7 Days Uganda Safari (Gorillas, Chimpanzees & Wildlife) Package

7 Days Uganda Safari: 7 Days Uganda  Safari is an exclusive 1 week Uganda safari offering Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee tracking &  Wildlife tour package. The 7 days Uganda safari takes you to Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This 7 days Uganda safari allows you to meet face to face for 1 hour with Primates (Chimpanzees and Gorillas) in their Natural homes, and spot numerous wildlife species on game viewing drives, boat cruise on the Kazinga channel and birding.

The all inclusive 7 Days Uganda Safari includes Chimpanzee permit at $200, Gorilla Permit at $700, Game drive at $30, Boat cruise $30, Park entrance at $40, and Batwa experience at $80.Lion in The wild- 8 Days Kenya Safari

 

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All ground transportation to the National Parks in a customized 4×4 safari jeep, an English speaking guide or any other language(if requested), accommodations and meals as per the Itinerary, depending on your style or travel budget, select from economy, comfort or luxury safari lodges, tented camps.

Best of Uganda(7 days/6 Nights) Safari Tour Package Overivew

Explore the best of Uganda with stops to Kibale Forest National park, Bwindi National Park, and The Queen Elizabeth National Park. Kibale Forest National Park, home to largest Chimpanzee population and is famous for being one of the best places to witness Chimpanzee tracking & Habituation in Uganda. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, which the world’s famous home for the last surviving Mountain Gorillas, and also close to Queen Elizabeth National Park which is most popular for its tree climbing Lions at the Isasha Sector

This 7 days Uganda safari can also be customized  further to suit your travel requirement and can also be started from Kigali Rwanda.

The safari starts from Kampala with the first destination at Kibale Forest national Park,  which spans 795 square kilometers is now the primate capital of the world, because of the 13 primates species.

The park is famed for its high concentration of chimpanzees, which are being tracked all year round. Besides chimpanzee tracking and habituation, the park also offers nature walks  and birding at Bigodi wetland not forgetting other primates like the L’hoest monkeys, red tailed monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabeys among others

The Safari then continues to Queen Elizabeth national park,  ”A medley of Wonders” Which is the most visited national park, that’s strategically located between Bwindi and Kibale national parks.

Queen Elizabeth receives good rains all year round, and earth movements and Volcanic eruptions formed crater lakes, gorges, forests and many other natural features that you will encounter during your visit.  The is also blessed with 4 out of 5 of  the Big 5  as well as the rare tree climbing lions in Isasha region.

From Queen Elizabeth, you will proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park- the top most gorilla destination with half of the world’s gorilla population. Bwindi national Park not only habors gorillas, but also chimpanzees, duikers, leopards, birds, forest mammals and more not forgetting the nature walks and the batwa pygmies community visit.

Safari Highlight For 7 Days Uganda Safari

Day #1: Transfer To Kibale National Park

Day #2:Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi Walk

Day #3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth & Visit to Kyambura Gorge

Day #5: Visit Maramagambo forest – Salt mining in Lake Katwe – Transfer to Bwindi national park

Day #6: Gorilla trekking & bigodi Walk

Day #7: Depart For Kampala

Trip Itinerary of the 7 Days Uganda Safari

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale National Park – Tour Fort Portal

A driver guide from our company will pick you up early in the morning from your hotel to start your 7 days Uganda safari. Together with him, you will journey to Kibale forest national park. In about 4-5 hours drive, you will be driven through Mubende to Fort Portal, as you enjoy scenic views of the beautiful landscapes, terraced farmlands, banana, tree plantations and the local people. You will have lunch in fort Portal- the capital of tourism in Uganda, after then proceed to your lodge. You will relax, and later on have dinner and an overnight.

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi Swamp walk

The driver guide will pick you up from the lodge after your morning breakfast, and drive you to the park headquarters of Kanyanchu Visitors Center for briefing about the regulations of Chimpanzee tracking.

In a group of 8, the ranger will lead you to the forest to look for chimpanzees, which may take between 2-8 hours depending on  how far the chimpas may have moved and the groups physical strength.

On finding them, you will interact with them for a maximum of 1 hour, after which you will return to the visitors center to pick your chimpanzee tracking certificate.

