We are very certain that you will find this experience very unique; it takes you to Kibale, Africa’s greatest tropical rain forests for Chimpanzee trekking, Kyambura, Combine this with Gorilla trekking in Bwindi the home of the rare mountain Gorillas as you graduate with 2 degrees in Primate trekking both undertaken in Uganda’s best ranked natural and virgin jungles in the world, This tour also will take you to the best of Wildlife National park ( Queen Elizabeth National Park)- Here is where your wildlife experience meets you..you will also get a chance to spice- up your experience by visiting local communities in Buhoma that include the Batwa (Pygmy).
Day 1: Arrival-Overnight in Kampala
Arrive at Entebbe airport. Your guide will be there waiting for you, meet and greet, transfer to your overnight accommodation: City Royal Resort (BB).
Day 2: Transfer to Kibale NP
8.30am after breakfast, depart for Kibale National Park arriving in time for lunch. Take a good rest then in the evening, you may take an optional visit to the Bigodi swamp for bird watching. Overnight at Primates Lodge (FB).
Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking
08.00am: Today you hike through Kibale forest to track the chimpanzee and other primates such as the black and white Colobus monkeys, blue monkeys, black faced red colobus, red tailed monkeys and olive baboons. Kibale National Park is home to 12 species of primates and a variety of bird life. Here you may see the great blue turaco. After the forest hike, spend the rest of the day at leisure or exploring the bird species at the age of the park. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner. Overnight at Primates Lodge (FB).
Day 4: To Queen Elizabeth National Park
10.00am: Depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park. In the evening you can enjoy a relaxed guided walk around the Lodge or an evening game drive in the Park. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner. Overnight at Bush Lodge (FB).
Day 5: Kyambura-Chimp tracking
6.30 am breakfast, and later depart for Chimp tracking in Kyambura gorge on the edge of the Western Rift Valley. You will spend some time with these primates as they play and feed. You may also encounter other wildlife and primates like monkeys as you walk through this forest. (Depending on the number of guests, some can track in the morning and others in the afternoon due to limited number of people offered per tracking) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner. Overnight at Bush Lodge (FB).
Day 6: Ishasha Game Drive-To Buhoma Bwindi
After Breakfast, transfer to Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth for a game drive. This sector is famous for tree climbing lions, look into the cassia branches as you may see some lions resting in tree branches. Other animals like Elephants, buffolos, baboons may be seen in this area. Lunch will be en-route and after proceed to Bwindi National Park for overnight at Silverback Safari Lodge (FB).
Day 7: Gorilla Tracking
After breakfast at 7.30 am, depart to the park headquarters in a private; proceed for briefing from park ranger guides before starting your Gorilla trek through steeply forested and beautiful landscape along several animal trails. The climax of the adventure is the opportunity to view the gentle and endangered mountain Gorillas which is an exciting and memorable experience, Picnic lunch to be enjoyed en-route. This may take 3 to 8 hours. Meals and overnight at Silver Back Safari Lodge (FB).
Day 8: The Batwa Experience-Buhoma Community Visits
After Breakfast, spend a day visiting the local communities in Buhoma that include the Batwa (Pygmy) experience where will demonstrate to you their traditional ways of living and how they used to stay in the forest and their daily activities. After lunch at the Lodge, you may opt to visit more communities or relax at the lodge. Meals and overnight at Silver Back Safari Lodge (FB).
Day 9: Departure to Entebbe by Flight (AM and PM flights)
After breakfast, you are transferred to Kihihi Airstrip for your return flight to Entebbe. There are 2 options: 1 Departs Kihihi at 1055am and Arrives at 1155am and 1405 arriving 1555. Upon arrival in Entebbe, you will connect with your outbound flight. END OF OUR SERVICE
• All Meals as indicated in the itinerary
• Accommodation as indicated
• All airport transfers
• Services of a professional English speaking guide
• 4x4 Safari vans plus fuel
• Mentioned park/entrance fees
• Game drives in Queen and Ishasha
• 1 Gorilla trekking permit per person(Bwindi)
• 1 Chimp permit per person for Kibale and Kyambura
• Batwa Community experience in Bwindi
• One way flight ticket to Entebbe from Kihihi Bwindi
• Drinking water daily while on safari
• All government taxes and levies
Prices EXCLUDE: all items of personal expenditure such as entry visas, tips, telephone calls, laundry, gifts, airport taxes and all alcoholic beverages.
NB: Gorilla permits, Chimp permits and Accommodation are subject to availability at the time of booking and therefore require booking and payment in advance