9 Days, Trekking Primates & Wildlife Safari (Fly-in)

Hike Sabinyo/Muhabura and Trek Gorillas in Bwindi, Game Drive & Chimps Trekking in Queen Elizabeth NP.

Trekking Uganda’s Primates & Wildlife Safari in Queen E.N.P

This walking safari flies you between Entebbe, Kisoro & Queen Elizabeth NP.

This Uganda walking safari trip flies you from Entebbe to Kisoro, hike across Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, drive to Queen Elizabeth Savannah park and take another small local flight from Queen to Entebbe. Most of the adventures on this trip occur in the mountainous southwestern corner of Uganda, in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the Virunga mountains for 6 days. You’ll choose one of the Volcanoes for your hiking challenge, Mount Sabinyo, at 3,634 meters (11,923 ft.) or Muhabura at 4,127 m (13,540 ft), or Gahinga at 3,473 m (11,394 ft) elevation. After your Virunga Mountain challenge, please take it to the jungle to meet the magnificent mountain gorillas in Bwindi. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi is equally challenging, but we relax the adventure marathon with a canoe ride on Lake Mutanda and a cultural community hike. Hiking across Bwindi from Nkuringo to Buhoma on the Kashasha river trail (14 kilometers) will expose you to the richness of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, challenging you to look out for rare occurrences of plants and animals. Once you make it to the other side, in Buhoma, a vehicle will transfer you 3 hours to Queen Elizabeth Savannah park, where you explore the savannah wildlife and chimpanzees the next day. This trip requires you to be physically fit and ready to meet nature head-on. We’ll put you in the venture of Africa’s natural world for a once in a lifetime experience. Start exploring your options with the button below.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fly over the scenic southwestern Uganda countryside and see Africa’s beautiful landscapes and mountains from the sky
  • Hike through ancient Ugandan villages that have not been so much affected by modern developments and experience African village life. Take a boat canoe on Lake Mutanda.
  • The Central African mountain hiking challenge of central Africa’s Virunga mountains.
  • Go trekking Uganda’s famous mountain gorillas and spend precious moments in a gorilla family’s presence in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, southern sector.
  • Get a bird’s eye view of the beautiful Virungas, Rwenzoris and Bwindi Forest from Nkuringo Bwindi gorilla Lodge lounge.
  • Meet with the African native people and experience their raw cultures in person.
  • Live like a Ugandan tasting and enjoying our cuisine and entertainment during your Uganda Volcano Hiking Safari trip.
  • Savannah wildlife boat safari and chimpanzee trekking in Queen Elizabeth NP

INCLUDED

  • Transportation, local flights, and 4×4 vehicle transfers
  • Accommodation and Meals as per itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide

We will process the trekking permits on your behalf from the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA).

Please carry a pack of N95 Facemask and hand sanitizer with you. You’ll be required to have a negative PCR COVID-19 test certificate issued within 72 hours of your arrival in the country, and keep your mask on when with animals and people crowds. You’re are requested to adhere to COVID Operating procedures to keep you safe during your trip.

Your walking safari at a glance



Day 1 — Arrival in Entebbe, Optional Activity

Arrive in Entebbe as per your international flights and transfer to Papyrus Guest House.

OPTIONAL ACTIVITY

In the afternoon, depart your hotel at 14.30/15.00 hours by car and then local canoe boat to Mabamba Swamp, one of the best places for spotting the rare shoebill stork. Of course, some luck is needed, but rarely does one leave the swamp without seeing one. Many other water birds have chosen this area as their home, so birding is always exciting. Enjoy a relaxing sundowner on Lake Victoria and then return to the Guest House.

  • Accommodation: Papyrus Guest House (Garden Room)
  • Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast basis; Lunch & Dinner on own’s account



Day 2 — Fly Entebbe to Kisoro & Check-into Gahinga Lodge

 

• You’ll be sleeping atm Mount Gahinga Lodge
• Your meal plan includes: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L) and Dinner (D)



Day 3 — Virunga Volcano Mountain Hiking

 

• You’ll be sleeping atm Mount Gahinga Lodge
• Your meal plan includes: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L) and Dinner (D)



Day 4 — Relax The Day Out With Lodge Activities

 

• You’ll be sleeping atm Mount Gahinga Lodge
• Your meal plan includes: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L) and Dinner (D)



Day 5 — Lake Mutanda Hiking Trail, Canoe Boat Ride

 

• You’ll be sleeping at Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge
• Your meal plan includes: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), and Dinner (D)



Day 6 — Gorilla Trekking in Rushaga or Nkuringo Sectors

 

  • You’ll sleep at Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge
  • Meals include Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), and Dinner (D)



Day 7 — Hiking Across Bwindi from Nkuringo to Buhoma – Drive to Queen Elizabeth NP

 

  • You’ll sleep at Kasenyi Safari Camp (mid-range)
  • Meals include Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), and Dinner (D)



Day 8 — Chimps Trekking in Kyambura Gorge and Boat Safari on Kazinga Channel

 

  • You’ll sleep at Kasenyi Safari Camp (mid-range)
  • Meals include Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), and Dinner (D)

Day 8 — Local Flight From QENP to Entebbe Airport

 

  • No Accommodation, but depending on your departure flight, the possibility of booking a day-use or overnight room at Papyrus Guest House could be considered. Kindly note that we recommend booking only night flights or overnight in Entebbe to be on the safe side.
  • Meals include Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), and Dinner (D)

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    Please make sure you have your facemask on when in contact with animals, especially the endangered creatures. Without a negative PCR Covid Test, you’ll not be allowed into the country. You’ll spend most of your time in open spaces away from human crowds, with that there’s minimal to no infections of the COVID virus.


    Flexible booking terms

    Your booking can be extended up to 12 months ahead with no extra fees, in case of any emergency (based on accommodation availability). Reservations are accepted after we receive a 30% deposit on the trip and the full payment for gorilla tracking and chimp tracking permits for each tour participant. For more details on our booking terms, please read our Terms and Conditions.

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