10 Amazing Days of Wildlife and Primate Trekking Safari in Uganda

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The 10 Amazing Days of Wildlife and Primate Trekking Safari in Uganda is one of the most interesting safaris that you will ever head in the pearl of Africa. The safari will combine both wildlife and primate safaris which means that you will be able to visit the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and then see chimpanzees in Kibale forest national parks. The 10 Amazing Days of Wildlife and Primate Trekking Safari in Uganda will take you to other interesting national parks of Uganda for game viewing or boat cruise safaris as you engage in various tourism activities that are associated with each park.

Tour Summary:Wildlife And Primate Trekking Safari

Day 1 Transfer to Murchison fall national park.

Day 2 Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise.

Day 3 Transfer from Murchison falls national park to  Kibale forest  National park

Day 4 Morning Chimpanzee trekking

Day 5 Game drive and boat cruise.

Day 6 Forest walks and chimpanzee tracking.

Day 7 Transfer to Bwindi Forest National park.

Day 8 Gorilla trekking and community walk

Day 9 Transfer from Lake Mburo National park.

Day 10 Game drive and transfer to Kampala.

Destinations to visit during the Wildlife And Primate Trekking Safari

Murchison falls national park

The 10 Amazing Days of Wildlife and Primate Trekking Safari in Uganda will take you first to Murchison falls national park which is the most visited and biggest national park in Uganda with over 451  bird species and then over 67 species of mammals.  The park is only 5 hours away from Kampala and has got several gates of entrance. The park offers a lot of attractions including boat cruises and a game drive where you will see animals such as kobs, elephants, giraffes, lions, crocodiles and have a view at the powerful waterfalls called Murchison falls found within the park.

Kibale Forest National park

This safari will take you to Kibale Forest National Park which is referred to as the primate’s capital of Africa. The park has got over 14 primate species and it covers 795sqaurae kilometers. Here visitors will have an opportunity to meet the chimpanzees and other primates, be able to participate in chimpanzee trekking activity where they will be able to see habituated chimpanzees within the forest. Visitors can also engage in chimpanzee habituation experience in Kibale Forest national park in addition to birding and guided walks to explore the unexploited Bigodi wetland which is around Kibale Forest National Park.

Bwindi Impenetrable National park

Gorilla trekking is the most sought-after activity by visitors taking safaris in Uganda and Africa in general. The 10 Amazing Days of Wildlife and Primate Trekking Safari in Uganda will take you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in southwestern Uganda which harbors more than half of the world’s mountain gorillas. The park is valuable and it has got over 19 habituated gorilla families that are available for gorilla trekking by the visitors. There are 4 gorilla trekking regions of Bwindi that include Rushaga, Ruhija, Nkuringo, and Buhoma and all these are available trekking, visitors can as well engage in gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi which gives them four hours of seeing the gorillas.

Queen Elizabeth National park

As we are still exploring Uganda, the Safari will take you to Queen Elizabeth National Park which is known for its wildlife, including African buffalo, Ugandan kob, hippopotamus, giant forest hogwarthogNile crocodile, African bush elephant, African leopard, tree-climbing lions, and chimpanzees. It is home to 95 mammal species and over 500 bird species. The area around Ishasha in Rukungiri District is famous for its tree-climbing lions, whose males sport black manes.

Lake Mburo National Park

At Lake Mburo National Park is where you will enjoy the game drives and be able to spot leopards, zebras white-tailed mongoose among others. Visitors will get a chance to take the boat cruise on Lake Mburo and see a variety of animals including hippos crocodiles, side stripped jackals, leopards, hyenas, and antelopes along with site different bird species. Other attractions and activities for your 2 wonderful days of the great tour to Lake Mburo National Park include the Rubanga forest walks, visiting the salt lick, horseback riding, nature guided walks safaris, quad biking to sport the game among others.

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All about the 10 Amazing Days of Wildlife and Primate Trekking Safari in Uganda.

This 10 Days primates and wildlife safari in Uganda will guarantee you a visit to Uganda’s top national game parks such as Murchison Falls, Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi anad Lake Mburo national parks  and carrying out the major activities.

The 10 days primates and wildlife safari in Uganda will cover Murchison falls national park experiencing wildlife through game drives and boat cruise.

Depart Murchison and transfer to Kibale forest national park for chimpanzee tracking and birding safari, after kibale precede to Queen Elizabeth national park through the lush country side for yet another wildlife experience, witnessed through game drive in the park and boat cruise on Kazinga channel boat cruise.

Depart Queen Elizabeth national park and transfer to Bwindi forest national park via Ishaha , if you are lucky you could have sight of the  tree climbing lions. Arrive at bwindi forest national park, carry out gorilla trekking and community walk. Later depart bwindi forest and heading to Lake Mburo National park the closest national park to Kampala the Capital. Explore the wildlife and activities at Lake Mburo and later end your tour.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • An English speaking guide
  • Transport on 4×4 safari car
  • Accommodation on full board meal plans
  • Park entry and activities
  • Gorilla permits and chimpanzee tracking permits
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Accommodation before and after safari
  • Alcohol
  • Photography accessories like cameras etc.
  • Tips
  • Laundry
  1. Day 1 Transfer to Murchison fall national park.

