6 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimps Tracking

Starts: Entebbe – Ends: Entebbe | Entebbe – Bwindi, Queen Elzabeth, Kibale

6 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimps Tracking

Start/End: Entebbe.

Overview

The 6 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimps Tracking trip is your interesting short safari that will bring you to the most important Uganda places where you will stand chances to see the tree climbing lions, the mountain gorillas and chimpanzees of Kibale. It will bring you to the 3 adventure expereinces including Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kibale Forest National Park, the home of the 13 Primates species making it the primate haven of Africa.


Highlights

  • Kampala City tour
  • Gorilla Trek in Bwindi forest
  • Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale forest National Park
  • Game drives in Ishasha and Kasenyi plains of queen Elizabeth national Park
  • Kazinga channel Boat cruise
  • Nature walk in Bigodi wetland sanctuary

Our Contacts

Address:
P. O. BOX, 230 Kampala, Uganda
Mirage Plaza Level 2,  Room ML2-05
Plot 756 Port Bell Road, Kitintale

Tel: +256 392 159428
Tel: +256 703 360433
Email: info@gorillasafariexperts.com

ITINERARY

DAY 1. Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Early in the Morning, you will be picked from your Hotel or Residence to start your 6 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimps Tracking. Drive southwards to Bwindi National Park, with stopover at the equator for photography and leg stretch, passing in different villages, with lunch stop in Mbarara town. You will Continue the scenic drive to the Kigezi Highlands also known as ‘’Switzerland of Africa’’ with several stopovers for photography and scenery viewing as you continue you journey to Bwindi the home to the rare Uganda Gorillas where you will spend you night.

Dinner and overnight stay at:
BUHOMA COMMUNITY REST CAMP,
BAKIGA LODGE,
MAHOGANY SPRINGS LODGE

DAY 2. Mountain Gorilla trekking and afternoon Cultural Walk.

This is your day for Gorilla tracking Adventure, After your morning breakfast, you will assemble at the ranger station well prepared with your camera, lunch pack, drinking water and tracking gear for a briefing about the DO’s and DON’T’S of gorilla tracking. The briefing takes about 30 minutes then later you will be split into groups joining with other people making one team. You will then start your Uganda gorillas tracking which takes few hours to full day depending on the movement of the gorillas and speed of you movement. On Return, you will visit the Community if you are still strong and interact with local people as you learn about their culture. Here you will also stand chance to see the pygmies (BATWA PEOPLE) who were forest dwellers and fruit gatherers before they were evicted from the forests. You will go back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay. (DAY 1)

DAY 3. Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Afternoon Kazinga Channel Boat cruise.

In the Morning after breakfast, you will set off to Queen Elizabeth National Park Passing via Ishasha sector which is famous for tree climbing Lions that are sometimes spotted clinging in old braches of the fig trees. You will search for them and after proceed to the northern part called Mweya where you will take a boat trip on Kazinga Channel. This is the natural water body that joins two rift valley lakes that are within this Park. The boat acts as a platform to view and photograph schools of hippopotamus, crocodiles a lots of birds and other animals coming to drink. You will thereafter have en-route game drive as you head to check in to your Lodge where you will spend the night.

Dinner and overnight stay:
QUEEN ELIZABETH BUSH LODGE,
ENGAZI LODGE,
MWEYA SAFARI LODGE.

DAY 4. Early Morning Game drive and Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park.

Early morning after breakfast, you will go for game drive up to Kasenyi plains in search of game such as Lions, hyenas, buffalos, Uganda Kobs, Leopards, warthogs and Elephants among others. You will then transfer to Kibale National Park with chances to see crater lakes region, see the “Top the world” the road will lead you to the lodge where you will spend your night and have dinner CHIMPANZEE GUEST HOUSE, PRIMATES LODGE.

DAY 5. Chimpanzee Tracking and afternoon Bigodi wetland sanctuary walk.

On this day, you will wake up early and have your breakfast then assemble at the ranger station ready for your chimps tracking. You will attend the briefing to know about the DO’S and DON’T’S when you are with chimpanzee thereafter you will set of to the forest as a team of 6 people with your lead guide and start you chimps tracking that last for between 3 and 4 hours. On return you will have lunch break and in the afternoon, go for nature walk in Bigodi wetland sanctuary where you stand chances to see variety of monkey species and birds.

Return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight stay (DAY 4)

DAY 6. Transfer Back to Kampala and Departure

Early Morning after breakfast, you will set off to Kampala passing through different villages. You will then reach Kampala early in time for lunch. After Lunch you will do City tour around, visit Uganda Museum, Kasubi loyal tombs, Buganda road Craft village for your last minute shopping thereafter you will be transferred to Entebbe International airport if it’s your scheduled flight time or dropped at your Hotel or place of preference upon arrangement. Your Uganda gorillas & chimps tracking safari ends here.

End of 6 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimps Tracking

Included on above are:-

  • Transport in 4WD safari vehicle with pop up roof for easy animal viewing
  • Gorilla permits
  • Full time English speaking driver/guide for the duration of the tour
  • Fuel
  • Park entry fees
  • Full board accommodation
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Guiding fees
  • Airport transfers
  • Bottled drinking water while on the tour

However the tour excludes:-

  • Any domestic or International flights
  • Visa fees
  • All optional activities
  • Medical and travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to the guide/driver and hotel staffs.
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary of personal nature like laundry and beverages, souvenirs and telephone bills.

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