7 Days Gorillas & Chimpanzee Habituation Safari

Bwindi Forest- Rushegura Gorilla family

Bwindi Forest- Rushegura Gorilla family

7 Days Gorillas & Chimpanzee Habituation Safari Uganda – The scenery and climate of Uganda are different from anything elsewhere to be seen in the whole range of Africa. Uganda is therefore a destination to behold. This 7 Day Gorilla habituation and Chimp trekking/Golden monkey safari is good for those who want to spend more time with the world’s great Apes and primates.

Trip Highlights

  • Game drives/game viewing.
  • Enjoy a beautiful sight of various animal and bird species.
  • Gorilla Habituation
  • Golden Monkey habituation
  • Chimpanzee habituation

Brief Itinerary – 7 Days Gorillas & Chimpanzee Habituation Safari

DayHighlightsOvernight
Day 1Arrival and Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National parkLake Victoria view guest house and Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
Day 2Gorilla HabituationIchumbi Gorilla Lodge
Day 3Drive to Mgahinga National ParkBwindi Jungle Lodge
Day 4Golden Monkey habituation and Batwa trail visitBwindi Jungle lodge
Day 5Drive to Queen Elizabeth National ParkTwin Lakes safari lodge
Day 6Chimpanzee Habituation ExperienceTwin lakes safari lodge
Day 7Drive to Entebbe

 

Detailed Itinerary – 7 Days Gorillas & Chimpanzee Habituation Safari

Day 1: Arrival and Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National park

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by a professional Umoja Motherland Tours Ltd guide who will transfer you to your hotel.

Lake Victoria view guest house (BB)

After breakfast. We will depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site which is one of the richest biological and botanical regions in the world. At Bwindi, you will be able to see Mountain Gorillas and various bird species.

Overnight at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 2: Gorilla Habituation

After briefing by researchers and guides, your habituation experience will commence. During your trek, you may encounter several birds, other animals (Forest Elephants and small Antelopes) and primates. You will have an opportunity to observe researchers habituate gorillas and you may be called upon to participate.

Overnight at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3: Drive to Mgahinga National Park

After breakfast. You will embark on your journey to Mgahinga National Park through Kisoro.

Overnight at Bwindi Jungle Lodge (Lunch and Dinner)

Day 4: Golden Monkey habituation and Batwa trail visit

Golden monkeys mostly reside in the bamboo trees of this region. Guides and researchers will trek with you through the Mgahinga ranges looking for them. After this activity you will proceed for the Batwa trail if time permits.

Overnight at Bwindi Jungle lodge (Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast embark on your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The landscape of northern Queen Elizabeth comprises of dozens of ancient craters carved into gentle rolling hills. Queen Elizabeth National Park has over 600 bird species, more than any other National Park in Uganda. You will also be on the lookout for elephants!

Overnight at Twin Lakes safari lodge (FB)

Day 6: Chimpanzee Habituation Experience.

After breakfast. You will drive to Kalinzu in due time for your Chimpanzee trek briefing and then embark on your Chimpanzee Habituation Hiking through the forest as you search for them and study their behaviors with the help of a researcher.

Overnight at Twin lakes safari lodge. (FB)

Day 7: Drive to Entebbe

You will embark on your journey to Kasese Airstrip in due time for your Aerolink flight to Entebbe international Airport.

End 7 Days Gorillas & Chimpanzee Habituation Safari

Included
– All accommodation on Half Board (HB), Full Board (FB) or Bed and Breakfast
(B&B) basis as quoted in the text
– 4×4 safari Land Cruiser
– English speaking tourist guide
– 1 gorilla Habituation permit per
– 1 chimp Habituation permit per
– 1Golden Monkeys habituation permit
– Batwa trail
– Entrance fees to the national parks
– Taxes
– Free mineral water in the vehicle during the tour
– AMREF emergency evacuation insurance

Excluded
– Visa fees
– Drinks / alcoholic drinks
– Additional meals
– Tips
– Activities not part of the described program
– International travel insurance