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Classic Uganda Safari With Primates

Classic Uganda Safari With Primates



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Experience the best of Uganda on this classic safari with primates in this 15 days safari where you will see the Big Five that is lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos, and buffaloes in their natural habitat.  You will also trek mountain gorillas to see these endangered animals in the wild. On your tour, you will enjoy stunning scenery by visiting Murchison Falls, Lake Bunyonyi, and other beautiful places in Uganda.

This is the perfect safari for anyone looking for an unforgettable experience in Africa. Book your classic Uganda safari with primates today!

Tour Features

Tour type

Mid-range Tour

This is mid-range tour uses 4-3 stars hotels & Lodges

Private Tour

Private Tour

This is a private tour with a private guide, designed exclusive for you.

Customizable Tour

Customizable Tour

This tour can be customized to fit your preferences and your needs

Departure Guaranteed

Departure Guaranteed

This tour can start any day, and it is available troughout the year.

2024/2025 Rates Per Person

Dates 2-3 pax 4-5 pax 6 pax
1 Jun to 31 Oct $8,421 $8,408 $8,398
22 Dec to 31 Mar $8,400 $8,389 $8,342
1 Nov to 21 Dec $8,381 $8,366 $8,300
1 Apr to 31 May $8,270 $8,167 $8,004

Trip Summary

Day 1

ARRIVAL AT ENTEBBE AIRPORT - UGANDA

  Mystil Hotel

Day 2

TRANSFER TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

  Paraa Safari Lodge

Day 3

FULL DAY IN MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

  Paraa Safari Lodge

Day 4

TRANSFER FROM MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK TO FORTPORTAL

  Primate Lodge Kibale

Day 5

FULL DAY IN KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

  Primate Lodge Kibale

Day 6

TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

  Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 7

ULL DAY SAFARI IN QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

  Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 8

TRANSFER TO BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK

  Buhoma Lodge

Day 9

FULL DAY GORILLA TRACKING IN BWINDI

  Buhoma Lodge

Day 10

TRANSFER FROM BWINDI TO LAKE BUNYONYI

  Bunyonyi Resort

Day 11

FULL DAY RELAXATION AND WINDING OFF IN KABALE

  Bunyonyi Resort

Day 12

TRANSFER FROM LAKE BUNYONYI TO LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK

  Mihingo lodge

Day 13

TRANSFER TO KAMPALA

  Mystil Hotel

Day 14

FULL DAY TOUR EXCURSIONS AROUND MAJOR CITIES

  Mystil Hotel

Day 15

DEPARTURE

Day 1
Tour activity

ARRIVAL AT ENTEBBE AIRPORT - UGANDA

Your arrival will be a warm welcome by our company representative then taken for refreshments and depending on the time of arrival, you will check-in at your hotel and then acclimatize. There is an option of going for a city tour or staying behind to relax while recovering from jet lag. Briefing about your safari is also done today and final payments if any. Overnight at Mystil Hotel - BB.

Tour activity

Mystil Hotel

Day 2
Tour activity

TRANSFER TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

Early departure from Kampala to Murchison Falls is about 5 to 6 hours with lunch en route. We will arrive at the national park in the late afternoon and our first visit will be to the magnificent waterfalls called Murchison Falls. This is where the river Nile is forced into a seven-meter crevice and forms a rainbow. It’s such a spectacular view, allowing you a chance to bird around and take memorable photos. Continue to your lodge overnight. Paraa Safari Lodge (FB) *At extra fees, there’s an option of stopping over at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino Tracking.*

Tour activity

Paraa Safari Lodge

Day 3
Tour activity

FULL DAY IN MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

Clients can choose to take an early coffee or tea and then head on for the game drive on the northern bank of the Nile, with chances of seeing lots of wildlife in search of food; on the list, you may find giraffes, elephants, lions, hartebeest and different species of birds. You will return for breakfast, then relax till lunch and in the afternoon the safari will be continued with a boat cruise on the river Nile for game viewing at close quarters. The Boat cruise takes you to the bottom of the falls which is a nice view and also to see lots of Nile Crocodiles and Hippos. Return to dinner and overnight at  Paraa Safari Lodge (FB) *At extra fees there’s an option of boarding off from the bottom of the falls, and hiking to the Top of the falls, here you are picked by your driver.*

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Paraa Safari Lodge

Day 4
Tour activity

TRANSFER FROM MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK TO FORTPORTAL

We depart Murchison Falls and head towards Fort Portal which is about 8 hours, less or more. This long journey will be rewarded with stunning views as you pass small villages and local markets with an enroute stop for lunch. Arrive early evening, check in and relax at Kibale National Park. Primate Lodge Kibale (FB).

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Primate Lodge Kibale

Day 5
Tour activity

FULL DAY IN KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

This day is full of exciting walks! In the morning we go into the forest to search for the chimpanzees, also to see the red-tailed monkeys, black-and-white colobus monkeys, and many other primates in Kibale Forest. The walk in the forest may last for the whole morning, returning only for lunch, and then later we can take you for another local but interesting walk in Bigodi Village, we will visit the swamp, known for its rich diversity of birds, butterflies, and rare plant species. Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge Kibale (FB). *At extra fees there’s an option of FULL day Chimpanzee Habituation Experience.*

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Primate Lodge Kibale

Day 6
Tour activity

TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

Get a relaxed breakfast then transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. A view of the crater lakes is stunning then continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Depending on where you are sleeping tonight, a game drive as you enter the park can be rewarding. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge. FB

Tour activity

Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 7
Tour activity

ULL DAY SAFARI IN QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

Early coffee then begins your day by heading for the mating ground of the Uganda kobs where we may be lucky to spot some lions and leopards hunting. We will also look out for elephants and other wild animals in their natural habitat. Return for lunch and in the afternoon we take on a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, which gives you the opportunity to enjoy some more of the African wildlife. The Kazinga Channel is the place where we find the highest concentration of Hippos in East Africa. It’s a highlight of the safari and a must-do activity as well. Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge. FB

