12 Days / 11 nights Primates safari & Wild Life Tour

02 PAX – Gorillas Safari & Wildlife Tour (Uganda) – PRIVATE TOUR ITINENARY

Day 1: Arrival, pickup from Entebbe airport and transfer to Kampala

Arrival and pick up by the guide with the flights transfer to Kampala and overnight at

Luxury: Serena Hotel Kampala

Midrange: Cassia Lodge

Budget: Carpe Diem Guest House - Entebbe

No meals included on this day

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls Park en-route Rhino Sanctuary

Your safari in Uganda will begin with driving northwards to Murchison Falls National Park. With a hot lunch en-route, prepare your selves for the breathtaking scenery and a short nature walk to the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary in Masindi. The guided nature walk in the sanctuary brings you up close with the endangered rhinos. In the evening arrive at the national park and transfer directly to your lodge for dinner and overnight at your accommodation preference.
Total Drive time: Approximately 6 - 7 hours drive

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge – Deluxe rooms with Air Conditioning

Midrange: Murchison River Lodge

Budget: Red Chilli Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3:  Activities in the Park

After an early morning breakfast, enjoy an early game drive and enjoy some of the vast array of game animals like giraffes, elephants and buffalo that roam the park. Return to Lodge for Lunch. In the afternoon take a Boat Launch upstream to the foot of the thundering Murchison Falls offering great photo opportunities of this marvel of nature. Also along the banks of the River you will be able to see animals like Hippos, crocodiles, and unique bird species for the avid Bird watchers. Dinner and overnight as night before at

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge – Deluxe rooms with Ac

Midrange: Murchison River Lodge

Budget: Red Chilli Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4: Murchison Falls – Fort Portal / Kibale Forest National Park

After an early breakfast leave the national park and proceed in the direction of Fort Portal traversing along the Great Rift Valley and the Rwenzori Mountain ranges could be seen at a good range as you progress to Fort Portal town. Lunch en–route then proceed to Kibale Forest National Park. Arrive at Kibale forest in the evening and spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.

Accommodation Options:
Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge / Papaya Lake Lodge

Midrange: Kibale Forest Camp

Budget: Chimpanzee Forest Guest House.

Drive time: 6 - 7 hours.

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking experience in Kibale Forest – Queen Elizabeth park

After an early breakfast, you’ll have briefing session the park officials and later set off to the rainforest on the chimpanzee tracking experience, which starts as early as 8am. Remember to carry with you a packed lunch box, plenty of drinking water and the assistance of a porter for any required assistance. Drive to Queen Elizabeth national park, one of the largest parks and home to several species of mammals. Dinner and overnight at accommodation of your choice

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge – deluxe rooms – Katara Lodge

Midrange: Enganzi Lodge – Ihamba Safari Lodge

Budget: Bush Lodge - Bandas

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Activities in the Park

After breakfast, drive towards Kasenyi and visit the crater lakes, Edwards and George, which has been popularly marked as the mating ground for several antelopes, particularly for the Uganda Kob. You maybe be lucky to also sight more wildlife that may include lions, buffaloes, elephants, and other animals. Head back to your lodge for lunch and then proceed on an afternoon launch cruise on the Kazinga channel. Enjoy the rays of the setting sun on the launch cruise as you return back to your lodge for dinner and overnight as the night before.

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge – deluxe rooms – Katara Lodge

Midrange: Enganzi Lodge – Ihamba Safari Lodge

Budget: Bush Lodge - Bandas

Day 7: Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth Park

Breakfast at leisure and then drive through Ishasha sector the area famed for the tree-climbing lions. Lunch in Ishasha at Enjojo Lodge. By afternoon, take a game drive in the region famed for the tree climbing lions and chances to spot them is by luck. Spend the rest of the evening with another game drive and try out your luck. Return to the lodge at leisure for dinner and overnight.
Drive time: 3 hours
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Ishasha Wilderness Camp

Midrange: Ishasha Jungle Lodge / Enjojo Lodge

Budget: Ntungwe River Lodge

Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi Forest

Take an early breakfast and then last game drive in Ishasha. Lunch and then drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest, via the lush green countryside. Reach Bwindi by the evening and check into your lodge for overnight and dinner.

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Buhoma lodge, Mahogany Springs Lodge

Midrange: Silverback lodge, Nkuringo Gorilla Camp

Budget: Buhoma community Camp, Gorilla Valley lodge

Drive time: 3 hours.

Day 9: Gorilla Safari

After an early breakfast, head to the ranger station for briefing and by the mid morning, start your gorilla trekking expedition in the lush forest vegetation of Bwindi national park. It is quite strenuous and requires fitness through the long hours of anticipated gorilla tracking, sometimes taking 2-7 hours of trekking. Other sights on the trails may include monkeys, birds and several butterflies. Spend utmost one hour with the gorillas and then retire to your lodge happy to have made the trip. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight as night before.

Luxury: Buhoma lodge, Mahogany Springs Lodge

Midrange: Silverback lodge, Nkuringo Gorilla Camp

Budget: Buhoma community Camp, Gorilla Valley lodge

Day 10: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

This morning after breakfast, transfer to the Switzerland of Uganda by the small town in Kabale overlooking the beautiful Bunyonyi Lake. Arrive in time for lunch and later spend the rest of the evening on a boat canoe crossing the various islands of Lake Bunyonyi. Dinner and overnight at lodge of preference.

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Bird nest Resort

Midrange: Arcadia Cottages

Budget: Bunyonyi Overland Resort

Drive time: 3 – 4 hours

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Transfer to Lake Mburo

After breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National Park, a small game national park found in the central region of Uganda, the Ankole. This is the perfect stop over between Bwindi and Entebbe. After lunch, go for game drive in search for the beautiful impalas, elands, topi and many antelopes, buffaloes, zebras. Dinner and overnight at

Luxury: Mihingo Lodge,

Midrange: Rwakobo Rock Lodge, Lake Mburo Safari Lodge

Budget: Eagles Nest Tented Camp

Day 12: Transfer to Entebbe

After breakfast, drive through the park for the last encounter with animals mostly zebras and elands and lunch at the lodge. Begin the journey back to for your flight out from Entebbe International Airport.

End of safari

Tariff per 2 people: 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS (Including the Chimpanzee Permits & Gorilla Permits)

LUXURY / UPMARKET-CLASS LODGES with (En-suite Private Bathroom)

Price based on 2 people sharing: 4,750 USD

MID RANGE -CLASS LODGES with (En-suite Private Bathroom)

Price based on 2 people sharing: 3.680 USD

The tariff includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Full board accommodation excluding drinks except on first and last day in HB
  • Ground transportation by 4x4 tourist Vehicle
  • English-speaking Driver/Guide
  • Chimpanzee permits
  • Gorilla Permits
  • Entrance fees, taxes & drinking water on board
  • All other activities mentioned

 The tariff does not include:

  • Air ticket
  • Tourist insurance/ local health insurance AIG
  • Entrance visas: Entrance visas: Uganda at 50 USD with previous online application and directly paid from Entebbe Int. Airport / Online Visa application is required
  • Optional Activity: