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5 Day Uganda Primate and Wildlife Safari 

5 Day Uganda Primate and Wildlife Safari  : This 5 Day Uganda Primate and Wildlife Safari is a designed Uganda safari tour package that takes you to encounter the endangered mountain gorillas and other wildlife species to see in one of Uganda’s national parks. The 5 Uganda safaris package includes –Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park home to see rare tree climbing lions in the Ishasha region and a great safari location to do launch cruise. Boat cruise in Queen is done on an impressive Kazinga channel. Note Uganda is endowed with quite remarkable tourism sites that ranks it to be called ‘’the Pearl of Africa’’.

Safari highlight for 5 Day Uganda Primates and Wildlife Safari.

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

Day 2: Bigodi swamp walk and boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 3: Morning game drive/Lion tracking –Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 4: Gorilla trekking –Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Day 5: Departure to Kampala-Entebbe

Detailed Itinerary

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

Depending on your location in Kampala, you will meet up by our safari company driver guide and set off a 6-hour drive to Kibale Forest National Park in the western part of Uganda with stopovers to stretch and lunch depending on your location and time.

Upon your arrival at 2 pm, just connect for the afternoon chimpanzee tracking –trekking experience. Your driver guide will drive you to park head offices for a short briefing about the chimpanzees. After you will be led by park rangers in their natural habitat, the activity can take about 2 to 5 hours to find them a. Once they are found, one hour is given to you to spend with chimpanzees watch how the swing from the branches in the canopy forests, feed and hunt and taking photography. Dinner and Overnight

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Bigodi swamp walk and boat cruise –Queen Elizabeth National Park

5 Day Uganda Primate and Wildlife Safari 
Nature walks

Wake up have breakfast, after go visit Bigodi Wetland sanctuary where you will be able to sight see various beautiful butterflies, plants, animals and bird species like Great Blue Turaco and rare Papyrus Gonolek are the most sought after bird to birder lovers on visit.  Bigodi swamp is also home to elusive animals like Red colobus monkeys and Sitatunga antelopes. You can opt to go visit the local community project that have been financed by tourism.

Then after, hike back on your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park with lunch en-route upon arrival at the park. After lunch, connect for afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga channel in Queen. Have dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Morning game drive /Lion tracking –Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National

Wake up early have breakfast, then embark for an early morning lion tracking experience where you will be able to see lions with en route game drive in the Kasenyi plains of Queen Elizabeth national park, animals to see include; antelopes, buffaloes, elephants, warthogs and waterbucks among others.

You will embark on your journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Arrive in the evening have dinner and overnight stay.

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking –Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Wake up have tasty breakfast and transfer to park headquarter for the briefing before you set off gorilla trekking. Gorilla trekking is done through the steep, densely forested hills and then finally allocating the gorillas is a privileged moment with them.  The activity can take 2 to 7 hours depending on their movements and the tracking experience requires stamina. Once you find them, spend an hour in the presence of the gorillas before you return at your meeting point with the driver guide –take photography for future remembrance. Dinner and Overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day5: Transfer to Kampala-Entebbe

Wake up have breakfast, check out of the lodge and start your journey back to Kampala-Entebbe with an en-route stop at the Equator to experience how northern and southern hemisphere balances, enjoy taking photos to take back home and having lunch.

After, you will continue to drive to Kampala to be dropped at the location of your advice to your driver or at Entebbe Airport for your departure flight back home.

End of 5 Days Uganda Primates and Wildlife Safaris.

Tour Includes;

Gorilla trekking $700 pp

Chimpanzee tracking $200 pp

Game drive

Park entrance fees

Boat cruise fees

Walking safari

Pick up and drops


Enough mineral water bottle on safari

Acknowledgeable English speaking guide

Tour Excludes;

International flights and Visas

Personal expenses; extra monkey, laundry, beverages, tips to the guide, ranger, driver, telephones

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