Uganda Safaris

5 DAY FORT PORTAL, KIBALE FOREST & QUEEN ELIZABETH BUDGET SAFARI

From $570 per person

Highlights:

  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel
  • Scenic Views
  • Equator crossing for photos
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    Day to Day Itinerary:

    Day 1: Drive to Fort Portal

    After breakfast, embark on a 5-6 hour journey that will take you to the beautiful town of Fort Portal. Enjoy the scenic roadside views as you make your way and upon arrival, enjoy lunch as you prepare for the afternoon crater lake drive.

    After your lunch, visit one of the exquisitely beautiful crater lakes in Fort Portal on a drive. Enjoy the views of the Rwenzori mountain ranges at a distance.

    Accommodation: Chimpanzee View Guesthouse(Midrange) or Travellers Inn(Budget) .

    Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest

    Arise at leisure and head into the Kibale forest with the ranger guide to track these fascinating primates. Once found, watch the chimpanzees at close proximity and observe as they go about their business in their natural habitats. You will also see numerous other ape species including the collubus monkey, baboons and red-tailed monkeys.

    Accommodation: Chimpanzee View Guesthouse(Midrange) or Travellers Inn(Budget)

    Meals: Breakfast

    Day 3:Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park for Game Drive

    Arise to a hearty breakfast, and thereafterembark on the 2 hourdrive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. After lunch, embark on a game drive through the mating grounds of the park. Expect to see antelopes, elephants, buffalo among others. With a little luck the big cats will be seen.

    Accommodation: Park View Lodge (Midrange) or UWA Lower Camp rooms (Budget)

    Meals: Breakfast

    Day 4:Morning Game Drive and Evening Boat Cruise

    Arise early and embark on a morning game drive through the savannah grasslands. Enjoy the scenic landscape as you look out for more elephants, buffalos and numerous other big mammals of Queen Elizabeth National Park.

    With a little luck you will also see carnivores like the hyena, leopard or lion which inhabit this area.

    After a brief rest and lunch proceed for a boat cruise that takes you along the lake channel. Expect to see crocodiles, hippopotamus and other aquatic wildlife on this cruise.

    Accommodation: Park View Lodge (Midrange) or UWA Lower Camp rooms (Budget)

    Meals: Breakfast

    Day 5:Drive back to Jinja via Kampala

    After breakfast, start your 8 -9 hour journey back to Jinja. Enjoy the scenic roadside of the Uganda countryside as you drive across the equator. You will arrive in Jinja in the late evening hours.

    Accommodation: No Accommodation planned on this day

    Meals: Breakfast

     

    Option of upgrading to midrange is available: