The trip is a showcase of the wildlife wonder of mid western Uganda. It starts from Mbarara, Kampala or any destination of your choice close to Queen Elizabeth national park. As you drive or make several stopovers for picture moments, you will enjoy the sceneries of the rift valley escarpment, the Rwenzori mountain ranges, the creator lakes area and the forests.

Take some time off to participate in the unique safari drives and boat cruises in Queen Elizabeth National parks to view wildlife in action. Queen Elizabeth National Park is the most preferred wildlife destination of Uganda. It is a hub for the big five and other small game, birds including the indigenous and migrant species during specific seasons. In Rwenzori, you will have an opportunity to trek to the foothills and take closer views of the snow capped mountains or the human settlements on these equatorial hills.

Relax in Kibale forest. You will spend time with the chimps as you witness their life in the natural habitat to compare how close they are to humans. The forest has one of the richest chimp habitat and population in the world. You will also visit the magombe swamp, a community sanctuary that boasts with over 200 bird species, primates, mammals and the plant life.

Details

Day 1: Pickup at Mbarara town and transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park for wildlife (BLD)

Day 2: Explore Queen Elizabeth looking for wildlife on a boat cruise and game drive (BLD)

Day 3: Transfer from Queen Elizabeth to Rwenzori Mountains foothills for treks, plants and small animals (BLD)

Day 4: Explore Rwenzori foothills and transfer to Kibale national park for primates (BLD)

Day 5: Chimp and other primates tracking in Kibale ational park then transfer to Kampala (BL)

 

Accommodations options of this trip

This trip can be matched with the following accommodations in the different categories

Budget/ community accommodation,

  • The Elephant center campsite – queen
  • Ruboni community camp – Rwenzori
  • The chimp nest – kibale

Mid-range accommodation

  • Marafiki safari lodge
  • The chimp nest

Luxury accommodation

  • Mweya safari lodge – queen
  • Equator snow lodge – Rwenzori
  • Primate lodge – Kibale

This is your trip and you can help make it better to suit your dreams and plans. We are open to suggestions and happy to give travel advice based on the ground status from our experienced staff and guides. Please feel free tailor this trip and get back to us. You can also suggest any other accommodation of your choice.

On booking, quote this code RFCT21

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