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9 Days Midrange Uganda Primates - Lions & Much More Safari

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Twaha Lukwago

Wild Jungle Trails Safari

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9 Days Midrange Uganda Primates - Lions & Much More Safari

Primates and wildlife in Uganda combined with Ngamba Island sanctuary which is the great work of Jane Goodall institute for the protection and conservation of chimpanzees. The tour continues westwards towards Kibale Forest national park where the powerful encounter with the chimps in their nature habitat may leave you asking for more. The journey continues to Queen Elizabeth national park and through Ishasha region famed for the tree climbing lions before you encounter the mountain gorillas.

DAY 1

Arrival & Transfer to Carp Diem Entebbe

Upon you arrival through Entebbe International airport, you will be welcomed by our guide and transferred to your overnight hotel in Entebbe in BB. Meal plan: Bed and Breakfast Midrange: Cape Diem Guest House (subject to room availability at time of booking).

1 night at Carpe Diem Lodge
DAY 2

Transfer to Ngamba Island for the chimpa

This morning after breakfast, take the 45 minute boat trip to Ngamba Island, the home to the orphaned chimpanzees living in the protected sanctuary. On arrival, the duty caretakers will take you around the chimp home and brief you about the history of the sanctuary and how and why the chimps were transferred to this island. You will be in time for the feeding session as this gives a chance for visitors to interact with the chimpanzees. Standing on the visitor platform, you’ll also notice their unique behavior and then take pictures of them. Return to your Entebbe accommodation. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Read more

1 Night at Carpie Diem
DAY 3

Entebbe and Transfer to Kibale Forest Na

After breakfast, drive south west of Uganda to the town of Fort Portal and then proceed to Kibale Forest National Park. Lunch en-route. Arrive at Kibale forest in the evening and spend the rest of the evening at leisure. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner. Accommodation Options: Midrange: Kibale Forest Camp Drive time: 6 - 7 hours. Read more

1 Night at Kibale Forest Cam
DAY 4

Kibale national Park

After an early breakfast, you’ll have briefing session the park officials and later set off to the rainforest on the chimpanzee tracking adventures. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the evening, we organize the Bigodi swamp walk. Bigodi Swamp is popular with many swamp endemic birds like pelicans, herons, collared apallis, bee eater, Narina trogon, black capped apallis, yellow spotted nicator, blue headed sunbird, woodland warbler and more. The swamp is also a major livelihood for the local community through tourism and crafts. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight as night before. Read more

1 Night at Kibale forest Cam
DAY 5

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Par

Drive to Queen Elizabeth national park, one of the largest parks and home to several species of mammals. Lunch and arrive in time for an evening game drive in the savannah with sights of Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, hyenas, stripped jackals, Hippopotamus, Kobs, Warthog and a variety of primates like Chimpanzee, olive baboon, red-tailed and vervet monkeys in the forests. Dinner and overnight at accommodation of your choice Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Accommodation options: Midrange: Enganzi Lodge – Ihamba Safari Lodge (subject to room availability at time of booking) Drive time: 4 - 5 hours. Read more

1 Night at Ihamba Safari Lod
DAY 6

Activities In Queen Elizabeth National P

After breakfast, drive towards Kasenyi and visit the crater lakes, Edwards and George which has been popularly marked as the mating ground for several antelopes, particularly for the Uganda kob. You maybe be lucky to also sight more wildlife that may include lions, buffaloes, elephants, and other animals. Head back to your lodge for lunch and then proceed on an afternoon launch cruise on the Kazinga channel. Enjoy the rays of the setting sun on the launch cruise as you return back to your lodge for dinner and overnight as night before. Read more

1 night Ihamba Safari Lodge
DAY 7

Transfer to Bwindi Forest via the Ishash

Take an early breakfast and then drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest park through Ishasha sector the area famed for the tree climbing lions. Have a short game drive, lunch and then proceed to Bwindi via the lush green countryside. Reach Bwindi by the evening and check into your lodge for overnight and dinner. Accommodation options: Midrange: Haven lodge, Nkuringo Gorilla Camp or Chameleon Hill lodge (subject to room availability and gorilla permit allocation at time of booking) Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Drive time: 5 - 6 hours. Read more

1 Night at Haven Lodge
DAY 8

Gorilla Tracking Safari - Tour

After an early breakfast, head to the ranger station for briefing and by the mid morning, start your gorilla trekking expedition in the lush forest vegetation of Bwindi national park. It is quite strenuous and requires fitness through the long hours of anticipated gorilla tracking, sometimes taking 2-7 hours of trekking. Other sights on the trails may include monkeys, birds and several butterflies. Spend utmost one hour with the gorillas and then retire to your lodge happy to have made the trip. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight as night before. Read more

1 Night at Haven Lodge
DAY 9

Transfer from Bwindi forest back to Entebbe

This morning after your breakfast, start the long journey back to Kampala with stops at the equator point and lunch. Reach Kampala in the early evening and transfer to the airport for your flights. This day is reserved for late evening or night flights.

Carpie Diem

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Entebbe Town
Hotel Carpe Diem
Day 3
Location Kibale National Park
Day 5
Location Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 7
Location Bwindi Forest National Park
Day 9
Location Entebbe Town
Hotel Carpe Diem

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • 1 Gorilla Permit Per Person
  • 1 Chimpanzee Permit Per Person
  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Park Entrance fee
  • Taxes

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

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