7 Days Best Primates Safari Uganda
7 Days Best Primates Safari Uganda is a classical primate adventure tour that will take you to all of Uganda’s best primate tracking locations. On this 7 Days Best Primate Safari Uganda, you will visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for Mountain gorilla tracking. This tour also takes you to the primate capital of the world, Kibale Forest National Park for Chimpanzee tracking and a nature walk at Bigodi Wetland. You will also visit Queen Elizabeth National park the Oldest national park in Uganda for wildlife viewing(tree-climbing lions).
This 7 Days Best Primates Safari Uganda gives you the opportunity to visit the most significant Uganda safari parks for primate viewing and tracking. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park and Kibale Forest National Park are well-known primate Safari destinations in Uganda.
You will do Primate tracking in the Jungles of the forests, a lot of birding, and game drives in open-roof vehicles along the Queen Elizabeth National Park. Other activities include the boat cruise along Kazinga Channel. this 7 Days Best Primate safari Uganda is a good safari package for those interested in exploring the different primate destinations in Uganda.
- On arrival at Entebbe International Airport,
- Drive from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Full encounter with mountains gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- WIldlife adventure in Queen Elizabeth National Park including Tree climbing lions of the Ishasha Sector
- Boat cruise along Casing Kazinga Channel and Lake Edward
- Chimpanzees trekking in Kibale Forest National Park – Bigodi Wetland
- End of the Tour
Detailed 7 Days Best Primates Safari Uganda
Day 1 – On arrival at Entebbe International Airport,
you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to Kampala for an overnight stay.
Day 2 – Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast, depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest through Mbarara, Lunch en-route. Along the way, you will enjoy the wonderful vegetation, the long-horned Ankole cattle, and the Ugandan homesteads and farms. Arrival in Bwindi will be in the evening. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3 of the 7 Days Best Primates Safari Uganda – The encounter with mountains gorillas
Your guide will drive you to the starting point of the gorilla tracking where you will be briefed by the Park rangers at 8 am.
The forest is spectacular as it offers a heavily dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access to tourists.
The time taken to find the gorillas varies according to the terrain and the movements of these marvelous primates.
The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and the thrill of viewing, observing, and photographing them as they interact with one other is a rare and exciting experience. After the gorilla tracking, you will drive to Ishasha for dinner and overnight.
Day 4 – Tree climbing lions of Ishasha
After breakfast, you drive through the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park for the game drive in the open savannah on the edge of the Albertine Rift Valley.
You will search for the typical tree climbing lions found only in this part of the country. It is impressive to see them lying on the branches of fig trees (weather permitting).
Lunch en-route. In the afternoon proceed to the Mweya peninsula for dinner and overnight.
Day 5 – Boat cruise along Casing Channel and Lake Edward
This day starts with an early morning game drive along Kasenyi and Queen’s mile tracks in the park and you may be able to see lions, elephants, Cape buffaloes, warthogs, leopards, spotted hyena, mongoose, waterbucks, Uganda kobs, topi, and a lot of small animals and birds. Return to the lodge for breakfast and relax at the swimming pool.
After lunch, go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, a good opportunity for birding, as you will see many water birds, cormorants, pelicans, eagles, and many others as well crocodiles, hippos, elephants, buffaloes. In the evening you proceed to Fort Portal for dinner and overnight.
Day 6 of the 7 Days Best Primates Safari Uganda – Chimpanzees trekking in Kibale Forest National Park
Today we are in the forest for the chimpanzee trek. This park has the largest concentration of chimpanzees and other primates in Uganda. Have lunch in Fort Portal and return to Kampala for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: End of the Tour
This day is reserved for the transfer to the airport for your return flight.
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