7 Days Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking Safari

7 DAY S

From $ 1,954

SAFARI TYPE

Private safari

DESTINATION

Uganda


Safari Overview

Itinerary

Meet our driver guide in Kampala. Embark on a six-hour journey to Fort Portal, the gateway to the towering Rwenzori Mountains. Enjoy your picnic lunch and continue to Kibale National Park, a rainforest that is home to a remarkable 13 primate species, including its famous chimpanzees, the much localized red colobus monkeys, and the L’Hoest’s monkeys. Arrive late in the evening. Relax at the lodge or explore the nearby Crater Lakes (optional activity at your own cost). 

Accommodations:

Luxury Accommodation: Crater Safari Lodge Mid-Range Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp

After an early breakfast, depart the lodge to track the noisy but elusive chimpanzees, and try to spot other primates crashing around through the high canopy of the forest. In the afternoon, take a walk to visit various communities’ projects in the area or Relax at the lodge. 

Accommodations:

Luxury Accommodation: Crater Safari Lodge Mid-Range Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp

Embark on your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park, which boasts one of the highest biodiversity ratings of any game reserve in the world. If time permits you may go for an evening game drive where you may see elephants, kobs, buffalos and more. Check into your lodge for dinner and sleepover.

Accommodations:

Luxury Accommodation: Kyambura George Lodge Mid-Range Accommodation: The Bush Lodge

After breakfast, head to Kyambura Gorge to track the fast moving chimpanzees’ man’s closest living relatives. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel. This is one of the best ways to get up close to hippos, crocodiles, and a vast array of birds. After the boat cruise, drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay. 

Accommodations:

Luxury Accommodation: Kyambura George Lodge Mid-Range Accommodation: The Bush Lodge

After breakfast, depart on a 3 hour drive to Bwindi National Park, an ancient rainforest with roughly half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, either drive via Ishasha, home of the tree-climbing lions (roads permitting), or take the alternative route through cultivated expanses. Arrive at Bwindi overlooking the primeval Bwindi forest, which is home to gorillas, monkeys, chimpanzees, and birds. Sit on the terrace jutting out into the forest and take in the exotic sights and sounds. In the late afternoon stroll in the thick forest rich with birds, butterflies and monkeys, or just relax on the lodge terrace. 

Accommodations:

Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Safari Lodge Mid-Range Accommodation: Gorilla Valley Lodge

After breakfast with your packed lunch go for gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Track the mountain gorillas up the densely forested hills. Visit with one of four gorilla families living in the forest and watch them climb, play, and eat. Gorilla tracking is the most exciting lifetime experience of all time. The gorillas are gentle animals and it is an unforgettable experience to photograph them as they interact. It is a wonderful experience to stare in to the eyes of these gentle giants; watch them in awe as they play and go about their daily activities. Return back to your lodge for dinner and overnight

Accommodations:

Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Safari Lodge Mid-Range Accommodation: Gorilla Valley Lodge

After breakfast, embark on an 8 hour drive to Kampala through the lush green striking landscapes. Enjoy a picnic lunch and arrive at bustling Kampala late in the evening which marks the end of your safari.

Prices


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Up market (Luxury)469637383591349932343206
Mid- range351124252174209919671954


What's Included

• Transportation to and from Entebbe International Airport

• Game drive.

• Gorilla Tracking

• Hotel pick up and drop offs

• Airport Transfers

• Chimpanzee Trekking

• Accommodation on full board basis

• Entrance fees.

• Trekking Permits

• Drive guide

• En route meal plans.

• Fuel/ Gas Expenses

• Drinking water in the car


What's Not Included

• All personal expenses.

• Travel insurance

• Visa Fees

• Return Air Ticket


From

$ 3,015 Per person sharing