Serengeti migration safaris

5 days Uganda Primate Safari

5 days Uganda Primate Safari

Day to day Itinerary for 5 Days Uganda Gorillas and Chimpanzees tour

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale national park

On this day our driver guide will pick you from your respective place and then drive you through to the western part of Uganda. You will have lunch in fort portal then proceed to for rare memorable experience in bigodi swamp as your guided by the local guides .After drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight at

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking experience

On this day have breakfast, then prepare for the amazing chimpanzee tracking as you are guided by the Uganda wildlife Authority Rangers .Kibale national park is not only gifted with chimpanzee but also  the birding moment. After lunch you will then go back to the lodge for dinner and overnight

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi national Park
After an early breakfast, transfer to your lodge in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park the home of gorillas. The journey to Bwindi offers an amazing chance to spot tree climbing lions via Ishasha wilderness. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Day 4: Gorilla trekking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
your gorilla trek begins with breakfast at the lodge. From there you will meet your guides for briefing on gorilla rules at the park visitor center. You are informed to wear hiking shoes, gloves and have a bottle of water before setting off into the forest. There you will enjoy seeing and taking photos of gorillas feeding after which you return on time for lunch back to your lodge.

After lunch, you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi the 2nd deepest lake in Africa. Arrive at the lodge on the shores to enjoy beautiful view of the lake’s 19 islands and sunset before dinner and overnight at Arcadia Cottages

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Boat ride and transfer to Kampala/Entebbe
After breakfast with a view of the lake, take a boat ride to visit some of the famous islands such as Punishment Island, see otters, birds and zebra on another private island called Governors Island. Return back to your lodge check out and transfer to Kampala/Entebbe.

End of your safari.

Package cost offer includes the following services:

Gorilla trekking permit

Chimpanzee trekking permit

Boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi

Full Board Accommodation

All Meals

Transport in custom made Safari car with AC

Services of English-speaking driver/guide

All activities as mentioned in the itinerary.

Package cost excludes the following services

International and Visa entry charges to Uganda

All items of personal use i.e. drinks, laundry, telephone calls, gratuities, personal travel insurances – etc.

GENERAL INFORMATION

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

All visitors to Uganda must have a valid passport with at least 4 consecutive blanks pages.  Any applicable visa and/or relevant documentation are the responsibility of the traveller.  For further information on Visa requirements visitors are advised to contact their nearest Uganda  Embassy or Consulate.

LANGUAGE:

Luganda, English (Uganda)

TIME:

GMT +3 (Uganda)

VOLTAGE:

In Uganda the standard voltage is 220 Volts/AC50Hz. Sockets are UK style, 3 pin square plugs.

CURRENCY:

Foreign currency must be changed at the Bank, Bureau de Change, and Hotel/Safari lodge/Camp/Resort.   Major Credit Cards, Master card, Visa, American Express, are usually accepted throughout the country.  Where credit cards are accepted, the payment will normally be recorded in US$ regardless of the card’s default currency.

CLOTHING:

Dress is mainly informal and should be comfortable as well as practical. Something warm should be brought along for early morning and evenings. Safari clothes are available from hotels/lodges/camps.

BAGGAGE:

Where possible, travel light. Baggage space on safari is limited to medium suitcase or soft bag per person plus reasonable amount of hand luggage. There is 15 Kilogram per person limit on all flights to the wildlife sanctuaries. Excess luggage must be stored in your arrival hotel.

WATER:

You will find many different of opinion of what is safe and what is not. We recommend for peace of mind, to drink local Bottled Mineral water. It is important to drink plenty of water especially during the hotter months. We would recommend that guests drink at least 2 to 3 liters of water per day to limit the effects of dehydration.

HEALTH;

East Africa is a safe and secure destination; however, it is a good idea to take a few precautions.  Kindly consult your GP or local doctor at least 6 weeks before you travel, with regards:

Malaria prophylactics. East Africa is a known malaria area and preventive measures are essential. You are advised to take one of the recommended anti-malarial drugs.  Be sure to wear long sleeved shorts and trousers after sunset and spray the exposed parts of your body with a mosquito repellent spray

Remember to protect yourself from direct sun rays with sunscreen cream or safari hat.

DIETARY REQUIREMENTS:

For those guests with specific dietary requirement, please ensure the Hotel is notified prior to travel

GRATUITIES:

As a guideline and dependent on how happy you are, we would suggest the following:

The General Hotel/Lodge/Camp Staff – Approximately U$ 10.00 per person per day

Driver Guides – Approximately US$ 15.00 to US$ 20.00 per person per day

PHOTOGRAPHY:

Please be careful when photographing public buildings, airports, bridges, the national flag and people in uniform.  Ensure that you have sought permission before photographing local people and their villages.  If in doubt, please check with your guide.

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