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Go on a Luxury Private 10-day Fly-In Primate-Wildlife Safari in Uganda and See the Best of the Country.
Luxury Private 10-Day Fly-In Primate-Wildlife Safari in Uganda
On our 10-day fly-in primate-wildlife safari in Uganda. Encounter gorillas, chimpanzees, golden monkeys, and captivating wildlife on this unforgettable adventure.
Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Uganda, the Pearl of Africa, during this extraordinary safari. Enjoy the comfort and Luxury of the finest lodges in the region.
This exceptional 10-day safari includes two gorilla trekking experiences in Mgahinga Gorilla Park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Get up close to these majestic creatures and be amazed.
Along with gorilla trekking, embark on thrilling chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest. Discover hidden wonders during a nocturnal forest walk and witness vibrant wildlife on a captivating boat cruise. Engage in exhilarating game drives in Queen Elizabeth Park, encountering diverse wildlife.
Your fly-drive safari begins and ends at Entebbe International Airport, ensuring a seamless and convenient experience. Drive times will not exceed three hours, maximizing your time to enjoy Uganda’s wonders. The maximum number of participants is limited to six, ensuring an intimate and personalized experience.
Unleash your wanderlust and embark on our luxury private 10-day fly-in primate-wildlife safari in Uganda. Immerse yourself in the unparalleled beauty of this remarkable country, encountering gorillas, chimpanzees, and an abundance of captivating wildlife. Book your extraordinary adventure today and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
Your Luxury Private 10-Day Fly-In Primate-Wildlife Safari Highlights:
- Safari includes three flights: 1 – Entebbe to Kisoro – 2-Kisoro to Kasese – 3-Kihihi to Entebbe.
- Gorilla-Golden Monkey-Chimpanzee Permits: 2 Gorilla Trekking Permits, 2 Golden Monkeys, and Chimpanzee Permits are included.
- Visit _4 National Parks: Mgahinga Gorilla Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Kibale Forest, and Queen Elizabeth Park.
- Activities included Two Gorilla Treks, one Golden Monkey Trek, one Chimpanzee Trek, and a nocturnal forest walk. One Kazinga Channel Wildlife Boat Cruise, ohne Lion Tracking Research, Explosion Crater Drive, Tree-Climbing Lions, and Batwa Cul, rural Visit.
- Lodges you will stay at\: Protea Hotel-Entebbe. Gashing Lodge in Mgahinga Gorilla Park, Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge in Windi Impenetrable Forest, Crater Lake Safari Lodge near Kibale Forest, Kyambura Lodge, and Isasja Wilderness Camp in Queen Elizabeth Park.
Your Luxury Private 10-Day Fly-In Primate-Wildlife Safari in Uganda in Detail:
Day 1 -Arrival day – Welcome to Uganda – the Pearl of Africa
Your 10-Day Scheduled Uganda Luxury Safari begins: We meet and greet you, welcoming you to the Pearl of Africa at Entebbe International Airport.
Once you arrive at Entebbe International Airport, it will take 45 minutes until you come to the meet and greet area, where you will meet your driver-guide,
Protea Luxury Resort Hotel by Marriott:
/the Entebbe Protea Hotel by Marriott is directly on Lake Victoria, just minutes to or from Entebbe International Airport. This is your best choice since you fly to Kisoro Airport in Southwest Uganda on day two. The Protea Hotel on Lake Victoria is a luxury hotel with a swimming pool, world-class gym, business center, and great restaurants.
You are close to the airport, Entebbe Botanical Gardens, Golf Courses, sunset cruises, and a shopping mall. Read more about Entebbe.
\Meal Plan – Lunch and dinner depending on your arrival time.
Day 2- Mgahinga Gorilla Park:
Early Breakfast – The driver will take you to the airport at 6:30 for your scenic flight Ki8soro with Aerolink Safari Airline.
You must pack your luggage into one suitcase or a duffel bag. The maximum weight allowed is 15 kilos. We suggest you look at our Gorilla Trekking packing list and wear your trekking outfit on the flight. Use your daypack as a carry-on for your camera equipment.
