4 Days Chimpanzee and Gorilla Tracking Adventure

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is home to over 370 gorillas, accommodating almost a half of the world’s population of mountain gorillas. A tour to this park enables you get up close and personal with the rare species. Kibale National Park on the other hand contains one of the most beautiful and with the most varying tracts of tropical forest in the whole of . It is home to a number of forest wildlife, most especially 13 species of primate coupled with chimpanzees. This will give you an opportunity to see these rare and threatened gorillas and chimpanzees.

Trip Highlights

  • Tracking
  • Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Bigodi Wetland Visit
  • Nature Walks
  • Igongo Cultural Visit
  • Sceneries
  • Stop Over at the Equator

DAY 1:Kampala - Kibale National Park (Travel Time: +5hrs)

After an early breakfast, drive North West to Fort portal which is the largest city in the western region. Arriving in time for healthy lunch in Fort Portal, after which you will have an opportunity of visiting the three surrounding explosion craters. This is a unique place in western that most find most enjoyable and is a combination of a nature walk, cave exploration and local culture as portrayed in the folklore that you will hear from your guide. Time permitting; you will also have a chance of visiting the famous Amabere Caves with an interesting folklore behind it. Drive to your lodge for dinner and relaxation. Dinner and over night at Kyaninga Lodge (High-end) or Primate Lodge (Midrange) or Primate Sky Tree House (Budget-end). Meal plan (Dinner)

DAY 2:Kibale - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Chimpanzee ) (Travel Time: +6hrs)

Start the day with an early breakfast and thereafter drive to Kibale National Park which is home to over 1000 chimpanzees including the black and white colubus monkey, grey cheeked Mangabey and red tailed monkey.

Here you will be allowed to spend some time with these mesmerizing creatures, as you observe them swing from one tree to another, feed, play around or progress steadily on the ground right in front of you. Have lunch at your place of accommodation and thereafter drive south to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for a thrilling experience of Mountain Tracking the following day, the reality is that tonight you actually are sleeping within an African Rainforest which is habitat to half the population of the world’s endangered Mountain Gorillas. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge (High end), or Silverback Lodge (Midrange) or Buhoma Community Bandas (Budget end) Meal Plan (Dinner)

DAY 3:Bwindi Impenetrable National Park ( Tracking)

After an early breakfast, head to the Headquarters of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for an orientation plus meeting the guides as well as separation into the groups basing on which group you are to be tracking. From there you will set off for your thrill experience of the Gorillas in the Mist. within this mysterious and wonderful forest offers quite a lot to see as you make your way to see the Mountain Gorillas. The wildlife including additional , butterflies, mammals and birds, will certainly be very beautiful and really enhance this extremely special experience

The tracking / can entail some thorough climbing as well as although when you come face to face with the tranquil yet potent Mountain Gorillas, watching them only a few meters away from you observing the group, the baby with the mothers, the gorillas partaking their every day routine just right in front of you is all very overwhelming. You can never find any mountain gorillas living in the zoo, save for just in this not large area of Africa where a number of the remnant mountain gorillas can be seen. Luckily because of too many efforts, this population is thriving and well surviving within the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and visitors get the opportunity of observing them at close proximity. Time permitting; thereafter visit the famous batwa community for a community and cultural experience. You will learn about the traditional lifestyle of the Batwa, from brewing of the local beer to medicines made from this very forest. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge (High end), or Silverback Lodge (Midrange) or Buhoma Community Bandas (Budget end) Meal Plan (Full Board)

DAY 4:Bwindi Impenetrable National Park - Kampala (Travel Time: +8hrs)

A very early rise today and together with your guide you will drive back to Kampala. You will stop over in Mbarara for lunch and a visit of the Igongo cultural center. After lunch you will pass by the Equator crossing for some photo shoots and a visit to the crafts village.

Later proceed to Kampala or Entebbe to a place or hotel of choice where your guide shall drop you or be transferred to Entebbe International Airport to catch up with your out bond back home or to your next destination. Meal plan (Breakfast and Lunch)

Includes

  • 1 Permit Per Person
  • 1Chimpanzee Permit Per Person
  • Crater Visit
  • Amabera Cave Visit
  • Igongo Cultural Visit
  • Batwa Visit
  • Lunch en-route
  • Transpotation on a 4 x 4 Vehicle
  • Driver Guide
  • Accomodation and Meals

Excludes

  • Visa
  • International Flights
  • Alcoholic Drinks
  • Cigaretes
  • Personal Expenses
  • Activities nor Included in the Itinerary

Additional Info

  • safari: 4 Days Safari