .later proceed to Bwindi National Park .the home of mountain Gorilla . relax at your lodge and prepare for the forth coming gorilla experience .overnight at trekkers Tavern.
Day 7 : GORILLA TRACKING –BWINDI NATIONAL PARK
Today you shall meet these giants. Gorilla tracking is an inspiring and wonderful adventure which one can’t miss. Though it requires enough preparation physical fitness in order to enjoy this life time experience. You shall hike to mountain gorillas with a guide who will take you through the whole experience. The path leads along wooded slopes, past intricate vines and bamboo plants to the animals. Make sure you carry enough water with you plus lunch boxes, sunscreen, tracking shoes, rain gears, hand gloves. You are allowed only one hour with these giants. In the evening after having a rest you may move around the community and visit the local people and see how they carry out their daily activities. It is interesting. Overnight at Trekkers Tavern
Day 8 : BWINDI- LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK
Early morning after breakfast you shall transfer to Lake Mburo National Park making a lunch enroute in Mbarara town, then afterwards proceed to the park for an evening game drive .you have an opportunity to encounter a range of primate species, wildlife including impalas, Elands, water-bucks, zebras not forgetting bird species like the African fish eagle. Overnight at Rwakobo rock lodge.
Day 9 : LAKE MBURO –KAMPALA
After breakfast you may either undertake a nature walk in the park or do another game drive for the last chance to see wildlife .afterwards proceed to kampala the capital city stopping enroute for Lunch at the Equator ,where you shall be standing in two hemispheres .from here you can take pictures and do shopping since the place has many souvenir shops .overnight at Namirembe Guest house .
Day 10 : CITY TOUR- DEPARTURE ENTEBBE
This morning after having breakfast you shall undertake a city tour that will lead you to many beautiful places in the city, for example you may visit the local markets, Uganda Museum, churches, kasubi Tombs and many more. In the evening transfer to the airport to catch your flight back home.
SAFARI INCLUSIONS for 10 days Primates track & Wildlife safari
- One gorilla permit per person
- One chimpanzee permit per person
- All meals and accommodations as per Itinerary
- All ground transportation in a comfortable 4*4 vehicle with a pop up roof
- Services of a full time English/ german driver guide
- Water,coffee or tea while on safari
- Fuel costs for the whole safari
- All airport pickups and drops
- All activities stipulated in the itinerary
- All government taxes and levies
- Entrance fees to the National Parks
SAFARI EXCLUSIONS for 10 days Primates track & Wildlife safari
- International flight
- Personal insurance
- Bar bills and phone calls
- Drivers gratuity and tips while on safari
- All other services of personal nature