This 7 days tour takes you to Kibale, Bwindi and Mgahinga National Parks, Kibale 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. Mgahinga National Park will also be an interesting adventure because you will go for volcanoe climbing that requires physically fit hikers, Cave exploration where the Batwa lived and fought their neighbors and Birding will also be done.
Day 1: Kampala to Kibale National Park
Day 2: Chimp trekking in Kibale
Day 3: From Kibale to Bwindi National Park
Day 4: Gorilla Tracking-Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Day 5: From Bwindi to Mgahinga National Park
Day 6:Culture Encounters in Mgahinga
Day 7: Return to Kampala
Day1: Kampala-Kibale National park
Depart from Kampala to kibale National Park, the drive will take around 6-7hours, you will have lunch in Fortpotal. 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 at Ndali 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 may spot primates like black and white colobus monkeys, return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon depending on whether you’re still energetic you will go for a nature walk at Bigodi sanctuary, it has fauna and flora. Overnight at Ndali lodge/ kanyankyu ecological Centre/ Mountain of the moon/ Primate lodge/ Kyaninga lodge/ Fort Motel.
Day 3:Kibale National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast youproceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park,Bwindi impenetrable National park is located in East Africa in southern western part of Uganda. Bwindi is located on the Eastern edge of 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 nightBuhoma community Rest camp/ Silver back lodge/ Gorilla forest camp/ Mahogany springs/ Nkuringo Gorilla campsite.
Day 4: Mountain Gorilla tracking.
Take 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 your energy you may take a community walk to visit the native Batwa community and have cultural entertainment. You will have a second night Buhoma community Rest camp/ Silver back lodge/ Gorilla forest camp/ Mahogany springs/ Nkuringo Gorilla campsite.
Day5: Bwindi Impenetrable to Mgahinga National Park
After breakfast head to Mgahinga National park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Parkis located in the southwestern corner of Uganda. The Park covers the northern slopes of the three northernmost Virunga Volcanoes which include Mt. Muhavura (4,127 m), Mt. Sabinyo (3,645 m) and Mt. Gahinga (3,474 m), The Park is one of the only two parks in Uganda that offer habitat for the endangered Mountain gorilla. An overnight stay at Mount Mgahinga lodge/ Travellers rest hotel/ Nkuringo safari lodge/ birdnest.
Day6: Cultural Encounters in Mgahinga
After breakfast, go for cultural encounters where you will see the Batwa indigenous, they will lead the visitors through the forests and introduce you to their home and show you the techniques they use to survive. They will also show you the Garama cave which is 342m long and 14 deep. It’s one of the caves where the Batwa lived and fought their neighbors the Bantu. Come back at the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay at mount Mgahinga lodge/ Travellers rest hotel/ Nkuringo safari lodge/ birdnest.
Day7: Return to Kampala
After breakfast head to Kampala. Stop at Mbarara for lunch and then after proceed to Kampala.The Safari Price quotations include: Transport with fuel, an English-Speaking driver, Water within the Vehicle, accommodation, park fees, boat fees and all meals. It however doesn’t include alcoholic drinks, laundry, and any additional personal purchases.
End of the Safari