Your Driver-Guide will meet you as you land at Kisoro Airport and take you to Mount Gahinga Lodge in Mgahihnga Gorilla Park. It is a short 45-minute drive to the lodge.
This is a scenic drive where the Virunga Volcanoes come into full view as you head to Mgahinga Gorilla Park.
Mount Gahinga Lodge:
The exclusive <punt Gahinga Lodge offers both standard and deluxe cottages. Enjoy world-class cuisine and service at Mgahyinga Gorilla Park’s only luxury lodge.
Activities at Mount Gahinga Lodge:
- Mount Gagahinga Batwa Village Visit: This village was built for the Batwa by the lodge. The Batwa are conservation refugees after their eviction from the park in 1991.
- Batwa Heritage Trail: See the Forest through the eyes of its first people – the Batwa.
- Volcanic Crater Walk: See farms inside and outside of the crater.
- View-Point in Mgahinga Gorilla Park: Scenic Views of the Park and Lake Mutanda.
Meal Plan: Breakfast-lunch-Dinner
Day 3-1sr Gorilla Trek in Mgahinga Gorilla Park:
Today, you will be tracking the Gorillas on the sides of the Virunga Volcanoes in Mgahinga Gorilla Park. We provide porter services, bottled water, and a walking stick to make your trek easier. The gorilla trek is about 3-4 hours long. You will be in reasonable shape for this trek. Read more about Gorilla Trekking Fitness. Read more about what to wear and what to bring on a Gorilla Trek.
Today, you will trek the Nyakagezi Gorilla Family that calls the park home. This trek is excellent for photographers, whether professional or amateur. Read more about the Nyakagezi Family. Read more about Gorilla Trekking rules.
After the Gorilla Trek:
You can do one of the lodge activities or relax and chill out with a great book and a local Uganda Waragi with a Krest Bitter Lemona Soda.
Meal Plan: Breakfast-lunch-Dinner
Day 4 – Golden Monkey Trekking:
This morning, you trek up the Virunga Volcanoes to the Bamboo Forests, where you will see the beautiful and lively golden monkeys around you. You will need the same clothes and equipment as on a Gorilla Trek. Read more about Golden Monkey Trekking.
The Golden Monkey trek will take about three hours. After the tour, we will take you to Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge in the Nkuringo area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge:
The exclusive Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is one of Uganda’s best Gorilla Lodges, offering world-class service and meals. You will enjoy your cottage with its cozy fireplace in the sitting area of your house.
Meal Plan: Breakfast-lunch-Dinner
Day 5 – 2nd Gorilla Trek:
Only in Uganda can you track the Gorillas in two distinctly different habitats. Today, you are the gentle Giants in the ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Rainforest. The Gorilla Trek will take place in the Rohaga area of the park, 40 minutes from Clous Mountain Lodge. Treks can be done according to your fitness level.
Meal Plan: Breakfast-lunch-Dinner
Day 6 – Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest:
Early MCorning ‘Flight to Kasese: Take the early morning flight from Kisoro Airport to Kasese, where you will be met by your driver-guide, who will take you to the Crater Lake Safari Lodgea where you will have a fabulous cottage overlooking a crater lake.
You will have lunch at the lodge before you go Chimpanzee Trekking in nearby Kibale Forest.
Crater Lake Safari Lodge:
This Luxury Safari Lodge is near Kibale Forest and Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary, two great tourist attractions. Your cottage will overlook the crater lake, where you can also do some relaxing boating. A swimming pool is available for guests to enjoy. Service and Food are above standards, and our clients have enjoyed staying here.
Chimpanzee Trekking in Ki8bale Forest:
Kibale Forest is the best Chimpanzee Trekking location in East Africa, with almost 100% of Chimpqanzee Sightings. No other place in East Africa can make that promise to you. The forest has 13 Primates, many mammals, countless birds, and butterflies. Kibale Rainforest Jungles is an experience not to be missed in Uganda. Read more about the Kibale Rainforest Here. Read more about Chimpanzee trekking here.
