10 Days - Chimps, Crater Lakes, Climbing Lions, Gorillas

10 Days - Chimps, Crater Lakes, Climbing Lions, Gorillas

$3,864 (Per Adult)

$386 (Per Adult) / Day

(Includes)

  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Accomodation
  • Sightseeing

Duration10 day(s)

LocationUganda

Start PointKampala

End PointKampala

AvailabilityFeb 05 , 2019 to Dec 31 , 2019

No Add-ons for this package

Summary

On this trip you will visit Kibale Forest National park known to have the highest concentration of primates in East Africa. Later on go to Queen Elizabeth a biodiversity park known for its crater lakes, abundant flora and wildlife especially the tree climbing lions in Ishasha, boat cruise along the Kazinga channel. Lastly you will visit the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park a UNESCO World Heritage Site home to half the world’s Gorillas estimated at 440 out of the 880 and Lake Bunyonyi the place of little birds.

Activities

  • Animal Tracking
  • Boat Cruise
  • Evening Drives
  • General Photography
  • Landscape photography
  • Morning Drives
  • Scenic Drive
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Game drive
  • Bird Watching
  • Culture

Places

  • Lake Victoria, Uganda
  • Entebbe, Uganda
  • Fort Portal, Uganda
  • Crater Lakes, Uganda
  • Kibale National Park, Uganda
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
  • Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda
  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
  • Kampala, Uganda

Physical Condition

  • Normal Physical Condition

Connectivity

  • WiFi and phone coverage throughout

Day-by-day Description

Day 1Welcome to Uganda –the Pearl of Africa

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Boat Cruise Canoeing Dance Game Walk Hiking Morning Drives Scenic Drive Wilderness Trail Wildlife photograph Game drive Bird Watching Culture

Meet and greet your guide.Depending on your arrival,you may tour Entebbe zoo and Kampala historical Sites at your own cost.Overnight Hotel Africana Kampala.Meal Plan Dinner.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Kampala, Central Region, Uganda

Travel Time: 1 hrs

Day 2Travel to Kibale the Chimpanzee Capital

Travel to Kibale Forest National Park the primate capital of East Africa. Enjoy the green scenery in the countryside especially the well-kept tea plantations.Check in at your accommodation.Nyinabulitwa Resort.Meal Plan L,D.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Fort Portal, Western Region, Uganda

Travel Time: 7 hrs

Day 3Chimpanzee tracking and community walk

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Watching Culture

On this day you have the chance to visit the Primate capital of East Africa. Chimpanzees are famous primates seen in this place. You wake up early for a morning trek to search for these playful primates. Return for late breakfast. Later on in the afternoon go for birding and a community walk. You can choose to go birding in the morning and chimpanzee tracking done in the afternoon. Overnight at Nyinabulitwa Resort.Meal Plan B L,D. Optional activity (additional cost): Chimpanzee habituation-Here you will stay longer with the chimpanzees (whole day). It is quite an exhilarating experiential experience at extra cost.

Location

Kibale Forest National Park

Day 4Queen Elizabeth National Park

Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park arriving in the afternoon. Overnight at your accommodation.Enganzi Lodge

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kasese, Uganda

Travel Time: 2 hrs

Day 5Game drive & Boat Ride

Activities Included

Boat Cruise Game drive Bird Watching

Go for the early morning game drive in the Park in search for the retiring nocturnal animals like the Lions. Enjoy the sight of herds of Buffaloes, Elephants. It has 600 amazing bird species that includes the Black Chested Eagle, Black Bee-Eater, Bustards, Craters full of Lesser Flamingos the Swallow Tailed Bee Eaters. Return to the lodge for breakfast as you wait for Lunch. After lunch, go for an afternoon boat ride on the Kazinga channel to view the Hippos, crocodiles and Buffalos. Check into your accommodation. . Engazi Game Lodge Meal Plan B,L,D

Location

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kasese, Uganda

Day 6Queen Elizabeth to Bwindi National Park

Activities Included

Scenic Drive Wildlife photograph

After breakfast, depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest .Explore the village and the native communities. Keep your eyes open for the Tree climbing lions at Ishasha along the way. Overnight Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge .Meal Plan B,L,D

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region, Uganda

Travel Time: 2 hrs

Day 7Gorilla tracking –a lifetime experience

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Wilderness Trail Culture

Have an early morning breakfast and then go for a briefing by game park officials at the Park headquarters. Proceed to the Impenetrable forest for gorilla tracking. Carry packed Lunch. You should be equipped with right footwear for the jungle since tracking involves walking up steep densely forested hills before finally coming across the endangered gorillas. After lunch go for a community visit to the local communities living around the park to learn about their history,story telling and dances. Overnight Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge.Meal Plan B,L,D

Location

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region, Uganda

Day 8Drive to Lake Bunyonyi

Activities Included

Canoeing

After breakfast, we take a scenic drive to Kabale via Lake Bunyonyi (a place of little birds) with beautiful terraced hillsides. It is the second deepest Lake in Africa. Go for canoeing rides and also visit the legendary Punishment Island that hosted impregnated girls outside wedlock. Overnight at your accommodation.Bunyonyi Safari Resort B,L,D

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Lake Bunyonyi, Kabale, Western Region, Uganda

Travel Time: 2 hrs

Day 9End of tour.Travel back to Kampala.

Activities Included

Scenic Drive

Travel back to Kampala.Arrive in the evening and plan your flight on Day 10.Check into your accommodation.Hotel Africana.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Kampala

Travel Time: 9 hrs

Day 10End of Tour

End of tour.Flight back home.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Entebbe International Airport, Entebbe, Uganda

Travel Time: 2 hrs

Offical Visa Regulations and Health Requirements

For personalized details on health and visa requirements please check the IATA travel centre here

https://www.iatatravelcentre.com

A Visa to Uganda can be obtained on arrival at point of entry. It costs US$50 per person. However a single East Africa Tourist Visa (Kenya,Uganda, Rwanda) at US$100 is also available. Yellow fever vaccination certificate is the common record required at the point of entry. However if you have any other records of vaccinations please carry them with you. All visitors should take Malaria drugs before and after as preventive measure .It is advisable to drink bottled rather than tap water. It is also advisable to seek information from your National Health office or travel websites for the latest Uganda travel health information.

No Add-ons Info

Moderate Cancelation Policy

30% of payment due on date of booking, 70% due 90 days before start of trip and 100% due 60 days before start of trip. 70% refund until 90 days before trip, 30% until 60 days before trip.

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Destination

Uganda