7 Days Primate And Big Five Safari In Uganda

7 Days Primate And Big Five Safari In Uganda

Primate And Big Five Safari In Uganda – Embark on an unforgettable 7-day safari adventure in Uganda with Kenlink Tours, exploring the heart of East Africa’s natural wonders. This meticulously crafted itinerary promises an immersive experience with the iconic Big Five, thrilling chimpanzee tracking, and intimate gorilla trekking.

Begin your journey at the majestic Volcanoes National Park, transitioning to the verdant landscapes of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for a close encounter with mountain gorillas. Continue to the biodiverse Kibale Forest National Park, home to the largest population of chimpanzees, and then onto the expansive savannahs of Murchison Falls National Park for exhilarating game drives and boat cruises. Cap off your adventure with a visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, ensuring you witness Uganda’s incredible wildlife in their natural habitats. Join Kenlink Tours for a seamless, adventure-filled safari, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Day By Day Activities

Day 1: Transfer from Volcanoes National Park to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Your adventure begins with a morning pick-up from Volcanoes National Park. You will embark on a scenic drive through the picturesque landscapes of Rwanda and cross into Uganda, heading towards Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. The journey offers breathtaking views of rolling hills, lush greenery, and local villages, providing a glimpse into the rich cultural tapestry of the region. Upon arrival at Mgahinga, you will check into your lodge and spend the evening relaxing in preparation for the exciting gorilla trekking experience the following day.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Experience

The day starts early with a hearty breakfast before heading to the park headquarters for a briefing on gorilla trekking. Accompanied by experienced guides, you will venture into the dense forest in search of the mountain gorillas. The trek can be challenging, but the sight of these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. After spending an unforgettable hour with the gorillas, you will return to the lodge for lunch and have the rest of the day to unwind and reflect on the morning’s adventure.

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast, you will leave Mgahinga and set off for Kibale Forest National Park, renowned for its rich biodiversity and large population of chimpanzees. The drive takes you through Uganda’s beautiful countryside, with stops along the way for refreshments and photo opportunities. Upon arrival in Kibale, you will check into your lodge and enjoy a relaxing evening amidst the serene forest surroundings.

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking and Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary Tour

The day begins with an early morning chimpanzee tracking expedition in Kibale Forest. Accompanied by expert trackers, you will hike through the forest to locate and observe the chimpanzees in their natural habitat. The experience is both thrilling and educational, providing insights into the behavior and social structure of these fascinating primates. In the afternoon, you will visit the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, a community-run conservation project. Here, you can enjoy a guided tour, exploring the rich birdlife, diverse flora, and fauna, and learning about the local community’s efforts in conservation.

Day 5: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, you will depart Kibale and drive to Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest and oldest conservation area. The journey will take you through diverse landscapes, including savannahs, forests, and riverine areas. Upon arrival, you will visit the top of Murchison Falls, where the Nile River dramatically plunges through a narrow gorge, creating a spectacular waterfall. This is a perfect photo opportunity and a chance to marvel at the sheer power of nature before heading to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 6: Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Your day begins with a morning game drive in Murchison Falls National Park. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, you will explore the park’s vast savannahs, searching for wildlife such as elephants, lions, giraffes, and various antelope species. The early morning is an ideal time for wildlife viewing, as animals are most active. After lunch at the lodge, you will embark on an afternoon boat cruise along the Nile River to the base of Murchison Falls. This boat trip offers excellent opportunities to see hippos, crocodiles, and a plethora of bird species, all against the backdrop of the stunning waterfall.

Day 7: Visit to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and Transfer to Kampala

On the final day of your adventure, you will leave Murchison Falls National Park and drive to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Here, you will have the chance to track rhinos on foot, guided by experienced rangers. This sanctuary is home to Uganda’s only wild rhinos and plays a crucial role in the country’s conservation efforts. After the rhino tracking experience, you will continue your journey to Kampala. Upon arrival in the capital city, you will check into your lodge, where you can relax and reflect on the incredible experiences of the past week.

To book this tour, send us an email: info@kenlinktours.com or WhatsApp: +256 789 210 067

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