8 Days Uganda safari for chimpanzees and wildlife tour
This 8 Days Uganda safari for chimpanzees and wildlife tour takes you to lake Mburo national park , Queen Elizabeth national park and Kibale national park the capital of primates and many birds species.
The safari gives you a great feel of Uganda’s wildlife and culture and some of the animals that you will see are lots of Elands, the Uganda Kob, Leopards, Buffalos, Zebras, Tree climbing lions among others.
This safari will give you an opportunity to see over 700 bird’s species that can be found in Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth and Kibale national park.
Highlights of 8 Days Uganda safari for chimpanzees and wildlife tour
Our first stop will the Equator to carry out some experiments, observe drum makers and buy souvenirs.
We have Game drive and boat ride in Lake Mburo National Park a park rich in Eland, Zebra, Giraffe Leopards and many other giraffe species.
We track Chimpanzee and chimpanzee habituation experience and lots of bird viewing in Kibale National Park.
Detailed itinerary of the 8 Days Uganda safaris for chimps and wildlife tour
Day 1 – Arrive at Entebbe International Airport.
Depending on your flight arrival time, your driver / guide will be ready by to welcome you to the Pearl of Africa at Entebbe International Airport. You will get some briefing and then transfer to your Hotel for relaxation, refreshments and lunch / dinner. If you arrive during the day, you will have a chance to drive around Kampala for a brief City tour and visit the Bank or forex bureau to exchange some Money to use during your stay with African Adventure Travelers and on your Safari.
Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight. Get a briefing from your driver / guide about the time you will depart for the next day’s journey.
Day 2 – Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park.
After breakfast, we take the Kampala – Masaka Road a journey that takes us about 250 kilometers through the equator where we stop and have a cup of coffee, buy souvenir and take photos. We later continue our journey for the 8 Days Uganda safaris for chimpanzees and wildlife tour through the Ankole sub region rich in lush vegetation, Tea and banana plantations long horned cattle and great landscapes arriving at Mburo national park at lunchtime welcomed by lots of wildlife like Elands, Zebras among others where we check in the lodge and have lunch before we take an afternoon game drive.
Day 3 – Lake Mburo National Park Nature Walk & Boat ride on Lake Mburo in the Afternoon.
We wakeup very early to catch the early risers and the nocturnal animals before they go to their dens. The tour will be guided by an armed ranger with an AK-47 taking us through the various great spots to see the nocturnal wildlife like the wobbling Hyenas, Owls, Tree Hyrax, Porcupines, Bush pigs, cats, and many more Returning at 8:30 am where we return to our lodge as we wait to start the afternoon session and a full Breakfast.
After lunch at 1:00 pm we drive back to Lake Mburo for an afternoon launch boat cruise to see lots of wildlife like lots of Crocodiles, Hippos, fish eagles, and many kingfishers returning late in the evening for dinner and overnight at our lodge.
Day 4 – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife, Tree climbing lions.
After breakfast ,we checkout and drive through lands plantations of Matooke(bananas) ,Igara tea plantations , Kalinzu forest, arriving welcomed by lots of wildlife and we head to the valley of apes the Kyambura Gorge where we shall see lots of primates and other forest animals before we continue to the Mweya safari lodge to relax and swim where you will have lunch as we relax before we drive to Kasenyi a local fishing village and Lake Munyanyange where we shall see lots of Flamingos.
Day 5 – Queen Elizabeth National Park Game drive & Afternoon Boat ride Kazinga Channel.
We take a morning game drive in search of lots of game guided by an armed ranger through the various trails and lots of animals we shall see will include buffalos, leopards, the Uganda Kobs, hyenas and the tree climbing lions of Ishasha sector returning for a heavy breakfast and relaxation before we take on an afternoon session.
After lunch we take on a launch boat cruise on the Kazinga channel to see lots of wildlife as they graze along the shores and the hippos, Nile crocodiles in the channel lots of birds can also be viewed in the channel the national park has over 600 bird’s species to be seen.
Day 6 – Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park.
After breakfast we checkout and start the journey to Kibale National Park a journey that gives us a great view of the Rwenzori Mountain, hills, big plantations and Crater lakes as we head to the capital of primates Kibale national park we check in to the lodge and take on the Bigodi community walk to see lots of biodiversity in the national park like lots of birds species, butterflies and primates returning for dinner and an overnight.
Day 7 – Chimpanzee tracking / Habituation.
We wake up very early in the morning to start the chimpanzee tracking or chimpanzee habituation experience in the forest .you move with packed snacks and bottled water please follow the chimpanzee tracking etiquette that you will be reminded by the armed ranger guides taking you on the guided tour.
The tour is an amazing you will see the primates build their nests, hunt, feed mate and go on with their activities returning later in the evening for dinner at the lodge.
Day 8 – Transfer to Kampala / Entebbe Airport.
After breakfast, we start our journey to Kampala through Fortportal city with an enroute lunch we can go for crafts shopping and souvenirs on request at the national theatres, BUganda road before you are transferred to the airport for your onward flight back home.
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