The 9 Days Tree Lions, Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tour takes you through the only rhino sanctuary in Uganda for rhino tracking, Uganda’s biggest wildlife national park known as the Murchison Falls national park for adventurous game drives and boat cruise, Kibale Forest national park for chimpanzee tracking, Semuliki national park for nature walks with spots to many bird species and Queen Elizabeth national park for the tree climbing lions.
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To begin with, 5% of the profits go to Pamoja Health Initiative. Additionally, Pamoja gives back to the community through Pamoja Health Initiative. This is a project that provides free Health Services to Venerable communities in Uganda.
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Comfortable safe mileage.
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Hospitable employees/ guides with broader knowledge about Uganda.
Meet our hospitable employees/guides all determined to make it to your travel destination. Also, our employees are fluent English speakers.
Affordable quality services.
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Program for the The 9 Days Tree Lions, Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tour
Day 1 – Transfer to the Hotel
You will be received by your driver/guide at the Airport. Depending on your arrival time, we will check into the Boma Hotel for a relaxation moment with dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2 – Drive to Murchison Falls Uganda’s biggest National Park.
After our breakfast, your driver will be ready at the waiting lounge to start off your 9 days Uganda wildlife safari with chimpanzees. Firstly, you will head towards the North, where you will have a brief stop at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for a 2-hour Rhino tracking session. Thereafter, check out and have lunch at the Kabalega Dinners. Then, drive through Masindi town. Lastly, visit the Top of the falls and later on cross the Nile River to check in at our lodge
Day 3 – Game drive in Murchison Falls
To begin with, you will have breakfast. Afterwards, you will set off for a morning game drive via the Pakuba game trail, along the Albert Nile with a great view of the Blue Mountains in Congo. Additionally, expect to spot lots of giraffes, elephants, Jackson heartbeats, lions, buffaloes, hippos and many more.
Return to your lodge at 11:00 am to freshen up and lunch at 1:00 pm. At 2:30 pm, we catch up with a boat ride to take us down the stream. We spot many black and white colobus monkeys swinging, hippos, buffaloes, crocodiles. Return at 5 pm to your lodge.
Day 4 – Drive to Kibale National Park.
With an early breakfast, drive via Buliisa town along Lake Albert with a stopover at the Rift Valley Escarpment, and continue to Hoima through Biiso town for lunch at Kolping Hotel. Continue with your drive via Mabaale, Kagadi, Kyenjojo towns to Fort Portal town continue to Kibale Forest National Park for an overnight.
Day 5 – Chimpanzee Tracking Day.
Morning breakfast, and get to the briefing area at 7:45 am as you get ready for the Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale forest which usually kicks off at 8 am. We expect to be back at 1 pm in time for our lunch, relax and can have an evening nature walk in the community with a swamp birding walk in Bigodi wetland for yet another chance of seeing lots of Monkeys and of Birds.
Day 6 – Drive to Semuliki National Park.
Early morning drive to Semuliki for 1hr and 30mins to 2hrs. Enter the park and start the nature walk activities, walking through the pygmy families, visit the hot springs, walk along the Semuliki River with lots of birds’ species, hippos and many more.
Semuliki Safari Lodge.
Day 7 – Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Ishasha section.
Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ishasha section for an evening game drive in search of the tree climbing lions and other wildlife like the Buffaloes, hippos, antelopes and many more.
Accommodation: Ishasha Wilderness Camp.
Day 8 – Ishasha Queen Elizabeth – Mweya Section.
Morning games drive in Ishasha and check out at 10 am. Drive to the Mweya section. Lunch at Mweya lodge, 3-pm boat ride on the Kazinga Channel and return at 5:30.
Day 9 – Travel back to Kampala for night flight.
After breakfast, we drive towards Kampala through Lake Mburo National park in Mbarara, lunch en-route and back to Kampala with a stop at the Uganda Equator.
- Chimpanzee tracking permit
- Park fees (For non-residents)
- Activities (Unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
- Round-trip airport transfer
- Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking water (On all days)
- International flights (From/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp. per day)
- Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees