This 10 Days Primate & Wildlife Safari in Uganda and Tanzania starts from Entebbe Uganda and ends in Arusha Tanzania. The safari takes you to Kibale National Park for Chimpanzee tracking, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for gorilla tracking, Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater for extensive wild game viewing including the Big five of African Wild game. The safari features amazing sightseeing experience in the Fort Portal region, the Rwenzori Mountains and the Ngorongoro Crater

  • Chimpanzee Habituation
  • Tree Climbing Lions
  • Flying Safari
  • Game Drives
  • Gorilla Tracking

Day 1: Arrive in Uganda

Day 2: Transfer to Kibale National Park & visit to the Amabere g’Nyinamwiru Caves

Day 3: Full day Chimpanzee Habituation Experience

Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via Queen Elizabeth National Park Ishasha Sector

Day 5: Gorilla Tracking

Day 6:  Fly from Kisoro Airstrip to Entebbe & connect with a flight to Kilimanjaro

Day 7: Transfer to Lake Manyara

Day 8:  Serengeti

Day 9: Ngorongoro

Day 10: Departure

Day 1: Arrive in Uganda

On arrival, you will meet the StarMount Safaris tour guide/driver at Entebbe International Airport. You will then be transferred to your hotel in Kampala for your overnight stay.

Accommodation: Yellow Haven

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Day 2: Transfer to Kibale National Park & visit to the Amabere g’Nyinamwiru caves

Enjoy an early morning breakfast, you will commence on your journey to Kibale National Park, a 6 hours drive. While on the drive you be exploring and viewing the scenic landscapes of Western Uganda such as; the lush vegetation, the small towns, distant views of Lake Wamara and extensive beautiful tea estates as you approach Fort Portal town.  Make a lunch stop in Fort Portal town, then proceed with a visit to the Amabere g’Nyinawiru Caves for a cultural experience as you learn about the history behind these caves which the locals believe that it holds the breasts of Nyinamwiru the daughter of Bukuku ,the self enthroned King of the Bachwezi known to have inhabited the great lakes region in the ancient times.  From the caves, you will continue to Kibale National Park for relaxation and overnight. Retire for dinner and overnight

Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp-Safari Tent (FB)

Meal Plan: Lunch en-route, Dinner & Breakfast

Day 3: Full day Chimpanzee Habituation Experience

After your morning meal along with packed lunch for you, head out for a full day Chimpanzee habituation experience in Kibale National Park commencing at 6 am from Kanyanchu Park headquarters where you start with a briefing from the Uganda Wildlife Authority Park rangers. Enjoy this whole day experience as you catch up with the chimpanzees setting out of their nests to start the day. You join them as they undertake their hunting, playing, mating, patrolling and feeding among other features from morning till evening at around 7pm when they make new nests for overnight. This is a very detailed encounter with one of the Great Ape Species whose DNA is very close to that of humans. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp-Safari Tent (FB)

Meal Plan: Packed Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast

Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via Queen Elizabeth National Park Ishasha Sector

After breakfast at the lodge, you embark on your journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park driving along the fascinating scenic landscapes like the Rwenzori Mountains with its glacial peaks and the savannah stretches of Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park for a game drive in its southern sector of Ishasha where you are to view the unique tree climbing lions and while on this game drive you have chances of viewing other wildlife such as; buffaloes, elephants and many more wildlife. Continue to Bwindi for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Nkuringo Lodge (FB)

Meal Plan: Lunch en-route, Dinner & Breakfast

Day 5: Gorilla Tracking

Have breakfast with your lunch packed and on this day you go for gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park that features a minimum of 400 mountain gorilla population close to a half of what is known to be left in the world. You will commence trekking at 8 am at from the park headquarters and in the company of the ranger guides, you traverse the forest jungle, hiking steep slopes and descending narrow valleys not forgetting crossing the seasonal streams in search of these endangered apes. The whole encounter can last about 2 – 8 hours with one full hour of spending with the gorillas. Return to your lodge to relax as you wait for dinner.

Accommodation: Nkuringo Lodge (FB)

Meal Plan: Packed Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast

Day 6:  Fly from Kisoro Airstrip to Entebbe & connect with a flight to Kilimanjaro

After breakfast, the guide will transfer you to Kisoro Airstrip so that you catch up with a scheduled aero link flight to Entebbe in time depending on the availability. You keep around Entebbe Airport to connect with the scheduled flight to Kilimanjaro Airport. On arrival, you are picked up by our representative in Tanzania who will transfer you to Arusha town for overnight

Accommodation: Impala Hotel, Arusha

Meal Plan: Dinner & Breakfast

Day 7: Transfer to Lake Manyara

In the morning after your breakfast you’ll drive across the floor of the Great Rift Valley to Lake Manyara National Park. This beautiful park with its lush vegetation and tropical forests of giant fig and mahogany trees, takes its name from the Masai word for “euphorbia tirucalli”, a bush which is used to make a thorny hedge to protect their cattle. Elephants, giraffes, buffalos, zebras and a variety of antelopes inhabit the park as well as a variety of monkeys and a large population of hippos. If you are lucky you may see the Manyara lions, well known for their tree climbing habits, lazily resting on the branches of “Acacia tortilis” tree. The birdlife is also abundant with flamingos, pelicans, hornbills and plenty of forest species. In the afternoon, you embark on an extensive game drive in the park with possibilities of viewing the wildlife that inhabits the park not forgetting the view of the lake. Retire for the day while you relax at your accommodation and wait for dinner.

Accommodation: Nsya or Sunbright Tented Lodge

Meal Plan: Packed Lunch, Dinner

Day 8:  Serengeti

From Lake Manyara you proceed via the Rift Valley Escarpment and Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area towards Serengeti one of the most famous wildlife conservation areas in the world. First you reach for a short walk at the Naabi Hill Kopjes (huge granite bolders) where you can go for a short walk. After lunch you continue on game drives all afternoon at the vast Serengeti National Park, one of the most famous game reserves worldwide and named after the ancient Masai word ‘Siringet’, meaning endless plains. Return to camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Turner Tented Lodge at Eastern or Central Serengeti

Meal Plan: Lunch Dinner & Breakfast

Day 9: Ngorongoro

Wake up early morning for a game drive at Serengeti and also visit the hippo pools and Seronera Visitor’s Center. You have your breakfast in the bush, then proceed with your game drives at Serengeti until early afternoon till it is time to return to Ngorongoro where you reach your campsite located right at the Crater Rim providing wonderful views to the Crater.

Accommodation: Flamingo Safari Lodge at Karatu

Meal Plan: Lunch Dinner & Breakfast

Day 10: Departure

After breakfast you drive to the crater for a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. Your Driver/Guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with his skill at locating the hidden animals. After completing your game drive you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro Airport via Arusha to catch your flight back home.

Meal Plan: Packed Lunch

 

No of Persons Rate per  Person
2 USD 4,687
4 USD 4,451
6 USD 4,437
8 USD 4,322

Tour Includes

  • Domestic Flight fares from Bwindi to Entebbe
  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transport and wildlife drives in modified 4WD vehicle with photographic roof hatch
  • Services of a professional English speaking safari guide
  • All Park entry fees for Uganda & Tanzania
  • All game drives as mentioned
  • Meals per day as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Mineral water bottle per person / day
  • Tourist Development Levy in Tanzania
  • Wildlife Management Area Fees in Tanzania

Tour Excludes:

  • All items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities for safari guide
  • Travel Insurance
  • Laundry
  • Visa Fees for Uganda & Tanzania
  • Air Fares and connecting flights