5 days of Chimps & Queen Elizabeth
Day 1: Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast, you will depart for Kibale Forest National Park along the way you shall pass several tea plantations; having lunch at accomodation. Kibale Forest is a large protected block of rainforest, which has about 13species of primates, such as Chimpanzees, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Red Tailed monkey and Red Colobus.
Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking
Today you will go for Chimp tracking and enjoy a wonderful forest experience of trekking. In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity for a guided walk through Bigodi Swamp. Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is managed by the Kibale Association for Rural and Environmental organization formed in 1992 with the aim of achieving social and economic development for local communities. This swamp is a home to approximately 137 bird species and it’s also rich in vegetation, such as wild palms, polita figs and the dominant papyrus.
Day 3: Queen Elizabeth N.P
After breakfast you will drive to Queen Elizabeth National park. You will cross the equator as well as have a chance to do an evening game drive game in the park.
Day 4: Game Drive, Launch Cruise
Today you will have an Early Morning Game Drive, and an afternoon boat ride on Kazinga Channel. Queen Elizabeth boasts one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any game park or reserve in the world, from the open Savannah to Rain Forest, dense Papyrus Swamps and Crater Lakes to the vastness of Lake Edward. Set against the backdrop of the jagged Rwenzori Moutains, the park’s magnificent vistas include dozens of craters carved dramatically into rolling green hills, panoramic views of the Kazinga channel with its banks lined with hippos, buffalos and elephants.
After breakfast we drive back to Kampala. We will have a lunch at the equator.