6 Day Uganda Wildlife Safari, Chimpanzees and Kampala City Tour

This 6 days Uganda Safari  includes a boat cruise on the Nile (- the longest river in the world), and a game drive in Murchison Falls National Park, chimpanzee trekking in Kibale NP and a Kampala city tour with Africa Nature trekkers.

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Detailed Safari itinerary:

Day 1: Drive to Murchison Falls National Park

You will have breakfast early in the morning before being picked up by our safari guide from Africa Nature Trekkers Ltd and then drive to the park. You will have (an optional) stopover at in Nakasongola and visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you will enjoy rhino tracking. This rhino home was established to breed and re-introduce the white & black rhinos which back in the 1990’s heavily poached and had become highly endangered species in the country.

When you reach the park, you will transfer to your accommodation, check-in, have dinner and spend the night. Along the route you will encounter a number of animals including buffaloes plus different antelopes.

Available Accommodation options

Luxury Accommodation: Paara Safari Lodge / Nile Safari Lodge

Mid-range Accommodation: Murchison River Lodge

Budget Accommodation:  Red Chilli

Day 2: Game Drive & Boat Cruise on River Nile

Following an early breakfast, you will set out for a morning game drive during which you will see a number of animals including: Giraffes, Elephants, antelopes, Buffalos plus lions among others; different types of birds like the Secretary Bird, Marshal Eagles, Black Chested Snake Eagle as well as Swallow Tailed Bee-Eaters.

Have lunch and then go for a boat ride on the Nile (the world’s longest river). This is the highlight activity on this Safari. You will see different animals along the water backs including buffaloes, hippos, giant crocodiles, shoebill stork among other, and once you reach the bottom of the falls you will enjoy a breathtaking view as the powerful waters of the mighty Nile force their through a tiny 7meter gorge before thunderously dropping down to a height of 43 meters; this is a very stunning view!

Afterwards, you will return to your lodge, freshen up, dine and enjoy the overnight there.

Available Accommodation options

Luxury Accommodation: Paara Safari Lodge / Nile Safari Lodge

Mid-range Accommodation: Murchison River Lodge

Budget Accommodation:  Red Chilli

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest NP

Today morning after breakfast, transfer southwestwards to the beautiful Fort-Portal town, driving through the stunning Great Rift Valley’s Albertine Escarpment before arriving in fort-Portal located in the shadows of the snow-capped Mt. Rwenzori. You will check into your accommodation where you will dine and spend the night.

Available Accommodation Options

Budget Accommodation: Ruwenzori View Guest House / Kibale Forest camp

Moderate Accommodation: Chimpanzee Guest House

Luxury Facilities: Ndali Lodge / Mountains of the Moon / Primate Lodge

Super Luxury Facilities: Kyaninga Lodge

Day 4: Chimpanzee Trekking & Nature Walk in Bigodi

After an early breakfast you will go in the forest to trek chimpanzees. As you trek, you will encounter several other primates like the Black & White Colobus Monkeys, Baboons, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Blue Monkeys, L’Hoest’s Monkeys and the Red Colobus Monkeys in addition to colored butterflies and insects.

When you meet the chimpanzees you will spend some time observing them and taking photographs.

Head back for lunch at your lodge and in the afternoon enjoy a guide nature walk in Bigodi Swamp home to numerous birds and animals.

Dine and spend the night at your lodge

Available Accommodation Options

Budget Facilities: Kibale Forest camp / Ruwenzori View Guest House

Moderate Facilities: Chimpanzee Guest House

Luxury Facilities: Mountains of the Moon / Primate Lodge /Ndali Lodge

Super Luxury Facilities: Kyaninga Lodge

Day 5: Return to Kampala

You will enjoy breakfast at leisure, check out of your accommodation and start the drive back to Kampala city where you will dine and spend the night.

Available Accommodation options

Luxury Facilities: Sheraton Hotel /Serena Hotel

Mid range Facilities: or Imperial Royale hotel / The Boma Guest house / Grand Imperial Hotel / Cassia Lodge

Budget Facilities: Central Inn Hotel / Holiday Express hotel

Day 6: Kampala City Tour and Departure

Today morning, after breakfast at your hotel, our guide will pick you and lead you on an exciting city tour in Kampala the capital of Uganda. during this you will visit several interesting sites such as the Uganda Museum, Bahai temple, Kasubi tombs, the large cathedrals plus mosques in the city, fresh-fruit markets, different art galleries and the African craft Village and while at it you can buy different souvenirs to carry back home from this safari.

You will later be transferred to the airport Depending on the time of your flight

End of 6 Day Uganda Safari Wildlife, Primates and Kampala City Tour
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