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7Days/ 6nights Chimpanzee and Gorillas, plus lake Bunyonyi.

Uganda.

Detailed Itinerary

01Day 1: Program

Day 1: Drive to Kibale NP.
Your Safari guide will pick you up at 07:00am and head to kibale national park with a lunch stop in fortportal city. Later proceed to explore the Kibale crater lakes. You will go up to the top  of the world. This is one of the  spectacular scenary in this area where a cluster of craters lakes were formed due to volcanicity, many years ago. Dinner and overnight at chimpanzee guesthouse/Isunga lodge.

02Day 2: Program

Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking.
After breakfast head for chimpanzee treking in kibale national park. The highlight of this day are the chimpanzees in the wild, and alot will be learnt about the chimps. Not only them, but there are other primates who live in this forest, like the grey-cheeked mangabey, olive baboons, L’Hoest monkey and red colobus alongside the black and white colobus. After the trek head back to the lodge for lunch, ( evening) Bigodi swamp walk. In the swamp walk you will spot many birds species, primates and also get close to the local communities, see how they live and also learn how they distill the local brewery.

03Day 3: Program

Day 3: Drive to Queen Elizabeth national Park.
After breakfast, you will hit the road to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will drive through beautiful villages, with prefered stops to take photos in markets, plantations and the community. This will be a short drive (2hrs), seeing the views of Lake George and Lake Edward. The park lies at the foothills of the legendary “Mountains of the Moon.” Check in at Buffalo Safari lodge, Park veiw or pumba cotages. After relaxing, head for the evening game drive where you will see buffaloes, warthogs, antelopes, and elephants along the way as you drive slowly to visit the Lake Katwe town with its gorgeous exhibit of crater lakes. Check out salt mining at lake katwe crater. You will have a chance to see the flamingos at this lake depending on the time of year. Return back to the lodge and rest.

04Day 4: Program
  • Day 4: Game viewing and a boat cruise.
    Rise up early, take breakfast thereafter head for a game drive  at the Kasenyi plains/ Savannah, your Safari guide will help to look out for Lions, leopards, bushbuck, Uganda Kob, topi, Defassa waterbuck, and Cape buffaloes elephants, snakes to mention but a few. A collection of birds like Cassin’s grey flycatcher, broad billed roller, black bee-eater along the banks of Lake Edward. This can take you 3-4 hrs. Head back to the lodge for lunch then in the evening go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel (2hrs) along lake George-lake Edward. The kazinga channel joins lake Gorge with Edward. You will have a chance to see hippos, crocodiles, elephants, buffaloes gaint Forest hogs, leopards though rarely spotted. For the birders, there are over 550 resident species. Like the flamingos, red chest, Papyrus Gonolek, pink-backed pelicans, malachite kingfishers, yellow crown, pink-backed pelicans, water thick-knee, yellow-billed stork. Don’t forget your camera. Return to your lodge.

 

05Day 5: Program

    Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi national park.
    Head to Ishasha sector with game viewing in search for tree-climbing lions.
    Proceed to Bwindi national park a worldwide recognized habitat for the mountain gorillas. Sleep at enganzi, bakiga lodge or ichumbi lodge or broadbill lodge.

 

6 Day 6:

    Day 6: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi:
    Boost your morning with a morning breakfast so that you energise before heading out to the jungle for another strenuous gorilla trekking activity  by 0800hrs. You will trek through the huge Bwindi impenetrable forest in search for the mountain gorillas to observe their behavior, this can be half-day or longer. A packed lunch is recommended. You will spend an hour with the Gorillas, enjoy and take photos. After gorilla tracking drive to lake Bunyonyi, you will enjoy a canoe ride or a boat cruise to explore the different islands of Lake Bunyonyi. Cruise to punishment island where Bakiga girls who became pregnant before marriage would be taken and left to die in isolation. Other islands of lake Bunyonyi include Akampene, Bushara, and Bucuraniko among others. In the afternoon,  interact with the community etc. Dinner and overnight at Hawk's eye or Accadia cottages.

 

7 Day 7 :

    Day 7: Transfer to Kampala/ Entebbe.
    After a relaxed breakfast you will be transfered to kampala or to the airport so that you catch up with your evening flight. A lunch stop will be had at the equotor line  kayabwe for photos at the equotor as well.

 

Price estimate:

    Price estimate:
    2000USD: for 1 pax.
    1750USD: per person: 2 pax
    1600USD: per person: 4 pax
    Package includes:
    - An English Safari guide/ driver.
    - A comfortable Safari car. / Fuel.
    - One gorilla permit per person.
    - One chimp permit per person.
    - Accommodation with meals.
    - Enroute lunches.
    -Bottled water on Safari.
    Package excludes:
    -Personal insurance.
    -Laundry.
    -All expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.
    -Alcoholic/ soft drinks.

 

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Activities
  • Top of the falls viewing
  • Morning game drive
  • Afternoon Boat ride
  • Top of the Falls Hike
  • En-route lunch
  • Chimp tracking
  • Bigodi community excursion/nature walk
  • Evening Game drive
  • Dinner & Overnight
  • Morning Game drive
  • Afternoon Boat ride
  • Equator stop over