Uganda Gorilla Safari
A gorilla safari in Uganda or Rwanda offers visitors the opportunity to get up close and personal with the critically endangered mountain gorillas. The gorillas can be found in the Central African rainforest and trekkers will have the chance to observe their everyday life such as eating, playing, grooming and so on. Gorilla trekking in these countries also provides a way to support the conservation efforts of these primates through the trekking fees that are levied on visiting guests. Visitors can fly into Entebbe airport in Kampala and choose to take a full safari itinerary or simply focus on a short excursion for Gorilla trekking UGANDA
The Ultimate Gorilla Uganda Safari
Revel in rolling hills, vast savannah, lush mountains, abundant wildlife, shimmering Crater lakes and iconic endangered mountain gorillas
- Gorilla Trekking
- Chimpanzee Trekking
- Community/Cultural Experience
- Equator Experience
Pre-tour: Arrive at Entebbe International Airport
Day 1: Transfer to Kibale National Park; Nature/Community experience
Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking
Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Day 4: Gorilla trekking
Day 5: Transfer to Entebbe International Airport via the Equator
Pre-tour: Arrive at Entebbe International Airport
Upon arrival at Entebbe international Airport, our professional driver guide will receive you and take you to your hotel. You will use the rest of time of the day to relax and prepare for your safari.
Accommodation: The Boma Hotel – Entebbe (Mid-range)
This passage describes a trip to Kibale Forest National Park, which is referred to as the primate capital of the world. The journey starts with an early breakfast and pick-up from a hotel, and includes a stop in Fortportal City for lunch. The main activity of the trip is a visit to the Bigodi Sanctuary, which is an eco-community walk through a wetland area. During the walk, there is the possibility to see various bird species, including the Blue Turaco and Hornbills, as well as swamp-dwelling animals such as the Sitatunga. Additionally, visitors will have the opportunity to visit local communities and learn about their way of life, such as their feeding, interaction, and socioeconomic activities, as well as their history and heritage. There will also be the possibility to see different families engage in activities such as banana juice and gin making, coffee picking, herbal medicine, basket weaving, craft making, carpentry, woodwork, pottery, and blacksmithing. The trip will end with checking in to a mid-range lodge in Kibale Forest camp, in time to see the sunset.
Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp (Mid-range)
This to Kibale Forest National Park for a chimpanzee trekking experience. The trip begins with an early breakfast, followed by a transfer to the Kanyanchu Visitor Information Centre at 8am, where the park rangers will give a briefing. The trekking experience will take place in the forest, which is known for high populations of habituated chimpanzees, with a 95% chance of encountering them. The trek will expose visitors to picturesque forested landscapes with uneven terrain, providing a satisfying hike. The highlight of the trek will be the hour of direct interaction with the chimpanzees, during which visitors may observe them patrolling, eating, socializing, playing, and making vocalizations, which is likely to be a remarkable memory. Additionally, during the trek, visitors may also spot other primates such as black and white colobus monkeys.
The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the South Western region of Uganda. The trip begins with an early breakfast, and involves a transfer to the national park. The journey will go through Queen Elizabeth National Park, which is one of Uganda's popular tourist destinations. The route will also provide the opportunity to take in the sights of the Rwenzori Mountains, which are known as the "Mountains of the Moon" and will be a complementary feature of the journey.
Wake up early to go on a trek through the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to see gorillas. They are briefed about the rules and safety before embarking on the journey and are expected to have an unforgettable experience, encountering the gorillas and other wildlife in the jungle. The difficulty of describing the sights, sounds, and smells of the jungle is mentioned.
Do not leave these items behind; sunscreen, insect repellent, your passport, camera, hiking boots, long safari pants and long sleeved shirts or T-shirt plus a light rain jacket. Please avoid very bright and hot coloured clothes- These not only attract insects to you but also can be offensive to the residents of the jungle. These items will come in handy as you go through the thick forest and encounter the unpredictable weather of Bwindi: Expect rain or sunshine anytime.
Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Mid-range)
After a lazy breakfast, we shall set off for Entebbe making a stopover at the Equator point in Kayabwe for the Coriolis water effect showing the magnetic forces on the center of the earth’s surface. We shall then proceed with our journey to the Airport .