Kibale, Semuliki & Queen Elizabeth National Parks Safari - 5 Days

During this safari, you will visit Kibale National Park, Semuliki National Park, Bigodi Wetland, Amabereganyinamwiru cultural site in Fort portal & Queen Elizabeth National Park & participate in activities like; Chimpanzees tracking, Guided walk in nature, Hot springs experience, hill climbing, crater lakes & stalagmites viewing, game drives and Boat safari on Kazinga Channel.

Overview Kibale, Semuliki & Queen Elizabeth National Parks Safari

During this safari, you will visit Kibale National Park, Semuliki National Park, Bigodi Wetland, Amabereganyinamwiru cultural site in Fort portal & Queen Elizabeth National Park & participate in activities like; Chimpanzees tracking, Guided walk in nature, Hot springs experience, hill climbing, crater lakes & stalagmites viewing, game drives and Boat safari on Kazinga Channel.

Itinerary for 5-Days Kibale, Semuliki & Queen Elizabeth National Parks Safari

Day 1
To Kibale National Park with a stopover at Amabereganyinamwiru Cultural Site

On this day, you will have your breakfast at leisure and embark on a drive to Kibale National park with several stops along the way for beautiful scenery, landscape viewing among others before reaching Fort Portal town for your lunch.

After lunch, you will go for stalagmites, Crater lakes, birds viewing, Hill climbing among others at Amabereganyinamwiru cultural site in Fort Portal before checking in to Kibale Forest Camp for your relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

On arrival, you will check in to Kibale Forest Camp for relaxation, dinner & overnight stay. Your stay in Kibale Forest Camp for the next two nights will offer you a unique jungle experience. Get absorbed by forest smells and sounds, spot primates swinging through the trees and observe rare birds and beautiful butterflies fluttering around. The elegant tented camp is located in a patch of evergreen forest which borders the Magombe swamp and is a mere 10 min drive to where your chimp tracking will start.

Day 2
Chimpanzees Tracking & Visit to Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary

On this day, you will wake up early and have breakfast before moving to Kibale National Park for Chimpanzees Tracking experience where you will have the opportunity to follow an experienced guide into the forest to observe these fascinating creatures at a close range. Watching them interact with each other and go about their daily routine of grooming, playing and foraging is an incredible experience. While your chances of encountering chimpanzees are high during your tracking excursion, it is never 100% guaranteed. These are, after all, wild animals with wills and minds of their own!

In the afternoon after your lunch, you can choose whether you would like to go for Community walk or go deeper into the forest on a Swamp Walk in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary; home to 8 primate species, over 200 bird species, butterflies and various reptiles before transferring to Semuliki National Park for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay at Bumaga Camp Bandas.

Day 3
Guided Walk in Nature & Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After your morning breakfast, you will go for a guided walk in nature, landscape viewing and Hot Spring experience before transferring to Queen Elizabeth National Park situated in the shadows of Mt. Rwenzori with several stops along the way for relaxation, equator and landscape viewing before reaching the Park.

After your long journey, you will check in to Pumba Safari Cottages for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay. Pumba Safari Cottages is a great Lodge by Queen Elizabeth national park-located in a prime wildlife area. The lodge is located in Kyambura overlooking Queen Elizabeth National Park. With a view over a rich animal kingdom you might spot elephants coming to enjoy the waterhole.

Day 4
Game Drive & Boat Safari on Kazinga Channel

On this day, your safari breakfasts will be served before the day breaks so that you can start your morning game drive as the sun comes up. Sunrise is the best time for wildlife spotting as animals tend to be the most active during the “golden hours”, when the first rays of sunshine come to rest on the savannah. Elephants, buffalo and several species of antelope are some of the characters you may come across today, and if you’re lucky, you may even spot a lion or leopard.

You will return for lunch and later in the day when the sun is high in the sky and the animals make their way to the river for a drink, you will head to Kazinga Channel for an exciting boat safari. You will spot more hippos today than you can possibly imagine. Herds of elephants and buffalo will also be wandering down to the shoreline to bath in the cooling waters. It will be a wonderful experience.

After the boat safari, you will return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5
Departure

On this day, you will enjoy your last sunrise and breakfast in this beautiful corner of Uganda before your guide drive you across the beautiful sceneries back to Entebbe & drop you off at Entebbe International Airport 3 hours before your departure time. Please make sure your flight departure is after 4 pm at the very earliest. For flights departing before 4 pm you will need an extra night in Entebbe, which we can help arrange for you at an additional cost.

Alternative departure route (at an additional cost):
– Fly to Entebbe

Please note: Get in touch for a similar safari on mid-range or up-market basis.

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Inclusion in this Safari includes;

  • - Park fees (For non-residents)
  • - Chimp permits (One per person, non-resident)
  • - All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • - All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • - A professional driver/guide
  • - All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • - All Taxes/VAT
  • - Roundtrip airport transfer
  • - Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • - Drinking water (On all days)

Exclusion in this Safari includes;

  • - International flights (From/to home)
  • - Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • - Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • - Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • - Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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Who offers this safari?

– This tour is offered by Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda.
– This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on website.
– If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rate will likely change.
– If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
– The exact order, content and rate of this tour is subject to availability.

Price & Availability for this Safari;

Rates Per Person

Start dates
Solo1 room 2 people1 room 3 people2 rooms 4 people2 rooms 5 people3 rooms 6 people3 rooms
Feb 1, 2020 – Dec 31, 2023 $1,445 $995 $950 $880 $830 $775

Accommodation during this safari includes;

Kibale Forest Camp (Camping)

Just outside Kibale National Park.

You will get absorbed by forest smells and sounds, spot primates swinging through the trees and observe rare birds and beautiful butterflies fluttering around. The elegant tented camp is located in a patch of evergreen forest which borders the Magombe swamp and is a mere 10 min drive to where your chimp tracking will start.

Pumba Safari Cottages

Budget lodge located in or near Kyambura.

Pumba Safari Cottages is a great Lodge by Queen Elizabeth national park-located in a prime wildlife area. The lodge is located in Kyambura overlooking Queen Elizabeth National Park. With a view over a rich animal kingdom you might spot elephants coming to enjoy the waterhole.

Please note: Get in touch for a similar safari on mid-range or up-market accommodation basis.

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Kibale, Semuliki & Queen Elizabeth National Parks Safari
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