6 Days Uganda Chimps & Wildlife Safari

6 Day Uganda Safari – Chimp Trekking and Wildlife

Enjoy chimps trekking in the evergreen forest of Kibale, continuing to the roaming plains of Queen Elizabeth; home to the big five including the tree climbing lions.

Safari Outline:

  • Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe
  • Day 2: Entebbe transfer to Kibale Forest
  • Day 3: Half Day Chimpanzee trekking (Kanyanchu) & Bigodi Wetland
  • Day 4: Kibale transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Launch Cruise
  • Day 5: Kasenyi Game drive – Ishasha Sector
  • Day 6: Queen Elizabeth – Entebbe

Specially for:

  • Chimpanzee lovers
  • Vacationists

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe
Depending on the time of your flight, Escape To Africa representative will pick you up at the Airport with a placard and transfer you to the Hotel.

  • Travel time: 10 Minutes
  • Accommodation: Protea Marriot Hotel/ Boma Guest House
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast Only

Day 2: Entebbe transfer to Kibale Forest
With an early breakfast, transfer to Kibale Forest.This park is famous for its population of habituated chimpanzees and 12 other species of primates. Kibale forest is one of the loveliest forests in Uganda with so much to offer from different bird species, 13 species of primates, other species of mammals, numerous indigenous and exotic tree species. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Rwenzori ranges.

  • Travel time:6 Hours
  • Accommodation: Primates Lodge Kibale / Crater Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Half Day Chimpanzee trekking (Kanyanchu) & Bigodi Wetland
With the tracking permit transfer to the park headquarters at Kanyanchu for Morning Chimpanzee tracking. This activity starts at 8am and lasts an average of three hours accordingly. A hot meal at the Lodge and after relaxation with your guide transfer to Bigodi wetland Sanctuary. This swamp is an extensive collection of biodiversity, including primate species; mangabeys, vervet monkeys, white & black colobus monkeys, red colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, blue monkeys, grey cheeked and the L’Hoest monkeys. This wetland is a great example of a community-based project in an effort to protect the forest and areas around it. And it’s also famously known as a birders paradise.

  • Accommodation: Primates Lodge Kibale / Crater Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Kibale transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Launch Cruise
With a leisurely breakfast transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park enjoying the breathtaking scenery of the craters. With a view of the Rwenzori Mountains, the park’s splendid panoramas cover dozens of breath-taking craters imprinted theatrically into rolling green hills, beautiful views of the Kazinga Channel and its outstanding main attraction are the big five. Either with a private or scheduled boat enjoy a 2 1/2 – 3 hours afternoon Launch cruise on Kazinga channel, just meters away from hundreds of huge hippos and herds of buffalos, while elephants, buffaloes, warthogs fool around the shoreline.

  • Travel time: 3 Hours
  • Accommodation: Katara Safari Lodge / Kyamburo Gorge / Kasenyi Safari Camp
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Kasenyi Game drive – Ishasha Sector  
Enjoy yet again another game drive in the Kasenyi sectors and be on the lookout for; Rothschild giraffes, buffalos, elephants and different bird species as you head out for Ishasha Sector. The Ishasha sector is famously known as a haven for the tree climbing lions and its located in the Southern part of the park.  It is the only other place in the entire world where you will find tree climbing lions apart from Lake Manyara National Park in Tanzania.

  • Accommodation: Ishasha Wilderness Camp
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth – Entebbe
Enjoy an early morning game drive and later proceed to Entebbe for your flight back home with a stopover at the equator.

  • Travel time: 7 Hours
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast Only

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Included in the above quote:

  • Our Quotes offered in USD
  • Full Board meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) with Accommodation as listed in the itinerary.
  • Chimpanzee Permits
  • Drinking water in the vehicle (1 litre per person per day)
  • Private 4×4 vehicle with experienced English-speaking driver-guide, from the morning of day 1 to the evening of day 6
  • All the excursions and activities indicated in the itinerary under the supervision of an experienced English-speaking guide
  • Wi-Fi (in main areas of all Lodges and Hotel)
  • Government taxes

Excluded from the above quote:

  • All drinks
  • Lunch & Dinner on (Day 1 & Day 6)
  • Uganda Entry Visa fee
  • International air flights
  • Any optional activity not indicated in above program
  • Laundry Services
  • Gratuities and Tips

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