Primate Tracking Safari
Kampala, Kibale,Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Tented Camps, Guest Houses and Lodges
This tour will take you to Kibale forest national park with a high concentration of Primate species that is thirteen primate species in 795km2 and Bwindi impenetrable forest national park home to over 370 gorillas, accommodating almost a half of the World’s population of mountain gorillas. A tour to this park enables you to get up close and personal with the rare species.
• Gorilla tracking
• Nature Walk
• Gorilla tracking
• Crater lakes tour in Fort portal
• Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National park
• Stopover at the Equator
• Igongo Cultural Visit
Early morning flight from JRO to Kampala airport, breakfast at Kampala restaurant then drive North West to Fort portal which is the largest city in the western region with picnic lunch.
This is a unique place in western Uganda that most find most enjoyable and is a combination of a nature walk, cave exploration and local culture as portrayed in the folklore that you will hear from your guide. Time permitting; you will also have a chance of visiting the famous Amabere Caves with an interesting folklore behind it. Drive to your lodge for dinner and relaxation.
Evening: Dinner and over night at a lodge FB
Start the day with an early breakfast and thereafter drive to Kibale National Park which is
home to over 1000 chimpanzees including the black and white colobus monkey, grey
Cheeked Mangabey and red tailed monkey.
Here you will have a half day chimps tracking watching them swing from one tree to another, feed, play around or progress steadily on the ground right in front of you. Have lunch at your place of accommodation and thereafter drive south to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for a thrilling experience of Mountain Gorilla Tracking the following day, the reality is that tonight you actually are sleeping within an African Rain-forest which is habitat to half the population of the world’s endangered Mountain Gorillas.
Evening: Dinner and overnight at a lodge FB.
After an early breakfast, head to the Headquarters of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for an orientation plus meeting the guides as well as separation into the groups basing on which gorilla group you are to be tracking. From there you will set off for your thrill experience of the Gorillas in the Mist. The wildlife including additional primates, butterflies, mammals and birds, will certainly be very beautiful and really enhance this extremely special experience. The tracking / trekking can entail some thorough climbing as well as hiking although when you come face to face with the tranquil yet potent Mountain Gorillas, watching them only a few meters away from you observing the group, the baby with the mothers, the gorillas partaking their everyday routine just right in front of you is all very overwhelming. Return to the lodge for Lunch, afternoon at leisure
Evening: Dinner and overnight at a lodge FB
A very early rise today and together with your guide you will drive back to Kampala. You will stop over in Mbarara for lunch and a visit of the Igongo cultural center. After lunch you will pass by the Equator crossing for some photo shoots and a visit to the crafts village. Later proceed to Kampala or Entebbe to a place or hotel of choice where your guide shall drop you or be transferred to Entebbe International Airport to catch up with your out bond flight back home or to your next destination.
Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch.