From US$1600 per person – Destinations: Kibale Forest National Park & Bwindi National Park
This 6-days Gorilla Tracking and Kibale Chimps trek safari takes you to the misty Bwindi Impenetrable forest, which is home to more than half the population of the remaining 880 Mountain Gorillas in the world. Gorilla tracking is the most enchanting experience in this forest. You will have an experience of a lifetime as you watch at close range these majestic apes feed, play and relax. You will conclude this tour with a visit to Kibale Forest National Park where you will a nature walk in the unique Bigodi swamp to see rare species of monkeys, birds and plants.
- Equator experience
- Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest
- Nature walk in Bigodi swamp
- Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest
Day 1: Arrival in Uganda
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will be met by our safari guide who will transfer you to Kampala to a hotel booked for you. In case you have had an early flight to Uganda, you will be taken on a brief tour of the city of Kampala. And you’ll be briefed about tomorrow’s journey start on the Gorilla Tracking and Kibale Chimps trek safari Dinner and Overnight at Ministers’ Village Hotel/Jeliza Hotel
Day 2: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (490 Kms)
We start our Gorilla Tracking and Kibale Chimps trek safari after an early breakfast and set off from Kampala, travel westwards to Bwindi for approximately 9-10 hours. You will have a brief stop at the Equator for an opportunity for you to stand in two hemispheres at the same time and take some photographs. You will continue the journey through the beautiful verdant rolling hills characteristic of this part of the country. You will have a lunch break in Mbarara town and then continue to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park arriving late in the afternoon hours. Dinner and overnight at Broadbill Forest Camp/Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge
Day 3: Gorilla trekking and transfer to Kasese town
The 3rd day of the Gorilla Tracking and Kibale Chimps trek safari sets off after an early breakfast and head to the park headquarters where you will be briefed by the guides before you begin the search in the thick Bwindi forest for the giant gorillas. Bwindi National Park is renowned for its impressive mountain gorillas, although it is unpredictable for how long you will track before finding them since it all depends on their movement. Though the time spent to track down these Gorillas is unpredictable, the thrill of spending time and observing these gentle giant gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure that will leave you with long lasting memories of a truly unique experience. You will then travel to Kasese town where you will spend the night at Sandton Hotel.
Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park and Bigodi swamp walk
You will, after breakfast, head to Kibale Forest National Park arriving in the early afternoon. On the Drive to Kibale National Park you will be able to enjoy an impressive sight of the legendary “Mountains of the Moon” which you will clearly see on the road to Fort Portal. You will have lunch in Fort Portal after which you will head to the Kibale National Park to visit the unique Bigodi swamp eco-tourism site where you will see uncommon plants and rare bird species such as the Great Blue Turacco, little Bulbul, Rwenzori Turaco and the Narina Trogon, among others. Dinner and overnight Rweteera Safari Park
Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking and travel to Kampala
You will, after breakfast, head to Kibale Forest to view the primates. The activity begins at 8.00am with a briefing of the rule for trekking the chimpanzees after which you set off to search for them in the forest. The exercise takes half a day and along the way you will see other primates such as Grey cheeked Mangabeys, Phoestes, Red-Colobus and the Blue tailed and the Red-tailed monkeys swinging in the branches of this thick forest. Your guide will give you informative briefings on the lifestyles of the primates you will be coming across and on the plants as well as on the insects and butterflies in this forest to ensure that the trek is not only enjoyable but informative as well. You will return to the lodge for lunch after which you will set off for Kampala arriving late in the afternoon check in you’ hotel Ministers’ Village Hotel/Jeliza Hotel
Day 6: Kampala City a visit Buganda Road craft and transfer back to Entebbe Airport
You will after breakfast you check out of you’ hotel and head to Buganda Road Craft Market located Kampala City Centre where you will reach around 10 am, here you will be able to do some shopping for souvenirs ’mainly hand-made African crafts Afterwards you will have for lunch and later travel be transferred to Entebbe Airport to catch you’ flight back home.
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- Prices are subject to change based upon accommodation availability, your tour alterations and other parameters until time of full and final confirmation.
QUICK TOUR DETAILS
- National Park entry permits
- Gorilla Tracking Permit
- Chimp Tracking Permit
- Tour Guides Park fees
- Safari Vehicle, Gas & Driver
- B&B Accommodation
- Airport transfers
- Lunch enroutes and mineral water
- Spirits/alcoholic drinks
- And other personal activities are your personal charge