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Uganda Primates & Big 5 Safari

10 Days from $15000 / person

Trekking

Midrange

Wildlife & Safaris

Itinerary Summary

DAY

PLACE

HOTEL

Day 1

Arrival in Kampala

Day 2

Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park

Day 3

Murchison Fall National Park

Day 4

Murchison Fall -Kibale Forest National Park

Day 5

Kibale – Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 6

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 7

Queen Elizabeth - Ishasha – Bwindi Impenetrable

Day 8

Bwindi Impenetrable

Day 9

Lake Bunyonyi Bird Watching

Day 10

Lake Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo National Park

Day 11

Lake Mburo - Kampala

Itinerary Details

International Arrival

Transferred to your own booked accommodation

Arrival in Kampala

Meet our safari guide who will be waiting to host you upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you’ll be picked up and transferred to Kampala at your booked accommodation

Hotel

Hilton Garden Inn Kampala

Meals

Half Board

Transferred To Ziwa Rhino

Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park

Early in the morning after breakfast in your hotel in Kampala you’ll be transferred to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking.

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is the only place in Uganda where you can spot this endangered species in their natural habitat. After this experience you’ll be heading to Murchison fall National Park, arrive on evening for en route game drive while on your way to the lodge; arrive for dinner and overnight stay.

Hotel

Sambiya River Lodge

Meals

Full Board

Game Drive

Murchison Fall National Park

On this day you head out for an early morning game drive in Murchison fall National with packed breakfast beside in your vehicle.

On this game drive you’ll have a chance of spotting the early risers including the big fives (Lion, leopard, elephant and buffaloes).

After enough game drive around noon you head back to the lodge for the ho lunch and later go for a boat cruise on Nile for an inclusive date with hippos, crocodile, fishing birds, elephants, and other species.

After the cruse you’ll be at the bottom of Murchison falls, you go for a hike to the top of the falls for a magnificent view of the falls. Later transfer back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay

Hotel

Sambiya River Lodge

Meals

Full Board

Game Drive

Primate Tracking

Murchison Fall -Kibale Forest National Park

Depart in the morning after breakfast at the lodge; go for the morning game drive while heading out of Murchison fall to Kibale Forest National Park, the centre of primate tracking in Africa.

Kibale National Park is blessed with 13 primate species and these includes; Chimpanzee, L’Hoest Monkey, Coppery –Tailed Monkey, Blue Monkey, Velvet Monkey, Black and White Colobus Monkey, Red Tailed Monkey, Red Colobus Monkey, Olive Baboon, Thick-Tailed Bush baby and Lesser Galago.

On arrival in Kibale National Park you’ll check in at the lodge and later depart for community walk and swamp walk. Later arrive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay

Hotel

Crater Safari Lodge

Meals

full board

Chimpanzee Tracking

Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Kibale – Queen Elizabeth National Park

On this day you’ll wakeup early in the morning for breakfast and head to Kanyanchu Visitor centre for briefing and group allocation. You’ll be joined to a group headed by a ranger guide.

The guide will lead you into the forest tracking the sought after Chimpanzee; our closes relatives with over 99% DNA similar to ours. The length of the trek through the forest depends on the location of the primates in the forest since they keep on moving from o location to another looking for food.

Upon finding the Chimps, you’ll spend about 1 hour with Chimps and then head out of the forest. In the presence of Chimps you can take picture (flash not allowed) for your memories to when you return home.

After lunch at the lodge you depart with a drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park though the big banana plantation, maize, cotton and sunflowers.

Arrive on evening at the lodge in Queen Elizabeth, you check in and wait for adventure the next day.

Hotel

Buffalo Safari Lodge

Meals

Full board

Game Drive

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Start the day with an early game drive that exposes us to diverse animals, Big 5 members Elephants, Buffalos, big cats- Lions, Leopards more times in the evening, warthogs- Hunchback carnivals like Hyenas are spotted along the Circuits as you drive along the many more species that are residents to this park. There is a rich bird life especially your version of storks in the wetland spots as you reach the Flamingoes in the salt Lakes at Kasenyi.

