8 Days Primates & Wildlife Adventure Safari

8 DAYS UGANDA PRIMATES & WILDLIFE ADVENTURE SAFARI

 

Start/End: Kampala

Duration: 8 Days

Activity: Rhino Tracking, Game Drive, Nature Walk, Chimpanzee Tracking, Boat Cruise.

Destinations: Murchison falls National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo National Park.

 

Description

This 8 Days Uganda Primates and Wildlife Adventure Safari takes you around four epic National parks of Uganda.  During Safari you will view variety of Wildlife. You will enjoy boat Cruises on Muchison Falls National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park. While on Game drives you will see Lions, Topi, buffaloes, elephants, oribi, Jackson hartebeest and Zebra among others.

You will  view couple of water birds like African fish foot, Africa Jacana, Shoe bill stork and forest species like Night white backed heron and Green-breasted pitta, African pitta, Abyssinian ground thrush, crowned eagle, Dusky crimsonwing etc. You will participate in guided nature walks for scenic viewing.

 

SAFARI SUMMARY

  • Day 01: Arrive at Entebbe Airport and transfer to Hotel
  • Day 02: Wildlife tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en’route to Murchison falls NP
  • Day 03: Game Drive and Boat cruise at Murchison falls NP
  • Day 04: Transfer to Kibale Forest NP, Bigodi Swamp Walk for Primate tracking
  • Day 05: Chimpanzee Tracking  and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 06: Wildlife Game Drive and Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel
  • Day 07: Morning Balloon or Chimpanzee/Primate Tracking in Queen Elizabeth and Transfer to Lake Mburo NP
  • Day 08: Adventure/Nature walk in Lake Mburo NP and transfer to Kampala

8 DAYS UGANDA PRIMATES & WILDLIFE ADVENTURE SAFARI

 

DAY 01: ARRIVE AT ENTEBBE AIRPORT AND TRANSFER TO HOTEL

Meet and greet Driver/Guide at Entebbe airport. Transfer to check in at chosen hotel in Entebbe. Be briefed about your 8 Day Uganda primate & wildlife Adventure Safari.

 

DAY 02: WILDLIFE TRACKING AT ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY EN’ROUTE TO MURCHISON FALLS NP

Be picked by Driver/Guide after Breakfast. Start Journey to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary (http://www.ziwarhino.com/ ) in Nakasongola District for African Rhino and Wildlife tracking. You may also be able to see the famous Shoe-bill Stork here.( http://raksafaris.com/the-shoe-bill-stork/)Proceed to Masindi Town for Lunch. Continue to Murchison Falls NP. Visit magnificent  Top of the Falls. Here you will enjoy and marvel at the mighty Nile, being forced into a seven-meter crevice to thunder 45 meters below in a series of cascades that can be viewed at different points up to the baler’s summit.

Transfer to chosen accommodation for Dinner and Overnight

 

DAY 03: WILDLIFE GAME DRIVE AND LAUNCH CRUISE AT MURCHISON FALLS NP

Do a morning to half-day scenic Game drive on the Northern bank of River Nile. Wildlife in this part includes the Rothschild Giraffe, elephant, Jackson hartebeest, lions, oribis, waterbucks and variety of Savannah woodland birds.

Go on an afternoon Nile Launch cruise for game viewing at close quarters; this is a paradise for hippos and crocodiles. Retire at the lodge for Dinner and Overnight.

 

DAY 04: TRANSFER TO KIBALE FOREST NP, BIGODI SWAMP WALK FOR PRIMATE TRACKING

Have breakfast and transfer to Kibale National park. Have lunch-en-route arriving in the evening.

Do Primate tracking/Nature walk pin the famous Bigodi Swamp. The Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is an fascinating area recognized for a extensive array of biodiversity. Things to see here include mainly primate species like the red colobus monkey, baboon, black & white colobus monkey, blue monkey grey cheeked, mangabey, vervet monkey, red tailed monkey and the L’Hoest monkey.

Additional Mammals such as chimpanzees, Sitatunga, mongooses, bush pigs, otters plus bush bucks can also be sighted at this swamp.

Transfer to lodge for Dinner and Over night at chosen Lodge.

 

DAY 05: CHIMPANZEE TRACKING  AND TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

Meet Park official for chimpanzee tracking briefing.  With Park Guide enter Kibale Forest, Sub-Sahara’s largest hardwood forest and track Chimpanzee. Chimpanzee is one of Kibale’s 13 primate species.

Have lunch and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Have Opportunity to view several centers en’route plus several game as you enter the park.

Check in at Hotel and later go for an evening Game Drive. Dinner and Overnight.

 

DAY 06: WILDLIFE GAME DRIVE AND BOAT CRUISE ON KAZINGA CHANNEL

Rise before the sunrise to catch a glimpse of Nature as you do a Game Drive. Go for afternoon Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel. Kazinga Channel is a perfect platform to see the toothsome Nile Crocodiles, dormant and playful Hippos and abundant bird-life that lives on the banks of the channel.

Dinner and Overnight.

 

DAY 07: MORNING BALLOON OR PRIMATE/CHIMP TRACKING IN QUEEN ELIZABETH AND TRANSFER TO LAKE MBURO NP

This is your last day at the Queen Elizabeth National Park on the 8 Day Uganda Primate and Wildlife Adventure Safari . You can choose to go for an early Morning balloon trip, a very outstanding way of seeing the Savannah plains and the wildlife. You can as well opt to do morning Chimpanzee tracking at Kyambura gorge.

After morning activity of choice,  have beautiful champagne breakfast before transfer to Lake Mburo National Park.

Dinner and Overnight at chosen Lodge/Hotel.

 

DAY 08: ADVENTURE/NATURE WALK IN LAKE MBURO NP AND TRANSFER TO KAMPALA

Reached climax of your 8 Day Uganda Primate and Wildlife Adventure Safari.  You will do Adventure/Nature walk with a Game Ranger. Here you will spot Zebras and African Eland and other antelopes.

Retire from the nature walk for late breakfast. Start Road trip to Kampala. You will stop at the equator for photographs and Souvenirs. Reach Kampala/ Entebbe Airport for your departure flight in the evening.

 

END OF SAFARI

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