Primates Encounter and Game Safari in Uganda



Experience Uganda at your own pace as you encounter the best of the western part of it. While of this safari, you get to encounter the gorillas, chimpanzees and golden monkeys in their natural habitat. This tour through Uganda is the perfect combination of nature, culture & animals and you will overnight in the best mid-range accommodations in Uganda. Enjoy your safari.


This morning, you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Kibale Forest National Park by road.  This park is home to some 13 species of primates including the red colobus, chimpanzee and L’Hoest’s monkeys as well as 70 mammal species.

Overnight at Kibale Guest Cottages (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Today after an energizing breakfast, you will embark on your gorilla trek. Before 8 am report to the ranger station for registration and briefing by one of the rangers; the guides will then lead you through the undergrowth, parting thick creepers, to track the gorillas.

The trek can take anywhere from half an hour to 7 hours – a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking boots. It is an extraordinary feeling sitting in the dense rainforest knowing you are with a few of the last remaining mountain gorillas.

Later in the afternoon, you can engage in optional activities like Batwa (pygmy) community visit, canoe boat ride on the lake, curio shopping to mention but a few.

Overnight at Lake Chahafi Resort.  (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

After your breakfast, you will head for briefing at the starting point for the golden monkey tracking. This tracking will take you about 2 to 3 hours. Coming into contact with these lovely creatures is an amazing experience. It is because of these monkey that Mgahinga National Park is called a place where gold meets silver.

Later on, you will have lunch and then cross the border to head to Kigali. If time allows, you can have a city tour of kigali town. While here, you will get to learn more about the amazing culture of the Rwanda People, not forgetting visiting the genocide memorial sites.

You will then be transferred to the airport to catch your flight back home.


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