8 Days Uganda Ultimate Gorilla & Chimpanzee Safari
The 8 Days Uganda Ultimate Gorilla & Chimpanzee Safari involves traveling around Uganda to various destinations to encounter the endangered species of Mountain Gorillas and chimpanzees.
The 8 Days Uganda Ultimate Gorilla & Chimpanzee Safari takes you to Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Forest National park giving you awesome safari Adventures around Uganda.
Day 1: Arrival-transfer to Kampala
On arrival you will be picked up by a guide/ company representative who will transfer you around Kampala on a city tour if you arrive early and after you will proceed straight to your lodge/ hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Kampala-Kibale National Park
Wake up early in the morning have breakfast then transfer towards Fort Portal where you will have a lunch break then later proceed to Kibale Forest National Park. En-route, you will spot stunning vegetation terrains, customary villages, as ell as the majestic Rwenzori Mountains and green plantations. You will proceed to Kibale Forestwhere you will reach in the evening and go for an evening guided nature walk which will enable you spot nocturnal animals like the Potto, Bush Babies etc. You will transfer to your lodge/ hotel for dinner and overnight. Kibale forest camp-Budget, Mountains of the moon-Mid-Range, Ndali Lodge-Luxury, Kyaninga Lodge-Luxury.
Day 3: Chimpanzee Habituation Experience-Kibale
Wake up early in the morning have breakfast then at exactly 6:30 am, you will be transferred to the headquarters in Kibale to be briefed about the Dos and Don’ts around the Chimpanzees. you will transfer to Kanyanchu Visitor Center where you leave to penetrate into the forest to search for the chimpanzees. The experience will take you a whole day in the presence of the chimpanzees as you watch them do their daily activities until the time they build new nests to spend the night. After, you will return back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Kyaninga Lodge-Luxury, Kibale Forest Camp-Mid range, Rwenzori Travelers Inn-Budget.
Day 4: Kibale Np-Queen Elizabeth Np
Wake up in the morning have breakfast then embark on your journey to Queen Elizabeth National park and en-route, you will have beautiful views of the Rwenzori Mountains. In the Afternoon, you will reach the park where you will join a team of researchers to go tracking the branded Mongoose. When you meet them and take enough photos, you will transfer to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Mweya Safari Lodge-luxury, Buffalo Safari Resort-mid range, Kazinga Channel View Lodge-Budget.
Day 5: Lion tracking research-Boat Cruise Queen Elizabeth Np
Wake up early today in the morning have breakfast then transfer to join the researchers in the Uganda carnivore project so as to track the lions in Queen Elizabeth national park. You will be briefed about the beahaviours of the lions and how to act around them. You will then proceed into the bushes and track these for a period of 1-3 hours and en-route, you will spot other wildlife animals like kobs, elephants, topis, antelopes. After the experience, you will transfer for lunch at the Mweya peninsula then later go to Kazinga Channel to experience your afternoon boat cruise. You will spot numerous schools of hippo, buffalo, and birds. After the experience, you will return back to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Mweya Safari Lodge-luxury, Buffalo Safari Resort-Mid range, Kazinga Channel View Lodge-Budget. Meal Plan F/B.
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth Np-Ishasha sector-Bwindi Np
Wake up take breakfast then transfer South through the stunning Savannah Grasslands to the Ishasha sector of the park where you will spot the remarkable tree climbing lions relaxing with in the fig tree branches. With en-route lunch, you will transfer to Bwindi Forest National park to track the Mountain Gorillas. After a while of drivin, you will reach Bwindi and proceed direct to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Gorilla Safari Lodge-luxury, Tourist Hotel Kisoro-Mid range, Gorilla Valley Lodge-Budget.
Day 7: Gorilla Trekking-Bwindi National Park
Wake up in the morning take breakfast then later on transfer to the park headquarters for briefing about the Dos and Don’ts around the Mountain Gorillas. At exactly 8:00 am you will be distributed in groups of 8 then later, you will transfer to penetrate into the forest to track the Gorillas. The tracking process will take you a period of 3- 5 hours depending o where the Gorillas are located and when you meet them only an hour is allowed to stay i their presence. After the experience, transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for dinner and overnight. Gorilla Safari Lodge-luxury, Tourist Hotel Kisoro-Mid range, Gorilla Valley Lodge-Budget. Meal Plan F/B.
Day 8: Departure-Kampala
Wake up have breakfast then visit some of the craft shops to buy some souvenirs to take back home. After this, you will transfer straight to Kampala for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight or Entebbe International Airport to boar your flight back home.