7 Days Chimpanzees And Gorillas Safari


Duration
8 Days

Location
Uganda

Includes

7 Days Chimpanzees And Gorillas Safari

from from 180000.00 per person

Overview

You Will Start Off For Fort Portal Passing Via Mityana And Mubende. Have A Stopover At Mubende To See The Nakayima Tree. Proceed For Tracking Of The Noisy Chimps And Other Primates Crashing Through The High Canopy Of The Kibale Tropical Rain Forest. Visit Queen Elizabeth National Park. Visit For Bwindi Impenetrable Forest For The Gorilla Tracking Tour.

Itinerary

Day 1

Kampala to Fort portal
You will get a briefing about the camping safari and then start off for Fort Portal passing via Mityana and Mubende. Have a stop- over at Mubende to see the Nakayima tree.  You will have a picnic lunch en route and continue to Fort portal arriving there late in the afternoon. Relax and explore the nearby Crater Lake. Dinner and accommodation at your preferred campsite

Day 2

Chimpanzee Tracking tour
After early morning breakfast you will proceed for tracking the noisy chimps and other primates crashing through the high canopy of the Kibale tropical rain forest. Watching the colorful birds squawking in through the tropical forest canopy. Have packed lunch and then take an afternoon nature walk through the Bigodi swamp to watch wetland birds as well as some of the projects run by the local community. Retire in the evening for dinner and Overnight stay.

Day 3

Kibale to Queen Elizabeth national park safaris
After breakfast, you will drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Remember the game seen will depend on the season. Visit the local community salt works at Lake Katwe, a salty lake in Uganda. Get to know more about this salty lake and testing the waters of this lake is a wonderful experience for those who have never tasted salty waters. Have lunch and later go for an afternoon game drive. Retire in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at MweyaorJacana.

Day 4

Tracking in Kyambura gorge
After breakfast take an excursion to the Kyambura gorge nearby to track the fast moving and elusive chimpanzees. Chimpanzees are one of man's closest relations and therefore seeing them is a wonderful adventure. Alternatively go for a nature walk in the Maramagambo Forest to see different tree species, primates, the bat colony and the blue lake. After lunch take alaunch cruise on the Kazinga Channel where different animals such as hippos, elephants, buffaloes, and an array of water birds can be seen. Go on the hunt for the tree-climbing lions lounging on old fig trees in the Ishasha region. Dinner and Overnight stay at Jacana or Ishasha Wilderness Camp or IshashaBandas.

Day 5

Queen to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast, depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for the gorilla tracking toursegment passing either via Ishasha, the home of the tree climbing lion, or take the alternative route through cultivated expanses. This will depend on the road situation. Explore the village and the native communities if time allows. Dinner and overnight stay at Buhoma homestead or Buhoma Community bandas

Day 6

Gorilla Tracking tours

Take early morning breakfast and proceed to the Impenetrable forest for gorilla tracking. Don’t forget your jungle boots since gorilla tracking involves walking up steep densely forested hills before finally coming across the endangered gorillas camouflaged in the dense tropical vegetation. Time permitting; go for a leisurely community visit to the local communities living around the park for a cultural tour. Dinner and overnight stay at Buhoma Homestead or Buhoma Community bandas

Day 7

Depart for Kampala
Early in the morning, depart for Kampala passing through the ever green and beautiful countryside of Western Uganda. Have lunch en route and arrive in Kampala late afternoon.

Trip Activities

Additional Info

Charges

  • USD 1,800 Per Adult Sharing.

Inclusions

  • Transport In A Land Cruiser
  • Game Drives
  • Meals On Full Board
  • Bottle Of Water Per Day

Excludes

  • Park Fees Except For Kenyan Safaris
  • Drinks
  • Any Other Thing Not Mentioned Above

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