4 Days Uganda gorilla and chimp safari

4 Days Uganda gorilla and chimp safari, gorilla trekking and chimpanzee trekking takes in two amazing tourist destinations that is Bwindi impenetrable national park and kibale forest national park, this is one of the most wonderful tour packages for primate lovers as it takes you to the rare gentle mountain gorillas of Bwindi and chimpanzee together with other primates in kibale forest national park. On this safari you are guaranteed to get an adventurous memorable experience.

Highlights of the safari                       

Golden trekking

Chimpanzee trekking

Nature walks (optional)

Cultural walks (optional)

Brief Itinerary 

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi forest national park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

Day 3 : Transfer to Kibale forest national park.

Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking and transfer to Kampala.

Detailed Itinearary.


You will be picked from your hotel by your safari driver and depart from Kampala in the early morning after your breakfast, you head to Bwindi impenetrable national park in southwest region of Uganda through wakiso, mpigi and masaka. On the way you will make two stopovers one at the equator line and another one in mbarara for lunch, as you procced to the park you get to see numerous beautiful scenic landscape filled with rolling kigezi hills. When you reach the park you check into your lodges, rest, eat dinner and sleep.


Luxury: buhoma lodges

Mid-range: ichumbi gorilla lodge

Budget: Rushaga gorilla camp

Meal plan   Full Board

4 Days uganda gorilla and chimp safari
Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi


On the second day of the safari, you will wake up early eat your breaks and head to park’s headquarters were you are briefed about the rules and regulation to be followed while trekking at 8:00 am then you are grouped into groups of 8 people and start the trekking. Bwindi Gorilla trekking takes between 2 – 8 hours that is why you take packed lunch with you as you might return late, when you the gorilla you are allowed only one hour with the gorillas and you can take as many pictures as possible as long as tour flashing is off. After the trekking you return to you hotel, relax while waiting for dinner then sleep.

Meal plan: full board


On the third of the safari you start your day with breakfast in the morning and then you embark on a 6-7 hours journey to Kibale forest national park via mbarara kasese road while you enjoy the beauty of kabale. You will take a stopover for lunch in Ishaka reaching the park in the evening, after reaching the park you check in and take arrest, you can opt to go an evening nature walk in the forest which is optional. On forest walk you get see bush babies if you’re lucky, you can also go for bigodi swamp walk return to your hotel have dinner and sleep.


Luxury: primate lodge

Mid-range: chimpanzee guest house

Budget: isunga lodge

Meal plan: half Board


One last day of the safari, you wake up so early for breakfast and embark the amazing early morning chimpanzee tracking experience which begins at 7:00 am with briefing at the park headquarters by the game rangers where rules and regulation are read to you. After briefing you will climb into the thick forests where you get to see the beautiful chimpanzees and other primates like the White and Black colobus monkeys, Baboons, L’hoests monkeys, Grey cheeked mangabeys for 1 hour as they play in the tree branches and feed on tree leaves, fruits. After tracking you return to your lodges, have lunch and rest for a while, then you check out of the rooms and transfer to Kampala.

4 Days uganda gorilla and chimp safari
Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale

What to carry for the safari

  • Waterproof bag
  • Hiking shoes
  • Insect repellent
  • Comfortable outfits (long trousers and long sleeved shirts)
  • First aid box
  • Sweaters
  • Hiking stick
  • A porter to carry your bags
  • Energizers and drinking water

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