Highlights on this tour

5-Day Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking Safari

A combined Chimpanzee and Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park home of the endangered mountain gorillas in the whole world Kibale National Park which has been declared the best place to view habituated wild chimpanzees.

Activities: Gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking.

*This tour starts and ends in Entebbe, Uganda

Day 1: To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Lake Bunyonyi

  • Stopovers at the Equator for photographs and lunch in Mbarara town.
  • Enjoy the view of the banana plantations, farms and beautiful hills of Kigezi.
  • Overnight at Crater Bay Cottages in Kibale town.

Accommodations (If fully booked, a comparable accommodation will be suggested)

  • Meals & drinks: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park

  • Report to the park premises for registration by 8:00am and be briefed by Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger guides after your breakfast, along with your packed lunch.
  • Start to trek through the bumpy bushes of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and bamboo covered slopes, searching for the amazing Mountain Gorillas.The walk can sometimes be tough and long, but when you catch a glimpse of the magnificent silverback, any discomforts will be quickly forgotten. (The gorilla excursion can take from 2 up to 8 hours. Expect to walk along distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorillas.) * A good physical condition is recommended.
  • You will also have an opportunity of seeing other species like the birds, monkeys, chimpanzees, beautiful butterflies among others.

*The time allowed to be with these gorillas in Uganda is 1 hour and every minute of the experience is worth the time you spend in search for them.

  • From the forest, you could retire or take an optional activity like visiting the pigmies or you can relax at the lodge.
  • Return to the park headquarters for certificate and driving back to Crater Bay Cottages for overnight.
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: To Kibale National Park

  • Drive to Kibale Forest National Park for an overnight.
  • Go through Queen Elizabeth National Park with chances of spotting some wild game
  • Chance to cross the equator for the second time and cross several rivers that originate from Mountain Rwenzori.
  • Enjoy a lunch break in Fort Portal town before checking in
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking – Kibale Forest National Park and Bigodi Wetland Walk


* Kibale National Park is popular for 12 primates species and birds

  • Drive to Kibale National Park headquarters for briefing and then chimpanzee trekking in the forest. (Chimpanzees live in communities of 50-150 individuals but break up into small parties during the day to reduce competition on food).
  • Spend 1 hour with the chimps before returning for lunch
  • Wetland walk in the nearby Bigodi Village.
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: To Kampala/Entebbe or Airport – (End of tour)

  • Drive back to Kampala/Entebbe for your post tour accommodation (not included) or to Entebbe International Airport for your international departure flight.
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)


Charis Tours is an ecotourism company in Uganda. We offer full-service exotic, guided cross-cultural explorations, nature safaris, Gorilla treks, Chimp Tracking, Bird Watching, Wildlife Safaris and best nature holidays, cultural trips in remote corners of East Africa

We believe in the beauty of your dreams and will make it an effort to make your dreams become a reality. Delivering inspiring experiences in East Africa's greatest destinations is our prime goal


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  • Address: Teachers House Bombo rd, Kampala, Uganda
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