8 Days Uganda Gorilla trekking, wildlife and chimpanzee trekking takes you to some of Uganda’s best destinations such as Murchison falls national park , Kibale national park , Queen Elizabeth national park and Bwindi National park
Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Murchison falls – Rhino tracking and top of the falls visit
Depending on your location, you will be picked up by our company representative/ driver who will drive you to Murchison falls national park, en route Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary 2-3 hours’ drive for a Rhino trekking experience.
After the activity you will have lunch then connect to Murchison falls national park entering through the Kichumbanyobo gate from Masindi town. Arrive in the park in the evening and connect to your lodge to rest. Dinner and overnight stay at Parkside Safari Lodge for budget/Pakuba Safari lodge for mid-range/Nile Safari Lodge for luxury on a full board basis
Day 2: Morning Game drive and launch cruise
Early morning breakfast and then go for a morning game drive at the delta where you may spot various animal species like elephants, giraffes, lions, Uganda kobs among others.
Return and have lunch then at 2 pm, you set off for a launch cruise at the bottom of the Murchison Falls along River Nile, enjoy streaming views of hippo and serried ranges of crocodile along the sandbanks, as well as large numbers of different species getting down to drink & bathe. After the boat cruise at the bottom of the falls, you will be picked up by your driver to return to your lodge. Dinner and overnight at lodge as the above
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National Park – Bigodi swamp walk
Have breakfast and embark on your drive to Kibale national park- the best safari destination in Africa for chimpanzee tracking. Arrive in Fort portal town at good time for lunch, then connect for a nature walk at Bigodi swamp for about 2 hours then drive to your lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at Chimpanzee Forest Lodge for mid-range/Isunga lodge for budget/Chimpundu Safari Lodge for luxury on a full board basis.
Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
After breakfast, you will go for chimpanzee trekking with your packed food and water. Meet your guide at the head office then enter the rainforest to start searching for the chimpanzee, this will take 2-5 hours to find the chimpanzees. On seeing them, you will spend 1 hour with the chimpanzees while taking pictures.
After tracking, embark on a 3 hours’ drive to Queen Elizabeth national park from Fort portal with en-route lunch. Dinner and overnight at Pumba Safari Cottages for budget/Elephant Hub Lodge/Twinlake Safari lodge for mid-range/Elephant Plains lodge for luxury
Day 5: Lion tracking/game drive and Boat cruise
After breakfast early morning, go for a lion tracking experience where you are guaranteed to view the lions, enjoy an en-route game drive at the Kisenyi area where you will spot a good number of wildlife including Elephants, Buffaloes, and all species of antelopes.
After enjoying your lunch at the lodge, go for your boat trip along the Kazinga channel for yet another wildlife/bird watching experience as you cruise on lake Edward/George. Dinner and overnight stay at lodge as above
Day 6: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park
After breakfast, drive out of the park to connect to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park (home of Uganda Mountain Gorillas). Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Rest Camp for budget/Buhoma Haven Lodge for mid-range/Mahogany Springs Lodge for luxury
Day 7: Gorilla trekking experience.
Wake up early, have breakfast, and connect to the forest with your packed food and water. The briefing from the park warden about the gorillas starts at 8 am where your will be guided on highlights about the way of life of the gorillas you will be tracking. The hike can take anything from 2-8 hours. Once you reach the gorillas, you are allowed to spend one hour with them as you stand 6 meters away. Return to the lodge to unwind and dinner and overnight stay as above.
Day 8: Return to Kampala/Entebbe (8-9 hours’ drive) – Departure
After breakfast at the lodge, proceed back to Kampala/Entebbe with en-route lunch in Mbarara town and the Equator. Arrive in Kampala/Entebbe late afternoon and either be dropped off at a hotel you advise or at Entebbe Airport for your check-in flight late flight back home. End of tour.
QUOTATION BASED ON 1 PERSON
3,450 USD staying in a single room –Budget accommodation
3,790 USD staying in a single room –Mid-range accommodation
5,750 USD staying in a single room – Luxury accommodation
QUOTATION BASED ON 2 PAX
2,790 USD per person sharing a double room –Budget accommodation
3,000 USD per person sharing a double room –Mid-range accommodation
4,920 USD per person sharing a double room –Luxury accommodation
QUOTATION BASED ON 3 PAX
2,885 USD per person sharing a double room and single room –Budget accommodation
3,235 USD per person sharing a double room and a single room –Mid-range accommodation
6,360 USD per person sharing a double room and a single room –Luxury accommodation
QUOTATION BASED ON 4 PAX
2,328 USD per person sharing 2 double/twin rooms –Budget accommodation
2,520 USD per person sharing 2 double/twin rooms –Mid-range accommodation
3,400 USD per person sharing 2 double/twin rooms –Luxury accommodation
QUOTATION BASED ON 5 PEOPLE
2,430 USD per person sharing 2 double/twin and 1 single room –Budget accommodation
2,640 USD per person sharing 2 double/twin and 1 single room –Mid-range accommodation
4,820 USD per person sharing 2 double/twin and 1 single room –Luxury accommodation
Inclusions in the price:
- Pick up and drop off/Airport transfers
- Gorilla Permit and Chimpanzee permit
- Lion tracking and Nature walk
- Ground transport in a 4X4 private van
- English speaking driver/guide
- Accommodation as described in the itinerary
- Fuel for the vehicle.
- Meals as described in the itinerary
- Bottled mineral water in the car
- Entrance and ranger fees for the national parks
- Activities mentioned in the program
- VAT for upcountry hotel and lodge
- International flight
- Visa fees for Uganda
- Optional activities
- Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
- Items of personal nature like Laundry, Telephone calls, among others.
- Tips and gratuities