7 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

This 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari is a prime primate tracking itinerary with a visit to Kibale Forest National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as well as Queen Elizabeth National Park for a Uganda wildlife tour.

Have a chimpanzee tracking experience in Kibale Forest National Park, wildlife viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park, and mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

The 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari itinerary is a road tour with a transfer drive with a private safari vehicle and driver-guide. This Uganda tour is suitable for any kind of traveler including those traveling on budget/basic, mid-range/standard, or luxury/upmarket.

7 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari: Highlights

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking in the morning and evening visit to Bigodi wetland

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park with a tour in Fort Portal

Day 4: Morning game drive and evening boat cruise

Day 5: Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 6: Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Day 7: Return drive to Kampala

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Detailed itinerary of the 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & chimpanzee trekking safari

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park

At your place of residence, your driver-guide will pick you up for a transfer drive to Kibale Forest National Park. You will have lunch en-route and arrive at a booked hotel for check-in and dinner by evening.

Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking in the morning and evening visit to Bigodi wetland

You will have a morning chimpanzee trekking experience in search of one of man’s closest relatives. Trek through the forest for several hours searching for the chimpanzees as they go about their life in their natural habitat.

Enjoy seeing the chimps and listening to them before trekking back to the park headquarters. Return to the hotel for lunch and refresh before going for a nature walk in the Bigodi wetland. Later on, return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 3 of the 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park with a tour in Fort Portal

From Kibale Forest National Park, you will have breakfast then board your safari vehicle for a drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park.  You will have a city tour and lunch in Fort Portal before continuing to the park.

Arriving in the park, you then have an evening game drive through the park in search of wildlife. Later transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Morning game drive and evening boat cruise

Go for an early morning game drive in the Queen Elizabeth National Park savannah plains. Have an opportunity to see several wildlife species including serval cats, lions, elephants, kobs, antelopes, and many more.

After about 4 hours of searching through the several trails, you will then head back to the hotel for lunch before going for an evening boat cruise. The boat cruise on the Kazinga channel is famous to be very rewarding with wildlife sightings. Later on, have a short sunset game drive en-route to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 5: Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Visit the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park for a game drive in search of the tree-climbing lions and more wildlife. Spend about 4 hours on the game drive then go for lunch at a hotel before an afternoon transfer drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Arrive in time for check-in hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 6 of the 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari: Mountain Gorilla Trekking

After early morning breakfast, head to the park headquarters for a briefing from the park guides. Thereafter head to the jungle for gorilla trekking that starts from 8:00 am.

Head to the forest for a trek that lasts about 2 to 4 hours or more depending on where the mountain gorillas have spent their night. After meeting with the gorillas, you spend a maximum of 1 hour in the presence of the gorillas.

After an encounter with the giant gorillas, you trek back to the start point. Remember to carry some drinking water and snacks or foods to keep you energized.

Receive a congratulatory certificate at the park headquarters and then transfer to the hotel. Have late lunch then relax and spend the evening on a Batwa cultural experience, later have dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 7: Return drive to Kampala

On the last day of the trip, have breakfast then be driven back to Kampala with lunch en-route. Drop off at hotel/place of residence or airport.

End of the 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

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