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7 Days Wildlife Primates & Gorilla Safari Trip

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This 7 Days Wildlife Primates & Gorilla Safari Trip starts and ends in Kampala Uganda, it’s a combination of wildlife safari in Murchison falls national park, for a game drive and viewing, boat ride and hiking to the top of the falls, chimpanzee tracking in Kibale forest national park, a primate capital of the world with over 10 primate species and lastly the one unforgettable experience Gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest national park, southwestern Uganda.

Detailed Itinerary of 7 Days Wildlife Primates

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls NP

Have a morning breakfast at the hotel and by 7 am meet with your driver-guide to transfer to Murchison Falls national park, the largest national park known for its power falls that bisects the park into the southern and northern sections. On your way, you will stop at Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary home to over 30 Rhinos to track the latter have lunch to proceed to 7 Days Wildlife Primates, and continue to Murchison Park. You will reach in the evening and then check-in at the lodge, relax and have your dinner and overnight stay.

Destination: Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation Options: 

Luxury: Chobe Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Pakuba Safari Lodge

Budget: Hornbill Safari Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Drinking-Water throughout

 

Day 2: Morning Game drive and an afternoon boat cruise

Wake up to an early of coffee/ tea then go for a morning game drive in the Northern section of the park where there is a large concentration of wildlife species, you will be able to spot big cats such as leopards, lions other mammal species include cape buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, hyenas, warthogs, bush pigs bushbucks, duikers, Jackson Hartebeests, antelopes, among others. Return to the lodge for hot lunch, refresh and go afternoon boat to the bottom of the falls, along the way you will see a school of hippos, Nile crocodiles different bird species along Nyamusika cliff.  You also have a close look at the mighty falls as they gush out of the narrow gorge, hike up to the top of the falls to have a clear aerial view, and meet up with your guide at the top and return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Destination: Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation Options: 

Luxury: Chobe Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Pakuba Safari Lodge

Budget: Hornbill Safari Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Drinking-Water throughout

 

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

On this day you will enjoy your early morning breakfast at your lodge, thereafter drive to Kibale national park. On your way, you wouldn’t want to miss out on the beautiful countryside endowed with the Albertine escarpments so you will pass via Hoima to Fort portal. Stopover in Masindi for lunch. After lunch continues to Kibale national park, which is one of Africa’s great rainforests, this park is home to 13 primate species such as chimpanzees, red-tailed monkeys, vervet monkeys, and birds such as rumped tinker bird, the green breasted pitta, yellow spotted nicator. among others. Arrive at the park, then check in at the lodge, relax, and have dinner in the evening.

Destination: Kibale Forest National Park

Accommodation Options: 

Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge

Mid-range: Turaco Treetops

Budget: Hornbill Safari Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Drinking-Water throughout

 

Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking and a visit to Bigodi wetland

Wake up early enough and have breakfast and proceed to the park headquarters for briefing with your packed lunch from the lodge. Chimpanzee trekking involves trekking as you follow the trails of where the chimpanzees were last seen, all this in guidance and company of park rangers and guides. Along the trek, you will also have a chance to spot other primate species. After your encounter with the chimpanzees return to the lodge refresh and in the evening, you will have an evening nature walk around the Bigodi wetland swamp where you will be able to see some other primates and mammal species such as mongoose, bush pigs, duikers, and otters.

Destination: Kibale Forest National Park

Accommodation Options: 

Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge

Mid-range: Turaco Treetops

Budget: Hornbill Safari Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Drinking-Water throughout

 

Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park

On this day, have an early morning cup of coffee and check out of the lodge to yet another exciting destination Bwindi Forest national park, home to over 400 mountain gorillas with several habituated gorilla families open for tourism. This journey is scenic through queen Elizabeth and you will be able to spot some mammals along such as Elephants, buffalos, Defassa, antelopes, bushbucks on your drive-through. Have lunch en-route and proceed to Bwindi where you will reach in the evening. 7 Days Wildlife Primates, Check-in at the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation Options: 

Luxury: Mahogany Springs

Mid-range: Engagi Lodge

Budget: Bakiga lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Drinking-Water throughout

 

Day 6: Gorilla trekking Experience

Start your day with a heavy breakfast, and head to the park headquarters for briefing by 7:30 am, the briefing is about the rules and regulations and any other related information.  By 8 am you will be led into the forest park by the ranger guides in search of the gorillas from where they were last seen. This experience sometimes involves strenuous hiking but it is worth it when you finally meet the gorillas. Utilize the hour given time and capture as many captions as you can while they feed, play, and rest. Trek back to the starting point and return to the lodge to refresh and in the evening, you will visit the Batwa community. The Batwa are an indigenous vulnerable group of people who once lived in the forest before eviction, during an encounter with them, you will learn more about their history beliefs as well as how they survived in the forest through storytelling and exhibitions.

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation Options: 

Luxury: Mahogany Springs

Mid-range: Engagi Lodge

Budget: Bakiga lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Drinking-Water throughout

 

Day 7: Depart back to Kampala

At your convenience in the morning have breakfast and check out of the lodge back to Kampala, drive through the terraced gardens of Kigezi hills, farmlands, and green vegetation cover. Lunch will be en route and stopover at the equator for photography and continue with your journey to Kampala city. Drop off at the hotel or Airport for departure. Thank you so much for choosing Paradise Adventure Vacations, on 7 Days Wildlife Primates, and we hope to see you again!!

Things Included

Park fees

Gorilla permits

Chimp permits

All activities

All accommodation

A professional driver/guide

All transportation

All Taxes/VAT

Roundtrip airport transfer

Meals

Drinking water

 

Things Excluded

Any optional or extra activity not involved in the itinerary

Visas

International flights

Other personal expenses like buying crafts, cigars, souvenirs, tips, laundry services, and drinks

Extra/Optional activities;

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