7 Days Uganda Gorilla Primate Safari
Safari highlights: 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Primate Safari
- Gorilla trekking
- Batwa pygmies
- Tree climbing lions
- Boat cruise on kazinga channel
- Game drives
- chimpanzee tracking
- Bigodi swamp walk
Detailed Tour Itinerary: 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Primate Safari
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to your hotel
On arrival at the Airport, you will be received by our safari guide who will transfer you to your lodge for an overnight stay. (B.B)
Day 2 : Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest.
Early in the morning you will be met by our safari guide who will pick you from your hotel and transfer you southwestwards to Bwindi forest. Stopover at the Uganda-equator to take some photos. Continue to Mbarara town the home of the long horned Ankole cattle where you will have lunch, proceed through the rolling hills of the beautiful country side, until you eventually reach Bwindi Impenetrable forest. check in your lodge for dinner and overnight.(B.L.D)
Day 3 : Gorilla Trekking and Batwa Pygmies
Today will be the highlight of our safari. After breakfast transfer to the park headquarters to be briefed by the park ranger about mountain gorillas. At 8:00am you will set out into the impenetrable forest in groups led by park guides and rangers. The trekking duration is determined by the movements of the gorillas however on finding them you will spend about an hour with them taking photographs, videos as well as observing their amazing way of life. In the evening visit the batwa pygmies community. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.(B.L.D)
Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
After your breakfast, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park driving through Ishasha part of this park in search for the exceptional tree climbing lions in the fig trees. You will spot large herds of Uganda kobs feeding in the plains. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.(B.L.D)
Day 5: Game drive and Boat cruise
Morning game drive along the Kasenyi track to see the early risers plus other animals such as lions, antelopes, elephants and buffaloes. Return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon enjoy a thrilling boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. This offers you a closer view of wildlife like large schools of hippos, crocodiles and various bird species like malachite kingfishers, pink backed pelicans and saddle billed stork. Return for dinner and overnight at your lodge.(B.L.D)
Day 6: Game drive- transfer to Kibale National park.
After an early breakfast enjoy a short game drive as you exit the park. You will drive to Fort portal, have lunch at the lodge. In the evening you will go for a nature walk in Bigodi swamp expect to see several bird species and monkeys like black and white colobus, vervet and red tailed. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.(B.L.D)
Day 7 : Chimpanzee tracking – Departure
Breakfast then drive to the park headquarter for briefing about the do’s and don’t s while with chimpanzees. Rally behind the ranger as you walk deep into the forest. Spend an hour observing and taking photographs. This is the final day of your 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Primate Safari Check out and drive back to Entebbe via Kampala for a shopping spree at the craft market on Buganda road. Drop at the airport in time to catch your flight back home.