8 Days Wildlife and Primate Safari

8 Days Wildlife and Primate Safari | Wildlife Viewing in QENP, Gorilla Trekking in BIFNP and Chimp Tracking

The 8 Days Wildlife and Primate Safari will guide through Uganda abundant parks like Kibale national park for chimp trekking and Bigodi walk, queen Elizabeth national park for game dives and launch cruise on the famous Kazinga channel, Bwindi impenetrable national park for gorilla trekking, proceed to lake Bunyonyi for a boat cruise and then end your safari with a visit to lake Mburo national park for a boat cruise and a morning nature walk before you proceed to Kampala for your return flight. This is a guided safari.

Car hire Uganda 8 Days Wildlife and Primate Safari

Highlights of the 8 Days Wildlife and Primate Safari

  1. Chimp tracking
  2. Boat cruises
  3. Gorilla tracking
  4. Morning nature walk

Brief itinerary for 8 Days Wildlife and Primate Safari

  • Day 1:  pick up from Entebbe and transfer to Kibale National Park
  • Day 2: chimp tracking
  •  Day 3: transfer from Kibale to Queen Elizabeth National Park and afternoon boat cruise
  • Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
  •  Day 5:  Gorilla trekking
  • Day 6: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 7: Transfer to Lake Mburo
  • Day 8:  Morning nature walk and transfer to Kampala

Detailed itinerary for the 8 Days Wildlife and Primate Safari

Day 1:  pick up from Entebbe and transfer to  Kibale National Park

On your arrival at Entebbe, you will be picked up by our representative from Abacus African Vacations who will brief you through your safari itinerary and then proceed on to Kibale National Park. You drive through traditional homesteads of Mityana, Mubende and tea plantations of Kabarole, with en-route lunch. Dinner and overnight at

Kyaninga game lodge                        

Crater Safari lodge

Kibale forest camp

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest

 After a mouthwatering breakfast, you will be driven to the briefing center for registration and briefing before you start the chimpanzee trekking. The trekking normally takes about 3 hours in Kibale forest one of East Africa’s oldest forests. This forest protects a community of more than 1000 Chimpanzees plus other primate species and a variety of bird species that includes the Green-breasted Pitta .after the rewarding activity, relax around, have lunch and later in the afternoon go for a nature walk in Bigodi wetland sanctuary to spot the various primates and bird species around the swamp as it is a birders hub. You come back to the lodge after the walk for dinner and over night.

Kyaninga game lodge                        

Crater Safari lodge

Kibale forest camp

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and afternoon Boat cruise

After breakfast, you will be driven to Queen Elizabeth national park, driving through the crater lakes region of Kabarole and do a mini game drive as we enter the park, check into your lodge. You will  have lunch and relax around and later on go for the boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel to view the wildlife from close quarters as they cool off along the shores of the Channel that connects Lakes George and Edward. Come back to the lodge for dinner and over night.

Kyaninga game lodge                      

Crater Safari lodge

Kibale forest camp

Day 4: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

You fourth  day will begins early as you start with an early morning game drive plains in search for wildlife which includes the Buffalos, Kobs, Warthogs, Elephants, Waterbucks, Lions, Hyenas, and on lucky days leopards among others. After the game drive, go back to the lodge for breakfast, check out and drive to Bwindi through Ishasha sector where tree climbing lions can be seen according to the luck of the day. You will have lunch en-route and later check in to your hotel .Dinner and overnight stay at

Mazike safari lodge

Parkview safari lodge

Engazi game lodge

Day 5: Mountain Gorilla Trekking                                                                                

After a hefty breakfast, your guide will lead you to the briefing center for briefing by the park rangers before starting gorilla trekking. The exercise may be arduous walking up steep hills sometimes under muddy conditions. Mountain Gorilla Trekking may take about 2 – 8 hours, experiencing the Gentle giants World, and for conservation purposes when you track them, you are required to spend one hour with them and the guide will advise you on how to behave while with these great apes. You later come back to the lodge, refresh, dinner and overnight at

Chameleon hill lodge

Ichumbi gorilla lodge

The Four Gorillas Lodge

Day 6: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After a tranquil breakfast,  drive to Lake Bunyonyi, check into your accommodation, have lunch, relax a bit and later in the afternoon go for a boat cruise along the lake. During the boat cruise, you can visit some of the lakes’ Islands where you can see a lot of water birds and see some traditional dancers and pygmies. Later come back to the lodge for dinner and over night.

Bird nest

Arcadia cottages

Byoona Amagara island retreat

Day 7: Transfer to Lake Mburo

After breakfast, head out to Lake Mburo National Park, passing through the rolling hills of Kabale and Mbarara, with lunch en-route, arriving in the afternoon and check-in to the lodge and   later on go for a boat cruise on the Lake as you spot various animals around the shores. this can take about one and half hours then head back to the lodge. Dinner and over night at

Mihingo safari lodge

Rwakobo

Mburo Eagles nest

Day 8: Morning nature walk and transfer to Kampala

your last day will begin with an  early  morning guided nature walk as  you search for wildlife that includes, Buffaloes, leopards, Warthogs, Impalas, Eland (Africa’s biggest antelope), Oribis, Bush bucks, Reedbucks, Waterbucks, Topis , Bush Pigs and zebras among others. This normally takes about two hours according to how much you use on the walk and the interest you have in what you see. Go back to the lodge for have breakfast and afterwards transfer back to Kampala with lunch en-route for your return flight.

End of your 8 days wildlife and primate safari

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Inclusions for the 8 Days Wildlife and Primate Safari

  • Gorilla trekking permits
  • Chimp tracking permits
  • Park entrance fees
  • All activities as per itinerary
  • English speaking Driver guide
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • All accommodation
  • Transportation

Exclusions for the 8 days wildlife and primate safari

  • International flight
  • Visa fees
  • Personal Insurance
  • Drinks and tips
  • Optional activities

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