HIGHLIGHTS

  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • kibale national park
  • Game drive
  • Gorilla tracking
Duration: 6 days Kibale, Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi NP Safari 6 days
(*Minimum 2 persons)

Day One: KIBALE NATIONAL PARK
Wake up early in the morning and have your breakfast our driver will pick you from your hotel and then drive to Kibale national park via Fort portal a journey that takes between 2-3 hours. You will enjoy a game drive as enter the park and you may be able to see some bird species the park being home to 325 species that are found in the Albertine rift valley and a number of animals like the chimpanzees, baboons, monkeys, black and white Colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys. Arriving at the lodge of your choice late in the evening for dinner and overnight

Day Two: CHIMPANZEE TRACKING
Wake up early in the morning for breakfast go to Kanyanchu ranger station for briefing from the ranger or guide. After briefing, you will enjoy a guided walk through the forest in search for the chimpanzees and Kibale being a tropical forest found in the northern and central parts of the park, its home to the biggest number of chimpanzees in Uganda. During the walk you are likely to come to a close view of some of the primates like baboons, monkeys, black and white Colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys etc and a number of colorful butterflies. In the evening, drive to Queen Elizabeth National park as you enjoy a game drive as you go into the park then dinner and overnight at the hotel of your choice.


Day Three: GAME DRIVE AND LAUNCH CRUISE
Wake up very early in the morning ready best part of the day. After breakfast, enjoy a game drive in the crater lakes region where you will be able to see various crater lakes including the famous Nyamunuka that is used as an animal hospital then continue to the northern Kazinga channel and here you will get an opportunity to see the early risers as they go back to their hide outs and as you proceed in the parks vegetation that is bushy grassland, acacia woodland, forest grassland and swampy vegetation, you will be able to see a number of bird species. On arrival on the Kasenyi plain that is East of Kasese road, this part has the Kobs mating ground and here there are high chances of viewing a lion awaiting its prey. Return to the park for late breakfast then take a rest as you wait for lunch then drive to Kazinga channel for a boat cruise on the banks of the lake.  Kazinga channel is located between Lake George and Lake Edward and its 40km long. The shore being an attraction to many birds, you will be able see a variety of birds like white winged warbler, lesser and greater flamingos, African skimmer, pink backed pelican, the rare shore bill stork, martial eagles etc and a number of elephant families, herds of Buffalos, antelopes as they drink water on the lake then crocodiles and hippos. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight

Day Four:  BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
Wake up early in the morning and drive to Bwindi via the Ishasha sector an area famous for harboring tree climbing lions then proceed to Bwindi arriving in the afternoon. Bwindi impenetrable national park is located in the montane forest that is a home to some of the remaining Mountain gorillas in the world. On reaching the park, you will be able to view interesting spectacular birds that include African Green Broadbill, Bar Tailed Trogon and the gorgeous forest or tree species. You will also be able to see the beautiful primates like the Black and white Colobus Monkeys, Blue, Black Faced Red Colobus, and Red Tailed monkeys and Olive Baboons then dinner and overnight at the lodge of your choice.


Day Five: GORILLA TRACKING
Wake up early in the morning and after breakfast; get ready to meet the gorillas. you are supposed to wear trousers and gumboots because the forest has bitting insects and the ground is quite boggy and packed lunch then head to the ranger station for briefing before you enter into the forest with the guides. Begin your search for the gorillas and as you walk, you will notice that there are some primate climbing on tree branches like the baboons, black and white Colobus monkeys, red tailed and blue monkeys etc and a number of birds. as you approach the gorillas , you will hear murmuring sound from the bush and when you locate them, you will be filled with joy  because it’s a memorable experience. You are only allowed one hour with the gorillas and during this time you will be able to see how the young ones play on tree branches and the way the adults look for their babies, take photos and relax with them then return to your lodge and in the late evening you may participate in the cultural walk.  Dinner and overnight at the hotel of your choice.


Day Six: Head to Kampala
After an adventurous encounter with the gorillas, head to Kampala by having astop over in Mbarara for lunch then proceed to Entebbe International Airport for your onward flight back home.  


Above Price Quotes Includes

 

Price Quote Excludes

  • Airport transfers (pick and drop)
  • Ground transport per 4WD safari vehicle
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Three meals a day, apart from your stay in Kampala & Entebbe (B&B)
  • Mineral water in the safari vehicle
  • Park entrance fees
  • Gorilla permit (USD $600 per permit)
  • Ranger fees
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
 
  • International flight
  • Visa (USD $100 per person)
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Items of personal nature
  • Tips & laundry service

 

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