Overview of the 3 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Kibale with Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari

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This 3 days Uganda chimpanzee trekking safari gives you an opportunity to meet man’s closest wild cousins the chimpanzees with a safari Uganda visit to Kibale Forest National Park. This chimpanzee safari Uganda is joined with an epic Uganda wildlife safari experience with a visit to Queen Elizabeth National Park which gets you engaged in numerous activities in this tropical savanna paradise.

Dubbed “The Primate Capital of the World”, Kibale National Park is indeed a primate hub of the world as it is home to 13 primate species which include close to 5000 chimpanzees, l’hoest monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, grey cheeked mangabeys. A Uganda safari tour to Kibale gives you an opportunity to see some of the 350 bird species that are found in this forest. A tour in Uganda to Queen Elizabeth national park leads you on an enc0ounter with Uganda’s wild mammals which are found in this national park such as cape buffaloes, African bush elephants, topis, lions leopards and spotted hyenas. For anyone interested in a spectacular Uganda bird watching safari experience, Queen Elizabeth presents you with an opportunity to search for several of the 600 bird species that are found here.

Highlights of the 3 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Kibale with Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari

Day 1 of the 3 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Kibale with Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale and engage in an afternoon chimpanzee trekking safari experience

Day 2 of the 3 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Kibale with Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari: Have a morning nature walk in Bigodi then transfer for Queen Elizabeth for an afternoon boat cruise

Day 3 of the 3 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Kibale with Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari: Have a morning game drive then transfer back to Kampala

Detailed itinerary of the 3 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Kibale with Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari

Day 1 of the 3 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Kibale with Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari : Day 1 kicks off with a morning pick from your hotel in either in Kampala or Entebbe by one of our guide then commence your Uganda tour journey to Kibale Forest National Park which lasts about 5 hours covering about 312km this safari Uganda journey is spectacular as it comes with numerous road sightings which will amaze you making this whole tour in Uganda journey to Kibale National Park even more fascinating to undertake. Have an early lunch in fort portal town then drive to Kibale National Park centre in Kanyanchu. You will have a short briefing about the entire chimpanzee trekking safari experience then take a Uganda hiking safari experience into the Kibale jungle as you search for these man’s closest relatives with which we share 99% of our DNA with. On meeting these beautiful primates, you are awarded an hour to observe these magical wild beings. After the end of this hour, hike back to the centre for a short debrief then transfer to your already pre-booked lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 2 of the 3 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Kibale with Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari: Wake up to the melodic tweeting of several of the birds as they sing to welcome the new day which is also coupled with sound calls of other mammals which are found here. Have breakfast check out of the lodge and transfer to Bigodi for a nature hike in this pristine wetland adjacent to Kibale National Park. This nature hike puts you in position to see numerous bird species that are found here such as the Great Blue turaco and many others of the 350 bird species that are found in Kibale. At the end of this activity, begin your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park where you get to have an encounter with Uganda’s wildlife attractions. On arrival to Queen have transfer to one of the numerous lodges for lunch. After having a truly satisfying lunch, you are in for a thrilling boat cruise over the Kazinga channel and this boat cruise. This cruise gives you a chance to enjoy beautiful views of the Kasenyi plains and an encounter with numerous wild mammals of Queen Elizabeth national park Uganda such as hippos, cape buffaloes. Don’t miss out on the numerous waterbird species that are found here such as the African skimmer, giant kingfishers, greater and lesser flamingos and spoonbills. At the end of this boat cruise, engage in a spectacular evening game drive around the channel for a thrilling encounter with the wild mammals of Queen Elizabeth national park. At the end of this activity transfer to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

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Day 3 of the 3 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Kibale with Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari : Wake up early in the morning and transfer to the Kasenyi plains where you get to have another round of a morning game drive for a chance to spot several of the wild mammals that are found here as well as the various bird species. This game drive lasts for about 3-4 hours then return to the lodge for a heavy breakfast. After breakfast checkout of the lodge and begin your return journey to Kampala using the Kasese Mbarara road with a lunch stop in Mbarara. From here you have another road stop in Kayabwe for the Equator experience then finally proceed to Kampala or Entebbe for a flight back home.

Usually many Uganda safari travelers undertake this 3 day Uganda chimpanzee safari together with a Uganda gorilla safari hence when you get an opportunity to return to Uganda you can add a short Uganda gorilla safari for an ultimate encounter with the mountain gorillas of Uganda. Uganda gorilla safaris are carried out in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. A gorilla safari Uganda to either Mgahinga Gorilla National Park or Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda gives you an opportunity to meet these magical humans of the wild.  If you decide to visit Mgahinga Gorilla Park, you can meet numerous other attractions in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park which include the elusive Mountain Gorillas, the shy Golden monkeys which can only be found in Mgahinga. Besides gorilla trekking, you can also engage in other tourist activities in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park which include Golden monkey trekking, birding and have an encounter with the Batwa people who are the original custodians of these forests. During your gorilla safari Uganda to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park you can also stay in of the Uganda safari accommodations in Mgahinga Gorilla Park that are found adjacent to this park and these include such as Mount Gahinga Lodge, Lake Chahafi Resort, Mucha Hotel, Travellers Rest Hotel And Kisoro Tourist Hotel. Getting to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park can be done by road using the Kampala- Mbarara- Kabale –Kisoro road which covers a distance of about 434km or a 10 hour drive from Kampala. You can also get to Mgahinga from Kigali city in Rwanda following the Kigali to Kisoro road via Cyanika border post. From Kigali to Cyanika border is 205 km and from Cyanika to Kisoro is 11 km. Here are some of the packages you can choose for an ultimate Uganda safari experience