9 Days Primate Safaris

9 Days Uganda Primates - Wildlife Safari

9 Days Primate Safaris – Primate Tours, Start your journey in either way at Entebbe airport or Kigali airport, all-inclusive 9 Days Primate Safaris to see primates in Uganda, enjoy comprehensive game drives, Uganda scenery, with game viewing on the Savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park and Murchison Falls National Park – Giraffe, Elephant, lion, Buffalo, Hippos, and leopard among others. Track the fast-moving chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park and the endangered Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi as well as the unique tree-climbing lions in Ishasha sector, the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda.

9 Days Uganda Primates -Wildlife Safari Itinerary

Day 1. Drive to Murchison falls National Park

After your breakfast, we drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Our first stop is Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you track the wild white Rhinos. Take a stopover at Kabalega Dinner for lunch. pass to the top of the falls for sighting.

Accommodation;

Luxury; Baker Lodge | Paraa Safari Lodge | Nile Safari Lodge

Midrange; Murchison River Lodge | Pakuba Safari Lodge | Twigga Safari Lodge

Best Budget; Fort Murchison | Red Chilli Rest Camp

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2. Game Drive and Boat Cruise.

After break fast head to the delta in search for bird life and enjoy the game drive to look for lions, giraffes, herds of Elephants, Buffaloes and many more. We will drive back to the lodge for lunch before taking an afternoon boat cruise to the foot of Murchison Falls. This boat trip along the Nile is often cited as being the highlight of a trip to Murchison since it allows you to get up-close and personal with the animals.

Accommodation;

Luxury; Baker Lodge | Paraa Safari Lodge | Nile Safari Lodge

Midrange; Murchison River Lodge | Pakuba Safari Lodge | Twigga Safari Lodge

Best Budget; Fort Murchison | Red Chilli Rest Camp

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3. Drive to Kibale National Park.

Early morning after breakfast we continue driving through the undulating highlands of southwestern Uganda on our way to the greener and beautiful Fort Portal area. The lush rolling hills of this region provide good “photo opportunities”. As you approach Fort Portal in the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains, you enter Uganda’s famous tea plantation region. A carpet of green spreads before you, as far as the eye can see, and seems an unusual contrast to the countryside through which you have just passed.

Accommodation;

Luxury; Kyaninga Lodge | Crater Safari Lodge | Primate Lodge

Midrange; Isunga Lodge | Chimpanzee Forest Guest House | Turaco Guest House

Best Budget; Kibale Forest Camp

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale National Park.

Assemble at Kanyankyu River camp at 08:00 hours to go for the most popular activity in this park which is chimpanzee tracking. Chimpanzees are man’s closest cousins though they are one of the most threatened primate species. More primates like black and white Columbus monkeys, L Hoest monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabey, red-tailed monkeys, bush babies, pottos, and many bird species like the yellow-spotted nicator, rumped tinker bird, little greenbul, green breasted pitta, the crowned eagle, black bee-eater, and mammals like elephants can be seen in this walk.  

Accommodation;

Luxury; Kyaninga Lodge | Crater Safari Lodge | Primate Lodge

Midrange; Isunga Lodge | Chimpanzee Forest Guest House | Turaco Guest House

Best Budget; Kibale Forest Camp

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5. Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Either a day’s walk in the foothills of the Rwenzoris, one of the great mountain ranges of the world, looking out for its forbidding peaks in the distance, or drive straight to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The game seen will depend on the season; the Kasenyi plains are good for lion and the Mweya peninsula for a variety of animals. Shift to Queen Elizabeth National Park this morning (about 3 hours driving). Leaving through Fort Portal town, you turn south and early this afternoon enter Queen Elizabeth National Park, which is dominated on its northern border by the snow-capped 16,000-foot Rwenzori Mountains – the famed “Mountains of the Moon”.

Accommodation;

Luxury; Mweya Safari Lodge | Katara Lodge | Kyambura Gorge Lodge

Midrange; Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge | Enganzi Lodge | Parkview Lodge

Best Budget; Bush Lodge Simba Safari Camp

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6. Game Drive & Boat Cruise.

We set out early in the morning for a game drive in the northern part of the park on the Kasenyi Track in search of lions, elephants and solitary buffaloes. In the afternoon we go for a launch trip along the Kazinga Channel. This gives you the opportunity to view wildlife up close: hippos huff and sprays at mere feet away from the boat, buffalo linger in the shallows.  

Accommodation;

Luxury; Mweya Safari Lodge | Katara Lodge | Kyambura Gorge Lodge

Midrange; Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge | Enganzi Lodge | Parkview Lodge

Best Budget; Bush Lodge Simba Safari Camp

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7. Ishasha Tree -Climbing Lion, Drive To Bwindi.

Enjoy your breakfast ready to proceed to Ishasha. You will drive along the deep and wide dry craters that are occupied by savanna grasses and acacia. The drive takes you through the unique western rift valley escarpment and the (southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park) Ishasha sector where you will take on yet another game drive in search of tree climbing lions before proceeding to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Accommodation;

Luxury; Chamelione Hill | Gorilla Heights | Buhoma Lodge

Midrange; Engagi Lodge | Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge | Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge | Gorilla Mist Camp

Best Budget; Rushaga Gorilla Lodge | Buhoma community Rest Camp | Ruhija Gorilla Friend Camp

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8. Gorilla Trekking  In Bwindi

With previous day’s memories, enjoy your breakfast ready to proceed to Ishasha. You will drive along the deep and wide dry craters After breakfast, proceed for the morning briefing before enjoying the highlight of the trip – gorilla trekking, which may last the entire day. We trek through the rainforest and bamboo covered slopes, accompanied by a guide and trackers, in search of a mountain gorilla family.  

Accommodation;

Luxury; Chamelione Hill | Gorilla Heights | Buhoma Lodge

Midrange; Engagi Lodge | Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge | Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge | Gorilla Mist Camp

Best Budget; Rushaga Gorilla Lodge | Buhoma community Rest Camp | Ruhija Gorilla Friend Camp

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9. Bwindi – Kampala/Entebbe

With previous day’s memories, enjoy your breakfast ready to proceed back to Entebbe Airport to catch up with your international flight back home

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