9-Day Lion’s Roar Expedition: Tree Climbing Lions and Chimpanzee Tour

9 Days

Trip Facts

  • Landcruiser, Minivans, Minibuses
  • 5-50
  • Fully Guided
  • All Seasons
  • Instant Booking
  • Hotels, Lodges
  • Moderate
  • 15-99 yrs
  • Private & Group


Embark on an unforgettable journey through Uganda’s diverse landscapes with our exclusive safari experience. This extraordinary adventure takes you deep into the heart of Uganda’s most iconic national parks, where you’ll encounter a rich tapestry of wildlife, stunning natural beauty, and immersive cultural experiences.

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Trip Highlights

  • Thrilling Sunset wildlife safari drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Unique Experiential lion tracking
  • Scenic views during the drive from Entebbe International Airport to Queen Elizabeth
  • Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest
  • Engaging Cultural immersion experience
  • Unforgettable Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest
  • Scenic boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel
  • Guided swamp walk at Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary
  • Picturesque views of Uganda's countryside


Arrive at Entebbe International Airport, where our representatives extend a warm welcome. Transfer to your accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala, allowing time to adjust and relax. Dinner at your own expense introduces you to Ugandan cuisines and culture.

After breakfast, journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park, celebrated for its rich biodiversity. En route, soak in picturesque vistas and the majesty of the Rwenzori Mountains. Upon arrival, a thrilling game drive unveils the park’s wonders , such as lions, elephants, buffalo, and more. Dinner and rest await at the lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Begin with an early game drive, maximizing wildlife sightings in the park’s golden hours. Return for breakfast before embarking on a boat safari along the Kazinga Channel, a haven for hippos and crocodiles and an array of bird species. Enjoy lunch at the lodge as you embark on another afternoon game drive which promises more encounters with Africa’s iconic creatures.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Journey to the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park known as Ishasha and Explore the Ishasha sector, famed for its tree-climbing lions. A morning game drive through the Ishasha plains offers glimpses of these unique predators lounging in the branches of fig trees. In the afternoon, embark on a continuation of your wildlife odyssey, with another game drive, offering opportunities to spot other wildlife such as elephants, antelopes, and more.  In the evening, Return to the lodge for dinner and relaxation amidst the park’s serenity.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, depart Queen Elizabeth National Park and Journey to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorilla population. Witness rural life and breathtaking landscapes en route providing insight into the local way of life. Upon arrival at Bwindi, check into your accommodation and enjoy lunch. After settling in, prepare for the awe-inspiring gorilla trekking experience that awaits. Dinner and rest replenish your spirit.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, fulfill a dream with gorilla trekking in Bwindi. After an early breakfast, head to the park headquarters for a briefing before venturing into the forest with experienced guides. Trek through the dense vegetation in search of a habituated gorilla family, a thrilling and rewarding experience that can take anywhere from 2 to 6 hours. Upon encountering the gorillas, you’ll have a magical hour to observe and photograph these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. The encounter is magical, leaving indelible memories of Uganda’s wildlife wonders. After the trek, return to the lodge for a well-deserved rest and celebratory dinner

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, depart Bwindi and Depart for Kibale Forest National Park, known as  the primate capital of East Africa. Upon arrival, check into your accommodation and enjoy lunch. In the afternoon, embark on a chimpanzee trekking adventure in the lush forest, tracking these intelligent primates as they swing through the trees. Along the way, you may also encounter other primates such as red colobus monkeys and black-and-white colobus monkeys. After the trek, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Start the day with a leisurely breakfast before heading to explore Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary on a guided walk, spotting rare birds and wildlife.  This community-owned reserve is home to a diverse array of bird species, including the rare shoebill stork, as well as other wildlife such as monkeys and otters. After the swamp walk, enjoy lunch at the lodge before embarking on a cultural experience with the local community. Visit nearby villages, interact with residents, and learn about their traditional customs and way of life. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge beckons amidst the warmth of Ugandan hospitality.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9 :

After breakfast, bid farewell to Uganda, enriched by its natural wonders and vibrant culture. Our representatives ensure a seamless transfer to Entebbe International Airport, in time for your departure flight, marking the end of your unforgettable Lion’s Roar Expedition. As you board your plane, take with you cherished memories of Uganda’s remarkable wildlife and natural beauty.



  • Tailored Accommodation (Budget, midrange, or luxury)
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Airport transfers
  • Transportation
  • Guided activities: Game drives, boat safaris
  • Gorilla and chimpanzee trekking permits
  • Bottled water
  • Professional tour guide
  • All park entrance fees and taxes


  • International airfare
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Additional meals and drinks not specified in the itinerary (available to purchase)
  • Optional activities (available to purchase)


Are there any physical fitness requirements for this expedition?

Participants should be prepared for some walking and hiking during gorilla and chimpanzee trekking activities. It’s advisable to be in moderate physical condition to fully enjoy the experience.

What kind of accommodations can I expect during the expedition?

Accommodations range from comfortable lodges to luxury, offering a blend of modern amenities and a close-to-nature experience.

Are there any age restrictions for gorilla and chimpanzee trekking?

The minimum age for gorilla trekking is 15 years old, while for chimpanzee trekking, it is usually 12 years old. This is to ensure the safety of both the participants and the primates.

What should I pack for the expedition?

It is recommended to pack comfortable clothing suitable for safari activities, including sturdy walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, and a camera for capturing the wildlife and scenery. Warm clothing is also essential for early morning game drives.

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