uganda safari adventure

Trip Overview

Book a 4 Days Uganda gorillas & chimpanzee safari for the best primate trekking experience with Uganda guided by Lets Go Tours Rwanda. Enjoy a guided trek through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for a meet up with the endangered mountain gorillas. Located in south western Uganda, Bwindi Forest is the prime gorilla tours destinations sheltering half of the world’s total gorilla population. The park is divided into four sectors Buhoma, Rushaga, Ruhija and Nkuringo each offering a different trekking experience. You will be allowed to trek 1 of the 17 habituated gorilla families in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park which include Mubare, Habinyanja, Nkuringo, Rushegura, Mishaya, Bweza, Nshongi, Oruzogo, Bitukura, Katwe, Christmas and Kyaguliro among others. The 4 Days wildlife safari also entail trekking the endangered chimpanzees in Kalinzu Forest located in the outskirts of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Chimpanzees are interesting creatures which share over 98% of human genes hence man;s close relatives. A drive through the savannas of Queen Elizabeth National park is best for game viewing experience. The park is home to herds of Elephant, Buffaloes, waterbucks, Lions, Leopards, Uganda Kobs, Warthogs and Hippos among others. Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park are among the top destinations visited on Uganda safaris. Th 4 Days safari starts and ends in Kampala/Entebbe.

Trip Summary

Day 1: Pick up – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park with afternoon launch cruise
Day 2: Day 2: Kalinzu Chimps Tracking and Transfer to Bwindi NP
Day 3: Mountain Gorilla Trek and Batwa Pygmies
Day 4: Return to Kigali and Departure

Full Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP

4 Days Uganda gorillas & chimpanzee safariUpon arrival, you will be received and welcomed by our company tour guide and later hit the road for a transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP – Uganda via the Rwanda – Uganda border crossing into Uganda via the Katuna Border; En route, take in the beautiful scenic views of the Kigezi Highlands before proceeding with your drive to Queen Elizabeth NP and later check in at your lodge. Enganzi Safari Lodge / Simba Safari Lodge(Budget), Elephant Safari Lodge(Midrange), Mweya Safari Lodge( Luxury).

Day 2: Kalinzu Chimps Tracking and Transfer to Bwindi NP

Following your breakfast, embark on an amazing hunt for the chimpanzees through Kalinzu forest ; rewarding you with wonderful views of the Escarpment, Mt Rwenzori and several wildlife species, return midmorning to your lodge and get ready for a transfer to Bwindi Forest NP driving via Ishasha sector for the tree climbing lions. Dinner and overnight at Bwindi Jungle (Budget / Midrange,), Chameleon Hill / Mahogany springs (luxury).

Day 3: Mountain Gorilla Trek and Batwa Pygmies

4 Days Uganda gorillas & Chimp trekkingRise early, enjoy your breakfast and assemble at the park offices for morning briefing on the trekking guidelines before embarking on this wonderful expedition through the thick dense canopy forest of Bwindi. Usually, it takes about 30 minutes to several hours to encounter the mountain gorillas; but once got, enjoy an hour with them before retrieving to the starting point (for Certificates of Participation) before retrieving your lodge. Later in the afternoon, head out for the Batwa pgymies tour for a clearer understanding of their culture. Dinner and overnight at Bwindi Jungle (Budget / Midrange), Chameleon Hill / Mahogany springs (luxury).

Day 4: Return to Kigali and Departure

After morning breakfast; hit the road for your return trip to Kigali and with an early arrival engage in an amazing Kigali City Tour; visiting the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site, National Museum and many other exceptional tourist centers within the city before drop off at either a hotel or airport for departure flight.

What is included

  • Gorilla Permits
  • Chimpanzee permits
  • All Quotes given are in USD
  • Full Board Accommodations as per Itinerary – Single, Double and Twin, an extra bed available on request
  • Bottled Mineral water
  • 4×4 safari vehicle with driver/guide
  • Park Entrance fees
  • What is excluded

  • Tips / Gratitude
  • Visas
  • International / domestic Flights
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Laundry
  • What you need to know

    A tour in Uganda offers you a safe, friendly country with plenty of wildlife unique to only Ugandan national parks. Gorilla trekking is the couture’s trade mark, and for all tourists who have taken park, a trek to the gorillas in Uganda is incomparable to any adventure- Its magical, emotional, wonderful.

    Quick Guide on Bwindi National Park

    Bwindi hosts the highest number of mountain gorillas in central and east Africa, with a total number of 17 habituated gorilla families / groups and 2 groups available for gorilla habituation in Rushaga sector of Bwindi forest. Bwindi impenetrable forest is home to numerous other wildlife which you may come across during your trek like forest elephant, chimps, monkeys

    All gorilla tours are guided by well trained professional park guides, ready to answer all your questions! All groups of 8 tourists who set out to trek for a gorilla family are escorted