Africa Vacation PrimateWatch Adventure - 8 Days
Day 1: Murchison Falls National Park.
In the morning you will leave for the Budongo Forest en-route visit the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for rhino tracking. Lunch will be in Masindi Hotel. Continue to Budongo Eco Lodge for an overnight stays.
Overnight Budongo Eco Lodge (LD)
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking at Kaniyo Pabidi Forest.
After breakfast, set out early to track the raucous chimpanzees together with the other resident primates in Kaniyo Pabidi forest. You will also be fascinated by the great profusion of colorful birds. Enjoy a packed lunch before taking the launch cruise to the bottom of the falls in the afternoon.
Dinner and overnight Paraa Safari Lodge (BLD)
Day 3: Kibale Forest National Park.
After breakfast drive to Kibale Forest National Park have a lunch stop on the way and later arrive late in the afternoon. You will have a night nature walk within the forest to see various nocturnal animal species and birds Dinner and overnight Primate Lodge
Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking.
Following an early breakfast you will head to Kanyanchu tourist centre to be briefed about the chimp tracking. Actually Chimpanzees are man’s closest relations and for that reason coming face to face with them is a memorable adventure. The trek will take 2 to 3 hours basing on the movement of the chimps. You guide will detail about the flora and fauna found in this forest as you walk through it. Some of the primates you will be able to see are: red tailed monkeys, Mangabeys and the grey cheeked monkeys plus background calls of birds. After lunch you drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park driving past the Rwenzori Mountains.
Overnight Mweya Safari Lodge (BLD)
Day 5: Kyambura Primate Watch
After your breakfast, you will drive to Kyambura gorge for a another chimp trek. After the chimp trek you will return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon go for a launch cruise on the renowned Kazinga Channel to see buffaloes, hippos and elephants, in addition to various water birds.
Dinner and overnight Mweya Safari Lodge (BLD)
Day 6: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
After your breakfast, leave for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest driving through the Ishasha area with views of the tree climbing lions, or take an alternative route taking you via the cultivated areas – all basing on the conditions of the road. depending on your time of arrival in Bwindi, you can go for a village walk visiting the surrounding villages and some community projects.
Dinner and overnight Mahogany Springs / Engagi Lodge (BLD)
Day 7: Gorilla Safari – Bwindi Impenetrable national park
Early morning you will go gorilla tracking after breakfast. Don’t forget to bring your hiking boots since the walk includes hiking steep muddy trails in the forest. You will finally find the gorillas and be allowed to spend an hour with them, take photographs and observe them play, feed and care for each other. It is a very memorable experience. After the gorilla tracking return to the Lodge.
Dinner and overnight Mahogany Springs / Engagi Lodge (BLD).
Day 8: Departure
Leave for Kampala; note that this is a long drive on not less than 10 hours. Lunch will be in Mbarara you will also have a stop at the Uganda Equator. We can either drop you at the airport to connect with your international flight out. Otherwise you can have an overnight in a hotel of your choice in either Kampala or Entebbe - optional.
End of Uganda PrimateWatch Adventure
B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner