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The 9 days Serengeti and Uganda Primate safari goes to the two East African countries of Tanzania (Serengeti) and Uganda. Serengeti is one of Africa’s finest safari destination extending to over 14,763km² of undulating plains and isolated rocky hills, the Serengeti is Tanzania’s oldest, largest and most famous national park. We shall do game drives at the park before flying to Uganda for the primate safari to Kibale forest for chimpanzees and Bwindi Impenetrable forest for gorilla tracking before we return to Entebbe for the exit flight.


  • • Park fees
  • • Gorilla and Chimpanzee tracking permits
  • • All activities
  • • All accommodation
  • • A professional driver/guide
  • • All transportation (Vehicle and Fuel)
  • • All Taxes
  • • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • • Meals
  • • Drinking water in the vehicle
  • • International flights(From/to home)
  • • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • • Tips

Tour Plan

Day 1- Arrive at Arusha and transfer to Serengeti National park

Today you arrive at Arusha or you be picked from your hotel and transfer to Serengeti National park. The guide will brief you and set off to the high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. After have an overnight at your lodge.

Main destination: Serengeti National Park


Day 2- Full day at Serengeti

Today after breakfast, leave the lodge with packed lunch and go on an exploration of the savannah landscape, crocodile-filled rivers, grassy plains, and baobab trees on a full-day tour to UNESCO-listed

Serengeti National Park. Watch for wildlife on morning and afternoon game drives with a picnic lunch in the park. Later return to lodge for an overnight.

Main destination: Serengeti National Park


Day 3- Transfer to Arusha and fly to Entebbe International Airport

Today after breakfast, you say good bye to the Serengeti and drive to Arusha for your exit flight to Uganda. The guide will drop you and fly to Entebbe International airport, where you will be met by the guide that will transfer you to hotel/lodge for the evening and relaxation before the adventure into the forests of Uganda for primates.

Main destination: Entebbe City


Day 4- Transfer to Kibale forest and do the Bigodi walk

After breakfast, the guide transfer you to Kibale Forest. It is an amazing journey with different landscapes, economic, activities and settlement pattern. You will enjoy the drive on a smooth road and arrive early afternoon. You will relax at the lodge have lunch and later visit the Bigodi wetland, a swamp managed by the community to conserve, have a walk and also visit the communities. You will after return and have dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Main Destination: Kibale Forest National park


Day 5- Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park

A primate lover would not spend time in Uganda minus visiting Kibale forest. The premier chimpanzee destination of Kibale, offers a day activity to spend just an hour in the presence of chimpanzees. Today, after breakfast, you shall join other groups at the Kanyanchu Visitors centre for briefing before you embark on the activity. You will enjoy the walk through the old forest and an hour in the presence of chimpanzees and after, you will drive for about an hour and a half to Queen Elizabeth National park for overnight.

Main Destination: Kibale Forest National park


Day 6- Chimpanzee tracking at Kyambura Gorge and transfer to Buhoma

The Kyambura gorge east of Queen Elizabeth National park, has the only habituated community of chimpanzees at the park. The gorge walk through the deep forested valley, with a ranger guide, to search for chimpanzees is one of the best experiences at the park. The gorge has a river that host hippos, and also host a variety of birds and other primates like the red tailed monkey, black and white colobus monkeys among others. We shall track the chimpanzees here and later after lunch at the lodge we shall drive further south to Bwindi Impenetrable national park.

Main Destination: Kibale Forest National park


Day 7- Gorilla tracking

Uganda’s single most important tourist hotspot is the 331sqk Bwindi forest that covers a rugged landscape of steep hills and valleys abutting the Congolese border south of Ishasha sector. The forest provides shelter to some of Africa’s diverse mammalian fauna that includes half population of mountain gorillas and the main activity here is gorilla tracking. Today we shall drive to the head offices of Bwindi Forest Park for orientation and briefing before we hit the trails for an amazing encounter with the mountain gorillas. The activity can last 3-8 hours depending on the location of gorillas. Upon return, have an overnight at the lodge.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National park


Day 8- Drive to Entebbe and do the covid-19 test

Today we wake up, have breakfast and drive to Entebbe crossing the equator. We shall have lunch along the way and arrive at the lodge/hotel in Entebbe for an overnight and covid-19 test.

Main Destination: Entebbe


Day 9- Exit Flight

Today, depending on your flight schedule you shall be dropped at the airport for your exit flight.

End of Tour.


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African Rock Safaris LTD is a Ugandan based tour operator company that specialises in independent and group travel packages to East Africa. Our team has a wealth of experience in dealing with East Africa, having sent a large number of travellers from around the world to the region over the years.


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