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Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Adventure - 6 Days

Summary

  • Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.
  • Day 2: Boat cruise and hiking adventure.
  • Day 3: Game drive and a community walk.
  • Day 4: Transfer to Kibale National Park.
  • Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi wetland.
  • Day 6: Transfer back to Kampala.

Overview

This trip will move you around Uganda, the most favorite destination for a true African wildlife safari experience with some of the most sought after wildlife species in Africa. You will have a chance to encounter the animals in their untouched natural habitats.

The wildlife in Uganda is of a kind that is still wild that gives a wildlife safari experience that all adventurous tourists are looking for. Uganda is one of the blessed countries with a varsity of vegetation types like tropical rainforests and savannah plain lands which harbor a variety of wildlife species that travelers always look out for.

The wildlife in Uganda ranges from lions, elephants, chimps, Uganda kobs, buffaloes, warthogs, waterbucks and so many others.

Day 1
Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Immediately after your breakfast, we shall set off for Murchison Falls National Park. We shall have a stopover at Zziwa Rhino sanctuary to trek the white rhinos. From here we shall proceed to Masindi town for lunch and then drive directly to Murchison Falls National Park where you will encounter different wildlife species.

Accommodation:

Paraa Safari Lodge

Pakuba Safari Lodge

Red Chili Rest camp

Day 2
Day 2: Boat cruise and hiking adventure

Having had your breakfast, you will go for a boat ride on the world’s most powerful falls. You will come across herds of hippos and crowds of crocodiles plus other aquatic wildlife species on the sides of the river. Then you will hike to the top of the falls. This experience is totally thrilling and once in a life time.

Accommodation:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge

Midrange: Pakuba Safari Lodge

Budget: Red Chili Rest camp

Day 3
Day 3: Game drive and a community walk

In the morning after your breakfast, you will have a game drive around the park which will expose you to various wildlife species like leopards, lions, elephants, waterbucks, buffaloes and so many more in their natural and undisturbed habitats. In the afternoon after lunch, you will have a community walk to see how the local people around the park live.

Accommodation:

Paraa Safari Lodge

Pakuba Safari Lodge

Red Chili Rest camp

Day 4
Day 4: Transfer to Kibale national park

In the morning after breakfast, embark on the journey to drive to Fort portal town, arguably the cleanest city in East Africa. The journey furnishes beautiful views of the tea estates and huge rock outcrops lying along on the sides of the road.

Have a lunch stopover in Fort Portal, a city drive and then proceed to Kibale national park, the renowned primate capital of the world with more than 10 primate species. On arrival, check in at the lodge and then relax in preparation for the following day.

Accommodation

Primate Lodge (Luxury cottages)

Kibale Forest camp

Rwenzori view guest house

Day 5
Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi wetland walk.

After an early breakfast head to the park headquarters for a simple briefing about the rules and regulations of chimp trekking in Kibale national park by the park ranger.

Enter into the profuse jungle to hunt down the chimps and have a moment with our next cousins in the forest. On the chimp search come across other different primates like the blue and red tailed monkeys, L’hoests, and colobus monkeys and perhaps the forest elephants.

Later in the afternoon after lunch, explore the local community of the people of Bigodi the nearest village to the park and have an encounter with them. Visit the women group and buy some craft souvenirs and also enjoy marvelous traditional performances. After come back at the lodge to relax, dinner and sleep over.

Accommodation

Primate Lodge (Luxury cottages)

Kibale Forest camp

Rwenzori view guest house

Day 6
Day 6: Transfer back to Kampala

In the morning, you will transfer back to Kampala after your breakfast. You will have a stopover at Igongo cultural center to buy souvenirs and take lunch. From here, proceed to Kampala / Entebbe for departure or overnight stay.

  • Chimpanzee permits
  • Entrance fees to the park
  • A professional English speaking guide.
  • Vehicle and all ground transfers.
  • Fuel
  • Drinking water in the vehicle
  • Game viewing
  • Accommodation and meals
  • All activities as per your itinerary
  • Tips
  • Visas and all international flights
  • Souvenirs
  • Any other activity not mentioned in the itinerary

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