The Chimpanzee Trek is a lot easier to do than a Gorilla Trek. It begins at 2:00 pm and ends at five pm. You will see and experience the chimpanzees in their Natural Habitat here, guided by experienced Rangers.
Nocturnal Forest Walk.
Experience the Kibale Rainforest at night with Uganda Wildlife Rangers, equipped with powerful flashlights to allow you to see the creatures of the night found in the park.
/The Walk begins after &: 3 pm when the night sets in at Kibale Forest. You will see Bushbabies, Pottos, and even tree-climbing Pangolins. You will not only see the creatures of the night but hear— the shriek of the Hyrax, the hoots of owls, and the sounds of a nightjar.
Meal Plan: Breakfast-lunch-Dinner
Day 7 – Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary – Queen Elizabeth Park:
This morning, explore Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary, a UNESCO sustainable Eco-Site, and a Jungle Swamp. It is a safe place since no hippos or crocs are found here. T is a guided walk led by a member of the Bigodi Community. It is home to the large blue turaco and other various bird species.
See many of the primate species here that you saw in Kibale Forest, including Chimpanzees who often come here to forage for fruits. It is a three-hour walk that begins at 8:00 am. It includes birds, primates, mammals like the sitatunga antelopes, and more.
Lunch will be had at Crater Lake Safari Lodge before heading to nearby Queen Elizabeth Park. Read more about Nocturnal Forest Walk.
Katwe Explosion Crater Drive in Queen Elizabeth Park:
Partake in the Lion Tracking Research:- Queen Elizabeth Park:
Queen Elizabeth Park offers the exciting opportunity to partake in Lion Tracking Research. This unique experience allows you to contribute to the conservation efforts and study of lions in their natural habitat. Joining the research team, you will have the chance to track and monitor the behavior and movements of these majestic creatures.
During the lion tracking activity, you will be accompanied by experienced guides and researchers who will share their knowledge about lion behavior, their role in the ecosystem, and the ongoing conservation efforts. You may have the opportunity to observe them up close and learn about their social dynamics and hunting patterns.
Participating in Lion Tracking Research will give you a deeper understanding of these incredible animals and contribute to their long-term preservation. It’s an immersive and educational experience that allows you to make a meaningful impact while enjoying the beauty of Queen Elizabeth Park.
If you’re interested in partaking in Lion Tracking Research, inquire about availability and specific requirements when planning your visit to Queen Elizabeth Park.
Kazinga Channel Boat Safari:
The Kazinga Channel Boat Safari is a thrilling adventure that takes you along the Kazinga Channel, a natural waterway within Queen Elizabeth National Park. This boat safari offers a unique opportunity to witness abundant wildlife, stunning landscapes, and the vibrant ecosystem of the park.
As you embark on the Kazinga Channel Boat Safari, you’ll board a comfortable boat with experienced guides who will provide valuable insights about the park’s flora and fauna. The channel is a haven for wildlife, attracting numerous species that gather along its banks and in the water.
During the safari, keep your eyes peeled for hippos, elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles, and various bird species. The channel is renowned for its impressive concentration of hippos, providing an up-close encounter with these magnificent creatures. You’ll also be able to spot other animals coming to the water’s edge to drink or cool off, creating memorable wildlife sightings.
The birdlife along the Kazinga Channel is also exceptional, with over 600 species recorded in Queen Elizabeth National Park. From colorful kingfishers to majestic African fish eagles, bird enthusiasts will be delighted by the diversity and beauty of the avian residents.
As you cruise the channel, your guides will share interesting facts about the wildlife and the park’s conservation efforts. They will help you spot hidden gems and have an unforgettable experience.
The Kazinga Channel Boat Safari is a must-do activity for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts visiting Queen Elizabeth National Park. It offers a unique perspective, allowing you to observe and appreciate the park’s incredible biodiversity from the water. Include this safari in your Itinerary for an immersive and captivating adventure.
Meal Plan: Breakfast-lunch-Dinner
Day – 9 – Ishasha region of Queen Elizabeth Park
Drive to Ishashasha Region from Mweya:
This morning, we embark on a thrilling road trip through Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda’s wilderness paradise. This condensed guide takes you from Mweya to Ishasha, exploring stunning landscapes and encountering diverse wildlife within the park.
