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- Wildlife Watching
- Bird Watching
- Gorilla Trekking
- Car with driver
Main travel focus
7-Day Western Uganda Gorillas & Chimpanzee Tracking
- Go on an unforgettable gorilla trek in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Go on a community walk to meet the Batwa people
- Go Chimp Trekking In The Kibale Forest National Park
- Amazing game drives and see tree climbing lions in the Queen Elizabeth National Park
This 7-day Uganda safari takes you to Kibale forest for chimpanzee tracking, Queen Elizabeth National Park for big game plus tree climbing lions, and the Bwindi impenetrable forest for magical Gorilla trekking with a community walk to the Batwa people (pygmies).
Kick it off at Entebbe and make your way to Kibale Forest National Park, where you will go on the fabulous chimp trek. Next, travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park, for amazing game drives and a boat ride along the biodiverse Kazinga channel. Watch the amazing tree climbing lions after proceeding to the much awaited Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
- Park fees (for non-residents)
- Gorilla permits (one per person, non-resident)
- Chimp permits (one per person, non-resident)
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
- International flights
- Visa fees
Example Trip to customize
Welcome to Uganda!
Arrive in Uganda following the flight from your respective country of origin.
You'll land at Entebbe International Airport which is the main gateway to Uganda, where you will find a representative of your booked hotel who will welcome you.
The amazing weather and bright atmosphere on the shores of Lake Victoria give you a remarkable first impression of Uganda.
Connect to your respective hotel for your overnight stay.
Journey to Kibale Forest National Park, Enjoying Sights Along the Way
Begin your safari with the drive to Kibale Forest National Park in the morning, aiming at having lunch in Fort Portal.
Stops in the far countryside offer you chances to stretch your legs in villages and around tea plantations along the drive, as we check in late in the evening.
Stay in a beautiful area close to a crater lake bordering Kibale Forest.
Go on a Chimp Trekking Adventure
After breakfast, head to the Kibale park headquarters for a short briefing and then proceed into the forest for a chimp trekking adventure.
Watch out for other primate species such as the colobus monkeys, grey checked mangabey, red colobus, blue monkeys, olive baboons, among others, which gives the forest the crown of the Primate Capital of the World.
Return for lunch and later transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park with a wide view of some animals en route such as elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, among others.
Arrive in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay at your booked lodge.
Take a Game Drive in The Kasenyi Plains and Enjoy the Incredible Wildlife Along the Kazinga Channel
After a cup of coffee, begin the day with a game drive in the Kasenyi Plains. You might see bush buck, Uganda kob, topi, Defassa waterbuck, Cape buffaloes, lions, elephants and many more.
You will later return at the lodge for a late breakfast and relax as you wait for lunch.
In the afternoon you will enjoy an afternoon boat ride along the Kazinga Channel for a wide view of yawning hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, various bird species such as red chest, papyrus gonolek, pink-backed pelicans, malachite kingfishers, yellow crown, water thick-knee, yellow-billed stork, shoe bill stock, among others.
Return to the lodge for your dinner and overnight stay.
Watch the Amazing Tree-Climbing Lions Do Their Thing
Have a very early breakfast and go on an early morning game drive through the park.
Possible encounters include lions, buffaloes, kobs, elephants, giraffes, hyenas, warthogs and others.
Proceed towards the Ishasha River south of the park, heading to the popular sight of tree-climbing lions.
Reach the Bwindi Forest by evening and check into your choice of accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.
Go on an Extraordinary Gorilla Trek
Following breakfast, head to the park headquarters with packed lunch for an important briefing prior to trekking towards the gorillas in the thick impenetrable forest.
You get to spend an hour with the gorillas after having trekked for about 2-8 hours.
If you have time and still feel strong just head for an optional brief community walk to the local Batwa community.
Check out the curio shops, children’s school and also get a chance to explore more about their unique culture and much more.
Have dinner and stay at your booked lodge for the night.