5-day Low Budget Safari expedition to Kibale and Queen Elizabeth National Park.

5 Days | 4 Nights

Safari Overview

Embark on an extraordinary 5-day safari through Kibale and Queen Elizabeth National Parks, where the captivating world of chimpanzees awaits. Immerse yourself in the tropical rainforest of Kibale, home to not only chimpanzees but also vervet monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, and olive baboons. Marvel at the breathtaking scenery that surrounds you. In Queen Elizabeth National Park, be enthralled by thrilling game drives, encountering a myriad of mammal species and dazzling birdlife. Experience the awe-inspiring boat cruise along the picturesque Kazinga channel, where Lake Edward and Lake George intersect, offering incredible sightings of wildlife. Prepare for a journey filled with close encounters, stunning landscapes, and unforgettable memories with these incredible primates.

Day to Day itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive early in Entebbe, swiftly collect belongings, and embark on a delightful journey to the magnificent Kibale National Park. Drive Time:Approx.: 6-7 hours

Your thrilling 5-day adventure begins with a comprehensive briefing from your knowledgeable safari guide, right at the comfort of your place of residence. Once equipped with all the essential information, you’ll set off on a scenic journey towards the renowned Kibale National Park, an absolute gem among African safari destinations, particularly famous for its captivating chimpanzee tracking experiences.

As the day unfolds, you’ll reach the park during the afternoon, making a delightful stop in Fort Portal town for a delectable en-route lunch. Enveloped by the stunning landscape, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the mesmerizing crater lakes that adorn the park’s surroundings. In addition, a visit to the captivating Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru caves promises to add a touch of mystique to your adventure.

With each moment passing, you’ll continue your expedition towards the welcoming embrace of your lodge nestled within the enchanting Kibale National Park.


Lodge/Hotel: Isunga Lodge   Budget Level
Meal plan: Half Board (HB)
Day 2  : Experience the thrill of Chimpanzee Trekking and in the afternoon immerse yourself in the beauty of the Bigodi Wetland tour.

Embark on the captivating 5 Days Kibale and Queen Elizabeth National Park safari. After breakfast, meet your guide and enter the rainforest for chimpanzee tracking, spending 2-5 hours searching for these incredible creatures. Capture photos and observe their behavior for an hour. Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst nature. In the afternoon, embark on a 2–3-hour nature walks at Bigodi swamp, immersing yourself in its enchanting beauty. Return to the lodge for refreshments before spending a tranquil evening. Delight in a delicious dinner and unwind in comfortable accommodations. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure, filled with wildlife encounters and captivating excursions.


Lodge/Hotel: Isunga Lodge   Budget Level
Meal plan: Full Board (FB)
Day 3 : Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP, engage in a nature walk. Drive Time: Approx: 2-3 hrs.

Start your day with a nourishing breakfast, and let the adventure unfold as you set off on a picturesque transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Accompanied by a ranger guide in Queen Elizabeth NP, step into a realm of awe-inspiring biodiversity as you traverse lush forests teeming with exotic wildlife. Immerse yourself in the symphony of nature’s melodies while sighting majestic elephants, graceful antelopes, and vibrant birdlife. Your journey culminates at the breathtaking Kyambura Gorge, where chimpanzees frolic in their natural habitat. Unearth the park’s treasures on this unforgettable expedition. As the day winds down, return to your lodge for a peaceful evening of relaxation, followed by a mouthwatering dinner and a restful overnight stay.


Lodge/Hotel: Irungu Forest Lodge Budget Level
Meal plan: Full Board (FB)
Day 4:  : Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Boat cruise along kazinga channel.

Embark on an exhilarating morning adventure with an early breakfast, venturing out for a game drive at Kasenyi area. Discover an array of magnificent wildlife species, from African Elephants to Rothschild’s Giraffes, Cape Buffaloes, leopards, and more. After the game drive, retreat to the lodge for a relaxing lunch, recharging your energy. Then, immerse yourself in the enchanting experience of a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel. Witness the breathtaking intersection of Lake Edward and Lake George, marveling at the diverse wildlife and vibrant birdlife that surrounds you. As the day concludes, indulge in a delectable dinner at the lodge, sharing stories of your awe-inspiring encounters. Enjoy a peaceful overnight stay, rejuvenating your spirit for the adventures ahead.


Lodge/Hotel: Irungu Forest Lodge Budget Level
Meal plan: Full Board (FB)
Day 5 : Depart Queen Elizabeth via Ishasha Sector for tree climbing lions to Entebbe to catch your departure flight. Drive Time: Approx: 7-8 hrs.

Embarking on your homeward journey from the tranquil breakfast setting, set out on an adventurous road trip leading you back to the vibrant city of Kampala. En route Ishasha for tree climbing lions, a thrilling experience that will leave you with lasting memories. Another stopover will be in the charming town of Mbarara for a delightful lunch. The experienced safari guide will gracefully transport you to your desired destination, ensuring a seamless and memorable travel experience.


Lodge/Hotel: (Only provided on Demand at an extra cost).
Meal plan: Half Board (HB)

Safari Pricing

1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax
USD 2,122 USD 1,299 USD 1,114 USD 978 USD 946 USD 867

Tour Inclusions

 All meals and accommodations as per the itinerary.
 Applicable Park entry fees USD/ activity fees.
 All ground transportation in a comfortable safari vehicle.
 Services of a full-time English-speaking guide/driver.
 Bottled water while on a safari.
 Chimp trekking Kibale permits (USD 200) per person.
 All airport/hotel pick-ups and drop off.
 All activities as stipulated in the itinerary.

Tour Exclusions

 Activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
 Phone calls and bar bills.
 Airfare.
 Personal/travel insurance.
 Driver guides gratuity.
 Entry Visa to Uganda (Apply Here)

 All activities stated as “OPTIONAL”
 All kinds of drinks except water.
 All other Services of a personal nature.

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