Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tour 5 days

The 5 day Gorilla and chimpanzee safari will lead you to the Tropical rainforest of Kibale National Park where you will have a good experience with the chimpanzee and thereafter to the famous Bwindi Impenetrable forest for the memorable tracking experience with the Gorillas.


  • Gorilla tracking
  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Eco lodges


Day 1: Transfer to Kibale National Park via Fort Portal.

Day 2:  Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale National Park and Bigodi swamp walk.

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 4: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi impenetrable National Park.

Day 5: Return to Kampala.

Day 1: 

After breakfast, transfer to Kibale National Park, lunch enroute.

Dinner and Overnight at Kibale Guest Cottages.

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking and Bigodi Swamp Walk.

Early morning transfer to Kanyanchu tourist center. Kibale forest hosts the highest concentration of primates in East Africa. A guided nature walk in the tropical rainforest in search of the wild chimpanzee, will give you opportunity to see other primates such as red-tailed monkey, black-and-white colobus monkey and many other primates. The guide will also be telling you various facts about the flora and fauna of the forest. There are organized visits to the chimps twice daily. A maximum of three groups with a maximum of six visitors per group are allowed per shift.

In the afternoon visit to the Bigodi Swamp for a nature walk expecting to see other primates and plenty of bird species. The other option will be a visit to the Top of the World- Kasenda crater lakes or Chimpanzee Habituation Experience where you see the Chimpanzee nesting and de-nesting.

Day 3: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
We shall pass via the Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth Park in anticipation of seeing tree climbing lions.
Dinner and overnight in Buhoma/Rushaga.

Day 4: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest.

Wake up by 6:30 am and have breakfast at 7:00 am. We shall have to go with our packed lunch. We may spend a full day with the gorillas. At 7:30 am we shall assemble at the park headquarters for a morning brief about the gorilla tracking rules, from the park staff. Expect to walk a long distance in steep and muddy conditions. You may see the Gorillas within 1-6 hours depending on their movement in the forest. You will spend one hour with the gorillas observing them closely while they eat, play and rest. The park staff will also assist you get porters for carrying our packed lunch.
Return in the evening for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Transfer back to Kampala.
After breakfast, we shall transfer back to Kampala / Entebbe lunch en route.

COSTS $1964

  • Rates are per person sharing a room and the least number being 4 people per group.
  • Single room or occupy 250$
  • Solo travelers can also join.


  • 4 nights’ accommodation on BB, optional of FB can be arranged.
  • Park entrance fees
  • Guiding fees
  • Gorilla permit
  • Chimpanzee permit
  • Transport – including airport transfers
  • Drinking Water while on the trip


  • Accommodation and meals on the first & last day of the trip
  • Meals that are not part of the accommodation
  • International air fares & Visa fees
  • Medical / travel insurance
  • Tips to guides, porters, drivers, rangers etc
  • Personal expenses eg additional activities and laundry

This is a 4-WD mini bus.

Quoted prices are for 4-WD customized Safari Van with fuel and a driver guide with a capacity of seven (7) people per vehicle.

Option of 4-WD customized Land cruiser with fuel and a driver guide with a capacity of seven (7) people per vehicle is available at an additional fee of $100 per day.

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