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5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Kibale Chimpanzee Safari

Uganda Safari

(Our 5 Days/ 4 Nights Uganda Chimpanzee Tracking and Wildlife Safari combines game viewing in Lake Mburo National Park and chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Chimpanzee National Park.)

 

 

 

5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari

5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari Discounted Prices !

5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari is a discovery holiday package to Lake Mburo & Kibale Chimpanzee National Park. In the south of the country, approximately 5 hours by good road from Entebbe, Lake Mburo National Park lies in extensive, dry acacia woodland.

 

Other habitats contained in the park are lakes, papyrus swamps and grasslands. Mburo is an ideal place in which to break the long overland journey between Bwindi and Entebbe.

 

The park supports 68 mammal species including topi, roan antelope and giant eland. Jackals, leopard and hyenas prey on the abundant herbivores. Birders come especially to seek acacia-specialist species, such as red-faced barbet, which otherwise would be difficult to locate in Uganda.

 

A cruise on Lake Mburo may reveal crocodile, hippo, pelicans and various other aquatic birds. Guided walks and game drives are offered in the park.

 

Kibale National Park, takes you to the primate capital of the world. Kibale forest has the highest diversity and density of primates in Africa totaling to 13 species including Chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkey, pattas, grey- checked mangabey, vervet monkey, red tailed monkey, blue monkey, Olive baboons etc


5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari Summary Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala or Entebbe – Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

Day 2: Lake Mburo National Park Game drives + a Boat Trip

Day 3: Lake Mburo – Drive to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 4: Kibale Forest National Park Chimpanzee tracking

Day 5: Kibale Forest National Park – Drive to Kampala or Entebbe

 

 

 

5 Days Lake Mburo & Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari Prices

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Notes


5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari Prices Include:

* Airport transfers
* Meals as described in the itinerary
* Park entrance fees and ranger fees
* Activities as mentioned in the program

* Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle

* Experienced English speaking driver/ guide
* Permit for chimp tracking in Kibale Forest National Park

* Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary, based on double room

* Ground transport per private safari vehicle + services of our professional safari driver guide


5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari Prices Exclude:

* International flight

* Tips & laundry service

* Items of personal nature

* Meals and drinks not mentioned
* Visa (50 US Dollars per person)

 

 

 

5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala or Entebbe – Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

The journey to one of the smallest but unique park of Uganda will start after you early morning breakfast at 0800 Hours After a couple hours’ drive from Kampala, you will stop at the equator to take some photographs. You will then proceed to Lake Mburo National Park where you will see different savannah wild animals and birds.


You will branch off the Kampala-Mbarara highway after a four hours’ drive to start enjoying an en route game-drive in Lake Mburo National Park. Marvel at the sight of herds of Zebra, eland antelopes, topis, impalas, sitatungas, bush duikers and Uganda cobs.


After checking in and having your lunch you can continue your game exposure by embarking on an evening game drive or reserve your energy and enthusiasm for the next day’s drive. Conclude your day visualizing about the creative Power of the Almighty as you enjoy dinner at your Hotel before retiring to bed.

Lake Mburo is a relatively small (256 square kilometres), but attractive park comprising rolling hills, flat bush, grasslands, and papyrus - fringed lakes. As well as the main Lake Mburo there are 14 other lakes within the park, forming an extensive wetland area, home to many hippos and crocodiles.

 

Mammals such as Oribi, Burchell's Zebra, Impala, Eland, Waterbuck, Buffalo, Warthog, Leopard, African Civet, Spotted Hyena, and Bohor Reedbuck occur here, together with a good range of bush and grassland birds, including large numbers of Marabou Stork and Crowned Cranes (the national bird of Uganda).

 

Accommodation Options:

Budget Accommodation Rwonyo Camp

Midrange Accommodation Arcadia Cottages

Luxury Accommodation: Mihingo Lodge/ Mantana Tented Camp

Meal Plan: {Lunch & Dinner}


Day 2: Lake Mburo National Park Game Drives + Boat Cruise and Guided Nature Walks
Enjoy your breakfast as early as possible and hurry for a thrilling boat ride amidst the sights and sounds of Hippos and Crocodiles in Lake Mburo among other aquatic creatures. These park attractions include various birds such as Fish Eagles, Crested Cranes, African King Fisher, Pelicans, herons, African Fin foot, and Bush Shrike; actually Lake Mburo is one of the best places to find such rare birds in the region.


