Luxury 7 Days Grand Primate Safari - Gorilla &Chimpanzee Trekking, Walking Safari in Lake Mburo

Highlights

  • Gorilla trekking
  • Chimpanzee Trekking
  • Bigodi Community nature Walk
  • Tree Climbing lions game drive
  • Walking safari in Lake Mburo

Overview

This exclusive Primate (gorilla and Chimpanzee Tracking) safari is a dream come true for those in love with primates. You will Visit two primate destinations, the famous Bwindi Impenetrable park (Gorilla tracking), Kibale Forest park the chimpanzee capital ( Chimpanzee tracking) and Lake Mburo national park the smallest savannah park home to the famous walking safaris as well as bush breakfast.

This safari has very well located, breathtaking private accommodation and a 4x4 comfortable safari Jeep. The safari will start in Entebbe and will end in Entebbe Uganda. Airport pick up and drop off will be a bonus (no charge)

This 7 days program is based on Mid-range option can be upgraded to luxury or adjusted to Budget which makes it flexible. Crafted for those that love primates, suitable for family, honeymooners and friends on adventure. Suitable for photographers and those that love it private to rediscover themselves as well as solo travelers.

It can be an extension to Masai mara Kenya. Please contact us for this extension of another 6 days in Kenya or Serengeti of Tanzania.

  • Day 1 - Welcome to Uganda through Entebbe Airport, transfer to Your hotel

    Our representative will welcome you upon arrival in Uganda through Entebbe (advisable for an afternoon flight), then drive to hotel for relaxation dinner and overnight ready to start the great primate safari the next day. (PCR test not required for fully vaccinated travelers)

    The accommodation recommended has the best view of Lake Victoria and situated on a hill overlooking Kampala Uganda the capital. Such a nice warm welcome to the pearl of Africa with a breathtaking view. The rooms have private bathroom and private balcony and a swimming pool

    Drive Time: 1 Hour (Entebbe to Kampala)
    Activity Time: N/A
    Accommodation: Casia Lodge (M) or similar
    Meal Plan: HB Basis (B & D)

  • Day 2 - Travel from Kampala to Kibale forest park the chimpanzee capital by road

    Drive from Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park the capital of Chimpanzees, one of the best drive views of green, photography stops, washroom breaks and stretching with lunch in Fort portal. Drive to your hotel later for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

    The accommodation recommended is right at the edge of the forest cover giving you the real tropical rain forest freshness. It’s a private cottage, comfortably furnished with a own private en-suite bathroom, with a flash toilet, dressing room, hot water shower and private veranda. Black and white monkeys and other primates are usually visitors even as you relax. Has a swimming pool as well

    Drive Time: 3-5Hours (Kampala to Kibale)
    Activity Time: Relaxation
    Accommodation: Turaco Tree Tops (M) or similar
    Meal Plan: FB Basis (B, L, D)

  • Day 3 - Morning Chimpanzee trekking, Lunch and Afternoon Bigodi local community experience

    Drive from the hotel Kibale Forest National Park headquarters ready for the Chimpanzee trekking, this usually takes up to mid-day and then will drive to the community lunch experience and there after a community walking experience. Retire early evening for relaxation dinner and overnight.

    Drive Time: N/A
    Activity Time: 2-4 Hours (Chimps), 2-4 Hours (Community experience)
    Accommodation: Turaco Tree Tops (M) or similar
    Meal Plan: FB Basis (B, L, D)

  • Day 4 - Transfer from Kibale to Bwindi Impenetrable home to the Mountain Gorillas

    Breakfast at leisure, start your journey to Bwindi through Isahsha sector in search for the tree climbing lions. This is a sought-after wonder and once located the beautiful cats relaxing in fig trees will be worth the try. Continue and arrive in Bwindi the gorilla trekking area early evening, relaxation dinner and overnight.

    The accommodations recommended is an upgrade to a luxury lodge on the edge of the mighty Bwindi Forest and often may get the Gorillas as visitors and other primates. The water flowing in the background is good for the relaxation as you are having dinner. Standard comfortably furnished with a double bed, own private en-suite bathroom, with a flash toilet, dressing room, hot water shower and private veranda overlooking the forest.

