Kibale Forest National Park


6 days


This is a 6 days wildlife safari that will take you to specifically three Uganda’s National Parks of Kibale the world’s primate capital and a home to 13primate species, Queen Elizabeth National Park famous for its tree climbing lions dominated by savannah vegetation with open grasslands and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park that entails half of the remaining world’s Mountain Gorillas. A variety of wildlife will be encountered such as primate species, bird species, butterfly species, mammal and reptile species. This safari will also expose you to the enchanting Batwa tribe of Bwindi as you learn about their fascinating way of life.


Tour Itinerary

Upon arrival, you will be welcomed and received by the company driver guide who will brief you about this wildlife safari and transfer you to Kibale National Park with a lunch en-route along the way while you have spectacular views of beautiful rolling hills, terraced tea estates arriving in Fort Portal proceeding to Kibale craters Lake Nyabikere, Lake Nyinambuga that entails blue-green waters, Lake Nkuruba which are all stunning and provide spectacular views of nature. Proceeding to a lodge in Kibale National Park for your dinner and night-stay.

Enjoy your early morning breakfast, transfer to Kibale Park headquarters for a briefing about the Chimpanzee trekking etiquettes. Hit the rain-forests at around 8:00am to commence on the search of our closest cousins which may take you 1 to 6 hours to locate them. Other primates will be encountered such as the blue monkeys, L’Hoest’s Monkeys, black and white Colobus, checked Mangabeys, with a variety of birds. You will have a magical hour with them as you watch them engage in their daily activities which is so thrilling and unforgettable.  Head back to the lodge for lunch and check-out to embark on your 3 hours journey to Queen Elizabeth National park, a home to sundry wildlife.

Greet your intestines with an early morning breakfast and set off for game viewing with an experienced ranger guide where you will spot the early risers of the wilderness along trails like Kasenyi such as herds of Buffaloes, Elephants, Lions, Antelopes, Kobs, Warthogs, Hippopotamuses as they rash back to the waters as well as several bird types. This takes 2 to 3 hours and later return to the lodge for lunch after which you will vacate for a launch cruise on the Kazinga waters.  The Kazinga cruise will give you the best experience of all you have had because it’s a highlight to your Uganda safari. This will take you 2 to 3 hours as you explore African wildlife like animals, birds, reptiles among others. Animals may include herds of Elephants, Buffaloes, Antelopes, Hippopotamuses, waterbucks, crocodiles, bushbucks among others. Return to the lodge to freshen-up, dinner and overnight.

Check-out of Queen Elizabeth National Park after your Breakfast through the Ishasha sector where you will have a glance at the tree climbing lions with several wildlife species. You will enjoy the varied landscape along the way with a lunch en-route arriving at Bwindi forest Impenetrable National Park in the late afternoon to check-in at a pre-arranged lodge for dinner and a night stay.

Have an early morning breakfast, proceed to the park headquarters for a briefing about the Gorilla trekking etiquettes and Gorilla family allocation. You will later be led into the mist Bwindi jungle by a ranger guide to start on the search of these gentle giants which may take you 1 to 6 hours to locate a family. Upon their location, it will be fun as you watch them carry on their daily duties for a remarkable hour. Several animal and bird species will be encountered and later return to the lodge for lunch as you prepare for the Batwa community visit. The Batwa cultural experience will expose you to how they lived for over a hundred years in the forests. You will also enjoy the stories of their background being told by a Twa guide, cultural performances to mention but a few. Head back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Enjoy your last safari breakfast, check-out and depart for Kampala with a lunch en-route at Igongo cultural center and country hotel where you can visit the museum entailed with historical and western Uganda cultural collections or a visit to the Biharwe eclipse monument. Proceed to Kampala with a stopover at the equator for photos and souvenir purchase from the craft shops arriving in the evening at a hotel or drop off at the Entebbe airport depending on the time for your flight.

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