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5-Day Gorilla and Chimps Safari

5 Days

Overview

Meet your safari guide and drive out of Kampala in the morning for the start of your Gorilla and Chimps safari. Gorilla trekking, Chimps trekking, Game-drive and Boat-cruise in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park and discover what nature keeps.

Trip Highlights

  • Start Kampala (Day 1)
  • Day 1-2 Queen Elizabeth NP
  • Day 3-4 Bwindi NP (Gorillas)
  • Day 5 Kampala (City)
  • End Entebbe (Day 5)

Itinerary

Meet your safari guide and drive out of Kampala in the morning for the start of your Gorillas and Chimps safari. Make a stop at the equator to get the experience of standing with one foot on either side of the southern- and northern hemisphere. Continue on to the town of Mbarara for lunch before the final part of the journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Have a relaxed evening enjoying the view from the lodge.
Overnight at the lodge full board.

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Mid-range lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences

All meals included
Non-alcoholic drinks

In the morning your guide takes you to Kyambura Gorge for chimps trekking experience. You have a walk in beautiful jungle and gorge, meeting with the chimps ahead of you. You will also be able to see a variety of monkey including black and white colobus monkeys, red tail, Vavet monkeys and many more. When you get back from the trek your guide takes you to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon it is time for the boat-cruise on Kazinga channel. This two hour boat ride lets you look for hippos, crocodiles, elephants and birds by the shores. Later go for evening game drive in Kasenyi, well known as a bleeding ground for many animals.

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Mid-range lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences

All meals included
Non-alcoholic drinks

Set off for the Ishasha part of Queen Elizabeth national park after breakfast. Ishasha is known for tree-climbing lions and the game-drive here lets you look for them as well as see topis and buffaloes, elephants and on a lucky day, you might sight some leopards. After the game-drive you continue the journey to Bwindi Impenetrable national park, the home of the mountain gorillas. Overnight at the lodge.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)

Budget lodge located just outside Bwindi NP

All meals included
Non-alcoholic drinks

Your guide will take you to the starting point of the gorilla trekking in the morning and you set of for your adventure. The trek takes you through the jungle up to the point where the gorillas are and you get to spent one hour with them. When you are back from the gorilla trekking your guide takes you to the stunningly beautiful Lake Bunyonyi for relaxation. Boat ride and Batwa experience are optional and not included in the price.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)

Mid-range resort located in or near Lake Bunyonyi

All meals included
Non-alcoholic drinks

After breakfast you start the journey back to Kampala. Make a stopover along the way for lunch in Mbarara or Masaka depending on time. You have now reached the end of your Gorilla and Chimps safari and your guide drops you in Kampala/Entebbe airport.

Main Destination: Kampala (City)

No accommodation (End of tour)

Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
Non-alcoholic drinks

Cost Includes

  • Park fees
  • (For non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits
  • (One per person, non-resident)
  • Chimp permits
  • (One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities
  • (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation
  • (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals
  • (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks
  • (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Cost Excludes

  • International flights
  • (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items
  • (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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5-Day Gorilla and Chimps Safari