Gorilla and Chimpanzee Fly-in safari

Booking our 5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Fly-in safari will help you to save time

5 Days Gorilla And Chimpanzee Fly-in Tour

Our 5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Fly-in tour will take you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for you to be able to see the endangered gorillas and thereafter takes you to Kibale Forest National Park for chimpanzee trekking. This 5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Fly-in safari will take you to the greatest national parks for the primates in Uganda whereby you will be able to see them in their natural habitat. Booking our 5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Fly-in safari will help you to save time and reduced the distances that you would have driven on the road.

5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Fly-in tour highlights

Day 1: Pick and transfer to Entebbe international airport for the domestic flight to Bwindi Forest

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 3: Internal flight to Kasese airstrip and transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park

Day 5: Drive back to Kasese airstrip for the internal flight to Entebbe international airport

Safari package expectations 

Using the internal or domestic flights

Spending one hour with Endangered Mountain gorillas in

Spending one hour with chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park

English speaking guides

Airport/Airstrip transfers

Detailed itinerary 

Day 1: Pick and transfer to Entebbe international airport for the domestic flight to Bwindi Forest or Kihihi or Kisoro airstrip

You will start your 5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Fly-in tour to endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda from Entebbe international airport whereby the arranged domestic flight (scheduled or chartered) will transfer you to Kihihi airstrip close to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Buhoma sector. The flight from Entebbe international airport to Kihihi airport will take about one hour and from Kihihi Airstrip, you will find when our guide is there waiting for you with our luxurious or standards 4×4 vehicle and transfer you to your booked lodge. You may decide to fly from Entebbe international airport in the morning or afternoon. Morning flights to Kihihi airstrip depart Entebbe international airport at 7:45 am while the afternoon flights depart at half past midday. For visitors that intend to trek gorilla in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, you will have to board the only one-morning flight that departs Entebbe to Kisoro airstrip at 7:45 because of the strong winds happening in this region. Internal Flights to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park take up one and a half hours and this depends on the route.

Main Destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Flight time: Approximately one to one and a half hours

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

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

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

After taking your breakfast, with your packed lunch ready, 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: Internal flight to Kasese airstrip and then transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

After taking your healthy breakfast in the morning, you will drive back to either Kihihi or Kisoro airstrip for a flight to Kasese airstrip where you will meet your guide who will drive you to Kibale Forest National Park

Main destination: Kibale Forest National Park

Journey time: Approximately one to two hours (1-2)

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 Bigodi Forest Walk in Kibale Forest National Park

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 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.

Accommodation /lodging options: Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Isunga Safari Lodge (midrange), and Rwetera Safari Park (Standard)

Meal plan: BreakfastLunch, and dinner

Day 5: Drive back to Kasese airstrip for the internal flight to Entebbe international airport

After taking your breakfast, your safari guide will drive you to Mweya or Kasese airstrip to catch your domestic flight to Entebbe International airport and this marks the end of your 5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Fly-in safari

The price for 5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Fly-in tour includes;

The gorilla permits

Park entrance fees

Chimpanzee permits

Our professional guide

Accommodation for 4 nights

Ground transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle

Park activities fee

Domestic or internal air flights

The price for 5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Fly-in tour excludes;

Soda sodas and alcoholic drinks

International Air ticket and Visa extra activities outside the itinerary

Laundry services, personal items, or expenses

What to bring for this 5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Fly-in Safari Park includes;

Comfortable hiking shoes

Rain jacket

Insect repellant

Sunscreen

Sun hat

Visitors looking to combine primate adventure and hiking experiences can connect to Rwenzori national park for a either a 5 days Rwenzori mount climbing tour or nature walks in Queen Elizabeth national park before ending their holiday.

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