Chimpanzee and Gorilla Tracking Safari (14 Days)

This is a 14 day private journey into the heart of Africa-Uganda;the "pearl of Africa" Gifted by nature.On this private journey,you will have an opportunity of visiting some of the most biologically diverse wildlife and primate areas of Africa including;

Ziwa Rhino sanctuary,Murchison Falls national park,Kibale forest for chimpanzees,Queen Elizabeth with abundant wildlife including tree climbing lions,Bwindi a habitat for half of the remaining population of mountain gorillas,lake Bunyonyi with its beauty,lake Mburo national park and a visit to the source of river Nile.On this safari you will cross the equator line twice, view wildlife both by boat,game drives and nature walks with plenty of opportunities to meet local people.Take advantage and register for this safari to create memories of a lifetime.

DAY 1. Arrive at Entebbe Uganda

Upon arrival,you will be met and welcomed by our experienced guide and transferred to your hotel for a welcome drink and safari briefing. Overnight:CENTRAL INN HOTEL.

DAY 2. Visit Rhino Sanctuary - Ziwa Forest

After breakfast we travel to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary,track the Rhinos and later we continue to Murchison Falls.This evening we visit the top of the falls where you will see river Nile compressed into hard rocks only 6 meters wide dropping to the depth of 43 meters below.We take photos,relax then continue to our camp. Overnight:RED CHILLI CAMP.

DAY 3. Morning Game drive in murchison falls

This morning we shall enjoy a game drive in the northern sector of the park.Animals include herds of buffaloes,elephants,oribi,heartbeast giraffe,lions and leopards. In the afternoon,we shall enjoy a boat trip on the Victoria Nile to the bottom of the falls.Here you will see wildlife up-close as you see animals at the base of the river coming to drink water.This boat trip provides endless photo opportunities.Later,we retire to our camp. Overnight:RED CHILLI CAMP.

DAY 4. Travel to Kibale forest - Home of Chimpanzees

After breakfast we shall travel south through Hoima and our destination today is the famous kibale forest with 13 species of primates including habituated groups of chimpanzees.This evening,we enjoy an educational session focusing on the ecology of kibale forest focusing on chimpanzees. Overnight:CHIMPANZEE GUEST HOUSE.

DAY 5. Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest

This morning we shall assemble for briefing by ranger guides about chimpanzee tracking.After the briefing we shall enter the forest with trackers and guides some of whom have been involved in the habituation process of these fascinating primates-time taken to track them depends on where they spent the night but our chances are good.Later we return for lunch after which we travel to Queen Elizabeth national park with a stop at the equator crossing line for memorable photo opportunities.We continue to queen Elizabeth national park where we shall spend two nights;"

Day 5&6: Nature and Wildlife Tour - Kibale Uganda

Exploring this vast Savannah park teeming with wild life.This is Africa at its best;a perfect blend of magnificent scenery and abundant wildlife.Your guide will explain the animal behavior and because of his expertise and experience,will take you to the best locations for the season to maximize your safari experience.Activities will include game drives,a boat trip on the kazinga channel and a visit to Ihasha wilderness area famous for abundant wildlife and the fascinating tree climbing lions. Overnight:BUSH NATURE LODGE.

DAY 7. Travel to Bwindi Forest - Mountain Gorillas

After breakfast we shall travel to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park famous as a habitat for half of the remaining population of mountain gorillas in the wild. Overnight:BUHOMA COMMUNITY CAMP.

DAY 8. Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest - Uganda

Today is the most interesting of our entire expedition;our group will be allowed to visit one of the habituated groups of mountain gorillas.This is an experience of a lifetime and one never to be forgotten.We shall be with guides and tackers who are experienced and most of them have been involved in the habituation process of these gentle giants.After locating a group of mountain gorillas,our group will be allowed to be with them for some time-later we retire to our camp for a well earned rest to recount our stories. Overnight:BUHOMA COMMUNITY CAMP.

DAY 9. Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi - Nature Tour

This morning we shall travel to lake Bunyonyi passing through some of the most magnificent scenery. We arrive in time for lunch. Lake Bunyonyi is the second deepest lake in Africa and one of the most beautiful surrounded by a scenic countryside with terraced hills.
Overnight: BIRDNEST BUNYONYI RESORT.

DAY 10. More Nature Tours and Community Walks - Uganda

We shall have another day at Bunyonyi and we have an option of visiting a school for pygmies near Echuya forest or visit a local community.
Overnight: BIRDNEST BUNYONYI RESORT.

DAY 11. Travel to Lake Mburo - Wildlife Safari Uganda

This morning we shall travel to lake Mburo national park famous for herds of impala,zebras,buffaloes and other plains game.The lakes within the park harbor crocodiles,hippos and sought after bird species like the shoebill and African fin foot. Overnight:RWONYO CAMP.

Day 12. Nature and Wildlife Tour - Lake Mburo

This morning we enjoy a nature walk with a ranger guide and see animals upclose. This is a very interesting nature walk as we follow animals as the resident naturalist explains the ecology of the park, its habitats and animal behavior. Later in the afternoon we travel to Jinja through Masaka crossing the equator line.Jinja is the adventure capital of East Africa with activities like white water rafting,bunjee jumping,kayaking,quad bike safaris along the Nile,horse riding and visiting the the source of River Nile. Overnight:HOTEL TRIANGLE.

DAY 13. Continued Tour of Jinja; Adventure, Nature and People

Today you have an option of enjoying adventure activities listed above or just relaxing,visiting local markets or the Nile brewery factory. Overnight:HOTEL TRIANGLE.

DAY 14. Departure

Morning at leisure-afternoon we travel to the airport for flight back home.

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