After lunch you get ready for the Classic highlights with 2hrs Boat cruise on the famous Kazinga channel, a 36kms channel linking Lake George – Lake Edward. Here you see land and water Adapted Hippopotamuses Yawning, the National Geographical society killing machine the Nile crocodile gaping along the Banks and Savannah version of Pigs the Warthog are a hallmark sign in this Animal home. On evening arrive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight

Hotel

Buffalo Safari Lodge

Meals

Full Board

Game Drive

Queen Elizabeth - Ishasha – Bwindi Impenetrable

After breakfast you drive other southern side of Queen Elizabeth National Park (Ishasha). This is the most remote part of the Park and less visited thought very rich in game.

This is the home of the tree climbing Lions, other gaming potentials include rare leopard, Hyenas, Giant forest Hogs, Topi, big herds of Uganda Kob.

You’ll stop for lunch and continue to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Arrive at the lodge on evening for an evening relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Hotel

Gorilla Leisure Lodge

Meals

Full Board

Gorilla tracking

Bwindi Impenetrable

In the morning you depart for Gorilla tracking in Bwindi, trekking is very physical but interesting, differ vegetation in the forest and atmosphere rewarding.

Trekking might be long or short depending on the movement of the Gorillas, but seeing the peaceful giant things ease in your heart and hour with them seems like minutes.

After all the activities in Bwindi Impenetrable you’ll be transferred to Lake Bunyonyi. Arrive on evening at the lodge; get time to relax after a long day, dinner and overnight stay.

Hotel

Gorilla Leisure Lodge

Meals

Full Board

Bird Watching

Lake Bunyonyi Bird Watching

After breakfast you’ll continue driving south to Lake Bunyonyi the right place to it slow and relax. Lake Bunyonyi is a very scenic Lake with 29 islands and might make you feel out of Africa.

This is the second deepest lake in Africa after Lake Tanganyika and deepest in Uganda but because it’s always calm, enable canoeing and nature walk on these historic Islands is very rewarding.

Arrive at the lodge on evening for dinner and overnight stay.

Hotel

Bird Nest Resort Lake Bunyonyi

Meals

Full Board

Game Drive

Lake Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo National Park

In the morning after breakfast you’ll be transferred to Lake Mburo National Park about 4hrs drive, arrive on afternoon followed with lunch – later in the late afternoon you’ll go for the game drive. Lake Mburo is the smallest savanna park in Uganda offering magical experience such as; buffaloes, zebras, and impalas along with great birds of different types in the surrounding savannah with its slopes and hills.

On evening arrive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Hotel

 Mburo Safari Lodge

Meals

Full Board

Transferred to your own booked accommodation

International Departure

Lake Mburo - Kampala

After breakfast in the morning you’ll go for a short 2hrs walking safari in the park with an experienced game ranger.

It’s a very experience as you get close to nature without threatening them which wouldn’t be the case if you were in a safari car (they would run)

After the walk you will head back to the lodge and check out, continue to Kampala / Entebbe, enjoy your lunch en route and visit Uganda equator. You’ll arrive in Kampala in the late evening and be transferred to your own booked accommodation in Kampala or transferred direct to the airport for your onward travels.

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch

This 10-days Uganda Primates and Big 5 Safari will give you opportunity to visit some of the best attractions that Uganda has to offer!

Your tour will began in Murchison falls National Park where you’ll view the Big 5 animals and visit the heavy falls give you a chance to have a 4 hours gorilla habituation experience in the jungle of the playful gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable forest. it is not only covered with the great apes but also several scenic trails and a diverse number of species of mammals like chimpanzees, butterflies and amazing bird species.

Take a relaxation at the beautiful Lake Bunyonyi which is known for being Africa’s second deepest lake, this tour will continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park for wildlife adventure, where you’ll see over 6 lions hanging on the fig trees in Isasha sector making it an experience of a lifetime, you’ll view other several wildlife species in the park like elephants, Antelopes, Buffaloes, kobs, leopards, warthogs, among many others.

This tour will end with a visit to Kibale National Park the best safari destination for Chimpanzee trekking with a Guided swamp walk in Bigodi

Price & Inclusions

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$15000

 / person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

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