9 Day Budget Primate Safari Uganda


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About 9-Day Budget Primate Safari in Uganda

Explore the diverse and captivating landscapes of Uganda with Penny Africa Safaris.

Your adventure begins with a warm welcome at Entebbe Airport, where our experienced guide will escort you to the charming Gorilla Neighbour Guest House. The following days are filled with thrilling experiences, from the mesmerizing Queen Elizabeth National Park, where you’ll encounter Uganda’s iconic wildlife, to a captivating chimpanzee trek and the unforgettable highlight of gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Your journey concludes with a visit to the picturesque Lake Mburo National Park, where you’ll encounter diverse wildlife before returning to Entebbe for your departure.

Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!


Pricing Table

Number of Guests Price Accommodations
1 $5,654 Single
2 $4,036 Double
3 $3,581 Double/Single

Included / Excluded

To help you plan your trip, we have put together a list of what’s included and what’s not included in your tour package. This will give you a clear understanding of what to expect and help you make any necessary arrangements before your journey begins.

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Day By Day Itinerary

Arrival at Entebbe airport where you will be welcomed by a penny Africa safari guide from our company and transferred to your accommodation in Entebbe.

Stay: Gorilla Neighbour Guest House BB

After breakfast, we shall calmly transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park as we pass the crater lakes areas and cross the equator, beautiful land scape with small lakes and rolling hills.

Stay: Songbird Rest Camp BB

The day begins early when we start with a morning game drive and head to the mating grounds of the Uganda Kobs. We search for the lions, elephants, buffalos, and many other wildlife species in their natural habitat before returning for lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon, we shall proceed for a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel where you will view many water animals as well as birds.

Stay: Songbird Rest Camp BB

In the morning you will be hiking off the beaten track, through the jungle in search of chimpanzees. Once you find them, it will be a fascinating experience as you watch them play, feed and swing through the trees, which is highly entertaining.

Stay: Songbird Rest Camp BB

We have a morning game drive in the program, during which you will have chance to view the tree-climbing lions and many other species.

Later in the evening, you will arrive at the park and check in as you enjoy the traditional home steads of the local people in Bwindi.

Stay: Ruhija rest camp BB

This is the highlight of the safari, have briefing early enough and after proceed to the park to search for the mountain gorillas. Expect to walk a long distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead. But it will definitely be worthwhile as
you observe them closely while they eat, play and rest. A unique and unforgettable

Stay: Byoona Amagara BB

After breakfast we drive 4-5 hours to Lake Mburo National Park. The park has a variety of animals such as leopard, zebra, impala, buffalo and over 300 species of birds, many of which can be seen on the afternoon game drive. Horseback safaris and boat trips on the lake are also available.

Stay: Leopard Rest Camp BB

You can take an optional walking safari to get closer to the animals and it is the best way to watch birds. Afterwards we drive back to Entebbe.

Stay: Gorilla Neighbour Guest House

Begin your journey by venturing into the heart of the Mabamba Wetland, a sprawling
ecosystem teeming with life and natural beauty.

Accompanied by experienced local guides, you’ll navigate through the tranquil waters, surrounded by towering papyrus reeds and lush vegetation. As you glide silently along the waterways, keep your eyes peeled for signs of the elusive Shoebill Bird.

At the day’s end, you’ll be dropped off at the airport in time for your scheduled flight and hope we have whetted your appetite for more African safari adventures.

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FAQs About Primate Tours

The best time to embark on this safari is during Uganda’s dry seasons, which typically fall from December to February and June to September. These months offer optimal wildlife viewing opportunities and comfortable weather conditions.

Gorilla trekking can be physically challenging as it involves hiking in steep and muddy terrain. However, our experienced guides will accommodate your pace, making it an accessible adventure for most fitness levels.

In Queen Elizabeth National Park, you’ll have the chance to encounter a variety of wildlife, including lions, elephants, buffalos, Uganda Kobs, and numerous bird species. The boat cruise on Kazinga Channel also offers an opportunity to observe water animals and birds.

Absolutely! We offer customizable options to tailor this safari to your preferences. Whether you want to add extra activities or explore other destinations, we can create a personalized itinerary to meet your desires.

Throughout your safari, you’ll stay in comfortable and well-appointed accommodations, such as Songa Bird Rest Camp, Ruhija Rest Camp, and Leopard Rest Camp. These lodges offer a blend of comfort and immersion in Uganda’s natural beauty, providing a memorable experience during your journey.

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