10 Days Primates Safari – Gorilla Trekking and Chimpanzee Tracking Tours
- Day 1: Arrival to Kampala city.
- Day 3: Game drive and Boat cruise.
- Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
- Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park.
- Day 6: Game drives and Boat cruise.
- Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- Day 8: Gorilla tracking and cultural walk.
- Day 9: Golden Monkey tracking and Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.
- Day 10: Transfer back to Entebbe international airport for your fight End of Tour.
Day 1: Arrival, Kampala city tour.
On arrival at Entebbe Airport, you will be welcomed by our smart English-speaking safari guide who will transfer you to your accommodation where in the afternoon you will have to decide go for a city tour and make shopping. Dinner and overnight at your favorite accommodation. Luxury: Lake Victoria serena hotel Midrange: Fairway hotel Budget: Cozy View hotel
Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls NP.
Early morning, you will be picked from your hotel and depart to Murchison Falls National park, reaching Ziwa Rhino sanctuary forRhino Tracking. After tracking the Rhinos for 1 hour, you will continue to Masindi where you will have lunch, continue to Murchison National park, then visit the top of the falls and later drive to your accommodation. Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge for your dinner and overnight. Midrange: Sambiya River lodge Budget: Red Chill hotel
Day 3: Game drive and Boat cruise.
early morning, go for a game drives to increase your chances of viewing early risers like lion, leopard, hyenas, bush bucks, among others before they return to their hiding places. Return to the hotel for late breakfast, relaxation as you wait for lunch. After lunch, you will enjoy a boat cruise to the bottom of the Victoria Nile falls which will reward you with view of game as hippos, crocodiles, buffalos, elephants as well as a variety of bird species. Dinner and overnight at; Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge for your dinner and overnight. Midrange: Sambiya River lodge Budget: Red Chill hotel
Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast, you will embark on a scenic journey to Fort Portal, a beautiful town overlooking the mountains of themoon. Taking the Western scenic route to Kibale National Park, this journey will take you through the Albertine rift found in the Western arm of Great East African rift valley. Reaching Fort Portal early evening, relax and refresh at the Lodge. Dinner and overnight. Luxury: Ndali Lodge Midrange: Mountain of the moon hotel Budget: Chimp nest lodge
Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park.
Have an early morning breakfast and drive to the park headquarters for the chimpanzee briefing by the forest guide. You will locate the chimps by listening for their pant-hooting calls, then hustle to the area from which they are calling.
You will see more other primates such as the red colobus, black and white colobus and the red-tailed monkey. After lunch, transfer to QENP reaching in the evening. Dinner and Overnight at; Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge Midrange: Enganzi Lodge Budget: Ihamba Lodge
Day 6: Game drives and Boat cruise.
After a cup of coffee, go for an early morning game drive along Kasenyi tracks and Queens mile in the park. You will see lions, elephants, cape buffalos, warthogs, spotted hyenas, mongoose, waterbucks, Kobs and many more. Drive back to the lodge for late breakfast and lunch. In the afternoon, after lunch and proceed for the launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel. Different animals that come to drink water at the channel and water birds will be viewed along the shores such buffalos, elephants, school of hippos, crocodiles as well as a variety of bird species. Dinner and Overnight stay at; Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge Midrange: Enganzi Lodge Budget: Ihamba Lodge
Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
After breakfast, transfer to Bwindi NP via Ishasha sector with game drives search of the famous tree climbing lions which are always spotted clinging on old fig trees. Proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest found in the southern part of the country. On your arrival, you will relax at the lodge while preparing for the gorillas the next day. Dinner and overnight at; Luxury: Chameleon hill Midrange: Gorilla Mist Camp Budget: Bakiga Lodge
Day 8: Gorilla tracking and cultural walk.
Early in the morning after breakfast and briefing by the park warden, enter the forest for your gorilla tracking adventure. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but criss-crossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists.
Tracking may take 3-9 hours depending on the movements of the gorillas in their natural wild. You will stay with the gorillas for a maximum of one hour once you encounter them, and then transfer back to your lodge for relaxation. If still early, you may go for community walk in the evening to visit the Batwa (pygmies) and get entertained with their traditional dances. Dinner and overnight at; Luxury: Chameleon hill Midrange: Gorilla Mist Camp Budget: Bakiga Lodge
Day 9: Golden Monkey tracking and Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.
Early morning, you will go for golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga National Park, enjoy them play in the forest. On return, you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. Dinner and overnight Luxury: Birdnest lake Bunyonyi resort Midrange: Arcadia cottages Budget: lake Bunyonyi
Day 10: Transfer back to Kampala.
After your breakfast at leisure, transfer back to Entebbe. On your way, you will have scenic view of mountains, plain fields and plantations. You will make several stopovers to do shopping and photography, reaching Entebbe in the evening for your fight.