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For those who wish to travel and discover Uganda in every corner, an 8-day primate safari is offered. You get the chance to learn about the Pearl of Africa by hiking chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park during the 8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari. Our 8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari gives you the chance to experience the captivating savannah environment in Murchison Falls National Park while doing boat cruises and game viewing/drives. These creatures should encounter thousands of antelopes, hippos, elephants, buffaloes, lions, and leopards in their native environment.


8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari

Day 1: Arrival.

Our driving guide will meet you at the Pearl of Africa as soon as you land at Entebbe Airport, inform you about your 8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari, and then transport you there so you can unwind before your next day’s activities. At the Protea Hotel, Imperial Botanical Hotel, or Airport View Guest House, have supper and spend the night.

Day 2: Mabamba Swamp Birding Excursion.

After an early breakfast, you start the 50-kilometer trip from Kampala, the capital of Uganda, to Mabamba Swamp from where you are staying in Entebbe or Kampala. A unique experience in and of itself, the trip to Mabamba offers opportunities to observe a variety of bird species, including the Papyrus Gonolek, White Shouldered Tit, Red Cap, Western Banded Snake Eagle, White Winged Warbler, White Spotted Fluf tail, and Weyns Weaver. When you get in Mabamba Swamp, you board the canoe with a local guide who has experience navigating the small waterways that are lined with lush swamp vegetation. Counts of birds, including the rare and vulnerable Shoebill stork, the Allen’s and Purple Gallinule, Grey herons, Jacanas, Ruffaus Squaco, Pallid Harrier, and Bellied Heron, may be found in Uganda’s Mabamba on Lake Victoria marsh. Other bird species, including blue swallows, ducks, and egrets, can be investigated. During the swamp trip, you might discover the Sitatunga antelope, which lives in the swamps. After your adventure, you’ll drive to Kampala, where you’ll spend the night at the Kampala Serena Hotel, Acacia Lodge, or Forest Cottages.

Day 3: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

You will leave Kampala city for Nakasongola after an early-morning meal in order to travel the approximately 4-5 hours necessary to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, where you may track both white and black rhinos. the chance to follow these threatened animals, learn more about them, and then Drive to your lodging in the Murchison Falls National Park where you will have dinner and spend the night at either Paraa Safari Lodge, Murchison River Lodge, or Red Chilli.

Day 4: Morning Game Drive – Afternoon Boat Cruise

Start your day with a cup of tea before heading to Murchison Falls for an early morning game viewing excursion. This area is home to 76 mammal species and 451 bird species, including, among others, buffalo, Jackson hartebeests, antelopes, lions, giraffes, hyenas, bushbucks, and warthogs. The Park may be seen grazing or hunting in the Savannah grasslands. This is what makes the park’s scenery so wonderful for game driving. You may see the Big 4 there because it is the largest and oldest national park in the nation. As you get ready for your boat ride on the Nile, return to the resort for breakfast and lunch.

You will go on a boat tour in the afternoon when you will get the chance to see several herds of buffalo, crocodiles, hippos, water bird species, and other exotic creatures congregating near the River Nile to drink water. The boat will take you to the foot of the falls, where you will disembark and begin the hour-long trek to the top, where you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the falls, greenery, and other natural features. At the summit, you will meet your driving guide, who will then take you back to the lodge where you will have dinner and spend the night at either Paraa Safari Lodge, Murchison River Lodge, or Red Chilli.

Day 5: Hot Air Balloon Ride – Nile Delta Cruise

Your tour guide will pick you up after an early breakfast to begin your hot air balloon safari on the Para side of Murchison Falls National Park. If you are staying along the southern bank of the River Nile, everyone will meet up at Para Lodge to begin your trek to the launch site of your balloon. You will be driven to the location where your hot air balloon safari will begin, together with the pilots and the rest of the team. You will be given the option of a cup of tea or coffee as the Balloon is put together. The pilot will then board the hot air balloon, give you a briefing, and launch your expedition. Consider the sensation of seeing all these creatures while admiring the lovely rivers, trees, and the setting sun a few metres above. The entire process of touring Murchison Falls National Park might take up to an hour. Following the landing, certificates will be given out, and those who purchased a complete hot air balloon package will be treated to a full bush breakfast. Transfer to your lodge where you may unwind, eat lunch, and take a boat ride to the Albert delta in the afternoon where there is a lot going on. Your prospects of viewing the uncommon shoebill stock as well as elephants, buffaloes, and hippos crossing as well as crocodiles are all dependent on your luck. Return to the lodge for dinner and spend the night at either Paraa Safari Lodge, Murchison River Lodge, or Red Chilli.

Day 6: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast, you will go off on a lengthier trip to Kibale National Park, stopping sometimes for lunch and observing various bird species along the route. Dinner and an overnight stay at Kibale Forest Camp, Papaya Safari Lodge, or Chimpanzee Guest House.

Day 7: Chimpanzee Trekking – Bigodi Wetland Tour

After breakfast, you’ll be driven to the Kibale National Park’s administrative centre in Kanyanchu, where you’ll meet up with the other trekkers for an orientation and eventual chimpanzee trekking. In Kibale Forest National Park, your game ranger guide will lead you on a guided primate walk. In this forest, visitors get the chance to go to one of the chimpanzees’ habituated groups or parts and spend an hour there watching and taking pictures. Along with forest birds, Kibale National Park is home to another 13 species of primates. You will drive to Bigodi Village for a wetland walk after your chimpanzee hike, which is intended to help the neighbourhood living close to Kibale Forest National Park. Visit Papaya Safari Lodge, Chimpanzee Guest House, or Kibale Forest Camp for supper and a night’s stay.

Day 8: Return to Kampala – Departure

Following a morning meal, you will travel to Kampala before continuing to Entebbe International Airport to catch your late-afternoon flight home.

End of the 8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari.


The 8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari includes;

  • Airport transfers
  • 1 Chimpanzee Permit per person.
  • Mabamba Wetland tour.
  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle.
  • Services of an English speaking tour guide.
  • Bottled water in the vehicle.
  • Boat cruise.
  • Game drives.
  • Hot Air Balloon ride.
  • Park entrance fees.

However, the 8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari excludes;

Expenses of personal nature like Airfare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, and personal shopping bills.

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