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9 DAYS AND 8 NIGHTS BEST OF CHIMPANZEE AND GAME VIEWING IN UGANDA

9 DAYS AND 8 NIGHTS BEST OF CHIMPANZEE AND GAME VIEWING IN UGANDA

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9 DAYS AND 8 NIGHTS BEST OF CHIMPANZEE AND GAME VIEWING IN UGANDA

Our 9 days tour package is tailor made for individuals with high love for Chimpanzee to enabling them explore and learns more about Chimpanzee and why they are called man’s closest relative. However our client will also visit other 2 of Uganda’s best national parks with variety of wildlife and surrounded by people of different interesting cultures. We are aware that because of your tight schedule you have limited time to stay at the destination. Therefore, this is your ideal safari. Join in the tour and have fun with fellow travelers while experiencing Uganda’s tourism potential. This package will take you to Explore ziwa rhino sanctuary to trek the giant rhinos one of the big five family, Murchison Falls to see the world’s strongest falls and game viewing, Kibale forest national park the Africa’s center for the primates proceed to queen Elizabeth national park and finally Ngamba chimpanzee Island and Uganda Wildlife Education Center

Murchison Falls National Park sits on the shore of Lake Albert, in northwest Uganda. It’s known for Murchison Falls, where the Victoria Nile River surges through a narrow gap over a massive drop. Park wildlife includes elephants and hippos, and there are chimpanzees in the Kaniyo Pabidi mahogany forest. The Lake Albert Delta is home to rare shoebill storks. There are game fish in the cascades of Karuma Falls and hosting 76 species of mammals and 451 birds.

Kibale forest national park is a home to human’s closest relative, the chimpanzee, a delightful ape whose evocative pant-hoot call is an indissolubly sound of the African rainforest. It harbors the greatest variety and concentration of primates some not found anywhere in East Africa apart from this park. Not less than 13 different species are living in this small area of 560 sq km, including the Black-and-white Colobus Monkey, Blue Monkey, Red-tailed Monkey, Grey-cheeked Mangabey and Bush baby Kibale forest national park is the best place to have an unforgettable meeting with your relative and many other primates

Queen Elizabeth National Park is understandably Uganda’s most popular tourist destination. The park’s diverse ecosystems, which include sprawling savanna, shady, humid forests, sparkling lakes and fertile wetlands, make it the ideal habitat for classic big game, ten primate species including chimpanzees and over 600 species of birds.

Set against the backdrop of the jagged Rwenzori Mountains, the park’s magnificent vistas include dozens of enormous craters carved dramatically into rolling green hills, panoramic views of the Kazinga channel with its banks lined with hippos, buffalo and elephants, and the endless Ishasha plains, whose fig trees hide lions ready to pounce on herds of unsuspecting Uganda kob.

Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary was established in October 1998 to care for orphaned chimpanzees that have been rescued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority. Many of the chimpanzees were rescued from poachers and are unlikely to survive reintroduction to the wild. It on a space of 100 acres (approximately 40 hectares) of rainforest situated a short boat ride (23 km) away from Entebbe, near the Equator in Lake Victoria, Uganda. This is the best place to Learn more about chimpanzees- how they spend their days, what they eat in the wild, how they hunt- by following their trails in the Ngamba forest. You will also be treated to sights of fruit bats, over 75,000 sighted, over 120 bird species, geological features like caves, different spider species and plants and trees.

Trip Highlights

  • Murchison Falls national park
  • Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest national Park
  • Tree climbing lions in Ishasha Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Boat cruises on both Kazinga Channel & Murchison Falls
  • Ngamba Island chimpanzee sanctuary and Uganda Wildlife Education Center
  • Ziwa on foot rhino trekking
  • Game viewing

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Your Program

Day Destination Plan/Activities Accommodation
Day One Entebbe – Kampala Arrival and transfer to your hotel in Kampala Maries hotel
Day Two Kampala –  Ziwa rhino sanctuary –

Murchison Falls National park

Travel Time: Approx. 5-6 hours

Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National park with en-route stop at Ziwa rhino sanctuary – Top of the falls

 

Medium: Pakuba Game Lodge

MEAL PLAN: Lunch & Dinner

Day Three Murchison Falls National park Early morning Game drives in search for lions, leopard and many more animals – 2hours afternoon Boat cruise – Evening game drive Medium: Pakuba Game Lodge

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day Four Murchison Falls National park – Kibale forest national park

Travel Time: Approx. 5-6 hours

Morning game drive – Transfer to Kibale forest national park – Evening nature walk to crater lakes and bigodi swamp Nyaburitwa country resort

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day Five Kibale forest national park – Queen Elizabeth national park

Travel Time: Approx. 3 – 4 hours

Morning chimp trekking – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park Parkview safari lodge

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day Six Queen Elizabeth National Park Morning game drives – 2 hours afternoon Boat cruise on the Kazinga channel to meet the high concentration of hippos and Nile crocodile – Evening game drive to crater lakes Parkview safari lodge

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day Seven Queen Elizabeth National Park Morning game Drives to Ishasha to search for the tree climbing lions 2Friends hotel Entebbe

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day Eight Entebbe – Ngamba Island chimp sanctuary – Uganda Wildlife Education Center (former Entebbe Zoo) Transfer from Entebbe town with speed boat to Ngamba Island Chimp sanctuary for the best experience of feeding chimpanzees and observe how they behave while eating – Transfer to Entebbe with speed boat again relax and UWEC with a glass of juice and later go for another memorable activity of feeding lions, leopard, cheetah, giraffe and python challenge. Medium: Savannah Resort

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day Nine Entebbe Town – Transfer to Entebbe International airport Meet your return flight Meal plan; Breakfast

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS

1. Return airport transfers

2. Accommodation for 8 nights on full board meal plan in Mid-range and standard accommodation

3. Ground transportation in 4*4 WD and air-conditioned safari vehicle

4. Park and other sight center entrance fees

5. En-route meals

6. English and French speaking driver guide for the entire tour

7. 1 chimp permit per person

8. 2hours boat cruise on the Murchison River and on the Kazinga channel

9. 3 Game drive at Murchison falls and queen Elizabeth national parks

10.3 hours nature to Bigodi swampa

11. Rhino trekking at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary

12. A half day visit to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee sanctuary

13. A half day visit to UWEC for behind the scene

14. All government taxes

PACKAGE EXCLUSIONS

1.      Personal travel insurance

2.      Tips

3.      Laundry

4.      Another personal related expense not mentioned on the package

QUOTE: The cost per person sharing is $2,417 US dollars
Single occupancy is $ 350 per person.

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