Gorilla Tours, Chimpanzee Trekking and Golden Monkeys 6 days Safari in Uganda

 

GORILLA SAFARI, CHIMPANZEES AND GOLDEN MONKEYS – 6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS. – GS 3

 

Day one:  

Arrive Entebbe and take transfer to the Lake Victoria Serena Hotel. The evening is spent relaxing by the hotel pool or spa before your overnight.

 

Day Two: 

Morning transfer through some beautiful scenery and head to the Uganda Equator. Here, have an explanation on how water flows clockwise on one  side of the equator and anti clockwise on the other. While in right in the middle, it drains straight down the drain. Later, head for Mbarara for an early lunch before driving through the Mountains into Kabale and Kisoro. Arrive in the evening for dinner and overnight at the Travelers Rest Kisoro. Transit Time:      11 hours, Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Distance: 540Kms.    

 

Day Two: 

Early breakfast and departure for Mgahinga National park for allocation of the Golden Monkey trekking guides. Later, start the morning activity of finding the colonies of the rare golden monkeys. They usually move in small groups and can be seen feeding in the canopies in the Bamboo zone of the forest. After a picnic lunch, return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight at the Travelers Rest Kisoro.

 

Day Three:

Morning transfer to the Bwindi Impenetrable national park driving through some unique forests teeming with wildlife, butterflies, monkeys and forest duikers. In the afternoon, take the cultural Village walk to be entertained by the local batwa that used to live in the forests before being gazetted a National park. Dinner and overnight at the Gorilla Resort.

Transit Time:     6 hours, Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Distance:          240Kms.          

 

Day Four:

After breakfast, the gorilla officer will allocate the safari guides and the gorilla trekking will start at Buhoma with trackers. Tracking starts from the area that the gorillas were feeding the previous day and the gorillas will be viewed for at least one hour. After picnic lunches are served in the forest, return to camp via a shorter route. Teas and coffees will be served at camp before dinner and overnight at the Gorilla Resort Bwindi.

 

Day Five:

After breakfast, have a morning transfer to the forest with ranger guide to explore the richness of the forest. The 3 hour walk into the forest may introduce Blue Monkey, red tailed Monkeys, Butterflies, duiker and finally ends at the Munyaga Water Falls where a series of cascades of white water can be seen from below.  Later, have your picnic lunch and walk back to camp for dinner and overnight.

 

Day Six:

Breakfast early, then transfer through the Ishasha plains seeing wildlife along the way. Animals may Include: Elephants, Tree climbing Lions, Uganda Kob, Topi and Hippo. Transfer to the Kibale Forest area arriving late in the evening for dinner and overnight at the Ndali Lodge.

Transit Time:     6 hours, Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Distance: 290Kms

 

Day Seven:

Morning assemble at the Kibale park to start the morning chimpanzee trekking. Unlike the Mountain Gorilla treks, chimpanzee trekking involves walking on grid paths that have been marked in the forest. The chimpanzee trekker guides will be calling out and following the fruiting fig trees as they try to find the family of chimpanzees. The troop is usually found with in a couple of hours and the sighting allowed is usually one hour. From here, return to base for a picnic lunch and transfer to your accommodation for dinner and overnight at the ndali Lodge.

 

Day Eight:

Morning breakfast before heading to Kampala for lunch and some optional shopping. Later, depart for Entebbe and transfer to the Boma for overnight.

Transit Time:     7 hours, Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Distance:          360Kms

 

Day Nine:

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the departure flight.

Transit Time:     5 Mins, Meal Plan: Breakfast,  Distance: 5Kms

 

Safari price per person:  Based on the level of accommodation and group size.

 

Price Includes:

 

Airport transfers,

 

accommodation,

 

meals as shown,

 

Chimpanzee treks

 

Golden Monkey hike

 

gorilla  trek permits,

 

park entrance fees

 

and private 4×4 transportation.

 

 

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