Uganda’s Ape Escape Safari

from $3599
Duration:
8 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:

Trek through several of Uganda’s national forests as you search for many of its animal jewels. This Ugandan Safari promises to deliver an exciting experience with some of man's closest living relatives. Also enjoy game viewing as you traverse the plains and cruise the lake on this beautiful Ugandan Tour.

Included:
  • Airport Transfers.
  • Transportation by a 4wd safari vehicle.
  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary.
  • Chimp permits.
  • Boat trip in Queen.
  • One Gorilla permits per person to be secured and paid for in advance.
  • Park fees.
  • Primate Walk in Kibale.
  • Community visits in Bwindi.
  • Game drives.
  • Services on an English speaking Driver/guide.
  • AMREF Emergency Evacuation Medical Insurance.
Excluded:
  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visa.
  • Personal spending.
  • Tipping.
Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrival Kampala - Welcome to Uganda

Welcome to the amazing country of Uganda, you will be greeted by our representative and taken to your hotel. Be sure to take in the sites as you navigate the city of Kampala.

Day 2: Kampala - Kibale National Park

On your second day leave Kampala after breakfast for the fascinating drive through papyrus swamps and thick jungle of the Nile Delta to Kibale National Park just under the Ruwenzori Mountains. Afternoon guided walk in the crater lakes area of the park for an outstanding cultural visit.

Day 3: Kibale National Forest - Bigodi swamp

For your third day you will take to Kibale National Forest to begin your chimpanzee trekking, the walk will reward you with other primates like Grey cheeked Mangabeys, Colobus monkeys, Red-tailed monkeys, phoestes, and butterflies. After tracking the chimps in the afternoon you will go for a nature walk to the Bigodi swamp- to see unique flora and fauna.

Day 4: Nyakasura Falls - Queen Elizabeth National Park

The next day begin your morning with a visit to the Nyakasura falls in Fort Portal, thereafter drive south into Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth - Kazinga Channel Cruise

Day five brings you to a dawn game drive where an abundance of wildlife can be seen. Famous for elephants and kobs, expect to see some rarer animals like giant forest hog. There are 638 recorded bird species in the park! After lunch, enjoy a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel that connects Lakes.

Day 6: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park - Mountain Gorillas

The next day traverse the Bwindi as you reach the volcanoes where the Mountain Gorillas live. Then onto the Ishasha Sector where you may possibly see the tree climbing lions. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Bwindi and spend the afternoon on a foot safari around the local communities.

Day 7: Gorilla Trekking - Buhoma Village

The next day prepare for your trekking venture making sure to take all necessities, tracking may take between two to six hours so be sure to include your lunches, your guide will brief you. Track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth In the evening go for a walk through the Buhoma Village and see how the people of Bwindi survives.

Day 8: Kampala - Fly Back Home

Finally, return to Kampala and then on to Entebbe to explore the Cultures of the Ankole and Bahima before preparing for your evening departure.

Accommodation :

 

Prices:

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid until December 31.2018 except the peak period and migration Period, payment can be done in Sterling Pounds or Euro with no extra surcharge.

 

 

Children Policy:

- Only applies to one child under 12 years sharing a room with 2 adults.  

- One child sharing a room with one adult will be charged full adult rate.

- 0 - 3 Free of Charge.

- 4 - 11 Pay 45% of tour price.

- 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

 


Reservations, Payment and Deposits:


Reservations should be made as early as possible to book your desired Uganda safari tour, spaces will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 50 %. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or the Western Union, and the balance of payment to be paid one week before tour start date.

 


Tipping:

Like most countries, tipping is customary to show one's satisfaction with good services. You are in no way obliged to, however, if you’re willing to do so it would be well appreciated.

 


Luggage:

It is recommended to travel with soft bags such as duffle bags instead of hard shell bags as there is a strict 15KGS per person policy and makes it easier to fit in your safari vehicles.

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