14 Days Primates And Big Five Safari – The Best Long Uganda Wildlife Safari
14 days primates and big five safari takes you to the western part of Uganda to visit the major tourist destinations and spotting out primates like Chimpanzees, Mountain Gorillas, black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, cheeky monkeys among others and viewing the big five like Rhinos, elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes among others.
14 days primates and big five safari takes to parks like Murchison falls national park for Giraffes, hiking to the top of the falls, boat trip, Kibale national park for chimpanzee tracking activity, Queen Elizabeth national park for wildlife and tree climbing lions, boat cruise on Kazinga channel, Bwindi impenetrable national park for gorilla trekking activities, and Lake Mburo national park for impalas and zebras, boat ride among others
Highlights for 14 days primates and big five safari
- Arrival at Entebbe international Airport
- Transfer to Murchison falls national park
- Moring game drives, boat cruise and hiking to the top of the falls
- Transfer to Kibale national park
- Chimpanzee tracking and bigodi wetland nature walk
- Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
- Morning game drive and Kazinga channel boat trip
- Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park
- Gorilla trekking in Bwindi
- Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
- Transfer to lake Mburo national park
- Nature walk and game drive boat ride
- Visit to the Equator
Detailed itinerary for 14 days primates and big five safari
Day 1: arrival at Entebbe international Airport
Upon arrival you will be welcomed by your tour guide who will transfer you to hotel and briefing.
Day 2: transfer to Murchison falls national park
Have breakfast and then proceed to Murchison falls national park traveling through Luwero and Nakasongola with a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino trekking, embark to the journey with lunch en-route in Masindi town. Upon arrival check in at your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: –Luxury-Paraa –Midrange-Murchison River –Budget-Red chilli
Day 3: Game drive and boat cruise
Have breakfast at your lodge and then set off for a morning game drive in the northern bank of the park with chances to view a lot of wildlife like elephants, Buffaloes, leopards, Rothschild Giraffes, Hyenas, warthogs among others including a variety of bird species like Uganda canes, shoebill, Carmine Bee eaters, Martial Eagles among others.
Back to the lodge for lunch, later head for a boat ride to the bottle of the falls with chances to view a variety of bird species and wildlife at a close range such as crocodiles, rhinos, elephants, hippos among others. Back to lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: morning game drive and visit to the Nile Delta point
Have breakfast at the lodge and then embark to the journey to the Nile Delta Point in search of the wildlife and scenic views of the rolling hills.
After this breathtaking activity, cross to the southern bank for lunch and then transfer to Hoima via Budongo forest in Masindi for dinner and overnight at Hoima cultural lodge.
Day 5: transfer to Kibale national park
Have breakfast and then transfer to Kibale forest national park with scenic views of the farmer’s gardens along the way and overseeing the foothills of Rwenzori Mountains. Upon arrival, check in for dinner and overnight at the lodge
Accommodation: —Luxury-Kyaninga —Midrange-Primate safari lodge —Budget-Kibale safari lodge
Day 6: Chimpanzee trekking
Have breakfast and continue to the park headquarters for briefing and then head to jungle for the great activity, you are only allowed one hour of interaction with the chimp once you meet them. back to the lodge for late lunch and dinner.
Day 7: Drive to Queen Elizabeth national park
After breakfast, transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park through Kasese town. Upon arrival at the park, check in for lunch and then proceed to have an evening game drive with chances to view animals like kobs, elephants, leopards, buffaloes, among others including a variety of bird species
Accommodation: —Luxury-Mweya –Midrange- Parkview lodge –Budget-Enganzi
Day 8: Game drive and Boat Cruise
Have breakfast and go for a game drive in the plains with chances to view animals like Hyenas, lions, elephants, kobs, antelopes, giraffes, buffaloes, among others.
Back to the lodge for lunch and later head for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel with chances to view water animals like crocodiles, hippos, rhinos, elephants among others, back to the lodge for dinner and overnight
Day 9: transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park
After a morning breakfast, check out and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park passing through the Ishasha sector with chances to view the tree climbing lions on the big fig trees. Upon arrival at the park, check in at your reserved lodge for dinner and overnight
Accommodation: –Luxury-Chameleon Hill –Midrange-Ichumbi –Budget-Wagtail
Day 10: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park
After a morning breakfast at your lodge, head to the park headquarters for briefing and then proceed into the forest for the great search of the giant apes, once you meet the Mountain Gorillas.
You are allowed one hour of interaction with them. Back to the lodge for late lunch and relaxation, dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 11: Batwa community walks experience and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
Have a morning breakfast, go to visit the neighboring Batwa community for beautiful songs and drances, how brewery is made from banana.
Back to the lodge for lunch and then transfer to Lake Bunyonyi enjoying the scenic views of the beautiful gardens and plantations of Kabale locals. Upon arrival check in to your lodge for dinner and overnight
Accommodation: —Luxury-Bunyonyi Lodge
Day 12: Canoeing on L. Bunyonyi
Morning breakfast and then head for Canoeing on L. Bunyonyi with chances to spot a variety of bird species, the lake is free from bilharzias, crocodiles, and hippopotamus among others. Back to lodge for dinner and overnight .
Day 13: transfer to Lake Mburo national park
After a morning breakfast from the lodge, transfers to Lake Mburo national park with great chances of sighting the mountains of the rolling green terraces cultivated by the Bakiga people who mainly depend on Agriculture.
Upon arrival, check in for lunch and then head for a boat cruise with chances to crocodiles, hippos, elephants at a close range including a variety of bird species.
Accommodations: —Luxury-Mihingo –Midrange-Rwakobo Rock –Budget-Eagles Nest
Day 14: Morning Game drive and transfer to Kampala
After an early morning breakfast, head to do a morning game drive with chances to view zebras, impalas, antelopes and a variety of bird species.
Back to the lodge and transfer to Kampala with a stop at the Equator for informative talks and photographs as we mark the end of 14 days primates and big five safari.
Inclusions for 14 days primates and big five safari
- Bottled drinking water
- Gorilla permits
- Chimp permits
- English speaking Guide
- Airport transfers
Exclusions for 14 days primates and big five safari
- Air fares
- Extras at the way