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Primate World Safaris

  • Rwanda
  • Uganda
Destinations

Destinations

Uganda,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Mid Range

Tour Overview

Experience fantastic adventures including thrilling white water rafting on the Nile River, game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park to see the rich wildlife, boat cruises on the Kazinga Channel and Lake Mburo National Park, chimp tracking in Kibale National Park and trekking mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Admire spectacular views of the lush green vegetation and mountainous areas, see the source of the Nile, take in views of the majestic Rwenzori Mountains from a distance and visit the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary.

Buffalo At Queen Elizabeth
Butterfly In Queen
Chimpanzee In Kibale Forest National Park (2)
Hippos At Kazinga Channel
Kob At Queen Elizabeth National Park
Kob At Queen Elizabeth
Leopard At Queen
Our Guide With Our Guest Enjoying A Local Dance

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Gorilla Safari, Guided Safari, Primate Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Bwindi Impenetrable NP, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale National Park, Lake Mburo, Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, Jinja
  • Wildlife:
    Birds, Mountain Gorilla, Chimpanzee, Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Zebra, Antelope, Hartebeest, Red-tailed Monkey, L'Hoest Monkey, Golden Monkey, Forest Pig, Ugandan Kob, Hippo, Crocodile
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Trekking, Boat Cruise, Birding, White Water Rafting, Cultural Experience
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Entebbe
  • Minimum age:
    15 years

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 3,615 per person

What's Included

  • Accommodation
  • One gorilla permit
  • An expert  English speaking driver/guide
  • Safari vehicle transportation
  • Activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Park fees, nature and community walk fees

What's Excluded

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Primate World Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Primate World Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

Our tourist guide/driver will be waiting at Entebbe International Sirport to pick you up and transfer you to your accommodation in Kampala for the night.

Accommodation: Cassia Lodge Kampala (Comfort)
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Early morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to Jinja for a white water rafting experience on the Nile. This can take either full or half day depending on your choice. An experienced rafter/kayaker that will guide you through the whole process. You’ll also visit Jinja town and some craft shops for some souvenir shopping.

Accommodation: Cassia Lodge Kampala (Comfort)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After an early morning breakfast, your guide will transfer you to Fort Portal town, a 5-hour journey from Kampala with stop-overs along the way. The town nestles in the shadow of the Rwenzori Mountains giving you amazing views.

Accommodation: Mountains of the Moon Hotel (Comfort)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Early morning after breakfast, you will visit Kibale Forest to track chimpanzees and other primates including l’hoestes, red colobus, blue, red-tailed and gray-cheeked mangabey. The guide will provide detailed explanations on primates, the forest fauna and flora. This primate walk is both informative and enjoyable. In the afternoon, visit the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, known as the true birders paradise and home to the Rwenzori blue turaco bird, as well as the community around the Kibale Forest National Park.

Accommodation: Mountains of the Moon Hotel (Comfort)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After breakfast early in the morning, you will have a cultural tour to the ‘Amabere ga Nyina Mwiru’ caves located 10 km from Fort Portal town as well as hike to the explosion craters surrounding this area. Return to Fort Portal town for lunch followed by an afternoon visit to the ‘Tooro’ Kingdom Palace. In the evening we drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for about two hours following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain ranges for much of the journey.

Accommodation: Kasenyi Safari Camp (Comfort)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After breakfast you will go for an early morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park with the massive Rwenzori Mountains as a backdrop. The park’s diverse eco-system of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. There’s an excellent opportunity to see lions, leopards, giant forest hogs, Cape buffaloes, elephants, defassa waterbucks, Uganda kobs, topis and bushbucks.

In the afternoon, your guide will take you for a unique 2- 3 hour boat cruise on the famous Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. Passing through possibly the highest concentration of hippos, many animals may be seen drinking at the water’s edge. This will give you excellent opportunities for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with well over 550 resident species.

Accommodation: Kasenyi Safari Camp (Comfort)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today have a 4-hour drive through the Kigezi highlands region of Uganda, also known as the ‘Switzerland of Africa’ providing views of terraced hillsides and winding roads, to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Comfort)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

The Bwindi Forest is a spectacular and incredibly dense rain forest with steeply forested landscape. You will arrive at the park headquarters early in the morning (7:00am) for a briefing by the UWA staff before setting off on your gorilla trek. Don’t forget to carry along your tracking gear which includes raincoats, jungle boots and more. The trekking will take a couple of hours (2 -7 hrs) depending on how far the gorillas might have moved. In groups of 8 people, your guide will lead you through the numerous pathways created for the tourists and eventually you’ll find your way to the rare and shy gorillas. A certificate is awarded by UWA at the end of every gorilla trekking experience. Later relax at your lodge where there are breathtaking views of the park.

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Comfort)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Check out after breakfast in the morning for a 4-hour drive to Lake Mburo National Park with a stopover in Mbarara town for lunch. This is the best place in the country to see zebras. Lake Mburo has five lakes and is mainly savannah with scattered acacias trees. The park features animals such as impalas, elands, roan antelopes, reedbucks, klipspringers and topis, as well as buffaloes and hippos. Adjacent to the park are the ranches of the Bahima (Ankole) tribe, who herd the famous long-horned Ankole cattle that are a common sight here. Take an afternoon boat ride on the lake and see a variety of birds and hippos too.

Accommodation: Mburo Safari Lodge (Comfort)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Early morning, after breakfast. go on a safari walk in the park accompanied by your guide.Later return to your lodge for lunch. Check out in the afternoon and depart for Kampala which is 3 hours away with a stop-over at the Equator line. Your guide/ driver will later drop you in Kampala or at Entebbe International Airport for your evening flight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

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