A mid-morning guided nature walk to Nakivale wet land ( Ramsar site ) or Rubanga forest enables you to see a number of bird species like Shoe bill, papyrus Gonolek, Papyrus yellow warbler, and red-faced Barbet.


You will retire for lunch and a brief repose before proceeding with another exciting afternoon game drive to see the gigantic eland antelope, zebras in big numbers, topis, impalas, Warthogs, Uganda Kobs, Buffaloes, and other savannah animals.

 

Accommodation Options:

Budget Accommodation Rwonyo Camp

Midrange Accommodation Arcadia Cottages

Luxury Accommodation: Mihingo Lodge/ Mantana Tented Camp

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 3: Lake Mburo – Drive to Kibale Chimpanzee National Park
Head to Fort portal from Lake Mburo, after breakfast. You will have lunch en-route and on your arrival you will visit
the great primate forest of Kibale Park and Bigodi swamp hike. It is an exciting journey driving through the beautiful Ugandan remote countryside as we head to Kibale Forest National Park in western Uganda.

 

Its check in time at your preferred accommodation and then lunch. After lunch enjoy Bigodi community walk which will lead you to the homes of the local communities who stay near the park. While on this village walk, you will be escorted by a local resident with enough information about the culture and norms of different people and their tribes.

 

It will be a door to door village tour where you will visit schools and churches. This walk will expose you to the village life people in Africa live especially in the remote areas. Return to your lodge for dinner and a good night sleep.

 

Accommodation Options:

Super Luxury Accommodation: Kyaninga lodge

Luxury Accommodation; Primate Lodge, Mountains of the Moon, Ndali Lodge

Moderate Accommodation: Chimps Nest Lodge, Bush Lodge, Kibale Forest Camp

Budget Accommodation: Chimpanzee Guest House, Ruwenzori view Guest house

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 4: Kibale Chimpanzee National Park (Jungle Forest Park Chimpanzee Tour)

Africa jungle breakfast and get set for your chimp trek in the jungle forest. A rewarding day in the heart of Africa for your chimpanzee tracking trip in the Kibale forest park.

 

A part from the Chimpanzees there is the fantastic rainforest, trees, other primates, the abundance bird life, butterflies moving freely through the air and on trees. The place to go for your Uganda safari, and then the lovely chimpanzees grabbing your attention, you are glad you choose Kibale Forest for Chimpanzee Tracking safari to Uganda.

 

Its Lunch-time return to your accommodation and a lovely lunch to give you energy to hike the Bigodi swamp in the afternoon. We later set off for our Adventure safari at the Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary. While on your guided walk, expect to see wildlife, birds and mammals in their nature environment.

 

Bigodo swamp walk/ hike are very popular in Kibale just like the Chimpanzee forest walk. It is advised to have comfortable walking shoes since part of the walk takes you to the muddy areas.

 

Hopefully you may see the shoebill stork and the elusive Sitatunga Antelope. The Bigodi walk is a must here. You will meet some of the primates here, even chimpanzee at times. Back to your lodge for dinner and well deserved sleep.

 

Accommodation Options:

Super Luxury Accommodation: Kyaninga lodge

Luxury Accommodation; Primate Lodge, Mountains of the Moon, Ndali Lodge

Moderate Accommodation: Chimps Nest Lodge, Bush Lodge, Kibale Forest Camp

Budget Accommodation: Chimpanzee Guest House, Ruwenzori view Guest house

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 5: Kibale Chimpanzee National Park Drive to Kampala or Entebbe

Have an early breakfast and drive through the great rift valley region for a beautiful scenery due to the many crater lakes found there and later proceed to Kampala having lunch en route. Travel Time: About 7 Hours.

 

Meal Plan: {Breakfast and Lunch}

 


 

Booking & Reservations for 5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo National Park and chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest National Park Safari - Uganda

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