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Uganda Primates Safari 12 Days/11 Nights ( Comfort Plus)

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Entebbe
Entebbe
Min Age : 16 years
Max People : 8
Tour Details

Explore the Pearl of Africa,  from cruising in the banks of the Nile to the deepest reaches of the rainforest with numerous bird species, blazing a trail through the mists of Uganda’s famous waterfalls and breathtaking views from luxury lodges in volcanoes mountains.  Sink into the evergreen vegetation tracking chimpanzees, tree-climbing lions, and endangered mountain gorillas along the way.

 

Departure & Return Location

Entebbe

Departure Time

8.30am

Price Includes

  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits (One per person, non-resident)
  • Chimp permits (One per person non-resident)
  • Golden Monkey Permit
  • All activities and entrance fees
  • All accommodation in Luxury Lodges and Hotels
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation and Game drives
  • All taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals on Full board & Drinks
  • Domestic Flights

Price Excludes

  • Covid 19 Tests
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Items
  • Excursion on the last day
  • International Flights

Complementaries

  • Binoculars
  • Protective Hat
  • Sunscreen
What to Expect
Primates Safaris in Uganda 
  • Explore  Murchison Falls National Park for an up-close with hippos and  giant crocodiles
  • Visit Kibale  Forest National Park to see the Chimpanzees. 
  • Cruise at Kazinga Channel connects Lakes George and Edwar to have an up-close with big six 
  • Have an up-close with tree Climbing lions at Queen Elizabeth Park 
  • Experience the Uganda Gorillas Trekking at  Bwindi National Park 
  • Trek In search of Golden monkeys in Mgahinga National Park 

Uganda Primates Safari 12 Days/11 Nights ( Comfort Plus)

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    Itinerary

    Day 01 Arrive in Entebbe

    On arrival, meet with the guide Simon Peter, who will help you to finish all the formalities if
    possible and take you to Kigo Resort for overnight and dinner on arrival, meet with our
    esteemed assistance who will help you to finish all the formalities if possible and take you to
    Kigo Resort for overnight and dinner

    Day 02 Kampala to Murchison falls National Park

    After breakfast, our esteemed drivers will pick you up at 0830 hrs from your accommodation
    point drive to Murchison falls national park. Proceed to Masindi for lunch and continue to
    Murchison falls national park, arriving in the afternoon. You will enter the park through the
    Kichumbanyobo gate and visit the top of the falls, after which you will proceed to your lodge
    for dinner. dinner and overnight at Nile Safari Lodge.

    Optional Activity: Hot Air Ballooning & Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

    Day 03 Murchison falls Savannah Plains

    After breakfast depart for lodge to the Murchison Savannah. we will go for a game drive,
    hoping to see some of the big five, including lions, buffaloes, and elephants. Giraffes are a
    common sight, including other small games like antelopes, impalas, and primates like the
    baboons. Have lunch, and in the afternoon, go for a launch cruise on the park’s unique
    Murchison falls where you will come up close with hippos and a serried range of giant
    crocodiles. The launch cruise also presents bird viewing opportunities. Meals and overnight at Nile Safari Lodge.

    Day 04 Kibale Forest National Park

    After breakfast at your accommodation, depart right away for Kibale Forest National Park.
    The drive is quite long but incredibly scenic – passing through villages, lush green
    countryside and hills dotted with tea plantations that characterize this part of Uganda. The
    beautiful scenery will amaze you all the way. In the Upon arrival, you’ll check in to the Ndali
    Lodge for lunch. Spend the rest of the afternoon recovering from the long ride from
    Murchison. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge.

    Day 05 Kibale Forest National Park

    Today in the morning you’ll head out for the chimpanzees trek, black and white colobus
    monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, L’Hoest’s monkey, Uganda mangabey (Lophocebus Uganda).
    Watch them swinging in the forest trees and others feeding on the wild fruits. In the afternoon
    go for Bigodi wetlands, Home of the Great Blue Turaco” is a real bird watcher’s paradise.
    This wonderful place shelters over 200 species of birds including Hornbills, Turacos, Parrots,
    Cranes, Kingfishers and many more swamp endemics. Furthermore, the sanctuary is the
    home of 8 species of primates, including the Black and White Colobus, Red Colobus, Red
    Tailed Monkey, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Olive Baboon, L’hoest Monkey, Vervet Monkey
    and the Blue Monkey. Meals and overnight will be at Ndali Lodge.

