12 DAYS UGANDA SAFARI-GORILLA TREKKING-CHIMPANZEE TRACKING AND WILDLIFE (BIG GAME).

12 Days

The 12 days safari trip takes us to the country’s must see spectacular destinations offering face to face encounter with gentle mountain gorilla at Bwindi impenetrable national park on foot, a home to 75% of the world’s largest living primates

At Kibale national park, a natural habitat that has one of the highest densities and bio diversity of primates in all of Africa is a home to chimpanzee, our closest living relatives for chimpanzee on foot tracking rewarding encounter

The trip features Murchison falls magnificent game drive on classic savannah plains in search of big 5 Rothschild giraffe, elephant, lions, leopard, buffalo and much more as the species of account mammal reach 76 species .we will also enjoy a stunning evening boat cruise along the longest world river boosting magnificent sighting of aquatic marine mammals like crocodiles, hippos and river banks elephants, buffaloes then hike to the top of the falls

The 10 days safari trip will feature a visit to Queen Elizabeth national park one of the parks with highest bio diversity rating it he world hosing 610 bird checklist account, 96 mammal account. We shall embark on game drive in search for tree climbing lions and mammals like leopards, elephants, primates, antelopes and many more. Boat cruise another spectacular activity will reward us with sighting of the highest concentration of hippos and other aquatic mammals like crocodiles in the world as we navigate through 40km kazinga channel.

Other sighting of the 10 days safari include rhino tracking at ziwa rhino sanctuary, batwa community tour, game walking safari in bigodi swamp wetland sanctuary.

 

 

 

Trip Overview

The 12 days safari trip takes us to the country’s must see spectacular destinations offering face to face encounter with gentle mountain gorilla at Bwindi impenetrable national park on foot, a home to 75% of the world’s largest living primates

At Kibale national park, a natural habitat that has one of the highest densities and bio diversity of primates in all of Africa is a home to chimpanzee, our closest living relatives for chimpanzee on foot tracking rewarding encounter

The trip features Murchison falls magnificent game drive on classic savannah plains in search of big 5 Rothschild giraffe, elephant, lions, leopard, buffalo and much more as the species of account mammal reach 76 species .we will also enjoy a stunning evening boat cruise along the longest world river boosting magnificent sighting of aquatic marine mammals like crocodiles, hippos and river banks elephants, buffaloes then hike to the top of the falls

The 10 days safari trip will feature a visit to Queen Elizabeth national park one of the parks with highest bio diversity rating it he world hosing 610 bird checklist account, 96 mammal account. We shall embark on game drive in search for tree climbing lions and mammals like leopards, elephants, primates, antelopes and many more. Boat cruise another spectacular activity will reward us with sighting of the highest concentration of hippos and other aquatic mammals like crocodiles in the world as we navigate through 40km kazinga channel.

Other sighting of the 10 days safari include rhino tracking at ziwa rhino sanctuary, batwa community tour, game walking safari in bigodi swamp wetland sanctuary.

 

 

Trip Highlights

  • Day 1; Pick up from airport and transfer to the hotel
  • Day 2; Transfer to Murchison Falls national park with visit to Ziwa rhino sanctuary
  • Day 3; Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise and hike to the top of the falls
  • Day 4; Transfer to fort portal in the shadows of magnificent mountain of the moon.
  • Day 5; Chimpanzee Trekking In Kibale and Afternoon Bigodi Swamp Walk
  • Day 6; Transfer to Queen Elizabeth and evening game drive.
  • Day 7; Morning game drive and boat cruise along Kazinga channel
  • Day 8; Game drives in Ishasha in search for tree climbing lions and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
  • Day 9; Gorilla trekking in Bwindi and evening community walk.
  • Day 10; Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi, canoeing and visit to Community Island
  • Day 11; Transfer to Kampala with en-route lunch at equator
  • Day 12; Undertake Kampala city tour

Itinerary

Arrive in Kampala following the flight from your country of origin. Land at Entebbe international airport the main gate way to the pearl of Africa where you will find a company representative dedicated to offer you a courteous welcome to the pearl of Africa. After a short briefing about your 12 days Uganda safari, you will connect to the hotel in Kampala for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After early morning breakfast at the hotel at 6:30am, embark on 305km (4-5hours)) drive to northwest of Uganda to Murchison falls national park with a stopover at Nakitooma for 7km connection to ziwa rhino sanctuary, the proud home to Uganda’s only wild rhino totaling to 33 in number. After on foot tracking experience proceed with our journey to Murchison falls for relaxation dinner and overnight stay.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After an early morning breakfast at 6:30 am, we shall embark for scenic buligi game drive taking about 3-4 hours through the savannah plains in the northern sector of the park where we shall sight African bush elephant, cape buffaloes, Rothschild giraffe, giraffes, Jackson heart beast, Uganda kobs as well as cats like lions, leopards, hyenas and many others then after return to the lodge for relaxation and lunch .in the afternoon we proceed to paraa ferry dockstatation for evening boat cruise  along the world’s longest river offering  magnificent sightings of aquatic mammals like hippos snorting everywhere and giant crocodiles lurk menacingly from the  sand bars as elephants play in water in company of lots of water birds like shoebill often seen.

