Chimpanzee And Wildlife Safari

Trip Summary

This 5 day private safari combines Chimpanzee trekking in the forests of Kibale and game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park. It provides you with an opportunity to experience the most diversified destinations (parks) and the best tourist routes hence encountering the rare species in the Africa’s wildernesses. 

Safari Highlights

  • Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Game drives
  • Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel
  • Bigod Swamp walk

Detailed Tour ( 5-days )

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, our driver guide will receive you and transfer to the Hotel in Entebbe / Kampala. The safari guide and our client liaison will brief you about the safari. Depending on your time of arrival and if time permits, there a few optional activities you can participate in such as Sunset cruise on Lake Victoria or Kampala city tour. 

Meal plan: On Own

Overnight: Hotel No.5/Karibu Guesthouse/Explorer’s Hub.

After breakfast, start the drive to Kibale Forest NP, driving to the Western part of Uganda taking about +5hrs. You will traverse through green countryside and past traditional homesteads and farms with spectacular sightseeing.  

Upon arrival at the lodge, check in, have lunch, after lunch visit Bigod Wetland where you will take on a guided walk through the Swamp that gives you an opportunity to see a wide range of flora and fauna, a variety of butterflies, birds and other insects..

Meals: Full board (drinks not included)

Overnight: Kyaninga Lodge/ Primates lodge/Kibale forest

Wake up for an early breakfast and then transfer to Kanyanchu Tourist Centre for the briefing and after set out for the chimpanzee tracking. Tracking chimps in Kibale forest NP, you are assured over 90% chance of viewing chimps.

This park is most noted for its primate’s population, it protects a habituated population of Common chimpanzee as well as several species of Central African monkey including the red–tailed monkey.  

After Lunch, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Game Park, have an evening game drive en route, check in to lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Full board (drinks not included)

Overnight: Mweya Safari Lodge/ Buffalo Safari lodge/Bush lodge

Early this morning as the sun is creeping up over the savannah you head out in your safari vehicle for an early game drive before the animal retreat from the sun. A bush breakfast will be served to you overlooking the wilderness of the savannah. The rest of the morning can be spent exploring the savannah wilderness in your specially designed safari Vehicle. 

Drive back to the lodge for your Mid-day lunch, relax for a while and later go for a leisurely boat cruise along the spectacular Kazinga Channel. You will encounter herds of elephant, buffalos and antelopes, families of warthogs, large groups of hippos, and crocodiles basking on the shore and a variety of birds, including many migratory species. The cruise also provides a remarkable view of the beautiful Mweya Peninsula and life in local fishing villages set along the banks.

Meals: Full board (drinks not included)

Overnight: Mweya Safari Lodge/ Buffalo Safari lodge/Bush lodge

After a luxurious breakfast, check out of the lodge and start the drive back, enjoy one last game drive on your way out of the game park. After transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe and drop off at your desired destination. (Lunch en – route at Igongo Cultural Centre) 

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

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What is included?

    • Park Entry fees
    • All activities as specified in Itinerary
    • All accommodation (4 nights)
    • A professional driver/guide
    • All Ground transportation
    • All Taxes/VAT
    • Round-trip airport transfer
    • All Meals as specified in the day-by-day section
    • Bottled Drinking water
    • Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel
    • Chimpanzee Tracking Permit (One per person)

What is not included?

    • International flights (From/to home)
    • Additional accommodation at the end of the tour
    • Tips
    • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees)
    • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
    • Insurance 

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Payment Terms

A deposit of 40%-50% is required when booking this safari depending on the product to be booked. final payment will be required no later than 45-50 days prior departure. For any bookings made within mentioned days of departure, full safari fees, fares/amount will be charged upon booking.