Days 8/7 Nights Gorillas,Chimpanzee, Wildlife and Lakes

 You will stay in Luxury, Mid range/ Comfort Lodge or Easy Accommodation based on your selection.  

Tour type: Family, Nature and Wildlife, Extreme Sport&Excursion. Availability 98% Book today.

Tour NO:K043

Minimum Rate Per Traveller:Easy Package Start from US$ 2308 

Best time: All year around

Duration: 8Days/7Nights

Departures: Daily

Departing From: Kampala

Departure Time: 0800 Hrs (possible to leave earlier than)

Minimum Travelers: 3

Day 1: Arrival Day

Entebe International Airport on arrival in Uganda you will meet with one of Giraffe Safari representative who will welcome you and who will transfer you from the airport to Kampala city. You will spend the night in this busy tourist town where you will get short briefing from our representative at hotel and leave you to relax for while and have dinner with overnight stay at  LUXURY: Kampala Serena Hotel COMFORT: Grand Imperial Hotel EASY: Elizabeth Homestay Hotel or another accommodation of the same category.

Day 2: Kampala – Kibale Forest Np 

After your breakfast in morning you will drive from your  hotel in Kampala city  towards Fort Portal town through Mityana and Mubende towns. The drive will take an average 6 hours to Kibale along the way you will be driving through farm land of the local subsistence farmers and later entering large tea plantations one of the cash crops in Uganda. You will have short standing here for having fantastic photos then for having lunch then you will enjoy nature walk in the forest and you can have option adventure to Crater lakes  in evening you will have dinner and overnight stay at LUXURY:Crater Safari Lodge COMFORT: Isunga Lodge EASY: Rweteera Safari camp or another accommodation of the same category. 

Day 3: Kibale Forest National Park

After your breakfast in the  morning you will go at the Kanyanchu river camp Tourist Centre at 07.45am for group allocation and briefing on the Do’s and Don’ts of Chimpanzee tracking. Kibale Forest National Park has a variety of primates 13 species have been recorded including L’Hoest’s monkey, the black and white colobus, red tailed monkey, coppery tailed monkey, Uganda mangabey, among others Chimpanzee trekking is the main attraction here. The trek takes an average of 4 hours and on this trek other Primates and some rare Bird species (325) plus butterflies can be seen. After spending an hour with our closes cousins you will return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon you will visit Bigodi Wetland sanctuary for a community Nature walk where you are to see many birds and 4-5 monkey species then you will have overnight stay at the accommodation selected on day 2.

Day 3: Kibale Np – Queen Elizabeth Np

After your breakfast in morning you will drive from Kibale National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will be driving through big banana plantations, maize, cotton and sunflowers on season and you will drive on the foothills of Mt Rwenzori and a copper mining town of Kasese then after arriving in Queen Elizabeth National Park you will have Lunch at the lodge and you will have an evening game drive and overnight stay at LUXURY: Kingfisher Lodge COMFORT: Mweya safari lodge EASY: UWA Campsite or another accommodation of the same category. 

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth Np

After your breakfast you will go for game drive to Kasenyi which is a section of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Kasenyi tracks presents the best region for game viewing because of the open grounds which attracts Big game.
You will have opportunity to see and experience the BIG CATS which are more active in the morning such as Lions and Leopards however other animals will be seen are like Hyenas, Elephants, Buffalo, Antelopes and different bird species after game drive you will get lunch at the lodge also in evening you will go for a boat cruise on Kazinga channel which is wonder of its own you can not make imagination how close you get to giant animals like Buffalo and Elephants which come to the banks of the channel for water other animals which can be seen include Giant forest hogs, Hippopotamus, Nile crocodiles and many bird species like Great white pelicans, African spoonbills, Great cormorants, African fish eagles among others then you will have dinner with overnight stay at the accommodation selected on day 4.

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth Np – South of Queen Elizabeth – Bwindi Impenetrable Np.

After breakfast you will drive to the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National park. It is the most remote part and less visited though very rich in Game. It is fantastic due to the availability of the Tree climbing Lions other gaming potentials include the rare Leopard, Hyenas, Giant forest hogs, Topi, big herds of Uganda kob you will drive through Maramagambo forest which presents opportunities of seeing some primates such as Baboons, Red tailed Colobus, Black and white Colobus, L’hoest’s monkey, among others then after game drive you have lunch and continue to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where you will have overnight stay at  LUXURY: Ngulingo Bwingi Gorilla Lodge COMFORT: Bwindi Forest Lodge EASY: Karungi Campsite or another accommodation of the same category. 

Day 7: Bwindi Impenetrable Np

After your breakfast in the morning you will go to the Visitor center for briefing and Gorilla group allocation before being guided in the forest by the park ranger guide and armed escorts. Trekking is very physical but interesting, different vegetation in the forest and atmosphere is rewarding. The trek might be long or short depending on the movements of the Gorillas but seeing the peaceful giants brings ease in your heart and hour with them seems like minutes. Just enjoy the breath taking hour before returning back. Depending on time of arrival from gorilla tracking other optional interesting activities can be arranged in Bwindi such as Forest nature walks, Batwa experience, Community walks, Bike riding, among others then you will have dinner and overnight stay at the accommodation selected on day 6.

Day 8: Bwindi Np – Kampala

After your breakfast in the morning you will be drive from Bwindi National Park to Kampala this take an average of 8 hours and you will go to Kampala at your hotel or at Entebbe airport depending with your flight schedule. 

Included

  • Airport Transfers
  • 9 nights accommodation
  • Meals
  • Bottled Water
  • Chimpanzee Tracking Permit
  • Gorilla Trekking Permit
  • Park Entry fees: Queen Elizabeth, Lake Bunyonyi, Lake Mburo
  • Experienced English speaking Driver
  • 4X4 Safari car for Transportation

Excluded

  • Uganda Visas
  • Tips for Driver and Guides
  • Souvenirs
  • Insurance
  • Air tickets
  • Drinks not listed in Accommodation
  • Laundry
  • Optional Tours