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Amazing Apes Safari

  • Kibale Forest
  • Primate Eco Walk -
  • Nocturnal Walk
  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Overview

This 8 day tour is perfect for a quick trip which includes many of Uganda's highlights and offers two opportunities to trek the gorillas.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Entebbe

Arrive at Entebbe Airport, met and transferred to Kampala.
O/N Kampala Serena Hotel.
Meal Plan - Bed and breakfast.
TRANSIT TIME 45 minutes.

Day 2: Kibale

Head west after breakfast through Mubende arriving in Fort Portal for lunch. Later proceed to the Kibale Forest for a Nocturnal Walk tracking the Galagos, Bush babies, Pottos and the Night Jars with the use of Flashlights.
Dinner and overnight at the Ndali Lodge (or Kibale Primate Lodge).
Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. TRANSIT TIME 5 HOURS

Day 3: Kibale

Morning breakfast, later start a half day Forest walk in the Forest on a primate Eco walk. Look out for the Red Colubus (an endemic species only found in this forest in Uganda). Other primates include the Chimpanzee, Grey Cheeked Mangabeys and others.
In the afternoon, take a swamp walk in Magombe for a closer to nature encounter.
Return to Ndali Lodge (or Kibale Primate Lodge).
Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4: Bwindi

Breakfast, later travel to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest with picnic lunches (TRANSIT TIME 6 HOURS). Drive through the Ishasha Plains the area famous for its tree climbing Lions. Arrive at Buhoma the Gorilla Staging area where dinner and overnight is at our New Gorilla Resort Bwindi Camp.
O/N Gorilla Resort Bwindi Camp
Meal Plan - Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Bwindi

Gorilla trekking starts after breakfast. The rangers and trackers through the thick and steep vegetation track the Gorillas. After viewing the gorillas, have your picnic lunch and return to Gorilla Resort Bwindi Camp.
O/N Gorilla Resort Bwindi Camp
Meal Plan - Lunch and Dinner.. TREKKING TIME - 30 Minutes - 8 HOURS

Day 6: Bwindi

Second day of Gorilla trekking. This time to a different group of Mountain Gorillas. Return to the first Class Service of the Camp for Cocktails, wines, Beers and Soda at the viewing deck overlooking the forest. Dinner and overnight at The Gorilla Resort Bwindi Camp.
O/N Gorilla Resort Bwindi Camp
Meal Plan - Lunch and Dinner. TREKKING TIME - 30Minutes - 8 HOURS

Day 7: Kampala

Take a scenic drive to Kampala, through the mountainous area of Kigezi and the Ankole area with its Long Horned cattle before arriving Kampala in the evening.
O/N Kampala Serena Hotel.
Meal Plan - Breakfast and Lunch. TRANSIT TIME 8 - 9 HOURS

Day 8: Depart

Breakfast at the Hotel before airport transfer for departure.

Rates

Rates available on request.

Included

Transfers
Transport in 4x4 vehicle with an English speaking driver-guide
Game drives as specified
Primate/Chimpanzee permits
Meals and accommodation as specified
All park fees and government taxes
Gorilla Permits (which are indicated separately above)
activities as indicated

Excluded

Visas and international flights
Airport taxes (clients pay direct)
Driver-guide gratuities, drinks, dining rooms tips and porterage
Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance
Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature