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A fantastic adventure and a perfect 6-day Uganda primates tracking safari getaway to Uganda’s most popular national parks, including Queen Elizabeth, the most scenic park; Kibale Forest, the world’s primate capital; and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, which is home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas in East Africa.

6 days Uganda Primates
Primate Tracking Uganda

You Must Know When Booking

✓Group Size: Minimum One Traveller
✓Transport 4X4 Safari Vehicle-Van or Mini Bus
✓Accommodation: Safari Lodges types (Budget, Mid-Range or Luxury)
Note: For Booking and Confirmation, a 50 % initial deposit is required to secure the entrance fee slot.

Highlights for 6 days Uganda Primates tracking safari

  • Mountain gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Game drive and sighting of tree-climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Travel in a customised safari vehicle.
  • Boat cruise and birdwatching on the Kazinga channel
  • Chimpanzees tracking in Kibale Forest National Park

Detailed Itinerary for a 6-days Uganda Primates Tracking Safari

Day 1: Transfer from Entebbe/Kampala to Bwindi Forest National Park

After breakfast at your hotel of residence, drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest via Masaka-Mbarara with a stopover at the Uganda equator for snacks and photos. You will continue with your journey with another stop for lunch before resuming your journey straight to Bwindi national park, where you will check into your booked safari lodge for dinner and overnight.

Uganda Equator
Uganda Equator Experience

Accommodation Options

Day 2: Mountain gorilla tracking/trekking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

Early breakfast and briefing from the guides before you set off into the thick canopies of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for gorilla tracking/trekking activity. Return to your lodge for some refreshments and set out for a community walk, a good opportunity for you to see the different ways local people in this area live, their traditional practices and what they do to survive economically, i.e., arts and crafts. You will be entertained by music and dance. Return to your lodge for dinner and over-night.

Gorilla tracking Bwindi
Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

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Day 3: Game drive and sighting of tree climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, you will drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park through the Ishasha Sector for an opportunity to see the tree-climbing lions that can only be found here in the whole of Africa. Check into your booked safari lodge, and later you will set out for an evening game drive.

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Day 4: Boat cruise and bird watching along the Kazinga channel

This day starts with an early morning game drive along Kasenyi and Queens Mile for a great chance of lots of wild game viewing. From your adventurous game drive, you will return to your lodge for breakfast, and later, after lunch and checking out of your booked safari lodge, you will set out for an afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga channel, a great opportunity to get to see lots of hippos, aquatic birds, the Nile crocodile, and a few other animals that may be around the lake shores, cooling off or quenching their thirst. After your boat cruise, you will drive to Kibale National Park.

boat cruise
Boat cruise on Kazinga channel

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market: Primates Lodge
  • Mid-Range: Chimps Nest Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest National Park

After your breakfast, drive to the park headquarters for a briefing about the activity of chimpanzee tracking. There is a good chance that you may get to see other primates in this forest as it has the largest concentration of chimpanzees and other primates in Uganda. Return to the lodge for lunch and later set out for an experience at Bigodi Swamp Trails, an ideal place for bird lovers. Bigodi swamp gives you an opportunity to view the lovely and rare shoe-billed stork, an endangered bird species. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight after your Bigodi adventure.

Chimpanzee Tracking Kibale
Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest National Park

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market: Primates Lodge
  • Mid-Range: Chimps Nest Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Transfer from Fort Portal to Kampala

After breakfast, you will check out of the safari lodge and head to Amabere ga nyinamwiru (cave of the Bachwezi) to listen to different beliefs about this place. You will get to hike the hills to get a perfect view of the crater lakes. Embark on your journey to Kampala with a lunch stop en route. Meal plan: H/B

6-days Uganda Primates Tracking includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Gorilla trekking permit.
  • Chimpanzee tracking permit
  • Transportation by safari vehicle
  • Nature walks
  • Game drives
  • boat ride

6-days Uganda Primates Tracking Excludes:

  • Airfare
  • Uganda Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guides
  • Telephone and porter fees while trekking
  • Personal Insurance
  • Personal shopping bills, cigarettes, and any other item not mentioned
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