Chimpanzee & Wildlife safari seven days
This 7 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife safari with Twende Expeditions begins and ends in Kampala city. The safari gives you experience with the primates in Kibale National park; as well as the wild game and the most magnificent waterfall on the River Nile in Murchison Falls National park. You will also visit the seven hills and attractions that make up Kampala city.
Highlights of the 7 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari
- Kampala city tour
- chimpanzee tracking
- Bigodi swamp walk
- Murchison falls
- Game watching
- Boat cruise
Detailed Safari itinerary: 7 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to your hotel.
Meet our guide from Twende Expeditions upon arrival at the airport, who will transfer you to Kampala for the overnight stay at Holiday Express hotel. (B.B)
Day 2: Kampala city tour.
After breakfast, our safari guide will pick you up from your hotel then drive you to around Kampala the capital city of Uganda. You will, therefore, visit historical sites like Uganda Museum, Kasubi tombs and religious sites like; the Bahai temple, Rubaga, Namirembe cathedral and Gaddafi mosque. After that have lunch at any of the restaurants in town and then visit the Nakasero markets and Owino market. Return to the Holiday Express hotel for overnight stay. (B.B)
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National park.
After breakfast, our guide will brief you about this Chimpanzee & Wildlife safari seven days then drive you Kibale. Check into your lodge and have a hot lunch. Proceed for the Bigodi swamp walk in the evening to see primates as well as a variety of birds. After that return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Kibale forest camp.
Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking.
After breakfast, you will head to the park headquarter for a briefing about chimpanzee tracking. After that join the Rangers as you search for the chimps in the forest; once you have found them, you will spend an hour observing and taking photos. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Kibale forest camp.
Day 5: Transfer to Murchison Falls.
Have breakfast, check out and then transfer to Murchison falls with lunch en route. Then proceed for an evening game drive in the park; expect to see elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, giraffes and also warthogs. Later check in your lodge for dinner and overnight at Fort Murchison.
Day 6: Morning game and Boat cruise.
After breakfast, you will go for a morning game drive searching for giraffes, Hyenas, lions, Leopard, elephants, and hartebeest. After that return to the lodge for hot lunch followed by a 2 hours thrilling boat cruise upstream to the bottom of the Murchison Falls. This cruise will offer you a closer view of the mighty waterfall of the River Nile. Expect to see hippos and Nile crocodiles; as well as elephants, buffaloes, waterbucks along the shores. The river bank also has a variety of bird species including the rare shoebill stork. Then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Fort Murchison.
Day 7: Return to Kampala.
Today is the final day of the 7 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife safari; have breakfast, check out of the lodge and then drive to Kampala. Also, stop over at Ziwa rhino sanctuary to track rhinos at an extra cost of $50 per person; Then go on a shopping spree; at the craft market on Buganda road before proceeding to the airport in time to catch your flight back home.
End of Safari.
- Airport transfers
- Ground transport per 4WD safari vehicle
- Services of an English-speaking driver/guide
- Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
- Three meals a day, apart from your stay in Kampala (B&B)
- Drinking bottled water in the safari vehicle
- All Park entrance fees
- Chimpanzee permit (USD 150 per permit)
- All the mentioned activities except for the optional ones.
- International flight
- Visa (USD 50 per person)
- Meals and drinks not mentioned
- Items of personal nature
- Tips & laundry service
- All drinks apart from those served for breakfast
- Any deviation from the suggested program