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Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 8
Tour activity

TRANSFER TO BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK

The morning options are either a forest walk in Maramagambo or a chimp trek in Kyambura Gorge before we head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The Forest is famous for the Blue Lake, Unique trees, and Bat Caves while the Kyambura Gorge is famous for its view and wild Chimpanzees. One can choose to go in and search for the chimpanzees in Kyambura Wildlife Reserve which is a beautiful gorge completely covered with tropical rainforest (this option comes at an extra fee). By late morning we will depart for Bwindi with a packed lunch; arrive at the home of the endangered mountain gorillas early evening then check-in for overnight. Buhoma Lodge (FB).

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Buhoma Lodge

Day 9
Tour activity

FULL DAY GORILLA TRACKING IN BWINDI

Early breakfast, then with a packed lunch head for briefing about your gorilla trekking. This is the highlight of your safari indeed. Today you will meet with the gentle giants of Bwindi Impenetrable National park! Expect to walk a long distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorillas and so you must be physically fit. It’s definitely worthwhile observing the gorillas closely while they feed, play, and relax. Overnight at Buhoma Lodge (FB).

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Buhoma Lodge

Day 10
Tour activity

TRANSFER FROM BWINDI TO LAKE BUNYONYI

Having got a long day with gorilla trekking and busy days before, we take you to a place for total relaxation while discovering Africa and its culture. We will drive to Lake Bunyonyi which is the deepest lake in Africa. The place is so beautifully created and is also referred to as the Switzerland of Uganda and a birders paradise. Arrive in time for lunch and take relaxation at the island resort. Afternoon you can opt to take a swim or go for a canoe trip while you watch the beautiful sunset. Overnight at Bunyonyi Resort (FB)

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Bunyonyi Resort

Day 11
Tour activity

FULL DAY RELAXATION AND WINDING OFF IN KABALE

The day is dedicated to village walks, birding, and visiting several islands and we shall crown it with a hike up to the Pygmies (very short people) and enjoy their entertainment. Overnight at Bunyonyi Resort (FB)

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Bunyonyi Resort

Day 12
Tour activity

TRANSFER FROM LAKE BUNYONYI TO LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK

Start off a little early after breakfast and head to Lake Mburo National Park arriving in time for lunch at your lodge. Afternoon we go for a boat ride on the lake, this is very interesting with chances of spotting many water birds and wildlife cooling off. As an option (not included in the price) clients can go horse riding, quad biking, and much more. Overnight at Mihingo lodge (FB).

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Mihingo lodge

Day 13
Tour activity

TRANSFER TO KAMPALA

Early breakfast then we take you for the wild nature walk in the park. The walk boosts a lot of wildlife and birds and plant species. Return to check out and drive to Kampala as you enjoy a game drive on your way out of Lake Mburo National Park with your packed lunch. Stop over at the Ugandan Equator, take the water experiments, and also do some souvenir shopping. Overnight at Mystil Hotel- BB.

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Mystil Hotel

Day 14
Tour activity

FULL DAY TOUR EXCURSIONS AROUND MAJOR CITIES

After breakfast, you have options of what to do this day being your last day for a safari in Uganda; some people may opt to take a day excursion to the chimp island – Ngamba Island for watching the chimpanzees in a closely natural environment but also protected sanctuary. This is one of the biggest and is managed by Jane Goodall Institute; feeding the chimps creates an everlasting moment while the boat cruise on Lake Victoria is also worthwhile. Another option is to drive to Jinja, one of the most interesting destinations with the Source of the Nile. Jinja is situated directly at Lake Victoria, where the Nile finds its origin en route we will make a stop at Mabira Forest for a nice forest walk with the possibility of seeing different types of primates, birds, and colorful butterflies, and you will visit the Source of the Nile, where the famous river starts its journey through Africa, and make a stop at the Bujagali Falls which are spectacular waterfalls offering a great challenge for white water rafters! The adventurous people can decide to go rafting at the Nile or make a quad bike safari through the local villages (upon payment of supplement fees) and late return to Kampala overnight. Overnight at Mystil Hotel - BB.

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Mystil Hotel

Day 15
Tour activity

DEPARTURE

This marks the end of the Discover Uganda Safari and the airport transfer today will be given to you by our friendly drivers at the time of your flight. If the airport transfer is late, then we shall also offer a city tour around Kampala’s famous and historical sites then drop you off at the airport in time for your flight and see you off.

package includes Package Includes

·         Meet and greet on arrival

·         Airport and inter-hotel transfers from day 1 to the last day

·         Accommodation at all the lodges and hotels mentioned in the itinerary

·         Meals as shown ( HB – Dinner, Bed & Breakfast, FB-Full board-Lunch, dinner, Bed, and breakfast)

·         All visits and extra meals were mentioned

·         Services of a professional and experienced English-speaking driver-guide

·         Bottled mineral water in the vehicle during the tour

·         All extra meals and activities mentioned in the program

·         Park and activity fees

·         Bwindi/Entebbe flight inclusive of taxes

·         Our assistance 

·         Exclusive use of 4WD safari vehicle with pop-up roof

package includes Package Doesn't Include

·         International and domestic airline tickets unless where indicated,

·         Entry visa fees,

·         Optional extras whilst in Uganda

·         Drinks throughout the trip,

·         Tips and gratuities,

·         Personal expenses such as telephone calls, mini bar, porter-age, travel insurance, etc.

·         1 chimp permit (US$ 220.-) per person and 1 Gorilla permit (US$ 700.- per person)

 

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