8 Days Uganda Tour, Gorilla Trekking, Primates Tracking
This 8 days Uganda gorilla tour starts and ends in Kampala. Get a chance to visit the western national parks starting from Lake Mburo National Park which sits on an area of 371 sq km with a big number of Zebras and other animals such as antelopes, warthogs, buffaloes, oribis and others seen along the lake shores like the hippos, crocodiles as well as birds (park has over 332 bird species).
You will also have the best experience in Kibale Forest National park famous for harboring 13 primate species including the chimpanzees, white and black colobus monkeys, the Queen Elizabeth national park for wildlife game drives, the tree climbing lions and the Kazinga channel. The 8 Days Uganda gorilla tour will also take you to the Switzerland of Uganda, the Bwindi impenetrable national park commonly known for the biggest portion of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas population plus many other animal species including the chimpanzees, monkeys, elephants and many species of Birds.
Detailed 8 Days Uganda Primates Tour
Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our experienced guide who will transfer you to your hotel in Entebbe. Depending on your arrival time, you will have the opportunity to explore the town and acclimatize to Uganda’s weather and time zone. Overnight in Entebbe.
Day 2: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast, you will depart for Kibale Forest National Park, which is located in western Uganda. The journey takes approximately 6 hours, and you will have several stopovers to enjoy scenic views of the countryside. Upon arrival in Kibale, you will check into your lodge and relax. Overnight in Kibale.
Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking and Bigodi Swamp Walk
In the morning, you will go for chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest. You will track these primates through the forest, and once you find them, you will spend an hour observing and taking pictures. In the afternoon, you will go for a nature walk in Bigodi Swamp, where you will see various bird species, butterflies, and other primates. Overnight in Kibale.Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, you will depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park, which is famous for its diverse wildlife and scenery. The journey takes approximately 3 hours, and you will have several stopovers to enjoy scenic views of the Rwenzori Mountains and the crater lakes. Upon arrival in Queen Elizabeth, you will check into your lodge and relax. Overnight in Queen Elizabeth.
Day 5: Game Drive and Boat Cruise.
In the morning, you will go for a game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will have an opportunity to see various wildlife such as elephants, lions, buffaloes, and antelopes, among others. In the afternoon, you will go for a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, where you will see hippos, crocodiles, and various bird species. Overnight in Queen Elizabeth.
Day 6: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
After breakfast, you will depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, which is located in southwestern Uganda. The journey takes approximately 5 hours, and you will have several stopovers to enjoy scenic views of the countryside. Upon arrival in Bwindi, you will check into your lodge and relax. Overnight in Bwindi.
Day 7: Gorilla Tracking
You will go for gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. You will track these gentle giants through the forest, and once you find them, you will spend an hour observing and taking pictures. In the afternoon, you can take a village walk to interact with the local people and learn about their culture. Overnight in Bwindi.Day 8: Departure
After breakfast, you will depart for Entebbe International Airport, marking the end of your 8-day Uganda Primates Tour. Depending on your departure time, you may have an opportunity to stop at the Equator for a photo opportunity before continuing to the airport for your flight back home.
- Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Lake Mburo National park
- Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Day 3: Mountain Gorilla Trekking & Village walks
- Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Day 5: Game Drive Experience in Queen Elizabeth Park
- Day 6: Morning Game Drive, Transfer to Kibale National Park
- Day 7: Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi Wetlands
- Day 8: Transfer to Kampala
- Ground Transportation with a 4WD safari vehicle
- Uganda Gorilla permit (USD600)
- Chimpanzee Tracking Permit
- Full board Accommodation
- Park entrance fees
- Services of a Professional English Speaking Safari Guide.
- But excludes International Airfare, visas (where applicable), laundry, beverages, tips, and other personal expenses.
- Tourist Entry Visa
- International Flight Tickets
- Travel Insurance
- Items of Personal Nature
- Tips and Gratuities