Chimpanzees of Kibale forest

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A comparison of Clint's genetic blueprints with that of the human genome shows that our closest living relatives share 96% of our DNA. This is an interesting experience to see Chimpanzees.

7 days, 6 nights From $1,665 per person sharing a double room

Tour at a Glance

Itinerary Brief

Day 1: To Kibale forest.
Day 2: Experience Kibale forest.
Day 3: Travel to Queen Elizabeth national park.
Day 4: Explore Kyambura gorge
Day 5: Explore Kalinzu
Day 6: Return to Entebbe, overnight at Ngamba Island
Day 7: Return to Entebbe

Day 1:

Travel to Kibale forest national park

From the Capital city of Uganda-Kampala you journey starts early morning at 6:00am to be precise when your guide meets you at your hotel.

You transfer from Kampala to Fort portal will take 6hrs on a very good road. You arrive a small town of fort portal where lunch will be taken. Drive another 34kms on a very good road to Kibale forest where you check into the primate lodge for overnight stay.

While at Kibale forest rest until the next day when you start your first activity starts.
Travel time: +/- 6hours
Accommodation:
Primate lodge (Mid-range)
Papaya lodge (Luxury)
Kibale forest camp (Budget)
lunch, Dinner

Day 2:

Chimpanzee Habituation Kibale forest national park

Today your start the day early when you head out for chimpanzee habituation the process is long and tiring but well worthy it. You get to see the chimpanzees play, groom, feed and sometimes hunt.

you shall return at around 5pm depending on the day or level of fatigue.
Travel time: +/- 6hours
Accommodation:
Primate lodge (Mid-range)
Papaya lodge (Luxury)
Kibale forest camp (Budget)
Breakfast, lunch, Dinner

Day 3:

Travel to Queen Elizabeth national park

We travel to Queen Elizabeth national park where we arrive and enjoy an evening game drive.
Travel time: +/- 3hours
Accommodation:
Ihamba Safari lodge (Mid-range)
Mweya safari  lodge (Luxury)
Bush Lodge (Budget)
Breakfast, lunch, Dinner

Day 4:

Explore Kyambura Gorge

Spend the morning searching out the illusive chimpanzees of Kyambura gorge, return in the afternoon at the lodge for lunch and take an afternoon boat ride. With a night game drive to see nocturnal animals in action.
Travel time: Full days activities
Accommodation:
Ihamba safari lodge (Mid-range)
Mweya lodge (Luxury)
Bush Lodge (Budget)
Breakfast, lunch, Dinner

Day 5:

Explore Kalinzu Forest

Take a drive to Kalinzu forest in the morning for another chimpanzee tracking expereince. Here after travel to Mbarara when you spend a night at the Igongo Cultural center.
Travel time: +/- 6hours
Accommodation:
Igongo Cultural Center (Mid-range)
Igongo Cultural Center (Luxury)
Breakfast, lunch, Dinner

Day 6:

Return to Entebbe and Overnight Ngamba Island Lake Victoria

Travel to Ngamba Island where you spend a night.
Travel time: +/- 6hours
Accommodation:
Ngamba Island
Breakfast, lunch, Dinner

Day 7:

Return to Entebbe

Spend the morning watching the Chimpanzees on Ngamba Island and return to Entebbe at 1pm for lunch and either travel to Kampala or Airport for international flight.
Travel time: +/- 1hours
Breakfast, lunch, Dinner

Rates & Dates

Luxury

  • 2 pax on safari, the cost per person will be $2,775 including one gorilla permit.
  • 4 pax on safari, the cost per person will be $2,665 including one gorilla permit.
  • 6 pax on safari, the cost per person will be $2,485 including one gorilla permit.
  • The single supplement is $630 for the whole trip.

Midrange

  • 2 pax on safari, the cost per person will be $ 2,055 including one gorilla permit.
  • 4 pax on safari, the cost per person will be $1,868 including one gorilla permit.
  • 6 pax on safari, the cost per person will be $1,665 including one gorilla permit.
  • The single supplement is 390 for the whole trip.

Dates

  • This tour can depart anytime of the year.

Terms & Conditions

What's included in this price?

  1. Transport using customized vehicle equipped with GPS and opening roof.
  2. passengers and public liability insurance.
  3. full board accommodation.
  4. Expert driver/guide and Uganda Wildlife Authority professional armed rangers in the park when required.
  5. all fees for the excursions - activities as stated in the day by day program.
  6. B0at safari
  7. all park entrance fees.
  8. Accommodation two nights
  9. return airport transfers if required.

What is Excluded

  1. Drinks.
  2. International flight to and from Uganda.
  3. visas if required.
  4. personal travel insurance.
  5. tips.
  6. laundry.
  7. optional activities.
  8. extras.
  9. personal items and everything not stated in the day by day program.

Notes

  1. Travelers are supposed to reach Entebbe on the tour starting day before 8am and leaving from the same airport at the end of the tour after 8pm. If these times can't be respected then 1 or 2 days should be calculated for the overnight in Kampala.
  2. Children under 12 years of age are not allowed to see chimpanzees.
  3. Kibale National Park offers small walks of 1 or 2 hours followed by creative activities.
  4. Prices for private safari. No extra passengers added.
  5. All prices are VAT included.
  6. Prices are in United States dollars (USD).

Booking Terms

  1. At the moment of booking a deposit of the 40% of the total amount is due.
  2. Bookings must be made at least 60 days before the date of departure.
  3. Steady Safaris Ltd reserves the right to don't accept bookings made less than 60 days prior the date of departure.
  4. Full payment has to be made not less than 30 days before the departing date of the tour.
  5. If the full amount is not paid in due time, Steady Safaris Ltd reserves the right to treat the booking as cancelled.
  6. Cancellations: 60 days prior to departure date of the tour, full refund of deposit; between 60 and 30 days, refund of 50% of deposit; less than 30 days, no refund.
  7. Chimpanzee permits are non-refundable.

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