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5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking in Uganda

Tour Overview

5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari – This safari is going to earn you an exploration of the big primate species that come along with great trekking experiences while in kibale forest national park view the fascinating chimpanzee and while at Bwindi impenetrable forest view the rare mountain gorillas.

Tour Highlights

  • Day 1: Transfer to Kibale forest National Park.
  • Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking.
  • Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest.
  • Day 4: Gorilla Tracking.
  • Day 5: Departure to Kampala.


Activity highlights

  • Mountain Gorilla tracking
  •  Visit the ibylwacu cultural center
  • Optional Golden monkey trekking, visit to Musanze caves, Dian Fossey hike, visit the twin lakes
  • Kigali city tour

5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari 

 Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast, be ready for a fascinating drive to Kibale forest national park which is the primate capital of the world. The safari guide will give you a wide overview for the whole drive to kibale. You will have lunch along the way and as you view some of Uganda’s beauties, prepare to view more while at the destination. When you reach you will check in then dinner and overnight at the reserved accommodation.

Accommodation Options:

  • Chimpanzee Forest Guest House(budget)
  • Kibale Forest  Camp (mid-range)
  • Primates Lodge(luxury)

Destination: Kibale National Park

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest 

Today starts with an early morning breakfast then forest walk to search for the chimpanzees it will take you about four hours after which you will head for lunch meal. There are other primates along the trails to be seen like the baboons, colobus monkeys, forest hogs, beautiful birds and butterflies of Uganda. There after return to lodge for your night meal and overnight stay

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest 

Having had breakfast, head for Bwindi National Park where you are to experience the remarkable gorilla trekking activity. You will have lunch along the way, and then on arrival at Bwindi, check-in at your reserved lodge for your overnight stay.

Accommodation options:

  • Broadbill camp, Trekkers Tervan Cottages, Rushaga Haven Lodge (budget)
  • Ichumbi Gorilla lodge or Gorilla Mist Camp or Buhoma haven lodge(Mid-range)
  • Chameleon Hill lodge or Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge or Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge or Bwindi lodge (luxury)

Destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 4: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest

Today after your delicious breakfast with packed lunch and drinking water proceed to the briefing point in time from which you will embark on your tracking experience. Make sure you are greatly ready for the trek. After the tracking activity return to your lodge for freshening up, dinner, and overnight stay.

Day 5: Departure to Kampala  

Breakfast and then depart from Bwindi impenetrable forest with lunch en-route and a brief stop at the equator monument. You will then transfer to lodge or to the airport for your flight back home.

End of Tour

Includes & Excludes

Tour includes

Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking permits
All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
Accommodation and meals
Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
Professional Tour Guide

Package Excludes

International Flights
Items of Personal Nature
Tips and Gratuity

Getting There

The trip will start from Kampala or Entebbe to Kibale National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and you will be dropped off at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe international airport after the trip.

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You can also reach us on Whats-app Number: +256753750983 for urgent requests.

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    Tour can depart on any day of the week.
    Tour can be customized
    Transportation in Landcruiser or minivan with pop up for game viewing
    Suitable for solo travelers
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