9 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

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9 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

Safari Overview – 9 Days/ 8 Nights

This Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari takes you to Uganda’s most famous parks including Kibale National Park the primate capital of the world and one of East Africa’s major tropical rainforest, Murchison Falls National Park Uganda’s best known and biggest nature reserve, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park commonly known for mountain Gorilla trekking, Queen Elizabeth National Park is understandably Uganda’s most popular tourist destination. This safari will provide you with a combination of tours that includes a trek to visit gorilla, chimpanzee, go for boat safaris and also enjoy wildlife game drives as you adventure all that Uganda has to offer.

Day 1

Safari Overview

Safari Overview

This Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari takes you to Uganda’s most famous parks including Kibale National Park the primate capital of the world and one of East Africa’s major tropical
rainforest, Murchison Falls National Park Uganda’s best known and biggest nature reserve, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park commonly known for mountain Gorilla trekking, Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda's most popular tourist destination. This safari will provide you with a combination of tours that includes a trek to visit gorilla, chimpanzee, boat safaris and experience wildlife game drives as you adventure all that Uganda has to offer.


Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Ganyana safari driver/ guide will pick you from the airport, meet and greet then begin the Murchison Falls Adventure with a stopover at Nakasongola where you will have lunch then transfer to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, an asylum to the Rhinos.

Accommodation

Accommodation

  1. Murchison Falls National Park: Nile Safari Lodge
  2. Kibale National Park: Chimpundu Lodge
  3. Queen Elizabeth National Park: Kyangabi Crater Resort
  4. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: Mahogany Springs Lodge

Day 2

Boat Cruise to the Bottom of the falls

Boat Cruise to the Bottom of the falls

Take a Nile Cruise to the bottom of the falls for game viewing at close quarters.

Morning Game Drive

Morning Game Drive

Go for a morning game drive on the northern bank of the river Nile.

Day 3

Visit Top of the falls -Transfer to Kibale Forest

Visit Top of the falls -Transfer to Kibale Forest

Visit top of the falls then Start your road drive to Kibale Forest National Park as you enjoy the beautiful countryside landscape.

Day 4

Chimpanzee Trekking and Bigodi nature walk

Chimpanzee Trekking and Bigodi nature walk

With a ranger guide, you will venture into the jungle in search of the chimpanzees. You will spend one hour with the chimpanzees as you watch them play, feed and groom each other.

Bigodi nature walk

Bigodi nature walk

In afternoon visit the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary for a nature walk, rich in biodiversity and beautiful scenery.

Day 5

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park. Relax as you appreciate the breathtaking atmosphere at the park before going for an evening Game drive.

Day 6

Game Drive

Game Drive

Head out for a morning game drive to the Kob mating area in Kasenyi. Expect to see elephants, buffaloes, lions and other fauna in their natural habitat.

Boat Cruise along the Kazinga Channel

Boat Cruise along the Kazinga Channel

In the afternoon, go for an exciting boat cruise along the Kazinga channel.

Day 7

Transfer to Bwindi via Ishasha

Transfer to Bwindi via Ishasha

Transfer to Bwindi via the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park and here you may spot many wildlife including the famous Tree climbing lions. Arrive in the Evening and overnight as you prepare for Gorilla Tracking.

Day 8

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest

Walk and hike this steep and slippery terrain until you meet the family gorilla. Enjoy this one hour allowed in the company of the brilliant giants! Depending on the duration of the track you can either head for Batwa cultural experience.

Day 9

Transfer back to Entebbe

Transfer back to Entebbe

Transfer to Entebbe, stopver at the Equator to buy some souvenirs to take back home and proceed to Entebbe for your flight home.

Arrival:


  • Complementally pick up from Airport/ hotel
  • Accommodation before/end of trip can be arranged at an extra cost

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary


Ganyana safari driver/ guide will pick you from the airport, meet and greet then begin the Murchison Falls Adventure with a stopover at Nakasongola where you will have lunch then transfer to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, an asylum to the Rhinos.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge
Midrange: Fort Murchison lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise to the Bottom of the Falls


Go for a morning game drive on the northern bank of the river Nile. Take a Nile Cruise to the bottom of the falls for game viewing at close quarters.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge
Midrange: Fort Murchison lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 3: Visit Top of the falls -Transfer to Kibale Forest


Visit top of the falls then Start your road drive to Kibale Forest National Park as you enjoy the beautiful countryside landscape.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Chimpundu Lodge
Midrange: Kibale Forest Camp
Meal plan: Full board

Day 4: Chimpanzee Trekking and Bigodi nature walk


With a ranger guide, you will venture into the jungle in search of the chimpanzees. You will spend one hour with the chimpanzees as you watch them play, feed and groom each other. In afternoon visit the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary for a nature walk, rich in biodiversity and beautiful scenery.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Chimpundu Lodge
Midrange: Kibale Forest Camp
Meal plan: Full board

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park


Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park. Relax as you appreciate the breathtaking atmosphere at the park before going for an evening Game drive.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Kyanagbi Crater Resort
Midrange: Kyanagbi Crater Resort
Meal plan: Full board

Day 6: Game Drive and Boat Cruise along the Kazinga Channel


Head out for a morning game drive to the Kob mating area in Kasenyi. Expect to see elephants, buffaloes, lions and other fauna in their natural habitat. In the afternoon, go for an exciting boat cruise along the Kazinga channel.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Kyanagbi Crater Resort
Midrange: Kyanagbi Crater Resort
Meal plan: Full board

Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi via Ishasha


Transfer to Bwindi via the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park and here you may spot many wildlife including the famous Tree climbing lions. Arrive in the Evening and overnight as you prepare for Gorilla Tracking.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury:  Mahogany Springs Lodge
Midrange: Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 8: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest


Walk and hike this steep and slippery terrain until you meet the family gorilla. Enjoy this one hour allowed in the company of the brilliant giants! Depending on the duration of the track you can either head for Batwa cultural experience.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury:  Mahogany Springs Lodge
Midrange: Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge
Meal plan: Full board

Day 9: Transfer back to Entebbe


Transfer to Entebbe, stopver at the Equator to buy some souvenirs to take back home and proceed to Entebbe for your flight home.

Persons Date Price per person
1 pax Any Date $5,840
2 pax Any Date $5,548

Includes


  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Park Entrance fees
  • Car hire in 4×4 safari Vehicle
  • Services of an English-speaking guide
  • Refreshments like water
  • All accommodation & Meals
  • All activities
  • All Taxes /VAT
  • A professional driver /guide
  • Chimpanzee permit
  • Game Drives
  • Fuel
  • Gorilla permit
  • Covid-19 Test arrangements

Excludes


  • Tips and gratuities
  • All items of personal nature
  • International flights
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Covid-19 Test

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