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10 days Uganda primates

Our 10 days chimpanzee and gorilla habituation experience reward you with the opportunity of staying a little longer with both the chimpanzees and gorillas. These 10 days chimpanzee and gorilla habituation take you through Murchison falls, Kibale, Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi impenetrable forest national parks. During Chimpanzee Habituation Experience (CHEX), tourists are allowed to actively participate as wild chimpanzees get used to human presence. Gorilla Habituation Experience (GHEX) refers to the process of introducing mountain gorillas to the presence of humans. These are some of the most rewarding and exciting activities one should not miss in a lifetime.

A must does not miss is also a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls in Murchison falls national park where a thunderous water roar plunges into a 7-meter gorge, as well as a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth national park where you are rewarded with opportunities of seeing a lot of animals that come out of the bushes to quench their thirst.

Detailed 10 Days Chimpanzee & Gorilla Habituation Package

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to the hotel

On the first day of your itinerary, you will arrive at Entebbe International Airport, where you’ll be warmly welcomed. Our team will assist you with immigration formalities, and then you’ll be transferred to your booked facility in time for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Transfer To Murchison Falls Via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

After a refreshing breakfast, you’ll receive a detailed briefing for the day ahead. Later transfer to Murchison falls with an enroute stop at the Ziwa rhino sanctuary for rhino tracking. This is one of the most thrilling experiences as you get to track rhinos on foot. Later enroute stop at Masindi town for lunch before proceeding to the park via Kichumbanyombo gate. Go for a visit to the top of the falls and later check in at the booked lodge in time for evening relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Game Drive and Boat Cruise at Murchison Falls National Park

Day three starts with an early breakfast and a briefing for the day’s activities. You’ll embark on an exciting game drive through Murchison Falls National Park, exploring its diverse landscapes and encountering a wide array of wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, lions, and more. After the game drive, you’ll enjoy a tasty lunch. In the afternoon, you’ll experience a thrilling boat cruise along the Nile River, where you’ll have the opportunity to witness the majestic Murchison Falls up close. Finally, you’ll return to the lodge for a relaxing dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

After served breakfast, check out of the lodge and transfer to Kibale forest national park also known as the primate capital of the world. The journey itself will provide you with beautiful views of lush greenery and abundant wildlife.Enroute stop at Fort Portal for lunch before embarking on the journey to the national park as you pass through the lush green vegetation with tea plantations near Isunga park headquarters creating a beautiful scenery of the landscape. Arrive at the lodge in time for evening relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Chimpanzee Habituation Experience

This day begins with an early breakfast to fuel your exciting day ahead. You’ll embark on an unforgettable chimpanzee habituation adventure in Kibale Forest. Before entering the forest, you are required to go for briefing first at Kanyanchu tourism information center where later you will be allocated in groups of six persons and with the help of an experienced ranger guide from the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), you’ll trek through the dense forest trails, encountering these intelligent primates in their natural habitat. Dinner and overnight accommodation will be provided at the booked lodge.

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, you’ll transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, a scenic journey that showcases the beauty of Uganda’s landscapes. Have lunch enroute and later arrive at the booked facility and check in. In the afternoon, go for a game drive in the park as you get to see a lot of animals. It should be noted that Queen Elizabeth is one of the top tourist destinations in Uganda. In the evening, return to the booked facility in time for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 7: Game Drive and Boat cruise

Early in the morning, you’ll start with a fulfilling breakfast and briefing. You’ll then embark on an exhilarating game drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park, where you’ll have the chance to spot a wide range of wildlife, including elephants, buffalos, and various antelope species. After the game drive, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch and later in the afternoon go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel where you will be rewarded with opportunities of seeing a school of hippos as well as Pelicans at the Pelican point.

You also get to see the elephants and other animals that come out of the bushes in the hot afternoon to drink water on the shores of Kazinga channel. In the evening return back to the lodge for lunch in time for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay

Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi via Ishasha

After breakfast, you’ll embark on a game drive in the park and later transfer to Bwindi via Ishasha sector. Ishasha Sector, known for its famous tree-climbing lions so a good day you can be able to spot tree climbing lions before exiting the park as you enter into Bwindi. Arrive at the booked facility in time for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 9: Gorilla Habituation Experience

This is the highlight of your itinerary – the gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. After breakfast and a briefing, you’ll embark on a thrilling trek through the dense forest, guided by experienced trackers. Lunch will be packed, giving you time to rest and reflect on this extraordinary experience. Tourists should take note that during the gorilla habituation experience they are allowed 4 hours with the mountain gorillas. Coming face to face with these creatures is one of the most rewarding experiences you should not miss in a lifetime on your trip to the Pearl of Africa. Later return to the booked facility in time for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay

Day 10: Transfer to Entebbe for departure

After early served breakfast, check out of the facility and transfer to Entebbe. Enroute stop at the equator for lunch and also do some shopping of souvenirs to carry for your loved ones. Later embark on the journey to Entebbe arriving in time for your international flight back home.

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