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PRIMATE TRACKING AND GAME DRIVE SAFARI: 10Days

This safari takes you to the major Primate tracking and game viewing destinations within the pearl of Africa. the safari takes you to track Mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable forest park, Bwindi is one of Uganda’s oldest parks, it is the  most biologically diverse rainforests, which dates back over 25,000 years and contains almost 400 species of plants. More famously, this “impenetrable forest” also protects an estimated 320 mountain gorillas – roughly half of the world’s population, including several habituated groups, which can be tracked. Chimps and other primates are found in Kibale Forest park which is a home to a total of 70 mammal species, most famously 13 species of primate including the chimpanzee. It also contains over 375 species of birds. Kibale adjoins Queen Elizabeth National Park to the south to create a 180km-long corridor for wildlife between Ishasha, the remote southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Sebitoli in the north of Kibale National Park. Ishasha is famous for tree-climbing lions while chimpanzees can be found in the Stunning precipitous Kyambura gorge. you will also take a boat cruise on Kazinga channel before heading for another one in Lake Mburo park.

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Track Gorillas in Bwindi, Chimpanzees in Kibale forest and Kyambura gorge, visit Queen Elizabeth for game drive and a launch cruise on Kazinga Channel. 10 Days.

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Day One: Arrival

Arrive at Entebbe airport, Meet the driver guide for introductions and then transfer to Kampala. O/N Hotel Bougainviller or Pope Paul hotel or Hotel Africana (BB)

Day Two: Kampala – Fort Portal

After breakfast leave Kampala for Fort portal via Mityana and Mubende through tea plantations of kyenjojo to the land of `mountains of the Moon’ magic silhouette for lunch. After a pleasant lunch head for the incredible Amere cave and search for missing breast of the Toro princes explore some crater lakes and carry on for a night in Kibale Forest Park for a jaunty sleep on an innate divan. O/N Chimpanzee view guest house or Primate Lodge or Mountains of the moon hotel (FB).

Day Three: Kibale forest park – Bigodi Swamp

Track the closest brothers of human in kibale forest the highly populated in the region, Kibale is a tropical rain forest with other primates like bush babies, baboons, black-and-white colobus, red-tailed monkey, and several bird species together with trees including the Elephant beer tree, all can be spotted on a nature walk in the forest. Take a lunch break and head to Bigodi for a swamp walk on the trails by the local community. O/N Chimpanzee view guest house or Primate Lodge or Mountains of the moon hotel (FB).

Day Four: Kibale – Queen Elizabeth Park

Having taken breakfast, you depart for Queen Elizabeth Park, nourish on a tranquil lunch and there after go for a game drive in the park searching animals. . O/N Simba Safari Camp or Mweya safari Lodge (FB).

Day Five: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Set off early in morning for a game drive as you fabulous animals of the pearl, visit Katwe and buffaloes can never miss your sight here. Guinea fowls and other bird species, elephants, giraffes, and Kobs in their mating grounds can be viewed as there are chances seeing tree climbing lions on your rummage. After lunch take an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel as you view fauna at a closer range, hippos, other animals and several bird species will be seen as the get water to douse themselves. . O/N Simba Safari Camp or Mweya safari Lodge (FB).

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Day Six: Queen Elizabeth Park – Bwindi Forest

Visit Kyambura gorge in the morning and track chimps and monkeys as you take a view of the gorgeous Albertine rift valley model of scenery. Break for lunch and later quit Kasese for Bwindi or Mgahinga depending on the permits available. O/N Buhoma community camps or Heritage Hotel Kisoro (FB).

Day Seven: Gorilla Tracking (Bwindi/Mgahinga)

Track gorillas after breakfast in the morning, this is the climax of the tour gorilla tracking can take 3 -9 hours on walking in the jungle before one returns to his/her accommodation, the jungle, precipitous landscape and rain may make the tour challenging but with a close encounter face-face with the largest primate of Africa is a remarkable experience you will ever have in life. O/N Buhoma community camps or Heritage Hotel Kisoro (FB).

Day Eight: Bwindi _ Batwa caves

Visit the pygmies’ caves in the rain forest and enjoy the experience of sharing with the Batwa people. Listen to the legends of Batwa culture a very inimitable culture you will ever meet on this planet, as you take a guided walk led by a pygmy, what an amazing experience. Return for lunch after which you will go for a Village guided Walk at Buhoma. O/N Buhoma community camps (FB).

Day Nine: Bwindi Park – Kampala

After breakfast take a mild drive back to Kampala through great East African Rift Valley Mountains and hills beautified by the “Gold of a Muhima man” via the “Milk city” through the dry corridor upshot the Rwenzori Mountain, stopover at the Equator and ensue to Kampala, lunch en route. O/N: Pope Paul hotel or Africana hotel (HB).

Day Ten:  Departure

Transfer to Entebbe International Airport where you will board your flight back home and say goodbye the pearl of Africa meanwhile thinking of when to revisit and explorer the spectacular un unobserved beauty of the pearl.

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