10 Days Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Tour in Uganda
The 10 Days Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Tour takes you to River Nile then Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda.
The 10 Days Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Tour offers you remarkable Wildlife Safaris at Murchison Falls National Park, and Queen Elizabeth National Park then Chimpanzee Tracking Adventures at Kibale Forest National Park.
Day 1: Transfer to Jinja Town
Wake up in the morning take breakfast then transfer to Jinja Town. En-route, have views of the stunning terrain vegetation and after a while, you will reach Jinja Town and break off for lunch then later transfer to River Nile to enjoy White Water Rafting an experience that will give you an adventure to beat the vigorous Rapids of the Nile.
After the experience, embark on your journey back to Kampala for Dinner and Overnight at Sheraton Hotel (Luxury)/Cassia Lodge (Midrange)/ Excellent Hotel (Budget).
Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage, transfer to Murchison Falls National Park along the Kampala Gulu Highway a journey that takes 5-6 hours. Transfer via the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and after a few hours of driving, reach the park and proceed straight to the Top of the Falls where you will have scenic views of the vigorous water falls, bird species, Victoria Nile and Terrain vegetation. After the Top of the Falls adventure, transfer to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Paraa safari Lodge ((Luxury)/ Sambiya River (Mid range/Red Chilli (Budget)
Day 3: Full Day Game Drive in Murchison Falls National Park
Wake up have breakfast then transfer to Murchison Falls National Park to enjoy a Full Day Game Drive along the various Tracks in the park watching many wildlife animals like Buffalo, Elephants, Giraffes, kobs, water bucks, Topis, duicker, small antelopes, bush bucks, Leopards, lions, hyenas, hippos.
At mid Day, break off for lunch then go for an afternoon Game Drive along other tracks and after, transfer to visit the Hippo Pool where numerous hippos can be seen relaxing in the water with egrets relaxing on their head tops. After the experience, return back to your lodge/ Hotel for Relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Paraa safari Lodge ((Luxury)/ Sambiya River (Midrange/Red Chilli (Budget)
Day 4: Game Drive-Boat Cruise in Murchison Falls National Park
Wake up have breakfast then transfer to enjoy a Game Drive along the various tracks in the park. Break off for lunch then later transfer to the banks of Victoria Nile for an afternoon Boat Cruise.
This begins at 2:30 pm for a period of 3-4 hours and when done in the evening, transfer back to the banks to proceed back to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Paraa safari Lodge ((Luxury)/ Sambiya River (Midrange/Red Chilli (Budget)
Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking and Guided Nature Walk
Wake up have breakfast then embark on a journey to the beautiful green Budongo Forest at Kaniyo Pabidi Eco-Site to track the Chimpanzees for a period of 3 hours. You will proceed on a 30 minutes' drive from the Kichumbanyobo gate. Two sessions are availed i.e the morning session which starts at 7:00 am and in the afternoon.
Transfer with a skilled ranger guide to instruct you about the chimpanzees then later penetrate the forest to search for the chimpanzees. After your adventure, break off for lunch and afterwards transfer on a guided Nature Walk to the Top of the Falls where you will see numerous species of birds, stunning Rainbow and Murchison Falls. Return back to your lodge/ hotel for Relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Paraa safari Lodge ((Luxury)/ Sambiya River (Midrange/Red Chilli (Budget)
Day 6: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
Today after your breakfast you will depart from the park and drive off to Kibale Forest National park. This park is known to be the most accessible with its diverse primate the chimps.
Upon your arrival in the park take a forest walk that will take you a round the Bunyaruguru crater region and expose you to some of the park habitat species. Dinner and overnight at Primate’s lodge( luxury)/Chimpanzee Guest house(Budget)/ Chimp’s nest(Midrange)
Day 7: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest National Park
Head to the park headquarters after your break fast for a briefing session about the chimpanzee tracking code of conduct from a UWA official and thereafter our guide will take you through the adventurous experience of chimpanzee tracking in Kibale forest with your packed lunch.
Besides you may spot other primates in the process like the monkey’s white and black colobus, red colobus, and red tailed colobus. After your lunch take a guided nature walk in Bigodi wetland and view the habitat species especially the diverse bird life. Dinner and Overnight at Primates Lodge, Chimpanzee Guest House, Chimp’s Nest.
Day 8: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Today after your breakfast leave Kibale Forest National Park for the known Switzerland of Africa with a lunch stopover en route. Enjoy a game drive in the crater lakes region as you enter the park which may reward you with views of animal species like the lion, leopard, buffalo, and the rare aquatic sitatunga antelope and may be the beautifully horned Uganda kob. Have dinner and an overnight stay at Hippo hill camp /Simba safari Camp/Jacana safari lodge
Day 9: Chimpanzee tracking to Launch Cruise in Queen Elizabeth
You will have a briefing session about the tracking code of conduct at the park headquarters after your break fast and thereafter catch-up with the tracking experience of the chimpanzees in their natural habitat in the Kyambura gorge.
You will be rewarded with views of the forest habitats in the gorge surrounding for example the Black Bee Eaters and the Blue Breasted Kingfisher, Black and African Black Emerald Cuckoos, Speckled Tinker bird, green Hylia, White-spotted Fluftail , and lots of others.
After your lunch, a launch cruise on the Kazinga channel will further reward you with scenic wild life views of the Nile crocodile, hippopotamus as they drink on the shores, chameleons topis, elephants and lizards with a variety of bird life many more. Dinner and over night at Jacana Lodge /Hippo Hill camp/Simba Safari lodge.
Day 10: Departure
Today enjoy a morning game drive in the park after your breakfast. The possible sightings may include elephants, lions, leopard’s kob, oribi giant forest hog, jackals, Defassa Waterbucks, hyenas, Uganda Kobs, Lions, Leopards, Cape Buffaloes, Topi and Bush bucks and many more.
After your lunch depart back to Kampala.
This safari includes:
- Ground transportation
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- Chimpanzee Tracking Permits to be booked in advance
- Allowance of a knowledgeable English speaking guide
- Airfare to Uganda,
- cigarettes and personal expenses not listed in the program.