With our 7 days Uganda budget chimp safari, you will visit the most important national parks in Uganda for chimpanzee viewing at Ngamba Island, Queen Elizabeth, and Lake Mburo wildlife viewing Kibale National Park safari. During the safari expect to take the carry out chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest and Kyambura Wildlife Reserve. You will do a lot of birding and game drives in open roof vehicles along the Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 1: ENTEBBE – NGAMBA ISLAND TOUR – KAMPALA
Our safari guide will meet you at your Hotel in Entebbe and transfer you to Uganda wildlife Life Education centre for briefing by the Ngamba Island representatives. Then you will board boat to access Ngamba Island, on arrival at the Island, you will be directed to the visitors centre to get more information about the chimps and their lifestyle. You will be able to view the chimpanzees from the viewing platform and take photograph of these fascinating apes in their natural environment from a distance! In the afternoon you will take a boat ride back to Entebbe where you will meet your guide on the main land and transfer to your hotel in Kampala. Overnight at Budget Holiday Express Hotel.
Up grade at Hotel Africana
Day 2: KAMPALA – FORT PORTAL
Morning breakfast in Kampala and travel to Fort Portal. The journey will take you through the verdant countryside we will pass traditional homesteads and plantations. Fort Portal lies in the shadow of the fabled Rwenzori mountain commonly referred to as Mountains of the Moon. Lunch in Fort Portal. Proceed to Kibale Chimpanzee forest passing through tea plantation with a scenic view. Check in at your lodge for dinner and overnight at Budget Chimpanzee Guest house
Up grade at luxury primates lodge.
Day 3: KIBALE NATIONAL PARK
Early in the morning set off for your visit to the chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park, well know for its greatest t variety and highest concentration of primates species in East Africa. Enjoy a guided primate walk in the tropical rainforest when looking the wild chimpanzees. You have the chance to see a wide variety of birds and other primates like red-tailed monkeys, black-and-white colobus monkeys and perhaps also duiker an bushbuck .After lunch we will go for the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary for a guided nature Walk in Magombe swamp out side the park. This is known for a wide range of wildelife that includes primates and a home to 138 bird species which can be seen from a viewing platforms and boardwalk trailsDinner and overnight at Budget Chimpanzee Guest house.
Up grade at luxury primates lodge
Day 4: KIBALE – QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
This morning you will take a relaxed breakfast then travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park. On your way to the park you will see of the resident s of Queen Elizabeth National Park like Elephants, Uganda Kob, lions, and many more. Check in at your accommodation later lunch will be served. Relaxed evening at your lodge. Dinner and overnight at budget institute of ecology
Up grade at Luxury Mweya safari lodge
Day 5: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK WILDLIFE TOUR
You safari will start early on day 5 with a morning game drive leading you to the mating ground of the Uganda Kobs. Other animals to see will include lions, elephants, buffaloes and other wild animals in their natural habitat before returning to your lodge for your breakfast. After late break fast you will relax at your lodge and wait for lunch.
After lunch, you will have a boat trip along the Kazinga Channel, which connects lakes George to Lake Edward providing the park’s prime wildlife safaris while the boat trip you will have an opportunity to see reptiles and mammals like hippo’s huff and spray mere feet away from the boat, buffalo linger in the shallows. The shores of the Kazinga channel are also home to a number of bird species like pink backed pelicans, pied and malachite kingfishers, saddle billed stork and many more. Back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at budget institute of ecology
Up grade at luxury Mweya safari lodge
Day 6: QUEEN ELIZABETH – LAKE MBURO WILDLIFE TOUR
After breakfast we go for a hike in the Kyambura Wildlife Reserve. You will travel through the grassland area, which protects the southern bank of Kazinga channel, contains four crater lakes, in which thousand of flamingos periodically congregate. You will then start your guided walks to search for chimpanzees starting from Kyambura’s Fig tree camp at 08.00. After your chimpanzee tracking safari in Queen Elizabeth you will start your journey to Lake Mburo lunch on the way. Check in at your lodge in Lake Mburo and a game drive in the evening will be rewarding. This game drive will lead you to the eastern hinterland of Lake Mburo served by a network of game tracks along which a variety of savanna animals and birds can be sighted. Impalas are most commonly seen along the Impala track while zebras are frequent the grassy valley floors traversed by Zebra track. Lake Mburo is the only park in Uganda to contain Impala and the only one in the rift region to host Burchell’s Zebra and eland . In Uganda Topi are only found in Lake Mburo and Queen Elizabeth National parks. After game viewing return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at budget Rwonyo Camp.
Up Grade at Luxury Mantana lodge
Day 7: GUIDED NATURE WALK IN LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK – KAMPALA
Morning cup of tea and a guided nature walk to the salt lick. While on the nature walk, you will explore the park around Rwonyo, culminating in a visit to a nature salt lick frequented by wildlife. Viewing is facilitated by a timber observation platform. After the walk you will take a boat ride to the eastern shores of Lake Mburo. Watch out for crocodile and hippopotamus during the 2 hour voyage, as well as birds including pelicans, heron, cormorant, and fish eagle and perhaps even the rare shoe bill stork. Start your journey to Kampala with a stop at the equator for lunch ant for photos. Arrival late Kampala and you will be transferred to the Air port or your Hotel if you are not flying