9 Days Wildlife, Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tracking Adventure
9 Days Ultimate Wildlife, Chimp & Gorilla Tracking Encounter. (Kibale N/P, Lake Mmburo NP Queen Elizabeth N/P, & Bwindi Gorilla N/P)
Welcome to Uganda safari that is going to take you through the Uganda’s ultimate wildlife, chimpanzee and gorilla tracking experience as you will be able to visit four of Uganda’s ten national parks.
This trip will give you an opportunity to encounter a number of chimpanzees in kibale national which are human closest cousins,
You will also encounter a number of wildlife in queen Elizabeth national park and Lake Mburo national park as you do your morning game drives and these include lions, herds of elephants, leopards, buffaloes, antelopes, warthogs and many others, also an afternoon boat cruise will be done at kazinga channel in queen Elizabeth national park that connect lake Edward and lake George, and you will be able to encounter individuals, like, hippos, crocodiles elephants and buffaloes as the come on the banks of the channel for drinking water, water birds, and others, the same as in lake mburo national park.
You also finally encounter the ultimate and Unfirgettabkler gorilla tracking in Bwindi national park which is one of the highlight of your safari.
DAY BY DAY ACTIVITIES
DAY ONE: TRANSFER TO KIBALE NATIONAL PARK
Pick up from Kampala and drive to kibale national park with stop over en-route for lunch at selected restaurant in after lunch drive to the lodge for overnight.
Drive through this beautiful part of Uganda in Toro Kingdom via the northern route which is shorter and quicker with two hundred and ninety kilometers tarmac road running from kampala to fort portal through the fantastic view of Tea plantations, amazing culture with welcoming people, the most engaging snake like roads and beautiful ones.
DAY TWO: CHIMPANZEE TRACKING AND NATURE WALK.
After early morning Breakfast drive to Kibale national park on Tarmac road to kanyanchu Tourism center for chimpanzee tracking, the tracking starts from here where you will meet your ranger guides to take you through this ultimate experience, meet your closest relatives to human, there are also varieties of tropical tree species in the park and other primates such as L’Hoest monkey, Black and white colobus monkey, blue monkey, grey-cheeked mangabey etc with varieties of forest endemic Birds such as Green-breasted pitta, collared apalis, African pitta etc.
After chimpanzee tracking drive to Rwetera safari park for lunch from where we you will then after drive to Bigodi swamp, for a nature and swamp wak. Here you will be able to see a number of birds, and the outstanding culture.
Have your dinner and overnight at Engiri safari lodge.
DAY THREE: TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK AND EVENING GAME DRIVE,
You will wake up in the morning with an African delicious breakfast, and then after start your 2-3 hours drive to queen Elizabeth national park, where you will reach, check in from the hotel, and then relax a bit as you enjoy the rewarding, outstanding and engaging nature breath. You will then get in the nature / jungle for a game drive to meet the wild residents (wild animals),
Thereafter you will come back in the evening, after enjoying the great view of animals like hippos, crocodiles, elephants, leopards, and many others, come back to the hotel for dinner, relaxations, flashbacks, and overnight as we wait for the next day’s activities.
DAY FOUR: MORNING GAME DRIVE AND AFTERNOON BOAT CRUISE
After early morning Breakfast drive to Kasenyi plains for morning game drive which gives you the best African classic safari experience which engages all your senses with such a beautiful scenery of Rwenzori ranges and crater lakes animals expected to be sighted includes; Buffaloes, elephants, Uganda Kobs, Warthogs, Water bucks, Lions and baboons, Leopards and many others and varieties of Birds such as grey crown cranes, Southern Red bishop.
Drive back to the lodge for warm Lunch, after lunch drive to mweya for the afternoon Boat cruise along the Kazinga channel for best of this un-forgettable and memorable experience while on the boat for 2-3 hours cruise to lake Edward and Kazing channel, where you will see local fishermen, this trip highlights are elephants which come down to the banks to drink and swim, several school of Hippopotamuses, Crocodiles basking at the banks and other animals like Buffaloes, water bucks with varieties of water birds such as, Great cormorant, pied kingfisher, African fish eagle etc.
DAY FIVE: TRANSFER TO BWINDI NATIONAL PARK FOR GORILLA TRACKING
Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with stop over for lunch en-route at selected Restaurant, Driving on these snake roads of kigezi region it is another great experience as you will be enjoying the great view of the African hills, green banana plantations and also the local people who are so welcoming, and check in at the Lodge in the evening as you relax after this long drive.
DAY SIX: ULTIMATE GORILLA TRACKING EXPERIENCE
After Early Morning Breakfast drive to Gorilla tracking Briefing Point along with your packed lunch after briefing set off to meet the Beautiful giants in the forest enjoy the time with these closest giants to human. Here we are talking of mountain gorillas
After tracking drive back to the lodge and have your time and relax as you enjoy the perfect view of Bwindi impenetrable forest, enjoy the balcony view of the forest from your room or on your private patio just outside at the shade besides the restaurant and the Bar.
DAY SEVEN: TRANSFER TO LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK
You will wake up in the morning with a morning breakfast, have the last moments with the south western Uganda’s thrilling nature and then after, you will start your drive as you exit the outstanding tropical rain forests heading to lake mburo national park, as you drive through the snake like roads, and the most beautiful and fascinating green landscapes as you will also have the beautiful and delicious lunch from a selected restaurant.
You will reach Lake Mburo national park in the afternoon, check in from the hotel and thereafter, go in for either the evening game drive or nature walk. Thereafter, you will get to the hotel, and then relax, over night as you wait fo the next day.
DAY EIGHT: MORNING GAME-DRIVE AND AFTERNOON BOAT CRUISE
You will wake up in the morning with a morning breakfast, as you get set for this amazing day where you will meet a number of fascinating wildlife.
You are welcome to lake mburo national park, a Uganda’s smallest savanna national park, here you will get to the morning game drive, where you will be able to meet and get welcomed by these wild residents. Among the animals you will be able to see include: buffaloes, antelopes, giraffes, warthogs birds and many others. Then head to the hotel for lunch.
You will then head in for an afternoon boat cruise along Lake mburo, which is over 10km2, where you will experience the great view of the water animals including the hippos, crocodiles, otters, water birds and many others.
Lake Mburo has got a very fascinating view with fresh air, that offers you the breathtaking and engaging moment, that engages your minds, and uplifts your soul. After the boat cruise, you will head back to the hotel for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.
DAY NINE: DRIVE BACK TO KAMPALA
After early morning breakfast, Drive back to Kampala with stop over for lunch at selected Restaurant en-route. You will also have a stopover at the equator which is the line that divides the northern and southern hemisphere, take a photo shoot and then proceed to Kampala for either your flight back or other activities.
END OF TOUR.
What is included in your safari
- Expert English speaking Driver guide.
- Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
- Meals as mentioned (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Bottled drinking mineral water
- 4WD Safari Mini-Van vehicle and all transportation on ground
- All entry fees into the National Park
- Gasoline in the Vehicle
- Lunches en-route- to and from the Island
What is not included in your safari
- International flights (both inbound and outbound)
- Entry/Tourist Visa for Uganda
- Meals and drinks not mentioned here-in
- Optional activities not mentioned here-in
- Items of personal nature
- Tips for the Guides.