Welcome to Phil of Africa Travel Agency, where we specialize in creating unforgettable experiences for our clients in Africa. Our 5-day Exclusive Primate Encounter Safari is a perfect opportunity to get up close and personal with some of Uganda’s most incredible primates, while also experiencing the natural beauty and culture of the country.
Day 1-Arrival Upon Arrival at Entebbe International Airport, You will be met by our representative, briefed, and taken to the hotel for your well-deserved rest at Protea Hotel (C) Le Bougainviller Hotel (M)
Day 2- – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park After an early breakfast, leave Kampala heading southwards to the home of the gorilla’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a stopover at the Equator as you proceed to Mbarara town for lunch. Along the way the sight of the acacia savanna as well as long-horned cattle being grazed are common, this is a characteristic breed of this region as you move further south in the Kigezi region the scenery will automatically change it will be more hilly and the terraced kind of farming differentiates this area. Your 8 hours journey will end at your lodge in Bwindi for your well-deserved rest and dinner at Buhoma Lodge (C) Bakiga Lodge /Gorilla Valley Lodge (FB)
Day 3- Gorilla tracking experience After breakfast and a briefing from Uganda Wildlife Authority officials, you will set off for the gorilla tracking experience. The activity will begin at 8 am depending on the gorilla group assigned and it may take like 6- 8 hours depending on the location of the gorillas as they migrate looking for food. Armed with your packed lunch and water, you are expected to have dressed appropriately and a walking stick provided by the rangers, in case you need a porter to help with the language and help in steep areas you can hire one at a reasonable fee. The gorilla viewing will last an hour, watch them eat, bond, and nest which will be an indeed rewarding encounter. Drive to Lake Bunyonyi for the night this is a 3 hours drive to one of the iconic features of the region. At the end of your Gorilla Safari Lake Bunyonyi is the perfect place to relax and chill out, swimming, canoeing in a dugout canoe, boating, Island hopping, hiking, biking, birding, nature walks, village visits, and interactive cultural visits. Dinner and overnight at Birds nest hotel (C), Arcadia Cottages (M), or Bunyonyi Overland (B) Full board
Day 4: Bunyonyi-Mburo After breakfast, explore the place of many birds, with your camera in hand take a boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi, go birding, swim in the Bilharzia and crocodile-free lake, visit the Bwama and Bushara islands which have a history to be told. It is the beauty of this hidden African Jewel, Lake Bunyonyi. The panoramic view that will stay with you, from its 29 Islands, the Mountains, and Virunga Volcanoes at a glance, in the midmorning, embark on a journey to the park in the savanna Mburo National Park, a small game national park found in the Ankole. an evening game drive in search of the beautiful impalas, elands, topi, and many antelopes, buffaloes, and zebras arrive in the evening as you go for your deserved rest Dinner and overnight at Lake Mburo safari lodge (C ) Arcadia lodge (M) Mpogo Lodge Full Board
Day 5- Lake Mburo – Entebbe After breakfast, the last game drive (optional: nature walk) and lunch. Then drive to Entebbe for your flight out from Entebbe International Airport. Half Board