10-Day Wildlife, Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking Safari - 10 Days

10-Day Wildlife, Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking Safari
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Set off on a once-in-a-lifetime journey into the lush hills of Uganda to encounter chimpanzees and mountain gorillas in the wild. Observe chimpanzees and track gorillas in the forests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Stay in stunning lodges with spectacular views. Book this amazing Midrange safari, travel in a customized safari vehicle fitted with WiFi Internet and a private experienced tour guide. ( This safari can be customized to Luxury safari or downgraded to a budget safari package).

Day 1
Arrival

Arrival at Entebbe Airport where you will be welcomed by a Mushra Travel Agency staff. You will drive through Entebbe town and transfer to your accommodation in Kampala. Overnight at Lake Victoria Serena Resort. Over night at Nanjig Hotel ( Half board - Bed and Breakfast).

Main Destination:

Kampala

Accommodation:

Nanjing Hotel

• Luxury hotel located in or near Kampala

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinks not included

Day 2
Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, you will drive through Kampala City center en route to Murchison Falls. It’s a long trip, we will make two stops for snacks, lunch and also make a stop at the Rhino Sanctuary for guided tour of Uganda's only Rhino Park. You will get to Murchison Falls late afternoon. Overnight at Kabalega Wilderness Camp ( Full board - Lodging, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).

Main Destination:

Murchison Falls National Park

Best Time to Visit December to February (Easier to spot animals)

High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best Weather June and July (Less rain and lower temperatures)

Wildlife in Murchison Falls NP – See all animals

ChimpanzeeOccasional

ElephantCommon

GiraffeCommon

HippoAbundant

BuffaloCommon

LionOccasional

Accommodation:

Kabalega Wilderness Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located inside Murchison Falls NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3
Wildlife viewing in Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, the day starts with a game drive on the northern bank of the Nile to look for lions, elephants, giraffes, hartebeest and different bird species.

In the afternoon, a boat cruise on the river Nile for game viewing in the afternoon. Overnight at Kabalega Wilderness Camp ( Full board - Lodging, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).

Main Destination:

Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation:

Kabalega Wilderness Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located inside Murchison Falls NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4
Murchison Falls to Kibale National Park

After breakfast, you will transfer to Kibale Forest National Park. You will be received by a Mushra Travel Agency representative at the lodge. Kyaninga Royal Cotttages has breath-taking views of Kibale Forest and crater lakes.

Overnight at Kyaninga Royal Cottages ( Full board - Lodging, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).

Main Destination:

Kibale National Park

Best Time to Visit December to February and June to July

High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best Weather June to July and December to February (Least rain)

Accommodation:

Kyaninga Royal Cottages

• Mid-range lodge bordering Kibale NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5
Chimpanzee trekking Kibale National Park

The day starts with exciting chimp trekking. Enjoy a guided nature walk in the tropical rainforest in search of the chimpanzee, red-tailed monkey, black-and-white colobus monkey and many others. You will learn about the chimps, follow their daily activities, learn more about their way of life. Overnight at Kyaninga Royal Cottages ( Full board - Lodging, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).

Main Destination:

Kibale National Park

Accommodation:

Kyaninga Royal Cottages

• Mid-range lodge bordering Kibale NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6
Kibale Forest National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, we transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. We drive through beautiful landscapes and see crater lakes. You will start the tour of Queen Elizabeth National Park with a guided tour of Katwe Explosion Crater where traditional salt harvest in various forms has taken place for over 500 years.

The guided tour shows you the various ways salt is produced. In ancient times, Salt produced here was seen and treated like precious metal and control of the Lake was fought over by various Kingdoms in Western Uganda. Overnight at Twin Lake Safari Lodge ( Full board - Lodging, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).

Main Destination:

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Best Time to Visit January to February and June to July (Dry seasons)

High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best Weather June to July and January to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth NP – See all animals

ChimpanzeeOccasional

ElephantCommon

HippoAbundant

BuffaloCommon

LionCommon

LeopardOccasional

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Accommodation:

Twin Lake Safari Lodge

• Mid-range lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7
Queen Elizabeth National Park/ Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Start the morning with a game drive. We search for lions, elephants, buffaloes and other wild animals in their natural habitat before returning for lunch.

In the afternoon, a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel. Watch out for hundreds of bird species that can be sighted, elephants, buffaloes and hundreds of hippos that are cooling off at the shores, this cruise will definitely be one of the highlights of your safari. Overnight at Twin Lake Safari Lodge ( Full board - Lodging, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).

Main Destination:

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation:

Twin Lake Safari Lodge

• Mid-range lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8
Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast, we will transfer to the home of the endangered mountain gorillas, Bwindi. You will drive through the parks popular sector Ishasha which is home to climbing lions. You will spend as much time as possible taking pictures and proceed to Bwindi arriving in the evening. Overnight at Gorilla Mist Camp ( Full board - Lodging, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).

Main Destination:

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Best Time to Visit June to August and December to February

High Season June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)

Best Weather June to July and December to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi Impenetrable NP – See all animals

GorillaCommon

ChimpanzeeRare

White RhinoNone

Black RhinoNone

LionNone

LeopardNone

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Accommodation:

Gorilla Mist Camp

• Mid-range lodge located inside Bwindi Impenetrable NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9
Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After an early breakfast, you will head to the Headquarters of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for an orientation plus meeting the guides as well as separation into the groups basing on which gorilla group you are to be tracking.

From there, you will set off for your thrilling experience of the Gorillas. Hiking within this mysterious and wonderful forest offers quite a lot to see as you make your way to see the Mountain Gorillas. Look out for additional primates, butterflies, mammals and birds. The trekking will entail thorough climbing before you come face to face with the Mountain Gorillas, watching them only a few meters away. You will see the baby with the mothers, the gorillas partaking their every day routine just right in front of you.

Main Destination:

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation:

Gorilla Mist Camp

• Mid-range lodge located inside Bwindi Impenetrable NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinks not included

Day 10
End of Safari

This the the end of your Uganda adventure. Our staff and driver will drive you to the airport in time for your flight. If you have other activities planned, let us know and we will organize a driver to take you to the airport when you plan to fly out of the country.

Main Destination:

Entebbe International Airport

Accommodation:

No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour

Included

  • • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • • Gorilla permits (One per person, non-resident)
  • • Chimp permits (One per person, non-resident)
  • • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • • A professional driver/guide
  • • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • • All Taxes/VAT
  • • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Excluded

  • • International flights (From/to home)
  • • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

Rates Per Person

Single 1 room 2 people 1 room 3 people 2 rooms 4 people 2 rooms 5 people 3 rooms 6 people 3 rooms 7+ people
Jan 1, '18 - Dec 31, '18 $4,967 $2,800 $2,200 $2,200 $2,200 $2,200 Get Quote
Jan 1, '19 - Dec 31, '19 $4,967 $2,800 $2,200 $2,200 $2,200 $2,200 Get Quote
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  • Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.
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Trip Facts

  • Entebbe International Airport
  • Kyaninga Royal Cottages
  • 4x4 tracks
  • Max.2
  • Kibaale National Park