6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari

>>>>6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari

6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari

Overview of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari

This 6 days Uganda wildlife safari takes you on a  safari Uganda adventure as you get to visit some of Uganda’s iconic Uganda tour destinations which include Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo National Park. This 6 days safari in Uganda gives you an opportunity to encounter the numerous wild mammals of Queen Elizabeth National Park as you engage in a spectacular game drive here as well as a boat cruise over the Kazinga channel. This safari Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda is coupled with a Uganda chimpanzee tour to Kibale National Park which is famously known as the Primate capital of the world given it has 13 primate species which include the magical chimpanzees and you will climax this Uganda safaris experience with a visit the Lake Mburo National Park Uganda.

Dubbed the medley of wonders, Queen Elizabeth National Park is indeed a true tropical savanna gem that is adored by many Uganda safari visitors given its unique wildlife biodiversity that ranges from 90 wild mammal species, 600 bird species that numerous reptiles species. A short Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park gives you a unique opportunity to meet some of the wild dwellers of Queen Elizabeth Park such as African bush elephants, cape buffaloes, African lions, leopards, hippos and a wide range of antelope species

Highlights of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari

Day 1 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale and an evening nature walk in Bigodi wetlands

Day 2 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari: A morning chimpanzee experience then transfer to Queen Elizabeth

Day 3 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari : Have a morning game drive and engage in an afternoon boat cruise

Day 4 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari: Morning game drive and transfer to Mburo

Day 5 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari: Have a morning game drive in Mburo and an evening cultural encounter

Day 6 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari: Biking experience and transfer back to Kampala

Detailed itinerary of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari

Day 1 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari: Wake up early in the morning on the first day of your Uganda tour to Kibale and have an early morning breakfast to give you the energy for the magnificent day ahead of you on this 3 days Uganda wildlife safari excursion to Kibale National Park. Expect to be picked up by none other than one of our experienced guides who will be your companion on this Uganda safari to Kibale forest.  the journey to Kibale lasts about 5 hours to get there. Even though this safari in Uganda is rather short, it comes with captivating road sightings as you get to see the lush green scenery that blankets Uganda’s landscape. Watch the sunrise on a clear day to warm you up as you journey to primate capital of the world on this 3 days short Uganda wildlife tour. Arrive in fort portal town Uganda’s tourism capital that’s beautifully tucked on the fringes of Rwenzori mountain foothills, have an fine dining experience as you partake a traditional Ugandan meal prepared using fresh and organic foods to give you the best of Uganda’s taste. After this fine dining experience your short Uganda wildlife safari, next on the agenda is a short Uganda wildlife safaris transfer to Bigodi wetland located just at the fringes of Kibale National Park. Engage in a nice nature walk to over the wooden platform traversing the wetlands of Bigodi. Get to see some of the wildlife that exists here such as birds like the great blue turaco and primates such as the vervet monkeys. Transfer to one of the numerous accommodations in Kibale National Park for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Crater Safari Lodge, Ndali Lodge, Primate Lodge Kibale, Mountain Of The Moon, Nyaika Fort Hotel

Mid range: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse, Chimpanzee Nest Lodge Rwenzori View Guest Camp

Budget: Kibale Guest Cottages, Kibale Forest Camp, Rweetera Safari Camp

chimpanzee trekking in kibaleDay 2 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari : Start off your second day on this Uganda safari tour as you wake up early and listen to the numerous birds here sing to the new daybreak.  Dash to the restaurant for an early morning breakfast then transfer to the visitor information centre in Kibale Forest National Park where you get to undergo a short briefing about Uganda chimpanzee trekking safari rules and regulations to ensure the safety of the forest dwellers and you as well. Kick of your Uganda chimpanzee trekking safaris as you venture into the forest to track these great apes, on your Uganda chimpanzee trekking tour in Kibale forest take note of the other creatures of the forest that might interest you like the birds and the various tree which will be further explained to you in great detail by your guide. On locating the chimps, you are granted an hour to observe these apes as they go about their morning duties such as feeding, grooming the young ones, take photos so that you are always reminded of your encounter with man’s closest wild cousins with A of whom we share a similar DNA of 99%. After the lapse of this hour, return to the visitor information centre to share your experience with the chimps to the park authorities on this short Uganda wildlife safari. Transfer to one of the lodges here and have an African buffet lunch composed of mainly traditional foods that have been uniquely prepared with an exotic touch to meet your standards. Start the next journey of this 6 days Uganda safari as you transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. on arrival to queen engage in an evening game drive that puts you in a prime position to see the wild mammals of queen Elizabeth such as African bush elephants, cape buffaloes, hippos and topis, lions, leopards. Transfer to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation options

Luxury options: Mweya safari lodge, Elephant plains lodge, Park view safari lodge kyambura, Ishasha wilderness camp, Mazike valley safari lodge.

Mid range options: Simba safari lodge, Jacana safari lodge, Ihamba lakeside safari lodge, kyambura gorge lodge, king fisher safari lodge kichwamba.

