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6 Days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

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Entebbe Airport
Entebbe Airport
Min Age : 10+
Max People : 20

6 Days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

The 6 Days Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda unveils rare Natural beauty, spectacular scenic views of Uganda’s landscape. And also wildlife encounters in Uganda’s renown National parks like, Kibale National park known for being “The Primate Capital of the World”.  Having about 1500 Chimpanzees which gives a great opportunity for Chimpanzee trekking and Habituation. The park is also home to 120 mammal species like forest hogs, warthogs, bushbucks,  bush pigs, the blue and red duiker, peter duiker, the rare sitatunga, antelopes, pottos, Demidov’s dwarf galago, the eastern needle clawed bush babies ,  and over 300 bird species like flycatchers, hornbills, black billed turaco,  kingfisher, weavers, cuckoos, purple breasted sunbird, crowned eagle, black capped waxbill, black collard apalis among other bird species.

Safari destinations
Queen Elizabeth National Park

Known for having the Tree Climbing Lions at Ishasha sector of the park,  these lions are not found in any other National park in Uganda thus being “The Medley of Wonders”, the park is home to 95 mammal species including the 4 members of the Big 5 which are Elephants, Buffaloes, Lions, Leopards and also Uganda kobs, bush bucks, oribis, bush pigs, forest hogs, hippos, sitatungas and over 600 Bird species like the African skimmer, rare saddle billed stork, grey headed kingfisher, African mourning dove, African crowned eagle, Nubian woodpecker, swamp flycatcher, grey capped warbler, little bee eater, and also

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

One of Uganda’s oldest rainforests with more than 25000 years of age. The park is home to almost half of the World’s population of Mountain Gorillas which gives a great opportunity for Gorilla Trekking and Habituation in the park’s sectors like Nkuringo, Buhoma, Ruhija and Rushaga. The park harbors 120 mammal species like Elephants, duikers,  yellow-backed duiker,  buffaloes, golden cats, bush pigs, giant forest hogs, black-fronted Duiker, clawless otter, side-striped jackal, civet, numerous bats, rodents and 350 bird species like handsome francolin, purple sunbird, red headed blue bill, African blue cuckoo, regal sunbird, breasted sunbird, Rwenzori turaco, Shelley’s crimson among other bird species.

 

Day 1: Pick up from Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel – Drive to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 1 of the 6 Days Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda will start with a pick up from Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel. Our professional driver guide from Paradise Adventure Vacations will meet and greet you, he will brief you about the entire journey and thereafter start your journey to Uganda’s Kibale Forest National park which is a 5 to 6 hours drive from Kampala. The park is located in the Western region of Uganda in Kabarole district. You will have magnificent scenic views of Uganda’s landscape as you drive through to the park. Enroute to your destination, you will have a lunch stopover in Fort Portal Tourism City and then proceed to Kibale National Park for relaxation, dinner and an overnight.

Location: Kibale Forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

Mid- Range  Chimpanzee Forest Lodge or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 2: Kibale Forest National Park – Chimpanzee Tracking – Bigodi Swamp and Community Visit – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wake up early in the morning and start your Day 2 of the 6 Days Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda with a heavy delicious breakfast and prepare for the famous Chimpanzee Trekking experience. Wear appropriate clothing for the activity like a long sleeved shirt, a pair of karky or jean trousers, water proof boots, a round cap and a heavy sweater to protect you from the tree branches and also in case of bad weather.

Carry in your back packs some snacks and drinking water to help in keeping you hydrated during the trek since it may take about 1 to 5 hours to find these Chimpanzees depending on their location. Proceed to Kanyachu visitor center where you will be briefed about the Do’s and the Don’t’s of the park, you will be assigned a chimpanzee group to look out for and also a park ranger to help you during the trek.

