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Primate Watch Safari Uganda - 12 Days

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 12 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 6 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 3800 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 5690 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport.

Our Safari Company representative will pick you from the airport and transfer you to the proposed accommodation site in Kampala. If your flight arrives in the morning you are advised to change money. You can visit some exciting places with the help of your driver/guide. These may include; Kasubi Tombs, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, the Uganda museum among others. Dinner and overnight at Speke Hotel Kampala / Hotel Africana.

Day 2: Drive To Kibale Forest National Park.

After breakfast, we en route to Kibale via Mubende with packed lunch arrive in late afternoon and take a walk on Bigodi swamp to look for different bird species like the Papyrus Gonolek, White-winged Warbler and many more also to see plants. Dinner and overnight at Luxury-Ndali safari lodge Uganda in Fortportal/Mid range - Rwenzori View Guest House/Basic- Kanyankyu ecological site.

Day 3: Kibale Forest National Park.

This park is commonly accepted for a superlative diversity and highest massing of primates in the Great Lakes region. Here we shall take a nature walk in the tropical rain forest, search for wild chimpanzees with trained guides.

Take lunch in the afternoon and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park passing via the crater lakes region with over 30 crater lakes to be explored. The place has got a ravishing and luring terrain.Dinner and over night at Luxury -Mweya Safari Lodge / Jacana Safari Lodge/Lake kitandara camp/Budget- institute of Ecology.

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park (The Birder Paradise).

Resume early morning in search for; Lion, Elephants, Buffaloes, Hippos, Hyenas and more wildlife. After lunch at Mweya, embark on a walk to Maramagambo forest visiting the bat and the hunter's cave, see the blue lake , get a close look at a number of bats, the rock Pythons and the forest Cobras. Launch cruise along the Kazinga channel, which connects two lakes; George and Edward. Relax till dinner and overnight at your proposed accommodation prior. BLD

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park - To Lake Bunyonyi.

Take breakfast, have a short drive to Kyambura gorge and take a walk in the gorge and Kyambura River where the game reserve derives its name. Expect various primates most especially Chimpanzee of different species, Black and white Colobus monkeys and other animals like antelopes, hyenas, Lion and many others in the middle of savanna grassland. This gorge is a home of very many bird species. Have lunch en route then you will be transferred to Lake Bunyonyi for another scenario, arrive in time for evening birding. Dinner and overnight at Lake Bunyonyi Overland Camp / Crater Bay Cottages.

Day 6: Lake Bunyonyi.

We make a ride on Lake Bunyonyi in dug out canoes and after lunch depending on ones preference; take leisure walks, mountain biking or swim, sun-bathe name your choice. Dinner and Overnight at Bushara Island Camp/Lake Bunyonyi Overland Camp / Crater Bay Cottages.

Day 7: Transfer To Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

En route to Bwindi and arrive at mid morning. Lunch,dinner and over night at Lake kitandara luxury tented camp/or Basic - Buhoma community bandas. Take an optional in the evening for Buhoma Village walk at an extra $15 USD per person OR relax enjoying the evening till dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

Leave port for the long awaited adventure of Gorilla tracking in the Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Gorilla tracking is unpredictable, it is difficult to estimate how long you may take the jungle; however the excursion may take 2-8 hours.

It all depends on the movement of these great apes."The excitement of seeing the gorillas makes it all worthwhile!" is what anyone who has made the tracking will be enhanced to say in any circumstances. Dinner and Overnight at Lake kitandara luxury tented accommodation or Basic - Buhoma community bandas.

Day 9: To Lake Mburo National Park.

After breakfast we drive to Lake Mburo National Park where we have an evening game drive in search for; Topes, Buffaloes, Water buck and not forgetting the Eland, (the largest of the Antelopes found in Uganda). Dinner and Overnight at; Luxury- Mantana Luxury Tented Camp or drie to Mbarara at Agip Motel or basic at rwonyo rest camp at the park headquarters.

Day 10: Lake Mburo National Park.

At dawn, take game drive in park and later return to your accommodation for late breakfast and the boat rides on the Lake. Leave for Kampala in the afternoon stopping over the Uganda Equator for some shots and visit to the Craft Village. Later you will be dropped at your hotel in kampala for over night.

Day 11: Kampala City Tour.

After your breakfast, take a trip to Uganda's capital city which starts in the morning at 0830hrs after your breakfast and will take you on a tour within and without the greenest city in Africa.

Visit the Bahai temple - the biggest and only religious temple building of its kind in Africa. Bahai temple is a good site for picnic because of it's beautiful picnic scenery rightly placed on a hill that gives you a view of the city.

Then the Uganda Museum - a historical feature with lots of colonial, cultural and traditional collections, pass by the Makerere University -the first and the oldest university in East Africa.
Kasubi tombs - The largest crypt in Africa and special burial place for Uganda kings. Our guide will be pleased to give you a brief and interesting history on the same.

With the Namirembe Cathedral - the first and oldest religious feature that was constructed by the European missionaries. Then have Lunch at the African Village Restaurant. En route to Namugongo Shrines - a historical place where the first Ugandan Christians were murdered by the orders of a Buganda king. Then pass by the Ugandan craft village -do some shopping if you wish African art, curving, and masks of your desire. Return to your Hotel for Dinner and overnight.

Day 12: Departure From Entebbe International Airport.

Depending on the time of your flight, have an expedition before the Airport transfer. Do some shopping for souvenir for remembrance. Pack to your bags and get ready for the 40 minutes ride to the Airport, Check in before time of the flight and the company representative will be off.

Note should be taken that we have got two types of Safaris, Some opt for Luxury Safari (lodges / hotels) and others opt for Budget Safaris (camping and simple accommodation). Our rates vary with the accommodation type, nevertheless the rest of the activities will remain the same.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2006

The company is owned by Begumisa Robert a Ugandan citizen. Begumisa is a graduate of Tourism from Makerere University. He holds a masters degree in Social Sector Planning and Management and a certificate in tour guiding. He has a wide experience in tourism dating back from 10 years as a tours Manager for East Africa...

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