8-Day Uganda Luxury gorilla & Chimpanzee safaris.

This safari tour covers 3 national parks in south western Uganda: Kibale National Park for Chimpanzee tracking, Queen Elizabeth National Park for game drives and boat cruises along Kazinga Channel; Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for gorilla tracking; and finally, Lake Bunyonyi for the canoe trekking and Batwa experience. This 8-day safari is filled with must-do and must-see activities and national parks in Uganda in a leisurely pace. You will have a chance to share about coronavirus in countries hit by it
9-Day Uganda Luxury gorilla & Chimpanzee safaris.

This safari is available throughout the year and guests will stay in comfortable accommodation. We will visit the famous Murchison National Park where the waters of the Nile River squeeze through a narrow gorge. Hail as we enter Queen Elizabeth National Park where you will get to see tree-climbing lions. Chimpanzee tracking or Habituation is also included in this tour as well as visit to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Lake Bunyonyi.

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.

Your guide will pick you up early in the morning. He will also provide briefing on your upcoming safari and afterwards, we make our way to Murchison Falls National Park passing through the famous Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on clients own cost, a private, non-profit, animal sanctuary in Uganda. The sanctuary also offers interesting activities including rhino trekking, bird watching, nature walks and relaxation. Late in the afternoon, we will have your first taste of game viewing at Murchison. This park boasts of the famous Murchison Falls, where the waters of the Nile River squeeze through a narrow gorge. This is also home to a number of mammals and has Uganda's largest population of Nile crocodiles.

  • Main destination: Murchison Falls National Park
  • Accommodation: Kyobe Lodge.
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included, Drinks not included

Day 2: Boat Safari and Game Drive

Today, we set out for an early morning game drive to find elusive predators such as Lions, Hyenas, Leopard, and Jackal among several others; all the while enjoying the beautiful savannah landscape. In the afternoon, we set out for a boat safari along the world-famous River Nile, which sets off at Paraa, going upstream to the base of the Murchison Falls. While on cruise, you will see Crocodiles, Hippos, and lizards. You will also chance upon Buffaloes, Elephants and Antelopes quenching their thirst and cooling off the heat by the river banks.

  • Main destination: Murchison Falls National Park
  • Accommodation: Kyobe Lodge.
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included, Drinks not included

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National Park

After a hearty breakfast, we begin a long journey to a rich tropical forest in Uganda, Kibale National Park. There will be no activity today as the travel will take the whole day. You will arrive in the lodge in the evening where you can relax in the luxurious amenities the lodge has to offer.

  • Main destination: Kibale Forest National Park
  • Accommodation: Kyaninga Lodge
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included, Drinks not included

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking or Chimpanzee Habituation Experience

Tracking chimpanzees is a unique experience that makes Safari in Uganda at par with its neighboring East African countries. There is nothing more exotic than starring in a real African jungle adventure. You get the real Ugandan atmosphere as you move through the bushes and watch the Chimps swing through the steady branches. If you can’t get enough, you may opt to do the habituation experience, which means you can spend the whole day with these amazing creatures. In the afternoon, we will continue our journey to her majesty, Queen Elizabeth National Park.

  • Main destination: Kibale Forest National Park
  • Accommodation: Kyaninga Lodge
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included, Drinks not included

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park & game drive before check in

Today, you travel to Queen Elizabeth National park and start your game drive in the park spotting different wildlife including lions, Elephants’, Leopards and other wildlife. Then check in to your accommodation.

  • Main destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Accommodation: Katara Lodge.
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included, Drinks not included

Day 6: Game Drive & afternoon Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel

There will be another game in the morning where you can see breathtaking landscapes and abundant wildlife from primates to wild animals, and birds. After lunch, we proceed to Mweya peninsula for a boat trip through the Kazinga Channel. Here you will see wildlife along the banks of the channel including buffalo, elephants, birds, and hippos.

  • Main destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Accommodation: Katara Lodge.
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included, Drinks not included

Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & Kabale Market shopping experience

We will set off for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park passing through BushenyiKitagata road. This is home to the mythical Kitagatahotspring. According to the locals, one of the springs was used by the former Omugabe (King of Ankole) and is known as Ekyomugabe. The other spring is believed to have healing powers and is known as Mulago, after Uganda's largest National Referral Hospital. We will also have a stopover to visit some museums in Kabale town. We then continue to pass through Ugandan soil along Kagamba and Ntungamo, which is heralded as the Switzerland part of Africa with its hilly nature and breeze. As you may know that, European and American markets are different from African Markets, You will have a chance to visit Kabale central market on your way to Bwindi impenetrable and buy bananas or Apples or any other fruits you have not seen in your country and test the delicious of it.

  • Main destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Accommodation: Gorilla Close Up Lodge.
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included, Drinks not included

Day 8: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi impenetrable National park or Mgahinga National parks

Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the highlight of today’s activities. We begin with an informative orientation from the briefing center. The rangers will conduct the briefing then lead you to the forest for a walk in search of Gorillas. The park is home to colobus monkeys, chimpanzees, and birds such as hornbills and turacos. Most notably, half of the world's population of the critically endangered mountain gorillas is found here as well. An up close encounter with the Mountain gorillas is a once in a lifetime experience- a memory that Uganda will leave with you to cherish. In the afternoon, we head out to Lake Bunyonyi, a place known for its birds. Here, you will have the chance to see wide range of these beautiful creatures amid breathtaking views and landscape.

  • Main destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Accommodation: Lake bunyonyi Rock Resort.
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included, Drinks not included

Day 9: Transfer to Kampala or Kigali in Rwanda

After breakfast, we head back to Kampala or Kigali depending on your next destination. Along the way, there will be a stopover at the equator in Masaka for lunch.

  • Main destination: Kampala
  • Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)Drinks not included

Included

  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits (one per person, $700USD)
  • Chimp permits (one per person, $600USD)
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)

Excluded

    • International flights (from/to home)
    • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
    • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
    • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
    • Drinks
No. of Persons Rate Per Person
2 $3,390 pp (USD)

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