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8 DAYS UGANDA'S PRIMATE AND WILDLIFE SPECIAL

Day 1: Arrival and overnight in Entebbe

You will be met on arrival by your driver / guide who will warmly welcome you and will transfer you to your accommodation in Entebbe. Dinner and overnight stay at A) Airport Guest House (B&B)

Upgrade to B) Boma Guest House, C) Serena Lake Victoria Hotel.

Day 2: Transfer to Fort Portal- Kibale National Park (5-6 Hours)

Your driver/guide will pick you up and drive you to Fort Portal the land of the craters. En route, you will see beautiful green landscapes and tea plantations. You will have lunch in Fort Portal town with views of the famous Rwenzori Mountains. Fort Portal is Uganda’s most clean town and home to the country’s youngest king. Dinner and overnight Kibale Forest Camp (B, L, D)

Upgrade to B) Primate Lodge Standard, C) Primate Lodge Luxury.

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest National Park

Today you will spend the morning tracking the exuberant chimp families in the Kibale forest. Tracking chimpanzees in their natural habitat, as they swing from the branches in the canopy high above the forest floor, is a thrilling experience. Though they can be difficult to spot, you will be in no doubt of their presence as the forest is alive with their noisy calls. In the afternoon, explore the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. The reserve is abundant with butterflies, plants, animals and, in particular, birds. Spectacular birds like Great Blue Turaco and rare Papyrus Gonolek will be of great interest to birders. The swamp is also home to more elusive animals such as Red Colobus monkeys and Sitatunga antelope. Dinner and overnight Kibale Forest Camp (B, L, D)

Upgrade to B) Primate Lodge Standard, C) Primate Lodge Luxury.

Day 4: Depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park (2-3 Hours)

Today, your driver/guide will take you to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Uganda’s second largest national park. You will enjoy journey as you pass through scenic crater lakes. In the afternoon, enjoy the two-three hours launch cruise on Kazinga Channel and have an amazing variety of birds and wildlife that majorly include; hippos, crocodiles and the wild game drinking on the channel side like elephants, water backs, buffaloes just to mention but a few. From the boat, do another game drive along the channel track in search of more game as head back to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight. Dinner and overnight at A) Simba Safari Camp (B, L, D)

Upgrade to B) Ihamba Safari Lodge, C) Mweya Safari Lodge.

Day 5: Transfer Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Today, your driver/guide will take you to Bwindi National Park –The home of the endangered mountain Gorillas. En route, you may have a game drive once again as you leave the Ishasha area or visit community projects and learn how the neighboring communities leave alongside the park. Dinner and overnight at A) Buhoma Community Bandas, (B, L, D) Upgrade to B) Engagi Lodge, C) Mahogany Springs.

Day 6: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

After enjoying an early breakfast, you set off gorilla tracking. Trekking through the steep, densely forested hills and then finally coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation is an inspiring and privileged moment. Tracking in the Bwindi forest requires stamina and can often take most of the day. After an hours encounter with these gentle giants, you will graduate and join the rest of the tourists who describe this as the greatest highlight of an adventure in Uganda. Guests are always given a certificate of encountering the Gentle Giants. A memorable experience- Dinner and overnight at A) Buhoma Community Bandas, (B, L, D) Upgrade to B) Engagi Lodge, C) Mahogany Springs.

Day 7: Transfer to Lake Mburo- Boat ride. (3-4 Hours)

You will transfer to Lake Mburo National park. It’s the only national park in Uganda where you can have a safari on foot. There has been an addition of tallest savanna animal (the giraffe) added to its endemic impalas. You will have a game drive as you enter the park. Dinner and overnight at Eagles nest, (B, L, D)

Upgrade to B) Mantana Tented Camp, C) Mihingo Lodge

Day 8: Lake Mburo National Park- Transfer to Kampala and Airport (4-5 Hours)

You will walk up early and have a guided safari walk with a ranger, return to the lodge for breakfast before you return to Entebbe International Airport for your onward flight back home (B)

Food: Included
Country: Uganda
Transfer: Included
Best Deal:
Yes
Airport: Entebbe International Airport
Registered Member of Tourism board of: ASSOCIATION OF UGANDA TOUR OPERATORS
Testimonials (Website,TripAdvisor, etc.): Yes
Guide Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Experience Level: Moderate
Tour operator name: ADVANCED ADVENTURES LTD
Min group size: 2
Max group size: 30
Duration: 8
Provided Accommodation: Tent
Included in service: Ground transport per private 4WD safari vehicle, English speaking driver/guide, Accommodation mentioned in the itinerary, based on a twin/double room, Meals as described in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner), Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle, Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks, Activities and excursions mentioned in the program, AMREF Flying Doctor Insurance, VAT for upcountry hotels and lodges
Not included in Service: International flight Visa (USD $50), Meals and drinks not mentioned above, Items of personal nature, Tips and personal gratuity
Terms and Conditions: http://advanced-adventures.com/about-us/terms-and-conditions/
Listing created Feb 15, 2017

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