5 Days Uganda Safaris, Chimpanzee & Gorilla trekking safari
Our 5 Days Uganda Safaris takes you to the famous Uganda safaris national parks were you will be able to track gorillas and Chimpanzee. Kibale National Park is located in western Uganda and it’s one of the greatest rain forest in Africa. It has an altitude of 1200-1600 meters above the sea level. The Chimpanzees can be located by listening to their pant hooting calls and then the area can be located where they are calling from. You are Usually given one hour to spend with these primate and get a chance to observe how they feed, play, care for the young ones and as they jump, swinging from tree to another.
Day 1. Transfer to Kibale National Park
Early in the morning after breakfast, proceed to Kibale National park. You will stopover in Fort Portal for your lunch and after proceed driving towards the park. Have a good time and also take some photos, approach fort portal and enjoy the foot hills of the Rwenzori mountains and then continue to Kibale National Park. Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga Lodge|Isunga Lodge|Kibale forest Camp FB
Day 2. Chimpanzee Tracking & Bigodi Swamp Walk
Early in the morning after taking breakfast, you will go to the park headquarters where you will be briefed about Chimpanzee tracking. By 8:00am, you will be starting your search for the Chimpanzee within the park. These primates are the closest relatives to the human being and they share 98% of their DNA with that of the human beings.
Later in the afternoon, you will visit Bigodi swamp which is also good for watching primates and birds. It’s mainly maintained by the local Community and they earn a living from there. You will enjoy many bird species here including; the great blue turuco, and many more, the other primate species to view here include; the baboons, mongoose, otters, bush pigs as well as the bush bucks. Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga Lodge|Isunga Lodge|Kibale forest Camp FB
Day 3. Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park
Early in the morning after breakfast, drive directly to Bwindi via Ishasha sector were you will have a chance to view many tree climbing lions. This is the only place in Africa were you will view tree climbing lions. You will also view many animals including; the Topi, kobs, Elephants, Buffaloes etc. Arrive to the park in the afternoon and enjoy a nature walk. Dinner and overnight at Chameleon Hills|Buhoma Lodge|Rushaga Gorillas Lodge|Buhoma Community rest Camp FB
Day 4. Gorilla trekking
Early morning breakfast, and after proceed to the park headquarters to have a briefing about the gorilla trekking in Bwindi. The rangers will then accompany you to the rain forest to start your search for the gentle giants. This walk can sometimes be tough and it need little bit of energy. Trekkers are always advised to carry their rain coats and boots because the weather there is always unpredictable. There are also some potters who always help with the carrying of the luggage on behalf of the visitors but at $15 per porter. After your gorillas trekking, return to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Chameleon Hills|Buhoma Lodge|Rushaga Gorillas Lodge|Buhoma Community rest Camp FB
Day 5. Departure back to Kampala
After breakfast, transfer to Entebbe|Kampala, have lunch at Mbarara town and have another stopover at the equator for photos and experiments.