Budget options: The Observatory, UWA bandas, Pumba safari lodge

Day 3 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari: Wake up to the melodious twittering of birds that call this natural wonder home. Have a nice breakfast then start off the third of this Uganda safari tour with a classic wild game drive done in the Kasenyi sector. While on this drive, watch out the king of the jungle-lions which you spot roaming the vast plains of Queen Elizabeth looking for their best prey for an early lunch meal, other wild mammals to look out for include largest land mammals on the planet the African bush elephants, the stubborn cape buffaloes also numerous here and not forgetting the numerous subspecies of the antelope group that roam freely all over the plains of this great tropical paradise. After about 3 hours of exploring this untamed savanna, come back to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon transfer to the Mweya jetty and begin a fascinating boat cruise which takes you on an exploration journey of the Kazinga channel. This wildlife safari Uganda boat cruise leads on a collision course with water mammals such as numerous hippos and Nile water crocodiles and a variety of 600 bird species that exist here. After this cruise, have an evening game drive around Kasenyi and when you get lucky, you might just bump into the predators of this savanna park which include lions, leopards and spotted hyenas.

Accommodation options

Luxury options: Mweya safari lodge, Elephant plains lodge, Park view safari lodge kyambura, Ishasha wilderness camp, Mazike valley safari lodge.

Mid range options: Simba safari lodge, Jacana safari lodge, Ihamba lakeside safari lodge, kyambura gorge lodge, king fisher safari lodge kichwamba.

Budget options: The Observatory, UWA bandas, Pumba safari lodge

Day 4 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari: This day is rather quite relaxed as you get to wake up at around 08:00 am have breakfast, checkout of the lodge and start your transfer to lake Mburo national park. this Uganda wildlife safaris drive to lake Mburo takes about 3.5 hours covering 175km to get there with a lunch break in Mbarara town for traditionally inspired cuisine. After lunch, proceed to Lake Mburo and engage in an evening game drive which unleashes into a dramatic encounter with the spectacular Burchell zebras and elands and the impalas which are found in this park. After this game drive transfer to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Luxury: Mantana Tented Camp, Mihingo Lodge

Mid-range: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge, Arcadia Cottages Lake Mburo Lodge, Rwakobo Rock Safari Lodge

Budget: Eagle Nest Camp, Rwonyo Safari Camp

Day 5 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari : Wake up to the twittering of several of the 350 bird species as the birds sing to the new day of your Uganda safari tour.  Listen out to the interlude sound calls of the mammals that are found here. Enjoy a nice breakfast then start your Uganda wildlife safari game drive which leads you to more of the wild mammals here or some of those that you hadn’t seen during the evening game drive. After about 3 hours of traversing the lake Mburo wilderness, return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch transfer to any of the adjacent community who are found close to the park.  While here you will interact with the Banyakole people who will take you through their cultural and social life aspects which include milking, cattle herding, you will meet the long-horned Ankole cattle that is a highly cherished by the Banyakole given the cultural sentimental value attached to these cows. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Luxury: Mantana Tented Camp, Mihingo Lodge

Mid-range: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge, Arcadia Cottages Lake Mburo Lodge, Rwakobo Rock Safari Lodge

Budget: Eagle Nest Camp, Rwonyo Safari Camp

Day 6 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee Safari: This is another relaxed day that gives you enough sleep time as you wake up to 08:00 am for breakfast, grab sportbikes and kick off another adventure activity which is a wild biking experience you ride through the flat plains of lake Mburo and meet the various wild mammals that are found in this park. After about 2 hours of exciting adventure, return to the lodge for lunch. Check out of the lodge and begin a return journey back to Kampala.

Although, this safari Uganda has given you an opportunity to explore Kibale National Park but due to limited time you have missed out on some of the epic attractions and activities that are done in this park. so next time you have a chance to visit Uganda again you should include Kibale on your itinerary as one of the must-visit destinations on your next Uganda safari so that you can have an opportunity to see some of the other attractions in Kibale forest national park and engage in other various activities in Kibale park you have missed out during this Uganda tour. Other tourist attractions in Kibale National Park include the 350 bird species such as the great blue turaco, African pitta, and green breasted pitta. Other tourist activities in Kibale National Park Uganda include birding, nature walks in Bigodi wetlands, community walks in Rweteera community. During your visit to Kibale Forest National Park, you can choose to stay in any of the numerous lodging facilities which include luxury safari lodges like Primate Lodge Kibale, Crater Safari Lodge, Ndali Lodge, Chimpanzee Forestguesthouse, Kibale Forest Guest House, Kibale Forest Camp, Rweteera Safari Camp. Getting to Kibale National park is easily done by road as it lies only 312km away from Kampala city Uganda capital. However, if you are interested in flying to Kibale, as of today, you will have to stomach flying to Kasese then drive to remaining distance between Kasese and Fort portal which is about 150km away or 2 hours of a road ride.

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