Day 1: Kampala – Kibale Forest National Park
Early in the morning we will pick you up from the hotel or guesthouse of your choice and leave for Kibale Forest. In the afternoon we will arrive at Kibale Forest Camp, sleeping with the sounds of the tropical rainforest.
Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi Swamp Walk
At 08.00 am we will start with the 4 hour chimp trekking– during which you may also get to see 10 other primates. Kibale park is also known for all the butterflies and birds. In the afternoon we will walk through Bigodi Swamp (home to a community based project).
Day 3: Kibale – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast, you will depart Kibale NP for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. We will pass via Queen Elizabeth towards the south, passing the southern sector of the National Park. This part is called Ishasha and is famous for the tree climbing lions. Along the way you will stop for some animals . We will continue the journey through Rukugiri District passing villages, cultivated farms, hills before you reach Bwindi later in the evening. Check in at the accommodation, dinner and overnight at your booked Lodge/hotel.
Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi
You will travel by car to the starting point of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest NP. Once there you will first receive a briefing (7.45am) and at 8.30am you will start the tracking. Once you have found the gorillas, you will be able to spend up to one hour with them. You will be expected back to the starting point by 7.00pm at the latest. Being physically fit is recommended.
It is always best to hear from other visitors and REMEMBER Gorilla tracking is for 15 years and above, a level of fitness is advised as it involves walking in the forest and tracking shoes.
Day 5: Transfer to Kampala
Early in the morning after breakfast you will travel back to Kampala. On the way back to the city you will have lunch in Mbarara town, and after Masaka there will be an opportunity to a stop at the Equator for photo shoots and buying souvenirs and have tea or coffee. If you need an extra night on this last day, we can book you in our Airport Guesthouse. End of Safari