5 DAYS KIBALE AND QUEEN ELIZABETH

Day 1: Pick up from the Airport; Drive to Kibale National Park.

The Company Guide will pick you from your accommodation in either Kampala or Entebbe for the start of your journey to Kibale Forest National Park. The Park is home to a total of 70 mammal species, most famously 13 species of Primate including the Chimpanzees. Arrive at the lodge in time for lunch and afternoon relaxation.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge, Ndali Lodge, Primate Safari Lodge, Crater Safari Lodge & Papaya Lake Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast lunch & Dinner

 

Day 2: Kibale Chimp Tracking & Bigodi Swamp Walk

You will go for Chimp tracking either in the morning or afternoon depending on availability. Along with an experienced Uganda Wildlife Ranger Guide, start your search for the Chimps!  These have been tracked since 1993 and the chances of locating them are excellent.

Guided walks start at 8:00am and 2:00pm respectively. The tracking takes place at an average of three hours, depending on various factors.

Beside the Chimps, thirteen species of primates can be sought, and a good variety of diurnal monkeys invariably encountered during your trek to the Chimpanzees.  After lunch, you will do a Swamp walk to Bigodi where you are likely to experience a number of Bird Species and Community involvement for sustainable Tourism after which you will retire your tired legs for Dinner and an early overnight.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge, Ndali Lodge, Primate Safari Lodge, Crater Safari Lodge & Papaya Lake Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast lunch & Dinner

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Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After a leisurely breakfast, you will embark on a vehicle transfer which is about 2-3hourd drive to Queen Elizabeth national Park. On Arrival you will take a Rest/Relax at the Lodge and/or do a Community Visit near the Park. The Community visit offers you an opportunity to experience Cultural Dance Performances, Crafts, Traditional Food Preparation, Visit to the Elephant Trenches and not forgetting Hill hikes for a panoramic view of the Park

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge (deluxe rooms), Kyambura Gorge Lodge, Elephant Plains Safari Lodge & Mazike Valley Lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 4: Morning Game Drive & Afternoon Kazinga Channel Boat Cruise

Be ready for early morning Game drive in the Park. This will enable you catch up with the early rising Animals. You will be assisted by the Guide to spot a lot of animals including the famous tree climbing Lions if you drive via the Ishasha Sector. Expect to see Antelopes, Leopards, Buffaloes, Elephants, and Tropical Birds among others. You will have a rest in the middle of the park for a picnic breakfast and after you continue with a search for wildlife. Retire to yourlodge for lunch and relaxation.

In the afternoon a Boat Safari along the Kazinga Channel is yours to enjoy. During the Boat ride you will have an opportunity to see a lot of Hippos (more than you can possibly imagine!), as well as a variety of other animals which come to the waterhole to drink or bathe. Expect to see Buffalos, Crocodiles, bathing Elephants, and a range of beautiful birds. This will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your tour.  Just don’t forget your Camera!  Return to the Lodge in the evening for Dinner and an overnight

 Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge (deluxe rooms), Kyambura Gorge Lodge, Elephant Plains Safari Lodge & Mazike Valley Lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 5: Drive back to Kampala

After breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala with a stopover for lunch and the Equator for the water experience. After the Equator, proceed with the Journey back to Kampala or Entebbe. Your guide will drop you back at either your accommodation (Kampala/Entebbe) or at the Airport for your flight as would have been agreed upon.

Journey Time: 8 hours

Meal plan:   Breakfast & Lunch

 

Price per Person Sharing in United States Dollars

Number of Persons in a Group Luxury
4-7 pax $2864
3 $3294
2 $3411
1 $5249

 

Cost Includes:

  • 4WD Open Roof Safari Vehicle
  • Accommodation with all Meals as indicated in the Itinerary
  • 1 Bottle of drinking water per person per day
  • Services of an English speaking Guide
  • All Park Entrance Fees
  • All Boat and safari activities fees as mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Government Taxes

 

Cost Excludes

  • Chimpanzee permit (which is 150USD up to 30th June 2020 and will be at 200USD onwards)
  • Any optional activities (Please take note of this)
  • Visas and insurance
  • Flight fares
  • Expenses of any personal nature
  • Anything that is not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any Meals that are not mentioned in the itinerary

 

Please Note:

  • Rates are subject to change without prior Notice though rates quoted for confirmed Bookings will be honored.
  • All Permits and Accommodations depend on availability.
  • With Effect from1st July 2020 Uganda Wildlife Authority will change their tariffs as below;

Chimpanzee permits Kibale for a Foreign Non Resident from $150 to $200 per person.

Chimpanzee Habituation from $200 to $ 250 per person

Gorilla permit per person from $ 600 to $700 per person

  • Kindly check the link here for more information