7 DAYS BEST OF UGANDA – CHIMPANZEE TRACKING KIBALE

7 DAYS BEST OF UGANDA – CHIMPANZEE TRACKING KIBALE

The trip begins in Murchison falls national park the home to over 76 mammal species including four of the big five, the lion, the leopards, the elephants, and the Buffaloes. Other species in Murchison national park include bushbucks, Uganda kob, waterbucks and warthogs, giraffes, Jackson’s hartebeest, hyenas. All these may be seen during the game drive. The trip also rewards you with a chimpanzee tracking opportunity in kibale forest national park which is home for over 1450 chimpanzees making it the highest concentration of chimps in Africa. May other primate species live in the same forest and may be noticed during the guided nature walk in search for the closest relatives of human beings the chimpanzees. You will then head to Queen Elizabeth national park for unique game like the tree climbing lions and the boat cruise on the famous Kazinga channel.

Day 1: Entebbe to Murchison Falls National park

After an early in the morning our drive to Murchison falls national park and stop over at Ziwa rhino sanctuary for rhino tracking. Look out for the southern white rhinos. Proceed to Murchison falls national park and check in at Murchison river lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Murchison Falls National park

After breakfast go for the morning game drive and have a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. Catch up with the Hippos, crocodiles, elephants and a vast number of water birds. The shoebill stocks may also be seen along the shores in hunt for fish. You will enjoy the magnificent view of the falls from which the park derives its name. Return to the lodge later for dinner and overnight. Murchison river lodge

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National park

After breakfast transfer to kibale national park visit the tea plantation on the way to the beautiful scenery of the plantation. Arrive to the kibale national park in the evening and check in at chimpanzee guesthouse. Dinner and overnight

Day 4: Kibale National park

After morning breakfast go for chimpanzee tracking (150 US$ per person) in their natural habitat. Kibale national park has the highest concentration of chimpanzees in Uganda with over 1450 chimpanzees. Noticeable are the monkeys that are seen jumping from one tree to another as you walk through tracking the chimpanzees. Visit the bigodi wetland sanctuary for a swamp walk, look out for primates like chimp, red Colobus, black and white colobus, red tailed monkeys and other mammals like the sitatunga, bushbuck, and mongoose.

Dinner and overnight at Chimpanzee guest house.

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

In the morning after breakfast drive to queen Elizabeth national park arrive at noon have lunch at Parkview safari lodge. Go for evening a game drive and visit Lake Katwe a Salt Lake.

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Morning game drive to the vast park for any chances of the early hunting cats (lions and leopards), elephants, antelopes, buffalos, giraffe and much more wildlife.

Launch a boat cruise in the afternoon on the famous Kazinga channel for chances of seeing Hippos, buffalos, the feared crocodiles as they sun bath. Beautiful water bird species like jacanas, fish eagles and pelicans are also seen along the channel.  Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Parkview safari lodge.

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Entebbe

After morning breakfast drive back to kampala. Visit ndere cultural centre in kampala for a great cultural experience and head to Entebbe for your flight.

Included Services

  • An English speaking Guide
  • Transportation in 4*4 Vehicle with pop up roof, Fuel on entire tour
  • Rhino-Tracking Permit
  • Ferry crossing fees
  • Chimpanzee tracking permit
  • All Entrance fees and game drive fees, all relevant government tax.
  • Water while on the Tour

Excluded services

  • Tips
  • Personal purchases
  • Souvenirs
  • Beverages/drinks
  • Any optional activities or those not included in the program.