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Our 5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Habituation Safari allows you to enjoy the ultimate primate safari adventure experience in the Pearl of Africa. The tour begins with a visit to the magical Kibale Forest National Park hosting the biggest number of chimpanzees as well as other 13 primate species. At visit to Kibale forest gives you a chance to enjoy the most thrilling chimpanzee Habituation experience and a rewarding Bigodi nature walk. After the exploring Kibale forest, the tour takes you to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park famous home to impressive populations of the endangered mountain gorillas. While here delight in a dream life adventure of trekking the Endangered Mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Later transfer to the magical Lake Bunyonyi and grab a chance to explore the most beautiful and deepest lake in Uganda.

Safari Highlight

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 2: Chimpanzee habituation experience in Kibale Forest National Park

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 4:  Gorilla trekking experience and Transfer to lake Bunyonyi lake

Day 5: Canoe experience on Lake Bunyonyi and Departure to Kampala.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park

After an early morning breakfast, your driver guide picks you for a transfer to Kibale forest National park driving towards the west and traversing through Mubende and then Fort portal where you enjoy your en-route lunch before you proceed to Kibale forest national park. upon arrival check in at your booked lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation options:

Primates Lodge -Luxury or Chimpanzee Forest guest house – budget

Day 2: Chimpanzee Habituation experience in Kibale Forest

Wake early for a cup of coffee and later head to Kanyanchu park headquarters for briefing about the chimpanzee habituation exercise. With the chimpanzee habituation, plan to spend the whole in the forest with the Researchers and guides while tracking the chimpanzee troops as they hunt for food , feed their babies and Juvenile play. Grab a chance to learn more about the daily lifestyles activities in the jungle.

Unlike chimpanzee trekking where you are allowed to spend one hour  with the chimpanzee family, chimpanzee habituation permit allows you to spend four hours with chimpanzee family. Here you grab an opportunity to learn deeply the behavior of these wonderful creatures in the Jungle. You get a chance to participate in the name process of the newly born babies as well as work hand in hand with rangers, researchers to train the chimpanzee get used to the presence of the human beings which quite a challenge endeavor for the researchers and trackers.

After the end of the wonderful exercise in the tropical forest , you return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

After an early morning breakfast, set off for Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park harboring almost half of endangered mountain gorilla population in the world. Taking a drive through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national you get an insight to encounter with the famous tree climbing lions hanging on acacia tree species. Later proceed to Bwindi forest and enjoy lunch enroute and arrive in the evening. Upon arrival check in at your booked lodge in one of the sectors of the park, enjoy dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation option:

Mahogany Spring, Chameleon Hill Lodge-Luxury , Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge, Nkuringo safari Lodge or Gorilla Mist Camp- midrange option , Trekkers Tervan Cottages , Rushaga gorilla Havens Lodge or Buhoma Community Rest Camp – Budget.

Day 4: Mountain gorilla trekking experience and a transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.

After an early morning breakfast, head out to the park headquarters for briefing about trekking do’s and don’ts. Here you are grouped into groups of eight and assigned a ranger guide. Transfer to the starting point and begin off the trekking experience in Bwindi Forest. The trekking can take 30 minutes to 8 hours of day before you locate the gorilla Family. After locating the gorilla family, you spend one hour with it taking photos, learning more about their lifestyle behavior in the jungle. Later return to the park headquarters to pick your certificate for contributing in the conservation of the endangered mountain gorillas.

Later take a transfer drive to your lodge to check out and transfer to Bunyonyi lake. upon arrival check in at your booked lodge, enjoy dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 5: Canoe ride Experience on Lake Bunyonyi Departure.

After your early breakfast, head out for a canoe ride experience on amazing Lake Bunyonyi dotted with several island. On a canoe ride photos on the most beautiful lake in Uganda, interact with local community and enjoy bird watching. Later return to Lodge to meet your driver guide for a departure back to Kampala enjoying lunch en-route in Mbarara on your way. Upon arrival to Kampala capital city you are transferred to your hotel of residence or at Entebbe international airport to catch up with scheduled flight back home.

End of Safari

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