5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari

5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari takes you to different Uganda safari destinations to explore Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale national park, boat cruise on the Kazinga channel, game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park, Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park, Village walk as well as visiting Igongo Cultural along the way on the day of return. The trip starts and ends in Kampala or Entebbe Airport.

5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari

Highlights of 5 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari Tour

  • Day 1: Transfer to Kibale National Park
  • Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and Drive to Queen
  • Day 3: Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest
  • Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest 
  • Day 5: From Bwindi to Kampala or Entebbe Airport

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest

Transfer to Kibale Forest: On day 1 of day 5 our driver guide will pick you up and drives you to the western region of Uganda through the papyrus swamps, dense jungles of the Nile Delta area among others. You will arrive at Kibale National Park with great sights of Mountain Rwenzori, check-in and have lunch. We shall head out for guided afternoon walk where you will be able to explore the crater lakes of the national park on our walk and experience the local culture. Back to the lodge for dinner and Overnight stay.

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Kibale Chimpanzee Trekking and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP

Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking: On day 2, after morning breakfast. You will set off at the park headquarter for briefing about dos and don’ts of chimpanzee trekking. After meet your ranger guide to accompany you on foot to track chimpanzees of Kibale forest national park impressive home to over 5000 individuals of chimpanzees. You will be a group of six people to participate in this amazing experience. You will be led to forest trail heads in search for them where you will also have another chance for viewing variety of species like monkeys, tree species, beautiful bird species, green vegetables as you listen to sweet melodies of birds. After finding them you will be given one hour to observe their behaviours, lifestyles among many.

After chimpanzee tracking check out of Kibale forest national park and drive to south of Queen Elizabeth national park where we can see big game as we drive. Arrive in the late afternoon at the park and embark for boat cruise on the Kazinga channel where you will be able to get close to water species like hippos, buffaloes and many more. It also offers great bird watching opportunities as well as other chances to see elephants, warthogs and kobs. The channel is a home to variety of birds some of them include Pink-backed pelicans, Pied and Malachite kingfishers and Saddle billed stork among others. Dinner and Overnight stay

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Morning drive in Queen and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable

Morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park: After morning coffee tea with delicious snacks go for game drive in open savannah grassland of Kasenyi. You will be able to sight see wildlife such as elephants, lions, buffalos, waterbucks, warthogs, Ugandan kob and various birds. We may also drive to Ishasha section in Queen Elizabeth national park to take a game drive en route as we look out for wildlife more especially tree climbing lions. Have lunch in Queen.

After travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National park, arrive in the evening in a home of endangered African Mountain Gorillas along with variety of wild animals and plants, other primates to see include blue and red tailed monkeys. Dinner and Overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Bwindi Gorilla trekking –Uganda

Bwindi Gorilla trekking: After morning coffee tea served with cookies, your drive guide will drive you to park headquarter to teach you about rules of gorilla trekking in the forest. After meet the guide to led you on the once in lifetime experience of trekking mountain gorillas in the wild which are said to have 98% human DNA.This is an activity which can take 2 to 8hours trekking depending on gorilla’s movements and note that it is thrill of encountering these great apes in the wild though sometimes is a challenging trek through the thick undergrowth. The adventure trek through the wilderness takes us in search of a group of gorillas. And once are found you’re given one hour to spend with them feed and interact with each other, get to hear the gorillas communicating with one another, this is an activity that offers its own rewards. We also get a chance to observe adult gorillas feeding, grooming, and resting as well as witnessing the young gorillas at play. Back to the lodge for lunch.

Community walk: In the evening we go to explore a local community on foot where we will experience the lifestyle of Batwa people who have been here for centuries. Return back to the lodge relax and enjoy the peaceful setting in nature, dinner, and overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: From Bwindi to Kampala

From Bwindi to Kampala: After enjoying our breakfast on day 5 and then drive back to Kampala, visiting Igongo Cultural Village en route and we shall learn about the Ankole cultures of Uganda, glimpsing the history of these amazing people. Then along the way, as we proceed to Kampala have a stopover at the Uganda Equator to take photographs and have lunch en-route. Arrive at Kampala to be dropped at place of resident or Entebbe Airport to catch up your flight back home.

End of 5 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari Tour

Tour Includes

  • Full Board Accommodation
  • Ground transport
  • Fuel surcharge 
  • Enough mineral water
  • An English speaking drive guide
  • Gorilla permits
  • Chimpanzee permits 
  • Walking safari
  • All park entrance fees

Tour Excludes

  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Laundry services
  • Tips
  • Other optional activity
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5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari

5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari

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