5 Day Chimps and Game Safari

4 Day Chimpanzee tracking Safari

4 Days 3 Nights

Rates are per person (pp) and based on 2 people sharing 1 room
Excluding international flights (from/to your home country).

Overview

This is customized for those interested in chimpanzee trekking and game safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will have a primate tour, game drives and boat cruise on Kazinga channel where you will have an opportunity to see more wildlife.

Tour Summary

  • Day 01: Drive to Kibale Forest National Park
  • Day 02: Chimpanzee trek and Bigodi Wetland walk
  • Day 03: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for Community visit and evening game drive
  • Day 04: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel
  • Day 05: Morning game drive and Drive Back to Kampala/Entebbe to end the trip.

Things to Consider

Accommodation is Inclusive

Small Group Safari: Max 6 People per group

Tour Can Depart any day

Tour can be customized

Solo travelers can join this tour

Age Limit: 13 years and above

Detailed Itinerary

Arrival

You’ll be picked up from the airport (or hotel)

Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost

DAY 1: Pick up from Kampala/Entebbe and Drive to Kibale Forest National Park.

Today you will meet your guide in the morning at the Airport/Hotel and start your drive Kibale Forest National Park. You will have lunch stop in Fort portal and other scenic spots for photography. You will arrive in Kibale late afternoon for refreshment and overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Lodge: Isunga Lodge/Chimpanzee Forest Guest house.

Flight time: one to one and half hours.


DAY 2: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi wetland walk.

After breakfast you will drive to Kibale National Park headquarters at Kanyankyu for briefing about the dos and don’ts while in the forest trekking chimpanzees. You and your guide plus other clients will head to the forest to look for a given community of wild but habituated chimpanzees. You will be allowed to spend one hour with chimps for photography and observation but your walk will be punctuated by lots of birds, other primates among others. After your chimp trek, you will drive to the nearby Bigodi village for a wetland walk to identify other primates and birds that you could have missed on your trek. Bigodi wetland walk is controlled by the community and when one participates in it, all returns will be given to the local community for development

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Lodge: Isunga Lodge/Chimpanzee Forest Guest house


DAY 3: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for Community Encounter and evening game drive..

Today after breakfast, you will drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park and visit local communities in Queen Elizabeth National park for cultural experiences in Kasenyi and Katwe, you will have a chance as well to visit the Orphanage groups as a company we do recommend you carry any items that you can donate to the needy people in these communities, from here you will visit Katwe salt mines for a local experience and education on how slat is mined using local means, after you will proceed for sightseeing and visiting the beautiful carter lakes. And if time allows you will do an evening game drive

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Lodge: Elephant Hab Lodge


DAY 4: Morning Game drive and Afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel

After an early morning cup of coffee, you will drive back to Kasenyi plains for a game viewing. It’s this time of the morning that the big cats are usually out to hunt for their prey. There will be high chances of spotting lions and or leopards on a hunt or feasting on their kill. Obviously, there is a guarantee that you will see buffaloes, hippos, and several species of antelopes, and many more. You may return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation and return later in the day drive to Mweya jetty for an afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. This two hour boat cruise is one of the highlights of Queen Elizabeth National Park. It provides you with an opportunity to view over 300 out of the 600 water bird species recorded here. There are also antelopes, crocodiles, elephants, buffaloes and hippos which can be sighted while on the boat.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Lodge: Elephant Hab Lodge


DAY 5: Drive Back to Entebbe/Kampala to end the trip

After breakfast, you will bid farewell to the lodge and drive though the Park back to Kampala/Entebbe to end the trip. With this, you can be dropped at the Hotel or Entebbe International Airport for your flight out.


End of your safari.

This is a private safari and is available upon request. It can be tailored to suite your needs and preferences. We can as well change accommodation/Lodges mentioned in the itinerary to the ones that you prefer. Please contact us with the dates you want to come, number of people in your group and we will check availability of rooms and permits and send you a quote.

Cost Includes

  • Transfers to and from Entebbe/Pakuba Airstrip
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Walks and city tour
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees and activities as per the itinerary
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

Cost excludes

  • Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
  • International and internal flights
  • Uganda Visa (USD50 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry

STANDARD: 4X4 SAFARI VAN

Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari Vans customized for game viewing and photography. Each safari van comes with a professionally trained driver guide and fuel for the whole safari. Our Safari vans have viewing hatches and each client is entitled to a window seat. Our Vans can take up to eight people. We also have 4×4 Super Customs very comfortable and stable on the road. These carry up to 5 people with their luggage. We also have 4×4 RAV 4 for a group of two people

UPGRADE: 4X4 LUXURY SAFARI LANDCRUISER

We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. They have pop-up roofs for proper game viewing and photography. They come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while IN THE VEHICLE). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as your smartphones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed of a window seat.

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