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Chimpanzee and morning game drive Uganda: 9 Days

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  • 8 Nights, 9 Days
  • Min Age : 15+
  • Entebbe International Airport

Escape the tyranny of busyness and merge with nature in Africa’s tropical center, Uganda. Nature highlight trips feature a taste of what it means to see Uganda, and the best parks to see the big five. This trip has all answers as regards to the curiosity, what to expect on a safari in Uganda. 

Chimpanzee trekking and morning game drive in Uganda: How it happens

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe and transfer to Boma hotel.
Day2: Transfer to Kibale National Park
Day 3: chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Day 4: crater lakes and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Day5: Morning game drive and boat cruise on kazinga channel
Day 6: morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi National Park.
Day7: Gorilla trekking Safari
Day 8: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park and boat cruise on Lake Mburo
Day 9: Morning Game drive and transfer back to Entebbe

 

 

 

 

 

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Itinerary

Day 1Arrival at Entebbe and transfer to Boma hotel

You will be picked up by our guide and transferred to Boma hotel in Entebbe for your overnight stay. BB

Day 2Transfer to Kibale National Park

Enjoy your breakfast and start off your to journey to Kibale National Park located in the western part of Uganda, drive through the green country side, massive local farmlands along the way and see the local homesteads. Arrive in Fort portal town and drive through to Kibale National Park. Upon arrival at the park, transfer to your booked lodge for Lunch. In the evening you will be transferred to Bigodi swamp and a nature walk that connects you to the community as well. If you are a lover of birds, this swamp is a great birding site that you will love. O/N Turaco Treetops- FB

Day 3Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Wakeup early and have your breakfast thereafter drive to the headquarters for a simple briefing concerning the chimpanzee tracking experience. Later on, transfer to the starting point and begin the search for the tamed chimpanzees, upon locating a chimpanzee family, spend an hour with them as you learn more about their lifestyle and behavior. Head back to the lodge for lunch an evening at leisure O/N Turaco Treetops- FB

Day 4Crater lakes and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

After your breakfast you will be transferred for hiking to view the breath-taking view of crater lakes and thereafter transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, drive to Kasese where you will view breath-taking landscapes and the Rwenzori mountains You may have a chance to see many animals alongside the road as you enter Queen Elizabeth national park on a lucky day. Upon arrival, check in at the lodge for dinner and overnight stay. O/N Elephant Hab Lodge FB

Day 5Morning game drive and boat cruise on kazinga channel

Today wake up early have your breakfast and head out for a game drive experience in the Kasenyi section of the park, this area is home to breathtaking wildlife diversities like herds buffaloes, elephants, Uganda kobs, lions, bushbucks, warthogs, waterbucks among others. After an awesome experience, return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the afternoon, transfer to kazinga channel for a boat cruise along the magnificent channel, here enjoy viewing many aquatic animals at the shores of Kazinga channel namely; elephants, buffaloes, hippos, Nile crocodiles plus lots of exciting bird species such as; egrets, kingfisher among others. After thrilling feel on the boat ride, drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay. O/N Elephant Hab Lodge- FB

Day 6Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi National Park.

You will enjoy an early morning breakfast, and then meet your driver for a game drive to spot more wildlife transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park through the Ishasha sector. Arrival at the lodge check in for Lunch and overnight stay. O/N Haven Lodge Buhoma- FB

day 7Gorilla trekking Safari

Wake up and have breakfast, your drive-guide picks you up from the lodge and drives you to park headquarters for briefing about Gorilla trekking safari. After, meet the ranger to take you through the forest trail heads of Bwindi to trek mountain gorillas, an activity that last 2 to 8 hours depending on the location of gorillas. Once they are being located, trekkers are given one hour to observe your closest cousins in the mist of the forest as you learn their lifestyle, behaviour, feeding as well as enjoying photography but flash cameras are not allowed to be used in the forest. After trekking, the ranger or a guide will lead you back to the lodge for restful evening, dinner and overnight stay at the lodge O/N Haven Lodge Buhoma -FB

Day 8`Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park and boat cruise on Lake Mburo

