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09 Days Gorillas, Chimps and Game Safari

This 10 Days (9 Nights) Uganda Safari will take you to Uganda’s most visited parks and the tour will combine grate experience of primate and gorilla viewing. The tour will also give you a chance for classic game drives through the savannah game parks including lake Mburo  and Queen Elizabeth national park, games expected to spot include the rare tree climbing lions  elephant, lion, buffalo, hippo, and leopard, Antelopes and many species of birds.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1 Arrival – Entebbe
upon your arrival and Entebbe International Airport, you will be welcomed and greeted by our safari guide/ driver, gets you briefed about the all safari. After, you will be driven to the southwestern part of Uganda to Kibale forest national park a home to over 13 species of primates. You will arrive at the lodge in the late afternoon.  Dinner and an overnight at Kyaninga Lode, primate lodge kibale, Ndali Lodge kibale forest Camp, / chimpanzee Forest Guest House

Day 2 Kibale Forest National Park
On this day after an early breakfast, you will head into the 766-square-kilometer tropical rain forest is the natural habitat which is a home to over 13 species of primates coupled with chimpanzee our closest relative to human. Chimp tracking is the most done activity done in kibale forest national park and the trek most of the time can go from 1-6 hours  and once they are met you are strictly allowed only one hour with them. Other primates expected to see include black and Red Colobus Monkeys chattering and swinging through the ancient forest trees. You will also have a chance to spot the red tailed monkeys, baboons, civet monkeys among others.  You will also spot over 325 bird species. Not only primates and bird species, the park is also a home to the rarely seen but present largest population of Forest Elephant in Uganda, Buffalo, Uganda Kob, Genet, Civet, Waterbuck and Bushbuck can also be seen. Retire to the lodge for lunch and relaxation then in the evening you will go for guided bigodi walk Dinner and an overnight at Kyaninga Lode, primate lodge kibale, Ndali Lodge kibale forest Camp, / chimpanzee Forest Guest House

Day 3 Kibale Forest National Park – Queen Elizabeth National Park
Have morning breakfast and check out for the awe inspiring drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Apprehend the stunning views of beautiful landscapes with rolling hills, the drive will take about 3-4 hours. Lunch is provided en route. Reaching the suburbs, you will continue with an awesome game drive through the Kasenyi plains for stunning sights of different Wildlife species and sun set. After Check in at the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge, Katara Lodge, and Kyambura Game Lodge/Mid A range: Ihamba Lake Side Safari Lodge, Enganzi Lodge/Budget: Hippo H-ill Lodge, Simba Lodge

Day 4 Queen Elizabeth National Park
early morning game drive is followed with a game drives in the park searching for the early risen, games expected to see include elephants, lions, different species of antelopes, warthogs, buffaloes, among others. After, you will retire back to the lodge for full breakfast. After lunch, you will embark on for a two hours launch trip on the Kazinga Channel. This water system hosts the highest concentration of Hippo in the world, and this excursion brings us up close to them. We will also see crocodile, buffalo, and other game that drink from the Channel, you will also have a chance to see different species of birds that live and feed on the lake. After this experience, transfer to our lodge. As dusk falls, we prepare for dinner and a good night’s rest.
Overnight: Mweya Safari Lodge, kyambura Gorge Lodge, Katara Safari Lodge, Park View safari Lodge or Buffalo Safari Lodge

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park-Bwindi Impenetrable Park National

Wake-up early for an early breakfast and later make a transfer to bwindi national park passing via the ishasha sector an extension of Queen Elizabeth national park. You will have a chance to spot different species of animals’ including the rare tree climbing lions and many other animals that live here. After, you will have lunch in the ishasha and later transfer to bwindi impenetrable national park a home to the endangered mountain gorillas. Arrive in the evening, check in for dinner and an overnight at: Gorilla forest Camp, Mahogany springs / Buhoma Lodge/ Chameleon Hill Lodge/ Mahogany Lodge/ Silverback Lodge / Rushaga Gorilla Camp

Day 6: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Wake-up for an early breakfast at the lodge after, follow the guide to the park headquarters to receive short briefings from the Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger guides. After the briefing, you will follow the park ranger who will lead you deep into the impenetrable forest to start the search for the endangered Mountain Gorillas who only live to this park and Mgahinga forest in Uganda.

The search for the gorillas is unpredictable meeting them depends on where they last spent their night from or from where they were last seen the previous day. The search may involve passing through muddy and thick forest and upon reaching them, you will only be allowed to stay with them for only one hour and you are advised to always keep maximum silence while with these Gorillas since they are wild animals they can react on you. You are allowed to take photographs as well as studding their behaviors, you are not allowed to use flash cameras when taking photos. Gorilla trekking is regarded as such a tiresome experience since it can take you almost 2-8 hours to find them. However, once these apes are meet, you will easily forget all the hustles you have gone through and instead save the good memories you will experience with them. Gorilla trekking is  regarded as one of the world’s truly memorable experiences, a look into one of these magnificent God creatures’ eyes brings home the bond that exists between them and us, indeed our presence contributes their continued survival, let’s keep the spirit of meeting them. The one hour is ever small and gets finished so quickly, and we slowly make our way back to camp to end the day’s adventures. Dinner and an overnight at: Gorilla forest Camp, Mahogany springs / Buhoma Lodge/ Chameleon Hill Lodge/ Mahogany Lodge/ Silverback Lodge / Rushaga Gorilla Camp

Day 7: Second Gorilla Trek in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
On the 3rd day of this tour, you will get another chance for gorilla trekking in the jungles of bwindi impenetrable national park, but this time you will trek a different gorilla family. You will have a chance to get more photos and videos of these rare apes and get grate lifetime experience. The evening will be reserved at leisure and recall on the adventures of the last few days. Gorilla forest Camp, Mahogany springs / Buhoma Lodge/ Chameleon Hill Lodge/ Mahogany Lodge/ Silverback Lodge / Rushaga Gorilla Camp

Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Lake Mburo
Today we will travel eastwards to Lake Mburo National Park the most closet park to the capital city Kampala. Lunch will be enjoyed in Mbarara, after we will drive to the park check-into your pre-booked accommodation. Later in the evening go for a game drive to view different game species and birds, later return to the lodge for dinner and an Overnight: Lake Mburo Tented Camp

Day 9: Lake Mburo– Entebbe
Wake up early for an early morning breakfast and later we embark on the transfer to Entebbe international airport with lunch er-route. Arrive at Entebbe to meet your departure flight back home. Or if your flight is scheduled on the next day, we shall drive you to pre-booked accommodation for an Overnight:

End of the Safari