5 Days Luxury Uganda Tour (Chimp Trekking & Lion Tracking) 2024

5 Days Luxury Uganda Tour for exclusive wildlife adventure, lion tracking, and chimpanzee tracking in Queen Elizabeth National Park. This 5 Days Luxury Uganda Tour is a comprehensive Luxury Uganda Wildlife Tour that offers iconic Lion Tracking Experience and Wildlife in Queen Eliazabeth. It takes you for Chimpanzee tracking tour experience in Kyambura Gorge reserve, and Adventure the Sempaya Hot Springs in Semuliki National Park. The 5 Days Luxury Uganda Tour is an Exploration of Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kyambura Gorge, and Semuliki National Park.

5 Days Luxury Uganda Tour Highlights

Detailed 5 Days Uganda Tour, Uganda Wildlife Safari, Uganda Birding Safari

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

The journey will start off from Kampala and head to Queen Elizabeth national park; located on the foothills of Mountain Rwenzori in Kasese using the Masaka-Mbarara road. Stopover at Mpambire drum makers and the equator for photograph moments. You will learn some interesting facts at these places that spice up the whole experience!

Go on to Queen Elizabeth; check in at Mweya Safari Lodge/Mweya Hostel/Simba Safari Lodge. After checking your intake some time off to relax, you can either do an evening game drive in the Mweya Peninsular. You will be able to spot buffaloes, warthogs, antelopes, and elephants or you can visit Lake Katwe town with its attractive display of crater lakes. Check out salt mining. Return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay!

Recommended Accommodation facilities:

  • Ihamba Safari Lodge
  • Mweya Safari Lodge
  • Kingfisher lodge
  • Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise Uganda Wildlife, Birding safari

Wake up early, take breakfast then start with a game view of Kasenyi plains. You are likely to see black and white colobus monkeys, bushbuck, Uganda Kob, topi, Defassa waterbuck, and Cape buffaloes. A collection of birds like Cassin’s grey flycatcher, broad-billed roller, and black bee-eater along the banks of Lake Edward.

Return to the lodge for lunch; then in the afternoon go for a launch cruise on the Kazinga channel that normally lasts 2hrs along with Lake George-Lake Edward, come eye-eye with gaping hippos, crocodiles, and leopards though infrequent you stand high chances!

Ornithologists should look out for over 550 resident species like flamingos, red chest, papyrus Gonolek, pink-backed pelicans, malachite kingfishers, yellow crown, pink-backed pelicans, water thick-knee, yellow-billed stork, shoebill stock. Don’t forget your camera, you need to capture these moments!

Recommended Accommodation facilities:

  • Ihamba Safari Lodge
  • Mweya Safari Lodge
  • Kingfisher lodge
  • Meal Plan: full board

Day 3: Chimpanzee Trekking at Kyambura Gorge and Transfer to Semiliki

The day will start with morning breakfast before proceeding with chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge at exactly 8:00 am. Did you know that chimps are our closest relatives? Well, worry not; you will easily spot the similarities we share with chimps.

Check out more primates mainly Black and white Colobus monkeys, and L’Hoest monkeys among others. In the afternoon transfer to Semliki National Park which is just 4 hour drive.

This Park is located at the western border of Uganda and the Congo Republic next to Lake Albert and covers the eastern part of the Ituri forest joining Uganda and the Congo River separated by the Semliki River. Semliki is an ornithologist’s haven having about 400 bird species mostly forest birds; this is a good spot for bird lovers!

Recommended Accommodation facilities:

  • Nyati game lodge
  • Semuliki safari lodge
  • Hotel Vanilla
  • Semiliki UWA Bandas
  • Meal plan: full board

Day 4: Sempaya Hot Springs

Begin with the most eye-catching item in Semliki, the Sempaya hot springs. These natural springs have a geyser shooting up from an 8m-wide hole at a hot temperature.  It’s the largest of its kind in the country.

Along the same trail, you can recognize quite a number of bird species like blue–breasted kingfisher and Frasier’s ant-thrush and primates like the grey-checked mangabey and red-tailed monkey.

Continue to Mungilo waterfall and see more attractive birds especially if you are a birder. Late afternoon, you will head for a boat trip on Lake Albert, an exceptional lake in its own right. Check out the water animals and return to your lodge for dinner and accommodation!

Recommended Accommodation facilities:

  • Nyati game lodge
  • Semuliki safari lodge
  • Hotel Vanilla
  • Semiliki UWA Bandas
  • Meal plan: full board

Day 5: Transfer Back to Kampala

Enjoy breakfast at leisure and head off to Kampala not forgetting to stop over in Fort Portal for lunch. This marks the end of this trip.

  • Meal plan: breakfast lunch

End of the 5 Days Luxury Uganda Tour

5 Days Uganda Luxury Tour Inclusions

Safari includes:

  • Transportation in a tour van/Land cruiser
  • Service of an English -speaking tour guide/driver
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Park admissions
  • Accommodation on full board
  • Entrance fees to all destinations as per the program
  • Transfer to and from the airport

Safari exclusions

  • All activities not mentioned in the program
  • Phone calls bills
  • Tips
  • International transfers
  • Gratitude to tour guides
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal effects of any nature
  • Hotel fees before and after the safari
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