5 Day Uganda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari


5 Day Uganda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari

Day 1: Pick-Up and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

After a fully served breakfast at your Hotel in Kampala, you will set out together with your driver guide and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park in South Western Uganda.

En route to the Park, you will have a brief stop over at the Equator for water experiments and also get a chance to stand at a point where the two hemispheres start from.

Continue with the journey and have another stopover at Mpambire drum village basically known as drum making village. You will have lunch in Mbarara town. L

ater after lunch, you will proceed with your Journey to the Park headquarters in Buhoma.

Dinner and overnight at Gorilla forest Camp or Gorilla resort for Up market/ Lake Kitandara camp or Buhoma lodge for Mid range/Buhoma community Bandas for budget.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Experience

After breakfast at the lodge, you will go to the park headquarters for briefing from the Uganda wildlife Authority ranger guides. After the briefing, the ranger will lead you into the thick impenetrable forest to start your search for the endangered rare species of Mountain Gorillas.

The gorilla search always continues from the place where they were last seen the previous day. Upon reaching the area where these famous species are, you will only be allowed to interact with them for only one hour and you should always keep maximum silence while with these Gorillas. You are allowed to take photographs and so one.

To find the Gorillas, it’s such a tiresome experience since it can take you almost 3-8 hours to find them. However, once you meet these gorillas, you will easily forget the hatches you have gone through to find them and instead save the good memories you will experience with them.

After the interaction, you will return late to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay as above.

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After a fully served breakfast, you will leave Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park via the Ishasha sector commonly known for its rare tree climbing lions. As you pass the area, look out for the rare tree climbing lions in fig trees.

Have lunch at Ishasha and later transfer to Mweya to catch up with the afternoon boat trip on the Kazinga Channel. The launch cruise will reward you with views of the most famous water loving animals like crocodile along the river banks, elephants taking water, hippos and many bird species.

Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge for up market/Hippo hill camp or Ihamba for mid range/Simba Safari camp for budget.

Day 4: Game Drive & Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast early morning, you will go for the game drive in Kasenyi area with in the Park. The game drive will reward with beautiful and a variety of wildlife in the park such as Elephants, Lions, leopards, buffaloes, Antelopes like bush bucks and water bucks, Kobs, warthogs and so on.

Later on you will return to your lodge for lunch after which you will transfer to Kibale Forest National Park.

Dinner and overnight at Kibale safari Lodge or Primates Lodge or Ndali Lodge for up market/ Chimps nest for mid range and Chimpanzee guest house for budget.

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Kampala

Breakfast will be served in the morning after which, you will set out for the short chimpanzee briefing from the Uganda Wildlife Authority officials. The rangers will guide you on how to walk while in the forest and also how to behave. After this, you will get into the forest to start your search for the chimpanzees.

These great apes are known as mans closest friends because of different characteristics that they have in common with man. Look out in the trees for chimpanzees, other primates such as white colobus monkeys, grey-checked mangabey, red colobus, black-and-white colobus, Baboons and different  bird species like the great blue turacco, Africa pied king fisher , malkites and so on.

Return back to the lodge after the trek for lunch after which you will transfer back to Kampala. Drop off will be at your Hotel in Kampala.

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  • Airport transfers
  • Full board accommodation
  • All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary
  • Park entrance fees
  • Guiding fees
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • A 4×4 comfortable safari vehicle good for game viewing and photographing
  • Gorilla permits
  • Chimpanzee trekking permits
  • Primate tracking permits
  • Professional full-time English speaking driver-guide


  • International flights
  • Visas (where applicable)
  • Laundry services
  • Beverages and drinks
  • Tips
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary