Uganda Primate Safari

Language English
Price 2080 USD for tour
Capacity Group of more than 10 people
Duration 6 days

This is the best Uganda vacation holiday covering Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale forest, gorilla trekking in Bwindi.

Trip focuses on the primates of Uganda. Visit the Chimpanzee in Kibale forest, see the Baboons, monkey variants and then divert to Bwindi for mountain gorilla trekking and forest walks. You will as well see other wildlife animals while on this safari

Summary of Key Tour Details:

Duration: 6Days/5Nights

Transport: Using 4×4 Landcruisers/Jeep for Luxury and Standard, Omini Vans for Budget Safari

Flight Option: Flying option is also available for this safari but at an extra cost from Optionaly either from Entebbe Airport to Near Bwindi National Park at Kihihi Airfield/or from Kihihi to Entebbe Airport

Accommodation: 4-5star for Luxury, 2-3 for Standard, and 1-2 for Budget optional Hotels/Lodges/ Tented Camps

Destinations: Entebbe / Bwindi National Park/Kibale National Park

Point to Note: A night in Entebbe or Kampala can be added at the end at an extra cost

Itinerary

Day 1:

Arrival in Uganda

Depending on when your flight will leave your home International Airport today, board your flight to Uganda to arrive Entebbe; You will be met by our representative waiting for your arrival at the Airport, who will then transfer you to your Hotel of Choice either in Entebbe town or Kampala capital city.

HOTEL OPTIONS Meals and overnight:

Kampala Serena Hotel or Similar (Luxury Option) Bed and Breakfast

Boma Guest House or Similar (Medium option) Bed and Breakfast

3 & 4. Central Inn Entebbe or Similar (Budget Option) Breakfast

Day 2:

Entebbe via Kampala City – Bwindi Impenetrable National park

Notes: 1. (the accommodation here is optional depending on the availability of the permits)

Transfer to Bwindi is optional either by road or Schedule Air transport, please request for Air Rates from Us

(Approximated time is 9-10hrs. The accommodation here is optional depending on the availability of the permits in the areas where gorillas are tracked) After your breakfast at your place of stay, begin panoramic Safari drive south-words to Bwindi Gorilla Park, en-route stopovers will be made as there interesting things to see along the route, some of them include: the Mbabire drum making market, the Equator where you will stop for pictures and if you are interested in Souvenirs then its the best place to buy some thing, continue to Mbarara town/ city for your Lunch break which shall be served at Agip Motel. After drive to Bwindi National park arriving late in the evening to your hotel of choice, check in then dinner and overnight.

Optional traveling to Bwindi National Park is by Air at an extra Ticket cost with scheduled domestic flights from Entebbe either in the morning or in the afternoon. You therefor miss all the interesting places mentioned on today’s program when travel by flying, shorter but missing a lot ( Approximated flight Time: 2hrs)

HOTEL OPTIONS Meals and overnight:

Gorilla Forest Camp or Clouds Gorilla Lodge or Similar (Luxury Option) full Board

Silverback Lodge or Similar (Medium option) Full Board

Buhoma Community Bandas or Similar (Budget Option) Bed and Breakfast only

Buhoma Community or Similar (Camping Site) Bed and Breakfast

Day 3:

Bwindi Gorilla tracking

Morning Activity: In case you need a wake up call for this day then you need to inform the hotel attendants before your go to sleep, However at 07:15am you shall be served with your breakfast, then be guided by your driver guide who will lead you for registration to verify the information on your passports before the briefing time, then proceed to the ground to get the briefed at 8.00am before entry to the forest for gorilla trekking adventure depending on which group of gorillas your permit is having.

Afternoon activity: In the afternoon if you are are still strong enough and depending on the weather, there will be guided village walk to learn how the communities around the Bwindi National Park are benefiting from the tourism of the area; this is an ideal short walk that will bring you back to your hotel of choice for dinner and overnight later.

optional Activities this day in the afternoon can include, a forest walk and water falls in Bwindi Forest, or Birding watching safari till sun set, or a bicycle riding to the villages to stretch yourself.

HOTEL OPTIONS Meals and overnight:

Gorilla Forest Camp or Clouds Gorilla Lodge or Similar (Luxury Option) full Board

Silverback Lodge or Similar (Medium option) Full Board

Buhoma Community Bandas or Similar (Budget Option) Bed and Breakfast only

Buhoma Community or Similar (Camping Site) Bed and Breakfast

Day 4:

Bwindi forest National Park – Kibale forest National park

Early departure after your breakfast in the morning at 7:00am from Bwindi gorilla National park to Kibale forest national park via Queen Elizabeth National Park, opportunity to see tree climbing lions and many more antelopes as the drive goes on. Lunch shall be later on arrival in Fort portal town and an afternoon Nature walk to the crater lakes Check in to your hotel for Dinner and overnight

HOTEL OPTIONS Meals and overnight:

Kyaninga Lodge or Similar (Luxury Option) full Board

Primate Lodge or similar (Medium option) Full board

Chimpanzee Guest House or Similar (Budget Option) Bed and Breakfast

Kibale National park or Any Similar (Camping Site) Bed and breakfast

Day 5:

Kibale National Park

Early morning at 07:15am (if you are to stay in Fort portal town then breakfast is at 06:00am) you will have breakfast then leave to Kibale forest National Park headquarters for briefing before you enter in this beautiful forest for chimpanzee tracking including other primates like the L’hoestes, Colobus, Blues, Red-tailed monkey and grey cheeked Mangabey swinging through the dense forest and several bird species, butterflies and many small insects, can be seen before you return back for lunch. An opportunity to reach Biggodi for a swamp walk the area is run by the community as away to preserve and save animals in the Kibale forest, You shall then return for dinner and overnight

HOTEL OPTIONS Meals and overnight:

Kyaninga Lodge or Similar (Luxury Option) full Board

Primate Lodge or similar (Medium option) Full board

Chimpanzee Guest House or Similar (Budget Option) Bed and Breakfast

Kibale National park or Any Similar (Camping Site) Bed and breakfast

Day 6:

Kibale National Park – via Kampala to Entebbe

After your breakfast at 08:00am, If you still have time in the day, a brief visit to the Tooro Kingdoms palace, built on top of the hill attracting views of the Rwenzori ranges and Fort portal town, proceed then to Kampala via Mubende with a lunch stop en route before arriving to Kampala if you are staying here or transfer to catch your flight back home.

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POINTS TO NOTE ABOUT THIS SAFARI:

Safari based on 4-5star for Luxury, 2-3 for Standard, and 1-2 for Budget optional Hotels/Lodges/ Tented Camps

Transport based on 4X4 Safari Landcruisers/Jeep for Luxury and Standard, Omini Vans for Budget Safari

Flying options available for this safari at an additional cost

Unlimited game drives from morning to evening everyday while in the park

Exclusive private vehicle and driver-guide throughout the safari

Early booking advise during peak season, to avoid missing on above mentioned hotels

We will strive to book and confirm the above mentioned lodges; however where there is no availability; especially from July to October (Peak Season), we shall offer any other similar lodges or camps of the same standard.

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