8 Days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Safari

Track Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable forest, see Uganda Wildlife including lions, Elephants, Zebras, Buffaloes, Hippos, Antelopes, Leopards, Chimpanzees, birds of a different kind and much more.

Tour Summary

  • You'll go to Uganda

  • You'll visit

  • This tour starts in and ends in

Things to Consider

  • Private Tour

  • Luxury

  • Can depart anytime

  • Can be customized

Activities and Transport

  • Activities :

  • Transportation :

  • Airport (or City) pick up and drop off is included

Accommodation and Meals

Day Accommodation Meal Plan
1

Arcadia cottages

Luxury accommodation

Lunch and Dinner
2

Ichumbi Safari Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
3

Simba safari Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
4

chimpanzee forest guest House

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
5

No accomodation for this day

Breakfast and Lunch

Interested in this tour?

Day 1: Travel to Lake Mburo National park

Early in the morning after breakfast, the guide will pick you will start your journey to Lake Mburo National Park, on the way, you will check-in at the lodge; and after have a game drive in the park where you will get chance to view the animals including; the zebras, kobs, antelopes and many more. Have lunch at the lodge as you prepare for an afternoon boat cruise. Return to the lodge for an overnight.

Dinner and overnight at Mantana Safari Tents/ Arcadia cottages/ Rwonyo camp

Accommodation

Arcadia cottages

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2 and 3: Travel to the Bwindi National Park and Gorilla Trekking

You leave Lake Mburo this morning with an early breakfast – check-out from your accommodation and we are off for the journey to Bwindi Impenetrable forest home to the world’s endangered mountain gorillas. The first stop will be in Mbarara town for lunch and proceed to Kabale reaching the park in time for dinner and overnight at the sights and sounds of Africa Rain forest. Depending on the choice of accommodations you will choose.

Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp, Luxury Gorilla Resort, Gorilla safari lodge, Buhoma community Bandas, Trekkers Tavern, Bwindi view Bandas, Nshongi Gorilla Resort, and Wagtail safari camp.

Gorilla tracking safari Uganda

A well-deserved and hearty breakfast at your lodge in Bwindi then we go for the orientation at the park headquarters.  From here you will start your hike with the ranger guides taking through the jungle forest to look for the gorillas. The gorilla trek (track) can last for a whole day or a few hours.  You will need to carry packed lunch and drinking water…at times, depending on terrain porters are available to carry you at an extra cost. Your group guide will know which direction to take to track the mountain gorillas. You will not be close to the gorillas keep a distance as you watch them carry out their daily routine like feeding young ones, moving here and there. Get out your cameras and make sure you take quality pictures with clear views.  Surely this is one of the most fascinating days and once in a lifetime safari experience. After the gorilla trek, we are off to our lodge for dinner and overnight with all the memories of the day.

Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp, Luxury Gorilla Resort, Gorilla safari lodge, Buhoma community Bandas, Trekkers Tavern, Bwindi view Bandas, Nshongi Gorilla Resort, and Wagtail safari camp.

Accommodation

Ichumbi Safari Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5 and 6: Exploring Queen Elizabeth Wildlife

This morning will mark your last day in the African Rain forest of Bwindi. We start the morning with a relaxing cup of African tea before we check out of our accommodation. We are off for Queen Elizabeth National park driving through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth famous for the tree-climbing lions in Uganda.  Check-in at our accommodation, it is lunchtime and a leisurely afternoon.  In some cases a swimming pool is available, excellent view of Queen Elizabeth Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to a number of Africa Wildlife including elephants, lions, antelopes, leopards, buffaloes, hyenas, monkeys, warthog, plants and trees.   You will simply be mesmerized.  Queen Elizabeth Park is the best destination for wildlife viewing in Uganda and you will see lots and lots of animals that call this park their motherland.  The park is generally a reflection of scenic wonders such as wildlife abundance, birds of different types including the migrants, crater lakes, Katwe salt lake, also surrounded by the tallest mountain range in Uganda – mountain Rwenzori referred to as the mountains of the moon. We then take off for the evening game drive, please let your cameras set for Wildlife photography. Your safari guide will make sure that you don’t miss out on seeing the residents of the park right from animals to trees and plants. You deserve a quiet evening at your accommodation surrounded by wildlife.

Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge/ Simba safari camp, Ihamba safari Lodge/ Queen Elizabeth safari camp or Mweya Hostel

Early breakfast at your accommodation and you are set for a 3-hour game drive.  You will not forget this morning adventure it is referred to as a dawn game drive.  Expect to see, buffaloes, lions, monkeys, elephants, birds, and the scenery with views of the fantastic Ruwenzori Mountain Ranges.
As the game drive comes to an end, we return to our lodge for lunch. How about resting after lunch! Then head for a pleasant launch cruise along the Kazinga Channel the highlight of your safari at Queen Elizabeth National park.  Kazinga Channel connects Lake George and Lake Edward, with more hippos, birds, and elephants coming on water, buffaloes and many more.  Welcome to Uganda the Pearl of Africa…Wildlife safari at Queen Elizabeth Park.
Relax in the evening, dinner and sleep.  As you take your dinner try to look around you may see some animals coming around to have dinner with you. Enjoy your night here.

Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge/ Simba safari camp, Ihamba safari Lodge/ Queen Elizabeth safari camp or Mweya Hostel

Accommodation

Simba safari Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6 an 7:  Chimpanzee Trekking in the Kibale Rain Forest

Breakfast at your lodge in Queen Elizabeth and check-out saying goodbye to the staff at the lodge. We start our journey to Kibale chimpanzee forest famous for its chimpanzees and the Bigodi swamp.  We shall check-in at the lodge and it’s now coming to darkness get ready for a night game walk in Kibale. This will be a walk of your life through the jungle where you will see animals including monkeys in their nightlife totally different from daily life.  Expect to spot lots of night birds.  This is rather a unique walk if you have never participated in such then you should not miss out on this chance. The walk will offer you unique night smells, sights and sounds of the Africa rainforest. You will return to your accommodation with all the memories then dinner and a good night’s sleep.

Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge/ Simba safari camp, Ihamba safari Lodge/ Queen Elizabeth safari camp or Mweya Hostel

Chimpanzee tracking day at Kibale forest park

Early breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing, here we are given a ranger guide to take us through the forest where the chimps are tracked.  Not only will you see the chimpanzees in their natural setting, but also other residents of the park including mammals and birds of different types besides the fauna, flora, and multitude of butterflies.  You will come into a close range of the chimpanzees. This walk is very popular and everyone would wish to participate in it.  In Kibale forest, there are many butterflies to see as you head for the Chimpanzee walk, besides the elusive shoebill stork and the sitatunga antelope that reside in this park. After the chimpanzee trek, we head back to our lodging facility for dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga lodge/ Primate Lodge, / chimpanzee forest guest House

Accommodation

chimpanzee forest guest House

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8: Departure

A relaxed Breakfast to mark the last day of our Uganda safari, check out of our lodge and drive back to Kampala with lunch in Mubende town, arriving Kampala in the evening.

Accommodation

No accomodation for this day

Meals

Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Interested in this tour?

Getting There

  • This tour begins in and ends in

  • Transportation :

  • Airport (or City) pick up and drop off is included

Interested in this tour?

Included in tour

  • Meals Bottled Water
  • Services Of An English Speaking Guide
  • Accommodation
  • Private Safari Vehicle
  • Park Access Fees
  • Gorilla Permits & Chimp Permits
  • All Activities Detailed In The Itinerary

Excluded from tour

  • Kampala Hotel Fees( The Eve Of The Safari And The Night After The Safari),
  • Tips, Laundry Services,
  • Beverages/ Drinks
  • International Flights,
  • Visas
  • Items Of A Personal Nature,
  • Optional Activities And Any Other Extras Not Detailed In The Above Itinerary

Interested in this tour?

Important to know

The price for this tour is per person and is based on the number of travelers as indicated. For more information, please inquire.