Later in the Afternoon, the driver will take you to visit the Bigodi wetlands sanctuary for a nature walk and bird watching. The Bigodi swamp a natural home for the best spots of best bird watching spots in Uganda. Expect to see small monkeys, butterflies and much more.

Dinner and overnight stay at  the lodge

Day 3: Head for Queen Elizabeth National Park – Game drive – Visit Kyambura Gorge

The driver will then proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park, with enroute game drive, then later check in with the lodge, refresh & head for lunch.

Have lunch, then after  proceed to Kyambura Gorge for a nature walk, one of the incredible wonders of Uganda, which  has a forest beneath. The Kyambura gorge is a home to creatures like the chimpanzees, Baboons, monkeys, hippos and birds. You will also glimpse the rare birds, trees and plants that have evolved to grow within the gorge.  The guide will take you back to the lodge, after the kyambura gorge visit.

Day 4: Visit Maramagambo forest – Salt mining in Lake Katwe – Transfer to Bwindi national park

Wake up early and take breakfast as you wait for the driver to take you on an inspiring event at Lake Katwe to see how the locals mine salt and how they benefit from it. This is a good time to integrate with the local, afterwards you will be taken for a nature walk at the Maramagambo forest where you will visit the Bat caves and the pythons that feed on them from an unseen platform.

Besides the bats and pythons, you might also encounter red-tailed monkeys, other primates, chimpanzees (not habituated), pygmy antelopes etc. You will also see the crater Lakes – Nyamasingiri and Kyasanduka.  Later in the afternoon,  head for an afternoon boat ride

Return for dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 5: Morning Game Drive & transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Wake up early for breakfast, and the driver guide will pick up and transfer you on a 2 hours drive to Bwindi Impenetrable national park, through the Isasha sector. The Isasha sector is popular for the famous tree climbing lions.

7 days Uganda Safari
A tree Climbing Lion in the Isasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 6: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest – Visit to the Batwa Pygmies

Wake up early for your breakfast. Along with your packed lunch, you will  be transferred by the driver guide to the Park headquarters for registration and join other trekkers in a briefing about the rules and the regulations during your Gorilla Trekking at 7:45 am. The briefing covers many topics including how to behave around the gorillas, what to expect and what to carry along while tracking the gorillas. You will be assigned a gorilla family taking into consideration your overall fitness and age. This is because some of the gorilla groups are found deeper in the forest hence requiring more You will be led by an experienced driver guide to  trek through thick creepers and undergrowth to search for the Gorillas, which can take you 2 to 8 hours of the day. The steeply forested landscape is magnificently thick but crisscrossed by various animal trails allowing access to tourists.

Spending 1 hour in the presence of the gorillas, while on a gorilla trekking Safari Experience

Once you find them, take as much photos as you can because, you will allowed to interact with them for only 1 hour, after which you will return to the headquarters for your certificates.

After resting, the driver will take you to visit the Batwa pygmy community. Bwindi National park was the ancient home of the Batwa before they were evicted by the government. While with them, you will learn about their culture and the difficulties they face after a life of plenty in the forest. Expect great traditional dance and other performances from the them.

Return for dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 7: Transfer back to Kampala

The 7th day marks the last day of the 7 days Uganda safari. You will wake up for breakfast at your own time and later settle in the car to be driven to Kampala or Entebbe with en-route stop over at the Igongo Cultural center for lunch in Mbarara. Proceed to the equator for photography at Kayabwe .  If time allows, you can still stop at the Buganda Royal drum makers to learn how giant drums were crafted. The driver will drop you in Kampala or at Entebbe International airport so as to catch up with your flight back home.

PRICE INCLUDES

Gorilla Tracking permits

Chimpanzee tracking permit

Bottled Water

English Speaking Guide

Park Entrance Fees

All Activities Mentioned

All Accommodations

Lunches Enroute

PRICE EXCLUDES

International flight fare

Entry Visas

Laundry services

Tips

Alcoholic Drinks

Any other optional activities.

What to pack for For the Safari

Rain jacket is important as the rains in this part is unpredictable.

Light clothes

A  Torch is for safety purposes

Sunglasses to protect direct sun rays

A Zoom lens Camera for photographs

A good insect repellent to keep off persistent insects

Hiking boots for the hike

Other activities that can be done in the 2 parks

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