You will enjoy an early morning breakfast and thereafter depart Bwindi for Lake Mburo National Park. As you enter the park you will spot wildlife including Zebras as they graze with the cattle, sport other mammals such as giraffes, Uganda kob, among others with in the park. Your will be transferred for an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Mburo where you will get upclose to the Hippos, crocodiles and other wildlife lingering along the shores of the lake. You will have packed lunch After the launch cruise, you will proceed to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay. O/N Rwakobo Rock- FB

Day 9Morning Game drive and transfer back to Entebbe

After your breakfast, check out of your lodge and thereafter transfer to Entebbe and on to the airport for your international departure flight

 

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Pricing

The price tables listed here are subject to availability at the time of booking and changes without prior notice. The prices stated are PPS – Per Person Sharing in a Double / Twin Room, with the Single Supplement cost listed at the end of each table. Activities and accommodation options of this safari itinerary can be tailored to individual requirements and preferences.

Price Per Person Sharing (PPS) in a Double / Twin Room

Transport Options: /4×4 Customised Safari land cruiser

2 pax travelling / PPS from

US $3, 405

3 pax travelling / PPS from

US $3, 080

4 pax travelling / PPS from

US $2, 920

Single supplement Per Person from: US $ 335

Price Includes

  • Airport Transfers
  • X 1 Kibale Chimpanzee Permit
  • X 1 Gorilla Tracking Permit
  • Entrance fees for national parks listed in itinerary
  • Activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Return transfers with 4x4 safari vehicle
  • English speaking driver / tour guide.
  • Meals as specified in itinerary and mineral water
  • FB - Full board includes bed, breakfast, (packed) lunch and dinner.
  • HB - Half Board includes bed, breakfast and dinner
  • BB - Bed & Breakfast includes bed and breakfast only

Price Excludes

  • All international flights
  • All internal flights unless specifically listed
  • Cost of entry visas, Yellow Fever and COVID-19 certificates.
  • Travel, baggage, medical and / or personal insurances.
  • Gratuities and items of a personal nature.
  • Optional Activities not listed as Services & Safari Activities Included.
Payment Terms

Deposit: 30% of the safari price within 7 days of written tour confirmation.
Balance: Full balance due within 56 days prior to arrival.
Reservations within 45 days or less prior to arrival: Immediate full prepayment due.

Cancellations fees:

  • Deposit: 30% of the safari price within 7 days of written tour confirmation
  • Balance: full balance due within 56 days prior to arrival
  • Reservations within 45 days or less prior to arrival: Immediate full prepayment due
  • 30 days before safari date 20% cancellation fee
  • 30 to 15 days before safari date 50% cancellation fee
  • 15 to 01 days before safari date 70% cancellation fee
  • No Show 100 % cancellation fee
Safari Terms

This safari proposal is subject to availability at the time of booking and may be subject to changes without prior notice.

If accommodation options or safari activities listed in this itinerary are not available at the time of booking, suitable alternatives will be offered.

The following wildlife permits are required to be paid together with the deposit for this safari:

  • Gorilla Tracking BINP US $ 700 per person / permit Foreign Non Resident (FNR)
  • Gorilla Tracking BINP US $ 600 per person / permit Foreign Resident (FR)
  • Gorilla Habituation Experience BINP US $ 1,500 per person / permit FNR.
  • Gorilla Habituation Experience BINP US $ 1,000 per person / permit FR
  • Chimp Tracking KNP US $ 200 per person / permit FNR
  • Chimp Tracking KNP US $ 150 per person / permit FR
  • Chimp Habituation Experience KNP US $ 250 per person / permit FR
  • Golden Monkey Tracking MGNP US $ 60 per person / permit FNR
  • Golden Monkey Tracking MGNP US $ 60 per person / permit FR
  • Golden Monkey Habituation Experience MGNP US $ 100 per person / permit FNR
  • Golden Monkey Habituation Experience MGNP US $ 100 per person / permit FR

The cost for the above permits is non-refundable. In case of cancellation, we shall endeavour to resell tickets through the available official channels. A language specific driver/tour guide is available against a surcharge.

For internal charter and/or scheduled local flights, the following baggage restrictions apply: 15 kgs in softsided bags.

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