8 Days Great Apes Safaris in Uganda

Great Apes Safaris in Uganda

Day 1: Arrival –Transfer to your hotel
Our guide will meet you at Entebbe international airport and transfer you to your hotel in Entebbe. Quick briefing about your safari to Kibale forest national park the next day and then retire for Dinner and Overnight at Central Inn Entebbe. (B.B)-www.centralinn.co.ug/

Day 2: Kampala- Kibale Forest (5hrs)
Begin with a scenic ride through trading centres, villages, swamps and forests to Kibale Forest National park. Arrive in the afternoon in time for lunch. After lunch, embark on a nature walk at Bigodi swamp with chances to see the African shoebill. Return in the evening and retire at your lodge for Dinner and Overnight at Primate Lodge Kibale (B.L.D) – http://uganda-lodges/primate-lodge-kibale/

Day 3: Kibale- Queen Elizabeth national park (3-4hrs)
Earl morning breakfast, join the rangers at the briefing point and enter the forest for your chimpanzee tracking adventure. After lunch, we’ll drive to Queen Elizabeth national park arriving in the evening in time for an evening game drive. We will check in your lodge and go for a game in the park with a chance to catch glimpse of the some of the amazing wildlife species. Dinner and Overnight at Simba safari Camp (B.L.D) – http://ugandalodges.com/simba/the-camp/

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth national park
Early morning game-drive to explore the diversity of Uganda’s second largest National Park as the sun rises and return to the lodge for a lunch break. In the afternoon, we will go for boat-ride on the famous Kazinga channel. Return in the evening at your lodge for Dinner and Overnight at Simba safari camp (B.L.D) – http://ugandalodges.com/simba/the-camp/

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth –Bwindi (7hrs)
This morning with packed Lunch we will transfer to Bwindi Forest via the Ishasha section of Queen Elizabeth national park with a chance to see the tree climbing lions. You will arrive in the evening, check in and relax at the lodge for an adventurous gorilla trekking activity in the morning. Dinner and Overnight at Gorilla Mist Camp. (B.L.D)- http://gorillamistcamp.com/

Day 6: Gorilla trekking 
Attend briefing by the Ranger guide at 7:30 AM and your lodge will give you packed lunch, water and a walking stick! Follow the Ranger guide into the forest sanctuary for your gorilla trekking experience.  When you meet the gorillas, you are allowed to spend one hour with them, take pictures and return to the lodge. In the evening, you will go for Pygmies aka Batwa cultural tour. Dinner and Overnight at Gorilla Mist Camp (B.L.D) – http://gorillamistcamp.com/

Day 7: Bwindi- Lake Bunyonyi (3hrs)
Today, enjoy last moments in the Land of the Mountain Gorillas before transferring to Lake Bunyonyi Resort. On arrival, you will check into your lodge, relax and you will take a canoe scenic ride to Lake Bunyonyi to have a spectacular sightseeing experience that Lake Bunyonyi offers. A canoe ride to the, punishment island, Pigmies Island where you will be able to see their traditional way of life and cultures among other islands. Birders will treat themselves with well over 300 bird species recorded. Dinner and Overnight at Bunyonyi Overland Resort (B.L.D)- http://www.bunyonyioverland.com/

Day 8: Lake Bunyonyi- Kampala. (6hrs)
After an early morning breakfast, you will have an en-route scenic drive transferring back to Kampala via Mbarara that allows you a lunch break in Masaka town. Stop at the equator for last picture taking, chat with the local drum makers, learn how drums are made and take one home if interested. Arrive in Kampala late evening and depending on your flight schedule, our guide will take you on a shopping spree in one of Kampala’s African craft shops. Later you will be transferred to the airport in time for your flight back.

End of Tour!

Price per person from $ 2,428 PP (*Minimum 2 Persons)

Price Includes:

  • Airport transfers (pick and drop
  • Ground transport per 4WD safari vehicle
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation as specified, based on double room
  • Three meals a day, apart from your stay in Kampala (B&B
  • Mineral water in the safari vehicle
  • Park entrance fees
  • Gorilla permit (USD $600 per permit)
  • Ranger fees
  • Batwa cultural tour
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones

Price Excludes:

  • International flight
  • Visa (USD $100 per person)
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Items of personal nature
  • Tips & laundry service
  • All things of personal nature


To book this tour contact us at info@tomodachisafaris.com

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