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8 days ape and mammal safari Uganda

Introduction: This 8 days  mid range safari takes you to Kibale national park, the best place in Africa to trek chimpanzees a home to the chimpanzees, the continue to Bwindi impenetrable national park a home to the mountain gorillas, wrap the adventure with game viewing at Lake Mburo national park to see the zebras, impala. giraffe. the accommodation in this safari itinerary. is mixed. with block rooms, permanent budget camping canvas tents, the bathrooms and toilets are also to be shared. Overall accommodation is good and fits your budget plan. Any upgrade from mid-range to luxury, Kindly inform xavier  safaris during the booking time before you booking this 12 days safari.

TYPE OF SAFARI: mid range safari  Uganda

Type of accommodation: permanent camping Tents, block rooms or cabins

Safari duration:  12 days

Country to visit : Uganda

Minimum Number of Guests : 1 guest

 Maximum number  of  Guests : 18 guests

Type of Accommodation : mid range – sharing.

Safari price per person below:

(1): Solo, single Traveler pays: US $:3,380

(2):  2 travelers to 18 travelers each person pays: US $:2,790

(3) Single supplement person pays: US$ 360.

what is  single supplement?.

A single supplement is an additional sum of money that a hotel charges for one person to stay in a room meant for two people traveling together in a group. This excludes a solo traveler.

Solo/ Single Traveler:

: is one person booking the safari, traveling alone with out sharing with anyone else. If you are a solo traveler you can book this safari privately and depart at your desired departing date.

Payment terms and condition:

(1)65% booking wire deposit after receiving  the safari invoice.

(2)35% will reflect on the invoice when to be wired.

(3) your safari will be confirmed and reserved after Xavier safari receiving a deposit wire as per invoice issued and 65% of wire invoice payment shall indicate you have Partly paid and booked a safari with Xavier safari and accommodation and activities will be reserved and booked.


  1. All activities metioned in the itinerary

  2. meals as metioned per day in the itinerary

  3.  lake Bunyonyi Boat cruise

  4. Vehicle game drive as per itinerary

  5. All park entry fees

  6. Budget Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary

  7. Airport transfers

  8. One Gorilla permit per person($700included)

  9. One Chimpanzee trekking permit($250 included) per person at Kibale National Park

  10. Swamp walk.

  11. Vehicle fuel.

  12. Full Time English speaking Safari guide/Driver

  13. Safari Van full time 4WD

  14. Equator tour experience


  1. Extra activities not mentioned in the itinerary

  2. Extra meals not metioned  in the itinerary

  3. Balloon safari

  4. Night Game drives.

  5. inbound flight flight to Uganda

  6. wines, beers, sodas and freshly blended juices.

  7. Covid 19 PCR testing( before flight departure)

  8. Inbound and Out bond flights

  9. Visa to Uganda

  10. yellow fever vaccination

  11. Typhoid vaccination

  12. Binoculars

  13. Photo graphic cameras

  14. Insect repellants

  15. Tips and gratitudes

  16. Travel Insurance

  17. personal medical insurance

  18. Personal Souvenir/craft shopping


Note: international flights;

                (1)Inbound flight to : Entebbe International Airport Uganda.

               (2): Outbound flight from : Entebbe International Airport Uganda.

COVID 19 RULE: Every Passenger must come with a NEGATIVE PCR COVID 19 test done within 72 hours before arrival into Entebbe International Airport Uganda. All Airlines are  instructed not to board any passenger coming to Uganda, without a negative PCR COVID19 test result certificate.

Safari Highlights;

(1) Equator Tour

(2) Kampala city tour

(3) Lake Mburo National park

(4)Lake Bunyonyi

(5)Bwindi Impenetrable national park

(6) Queen Elizabeth national park

(7) Kibale national park

(8) Murchison falls national park

(9)Ziwa Rhino sanctuary


Day 1: Arrival to Entebbe Airport

 welcome to Uganda the pearl of Africa  upon your arrival to entebbe international airport, your driver/guide will be at  the arrival exit section to pick you up and drive you directly to the guest house in in Entebbe. Depending on the hour of your arrival, you may be able to explore the sites in and around Entebbe (though any fees are at your own expense).

AccommodationBoma guest house

Meals: Dinner.

Drinks: Bottled drinking water included

Activity: Airport pick up.

Entebbe-Airport-arrival-and-departure-Uganda.  Boma-swimming-pool-with-back-ground-of-Boma-resturant-Entebbe-Uganda.

