7 Days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale

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Overview of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale

The 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale or 7 days Uganda gorilla safari and wildlife tour is a 4-safari park trip in Uganda. By the end of the whole trip, you would have gone chimpanzee trekking at Kibale forest national park, game drive and boat cruise at Queen Elizabeth National Park, gorilla tracking at Bwindi impenetrable national park and a nature walk at Lake Mburo National Park. Within south Western and western Uganda this safari is a tailored exclusive trip planned for numerous wildlife encounters in 8 days.

At Entebbe international airport at the shores of Lake Victoria, a knowledgeable Uganda tour guide takes you through the trip then starts the drive to Kibale forest national park with a stop at the equator. Following breakfast, you go for chimpanzee trekking the next morning then drive to Queen Elizabeth National park in the evening. The next morning, you go for a morning game drive, later on have lunch then do an evening boat cruise in the evening. A transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park follows breakfast the next morning arriving for relaxation in the evening. You do gorilla trekking for about 2-8hours the next day then drive to Lake Mburo park the next morning. After enjoying the great moments at Lake Mburo, you are driven back to Entebbe international airport for departure.

Highlights of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale

Day 1: Upon setting foot into Uganda, a driver guide welcomes you then starts the drive to kibale forest national park with a brief stop at the equator for photography.

Day 2: After early morning breakfast, you go for chimpanzee trekking for about 2-4hours then drive to Queen Elizabeth national park in the evening.

Day 3: With sunrise, you go for a morning game drive, have lunch and then take an evening boat cruise.

Day 4: Following a relaxed breakfast, you are driven via the ishasha sector to Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Day 5: You embark on gorilla trekking at Bwindi forest park by 8:00am starting at the park headquarters after breakfast at your lodging facility.

Day 6: After a relaxed breakfast, you are driven to Lake Mburo national park where you relax in the evening.

Day 7: In the morning, you go for horseback riding, have a meal then be driven back to Entebbe international airport for late departure.

Day by day itinerary of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale

Day 1 of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale

Upon arrival, you are received by your safari driver guide who briefs you on the safari and starts the drive to Kibale forest national park for an amazing wildlife safari in Uganda the next day. For about 30minutes, you make a stop at the equator line in Kayabwe for photography then continue with the drive. Upon arrival, you check into an accommodation in Kibale forest national park where you have dinner, relax and spend the night as you plan for chimpanzee trekking the next day.

Accommodation options include: Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kibale Forest Camp (Mid-range)

Day 2 of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale

7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibaleAfter breakfast, you are driven to Kibale forest park headquarters for chimpanzee trekking lasting about 2-4 hours with a single hour of close encounter. Chimpanzees are man’s closest relatives and the park hosts over 1,400 chimpanzees. After chimpanzee trekking, you return to your lodging facility for lunch then be driven to Queen Elizabeth National Park where you arrive in the evening for a night’s stay in a comfortable accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Accommodation options include: Mweya safari lodge (Luxury), Enganzi Lodge (Mid-range)

Day 3 of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale

 

In search of the early morning risers, you are at the park headquarters by 7:00am for a morning game drive, it last about 2-4 hours as the elephants, Buffaloes, water bucks and many bird species offer common sightings. After the game drive, you are driven to your lodging facility for refreshment, have a meal then after go for an evening boat cruise on the 45km long Kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth National park that joins lakes Albert and Edward. In the evening, you drive back to your lodging facility for an overnight.

Accommodation options include: Mweya safari lodge (Luxury), Enganzi Lodge (Mid-range)

Day 4 of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale

You have relaxed breakfast in the morning at the lodging facility at Queen Elizabeth National Park then drive via the ishasha sector popular for tree climbing lions to Bwindi. Driving past beautiful sceneries, you arrive to a preferred accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park where you check in, have dinner and an overnight stay for the next days’ preparation.

Accommodation options include: Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)

Day 5 of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale

7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale

Following breakfast at your beautiful lodging facility, you are driven to Bwindi park headquarters for a memorable Uganda gorilla trekking safari experience. Park rangers start briefing at 8:00am for gorilla family allocation where 8 gorilla trekkers are allocated a single family that you search for about 2-8 hours and spend 1 hour in their presence. You receive a Uganda gorilla trekking certificate when you return to the park headquarters then be driven back to your lodging facility for relaxation, dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation options include: Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)

Day 6 of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale

The amazing gorilla safari Uganda comes to an end and you continue with wildlife tours to Lake Mburo National Park where you are driven to after breakfast. You arrive after about 6-7hours and relax at a preferable accommodation facility. You go for a night game drive at the park in search of the nocturnal species in a destination where you can get so close to the wild animals without any worries, this a non-rivaled experience.

Accommodation options include: Mihingo lodge (luxury), Rwakobo rock lodge/Arcadia lodge Mburo (Mid-range)

Day 7 of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale

7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale

Early morning after breakfast, you go for horseback riding through the park as you get up close to wildlife. Starting at 8:00am, horseback riding lasts 2-3hours with a maximum age limit of 95kg. You return to your accommodation facility after your wildlife safari in Uganda then embark on the drive back to Entebbe international airport for departure.

End of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, wildlife tour & chimpanzee trekking kibale

This is more than just a safari but a moment to get close to numerous wildlife in 4 different national parks. A part from Uganda, you can take a Rwanda gorilla safari or gorilla safari Rwanda to Volcanoes national park or a Congo gorilla trekking safari to Virunga national park on a 7 days trip.

Trekking chimpanzees, gorillas, taking a boat cruise, morning and night game drive with horseback riding is way enough for wildlife interactions in Western Uganda, opt for this trip and you won’t regret.

 

November 14th, 2018|Safari News|