We drive through picturesque Kasenyi Plains, spotting elephants, buffalos, antelopes, and warthogs in their
Continue on internal roads to the Mweya Peninsula. Enjoy panoramic views of the Kazinga Channel, home to hippos, crocodiles, and various bird species. Ideal for birdwatching.
We cross the Kazinga Channel, marveling at elephants, buffalos, and diverse birdlife along the shoreline. Experience the park’s ecosystem up close.
We head south on internal roads designated for wildlife viewing—spot rare tree-climbing lions in the Ishasha region’s large fig trees.
Today, you can explore Ishasha and encounter Uganda kob, topi, buffalo, baboons, monkeys, and various bird species. Don’t miss the hippos and crocodiles in the Ishasha River.
Driving from Mweya to Ishasha in Queen Elizabeth National Park offers an unforgettable adventure. See stunning landscapes, encounter diverse wildlife, and embrace the spirit of conservation. Enjoy the untamed beauty of this remarkable park.
Check into Ishasha Wilderness Camp:
Are you looking for a unique and luxurious safari experience in Queen Elizabeth National Park? Look no further than Ishasha Wilderness Camp. Nestled in the southern part of the park, this camp offers an unforgettable adventure surrounded by the beauty of the African wilderness.
The camp is designed to blend seamlessly with the environment, providing a rustic yet comfortable experience. The spacious canvas tents offer a cozy retreat, complete with en-suite bathrooms for your convenience. You’ll feel at home with nature while enjoying the modern amenities provided.
During your stay, go on thrilling game drives to explore the diverse wildlife of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Keep your eyes peeled for elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, and various bird species. The park is a haven for nature enthusiasts
Ishasha Wilderness Camp is where Luxury meets nature, creating an unforgettable experience in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Immerse yourself in the wonders of the African wilderness, witness the tree-climbing lions, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Book your stay at Ishasha Wilderness Camp and embark on a safari adventure like
Afternoon Game drive in Ishasha – Queen Elizabeth Park:
With UWA Ranger and your Driver Guide!
Day – 10 – Fly from Ishasha back to Entebbe International Airport:
Bush Breakfast with Ishasha Wilderness Camp:
Enjoy a delightful bush breakfast with Ishasha Wilderness Camp, an experience that combines the beauty of nature with a delicious meal. Here’s what you can expect from this unique dining experience:
Set in the heart of Ishasha, Queen Elizabeth National Park, the bush breakfast offers a picturesque setting amidst the untamed wilderness. Surrounded by the sights and sounds of the African bush, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the area.
As the morning sun casts its warm glow, you’ll be treated to a sumptuous breakfast spread. The camp’s skilled chefs will prepare a variety of freshly cooked dishes, ranging from hearty cooked breakfast options to lighter fare like fruits, pastries, and cereals. Savor the flavors while enjoying the serene ambiance of the bush.
The bush breakfast with Ishasha Wilderness Camp provides a unique opportunity to connect with nature and indulge in a delicious meal in a truly remarkable setting. It’s a chance to start your day on a high note, surrounded by the wonders of the African bush.
Last Game Drive!
Enjoy the last game drive before flying back to Entebbe internatioal Airport fror your homebound flight. Overnight arrangement can be made in Entebbe for you.
Meal Plan: Breakfast-lunch
We wish you a Safe, luxurious, Private 10-day Fly-In primetime wildlife safari in Uganda!
We extend our heartfelt wishes for a safe safari in Uganda!
We hope you have a safe and enjoyable safari in Uganda. – The Pearl of Africa, where your well-being and safety are on everyone’s Mind. We hope that you have a Hakuddna-Matata Worry-Free Safari in Uganda.
Your Safety and Well-being are not an afterthought but foremost on everyone’s Mind. African hospitality includes ensuring your Safety and Well-Being while in the Pearl of Africa.
As we say in Uganda, It’s safe Joureny. Thank you, Kabiza Wilderness Safaris!