5 Days Uganda Safari

This 5 days Uganda is one of the most exceptional packages you need to take up while on safari in East Africa. It gets you a great opportunity to explore this country’s diverse primates while on chimpanzee trekking adventure in Kibale National Park and mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. It starts and ends in Kampala or Entebbe

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale and guided nature walks in Bigodi wetland
Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Day 4: Mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park
Day 5: Return to Kampala/Entebbe

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
This 5 days Uganda safari begins with early morning breakfast at your respective hotel or area of residence in Kampala or Entebbe. After, set off to Kibale Forest National Park western Uganda via Kampala-Mubende-Fort Portal route. Along the way, make a stopover at Nakayima spiritual tree and Fort Portal for lunch then after, proceed to Kibale National Park. Kibale Forest National Park offers refuge to over 1500 chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, grey cheeked mangabeys, vervet monkeys, red tailed monkeys, olive baboons and L’Hoest monkeys, over 350 bird species, butterflies, plants and tree species. You will set off for cultural exploration in Amabere g’nyina mwiru. Return to dine and spend a night at Primate Lodge/Crater safari lodge/Ndali lodge/Kyaninga lodge (luxury), Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse/Chimps Nest/Kibale Forest Camp (Midrange) or Rwenzori View Guesthouse (Budget).

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale and guided nature walks in Bigodi wetland

Uganda Primate Safaris
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You will be served with breakfast and later, join other visitors at Kanyanchu visitor center for early morning briefing on the set chimpanzee tracking rules and regulation in Kibale Forest National Park. You will be put in a group of 6 visitors and assigned to 1 park ranger guide who will take you through out this primate exploration. Once you have found chimpanzees, you have 1 hour of magical encounter and opportunity for you to also take photos and explore their behaviors. Later, walk back or be picked by a driver and return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the afternoon, take guided nature walk through Bigodi wetland for you to see several primates, unique flora and birds. Dine and spend a night at Primate Lodge/Crater safari lodge/Ndali lodge/Kyaninga lodge (luxury), Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse/Chimps Nest/Kibale Forest Camp (Midrange) or Rwenzori View Guesthouse (Budget).

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Get up early in the morning and have breakfast, later, drive via Ishasha sector where you will spot out the tree climbing lions and then proceed to Bwindi. Arrive early enough and have a rest. In the evening, set off to Batwa community for cultural encounter. Return to dine and spend a night at Mahogany Springs/Chameleon Hill Lodge (Luxury), Gorilla Mist Camp/Nkuringo Gorilla Camp (Midrange) or Buhoma Community Rest Camp/Broadbill Forest Bill (Budget).

Day 4: Mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park
Engagi SafarisAfter breakfast, you will join other visitors at any of Bwindi’s 4 main sectors-Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga and Nkuringo for briefing on the set dos and don’ts for gorilla trekking. It is during this day that you will be allocated to 1 habituated group and 1 park ranger guide and with your packed lunch plus water, hit the jungles on 4 to 8 hours hike to search for mountain gorillas. Note, you have only 1 hour to strike your imaginations with these creatures and also to take as many photos as possible, explore their behavior and body gestures. Dine and spend a night at Mahogany Springs/Chameleon Hill Lodge (Luxury), Gorilla Mist Camp/Nkuringo Gorilla Camp (Midrange) or Buhoma Community Rest Camp/Broadbill Forest Bill (Budget).

Day 5: Return to Kampala/Entebbe
Today, you will be served with a tasty cup of tea or coffee at your respective safari lodge and after, check out ready to make a return journey to Kampala or Entebbe and this will mark the end of your 5 Uganda safari.
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Safari inclusions
• All activities in the itinerary
• Transportation in 4WD and driver guide
• Chimpanzee and gorilla permits (chimpanzee permits for Kibale National Park cost $150 per person and gorilla trekking permits cost $600)
• Accommodation and meals
• Bottled water
Safari exclusions
• Visa fees
• International flights
• Personal expenses such as tips for staff, guides or any service provider, cigarettes, alcoholic drinks, laundry, insurance, accommodation and meals outside itinerary, additional safari activities.

5 Days Uganda chimp & Gorilla safari

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