Gorilla And Chimpanzee Habituation Experience Safari

Travel to Kibale and Bwindi for primate experiences

5 Day Gorilla And Chimpanzee Habituation Experience Safari

Our 5 day gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience safari in Uganda  is very amazing for travelers or clients who are interested in spending more time with Uganda great apes of endangered mountain gorillas and Chimpanzees .Our 5 day gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience safari in Uganda  will take the south western part of Uganda in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park in  its southern region where gorilla habituation process tales place and later take  you for chimpanzee habituation experience in Kibale Forest National Park. Mountain gorilla habituation experience is only found in Uganda and in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in the whole world. Thus visitors for our 5 day gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience safari in Uganda will get an opportunity to spend 4 hours with the endangered mountain gorillas and then drive to Kibale to spend the whole day enjoying the chimpanzee habituation experience. You will enjoy both experience and make individual comparisons of which is good and which experience is good and nice for you.

5 day gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience safari highlights

Day 1: Pickup and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 2: Gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest national Park

Day 4: Chimpanzee habituation experience in Kibale Forest National Park

Day 5: Return to Kampala

Safari package expectations  

A stopover at the equator

Spending 4 hours with endangered mountain gorillas

Trekking chimpanzees for the whole day

Bird species as you trek both chimpanzees and gorillas

Traveling in a 4×4 safari vehicle

Services of the English speaking guide

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Pickup from Entebbe airport and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

You will be picked by our well-trained and hospitable Africa Adventure Vacation safari guide to commence your 5 day gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience safari in Uganda. This safari will start early in the morning and you will drive towards the southeastern region of Uganda where Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is located. This is an approximately 8-9 hours road trip full of interesting stopovers where you will be able to stretch your muscles and relax shortly before you proceed to the next stop. The first stopover is always at the equator crossing for the photo moments and then continue to Mbarara city to have lunch. After Mbarara city, you will travel via Ntungamo and Kabale with the scenic views of the terraced garden in the rolling hills of Kigezi and the attractive plantation farms with local people there doing their usual daily activities. Your next and final stop will be the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in the Rushaga region of Bwindi Forest where the gorilla habituation activity takes place. Check in to your hotel for relaxation, dinner, and an overnight stay.

Main destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Journey time: Approximately eight tonight hours (8-9 hours)

Lodging options: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge (Luxury)/ Rushaga Gorilla Camp (midrange), /Rushaga Haven Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Gorilla habituation in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park

Wake up early, have breakfasts, and go straight to the park headquarters where you will join or be joined with other trekkers for the gorilla habituation experience briefing to give your insight into what you should or shouldn’t do while on gorilla habituation experience in the Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park Rushaga sector. After the briefing, a team of researchers and guides you to the forest as you search for the endangered mountain Gorillas. Once you see the gorillas you will spend 4 hours with the gorillas that are being habituated. You may be allowed by researchers to engage in the activities that researchers do to make gorillas get used to the people such as the naming of the gorillas, calling them, collecting samples, and others. You will then be guided back to the park headquarters where you had started from and receive a certificate or gorilla habituation experience success and then you will be driven back to your lodge for dinner and the overnight stay.

Main destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Journey time: Approximately eight tonight hours (8-9 hours)

Lodging options: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge (Luxury)/ Rushaga Gorilla Camp (midrange), /Rushaga Haven Lodge (Standard)

Day 3: Wakeup and drive to Kibale Forest National Park

Our safari guide will pick you up at the lodge and drive you to Kibale Forest National Park after your morning breakfast. You will pass through Queen Elizabeth National Park where you might see some of the wildlife in the park as you bypass the park. You will even get a chance to stop at another equator line crossing which is at Kikorongo in Queen Elizabeth National Park and then proceed for Fortportal the tourism city where you will have lunch and then drive to Kibale Forest National Park to check at the lodge that we have booked for you for relaxation and the overnight stay.

Main destination: Kibale Forest National Park

Journey time: Approximately five to six hours (5-6)

Lodging options: Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Isunga Safari Lodge (midrange), and Rweteera Safari Park (Standard)

Meal plan: BreakfastLunch, and dinner

Day 4: Whole day chimpanzee habituation experience in Kibale

After morning breakfast, you will get your packed lunch and then our drive will drive you to Kibale forest National Park headquarters where you will join other trekkers for chimpanzee habituation experience briefing. After briefing, the park ranger and the researcher will lead you forest to search for the semi-habituated chimpanzees. On your way into the forest, you will encounter some other forest species such as birds, primates like monkeys and other mammals if you’re lucky. Kibale forest national park has over 12 species of primates and therefore you may encounter other species as your searching for the chimpanzees. You will spend the whole day in the forest with rangers and guides as you enjoy this experience with observation and taking photographs of the intelligent chimpanzees

Lodging options: Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Isunga Safari Lodge (midrange), and Rwetera Safari Park (Standard)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner

Day 5: Return to Entebbe international airport for Departure

In the morning after breakfast, you will drive to Kampala and then to Entebbe international airport for your flight and this marks the final moments of your Our 5 day gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience safari in Uganda.

Included in Our 5 day gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience safari in Uganda.

  • Meals provided
  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation facilities as stipulated in the itinerary
  • Chimpanzee trekking permits
  • Gorilla permits
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Park entrance fees
  • All transportation
  • Bottle water for the whole trip

Excluded in Our 5 day gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience safari in Uganda

  • Extras at the accommodation such as alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Personal items
  • Tips
  • International flights
  • Extraction accommodation outside the itinerary
  • The government imposed or increase the activity fees
  • Insurance

About chimpanzee trekking or habituation in Kibale forest National Park

Chimpanzee trekking and chimpanzee habituation experience are the major activities done in Kibale forest national park. Kibale Forest National Park has over 15000 chimpanzees and this increases your chances of seeing them in the park. Visitors interested in doing chimpanzee habituation experience are allowed four hours and in company with researchers, trackers, and drivers, visitors will visit the chimpanzee family that is under the habituation process. Chimpanzee habituation activity is done to ensure that the chimpanzees get used to the people and start being trekked, chimpanzees that are not habituated tend to be stubborn as they keep moving through the forest, jumping over the trees, hiding when they see you but once you find them you will be able to get the best of them how they move, feed and how they regroup to live in communities. You have a lot of time to remember of 4 hours to take photos and stay in the forest as you watch these wonderful species. While those involved in chimpanzee trekking, they will be allowed only one hour to see, take photos with chimpanzees. Chimpanzee tracking requires you to visit the already habituated gorilla family. This means that Chimpanzee habituation experience in Kibale forest takes 4 hours while chimpanzee tracking, visitors are limited to one hour. With this information, I hope you can now know how many hours you can spend with chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park. Kibale Forest National Park boasts over 350species of birds and it is among Uganda leading birding destinations. The common bird species include Dusky Crimsonwing, Little greenbul, Brown-chested Alethe, Crowned eagle, Collared Apalis, Blue-breasted kingfisher, Black bee-eater, Brown-chested Alethe, African pitta, Collared Apalis, Black-eared ground thrush, Purple-breasted sunbird, Black-capped Apalis, Abyssinian ground thrush, Yellow-Rumped tinker bird, Crowned eagle, African pitta among others.

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