9 Days Uganda Luxury Safari With Chimpanzee

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9 Days Uganda Luxury Safari With Chimpanzee

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Package Overview

On this Luxury Uganda safari, you go Chimpanzee habituation and tracking in Kibale Forest. You will have overnights at some of the luxury camps and lodges in the pristine wilderness of Uganda, a country referred to as the “Pearl of Africa”. So you will be entertained to a luxury treat on a lodge located on the brim of a crater lake and one located on an island in the world’s longest river, the Nile.

For the best chances to enjoy a primate safari in Uganda, Chimpanzee habituation experiences and tracking safaris in Kibale forest are the second option close to the exquisite Mountain Gorilla safaris. On this safari, you take on a scenic flight to capture the thrill of the “Pearl of Africa” from above, witnessing the undulating plains highlighted by the world’s second largest freshwater lake and the river Nile.

Kibale forest national park offers a one in a kind form of experiential safari, the habituation of Chimpanzees, where you can be part of the experience for some few hours (half day) to a full day so it depends on how long you would want to spend on the activity. On the safari you will see some of Uganda’s big and small game in the savanna reserves but there is more to this you’re to witness.


Note: Welcome to the Pearl of Africa! Our guide will be waiting for you on the day you arrive at Entebbe International Airport for this Luxury safari, and then transfers you to your overnight accommodation in Entebbe

Overnight (o/n): Boutique Hotel No. 5 (Luxury). Bed & Breakfast

Package Itinerary

Today after breakfast, you will transfer in time for your domestic flight from Entebbe to Mweya or Kasese airstrip near Queen Elizabeth where you will be received by our guide who will transfer you for check-in at your booked accommodation where you will be for your stay on safari in Queen Elizabeth national park.
Later you will traverse the savannas on a game drive to see the wildlife the park shelters.

O/night: Kyambura Lodge or Mweya Safari lodge (Luxury).
Meal Plan: Full Board (FB)

Today you will go for a morning game drive, browse the beautiful savanna plains of Queen Elizabeth national park spotting various wildlife species with your guide around Kasenyi plains and the morning hours present extraordinary chances to see the big and small game like Kobs, Warthogs, Elephants and many more.
Have lunch and later go for an afternoon launch trip along the beautiful Kazinga channel where you see lots of wildlife species along the shores.
In the evening, you will enjoy a sundowner boat experience with drinks and snacks on board a luxury boat.

O/night: Kyambura Lodge or Mweya Safari lodge (Luxury).
Meal Plan: Full Board (FB)

Have a leisurely breakfast, then in the mid-morning hours you will transfer to Fort Portal, the route is scenic and you will feast your eyes on the backdrop of the Rwenzori Mountains. On arrival you will be welcomed to a champagne reception at check-in, have a lunch break at the lodge then spend the rest of your day doing a simple nature walk or crater visit.

O/night: Papaya lake lodge (Luxury).
Meal Plan: Full Board (FB)

Transfer to the park reception area after breakfast, here you meet up with the ranger guide/ habituators who will take you through briefing and then set off for the Chimpanzee habituation experience. The activity offers opportune moments to see the Chimps de-nesting, feeding, copulating, hunting, breast feeding etc.
The forest is diverse therefore expect to see and encounter lots of species such as primates like L’Hoest, Black and White colobus, Vervet Monkeys…, birds and flora.

Overnight: Papaya lake lodge (Luxury).
Meal Plan: Full Board

Today after breakfast, you will transfer to Kanyancu visitor area where you will receive briefing about the Chimpanzee tracking etiquette. Then you will enter the forest at 8:00Am to track these Great Apes, on a 2-3hour expedition. Have a lunch break then you go for a community and nature walk around Bigodi wetland, you will encounter various wildlife species and communities for a palate of cultural experiences like cooking lessons. Return to the lodge later where dinner and overnight will be.

Overnight: Papaya lake lodge (Luxury).
Meal Plan: Full Board (FB)

Have a hearty breakfast, afterwards, check-out from the lodge and hit the road on a scenic drive through the stunning Kampala -Fort Portal highway cloaked in green foliage of tea plantations. You will have a lunch break en-route and later continue with the drive arriving Kampala in the early evening hours.

O/night: Sheraton hotel (Luxury). Meal Plan: Full Board (FB)

Leave Kampala after breakfast, transfer eastwards to Jinja, via Mabira forest. In Jinja, you will go and take on an adventurous source of the Nile river cruise. On this roughly 2hour voyage you will visit the point where the Nile starts its long journey to the Mediterranean Sea. Afterwards, you will transfer to Kalagala where you will spend a night on an Island in the Nile.

O/night: Lemala Wild-waters Lodge (Luxury).
Meal Plan: Full Board (FB)

Today after breakfast, you spend the morning hours enjoying the beauty and tranquility of the island on a nature walk, later transfer to the mainland in Jinja at the launch point where you will set off for a scenic flight to explore the adventure city of Jinja from above and enjoy its aerial views. Later you will return to the camp on the Island, you will have a spa wellness treat to relax yourself after this Uganda experience and this would be the perfect way to sign-off the safari.

O/night: Lemala Wild-waters Lodge (Luxury).
Meal Plan: Full Board (FB)

Rise up with the rays of the sun, enjoy a hearty breakfast, spend the morning at leisure and later in the mid-morning hours check-out, transfer to the main-land and depart for Kampala where you arrive in the afternoon, then be transferred to the airport for your flight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch. End of Safari

Note: * Tour Starts and Ends in Entebbe || * Please book a return flight that departs EBB after 1900hrs


*Chimpanzee Habituation and tracking permit per person

*Park entrance fees and All activity fees unless labeled as optional

*Professional English Speaking guide/driver

*Ground Transportation in 4X4 safari jeep with pop-up roof and Round trip Airport/ Hotel transfers

*Bed and Breakfast Accommodation on day of Arrival and during Safari

*Drinking mineral water in the car & Meals as described in the itinerary

*Government VATs like for Accommodation

*AMREF Air Ambulance Cover

*Domestic flight to Queen Elizabeth & Scenic flight in Jinja



*Tourist Visa fees (visa can be arranged on request)

*Accommodation on last day safari (can be arranged on request if required)

*InternationalAirline ticket [can arranged on request]

*Tips, Gratuities, Laundry and expenses of a personal nature

*Travel Insurance

*Foods and Beverages outside the meal plan

*Increase in Government Taxes.

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