8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari

8 Days Uganda Safari -Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee Tracking & Wildlife Viewing Safari Holiday in Uganda

This 8 Days Uganda safari includes monutain  gorilla trekking, Chimpanzee tracking and wildlife viewing experience that features exploring the wildlife, beautiful landscapes and cultural attractions of Uganda in East Africa. You will conclude your 8 days Uganda safari holiday from a lodge on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda’s most beautiful lake. Experience Uganda’s diverse parks including THEMURCHSON FALLS kibale forest national park, Queen Elizabeth national park and THE BWINDI OFREST, all home to NATURE wouders such as mountain GORILLAS, Rhinos, chimps, elephants, lions, leopards, hippos, crocodiles and a variety of birds. On this 8 days Uganda primates safari, you will have the best highlights Uganda has to offer which include gorilla tracking, Rhino tracking at Ziwa rhino sanctuary, chimpanzee tracking, game drive safari, River Nile, boat cruises. Included as well are village and nature walks an opportunity to learn the culture of Uganda.

Start this 8 days Uganda primates safari trip in Kampala and end in Entebbe. 8 days Uganda primates safari tour

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8 days Uganda safari Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National park

You will begin your 8 days Uganda safari in Kampala, Uganda’s capital. Set off in the morning with your guide driving to Murchison Falls National Park. En-route there are two activities; the first one is guided rhino tracking on foot at ziwa rhino sanctuary, home to 25 white rhinos. After enjoying rhino tracking and lunch, you will head towards the park and visit top of Murchison the strongest waterfall. It is famous for its powerful plunges over 40 meter s cliff and breathtaking scenery of river Nile, the longest in the world. From there you drive to your lodge in time for dinner and overnight. Accommodation: THE NILE  safari lodge/ paara safari logde/ Pakuba safari lodge

Day 2: Game drive and River Nile boat cruise

A game drive in the early morning hours  takes you through Murchison falls along the Nile-Albert wetland to see elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kob, giraffes, lion, forest hogs and if you are luck a leopard. Return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, go on a boat cruise where you can relax seeing hippos, crocodiles, water birds and get a view of the devil’s caldron.

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale forest national park

After breakfast, you will  take a 6-7 hours transfer from Murchison to Kibale forest national park. The journey goes through Albertine rift valley landscape via Fort portal town where you stop for lunch en-route. From there you drive around fort portal crater lakes before checking in at your lodge to rest for the next day’s chimp tracking. Dinner and overnight at NDALI LODGE/ primate lodge/ TURACCO TREE TOPS.

Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

You wake up early first for breakfast and before 07:30 be at the visitor center to meet guides for briefing on chimpanzees. Enjoy a hike through the forest to spend 1 hour observing taking photos of chimps when they are found. Your time in the rainforest of kibale is an opportunity to spot other primates like red colobus monkey, black and white colous monkey, and grey cheeked mangabay.  Return to your lodge  for lunch and later transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park arriving in time for check in, dinner and overnight. You may relax by the poolside.

Day 5: Morning game drive and afternoon Launch cruise

Early morning at 06:30am, you will go for a game drive with your guide exploring Queen Elizabeth national park home to elephants, buffaloes, lion and antelopes such as Uganda, kob, topi, and bushbuck and over 600 species of birds. After encountering the wildlife you will return to the lodge  for lunch and thereafter transfer to Mweya reaching  on time for a boat cruise on Kazinga channel. This tropical water channel connecting lakes George and Edward is a great place to see hippos, Nile crocodiles, water birds.

After the boat, check in for dinner and overnight at ELEPHANT PLAINS/ Enganzi lodge/Mweya safari lodge.

Day 6: Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi

After breakfast, you will embark on another short game drive as you transfer to Bwindi via Ishasha wilderness( if the road is passable) hoping to spot tree climbing lions. Accommodation in Bwindi: GORILLA FOREST CAMP, Four Gorillas Lodge/ Ruhija Gorilla safari lodge/ 

Day 7: Gorilla tracking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Breakfast is followed by a 30 minutes briefing at the park visitor center. Visitors are divided into small groups (usually of 8 people only) each led by Uganda wildlife authority guide and armed rangers. The favorite time includes spending 1 hour with a gorilla family and guides help you to know how they feed and live.  A walk in the forest in search of gorillas reveals wonders of their natural habitat including birds, plants, and primates. After gorilla trekking you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi arriving in time to begin your boat ride filled with beautiful views of the lake. Visit several islands learning their history as your guide shows you otters, birds. Check in to your  lodge for dinner and overnight. ACCADIA LODGE, BIRD NEST.

Day 8: departure

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