    Drive Time:4-7Hours (Kibale to Bwindi)
    Activity Time: 1-2 Hours (Game drive for tree climbing lions at an extra fee*)
    Accommodation: Mahogany Springs Lodge (L) or Similar
    Meal Plan: FB Basis (B, L, D)

  • Day 5 - Gorilla trekking and Batwa community experience

    Early morning breakfast, drive to the briefing area where you will be allocated a Gorilla trekking group. This is the exciting highlight of the trip and the dream come true when you come face to face with the Mountain Gorillas. This can be tough going up and down in search for the mighty gorillas once found, you will spend an hour with them and an amount of fitness is required. That mentioned, the reward of a trekking certificate will we so worth the experience. This experience will be crowned by the batwa and women community experience. You drive back to the hotel for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

    Drive Time: N/A
    Activity Time: 3-9 Hours (Gorilla Trekking)
    Accommodation: Mahogany Springs Lodge (M) or similar
    Meal Plan: FB Basis (B, L, D)

  • Day 6 - Scenic drive from Bwindi to Lake Mburo National Park

    After a heavy breakfast celebration, we will begin one of the most scenic drives of the trip. Expect to see little towns and villages, rift valley features, terraces all the way to the dry Ankole cattle corridor of Mbarara where we will have a traditional local meal. Drive to later to lake Mburo in time or a boat cruise on the lake, short game drive and sunset experience will crown this day. Then transfer to your hotel for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

    The Accommodations chosen have the aerial view of the best part of lake Mburo park and the community. Standard comfortably furnished cottage with own private en-suite bathroom, with a flash toilet, dressing room, hot water shower and private veranda overlooking the Park. What a way to recollect the whole primate safari experience. This accommodation has a swimming pool

    Drive Time: 5-7 Hours
    Activity Time: 3-9 Hours (Game drive and boat cruise )
    Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock Lodge (M) or similar
    Meal Plan: FB Basis (B, L, D)

  • Day 7 - Transfer from Lake Mburo to Entebbe Airport for your flight

    On this day, after a quick morning coffee, you will go for a walking safari in the park enjoying being close to the animals, bush breakfast, then drive to Entebbe for your flight back home. (Please note that this flight should be in the evening to be able to make it to the airport check in procedures).

    Check in and fly back home or continue to Nairobi or Tanzania

    Drive Time: 4-6 Hours
    Activity Time: 1-2 Hours (Walking Safari)
    Accommodation: N/A
    Meal Plan: FB Basis (B & L)

  • 4x4 Land cruiser Jeep car with fuel
  • English speaking driver guide
  • -Airport transfers
  • Entrance fees
  • Gorilla permit
  • Chimpanzee permit
  • Bigodi Community walk
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Shared Accommodation based on B, L, D
  • Visa fees ($50 Single entry for Uganda alone, $100 east African visa if you are visiting Kenya ) to be applied online
  • Tips and gratuities of different nature
  • Extra activities
  • Soft drinks or Alcoholic drinks
  • International and domestic air flights (Available on Request)
  • Ishahsa tree climbing lion experience
  • Insurance

Important Information

It is possible to trek gorillas another extra day ( Extra cost will be incurred and an extra day to make it 8 days)

You can arrive through Rwanda - Kigali international airport and fly back through Entebbe airport ( Would require an East African Visa to travel Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya at the same time)

There is an option of domestic flights to all these destinations ( Domestic flight reduce on drive time but will not give you the ground safari experience)

It is possible to Upgrade on all accommodations and travel style

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Dates & Availability

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  • October 2022
  • November 2022
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  • Saturday
    October 1 2022
    Friday
    October 7 2022
    Total $3990 $3590
  • Tuesday
    November 1 2022
    Monday
    November 7 2022
    Total $3990 $3590
  • Thursday
    November 10 2022
    Wednesday
    November 16 2022
    Total $3990 $3590
  • Sunday
    November 20 2022
    Saturday
    November 26 2022
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