Itineraries

Great Apes Safaris Limited offers the following tour Itineraries:

3 Days and 2 Nights to Queen Elizabeth National Park
DAY ONE:
JINJA/KAMPALA -QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
At 6:00am, depart Jinja for the trip through Kampala and then transfer to the western part of the country via Kampala-Masaka road. En-route, we make a stopover at the Royal Drum makers in Mpigi at Mpanga Central Forest Reserve and then at the Equator for photos and souvenir shopping. Here, on the Equator, we stand in both hemispheres at once and thereafter proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park through Savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns arriving at Park in the evening through Katunguru gate. Dinner and overnight at Simba Safari Camp or any other alternative chosen
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3 Days and 2 Nights to Murchison Falls National Park
DAY ONE: JINJA/KAMPALA - MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Very early in the morning at 6:00 am depart from Jinja after breakfast for Murchison Falls National park.  En-route is Mabira Tropical Rainforest in the Lugazi town reaching Kampala the beautiful green undulating city at 8:00am and then we continue to Murchison Falls National Park via Luwero, Nakasongola and Masindi   towns.  En-route we make stopovers at Bombo Army Barracks, Ziwa Rhino sanctuary in Masindi and at Luwero Triangle.  Have lunch at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary restaurant and proceed with the journey to the park via Kichumbanyobo gate .Dinner and overnight at Red Chilli Rest Camp.
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3 Days and 2 Nights to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
DAY ONE: JINJA-BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST NATIONAL PARK.
At 6:00am after breakfast, leave Jinja for the trip through Kampala city and then connect to the southwestern part of the country via Kampala-Masaka road. En-route, we make a stopover at the Royal Drum makers in Mpigi at Mpanga Central Forest Reserve and then at the Equator for photos, and souvenir shopping. Here, on the Equator, we stand in both hemispheres at once and thereafter proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park through the savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns arriving at Park in the evening through first Ndego gate and finally make it to Buhoma park headquarters through Buhoma gate. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Bandas or Buhoma Community Rest Camp.
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3 Days Chimps Trekking - Kibale Forest National Park
DAY ONE:
JINJA/KAMPALA – KIBALE FOREST PARK
Early morning at 6:00am, depart for our trip from Jinja through Kampala connecting to the western part of the country through Kampala-Masaka road. En-route, we make a stopover at the Royal Drum makers in Mpigi at Mpanga Central Forest Reserve and the Equator for photos and souvenir shopping and thereafter proceed to Kibale Forest National Park through savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns arriving   Pass via Fort Portal (Kasese) arriving at the park in the evening. If time allows we will have another stop over at the Nakaima cultural tree in Mubende. Dinner and over Rwenzori view Guest House. Approximate driving time is 6 – 7 hours.
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9 Days’ Tour Itinerary to Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Lake Mburo National Parks
DAY ONE
-Very early in the morning at 6:00 am depart from Jinja after breakfast for Murchison Falls National park. On the en-route, the bridge that links Eastern Uganda to the rest of the country and the Mighty Nile River shall be the first impression of our tour. Expect to see the massive Nalubaale power dam at the Nile. If lucky, you will see the fishermen fishing on the Nile using local boats. As you cross the Nile, you will have a look at Nile Breweries in Njeru Town Council.
 
-On the way to our destinations, you will also see Mabira Tropical Rainforest, the roadside market at Najjembe and Namawojjolo and the Lugazi sugar Estate in the Lugazi Town Council.
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