During the trek

You will encounter various primates like the black and white colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, blue monkeys, Olive baboons, L’Hoest’s monkeys, Red colobuses, Mantled guereza and also various bird species like flycatchers, hornbills, black billed turaco, kingfisher, cuckoos, purple breasted sunbird, crowned eagle, black capped waxbill, and black collard apalis among others. On finding the chimpanzees, you will be allowed to spend 1 hour with them to learn about their behaviors, social life, how they communicate among others. You will then return back to your accommodation for lunch and relaxation.

Later in the afternoon, you will proceed to the park’s Bigodi wetland for a swamp walk and during this walk you will spot some butterfly species and birds like the Black-crowned Waxbill, White-spotted Fluff tail, White-breasted Negrofinch, Yellow-spotted Barbet, Black Bishop, Hairy-breasted Barbet, Yellow-billed Barbet, Brown-crowned Tchagra, Black & white Shrike-flycatcher, Western Nicator, Superb Sunbird, among others. You will then proceed for a community walk where you will taste the Gins brewed from bananas, craft making, coffee processing and then you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park for your dinner and an overnight.

Location: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation Option:

Mid- Range  Twin Lake Safari Lodge or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 3: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Early Morning Game Drive OR Optional Experiential Lion and Leopard Tracking –  Boat Cruise along Kazinga Channel

You will rise up early on Day 3 of the Safari and have a hot delicious breakfast. You will then head out to the jungle to search for the various mammal species that inhabit Queen Elizabeth National Park like Antelopes, Hippos, bush pigs, sitatungas, topis, bushbucks, cape buffaloes, elephants among others.

Optional Experiential Lion and Leopard Tracking

OR You can Opt for an Experiential Lion and Leopard Tracking Experience in the Northern sector of the park “Kasenyi plains” which goes for an Extra $250 per person, while here, you will have an opportunity to drive off track while tracing a pride of lions and the leopards of the park. This Experience takes you beyond the usual game drive  since you get to learn about their population, behavior, life style and also any other information concerning them. Experiential Lion and Leopard Tracking is done with Researchers who drive around the Park with Radiation trackers which help them to find lions that have radio collars around their Neck, Trackers here can drive off truck in order to find the predators whenever the signals would be directing. After this experience, you will return to your lodge for a mouth-watering lunch and spend your afternoon at leisure.

Boat Cruise along Kazinga Channel

Later, you will head out for an Afternoon Boat Cruise at Kazinga channel, Kazinga Channel is a narrow water stream joining Lake George to Lake Edward with over 32km of length which makes it the most impressive feature in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Kazinga Channel is known for having the highest concentration of hippos and Nile crocodiles and while on the cruise, you will view pods of hippos, elephants, Nile crocodiles and also various bird species like the martial eagle, shoebill, grey crowned crane, African green pigeon, and handsome francolin among other bird species, you will then return back to your accommodation for dinner and an overnight.

Location: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation Option:

Mid- Range  Twin Lake Safari Lodge or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 4: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park through Ishasha sector – Batwa Community Experience

Day 4 of your 6 Days Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda will start with an early morning breakfast and then you will check out of your accommodation to proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park which is located south of Queen Elizabeth National Park and it will take about 5 hours to reach the Northern sector of Buhoma. During your journey out of Queen Elizabeth, you will drive through Ishasha sector to search for the tree climbing lions and other wildlife like Topis, Aardvark, lions, elephants, monkeys, Uganda kobs, Hippos, leopards, water buck among others which are found in this sector of the park and then have a lunch stopover in Kihihi and proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

Later you will visit the Batwa community who were the early inhabitants of the ancient Impenetrable forest before it became a National park and also a UNESCO World heritage site in 1992 and learn about their social ways of life, how they hunt for food in their ancient ways, visit a Batwa homestead to watch how they dance and also hear ancient legends and their folk songs and then you will return back to your accommodation for dinner and an overnight.

