9 DAYS EXCLUSIVE PRIMATES SAFARI
When it is
primates you want, Uganda will definitely not disappoint you. Spend 9 day
experiencing the thrill of African primates, this safari brings you close to
man’s closest cousins. Encounter the habituated chimps which are more closely
related to man than any other they are amazing and fun as you watch them play
in the fruiting trees and sing from one branch to another. We further extend
the ancient a and impenetrable forests of Bwindi that is home to half of the
world’s remaining Mountain Gorilla. These remarkable giants are sure a joy to
encounter and a great reward on any Ugandan safari
Day 1 – Arrival in Uganda for the exclusive
You will be met by our representative upon arrival who will transfer you
to your hotel and depending on the time you will be briefed about your safari
whose key attention will be on the primates: gorillas and chimpanzees.
Day 2 – Transfer to Kibale for the primates
An early breakfast preceding the drive to Kibale forest known for the
highest concentration of primates among which is the popular and intelligent
chimps, black and white colobus monkey, Uganda red tailed valvet monkey and the
rare L’hoest monkey, grey cheeked mangabey among others. You may have a couple
of stopover including for lunch.
Day 3 – chimpanzee trekking in Kibale
An early rise and head out to the park headquarters for chimpanzee
trekking. After an induction to the experience haedout to the tropical forest
for the great encounter. This exclusive primates of Uganda safari will not
disappoint as you will encounter countless species of primate among which are
the chimpanzees, baboons, l’hoest, red colobus, blue red tailed and gray
cheeked mangabey. Do not stick to the primates only there is a rich display of
birdlife , butterflies and flora. Later in the afternoon after lunch visit the Bigodi
wetland sanctuary for other mammals and primates including the rare red
Columbus monkey and the sitatunga.
Day 4 – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Uganda
After an amazing day in the primates capital its time to continue to
Queen Elizabeth national park the medley f wonder lying the fabled shadows of
the mountains of the moon. This park has the largest diversity of species. Take
in the scenic beauty of Mountain Ruwenzori one of the tallest mountains in
Africa, you may also stopover at the equator before continuing Queen Elizabeth
National Park arriving in time for lunch. After lunch you may go for an evening
game drive or visit the bat caves as well as the surrounding community.
Day 5: African game drive and boat cruise
After an early Breakfast enjoy a morning game drive on the tracks of
Kasenyi you are mostly likely going to encounter the famous Big Four; African
Elephant, Buffalos, Lions, Bush bucks, Uganda Kobs, Giant forest hog, Hyenas
and Waterbucks. In the afternoon, take a 2 hours launch cruise along the
Kazinga channel marvel at schools of Hippos, Buffalos, and Crocodiles close to
the waterside, and a beautiful display of birdlife.
Day 6- transfer to Bwindi home of the mountain gorillas
Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest home to the mountain gorilla via
the ishahsa sector and on a good day we may be rewarded with the sight of the
tree climbing lions in this remote section. However if we do not there still a
lot to look to the enchanting bird songs, the beautiful scenes as we drive
through the ‘Switzerland of Africa an area known as Kigezi Highlands with its
terraced hillside and winding roads.
Day 7 – Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi -Uganda
Finally the Gorilla trek is here; early morning head to the park
headquarters just before you enter into the spectacular impenetrable forest led
by a trained guide who will help you locate the gentle giants. The trek is a
bit tedious as you climb up the steep slopes into the dense forest. When you
finally meet these creatures you will have an hour that will forever be
engraved in your mind as you stare into their expressionless deep brown eyes.
You can take countless memories with you on your camera and capture the moment
in your heart as well as it is unforgettable. Depending on the time and ability
you may choose you may take a nature walk or a village walk.
Day 8- Depart the Gorilla Sanctuary in Uganda
After a strenuous trek it is ideal to a break, drive to lake bunyonyi a
truly relaxation therapy point. It is the second deepest lake in Africa, with
its dotted lakes and islands the scenes is picture perfect for relaxing. Your
guide may you’re your lunch arranged as a picnic if you desire. Continue to
Lake Mburo national park immediately after lunch.
Day 9 – Transfer to Kampala,
Quiet and lovely whispers of the wild as the morning sets in, you are in
the whispers of the wild and what you see and hear cannot be replicated
anywhere. Enjoy a game drive as you leave the park back to Kampala. You may
stopover at the mpambire drum makers in mpigi before continuing to the airport.
if you desire you may make use of a day use room to freshen up before taking
you flight back home.