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8 Days Uganda Gorillas and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

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Tour Details

Departure & Return Location

Kampala

Departure Time

On Arrangement

Price Includes

  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle
Itinerary

Day 1Kampala to Murchison falls

Have breakfast at your lodge and drive to Murchison falls national park. It will take you around 5 hours from Kampala with about 305 km. You will enter through Kichumbanyobo gate. Paara covers a distance of about 85km from Masindi town by the shortest route. You will visit the top of the falls and then proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2Game drive and launch cruise

Early morning breakfast and then go for a game drive where you may spot various animal species like elephants, giraffes, lions, Uganda kobs among others. In the afternoon you will go for a launch cruise on the park’s main tourist attraction the unique Murchison Falls as well as the River Nile with its streaming hippo and serried ranges of crocodile along the sandbanks, as well as large numbers of different species getting down to drink & bathe. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 3Murchison – Kibale National Park

Have breakfast and then drive to Kibale. This is a full day drive. You will have lunch enroute. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge

Day 4Chimpanzee trekking

After breakfast you will go for chimpanzee trekking. Kibale Forest National Park is one of the best safari destinations in Africa for chimpanzee tracking. Kibale’s 795km2 National Park contains one of the most beautiful and with the most varying tracts of tropical forest in the whole of Uganda. This is place to a number of forest wildlife, most especially 13 species of primate coupled with chimpanzees. After trekking you will have lunch and then visit Bigodi wetland, after transfer to Queen Elizabeth for dinner and overnight.

Day 5Game drive and launch cruise

An early morning a game drive in the Kasenyi sector, you may spot various animals like the elephants, Uganda kobs, leopards among others. Return to the lodge for late breakfast, in the afternoon you will go for a launch cruise where you will spot various water animals like Hippos and crocodiles, the cruise will also enrich you with various water birds. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 6Bwindi gorillas

You will drive to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park (home of Uganda mountain Gorillas), with lunch enroute. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 7Gorilla trekking

After breakfast you will have a briefing and after go for trekking, this could take 4-8 hours depending on the movements of the gorillas. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 8Kampala

Have breakfast and head for Kampala arriving in the late afternoon.

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