5 Days Gorilla Trekking, Chimps Tour in Uganda

Highlights of 5 Days Gorilla Trekking, Chimps Tour in Uganda

  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest
  • Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest
  • Picturesque drive from Entebbe to Bwindi
  • Travel with an expert guide
  • Stay in comfortable lodges
  • Stunning views from lodge!
  • Visit to the local community
  • Meet the friendly locals

Overview of 5 Days Gorilla Trekking, Chimps Tour in Uganda

Imagine combining gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park that has half of the endangered mountain gorillas in the whole world with chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park which has been declared the best place to view habituated wild chimpanzees!

Detailed itinerary of 5 Days Gorilla Trekking, Chimps Tour in Uganda

Day 1: Leave Entebbe and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Depart in the morning after breakfast and drive south-westwards to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Bwindi is best known for its Mountain Gorillas, primate presence and spectacular bird population.


En route, you will have a short stop at the Equator for an educational talk as well as a photographic opportunity. The journey then continues to Mbarara where there will be a stopover stop for lunch.


After lunch, drive on wards; a drive that will take you through Uganda’s rolling green hills through the highlands, also known as the ‘Switzerland of Uganda’ before making the final journey to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home of the mountain gorilla. Check in at your accommodation for dinner and overnight.


Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner


Lodge: Engagi Lodge


Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest National Park

Following the morning breakfast, depart to the starting point for briefing about your gorilla trekking adventure after which you will be led by experienced gorilla trackers on the slopes of the volcanoes.


You will start from the site where the gorillas were encountered the day before and from here the gorilla tracking begins. Although the hike can be physically demanding, the anticipation of the exciting experience ahead is amazing, and the beauty of the gorilla forest and its inhabitants are fascinating.


Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Lodge: Engagi Lodge

Day 3: Exit Bwindi National Park - Transfer to Kibale National Park

After an early morning breakfast at your hotel, your driver/guide will transfer you from Bwindi National Park to Kibale National Park.


Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Lodge: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse

Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking - Cultural Village Walk in Bigodi

 This morning go in search of chimpanzee near Kanyanchu. Chimps live in communities of about 100 individuals; learn about the physical and behavioral aspects we share in common. Check out more primates such the golden monkey, olive baboons, red Colobus, white and black Colobus monkeys, grey checked mangabey and blue monkeys.


Later explore the atmospheric village of Bigodi accompanied by one of our professional English-speaking field-guides. The walk will take up to 3 to 4 hours depending on the pace of the group. According to your interests, you will first visit a traditional healer who will happily share his knowledge about spirits, herbs, plants and local medicines. Secondly, the visitors will visit the homes of elderly men and women who tell interesting stories about birth, marriage, ceremonies, clans and their traditional life.


Learn more about the history and issues that they face as a developing community of rural Uganda. Along the way, you will also be given the chance to experience the Ugandan school system, visit a local church and Bigodi’s trading centre, a hub of rural life and activity. The field guides are ready to answer any questions during the walk.


Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Lodge: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse 

Day 5: Kibale Chimpanzee Forest National Park – Drive to Entebbe

After Breakfast in the morning, transfer to Entebbe International Airport for your flight back home with lunch enroute.


Meal plan: Breakfast & Lunch

End of 5 Days Gorilla Trekking, Chimps Tour in Uganda

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