This 5 days Uganda safari is the ideal package for the primate – wildlife lover. A trip to Kibale National Park guarantees you an encounter with 13 primate species including; the endangered chimpanzees, baboons and various monkey species. A visit to Queen Elizabeth National Park is your chance to encounter over 95 mammal species including the noteworthy tree-climbing lions. The park is also a habitat to over 600 bird species.
Departure & Return Location
Entebbe International Airport
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Chimpanzee Trekking Permit
4 Nights Full Board Accommodation
All transportation in destination location
Guide Service Fee
Air tickets & visa fees
Any Private Expenses
What to Expect
Your 5 Days Kibale – Queen Elizabeth National Parks Uganda Safari including;
Guided nature walk in Bigodi wetland sanctuary
Chimpanzee trekking excursion
Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Boat cruise on Kazinga channel
Return to Kampala – end of safari
Day 1Travel to Kibale National Park – guided nature walk in Bigodi wetland sanctuary
This safari begins when you embark on a drive to Southern Uganda – the location of Kibale National Park. You will have lunch in Fort Portal town and while there, you will pay a brief visit to the ‘Amabere ga nyina mwiru’ caves and the Karambi royal tombs. When you arrive at the park, you will take out some time to unwind and then embark on a guided nature walk in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary.
Day 2Kanyanchu primate walk – chimpanzee trekking – birding excursion
The major highlight of the day will be the Kanyanchu primate walk. You will embark on a guided quest for the 13 primate species found in Kibale. The prime activity of the morning will however be a chimpanzee trekking excursion. You will encounter one of the habituated chimp families and then go ahead to see the various monkey species. In the afternoon, you will go for a guided birding excursion along the boardwalk trail and the various viewing platforms in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. The area has over 138 bird species.
Day 3Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park – explore the crater lakes region
You will embark on a transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park in the early morning. Once you arrive at the park, you will drive north of Mweya peninsula to engage in the famous crater drive. You will explore the crater lakes in the region and also enjoy a splendid view across the great Western Rift Valley and its escarpments, the Rwenzori mountains, Kazinga channel and lakes Edward and George.
Day 4Game drive in the park – boat cruise on Kazinga channel
You will go for a game drive through any of the park’s demarcated game viewing tracks; Kasenyi, the north Kazinga plains and Ishasha region. You will sight numerous wildlife and have a glimpse of the tree-climbing lions stretched out amidst massive tree branches in Ishasha. You will go for an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel. While on it, you will spot pods of hippos, crocodiles and buffaloes basking in the rising sun along the water banks.
Day 5Birding excursion in the park – return to Kampala – end of safari
A birding excursion in any of the park’s major spots will be the highlight of the morning. The park has over 600 bird species found in; Maramagambo forest, Kazinga channel, Mweya peninsula, Kasenyi plains, Lake Kikorongo, Ishasha sector, Katunguru bridge area and Katwe area. The park has over 54 raptor and many migratory species. You will later set off on a return drive to Kampala.