9-Day Uganda Primates - Lions & so Much More (Midrange)

Primates and wildlife in Uganda combined with Ngamba Island sanctuary which is the great work of Jane Goodall institute for the protection and conservation of chimpanzees. The tour continues westwards towards Kibale Forest national park where the powerful encounter with the chimps in their nature habitat may leave you asking for more. The journey continues to Queen Elizabeth national park and through Ishasha region famed for the tree climbing lions before you encounter the mountain gorillas.

per adult from

$5,149

NZD

Duration

9 days

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  • What's included :
    • 8x Breakfast
    • 8x Dinner
    • 9x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 8 nights
    • Chimp and Gorilla Tracking Permits
    • Parking Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary
    What's excluded :
    • International flights (From/to home)
    • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
    • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

  • Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Entebbe for overnight Hotel

    Stop At: Entebbe, Entebbe, Central Region
    Upon you arrival through Entebbe International airport, you will be welcomed by our guide and transferred to your overnight hotel in Entebbe in BB.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Carpe Diem Guest House a Mid-range guest house located in or near Entebbe

    Day 2: Transfer to Ngamba Island for the chimpanzee Tour

    Stop At: Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Plot 1 Bank Close, Entebbe Uganda
    This morning after breakfast, take the 45 minute boat trip to Ngamba Island, the home to the orphaned chimpanzees living in the protected sanctuary. On arrival, the duty caretakers will take you around the chimp home and brief you about the history of the sanctuary and how and why the chimps were transferred to this island. You will be in time for the feeding session as this gives a chance for visitors to interact with the chimpanzees. Standing on the visitor platform, you’ll also notice their unique behavior and then take pictures of them. Return to your Entebbe accommodation.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Carpe Diem Guest House a Mid-range guest house located in or near Entebbe

    Day 3: Entebbe and Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

    Stop At: Kibale National Park, Kibale National Park, Western Region
    After breakfast, drive south west of Uganda to the town of Fort Portal and then proceed to Kibale Forest National Park. Lunch en-route. Arrive at Kibale forest in the evening and spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent) a Mid-range tented camp located just outside Kibale National Park


    Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale national Park

    Stop At: Kibale National Park, Kibale National Park, Western Region
    After an early breakfast, you’ll have briefing session the park officials and later set off to the rainforest on the chimpanzee tracking adventures. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the evening, we organize the Bigodi swamp walk. Bigodi Swamp is popular with many swamp endemic birds like pelicans, herons, collared apallis, bee eater, Narina trogon, black capped apallis, yellow spotted nicator, blue headed sunbird, woodland warbler and more. The swamp is also a major livelihood for the local community through tourism and crafts.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent) a Mid-range tented camp located just outside Kibale National Park

    Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Western Region
    Drive to Queen Elizabeth national park, one of the largest parks and home to several species of mammals. Lunch and arrive in time for an evening game drive in the savannah with sights of Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, hyenas, stripped jackals, Hippopotamus, Kobs, Warthog and a variety of primates like Chimpanzee, olive baboon, red-tailed and vervet monkeys in the forests. Dinner and overnight at accommodation of your choice

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge a Mid-range lodge located inside Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Day 6: Activities in the Park

    Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Western Region
    After breakfast, drive towards Kasenyi and visit the crater lakes, Edwards and George which has been popularly marked as the mating ground for several antelopes, particularly for the Uganda kob. You maybe be lucky to also sight more wildlife that may include lions, buffaloes, elephants, and other animals. Head back to your lodge for lunch and then proceed on an afternoon launch cruise on the Kazinga channel. Enjoy the rays of the setting sun on the launch cruise as you return back to your lodge for dinner and overnight as night before.


    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge a Mid-range lodge located inside Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi Forest Via the Ishasha Sector

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region
    Take an early breakfast and then drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest park through Ishasha sector the area famed for the tree climbing lions. Have a short game drive, lunch and then proceed to Bwindi via the lush green countryside. Reach Bwindi by the evening and check into your lodge for overnight and dinner.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Rushaga Gorilla Camp a Mid-range lodge located just outside Bwindi National Park

    Day 8: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region
    After an early breakfast, head to the ranger station for briefing and by the mid morning, start your gorilla trekking expedition in the lush forest vegetation of Bwindi national park. It is quite strenuous and requires fitness through the long hours of anticipated gorilla tracking, sometimes taking 2-7 hours of trekking. Other sights on the trails may include monkeys, birds and several butterflies. Spend utmost one hour with the gorillas and then retire to your lodge happy to have made the trip. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight as night before.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Rushaga Gorilla Camp a Mid-range lodge located just outside Bwindi National Park

    Day 9: Transfer from Bwindi forest back to Entebbe

    Stop At: Entebbe, Entebbe, Central Region
    This morning after your breakfast, start the long journey back to Kampala with stops at the equator point and lunch. Reach Kampala in the early evening and transfer to the airport for your flights. This day is reserved for late evening or night flights.


    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up all our travelers from and around Kampala.Airports
    • Entebbe Airport, Entebbe Uganda
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/13/2020 - 10/21/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • 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.
  • 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

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Wild Jungle Trails Safaris

Activity ID: V-233350P6

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