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10 Day Chimps & Wildlife Safari- Uganda

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10 Day Chimps & Wildlife Safari- Uganda

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10 Day Chimps & Wildlife Safari- Uganda

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10 Day Chimps & Wildlife Safari- Uganda

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This tour begins on any day upon your request, Kampala - Uganda and runs for 10 days

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Tour Length

10 Days / Nine Nights

Start Date

Any day you select

Eligible Solo Travelers

Any body above 15 Years

Summary

10 Day Chimps & Wildlife Safari- Uganda

Day by Day

See Full Itinerary
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Uganda

Day

1

Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation:

Pakuba Safari Lodge

Meal Plan:

Lunch & Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

2

Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Accommodation:

Pakuba Safari Lodge

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

3

Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Accommodation:

Chimpanze Forest Guest House

Meal Plan:

Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

4

Chimpanze Trekking and Bigodi Wetland Visit

Accommodation:

Chimpanze Forest Guest House

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

5

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Boat Cruise

Accommodation:

Enganzi Game Lodge

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

6

Game Drive and Visit to the Crater Lakes

Accommodation:

Enganzi Game Lodge

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

7

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation:

Bweza Gorilla Lodge

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

8

Gorilla Trekking

Accommodation:

Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

9

Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodation:

Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

10

Transfer to Entebbe

Accommodation:

No Accommodation

Meal Plan:

Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking Water

Highlights

Transfer to Murchison Falls

Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Chimpanze Trekking and Bigodi Wetland

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Game Drive and Crater Lake Visit

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Gorilla Trekking

Lake Bunyonyi

Transfer to Entebbe International Airport

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Included

Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary

Safari 4x4 vehicle

Drinking water

Airport transfer on the first and last day

Tour/driver guide

Chimp permits

All park entrance fees

Hand sanitizer

Face masks

Excluded

International airfares/flight fares

Uganda visa (can be paid at the airport, on arrival)

Tips, other drinks, laundry

Detailed Itinerary

Overview

Ten days Gorilla, chimp and wildlife Safari will take you to 4 national parks. On this customized safari, you will visit Murchison falls national park, Kibale National Park queen Elizabeth national park or if you like add on Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and Lake Bunyonyi. On arrival, you will be pickedup by our company guide who will welcome and brief you about Uganda and your safari. You will then proceed to your lodge for overnight stay and preparation for your safari.

Day 1

Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

After an early morning breakfast, you will be picked up by our company representative / driver who will drive you to Murchison falls national park (a 290 kms and 4-5 hours' drive). En route visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary a 3 hours' drive from Kampala for Rhino trekking experience. After the activity you will have lunch then connect to Murchison falls national park entering through Kichumbanyobo gate from Masindi town. Arrive at the park in the late afternoon and connect to your accommodation facility / lodge to rest.

murchison falls
murchison

Accommodation | Day 1

Pakuba Safari Lodge

Activity

Day 1

Morning

Transfer by Road , Your Hotel to Murchison Falls National Park

Meal Plan - Day 1

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Related Tour

Day 2

Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Early morning breakfast and then go for a morning game drive at the delta where you may spot various animal species like elephants, giraffes, lions, leopards, hyena, Uganda kobs, among others. Return and have lunch then at 2pm, you will go for a launch cruise at the bottom of Murchison Falls along River Nile, enjoy streaming views of hippo and crocodile along the Nile banks, as well as large numbers of different animal species getting down to quench their thirst and bathe.

After the boat cruise at the bottom of the falls, you will hike up the top of the falls from where you will be picked and driven back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

hippo
boat at murchison falls

Accommodation | Day 2

Pakuba Safari Lodge

Activity

Day 2

Morning

Game Drive

Afternoon

Boat Cruise

Meal Plan - Day 2

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Related

Day 3

Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Have breakfast early in the morning and take on the road for Kibale national park for Chimpanzee tracking. The journey is about 260 kms and may take 4-5 hours. Arrive in fort portal late in the afternoon. Check in at the lodge for lunch, refresh and relax after a long drive. Dinner and overnight stay.

 chimpanze
chimpanze face

Accommodation | Day 3

Chimpanze Forest Guest House

Activity

Day 3

Morning

Gorilla Trekking

Afternoon

Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Meal Plan - Day 3

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 4

Chimpanze Trekking and Bigodi Wetland Visit

After breakfast you will leave with your packed lunch and water. Your guide will drive you to the park headquarters for registration and briefing. After briefing, you will be assigned a group with a ranger who will guide you through the tracking of chimps. At this point will trek through the forest in search of the chimps where you will meet several more primates and birds in the forest. It will take 2-5 hours to find the chimpanzees. On seeing them, you will spend 1 hour with the chimpanzees while taking pictures and studying their feeding and living behaviors.

After tracking you will refresh at the lodge then go for a 2-3 hours nature walk at Bigodi wetland sanctuary. Return to your lodge to refresh and spend the evening at leisure relaxing at your lodge.

