14 Days Uganda Purely Primate TourGorilla Tracking in Uganda

14 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari

Day 1: Arrival

On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you are met by one of our representatives. Transfer to a hotel in Entebbe for overnight.

Day 2: Entebbe – Ngamba Island

Leave for Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in Entebbe where you will meet for your morning boat transfer to Ngamba Island. The boat ride takes 90 minutes each way. Arrive at Ngamba Island in time for lunch. Dinner and overnight at the Ngamba Island Tented Camp.

Day 3: Ngamba Island

After breakfast you will view chimps feeding from the visitors’ platform area. There is also an option for the Forest Walk which offers you an opportunity to join a group of infant chimpanzees on a one hour walk through their forest habitat, A maximum of four visitors are allowed in the forest for each walk, always accompanied by trained staff for your safety and enjoyment. You will be in the company of several chimpanzees ranging in age from 1 year to 8 years of age and you will have direct contact. There are very specific instructions regarding clothing, cameras, glasses, and behavior when signing up for this unique opportunity as these chimpanzees are used to human contact and they will play-bite, climb on you, grab your glasses, and pull your hair or even just walk along holding your hand. This requires specific vaccinations to be given before travel and the activity is at an additional cost. Dinner and overnight at Ngamba Island Tented Camp,

Day 4: Ngamba Island – Murchison Falls National Park

Travel back to Entebbe today morning. Depart for Murchison Falls Park taking a panoramic drive north-west through the famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town to Murchison Falls National Park. You will be staying in Budongo Forest tonight at Kaniyo Pabidi. Dinner and overnight at accommodation of your choice depending on the budget.

Day 5: Murchison Falls National Park

In the morning, go track the chimpanzees and get to see the closest of our primates with whom we share 99% of our genetic make. After lunch, travel to the Paraa in northern section of the park. Visit the Top of the Falls. Dinner and overnight at accommodation in Murchison Falls National Park.

Day 6: Murchison Falls National Park

Wake up to an early morning game drive to start at 7.00 am. Return to the Lodge for a late breakfast at 11.00 am. After lunch, a launch cruise to the bottom of the falls; the hippos and crocodiles are amazing. Don’t miss the water birds going after the boat. Return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Murchison Falls National Park – Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast, travel to Fort Portal. This is a long drive, approximately 8 hours. You will carry a picnic lunch from your accommodation. Arrive late afternoon. Check into Lodge; dinner and overnight, FB.

Day 8: Kibale Forest National Park

Early morning walk in Kibale Forest to track the habituated chimps which are the major attraction. These delightful apes are tremendous fun to watch as they squabble and play in trees and are closely related to humans than any other living creature. Using the network of shady forest trails provides much delight to botanists and butterfly lovers, while birders are in for a treat with 335 species recorded. Dinner and overnight.

Day 9: Kibale Forest National Park – Queen Elizabeth National Park

Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park after a late breakfast. You will have a picnic lunch with you. After checking in and freshening up, go for an evening game drive. Dinner and overnight.

Day 10: Queen Elizabeth National Park

This morning’s adventure also necessitates a very early breakfast. Drive to the top of the Kyambura Gorge, a deep natural ravine in the surrounding plains. Descend to the floor of the gorge to the riverine forest – very different from the savannah grasslands that surround it for chimp tracking. Drive back to the lodge for lunch, followed by the afternoon launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 11: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Leave for Bwindi Forest after breakfast. Upon arrival in Bwindi , check into your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 12: Bwindi National Impenetrabel Park

Have an early breakfast. Armed with your picnic lunch, proceed to the park offices for a brieing and clearance. With guides and game rangers off you go into the forest to track the ‘gentle giants’, the mountain gorillas. Return to Mahogany Lodge for dinner and overnight,

Day 13: Bwindi National Park – Kampala

Travel back to Kampala for overnight.

Day 14: Kampala – Entebbe

Airport transfer to check in on time for departure flight.

End of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari

Please note that this is a guideline program that maybe customized according to travelers’ needs and preferences. The variations are normally made to improve the tour and your experience.

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