8 Days Uganda Primates and Wildlife Safari
Day 1: Arrival and Hotel transfer
You will be met by our company representative together with the guide upon arrival at the airport and be transferred to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay at Forest cottages or Sheraton Hotel Kampala. An that will be the end of the first day of this 8 days Uganda safari.
Day 2: Kampala to Murchison falls
Enjoy breakfast at the lodge and make an early start on your journey to Murchison falls national park with a stopover in Masindi town for lunch. Proceed to Murchison falls and visit top of the falls – one of the star attractions in the area before proceeding to your lodge where you will unwind for the rest of the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.
Day 3: Game drive and launch cruise
Wake up for early morning breakfast on your 3rd morning of the 8 days Uganda safari and go for a game drive where you may spot various animal species like elephants, giraffes, lions, Uganda kobs among others. In the afternoon you will go for a launch cruise on the park’s main tourist attraction the unique Murchison Falls as well as the River Nile with its streaming hippo and serried ranges of crocodile along the sandbanks, as well as large numbers of different species getting down to drink & bathe. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 4: Murchison – Kibale National Park
Have breakfast and then drive to Kibale forest national park – home to the Chimpanzees. This is a full day drive with a lunch stopover en-route and arriving at the lodge in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.
Day 5 Chimpanzee trekking
After breakfast you will go for chimpanzee tracking. Kibale Forest National Park is one of the best safari destinations in Africa for chimpanzee tracking. Kibale’s 795km2 National Park contains one of the most beautiful and with the most varying tracts of tropical forest in the whole of Uganda. This is place to a number of forest wildlife, most especially 13 species of primate coupled with chimpanzees. After trekking you will have lunch and then visit Bigodi wetland. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 6: Bwindi for gorillas
Enjoy morning breakfast in Kibale and transfer to Bwindi national park driving through the famous Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park where you may spot some game including tree climbing lions. Proceed to Bwindi with lunch enroute arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 7: Gorilla trekking
you will have early morning breakfast and report at the park headquarters for a briefing by the park ranger guides after which you head into the forest for gorilla trekking in Bwindi. This could take 4-8 hours depending on the movements of the mountain gorillas. Upon discovering the gentle mountain gorillas, you will be allowed 1 hour to view and take photos of these primates which often seem not to mind about the vistors’ attention as they go about their daily lives. Return to starting point where you will meet your driver and transfer back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8: Kampala
Have breakfast and head for Kampala driving across some incredible landscapes, local markets and towns. Enjoy lunch en-route in Mbarara town and proceed to Kampala arriving in the late afternoon. Drop off at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe airport for your flight back home.
Included8 Days Uganda Primates and Wildlife Safari
Not IncludedDeparture TaxesEntry Fees5 Star AccommodationPersonal GuideBreakfast