9 DAYS PRIMATE SAFARI

Experience East Africa

Day One

Meet and greet at Entebbe  International Airport by a Guide who will warmly welcome you and facilitate seamless arrival formalities.  After a short transfer to your hotel you will be briefed about you safari. Depending on the time of arrival e.g. if your flight arrives in the morning, you are advised to have money changed this day. To get to know Kampala, you can visit some of the landmarks in town with the help of our driver/guide. Overnight at either Lake Victoria  Serena Resort for up market  accommodation or Cassia Lodge for  Medium range accommodation, or Namirembe Guest House for Low budget accommodation.  BB

Day Two

After an early morning breakfast, you will depart Kampala for Fort Portal arriving in time for lunch .In the afternoon relax at your hotel or visit the crater lakes area. Overnight at either  Primate Lodge for up  market accommodation, or  Mountains of the Moon Hotel for mid range accommodation or Rwenzori View Guest House for Low budget accommodation. FB

Day Three

After Breakfast go for chimpanzee tracking.  You will also see and other primates including L’Hoest, red colobus, and blue red tailed and gray cheeked mangabey.  Enjoy the services of our ranger guide who will give you detailed information on primates, forest, flora and fauna. Later in the afternoon, you will have the opportunity of a guided walk through Bigodi Swamp. Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is managed by the Kibale Association for Rural and Environmental organization formed in 1992 with the aim of achieving social and economic development for local communities. This swamp is a home to approximately 137 bird species and it is also rich in vegetation, such as wild palms, polita figs and the dominant papyrus.  There are a net-work of forest trails that radiate out from the visitor centre, allowing you to search for a number of species that shun the vicinity of the main road. Overnight at either  Primate Lodge for up  market accommodation, or  Mountains of the Moon Hotel for mid range accommodation or Rwenzori View Guest House for Low budget accommodationFB

Day Four

On this day after your morning breakfast you will proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain range for most of the journey.  A game drive en-route may be rewarded by seeing a lot of wild animals such as elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, hyena and variety of antelope species.  After lunch, enjoy the unique 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel which joins Lake Edward and Lake George.  You will see a lot of hippos and other animals may be seen drinking at water’s edge.  During this launch cruise you will have opportunity to take photographs, game viewing and bird watching with over 550 resident species of colorful birds for you to enjoy. Overnight at either Kyambura Lodge for up market accommodation, or Ihamba Lodge for medium range or Albertine Rift Safari Camps for Low budget accommodation. FB

Day Five

Today we have an early morning game drive.  Queen Elizabeth National Park is a home of abundant wildlife with grassy plains, and volcanic craters.  You will have an excellent opportunity to see lion, leopard, giant forest hog, Cape buffalo, elephants, defassa waterbuck, Uganda kob, topi and bushbuck. Later transfer to Ishasha sector where you will go for yet another game drive in the evening in search of tree climbing lions. Over night at either Ishasha Wilderness Camp for up market accommodation or Savannah Resort Hotel for medium range accommodation. FB

Day Six

After your breakfast you will depart Queen Elizabeth National Park for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park by driving through the ‘Switzerland of Africa’ area known as Kigezi Highlands with its terraced hillside and winding roads.  Overnight at Gorilla Safari Lodge for up market accommodation, or Kisoro Travelers Hotel for Mid range accommodation. FB

Day Seven

Early morning entry into the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest the rainforest is spectacular, It offers a dramatic, steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense, but crisscrossed by numerous animal¹s trails allowing access to tourists.   Mammals recorded include the endangered Mt Gorilla, rare golden monkey, buffalo, elephant, black-fronted duiker, bushbuck, leopard, giant forest hog and others.  This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas. The thrill of spending time and observing the gorillas is a rare moving, awesome and exciting adventure. There is always a ranger guide to interpret the Fauna and the Flora. The gorilla is a shy and peaceful animal and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact the others that are not going Gorilla tracking will have community walk to observe traditional. In the afternoon, relax at the lodgeOvernight at Gorilla Safari Lodge for up market accommodation, or Kisoro Travelers Hotel for Mid range accommodation. FB

Day Eight

After breakfast transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, have a game drive as you enter the park . After lunch go for an evening boat cruise on L. Mburo and get quite close to the croc and hipposOver night at either Mihingo lodge for up market accommodation , or Mburo Safari Lodge for medium range accommodation or UWA Bandas for Low budget accommodation. FB

Day Nine

Early morning game drive and later drive back to Kampala with a stop over for lunch en-route.   Stop at the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers where you will be able to watch the ceremonial drums being crafted using methods passed down through the generations.  There will also be time to stop at the Equator where you will be able to stand in 2 hemispheres at the same time and take photographs arriving in time to catch your flight back home



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