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Highlights

  • Kibale National Park
  • lions, buffalos, elephants
  • Queen Elizabeth
  • Game drive

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GORILLA AND CHIMPANZEE ENCOUNTER

Day 01: ENTEBBE – FORT PORTAL/KIBALE

Morning arrival at Entebbe airport, meet and short briefing before departing toFort Portal. We will stop for lunch in Mubende. After we will proceed to Fort Portal/Kibale for checking in at our hotel/lodge. Dinner and detailed briefing.

Mid class: Dinner and overnight at FORT MOTEL

Upper class: Dinner and overnight at PRIMATE LODGE KIBALE

Day 02:  FORT PORTAL – KIBALE NP – QUEEN ELIZABETH

Early transfer to Kibale Forest National Park, where all morning is dedicated to search for chimpanzees and other primate including: I’hoestes, red colobus, blues, red tailed and gray– cheeked mangabey.

Thereafter stop in Fort Portal to have lunch, before proceeding to Queen Elisabeth National Park / Mweya sector where we will go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, to look out for the hippos, great herds of bufallos, and lots of water birds.

Mid class: Dinner and overnight at KINGFISHER LODGE KICHWAMBA

Upper class: Dinner and overnight at MWEYA SAFARI LODGE OR JACANA SAFARI LODGE

Day 03: QUEEN ELIZABETH

In the early morning we do a game drive in the Kasenyi area,within Queen Elizabeth National Park, on a look out for the lions, buffalos, elephants, and large numbers of Uganda Kobs and other antelopes.

Afterward,  with picnic/packed lunch, drive to Ishasha, which is in the southern sector of Queen Elisabeth National Park. On the way we do a game drive looking for tree climbing lions and other game.

Mid class: Dinner and overnight at ISHASHA JUNGLE LODGE

Upper class: Dinner and overnight at ISHASHA WILDERNESS CAMP

Day 04: QUEEN ELIZABETH – BWINDI

After early breakfast we will do a morning game drive and after we will proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, home of the endangered mountain gorilla.

Bwindi (Buhoma)

Mid class: Dinner and overnight at BUHOMA LODGE OR MAHOGANY SPRINGS

Upper class: Dinner and overnight at GORILLA FOREST CAMP

Bwindi/Nkuringo (Kisoro)

Mid class: Dinner and overnight at CHAMELEOEN HILL LODGE

Upper class: Dinner and overnight at CLOUDS MOUNTAION GORILLA LODGE Day 05: GORILLA TREK

After an early morning breakfast, we will be transferred to the national park headquarters for being briefed by the guides before departing for the hike in search for the Great Mountain Gorillas. The excursion in a thick rainforest and the interaction with the mountain ape, gives a wonderful experience in life. Gorilla tracking can be a strenuous activity as it can take from 1 to 9 hours (in steep terrain).  Lunch will be picnic.

Remainder of the day at leisure for relaxing.

Bwindi (Buhoma)

Mid class: Dinner and overnight at BUHOMA LODGE OR MAHOGANY SPRINGS

Upper class: Dinner and overnight at GORILLA FOREST CAMP

Bwindi/Nkuringo (Kisoro)

Mid class: Dinner and overnight at CHAMELEOEN HILL LODGE

Upper class: Dinner and overnight at CLOUDS MOUNTAION GORILLA LODGE

Day 06: BWINDI (BUHOMA) or BWINDI/NKURINGO (KISORO) –  ENTEBBE & DEPART

After an early breakfast we will depart to Entebbe. We will the Kigezi Mountains so called the “Swiss of Africa“ and well known for the Ankole longhorn cows, Mbarara (where we will stop for lunch at Agip Motel), Masaka, Kampala and Entebbe where we expect to arrive around 18:00.

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

 

Quotation includes:

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers as per itinerary
  • All other transfers as per itinerary
  • Accommodation as indicated on the itinerary
  • Transportation on safari in 4×4 vehicle, driven by English-speaking driver/guide (exclusive use of vehicle)
  • Park entrance fees
  • Gorilla and chimpanzee tracking permit(s) as indicated on the itinerary