5 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Chimps Safari

Overview

This trip takes you to both Kibale and Bwindi National Parks,Kibale National park is mostly known for its chimp tracking and its home of a lot of primate species. You will still go to Bigodi swamp where you do birding. Bwindi National Park is known best for gorillas, these gorillas are interesting to see that will leave you with the best memories ever for a wonderful experience. Other mammals include buffaloes, black-fronted duikers, leopards, bushbucks, forest hogs and elephants.

Safari Highlights

Day1: Kampala to Kibale National Park.

Day2: Chimp trekking in Kibale

Day3: Leave Kibale to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Day4: Gorilla Tracking-Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Day5: Leave Bwindi, back to Kampala.

Trip Highlights

Day1: Kampala-Kibale National park

Depart from Kampala to kibale National park, the drive will take around 6-7hours. You will have lunch infortpotal. It’s a scenic drive that will take you through woodlands, tea plantation.Kibale National park is one of the best tourist destination in Africa particularly Uganda. The Park is located in south Uganda protecting moist ever green rain forest. The park is with in districts of Kaborole and Kamwenge. Kibale has one of the highest concentration of primate in Africa. You will have an overnight atNdali lodge/ kanyankyu ecological Centre/ Mountain of the moon/ Primate lodge/ Kyaninga lodge/ Fort Motel.

Day2: Chimp trekking Tour

After breakfast you will go for chimp trekking, during the trekking you will spot primates like black and white colobus monkeys. Return to the lodge for lunch. Later in the afternoon depending on your energy go for a nature walking atBigodi sanctuary, it has fauna and flora. Overnight atNdali lodge/ kanyankyu ecological Centre/ Mountain of the moon/ Primate Lodge/ Kyaninga lodge/ Fort Motel.

Day3: Leave Kibale National Park for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Have breakfast and then head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for Gorilla tracking. Bwindi is located on the Eastern edge of the Albertine rift valley along the Democratic Republic of Congo which borders next to the Virunga National park.Bwindi is known for its Mountain Gorillas of about 340 individual in the rain forest known as the Bwindi population, which makes up almost half of all the mountain gorillas in the world.You will spend your night at Buhoma community Rest camp/ Silver back lodge/ Gorilla forest camp/ Mahogany springs/ Nkuringo Gorilla campsite.

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla tracking.

Take an early morning breakfast, then head to the park headquarters for briefing, orientation and meeting the guides, you will then be separated into groups depending on which gorilla group given. The guide will lead you through the gorilla paths in the thick Bwindi Impenetrable rain forests searching for gorillas. Once gorillas are tracked you will be given one hour interaction and taking photos. You will have packed lunch ready with you. After tracking depending on time you may take a community walk to visit the native Batwa community and have cultural entertainment. You will have a second night at Buhoma community Rest camp/ Silver back lodge/ Gorilla forest camp/ Mahogany springs/ Nkuringo Gorilla campsite.

Day 5: Leave Bwindi National Park for Kampala.

After breakfast, checkout and head to Kampala, you will stop in Mbarara for lunch and at the equator for crafts and photos. Arrive Kampala in the late afternoon.

The Safari Price quotations include: Transport with fuel, an English-Speaking driver, Water within the Vehicle, accommodation, park fees and all meals. It however doesn’t include alcoholic drinks, laundry, and any additional personal purchases.