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7 DAYS CHIMPS AND WILDLIFE.

You have Not been on an Uganda Safari not untill you get toe to toe with a chimpanzee or gorilla. Come track the chimpanzees in The "Primate Cappital of the world" - Kibale Forest National Park.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $1040 - $3800
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 7 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Uganda Uganda
Parks visited: Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, Lake Mburo
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Camping
  • Birding
  • Boating
This 7 days tour gives you an opportunity to have face to face interaction with man’s closest relatives(the chimpanzees) in the wildness and also view a number of savannah fauna and flora. Description Travel time Meal plan Day1-.Kampala to Kibale Day2-Kibale Day3-Kibale to Queen Elizabeth National park Day4-Queen Elizabeth Adventure Day5-Queen Elizabeth to Lake Mburo National park Day6-Lake Mburo Adventure Day7-Lake Mburo to Kampala

~~Day1-Kampala to Kibale.
You will be picked by African Wild Tours” representative/guide from you accommodation in Kampala to Kibale Forest in Kamwenge district. Be ready to pass tea plantations and other beautiful sceneries on your way to the forest.This evening, you may opt to go for a Bigodi swamp walk where you can encounter a number of bird species or go for the crater valley hike. You then check in lodge for evening accommodation.
Travel time-approx. 7 hrs.
Accommodation
Standard – Kibale Forest Camp
Luxury – Primate Lodge Kibale
Meal Plan-lunch and.supper.
 
Day2-Chimpanzee tracking.

This morning, you wakeup early and after a mighty breakfast, your guide leads you to the park headquarters from where you will be briefed about the dos and don’ts of chimpanzee tracking. You then move into the jungle with your packed lunch and of course with a tracking expert from the Uganda Wildlife Authority. This may last for between 45 minutes and 6 hours depending on where you will find the chimps. Having met them, you will be given a full hour with them. This is a lifetime experience and trust me it’s something you will narrate for years.
Accommodation
Standard – Kibale Forest Camp.
Luxury – Primate Lodge Kibale
Meal plan-Breakfast,lunch and supper.
 
Day3 Kibale-Queen Elizabeth National park.
Having had enough rest, you will wakeup on fine breakfast prepared by your camp and travel to Queen Elizabeth National park. This journey is through beautiful sceneries of tea farms and overlooks the Rwenzori. You enter the park and have lunch before going for an evening game drive.
Accommodation
Standard – The Bush Lodge.
Luxury – Mweya Safari Lodge.
Travel time-Approx. 4hrs.
Meal plan-breakfast,lunch and supper.
 
Day4- Queen Elizabeth National park
You wakeup early, have a morning game drive in search for wildlife and later have breakfast. You then go for a boat trip on the Kazinga channel also known as center of ecology. This water stream has the largest concentration of hippos in the world, over 300 bird species and other wildlife including the Nile crocodiles,buffaloes,elephants,monitor lizards,warthogs,baboons,antelope species and so much more.. This will definitely be one of the highlights of your tour. If weather allows, you drive to the Isasha sector in search for the rare tree climbing lions.
Accommodation
Standard – The Bush Lodge.
Luxury – Mweya Safari Lodge.
Meal plan-breakfast,lunch and supper.
 
Day5-Chimpanzee Tracking.
On this day, you have an option of tracking the chimpanzee in Queen Elizabeth’s Kyambura Gorge or stay at your lodge on the borders of the park and relax. In the evening, you drive to lake Mburo National park and check in lodge for evening accommodation.
Travel time-approx3hrs
Accomodation
Standard – The Bush Lodge.
Luxury – Mweya Safari Lodge
Meal plan-Breakfast, lunch and super.
 
 Day6 Lake Mburo Park
This day, you wake up very early intentionally for a morning game drive in search for wildlife. This is the only park in Uganda where you can spot large herds of  impalas. It’s also the only park in western Uganda where you find zebras, and the only park in Uganda that encloses a lake. You then go for a boat trip on Lake Mburo, have lunch and then another game drive. You may also go for other optional activities such as horseback riding, nature walks and so on.
Accommodation-Eagles Nest Camp
Meal plan –Breakfast ,lunch and supper.
 

Day7 Lake Mburo -Kampala.
After breakfast, you pack your luggage and travel back to Kampala having a stop at the Equator village (Kayabwe) and lunch on the way. You will be dropped off to your desired destination in Kampala or Entebbe hence end of service.
Travel time-approx. 3hrs
Meal plan-breakfast and lunch.
Accommodation-Not included.
 

Highlights
Chimpanzee tracking
Game drives
Boat trips
Nature walks
Camping
Camp fires
Village walks

 Included in the costs are, fueled 4WD car, English speaking driver/guide,all park entry fees, boat trip costs, game drives, accommodation except for last day,1 chimpanzee permit per person, Meals except supper for last day, bottled drinking water.
 

Not included in the costs are, porters, laundry, drinks besides water,flights,all optional activities included in the itenerary,airtime, Visa.

For Budget travellers,accommodation will be lazy camping in safari tents and confortable mmatresses at the named lodges.

 

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Kibale Forest Camp
  • The Bush LOdge
  • Eagles Nest Camp
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