Overview of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Kibale chimpanzee trekking tour & Murchison falls wildlife tour

The 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Kibale chimpanzee trekking tour & Murchison falls wildlife tour is a 7 days safari in Uganda featuring a wildlife tour, gorilla and chimpanzee trekking. The 7 days wildlife and gorilla safari Uganda offers an amazing opportunity for rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a game drive and boat cruise at Murchison Falls National Park, Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park and gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park.

From a lodging facility in Kampala, your trip starts with a pick up by a professional Uganda safari guide for a drive to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary then continue to Murchison falls national park where you spend the night at a close accommodation. The next morning you go for a morning game drive, boat cruise/launch trip then hike to the top of the falls. After a relaxed breakfast the third day, you go past the diverse and scenic Albertine rift to Kibale forest national park for Chimpanzee trekking and bigodi wetland nature walk the next day. On the fifth day, you are driven to Bwindi impenetrable national park where you do gorilla trekking the next day and depart from Kigali international airport the next day.

Highlights of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Kibale chimpanzee trekking tour & Murchison falls wildlife tour

Day 1: From your lodge in Kampala early morning, a knowledgeable Uganda safari driver guide will pick you up for a road trip to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary then to Murchison Falls National Park.

Day 2: You go for an early morning game drive, evening boat cruise and hike to the top of the falls at Murchison falls national park.

Day 3: After a relaxed breakfast, you are transferred to Kibale Forest national park.

Day 4: You go for chimpanzee trekking at Kibale forest national park for about 2-4hours then take a nature walk at Bigodi wetland in the evening.

Day 5: After breakfast, you embark on a drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Day 6: You have breakfast then go for gorilla trekking within Bwindi impenetrable national park by 8:00am lasting 2-8 hours.

Day 7: After breakfast, you are driven for your departure flight at Kigali international airport.

Day by day itinerary of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Kibale chimpanzee trekking tour & Murchison falls wildlife tour

Day 1 of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Murchison falls wildlife tour & Kibale chimpanzee trekking tour

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As early as possible, a knowledgeable safari guide will pick you up from a lodging facility in Kampala then start the drive to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking on foot for about 2 hours. You thereafter have lunch and then continue with the drive to Murchison falls national park arriving in the evening for check in and dinner at an accommodation in Murchison Falls national park where you relax as you prepare for a game drive and boat cruise the next day.

Accommodation options: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury), Pakuba safari lodge (Mid-range), Fort Murchison Lodge (budget)

Day 2 of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Kibale chimpanzee trekking tour & Murchison falls wildlife tour

A morning game drive at Murchison Falls park starts your day from 7:00am within the vast savannah plains of the park. The elephants, lions, leopards and buffaloes alongside many more wild species are possible sightings of the morning. The game drive within wildlife natural habitat lasts 2-4 hours then after return to your lodge for lunch or have packed lunch.

In the afternoon at 2:00pm, you go for a boat cruise/launch trip to the bottom of the awe-inspiring Murchison falls where you look out for numerous schools of hippos, crocodiles and water birds at the bottom of the falls. At the boat set off point you have chance to experience the traditional music and dance from the local people of this community. The boat cruise to the bottom of the falls offers a start point for the hike to the top of the magnificent Murchison falls that takes about 40mins to 1hour. You find your driver guide waiting for you at the top of the falls for a drive back to your lodging facility.

Accommodation options: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury), Pakuba safari lodge (Mid-range), Fort Murchison Lodge (budget)

Day 3 of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Kibale chimpanzee trekking tour & Murchison falls wildlife tour

After a relaxed breakfast on a wildlife safari in Uganda’s Murchison Falls national park, you are driven to Kibale forest national park. Its about 7-8hours drive via Mubende-Fort Portal road driving past the beautiful scenic Albertine rift landscape filled with unique bird species. Arriving in the evening, you check in, have dinner and relax at a prior booked accommodation in Kibale forest national park.

Accommodation options include: Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kibale Forest Camp (Mid-range)

Day 4 of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Kibale chimpanzee trekking tour & Murchison falls wildlife tour

Early morning, you will be at Kibale forest park for chimpanzee trekking. Chimpanzee trekking starts at 8:00am lasting 2-5 hours in the jungle though only 1 hour in the presence of the chimpanzees. Chimps are man’s closest relatives and having a chance to see them at play, chunk fruits and interact is something so amazing. There’s much more after the trek, you have lunch at your lodging facility then transfer to Bigodi wetland- about 15 minutes’ drive for a nature walk in a wetland filled with birds. You then return to your accommodation facility.

Accommodation options include: Crater Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kibale Forest Camp (Mid-range)

Day 5 of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Kibale chimpanzee trekking tour & Murchison falls wildlife tour

You have early morning breakfast then embark on a drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park for a Uganda gorilla trekking safari experience. It’s about 6-7 hours’ drive via Kabale-Mbarara road with lunch en route in Mbarara then after continue to the park. Arriving in the evening, you check in, have dinner and relax at your booked accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park as you prepare for gorilla trekking the next day.

Accommodation options include: Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)

Day 6 of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Kibale chimpanzee trekking tour & Murchison falls wildlife tour

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The amazing moment for a gorilla encounter is finally here, expect to wake up early, have breakfast and then transfer to Bwindi park headquarters for gorilla trekking. Before you get into the gorilla homeland, you have a briefing by the park rangers on gorilla trekking etiquette at 8:00am for about 30 minutes. About 2-8 hours are spent in the jungle and only 1 out of them in the presence of these gentle giants. A Uganda gorilla trekking certificate is received at the end of the trek at the park headquarters where you find your driver guide waiting to transfer you to your lodging facility for an overnight stay.

Accommodation options include: Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)

Day 7 of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Kibale chimpanzee trekking tour & Murchison falls wildlife tour

It’s the last day of your safari in Uganda and you have a relaxed breakfast then be driven to Kigali airport in Rwanda for your departure flight. This drive offers you a chance to view the beautiful Virunga back drop of Rwanda and you can do craft shopping before departure.

End of the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi, Kibale chimpanzee trekking tour & Murchison falls wildlife tour

On tours in Uganda, many Uganda gorilla safari tourists opt for Bwindi impenetrable national park as their gorilla trekking destination. However, Mgahinga gorilla national park is home to mountain gorillas too and offers an amazing gorilla trekking safari Uganda experience with golden monkeys found only here in the whole country.

 

 

 

 

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