8 Days Uganda tour, primates and wildlife safari - Top destinations

8 Days Uganda tour, primates and wildlife safari takes you to Uganda's biggest and largest national park the Murchison Falls national park to see a number of wildlife species like lions, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, leopards, hippos, crocodiles, among others with a nile boat ride and to Kibale Forest National Park to see the chimpanzees, drive through Ishasha in Queen Elizabeth national park for the tree climbing lions and to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park for the giant mountain gorillas.

8 Days Uganda tour, primates and wildlife safari - Top destinations

Chimpanzees in Kibale forest national park.

8 Days Uganda tour

8 days

Departure / Return

Hotel pickup - Your also returned to your hotel.

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Program for the 8 Days Uganda tour, primates and wildlife safari package

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

You will be received by your driver / guide at the Airport. Depending on your arrival time, if you arrive night time, we check into Boma Hotel for a relaxation moment after the long flight.

Day 2: Drive to Murchison Falls National Park.

After a cup of tea/coffee, drive to Murchison falls National park - Uganda's biggest Park which is over 5000 square kilometres. Drive through Luwero Triangle famous with Ugandan civil war of 1980, Nakasongola long stretch to Masindi town, advance into the park. Check into Nile Safari lodge for lunch. Dinner and over night at Fort murchison lodge, relaxation.

Day 3: Game Drive in Murchison Falls.

Have an early cup of tea / coffee at 6:00 am, Ferry crossing, to the Game drive Nile river Bank to the broad savannah for the most likelihood Big cats hunting, Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, plus more as the checklist of mammals reaches 76 we continue browsing the Drive circuits to the Delta point for a cocktail of Birds and mammals.

If you are a keen birder this is the best place to catch them. Afternoon 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm for a 3 hours Boat ride to the base of the Falls where you get to see the Hippos, Grooming in there Pods, Nile crocodiles, elephants and a variety of beautiful bird species along the falls. Elephants quenching their thirst during the afternoon sun. Dinner and over night Fort Murchison lodge, relaxation.

Day 4: Murchison Falls - Kibale National Park.

Morning breakfast, check out of the park and drive along lake Albert, to the escarpment area for a great view of the great rift valley, continue to Hoima town for lunch at the Kolping Hotel, continue through Mabale, kagadi towns with great views the local community, thatched houses, school kids and finally to Kyenjojo town.

Remember its a dirt road from Murchison falls to Kyenjonjo town. Drive 55km to Fort portal town and continue through the tea plantations for your evening. Check into kibale forest camp in Kibale forest for the night.

Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi walk

Early morning breakfast, continue to Kibale forest national park headquarters for a morning briefing and start the chimpanzee tracking experience. Expect loads of monkeys, birds and lots tree species. Return for lunch at the Primates lodge. Evening relaxation or Bigodi Nature walk with lots of monkey species to be sighted in the forest. Overnight at kibale forest camp.

Day 6: Kibale National Park - Bwindi through Queen Elizabeth National Park

Drive through Queen Elizabeth National park through Ishsha and if we are lucky, we may find the tree lions.

Overnight in Buhoma community rest camp.

Day 7: Gorilla tracking

After our breakfast, we get to the briefing at 8:00 am, and we start the days Gorilla tracking adventure.

Return later and Overnight at Buhoma rest camp / Optional visit to Lake Bunyonyi and stay at the Bunyonyi overland resort.

Day 8: Drive back to Kampala

Morning breafast and drive back to Kampala through Mbarara

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