    Day 06 Queen Elizabeth Park

    Early morning transfer to drive through the craters to Queen Elizabeth Park, the Park is home
    to approximately 615 species of birds. Lunch at Mweya Lodge Peninsula Afternoon Kazinga
    Channel boat cruise that connects Lakes George and Edward. During the trip, the sight of
    wildlife, including giant hippos, elephants and crocodiles, among others, will fascinate you.
    You will also see many varieties of birds at. Evening game drive in search for the big 5 meals
    and dinners Overnight: Ishasha Wilderness Lodge.

    Day 07 Queen Elizabeth Park

    Today after breakfast embark the southern part of Queen Elizabeth Park
    hoping to capture the tree- climbing lions the chance of spotting these lions is about 70%
    though sometimes they are hard to spot (most especially when they are down in the grassland
    looking for prey). Hoping you get the chance to spot the lions on trees, the sight will be
    spectacular! For the next two days, you will enjoy the game drive to the savanna grasslands
    to find predators on their prowl. At the afternoon you will enjoy the another evening game
    drive. Meals and dinner will be at Ishasha Tented Wilderness Lodge water shores. You will
    have dinner and overnight at your accommodation Ishasha Safari Lodge.

    Day 08-09 Bwindi National Park

    After breakfast, then set off for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Bwindi is a significant
    habitat for mountain gorillas in Uganda (harboring an estimated 400 mountain gorillas –
    roughly half of the world’s population), including several habituated groups, which you will
    trek. You will do less on arrival with a strenuous day ahead, but check in your
    accommodation and relax as you prepare for the Bwindi gorilla trekking experience the
    following day. On the next after breakfast and move to the rangers’ post. You will receive
    some briefing (from a ranger guide) on the dos and don’ts during trekking. After that, you
    will enter the gorilla sanctuary for your adventure. The beauty of this rainforest is
    spectacular! The area offers a dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense but
    crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. The time is taken, and the
    terrain varies with the movements of these marvelous primates. Once you have located a
    gorilla group, you will be allowed an hour in their presence. The thrill of spending time
    observing these gentle but endangered giants is unforgettable. Meals and overnight will be at Gorilla Forest Camp( Luxury Tent)

    Day 10 Mgahinga National Park

    After breakfast, depart for In Uganda, the Mgahinga National Park. he Garama cave is one of
    the key attractions that should not be missed while visiting Mgahinga National Park. These
    caves used to be a home for the Batwa who had lived there for many years until they were
    recently resettled. The 342m long Garama Cave lies beneath a plateau northern edge of the
    park, 3km from Ntebeko. It is set in the former farmland zone but in earlier times, the cave
    lied in the forest when it was occupied periodically by Batwa who used it as a council
    chamber and a retreat after raiding their neighbours. Upon arrival embark on a guided walk,
    your guide will show you how the Batwa lived and fought out of the cave. The cave is 342m in length and 14m deep and is now inhabited only by bats. There is a viewing platform 800m from the Park’s gate. On arriving at it, you’ll be rewarded with splendid views of the Park as well as its surrounding Meals and overnight at Mount Gahinga Lodge.

    Day 11 Golden Monkey Trek

    Today the guide will pick you at 7am for the golden monkey hike. Golden monkey trekking
    is an active tour compared to Chimpanzee trekking and gorilla trekking in certain instances
    because it is done in the mountainous area and they are continuously moving which requires
    you to follow them, they are small and fast in their movements. They prefer to rummage
    through the bamboo sections of the forest because eating the young bamboo shoots. They live
    in groups of about 30 individuals or more roaming over a large territory. Later you will
    proceed to the Gahinga Mount Lodge for lunch. In the afternoon you’ll have it to yourself to
    relax at the lodge.

    Day 12 Return to Entebbe

    Rise relay breakfast, and later we will become driver to Kisoro airstrip, where you will catch
    your flight at 0825hr to Entebbe, where your safari will come to an end.

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