10 Days Self-Drive chimpanzee tracking

This 10 days adventure self-drive trip rewards you with the most worthwhile encounters through Chimpanzee tracking of Kibale National Park, off the beaten path wildlife encounters, gorilla trekking in Bwindi, and relaxation at Lake Bunyonyi, Africa’s second deepest lake. The western region of Uganda without a doubt is a paradise for all adventures within the pearl of Africa.

Day 1: Airport arrival

Upon your arrival, receive your hired car from our representative at Entebbe international airport. Drive to Kampala and check in at your booked hotel, depending on your time of arrival can take a Kampala city tour.

Destination: Kampala.

Accommodation: Pearl of Africa Hotel

Day 2: Kibale National Park

Starting on your adventure journey, drive to Kibale National Park. With lunch en-route take an evening drive to Amabere ga nyinamwiru cave for a cultural excursion and return to the park.

Start: Kampala

Destination: Kibale National Park

Accommodation: Primate Lodge

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking

chimpanzee tracking-kibale forestToday it’s early preparation for a long day of tracking the human closest relatives. Tracking chimpanzees start as early at 8 am and can last for about 30minutes to 6 hours to encounter the great apes. After lunch mealtime relaxation drive to Bigodi wetland sanctuary paramount habitation to wristwatch quite a lot of primate species and a prospect of watching as many bird species as possible.

Destination: Kibale National Park

Accommodation: Primate Lodge

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park

This day enjoy  your breakfast then drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. With lunch enroute visit the Katwe salty lake learn more about the activities done around the lake and enjoy bird watching for thousands of species.

Start: Kibale National Park

Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 5: Game drive and Boat ride

Today you will take an early morning game drive to the Kasenyi sector, spot several animals including elephants, buffalos, and several antelope species mongooses among other mammals. Return for lunch refreshment and take a boat ride watching a number of animals at the banks of the river and many aquatic life species including hippos, crocodiles, monitor lizards, and several water and land bird species.

Day 6: Tracking tree-climbing lions and Bwindi Impenetrable Park

tree climbing lions-ishasha sectorThis morning you will drive to Ishasha sector to track the tree-climbing lions and with lunch en-route drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Start: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Buhoma sector)

Accommodation: Bwindi Lodge

Day 7: Trekking mountain gorillas

It’s a day to trek one of the world’s most endangered species. Gorilla trekking is Africa’s most thrilling adventure and encountering a silverback on face to face is a lifetime experience. Trekkers have an hour in the presence of the gorillas when stumble upon these gentle giants. Return at the starting point and plan your lunch refreshments and if time allows take a cultural tour to the Batwa community, then drive to Lake Bunyonyi for overnight.

Start: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Destination: Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodation: Bunyonyi Eco Lodge

Day 8: Lake Bunyonyi

lake bunyonyiToday enjoy the scenic breakfast and take a full day of relaxation on a boat ride to several Islands on the lake one is the Punishment Island. Like the name suggests Lake Bunyonyi means many small birds expect to watch as many bird species. Have time to relax at your overviewing

Destination: Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodation: Lake Bunyonyi Eco Lodge

Day 9: Lake Mburo National Park

Take a scenic drive from Lake Bunyonyi through Kabale town known to be the Switzerland of Africa with the alps to Lake Mburo National Park, with lunch en-route drive take an evening wildlife horse ride encountering real nature.

Destination: Lake Mburo National Park

Accommodation: Mihingo Lodge

Day 10: Kampala

This day marks the end of the trip; however, take a morning game drive watching the highest concentration of antelope species, higher chances of watching leopards, and the only park in Uganda to see Impalas and much wildlife. Well as enjoy the after game boat cruise and drive back to Kampala. Take a stopover at Kayabwe at the equator for photographs and drive to appoint agreed upon for car drop.

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