Cost of 5 days budget gorilla trekking tour and chimpanzee trekking safari to Uganda
Rates are per person (pp) and based on 2 people sharing 1 room
Excluding international flights (from/to your home country)
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 5 days budget gorilla trekking tour and chimpanzee trekking safari to Uganda tour will start and end in Kigali- Rwanda.
After Breakfast on your first day of 5 days budget gorilla trekking tour and chimpanzee trekking safari to Uganda, you will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Our representative will pick from from Kigali Airport or your hotel in Kigali. Visit the Genocide Memorial Center in Kigali. The Kigali Genocide Memorial is the final resting place for more than 250,000 victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
It honors the memory of the more than one million Rwandans killed in 1994 through education and peace-building.
Later, you will be transferred in about 4, 5 hours to the Lodge. From here you will depart tomorrow for the gorilla tracking!
After your early morning breakfast on your second day of 5 days budget gorilla trekking tour and chimpanzee trekking safari to Uganda, 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 your booked lodge.
After breakfast on your third day of 5 days budget gorilla trekking tour and chimpanzee trekking safari to Uganda, you will be transferred to Kibale Forest National Park for overnight at your booked lodge.
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 town before checking in at your Lodge.
After breakfast, you will drive to Kibale National Park headquarters 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.
After breakfast on your last day of 5 days budget gorilla trekking tour and chimpanzee trekking safari to Uganda, you will transferred to Kigali Airport for your international departure flight.