8 day primates and wildlife uganda vacation
A 8 Days Big Five Wildlife Game drives & Primates and Gorilla Safari: created for 2021/2022/2023 for a Party of 2 People. & 4 People.
Mid-Range: $2810 Per Person (2Pax
$2520 per person (4pax
Budget: $2180 per person (2pax)
$1950 per person (4pax)
Safari Day & Date Things to Do and Destinations Accommodation Offered
Day 1. Transfer to Murchison Falls Park en-route Rhino Sanctuary
Your safari in Uganda will begin with driving northwards to Murchison falls National Park.
With a hot lunch en-route, prepare yourselves for the breathtaking scenery and a short nature walk to the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary in Masindi.
The guided nature walk in the sanctuary brings you up close with the endangered rhinos.
In the evening arrive into the national park and transfer directly to your lodge for dinner and overnight at your accommodation preference.
Pakuba Safari Lodge
Fort Murchison Lodge (Tents)
Day 2: Activities in Murchison Falls Park
After an early morning breakfast, enjoy an early game drive and enjoy some of the vast array of game animals like giraffes, elephants and buffalo that roam the park. Return to Lodge for Lunch.
In the afternoon take a Boat Launch upstream to the foot of the thundering Murchison Falls offering great photo opportunities of this marvel of nature. Also along the banks of the River you will be able to see animals like Hippos, crocodiles, and unique bird species for the avid Bird watchers.
Pakuba Safari Lodge
Fort Murchison Lodge (Tents)
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forests
After an early breakfast leave Murchison Falls and proceed in the direction of Fort Portal traversing along the Great Rift Valley and the Rwenzori Mountain ranges could be seen at a good range as you progress to Fort Portal town. Lunch en–route.
Have an Evening Bigodi Nature walk then later Check in for overnight and dinner at your accommodation preference
Chimpanzee Guest House
Kibale Forest Camp (Tents)
Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking and later Transfer to Queen Elizabeth Park
An early breakfast, continue to the Chimpanzee Tracking Headquarters for a briefing open to meet up with the world’s 99% Human Apes. “Chimpanzees are also one of the largest primates in the world.
After you your back, have lunch and continue further down following the mystical mountain ranges to Queen Elizabeth National Park for an afternoon safari by boat on the Kazinga channel connecting both Lake George and Edward. This evening, spend the time off at leisure and later prepare for dinner and overnight at accommodation of your choice
Bush Lodge (Bandas)
Bush Lodge (Tents)
Transfer to Bwindi via the Ishasha Sector
Have your Morning Game Drive in the northern side of the park and set off for Bwindi Gorillas National Park driving through Ishasha sector the area famed for the tree climbing lions.
As you drive through, you may chance to see wildlife and also tree climbing lions.
Then drive to Bwindi Forests to your lodge at leisure for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Bwindi – Gorilla Tracking Day
You will need a Daypack, 2 liters of water, jeans, long-sleeved shirt, hat, sunglasses; tough gardening gloves made of cotton to help you in pulling yourself up on branches and vines, a hat also comes in handy.
A light Rain jacket and hiking boots are best for your Gorilla Trek adventure. You can buy a walking stick and use a porter to carry your things if you so with (optional) – the latter two are optional and not included in safari price.
The Gorilla Trek can be 5 plus hours depending on which group you are tracking – gorillas move daily and before you even go on the trek – pre-trackers are out there locating your gorilla family that you have been assigned.
This Evening – We will drive to Lake Bunyonyi for an Overnight. (In case we make it earlier in the afternoon, you will have to enjoy the best view of the lake Bunyonyi and you can decide to have a Cruise on this lake as well).
Eco Resort Lake Bunyonyi
Day 7: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park.
This Morning, Leave Lake Bunyonyi and drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Have Lunch in Mbarara then connect to Lake Mburo for an Evening game drive.
Eagles Nest Tents
Day 8: Transfer back to Entebbe/ Kampala.
This morning, have breakfast and do a Nature Walk with a Park Ranger and later, transfer back to Kampala with lunch en-route and wonderful photography at the equator.
This day is reserved for evening flights through Entebbe International airport.
Here are the things we offer;
Lodging, meals, Gorillas Permit ($700 per person) and Chimpanzee Permits($200 per person), Game drives, Transportation in a 4WD vehicle with a dedicated English speaking driver/guide, park guides/rangers as applicable, park entrance fees and complimentary bottled water on all drives,
What’s Excluded: All activities not mentioned in the Itinerary, Insurances, visas, Tips and personal expenses such as laundry and communications