Kibale Tours

6 Days Uganda Safari

6 Days Uganda Safari : The Kibale Forest National Park in Uganda, home to the highest concentration of primates, including chimpanzees, red-tailed monkeys, black and white monkeys, vervet monkeys, and olive baboons, is where you’ll go on this 6-day safari. The second-largest and busiest national park in Uganda, Queen Elizabeth, will also be available for you to explore. While in the Queen Elizabeth National Park, you can engage in activities like game drives in the Kasenyi Plains where you can see animals like buffalo, elephants, Uganda kobs, bushbucks, waterbucks, oribi, warthogs, and various bird species. You can also go on boat cruises in the Kazinga Channel where you can get up close and personal with animals like hippos, crocodiles, elephants, buffaloes, and antelopes that are along

Activities involved

Gorilla trekking

Visit to Bigodi Wetland

lion tracking and a game drive

boat trip

treks with gorillas

Trip highlights

Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Kibale forest national park

Day 2: chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi wetland walk

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

Day 4: Game drive and Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park

Day 5: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park

Day 6: Departure to Kampala

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale forest national park

You will wake up, eat breakfast, and then our driver-guide will pick you up from the lodge and give you a briefing about your two-day Uganda chimpanzee safari. After that, you will travel for 4 to 5 hours to Kibale Forest National Park through Mityana-Mubende Road, Fort Portal. You will stop in Fort Portal for lunch en route.

You will continue your adventure after lunch, which is full of picturesque views of traditional residences, landscapes, farmland, and tea plantations in Fort Portal, among other things. Upon arrival, you will check in at the lodge and spend the evening relaxing before going to bed. Day 2: Bigodi Swamp Walk and Chimpanzee Trek

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale forest national park

The second day, you’ll rise early, eat breakfast, and meet your driver-guide to travel to the Kanyachu Visitors Center for a briefing on the rules and expectations for the walk. Following the briefing, you will be divided into 6 groups and embark on a jungle trek with a park ranger who will teach you about the chimpanzees. The duration of chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park ranges from two to four hours, depending on where they are. Once the habituated chimpanzee family has been found, you will spend an hour with them while learning more about their lifestyle and behaviors, watching them feed and play in the trees while taking plenty of pictures and video with a flash-free camera.

Your driving guide will pick you up at the Kanyachu Visitor’s Center after the chimpanzee hike and take you back to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, you’ll travel to the Bigodi Community Wetland for a nature walk where you’ll see amazing sights of various bird species, including the Great Blue Turaco and Papyrus Gonolek, primates, including the Black and White Colobus Monkey, Blue Monkeys, and Red-Tailed Monkey, plant species, and butterflies, as well as get to know the locals. You will meet your driver guide after the Bigodi Wetland Walk and travel back to your accommodation for dinner and the night.

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

You will rise early, eat breakfast, depart the resort, and then meet your driver-guide to travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park, the most popular national park in Uganda and home to a variety of rare wildlife. You will check into the lodge and eat lunch when you reach the Queen Elizabeth national park.

Your transfer to the Mweya Peninsular for the afternoon boat excursion at Kazinga Channel will take place after lunch. Kazinga channel is a piece of water that connects Lake Edward and Lake George, thus taking part in the 2 hour long magnificent boat cruise journey will be fascinating. You will see a variety of animals throughout the boat ride, including hippos, elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, crocodiles, monitor lizards, and other bird species. You will transfer to the resort after the boat tour, check in, have supper, and spend the night.

Day4: Game drive and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park

6 Days Uganda Safari
lion Tracking

After eating breakfast, you’ll get up early to travel to Kasenyi Plains for a morning wildlife drive or lion tracking excursion. You will see a variety of wildlife during the game drive, including lions, leopards, elephants, Uganda kobs, waterbucks, buffaloes, bushbucks, hyenas, and bush pigs. You will also see a variety of bird species, including the papyrus gonolek, white-backed night heron, yellow-throated cuckoo, red-chested sunbird, and white-winged warbler. You will drive to the lodge for lunch after the 4 to 5 hour-long game drive.

After lunch, check out of the hotel and make the approximately 4-hour trip via the Ishasha area to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The tree climbing lions that live in the Ishasha sector, which is part of Queen Elizabeth National Park, may be seen lounging in the fig trees and gazing down on antelopes that are grazing on the broad savannah plains. In the Ishasha area, tree climbing lions enjoy climbing trees to escape the tsetse bugs and shield themselves from the heat of the ground. Following your game drive in the Ishasha sector of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, go on to the Buhoma sector to check into the lodge, have supper, and spend the night.

Day 5: Gorilla trekking

You will get up early, eat breakfast at the lodge, and then meet your driver-guide and proceed to the park headquarters for a briefing on the requirements, guidelines, and expectations of gorilla trekking. Bring your packed lunch with you. Depending on your interests and level of physical condition, you will be divided into 8 groups of 4 for each habituated gorilla group after the briefing. A park guide will be given to each 8-person group. You will begin your jungle excursion at 8:00 am, where you will see a variety of plant life, tree and bird species, among others.

Depending on where the gorilla family is located, going on a gorilla trek can take anywhere from two to eight hours. Once the gorilla family has been located, you will spend an hour with them in their natural habitat learning more about their lifestyle, behaviors, and taking pictures and videos with a flash-free camera.

You will trek back to the starting site after your experience with the gorilla family, where you will receive a certificate for taking part in the activity. Afterwards, you will meet your driver guide and return to the lodge for an evening of leisure, dinner, and lodging.

Day 6: Transfer to Kampala

After a leisurely breakfast, you will get up, check out of the lodge, and meet your driver-guide to go to Kampala through Kabale town with a lunch stop in the Mbarara district.

You’ll continue your journey via Masaka, Equator, Mpigi, and Kampala after lunch. The drive takes about 8 hours, and you arrive in Kampala in the early evening. Your driver-guide will drop you off anywhere you like or at Entebbe Airport so you can catch your next flight.

End of 6 days Uganda safari

6 Days Uganda Safari includes

Permit to trek with gorillas

Permit for trekking chimpanzees

Entrance fees to parks

boat trip

monitoring lions

Nature walk in Bigodi

English-speaking driver’s manual

a full-board establishment

Both pickup and delivery

automobile and fuel

canned water

6 Days Uganda Safari excludes

Tickets for flights Visas

optional pursuits not included in the schedule

Personal expenses include, among others, the purchase of drinks, crafts, souvenirs, laundry services, porter services, and tips.

trekking advice for chimpanzees and gorillas

As a tropical rain forest, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park can experience day or nighttime rain, thus you must pack or carry necessary supplies for your gorilla trekking safari, such as

Permits for trekking to see gorillas and chimpanzees

Walking boots

gardening mitts

shirt with long sleeves and pants

pest deterrent

Jackets that are waterproof Warm sweaters

cotton underwear

a water-resistant backpack for your equipment’s camera

water to drink and a lunchbox from the hotel

Porter who will push and pull you in slippery and incline places while carrying your backpack.

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