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5 Days Kibale Primates and Bwindi Gorilla Safari


Tour Summary

5 Days Kibale Primates and Bwindi Gorilla Safari takes you for chimpanzee tracking in Kibale National Park which is a habitat to primates not found anywhere else. The park offers an an exceptional opportunities for Chimps trekking and bird watching which makes this forest ideal for primate watching safaris in Uganda. Later you will proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park for mountain gorillas tracking

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  • Safari Duration: 5 days/ 4 nights
  • Departure Dates: Daily departures
  • Places of Visit: Kampala, Kibale National Park, Bwindi Forest National Park in Uganda 



Day 1: Arrival Entebbe International Airport - Kampala
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, our tour guide will warmly welcome you to Uganda before being transferred to your reserved hotel.

Dinner and Overnight at Serena Kampala Hotel (High end)/Cassia Lodge (Mid range)/ ken Rock Hotel (Budget end)

Day 2: Depart Kampala for Kibale National Park
After breakfast, check out and depart for Kibale National Park. You will an absorbing drive through papyrus swamps and thick jungle of the Nile Delta on your way to Kibale National Park
In the afternoon you will proceed for a guided walk in the crater lakes are of the park where you will also have a cultural visit

Dinner and Overnight at Kyaninga Lodge (Lodge facility)/Mountains of the Moon (Mid Lodge) or Chimps Nest (Budget facility)

Day 3: Chimpanzee Trekking Kibale Forest National Park - Bwindi
On this day you will proceed for a half day tour in search of the chimpanzee as well as other primate such as red Colobus, phoestes and red tailed and grey cheeked mangabey.  You will have a detailed explanation from the tour guide on the primates and other flora and fauna within the forest to ensure that your trek is both informative and enjoyable. While on the walk you will be able to see the primates and birdlife at close range. After lunch you will proceed to Bwindi via Queen Elizabeth National Park where you will spot a number of wild animals such as the elephant, antelope, buffaloes among others.

Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge (high end lodge) or Sliver back Lodge (Mid range) or Wagtail Eco Camp (Budget facility)

Day 4: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking
you will have an early breakfast, at 0800hrs depart for trekking. On arrival at the starting point, you will have a short briefing from Uganda Wildlife Authority staff before embarking on the Gorilla Trekking. Ensure to carry with you the equipments required for trekking such as rain jacket, drinking water, snacks and jungle boots
You will be put into groups where the guides will lead you inside the jungle in search of the shy Primates. This is one of the most exciting experiences. Do not forget to carry your lunch boxes as the trekking may take between 2 and 6 hours depending on where the Gorilla Mountains are located.
After the trek, afternoon is spent on a village walk. The Walk will begin at Buhoma Community Rest Camp where to learn more about the local community living around Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The Buhoma Village Walk is informative and rewarding.

Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge (high end lodge) or Sliver back Lodge (Mid range) or Wagtail Eco Camp (Budget facility)

Day 5: Depart Bwindi  for Kampala/Entebbe
After breakfast, check out and depart for Kampala, then Entebbe, with lunch enroute with stopover at Igongo cultural centre to explore the lifestyle of the Ankole and Bahima.  Drop of at the airport to catch your flight back home or a hotel of your choice.


Package Includes

  • One Gorilla permit per person
  • Transportation by a 4 x 4 station wagon
  • Community walks Bwindi
  • One Chimpanzee permit in Kibale
  • Crater Tour Kibale
  • Accommodation and meals as per the Itinerary
  • Park fees
  • Igongo cultural visit
  • Driver/guide allowance
  • En-route lunches
  • Ranger guide fees
  • AMREF Emergency Evacuation Medical Insurance


Package Excludes

  • Local and international flights
  • Personal Travel insurance
  • Visa Fees
  • Drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature


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