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8-Day Uganda | Drive Kibale National Park & Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Get a double whammy off your bucket list with this fantastic eight-day safari in Uganda. We’re talking about both chimp AND gorilla trekking, of course! Your adventure begins and ends in Kamapala; in between, you’ll get to search for chimpanzees in Kibale National Park, and gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, as well as spend time enjoying the other activities in the areas. Just amazing!

Kampala Serena Hotel

Day 1
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Welcome to Uganda! On arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to Kampala Serena Hotel, an oasis of cool and green manicured gardens in the heart of Kampala.

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Ndali Lodge

Day 2
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Enjoy breakfast and head west through Mubende, arriving in Fort Portal for lunch. Later, proceed to enjoy an afternoon guided walk in the vanilla plantation and around the crater lake for some birding.

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Ndali Lodge

Day 3
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Enjoy breakfast before you start your half-day search of the chimpanzees in the forest, also looking out for red colobus monkeys (an endemic species found only in this forest in Uganda) and grey-cheeked mangabey monkeys. In the afternoon, take a swamp walk in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary for a closer-to-nature encounter before returning to the lodge.

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Buhoma Lodge

Day 4
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After breakfast, start a six-hour journey to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest with a picnic lunch en route. After driving through the Ishasha plains – the area famous for its tree-climbing lions – arrive in Buhoma, the Gorilla Staging area. Dinner and overnight will be at Buhoma Lodge.

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Buhoma Lodge

Day 5
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Have a hearty breakfast then start your gorilla trek with rangers and trackers, through the thick and steep vegetation to your chosen gorilla family. After spending time with the gorillas, enjoy your picnic lunch and return to Buhoma Lodge.

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Buhoma Lodge

Day 6
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Enjoy the second day of gorilla trekking, this time to a different group of mountain gorillas. Return to the first-class service of the camp for a cool drink while sitting on the viewing deck, overlooking the forest.

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Kampala Serena Hotel

Day 7
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Take a scenic drive to Kampala, through the mountainous area of Kigezi and the Ankole area, with its long-horned cattle. Arrive in the city in the evening, and overnight at Kampala Serena Hotel.

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Kampala Serena Hotel

Day 8
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Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before you embark on your transfer to the airport for your onward travel arrangements.

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Safari Prices

USD5,455 Per person sharing
USD7,871 Solo traveler
USD5,277 Per person sharing
USD7,579 Solo traveler
USD5,099 Per person sharing
USD7,345 Solo traveler
USD5,277 Per person sharing
USD7,579 Solo traveler
USD5,455 Per person sharing
USD7,871 Solo traveler
USD5,277 Per person sharing
USD7,579 Solo traveler
USD5,099 Per person sharing
USD7,345 Solo traveler
USD5,455 Per person sharing
USD7,871 Solo traveler
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Some details

  • The gorilla and chimp treks take place at high humidity, with steep terrain and dense vegetation, and requires a reasonable level of fitness.
  • This is a quotation only and is subject to availability of all services at the time of booking.
  • Children under the age of 15 are not allowed to partake in gorilla trekking.
  • Rates for larger groups are available upon request.

Includes

  • Meals and accommodation as specified, as well as lunch on day 7
  • Transfers as indicated
  • Transport in 4×4 vehicles with an English-speaking driver-guide
  • Park fees and government taxes
  • Two gorilla permits and one chimp permit
  • Activities as indicated

Excludes

  • Meals, drinks and laundry not specified
  • Gratuities and any items of a personal nature
  • Sightseeing and excursions not specified
  • Flights and transfers not specified
  • Visa fees (please be sure to check if visas are required)
  • Travel, baggage and medical insurance
  • Statutory increases beyond our control
  • Additional activities not specified, including but not limited to:
    • Spa treatments

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