8 Days Chimpanzees and Wildlife Safari in Uganda

Enjoy watching and tracking the Chimpanzees in Ngamba Island, Kibale Forest National Park, Kyambura Gorge and Wildlife Tours in Uganda at Queen Elizabeth National Park on the 8 Days Chimpanzees and Wildlife Safari.

Trip Overview

The 8 Days Chimpanzees and Wildlife Safari starts at the Entebbe International Airport to Ngamba Island, Kibale Forest National Park, Semliki National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Pick Up

On arrival at the Entebbe International Airport you are picked by our company driver who  transfers you to your hotel in Kampala for Dinner and Overnight stay at Sheraton Hotel Kampala

Day 2: Transfer to Ngamba Island

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to Lake Victoria to Ngamba Island a home of over 40 orphaned chimpanzees. Enjoy the spectacular distant scenery view of the neighboring islands as you ride to Ngamba. The bird life on the island is no miss out for birders. Feed and Engage in the infant integration experience of the chimpanzees on the Island or take a forest walk and have an encounter with the interactive primates on the island. Dinner and Overnight at Ngamba Island Tented Camp.

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

After your breakfast, leave the island for Kibale Forest National Park  the most accessible rain forest in Uganda. The journey takes you through the stunning scenery of Fort portal.  Enjoy the wonderful background view of the Rwenzori Mountains of the moon. Dinner and Overnight at Primates Lodge Kibale.

Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest

Primate Safaris Uganda

Wake up early have breakfast then transfer to the Park headquarters for a briefing session about tracking the Chimpanzees then later in groups of 8 with a skilled park ranger guide, proceed to the Forest to track the Chimpanzees for 2-4 hours and when you meet them, take many photos to keep for memories about your adventure. En-route, watch other primates like the L’Hoest’ monkeys, red colobus monkey, blue monkeys, black and white colobus monkey, red-tailed monkeys and the grey-cheeked mangabeys  etc. return to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Primates Lodge Kibale.

Day 5: Transfer to Semliki National Park

After your break fast enjoy a game drive in the jungle that hosts variety of bird species with exceptional primates which may include black-and-white colobus, De Brazza’s monkey, vervet monkey, red-tailed monkey, grey-cheeked mangabey, olive baboons and blue monkeys. After the adventure, proceed to the Sempaya Hot springs through the loveliest tracts of the Semliki forest will reward you with clear views in to the forest canopy to spot monkeys and birds. Dinner and overnight at Semliki Safari Lodge

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park 

Wake up have breakfast then transfer on a Game drive around the Crater Region in Queen Elizabeth National Park  where you watch wildlife animals like lions, buffalos, leopard, antelopes and hyena’s etc. After break off for lunch then proceed to the Mweya peninsular where you view the Kasenyi plains with various wildlife animals. After transfer to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight at Jacana Safari lodge.

Day 7: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kyambura Gorge

Wake up have breakfast then experience tracking of the chimpanzees in the gorge after a briefing from the park headquarters about the tracking code of conduct.
After your lunch take a game viewing launch cruise along the Kazinga channel with sightings of marvelous wild life including the Nile crocodile, hippos and buffalos and a few crocodiles. Dinner and overnight at Jacana Safari lodge.

Day 8: Departure to Kampala

Wake up have breakfast then transfer via the Ishasha Sector in Queen Elizabeth National Park to Kampala or the entebbe International Airport to board your flight back home.

THIS SAFARI INCLUDES
  • Ground transportation
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Lunch
  • Chimpanzee Tracking permits
  • Allowance of a knowledgeable English speaking guide
EXCLUDES
  • Airfare to Uganda
  • Visas
  • Accommodation
  • Cigarettes and personal expenses not listed in the program