10 Days Primates Tour in Uganda with Primate Safari, Gorilla Tracking, Chimpanzees, and Golden Monkey Safari in Uganda

Explore the great Apes on the 10 Days Primates Tour in Uganda as we go Gorilla tracking in Bwindi. In addition to this 10-day Uganda Primates tour, you will visit all the primates of Chimpanzees, Gorillas, and all kinds of Monkeys. So it takes you to the scenic forest parks and the Ngamba Island chimpanzee sanctuary.

Day 0: Airport EBB – Arrival at Entebbe

You are warmly received and transferred to the hotel for overnight rest.

Day 1: Kampala or Entebbe to Kibale Forest National Park. (6 hrs)

After breakfast, We drive to Kibale National Park through the undulating green hills with local farms and tea plantations. We stop for lunch in Fort Portal town for a buffet of local food or a La Carte. Then we transfer to the lodge and relax to the sights and sounds of the forest.

Kibale National Park is a huge protected tropical rainforest with a high number of primates in Africa. As night falls, we enter the forest to see the elusive nocturnal primates like bushbabies (optional).

Overnight stay at Kibale Forest Camp / Primate Lodge / Isunga Lodge.

10 Days Primates tour in UgandaDay 2: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi Swamp

Early in the Morning have breakfast, then go to the Kanyachu Visitor Center for a briefing on the activity and what to expect in the park. Enter the forest for the chimpanzee tracking.

Walking at your own pace along the trails is easy in the company of excellent local guides. The guides explain the life of the chimps, tree species, birds, and other mammals that live in the forest.

Encounter the Chimpanzees associating in the trees or on the ground. The primates that you will see include the Gray Cheeked Mangabeys, Olive Baboon, Red-tailed Monkey, L’ Hoerst Monkey, Red Colobus, and Black and White Colobus.

Return to your accommodation for lunch and relaxation. In the afternoon if you have energy, take another walk for more primates in the nearby Bigodi community swamp that shares a similar ecosystem.

Overnight stay at Kibale Forest Camp / Primate Lodge / Isunga Lodge.

Day 3: Kibale Forest to Queen Elizabeth through crater lakes (4 hrs)

Wake up to a hearty breakfast and views of the forest. We leisurely drive southwards through the scenic Crater Lakes region. Have a stop at the Equator for photos, and we then continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth National Park is an open savannah, rainforests, and crater lakes.

Check-in at the lodge and relax for lunch to the sounds and sights of the wilderness. In the afternoon, we do a relaxing nature walk in the Maramagambo jungle. This area is known for its monkeys and bat caves that have huge snakes. Have dinner and relax.

Overnight stay: Baboon Safari Lodge / Katara Lodge (FB)

Day 4: Game drive in Queen Elizabeth and Boat Cruise.

In the morning, join your guide for a wildlife safari game drive in Kasenyi to look out for some amazing spots of Wildlife in the area. Such as Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Antelopes, Hippos, and Much more. Get back to the Lodge for Lunch.

Get back for a Boat cruise at the Kazinga Channel, to look out for water animals, like Crocodiles and Birds and Much more.

Overnight stay: Baboon Safari Lodge / Katara Lodge (FB)

10 Days Primates tour in Uganda (gorilla tracking, Chimpanzees, Golden Monkeys)Day 5: Kyambura Gorge or Kalinzu Chimpanzee Trek – Ishasha. (3 hours)

Enjoy an early cup of coffee or tea, we then transfer to Kyambura Or Kalinzu Forest. After the briefing, enter the forested gorge to track the chimpanzees and other primates that reside here.

An encounter with groups of primates socializing on the ground or quietly feeding in the trees is an unforgettable experience. Return to the Lodge and have lunch.

Later on Drive to Ishaha, South of Queen Elizabeth for an Evening Tree Climbing Game Drive.

Overnight stay: Baboon Safari Lodge / Katara Lodge (FB)

Day 6: Ishasha Morning Game Drive to Bwindi 155 km / 200 km 5 hours

Wake up leisurely to a sumptuous breakfast. They have an en-route morning Game Drive in Ishasha again. We then drive to Bwindi Impenetrable.

On our way, we pass through hilly villages with beautiful landscapes and mountains of breathtaking views. Bwindi Impenetrable is a unique montane forest, with many wildlife species and birds. This jungle is one of the 2 places in the world where you find endangered Mountain Gorillas!!

Overnight stay: Bwindi Jungle Lodge / Gorilla Safari Lodge /Lake Mutanda Resort

Day 7: Bwindi Impenetrable forest on the trails Gorilla tracking!!!

Early morning set off in the forest, the highlight being an encounter with a family of Gorillas!! You will have an hour with them for an experience that will last a lifetime. After tracking, Return to your lodge for an exciting tracking of the golden monkeys the next day.

Overnight stay: Bwindi Jungle Lodge / Gorilla Safari Lodge /Lake Mutanda Resort

golden monkey Tracking experience 10 Days Primates tour in Uganda (gorilla tracking, Chimpanzees, Golden Monkeys)Day 8: Golden Monkey Tracking the Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.

Early morning after a heavy breakfast, transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, where golden meets silver for a golden monkey Tracking experience. After Tracking these primates, we embark on our journey to Lake Bunyonyi for a relaxing evening.

Overnight stay: Birdnest Resort / Bunyonyi Safari Resort / Eco Resort

Day 9: Bunyonyi to Kampala

Have Breakfast and a leisurely drive back to Kampala or Entebbe through the countryside. We cross the Equator along the way. It is possible to use a domestic flight to Entebbe (optional).

Day 10: Entebbe to Ngamba Island Sanctuary (45 min)

Wake up leisurely to breakfast then catch the mid-morning boat across Lake Victoria to Ngamba Island. The sanctuary is home to orphaned Chimpanzees rescued from the illegal trade in endangered wildlife. We tour the Island and observe the afternoon feeding of the Chimpanzees and their sunset return from the forest.

After we catch the boat again across the lake back to the mainland. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

End of 10 Days Primates tour in Uganda with gorilla tracking Bwindi

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The 10 Days Primates Tour in Uganda Price includes:

  • Ground transfers
  • 4×4 custom-built safari vehicle
  • knowledgeable driver/guide and fuel
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Accommodations with mentioned meals
  • Entrance fees to the National Parks and sites
  • chimpanzee and Gorilla tracking, nature walks

The above Price excludes: All activities not mentioned in the Itinerary, Insurance, Flights, and visa for Uganda, All Meals and drinks not according to the accommodations, Tips, and personal expenses such as laundry and communications