Upon your arrival through Entebbe International airport, you will be welcomed by our guide and transferred to your overnight hotel in Entebbe in BB.
This morning after breakfast, take the 45-minute boat trip to Ngamba Island, the home to the orphaned chimpanzees living in the protected sanctuary. On arrival, the duty caretakers will take you around the chimp home and brief you about the history of the sanctuary and how and why the chimps were transferred to this island. You will be in time for the feeding session as this gives a chance for visitors to interact with the chimpanzees. Standing on the visitor platform, you’ll also notice their unique behavior and then take pictures of them. Return to your Entebbe accommodation.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
After breakfast, drive southwest of Uganda to the town of Fort Portal and then proceed to Kibale Forest National Park. Lunch en-route. Arrive at Kibale forest in the evening and spend the rest of the evening at leisure.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner.
Drive time: 6 – 7 hours.
After an early breakfast, you’ll have a briefing session with the park officials and later set off to the rainforest on the chimpanzee tracking adventures. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the evening, we organize the Bigodi swamp walk. Bigodi Swamp is popular with many swamp endemic birds like pelicans, herons, collared Apalis, bee-eater, Narina trogon, black-cappedapallis, yellow spotted nicator, blue-headed sunbird, woodland warbler, and more. The swamp is also a major livelihood for the local community through tourism and crafts. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight as night before.
Accommodation: Ihamba Safari LodgeMid-range cottage located inside Queen Elizabeth NP.
Meals: All meals included drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Drive to Queen Elizabeth national park, one of the largest parks and home to several species of mammals. Lunch and arrive in time for an evening game drive in the savannah with sights of Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, hyenas, stripped jackals, Hippopotamus, Kobs, Warthog, and a variety of primates like Chimpanzee, olive baboon, red-tailed and vervet monkeys in the forests.
Dinner and overnight at the accommodation of your choice.
After breakfast, drive towards Kasenyi and visit the crater lakes, Edwards and George which have been popularly marked as the mating ground for several antelopes, particularly for the Uganda kob. You maybe be lucky to also sight more wildlife that may including lions, buffaloes, elephants, and other animals. Head back to your lodge for lunch and then proceed on an afternoon launch cruise on the Kazinga channel. Enjoy the rays of the setting sun on the launch cruise as you return back to your lodge for dinner and overnight as night before.
Take an early breakfast and then drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest park through the Ishasha sector the area famed for the tree-climbing lions. Have a short game drive, lunch, and then proceed to Bwindi via the lush green countryside. Reach Bwindi by the evening and check into your lodge for overnight and dinner.
After an early breakfast, head to the ranger station for briefing and by the mid-morning, start your gorilla trekking expedition in the lush forest vegetation of Bwindi national park. It is quite strenuous and requires fitness through the long hours of anticipated gorilla tracking, sometimes taking 2-7 hours of trekking. Other sights on the trails may include monkeys, birds and several butterflies. Spend utmost one hour with the gorillas and then retire to your lodge happy to have made the trip. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight as night before.
This morning after your breakfast, start the long journey back to Kampala with stops at the equator point and lunch. Reach Kampala in the early evening and transfer to the airport for your flights. This day is reserved for late evening or night flights.