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5 Days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

The 5 Days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari is an enchanting jungle adventure into two of the most famous world heritage primates sanctuaries, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Kibale Forest.

Did you know that it has been estimated that there are only about 880 left throughout the world?.

Almost half of them creatures can be found in Uganda, and the rest of the population can also be found in neighboring Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.

You will spend one magical and exhilarating hour watching the intricate interaction of families of these amazing apes in the heart of the World Heritage Site known as the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Kibale Forest National Park is a great contender to Bwindi, with some of the best Chimp research done on this rain forest. You'll enjoy every step you take in these jungles.

Highlights
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest
Picturesque drive from Entebbe to Bwindi

per adult from

$3,088

AUD

Duration

5 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 1x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Gorilla permit at USD600.00 per person per trek
    • Services of an English speaking driver guide
    • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
    • Lunch - Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary Transport
    • Private transportation
    • Airport transfers on first and last day,
    • Fuel for the whole trip
    • All park entrance fees
    • Chimp permit at USD150.00 per person per trek
    • Pre and Post accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
    What's excluded :
    • International airfares
    • Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
    • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry +
    • Tips and gratuities
    • Telephone calls and any other items of personal nature

  • Day 1: To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region
    After Breakfast, the designated 5 Days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari driver/guide will drive you 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.
    Duration: 0

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Lunch & Dinner (Breakfast Not Included)
    Accommodation included: Broad Bill Forest Camp/Crater Bay Cottages

    Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region
    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.
    Duration: 0

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: All Meals Included
    Accommodation included: Broad Bill Forest Camp/Crater Bay Cottages


    Day 3: Kibale Forest National Park

    Stop At: Kibale National Park, Kibale National Park, Western Region
    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 town before checking in at Rwenzori View Guest House for overnight.

    Duration: 0

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: All Meals Included
    Accommodation included: Rwenzori View Guest House

    Day 4: Chimp trekking in Kibale and Bigodi Wetland Walk

    Stop At: Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary, Kamwenge Road, Fort Portal Uganda
    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

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    Chimpanzees live in communities of 50-150 individuals but break up 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.
    Duration: 0

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: All Meals Included
    Accommodation included: Rwenzori View Guest House

    Day 5: To Kampala/Entebbe or Airport

    Stop At: Entebbe, Entebbe, Central Region
    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.

    Duration: 0

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Breakfast & Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from any hotel in Uganda.
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 8/29/2019 - 12/31/2020
    Monday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Tuesday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Wednesday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Thursday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Friday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Saturday:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by Gorillas & Chimp Luxury Uganda Safaris

Activity ID: V-187905P6

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