    On the first day of your 10 Days primates and wildlife safari in Uganda, our guide will pick you from the hotel,   the guide will brief you about the 10 days Uganda safaris. Later embark a drive to Murchison falls national park, through the lush countryside, past luweero, the guide will tell you the implication of the war in the luweero to the current Uganda government.  Later proceed to Murchison  national park lunch en-rout. Arrive at the park and head to the top of the falls, there is nothing as breathtaking as watching the water gush through the 8m gorge,   and lowering down 45 meters hence causing the ground shaking. Later depart the top off the falls and head to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

  2. Day 2 Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise.

    Get up in the morning, have the best of breakfasts and be led away by the guide to the parks finest spots for the game drive preferably in the northern sector of the park. There you will be position to view wildlife such as the giraffes, elephants, lions, antelopes, buffaloes, hartebeests, warthogs and many more.  Depart the game drive and head back for lunch and brief relaxation. In the afternoon drive to the Nile with the excitement of taking a boat cruise. Later board the boat  and head for a launch cruise on the Nile, the cruise guarantees you an amazing view of the Nile and its surroundings, view of the Nile crocodiles,  hippos and several animals and bird species on the shores. Depart the cruise and drive back to the lodge, have dinner and an overnight stay.

  3. Dy 3 Transfer from Murchison falls national park to  Kibale forest  National park

    Early in the morning, you will be treated with breakfast at your lodge, later pack your bags and board the vehicle for transfer to Kibale forest national park, famous for hosting the biggest number of primates in Uganda and east Africa at large. Depart Murchison falls for a long drive that can take you about 6 hours you will have at fort portal town as you appreciate the rewards of nature to the fortpartal evidenced in impressive views of the Rwenzori ranges, crater lakes and many more.  You would opt to bigodi swamp walk at bigodi swamps to get acquainted with the several bird species in the area as you take the swamp walk. Later you will head to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

  4. Day 4 Morning Chimpanzee trekking

    On the fourth day of your safari, get up early In the morning, have breakfast and head to  Kibale national park.  The park is known to home to several primates, to mention l’hoest monkeys, grey cheeked mangabey, vervet monkeys, olive baboons, red tails etc. Despite having multiple species of monkeys, your prime target is the chimpanzees. Head to the park and to chimpanzee trekking kicks off, you will come across some of the above mentioned primates as you search for the chimps in the forests, get to appreciate the flora and founa the jungle. Upon meeting the chimps, you will spend a maximum of 1 hour interacting with them taking as many photos as you can. Later after trekking, head back to your accommodation for lunch. After lunch, depart kibale forest national park for Queen Elizabeth national park, arriving in the late afternoon/ evening, check in at your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

  5. Day 5 Game drive and boat cruise.

    Arise early in the morning, have breakfast and board the vehicles for another wilderness experience, drive to the plains of Kasenyi in the savanna in search for the Uganda kobs, warthogs, elephants, hippos, buffaloes and lions. Later you could pass by the craft shops to check out some of the African crafts and possibly carrying some as souvenirs back home.  Head back for lunch at the lodge. Later in the afternoon, embark on a boat cruise on Kazinga channel a link between the two lakes (lake Edward and lake George)  Kazinga channel harbors wildlife such as  Hippos, elephants that show to enjoy a cool down in the waters, buffaloes, crocodiles and several bird species on the shores.

  6. Day 6 Day 6:  Forest walks and chimpanzee tracking.

    Early in the morning, you will  have breakfast then get up and transfer to Maragambo forest for forest walk with possibilities of seeing the rock pythons, bird species and bat caves. Later you will head to Kyambura gore for chimpanzee trekking. Depart Kyabmbura and transfer to your lodge,Dinner and an overnight  stay.

  7. Day 7 Transfer to Bwindi Forest National park.

    Early in the morning, have breakfast and embark on a journey to bwindi forest national park south of Queen Elizabeth Park.  You will pass via Ishasha with chances of seeing the tree climbing lions. Proceed to bwindi the home of the gentle giants (the gorillas) bwindi is endowed with other flora and a founa i.e. 400 plant species, 120 mammal species. As you drive through the lush countryside, you will notice the area being covered by tea plantation, banana plantation etc. arrive at the park, check in at your lodge, and have dinner and an overnight stay

  8. Day 8 Gorilla trekking and community walk

    Have breakfast and transfer the park headquarters be briefed on the gorilla tracking procedures such as the dos and don’ts in the gorilla tracking. Also be assigned a game ranger and a gorilla family to track from. Enter the jungle  in search for gorillas, it can take between 50 minutes to 7 hours to find the gorillas as you transcend the jungle, you come across other wildlife the hike can be tedious but at the end of it all it worth it . Upon meeting the gorillas, you will spend a maximum of 1 hour with them interacting and taking as many photos as you can.  Depart the jungle and head back to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. After lunch you depart the lodge for a guided community walk visiting the community around the national park. You will interact with the community learning how the local go about their lives.

  9. Day 9 Transfer from Lake Mburo National park.

    Wake and have breakfast,   later embark on safari lake Mburo national park though the hills of kabale, lush country side, banana plantation you will appreciated the land environment as you travel, the journey could take you about 6 hours to get to lake Mburo national park.  Lake mburo is home several herds of zebras which you see from almost every corner around the park, the is also home to antelopes, water bucks, buffaloes, giraffes, elands, baboons, warthogs  and several bird species. Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel.

  10. Day 10 Game drive and transfer to Kampala.

    Early in the morning on the last day of your safari, have breakfast and head for an early morning game drive in park   viewing  zebras the most popular inhabitants of the park,  buffaloes, elands, water bucks, antelopes, hippos, giraffes, warthogs and several bird species. Later head to the lodge, check out and transfer to Kampala with a stopover at the equator for lunch   later leave and transfer to Kampala and to Entebbe for your flight back home.