7 Days Uganda Primate Safari
Enjoy scenic drives with game-viewing opportunities in the varied landscapes of Uganda. Set out on a forest trek to view habituated chimpanzees at Kibale National Park. Choose your activities in Queen Elizabeth National Park, from game drives to launch trips to forest and crater walks. Track the endangered mountain gorilla, an amazing experience offered at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Arrival Entebbe , Uganda
Arrive in Entebbe and transfer to your hotel. Nicknamed the “Pearl of Africa,” Uganda shines with stunning greenery, deep lakes, soaring mountains, and perhaps the greatest natural treasure of all half of the world’s last remaining mountain gorilla population.
Kibale National Park
Take a scenic drive through rolling hills dotted with tea estates to Kibale National Park, one of the most varied tracts of tropical forest in Uganda. Known for its 300 bird species and population of chimpanzees, Kibale is home to 11 primate species. You may also spot mangabeys and a vast array of butterflies. Arrive at your lodge and overnight at Kyaninga Lodge.
Kibale National Park For Chimpanzee
Rise early this morning and make the short drive to the start of your chimpanzee trek. The chimpanzees feed high in the trees, so binoculars are a must. Barks of baboons occasionally pierce the forest silence as you make your way along the trail. Take a guided walk in the wildlife-rich Bigodi Forest swamp, an excellent chance to view birds, sitatunga, mongooses, bush pigs, otters, and bushbucks. Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga Lodge.
Kibale To Queen Elizabeth
Travel from Kibale to Queen Elizabeth National Park, home to a wide array of wildlife, including elephants, hippos, buffalo, and baboons. Offering magnificent views of the rift valley, it is also known for its tree-climbing lions. En route to your camp, you may opt to take a boat cruise on the Kazina Channel. Upon arrival at your camp, take in fantastic park vistas and views of the Rwenzori Mountains. dinner and overnight at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp.
Set out on morning and evening game drives in this majestic national park. Because the region occupies the main migration corridor between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, prolific plains game resides here, including topi and Uganda kob, as well as buffalo, hippos, and some of the largest herds of elephants in the country. Spotted hyenas are common, and leopards occasionally glimpsed. Dinner and overnight at Ishasha Wilderness Camp.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Take a game drive as you leave the park, with views of farmlands and local villages. Check in to your camp, the only one located within Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. An even luckier few might see these placid creatures passing through the Gorilla Forest Camp, as there are no barriers, redefining any close encounter you have ever had with wildlife. Dinner with overnight at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp.
Bwindi Impenetrable For Gorilla Encounters
Spend the day tracking endangered mountain gorillas, spending up to an hour with these fascinating creatures, and observing their surprisingly human-like interactions. Return to the lodge with time to relax, or set out on another guided forest hike. You will have your dinner and overnight at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp.
Bwindi Impenetrable To Entebbe
Continue tracking mountain gorillas by day and enjoying the amenities of your luxurious lodge in the evening. Then dinner and overnight at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp.
In the early morning, you will have the last breakfast of your trip. Then, you will fly to Entebbe, with the use of a dayroom until your connecting flight.
Include / Exclude
- All park fees
- Meals (Full Board)
- Transportation in 4×4 safari vehicle
- Accommodation / Lodges/ Camps
- Chimp & Gorilla permit per person
- Government taxes
- Professional tour guide
- Transfer to airport pick up and drop off
- Pick up and drop off
- Personal items e.g., cameras, visa, insurance, etc.
- Alcoholic drinks
- Tips for your guide.
- International flights
- Medical insurance