6 days kibale, semuliki and Queen Elizabeth safari is an adventurous tour where you will explore the national parks such as kibale national park where you will be able to encounter habituated chimpanzees and later head for a nature walk to bigodi swamp, semuliki national park where you will visit the hot springs and Queen Elizabeth national park where you will have a boat cruise on the amazing kazinga channel.
Day 1; Transfer to kibale national park
Day 2; Chimpanzee trekking and bigodi swamp walk
Day 3; Hot springs visit and night game drive at semuliki national park
Day 4; Transfer to queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 5; Game drive and boat cruise
Day 6; Transfer back to Kampala
DAY 1; TRANSFER TO KIBALE NATIONAL PARK
In the morning after breakfast, the safari guide will pick you and brief you about the Uganda safari. After the briefing, you will embark on the journey to kibale forest national park which is famously known as the home for primates. The park has 13 primate species such as red colobus and l’hoest monkey among others. There will be a stopover at the equator in kayabwe and mbarara for lunch. After, you will proceed with the journey up to kibale. On arrival, you will head to your lodge for a relaxation, dinner and night stay.
DAY 2; CHIMPANZEE TREKKING AND BIGODI SWAMP WALK
After morning breakfast, you will head to the national parks headquarters for a briefing. After the briefing, you will enter the forest in search of the habituated chimpanzees. Besides the chimpanzees, you will spot other primates such as monkeys as well as other animals such as forest elephants, warthogs, reptiles, bush pigs and duikers. Once they are located, you will spend an hour with the chimpanzees. After the trekking, you will return back to the lodge for lunch.
After lunch, you will go for a nature walk in bigodi swamp area where you will spot water bird species. The national park is blessed with 335 species and a good place for birders after you will return to your lodge for dinner and a night stay.
DAY 3; HOT SPRINGS VISIT AND NIGHT GAME DRIVE AT SEMULIKI NATIONAL PARK
You will have a morning breakfast and then proceed to semuliki national park through the eastern Albertine area. You will visit the hot springs and after return back to your lodge.
Night game drives are rewarding with nocturnal animals such as white tailed mongoose and slender mongoose, the standard and pennant winged night jars, cats, leopards and hyenas among others. After you will return to the lodge for a night stay.
DAY 4; TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
After your morning breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and embark on the journey to Queen Elizabeth national park. You will have a stopover at the equator and enroute lunch, have pictures and enter into the park. You will head to the exploration of crater lakes and after head to your lodge for a relaxation, dinner and night stay.
DAY 5; GAME DRIVE AND BOAT CRUISE
Early in the morning, you will have breakfast and head to the park for a game drive in the kasenyi area. The national park has diverse eco-system of grassy plains, rivers, crater lakes, forests, lakes and swamps. These are homes to various wildlife species and while on a game drive, you will spot animals such as antelopes, waterbucks, elephants, lions and buffaloes among others. After the boat cruise, you will head back to the lodge for lunch.
After lunch, you will go for a boat cruise at the amazing kazinga channel. While on the cruise, you will spot a large concentration of hippos and other animals drinking water as well as bird species. After the cruise you will return to your lodge for dinner and a night stay.
DAY 6; TRANSFER BACK TO KAMPALA
In the morning, you will have a relaxed breakfast at check out of the lodge. After you will embark on the journey back to Kampala. On arrival at Kampala, you will be dropped off at the airport for your flight back home or any place of advise.
6 days kibale, semuliki and Queen Elizabeth safari Includes
Transportation in a 4*4 safari vehicle
Park entrance fees
An English speaking guide
Chimpanzee trekking permit
Boat cruise fees
Accommodation and meals
Bigodi swamp fees
All activities on the itinerary
Bottled drinking water
6 days kibale, semuliki and Queen Elizabeth safari Excludes