6 Days Uganda Gorillas Safari, Itinerary Overview
The 6 Days Uganda Gorillas Safari, offers you an opportunity to trek the endangered Mountain Gorilla of Bwindi National Park’s dense forests, as well as see an assortment of the Savannah wildlife and Chimpanzees in Queen Elizabeth and also featuring thrilling adventure activities you must not miss while on a tour to Uganda.
This is a tailor-made safari package which can as well be adjusted upon the client’s request to accommodate special interests.
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale National Park
Have breakfast and then drive to Kibale. The northern route is shorter and faster and 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 may visit the Crater Lake around.
Dinner and overnight stay at Chimpanzee forest guest house or Kyaninga lodge.
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 drive to Queen Elizabeth national park, arriving in the evening.
Dinner and overnight at Enganzi game lodge or Mweya Safari lodge.
Day 3: game drive and launch cruise
Enjoy a chilly and yummy breakfast in the early morning and get on for a game drive in the Queen Elizabeth National Park followed by lunch and in the afternoon, go for a launch cruise along the kazinga channel where you may spot various water birds and animals.
Dinner and overnight at the lodge as above.
Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
On an early morning, have breakfast, prepare and get your gorilla trekking list ready and embark the vehicle and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park with a leisurely drive through the Ishasha sector hoping to catch sight of the tree climbing lions that reside there. You will have lunch en-route and proceed to Bwindi arriving late afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge or Buhoma Haven Lodge.
Day 5: Gorilla trekking activity in Bwindi Forest
Wake up to an early morning breakfast and depart the lodge with packed lunch and drinking water. Report to the headquarters for briefing and head into the forest for gorilla trekking. The activity could take 4-8 hours depending on the movements of the gorillas. During the trek, you may spot other primates and different bird species which are good for kin bird watchers. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Kampala
Have breakfast at leisure and leave Bwindi for Kampala with stopovers for lunch in Mbarara and at the equator for photos and the experiment. Proceed to Kampala arriving late afternoon. Drop-off at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe airport for your onward flight marking the end of your 6 Days Uganda Gorillas Safari.
- Gorilla Trekking Permit – $600
- Chimpanzee Tracking Permit
- Park Entrance Fees
- Meals as per Itinerary
- 4×4 Safari Transportation to/from airport
- English Speaking Tour Guide/Driver
- Tourist Entry Visa
- International Flight Tickets
- Travel Insurance
- Items of Personal Nature
- Tips and Gratuities