20 Days Gorilla Trekking & Chimpanzee Tour.

The 20 Days Ultimate Luxury Uganda Safari takes you on Wildlife Tour in Uganda at Kidepo National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Chimpanzee Tracking Adventures and Chimpanzee Habituation Experiences at Kibale Forest National Park and mountain Gorilla Trekking Adventures in Bwindi Forest National Park.

Trip Highlights

Day 1: Pick Up and Transfer to Jinja Town

 

Day 11: Chimpanzee Tracking and Guided Nature Walk
Day 2: White Water Rafting and boat Cruise on River Nile Day 12: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park

 

Day 3: Transfer to Sipi Falls and Nature Walk Day 13: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park
Day 4: Transfer to Kidepo National Park Day 14: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 5: Full Day Game Drive in Kidepo National Park Day 15: Game Drive and Boat Cruise

 

Day 6: Game Drive and Community Walk Day 16: Lion Tracking Experiential and Nature Walk
Day 7: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park Day 17: Tree climbing Lions in Ishasha and Night Game Drive
Day 8: Game Drive and boat Cruise Day 18: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
Day 9: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park Day 19: Game Drive and Horse Back Riding
Day 10: Chimpanzee Habituation Experience in Kibale Forest Day 20: Transfer to Kampala/ Entebbe

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick Up and Transfer to Jinja Town

On arrival at the Entebbe International Airport, you are picked up by a company driver who transfers you to the busy Town of Jinja located a few kilometers off Kampala City. The journey takes 3-4 hours with en-route lunch and when you reach Jinja, go on City Tour then later transfer to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. The Haven Lodge Jinja, Jinja Base camp, Nile Village Hotel & Spa.

Day 2: White Water Rafting and boat Cruise on River Nile

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the stunning River Nile to enjoy White Water Rafting as you beat the vigorous Rapids of the Nile along the various Grades. The Grades start from Grade 1 to Grade 5 and these are chosen according to what the travelers are interested in experiencing.

After white water rafting, break off for lunch then later proceed to the Nile to enjoy a boat Cruise to the Source of River Nile. On your cruise, view the numerous Islands, bird and when you reach the Source, watch water bubble from the bottom. After the cruise, transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. The Haven Lodge Jinja, Jinja Base camp, Nile Village Hotel & Spa.

Day 3: Transfer to Sipi Falls and Nature Walk

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the stunning Sipi Falls located a few kilometers off the majestic Mountain Elgon National Park. The journey takes you 3-4 hours and when you reach Mbale Town, break off for lunch then later proceed to the Sipi Falls to enjoy a guided Nature Walks to the Top of the falls watching Birds, green terrain vegetation and mammals en-route. After your nature walk, transfer to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Sipi River Lodge, Noah’s Ark Hotel, Savannah Guesthouse.

Day 4: Transfer to Kidepo National Park

Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage transfer to Kidepo National Park a journey of 8-9 hours with en-route lunch. After hours of driving, reach Kidepo and transfer to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Apoka Safari Camp, Kidepo Savannah Lodge, Nga’Moru Wilderness Camp.

Day 5: Full Day Game Drive in Kidepo National Park

Wake up early have breakfast then with your packed lunch, transfer to Kidepo National Park to enjoy a Full day Game drive along the various tracks watching wildlife animals like kobs, small antelope, Elephants, Giraffes, buffalo, waterbucks, bushbuck duikers, warthogs, etc enjoy their natural habitat to the fullest.

After a while at mid day, break off for lunch then later proceed on with your Game Drive watching Wildlife. After the Game Drive in the evening, transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Apoka Safari Camp, Kidepo Savannah Lodge, Nga’Moru Wilderness Camp.

Day 6: Game Drive and Community Walk

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to experience a remarkable Game Drive around the tracks in the Park then later on break off for lunch. After lunch transfer to enjoy a Community walk/ visit to learn more about the local Karamajong people tribe, their traditions, Customs and way of life. After your cultural Adventure, return to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Apoka Safari Camp, Kidepo Savannah Lodge, Nga’Moru Wilderness Camp.

Day 7: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage, embark on a transfer to the stunning Murchison Falls National Park a journey of 5-6 hours with en-route views at the green vegetation, birds and lunch. After a while, reach the stunning Murchison Falls National Park and proceed straight to check-in your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Paraa Safari Lodge, Pakuba Safari Lodge, Murchison River Lodge.

Day 8: Game Drive and boat Cruise

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Park to enjoy a Game Drive on the various tracks watching many different Wildlife animals wandering around their habitat.  Watch animals like Elephants, Giraffes, Kobs, Small Antelope, Topis, Bush Buck, Water bucks, warthogs, hyenas, etc then later break off for lunch.

After lunch, transfer to experience a Boat Cruise along the Victoria Nile to the Bottom of the falls and this rewards you views of Hippos, Crocodiles an vibrant bird species. After the cruise, transfer back to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Paraa Safari Lodge, Pakuba Safari Lodge, Murchison River Lodge.

Day 9: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the stunning Kibale Forest national Park located a few kilometers off Fort Portal Town. The journey takes 6-7 hours with en-route beautiful views of the green terrain vegetation, birds, people, etc and lunch. After a while driving, reach Fort portal Town and transfer to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Primate Lodge Kibale, Isunga Lodge, Crater Safari Lodge.

