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SAFARI SUMMARY

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale National Park
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and crater lakes drive
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national
Day 4: Game drive and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park
Day 5: Gorilla Tracking Experience
Day 6: Transfer to Lake Mburo
Day 7: Return back to Kampala

DETAILED ITENERARY

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale National Park

Early morning breakfast and transfer to Kibale Forest National Park, the primate capital of the world home to 13 species of primates including chimpanzee. En route via Mubende town you will visit a cultural heritage site called Nakayima Tree, a tree said to be 500 years was a shrine of Ndahura, the last king of Bachwezi kingdom. Afterwards you proceed to Kibale forest arriving in the afternoon. Check in your room for lunch. In the evening you will visit Bigodi wetland sanctuary, for a nature walk to look for primates and birds such as shoebill stork, papyrus gonelock and great blue turaco. Dinner and overnight at primate lodge/ Ndali lodge

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and crater lakes drive

Wake up and have early morning breakfast then prepare for Chimpanzee tracking that starts at 07:30am at Kanyanchu where you’re briefed by the guides. You walk into the forest in search for chimpanzee and when you finally find a troop spend 1 hour with them. You are likely to spot other primates like red Colobus monkey, black and white Colobus monkeys, enjoy sights and sounds of the forest. Return for lunch at the lodge. You will do bird watching at bigodi swamp the home of swamp birds like black headed weaver,papyrus wavers and turaccos

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park, reaching early lunch at the lodge and afternoon boat cruise at Kazinga channel. Numerous aquatic species to spot including hippos, crocodiles, water birds, elephants, water bucks. After the boat, you will do an evening game drive to spot some of the mammal species before retiring for the night.
Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge

Day 4: Game drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Early morning after breakfast, you will go for a game drive which lasts for 3-4 hours which is enough time to experience up close encounters of wildlife such as lions, elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kobs. Return to the lodge check out and transfer to Bwindi rain forest approximately 4-5 hours. En route via Ishasha wilderness, you may spot tree climbing lions. Dinner and overnight at your lodge. Bwindi has got four sectors so accommodation can be determined by the availability of the Gorilla tracking permit.

Day 5: Gorilla Tracking Experience

You are required to be at the park quarters by 07:30am for briefing. That means you wake up early to prepare for gorilla tracking, remember to carry your packed lunch and enough drinking water. Gorilla tracking exercise is physically demanding but exciting activity, you might hire a porter to assist you. Time allowed to spend with gorillas is 1 hour when you have found them, use chance to return for lunch at the lodge. In the evening, you may visit the community gather at ride for a woman center where Batwa and Bakiga showcases their dances and hand-made crafts. Diner and overnight at your lodge

Day 6: Transfer to Lake Mburo

After breakfast, you leave Bwindi and traveling to Lake Mburo national park in Ankole, the land of milk and honey. En route via Mbarara town you will stop at Igongo cultural center for delicious lunch and continue to Mburo, Uganda’s smallest but unique park where impalas are only found. When your lodge is inside the park, you go for evening game drive. if your accommodation is outside the park such as Eagles nest tented camp, you will visit the Ankole communities get to see the Ankole long horn cows. You may have stay at Mihingo lodge

Day 7: Return back to Kampala

After breakfast, rangers will take you for a nature walk to the salt rocks where animals can be seen in big numbers and after we head to Kampala.