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Uganda Wildlife Safaris

Birding Uganda Safaris

Apes Tour 5 days

This Tour we give you the opportunity to explore Kibale Forest National Park. Kibale Forest is home to 13 primate species and a guided forest trek can be taken in search of one of the most popular primate species in the world – the chimpanzee. There are 9 diurnal primates, these include, vervet, red-tailed, L’Hoest’s, blue monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabey, red colobus, black and white colobus, olive baboon and the most famous of all, the chimpanzee.

Program

Day1 ;- Pick up and transfer to Kibale National park

Day2 ;- Morning chimp tracking – Afternoon bigodi Swamp walk

Day3 ;- Check out and drive to Bwindi

Day 4;- Gorilla trekking Day

Day5 ;- Drive back to Kampala

End of Safari

Included in the Safari package;

  • Private transport in an open roofed 4WD vehicle with gas/fuel
  • Services of an English speaking driver/guide
  • Entrance to all the named parks & reserves
  • 1 chimpanzee tracking permit (KNP)
  • 1 Gorilla permit
  • 4 nights accommodation and meals (F/B)
  • Nature walks as in itinerary
  • Mineral water while in vehicle

Excluded in the package;

  • Excluded in the package;
  • Air fares and visa fees
  • Drinks & bar bills (soft and alcoholic)
  • Laundry
  • Porterage services when gorilla trekking
  • Tips and gratuities (driver & guides)
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any expenses of personal nature i.e. phone bills, antiquity purchases, etc
Day 1: Entebbe/Kampala – Kibale National Park

Your driver guide will be positioned at your accommodation to meet. greet and ready to depart  west to Fortportal, the town rests in the shadow of the Fabled ” mountains of the moon. continue to KIBAE NATIONAL PARK - check in and have lunch. After you go for an evening walk in bigodi swamp or do a simple bird walking in the forest. This forests reputable for of having the greatest variety of primates in East Africa. Dinner and overnightO/N Primate lodge/ Ndali Lodge

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Day 2: Morning Chimpanzee tracking – Visit to the craters

After an early breakfast, you will be escorted to the starting point/park offices where you may be joined by other clients for a briefing on the days’ adventure. You are then assigned a local ranger guide for your days’ activity. (Maximum group size per Ranger guide is 6 tourists). The morning is characterized with birds and primate viewing including Chimpanzee. Kibale forest is a home to 13 primate species. Walking is not difficult as paths have been made in the forest and all walks are in company of excellent local guides. During the tracking, your guide explains the life style of the chimps, tree species, birds and any other mammals that you may encounter in detail. The other primates that you may see include among others; – Gray Cheeked Mangabeys, Red-tailed Monkey, Olive Baboon, Black and White Colobus, vevet monkeys etc. You may also encounter other forest mammals like the forest Elephants, duikers and various bird species during the walk. You then return to your accommodation for lunch and thereafter visit the crater lakes Dinner and overnight O/N Primate lodge/ Ndali Lodge

Day 3: Ishasha sector – Bwindi National park

After an early Breakfast, drive out southwards via the Ishasha sector  in such for the tree climbing lions . this sector is famous for the tree climbing lions. After a short drive around continue to Bwindi. Dinner and overnight at Mahoganyi springs / Buhoma camp

Day 4: Gorilla trekking day - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

The highlight of your safari; a meeting with the gentle giants of Bwindi! Expect to walk in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorillas. But it will definitely be worthwhile as you observe them closely while they eat, play and rest. A unique and unforgettable experience! Upon return, you will be driven to Lake Bunyonyi. Dinner and overnight at Arcadia Cottages. BLD

Day 5: we drive back to Kampala

After breakfast transfer to Kampala / Entebbe making a stopover at the Equator Line for a photographic moment, craft and boutique shopping. Later proceed to your accommodation or Entebbe International Airport for your onward flight connections .

 

End of safari

Included in the package

    • Transport in 4×4 WD with fuel and driver guide
    • Bottled water in the car
    • 4 night accommodation and meals

Optional – Safari add on

    • 1 Day white water rafting on River Nile grade 5 rapids
    • 1 Day visit to Ngamba Island – orphanage chimpanzee

The package excludes

    • Tips and gratuities
    • Laundry
    • Drinks and bar bills
    • Personal Insurance
    • Any other expense of personal nature