A primate tour consisting of a 5 days gorilla chimpanzee safari; it involves travelling to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park to do gorilla trekking and later proceeding to Kibale forest national park to do chimpanzee tracking and watch other primates such as the l’hoest monkey, blue monkey, vervet monkey, colobus monkeys and thereby ending your Uganda primate safari.

5 Days Gorilla Chimpanzee Safari

Primate tracking in Uganda is a much sought after activity with over six locations gazetted for primate tracking activities. and each location with a 99% chance to have a one on one encounter with Man’s closest relatives. Taking this 5 days Uganda Safari will increase your safari satisfactions, especially for the lover's chimpanzees and gorillas.

With a mix of a variety of activities including a tour in Queen Elizabeth National Park for spectacular wildlife game drives and later combined with a relaxing cruise on the channel connecting both lake George and lake Edward, prepare to be stunned by the many schools of Hippos, Elephants and endless birds.

Itinerary for the 5 Days Gorilla Chimpanzee Safari

Day 1: KAMPALA – BWINDI NATIONAL PARK

Your journey will start as early as 7:00 with pick up from your hotel by our guide. Drive southwest taking the Masaka- Mbarara road traversing the Kigezi Highlands. You will have lunch en-route and later continue further down south arriving in Bwindi in the evening. Check in at the lodge, dinner and overnight.
Drive Time: 8 – 10 hours
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation Options:

  • Luxury: Buhoma Lodge / Chameleon Hill Lodge
  • Mid Range: Silverback Lodge / Nkuringo Gorilla Camp
  • Budget: Buhoma Community Camp / Gorilla Valley Lodge

Day 2: GORILLA TRACKING

After breakfast and with packed lunch you will transfer to the park headquarters to join other trackers for a briefing and then later commence the gorilla trek along the tracks in the thick forest searching for these great apes. Carry with you packed lunch and a bottle of water, later in the evening, transfer back to the lodge. In the evening, we can organise a community walk into the local community. Accommodation as the previous night

Day 3: TRANSFER TO KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast transfer to Kibale Forest National park. The journey will take you through the small homestead and towns like Kasese town that was commonly known for its copper mining during the colonial era. You will proceed to Fort Portal town arriving in the evening at your lodge.
Drive Time: 5 -6 hours
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation Options:

  • Luxury: Kyaninga lodge / Ndali Lodge
  • Mid Range: Kibale forest Camp
  • Budget: Nyinabulitwa Country Resort

Day 4: CHIMPANZEE TRACKING AND SWAMP WALK

This morning after breakfast drive to the park headquarters to join other trackers for a briefing and thereafter you will be taken for chimpanzee tracking through Kibale Forest National Park. After lunch, you will drive to Bigodi for a swamp walk. This wetland belongs to the community neighbouring the park. Dinner and overnight as the previous night.

Day 5: TRANSFER BACK TO ENTEBBE

After breakfast, proceed back to Kampala / Entebbe arriving in the afternoon to catch your onward flight. Reserved for evening flights. Lunch en route
Drive time: 5 – 6 hours.

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