On reaching the bottom of the falls, we shall disembark from the boat and hike to the top of the falls where you encounter staggering power with which the Nile burst through the 7 meter wide gap in the escarpment, gorge before dropping down 45meters before continuing its 6650 journey to the Mediterranean sea. Retreat from the activity and return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After early morning breakfast at the lodge at 6:30, drive southwestern through the Albertine escarpment of the great western rift valley and have a stopover at oil city of the pearl of Africa (Hoima town) for lunch session. After lunch, drive to fort portal, the seat of the ancient kingdom of Toro one of the most attractive town of the nation situated amid lush rolling hill side, swathed in neat tea plantation in the shadows of legendary mountains of the moon for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After early morning breakfast at 6:30, transfer to Kibale at Kanyachu visitor center for briefing on chimpanzee tracking expedition foot in Kibale national park, natural habitat for an amazing 13 primate species, containing the highest primate density of an area on earth including over 1500 chimpanzee, our closest non-human relatives.

After hours of chimpanzee encounter, we connect to the starting point where you met with your company guide, settle for lunch after which you connect to one of the most successful community conservation initiative of the nation, Bigodi wetland sanctuary for an afternoon swamp walk taking you through grass land, small community and some beautiful scenery. After 2hours forest walk, return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After early morning breakfast at 6:30 am, embark on journey to Queen Elizabeth national park with a stunning drive lasting for about 2-3 hours along remarkable scenic views of legendary mountains of the moon towering 5109mabove the sea level with snow capped peaks mountain Ruwenzori, make stopovers at Ruwenzori art foundation, only bronze casting foundation in Africa to encounter arrange of items displayed in the gallery. Continue with the drive to queens Elizabeth national park check in at the lodge then proceed to the park for evening game drive for animal sightings like elephants ,buffaloes, lions, antelopes among others. Return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After early morning breakfast, embark on 3-4hours morning game drive exploring queens Elizabeth parks rolling savannah landscape dotted with counts of wild game including, elephant, buffalo, lion, waterbuck, leopard, Uganda kob, warthog, and not forgetting about the birds and primates .retreat from the activity and drive back to the lodge for lunch session after which we shall gather at mweya for afternoon 2 hours thrilling boat cruise along the 45km kazinga channel to view some of the largest concentration of hippos in the world with other games along the river banks with excellent birding. Return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Have breakfast at 7:00 am the set for bwindi gorilla experience with enroute game drive around ishasha sector in search of uncommon tree climbing lions with 70% chance to spot them. Proceed to Bwindi impenetrable for lunch, dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After early morning breakfast at around 6:00, we go to the park headquarters for gorilla briefing and tracking experience from an expert local ranger guide. After which at exactly 8:00am embark on 2-8hours gorilla trekking in search of gentle giants of the forest depending on the location of the family. After an hour of gorilla trekking return to the starting point where you will be rewarded with gorilla trekking certificate and embark on the transfer to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the evening embark on community tour and visit the last remaining members of the endangered batwa pygmy tribe living harmoniously with over 1000 gorillas in bwindi. While at their community, we shall learn traditional forest practices of the hunter gatherer culture listen to their stories and attend their cultural dance performances before heading back to the lodge for overnight

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After early morning breakfast, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi, Africa’s second deepest lake traversing through the kigezi highlands referred to as the Switzerland of Africa with stunning surroundings offering impressive spectacular views of the 29 islands while on a boat cruise. Pay visit and interact with welcoming community in the island. After boat trip return to the lodge for relaxation dinner and over night.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After early morning breakfast at 7:00am, drive for 410km (4-6hours) to Kampala with a stopover at equator at Kayabwe along Massaka road where you experiment how water swirls in different direction when placed in northern and southern hemisphere. While at equator, take photos, buy African material souvenirs. Have lunch at the equator then proceed to Kampala arriving in the afternoon for relaxation and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After morning breakfast at 9:00am, you will be picked by your guide at the hotel and embark on Kampala city tour penetrating the busy capital city and tour all the gothic era cathedrals, mosque, bahai temple, namugongo shrine famous for murdered martyrs, owino market, kasubi tomb, kabakas palace and lake and Ugandan parliament, lastly transfer to airport for your flight back home.

Breakfast

FAQS ABOUT THIS TRIP

How much does it cost to see gorillas?

It would cost 700$ but its already inclusive in this tour package.

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12 DAYS UGANDA SAFARI-GORILLA TREKKING-CHIMPANZEE TRACKING AND WILDLIFE (BIG GAME).
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