5 Days Uganda Primates and Wildlife Safari

5 Days Uganda Primates and Wildlife Safari

5 Days Uganda Primates and Wildlife Safari

The 5 Days Uganda Primates and Wildlife Safari is designed for those seeking a brief yet immersive safari experience to witness mountain gorillas  and diverse wildlife within Uganda’s national parks. This comprehensive program features gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park, two wildlife drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park, including a special expedition to spot tree-climbing lions in the Ishasha region, and a serene launch cruise down the Kazinga Canal. Uganda, often hailed as “The Pearl of Africa,” boasts remarkable tourism sites, a fact not lost on Winston Churchill.

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park – Chimpanzee Trekking

Begin your adventure with a 6-hour drive to Kibale Forest National Park. After lunch, embark on an afternoon chimpanzee trekking experience, delving into the heart of their natural habitat. Witness these remarkable creatures swinging from the canopy above. Dinner and overnight stay at Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (mid-range), Isunga Lodge (budget), or Kyaninga Lodge (luxury).

Day 2: Bigodi Swamp Walk and Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Explore the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary in the morning, a haven for butterflies, diverse plant life, and rare birds. Afterward, journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park, enjoying an afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel. Overnight at Pumba Safari Cottages (budget), Parkview Safari Lodge (mid-range), or Kyambura Gorge Lodge (luxury).

Day 3: Morning Game Drive/Lion Tracking and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Embark on an early morning lion tracking experience followed by a game drive in the Kisenyi region. Afterward, proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for a unique wildlife encounter. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Haven Lodge (luxury), Buhoma Lodge (mid-range), or Buhoma Community Rest Camp (budget).

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking

Enjoy an early breakfast and head to the park headquarters for a briefing before embarking on a gorilla trekking adventure. Traverse the dense forest, encountering the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation. Spend an awe-inspiring hour in their presence before returning to your lodge for the night.

Day 5: Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe

After breakfast, journey back to Kampala/Entebbe with a stop at the Equator for a brief pause and lunch. The 8-9 hour drive concludes with a drop-off at your designated location or the airport for your departure flight, marking the end of your 5-day Primates Safari Tour in Uganda.