6 Days Uganda Gorillas & Chimp Trek

Day 1: Arrival and Hotel Transfer

Our team representative will receive you and transfer to the hotel in Kampala where you will unwind and relax a bit. If you arrive on a Wednesday, Friday or Sunday, we will later take you to Ndere cultural center for an evening full of fun and different cultural performances and lots of food! Enjoy dinner and cultural performances at Ndere center and later return to the lodge for a good night’s sleep.

Day 2: Transfer to Kibale National Park

Have breakfast and transfer to Kibale forest heading west past Mityana town and have a stopover in Fort Portal town for lunch after which you will visit amabere ganyinamwiru – a family owned stalagmites site including caves and a waterfall. You will also go for a nature walk to the crater lakes with impressive views of the Rwenzori Mountain’s foothills. Proceed to Kibale forest arriving in the evening.

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking

After breakfast, report to the park headquarters for briefing and proceed for chimpanzee tracking near Kanyanchu. This can take you half a day. There are other primates in the area like the golden monkey, L’Hoest monkey, baboons, white and black colobus monkeys, grey checked mangabey, red colobus, blue monkeys and pottos. Other animals include forest elephants unique from the common type, giant forest hogs and a striking tree species. Enjoy Lunch and later go for a guided nature walk to Bigodi wetland, a good site for birders. The Great Blue Turaco and Papyrus Gonolek can easily be marked among the other 137 bird species. There is also an array of butterfly species. Overnight: Kyaninga Lodge Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park

enjoy breakfast and set off for Bwindi impenetrable forest – the home of gorillas driving through Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National park famous for tree climbing lions. Continue to Bwindi with lunch en-route arriving in the afternoon. This day you have to prepare for your budget or luxury gorilla trekking safari the next day. Overnight: Mahogany Springs Lodge Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 5: Mountain gorilla tracking

Have early morning breakfast, head to the park office headquarters with packed lunch for a vital briefing prior to trekking the gorillas in the thick impenetrable forest. You get to spend an hour with the gorillas after having trekked for about 2-8 hours. After the trek, you head back to the starting point and receive your gorilla trekking certificate. Transfer back to the lodge and freshen up, later participate in tree planting at Mahogany Springs and a garden tour led by the head chef. Overnight: Mahogany Springs Lodge Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 6: Back to Kampala

Enjoy breakfast and transfer back to Kampala with lunch en-route in Mbarara town and a stopover at the equator for photography if you please. Drop off at Entebbe airport for your flight back home marking the end of your 6 Days Gorilla trekking and Chimpanzee safari in Uganda

The package includes

  1. Full time experienced safari guide and his associated expenses
  2. Cost of all ground transportation and fuel
  3. Accommodation and meals
  4. Airport transfers to and from
  5. Nature walk
  6. Gorilla permit
  7. Bottled Drinking Water

The package excludes:

  1. Personal Insurance
  2. Items of personal nature like laundry, beers among others.

What to Carry for your 5 Days Uganda Gorillas and Wildlife Safari

  1. Camera and charger
  2. Sunglasses
  3. Light and heavy clothes
  4. Hiking boots
  5. Binoculars (if available)