Uganda Gorilla Trekking
7 day Uganda gorilla trekking safari is a Uganda primate safari. This African safari in Uganda lets you track both Chimps and gorillas. You will also enjoy wildlife tour on the 7 day Uganda gorilla trekking safari. The 7 day Uganda gorilla trekking safari starts and ends in Entebbe. This Uganda gorilla trekking safari goes to 3 major Ugandan parks. The 7 day Uganda gorilla trekking safari starts in Kibale Forest National Park. Enjoy some game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will end your tour with gorilla trek in Bwindi. 7 day Uganda gorilla trekking safari highlight is primate tour. This 7 day Uganda gorilla trekking safari gives you an opportunity to see man’s closest relatives
Day 1: ENTEBBE – KAMPALA
You will be met on arrival at the Entebbe International Airport. This will be by our Uganda safari representative. He will give you a brief on the 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari. Enjoy a short transfer you to your Kampala hotel. Overnight will be at Fairway Hotel booked on bed and breakfast basis.
Day 2: KAMPALA – KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
Your driver guide will pick you at 0800hrs. The drive from Kampala to Kibale is on the newly constructed high way. The drive will therefore take approximately 4 hours. You will arrive in Kibale Forest National Park in time for lunch. Enjoy an afternoon nature walk in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. This will reward you with primates and bird encounters. They include the fabulous blue turacco, noisy hornbill among others. You will have your dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge.
Day 3: KIBALE FOREST – QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Wake up to an early breakfast before reporting to the park HQ. You will trek chimps on this day of your 7 day Uganda gorilla trekking safari. You may opt to have chimpanzee habituation exercise. This is at an extra cost and involves whole day chimp tracking. Chimpanzee trekking holds you up for about 4 hours in the forest. After your lunch, you will enjoy a transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will check it at Mweya Safari Lodge in time for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
This morning we shall follow Kasenyi trail in search for lions, different antelope species and herds of buffaloes among others. In the afternoon a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel between lakes George and Edward will reward you with a plethora of birds and different mammal species. The concentration of wildlife along this channel is overwhelming. You will return to your Queen Elizabeth safari lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: QUEEN ELIZABETH – BWINDI FOREST NATIONAL PARK
An early breakfast will start your 7 day Uganda gorilla trekking safari day. Embark on a road trip through the Ishasha sector. This region is known for the tree climbing lions. It is here that you will also you’re your picnic lunch. Proceed to Bwindi Forest National Park through the picturesque and breathtaking scenery. The drive is reminiscent to one’s experience driving through central Europe. You will arrive in time for dinner and overnight at Engagi Lodge.
Day 6: BWINDI FOREST NATIONAL PARK
Early morning entry into the gorilla sanctuary for your gorilla trek. Bwindi is a World Heritage Park. This is home to just over half of the world’s last surviving mountain gorilla. The population of these giant apes stands at 880 individuals. Today’s trek can take from one to six hours or more. You will go to elevations in excess of 2270m and over rough terrain. The area around Buhoma is an excellent place for watching primates and birds. The forest is home to 120 species of mammals and 346 species of birds. There are 202 species of butterflies and 163 species of trees. This makes it one of the richest ecosystems in Africa. You will be allowed an hour’s stay in the presence of the gorillas before returning to your lodge. Enjoy your evening at leisure with dinner and overnight stay at Engagi Lodge.
Day 7 BWINDI – KAMPALA – ENTEBBE
Start your last day of the 7 day Uganda gorilla trekking safari with an early breakfast. Departure will be at 0700hrs to Kampala. You will have a stop for photography at the Equator in Masaka. Proceed to Kampala and onward to Entebbe for the late evening flight.