(KIBALE FOREST NP & BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NP)

We are very certain that you will find this experience very unique; it takes you to Kibale, Africa’s greatest tropical rain forests for Chimpanzee trekking. Combine this with Gorilla trekking in Bwindi the home of the rare mountain Gorillas as you graduate with 2 degrees in Primate trekking both undertaken in Uganda’s best ranked natural and virgin jungles in the world

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION  Transfer from Kampala to Lake Mburo national park.
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive by 7:15 AM for a prompt departure at 7:30 AM.
RETURN TIME Approximately 6:30 PM.
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
INCLUDED
Guide Meals
Shelters Transportation in mini-coach
NOT INCLUDED
Hiking equipment
Guide gratuity

 

Day 1: Kampala-Kibale National Park

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking Kibale Forest National Park-Bwindi

Day 3: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking

Day 4: Bwindi-Kampala/Entebbe

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Day 1: Departure

Day 1: Kampala-Kibale National Park

Leave Kampala after breakfast for the fascinating drive through papyrus swamps and thick jungles to Kibale National Park just under the Ruwenzori Mountains.

Afternoon guided walk in the crater lakes area of the park for outstanding cultural visit. Meals and overnight at:

Kyaninga Lodge (Lodge facility) or

Mountains of the Moon (Mid-range Lodge) or

Chimps Nest (Budget facility).

A stunning location overlooking a dramatic Crater Lake and the fabled “Mountains of the Moon”. Meal plan: (L, D)

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Day 2

Chimpanzee Trekking Kibale Forest National Park-Bwindi

Half day search of chimpanzee and 10 other primate including phoestes, red Colobus, blues, and red tailed and grey cheeked mangabey.  The guide will provide detailed explanations, not only on primates, but also on all the forest fauna and flora and will ensure that your walk is both informative and enjoyable.

This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and seeing primates at close quarters.  After lunch, proceed to Bwindi via Queen Elizabeth National Park and here you may spot many wildlife including Elephants, Buffaloes, among others.

This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps.

Dinner and overnight stay at either

Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs/Gorilla Safari Lodge (Luxury/ High end lodge)

Sliver back Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge (Mid-range)

Buhoma community Bandas/Wagtail Eco Camp (Budget facility)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

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Day 3

Bwindi Gorilla Trekking

Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc. The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for.

Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a village walk.

The Buhoma Village Walk gives you a great opportunity to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest have survived for generation leaving near this great Forest. It also is a great way to support the local community in a direct way. The Walk begins with your guide at Buhoma Community Rest Camp and is most informative, rewarding to the average visitor.

It will amaze you how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways.

Dinner and overnight stay at either;

Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs/Gorilla Safari Lodge (high end lodge) or

Sliver back Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge (Mid-range) or

Buhoma community Bandas/Wagtail Eco Camp (Budget facility)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

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Day 4

Bwindi-Kampala/Entebbe

Return to Kampala, then Entebbe, with lunch enroute with a stopover at Igongo cultural center to explore some ancient history of the Ankole and Bahima Kingdoms that existed years ago, thereafter proceed to the Equator  then finally arrive in Kampala which would be your final destination.

Meal plan: (B, L).

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