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Our 6 Days Uganda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Tour is a great Uganda wildlife safari for tourists seeking to visit Uganda’s top national parks. This tour takes you to Murchison Falls National Park to see the big 5, Kibale Forest National Park for a glance at the rare primates and Queen Elizabeth National Park for more wildlife encounters. This 6 Days Uganda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Tour is bound to exceed your wildlife safari expectations in Africa. Book this Uganda safari and explore Uganda’s most popular safari destinations while enjoying the best panoramic views of the Pearl of Africa.

6 Days Uganda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking TourDetailed Itinerary.

Day 1: Kampala – Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Our driver/guide will meet you early morning at your hotel or place of residence in Kampala, brief you on the safari itinerary and then transfer you to Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest national park. You will make a stopover at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino Trekking. After lunch, you will proceed to Murchison Falls National Park reaching your lodge in the evening.

Accommodation Options: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury), Murchison River Lodge (Mid Range) or Red Chili Rest Camp (Budget Facility). Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 2: Game Drive in Murchison Falls National Park

You will have an early morning breakfast and embark on a game drive in the park with your guide, who will help you in spotting different animal species including; Elephants, Lions, Cape buffalos, Rothschild’s giraffes, hartebeest, Waterbucks, Oribi, Bushbuck,  Bohor reedbuck, hyena and if you are lucky, the leopard. Return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, go for a boat safari upstream the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the Murchison Falls stopping just a few meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. En-route, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over this 17 km stretch you may see elephants, waterbucks and among other animal species.  This is also a zone of many bird species like Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, hornbill, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. There, you may leave the boat and hike to the top of the falls (approx. 1 hour). See where the world’s longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43m below. Your driver/guide will be waiting for you to bring you back to the lodge.

Accommodation Options: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury), Murchison River Lodge (Mid Range) or Red Chili Rest Camp (Budget Facility). Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

After your early morning breakfast, you will embark on an 8 hour journey to Kibale Forest National Park as you drive through a verdant countryside along the Albertine Rift escarpments. You will arrive at your lodge in the evening in time for dinner. Accommodation Options: Kyaninga Lodge (High End), Primate Lodge – Forest Cottages (Mid Range) or Chimpanzee Guest House (Budget Facility). Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 4: Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Track chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park early in the morning. Kibale is a thick jungle with a towering canopy and the best reserve in Africa to view chimpanzees. In the afternoon, drive south into Queen Elizabeth National Park while enjoying sightseeing and game viewing en route.

Accommodation Options: Mweya Safari Lodge (High End) or Enganzi Lodge (Mid Range) or Simba Safari Camp (Budget Facility). Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 5:  Queen Elizabeth National Park Game Drive – Kazinga Channel Boat Cruise.

Begin your day with a cup of coffee early in the morning and drive along Kasenyi and Queens Mile on a game drive in the park. Animals you are likely to encounter include; elephants, buffalos, water bucks, warthogs, lions, Uganda kobs and a variety of birds. Return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, go on a two hour boat cruise along the famous Kazinga Channel where you will have an opportunity to see more animal species including; Hippos, Buffalos, Kobs, Elephants, Warthogs among many others. Plenty of bird species can also be seen while on this boat ride.

Accommodation Options: Mweya Safari Lodge (High End) or Enganzi Lodge (Mid Range) or Simba Safari Camp (Budget Facility). Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 6:  Kyambura Gorge Walk – Transfer Back to Kampala – Entebbe Airport

You will have an early morning breakfast and go on a guided chimpanzee/primate walk along the Kyambura Gorge to look for habituated chimpanzees.  After the primate walk, proceed Kampala and make a stopover at the Igongo Cultural Center to visit the Ankole Museum. You will then make another stopover at Agip Motel Mbarara for lunch. Later continue to Masaka with a stopover at the Equator for photography before heading back to Kampala or Entebbe to catch your flight back home or to your next destination. Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch).

End of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Tour.

The 6 Days Uganda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Tour includes;

  • Transportation by a 4wd vehicle
  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
  • Igongo cultural village visit
  • Boat trips
  • Park fees
  • 1 litre of Complementary mineral water per person per day
  • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Relevant Government Taxes.
  • Kibale Chimpanzee and Kyambura Gorge chimp Permits
  • Community visits
  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Tour
  • Services of English speaking Driver/guide.
  • En route lunches
  • Game drives
  • Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.

Excluded in the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Tour is;

  • Airfares
  • Visa Fees
  • Personal Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes,
  • Accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.
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