6 Days Uganda Primate Safari Adventure

6 Days


On your arrival at Entebbe Airport, your will be met and welcomed by our representative. He will be your tour and driver guide for the rest of the days you will be in the country. After the interaction and brief introduction, you will be transferred to your preferred Hotel in Entebbe for Overnight stay. Bed and Breakfast
Papyrus Guest House for Budget
Boma Guest House or 2 friends beach Hotel for midrange
Hotel Number 5 or Protea Hotel for upmarket.

Early morning have your breakfast at the Hotel in Entebbe and depart for Kibale National Park. The Journey will take you through the Western Rift Valley’s Albertine Escarpment as well as the green country side and traditional homesteads of the local people with in the Bunyoro and Toro Kingdoms. Upon arriving in Fort portal, clear days will give you a glimpse of the legendary snowcapped Mountain also famously known as the “Mountains of the Moon” (Mt Rwenzori). Kibale Forest National Park is a home to 13 primate species including the common Mans’ closest Cousins (Chimpanzees). The Forest is also a home to over 325 bird species including the rare Green Breasted Pitta. Arrive at your Lodge in the afternoon visit the Kasenda craters. Take a short hike to the ‘Top of the World’ view point where you are able to see a lot of the small crater lakes with in this region. Proceed and also visit the spectacular Lake Nyinambuga from which the lake shown on the 20.000 Uganda shilling note was depicted. Return to your lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight stay. Full Board
Isunga Lodge or Kibale Forest Camp for Budget
Turaco Tree Tops or Kibale Guest Cottages for Midrange
Primates Lodge for Upmarket.

Morning breakfast at your lodge and set out for a half day Chimpanzee tracking experience. You will be transferred to the park headquarters ay Kanyanchu for a 30-40mins briefing and get to know more about the chimpanzees and their ways of living with in the forest. After this, you will then embark on your journey to search for these primates through the forest. On spotting the chimps, you are only given one Hour to be with them as you take videos and pictures. Along the way other primate species can be spotted such as the LHoest’s Monkeys, Red tailed Monkeys, Blue Vervet Monkeys, and Black & White colobus Monkeys among others. Other animals that can be seen are Forest Elephants, Buffalos and a lot of bird species. After the tracking, return to your Lodge for Lunch and afternoon set out for a nature and bird walk with in the Bigodi Swamp. The wetland is a project being run by local communities and is much known for its rich diversity of bird species and other primates. It also provides employment and job opportunities to the local youth through tour guiding. Overnight at your Lodge.
Isunga Lodge or Kibale Forest Camp for Budget
Turaco Tree Tops or Kibale Guest Cottages for Midrange
Primates Lodge for Upmarket

After breakfast at the lodge and transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park, the park is well known for habiting the endangered species of Mountain Gorillas. Check in at your Lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Full Board.
Ride for a woman for Budget
Buhoma Haven Lodge for Midrange
Mahogany Springs Lodge for Upmarket

The day is finally here for your unforgettable life time experience of meeting face to face with the giant mountain Gorillas. You will start your day with an early breakfast at your lodge and then transfer to the park headquarters (Depending on which location you have booked your accommodation) for briefing. There are 4 sectors in which Gorilla trekking takes place with in Bwindi Forest. The northern side of the park is comprised of Buhoma and Ruhija Sector and the southern side comprised of Rushaga and Nkuringo sectors. After Briefing, you will start on your day’s trek. Searching for the gorillas may take like 2-5hrs depending on where they were last spotted the previous day. Once they have been spotted, you will be given one hour to take videos, photos and also get a chance to ask the rangers and the guides any questions about these giant apes. Besides the great Apes, the forest is also a home to other wildlife and bird species such as butterflies, primates, mammals, frogs and so on which all can be seen along the way to the Gorillas. After seeing the Gorillas, you will then head back to your lodge and retire for the rest of the day. The whole day activity can take between 5 to 9hrs. Packed Lunch and hiring porters are highly recommended. If time permits, you will also visit the Ride 4 A Woman project in Buhoma and get a chance to interact with local women and also learn about their variety of hand work crafts made out of local materials like basket weaving and knitting. Dinner and overnight stay at your Lodge. Full Board.
Ride for a woman for Budget
Buhoma Haven Lodge for Midrange
Mahogany Springs for Upmarket

After your breakfast, you will be transferred to the Airstrip in Kihihi for your morning or afternoon domestic flight back to Entebbe with Aerolink Uganda. Upon arrival at the Airport, you will check in for your onward flight to your next destination.

Cost Includes

  • 2 x Nights’ accommodation in Bwindi National Park on Full board basis
  • 1 x Night’s accommodation in Entebbe on Bed and Breakfast basis
  • 2 x Night’s accommodation in Kibale Forest National Park
  • Park entrance fees
  • English Speaking driver guide
  • All transfers in a 4x4 Land cruiser
  • 1x Gorilla permit at $ 700
  • 1x Chimpanzee Permit at $ 200
  • Community walk in Bwindi
  • Bigodi Swamp walk
  • One way Flight from Kihihi to Entebbe

Cost Does Not Include

  • International and domestic Airfare
  • Gratuities
  • Personal items like Laundry, Insurance and all premium drinks
  • Visa fees to Uganda (Should be applied for online)
  • Insurance

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6 Days Uganda Primate Safari Adventure

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