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6 Days - Uganda Gorilla Safari

Trip Highlights

Six days Uganda safari explores 3 of Ugandas top national parks. For this tour, we shall start with Kibale national park home to the highest number of primates species in Africa. Kibale offers guaranteed chimpanzee tracking which normally takes 2 3 hours as well as chimpanzee habituation which normally takes to whole day. Secondly visit queen Elizabeth national park the best Ugandan savannah park offering travelers wildlife watching like hippos, elephants, tree climbing lions and lastly have the wonderful opportunity to see mountain gorillas in the jungles of Bwindi impenetrable forest.

Day 1 - Pick up from Kampala Transfer to Kibale National Park

Your guide will pick you up from Kampala driving via fort portal to Kibale national park. You will have lunch in fort portal enroute. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 2 - Chimpanzee Tracking

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park Have breakfast at your hotel and be ready to transfer to Kibale park head offices for briefing before you start chimpanzee tracking. Tracking for chimpanzees takes about 3 4 hours and will come across other primates like white and black Colobus monkeys, olive baboons, red Colobus, grey checked mangabey in the forest. After the tracking chimps, return back to your hotel and be ready to drive 2 hours to Queen Elizabeth national park. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 3 - Early Riser Game drive Afternoon Launch Cruise

Today you will wake up easy and be off early with packed breakfast and drive to the park to start your game drive in the Kasenyi region of queen Elizabeth national park. This is your chance to view numerous early riser wildlife before they return to their hide places as the sun comes come out. Expect to view lions, elephants, buffaloes, numerous Uganda kobs and so much more. Have lunch after which head out to the Kazinga channel for a 2 hour sunset Launch cruise along the Kazinga channel. Expect to view herds of elephants, buffalos, hippos, crocodiles, lizards, lots of birds. Return to your lodge for Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 4 - Transfer to Bwindi National Park

Full Day Drive with enroute stops Today you will set off early after breakfast driving to Bwindi national park. Enjoy the beautiful Ugandan countryside with stops at all interesting points. Dinner and Overnight at Silverback Lodge at your lodge.

Day 5 - Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Visit Batwa Pygmies / Canoeing  After a comprehensive briefing overview from one of the head guides about what to expect during your gorilla trekking adventure, you will split into groups of 8 people for which gorilla family you will be tracking. If you need a simple hike, inform your guide before the briefing so that he helps speak to the trackers to select for you a simple hike. The trackers have an idea of how far each group is as their colleagues go into the forest earlier to establish actual locations of the gorilla groups. Do hire a porter, even if you feel fit enough not to need a hand up having someone else to carry your backpack makes it so much easier as you hike. Return to your hotel for lunch and an afternoon rest, and late evening head out to visit the Batwa pygmies communities which are just neighboring the park. These where the former forest inhabitants who where led out of the forest in order to conserve mountain gorillas and their habitant. You will have a chance to interact with them and learn about their cultures.

Dinner and Overnight at your

Day 6 - Departure

With this kind of itinerary, you can book flights landing in Entebbe international airport-Uganda and flying through Kigali international airport-Rwanda. As our safari experts for advise!

End of Safari

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Cost for this trip

Price inclusions

  • Chimpanzee permits
  • Gorilla permits
  • Golden monkey permits
  • Hike to top of the falls
  • Entrance fees to all parks and ecological sites
  • A professional English speaking guide.
  • 4x4 Land cruiser vehicle and all ground transfers
  • Fuel
  • Drinking water in the vehicle
  • Nature walks and wildlife / game viewing
  • Accommodation and meals
  • All activities as per your itinerary


  • Visas and all international flights
  • Tips
  • Souvenirs
  • Travel insurance cover
  • Any item of personal nature, including drinks, laundry, cigarettes, alcohol etc
  • Any other activity not mentioned in the itinerary

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