Encounter Africa safaris arranges both Budget and Luxury Uganda primate safaris from Kigali Rwanda. Uganda is referred to as the Primate capital of Africa and can be easily accessed from Kigali International Airport than it is from Entebbe International Airport. For those who love to spend more time with world primates and prefer not to drive long journeys, then our Uganda primate safaris from Kigali Rwanda suites your special requirements.
Why book Uganda primate safaris from Kigali Rwanda.
It is very true that Rwanda has primates just as Uganda but Uganda has been described as one of the best and affordable place to visit major primates which include habituated mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and chimpanzees in Kibale National Park, Budongo Forest and so much more. This therefore gives you all reasons to book Uganda primate safaris from Kigali Rwanda to enjoy the best experience Uganda has to offer compared to her counterparts in the region.
The reason why you should book Uganda primate safaris from Kigali Rwanda is mainly to shorten the drive time from the airport to Uganda’s main primate spots. While it is 9-10 hours drive from Entebbe to Bwindi, its only 4-5 hours from Kigali International Airport Rwanda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. One can easily access Uganda through Chanika boarder or Gatuna Boarder onwards to Bwindi Impenetrable National park and other sites that have great primates. The East African tourist visa has been helpful in accessing Uganda , Rwanda and Kenya. For more information about the East African tourist visa, do contact Encounter Africa safaris.
Where to go for Uganda primate safaris from Kigali Rwanda.
The main place to go for Uganda primate safaris from Kigali Rwanda is definitely Bwindi impenetrable National Park. Bwindi which is believed to be housing half the number of mountain gorillas in the whole world. It’s one of the four national parks where you can trek habituated mountain gorillas in the wild. With over 19 habituated mountain gorillas, Bwindi impenetrable National Park will provide you with a primate experience of a life time. Other primates do live in Bwindi forest and your gorilla trekking walk will allow you to spot as many primates as possible with the help of well trained UWA ranger guide who will be with you in the forest. Check out our 3 Day gorilla safari from Kigali as well as our 2 Day gorilla safari from Kigali to enjoy great primates in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from Kigali Rwanda.
Another hot spot for Uganda primate safaris from Kigali Rwanda is Mgahinga National Park. Mgahinga is a small national park located in southwestern Uganda sharing boundaries with Volcanoes National Park of Rwanda. Situated in the Virunga volcanoes, Mgahinga National Park is one of the best place to combine gorilla and golden monkey trekking. It is the only place where one can see or find habituated golden monkeys in the wild. You may choose to do golden monkey trekking which is a half day excursion or golden monkey habituation experience. Mgahinga is home to one habituated mountain gorilla family and as such, you may choose to enjoy gorilla trekking in this small but beautiful national Park. Check out our Primate tours that can be done in Mgahinga National Park.
Kibale Forest National Park as well as Budongo Forest are some of the best areas to visit on your Uganda primate safaris from Kigali Rwanda. Kibale National Park has been described as the best place to see habituated communities of wild chimpanzees and other 12 species of primate. Its low lying altitude offers easy access and trekking of chimpanzees and other primates in this great forest. You may choose from chimp trekking excursions to Chimpanzee habituation experience safaris. Ask Encounter Africa safaris about and how to book Kibale chimp trekking and chimpanzee habituation experience permits.
In Budongo forest, you have another spot where you can enjoy Uganda primate safaris from Kigali. Budongo forest has the highest number of chimpanzees in Africa and a number of habituated chimpanzee families in Kaniyo Pabidi. Located in northern Uganda, Budongo is part of the vast Murchison Falls Conservation area where you can enjoy primate tours while in Uganda. Being in the far north, it is better to combine Budongo with other national park so as you break the would be long drives from Kigali Rwanda to Budongo forest. Budongo forest offers options of chimp trekking as well as chimp habituation experience.