5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee tracking / trekking Safari.
Day 1: Kampala - Bwindi.
You will be picked from your hotel at around 7.00 am and proceed to the southwestern part of the country. Stop at The equator for land mark photo taking and continue to Mbarara. Break for lunch on the way then precede to Bwindi National Park the home of Mountain Gorillas.
The drive is long but enjoyable. Proceed south to Bwindi viewing the terraced hills of Kigezi highlands once deemed the Switzerland of Africa.
Arrival at Bwindi will be in the evening. Dinner and overnight as you prepare for tomorrow’s event. Full Board.
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking Bwindi
Morning after breakfast and with your packed lunch, you will be led to the place where briefing will take place. Guides are allocated to you and off you go to begin your adventure.Time taken and the terrain vary (1- 8 hours) this depends on the movement of these gentle giants. The excitement of meeting face to face takes away the pain of some times long and tiresome trek. Each encounter is different and has its own rewards, but you are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in delightfully playful manner.
After tracking will walk back to your lodge for overnight. Full Board.
You will need to carry long pants like jean type, sturdy shoes to help you hiking steep and slippery slopes, long sleeved shirts and blouses to protect your bodies from thorns and itching plants. You may not rule out raining on you and at least a rain coat is needed to protect your bodies and any equipment carried along with like cameras. Also carry insect repellants and sun cream.
Day 3:Bwindi – Fort Portal.
After breakfast with your packed lunch, you will drive from Bwindi forest National park to Kibale Forest National Park, arrive in fortPortal in the evening, dinner and overnight as you prepare for the chimp walk on the following day!
Day 4:Kibale Forest - Chimp tracking.
After an early breakfast you will be driven to Kanyanchu park headquarters. With local guides, trek / track chimps in Kibale National Park in their natural habitat nestled in the shadows of the Rwenzori Mountains (the famed mist shrouded "Mountains of the Moon") Kibale Forest is rich in animal life, including an astonishing 12 species of primates including chimps in this park have been recorded, the very localized red colobus and L'Hoest's monkeys. Tracking the chimpanzee our 'cousin' is a very interesting experience. The way they feed, climb trees, respond to humans, caring for their young ones leaves an imaginative dream to tell.
In the afternoon visit the surrounding- Bigodi swamp eco tourist site or enjoy unique view of crater lakes and other volcanic features.Dinner and overnight.
After breakfast drive back to Kampala with lunch stop over on the way. Arrive in the afternoon.
END OF SAFARI.
Please Note the safari cost includes:
Excluded are:Beverages and bar bills, phone calls, personal insurance and any other services of personal nature like souvenirs, tips, laundry etc