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Wednesday 21 February 2018
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4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Ngamba Chimps

This 4 Days Uganda Safari takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. This trip starts with an excursion to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, a place run by the Jane Goodall Institute, home to orphaned and rescued chimpanzees. Then continue to track gorillas in the primeval forest of Bwindi. Bwindi has 10 habituated families and the gorillas there live in thicker tropical forests.

Activities on this Tour

  • Chimpanzee Viewing at the Ngamba Islands
  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest

Day 01: Transfer to Ngamba Island for chimp viewing

Day 02: Transfer to Bwindi Forest national park

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Gorilla Forest

Day 4: Bwindi Gorilla Forest to Kampala

Day 01: Transfer to Ngamba Island for chimp viewing
You will be picked from your hotel in Entebbe after your breakfast by our company guide and taken to Wildlife Education center for a boat cruise to Ngamba Island chimpanzee sanctuary; home to the orphaned chimpanzees. Arrive in time to catch up with their lunch hour as they respond to the call of the bell and gather near the fence to be fed on fruits. You will also take a walk to the laboratories as well as the theaters where the sick chimps are treated. After your lunch, return to the main land for an overnight stay at Sheraton Hotel Kampala/ la Petite Village/ Nexus Resort – Meal plan: Dinner & Breakfast.

Day 02: Transfer to Bwindi Forest national park
Depart from Kampala at 7:00am for Bwindi NP in South- western Uganda. A brief stop at the Equator allows time for photographs and souvenir shopping at the crafts market. The journey allows en route views of the long horned Ankole cattle in Kiruhura and Mbarara as well as the fascinating scenery of Kabale with rolling hills adorned with terraces. The drive from Kampala to Bwindi normally takes about 8 – 9 hours. Arrive in Bwindi in the evening for an overnight stay at Gorilla Forest Camp / Gorilla Mist Camp / Lake Mutanda Chameleon Lodge: Meal Plan – Full Board (FB)

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Gorilla Forest
This day is dedicated for gorilla trekking into the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The park is divided into 3 sectors; the Ruhija, Buhoma and Nkuringo. Depending on availability of the permits, you will track gorillas in any of these sectors. Early in the morning, you will report to the park headquarters with your packed lunch for briefing by the senior park ranger guide. Proceed thence to track the gorillas in this mist covered dense forest which is one of the oldest tropical forests to have survived through the last ice age. Once you get sight of them, you have an hour to look at them,admire and observe their behavior while taking photos. Overnight stay at Gorilla Forest Camp / Gorilla Mist Camp / Lake Mutanda Chameleon Lodge: Meal Plan – Full Board (FB)

Day 4: Bwindi Gorilla Forest to Kampala
Take your morning breakfast and depart to Kampala with an en route lunch in Mbarara. Proceed after lunch to arrive in Kampala in the evening for a transfer to Entebbe to catch up with your home flight.END OF THE GORILLA TREK

Included in this tour package;

  • Gorilla Permit.
  • Cultural entertainment
  • Park Ranger Fees
  • Relevant Government Taxes.
  • Full Board Accommodation (2 nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Full time English speaking Driver/Guide
  • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.

Exclusions:

  • Airfares
  • Visa Fees
  • Personal Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.