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6 Days Gorillas, chimps and Wildlife Safari

Tour Overview

This Primate Trek safari is going to be really awesomely rewarding when you visit Bwindi impenetrable forest, kibale forest national park, and Queen Elizabeth national park. There are various views of stunning beauties at these destinations all of which are natural and on sight they come with great memories.

Tour Highlights

  • Day 1: Kampala – Kibale National park
  • Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking In Kibale forest
  • Day 3: Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Launch Cruise
  • Day 4: Transfer to Bwide Via Ishasha
  • Day 5: Gorilla Trekking In Bwindi and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 6: Transfer back To Kampala

Activity highlights

  • Mountain Gorilla tracking
  • Big five visit
  • Chimpanzee trekking

6 Days Gorillas, chimps and Wildlife Safari: Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala – Kibale National park

Your guide will pick you up from the airport to start your 6 days Gorillas and wildlife safari. You will then embark on your journey to Kibale Forest national park, driving through the shorter northern route that has a distance of about 300km with a tarmac road going to Fort Portal and also a distance of 36km on murram to Kanyanchu. On arrival you will have your lunch and spend the rest of the day relaxing. Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.

Accommodation Options:

  • mountains of the moon (budget)
  • Chimpanzee forest guest house (Mid-range)
  • Primate Lodge or Papaya Lake Lodge (Luxury)

Destination: Kibale National Park

Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking In Kibale forest


After breakfast you will go for Chimpanzee trekking.  Kibale Forest National Park is one of the best safari destinations in Africa for chimpanzee tracking. Kibale’s 795km2 National Park contains one of the most beautiful and with the most varying tracts of tropical forest in the whole of Uganda.
This is place to a number of forest wildlife, most especially 13 species of primate coupled with chimpanzees. After trekking, you will have lunch and drive to Queen Elizabeth national park, arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight at your preferred lodge

Accommodation Options:

  • Simba Safari Camp or The bush lodge (budget)
  • Park View Safari lodge or Elephant Hab Lodge or Twin Lakes lodge(Mid-range)
  • Mweya Safari Lodge(Luxury)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Launch Cruise

Go for an early morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park where you will spot a lot of wildlife including African elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, impala, among others and a lot of birds. Return to the lodge for breakfast, relax a bit and enjoy your lunch. In the afternoon, go for a launch cruise along the Kazinga channel inside Queen Elizabeth Park where you will come up close with hippos, crocodiles among other aquatic life and an array of birds on the bay! Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options:

  • Bush Lodge(budget)
  • Marafiki Safari Lodge(mid-range)
  • Mweya Safari Lodge(luxury)

Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi Via Ishasha

Enjoy your breakfast and head southwest of Queen Elizabeth national park in search of tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector where on a lucky day, you will be able to spot many of them lounging on trees and enjoying the sun! Continue and proceed to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park arriving in the evening. Check in to your hotel, unwind, and enjoy dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options:

  • Trekkers Tarven / Rushaga gorilla haven lodge (budget)
  • Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge or Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)
  • Chameleon hill lodge or Mahogany springs lodge or Nkuringo Bwindi gorilla lodge

Drive time: Approximately 7-8  hours (depending on tracking location)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Destination: Bwindi National Park 

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking In Bwindi and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Have an early morning breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing by the ranger guides before embarking on your gorilla trek. Head into the forest and trek until you find the gorillas. Gorilla trekking can take 2 to 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. After finding the gorillas in Bwindi, you will be allowed only 1 hour and then return to your lodge for lunch, and in the afternoon go for an optional batwa community walk. Later you transfer to Lake Bunyonyi one of the deepest and most beautiful lakes in Uganda dotted with several islands.

Accommodation Options:

  • Crater bay cottages/ Bunyonyi overland resort(budget)
  • Bunyonyi Rock resort (mid-range)
  • Arcadia cottages or Birdnest resort (luxury)

Destination: Lake Bunyonyi

Day 6: Transfer back To Kampala

Enjoy an early morning breakfast and transfer back to Kampala with a stopover in Mbarara for lunch, arriving in Kampala in the evening. Drop off to your hotel in Kampala or the Airport for your onward flight marking the end of your 6 days Gorillas and wildlife safari

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 Entebbe or Kampala to Kibale National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park to Lake Bunyonyi and End in Entebbe or Kampala Uganda.

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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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