5-Day Chimpanzee Tracking and Wildlife Safari Tour

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This 5 days safari involves exploring some parts in Western Uganda where you will visit Kibale National Park which is one of Africa’s greatest rain forests and home to 13 primates; over 100 individuals of Chimpanzees and other species of primates including the Black and white colobus monkeys, 60 species of mammals as well as over 325 species of birds, Also you will continue to Queen Elizabeth National park located 376km away from Kampala and named after the Queen of England.

TOUR HIGH LIGHTS

Day 1,transfer from kampala tp kibale national park

Day 2 Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi Swamp walk

Day 3 Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP And Evening game drive

Day 4 Morning game drive & a boat cruise

Day 5 Departure-visit Lake Katwe and crater lakes region

Day 1 Kampala-Kibale National Park


On this day after your breakfast, the guide will meet you at your residence/hotel, briefs you and later embark on the approximately 4 hours and 30minutes journey by 7:00 am to Kibale National Park. You will see great sightings of traditional villages and landscapes. Along the way, as you will be welcomed by different amazing animals like the baboons, monkeys. Upon arrival continue and visit the attractive crater lakes area, after that, drive to the lodge and check-in. Relax there in the evening, have dinner and spend an overnight.

Main Destination: Kibale forest national park

Accommodation: Kibale forest camp

Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2 Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi Swamp walk

 

After having breakfast, transfer to the headquarters of the park where you will be briefed and by 8:00 am the search of the amazing chimpanzees begins. As you track them you will have an opportunity to see other wildlife species such as the golden monkeys, the grey-cheeked mangabey, L’Hoest’s’ monkeys, birds like; the green breasted pitta. It will surely be a great time when you meet the chimpanzees as you will be in line to see the males guarding their territories, the young ones playing, and feeding. Later return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon visit, Bigodi wetland which is home to a number of birds like the Great blue turaco, some primates and also various communities live around. Have dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Main Destination: Kibale forest national park

Accommodation: Kibale forst camp

Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3 Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP And Evening game drive

Have breakfast en-route and proceed to the famous Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Park covers an area of about 1978 km2; its position provides a magnificent view of the rift valley floor that occupies Lake Edward and Gorge. The park has one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any national park in the world as its well known to be habitat of about 95 mammals along with 612 species of birds.

Have an evening game drive in the northern part of the park on the Kasenyi Track in search of lions, elephants, solitary buffaloes. This is the best time for opportunities of viewing the cats in action owing to the vast population of Uganda Kobs. We have an excellent chance to view just about every animal here at very close range. Return to the lodge for your dinner,

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation: Thembo safari lodge

Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4 Morning game drive & a boat cruise

On this beautiful day, you will be required to wake up so early since you will be going for a game drive so that you could see the morning risers in the Kasenyi track such as elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, lions, in fact, you will be able to see them closely. After going back to the lodge; have breakfast and later lunch as you get ready for the launch/boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. While on the boat your eyes will be nourished with amazing animal water species such as crocodiles, buffaloes, hippos and also birds like the malachite kingfishers. Go back to your lodge; enjoy dinner and Overnight.

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation: Thembo safari lodge

Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5 Departure-visit Lake Katwe and crater lakes region

After an early breakfast, set out to visit Lake Katwe; it is a salt lake and also you cant miss out on the crater lakes region. Immediately after embarking on the journey back to Kampala, a stopover in Masaka and have lunch and at the Equator to take photos. Arrive in Kampala in the evening

Main Destination: Kampala

Accommodation: No Accommodation 

Meals & Drinks: No meals included

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

END OF TOUR

INCLUDED

  • Park fees
  • Chimpanzees permits
  • All activities
  • All accommodation
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All ground transportation
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Round trip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)

EXCLUDED

  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees