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5 Day Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari

5 Day Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari: Visit Uganda for 5 days Safari on your 5 Day Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari  visiting the habituated Chimpanzees.  Then you will cross to the adjacent most visited Queen Elizabeth National Park. Here you will as well fall in love with Uganda’s nature offering in the western Part. Furthermore, it is an inviting corridor with best Uganda Safari activities normally preferred by a traveler on a Uganda Safari

Visiting Uganda for 5 Day Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari takes to the submerging beauty of Africa.  More so with thousands of ancient trees, unique cultures with massive presentations around the Savannah game parks. Furthermore, with magical hotspots with highest concentration of wildlife species and this  ideal positions that register hundreds of Uganda visitors. As you drive through the bending roads, observe the pointing hills that have been been sculpted by time and revered by generations of local people.

Visiting Uganda on a 5 Day Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari gives it all in harmony. We visit the Savannah National parks with rolling grassland scattered with shrubs and isolated trees. And  which are homes to a whole host of wildlife. Kibale National Park‘s twisted bark, hollows and deadwoods provide a multitude of specialist habitats. They include nest sites for Chimpanzees andhundreds of bird species. The other parks we shall visit include the most visited Savanna park Queen Elizabeth National Park. This is a great survivor Savannah national Park that has lived through remarkable changes but it’s adventurous scenes never fail to impress on your Uganda Safari.

Highlights of this  5 Day Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari

Travel from Kampala city to Kibale National park-a home for Chimpanzees

Chimpanzee Tracking and Visit to Bugodi wetland

Leave Kibale National Park fo Queen Elizabeth National park

Morning game drive and boat cruise

Visit Lake Katwe and crater lakes region – Enroute back to Kampala City

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Travel from Kampala City to Kibale National Park- a home for chimpanzees

Full itinerary of the 5 Day Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari

Early morning, the City is already astir, After your breakfast, Our drive will drive you through the City’s street lights towards. Get to see and understand the city life, proceed on a 310 kilometres drive to Kibale National Park. This is  in the southern region via the Kampala-Mubende-Fortportal to cover a 5 to 6 hours road drive. Observe nature offerings, the pointing adjacent hill with coffee plantations, the grazing local herds of cattle, different town suburbs with locals selling off their merchandise and so much more.

Later, check in your preferred lodge in Kibale forest (we shall give you a complete guide about Kibale forest National Park Accommodation that ranges from budget, mid-range and luxury before your visit to help you plan for your Safari).  After your lunch, Prepare for a nature walks in the last remaining forest expanses. Tt will comprise of both lowland and montane forests in eastern Africa. Furthermore, engage with the mothers nature store as you experience the whole biodiversity of the park.  Encounter with the two tribes ie. Batooro and Bakiga communities living around the park. 

Your 5 days Uganda Safari is tailored to include Cultural dance perfomances in Kibale. The communities inhabit the area around the park. They use the park for food, fuel, and other resources. However they are guided by the Uganda wildlife Authority. This does conserve and restrict some of the gazetted touristic zones. Today’s Activities will end by 5:00pm. Finally retire back to your lodge for either Night fire camps or a relaxation and then overnight after your Dinner.

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking & visit to Bigodi wetland-Kibale national park

Early Morning after your breakfast, by 7:30 be briefed about your Chimpanzee tracking Kibale forest Safari. Along with your armed game ranger, you penetrate the forest following the trails in the park as you track the chimps. Furthermore, you’re  guided by their evocative pant-hoot calls, Kibale forest National Park is an ideal centre for eco-tourism and safari destination, and is popular for its population of habituated chimpanzees and twelve other species of primate. This means that you can interact with the Chimpanzees in Kibale forest. Do not forget that the park has one of the highest diversity and concentration of primates in Africa.

Encounter with unique forest dwellers inclusive of the red colobus monkey. More so the rare L’Hoest’s monkeys, the black-and-white colobus and the blue monkeys. Enjoy bird watching to over 325 sited species of birds. The park is also a home to other wildlife species that include elephants, duikers, bushbucks, sitatungas, bushpigs, giant forest hogs and common warthogs. Furthermore you will meet the African buffaloes and sometimes the park also attracts leopards, African golden cats, servals, sometimes lions do visit. Most often these come from the bordering Queen Elizabeth National Park. After the chimpanzee tracking Uganda Safari experience, embark on your hotel for lunch.

