7 days people and primates tour Uganda
Day 1: Arrival.
Arrive at the airport to meet our company representative who will transfer you to your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe. Overnight at Basic- Holiday express hotel or Central Inn Hotel / Moderate – Cassia Lodge or 2 Friends Hotel Ebb Luxury- Protea Hotel or Kampala Serena Hotel.
Day 2: Transfer to Kibale National Park.
In the morning right after breakfast, you will drive to transfer to Kibale National Park which is 5 to 6 hours’ drive away from the Kampala. Arrive in Time for lunch have lunch and then go for a nature walk in the Bigodi wetland. Watch out for the shoe bill stork. Overnight at Basic- Chimpanzee guest House, Moderate – Mountain of the Moon Hotel – Luxury- Ndali Lodge.
Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking / Afternoon Transfer to Queen Elizabeth Park.
In the morning right after breakfast, you will drive to transfer to the aprk head- quarters for briefing and then through the park trails. You will start your search for the chimpanzees. Trekking time ranges between 2 to 4 hours and you are allowed to spend 1 hour following them. After the trek, you will return to the starting point, have lunch and then drive to transfer to Queen Elizabeth national Park. The drive will take 3 hours arriving in the afternoon. Overnight at Basic- Simba safari camp, Moderate- Ihamba safari lodge Luxury- Mweya safari Lodge.
Day 4: Game drives/ Boat ride
In the morning before sunrise, you will go for a game drive in the aprk searching for wildlife. Watch out for animals like lions, hyenas, elephants, buffaloes and many more. Later in the afternoon you will go for a boat ride on the kazinga channel. The ride is scenic rewarding you with plenty of animals. Overnight at your previous lodge
Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi.
Through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth you will drive to transfer to Bwindi. Watch out for tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector and then drive to proceed and arrive in the afternoon. Overnight at Basic- Buhoma bandas/ Nkuringo, Moderate- Gorilla safari lodge, Gorilla mist camp and Ichumbi gorilla lodge.
Day 6: Gorilla trekking in Uganda. / Transfer to Kabale. 2 to 3hrs (BLD)
Wake up early in the morning, have breakfast and with packed lunch, depart to the park headquarters for briefing about the gorilla trip rules and regulations .Set off for the trekking into the tropical rain forest in search for the habituated gorilla groups. See how they feed, how they play with their young ones. This is the most magnificent wildlife experiences one can have by getting close to the animals to get a good study. If you wish to trek the simpler Gorilla Group always inform your guide who will inform the park rangers to allocate you the Gorilla family that you can manage to trek. Gorilla trekking time ranges between 2 to 8 hours. After gorilla tracking and encounter, stay with the gorillas for 1 hour and then and trek back to the starting Point. Overnight at your previous lodge.
Day 7: Transfer to Kampala.
In the morning right after breakfast, you will drive to transfer to Kampala. The drive takes between 8 to 9 hours and therefore. There is an option of flying which costs USD 350 per person extra.