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5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari

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1915
5 Days 4 Nights
Entebbe International Airport
Kibale National Park
Min Age : 14+
Max People : 28

5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari

The 5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari unveils to you everlasting impression of Uganda’s Safari offerings ranging from Chimpanzee Tracking, Wildlife viewing, Birding, Boat cruise and Cultural encounters all in Uganda’s renown National Parks of Kibale National park and Queen Elizabeth National Park  located in the Western region of Uganda.

Kibale National park is renown for being “The Primate Capital of the World”, it has the black and white colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, grey cheeked mangabeys, blue monkeys and also chimpanzees with a population of 1500 chimpanzees including the Habituated ones which are 120 making it the park with the highest population and the best for Chimpanzee tracking. Queen Elizabeth National Park on the other hand will unveil to you its stunning natural beauty and give you rewarding and unforgettable encounters for example the Boat cruise at Kazinga channel, Birding, Game drive, a visit to Katwe salty lake and also the local community visits.

 

Day 1: Pick up from Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel – Drive to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 1 of the 5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari will start with a pick up from Entebbe International Airport by our Professional driver guide from Paradise Adventure Vacations who will meet and greet you, he will then brief you about your 5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari and then you will proceed for about 8 hours’ drive including a coffee stopover enroute to your destination and also a lunch stopover in Fort Portal the “Tourism City.” During your drive through Fort Portal, you will enjoy scenic views of the rolling hills giving you lasting breathtaking moments and then proceed to Kibale Forest National Park for relaxation, dinner and an overnight.

Location: Kibale Forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

 Mid-Range  Chimpanzee Forest Lodge or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 2: Kibale National Park – Chimpanzee Tracking – Nature walk through Bigodi Wetland and Community Encounter

Day 2 of your 5 days Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari will start with a heavy breakfast. You will wake up to a heavy customized breakfast and prepare for interesting activities in the course of the day. Wear appropriate clothing since you are getting ready for Chimpanzee tracking which will take about two to four hours depending on the location of the Chimpanzees. Among the cloths include, a long sleeved shirt, a pair of karky or jean trousers, water proof boots, a cap, and a heavy sweater in case of rain. Carry with you some snacks and water to keep you hydrated throughout the tracking session.

Chimpanzee Tracking

Proceed to Kanyachu visitor center where you will be briefed about the Do’s and the Don’t’s of the park, here, you will also be assigned a park ranger who will take you through Kanyachu trail where you will do your Chimpanzee tracking from. While on the trail, you will be welcomed by the sights and sounds of the forest as you look out for the various bird species like the flycatchers, hornbills, kingfisher, weavers, cuckoos, purple breasted sunbird, crowned eagle, black capped waxbill, black billed turaco, black collard apalis among other birds and also the butterflies as they fly up in the sky.

You will encounter the primates of the park like the black and white colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, grey cheeked mangabey, blue monkeys, and the L’Hoest’s. When you get to the chimpanzees you will be allowed to spend 1 full hour in their presence as you monitor their behaviors and learn how they go about their day to day life, Feel free to ask the park ranger as many questions as possible and then return back to your lodge for lunch.

Nature walk through Bigodi Wetland and Community Encounter

Later in the afternoon you will have a nature walk through Bigodi wetland and also an opportunity to spot some mammal species which you didn’t see during the trek like bush pigs, mongooses, forest elephants, forest buffaloes, bush bucks, olive baboons, and red tailed monkeys among others and also visit the local community around the wetland for experiences like Gin brewing from bananas, coffee processing, craft making and then you will return back to your lodge for Dinner and an overnight.

Location: Kibale Forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

 Mid-Range  Chimpanzee Forest Lodge or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 3: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Afternoon Boat cruise – Evening  Game drive

Day 3 of the 5 days Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari starts with a heavy morning breakfast and a transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Wake up to a hearty breakfast and prepare for a 3 hours’ drive to the “Medley of Wonders” where you will be captivated by the mind blowing beauty of the park. Upon your arrival, you will check into your accommodation for relaxation as you await a delicious meal.

