In this 6 Days Uganda Safari Tour, you will get to enjoy the wildlife safaris will give you a memorable safari experience visiting a number of national parks in Uganda like Murchison falls national park where you will participate in the game drives in Uganda will give you access to number of rewarding features in the wild like four of the big five animals in Uganda, you will also get to watch the endangered rhinos in the wild when you participate in rhino tracking in Ziwa rhino sanctuary, you will also participate in the primate safaris in Kibale national park when you participate in chimpanzee trekking in Uganda and the game drives in Queen Elizabeth national park for a rewarding Uganda Safari.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR SAFARI

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Murchison falls national park

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon launch cruise

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking and transfer to queen Elizabeth national park

Day 5: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1: ARRIVAL AND TRANSFER TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

On day one of your 8 days Uganda primates and wildlife safari in Uganda, upon your arrival in Uganda, your guide for your entire safari will welcome you to the country and take you through a briefing session of your 3 days Murchison Falls National Park tour and the rules and regulations to follow during your stay in the country. After your briefing session, you begin your tour Murchison falls national park the largest National Park in Uganda. During your way to the Park, you will make a stopover at Ziwa rhino sanctuary the only rhino sanctuary in Uganda where you will have amazing experiences watching the endangered rhino species, different monkey species like he black and white colobus monkey, the Mona monkey and many more, crocodiles, hippos, antelopes and so on. You will have lunch in Masindi town after your Ziwa rhino sanctuary tour and then you will proceed to the park. On reaching the park, you will participate in the top of the falls hike which is quite a memorable experience where you will get to see the water thunders and rapids on a high speed falling over a gorge which is a beautiful experience where you will get exceptional views of the park from an aerial view.

Meal plan: lunch and dinner

Accommodation: Heritage Safari Lodge

DAY 2: MORNING GAME DRIVE AND AFTERNOON LAUNCH CRUISE

On day two of you 8 days Uganda primates and wildlife safari in Uganda, after an early morning breakfast, your guide will pick you from your hotel and transfer you to the northern bank of river Nile where you will participate n the morning game drive. During the morning game drives you will witness the park coming to life with a number of early risers flooding the plains to catch an early morning bite for the day and among the different animal species that can be seen include; elephants, Rothschild giraffes, buffaloes, lions, Hartebeest, Uganda kobs, Oribi, bush bucks, topis  and waterbucks among other animal species for memorable  safaris after the morning game drives, you will head back to your hotel for refreshments lunch and in the evening, you will participate in the evening launch cruise on Lake Albert. After lunch, your guide will transfer you to the park to participate in the launch cruise which will offer amazing experiences during your safaris  in the park, you will get to see the amazing views of the bottom of the falls where you will see a number of water birds  like the African king fisher, the cormorants , spoon bills, the bee eaters along the river banks, you will also see a number of wild animals like crocodiles, hippos, elephants quenching their thirst from the river banks among other species for a memorable 3 days Murchison falls national park tour. You will head back to your hotel for relaxation dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 3: TRANSFER TO KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast on the third day of the 8 days Uganda primates and wildlife safari in Uganda, you will check out of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to Kibale national park also known as the primate capital. On the way you will have en-route lunch, stopovers to take pictures, stretch your legs and enjoy stunning views of the beautiful scenery, Rwenzori mountain ranges, Lake George, crater lakes, tea plantations among others. Upon arrival in Kibale national park you will check into the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Isunga lodge(budget) Chimpanzee guest house-midrange

DAY 4: CHIMPANZEE TREKKING AND TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

After an early breakfast on the fourth day of the 8 days Uganda primates and wildlife safari in Uganda, you will meet up with your driver guide to transfer to Kanyachu visitors Centre for a chimpanzee trekking briefing. After the briefing you will start trekking in the forest in search of the habituated chimpanzee family. During the trekking you will be able to view other primate species like red tailed monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, blue monkeys, grey checked baboon, view different bird species, tree species among others. Once the chimpanzees under habituation are found you will be allowed to spend one hour with them in their natural habitat which gives you an opportunity to observe their behaviors, habits, watch them feed, breastfeed, hunt, play, fight, mate, rest, take photos and record the moments to show people back home after the safari.

After the one hour with the chimpanzees, you will trek back to the park headquarters where you will meet up with your driver guide and return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, you will check out of the lodge and start the journey to Queen Elizabeth national park and on the way you will enjoy stunning views of the beautiful scenery, crater lakes, Rwenzori mountain ranges, tea plantations among others. Upon arrival in Queen Elizabeth national park you will check into the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Queen Elizabeth Bush lodge (budget) Elephant hab –midrange

 Day 5: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

On the fifth day of the 8 days Uganda primates and wildlife safari in Uganda, you will have an early breakfast and your driver guide will pick you up from the lodge to go for an adventurous game drive in Kasenyi plains. During the game drive you will be able to view animals like elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, bushbucks, warthogs, predators like lions, leopards, variety of bird species among others. After the game drive you will return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch you will go for an interesting boat cruise on Kazinga channel a water channel that joins Lake George and Lake Edward. During the scheduled boat cruise which starts at 2:00pm, you will be able to enjoy stunning views of the beautiful scenery, landscape, view animals like elephants, warthogs, buffaloes, waterbucks at a close range drinking water along the banks, view large concentrations of hippos and Nile crocodiles in water, aquatic bird species among other. After the boat cruise, you will drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight as above.

6 Days Uganda Safari Tour
Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel

Day 6: Transfer back to kampala

On your last day of your safari, after an early morning breakfast, you will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the park to take part in the morning game drive. Your guide will transfer you to the northern side with the highest concentration of game animals like zebras, duikers, Uganda kobs, Jackson’s hartebeest and other early risers and they get ready for the day of grazing, you will also get to see the carnivores going back to their hiding spots in the park for instance the lions, leopards, hyenas and many more after the rewarding experience you will transfer to Kampala city. On your transfer to Kampala city, you will embark on your journey to return to Kampala, through Masindi town, where you will have lunch and later on proceed to Kampala city where you will be dropped at a location of your choice and the end of your trip.

End of 6 Days Uganda Safari Tour

Price includes         

  1. Gorilla trekking permit @ $700 pp
  2. Chimpanzee trekking permit
  3. Park entrance fees/ game drives
  4. Boat cruise fees
  5. Rhino tracking
  6. Full time English speaking driver guide
  7. Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  8. All meals at the lodge (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  9. Pick up in Kampala and drop off in Kigali
  • Vehicle and fuel
  • Bottled drinking water

Price excludes 

  1. Air flight tickets and Visas
  2. Life insurance
  3. Optional activities not included on the itinerary
  4. Lion tracking experience
  5. Tipping
  6. Personal expenses like buying souvenirs, crafts, drinks, laundry services, hiring a porter among others.

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