Safari Overview

We are very certain that you will find this experience very unique; it takes you to Kibale, Africa’s greatest tropical rain forests for Chimpanzee trekking. Combine this with Gorilla trekking in Bwindi the home of the rare mountain Gorillas as you graduate with 2 degrees in Primate trekking both undertaken in Uganda’s best ranked natural and virgin jungles in the world

ITINERARY

Leave Kampala after breakfast for the fascinating drive through papyrus swamps and thick jungle of the Nile Delta to Kibale National Park just under the Ruwenzori Mountains. Afternoon guided walk in the crater lakes area of the park for outstanding cultural visit. Meals and over night at Kyaninga Lodge (Lodge facility) or Mountains of the Moon (Mid Lodge) or Chimps Nest (Budget facility). A stunning location overlooking a dramatic Crater Lake and the fabled “Mountains of the Moon”. . Meal plan: ( L, D)

Overnight:

Half day search of chimpanzee and 10 other primate including phoestes, red Colobus, blues, and red tailed and grey cheeked mangabey.  The guide will provide detailed explanations, not only on primates, but also on all the forest fauna and flora and will ensure that your walk is both informative and enjoyable.  This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and seeing primates at close quarters.  After lunch, proceed to Bwindi via Queen Elizabeth National Park and here you may spot many wildlife including Elephants, Buffaloes, among others. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. Dinner and overnight stay at either Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs/Gorilla Safari Lodge (high end lodge) or Sliver back Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge (Mid range) or Buhoma community Bandas/Wagtail Eco Camp (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight:

Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but its well worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a village walk. The Buhoma Village Walk gives you a great opportunity to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It also is a great way to support the local community in a direct way. The Walk begins with your guide at Buhoma Community Rest Camp and is most informative, rewarding to the average visitor. It will amaze you how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways. Dinner and overnight stay at either Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs/Gorilla Safari Lodge (high end lodge) or Sliver back Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge (Mid range) or Buhoma community Bandas/Wagtail Eco Camp (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight:

Return to Kampala, then Entebbe, with lunch enroute wit stopover at Igongo cultural centre to explore the life style of the Ankole and Bahima, thereafter proceed at the Equator Uganda before your evening departures home. Meal plan: (B, L) End of services.

Overnight:

Inclusions
  • Ranger guide fees
  • Enroute lunches
  • Driver/guide subsistence allowance.
  • Park fees
  • Igongo cultural visit
  • Accommodation and meals as per the Itinerary
  • Community walks Bwindi
  • One Chimpanzee permit in Kibale
  • One Gorilla permit per person
  • Transportation by a 4 x 4 station wagon.
Exclusions
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight Ticket Fare
  • Visa Fees
  • Tips while on the safari
  • Others not mentioned in the safari Itinerary
Payment

A deposit of 40% is required when booking this safari. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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Starts at
Entebbe

Ends at
Kampala/Entebbe

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TOUR DETAILS

Availability
All Year Round

Booking Type
Instant Booking

Duration
4 Days

Safari Type
Private Tour

Guided Tour
Yes

Guide Language
English

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