4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee and Wildlife Safari in Uganda

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The 4 Days Chimpanzee and Wildlife Safari in Uganda takes you to Kibale Forest National Park – the home of Chimpanzees and other 12 species of Primates that have earned it a dub as the Primate capital of the world. The Safari also features Queen Elizabeth National Park as a destination presenting an extensive game viewing opportunity. The park features four of the Big five namely; Lions, Elephants, Buffalo and the leopard. The boat cruise along the 45km Kazinga Channel presents a calm recreational encounter with sights of aquatics like Nile crocodiles and Hippos. The safari also features other active adventures like cycling in Mpanga Tea Estate which combine to derive remarkable Uganda Safari experiences.

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Day 1 of the 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee and Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park making en route stops at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe and Igongo Cultural center en route.

Day 2 of the 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee and Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Undertake morning game drive and Kazinga Channel launch cruise in the afternoon

Day 3 of the 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee and Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Drive to Kibale National Park and do chimpanzee trekking in the afternoon

Day 4 of the 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee and Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Undertake Mpanga Tea Estate Cycling and drive to Kampala


After breakfast, embark on the drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park 417km about 7 hours drive. You will drive out of Kampala towards the south west after which you will make a stop at the equator crossing Kayabwe 77km from Kampala for photo shooting and water experiments featuring the geographical separation between the north and southern hemispheres. Continue on the journey through the farmed hill sides and the rangelands of Ankole before making a lunch stop at Igongo cultural center 12km to Mbarara town. After lunch, continue on the drive to Queen Elizabeth and upon arrival, you undertake an evening game drive in the savannah landscapes of Queen Elizabeth NP with possibilities of exploring the savannah game including the Elephants, Buffaloes, Cats like leopards among other species before retiring for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge / Kyambura Game Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Enganzi Game Lodge / Marafiki Safari Lodge

Budget / Basic: Pumba Safari Cottages

Wild Camping

Day 2 of the 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee and Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Undertake morning game drive and Kazinga Channel launch cruise in the afternoon

Wake up for an early morning 3 – 4 hour game drive though the Kasenyi tracks where you will have chances of viewing a range of wildlife. Some of these include; lions, elephants, Buffaloes, Antelopes, jackals, among others. You will marvel at them as they gather what to put in their stomachs and others taking a rest. The savannah landscape in which they thrive is an attraction in its self. Return to the lodge for relaxation till lunch time after which you will gather at Mweya for a launch cruise on Kazinga channel at 3:00pm. The 2 hour launch cruise takes you through the offers of the 45m long Kazinga channel including impressive views of the Nile crocodiles, Hippos, abundant bird life and a range of wild game quenching their thirst along the channel waters. Drive along the channel track for more wild game viewing before connecting to the lodge relaxation and overnight.

Accommodation

Up market / Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge / Kyambura Game Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Enganzi Game Lodge / Marafiki Safari Lodge

Budget / Basic: Pumba Safari Cottages

Wild Camping

Day 3 of the 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee and Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Drive to Kibale National Park and do chimpanzee trekking in the afternoon

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After breakfast, you embark on the transfer to Kibale National Park driving along the magical sceneries of Rwenzori Mountains famously known as the legendary mountains of the moon towering to 5,109m above sea level with snow capped peaks. You drive through the Ndali – Kasenda crater field for more magical sceneries before settling for lunch and connecting to Kanyanchu tourism Center for an afternoon Chimpanzee trekking experience. Briefing starts at 8pm after which you are accompanied by the armed ranger guide who give you a themed interpretation of the forest, its inhabitants including birds, amazing fauna, wildlife species like Black and white colobus, the Blue Monkey, the Red tailed monkey, vervet Monkey before coming across the Chimpanzees. The time with the chimpanzees is limited to one hour for purposes of conservation and in this period, you explore the magical chimps as they copulate, patrol, feed, make pant hooting calls among other aspects that will defiantly leave you in a state of excitement and generate remarkable Uganda Safari memories. Retire for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Up market / Luxury: Ndali lodge / Primate Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse / Kibale Forest Camp

Budget / Basic: Rwenzori View Guesthouse

Wild Camping at Primate Lodge Campsite / Kanyanchu River Camp

Day 4 of the 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee and Wildlife Safari in Uganda: Undertake Mpanga Tea Estate Cycling and drive to Kampala

Following a relaxed breakfast, you embark on the cycling encounter in the tea estate of Mpanga. This is another adventure encounter biking through the undulating landscapes covered with lush green cover tea plants. You can participate in the tea plucking encounter, learn more about the tea planting, maintenance and eventual processing and use. You retreat from the activity and transfer back to Kampala, lunch stop in Mubende town and arrive in Kampala in the afternoon

End of the 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee and Wildlife Safari in Uganda


General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)


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