Trip Overview

On this safari, experience the chimpanzees in their natural home – Kibale National Park. Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national Park for a wildlife safari experience and encounter the Big 5. Trek through the Bwindi impenetrable forest looking for the rare and endangered mountain gorillas; drive through Ishasha the home of tree climbing lions. 

Tour Itinerary
Day 1): Arrive Entebbe (early), pick up and transfer to Kibale Forest National Park.

We hope that your flight is scheduled for an early (not past noon) landing in Entebbe. Your safari will startfrom the Entebbe International Airportwhereyou willbereceivedby the assigned driver-guide anddepart forKibale Forest NP. The park is popular for its primates like the chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, L'Hoest's monkey, Uganda mangabey (Lophocebusugandae). While on your chimpanzee trails, you will see them swinging in the forest trees and others feeding on the wild fruits.You will arrive in the late afternoon (evening) and just check into your accommodation, relax and later enjoy your dinner plus the overnight stay.

Accommodation: (Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse-Budget Level) | Meals: Lunch, Dinner | Drive Time: Approx. 7 hours.

Day 2: Chimp trekking Kibale Forest and the afternoon (evening) Bigodi swamp walk.

Have breakfast and head to the rangers’ post where you will receive some briefing on the dos and don’ts during chimp trekking. Thereafter, you will proceed to trek the chimps in the Kibale Forest. An experienced ranger guide will take you chimp tracking (Kibale Forest) and the presence of primates here will surely amaze you. Once you locate the chimpanzees, you will have a full hour in their presence. Return to your accommodation for some rest time and lunch. Later, go out for the Bigodi swamp walk. The Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is a fascinating area, located in Magombe swamp. This area boasts of extensive array of biodiversity among which are several primates’ species like the baboon, black & white colobus monkey. The Bigodi is also a paradise for bird watchers. Among the major bird species within the sanctuary is the Great Blue Turaco.

Accommodation: (Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse-Budget Level) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Drive Time: Approx. 7 hours.

Day 3: Explore the Kibale crater lakes and return to Entebbe Airport to catch your flight out.

After breakfast at the accommodation, proceed out to explore the crater lakes, crowned with a hike to the “top of the world”.You will enjoy the beauty of the numerous small lakes, surrounded by gentle hills, and the stunning views. Take a hike to Lake Nkurubawhere you will encounter different species of primates and birds. Meet and interact with the local people as you walk through their villages and enjoy the panoramic views of the Kibale area. Thereafter, hit the road to Entebbe airport for your flight out (recommended for 22:00 onward). We hope to see you (or any referral) when next, you visit and thanks for choosing Private Travel!

Accommodation:(Excluded) | Meals:Breakfast, Lunch| Drive Time:

Average price per person
1pax 2pax 3pax 4pax 5pax 6pax
USD 1119 USD 759 USD 678 USD 608 USD 586 USD 553
Price Include
  • All Meals and accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Ground transportation in a comfortable safari car
  • Applicable park entrance fees. USD 40 PP/entry
  • Services of a full-time English speaking driver/guide
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Kibale Chimp trekking permit USD 200 per person
  • All airport/hotelpick-upsanddrop off
  • All activitiesas stipulated inthe itinerary
Price Exclude
  • Activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Phone callsandbar bills
  • Personal/travel insurance
  • Driverguide’sgratuity
  • All airfare (unless requested)
  • All other services of a personal nature
  • Laundry
  • Entry into Uganda (apply online Here)
  • All kinds of drinks except water
  • Any activity stated as “OPTIONAL
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      • Duration: 3 days & 2 Nights
      • Tour Route: Entebbe(Hotel) > Kibale Forest National Park > Entebbe

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