Primates of Uganda

Visiting Bwindi, Lake Mburo, Kibale Forest, Kyambura Gorge and Queen Elizabeth National Park

Primates of Uganda

This private tour takes in the main sights of Uganda, including visits to the Chimpanzee sanctuaries in Kibale Forest and Kyambura Gorge, game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Gorilla-tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This itinerary is a great introduction to Uganda that can be incorporated into a longer, tailor-made option – please ask us for suggestions.

Outline Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Arrive Entebbe

    You will be met on arrival at Entebbe Airport and transferred to the Boma hotel for one night (B&B basis).

  2. Day 2: Entebbe – Kibale Forest National Park (6-7 hours)

    After breakfast at the Boma, depart Entebbe with your guide and driver and journey west to Fort Portal (approx. 6 hours), where you stop for a late lunch.

  3. Day 3: Kibale Forest & Bigodi Swamp

    Venture into Kibale Forest for a sensational day of chimp tracking. The forest is home to the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa, as you’ll soon to discover!

  4. Day 4: Kibale Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park (3 hours)

    After a delicious breakfast, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, passing the Crater Lakes en route. On arrival, check-in at Mweya Safari Lodge for two nights.

  5. Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park

    The day begins early with a morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park, before returning to the lodge for lunch.

  6. Day 6: Queen Elizabeth NP – Bwindi National Park (4-5 hours)

    After breakfast, continue your journey south, passing through the southern sector of the national park and into Ishasha, famous for its tree climbing lions.

  7. Day 7: Gorilla Tracking

    The highlight of your safari – a meeting with the gentle giants of Bwindi! Keen walkers will especially love the tracking in the beautiful ecosystem of the park.

  8. Day 8: Bwindi – Lake Mburo National Park (4-5 hours)

    Depart Bwindi and journey to Lake Mburo National Park (6 hours). Arrive in time for a late lunch at Mihingo Lodge, before heading out for an early evening boat ride on the lake.

  9. Day 9: Lake Mburo – Kampala (5 hours)

    Start the day with a guided walking safari in Lake Mburo.

  10. Day 10: Departure

    At leisure until your schedule transfer to Entebbe Airport to check-in for your international flight home.

Price guide

Price based on two travellers in shared twin/double accommodation and subject to availability at the time of booking.

10 days from £3895pp


10 days from £3895pp

Tanzania in March

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