Your 7 Day Trip Summary
- Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls National Park
- Day 2: Morning Game drive and an afternoon boat cruise
- Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National Park
- Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking and a visit to Bigodi wetland
- Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
- Day 6: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest
- Day 7: Depart back to Kampala
Itinerary for the 7 Days Uganda safari Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking tour
Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls National Park
Have a morning breakfast at the hotel around Kampala, there after drive towards Murchison Falls national park, you will go through the Luwero triangle, stopover at the Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary a home to various rhinos and also en route in Masindi for lunch as you head to the Park.
Check in at the lodge and relax in the evening. Accommodation options include; Paara Safari Lodge(Luxury/Upmarket), Murchison River Lodge (Mid-range), Red Chilli Rest camp(Budget).
Day 2: Morning Game drive and an afternoon boat cruise
In the morning have an early breakfast and proceed to the park for the game drive, you will be able to view various animals such as elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, giraffes, lions, and also different bird species among others. After lunch go for a boat cruise during the afternoon on the Nile River.
Later proceed for a hike to the top of the falls where you will be in line to see the Nile and how it makes its way through the narrow gap, after meet your driver guide and drive back to the Lodge. Have dinner and Overnight. Accommodation options; Paara Safari Lodge (Luxury/Upmarket), Murchison River Lodge (Mid-range), Red Chilli camp (Budget).
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National Park
On this day you will enjoy your early morning breakfast at your lodge, there after drive to Kibale national park. On your way you wouldn’t want to miss out on the beautiful countryside endowed with the Albertine escarpments so you will you will pass via Hoima to Fort portal. Stopover in Masindi for lunch.
After lunch continue to Kibale national park, which is one of Africa’s great rain-forests, this park is home to 13 primate species such as chimpanzees, red tailed monkeys, vervet monkeys and birds such as rumped tinker bird, the green breasted pitta, yellow spotted nicator. among others. Arrive at the park, then check in at the lodge, relax and have dinner in the evening.
Accommodation options; Ndali Lodge (Luxury/Upmarket), Primate Lodge (Mid-range), Kibale forest camp (Budget)
Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking and a visit to Bigodi wetland
Wake up early enough and have breakfast, after breakfast proceed to the park headquarters with packed lunch from the lodge for the briefing about chimpanzee tracking.
Later, enter the amazing rain forest to look for the Chimpanzees, meeting them will be one of the most amazing experiences as you will enjoy watching them play around, feed young ones, and the males guarding the territories. After that, enjoy your packed lunch in the wild, in the afternoon after tracking, visit Bigodi swamp where you will be able to see some other primates like the mongoose, bush pigs, baboons, otters.
Accommodation Options; Ndali Lodge (Luxury/Upmarket), Chimpanzee Forest Guest (Mid-range), Kibale Forest camp (Budget).
Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
Set off for Bwindi impenetrable National park after an early morning breakfast. It is found in the Southwestern part of Uganda, and its renown for being a home to over 340 mountain gorillas.
On the way to the park, you will see various animals, and amazing vegetation together with the local people along the road. You will as well enjoy lots of animal species along the way to the park. Arrive in the afternoon. Check in at the lodge, relax or go for a guided nature walk.
Accommodation options; Buhoma Lodge (Luxury/Upmarket), Silverback Lodge (Mid-range), Buhoma Community Camp (Budget).
Day 6: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest
Enjoy an early morning breakfast, later continue to the park headquarters for a briefing. After briefing, the rangers will guide you through the forest as you start your search for the Mountain gorillas. Gorilla trekking is an amazing activity though can be tiring, it takes 2 to 8 hours.
After trekking head back to the lodge for your lunch, later in the evening you could opt for relaxing at the lodge or visit the Batwa community to have fun as you enjoy their cultural dances.
Accommodation options; Buhoma Lodge Luxury/Upmarket), Silverback Lodge (Mid-range), Buhoma Community Camp (Budget).
Day 7: Depart back to Kampala
Have breakfast and depart back to Kampala, with en route stopover at Igongo cultural center for lunch and the Equator for photography.
- Chimpanzee & Gorilla trekking Permits
- Accommodation (Full board)
- An English-speaking professional guide/ driver (full time)
- All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary
- Bottled water while on safari
- Personal expenses like laundry services, drinks/beverages, and tips to staff
- Kampala hotel fees (the eve of the safari and the night after the safari)
- International Visas and flights
- Optional activities (not detailed in the above itinerary)