6 Days Uganda Gorilla, Wildlife and Chimpanzee Safari

The 6 Days Uganda Chimpanzee, Gorilla & Wildlife Safari is one of the interesting safari tours that one can have in Uganda. Customized to the travellers’ interests, the encounter takes you through the memorable Chimpanzee trekking in the primate capital of the world, cultural encounters at Bigodi eco-community, game viewing including tree-climbing lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, kobs, waterbucks among others and a thrilling boat cruise the 45km long Kazinga Channel with the views of Nile crocodile and Hippos in Queen Elizabeth National Park, the most treasured safari activity in Africa – Mountain Gorilla Trekking in the hilly forested landscapes of Bwindi dubbed the Impenetrable, recreational boat encounter on Lake Bunyonyi known as the lake of a thousand islands and the amazing photoshoots and amazing water experiments at the Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe.

per adult from

$3,945

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Duration

6 days

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 6x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Amabere Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Kazinga Channel
    • Entry/Admission - Uganda Equator
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Transfer to Fort Portal, tour Amabere caves, hike the Fort Portal Crater Area and transfer to Kibale National Park

      Stop At: Amabere Caves, Fort Portal Uganda
      After breakfast at your place of stay in Kampala, embark on the drive to Fort Portal area 300km about 4 – 5 hours’ drive. You will drive through impressive countryside landscapes of Uganda with impressive scenic views including the scenic Mubende inselbergs. You arrive in time for lunch after which you will proceed to the Fort Portal Crater Lake field where you will first visit the Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru caves, an ancient site that locals believe to be breasts of Nnyinamwiru the daughter of Bukuku a self-enthroned King of the Bachwezi. Geologically, the features are stalactites and stalagmites. From the caves, continue to hike the Fort Portal Crater field where you will summit the famous Kyeganywa hill offering impressive views of the crater lakes and crater hollows below and the views of Rwenzori Mountains on a clear day. Return from this activity and transfer to Kibale National Park 26km from Fort Portal town arriving at the lodge in the evening for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Meals included:
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse – Cottage

      Day 2: Do Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale NP, do Bigodi wetland walk & transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

      Stop At: Kibale National Park, Kibale National Park, Western Region
      After breakfast, gather at Kanyanchu tourism center for briefing at 08:00am from the park rangers about the Chimp trekking conduct. Set off to this forest of Kibale after the short briefing in quest of Chimpanzees. The 2 – 5-hour trek will expose you amazing tree species and wildlife including the other 12 species of primates like Colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, Red-tailed monkeys, and olive baboons. The sights of Birds cannot be avoided while their songs will offer you natural entertainment through the jungle. You will marvel at the Chimpanzees as they roll themselves on tree branches, munch fruits and make their pant – hooting calls. After utilizing your one hour, you will have a picnic lunch and return to the starting point for short relaxation before embarking on the wetland walk in the Bigodi sanctuary after which you connect to Queen Elizabeth National Park 157km from Kibale about 3 hours’ drive. The drive will also expose you to the scenic Mountains of the moon – the Rwenzoris towering up to 5,109m high with snowcapped peaks before approaching the rolling savannah plain of Queen Elizabeth & eventually at the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
      Duration: 5 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Enganzi Game Lodge

      Day 3: Game drive in Kasenyi sector, Kazinga channel boat safari & evening game drive along the channel track

      Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Western Region
      Connect to the rolling savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth NP stretching to Kasenyi plains where counts of wild game might be encountered including the elephants, Buffaloes, lions, leopards, Kobs, waterbucks, spotted hyenas, jackals among others. You have chances of encountering these animals as they mate, patrol, socialize, graze and hunt among other aspects that lure you into remarkable amazement. Retreat from the 3 – 4-hour activity to embark on the transfer to the lodge for relaxation and lunch
      Duration: 4 hours

      Stop At: Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda
      Gather at Mweya jetty for an afternoon boat cruise along the 45km Kazinga Channel. The cruise exposes you to possible magical sights of the Hippos, Nile crocodiles and other wild game like elephants and buffaloes drinking on the channel side. Retreat from the activity and do a simple game drive along the channel track as you head back to the lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight
      Duration: 2 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Enganzi Game Lodge

      Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable NP. Drive through Ishasha in search of tree climbing lions

      Stop At: Ishasha, Uganda
      After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You undertake a game drive in Ishasha sector in the south of Queen Elizabeth National Park in search of tree climbing lions and other wild game. The Ishasha is one of the only two places in the world where tree climbing lions can be encountered. They tend to lie in fig tree branches in the day time. Continue on the drive to arrive in Bwindi in the evening for relaxation, dinner, and overnight
      Duration: 2 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Gorilla Mist Camp

      Day 5: Do Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable NP & transfer to Lake Bunyonyi relaxation & boat ride

      Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region
      After breakfast, gather at the respective park headquarters for briefing at 8am and eventual start of the gorilla trekking encounter. You follow the trails of your respective gorilla family traversing the forest with is hilly forested landscapes and deep saddles. The hills are forested with mature trees and dense undergrowth that have earned it the name Impenetrable. The gorilla trekking encounter tends to last 2 – 8 hours inclusive of one (1) hour direct encounter with them. Seeing the critically endangered apes as they forage, socialize, the young gorillas rolling themselves on tree branches and the Silverback demonstrating his authority is a moment of wonder that derives remarkable excitement.
      Duration: 8 hours

      Stop At: Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda
      Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi through the fascinating Kigezi Highlands with magical sceneries. Upon arrival at Lake Bunyonyi, you embark on a thrilling sunset boat cruise on the lake of a thousand islands as it has been dubbed because of its counts of 29 Islands. The cruise presents an evening soothing a recreational encounter that is worth exploring and refreshment after gorilla trek adventure. Retire for dinner and overnight.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Lake Bunyonyi Rock – resort

      Day 6: Transfer to Kampala

      Stop At: Uganda Equator, Masaka Road, Kayabwe Uganda
      After your breakfast, embark on the journey back to Kampala 437km about 7 hours’ drive excluding stops en route. The drive will expose you to countryside sceneries and economic activities that have sustained the lives of the local communities for centuries past among which include extensive Banana plantation and cattle keeping. You will make a stop for lunch at Igongo cultural centre 12km past Mbarara. After this encounter, you will continue on the drive to Kampala. Another stop will be made at the Equator crossing Kayabwe 77km to Kampala for photo shoots and water experiments that justify the geographical divide between the northern and southern hemispheres if time permits. You will arrive in Kampala in the evening.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      We can as well pick up the travelers from their residences in Kampala or EntebbeAirports
      • Entebbe Airport, Entebbe Uganda
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    6

    Organised by Prime Safaris and Tours Limited

    Activity ID: V-45315P3

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