Uganda Tour Highlights
The 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour, Chimpanzee tracking and Wildlife Safari goes to Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi National Parks in Uganda. Major tour activities include gorilla tracking, memorable nature walks, Kyambura chimps trek, wild game viewing, fantastic boat cruise, excellent birding, cultural excursions, etc. Book now online for a discount.
Day 1: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth Park
Breakfast and set off to Queen Elizabeth National Park with enroute game drive, with enroute stop at the Equator for photographs and lunch in Mbarara. Dinner and over night at Mweya Safari lodge / Kyambura Lodge / Kingfisher lodge.
Day 2: Nature walk and Launch cruise
Breakfast and a short briefing of the day’s activities from the tour guide;
Proceed for a guide tour with a park Ranger; here you are able to explore the remoter parts of Mweya Peninsula, see lions, herds of elephants, antelopes, buffaloes etc. And after lunch proceed for a fantastic launch cruise and view large numbers of birds, hundreds of Hippos, mammals and reptiles at the shoreline. Dinner and over night at Mweya Safari lodge / Kyambura Lodge / Kingfisher lodge.
Day 3: The Equator and the Queen’s Pavilion, Kyambura Chimp trek
Breakfast and then proceed to the Equator and have photographs , then visit the Queen’s Pavilion which was built in 1959 as a site to remember the Queen’s visit , then visit the coffee shop and also have lunch.
After lunch make a visit to Kyambura Gorge for wild Chimpanzee tracking. Other primates include Giant Forest hogs, galagos, vervet monkeys, Colobus, Mangabeys, etc Dinner and over night at Mweya Safari lodge / Kyambura Lodge / Kingfisher lodge.
Day 4: Queen Elizabeth, Ishasha sector to Bwindi Gorilla Forest
Breakfast and proceed to Bwindi passing through the park’s southerly Ishasha sector and having a chance to stop over for a short search of the famous tree climbing lions.
Enroute picnic lunch and arrive in the early evening. Dinner and over night at Gorilla resort / Buhoma Community rest camp.
Day 5: Bwindi Gorilla Tracking Adventure
Break fast, a briefing from the tour guide.
Get equipped, have your lunch and water packed and then proceed for another briefing and registration from the game rangers.
Sort out equipments and depart for tracking; an adventure of a life time. Have a memorable day and in the evening transfer to lodge. Dinner and over night at Gorilla resort or other.
Day 6: Second Gorilla Trek (Still in Uganda OR Rwanda), Batwa Community walk
Breakfast and briefing from the tour guide and proceed for a second gorilla trek in Bwindi forest. Retire for lunch and proceed for local community visits to the common pygmies here” Batwa” and experience tradition in its own category. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla resort / Silverback lodge / Buhoma community Rest camp.
Day 7: Reserved for Departure
Have breakfast at the lodge and transfer back to Kampala via Mbarara with enroute stop at the Equator for photographs. Depending on your scheduled flight, you will be transferred to the airport for hotel in Entebbe.
End of the Uganda Tour
EXTENSIONS / ADD-ONS
1) Kampala city tour
Breakfast and a short briefing.
Proceed to Bahai Temple the only in East Africa, then proceed to the Kabaka’s lake, the largest man built lake in East Africa by Ssekabaka Mwanga.
After lunch proceed to Entebbe and visit UWEC “the former zoo”. Then proceed to the Botanical Gardens to view Lake Victoria, have a taste of Uganda’s fish and dinner and as we as over night OR Transfer to the airport.
2) Half day Ngamba island Tour
Ngamba Island is a chimpanzee sanctuary in Lake Victoria, just 45 minutes on water across the equator from Entebbe.
3) One day Jinja City Tour
Morning breakfast followed by transferring in the Eastern part of the country through Mabira Forest (Optional Nature walk), proceed to Jinja (80Km), visit the source of River Nile, Bijjagali falls, Owen Falls Dam, The new Electricity Dam near Bujagali falls and Jinja sailing club. On our way back to Kampala, have en-route visit to Sezibwa falls, a human born River and cultural site. Overnight in Kampala.
4) White water rafting
This also takes place in Jinja along River Nile along Bujagali falls. Its either half day or Full day rafting Adventure.