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9 Days Wildlife and Primate Tour Uganda, Gorilla Trekking and Chimpanzee Tracking in Uganda 

The 9 Days Wildlife and Primate Tour Uganda takes you on Wildlife Tour in Lake Mburo National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park, Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park and Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest National Park.

Trip Highlights

Day 1: Arrival and Pick Up-lake Mburo National Park

Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National park

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest

Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi forest National Park

Day 6: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest

Day 7: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 8: Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Day 9: Departure to Kampala

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Pick Up-lake Mburo National Park

On arrival at the Entebbe International Airport, you will be picked up by our company driver guide who will transfer you to Lake Mburo National park located a few kilometers from the main Town of Mbarara. The journey takes you 3-4 hours and while approaching the Park, break off for lunch at the Igongo Cultural Center to enjoy local lunch then proceed to the Park take on an evening Game Drive then later transfer to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mburo Safari Lodge, Mihingo Lodge, Rwakobo Rock Lodge.

Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Park to enjoy a Game Drive along the various tracks in the Park watching wildlife animals like buffalo, zebras, giraffes, kobs, small antelope, hyenas, warthogs, hippos, etc.

After the game drive break off for lunch then later transfer to enjoy an afternoon Boat Cruise along Lake Mburo which offers you sightings of numerous Hippos and Crocodiles beneath the water. After the cruise, transfer back to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Mburo Safari Lodge, Mihingo Lodge, Rwakobo Rock Lodge.

Day 3: 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 you 4-5 hours with en-route lunch and after you reach Kibale Forest National park transfer to check-in your lodge/ hotel for relaxation then if you can opt to go on a guided nature walk through the green forest vegetation then later transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Primate Lodge Kibale, Chimpanzee View Guesthouse, Ndali lodge.

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest

Wake very early in the morning take breakfast then transfer to the Park headquarters for briefing about the Chimpanzees in their habitat. After transfer in groups of 8 with a skilled park ranger into the forest to track the Chimpanzees for 2-4 hours and when you meet them only an hour is allowed to stay in their presence taking numerous photos to keep for memories. After tracking the Chimpanzees transfer back to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Primate Lodge Kibale, Chimpanzee View Guesthouse, Ndali lodge.

Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi forest National Park

Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage embark on a transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park a journey of 6-7 hours with en-route views of green forest vegetation and Lunch. After a while driving, reach the Park and transfer to check-in your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Haven Lodge Buhoma, Buhoma Community Rest Camp, Buhoma Lodge.

Day 6: 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 in groups of 8 with a park ranger, penetrate the forest to track the Gorillas for 3-5 hours and when you meet them only an hour taking photos to keep for memories. After trekking, proceed back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Haven Lodge Buhoma, Buhoma Community Rest Camp, Buhoma Lodge.

Day 7: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the beautiful Queen Elizabeth National Park a journey that will take you 4-6 hours with en-route views at the green vegetation terrain, Mountain Rwenzori in a distance and lunch. After some hours driving, reach the Park enjoy a Game Drive as you transfer to your lodge, then later reach the lodge/ hotel and Check-in for Dinner and Overnight. Mweya Safari Lodge, Bush Lodge, Engiri Game Lodge.

Day 8: Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Park to enjoy a Game Drive along the various tracks as you watch the various wildlife animals wandering around their natural vegetation and these include; Elephants, kobs, small antelope, lions, buffaloes, Hippos, warthogs, etc.

After the Game Drive break off for lunch then transfer to experience an afternoon Boat Cruise along the Kazinga Channel which offers you views of schools of Hippo and crocodiles beneath the water. After the experience, transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mweya Safari Lodge, Bush Lodge, Engiri Game Lodge.

Day 9: Departure to Kampala

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

Safari Includes
  • Full Time English Speaking Guide
  • Gorilla Trekking permit
  • Chimpanzee Tracking Permit
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Full board accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Drinking water while on the tour
  • Ground transportation and fuel as per the itinerary
Safari Excludes
  • Personal Items
  • Tips
  • Visas