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Entebbe Airport
Entebbe Airport
Min Age : 10+
Max People : 20

A six Days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

The six days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari takes you to three of Uganda’s amazing national parks. Trek chimpanzees, see animals of the savanna and go trekking Mountain Gorillas. Trek chimps in Kibale Forest National Park, see animals of the savanna on game-drive and boat-cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park and trek Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park during this unforgettable adventure.

Proposed itenary

Day 1 Transfer  to Kibale National Park 6 – 7 hrs.
Day 2 Chimpanzee tracking & visit to Bigodi wetland-Kibale national park N/A
Day 3 Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park N/A
Day 4 Tree-climbing lions in Ishasha and transfer to Bwindi N/A
Day 5 Gorilla Trekking and Batwa Community Visit Experience N/A
Day 6          Transfer to Kampala |Entebbe 8 – 9 hrs.

 

Detail Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale national park

Early morning, the City is already astir, after your breakfast, our driver guide will drive you through the City’s street lights towards KNP. Get to see and understand the city life, proceed on a 310 kilometers drive to Kibale National Park in the southern region via the Kampala-Mubende-Fort portal highway. En-route Observe nature offerings, the pointing adjacent hill with coffee plantations, the grazing local herds of cattle, different town suburbs with locals selling off their merchandise and so much more. Check in to your lodge on arrival at the park and have lunch. Which after you will relax and connect with nature.

Location: Kibale Forest National Park

Meal plan: half board

Accommodation Option:

  • Budget: Lake Nkuruba Camp Site | Rweteera Safari Park
  • Midrange: Chimpanzee Guest House | Kibale Forest Camp
  • Luxury: Kyaninga Safari Lodge | Papaya Lake Lodge

 

Day 2: Chimp trekking experience and transfer to QENP

Kibale forest national park is a rainy forest and a home to over 1500 Chimpanzees. During your morning chimps trekking you will see them close and capture shots of our closest cousins in the Jungle in their frenzy exciting moods grooming! Besides the chimps, 9 different species of monkeys are found in this forest, for example, red colobus, red-tailed monkey and bush babies. In the forest canopy colored aviation creatures-butterflies and various bird species like the native Great blue Turaco, joyful greenbul, olive long-tailed cuckoo and the superb black beef eater can be spotted. You will return back to the lodge for lunch and check out.

You will then continue with your Kibale, Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi safari with the transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. Drive further southwards with the Rwenzori ranges (Longest in Africa) in view or drive through the crater lakes in the hills through to sample out the surprising diversity of Savannah trees and wildlife! Reach the lodge, check in and enjoy the impressive view over Queen Elizabeth national park as we sigh and reset Fatigue and stress, to point zero.

Location: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages | Bush Lodge
  • Mid-range: Irungu Forest Safari Lodge | Elephant Hub Lodge
  • Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge | Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Day 3: Game-drive and boat-cruise in Queen Elizabeth NP

Discover Queen Elizabeth National Park in the cool morning as the second park on our Kibale, Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi safari. You will go for an early game drive that exposes you to diverse animals, Big 5 members Elephants, Buffalos, big cats- Lions, Leopards more times in the evening, warthogs- Hunchback carnivals like Hyenas and many more species that are residents to this park are spotted along the Circuits as we drive along. There is a rich bird life especially our version of storks in the wetland spots as we reach the Flamingoes in the salt lakes. You will be transferred back to the lodge for lunch and freshening up.

After lunch in the afternoon it is time for the 3pm boat-cruise on Kazinga channel, lasts 2 hours. Here you have the chance to spot hippos, buffaloes, crocodiles and more along the banks of the channel.

Location: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages | Bush Lodge
  • Mid-range: Irungu Forest Safari Lodge | Elephant Hub Lodge
  • Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge | Elephant Plains Game Lodge

 

 Day 4: Tree-climbing lions in Ishasha and transfer to Bwindi

After an early morning breakfast, Transfer through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park on the way to Bwindi, this area is known for its tree-climbing lions. In Ishasha you will drive off in this adventurous vast savannah area with Topis and the southern version of Elephants to hopefully get the Lions high in the fig tree branches. Continue the transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable NP. Here you will experience a change in the landscape from flat savanna, via cultivated hills to jungle-covered mountains. (If we reach early, we can do a walk and mix with the locals).

Location: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Options

  • Budget: Bakiga Lodge | Ride 4 A Woman
  • Midrange: Silver-back Safari Lodge | Gorilla Mist Camp
  • Luxury: Buhoma Lodge | Gorilla Safari Lodge

 

Day 5: Gorilla trekking and Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Have an early breakfast with your packed lunch and get ready for the big highlight of this Kibale, Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi safari. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the home to the forest giants, the mountain gorillas, and on this day, you get to meet them. You will set off into the forest with a specialized guide, trek through beautiful nature and finally get to spend one hour in the area where the mountain gorillas are. Besides the gorillas this Impenetrable Forest is full of birds, butterflies and plant species plus forest hog, forest Elephants, Sitatungas and Dikers. Here you will have lunch and after, transfer to beautiful Lake Bunyonyi.

Location: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

  • Budget: Hawks Eye Lodge Bunyonyi | Bunyonyi View Resort
  • Mid-range: Arcadia Lodges Lake Bunyonyi | Bunyonyi Overland Resort
  • Luxury: Bird nest @ Bunyonyi resort | Bunyonyi Safaris Resort

Day 6: Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe

Have an early morning breakfast and embark on the drive back to Kampala with a stopover at equator and lunch in mbarara. Drive back through to Kampala/Entebbe where your guide drops you as we have reached the end of our Gorilla & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari.

Includes

·    Airport transfers

·   4×4 transport with English speaking local guide/driver for all road transport

·  Accommodation & all meals above

·   All park entrances fees

·   Drinking water in the vehicle

  • Mentioned activities
  • Gorilla and chimpanzee  permits
Excludes

·      International visas

  • Accommodation facilities while in Kampala
  • All expenses of personal nature such as tips and drinks
Health

·    Yellow fever and malaria prophylactics are required

·     COVID19 certificate

  • Officials have a right to refuse entry if you are found to have or show any signs of communicable diseases
Visas

  • Most nationalities require a visa to enter Uganda which can be obtained on arrival at USD 50 per person, single entry. Passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months
Flights

  • It is imperative that you confirm your onward /return flights.  Please contact our offices for assistance.
Price per person

  • $  5581 ( luxury service)
  • $  3490 ( midrange service)
  • $  2893 ( budget service)

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