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7 days wildlife Chimpanzee and mountain gorilla trekking Uganda safari

1000$ per person

The 7 day wildlife Chimpanzee trekking and mountain gorilla trekking Uganda safari will take you to Kibale Forest national park for chimpanzee trekking, Bigodi sanctuary swamp walk, Queen Elizabeth national park for wildlife sighting, boat cruising trip on the Kazinga channel, seeing the tree climbing lions at Ishasha sector and to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park for the endangered mountain gorilla trekking and Lake Bunyonyi for canoeing.

Day 1; Entebbe international airport – Drive to Kampala Capital city – Evening Kampala Capital City tour

On your arrival at Entebbe international airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our company representative who will be your professional English speaking driver guide for a transfer to Kampala capital city of Uganda to check in at your reserved hotel, be briefed about your 7 days wildlife, chimpanzee and mountain gorilla trekking Uganda safari and have lunch. If time allows, your driver guide will take you for Kampala evening city drive to explore the most sights in Kampala such as Namugongo martyr’s shrines where over 45 Anglican and catholic believers where killed, Bahai temple the only temple of the Bahai faith in Africa, Uganda National Museum and the Kasubi tombs the burial ground for the Buganda kings. Dinner and an overnight

Accommodation options; Maries Royale Hotel (Budget), Fairway Hotel and Spa (Mid-range), Skys Hotel Naguru by Marriott (Luxury)

Meal plan; Lunch/Dinner

Day 2; Kampala Capital city – Drive to Kibale Forest national park – Bigodi sanctuary swamp walk

Early in the morning have breakfast, leave your hotel to Kibale forest national park in western Uganda. The park is popular for its high concentration of primates in African with 13 different primate species these high population of habituated chimpanzees for tourism and research purposes other primates are; the uncommon L’Hoest’s monkeys, the endangered Red colobus monkeys, Red tailed monkeys, the Black & white colobus, Blue monkeys, Grey cheeked mangabeys, Olive baboons, Bush babies, Vervet monkeys, Uganda Red Colobus, Patas monkey and potto among many others. The park is also home to over 375 bird species, other mammals such as Bushbucks, Blue duikers, Bush pigs, Sitatungas, Common warthogs, Giant forest hogs, and African buffalo, Leopards, Servals, different mongooses and African golden cats.  On your way to Kibale Forest national park, you will have an en-route stop at Fort portal city to have lunch and then continue with the journey to check in at your reserved lodge to relax and later go to Bigodi sanctuary swamp for an evening guide nature walk. Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary is the only swamp found in the tropical jungle, occupied with natural wonders such as 8 species of primates such as Vervet monkeys, Olive baboons and others, over 200 bird species including the large Blue Turaco and many incredible plants, trees, palms that will make your walk memorable. Dinner and an overnight

Accommodation options; Rwetera safari camp (Budget), Isunga Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury)

Meal plan; Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 3; Kibale Forest National park – Morning Chimpanzee trekking – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

This day rise up early morning to have breakfast and go to the park headquarters to be briefed about guidelines to follow during chimpanzee trekking. Then embark on your guided forest walk to search for the intelligent chimpanzees our closest relatives with 98.8% human DNA. During your forest walk, you may encounter other wildlife species both mammals and birds species such as others primates, Bush pigs and your guide will be able to give you much interesting information about everything that you will encounter which will make your walk so adventurous. Once you meet chimpanzees on this Chimpanzee trekking tour, you will spend a maximum of one hour to watch them, following their moves and taking as many photos as you would want. After watching them and taking enough photos, return to the starting point to relax, have refreshment plus lunch and then drive to Queen Elizabeth national park a “medley of wonders”. Queen Elizabeth National Park is known for its variety wildlife species with over 95 mammal species which includes four big mammals, big cats and other predators, 10 species of primates, aquatic mammals and about 600 recorded bird species and with Kazinga channel the main water stream which connects Lake Edward and George. On your arrival at Queen Elizabeth national park, drive to check in at your reserved lodge, relax and then in the evening visit Kasoga community where you will be exposed to how indigenous people around the park carry out their daily activities like Fishing, marine, fish preservations, farming and art work without the use of modern technology and machines and will be engaged in all the activities which will be so exciting. Dinner and an overnight

Accommodation options; Pumba Cottages (Budget), Elephant Hab Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury)

Meal plan; Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 4; Queen Elizabeth national park – Early morning game drive – Afternoon boat cruise trip – Evening game drive