Location: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

Mid- Range  Bakiga Lodge or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 5: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park – Gorilla Trekking – Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Your Day 5 of the 6 Days Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda will be fully dedicated to finding the Apes of the Impenetrable Forest. You will wake up and have early morning heavy breakfast and then wear appropriate cloths for today’s activity like a long sleeved shirt, a pair of karky or jean trousers, water proof boots, a round cap and also pack some snacks and water to help in keeping you hydrated during the trek. Then you will proceed to the parks’ headquarters where you will be briefed about the Do’s and Don’ts when you are with the mountain gorillas. Here, you will also be assigned a park ranger who will take you through the forest and then you will embark on your journey in search for the gorillas which will take about 1 to 5 hours depending on their location.

On your way you will spot primates like the black and white colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, blue monkeys, grey mangabeys and also bird species like the handsome francolin, Rwenzori turaco, purple sunbird, red headed blue bill, African blue cuckoo, regal sunbird, breasted sunbird and upon finding the gentle Giants, you will spend one hour with them while watching the way they communicate, eat, play, and also their social life, this is a once in a lifetime experience that is inevitable.  You will then return to your accommodation for lunch and then you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for dinner and an overnight.

Location: Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodation Option:

Mid- Range  Arcadia Lake Bunyonyi or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 6: Drive back to Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel

On waking up on your final day of the 6 Days Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda, You will have a heavy delicious breakfast, and then prepare for an 8 to 10 hours drive back to Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel which will include lunch and coffee stop overs. You will also buy some souvenirs on your way to keep some memories about Uganda.

The 6 Days Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda is an unforgettable experience that combines two of the most awe-inspiring wildlife encounters in Africa; chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park and Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Thank you so much for specifically choosing Paradise Adventure Vacations on 6 Days Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda

Location: Kampala Uganda

Accommodation Option: No (End of tour)

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

The Package Price Includes:
  • Return airport transfers (pick up and drop off)
  • Private transport for 6 days in a well-modified safari Extended land-cruiser (4WD,air-conditioned and pop-up roof)
  • Fuel for 6 days
  • English safari driver guide for 6 days
  • Mid-range accommodation for 6 nights on full board (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
  • All en-route meals and bottled mineral water throughout your tour
  • All park entrance and activities feel and all applicable government taxes
  • Bigodi sanctuary swamp and community safari
  • 1 Chimpanzee Trekking permit per person (Kibale forest national park)
  • 1 Mountain gorilla trekking permit per person in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park (Buhoma sector )
  • A visit to the Equator land mark
  • Batwa Community Encounter
  • Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

The Package Price Excludes:
  • Experiential Lion and Leopard Tracking at an Extra $250 per person
  • International and domestic flights
  • Country entry visa
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Items of personal nature/laundry/telephone charges
  • Souvenirs and gifts, Tips
  • Alcoholic and other soft drinks (sodas, special juice order at the lodge and wines)
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Our Safari Vehicles Seating Plan - 4x4 Safari Land Cruiser Extended

Safari Vehicles Seating Plan

All our Safari vehicles are Toyota Land-cruiser 4×4 with pop-up roofs. The vehicles are serviced and maintained to a very high standard before, during and after every safari. Paradise Adventure Vacations Ltd offering all-wheel drive safari vehicles suitable for off-road driving, which enable travelers to discover the magical areas of East Africa in a pleasant and reliable manner.

Our fleet consists of 4×4 Toyota Land cruisers with a hinged roof and skylights above the front seats. The hinged roof offers two main advantages: it provides shade without restricting the view, so that you can enjoy your safari even in the very sunny hours of the day. It also allows a 360-degree all-round view.

Our Vehicles Are Equipped With:

  • Adjustable comfortable seats
  • Electric refrigerator for drinks
  • High-performance shock absorbers
  • Tool & first aid kit
  • Adapters and battery chargers

Due to the difficult ground and road conditions inside and outside the national parks and wildlife reserves, a four-wheel drive vehicle is not only recommended, but also crucial for an eventful safari.

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