Later in the afternoon you will embark on a boat cruise through the Kazinga channel where you will view the herds of hippos taking in water, elephants drinking and swimming at the shores of the Kazinga channel, Nile crocodiles resting at the shade and also for the Bird lovers, the launch cruise will offer you an opportunity to see various bird species among the 600 species offered by Queen Elizabeth National Park, among these include the African fish eagle, the yellow billed stork, the African skimmer, rare saddle billed stork, grey headed kingfisher, Nubian woodpecker, swamp flycatcher, grey capped warbler, little bee eater, Swamp Nightjar among other bird species.

Relax for about 5 to 10 minutes with some refreshments and then proceed for an evening game drive, you will be amazed by the beautiful evening sunset at Queen Elizabeth National Park, also be on the lookout for mammals like elephants, topis, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, hippos, lions and if lucky, you may as well spot the leopards. After that, you will return back to your accommodation for dinner and an overnight.

Location: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation Option:

 Mid-Range  Buffalo Safari Lodge or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Early Morning Game drive OR Optional Experiential Lion and Leopard Tracking – Evening Crater Lake Exploration

Start your Day 4 of your 5 days Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari with an early morning breakfast and thereafter you will head out to the jungle to search for the various mammal species that inhabit Queen Elizabeth National Park like Antelopes, Hippos, bush pigs, sitatungas, topis, bushbucks, cape buffaloes, elephants among others.

Optional Experiential Lion and Leopard Tracking

OR You can Opt for an Experiential Lion and Leopard Tracking Experience in the Northern sector of the park “Kasenyi plains” which goes for an Extra $250 per person, while here, you will have an opportunity to drive off track while tracing a pride of lions and the leopards of the park. This Experience takes you beyond the usual game drive  since you get to learn about their population, behavior, life style and also any other information concerning them. Experiential Lion and Leopard Tracking is done with Researchers who drive around the Park with Radiation trackers which help them to find lions that have radio collars around their Neck, Trackers here can drive off truck in order to find the predators whenever the signals would be directing. After this experience, you will return to your lodge for a mouth-watering lunch and spend your afternoon at leisure.

Evening Crater Lake Exploration

Later, you will proceed for an evening 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, sitatunga 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 and then return back for dinner and an overnight.

Location: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation Option:

 Mid-Range  Buffalo Safari Lodge or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

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

Upon waking up on your final day of the 5 days Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari, you will have your heavy delicious breakfast and prepare for yet another journey back to Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel which will take approximately 8 hours with a lunch stopover in Mbarara City or Ajip Hotel. You will then proceed with the journey and enroute to your destination, you will have a stopover at Equator line at Kayabwe to participate in the water experience, have some coffee and take some memorable pictures while at the “0” line. Proceed with the journey to Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel.

This 5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari offers a unique blend of adventure, wildlife encounters, and breathtaking natural beauty. Whether you are a seasoned safari-goer or a first-time visitor, this itinerary is sure to leave you with lasting memories of your time in “The Pearl of Africa.” Thank you so much for specifically choosing Paradise Adventure Vacations on 5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Safari and we hope to see you again!!

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
  • Mid-range accommodation for 4 night on full board (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
  • All en-route meals and bottled mineral water throughout your tour
  • All park entrance and activities feel and all applicable government taxes
  • Bigodi sanctuary swamp and community safari
  • 1 Chimpanzee Trekking permit per person (Kibale forest national park)
  • A visit to the Equator land mark
  • Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey
The Package Price Excludes:
  • Experiential Lion and Leopard Tracking at an Extra $250 per person
  • International and domestic flights
  • Country entry visa
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Items of personal nature/laundry/telephone charges
  • Souvenirs and gifts, Tips
  • Alcoholic and other soft drinks (sodas, special juice order at the lodge and wines)
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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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