5 days bugdet gorilla trekking tour and chimpanzee trekking safari to Uganda

USD $970pp

Rates are per person (pp) and based on 2 people sharing 1 room

Excluding international flights (from/to your home country)

Safari Overview

Imagine combining gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park that has half of the endangered mountain gorillas in the whole world with chimpanzee trekking or Habituation experience in Kibale National Park which has been declared the best place to view habituated wild chimpanzees? This all inclusive tour will start and end in Entebbe or Kampala but return Airport transfers are included.

Tour Summary

  • You’ll go to Uganda
  • This tour starts and ends in Entebbe (Uganda)
  • You’ll visit Lake Bunyonyi, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kibale Forest National Park
  • Activities: gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tracking
  • Getting around: open-sided 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be arranged for extra cost

Day by Day

Arrival

  • You’ll be collected from the airport (or hotel)
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost

Day 1: To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After Breakfast, you will drive to Lake Bunyonyi located on the Eastern side of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Your guide will make stopovers at the Equator for photograph and lunch in Mbarara town. You will then drive past banana plantations, Farms and beautiful hills of Kigezi for your overnight at Broad Bill Forest Camp or Crater bay Cottages in Kabale town.

DAY 02: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park

After your early morning breakfast, your guide will drive you to Ruhija Park headquarters for briefing and joining others for gorilla trekking. You will start your trek which can take from 30 minutes to 7 hours depending on the location of mountain gorillas on that particular day. Once you have found them, you will be around one hour of observation and photography before returning back to the park headquarters for certificate and overnight at Broad Bill Forest Camp ofdriving back to Crater Bay Cottages.

DAY 03: Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast we will drive to Kibale Forest National Park for overnight at Rwenzori View Guest House. This journey will take you through Queen Elizabeth National Park with chances of spotting some wild game as we drive through this savannah dominated National Park. You will have a chance to cross the equator for the second time and crossing several rivers that originate from Mountain Rwenzori. Enjoy a lunch break in Fort Portal towm before checking in at Rwenzori View Guest House for overnight.

  • Main Destination: Kibale Forest National Park
  • Accommodation: Rwenzori View Guest House
  • Meals: All Meals Included
  • Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 04: Chimp trekking in Kibale and Bigodi Wetland Walk

After breakfast, you will drive to Kibale National Park head quarters for briefing and then chimpanzee trekking in the forest. You will be divided into small groups of six people headed by one guide who will then move with you into the forest to find one of the chimpanzee parties. Chimpanzees live in communities of 50-150 individuals but breakup into small parties during the day to reduce competition on food. They will then recollect in the evening to build their nest. You will be allowed one hour with the chimps before returning back for lunch and then a wetland walk in the nearby Bigodi Village. Kibale National Park is popular for primates and birds and 12 primates species have been recorded.

  • Main Destination: Kibale Forest National Park
  • Accommodation: Rwenzori View Guest House
  • Meals: All Meals Included
  • Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 05: To Kampala/Entebbe or Airport

After breakfast, you will drive to Kampala/Entebbe for your post tour accommodation (not included) or to Entebbe International Airport for your international departure flight.

  • Main Destination: Entebbe
  • Accommodation: End of Tour, No accommodation
  • Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
  • Drinks: Mineral Water

End of Tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost
  • You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)

COST PER PERSON SHARING

Persons Date Price per person
 1 Person  Any date  USD1620.00
 2 Persons  Any date USD970.00
 3 Persons  Any date USD940.00
 4 Persons  Any date USD920.00
 5 Persons  Any date USD890.00
 6 Persons  Any date USD850.00

Single room Supplement is USD 95.00 per person willing to stay alone in a single room

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers on first and last day,
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

Cost excludes

  • Gorilla permit at USD600.00 per person per trek or USD450.00 in April, May and November
  • Chimp permit at USD150.00 per person per trek or USD100.00 in April, May and November
  • Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
  • International airfares
  • Uganda Visa (USD100 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry