Chimp and Gorilla Safari Uganda, Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest and Wildlife Safaris in Lake Mburo National Park
Take a Trip to Kibale Forest National Park for Chimpanzee tracking followed by gorilla watching in Bwindi forest and end with an exciting game drive and boat cruise on Lake Mburo National Park. The five-day tour is worth a visit to Uganda.
Day 1: Drive to Kibale Chimpanzee National Park for Tours
The drive to Kibale takes you through plantations and homesteads to reach Fort Portal town, Kabarole district which lies amidst the great mountains of the moon. You will reach in the afternoon and go track chimpanzees. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Safari Lodge/Rwenzori View Guest house/Kanyankyu ecological centre.
Day 2: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla National Park
Enjoy breakfast and move to Bwindi impenetrable National Park which is popular for its gorilla safari activities although it harbours others animal species and birds with over 300 bird species recorded. Arrive in the evening. Take dinner and overnight at Mahogany Springs or Buhoma Community Bandas (FB)
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking Safari Tours in Bwindi Forest
Take a break and go to the park headquarters for briefing before moving to the forest for gorilla tracking. The guide will give wider information about the gorillas before you set off for the tracking exercise. The time you will take tracking these humble apes in unpredictable however, it may range between 2-9 hours depending on their movements. The activity requires you to go through steep rocks climbing up and down making it tiresome however; meeting these giant primates is one of the happiest moments for you during the tour. Dinner and overnight at Mahogany Springs or Buhoma Community Bandas on full board.
Day 4: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
Set off for Lake Mburo National Park in the morning after breakfast. One of the smallest Savannah parks in the country with plenty of antelopes especially the impala, a specie named to Uganda Capital City, Kampala (in early days, a lot of Impalas were the major inhabitants of Kampala Hills). Have a stop in Mbarara town for lunch and continue your journey to Lake Mburo where you arrive in the late afternoon. You will go for an evening canoe ride on Lake Mburo to see animals and plenty of birds along the shores. Dinner and overnight at Rwonyo Camp or Mantana tented Camp.
Day 5: Game Drive
In the morning, go for game drive in the park. You will retire for late breakfast at the park and then set off for Kampala. Stop briefly at the Uganda Equator (Kayabwe) and Mpambire in Mpigi for traditional handicraft and musical instruments’ shopping. Arrive in Kampala in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in one of Kampala hotels as per your booking. The Uganda Chimps and Gorilla Safari ends.