Price for this tour

Interested in this tour?

Track Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable forest, see Uganda Wildlife including lions, Elephants, Zebras, Buffaloes, Hippos, Antelopes, Leopards, Chimpanzees, birds of a different kind and much more.

Tour Summary

  • You'll go to Uganda

  • You'll visit

  • This tour starts in and ends in

Things to Consider

  • Private Tour

  • Luxury

  • Can depart anytime

  • Can be customized

Activities and Transport

  • Activities :

  • Transportation :

  • Airport (or City) pick up and drop off is included

Accommodation and Meals

Day Accommodation Meal Plan
1

Arcadia cottages

Luxury accommodation

Lunch and Dinner
2

Ichumbi Safari Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
3

Simba safari Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
4

chimpanzee forest guest House

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
5

No accomodation for this day

Breakfast and Lunch

Interested in this tour?

Day 1: Travel to Lake Mburo National park

Early in the morning after breakfast, the guide will pick you will start your journey to Lake Mburo National Park, on the way, you will check-in at the lodge; and after have a game drive in the park where you will get chance to view the animals including; the zebras, kobs, antelopes and many more. Have lunch at the lodge as you prepare for an afternoon boat cruise. Return to the lodge for an overnight.

Dinner and overnight at Mantana Safari Tents/ Arcadia cottages/ Rwonyo camp

Accommodation

Arcadia cottages

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2 and 3: Travel to the Bwindi National Park and Gorilla Trekking

You leave Lake Mburo this morning with an early breakfast – check-out from your accommodation and we are off for the journey to Bwindi Impenetrable forest home to the world’s endangered mountain gorillas. The first stop will be in Mbarara town for lunch and proceed to Kabale reaching the park in time for dinner and overnight at the sights and sounds of Africa Rain forest. Depending on the choice of accommodations you will choose.

Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp, Luxury Gorilla Resort, Gorilla safari lodge, Buhoma community Bandas, Trekkers Tavern, Bwindi view Bandas, Nshongi Gorilla Resort, and Wagtail safari camp.

Gorilla tracking safari Uganda

A well-deserved and hearty breakfast at your lodge in Bwindi then we go for the orientation at the park headquarters.  From here you will start your hike with the ranger guides taking through the jungle forest to look for the gorillas. The gorilla trek (track) can last for a whole day or a few hours.  You will need to carry packed lunch and drinking water…at times, depending on terrain porters are available to carry you at an extra cost. Your group guide will know which direction to take to track the mountain gorillas. You will not be close to the gorillas keep a distance as you watch them carry out their daily routine like feeding young ones, moving here and there. Get out your cameras and make sure you take quality pictures with clear views.  Surely this is one of the most fascinating days and once in a lifetime safari experience. After the gorilla trek, we are off to our lodge for dinner and overnight with all the memories of the day.

Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp, Luxury Gorilla Resort, Gorilla safari lodge, Buhoma community Bandas, Trekkers Tavern, Bwindi view Bandas, Nshongi Gorilla Resort, and Wagtail safari camp.

Accommodation

Ichumbi Safari Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5 and 6: Exploring Queen Elizabeth Wildlife

This morning will mark your last day in the African Rain forest of Bwindi. We start the morning with a relaxing cup of African tea before we check out of our accommodation. We are off for Queen Elizabeth National park driving through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth famous for the tree-climbing lions in Uganda.  Check-in at our accommodation, it is lunchtime and a leisurely afternoon.  In some cases a swimming pool is available, excellent view of Queen Elizabeth Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to a number of Africa Wildlife including elephants, lions, antelopes, leopards, buffaloes, hyenas, monkeys, warthog, plants and trees.   You will simply be mesmerized.  Queen Elizabeth Park is the best destination for wildlife viewing in Uganda and you will see lots and lots of animals that call this park their motherland.  The park is generally a reflection of scenic wonders such as wildlife abundance, birds of different types including the migrants, crater lakes, Katwe salt lake, also surrounded by the tallest mountain range in Uganda – mountain Rwenzori referred to as the mountains of the moon. We then take off for the evening game drive, please let your cameras set for Wildlife photography. Your safari guide will make sure that you don’t miss out on seeing the residents of the park right from animals to trees and plants. You deserve a quiet evening at your accommodation surrounded by wildlife.

Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge/ Simba safari camp, Ihamba safari Lodge/ Queen Elizabeth safari camp or Mweya Hostel

Early breakfast at your accommodation and you are set for a 3-hour game drive.  You will not forget this morning adventure it is referred to as a dawn game drive.  Expect to see, buffaloes, lions, monkeys, elephants, birds, and the scenery with views of the fantastic Ruwenzori Mountain Ranges.
As the game drive comes to an end, we return to our lodge for lunch. How about resting after lunch! Then head for a pleasant launch cruise along the Kazinga Channel the highlight of your safari at Queen Elizabeth National park.  Kazinga Channel connects Lake George and Lake Edward, with more hippos, birds, and elephants coming on water, buffaloes and many more.  Welcome to Uganda the Pearl of Africa…Wildlife safari at Queen Elizabeth Park.
Relax in the evening, dinner and sleep.  As you take your dinner try to look around you may see some animals coming around to have dinner with you. Enjoy your night here.

Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge/ Simba safari camp, Ihamba safari Lodge/ Queen Elizabeth safari camp or Mweya Hostel

Accommodation

Simba safari Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6 an 7:  Chimpanzee Trekking in the Kibale Rain Forest

Breakfast at your lodge in Queen Elizabeth and check-out saying goodbye to the staff at the lodge. We start our journey to Kibale chimpanzee forest famous for its chimpanzees and the Bigodi swamp.  We shall check-in at the lodge and it’s now coming to darkness get ready for a night game walk in Kibale. This will be a walk of your life through the jungle where you will see animals including monkeys in their nightlife totally different from daily life.  Expect to spot lots of night birds.  This is rather a unique walk if you have never participated in such then you should not miss out on this chance. The walk will offer you unique night smells, sights and sounds of the Africa rainforest. You will return to your accommodation with all the memories then dinner and a good night’s sleep.

Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge/ Simba safari camp, Ihamba safari Lodge/ Queen Elizabeth safari camp or Mweya Hostel

Chimpanzee tracking day at Kibale forest park

Early breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing, here we are given a ranger guide to take us through the forest where the chimps are tracked.  Not only will you see the chimpanzees in their natural setting, but also other residents of the park including mammals and birds of different types besides the fauna, flora, and multitude of butterflies.  You will come into a close range of the chimpanzees. This walk is very popular and everyone would wish to participate in it.  In Kibale forest, there are many butterflies to see as you head for the Chimpanzee walk, besides the elusive shoebill stork and the sitatunga antelope that reside in this park. After the chimpanzee trek, we head back to our lodging facility for dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga lodge/ Primate Lodge, / chimpanzee forest guest House

Accommodation

chimpanzee forest guest House

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8: Departure

A relaxed Breakfast to mark the last day of our Uganda safari, check out of our lodge and drive back to Kampala with lunch in Mubende town, arriving Kampala in the evening.

Accommodation

No accomodation for this day

Meals

Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Interested in this tour?

Getting There

  • This tour begins in and ends in

  • Transportation :

  • Airport (or City) pick up and drop off is included

Interested in this tour?

Included in tour

  • Meals Bottled Water
  • Services Of An English Speaking Guide
  • Accommodation
  • Private Safari Vehicle
  • Park Access Fees
  • Gorilla Permits & Chimp Permits
  • All Activities Detailed In The Itinerary

Excluded from tour

  • Kampala Hotel Fees( The Eve Of The Safari And The Night After The Safari),
  • Tips, Laundry Services,
  • Beverages/ Drinks
  • International Flights,
  • Visas
  • Items Of A Personal Nature,
  • Optional Activities And Any Other Extras Not Detailed In The Above Itinerary

Interested in this tour?

Important to know

The price for this tour is per person and is based on the number of travelers as indicated. For more information, please inquire.

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