10 primate safari In Uganda
On your 10 days chimpanzee experience, you will visit kibale forest national park to meet chimps in their natural home with other 12 primate species also seen in kibale national park it is commonly known as primate capital of the world and also known as prime birding destination. You will then proceed to queen Elizabeth national park for wildlife experience and encounter at least big 5 and then continue to bwindi to meet the endangered mountain gorilla drive through Ishasha sector for tree climbing lions and finally to lake Mburo national park for impalas and zebras.
Today on arrival at the Entebbe international airport you will be picked up by our guide and transfer you at booked hotel for relaxation
DAY 1: PICK UP FROM PLACE OF ACCOMMODATION AND TRANSFER TO KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK (primate of the world)
Today you will meet your drive guide after breakfast at 6:30am to start your journey to kibale forest national park, the drive takes around 5 to 6 hours and have lunch stopover in fort portal town and then after pass by the kingdom of Toro palace and then proceed to kibale forest national park at the booked hotel with en-route photo moments with the tea plantations along the road
DAY 2: CHIMPANZEE TREKKING IN KIBALE FOREST AND AFTERNOON SWAMP WALK IN BIGODI
Today you will wake up early in the morning with served heavy breakfast and after meet your guide who will take you to the briefing point before chimp trek. The experienced ranger guide will take you through the briefing on the guidelines and the code of conduct while on the trek.
After briefing, you will be allowed to start your trek through the tropical rain forest for the ultimate experience to meet with the man’s closest relative and on meeting them you will be only to be with them for one hour. Then after lunch you will take swamp walk in bigodi community –proceed from this help in community development, and then come back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay
DAY 3: TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
The safari continues to Queen Elizabeth national park passing through the crater lakes region (depending on road condition) and enjoying views of Rwenzori mountain ranges. You have an option of having late breakfast and then preparing to leave after these.
You have an option of free afternoon at your lodge were you choose to relax and rest. Alternatively you can choose to take game drive through the park before proceeding to your lodge or you can take an afternoon village walk around your lodge.
DAY 4: GAME DRIVE AND BOAT SAFARI IN QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Africa is the home to avast and unrivalled number of species leaving in the wild. Queen Elizabeth national park has the highest bio diversity of any protected area in Africa. The best times for game viewing are morning when the predators are looking out for prey and before they go back into hiding. You will be using the car that allows the roof to top up so the opportunities of watching the game are maximized. Enjoy and rare species which includes elephants, buffaloes and Uganda kobs.
In the afternoon enjoy boat cruise on kazinga channel towards Lake Edward where you will watch different wild animals that come to its waters and those that leave their in and numerous species of birds.
All meals and accommodation at the booked hotel
DAY 5: TRANSFER TO ISHASHA SECTOR FOR TREE CLIMBING LIONS
Ishasha is in the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth national park famous for the tree climbing lions not found elsewhere world. After their meals like to climb fig trees to rest, experience their winds but easily watch their prey as because of the high savanna grass. Today morning after a late breakfast, you will leave for ishasha for the lions, different bird species and other mammals
Accommodation and meals at booked hotel in ishasha
DAY 6: SAFARI TO THE MOUNTAIN GORILLAS IN BWINDI FOREST
Today after late breakfast, we leave for bwindi impenetrable national park a home of half the world’s remaining mountain gorillas population and UNESCO world heritage site.
If you missed to see some lions on the previous day, you can choose today another game drive through the park to try another opportunity of sighting the tree climbing lions of ishasha
All meals and accommodation at the booked hotel in bwindi
Day 7: gorilla tracking in Buhoma
The ultimate time of safari experience is in the jungles of Africa spending with the gentle apes’ mountain gorillas. The adventure hiking through bwindi impenetrable forest in search for gorillas is the unique experience. You will start with the briefing from the ranger guides after which your are divided into groups to track different gorilla families.
You will then hike the forest in search gorillas with the leading from the ranger guides. Once you locate gorilla ranger guide, observe them for one hour after which you will start the walk out of the forest.
Accommodation and meals at booked lodge
DAY 8: TRANSFER TO LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK
After the exhilarating experience in bwindi impenetrable forest coming face to face with the gorillas, your drive guide will pick you up after breakfast start your journey to the calm and beautiful lake mburo national park. Enjoy the winding roads from the kigezi region with stopovers for pictures.
You will have lunch in calm town of mbarara and relaxation and then aster proceed to Lake Mburo national with in-route game viewing to the selected place of accommodation for dinner and overnigh
DAY 9: FULL DAY’S EXPLORATION OF LAKE MBURO
Today you will wake up with warm cup of coffee/tea and transfer for early morning game drive and early morning sunrise in Lake Mburo and have high chances of viewing games in their natural habitant like giraffes, zebras, Topi. Impalas, waterbucks, Elands and many more. You will return to the lodge for full breakfast and relax until lunch.
You will be picked up from your place of accommodation at 3:00pm and transferred to the amazing lake mburo for the adventure boat ride. You will have chance to experience more wildlife mammals and reptiles that stay in the lake like hippos, crocodiles, waterbucks, monitor lizards and bird life like pied kingfisher, cormorants, hammer kop and many more
You will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight
DAY 10: END OF UGANDA CHIMP EXPERIENCE
The drive guide will pick after breakfast for short game drive before exiting the park. You will drive out park and stopover at the equator monument for lunch; have photo sessions in both the north and southern hemispheres.
This will end of your Uganda chimpanzee safari with dinner and overnight at selected place of accommodation Entebbe or Kampala
On your last day with us, you will wake up and have relaxed breakfast depending on the time of your departure/flight. You will then be picked up and transferred to Entebbe airport or your declared border post and dropped for your departure
Thank you for traveling with maat Africak safaris
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