On this 6 Days Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari, we will take you through the most adventurous trails for the best Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking and Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari experience. On choosing this 6 Days Uganda real Adventure, you will explore the most beautiful falls in East and Central Africa compressing from up to 1 km squeeze through a 7 meter canyon dropping 45 meters with a thunderous roar creating a beautiful rainbow. This is just the beginning of your memorable adventure as you leave Murchison for Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest National Park, staying at Kyaninga Lodge for a night is truly remarkable and unforgettable in life but never be compared to the most thrilling Gorilla trekking in Bwindi, the most rated adventurous activity on earth that one would not miss in his life time. With African Pearl Safaris drivers/guides, you will end up absolutely satisfied and equally moved at the end.
6 Days Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari
Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park
You will be picked from your hotel or place of residence. Begin the panoramic drive north-west through the famous Luwero Triangle and, travel to Masindi via Ziwa Rhino Project. A visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino trekking is a must. After lunch, a stopover at the Boomu women community project is encouraging thereafter drive to Murchison at the spectacularly situated site at the top of the fall where you can see the Nile’s beauty perfected! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from up to 1 km squeeze through a 7 meter canyon dropping 45 meters with a thunderous roar creating a beautiful rainbow, a plume of spray and the best thing that happened to the Nile…”the Murchison Falls”. Enjoy the sunset as you drive to Paara Safari Lodge/ Nile Safari Lodge (Lodge facility) or Red Chili camp site (Budget Facility) for overnight and dinner. Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park Safari
Begin the day with a cup of African Coffee ready for an early morning game drive. Your guide will help you spot Elephant, Lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, hyena and if you are lucky, the leopard. Return to the hotel for breakfast and lunch. In the afternoon you make a boat trip towards the Murchison Falls. Carefully watched by crocodiles, hundreds of hippos, buffaloes, water birds, apes and all the other thirsty Uganda wildlife that the Nile attracts you go to the bottom of the 43 meters high and famous Murchison Falls, which approaches you with a thunderous sound. A narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43m below. This is also a zone of many bird species like Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, hornbill, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. Paara Safari Lodge/ Nile Safari Lodge (Lodge facility) or Red Chili camp site (Budget Facility). Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Alternative Activity: Hot Air Balloon Safari
Our hot air balloon safari gives you an aerial view of Murchison Falls National Park as you spot the many species wild animals. The hot air balloon is made to fly at the tree altitude so as to bring you closer so that you take a good look at the beautiful Murchison Falls National Park.
– View sunrise or sunset from above
– Panorama view of Murchison Falls National Park
– Tree top level flights
– Victoria Nile or Lake Albert view
– Watch full herds of animals
– Watch hidden off-road animals
– Approximately 1 hour hot air balloon ride
– Pick up from set destinations
– Ferry Crossing
– Photos during cold inflation inside the balloon
– Ground Safari before takeoff and after landing
– Receive Participation Certificate
– Bush Breakfast in the wild
The hot air balloon safari costs $380 per person inclusive of the bush breakfast.
Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park – Kibale Forest National Park
All day drive south via Hoima to Fort Portal through verdant countryside and past traditional homesteads and farms along Albertine Rift escarpments. Fort-Portal rests in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon Meals and overnight at Kyaninga Lodge/Ndali Safari Lodge/ Primate Lodge (Lodge facility) or Chimps Nest/Chimpanzee guest house (Budget facility). Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking Kibale Forest – Bwindi
Half day search of chimpanzee and 10 other primate including phoestes, red Colobus, blues, and red tailed and grey cheeked mangabey. The guide will provide detailed explanations, not only on primates, but also on all the forest fauna and flora and will ensure that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and seeing primates at close quarters. After lunch, proceed to Bwindi via Queen Elizabeth National Park and here you may spot many wildlife including Elephants, Buffaloes, among others. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. Meals and overnight at Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany springs/Engagi Lodge (lodge facility) or Buhoma Community Bandas/Bwindi View Bandas (Budget facility) Meal plan Lunch and Dinner
Day 5: Gorilla Trekking Bwindi
Begin the day with breakfast ready for Gorilla Trekking Bwindi, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. Gorilla Trekking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a foot safari around the local communities living around the park. Meals and overnight at Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany springs/Engagi Lodge (lodge facility) or Buhoma Community Bandas/Bwindi View Bandas (Budget facility) Meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Kampala/Entebbe
Return to Kampala, then Entebbe, with lunch en route and stop over at Igongo Cultural Centre and the Equator Uganda before your evening departures home. End of services.
Flying option from Bwindi to save you from long driving
For visitors that cannot hold 9 hours drive from Bwindi back to Kampala or Entebbe, we have a flying option for only 2 hours you will be at Entebbe International Airport. We can fly you from either Kisoro airstrip or Kihihi Airstrip to Entebbe
From Kisoro to Entebbe Departing 0910 arriving 1125
From Kihihi to Entebbe Departing 0945 arriving 1125
OR with an afternoon flight Departing 1405 arriving 1555
Let us know you choice option and we will book your return flight from the Gorilla land
The 6 Days Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari package includes:
-Transportation by a 4wd safari vehicle
-Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
-Ziwa Rhino Trekking
-A visit to Boomu Women community project
-A visit to the top of the falls
-Boat trip in Murchison Falls
-One Gorilla permits per person to be secured and paid for in advance
-Primate Walk in Kibale
-Community visits in Bwindi
-Services on an English speaking Driver/guide.
6 Days Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari Airfares, Visas or Insurance, Tips to local guides, Porterage or Laundry, Soft or alcoholic, drinks or mineral water (excl. water in the vehicles), Items of a personal nature, any meals not indicated above, any tours not mentioned from the itinerary above.