GORILLA AND CHIMPANZEE  SAFARI

 Bwindi Impenetrable N.P & kibale Forest N.P

From $1,800

Gorilla & Chimpanzee Safari for 5 Days

Tour Overview

5-day gorilla and chimp trekking safari to Kibale Forest and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. This journey is very scenic as you have an opportunity to see the rolling hills and valleys as you travel, start your trek in the Kibale Forest with chances of seeing other 11 primates in the forest

There are different types of apes among them are gorillas and chimpanzees, which are found in Africa, specifically in Uganda. They are considered to be some of the most intelligent animals on earth with a lot of human qualities. Watching them at work is a marvel, here is our 5 Days Gorillas & Chimpanzees Uganda in detail.

Uganda Primates safari that includes chimpanzee tracking, Gorilla trekking, and other attractions. This safari starts and ends in Entebbe. We begin with Kibale Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking after transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for gorilla trekking and lastly return to Kampala or Entebbe Airport.

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Tracking Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Forest
  • Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest
  • Bigodi Swamp Community Walk

Trip Inclusions

  • Safari Vehicle Transportation
  • An expert English-speaking driver/guide
  • All Accommodation and meals
  • One gorilla permit per person
  • All park entrance fees
  • Activities as specified in the itinerary
  • one Chimpanzee permit per person

Excludes

  • International flights
  • Visas and personal travel insurance
  • All drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1

chimp tracking in kibale Forest - chimpanzees in nyungwe

Arrival and later transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Early in the morning we will pick you up from the hotel or any other location of your choice and leave for Kibale Forest. Kibale National Park is located in western Uganda, 22km southeast of Fort Portal town. It can be reached either from the north, via Mubende and Fort Portal, or the south through Mbarara and Kamwenge. You will arrive in the afternoon; we will help you check into your hotel or a campsite where you will be spending the night.


Day 2

chimpanzees trek in Uganda-kibale forest national park

Track Chimpanzees in Kibale Forest Park

The day will begin very early with breakfast at your accommodation. After this, you will start a four-hour chimp walk during which you may also meet other different primates. This park is known for attracting different species of butterflies and birds. A chimps’ Nest is every bird watcher’s paradise; effectively all 350 bird species of Kibale Forest and the bordering Bigodi Swamps can be witnessed on the on sight. In the afternoon, you can choose to rest or walk through Bigodi Swamp to witness the communities’ cultures.


Day 3

gorillas of Uganda

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast at your accommodation, you will then advance to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You can enjoy the scenery through Queen Elizabeth National Park, towards the southern sector of the park. This is called Ishasha and is famous for the tree-climbing lions. On request, you will be able to stop and view some animals and for lunch at a place of your choosing.

In the afternoon you will continue the journey to Rukungiri where you will observe the purest Western Uganda Culture, farms, and Beautiful hills before reaching Bwindi later that evening. You will check in to the accommodation of your choice where you will have dinner and spend a night.

Day 4

Gorilla Tracking Tours in Uganda and Rwanda with gorilla permits included

Gorilla Trekking

This is the long-awaited trekking day. Get up for an early breakfast, with a packed lunch, water, and your trekking shoes your guide will drive you to the starting point of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. You will start with a detailed briefing about the trek and then you will set off. There are more than seven hundred and eighty-six mountain gorillas in the whole world.  Uganda holds close to half of its total population, and the majority of them live in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It is quite a walk before finding the settlement of the settlement of Gorillas.

Once you have found the gorillas, you will be able to spend up to one hour with them! And you will have to get on your way back, this is because you will be expected back to the starting point by evening. Being physically fit is recommended for this exercise.


Day 5

Departure

Early in the morning after breakfast, you will travel back to Kampala. On the way back to the city you will have lunch in Mbarara town, and after Masaka, there will be an opportunity to stop at the Equator for photo shoots and buying souvenirs and have tea or coffee. We will bring you back to your original departure point.


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