Tour Overview

This 4 Days safari takes you to Ngamba Chimpanzee Sanctuary on Lake Victoria to view the orphaned Chimpanzees rescued from poachers and smugglers and to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest located in Southwestern Uganda for Gorilla tracking, here you will be able to have a great time with the Mountain gorillas.

Also other activities can be enjoyed in Bwindi like Birding, primate tracking, cultural encounters, and nature walks in this thick tropical forest.

 

The park is home to about 100 mammal species, around 606 bird species: you will be in line to see big numbers of antelopes, crocodiles, hippos, elephants, buffaloes, among others during game drives through the park and on a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel which bisects the park. The park is also home to Climbing lions that are found in the Ishasha Sector, Chimpanzees in Kyambura Gorge and also various birds and monkeys in the Maramagambo forest.

Safari Highlights

Day 1: Travel to Ngamba Island for Chimpanzee Viewing
Day 2: Transfer to Southwestern Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking -Bwindi
Day 4: Return to Kampala

INCLUDED
Gorilla Permits (at $600 each person) Fuel and transport(4WD vehicle with a pop-up roof)
Guide/driver Meals and accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
Ranger guide fees Chimp permit
All activities included in the itinerary
NOT INCLUDED
Personal Expenses such as telephone
laundry any drinks/beverages
tobacco, tips, visas, personal insurance fees
fees given to porters

 

Day 1

Travel to Ngamba Island for Chimpanzee Viewing

Your guide will meet you when you arrive at Entebbe International Airport, transfer you to UWEC, and be briefed about the trip to the island. Thereafter you will go for a boat ride on Lake Victoria to Ngamba Island which is home to 49 chimpanzees.

You will be able to watch them play around, feed, being treated among other things, later in the leave the Island and return to Entebbe and thereafter drive to Kampala which is the Ugandas Capital. Enjoy dinner and Overnight at Cassia lodge/Nexus Resort/Sheraton Hotel/ La Petite Village/Tourist Hotel Meal Plan; Dinner

Day 2

Transfer to Southwestern Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

On this day after your breakfast, you will leave Kampala around 7:00am for an 8 to 9 Hours journey. Drive to the Southwest having a stopover at the Equator for photographs and buying of souvenirs and also in Mbarara town for lunch-this is home to long horned cattle and banana plantations. Later proceed to Kabale also known as the Switzerland of Africa due to its weather; it is also endowed with stunning landscapes majorly the rolling terraced hills.

You will reach Bwindi in the evening; have diner and Overnight at Silverback Lodge/Chameleon Hill lodge/ Mutanda Lake Resort/Gorilla Mist Camp/Gorilla Forest Camp Meal Plan; Full board

Day 3

Gorilla Trekking – Bwindi

After breakfast, ensure you carry packed lunch as you report to the park information center/headquarters where you will be briefed by about the park rules by the Park ranger guide. Later continue to the mist covered thick forest tropical forest to tack Mountain gorillas, this can take between 2 to 8 hours since these gentle giants move from place to place.

Once you see them you will have one hour with them as you have a great time observing their behavior as you take photos. Return back, have dinner and overnight at Silverback Lodge/Chameleon Hill lodge/ Mutanda Lake Resort/Gorilla Mist Camp/Gorilla Forest Camp Meal Plan; Full board

Day 4

Return to Kampala

Take your breakfast and start your journey to Kampala with a stopover for lunch in Mbarara. After lunch carry on as you will arrive Kampala late evening after which you will be transferred to Entebbe Airport to catch up with the flight back home

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