Afripot Tours 8 days primate and wildlife safari Uganda things to see – Rhino Tracking enroute to the park at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on the way to murchison national park ,Game viewing / Game drive safari,Launch Cruise and also the tour gives you an encounter to the great Apes – Chimpanzees and Gorillas. Kibale is well known for its various and large population of Primates in Africa. The most popular include the great chimpanzees and it’s acknowledged that Kibale has about 1450 chimpanzees well as Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to more than half of the world’s wild Mountain Gorilla.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT .
You will be received by our driver/guide at the Airport. Depending on your arrival time, if you arrive night time, we check into Boma Hotel for a relaxation moment after the long flight.
DAY 2: DRIVE TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK .
After a cup of tea/coffee, drive to Murchison falls National park – Uganda’s biggest Park which is over 5000sqkm. Drive through Luwero Triangle famous with Ugandan civil war of 1980, Nakasongola long stretch to Masindi town, advance into the park. Check into Nile Safari lodge for lunch. Dinner and over night at fort murchison lodge, relaxation.
DAY 3: GAME DRIVE IN MURCHISON FALLS .
An early cup of tea/coffee at 6:00am Ferry crossing, to the Game drive Nile river Bank to the broad savannah for the most likelihood Big cats hunting, Elephants, Giraffes, Buffalos, plus more as the checklist of mammals reaches 76 we continue browsing the Drive circuits to the Delta point for a cocktail of Birds and mammals.
If you are a keen birder this is the best place to catch them. Afternoon 2-5pm for a 3hours Boat ride to the base of the Falls where you get to see the Hippos, Grooming in there Pods, Nile crocodiles, elephants and a variety of beautiful bird species along the falls. Elephants quenching their thirst during the afternoon sun. Dinner and over night fort murchison lodge, relaxation.
DAY 4: TRANSFER TO KIBALE NATIONAL PARK .
Morning breakfast, check out of the Murchison park and drive along lake Albert, to the escarpment area for a great view of the great rift valley, continue to Hoima town for lunch at the Kolping Hotel, continue through Mabale, kagadi towns with great views the local community, thatched houses, school kids and finally to Kyenjojo town.
Remember its a dirt road from Murchison falls to Kyenjonjo town. Drive 55km to Fort portal town and continue through the tea plantations for your evening. Check into kibale forest camp in Kibaale forest for the night.
DAY 5: CHIMP TREKKING AND BIGODI WALK .
Early morning breakfast, continue to Kibale park headquarters for a morning briefing and start the chimpanzee tracking experience. Expect loads of monkeys,birds and lots tree species. Return for lunch at the Primates lodge. Evening relaxation or Bigodi Nature walk with lots of monkey species to be sighted in the forest. Overnight at kibale forest camp.
DAY 6: TRANSFER TO BWINDI THROUGH QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK .
Drive through Queen Elizabeth National park through Ishsha and if we are lucky, we may find the tree lions.
Overnight in Buhoma community rest camp.
DAY 7: GORILLA TRACKING .
After our breakfast, we get to the briefing at 8:00am, and we start the days Gorilla tracking adventure.
Return later and Overnight at Buhoma rest camp/ Optional visit to Lake Bunyonyi and stay at the overland resort.
DAY 8: DRIVE BACK TO KAMPALA .
Morning breafast and drive back to kampala through Mbarara