Budget Gorillas And Chimpanzee Safaris

Visit Kibale and Bwindi forest national parks

5 Days Budget Gorillas And Chimpanzee Safaris

5 Days budget Gorillas and Chimpanzee Safaris are done in both Kibale forest National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.  Our 5 Days Budget gorillas and Chimpanzee Safaris is designed to encourage all travelers to make sure that they enjoy the greatest primates in the whole world. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the home to over 480 gorillas and over 17 gorillas families are habituated meaning that they are open for the tourist and tourists can go there and do the gorilla trekking activity. On the other hand, Kibale Forest National Park is known as the word primate capital with over 13 species of primates including chimpanzees and others. Our 5 Days Budget gorillas and Chimpanzee Safaris will begin and end at Entebbe International Airport.

5 Days Budget Gorillas and Chimpanzee Safaris highlights

Day 1:  Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 3: Kibale Forest National Park

Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking and birding

Day 5:  Return to Entebbe International Airport

Safari expectations 

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale forest

Enjoy the various bird species

Stop at the equator for the photo moment

Detailed itinerary 

Day 1: Drive back to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

After having your breakfast at your lodge you will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in southwestern Uganda. You will make a stopover at the equator for the moment photos at Kayabwe for the photography, have a brief talk and then get the explanation about how the equator crossing and then later proceed to Mbarara for lunch at Igongo Cultural center as you enjoy the plantation farms, farms and enjoy the Kigezi rolling hills and later in the evening you will make it to your booked lodge for the dinner and overnight stay.

Main Destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Journey time: Approximately eight to nine hours (8-9)

Accommodation /lodging options: Silverback lodge (Luxury) |Bakiga Lodge (midrange) |Ride 4awoman (standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Gorilla trekking safari

You will now embark on the unique gorilla trekking safari in the jungle. This experience will make you meet and endangered mountain gorillas in their natural world which is so rewarding, you will starting the gorilla trekking experience at the park headquarters for a briefing where you will be given instructions to follow while in the forest enjoying the gorilla trek. Here, you will also be allocated the gorilla family to trek and that’s why it important that you inform your guide about the interest of the gorilla family that you would like to trek such that you can be considered when allocating the gorilla families. Gorilla family allocation is done basing on your interests, physical fitness, and age, and after all this, you will be transferred or taken to the starting point for your gorilla family. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park may last between 30 minutes three hours and thus you need to prepare for this journey. You will spend only one hour with the habituated gorilla family as you enjoy the family while observing their activities such as feeding and learn more about these animals including what do they do and what they like. Feel free to ask your ranger guide and you will get enough explanation. After, this you will be guided back to the starting point and get a certificate and then go to the loges relax, dinner, and overnight at your lodge.

Main Destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Lodging options: Silverback lodge (Luxury) |Bakiga Lodge (midrange) |Ride 4awoman (standard)

Meal plan: Full board

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

In the morning after having breakfast, you will drive now to Kibale Forest National Park through Queen Elizabeth National Park and you may even get a chance to cross another equator line at Kikorongo in Queen Elizabeth National Park and as you’re driving through Queen Elizabeth National Park, you might spot different animals such as elephants. Buffaloes, and the bushbuck as you cross different Ruwenzori water catchment rivers as you pass through Kasese Fortportal road. You will continue to and make a stopover in Fortportal city for lunch and then proceed to Kibale forest National Park for check-in at the lodge that we have booked for you for relaxation and then 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 Rwetera Safari Park (Standard)

Meal plan: BreakfastLunch, and dinner

Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking and birding watching in Bigodi

Weak up very early in the morning and have your healthier breakfast and then head to the Kibale Forest National Park headquarters for the briefing before chimpanzee tracking. While at the Kibale Forest National Park headquarters, you will join other chimpanzee trekkers. The briefing is done by the professional ranger guide and thereafter, you will be led by the guide for the walk into the forest primate walk in Kibale Forest National Park. The walk to Kibale Forest National Park will lead you to the habituated communities of chimpanzees and once you have seen the habituated chimpanzees, you will spend one hour with habituated chimpanzees as you observe them as you’re taking the photos of these great apes. And this means that you should be able to come with cameras. Kibale Forest National Park is home to over 13 species of primates that can be seen even doing chimpanzee tracking and other numerous bird species. Here you will integrate the chimpanzee trekking with Bigodi wetland after lunch which is the best destination for bird watching and primate watching. See how the people have participated in the conservation of the wetland and you can as well chose to offer a hand to these groups if you wish in form of a donation. After, return to your lodge for relaxation and overnight.

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

Meal plan: BreakfastLunch, and dinner

Day 5: Drive to Entebbe International Airport

After breakfast, in the morning, you will drive to Kampala and then to Entebbe international airport for your flight and this marks the final moments of your this 5 Days Budget gorillas and Chimpanzee Safaris

The price for Our 5 Days Budget gorillas and Chimpanzee Safaris include;

The gorilla permits

Chimpanzee tracking permits

Our professional guide

Accommodation for 4 nights

Ground transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle

The price for Our 5 Days Budget gorillas and Chimpanzes Safaris excludes;

Soda sodas and alcoholic drinks

Air ticket and Visa extra activities outside the itinerary

Laundry services, personal items, or expenses

What to bring for Our 5 Days Budget gorillas and Chimpanzee Safaris.

Comfortable hiking shoes

Rain jacket

Insect repellant

Sunscreen

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