6 Days from$2655 p/p in USD
Guided, Small Group
Explore the Kibale and Bwindi Impenetrable forests for the chance to see the magnificent mountain gorillas and the fascinating chimpanzees of Uganda. Trek into these spectacular rainforests on a primate safari that will reward you with the most privileged wildlife experience of your life as you get the opportunity to sit with some of the last reaming gorillas on earth in their natural environment. Come across numerous other primate and bird species among other wildlife while also being able to meet members of the Batwa tribe, Uganda’s people of the forest. An amazing safari that promises to leave you touched and with cherished memories of your time in the African jungle.
Safari types:Chimpanzee Safari, Gorilla Safari, Guided Safari, Jungle Safari, Primate Safari, Trekking Safari, Wildlife Safari
You will visit:Bwindi Impenetrable NP, Kibale National Park, Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary
Wildlife:Birds, Mountain Gorilla, Chimpanzee, Sitatunga, L'Hoest Monkey, Golden Monkey, Forest Pig
Activities:Trekking, Nature Walk, Optional Activities, Village Visit, Birding
Getting around:Transfer Vehicle
Start/end:Start/end in Entebbe
2020 & 2021 Rates
Price Per Person USD
|From Price||Dates||No. travelling||Single Supplement|
|USD 2655||03/01/2020 - 31/12/2020||2||From USD $ 800|
|USD 2930||03/01/2021 - 31/12/2021||2||From USD $ 800|
- Transport in safari minivan
- All accommodation & meals
- Professional English speaking guide
- One gorilla & chimpanzee permit per person
- Airport transfers & park fees
- Flights & visas
- Medical & travel insurance
- Personal expenses & tips
- This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Adventure Expeditions‘
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- Display price is usually based on two people sharing
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Day by Day Overview
You will be met by one of our representatives at the airport and taken to your hotel. You will receive a short briefing and then be able to relax for the remainder of the day as you prepare for the start of your safari in the morning.
In the morning you will depart for Fort Portal and explore the area around the base of the Rwenzori Mountains with an optional visit to the world-famous Ruwenzori Mountain Sculpture Foundation. Later you will continue on your drive to Kibale National Park, home to an incredibly diverse forest that contains 13 species of primates including chimpanzees, red colobus monkeys and the rare L’Hoest monkeys.
After breakfast you will make your way to the park’s headquarters to meet up with your guide who will take you into the forest. As you trek into the forest in search of the chimpanzees, you will encounter numerous other primates. The ranger will educate on the various animals and plant life you come across. Finally find the chimps and observe their family interactions for up to an hour. Later in the day you will head to the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary for a guided nature walk for the chance to see over 130 species of birds, more primates and the rare sitatunga antelope. Then you will return to your lodge for dinner.
In the morning you will make your way to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the richest botanical regions on earth. The forest is home to 400 wild mountain gorillas, the largest population in a single area, making up half of the world’s remaining population. Arrive at the park in the afternoon and enjoy a walk around the area, often resulting in some beautiful art and hand-made craft purchases.
An early morning wake-up and breakfast in preparation for your day of trekking. Head to the ranger station for registration and a short briefing. Prepare for a tough hike through the dense jungle as you search for these giant. Your guide will interpret their behaviours and educate you in the process as you observe these gentle creatures and marvel at their size. Sit with them for up to an hour before returning to the station after the experience of a lifetime. Later you will have the opportunity to visit the Batwa tribe, the indigenous people of the forest after which you will return to your lodge for dinner.
After breakfast you begin your journey back to Entebbe. Stop for a picnic lunch and a fun photo opportunity at the equator. Arrive in Entebbe and relax in a day-room, allowing you to freshen up before your final dinner. Later in the evening you will be taken to the airport to catch your flight.