5 Days Gorillas And Chimpanzee

Day 1: Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable national park

Our drive guide will pick you up from the airport and transfer you by road for a 4hrs journey via Gatuna Border to Bwindi Impenetrable Nat Park. Proceed to Buhoma for your lunch and an evening Batwa (Pygmies) community walk. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.Mahogany Springs Lodge / Gorilla Forest Camp

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking

Wake up very early in the morning for your breakfast afterwards, you will proceed to the National Park headquarters to meet your guides for the day. After completing the park formalities, we are embarking on a once in a life time experience of tracking mountain gorillas. Once you spot them you are allowed to spend an hour watching your closest long lost cousin. Return to your hotel for lunch and later dinner and overnight. Mahogany Springs Lodge / Gorilla Forest Camp

Day 3: Bwindi – Kibale forest

After your breakfast, you will transfer to Kibale forest national park that allows you a visit to the palace of the youngest king in the world (Tooro kingdom palace) for a cultural and historical brief, depending on the time we leave Bwindi, we can carry with us packed lunch or lunch shall be served in Fort portal town before proceeding to visit the crater lakes and then head to your hotel for a night before yet an exciting activity of Chimpanzee tracking.: Crater Safari Lodge / Primates Lodge – Kibale / Ndali Lodge / Kyaninga Lodge

Day 4: Chimp Trekking and Nature walk

At 6:30 am, take your breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters for briefing by the park ranger. At 8:30 am you will transfer to the beginning of the tracking trail. Usually it takes a minimum of 3 hours tracking the chimps in the forest. After the chimp trek return to the lodge for a hot lunch as you prepare to go for an evening nature walk in the Bigodi wetland. Expect to see some primates including different monkey species; and a plethora of birds including the great blue turaco. Later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Crater Safari Lodge / Primates Lodge – Kibale / Ndali Lodge / Kyaninga Lodge

Day 5: Departure

Enjoy your breakfast and transfer to Kigali airport in Rwanda through the spectacular and picturesque hills of Kigezi popularly known as ‘the Switzerland of Africa’. This is a 4 to 5 hours drive depending on the time spent at Katuna border post clearing with immigration office.

 

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