Day 10: Chimpanzee Habituation Experience in Kibale Forest

Wake up very early have breakfast then transfer to the Park headquarters with your packed lunch to enjoy the Chimpanzee Habituation Experience in Kibale Forest. The experience takes a full Day meaning you stay with the Chimpanzees from the time they wake up to make new nest until the time they build new nests to sleep/ rest for the night. Make sure to carry your Habituation Permit @ US $200 per person. After the habituation experience in the late evening, transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Primate Lodge Kibale, Isunga Lodge, Crater Safari Lodge.

Day 11: Chimpanzee Tracking and Guided Nature Walk

Wake up early have breakfast then transfer to the headquarters for briefing on the Dos and Don’ts around the Chimpanzees then later in groups of 8 with a skilled ranger guide, transfer to the Kanyachu Visitor’s Center to penetrate the forest and track the Chimpanzees in their natural vegetation habitat for 2-4 hours and when you meet them, only an hour is allowed in their presence taking numerous photos to keep for memories.

After tracking, break off for lunch then later proceed to the headquarters to transfer on a guided nature walks that rewards you views at various primates, birds and mammals in the forest. Afterwards, proceed to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Primate Lodge Kibale, Isunga Lodge, Crater Safari Lodge.

Day 12: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park

Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage transfer to Bwindi forest National Park a journey that takes 6-7 hours with en-route views of the scenery and lunch. On reaching Bwindi, transfer to check-in your lodge / hotel for relaxation and if you still have time, visit the craft shops to carry/ buy some souvenirs to keep for memories. After the experience, proceed back to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Buhoma Lodge, Buhoma Community rest Camp, Silverback Lodge.

Day 13: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park

Wake up early have breakfast then transfer to the Park headquarters for briefing on the Dos and Don’ts around the Mountain Gorillas then later in groups of 8 with a park ranger, transfer to penetrate the forest to track the specific allocated Gorilla Group in the forest for 3-5 hours. When you meet them, only an hour is allowed to stay in their presence taking numerous photos to keep for memories. After trekking, transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Buhoma Lodge, Buhoma Community rest Camp, Silverback Lodge.

Day 14: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the stunning Queen Elizabeth national park for 4-5 hours with en-route views of the green terrain vegetation, Rwenzori Mountain at a distance and bird species as well as lunch. After a while driving, reach the Park and  enjoy a Game Drive along the various tracks then later proceed to check-in your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mweya Safari Lodge, Engiri Game Lodge, Tembo Safari Lodge.

Day 15: Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Park to enjoy a Game Drive around the various tracks watching wildlife wandering their habitat and these include; warthogs, buffalo, lions, leopards, kobs, small antelope, elephant, hyenas, etc. After the Game Drive break off for lunch then later transfer to the Kazinga Channel for an afternoon Boat Cruise which rewards you with views of Hippos, Crocodiles and Birds. After the cruise, transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mweya Safari Lodge, Engiri Game Lodge, Tembo Safari Lodge.

Day 16: Lion Tracking Experiential and Nature Walk

Wake up have breakfast and transfer to join the Lion Tracking Experiential Research Team an adventure that offers you a deep insight into the lives of the Lions in their natural habitat. The Lion Experiential permit costs US $70 per person involving you to transfer through the Savannah vegetation tracking lions learning about their lives and habitat.

After tracking break off for lunch then later on proceed to enjoy a guided nature walk for 2-4 hours. After the walk proceed to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mweya Safari Lodge, Engiri Game Lodge, Tembo Safari Lodge.

Day 17: Tree climbing Lions in Ishasha and Night Game Drive

Wake up early and transfer to the Ishasha Sector to watch the Tree Climbing Lions and when you reach the sector watch the lions relaxing in the Fig Tree branches an opportunity you have to cease by taking many photos to keep for memories.

After you adventure, break off for lunch then later relax and prepare to go for a late evening and Night Game Drive which offers you views of numerous nocturnal wildlife animals. After the night game drive, transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mweya Safari Lodge, Engiri Game Lodge, Tembo Safari Lodge.

Day 18: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage transfer to the beautiful Lake Mburo National Park a journey that takes you some hours with en-route beautiful views of the terrain vegetation, birds and lunch. After a while driving reach the Park and transfer to check-in your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mihingo Lodge, Mburo Safari Lodge, Rwakobo Rock lodge.

Day 19: Game Drive and Horse Back Riding

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Park to enjoy a Game Drive along the various tracks in the Park watching wildlife animals wandering around the habitat like hyenas, warthogs, buffalo, elephants, Giraffes, kobs, small antelope etc then later break off for lunch.

After lunch, transfer to experience Horse Back safaris where you ride a horse watching various wildlife animals, terrain vegetation, Nature, birds as well as other attractions. After your adventure, proceed back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mihingo Lodge, Mburo Safari Lodge, Rwakobo Rock lodge.

Day 20: Transfer to Kampala/ Entebbe

Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage, transfer to Kampala or the Entebbe International Airport to board your flight back home.

Safari Includes
  • Professional driver guide
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • En-route Meals
  • Transport in a 4×4 vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Ranger fees
  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Chimpanzee tracking Permit
  • Chimpanzee Habituation Permit
  • Activities as per the itinerary
  • Airport Transfer fees
Safari Excludes
  • Items of personal nature
  • International Flights
  • Drinks & Laundry
  • Telephone fees
  • Personal insurance