An adult mountain gorillas and a young one in search for food for the day in Uganda.

An adult mountain gorillas and a young one in search for food for the day in Uganda.

Day 1: Depart for Kibale Forest

Drive early in the morning approximately 6 hours to Kibale Forest National Park, the park with the highest concentration of Primates with over 10 primate species counted including the black and white colobus, red colobus, L’Hoest’s monkey, the Chimpanzees among others. This is the best spot in the world to view the closest cousins of Human beings, the chimpanzees that are believed to be 98% human. Overnight at Ndali Lodge/Primates Lodge/Rwenzori View Guest house

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking

Report to the ranger station in Kibale Forest National Park at 8am after breakfast and thereafter, enter the forest to track the habituated chimps. In the forest are, a network of shady forest trails which provide much pleasure to botanists and butterfly lovers. The forest boosts a total 335 species recorded. The elusive forest elephant is sited moving seasonally in the forest. Other terrestrial mammals in the forest include; the giant forest hog, buffalo, plus a half dozen of antelope species. After this delightful experience, return to the Lodge for relaxation, in the afternoon, if you have energy, go for a walk in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary with an opportunity to see a diversity of birdlife.
Overnight at Ndali Lodge/Primates Lodge/Rwenzori View Guest house

Day 3: Kibale Forest – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast, drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National park which is approximately 6 hours’ drive to the park that hosts over half of the world’s remaining population of the Mountain Gorillas. The park also inhabits about 348 bird species with the park hosting about 24 of the 26 Albertine endemics found in Uganda. Overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp/Gorilla Resort/Buhoma Community Bandas

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After a hearty breakfast, report to the ranger station at 8:00 am and enter the gorilla sanctuary with the ranger guides for the most interesting activity in the world, Gorilla Tracking. The tracking activity takes between half an hour to about 5 hours thus, a steady pair of walking shoes is recommended as well as a reasonable degree of fitness. Sit in the dense rain forest for an hour hearing these delightful mountain gorillas grumble at each other. Return to the Lodge and if you have the afternoon free, take a guided nature walk in the Forest.
Overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp/Gorilla Resort/Buhoma Community Bandas

Day 5: Bwindi Forest – Kampala.

After breakfast, drive back to Kampala with a stop en route for lunch as well as stopping to take photos at the Equator, shop for curios and have an informative talk before proceeding to Kampala.