6 Day Gorilla, Wildlife & Chimpanzee Safari Uganda

This safari will not only provide you with the amazing experience of visiting Uganda’s most pristine wildlife and nature attraction not forgetting the great apes in their natural environment Surely this safari will bring everlasting memories as you will meet other primates like the Chimpanzees and monkeys, not forgetting a variety of wildlife that you won’t want to miss on the same safari.

Detailed Program

Day One: Kampala – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After an early morning breakfast, we depart to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park, which is about 450 kilometers west of Kampala. We make stopovers at the equator for the water experiment, toilet break, picture taking and crafts shopping, then continue to Mbarara for lunch and later proceed on thorough the beautiful evergreen mountainous country-side, referred to as the “Little Switzerland of Africa”, arriving at Bwindi in the evening and check-in to the service of Rushaga gorilla camp for dinner and overnight.

Day Two: Gorilla trekking

After an early breakfast, with our packed lunch, go down to the visitors’ center for registration and briefing before you begin the gorilla trekking. Depending on the movement of these great Apes, this may take about 2 – 8 hours and you need to be prepared to walk for long on a steep terrain and muddy conditions and sometimes with rain over head before encountering any gorilla. The time spent with the gorillas is limited to one hour due to conservation purposes. The ranger/ guides always brief you on how to behave while with those great apes. Later return to the camp for Dinner and overnight stay.

Day Three: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

After breakfast, with our packed lunch, we check out and drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. We enter the park through the Ishasha sector famous for the tree climbing lions; we do a mini game drive as we proceed on to the northern sector of the park. We arrive at Mweya in the afternoon and take a boat cruise on Kazinga channel. This normally takes about 2 hours and we later check into the services of Twin Lakes safari camp.

Day Four: Game drive and boat cruise

After your morning breakfast drive through the great western Rift Valley’s Albertine escarpment to the southwest from Murchison falls. Drive past Hoima and arrive at the Toro kingdom’s capital, Fort Portal located in the shadows of the magical “mountains of the moon” -Rwenzori.  In the afternoon after lunch  continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park and on your way to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day Five: Chimpanzee Trekking

After an early breakfast, we drive down to the park offices for registration and briefing before starting the chimpanzee trekking activity. This primate walk normally takes about 3 – 4 hours and the other primates that we are likely to see include the Red-tailed, Black and white Colubus, Red Colubus, Velvet monkeys and baboons, there are also a variety of bird species among other wildlife. You come back to the lodge, relax around, have lunch and later in the afternoon, at 2:00pm go for a swamp walk at Bigodi wetland. This is an excellent walk as you see some of the special birds confined to this habitat that include the Joyful Greenbul. We later go back to chimpanzee forest guest house for dinner and overnight stay.

Day Six: Departure

After breakfast, we check out and transfer to Kampala driving though beautiful tea plantations of Fort-portal, traditional homesteads and various forest reserves. Arriving Kampala in the evening to your place of accommodation or you will be driven to the airport for your flight back home.


  1. Chimp and gorilla trekking permits
  2. Vehicle
  3. Fuel
  4. Transport in 4×4 Vehicle
  5. English speaking guide/driver
  6. All park entrance fees
  7. Accommodation as stipulated in the itinerary
  8. All meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  9. Bottled water
  10. Rangers in the park
  11. Lunch enroute


  1. Drinks
  2. Porters
  3. Laundry services
  4. Visas
  5. Any other personal interests
  6. No Accommodation on the last day but can be arranged at an extra cost.
  7. Tips and driver’s gratitude