This 5 day safari will take you to Bwindi for mountain gorilla Holiday and Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale forest
Chimpanzee and gorilla tracking safari 5 days
Day 1: KAMPALA / BWINDI
Depart Kampala for your gorilla safari with a stop over at the Equator, a famous spot for photography. Proceed to Bwindi Gorilla safari Park, while on the way you will see the long horned Ankole cattle grazing on the road side and take pictures. Lunch enroute in Mbarara. Dinner and overnight at Bwindi Gorilla Resort or Buhoma Community (FB).
Day 2: GORILLA SAFARI ADVENTURE
After a heavy breakfast you will set off for your briefing by the park rangers for your gorilla experience, Go gorilla tracking in the forest sanctuary of Bwindi . The tour begins at 8.00am. You are advised to carry packed lunch, enough bottled drinking water and walking sticks will be given to you before walking to the forest. An encounter with an earth shaking remaining gorillas in the park for photos and talk to them for some time. After tracking you will drive to Kabale for an overnight stay at Arcadia cottages or Bushara Island camp (B).
Day 3: KABALE / KIBALE CHIMPANZEE FOREST
Break fast, start the long journey to Kibale Forest National Park with packed lunch. The journey will be tiresome but rewarding since you will have a chance to see the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Other animals to see on the way before reaching Kibale may include buffalo, topi and hippo among other species. Reach Kibale in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at primate lodge or Chimpanzee Guest House (FB)
Day 4: KIBALE NATIONAL PARK & BIGODI SWAMP WALK
This morning of your safari to Kibale will be spent exploring the great kibale forest for its primate safari . The forest is famous in Africa safaris for being a home of a variety of primates compared to other forests in East Africa. Take a guided nature walk in search for man’s closest relatives the chimpanzees and primates residing in the tropical forest of Kibale like of Kibale Forest red-tailed monkey, black-and-white colobus monkey and many others may be seen. This walk is restricted to three groups of six persons each, in the morning and the same number in the afternoon. Retire to your accommodation for lunch which will be followed with a guided nature in Bigodi swamp. Transfer to your lodge in the evening dinner and of night stay.
Day 5: End of Safari
After breakfast we will depart back to Kampala arriving in the afternoon.