Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour | 8 Days Queen Elizabeth and Kibale Tour

Day 1 (Pick up from Air port to Kampala)

On your arrival, you will be picked by our tour guide from Airport to Kampala. Having dinner and Overnight at Emin pasha/Fairway hotel (luxury) or Namirembe guest house (budget)

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Day 2 (Kampala –Queen Elizbeth NP)

You will be picked up from Kampala in the morning after breakfast and go through Uganda’s lush beautiful countryside. Take a stop over at Equator en route as well as plenty of fresh vegetables and fruits. Proceed to Queen Elizabeth national park. A game drive en route is reward.  After lunch travel to the Queen Elizabeth National Park, spotting game en route more especially the antelopes that “criss- cross the road as you drive on. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Katara lodge(luxury) or King fisher lodge/Kyambura lodge (budget).

Day 3 (Game drive & a launch cruise)

Very early in the morning, after a cup of tea, go for a morning game drive in the Park. Expect to see most of the famous Big Five; Buffalos, leopards, Elephant, Lions, Giant forest hog, Bush bucks, waterbucks, mangoose, Hyena and many bird species. Return to the lodge for mid morning breakfast as you wait for Lunch. In the after noon, take a launch cruise along the Kazinga channel to watch the families of Hippos, Buffalos, and Crocodiles close to the waterside as well as the illusive Leopard marauding.  The banks of this channel harbour a great number of bird species and if you are lucky, you might encounter the legendary shoe bill stork, pelicans, fish eagle, Skimmers, martial eagles, the papyrus gonelok, African Jacana and many others. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Katara lodge (luxury) or King fisher lodge/Kyambura lodge (budget).

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Day 4 (crater lakes & maramagambo forest)

Morning after breakfast, tour the mesmerizing Queen Elizabeth’s picturesque crater lakes zone, and serene. The unique thing about these crater lakes is that each has its own individual temperament and nature providing a home for a myriad of creatures. Visit Lake Katwe and get to see the salt works and Flamingo Lake. Return to the lodge for Lunch.

In the afternoon, visit the assorted local habitats and take a walk in the Maramagambo forest where we’ll spot Chimpanzees and Monkeys. Visit the bat caves and watch out for the exceptional extraordinary Blue Lake. It is a small lake that got its name Kimere -Njojo (meaning the one that swallows the Elephant in English) after drowning a big Elephant. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 5 (fort portal-kibale)

After breakfast you will be taken to Fort Portal town, through the villages and beautiful scenery. Avisit to Nyakasura (mabere ga nyina mwiru)  stalagimites and stalactites is a great one. Lunch in fort portual town.Then continue to Kibale forest. Dinner and over night at Kibale Forest Camp/Ndali lodge (luxury) or Chimpanzee Guesthouse/chimp nest/Bandas (Budget)

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Day 6 (chimp tracking)

After an early Morning break fast, will start with the 4 hour chimp walk – during which you may also get to see 10 other primates! Kibale Park is also known for all the butterflies and birds. In the afternoon you will walk through Bigodi Swamp (home to a community based project).Dinner and over night at Kibale Forest Camp/Ndali lodge (luxury) or Chimpanzee Guesthouse/chimp nest/Bandas (Budget)

Day 7 (Swamp Walk)

Have an early morning break fast and then go for a swamp walk in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary a community owned swamp under Kibale Association for Rural and Environmental organization formed in 1992 with the aim of achieving social and economic development for local communities.  Your guide will provide detailed information as the walk goes on. This area harbors over 137 bird species including the Snowy Headed Robin Cat, Emerald Cuckoo, Black and White Casqued Hornbill and a variety of Weavers, Warblers, Greenbuls and Sunbirds. You will also see plenty of butterflies and the unique flora such as wild palms, polita figs and the dominant papyrus.In the afternoon Return to Kampala having lunch en route. Dinner and Overnight at Emin pasha/Fairway hotel (luxury) or Namirembe guest house (budget)

Day 8 (Transfer to Air port)

Morning at leisure or Depending on your flight, Transfer to Entebbe Airport for your flight back home.

This Tour package includes:

  • Transportation by a 4wheel drive vehicle plus fuel
  • Full board accommodation
  • Fort Portal visit
  • launch cruise
  • One Chimpanzee permit per person TO BE PAID FOR IN ADVANCE
  • Park entry fees
  • An English speaking Driver/guide.
  • Meals
  • Cultural walk

The package excludes expenses of personal nature like: Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking

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