This safari will take you through Kibale Forest with its thirteen species of primate including the chimpanzee, offer you an opportunity to track the noisy chimpanzee families racing through this verdant forest, as well as a thrilling experience of tracking the few remaining 700 mountain gorillas surviving in the world.
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Tour Code: ATC408
Minimum Rate Per Traveller: US$
Best time: All year around
Duration: 8Day/ 7night
Departing From: Kampala
Departure Time: 0800 Hrs (possible to leave earlier than)
Minimum Travelers: 2
Language: You would have a guide who he is speaking One language among these (English, Italian, French, Spanish, and Germany).
Transportation Method: Land cruiser/ Land rover, 4 by 4 cars models are available.
Day 1: Arrival day
Arrival at Entebe International Airport , you will welcomed by our representative who will usher you into a waiting vehicle and transfer you to the Hotel in Kampala. Our representative will have a short safari briefing session with you at the Hotel and leave you to relax and have dinner.
Day 2: Kampala – Fort portal
Get briefed 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. Picnic lunch en route and continue for Fort portal reaching it late afternoon. Relax and explore the nearby crater lake. Dinner and overnight at fort portal.
Day 3: Kibale National Park Primates Tour
Early morning breakfast and then proceed for the tracking of the noisy chimps and other primates crashing through the high canopy of the Kibale tropical rain forest. Take note of the colourful birds squawking in through the tropical forest canopy. Have packed lunch and then take an afternoon nature walk through the Bigodi swamp to wetland birds as well as some of the projects run by local community. Retire in the evening, Dinner and Overnight.
Day 4: Kibale – Queen Elizabeth
After breakfast drive to Queen Elizabeth national park, you will see the great game of Africa in the magnificent park. These include – large herds of elephants, buffaloes, hippos and water birds from the Kazinga channel as well as the tree climbing lions of the Ishasha region if lucky. Walking tour to the local community salt works at Lake Katwe, a salty lake in Uganda. 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, dinner and overnight: Mweya tented camp or Jacana similar category.
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth- Kyambura
After breakfast take an excursion to the Kyambura Chimpanzee Tracking 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. After lunch take a launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel where different animals such as hippos, elephants, buffaloes, and an array of water birds can be seen. Alternative go on the hunt for the tree-climbing lions lounging on old fig trees in the Ishasha region. Dinner and Overnight at Jacana/ Ishasha Wilderness Camp /Ishasha Bandas.
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth- Bwindi
After breakfast, depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla tracking forest tour . 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 permitting. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma homestead or Buhoma Community bandas similar category.
Day 7: At Bwindi Gorilla tracking
Take early morning breakfast and proceed to the Impenetrable forest for gorilla tracking. Remember you need jungle boots since 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. Dinner and overnight Buhoma homestead / Buhoma Community bandas
Day 8: Return to Kampala
Early depart for Kampala passing you through the ever green and beautiful countryside of Western Uganda. En route lunch and arrival in Kampala late afternoon, depending on your plans you may Extend your trip to Relax at Zanzibar or transfer to the airport for onward flight.
1.1 Gorilla Permit per person.
2. All Meals and accommodation as per the itinerary.
3. All ground transportation in a comfortable 4×4 vehicle.
4. Park entrance fees.
5. Services of a full time English speaking driver/guide.
6. Water, coffee or Tea while on safari.
7. All airport pickups and drops.
8. All activities at stipulated in the itinerary.
9. And all government taxes/levies.
1. Bar Bills
2. Phone calls
3. Personal insurance
5. Air fare
6. All other Services of a personal nature.
7. Driver guide’s gratuity.