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7 Day Kibale, Queen& Bwindi Gorillas

For a mixture of primates, Wildlife and Gorilla species, this tailor made seven day tour in Uganda fits best for your interests. It’s all about experiencing part of Uganda’s top offered attractions.

Its starts in Kibale National Park for Chimp tracking, switch to Queen Elizabeth National Park for Game drive and launch trip cruise along the Kazinga channel, then end in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with the impressive Mountain Gorilla Trekking experience.

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe airport – Pick Up

On arrival at the Airport, you will be picked by our Safari guide and transfer up to your hotel of residence in Kampala or Entebbe. Check in for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay. Expect to be briefed by our guide about the next day’s program before he leaves your hotel of stay that day.

Hotels to stay in Entebbe include Lake Victoria Hotel, Protea Hotel, 2 Friends Hotel and more. Then in Kampala Hotels to stay include Kampala Serena hotel, Sheraton, Namirembe guest house, Aponye guest house and more.

Day 2: Kampala – Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park.

Early in the morning after your preparations, check out to meet our guide and start the fascinating journey to Kibale Forest National Park via Kampala – Mityana- Mubende – Fort Portal highway.

Arriving in the suburbs of Kibale, check in at the lodge for lunch and relaxation. Later in the afternoon you will do a nature walk through Bigodi Wetland revealing several sights of different primates and bird species.

Budget: Rwenzori View Guest house.

Midrange: Chimps’ Nest/ Mountains of the Moon/ Kibale Forest Camp.

Luxury: Ndali Lodge/ Kyaninga Lodge/ Primates Lodge.

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking – Transfer to Queen

Early in the morning have your breakfast and after transfer with your driver guide up to the Park offices for short briefing conducted.

After the journey to the Jungle starts in search of these primates and after locating them, you are allowed to stay in their presence for some time while seeing them feeding, laughing, playing plus taking photos and videos of them.

It’s advised that you maintain your voice at low tone and move slowly while in the Jungle to avoid scaring these primates.

After the session, return back at the lodge for lunch, later you check out for transfer up to Queen Elizabeth National Park for an overnight stay. Accommodation options include:

Budget: Bush Lodge/ Mweya Hostel/ Simba Safari Camp

Midrange: Simba Safari Lodge/ Katara Lodge.

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge/ Kyambura game lodge/ Ishasha Wilderness Camp.

Day 4: Morning Game Drive in Kasenyi – Afternoon Launch Trip Cruise.

Early in the morning transfer from the lodge for morning game drive in Kasenyi plains to search for Lions, Leopards, Spotted hyenas, Buffaloes, Elephants, Kobs and other early risers. Also visit the Kasenyi town for panoramic views of salt lakes and cup of coffee.

After transfer straight to Mweya canteen for lunch as you get prepared for the afternoon launch trip cruise along the Kazinga channel. The cruise offers several sights of different aquatic species like Hippos, crocodiles, different bird species and some wild animals which come closer to the banks in need of water. Return to the lodge after boat for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Queen – Drive to Bwindi NP via Ishasha sector route.

Early in the morning, check out at the lodge for the breathtaking road trip through the southern Ishasha sector route. Chances are high that you will sight the popular tree climbing lions resting up in the fig tree branches.

After continue with the stunning view offering journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the Buhoma sector side. Lunch is provided en route. Check in at the lodge for relaxation and accommodation options include:

Budget: Bakiga Lodge/ Buhoma Community

Midrange: Gorilla Mist Camp/ Silver back lodge

Luxury: Mahogany springs/ Buhoma lodge

Day 6: Breathtaking Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

This is every one’s dream, early in the morning transfer to the Park offices for the short briefing conducted to highlight trekkers on how to behave while in the Jungle with these apes. After briefing the exciting journey to the jungle starts following the permanently established routes.

Locating these apes, you are allowed to stay in their presence for only one hour while seeing them playing, feeding, laughing plus taking photos and videos of them. It’s advised that you come along with packed food for eating while in the Jungle, after the one hour session, return to the Park offices for certificate award and later to the lodge for relaxation.

Later in the evening, you can do a community walk to the Batwa people for cultural encounters including traditional performances, experience their ways of living and more. After return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 7: Bwindi – Transfer back to Kampala – Departure.

Have morning breakfast and check out for the amazing journey back to Kampala, en route stopover in Mbarara is included for lunch and later continue up to Kampala. Our driver guide will drop you at the airport for return flight back home. End of our Services.

Package includes:

  • Airport Pick & Drop
  • Ground Transportation
  • Gorilla permits
  • English speaking local guide
  • All accommodations
  • Meal as indicated in the itinerary
  • Park Entrance fees
  • Chimpanzee tracking permit
  • Launch Trip Cruise
  • Game drives

Excludes:

  • International flight
  • Visa and personal insurance
  • Luxury Drinks
  • Tipping fees and gratuities
  • Personal expenses.