This 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour and Wildlife Safari commences and finishes in Kampala. This safari will take you to 3 of Uganda’s national parks: Bwindi Gorilla Forest, Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth. This Uganda Gorilla Tour will begin with chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest; a tropical rainforest home to 13 primate species. Tracking these playful chimpanzees racing through the green forest is a very memorable experience. Besides chimpanzees, the forest is in addition home to several other primates including the black & white colobus monkeys, L’Hoest monkeys and the Red tailed monkeys, including several others. From the Bigodi Wetland, have a nature walk across the trail will give you an opportunity to see various swamp plus forest species including the Blue Turaco, Manikins, Black casques hornbills, Flycatchers, Black and White Hornbills, Woodland Kingfishers, Yellow Backed Weavers, Cuckoos and Wagtails plus several others.

This tour will lead you to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Situated on the savannah plains just below Mountain Rwenzori, this park prides in a great diversity of African wildlife including elephants, leopards, lions, hippos and buffaloes. You will go for a game drive and an amazing boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. In Queen Elizabeth National Park, you will track the tree climbing lions resting in the big fig trees; this is really wonderful experience that you enjoy.

 You will also proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable national park to track the endangered amazing mountain gorillas within that moist tropical forest. There are a number of habituated gorilla families in Bwindi. Staring deep into the large brown eyes of the gentle gorilla giants is certainly a very thrilling unforgettable experience worth enjoying. Additional activities to be enjoyed include thrilling nature walks to spot orchids, birds and monkeys.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Kampala – Kibale National Park

You will be met by our safari guide who will brief you about this safari. Transfer to Fort Portal driving through Mityana and Mubende towns. You will stopover in the town of Mubende to check out the Nakayima tree. Enjoy a picnic lunch along the way and drive on to Kibale forest national park where you will arrive in the late afternoon. Visit the neighboring Crater Lake or opt to rest at the lodge. Dine and slumber

Journey Time: 4 hours

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest

Following Breakfast, walk into the Forest, to view and care taking for chimp primates, however before you begin you will go to the park headquarters and be briefed by the park ranger. This activity begins early morning at 8.00 a.m. and spend half the day looking after ,feeding, chimpanzees as well as monkeys like grey cheeked Mangabey, Red-tailed monkeys, phoestes, Red-Colobuses plus Blue tailed monkeys, all jumping from one branch to another. The park ranger will detail you about information concerning these primates, and the different birds, animals and plant life here; this will make the walk very informative and enjoyable. Right after having lunch, you will relax at the lodge. Dinner and overnight at;

Journey Time: 2 hours

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3:  Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Drive to Queen Elizabeth national park situated at the bottom of Mountain Rwenzori which is among the finest mountain ranges in the world. On your way to the park you might see a number of wild animals plus birds since this park hosts approximately 100 species of mammals and an outstanding 606 species of birds. Check in at your hotel for diner and overnight

Journey time: 2 hours

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch $Dinner

Day 4: Park Game Drive –Boat Cruise along Kazinga Chanel

Today you wake up early. A little before sunrise coffee, tea and donuts will be served in the lounge before we head out for a long game drive in time to see the first rays of light. You will search for all the wildlife in the park and are likely to come across, Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Waterbuck, Leopard, Uganda Kob, and many Warthogs.

A well-deserved brunch will be served back at the lodge in the late morning. In the afternoon you will take a boat safari along the Kazinga Channel which joins Lake George and Lake Albert. Here, you will see a lot of hippos (more than you can possibly imagine!), as well as a variety of other animals which come to the waterhole to drink or bathe. You can expect to see buffalo, crocodile, bathing elephant, and a range of Flamingoes coupled with crocodiles. This will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your tour. After the boat-safari you embark on an evening game drive through the park back to the hotel. Dinner and Overnight at

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, Diner

Day 5: Wildlife Tour in the Ishasha Sector-Transfer to Bwindi

Begin early for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, driving through the Ishasha, renowned for its resident population of tree climbing lions. After your lunch, you will have a nature walk or visit the neighboring local community. Then spend the evening leisurely at the hotel.

Journey Time: 6-7 hours

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 6:  Gorilla Tracking Tour in Bwindi Gorilla Forest

Today is the big day for gorilla trekking, meet Uganda’s gentle giant! For most people this is the absolute highlight of their tour in Uganda. The gorillas you track belong to one of nine habituated family groups who can tolerate the presence of humans for a brief period every day. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest boasts both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees – the only forest in Africa which can make this claim. . It also hosts five other species of primate, 113 species of mammal, over 200 butterflies and 360 birds. Your guide will point out signs of previous gorilla activity, including dung, nests and chewed bamboo shoots.

Following breakfast, go for the morning briefing just before searching the forest on this highlight of Gorilla trekking that may take the whole day. You will trek the gorillas through the sloped covered with thick vegetation in the company of a safari guide plus trackers, in search of a mountain gorilla family. The walking can at times be tough and lengthy, however when you finally see the glorious silverback, you will forget all discomforts. On finding the gorillas you will be guided to stay within a 6 meters’’ distance from the gorillas, you will observe them for an hour as you stare into their big brown eyes.

Gorilla trekking activity is unpredictable. It is challenging to foresee the number of hours you will track. The gorilla outing may take anything between 2 and 8 hours. Anticipate walking lengthy distances in steep muddy terrain, at times with rain overhead, prior to meeting the gorillas. You will be required to be in physical condition to track. For purposes of conservation visitors are only allowed to spend just one hour with the gorillas.

You will then head back to the hotel for diner and overnight.

Journey time: Trekking hours

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Return to Kampala

Following your breakfast you will drive back to Kampala with lunch along the way; passing through rolling hills and terraced landscapes of western Uganda. A brief stopover at the Equator will provide you with an opportunity of photography and informative talks. You will also stop at drum and craft makers and later transfer to the airport for your outbound flight or reserve accommodation in Kampala.

Meal plan: Half board

Journey time: 6 hours

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