Primate Safari Uganda

Uganda Primate Safari

Enjoy the unique primates of Uganda - Gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking in their natural habitats.

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival
On arrival at Entebbe airport, you will be met by our driver guide and transferred to the Boma Guest House for an overnight stay.  If you arrive early you can either take a walk to the botanical gardens or the Uganda Wildlife Education centre formerly the Zoo.  Overnight the Boma Guest House

Day 02: Drive to Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast, you will be driven to Kibale Forest, your drive will be via fortportal arriving at your lodge for a late lunch.  In the afternoon visit the Bigodi wetlands, good for birds,  Overnight Primate Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 03: Chimpanzee Tracking
This morning after breakfast, you will be taken to Kanyanchu interpretation centre for the start of your chimpanzee tracking. You will enter the forest in search of the chimpanzees and other primates that include species like the black and white colobus monkeys, return to the lodge.  In the evening you can choose to either go for a village walk or just relax at the lodge.  Overnight Primate Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day o4: Drive Bwindi Impentrable Forest
Early breakfast then drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.  You will arrive in Bwindi late afternoon.  Overnight Engagi Lodge/Mahogany Springs
Meas included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 05: Gorilla Trekking
Early morning breakfast then transfer to park headquarters for a briefing from the ranger guides on the gorilla trekking etiquettes.  Gorilla trekking takes place deep in the thick forest, you will be in the company of the ranger guides searching for the rare mountain gorillas.

It is advisable to carry a picnic lunch and plenty of drinking water with you as the time of the trek is quite unpredictable.  It can take from 1 - 8 hours.  once located you will spend one hour viewing the gorillas.  Return to the lodgefor overnight
Meals included:  Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 06: Departure
After breakfast you will deaprt for Entebbe.  The drive will take through the scenic Kigezi country called the "little Switzerland of Africa", with a stop for lunch in Mbarara and the equator.  The driver guide will drop you off at the airport to connect with your international flight out.
Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

*Please note that the drive from Bwindi to Entebbe is a long drive of not less than 10 hours.  Your flight therefore should be late in the evening.  Alternatively you could arrange for a night in Entebbe.

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Notes: Mnimum age to trek the gorillas is 15 and chimpanzee trek 12.  Gorilla permits must be paid in full to confirm the safari and are also non-refundable.

All of our itineraries may be customised to your wish, you may add extra days, change a hotel, or include different tourist attractions.  Contact one of our staff members for free, non-obligation trip plan.

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