This 7 days Chimpanzee & Gorilla tracking Safari offers Gorilla tracking in Bwindi national park, Chimpanzee tracking in kibale national park, game viewing and a boat tour on kazinga channel. Gorilla tracking is carried out in Bwindi and Mgahinga National Park. In Bwindi alone there are over 400 Mountain Gorillas and the 604 are found in the Virunga massive which covers three countries Uganda,Rwanda and Democratic republic of Congo. Tracking Mountain Gorillas is an exciting and unforgettable experience ,it requires you to be physically fit with enough drinking water,rain gears, lunch box, firm tracking shoes, long pants, insect repellents. You are led in this jungle by an experienced ranger guide who will tell you all about the flora and fauna. You will be with these giants for only one hour.
Chimpanzee tracking on the other hand is also very exciting because you shall look for the chimps high in the trees,they live in communities, you are also given one hour with them once found, you are led by an experienced ranger guide who knows all about the flora and fauna in this forest. In queen Elizabeth National Park you shall undertake a game drive for the search of wildlife and you shall have a boat ride on kazinga channel which gives you the opportunity of viewing a variety of bird species, Hippos, Elephants, Buffaloes, Pelicans, African fish eagle and crocodiles among others. You shall also have chance to relate with the people of Uganda who are very friendly and always ready to welcome visitors. Enjoy your safari.
SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS for 7 days Chimpanzee & Gorilla tracking Safari
Day One : Arrival at Entebbe international Airport
Day Two : Transfer to Kibale forest National Park
Day three : undertake Chimpanzee tracking, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park
Day Four: undertake a morning game drive, afternoon undertake a boat ride on Kazinga channel
Day Five : transfer to Bwindi National park
Day six : undertake gorilla tracking in Bwindi national park
Day seven : transfer to Entebbe international Airport
SAFARI DAY BY DAY
ACCOMMODATION( please click on a particular accommodation to view more details about it)
Day 1 : ARRIVAL AT ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Upon arrival at Entebbe airport and finalization of immigration formalities, your guide will welcome you and drive you to your accommodation. in the evening you can relax or visit the botanical gardens or take a stroll around Entebbe. Overnight at papyrus guesthouse.
Day 2 : TRANSFER TO KIBALE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you shall begin your round tour in Uganda. You shall drive through Kampala city before you proceed to kibale. on your way to the park you shall see many tea plantations. In the evening you shall arrive your accommodation. Overnight at Chimpanzee forest guesthouse.
Day 3 : CHIMPANZEE TRACKING AND TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Today you experience the impressive chimpanzee tracking. You shall be led by an experienced ranger who will explain the diverse flora and fauna of kibale national park. This park is repudiated to have the greatest variety and concentration of primates in east Africa. Enjoy the guided walk in tropical rain forest. In the afternoon you shall transfer to queen Elizabeth national park crossing the Equator on your way to the park, in the evening you shall do a game drive. Overnight at Bush Lodge.
Day 4: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Have an early morning game drive where you have an opportunity to view massive Rwenzori as backdrop which provides excellent opportunities to see lions ,leopards, cape buffaloes, elephants, defassa water-bucks ,Uganda kobs and many more. In the afternoon enjoy the unique 2 hour boat cruise on the kazinga channel into lake Edward .the launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography ,bird watching and game viewing .the prolific bird life is colourful and stupendous. Overnight at bush lodge.
Day 5 : QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK-BWINDI IMPENETRABALE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you shall depart from Queen Elizabeth and proceed to Bwindi driving through the kigezi highlands known as Switzerland of Uganda, with its winding hills and terraced hillside. Overnight at Rushaga Gorilla camp
Day 6 : GORILLA TRACKING –BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
This morning after breakfast you shall transfer to the park headquarters where your tracking will commence from .you shall be guided by a game ranger who will tell you all about the flora and fauna in this park. gorilla tracking is an exciting activity that needs preparation and one should also be physically fit in order to enjoy this experience. You shall go with packed lunch,enough drinking water, rain gears, firm tracking shoes, insect repellents, sun screen and back bag. In the afternoon after the activity you shall stroll around the villages and explore how people in this area carry on their daily activities. They are always ready to receive visitors. overnight at Rushaga Gorilla camp .
Day 7 : TRANSFER TO ENTEBBE AIRPORT.
After having breakfast you shall leave Bwindi and proceed to Entebbe airport to catch your flight back home .along the way you shall drive through the equator for photography,shopping.
|Persons||Date||Price per person|
|2 Persons||Any date||USD2600.00|
|4 Persons||Any date||USD1900.00|
|6 Persons||Any date||US1700.00|
SAFARI for 7 days Chimpanzee & Gorilla tracking Safari INCLUSIONS
- Gorilla permit per person
- Chimpanzee permit per person
- Full board accommodation while on safari
- Services of a full time German or English speaking driver guide
- Transportation in a 4*4 safari van with a pop up roof
- Fuel costs
- Entrance fees to the national parks
- Bottled water while on safari
- All government taxes
- All activities as stipulated in the itinerary
- Airport pick ups and drops
Safari for 7 days Chimpanzee & Gorilla tracking Safari EXCLUSIONS
- General tips while on safari
- International flight
- Optional activities
- Personal insurance
- Bar bills and phone calls