This 7 days Chimpanzee tracking & Birding safari will not only provide you with the amazing experience of visiting Uganda’s most pristine wildlife and nature attraction not forgetting the abundant bird species. Surely this safari will bring everlasting memories as you will meet other primates like the Chimpanzees and monkeys, not forgetting a variety of wildlife that you won’t want to miss on the same safari
Day 1 : Pick up and transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
After Breakfast, you will be picked up from your place of accommodation by your driver/guide and head to Murchison falls park, passing through traditional homesteads of Luwero triangle. You will have Lunch enroute, at Masindi and proceed on to enter the park through Kichombanyobo gate. Here you do a mini game drive towards the top of Murchison falls. This is the most impressive falls in the region. Some of the species we expect to see here include; the Red-winged Pitilia, white-crested Turaco, Pel’s fishing owl, Rock Pratincole, Bat Hawk and a variety of wildlife.
Day 2 : Birding in Murchison Fall National Park And Launch cruise
After breakfast, with your packed lunch, you will start the game drive/Birding in the northern sector of the park. And some of the specialties we expect to encounter here include the Foxy Cisticola, Red-necked Falcon, Black-billed Barbet, Swallow-tailed, Northern Camine and Red-throated Bee-eater, Pel’s Fishing Owl, Woodchat Shrike, Beautiful Sunbird, Red-winged Grey Warbler, African Quail-finch, Black-bellied and Denham’s Bustard, Harlequin Quail, Common Button-quail, abyssinian Ground-hornbill, White-tailed Lark and the rare Shoebill stork among others. We also expect to see a variety of mammals including the Buffaloes, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Giraffes, Oribis, Elephants and many more. You go back to the lodge, have lunch, relax around and later in the afternoon you will go for a Launch cruise to the bottom of the falls. You are likely to see many aquatic bird species on the shores of River Nile, schools of Hippos, crocodiles and the spectacular.
Day 3 : Full day Birding in Budongo Forest & Kaniyo Pabidi
After Breakfast, with our packed lunch, we transfer to Budongo Forest, for a full day in the forest birding at KaniyoPabidi. Here we expect to see birds like: Yellow and Grey Longbills, Forest Francolin, Rofous Crowned Eremomela, IturiBatis, Yellow Spotted Barbet, and Red tailed Ant-thrush, Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo, African Pied Hornbill, Brown-backed Scrub-robin. Black Bishop, Brown Twinspot, Black-Bellied Fire Finch, Chocolate-Backed, African Dwarf and African Pygmy Kingfisher, White-thighed Hornbill, Yello-spotted, Fairy-breasted and Yellow-billed Barbet, Spotted Greenbul, Cameroon Sombre Green Bull, Slender-billed Green Bull, Rufous-crowned Eremomela, Chestnut-capped Flycatcher, Jameson’s Wattle-eye, Lemon-Bellied Crombec, Fire Crested Alethe, Crowned Eagle, and Puvel’sIlladopsis among others.
Day 4 : Transfer to Kibale National Park
After Breakfast, you will transfer to Kibale national park with lunch enroute and stopovers at some birding spots along the road. We arrive in the afternoon and check in to the service of our accommodation where we shall rest from after a long day of resting. Dine and slumber at Kibale home stay.
Day 5 : Chimpanzee Tracking Kibale and Bigodi walk
After Breakfast, go for Chimpanzee Tracking in the forest – After seeing the apes, you begin on the Forest Walk and You will see: White-spotted Flufftail, White-napped and Afep Pigeon, Green-breasted and African Pitta, Abyssinian Ground-thrus, Grey-throated Flycatcher, White-bellied Crested Flycatcher, Scaly and Nahan’s Francolin, Green-backed Twinspot, Black and White Mabnikin, Narina Trogon, Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo, Black Bee-eater, Blue-breasted and Shining-blue Kingfisher among others. You come back to the lodge for Lunch and later in the afternoon you will go for More Birding at Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary: Some of the specialties we expect to see here include the Great-blue Turaco, White-spotted Flufftail, Blue Headed Coucal, Purple-headed Starling, Cabanis’s and Joyful Greenbul, Wilcocks and Lesser Honeyguide among others.
Day 6 :Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Breakfast at leisure and then transfer to queen Elizabeth park, driving along the foothills Mountain Rwenzori and you will enter with a mini game drive and later check in to the service of Bush Lodge, have lunch and in the Afternoon you will go for a Launch Cruise along kazinga channel. Here you are likely to see many aquatic birds species, schools of hippos, crocodiles, elephants and Buffalos among others. Dinner and overnight at Bush Lodge.
Day 7 : Bonus Game drive And Departure
After breakfast, we check out of the and go for a bonus game drive towards the Kasenyi plains in search for wildlife/birdlife that includes Green-winged Pytilia, Collared Pratincole, erminicksCouser, Pallid and Montagu’s Harrier among others. We start driving back to Kampala with enroute lunch at Igongo Cultural Center, Mbarara. We later proceed on, reaching Kampala in the evening and drive straight to the Airport for your flight back home.
Included in 7 days Chimpanzee tracking & Birding safari package
- Vehicle, Safari Van
- Transport in 4X4 Vehicle/Landcruiser with pop roof
- English speaking Guide/ driver
- Chimpanzee tracking permi
- All meals as indicated in the itinerary
- Park Entrance fees
- Bottled water
excluded in 7 days Chimpanzee tracking & Birding safari package
- Laundry services
- Visa (Uganda)
- Any other personal interests
- No accommodation on last night in Uganda (But can be arranged at extra cost)
- Tips and gratuities (Guides)