This 7-Days wildlife and chimps safari will take you to Kibale National Park, the primate capital of the world, in which you will track chimpanzees and many other primates. You will also have the opportunity to tour Queen Elizabeth National Park and enjoy numerous game drives and a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel. You will receive a variety of tours as part of this safari, leaving you with priceless memories of Uganda, the Pearl of Africa.
- Airport transfers
- Park fees/charges
- Pick and drop services
- Drinking water during the safari/tour
- Outdoor activities (as per the itenerary)
- Accommodation (as per the itenerary)
- A professional driver/guide
- Transportation; 4*4 Jeep, Van, or by air (as per the itenerary)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Meals; full board or half-board (as per the itenerary)
- ** Any other inclusion as indicated in the itenerary
- Insurance (where applicable)
- International flights charges and fares
- Tips and gifts to service providers
- Any personal item that you may need during the tour
- Additional government imposed taxes and/or park fees
- Drinks and meals outside the tour package
- Visa charges
- Additional accommodation (as you may choose)
- Any other charges that may arise in due time
Before continuing to Kibale National Park, you will transfer to Fort Portal Town and eat lunch en route. After you have done checking into the lodge, you will begin your escorted nature walk through the thick papyrus at Magombe Swamp, a section of Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary located on the fringes of Kibale Forest National Park.
Accomodation: Kibale Forest Camp
You will transfer to the Uganda Wildlife Authority park headquarters on this day for an orientation before going on an exhilarating chimpanzee trek through Kibale Forest. You will spend an hour with your group of chimpanzees when you've located them, seeing their hilarious ear-piercing squeals, facial expressions, and death-defying leaps through the trees. After your journey, you'll exit the rainforest and travel south along the Rwenzori Mountains range until you reach Queen Elizabeth National Park's savannah plains. You will go on a game drive in the evening over the explosion crater-lake fields when you first arrive at Queen Elizabeth National Park in hopes of seeing a variety of animals, including African elephants, African buffalos, Uganda kob, topis, bushbuck, and baboon herds.
Accommodation: Kyangabi Crater Resort
Take a wildlife drive early in the morning in the Kasenyi Plains to see lions out hunting. You will be accompanied on this wildlife drive by an Uganda Wildlife Authority guide who has expertise in tracking lions. Expect to see, buffalo, waterbuck, elephants, bushbuck, warthogs, and large herds of Uganda kobs. Following lunch, you will go on a water safari to learn more about the Kazinga Channel, a river that runs through the center of the park and links Lake George and Lake Edward.
Accommodation: Kyangabi Crater Resort
For another thrilling game drive, leave Queen Elizabeth National Park across the Ishasha Plains in the southern part of the park. The lions of Ishasha are renowned for their characteristic tree-climbing behavior, which they do to enjoy the fresh breezes. You will leave Queen Elizabeth National Park and travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park following your game drive.
Accommodation: Lake Mulehe Safari lodge
Transfer to the Uganda Wildlife Authority park's main office for an 8:00 am briefing on gorilla tracking. Then you will be led into the jungle to find the elusive primates. The trip can take anything from 30 minutes to 7 hours, depending on where the gorillas spent the night. After locating the gorilla family, you will spend an hour with them, watching them eat, interact with one another, and show off their ability.
Accommodation: Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge
Move to Lake Mburo National Park, which has lovely acacia Savannah landscape and woods. Upon arrival, you will go on a game drive where you hope to see warthogs, impalas, zebras, oribi, leopards, and various savannah bird species, such as lapwings, hornbills, and coqui francolins. The Kidepo Valley National Park and the eland, the biggest antelope species in Africa, are located within this park. Following dinner, you will embark on a nocturnal wildlife drive in this park with a ranger, scanning the savannah with a spotlight.
Accommodation: Mburo Safari Lodge
Transfer to Mabamba Swamp on the banks of Lake Victoria from Lake Mburo. Visit the Equator briefly. You will embark on a local canoe excursion in Mabamba Swamp with the assistance of a knowledgeable birder in search of the shoebill. After that, your guide will take you across town to the Entebbe International Airport so you can check in and board your trip back home.