6 Days Chimpanzee Wildlife & Bwindi Tour
6 Days Chimpanzee Wildlife and Bwindi Tour is a long safari that is almost close to a week long and take you to 3 national parks in Uganda. You will visit Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park & Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Kibale National Park
Depending on your location, you will be picked up by our company representative/ driver who will drive to Kibale national park- the best safari destinations in Africa for chimpanzee trekking. Arrive in the park in the afternoon for lunch in fort portal town, go on a crater lakes tour and Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru caves before you proceed to your lodge in Kibale. Dinner and overnight stay at Chimpanzee Guest house main house for mid-range/Isunga lodge for budget/Kyaninga lodge for luxury on full board basis.
Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi wetland Visit
After breakfast you will go for chimpanzee trekking with your packed food and water. Meet your guide at the head office then enter the rainforest to start searching for the chimpanzee, this will take 2-5 hours to find the chimpanzees. On seeing them, you will spend 1 hour with the chimpanzees while taking pictures.
After tracking you will refresh at the lodge then go for a 2-3 hours nature walk then proceed to transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. This is a 3 hours drive from Fort portal with en route at the Equator. Dinner and overnight at Pumba Safari Cottages for budget or Parkview Safari lodge for mid-range or Kyambura Gorge lodge for luxury
Day 3: Game drive and Boat cruise
After breakfast early morning, go for a game drive at Kisenyi area where you will spot a good number of wildlife including Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes and all species of antelopes.
After enjoying your lunch at the lodge, go for your boat trip along the Kazinga channel for yet another wildlife/bird watching experience as you cruise on lake Edward/George. Dinner and overnight stay at lodge as above.
Day 4: Ishasha game drive and transfer to Bwindi
After breakfast early in the morning, you drive to Ishasha sector for a game drive and opportunity to spot the tree climbing lions, have en route lunch and embarks on your journey to Bwindi Park, accommodation will be provided depending on your trekking sector. Dinner and overnight stay at Ichumbi Gorilla lodge/Bakiga lodge for either budget or mid-range option/Nkuringo Gorilla lodge/Gahinga lodge for luxury.
Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Have an early morning breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing by the ranger guides before embarking on your gorilla trek. Head into the forest and trek until you find the gorillas. Gorilla trekking can take 2 to 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. After finding the gorillas in Bwindi, you will be allowed only 1 hour and then return. Your driver / guide will drive you back to your hotel to relax and spend another night as above
Day 6; Transfer Back to Kampala
Enjoy an early morning breakfast and transfer back to Kampala with a stopover in Mbarara for lunch, arriving in Kampala in the evening. Drop off to your hotel in Kampala or the Airport for your onward flight marking the end of your Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth Safari. End of the 6 Days Chimpanzee Wildlife & Bwindi Tour.
See also: 7 Days Murchison Falls Kibale and Queen Elizabeth National Park