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Where to go: This safari gives you the opportunity to visit the most important national parks in Uganda for primates viewing, Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth and Kibale National Parks.
What activities & attractions: During the safari expect to take the Gorilla tracking walk and the chimpanzee trekking. You will do a lot of birding and game drives in private vehicles along the Queen Elizabeth National Park, including the boat cruise along Kazinga Channel.
Who can do it: Anybody can join this tour itinerary, though the gorilla tracking can be generally the most demanding activity in terms of readiness to walk many hours in the rain tropical forest.
When to go: Generally all the year round is possible to undertake gorilla tracking and game drives in Uganda. The dry seasons are most likely to guarantee a better road conditions in the parks
– Tour tariffs are based on all known costs and rates of exchange at the time of the transfer, any significant changes beyond our will be immediately communicated to our clients.
– We also retain the right to alter any arrangements due to local conditions. We also retain the right to refuse any person from participating or continuing any tour if that person causes or is deemed to cause hazard or inconvenience to other clients and to our environment and ecosystems.
– Please note that in Uganda, US dollar banknotes series before year 2000 are accepted only with a low exchange rate, therefore clients are advised to travel to Uganda with more recent banknotes series. The same applies to banknotes below 50 USD.
Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe international airport.
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to Kampala for your dinner and overnight at Cassia lodge(Classic)or Humara hotel (Medium range).BB
Day 2 - Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast, drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest via Mbarara, where you will have lunch . On the way you can admire the green tea plantations, the Ankole cattle and the Ugandan farms. You reach Bwindi in the evening for dinner and overnight at Bwindi Gorilla Safari Lodge – Nkuringo Lodge (C) or Buhoma Community / Engage Lodge (Medium). FB
Day 3 - The Encounter with Mountains Gorillas.
After breakfast, drive to park headquarters for briefing before the start of the trekking at 8am. The forest is spectacular as it offers a dramatic, heavily dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for tourists. This park is best known for the fascinating mountains gorillas. The time taken to reach them and the terrain varies according to the movements of these marvelous primates. The thrill of spending time with and observing the gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure. The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with each other. overnight at Gorilla Safari Lodge/ Nkuringo Lodge (Classic) or Engage Lodge/ Buhoma Community(Medium). FB
Day 4: Bwindi to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
After breakfast, you to Queen Elizabeth national park via the Ishasha Sector famous for the tree climbing Lions. Go for the game drive in the open savannah covered by acacias trees on the edge of the Albertine Rift Valley. You will search for the typical tree climbing lions, a population which is only found in this part of the country. It is impressive to see these animals resting on top of the fig trees. Have lunch en route. In the afternoon proceed to Jacana safari lodge / Kasenyi Safari Camp (Classic) or Marafiki Safari Lodge/ Bush Lodge (Medium accommodation) for dinner and overnight. FB
Day 5: Game Drive, Boat Cruise and Transfer to Kibale National Park.
After a cup of coffee, embark on an early morning game drive along Kasenyi plains and expect to see Lions, Elephants, Cape buffalo, Warthogs, Leopard, Spotted hyena, Mangoose, Waterbucks, Uganda kobs, Topi and a lot of small animals and birds. Return to the lodge for breakfast and relax on the swimming pool. After lunch board the boat cruise for the best navigation of the Kazinga Channel, a good experience for birding, as you will see many water birds, cormorants, pelicans, eagles, as well as crocodiles, hippos, elephants. In the evening you proceed to Kibale National park and check in to the services of Primate Lodge/ Ndali Lodge (Classic) or Chimp Forest House/ Kibale Forest Camp (Medium) for dinner and overnight. FB
Day 6 - Chimpanzees trekking in Kibale National Park
After Breakfast, you proceed to Park headquarters for briefing before you embark on the thrilling activity of chimpanzee and primate trekking in the forest. Here is found one of the largest populations of chimpanzees in Uganda. You will have a locally prepared lunch at Tinka’s place. In the evening, you will have a nature walk in Bigodi wetland which is very rewarding, you will be able more primates including the Velvet Monkeys, Colubus Monkey and it’s a home to more than 300 species of birds.go back to your lodge for dinner and overnight. FB
Day 7: Return to Kampala/Entebbe for Departure.
After break, you will transfer to Kampala/ Entebbe in time catch your international flight back home.
Reserved to departure. BF
– Full board accommodation.
– Ground transportation by 4×4 Land Cruiser
-English speaking Driver/Guide
– Gorilla and chimpanzee permits
– Entrance fees, taxes
-Drinking water during the safari
The tariff does not include:
– Air ticket.
– Tourist insurance
– Entrance visas.
– Extra drinks and tips.
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