Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Habituation Safari 5 day

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Place Visited

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kibale Forest NP

   Itinerary highlights

  • Scenic drive from Kampala to Bwindi Forest
  • Equator experience during a stopover
  • Gorilla Habituation experience
  • Scenic drive to Kibale Forest National Park
  • Chimpanzee Habituation Experience and Bigodi wetland walk

  Price Includes

  • Chimpanzee and gorilla permits
  • Photo taking
  • Accommodation for 4 nights and meals
  • English speaking guide
  • Transport in four wheel drive car
  • All activities included in the travel plan
  • Bottle of water

  Exclusions

  • Visa fees
  • International flights
  • Tips
  • Laundry services
  • Additional activities that are not included in the itinerary

Overview

The 5 Days Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Habituation safari is a safari in Uganda that gives you a lifetime opportunity to track and meet for four hours encounter the rare prime primates in their habitats.

This tour will take you through the central, southern and western parts of Uganda giving you a chance as well to drive through the traditional towns of Uganda, crossing the Equator line twice and meeting the local communities of Uganda along the way through the beautiful rolling hills of Kigezi region to misty, magical tropical rain forests of Bwindi National park where you will have a chance to track and encounter the magnificent mountain gorillas in their habitat the forest of Bwindi you will spend four hours on each trek with them once you find them from here you drive to the primate capital of the world for chimp tracking.

The habituation experience is that experience as during this activity they take you through a full days encounter with gorillas on their daily routine in the forest starting from where they slept the night before to where they will make a nest for that days overnight.  This tour is open to any dates throughout the year and depending on availability we will book for you your trek in Nkuringo, as well this tour can be tailor to best fit in your budget and interests ranging from accommodation requirements, transport and meals throughout the tour.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park.

You will be picked up by our safari guide from either a guest house/Lodge in Entebbe or Kampala if you arrive a day before or from Entebbe International Airport if you arrive in the very early morning hours, then drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National park in South Western Uganda where you will spend two nights.

This journey is about 8-9 hours’ drive but very enjoyable as you will be driving through various local communities and towns along the road, the drive as well takes you through the beautiful cascading and rolling hills of Kigezi region. You will as well have an opportunity to cross the equator where you will have an en-route stopover for photography and equator experience then you will drive to Mbarara for en-route lunch after proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable forest for overnight.

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Cottages.

Accommodation type: Low Mid-range/High Budget but open to upgrade

Meal Plan: Full Board.

Drive time: 8-9 hours’ drive.

Day 2
Gorilla Habituation experience Day.

mountain gorillas - Uganda Gorilla

After early morning breakfast, you will drive to the Park headquarters for registration and joining others for a Uganda gorilla habituation briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Uganda Gorilla habituation Tour. Once this is done, you will trek through the tropical rain forest of Bwindi your ranger guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you from half an hour to three-quarters of the day.

During your trek, you will have a chance to encounter other wildlife including, various bird species and tree species which your guide which give you information about to make the trek enjoyable. This is indeed an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful endangered Creatures. You will be awarded a certificate for participating in gorilla trekking and thus contributing to the conservation of mountain gorillas.

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Cottages.

Accommodation type: Low Mid-range/High Budget but open to upgrade

Meal Plan: Full Board/with packed Lunch

Day 3
Transfer to Kibale Forest National park.

On this day you will drive to Kibale Forest National Park for 2 nights at Chimpanzee Forest Guest House, the park is East of Rwenzori Mountain captured with tropical rain forests. The park is best known for its 13 species of primates which include Uganda’s largest population of Chimpanzees and other large mammals such as Elephants, Buffalos and giant forest hops which are however really seen.

Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Guest House/Kibale Home stay.

Accommodation type: Low Mid-range/High Budget but open to upgrade

Meal Plan: Full Board/with packed Lunch

Day 4
Chimpanzee Habituation experience and Bigodi Wetland walk.

After early morning breakfast, you will drive to the Park headquarters for registration and joining others for Chimpanzee habituation briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Uganda Chimpanzee Trekking Tour. Once this is done, you will trek through the tropical rain forest of Kibale Forest National park with your ranger guides to find the Chimpanzees, which can take you from half an hour to three-quarters of the day and once you find them you will spend four hours the chimps getting them used to human presence.

During your trek, you will have a chance to encounter other wildlife including, various bird species and tree species which your guide which give you information about to make the trek enjoyable. This is indeed an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful Creatures. After or before your chimpanzee trek, Bigodi wetland walk an initiative that was set up to support the cause of the local community and all the proceeds earned are reinvested back in the community

Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Guest House/Kibale Home stay.

Accommodation type: Low Mid-range/High Budget but open to upgrade

Meal Plan: Full Board/with packed Lunch

Day 5
Drive back to Entebbe/Kampala to end the tour.

After your breakfast, you will be driven to Kampala or Entebbe for your post tour accommodation or you may choose to fly out of Uganda today.

Meal Plan: Half Board.

Drive time: 4-5 hours’ drive.

END OF TOUR.

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