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5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimpanzee Tracking

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5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimpanzee Tracking

This 5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimpanzee Tracking Safari will take you for an encounter with the famous Tree climbing lions of Queen Elizabeth’s Ishasha sector as well as the Giant Mountain Gorillas of the Impenetrable forest. You will as well encounter the 4 members of the Big 5 which are Lions, Leopards, Elephants and also Buffaloes.

Safari destinations
Queen Elizabeth national park

One of the most beautiful savannah national parks in Africa, it is also the second biggest and one of the Uganda’s most visited national parks. Queen Elizabeth National Park boosts of beautiful unmatched crater lakes, the famous Kazinga channel, forested Gorges and Savannah plains. It is also home to 95 mammal species including the 4 members of the big 5 such as Lions, Leopards, Elephants and Buffaloes, however other species include warthogs, Hippos, hyenas, Ugandan kobs, oribis, Topis, bush bucks, waterbucks, giant forest hogs, chimpanzees, Nile crocodiles among others and also various Bird species like grey crowned cranes, Marital eagle, shoebill, African green pigeon, handsome francolin, Nubian wood pecker, swamp flycatcher, grey crowned heron, black bee eater, African skimmer

Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park

The best destination for mountain Gorilla experience, its located in South Western Uganda in Kanugu district. It is known for having half of the world’s remaining population of mountain gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park will enable you have an exclusive experience of mountain gorillas in all the sectors of the park which are Buhoma, Nkuringo, Ruhija, and Rushaga. The park harbors 120 mammals such as black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, Red tailed monkeys, blue monkeys, bush pigs, forest elephants, buffaloes, duikers and also bird species like the African green broadbill, Grauer’s swamp warbler, Turner’s Eremomela, Chapin’s flycatcher, handsome francolin, Rwenzori turaco, purple sunbird, Red throated bee eater, black bee eater, and Shelley’s crimson-wing   and also butterfly species such as the African giant swallowtail and Cream-banded swallowtail.

 

Day 1: Arrival and Pick up from Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

The 5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimpanzee Tracking Safari will start with a pick up from Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel by our Professional driver guide from Paradise Adventure Vacations who will brief you about the Safari and thereafter start the drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park located in the Southwestern region of Uganda. This drive will take approximately 8 hours including a lunch stopover in Igongo Cultural Center or Ajip Hotel. Upon arrival at the park, you will proceed to your lodge with an enroute game drive as you sight the beautiful landscape and various wildlife like warthogs, Uganda kobs, bush bucks, waterbucks, and giant forest hogs among others, later you will have your dinner as well as an overnight.

Location: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury Mweya Safari Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner, a selection of drinks, laundry, and activities at the lodge

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Experiential Lion and Leopard Tracking – Launch Cruise – Crater Lake Exploration
Experiential Lion and Leopard Tracking

Your Day 2 of the 5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimpanzee Tracking Safari will start with an early morning heavy breakfast and then you will embark on an amazing Experiential lion and leopard tracking through Kasenyi sector, here you will have an opportunity to drive off track while tracing the lions and the leopards of the park. You will also learn about their population, behavior, life style and also any other information concerning them and then you will return back to your accommodation for your heavy delicious lunch.

Launch Cruise

Later in the afternoon, you will go for a mind blowing boat cruise on the Kazinga channel which will give you stunning views of the park and an opportunity to view the herds of hippos in water, elephants swimming and drinking water, Nile crocodiles resting at the banks of the Kazinga channel, and for the bird lovers, also be on the lookout for various bird species like the African fish eagle, the yellow billed stork, rare saddle billed stork, grey headed kingfisher, the African skimmer ,Nubian woodpecker, swamp flycatcher, grey capped warbler, little bee eater, Swamp Nightjar  among other bird species.

Crater Lake Exploration

You will later proceed for a Crater Lake exploration at Lake Katwe Explosion craters which is a 27km drive through the craters in Queen Elizabeth National Park, on your way you will spot some animals like the lonely male buffaloes and elephants, water bucks, Uganda kobs, sitatungas, antelopes, chimpanzees and also flamingos at Lake Munyanyange, termites, snakes among others. Upon reaching, you will see the number one salt distributor in Uganda and learn how salt is extracted, you will also see the Western arm of the Great East African Rift Valley and escarpments during the drive then you will return back to your accommodation for dinner and an overnight.

Location: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury Mweya Safari Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner, a selection of drinks, laundry, and activities at the lodge

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 3: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Chimpanzee Trekking and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 3 of the Safari will start with a mouth-watering breakfast and thereafter you will head to the park’s headquarters for a briefing on the Do’s and the Don’ts when you are with the Chimpanzees. You will be assigned a ranger guide and a chimpanzee family to look out for and then proceed with the Tracking in Kyambura Gorge or Kalinzu forest. During the trek, you may encounter other primates such as Blue monkeys, Olive baboons, Red tailed monkeys, Vervet monkeys among others and also various mammals like Elephants, duikers, yellow-backed duiker, buffaloes, bush pigs and giant forest hogs among others.

