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A Journey for All

Uganda’s Wildlife Expedition: From Chimpanzees to Gorillas (8 days)

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer from Airport to Kampala

As you arrive in Uganda, our team warmly welcomes you at the airport and ensures a smooth transfer to your comfortable accommodation in Kampala. Take this opportunity to relax and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the city.

A simple view of the Boma Hotel Entebbe your accommodation for day 1.





Day 2: Kibale Forest National Park Adventure

Start your day with a delicious breakfast and receive a comprehensive briefing on the day’s activities. We’ll transfer you to Kibale Forest National Park, renowned for its rich primate population and lush biodiversity. Engage in thrilling chimpanzee tracking, where you can witness these intelligent primates in their natural habitat. Afterward, enjoy a satisfying lunch and relax at the lodge, surrounded by nature’s tranquillity. Indulge in a delightful dinner and spend a restful night at the lodge

Below are some captivating images of the Isunga lodge your accommodation for day 2





Day 3: Bigodi Swamp Walk and Wildlife Encounter

After breakfast, embark on an enchanting Bigodi swamp walk, immersing yourself in the diverse ecosystem and encountering a variety of bird species and other fascinating wildlife. After a satisfying lunch, we’ll transfer you to Queen Elizabeth National Park, famous for its diverse wildlife. Enjoy a memorable boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, where you can observe hippos, elephants, buffalos, and a plethora of birdlife. Delight in a delicious dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Simple images Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge your accommodation for day 3





Day 4: Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Fuel up with a hearty breakfast before embarking on an adventurous game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Marvel at the park’s diverse wildlife, including lions, elephants, buffalos, antelopes, and more. Capture stunning photographs and create lifelong memories of your wildlife encounters. After a delightful lunch, we’ll transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home to the endangered mountain gorillas. Enjoy a delicious dinner and a peaceful overnight stay at the lodge





Day 5: Gorilla Tracking and Relaxation

Today presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as you set off on an extraordinary gorilla tracking experience. After an early breakfast and a detailed briefing, venture into the dense Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to encounter these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Witnessing gorillas up close is an awe-inspiring experience for all travellers. Afterward, enjoy a satisfying lunch and take time to rest and relax at the lodge. Indulge in a delicious dinner and enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep.








Day 6: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

After a leisurely breakfast, we’ll transfer you to Lake Mburo National Park, known for its scenic landscapes and diverse wildlife. Enjoy a delightful lunch and try an exciting game drive, where you can spot zebras, impalas, elephants, and other wildlife. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the park and capture stunning photographs. Savour a delicious dinner and spend a comfortable night at the lodge.




Day 7: Walking Safari and Departure

Start the day with a delicious breakfast and embark on a walking safari in Lake Mburo National Park. Accompanied by experienced guides, explore the park’s diverse ecosystems, encounter wildlife up close, and appreciate nature’s delicate balance. Afterward, enjoy a satisfying lunch before we transfer you back to Kampala. Relax and reminisce about your incredible journey during a comfortable overnight stay at the lodge.





Day 8: Leisure Day and Departure

On your last day, take a leisurely morning to relax at the lodge or visit the captivating Botanical Gardens in Entebbe. Immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance, admire the diverse flora, and cherish the final moments of your adventure. Afterward, enjoy a delightful breakfast at the lodge before our team assists you with the airport transfer, ensuring a seamless departure.

Conclusion

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Uganda’s incredible national parks, from tracking chimpanzees in Kibale Forest to encountering majestic gorillas in Bwindi. With thrilling game drives, enchanting boat cruises, and immersive walking safaris, this itinerary caters to families, couples, groups, solo travellers, and older individuals. Our experienced guides, comfortable accommodations, and carefully planned activities ensure a memorable and inclusive experience for all. Discover the wonders of Uganda’s wildlife and create lasting memories on your next adventure.

FAQs

1: What should I expect during chimp tracking in Kibale Forest?
Chimp tracking in Kibale Forest offers a unique opportunity to observe these incredible
primates in their natural habitat. Accompanied by experienced guides, you’ll trek through the
forest, following the chimp’s movements. As you get closer, you’ll witness their playful
behaviours, hear their vocalizations, and learn about their social dynamics. It’s a thrilling
experience that provides insight into the lives of our closest relatives. 

2: Is gorilla tracking physically demanding?
Gorilla tracking can be physically demanding as it involves trekking through dense forests
and steep terrain. The duration and difficulty of the trek can vary depending on the gorilla
family’s location. It’s essential to be in good physical health, prepared for moderate to
strenuous activity, and equipped with sturdy hiking boots, long trousers, and a waterproof
jacket. However, the reward of encountering gorillas up close makes every step worthwhile. 

3: Can children participate in gorilla tracking?
The minimum age for gorilla tracking in Uganda is 15 years old. This age restriction is in
place to ensure the safety of both the visitors and the gorillas. The trek can be physically
demanding, and young children may find it challenging. However, there are alternative
activities suitable for children, such as nature walks and cultural experiences, ensuring they
can also enjoy Uganda’ s natural beauty.

4: What wildlife can I expect to see in Queen Elizabeth NP?
Queen Elizabeth National Park is renowned for its diverse wildlife. During game drives, you
can expect to spot elephants, buffalos, antelopes, warthogs, lions, and leopards, among
other mammals. The park is also home to an impressive variety of bird species, including the
iconic African fish eagle, herons, kingfishers, and many more. The Kazinga Channel boat
cruise offers excellent opportunities to see hippos, crocodiles, and a myriad of water birds.

5: Are there any safety precautions during wildlife encounters?
Your safety is of utmost importance during wildlife encounters. Always follow the instructions
and guidance provided by your experienced guides. Maintain a safe distance from the
animals and avoid any sudden movements that might startle them. It’s essential to respect
the wildlife and their natural behaviour while appreciating them from a respectful distance.


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