3 Days Semuliki Wildlife Safari

This safari will begin and finishes in Kampala Uganda’s capital and largest city. It’s a bout 6-7 hours drive up to Semuliki National Park. It’s located in Bwamba County, a remote part of Bundibugyo District near Fortpotal in Western Uganda. Semuliki is the only park in Uganda of mainly tropical flat forest, it has the most diverse habitats in Africa with wonderful examples of Riparian forest, gallery rain forest, and short and high grass savannas. The park is a home to eight species of primates such as chimpanzee, black and white colobus, blue monkey, elephant, buffaloes, leopards, lion, bushy baby which gives a chance to wildlife lovers, as well as the an usual western Uganda species. While hippos and crocodiles can be seen along Semliki River.

Day 1: Depart to Semuliki National Park:
You will be picked up from your Hotel by your Safari guide and depart by road for Semuliki National park. The drive will take approximately 6-7 hours, arriving in the afternoon. It will take you down to the Eastern side of Lake Albert. The journey will give you chance to see Ugandan homes, seasonal and permanent wet lands, tea plantations among other. Have the first stop over at fortportal for lunch at Hotel view rest comp/Travelers inn or its equivalent. After proceed to the park relax, while preparing for the night game drive. This is the only place in Uganda where you can do a spot lit night drive. You may came a cross several species of animals such as big cats, the white tailed mongoose and slender mongoose, standard night pennant, winged night jars, plus several species of birds depending on the time of the year. Overnight stay at
Luxury:Semuliki Safari Lodge
Mid range: Ntoroko/ Kanyankyu Ecological Site
Budget: Bumaga Cottage
Meal plan: Full board

Day 2: Chimp Trekking and Game Drive.
After a gorgeous morning breakfast, you will go down into the beautiful gallery rainforest to track wild chimpanzees our closest relatives. Other primates are also expected to be seen during the track such as black and white colobus, blue monkeys among others. Together with a guide who will help to give educative information not only to the chimps but also to other species that live in the forest. You may also have a chance of seeing a number of forest birds such as yellow throated tinker bird, and Frasier’s ant-thrush, blue-breasted King fisher among others. You will return to the lodge for lunch and have a chance to relax. In the late after noon you will go for a game drive, you expect to see elephants, buffalo, leopard, lions, antelopes, big cats among other. Drive slowly back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at
Luxury:Semuliki Safari Lodge
Mid range: Ntoroko/ Kanyankyu Ecological Site
Budget: Bumaga Cottage
Meal plan: Full board

Day 3: Return back to Kampala.
After your breakfast in the morning, you will be transferred back to Kampala either at the hotel or to the airport depending on the time of your flight, you will have lunch and shopping if needed.
End of 3 days safari to Semuliki National Park.
The tariff includes:
– Airport transfers
– Full board accommodation
– Ground transportation by 4×4 tourist Land Cruiser
– English speaking Driver/Guide
– Chimpanzee permits/ game drive fees
– Lunch en route
– Entrance fees, taxes
– Water on board
The tariff does not include:
– Air ticket
– Tourist insurance/ local health insurance
– Entrance visas: Uganda 50 USD directly from Entebbe International Airport
– Drinks and tip