This 3 Days Uganda short wildlife safari is a short trip that takes you to the primate capital of the world and the best safari destination in Africa for chimpanzee tracking; Kibale Forest National Park and Uganda’s outstanding treasures that was named after Queen Elizabeth II visit in 1954; Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Uganda safari highlight for the 3 Days Uganda short wildlife safari Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale National Park
Day 2: Do chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park
Day 3: Transfer very early in the morning to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a simple game drive and drive back to Kampala
3 Days Uganda short wildlife safari Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth National Park detailed itinerary
Day 1 of the 3 Days Uganda short wildlife safari Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth National Park: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale National Park
After breakfast at your hotel in Kampala, you will meet your Uganda safari guide who will give you a short briefing about your 3 Days Uganda short wildlife safari to Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will then begin your safari with our professional safari guide driving west to to Kibale Forest National Park.
You will enjoy your journey in Uganda on both tarmac and unpaved roads passing through various traditional Ugandan villages where you will see the locals carrying out various activities like farming. The lush rolling hills of this region provide good photo opportunities. You will also have chances of sighting birds such as the beautiful black-headed gonolek, Fan-tailed widow bird, double-toothed barbet, long-crested eagle, sun birds and weaver birds that perch on the fence rows and power lines near the road. As you approach the foothills of the Rwenzori mountains in Fort Portal, you will have views of Uganda’s famous tea plantation region. Continue towards Kibale Forest one of the greatest African rainforest research reserves toured by many tourists and researchers. Arrive at your accommodation in Kibale Forest National Park for your dinner or overnight stay.
Day 2 of the 3 Days Uganda short wildlife safari Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth National Park: Do chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park
Early morning after breakfast at the lodge, report to Kanyanchu at around 7:30am for your briefing at 8am from the park ranger guides about your chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda before you start trekking. After the briefing, start your journey into the forest with the rangers in search for chimpanzees and other primates including the red-tailed monkeys, blue monkey, black and white colobus monkey, olive baboons among others. The forest an array of birds including the grey-throated flycatcher, masked and black-capped apalis among the many in a park that is home to over 375 bird species. Retreat from the activity and have lunch.
After lunch proceed to Bigodi village to the fascinating Bigodi wetland sanctuary located in Magombe swamp. Bigodi wetland is an area is recognized for a extensive collection of bio diversity among which are several primates species like the red colobus monkey, baboon, black and white colobus monkey, blue monkey grey cheeked, mangabey, vervet monkey, red tailed monkey and the L’Hoest monkey. The wetland is also a cool and a perfect birders paradise for visitors on a Uganda birding safari. While here, skilled birders can spot over 50 bird species out of over the 138 species of bird have been recognized in Bigodi Wetland.
After your happy knowledge rich afternoon and interaction with the locals at Bigodi, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 of the 3 Days Uganda short wildlife safari Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth National Park: Transfer very early in the morning to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a simple game drive and drive back to Kampala
The day starts with a very early morning breakfast at your lodge, then depart by road to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Park is dominated and bordered by the snow-capped Rwenzori mountain on its northern side and bordered by Lake George and Lake Edward. While doing your short game drive, you will see crowded herds Uganda Kob, topi, water buck, elephant, lion, giant forest hog, side stripped jackal and spotted hyena among others. Other animals which can even be found at Mweya peninsular include Buffaloes, elephants, warthogs and hippos. There are also various primate species are available in the park including chimpanzees.
Return back to Kampala passing through Mbarara arriving late in the evening.
End of your 3 Days Uganda short wildlife safari Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth National Park