Unforgettable 8-Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour & Chimpanzee Tracking

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8 Days/7Nights
Availability : Jan - Dec
Uganda
Uganda
Min Age : 15+
Max People : 6

Tour Details

The 8 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Chimpanzee tracking, a small group and tailor-made tour to Uganda takes you through a wildlife game drive, chimpanzee, and gorilla trekking experience, a unique African travel adventure.

What is the best time to go for gorilla trekking in Uganda? Gorilla trekking in Uganda is possible all year round. Uganda is divided into two seasons: dry and wet. The wet season is considered the low season.  Wondering where to go for gorilla trekking in Uganda. The trekking is done in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The park has 18 gorilla families that have been habituated for tourism.  

Arrival & Departure

Entebbe International Airport 

Departure Time

2 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • Gorilla & Chimpanzee permits
  • Accommodation in twin/double room on Full board basis
  • Tour Guide Services
  • Entrance Fees: All activities mentioned in the itinerary

Price Excludes

  • Hotel staff & tips
  • Laundry, beverages, telephone bills
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees

Complementaries

  • Airport transfers
  • Bottle mineral water

What to Expect

The 8-Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Chimpanzee tracking tour is one of our small group and tailor-made tours.  The trip is for anyone in search of gorilla trekking, hiking, and chimpanzee experience led by a local tour operator. Any person no matter the age they are in can take this trip.

Uganda, strategically located in East Africa, is known for its incredible wildlife, including the majestic gorillas that inhabit the dense forests of the region. Gorilla trekking in Uganda is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that allows visitors to get up close and personal with these incredible creatures.

The trek involves hiking through steep terrain and dense vegetation, but the reward is well worth it. As you approach the gorillas, you’ll be struck by their sheer size and power, as well as their gentle nature. Watching them interact with each other and go about their daily lives is truly awe-inspiring. And beyond the gorillas themselves, Uganda has much to offer visitors, from stunning national parks to vibrant cities and towns. Whether you’re an avid nature lover or simply looking for a unique travel experience, Uganda should definitely be on your list of must-visit destinations. 

  • Arrive in Entebbe, Uganda
  • Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park.
  • Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP
  • Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park and boat cruise
  • Queen Elizabeth II National Park – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Gorilla tracking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Transfer back to Kampala

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Entebbe, Uganda

On arrival at Entebbe international airport, you will transfer to 2Friends Beach Hotel.

Day 2Kampala – Kibale Forest National Park

In the morning after breakfast, you will set up at Kibale NP reaching in the afternoon. After lunch, you will go for a nature walk in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary will reward you primates’ encounters including different monkey species and various bird species including the fabulous blue turacco among others. Dinner and overnight at Turaco Treetops.

Day 3Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP

This day, you may choose to engage in a chimpanzee habituation experience where you spend the whole day with the chimps or simply go tracking where you will spend one hour with the chimps. The former entails tracking chimpanzees a full day as you get involved in all chimp activities and behaviors. If you prefer simply chimpanzee trekking, you will be able to spend about 4 hours in the forest and later transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. Dinner and overnight at Enganzi lodge.

Day 4Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park and boat cruise.

Early in the morning, you will go for a game drive following the Kasenyi trail in search for lions, different antelope species and herds of buffaloes among others. In the afternoon a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel between lakes George and Edward will reward with a plethora of birds and different mammal species. The concentration of wildlife along this channel is overwhelming! Dinner and overnight, Day 3.

Day 5Queen Elizabeth II National Park – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

In the morning after breakfast, you will set off to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park passing through the Ishasha sector with a game drive in search of tree-climbing lions. Thence proceed to Bwindi national through the picturesque and breathtaking scenery. Dinner and Overnight stay at Bakiga Lodge.

Day 6Gorilla trekking tour experience and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.

Early morning, set off to the park headquarters for briefing and later enter the gorilla sanctuary for your gorilla trek. You will be allowed to stay in the presence of the gorillas for at least an hour before returning to your lodge. In the evening, you may go for a nature walk or cultural walk to the Batwa community or transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for Dinner and an overnight stay at  Bunyonyi Rock Resort.

Day 7Transfer back to Kampala.

In the morning after breakfast, you will set off back to Kampala with en-route lunch and photography, reaching in the evening. Overnight at 2Friends Beach Hotel.

Day 8Airport transfer- Departure

This will mark the end of the Uganda tour. Transfer to Entebbe International Airport. 

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