5-Day Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tracking in Uganda

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This is a trip to the famous Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi impenetrable national parks that are in position to provide a magnificent view of the rift valley floor that occupies Lake Edward and George and also enjoy the Gorillas from a close range observing adults feeding, groaning and resting as the youngsters play and move backward and forward in a pleasantly comical demonstration.

TOUR HIGH LIGHT

Day 1 Drive to Queen Elizabeth National park

Day 2 Chimpanzee Tracking and Afternoon Launch cruise along the Kazinga Channel

Day 3 Morning game drive and then Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National park

Day 4 Gorilla Tracking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Day 5 Transfer back to Kampala with stopover at the Equator

Day 1 Drive to Queen Elizabeth National park


You will be picked by our guide at 7:00am from Kampala and embark on your journey to the famous Queen Elizabeth National park. The Park covers an area of about 1978 km2 and its position provides a magnificent view of the rift valley floor that occupies Lake Edward and George. The park has one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any national park in the world as its well known to be habitat of about 95 mammals along with 612 species of birds. You will briefly stop in Fort portal for lunch, as you Proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park where you can do an optional evening Game drive depending on the time that you will reach. The journey takes 5-6 hours.

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation : Irungu Forest Safari Lodge, Bush lodge, Enganzi Game lodge

Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2 Chimpanzee Tracking and  cruise on Kazinga Channel


After early breakfast, you will catch up with the early risers as your driver takes you to track our closest cousins the Chimpanzees which is an absolute amazing experience to have.

You will return to your lodge for relaxation. After lunch, you will go for an amazing launch cruise on Kazinga Channel where you will have exciting and unforgettable memories. There also a water sail which provide a magnificent platform for photography taking and across the board game viewing. As you retire from the boat cruise, you will drive back to the hotel for your dinner and overnight.

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation : Irungu Forest Safari Lodge, Bush lodge, Enganzi Game lodge

Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3 Morning game drive and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable NP

After early breakfast, you will catch up with the early risers as your driver takes you for the morning game drive. It is an amazing experience to have great chances of spotting other wild animals like; Buffalo, Uganda kob (Uganda national antelope), Elephants, Hippos, Lions, Leopards, water bucks, warthogs among others
After that excellent drive, you will return to your lodge for lunch and then embark on your journey to Rushaga near the famous Bwindi impenetrable National park.

This park is mostly famous for the rare mountain gorillas and the drive to the park is incredibly scenic, passing through various local villages and the lush green countryside & hills which characterize so much of south western Uganda. Once you are in the forest park, it is one of the richest ecosystems in Africa and the diversity of species is a feature of the park. It provides habitat for some 120 species of mammals, 348 species of birds. Arriving at your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 

Accommodation : Gorilla Mist/ Mutanda Lake Resort

Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Drinking Water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4 Gorilla Tracking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After your breakfast, along with your packed lunch, you will report to the park premises for registration by 8:00am and be briefed by Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger guides. You will then start to trek through the bumpy bushes in search for the amazing Gorillas. There is as well a greater opportunity of seeing other species like the birds, monkeys, chimpanzees, beautiful butterflies among others. The trek could take 1-8 hours and it is a really an exciting experience watching them protest or playing with each other and its really a special moment being with these fabulous human like primates. The time allowed to be with these gorillas in Uganda is 1 hour and every minute of the experience is worth the time you spent in search for them. As you retire from the forest, then transfer to lake Bunyonyi ” the place of many little birds” for relaxation at the lodge. Lake Bunyonyi is popular for its green and lush terraced hills and many islands that you could admire all day.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 

Accommodation : Gorilla Mist/ Mutanda Lake Resort

Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Drinking Water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5 Transfer back to Kampala with stopover at the Equator

Today is the last day of your trip! After your breakfast, begin your journey back to Kampala as you view beautiful sceneries along the way. You will have lunch on route thereafter proceed and have another stop over at the equator for the water experiment and kodak moments. If you happen to have missed it on the 1st day of your trip. Proceed with the journey, your driver will drop you at your accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe. The journey takes 7-8 hours. Thank you for choosing Yaneta Safaris!

Main Destination: Kampala

Accommodation : No Accommodation

Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Drinking Water (Other drinks not included)

END OF TOUR

Tour Included

  • Park fees
  • Gorrila and Chimp permits
  • All activities
  •  All accommodation
  •  A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  •  All Taxes/VAT
  • Round-trip airport transfer
  • Meals
  • Drinking water

Tour Excluded

  • International flights
  •  Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  •  Personal items
  •  Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees