5 Days Chimpanzee Safari Tracking Uganda

This safari will take you first to the enchanting Kibale Forest National Park. In the forest, there are chimpanzees and other animals. There will also be birding at the Bigodi Birding Sanctuary, Local community tours and Guided nature walks around the park. After, head to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Its terrain is hilly, very muddy and can involve scrambling through dense vegetation in search of magnificent mountain gorillas hence an amazing wildlife experience. The tour starts and ends in Kampala.

Day 1: Depart for Kibale National Park

kibale chimpsAfter breakfast set again for Kibale National Park we’ll take the scenic drive through tea plantations and a lunch break in Fort Portal town which is 34 kms from the Main Park. The Park is home to several families of primates including habituated chimpanzees. It has 11 species of primates, including many families of chimps and colobus monkeys, buffalo, warthog, Uganda Kob and over 300 bird species. Overnight at the Ndali Lodge/Chimp’s Nest/Ataco Country Resort

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and swamp walk
Early in the morning proceed to Kibale National park headquarters 8:00am for chimpanzee tracking. Tracking will begin and last for about 3hrs get back by mid noon. Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale forest national park will thrill you; look out for primates like the colobus monkeys, families of chimps, a diversity of birds and an abundance of butterflies and other tropical insects. You will have a picnic lunch there, and then you will take an optional visit to the Bigodi wetland sanctuary a superb ecotourism site established to protect the Magombe swamps-a haven of birds (137 species) and a number of primates. Overnight at the Ndali Lodge/Chimp’s Nest/Ataco Country Resort.

Day 3: Depart for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast, depart for Bwindi impenetrable forests Home to the rare Mountain gorillas After a five hour drive through villages, towns, highlands, and grazing lands southwest we get to Bwindi impenetrable forest. Overnight at Mahogany Springs/Lake Kitandara Tented Camp/Buhoma Community Bandas.

Day 4: Gorilla Tracking Uganda
Early morning we have our break fast and after we gather at the Uganda wild life authority Bwindi headquarters for registering, get walking sticks and group up for pre-trek briefing. 8:00 am we start the gorilla trek which takes us between half and hour to up to whole day through a steeply forested landscape which has incredible dense under growth an experience of penetrating the impenetrable.gorilla family
The experience of tracking and finding these great primates is very, exciting; there are 9 other primate species including chimpanzee, blue monkey, black and white colobus monkey, plus 300 bird species and 200 species of butter flies. Overnight at Mahogany Springs/Lake Kitandara Tented Camp/Buhoma Community Bandas.

Day 5: Drive back to Kampala
After breakfast we will drive back to Kampala, arriving in the early evening.