Day 2: Transfer to Kibale national park

Early in the morning after breakfast, leave Boma guest house and head to Kibale National Park. as you approach fort portal on a clear day you will be able to see the ranges of Rwenzori mountains and then continue to Kibale National Park. This forest is 1100 -1600 m above sea level and it contains both montane and lowland forests with 13 primate species including the chimpanzees and monkeys including the red colobus monkeys as well as the rare L’Hoest’s monkeys, over 250 tree species, 325 bird species, 13 primate species, 60 mammal species. On your arrival at the park, you will have lunch at the lodge,  after lunch you will go for bigodi community and swamp walk for 3 hours

AccommodationKibare forest camp

Meals: Dinner.

Drinks: Bottled drinking water included

Activity: Bigodi swamp walk.

Tourists-at-Bigodi-Swamp-walk-Uganda.  grey cheeked mangabey-bigodi-swamp-Uganda.

Day3: chimpanzee tracking

After your morning breakfast, your driver will take you to the park information Centre where you will be briefed together with other guests about what to do and not to do while trekking chimpanzees. Thereafter you will set out to look for the chimpanzees in the forest and experience unforgettable. Trekking might take 2 to 6 hours of which it is based on the location of chimpanzees. In the process of seeing chimpanzees you will be able to see also different birds, monkeys like the black and white colobus, grey cheeked Mangabey, golden monkeys among others, and various trees species as you walk through the forest. Later after this amazing time with the chimpanzees, you will have lunch after lunch, your guide will drive you to Bwindi impenetrable national park with a boat detour via Lake bunyonyi  .

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla lodge

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Drinks: Bottled drinking water included

Activity: Chimpanzee trekking.

Rushaga gorilla lodge Bwindi Uganda  A family-of-chimpanzees kibale-National-Park-Uganda.

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking

Today is the big day for gorilla trekking, meet Uganda’s gentle giants! For most people this is the absolute highlight of their tour in Uganda. The gorillas you will track belong to one of nine habituated family groups who can tolerate the presence of humans for a brief period every day. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest boasts mountain gorillas and Duikers. It also hosts five other species of primate, 113 species of mammal, over 200 butterflies and 360 birds.

 Your guide will point out signs of previous gorilla activity, including dung, nests and chewed bamboo shoots. Your track will be an exciting journey along forested slopes, entwined vines, bushes and bamboo before you eventually reach the gorilla family. The time taken to track the gorillas can be as few as 2 hours to as many as 7 hours. Once you come face to face with the  gorillas your group will be allowed a maximum of one hour with them. it  is truly humbling and emotional experience. This is a fantastic and privileged opportunity to get up close and personal with Uganda’s very own ‘Gorillas in the Mist’.

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla lodge

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Drinks: Bottled drinking water included

Activity: Gorilla trekking.

A-family-of-gorillas-bwindi-Forest-Uganda.     A-silver-back-gorilla-and-a-black-back-gorilla-Bwindi-impenetrable-national-park. Uganda  

Day 5:Transfer to Lake Mburo national park

This morning have breakfast and check out of rushaga gorilla lodge, your driver guide will transfer you to Lake Mburo national park hosting over 350 bird species as well as  mammals like; zebras, impalas, elands, buffalos, oribi, giraffe, hippopotamus, Defassa waterbuck, leopard, hippo, hyena, topi and reedbuck. On arrival to the park check in to the lodge for lunch. Later you will go for a game drive

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock lodge-Hornbill House

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Drinks: Bottled drinking water included

Activity: Game drive.

Male impala Lake Mburo National park Uganda  A dazzle of zebras Lake Mburo national park Uganda

Day 6 : Lake Mburo National park

waking up to the melody of the calling birds, freshen up and go for breakfast. After breakfast your driver guide will introduce you to the park ranger who will brief you and later take you for a morning bush walk to look for animals like zebras, impalas, giraffe, warthog and topi. after morning walk return to the lodge for hot breakfast. In the afternoon your driver guide will take you for another game drive.

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock lodge-Hornbill House

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Drinks: Bottled drinking water included

Activity:  Morning nature walk and afternoon Game drive.

Nature walk Lake Mburo national park Uganda  Male water bucks Lake Mburo Nationational park Uganda

Day 7: Equator tour/ Entebbe

After an late breakfast, your driver guide will drive you to Entebbe with a short stop tour at the equator for lunch and equator tour. after the equator tour continue to Entebbe

Accommodation: Boma guest house-Hornbill House

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Drinks: Bottled drinking water included

Activity: Equator tour.

A group-of-tourists Equator Uganda.  Kisoro-terrace-fields-Uganda.

Day 8: Flight back tome.

Today depending on the check-in time of  your out bound flight you will wake up and have breakfast and relax at the guest house, your drive guide will be at the guest house to pick you up and take you to Entebbe international airport i-time for your flight back home

Accommodation: flight back home

Meals: Breakfast.

Drinks: Bottled drinking water included

Activity: airport transfer.


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