5 Days Kibale Chimpanzee & Gorilla Trekking Safari
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Day 1: Arrival Entebbe Airport - Kampala (approx. 2 hours’ drive)
Upon arrival at the airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our guide who will then drive you to Kampala. Overnight at a Lodge based on your budget (Dinner)
Day 2: Kampala – Kibale (approx. 5 hours’ drive)
Enjoy an early Morning fascinating drive through papyrus swamps and the thick jungle of the Nile Delta with your lunch enroute connecting to Kibale National Park just under the Ruwenzori Mountains.
Afternoon guided walk in the crater lake area of the park for an outstanding cultural visit.
Meals and overnight at budget facility. Half Board (HB)
Day 3: Kibale – Bwindi (approx. 6 hours’ drive)
Post a scrumptious breakfast, transfer to Kibale headquarters for briefing before setting off for a forest walk in search of chimpanzees.
The forest walk will be guided, providing in-depth information on chimpanzees and other inhabitants.
The walk will reward you with viewing of other primates including Grey Cheeked Mangabeys, Colobus Monkeys and Red-tailed Monkeys.
After Chimp trekking, drive to Bwindi via Queen Elizabeth National Park - the lushest highland rain forest on earth!
Dinner and overnight stay at budget facility. Full Board (FB)
Day 4: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking
After breakfast, gear up for trekking which begins at 8:00 am with briefing from the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). Ensure to carry with you a rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, lunch box, and jungle boots.
The trekking may take between 2 to 6 hours, but it’s well worth the effort!
The Afternoon is spent visiting the Buhoma Village, not only giving you an insight to how inhabitants surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest live but, is a great way to support the extremely resourceful local community.
Dinner and overnight stay at budget facility (FB)
Day 5: Bwindi – Kampala/Entebbe Out (10 hours’ drive)
Return to Kampala, then Entebbe via Mbarara to Igongo Cultural Village to explore the lifestyle of the Ankole and Bahima people. With lunch enroute and a stopover at the Ugandan equator, proceed to your evening departure back home.
Book This Tour
- Gorilla Trekking Permit
- Chimpanzee trekking permit
- Accommodation and meals as specified in the itinerary
- All park entrance fees
- Drinking water during the safari
- Transport in a 4X4 safari vehicle
- Services of an English speaking driver guide
- Airport transfers on the first and last day
- Tips and Gratuity
- Pre and post tour accommodation
- International Airfare
- Ugandan tourist visa
- Items of personal nature such as alcoholic drinks and laundry
- Domestic flights
- Any other item not mentioned in the itinerary