5 Days Budget Gorilla and Chimp trekking Uganda is one of our most popular Safaris since it combines in a variety of experiences; gorilla tracking, Chimpanzee trekking & wildlife safari in just 6 days and the safari comes at an affordable price.
Brief Itinerary- 5 Days Budget Gorilla and Chimp trekking Uganda
Day 01: Entebbe/Kampala – Bwindi Forest.
Day 02: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest.
Day 03: Transfer from Bwindi Forest to Kibale Forest.
Day 04: Chimp Trekking in Kibale Forest.
Day 05: Return to Entebbe/Kampala. (END OF TOUR)
Our Journey begins early and we head for the ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest marking the beginning of our 5 Days Budget Gorilla and Chimp trekking Uganda. We stop at the Equator for photography – don’t Forget to have your photo taken at the Equator while on our 5 Days Budget Gorilla and Chimp trekking Uganda. Lunch en route; thereafter we continue with the drive to Bwindi Forest on time for check in at Broad bill Forest Camp – Overlooking the Forest.
Journey Time(s): 9 – 10 hours
Accommodation: Broad bill forest camp or Similar. | Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner.
An early Breakfast, you will need to take packed lunch (provided by the lodge), be sure to have at least 02 liters of drinking water with you before you set off for gorilla tracking.
A gorilla Trek for most is the experience of a lifetime. Normally it takes about 5 hours and can be a bit on the rigorous side. We however take into consideration your input and put you with a Gorilla Family Group where the past tracking is the kind that you wish for.
It is best to wear jeans, long-sleeved shirt, boots, hat, and some use garden gloves to pull themselves up on vines or branches, light rain jacket, daypack.
You can hire a porter (extra Cost) and you assist a Ugandan family. You can also purchase a tall walking stick that comes in handy for most Mountain Gorilla Trekkers.
The actual Mountain Gorilla Trek can take approximately 05 hours or more, that includes one hour of being with a Gorilla family. There are rules of conduct while tracking the gorillas and they need to be followed for the protection of the Mountain Gorillas and for your well-being.
Lodging: Broad bill forest camp or Similar. | Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Breakfast and we depart for Kibale forest National Park – the primates capital of the world. This journey will take you through the popular Queen Elizabeth National park – Ishasha sector well known for tree climbing lions (here is probably the best place to see them in East Africa). While on your transit journey to Kibale you will cross the Equator for the Second time on this trip continuing to Fort portal town arriving on time for lunch and thereafter enjoy an afternoon stroll on the streets of Fort portal before transferring to your camp for Dinner and overnight.
Journey Time(s): 6 – 7 hours.
Lodging: Rweteera Community Safari park | Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch.
Breakfast and we depart for Kibale Forest main chimp trekking briefing point – only 15 km / 25 minutes drive. This morning journey leads you through the lush forest which is home to 13+ primates and other wildlife not to Mention the prolific bird life that inhabits the canopies of Kibale Forest. On arrival at the briefing point, you will be briefed about the do & dont’s of chimp trekking and there after you will be led on a guided nature walk in the company of armed ranger guides as you search for the chimps. On return, your driver guide will transfer you back to the camp for lunch.
Optional (not included in the price): In the afternoon, you may opt to indulge in a community guided walk within the community or visit Bigodi wetland Sanctuary. Both activities are community based and we therefore encourage our clients to take part in either one of them as this will help promote community based tourism.
Lodging: Rweteera Community Safari park – Overlooking a crater lake. | Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch .
Breakfast; thereafter checkout of your Lodge and embark on your return drive to Kampala or Entebbe.
Today this marks the end of your 5 Days Budget Gorilla Habituation and chimp trekking Safari.
Journey Time: 6 – 7 hours.
Lodging: Not Included – Can Be arranged at EXTRA cost. | Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch.
Lodging Options for Entebbe – To be charged as EXTRA – Not Included in Tour Price.
|TOUR PRICE BASED ON NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS|
|01st Jan – 31st March 2017||US$2,300||US$1,750pp||US$1,560pp||US$1,470pp|
|01st April – 31st May 2017||US$2,060||US$1,510pp||US$1,320pp||US$1,250pp|
|01st June – 31st Aug 2017||US$2,300||US$1,750pp||US$1,560pp||US$1,470pp|
|01st Sept – 31st Oct 2017||US$2,300||US$1,750pp||US$1,560pp||US$1,250pp|
|01st – 30th Nov 2016||US$2,060||US$1,510pp||US$1,320pp||US$1,250pp|
|01st – 31stDec 2016||US$2,300||US$1,750pp||US$1,560pp||US$1,470pp|