Primates of Uganda


Primate Safari Africa 15 days
Primate Tour Africa 14 days
Primates Adventure Safari Uganda 14 days
Kibale , Queen and Bwindi 14 days
Primate Trek Uganda 11 days
Uganda Rwanda Primates 11 days
Primate Watch Uganda 11 days
Primate Adventure Tour 7 days
Chimps & big 4 safari 7 days
Rafting and wildlife safari 6 days
Primate Safari Uganda 5 days
Kibale Semliki Safari 5 days
Jinja and Murchison Falls Safari 5 days
Chimp Ngamba- Bwindi Gorilla 4 days
Ngamba Bwindi Tour 4 days
Ssese Islands Primate 3 days
Safari to Semliki Park 3 days
Lake Mburo Safari Uganda 3 days
Mount Elgon Tour Uganda 3 days
Ngamba Island Chimps 1 day

Primate safari

Watching the chimpanzees play and the baboons innocently staring you is amazing. And an impressive meeting with the gorillas will become an experience of a lifetime!

10 days
Day 1: Arrival
You will be welcomed by a representative of Access Africa Tours who will transfer you to your hotel in Entebbe. Depending on the time of arrival you can visit the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre for a first introduction with the extraordinary flora and fauna of Uganda.
Dinner and overnight at Tourist hotel or Serena Hotel

Day 2: Ngamba Island
A visit to the island of the chimpanzees! In the morning you will depart from Entebbe for a close encounter with our relatives. While Ngamba Island, you will be directed to the visitors centre to learn more about the chimps and their lifestyle. You will be able to view and photograph these fascinating apes in their natural environment from only a few metres away! In the afternoon you will take a boat ride back to Entebbe and return to your hotel.
Dinner and overnight at Boma guest house or Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel.

Day 3: Entebbe - Kibale National Park
After breakfast we will depart Entebbe and head west to Fort Portal. A lovely town that rests in the shadow of the Mountains of the Moon and is known for its tea plantations. From Fort Portal we will continue to Kibale National Park for a stay within the tropical forest. Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge Kibale or Mountains of the Moon hotel.

Day 4: Kibale National Park & Bigodi swamp
Kibale Forest is reputable of having the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa. Enjoy a guided nature walk in the tropical rainforest in search of the wild chimpanzee, red-tailed monkey, black-and-white colobus monkey and many others. After a hearty lunch we transfer to the Bigodi Swamp for another, totally different nature walk. The Bigodi Swamp Walk is an initiative of the local community and takes approximately two hours. The swamp is known for its rich diversity of birds and primates.
Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge Kibale or Mountains of the Moon Hotel.

Day 5: Kibale national park - Queen Elizabeth national park
In the morning we will visit the crater lakes area with some stunning views, before continuing to Queen Elizabeth National Park. It is a beautiful route via Kasese, with the Rwenzori Mountains on your right side and the green valley on the left. A game drive on our way to the accommodation in the middle of the national park gives us the chance to spot waterbucks, warthogs and other wildlife.
Dinner and overnight at Institute of Ecology Hostel or Mweya Safari Lodge.

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park
We search for lions, elephants, buffaloes and other wild animals in their natural habitat, before returning for lunch. In the afternoon we take on a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, a natural channel between Lake Edward and Lake George. Thanks to the elephants, buffaloes and hundreds of hippos, this cruise will definitely be one of the highlights of your safari.
Dinner and overnight at Institute of Ecology Hostel or Jacana Safari Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge.

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park - Bwindi
After an early breakfast leave for a thrilling experience in the Kyambura Wildlife Reserve. Driving through a grassland area, all of a sudden we come across an amazing gorge of a hundred meters deep, covered with tropical rainforest. You will hike into the gorge of the Kyambura River in search of the wild chimpanzees. Later we will leave Queen Elizabeth National Park and head towards Bwindi. The scenic route runs through a verdant countryside while you pass traditional homesteads and farms.
Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Bandas or Lake Kitandara Luxury Tented Camp

Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
This is the core of your primate safari. A meeting with these gentle giants of Bwindi!. Expect to walk a long distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorillas. But it will definitely be worthwhile as you observe them closely while they eat, play and rest. A unique and unforgettable experience! For conservation purposes, time spent with the gorillas is limited to one hour. The ranger guide always briefs you on how to behave with these giant apes.
Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Bandas or Lake Kitandara Luxury Tented Camp

Day 9: Bwindi - Kampala
After an early breakfast we start the rewarding journey back to Kampala. On our way we will pass Mpigi village, famous for the Royal Drums Makers and of course the Ugandan Equator, where you can take pictures and shop for a souvenir. With lunch on our way we will reach Kampala by the end of the day.
Dinner and overnight at Tourist hotel or Serena Hotel

Day 10: Departure      
Depending on the time of departure you might have some time to spend in Kampala for a city tour. Visit the interesting and historical sites, including the Kasubi Tombs, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, the Uganda Museum and of course the African Craft Village. Afterwards we will transfer you to the airport for your flight back home.