Bigodi Wetland

After lunch, Enjoy nature walks in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary are an fascinating area, located in Magombe swamp. This area is recognized for a extensive array of biodiversity among which are several primates species like the red colobus monkey, baboon, black & white colobus monke. Continue to see the 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, all these visit this swamp coming from the adjacent Kibale National Park.

Bigodi wetland Sanctuary is not only a tourist hub to the Country but plays a significant role. We do support communities through various community-based approaches. This in-turn boosts an economic benefit to the different local residents living within this area. A fraction of the solicited revenue from this swamp was used to build Bigodi Secondary School as well as a nursery school. This is in addition to pay salaries of the school teachers. Furthermore bridges are constructed and maintained over swamps plus water streams within the Communities.

Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is a magical destination for a Uganda birding Safari. More so is a haven for vast bird species. Birders visit this area to spot out to fifty new species on a bird list. The whole biodiversity comprised of over 138 species registered with in the sanctuary. With the most well-known bird – Great Blue Turaco welcoming you to this region. The others include: olive long-tailed cuckoo, western tinkerbird, African and green-breasted and ground thrush. After the experience, retire back for an overnight/Night fire as well as relaxation and overnight.

Day 3: Leave Kibale for Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Wake up on the golden awakening sunlight, After your break fast, check out from the lodge, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP). Uganda’s most visited Savannah park in the Western Region of Uganda. This is comprised of prominent touristic hubs like the Maramagambo Forest, the Kigezi Game Reserve, the Kyambura Game Reserve and the Kibale National Park.

Drive through the open rocky escarpments, to cover 2-3 hours road drive to Queen. Besides, it is the leading tourist hub encompassed by the Snow capped Rwenzori Mountains National Park. Check in at your lodge, have lunch and prepare for an evening game drive.

The Evening game drive is a gate way for the big game Safari, visiting the Savannah to see the whole host. They includes; African buffaloes, Ugandan kobs, hippopotamus, Nile crocodiles, African bush elephants, African leopards, lions and other grazing wild-species in the Savannah. The park is home to 95 mammal species and over 500 bird species.

Day 4: Morning game drive & a boat cruise

Wake up on the whispering jungles, with intermixed sounds emanating from the wilderness. After your breakfast, drive through the game to spot out the early risers including the nocturnals. This offers an authentic approach to define the Savannah. More so, spot the hyenas coming out from their dens and Buffaloes crossing to their grazing short Savannah. Unique bird species whirling in Open clouds. Visit the Ishasha Sector famous for the great kings of the Jungle described as the tree climbing lions. The area around Ishasha in Rukungiri District is famous for its tree-climbing lions, whose males sport black manes.

After your lunch, head back to the hotel by 11:00am, have a short relaxation as well on ground nature sightings. This is a magnificent picturesque for good photo captions. After your lunch, transfer to Kazinga channel for a 2 hours boat cruise. The channel connects two lakes ie. Edward and George. The boat cruise introduces you to varied range of animals and birds, with one of the world’s largest concentration of hippos and numerous Nile crocodiles seen throughout the year. After the experience drive back to the park for a relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Day 5: visit Lake Katwe and crater lakes region – Enroute back to Kampala City

Wake up early in the morning. After your breakfast check out and Visit the Kasenyi fishing villages in this sector. Continue to see the local methods used to catch fish as well as identifying different fish caught on the channel. Proceed and visit the Lake Katwe crater deposits. See and learn how the locals especially women get into the lake extract salt deposits using their hands. However the method is risky and dangerous to their human life, Yes, it’s survival for the fittest.

Later we enroute back for a 6-7 hours road drive through the Kasese-Mbarara-Masaka-Kampala road. Have a short stop in Mbarara for your lunch. Proceed passed lake Mburo National Park in Mbarara with un ending sightings as you see the Ankole’s long horned park graze in the Park. Proceed and pass Masaka up to Kampala City/Airport/Your hotel/Your perefered area of destination in Kampala City.

Inclusions & Exclusions

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

Price Excludes

  • 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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