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7 Days Uganda Wildlife and Primates Safari

7 Days Uganda Wildlife and Primates Safari Best Long Uganda Safari

7 days Uganda wildlife and primates safari takes you to view the big five of African continent on top of other adventurous activities such as Game drives, boat cruise, nature walk that redefine the meaning of perfection.

This 7 days wildlife and primates safari gives you an opportunity to visit and view the world’s most powerful waterfall, Murchison falls within Murchison falls national park upon the River Nile. As you move around the falls and at the top of the falls you will witness a plenty of wildlife animals such as Rhinos, elephants, crocodiles and number of numerous bird species such as kingfishers, shoe bills among others.As you move to Murchison falls national park you will incur chances to visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for White Rhino tracking if time allows.

This 7 days wildlife and primates safari will give you a chance of a spectacular sights of the chimpanzees in Kibale forest National Park “the primates capital of the world”, Kibale forest national park hosts a number of phenomenal species of primates including over 500 chimpanzees. The 7 days wildlife and primates safari continues to Bwindi impenetrable national park for Mountain Gorilla trekking and Batwa experience.

Gorilla in Bwindi - 7 days Uganda Wildlife and Primates Tour

Highlights of the 7 days Uganda Wildlife and Primates Tour

  • Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls national park
  • Day 2: An early morning Game Drive and Evening Boat cruise on the River Nile.
  • Day 3: Transfer to Kibale forest national park
  • Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi wetland Nature walk
  • Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park
  • Day 6: Mountain Gorilla Trekking and Batwa Experience
  • Day 7: Travel to Kampala with a stopover at the Equator

Detailed Itinerary for 7 Days Uganda Wildlife and Primates Safari

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Upon arrival at the Entebbe International Airport, embark to the journey to Murchison falls national park travelling along Kampala Bombo highway, along the way you will visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for black and white rhino trekking. After a massive trekking of Rhinos, go for lunch in Masindi Hotel. After a great meal continue with the journey to Murchison falls national Park. Upon arrival at the park, check in to the lodge for diner and overnight.

Where to Stay in Murchison Falls National Park

  • Luxury-Paraa safari Lodge
  • Mid-Range-Murchison River lodge
  • Budget-Red chilli Rest lodge

Day 2: An Early Morning Boat Cruise On the River Nile and Evening Game Drive

After a hefty breakfast at your lodge, head for a morning boat cruise on the Nile River. Along the Nile you will be able to see a number of wildlife including a number of numerous bird species such as kingfishers and the shoe bill storks, you will start your ride from the downstream to the upstream at the foot of the Murchison falls

After the great ride at the boat you will hike to the top of the falls as you will be able to spot the largest concentration of Aquatic wildlife. Retire for lunch as you get ready for an evening game drive at the northern section of the park where you will spot a variety of bird species and a number of wild animals like water bucks, leopards, lions, warthogs, hyenas, elephants, buffalos, hartebeests among others.

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park         

Wake up early in the morning and start the journey to Kibale national park travelling western part of Uganda in Fort Portal District. Lunch break in Fort Portal town, after lunch embark to the journey to Kibale national park. Upon arrival check in to your reserved lodge and later head for a community walk in the Bigodi wetlands for photography and view the breathtaking scenery. Retire to the lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Accommodations in Kibale Forest National Park

  • Luxury-Ndali Lodge
  • Mid-Range-Mountains of the Moon
  • Budget-Kibale forest Camp

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking and Bigodi Wetland Nature Walk

After having breakfast early in the morning, report to the Headquarters (Kanyanchu Tourist Centre) for briefing about the rules and regulations for tracking chimpanzees.

After briefing enter into the thick forest of Kibale to search for the delightful apes, however the track gives you chances to spot other wild creatures and a number of numerous bird species.

 After spotting the chimps you will be allowed one hour with them as you take photography and watch as they feed, play and swinging from one branch to another, back to the lodge for lunch. After lunch you will head for a Bigodi wetland nature walk where you will view a number of numerous bird species including and other primate species. Retire to the lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

After a morning breakfast, transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park for Gorilla trekking. As you en-route to the park you will witness a great country side , scenic landscape, the western Rift valley, and  the Baboon forest. Upon arrival at the park, check- in to your reserved lodge for rest as you prepare for Gorilla trekking the following day.

Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

  • Luxury-Chameleon Hill lodge
  • Mid-Range-Silver Back Lodge
  • Budget-Buhoma Community Rest Cam

Day 6: Mountain Gorilla Trekking and Batwa Experience

After a heavy breakfast at your lodge, you will head to the park Headquarter for Mountain Gorilla trekking briefing. After the briefing you will enter into the thick Bwindi Impenetrable forest for the search of the giant Apes, once you locate the Mountain Gorillas you will be allowed one hour with them for interactions and photography. Back to the lodge for lunch.

After lunch you will have a guided community walk with the local people on the Batwa trail in the Bwindi impenetrable national park. After the great experience with the local people you will head back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Travel to Kampala with A Stopover at The Equator

After a morning breakfast at the lodge, check out and embark to the journey to Kampala capital city with a stopover at the Equator for photography and historical stories. After a great adventure at the Equator continue with the journey to Kampala city for your departure flight.

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Inclusions of the 7 days Uganda wildlife and primates safari

  • Chimp permits
  • Gorilla permits
  • Batwa experience
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Park entrance
  • Meals
  • Game drives
  • Visit to the Equator
  • Boat cruise
  • Accommodation
  • English speaking Guide
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Exclusions of the 7 days Uganda wildlife and primates safari

  • Visas
  • Airline tickets
  • Laundry
  • Expenses and shopping
  • tips
  • travel insurance
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