Exploration of Primates in Uganda

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Exploration of Primates in Uganda

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Safari Highlights
• Chimpz Trekking
• Bigodi Swamp Walk
• Crater Lake Experience
• Game Drive, Boat-Cruise
• Tree-Climbing Lions
• Gorilla Trekking
• Community Walk
• Equator Experience

Attractions:
National Parks: Kibale National Parks, Bigodi Swamp, Queen Elizabeth National Parks, Bwindi National Parks

Price Includes & Excludes

 • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
• You’ll be dropped off at the airport.

Itinerary

Day 1Transfer to Kibale National Park

You will be welcomed by our guides at the airport, and be driven west depending on the time, taking in the scenic views as we head to Fort Portal, where you shall have a stopover for lunch at Fort Portal which is a beautiful town nestled in the shadow of the “Mountains of the Moon.” You will then enjoy a short respite in this charming town before moving on to the idyllic formations of the crater lakes. From Fort Portal, you would then set on course for the thriving forest of Kibale National Park, where you will turn in for the night at the booked safari lodge.

Main Destination:
Kibale National Park 
Overnight:
Rweteera Safari Park

Day 2Chimps Tracking and Bigodi Swamp Walk

You will have an early morning breakfast, as you prepare to get to the briefing point. The ever-green Kibale Forest holds the widest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa. On a guided nature walk, where you will encounter wild Chimpanzee, Red-Tailed Monkeys, Black-And-White Colobus Monkeys and more. We return to our lodge for lunch and later set out to Bigodi Swamp, an ideal place for bird lovers. After a satisfying day of exploration, you will return to the lodge in time for dinner.

Main Destination:
Kibale National Park 
Overnight:
Rweteera Safari Park

Day 3Through the Scenic Crater Lakes and into Queen Elizabeth National Park

On this day you will have breakfast, then check out of our lodge and head out for a brief tour at Lake Nkuruba, where we will see magnificent views of the vibrant crater lakes, cradled in vegetation and gentle hills. After lunch, you will head toward the popular Queen Elizabeth National Park just in time for an evening Game-Drive. We hope to see Warthogs, Buffalo, Waterbucks and Elephants before checking in for a night of comfort at Bush Lodge.

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Overnight:
The Bush Lodge (Tent)

Day 4Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Boat Cruise

Wake up early morning, have breakfast, the crisp morning opens with a game drive to seek out various animals; this is a great opportunity for wildlife sightings as animals tend to be more active in the wee hours. We return from our adventure in the beautiful savannah to some much-needed relaxation and lunch before we head out on an afternoon boat cruise along Kazinga Channel. Hippos, crocodiles, and other mammals, reptiles, and birds congregate at the shores in the afternoon heat. We will drive to the crater lakes and take in the scenic views before returning to the lodge in time for dinner.

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Overnight:
The Bush Lodge (Tent)

Day 5Through Ishasha and into the Impenetrable Forest

After breakfast you will depart from Queen Elizabeth, but not before attempting to set eyes on the Tree-Climbing Lions of Ishasha, and then cross stunning landscapes to reach Bwindi National Park, where we will seek out another rare creature, the Mountain Gorilla.

Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 
Overnight:
Ride 4 a Woman

Day 6Gorilla Trekking

After breakfast, you will set out for a briefing at the park offices where we are allocated gorilla tracking groups and given tips in preparation for a close encounter with the gentle giants. Guided by an experienced tracker, we brave a challenging trek through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest; it may take minutes or hours of pushing through vegetation before we set our eyes on a colossal dominant silverback male and his group.

Upon return from the deep forest, you will receive your Gorilla Tracking Certificate, and later after refreshing at the lodge, set out for a community walk; a charming experience with the local people and a closer look into their culture.


Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation:
Ride 4 a Woman

Day 7Return to Kampala/Entebbe and Equator Stop

After a fun-filled adventure of seven days, we check out of the lodge and begin our journey to a preferred drop off point in Kampala/Entebbe. Our first stop will be in Mbarara for lunch and last stop at the Uganda Equator for pictures and shopping for various souvenirs or gifts for friends and family.

Main Destination:
Entebbe 
Accommodation:
No accommodation 

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