5 Days Gorillas and Chimpanzees Safari

5 Days Gorillas and White Water Rafting Safari

Our 5 Days Gorillas and White Water Rafting Safari combines gorilla trekking in Uganda with Whitewater rafting. This tour takes you to Jinja popularly known for being the source of the Nile – the Longest River on planet earth for the magnificent white water rafting experience.

The Safari then takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where you will have a chance to trek one of the habituated mountain gorilla families and take back memories. This trip can as well start from Bwindi and end in Jinja.

Overview

5 Days Gorillas and Chimpanzees Safari to Bwindi and Kibale National Park. Imagine combining gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park that has half of the endangered mountain gorillas in the whole world with chimpanzee trekking or Habituation experience in Kibale National Park which has been declared the best place to view habituated wild chimpanzees? This all inclusive tour will start and end in Entebbe or Kampala but return Airport transfers are included.

Tour Summery

  • You’ll go to Uganda Uganda
  • This tour starts and ends in Entebbe (Uganda)
  • You’ll visit Lake Bunyonyi, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kibale Forest National Park
  • Activities: gorilla tracking, chimpanzee tracking
  • Getting around: open-sided 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be arranged for extra cost

Things to Consider

  • Accommodation is Inclusive
  • Small Group Safari: Max 6 People per group
  • Tour Can Depart any day
  • Tour can be customized
  • Solo travelers can join this tour
  • Age Limit: 15 years and above

Day-By-Day: Detailed Itinerary

Arrival

  • You’ll be collected from the airport (or hotel)
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost

Day 1: To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After Breakfast, you will drive to Lake Bunyonyi located on the Eastern side of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Your guide will make stopovers at the Equator for photograph and lunch in Mbarara town. You will then drive past banana plantations, Farms and beautiful hills of Kigezi for your overnight at Broad Bill Forest Camp or Crater bay Cottages in Kabale town.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest

Accommodation: Broad Bill Forest Camp or Crater Bay Cottages

Meals: Lunch & Dinner (Breakfast Not Included)

Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 02: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park

After your early morning breakfast, your guide will drive you to Ruhija Park headquarters for briefing and joining others for gorilla trekking. You will start your trek which can take from 30 minutes to 7 hours depending on the location of mountain gorillas on that particular day. Once you have found them, you will be around one hour of observation and photography before returning back to the park headquarters for certificate and overnight at Broad Bill Forest Camp ofdriving back to Crater Bay Cottages.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest
Accommodation: Broad Bill Forest Camp or Crater Bay Cottages
Meals: All Meals Included

Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 03: Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast we will drive to Kibale Forest National Park for overnight at Rwenzori View Guest House. This journey will take you through Queen Elizabeth National Park with chances of spotting some wild game as we drive through this savannah dominated National Park. You will have a chance to cross the equator for the second time and crossing several rivers that originate from Mountain Rwenzori. Enjoy a lunch break in Fort Portal towm before checking in at Rwenzori View Guest House for overnight.

Main Destination: Kibale Forest National Park
Accommodation: Rwenzori View Guest House
Meals: All Meals Included

Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 04: Chimp trekking in Kibale and Bigodi Wetland Walk

After breakfast, you will drive to Kibale National Park head quarters for briefing and then chimpanzee trekking in the forest. You will be divided into small groups of six people headed by one guide who will then move with you into the forest to find one of the chimpanzee parties. Chimpanzees live in communities of 50-150 individuals but breakup into small parties during the day to reduce competition on food. They will then recollect in the evening to build their nest. You will be allowed one hour with the chimps before returning back for lunch and then a wetland walk in the nearby Bigodi Village. Kibale National Park is popular for primates and birds and 12 primates species have been recorded.

Main Destination: Kibale Forest National Park
Accommodation: Rwenzori View Guest House
Meals: All Meals Included

Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 05: To Kampala/Entebbe or Airport

After breakfast, you will drive to Kampala/Entebbe for your post tour accommodation (not included) or to Entebbe International Airport for your international departure flight.

Main Destination: Entebbe

Accommodation: End of Tour, No accommodation

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Drinks: Mineral Water

End of Tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost
  • You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)

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