8 days
Duration
Jan – Dec
Dates
2
Min no of people
3/10
Physicality
12+
Age

Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee tracking tour. Gorilla tracking safari to Bwindi national parks and Watch for chimpanzees and 12 other primate species in Kibale Forest .Murchison Falls, Kibale,Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi forest

 Tour Name: Best of Chimpazee and Gorilla Trekking
Tour Code:JLUG004
Duration:8Days | 7Nights
Departure Days:Daily Departures with exclusive use of vehicle and driver/guide.
Mode of transport car:Road Safaris are in a 7 4×4 LandCruiser .

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Kampala Hotel or Entebbe Airport
DEPARTURE TIME 0700Hrs.
INCLUDED
Airport transfers Accommodation and meals
Park entry fees Gorilla Permit andrimate/chimpanzee permits
Private 4×4 ground transportation Professional English speaking driver guide
cruises on the Nile and Kazinga Channel
NOT INCLUDED
Beverages and drinks
Guide gratuity or tips and personal expenses.

Gorilla trekking safaris require a basic level of fitness, however, we also offer this for the disabled persons or the elderly gorilla trekking enthusiasts. The nearby communities offer stretcher services, as well as porters at an extra fee.

Murchison Falls, Kibale,Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi forest

1

Adventure Tour To Murchison Falls

Our Best of Uganda Gorilla Safari starts with a morning pick up from your overnight accommodation in Kampala. Our safari guide will start a four to five hour drive to the Murchison falls National Park. At Masindi, we will stop for lunch before proceeding to the top of the Murchison Falls. Here, roaring cascades of white water are sent crashing through seven Metre crack in the African Rift Valley to drop some 45 metres below. These may be viewed from different angles towards the Baker?s Summit. Meals and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge/Nile Camp or other.Meal Plan – Lunch and Dinner TRANSIT TIME 5 HOURS

2

Murchison Falls

Morning breakfast at the Safari Lodge before meeting the Murchison Falls Safari guide. We will start our game viewing along the tracks from the lodge across the Nile. Our armed ranger guide escort will let us get as close to the wildlife by either safari vehicle or on a walking safari as he or she explains the wildlife ecosystems of the national park. The graceful giraffes with their young are usually feeding on the acacia trees, while the elephants are seen grazing on the Borassus palm fruits.
Other wildlife to encounter on this safari include: Jackson’s Hartebeest, Lion Prides, Herds of Uganda Kob, Secretary bird, Piac piacs and a host of others are encountered. The morning safari ends as we transfer to the Paraa Area for Lunch before taking an afternoon boat cruise on the River Nile. The boat safari guide will be pointing out names of birds as well as giving more information about the animals that come to the River banks for feeding. Expect to see Hippos, Crocodiles, Elephants, baboon, Migrant Birds from the comfort of the boat cruise. Meals and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge/Nile Camp or other Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

3

Kibale National Park

After breakfast early, we transfer through the scenic region of the Lake Albert driving through Hoima on the way to the Kibale national Park. We have a picnic lunch along the way before proceeding with our safari along the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains. The evening gets us at Camp in time for dinner and overnight at the Kibale Primate Lodge/Ndali Lodge/Chimp Nest or other.Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.TRANSIT TIME 6-8 HOURS

4

Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Tracking

After breakfast, start the morning chimpanzee safari trekking through the thick Kibale Forest. The chimpanzee safari guides will be on the lookout for signs of the Chimpanzee troop which may be feeding amongst the fig trees, playing around, hunting or simply relaxing.You may also spot Black and white colobus monkey, Grey cheeked mangabeys, Red tailed monkey, Baboon or the endemic and very rare red colubus monkey. After lunch, transfer to the Queen Elizabeth National Park arriving for a sunset safari along the Craters and the Leopard Loop. Meals and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana/Katara or other.Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.TRANSIT TIME 3 HOURS.

5

Queen Elizabeth National park

Breakfast early and start a morning safari looking for the Lions starting with the Kob Mating grounds. Along the way, you may spot Leopard, Hyena, Elephant, Giant Forest Hog and Bush buck. The lions tend to be active during the mornings as well as at dusk. It may be possible to find them hunting. In the afternoon, the safari guide at Kazinga will take us for another boat ride on the Kazinga channel where Cape Buffalo, Crocodile, Migrant Birds, Hippos and other animals are found. In the evening, have another brief leopard safari for more chances of catching the elusive leopard at the loop before heading for dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana/Katara or other.Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

6

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After a relaxed breakfast, depart through the Ishasha plains viewing Lions, Elephant, Uganda Kob, Topi and maybe tree climbing Lions on the way to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Arrive in the early afternoon for dinner and overnight at The Gorilla Resort Bwindi.Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.TRANSIT TIME 4-5 HOURS

7

Gorilla tour Bwindi

Morning wake up call with pre breakfast tea/coffee/hot chocolate. After breakfast, your gorilla safari guide will transfer to the nearby briefing point where the gorilla trek begins. Thereafter, with picnic lunch boxes and water, the gorilla guide, gorilla trackers, porters and the other visitors will start a 2 minutes to an 8 hours walk in the Bwindi Forest following one of the families of Mountain Gorilla groups. The gorilla safari lasts around one hour from the time you first see them. After a picnic lunch in the Jungle, we trek back to camp or drive to our base arriving for a cold drink, camp fire, followed by dinner and overnight at The Gorilla Resort Bwindi.Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.TRANSIT TIME 4-5 HOURS.
8

Kampala

After breakfast, drive through the little Switzerland of Kigezi before heading to Mbarara. After picnic lunches along the way, transfer to Kampala arriving late in the evening to be dropped off at your place of residence.Meal Plan – Breakfast and Lunch.

Kenya being a land of contrasts coupled with a good climate for holiday makers is really a destination never to leave out, Joyland Tours & Safaris only feature a selection of many different programmes available. We also offer tailor made itineraries to suite ones desire and interest.

In addition to the various safaris, we offer the following services:
Hotel Reservations, Airport transfers, Camping safaris, Beach holidays, Lodge safaris, Balloon safaris, Car hire, Honey moon safaris,Air safaris, mountain climbing and trekking. Schools & Collage educational trips, Conferences, Gorilla trekking, and many more.

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