On finding the chimpanzees, you will have a maximum of 1 hour in their presence while watching them feed, communicate and see how they go about their daily life and then you will return to your lodge for a hearty lunch. Later you will be transferred from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is home to the World’s remaining population of Mountain gorillas and one of the oldest rainforests forest in Uganda. Upon reaching, you will then check into your accommodation for your dinner as well as an overnight.

Location: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury  Buhoma Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner, a selection of drinks, laundry, and activities at the lodge

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 4: Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park – Gorilla Trekking – Batwa Community Encounter

Upon waking up by the beautiful sounds of the birds singing in the sky, you will start your day 4 of the 5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimpanzee Tracking Safari with an early morning breakfast. Wear appropriate clothing for the day like a long sleeved shirt, a pair of karky or jean trousers, a round cap, water proof boots to protect you against the falling tree branches of the Impenetrable forest and also in case of bad weather,  Pack some snacks and water to help in keeping you hydrated during the trek.

Gorilla Trekking

Proceed to the park’s headquarters for a briefing on the Do’s and the Don’ts while you are with the mountain gorillas, you will also be assigned a park ranger who will guide you during the trek and also a gorilla family to look out for and then start the search for the mountain gorillas which will take about 1 to 7 hours depending on their location. During your trek, you will encounter various primate species like the black and white colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, grey mangabeys, and blue monkeys. As your gaze meets the gentle eyes of Africa’s dark-furred Great Apes, you will be allowed to spend a maximum of 1 hour with these majestic creatures as you watch and capture every moment while they go about their day to day activities.

During this time you will learn about their ways of life and also try to relate with them so they become used to human presence, your guide will be available to answer any questions you need to know. You will also stand a chance to see many forest dwellers you meet on your way during the search of gorillas including different species of birds, elephant, and antelopes. If lucky, you can as well see chimpanzees. Bwindi is one of the parks where gorillas and chimpanzees coexist in the same environment, you will then return back to your accommodation for a delicious lunch.

Batwa Community Encounter

Later you will visit the Batwa community who were the early inhabitants of the ancient Impenetrable forest before it became a National park and also a UNESCO World heritage site in 1992 and learn about their social ways of life, how they hunt for food in their ancient ways, visit a Batwa homestead to watch how they dance and also hear ancient legends and their folk songs and thereafter you will return back to your accommodation for a freshly prepared dinner and a relaxed overnight.

Location: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury  Buhoma Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner, a selection of drinks, laundry, and activities at the lodge

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

 Day 5: Transfer back to Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel

On the final day of your African Safari, you will have a special breakfast, check out of your lodge and embark on your journey back to Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel. This will take approximately 8 to 10 hours drive including a finger-licking lunch stopover in Ajip Motel or Igongo Cultural Center. This 5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimpanzee Tracking Safari provides a comprehensive and unforgettable experience filled with stunning scenery, diverse wildlife and exciting adventures.

Thank you so much for specifically choosing Paradise Adventure Vacations on the 5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimpanzee Tracking Safari and we hope to see you again!!!

Location: Kampala

Accommodation Option: No

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

The Package Price Includes:

Return airport transfers (pick up and drop off)

Private transport for 5 days in a well-modified safari Extended land-cruiser (4WD, air-conditioned and pop-up roof)

Flue for 5 days

English safari driver guide for 5 days

Luxury accommodation for 4 nights on full board

Alcoholic and other soft drinks (sodas, special juice order at the lodge and wines)

All park entrance and activities feel and all applicable government taxes

1 Mountain gorilla trekking permit in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park (Buhoma sector)

1 Chimpanzee Trekking Permit in Kyambura Gorge

A visit to the Equator land mark

Batwa Community Encounter

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

The Package Price Excludes:

International and domestic flights

Country entry visa

Personal travel insurance

Items of personal nature/laundry/telephone charges

Souvenirs and gifts, Tips

 

Passenger Information on 5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimpanzee Tracking Safari

In case of non-availability, we may have to reroute and provide alternative accommodation at lodges of similar category.

Passengers should bring only soft sided bags on safaris as our vehicles have limited luggage space

All the passengers must have Identification Card/Passport with them throughout their travel.


Our Safari Vehicles Seating Plan - 4x4 Safari Land Cruiser Extended

Safari Vehicles Seating Plan

All our Safari vehicles are Toyota Land-cruiser 4×4 with pop-up roofs. The vehicles are serviced and maintained to a very high standard before, during and after every safari. Paradise Adventure Vacations Ltd offering all-wheel drive safari vehicles suitable for off-road driving, which enable travelers to discover the magical areas of East Africa in a pleasant and reliable manner.

Our fleet consists of 4×4 Toyota Land cruisers with a hinged roof and skylights above the front seats. The hinged roof offers two main advantages: it provides shade without restricting the view, so that you can enjoy your safari even in the very sunny hours of the day. It also allows a 360-degree all-round view.

Our Vehicles Are Equipped With:

  • Adjustable comfortable seats
  • Electric refrigerator for drinks
  • High-performance shock absorbers
  • Tool & first aid kit
  • Adapters and battery chargers

Due to the difficult ground and road conditions inside and outside the national parks and wildlife reserves, a four-wheel drive vehicle is not only recommended, but also crucial for an eventful safari.

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