5 Days Gorilla and chimpanzee Adventure Uganda

5 Days Gorilla and chimpanzee Adventure Uganda

Uganda presents a unique primate composition, it is home to more than 13 species of primates and our well-designed trip will lead you to see mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable rainforest National park together with the chimpanzees of Kibale forest National park, the 5 days Gorilla and chimpanzee adventure begins at Entebbe international airport and ends in the same destination or a preferred nearby, besides chimps and gorillas, you will have a bonus of other park species like the Black and white colobus monkey, Bush babies, L’hoests monkeys, Olive baboons, Forest elephants among others

Tour highlight

Mountain gorillas

Chimpanzee tracking

Itinerary overview

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe

Day 2: Transfer to Kibale forest national park

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking and Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park

Day 4: Gorilla trekking

Day 5: Departure

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe

Upon arrival at the Entebbe international airport, you will be met by our company representative /Guide who will transfer you to the hotel booked for your stay overnight.

Take your time to relax as you organize for the following days’ adventures.

Luxury: Hotel NO. 5

Midrange: Boma guest house

Budget: Airport Link guest house

Meal plan: Full Board

Day 2: Transfer to Kibale forest national park

Following breakfast, we will drive to the western part of Uganda, Kibale forest national park is the best known place to track chimpanzees, it’s commonly termed as the primate capital of the world with more than 13 species of primates. Driving for -/+ 6 hours to a hot lunch and afternoon relaxation at the lodge;

Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge.

Midrange: Primate lodge Kibale or Kluge’s guest Farm.

Budget: Kibale Forest camp

Meal plan: Full board

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking – transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park

We will wake up early for breakfast, and drive to the Kanyanchu visitor center for the day’s activity. It begins with a briefing from the Uganda wildlife authority team, it takes 2+ hours doing the activity, the chimps are visibly loud you hear them before you even meet them.

En route are some primates you might meet like the black and white colobus monkey, red-tailed monkey, olive baboons to mention but a few, you will return to meet your guide who will be ready with your packed lunch to transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park, passing through the southwestern corner of Queen Elizabeth national park (Driving time; -/+4hours). Arriving at either,

BUHOMA SECTOR

Luxury: Volcanoes Bwindi lodge

Midrange: Mahogany springs lodge

Budget: Silver back Lodge

 

RUHIJA SECTOR

Luxury: Ruhija Gorilla

Midrange: Trekkers Tervan Lodge

Budget: Bakiga Lodge

 

RUSHAGA SECTOR

Luxury: Chameleon hill Lodge

Midrange: Lake Mulehe Lodge

Budget: Rushaga Gorilla camp

 

NKURINGO SECTOR

Luxury: Clouds mountain Gorilla Lodge

Midrange: Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge

Budget:

Meal plan: Full board

Day 4: Gorilla trekking

Following an early morning breakfast, you will drive to the park headquarters for gorilla trekking, it starts at 8 am after the briefing from the Uganda wildlife Authority team, trackers are divided into groups of eight per gorilla family per day.

Gorilla trekking activity takes 2 or more hours and you’ll be allowed an hour with them. Tracking them depends on how far the gorilla family allocated has moved or it spent the last night. You’ll then later retire to your lodge.

Day 5: Transfer to Entebbe international airport

We will have a morning rise coffee\tea to warm our tummies as we prepare to drive back to the airport, stopping over at the equator for lunch and proceeding to catch our flight back home.

Tour includes

  • Park conservation fees
  • 1 Gorilla permit per person
  • All ground transportation
  • Water for highland areas
  • Meals and drinks as stipulated in the itinerary
  • Accommodation as indicated
  • English speaking guide
  • 4*4 wheel car drive and fuel
  • 1 chimpanzee permit per person

Excludes

  • Visa fees and air tickets
  • Meals and drinks not included in the travel plan
  • Items of personal nature
  • Trip expenses incurred as a result of personal delays
  • Gratitude and tips to hotel staff.
  • Laundry services

 

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