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chimpanze yawning photo

Accommodation | Day 4

Chimpanze Forest Guest House

Activity

Day 4

Morning

Chimp Trekking

Afternoon

Bigodi Wetland Nature Walk

Meal Plan - Day 4

Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 5

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After an early morning breakfast, your guide will drive you to Queen Elizabeth national park for your wildlife safari this takes 2-3 hours' drive. Enjoy the views of the Rwenzori Block Mountains as you proceed to cross the glacial river Nyamwamba which originates from Mountain Rwenzori. Expect to see big gardens along the Mubuku irrigation scheme as you lead in Kasese town.

You will have a chance to stop at the equator for photo moments and a short experiment. On arrival, check in at the lodge for lunch as you prepare for the boat launch later in the afternoon. This 2 hours boat cruise will expose you to a lot of wildlife and bird life as most animals descend to the lake side to quench their thirst and take mud baths. Some of the animals expected to see are elephants, buffalos, hippos, crocodiles, and water birds like flamingoes, herons, ducks, hummer kop, kingfishers among others. After the boat, transfer back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

hippo
kob

Accommodation | Day 5

Enganzi Game Lodge

Activity

Day 5

Morning

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Afternoon

Boat Cruise

Meal Plan - Day 5

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 6

Game Drive and Visit to Crater Lakes

Early morning after breakfast, you will drive to the Kasenyi plains for a morning game drive that takes 4-5 hours, check in at the park entrance for clearance and proceed into the park. You will then begin your search for the game with animals like leopards, lions, Uganda Kobs, , elephants among others. Expect to see some birds in the park like the helmeted guinea fowl among others.

Later in the afternoon you will transfer back to the lodge for lunch and refreshing as you prepare for the crater lakes visit late in the afternoon until evening for the sunset view on the Kyambura escarpment as you transfer back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

African Elephant
climbing lion at kasenyi plains

Accommodation | Day 6

Kibale Forest Camp

Activity

Day 6

Morning

Game Drive

Afternoon

Visit Crater Lakes

Meal Plan - Day 6

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 7

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

After Break fast, checkout of the lodge, embark on yet another scenic journey to the Switzerland of Africa, Kigezi, just after leaving the park, you will check in at the twin lake for photography but we will have more other stop overs for scenic shots. Arrive at the lodge in the evening, relax and refresh as you prepare for the upcoming big event.

gorilla is eating
silver back at bwindi

Accommodation | Day 7

Bweza Gorilla Lodge

Activity

Day 7

Morning

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Meal Plan - Day 7

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 8

Gorilla Trekking

After an early morning breakfast, clients will be given packed lunch from the lodge and driven to the briefing point in the park where they will check in and have a briefing. The briefing starts at 8:30am but clients are expected to be there by 8:00am. After briefing, clients with their ranger guide start the activity as they trek through the impenetrable forest in search of the gorillas, trekking may take 4 hours or more depending on where the gorillas last slept at night.

1 hour is given to the trackers as they take photos and learns more behaviors of the gorillas; they will then trek back to the office for their graduation ceremony and will be awarded with gorilla tracking certificates. Your guide will then drive you to Lake Bunyonyi for your afternoon relaxation.

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lake bunyoyi view

Accommodation | Day 8

Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort

Activity

Day 8

Morning

Gorilla Trekking

Afternoon

Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Meal Plan - Day 8

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 9

Lake Bunyonyi

Wake up at a convenient time, take breakfast and start the day with a canoe or boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi the deepest lake in Uganda dotted with 29 islands and a place of very many small birds with a great morning sunrise. Visit the punishment island and other several islands and transfer back to the lodge for lunch as you prepare for the afternoon hike to the top view of the lake.

bunyonyi lake view
lake bunyoyi view

Accommodation | Day 9

Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort

Activity

Day 9

Morning

Canoe Boat Ride

Afternoon

Visit the Punishment Island

Meal Plan - Day 9

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 10

Transfer to Entebbe

Have breakfast early in the morning, We shall set off for Entebbe, the journey takes close to 8 hours but is surely worth it.

Accommodation | Day 9

No Accommodation

Activity

Day 10

Morning

Transfer to Entebbe

Meal Plan - Day 10

Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking Water

Best Time to Visit

June to August and December to February

High Season

June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best Weather

June, July and January to February (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Murchison Falls National Park

chimpanze

Chimpanzee

Occasional

elephant

Elephant

Common

giraffe

Giraffe

Common

buffalo

Buffalo

Common

hippo

Hippo

Common

lions

Lion

Occasional

Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Elephant

Elephant

Common

buffalo

Buffalo

Common

leopard

Leopard

Occasional

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Lion

Common

hippos

Hippo

Abundant

chimpanze

Chimpanzee

Occasional

Tour Features

This uses hotels.

Can be customized

You can request changes to this tour.

Private tour

This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won't be shared with others.

Suitable for solo travelers

Solo travelers can book this private tour.

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Minimum age of 15 years for solo travelers

The minimum age for this tour is 15 years for solo travelers.

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