Walk up early in the morning to have breakfast and then drive to the park for your morning game drive to search for the wildlife species on the Kasenyi plain. Kasenyi plain is popularly known as the mate ground for the Uganda Kobs and hunting place to the big predators. During your morning game drive, you may be able to catch big cats Lions and Leopards when they are still active hunting since they are always very active during morning hours. You will be able to see herds of huge Elephants and Caped buffaloes, Uganda Kobs, Water bucks, Warthogs and many others. After your game drive, have a short break to relax, have lunch and later go for your afternoon boat cruise trip on the Kanziga channel where you will explore numerous hippopotamuses and Nile Crocodiles, many bird species which made this place to be called the paradise of bird lovers and other mammals as they have come to drink water and swimming. Retire from your boat cruise trip to have some refreshments, short break and then go for an evening game drive which will be specifically to search for the big predators of Queen Elizabeth national park such as Spotted hyenas, Lions and Leopard and some other nocturnal species since evening during evening hours it is very easy to meet them. Dinner and an overnight

Accommodation options; Pumba Cottages (Budget), Elephant Hab Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury)

Meal plan; Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 5; Queen Elizabeth national park – Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park

Rise up to have your tasty breakfast, check to start your journey to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park with an en-route game drive through Ishasha sector in the southern part of Queen Elizabeth national park to search for the tree climbing lions and other species like Topis and Buffaloes. Have lunch and proceed with your drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park to check in at your reserved lodge.  The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is found in the southwestern Uganda on the edge of the Albertine Rift. It provides home for 120 species of mammals, 350 bird species, 27 species of frogs, 220 species of Butterflies, Geckos, Chameleons, and many other endangered species. Besides the endangered mountain gorillas, there are other primates such as Black and white Colobus monkeys, Chimpanzees, Olive baboons and over 400 mountain gorilla individuals with 19 well habituated mountain gorillas. Dinner and an overnight

Accommodation options; Buhoma community rest camp/Broadbill forest camp(Budget), Silverback Lodge /Bakiga Lodge (Mid-range), Sanctuary gorilla forest camp/Mahogany springs (Luxury)

Meal plan; Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 6; Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park – Mountain Gorilla trekking –Transfer to Lake Mburo national park

Have an early morning breakfast, meet your driver guide at the reception and drive the park information center to meet other visitors for to be briefed about the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking and then start your guide forest walk  to search for the gentle endangered red eyed mountain gorillas. See mountain gorillas at Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park is 98% and you track a family with many mountain gorilla individuals and some playful babies. The time you will take before seeing the mountain gorillas is not known but estimated to be 30 minutes to 6 hours depending on the location and the movements of the mountain gorilla family that you are tracking but when you meet them, you spend a maximum of one hour watching them, following their forest moves, taking many photos as you would want and asking questions. After your one hour, return to the park information center to pick your gorilla trekking certificate, enjoy your refreshments and lunch and the embark on your drive to Lake Bunyonyi and spend your evening relaxing wile canoeing and bird watching on the Lake Bunyonyi. Dinner and an overnight

Accommodation options; Bunyonyi rock resort (Budget), Arcadia Lodge Bunyonyi (Mid-range), Birdnest resort (Luxury)

Meal plan; Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 7; Lake Bunyonyi – Morning boat cruise – Return to Entebbe international airport

This day after enjoying your breakfast, go for your early morning boat riding on Lake Bunyonyi to visit some Island such as Akampene (Punishment) and others, your guide will give information about each island and then return to your lodge to check out and start your journey back to Entebbe international airport with an en-route stop at Kayabwe equator landmark to see water experiment which elaborates the movement of forces, take memorial photos, have lunch and shop some souvenirs and proceed with your to Entebbe international airport to  meet your return flight with remarkable Uganda wildlife experience.

Meal plan; Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

 

The package include;

  • All park entrance fees
  • All government applicable taxes
  • All activities fees
  • 1 mountain gorilla trekking permit per person
  • 1 chimpanzee trekking permit per person
  • Bigodi sanctuary swamp nature walk
  • 3 game drive at Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Boat cruise trip on the Kazinga channel
  • Accommodation for 6 nights
  • Full board meal plan (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Transport for 7 days in a 4WD, air-conditioned and pop up roofed safari vehicle (Safari Land cruiser / Safari Van)
  • Fuel for 7 days
  • Return airport transfers
  • Bottled water while on safari

 

The package excludes;

  • Laundry and Telephone services
  • Tips
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Domestic and International flights
  • Entry Visas
  • Items of a personal nature

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