08 days Classic Uganda Primate Tour

This Classic Primate tour combines the highlights of the country including exciting chimp walks, wildlife viewing and of course the unforgettable gorilla tracking.

per adult from

$4,787

NZD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 7x Dinner
    • 7x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Entry/Admission - Kanyanchu Visitor Center
    • Entry/Admission - Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary
    • Entry/Admission - Queen Elizabeth National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities

  • Day 1: Arrival Entebbe International Airport

    Pass By: Lake Victoria, Entebbe Uganda
    Upon arrival in Entebbe, we will meet you at the airport and transfer to your accommodation in Entebbe.

    Meals included:
    • Dinner: 3 course meal
    Accommodation included: Papyrus guesthouse Entebbe

    Day 2: Transfer from Entebbe – Kibale Forest National Park - Hike to the top of the world

    Stop At: Kibale National Park, Kibale National Park, Western Region
    After breakfast with driver/guide will set off to Western Uganda, to Fort Portal. This lively town is the base for activities around Kibale Forest National Park. The national park offers one of the most varied tracts of tropical forest in Uganda, 70 mammal species and 13 primate species.
    The drive takes 5 to 7 hours so we will arrive in time in Fort Portal for lunch.
    After lunch we will shake off the long drive with a walk to the “top of the world” along crater lakes which this area is also famous for.

    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: English or continental breakfast served
    • Lunch: 3 course meal served
    • Dinner: 3 course meals served
    Accommodation included: Isunga Lodge

    Day 3: Chimpanzee Habituation Experience Kibale forest

    Stop At: Kanyanchu Visitor Center, Chimpanzee Tracking Kibale National Park, Kibale National Park Uganda
    Proceed to the Kanyanchu visitors Centre at 06.00am to meet with the Chimpanzee Habituation team where you will conduct what is known as the Chimp Chex activity. This activity is a unique opportunity to participate in the habituation of chimps within the Kibale Forest National Park. There is provision for you to participate from dawn to dusk where you can call 'time' on the day such that it can be quite challenging physically but at the same time there are long pauses in the experience that will see you relaxing and observing in close proximity to the chimps as they too relax in the middle of the day.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Pass By: Kibale National Park, Kibale National Park, Western Region
    Kibale forest is considered as the primate capital of the world due to high concentration of different primate species

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: English or continental breakfast
    • Lunch: Packed lunch
    • Dinner: 3 course meal
    Accommodation included: Isunga Lodge

    Day 4: Bigodi Swamp Walk and to Queen Elizabeth National Park - evening game drive

    Stop At: Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary, Kamwenge Road, Fort Portal Uganda
    After Breakfast and transfer to the Bigodi Wetlands, visit the community based Bigodi Sanctaury great for Primate viewing and also birding and butterfly haven.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Western Region
    Queen Elizabeth National Park is the most popular park in Uganda as it offers diverse ecosystems, classic big game, 10 primate species and over 600 bird species. You will drive leisurely southwards; explore the park in an extensive game drive.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: English or Continental breakfast
    • Lunch: Hot Lunch
    • Dinner: 3 course meal
    Accommodation included: Pumba safari Cottages

    Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park - Boat cruise Kazinga Channel

    Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, 410 kilometers from Kampala, Kasese Uganda
    You will spend the whole day exploring the park further. Starting off with an early morning game drive, a boat trip on Kazinga Channel continued by the drive southwards to the Ishasha sector which is re-known for its tree climbing lions. You will carry a packed lunch.
    Duration: 8 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: English or continental breakfast
    • Lunch: Packed Lunch
    • Dinner: 3 course meal
    Accommodation included: Topi Lodge Ishasha

    Day 6: Ishasha tree climbing game drives and transfer To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

    Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, 410 kilometers from Kampala, Kasese Uganda
    As you are warming up for the gorilla tracking… We start the day with a game drive to look for tree climbing lionsin Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth before having a relaxed lunch at the lodge. We then drive further south to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is of Uganda´s oldest and most diverse rainforests. The “impenetrable” forest is also home to more than 320 mountain gorillas, 400 species of plants, 120 species of mammals and over 350 species of birds.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: English or Continental breakfast
    • Lunch: 3 course hot lunch
    • Dinner: 3 course hot dinner
    Accommodation included: Buhoma Community Rest Camp

    Day 7: Gorilla tracking Bwindi – Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Buhoma Uganda
    The most exciting day of your safari, the briefing is at 8 am and you will learn about gorilla etiquette. And then you will start walking and hiking in the impenetrable forest until you find the gorillas. For one hour you are allowed to watch those majestic giants!
    Duration: 7 hours

    Stop At: Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda
    Most known as The Switzerland of Africa, Lake Bunyonyi is the second deepest lake in Africa with 900 metres deep and also is a fresh water body with NO bilhazia so you can feel free to enjoy a swim here
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: English or Continental breakfast
    • Lunch: Packed lunch
    • Dinner: 3 course meal
    Accommodation included: Lake Bunyonyi Eco resort

    Day 8: Transfer to Entebbe / Kigali for your out bound flight

    Pass By: Kabale, Kabale, Western Region
    With our breakfast at leisure, we enjoy the last views of lake Bunyonyi as we proceed to either Entebbe or Kigali for your international flight

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: English or Continental breakfast
    • Lunch: Hot Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can as well pick you up from your resident home within the prescribed areasAirports
    • Entebbe Airport, Entebbe Uganda
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by African Finfoot Safaris Uganda

Activity ID: V-256258P5

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