6 Days Luxury Uganda Gorillas and Chimpanzees Safari

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6 Days Luxury Uganda Gorillas and Chimpanzees Safari

6 Days Luxury Uganda Gorillas and Chimpanzees Safari

Gorillas and chimpanzees are Uganda’s biggest tourist attraction and one of the outstanding activities in the countries dense forest cover is the gorilla trekking experience and chimpanzee trekking experience which require special permits to trek them.


6 Days Luxury Gorillas and Chimpanzee Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national Park and Kibale National Park is a great opportunity to combine Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (home to half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas) with Chimpanzee trekking or Habituation experience in Kibale National Park. Kibale National Park has been declared as the best place to view habituated wild Chimpanzees.

Safari highlights

  • You’ll visit to Ugandan national parks
  • This tour starts and ends in Entebbe (Uganda)
  • You’ll visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Kibale Forest National Park
  • Activities:Gorilla tracking, Chimpanzee tracking
  • Getting around:Open-sided 4×4 vehicle and pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrival in Entebbe

Upon arrival in Entebbe you will be received by a safari representative from Wilderness Explorers Africa and transfer to your Lodge for Overnight.

Lunch: Not Applicable

Overnight: NO.5 Boutique hotel

Activity: Safari briefing

DAY 2: Flight to Kihihi Airstrip

After early morning breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for a flight to Kihihi airstrip, upon arrival you will be received by your guide and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park for relaxation and overnight, Afternoon activities like forest walks, birding walks or visiting the gorilla doctors can be arranged upon arrival at the Lodge.

Lunch: at the Lodge

Overnight: Bwindi Lodge

Activity: Bird walk or forest walk

DAY 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park

After your early morning breakfast, your guide will drive you to Buhoma Park Headquarters for briefing and joining others for briefing before heading into the forest for your gorilla trek. This trek can last for between 30 minutes to 7 hours depending on the location of mountain gorilla family on that particular day. Once you find the gorillas, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them while observing their behaviour, taking photographs before you return to the Park Headquarters.

Lunch: Packed Lunch

Overnight: Bwindi Lodge

Activity: gorilla trekking

DAY 3: Drive to Ishasha sector Queen Elizabeth national park

After morning breakfast you will drive to Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park where you will spend a night in Ishasha wilderness camp which is located by river Ntungwe in Queen Elizabeth national park where you do a game drive in search of tree climbing lions and also do sun downer on the famous River Ntungwe ridge.

Lunch: Packed Lunch

Overnight: Ishasha wilderness camp

Activity: Sun downer game drive

DAY 4: Drive to Kibale forest national park

After morning game drive and bush breakfast you will drive to fort portal where you will spend a night in Kyaninga lodge which is located by the Crater Lake via Queen Elizabeth national park where you do a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel.

Lunch: Packed Lunch

Overnight: Kyaninga lodge

Activity: Boat cruise on Kazinga channel

DAY 5: Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale forest

After breakfast, you will drive to Kibale forest where you attend a briefing by the rangers before heading in to the forest to search for the chimpanzees after chimpanzee trekking you will drive back to Kyaninga for Lunch and relaxation.

Lunch: at the lodge

Overnight: Kyaninga lodge

Activity: chimpanzee trekking

DAY 6: Drive back from fort portal to Entebbe

After lazily morning depending on your schedule you will drive back to Entebbe for your out bound flight.

Lunch: Packed Lunch

Overnight: Day room option

Activity: Not planned

Trip includes

  • Gorilla habituation permit
  • Chimpanzee habituation permit
  • Accommodation
  • Vehicle, guide and fuel
  • Domestic flights
  • Enroute meals and drinking water
  • Airport transfers

Trip excludes

  • International flights
  • pre and post safari accommodation
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for guides and hotels
  • Uganda tourist Visa
When to book this safari package

We recommend booking this safari package 1 year in advance to allow us secure gorilla permits.

Best time to visit Uganda for gorilla and Chimpanzee habituation

Being physically active safari activity we recommend travelling during the dry season from June to October and from December to February.



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