Primate Expeditions Uganda

Primate Safari Uganda - 2 Gorilla Treks

Primate Expeditions Uganda itinerary:

Day 1. Visit Ngamba island
Start off your Primate Expeditions in Uganda with a visit to Ngamba island Chimpanzee sanctuary dedicated to orphaned and rescued chimpanzees. Its located 23 kms South of Entebbe at the heart of Lake Victoria the second largest lake in the World. After a briefing by the guides about the life of the Chimpanzees at the sanctuary before you take a tour to see the chimpanzee feeding.
Meal plan: Lunch

Day 2. Road Transfer Entebbe – Kibale Forest National Park
Early morning breakfast will be organized before you set off for Fort Portal. You will have an opportunity to tour the Tooro kingdom before you proceed to Kibale Forest National Park for the night.
Meal plan: Breakfast and dinner

Day 3. Chimpanzee tracking experience in Kibale Forest
After your breakfast on this third day of your Primate Expeditions in Uganda you will transfer to Kibale Park headquarters at Kanyanchu. You will then be briefed by the ranger guide before you enter the forest to start your Chimpanzee tracking experience.

The forests are always covered by the sound of the songs from the chimpanzees and birds which makes your tracking a rewarding experience. Return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon visit the Bigodi Wetland sanctuary.
Meal plan; Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4. Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park.
After breakfast on your way to Queen Elizabeth Game park you will have an opportunity to visit some of the crater lakes dotted in Kibale area. continue to Queen Elizabeth Game park driving passed the Rwenzori Mountains. Evening game drive then return to the lodge for an overnight.
Meal plan; Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5: Take a Tour of Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth Game park boasts of one of the highest biodiversity ratings of any game park or reserve in the world. Located on the floor of the Albertine Rift Valley south west of Kasese, its vegetation comprises of savannah, acacia, euphorbia trees and large papyrus swamps. A number of over 100 mammal species and 500 bird species make this territory and great tourist destination.

The morning Game drive in the Kasenyi area provides excellent opportunity to see lions, elephants, Leopards, Topi and many other animals. In the afternoon, take part in the boat trip on the Mweya Peninsula along the Kazinga channel.  You will see crocodiles, hippos and birds that inhabit the Shoreline.
Meal plan; Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6: Drive from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi
After breakfast, drive to Kyambura Gorge within Queen Elizabeth Game park for an unforgettable experience, this is a scenic gorge 100 meters deep covered with tropical forests. Hike the gorge of Kyambura River in search of the wild Chimpanzees before your transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park.
Meal plan; Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7. Gorilla tracking day

Today is the gorilla tracking day!
Early morning breakfast then transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing on your gorilla tracking from the park guides. You will then embark on your gorilla trek with the expert leadership of the park guides who will point out signs of previous gorilla activity, including dung, nests and chewed bamboo shoots. Your gorilla tracking will be an exciting journey along forested slopes, entwined vines, bushes and bamboo before you eventually reach the gorilla family.

The time taken to track the gorillas can be as few as 2 hours to as many as 7 hours. Once the gorillas have been located, your group will be allowed a maximum of one hour with them.

Coming face-to-face with a mountain gorilla is a truly humbling and emotional experience. This is a fantastic and privileged opportunity to get up close and personal with Uganda’s endangered Mountain gorillas.
Meal plan; Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 8 .Transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe

After spending time with the Mountain Gorillas, you will drive back to Kampala or Entebbe with a stop in Mbarara for lunch and Uganda equator for some photo opportunities.

End of your Primate Expeditions Uganda tour

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