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7 Days Uganda Gorilla, wildlife and Chimpanzee trekking Safari

Wildlife Safaris
Chimp Trek

Day 1: Murchison Falls National Park.
In the morning you will leave for the Murchison Falls national park going through the verdant Budongo forest and marvel at the beautiful Lake Albert right from the rift valley escarpment. Enjoy a elephantPicnic lunch on the way and later arrive in the park in the late afternoon. Dine and slumber at

Budget Accommodation:Global Village Guest House/Red Chilli Camp
Moderate Accommodation:Sambiya River Lodge
Luxury Accommodation:Nile Safari Lodge/Paraa Safari Lodge
Super Luxury Accommodation:Chobe Safari Lodge

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking at Kaniyo Pabidi Forest.
After breakfast, set out early to track the raucous chimpanzees together with the other resident primates in Kaniyo Pabidi forest. You will also be fascinated by the great profusion of colorful birds. Enjoy a packed lunch before taking the launch cruise to the bottom of the falls in the afternoon. Later dine and slumber at Paraa safari lodge, or Nile safari camp or Murchison River Lodge.

murchison falls uganda tour

Day 3: Kibale Forest National Park.
Right After breakfast head to Kibale Forest National Park have a lunch stop on the way and later arrive in the afternoon. You will have a nature walk within the forest to see various animal species including primates like L’Hoest monkeys, colobus monkey, red tailed monkeys and Mangabeys. In the evening dine and slumber at

Budget Accommodation:Ruwenzori View Guest House/Chimpanzee Guest House
Moderate Accommodation:Chimp Nest Lodge
Luxury Accommodation:Primate Lodge/Ndali Lodge/Mountains of the moon
Super Luxury Accommodation:Kyaninga Lodge

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking.
Following an early breakfast you will head to Kanyanchu tourist centre to be briefed about the chimp tracking. Actually Chimpanzees are man’s closest relations and for that reason coming face to face with them is a memorable adventure. The trek will take 2 to 3 hours basing on the movement of the chimps. You guide will detail about the flora and fauna found in this forest as you walk through it.  Some of the primates you will be able to see are: red tailed monkeys, Mangabeys and the grey cheeked monkeys plus background calls of birds. Return to the lodge for breakfast before leaving for Queen Elizabeth National Park. Dine and slumber at Enganzi Lodge, or Mweya Safari lodge or Jacana Lodge.

Day 5: Kyambura Primates Trekking.
After your breakfast, have an early nature walk within Maramagambo Forest to see primates, various tree species, the blue lake as well as the bat colony. After lunch go for a launch cruise on the renowned Kazinga Channel to see buffaloes, hippos and elephants, in addition to various water birds. You will continue and search for the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha Region. Dine slumber gorillaat Enganzi Lodge, or Mweya Safari lodge or Jacana Lodge.

Budget Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Safari Camp/Mweya Hostel
Moderate Accommodation: Simba Safari Camp/Ihamba Safari Lodge/Bush lodge
Luxury Accommodation: Kyambura Game Lodge/Mweya Safari Lodge/Katara Lodge

Day 6: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
After your breakfast, leave for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest driving through the Ishasha area with views of the tree climbing lions, or take an alternative route taking you via the cultivated areas – all basing on the conditions of the road. Visit the surrounding villages and some community projects if there is time. Dine and slumber at

Budget Accommodation: Nshongi Gorilla Resort / Buhoma Community Rest Camp / Bwindi View Bandas
Moderate Accommodation: Wagtail Safari Camp / Lake Kitandara Tented Camp/ Gift Of Nature Lodge/Trekker’s Tavern Cottages/ Buhoma Community Rest Camp
Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Lodge / Silverback Lodge / Buhoma Lodge / Gorilla Safari Lodge
Super Luxury Accommodation: Clouds Lodge/Mahogany Springs Lodge/Gorilla Forest Camp

Day 7: Gorilla Safari – Bwindi Impenetrable national park
Early morning you will go gorilla tracking after breakfast. Don’t forget to bring your hiking boots since the walk includes hiking steep muddy trails in the forest. You will finally find the gorilla and be allowed to spend an hour with them, take photographs and observe them play, feed and care for each other. It is a very memorable experience. Leave for Kampala; dine and slumber in Holiday Express, or Cassia Cottages, or Tourist Hotel or Sheraton hotel.

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