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This Safari is the perfect opportunity to delve a little deeper into Uganda’s amazing national parks and an incredible range of great expeditions on this trip you will come up close with chimpanzees and gorillas.

You’ll also get to experience some of Uganda’s amazing birdlife, view stunning landscapes, watch tree climbing lions and enjoy game drives in amazing wildlife areas. Uganda has been rated the Number 1 travel destination in the world by Lonely planted and you are going to discover why!

Highlights

  • The chance to see rare tree-climbing lions.
  • Maximize your time on the ground by flying to the Bwindi National Park.
  • Trek through dense rainforest to meet the Mountain Gorillas
  • Bird watching opportunities
  • Gorilla and chimpanzee trekking experiences.

Itineraries

Day 1

Entebbe arrival

Upon arrival at Entebbe airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Entebbe is located on the northern shores of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake, and is located approximately 37 kilometres southwest of the Uganda capital of Kampala.

With its pleasant climate, you can enjoy and explore many places including the various parks, beaches, islands, botanical gardens, national zoo and more!

Day 2

Entebbe –Kihihi-Bwindi

Your flight this morning will depart Entebbe and arrive in Kihihi or Kisoro airstrip where you will be met by our representative and transferred by road to your accommodation in Bwindi.

Flying over the third largest lake in the world will give you an incredible perspective of just how beautiful Uganda is Lake Victoria is dotted with several islands and fishing villages that can be seen at taking off and landing.

*Please note: the transfer from Kihihi airstrip to the Buhoma sector of Bwindi will take around 1.5 hours and the road can be a little bit bumpy. But, it does give you enough time to contemplate your gorilla adventure ahead as well as being captivated by the incredible scenery synonymous with this part of Uganda.

The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is situated in South Western Uganda, on the edge of the Western Rift Valley and is home to 326 gorillas, almost half of the world’s population of mountain gorillas.

Bwindi is also a bird watchers haven! It holds 346 species of birds and an experienced bird watcher can identify up to 100 species in a day!

Breakfast, lunch & dinner included.

Day 3

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi

This morning you will enjoy an early breakfast before we transfer you to the National Park headquarters for your trek briefing.

After this, you will enter the forest and enjoy the early morning beauty and freshness of the forest which is home to more than half of the world’s mountain gorillas.

Tracking the gorillas can take several hours of challenging walking in wet spend an hour with them before returning to your lodge for dinner and reflection on an unbelievable day.

Breakfast, lunch & dinner included.

Day 4

Bwindi to Ishasha

After breakfast, we depart from Bwindi National Park and drive through farmland before reaching the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth Park which is famous for its rare tree-climbing lions.

We arrive at the lodge in time for lunch before taking an afternoon game drive to search for tree-climbing lions, monkeys and the huge variety of birdlife that inhabit the park.

Return to your lodge in time for a relaxing meal.

Breakfast, lunch & dinner included.

Day 5:

Game drive in Ishashs & cruise along the Ka

Today we have an early start in time for a morning game drive in search of the rare tree-climbing lions. Later we set out for Mweya arriving in time for lunch at your lodge.

After lunch, we enjoy an afternoon boat cruise on the spectacular Kazinga Channel. This waterway is home to a variety of water birds and on a hot day, you are likely to see hippos, elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles and waterbucks at the water edge.

Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.

Breakfast, lunch & dinner included.

Day 6

Transfer to Kibale National Par & Chimpanze

In the morning we depart for the Uganda Chimpanzee Trekking safari in Kibale National Park, reputable for having the greatest variety and the highest concentration of primates in East Africa.

We arrive in time for lunch and in the afternoon depart on Chimpanzee trek where we search for chimpanzees and other primates including phoestess, Red –colobuses, Blues, Red-tailed and grey cheeked Mangabeys, butterflies and many small insects.

The guide will provide detailed explanations on not only the primates which inhabit the region but also on all the forest’s fauna and flora, ensuring that your walk is informative, enjoyable and excellent for viewing bird life and primates in close quarters.

Breakfast, lunch & dinner included.

Day 7

Transfer to Entebbe for departure

Morning breakfast and transfer to Entebbe where your tour comes to an end.

Breakfast & lunch included

  • International airfares and visas
  • Arrival/departure taxes or reciprocity fees, visa fees where applicable
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Any items not mentioned as included and optional ides or trips their meals and drinks in hotels.