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6 Days Uganda Great Apes Safari

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6-Days Uganda Great Apes Safari

This 6 Days Uganda Great Apes Safari takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park  and Kibale Forest National Park. On the two treks, you get up close and personal with both the chimpanzees and the Mountain Gorillas. You begin with 6 Day Uganda Great Apes Safari a visit to Kibale Forest National Park where you go in search for man’s closest relatives, the chimpanzees. From Kibale, you drive through scenic landscape to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for your date with the gentle giants.

Kibale Forest National Park:

Specifically known for its remarkable chimpanzee population, Kibale Forest allows visitors to go chimpanzee tracking and observe these primates in their natural habitat. It’s an enriching experience to learn about the behavior of these intelligent creatures and witness their interactions. However you will engage in more exciting activities like the Bigodi wetland swamp walk. The Bigodi Swamp Walk is a fascinating eco-tourism activity located near Kibale Forest National Park in Uganda.  Furthermore, it is a community-based initiative that offers visitors a chance to explore the unique wetland ecosystem of Bigodi and encounter its diverse flora and fauna.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park:

The highlight of the trip, gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, provides a rare opportunity to get up close with the magnificent mountain gorillas. This experience is often considered one of the most memorable wildlife encounters in the world.

Highlights;

Arrival in Kampala

Drive to Kibale National Park

Chimpanzee Trek & Visit Bigodi Wetland

Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable NP

Gorilla Trek & transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Drive to Entebbe & Departure

detailed guide.

Day 1: Arrival in Kampala

You arrive at Entebbe airport on, located on a peninsula that juts out into the largest fresh water lake in Africa, where a driver/guide from bonobos 6Day Uganda Great Apes Safari will welcome you to the ‘pearl of Africa’.

Main Destination: Entebbe International Airport

Accommodation Option: 

Luxury: Serena Hotel.
Mid-range: via via guest house
Budget: via via guest house

Meals plan

Water and fruits throughout

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Drive to Kibale National Park

After your break first, you will be met by your driver/guide who will help you load up. Once all the bags are in the car, you will start your drive to Kibale Forest National Park via Fort Portal town. The trip will thereby take you through the lush green countryside on the Mityana-Mubende road to Fort portal.

Then enjoy lunch in Fort Portal. After lunch, you will visit the crater lakes region and then in the evening, complete your move to Kibale Forest National Park. Once in Kibale, on this 6 Day Uganda Great Apes Safari you will find Turaco Treetops or Similar and will check-in. You then have the rest of the day to yourself. Later, dinner and overnight at Turaco Treetops Lodge.

Main Destination- Kibale Forest  National Park

 Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Crater safari lodge / Kyaninga safari lodge.
Mid-range: Chimpanzee Guest house/ Turaco tree tops.
Budget: Rweteera Safari Park

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 3: Chimpanzee Trek & Visit Bigodi Wetland

Today you are in for some real monkey business! After break first, you visit Kibale Forest National Park, reputed for having the greatest variety and highest mass of animals in East Africa. Proceed on a guided nature walk in the tropical rainforest in order to  search for the wild chimpanzees and many other animals

The guides and rangers will provide detailed explanations, not only on animals but also on all the forest fauna and flora and will ensure that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. Once you locate the chimpanzees, 6 Day Uganda Great Apes Safari you will have a full hour with them at close quarters. After the mandatory 1-hour is finished, head back to the park HQ where you will meet your driver/guide.

Later drive back to the lodge for lunch. Optional: After lunch, 6 Day Uganda Great Apes Safari you can choose to visit the Bigodi Wetlands home– a swamp in the tropical forest filled with natural wonders that have amazed and delighted thousands. Finally after this trek, return to Turaco Treetops for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination- Kibale Forest  National Park

 Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Crater safari lodge / Kyaninga safari lodge.
Mid-range: Chimpanzee Guest house/ Turaco tree tops.
Budget: Rweteera Safari Park

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 4: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable NP

Enjoy your break first and be ready for the drive (5 hours) 6 Day Uganda Great Apes Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable forest the northern sector (Buhoma). While, you will not enter Queen Elizabeth, the early part of this drive takes you via one of Uganda’s lush savannah parks.

You might run into some of the savannah game or view them from a distance en-route. Then with your carry-on lunch you 6Day Uganda Great Apes Safari continue on your drive to Buhoma. You’ll arrive in Bwindi in the early late afternoon/early evening and check-in at Engagi Bwindi Lodge for your overnight stay.

Main Destination- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge /Buhoma lodge.
Mid-Range: Silverback lodge / Gorilla Mist Camp.
Budget: Buhoma Community Rest camp

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 5: Gorilla Trek & transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After your break first, you’ll be moved to park HQ where rangers of Uganda Wildlife Authority will take you through some formalities and a briefing. furthermore, with a packed lunch in your carry-on, you will be placed to the Gorilla family you will be tracking this morning.

Once the briefing is complete, you head to a trailhead where you start your trek to find the gorilla family you are tracking. When you finally locate the family that you are tracking,6 Day Uganda Great Apes Safari take in everything as you watch the gorillas go about their day.

However, it is an extraordinary feeling sitting in the think rainforest with the knowledge that you are in the presence of the few remaining wild mountain gorillas. Furthermore, after the mandatory one hour is up, the rangers will lead you back to the trailhead where you will find your guide to begin your 6Day Uganda Great Apes Safari drive to the scenic Lake Bunyonyi. On arrival in Bunyonyi, check-in at Bird nest Resort and enjoy a hot lunch. Lastly  have the rest of the day to yourself.

Main Destination- Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodation Option: 

Luxury: Bird Nest/ Arcadia cottages.
Mid-range: Hawks lodge.
Budget: Bunyonyi Overland Camp / Crater bay cottages.

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch & Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 6: Drive to Entebbe & Departure

This morning, wake up early and enjoy your break first, then at 7.30am begin the drive to Entebbe International Airport while enjoying lunch enroute. Then after lunch, you’ll continue onto Entebbe with a stop at the Equator Crossing for some fun photos and a visit to the crafts village.

After, you complete your drive and move to Entebbe International Airport where your driver/guide will drop you off in time for you to check-in (we advise our clients to check-in online to avoid a delay in case of unforeseen circumstances) for your onward flight home. Thus the end of our 6Day Uganda Great Apes Safari.

Main Destination- Entebbe International Airport 

Accommodation option; No accommodation(end of tour)

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

furthermore, the additional room can be arranged for an extra cost.

while, you’ll be dropped off at the airport for your flight back home.

Price Includes

Park fees.
Gorilla permits.
Chimp permits.
All activities.
All accommodation.
A professional driver/guide.
All transportation.
All Taxes/VAT.
Roundtrip airport transfer.
Meals.
Drinking water.
Fruits, Hiking and WIFI throughout the safari.

Price Excludes

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

Thanks for choosing us and we hope  to see you once again!!

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