6-Day Uganda Primate Watching

Trip Overview


Trip Details

  • Itinerary
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  • Trip Excludes
  • FAQ
  • This tour starts and ends in Entebbe
  • We can book your international flights
  • Fly to/from Entebbe Airport (EBB)
  • A transfer from and back to the airport is included
  • We can arrange additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour for an extra cost


Day 1

Arrival to Uganda and transfer to The Boma Hote

Upon arrival to Uganda on this day, you will meet our safari representative, who will transfer you to a hotel in Entebbe for an overnight stay.

Day 2

Transfer to Kibale forest National Park

After breakfast, you will prepare for a transfer to Kibale forest national park, commonly known as the world's Primate capital. This park is home to chimpanzees as well as several other primate species.
You will arrive at Fort Portal town in the afternoon for lunch. Later, proceed into the park for dinner and an overnight stay at a lodge.

Day 3

Chimpanzee tracking experience in Kibale forest and Bigodi swamp walk

You will spend this day with the human’s closest relatives, the chimpanzees. After breakfast at the lodge, we'll transfer you to the briefing area, where you'll meet the ranger guides, who are ready to take you on an unforgettable journey. You will proceed to visit the chimpanzee family allocated to you. During this process, you may also spot several other species of animals and birds.
In the afternoon, you will proceed to the Bigodi wetlands, where you may encounter several bird species, including the rare Papyrus Gonolek. Here you can also find several species of primates, including black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, and vervet monkeys.

Day 4

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forests, home to the Gorillas

This day, after breakfast, you will prepare for a transfer to the home of the rare mountain Gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable forests. This park offers guests an excellent encounter with the rare mountain Gorillas, with about one hour to be spent with the Gorillas once they have been tracked. Upon arrival at the park, we will transfer you to a lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 5

Mountain Gorilla tracking and evening Batwa community experience

The long-awaited day is finally here. You will start this day with an early morning breakfast in the lodge; thereafter proceed to the briefing area. The ranger guides allocated to you will take you through the whole process; thereafter lead you into the forests to meet with the gentle giants. Once the Gorillas have been tracked, you will spend about an hour with the Gorillas, a perfect opportunity for you to take as many pictures as possible. You will thereafter visit the indigenous Batwa communities for a cultural experience. These communities have unique ways of life and cultures, giving you a taste of the true African cultures.

Day 6

Transfer back to Entebbe for outbound flight

On this day, you will prepare for a transfer back to Entebbe for your outbound flight. After breakfast, you will start with the journey, targeting the first stopover in Mabarara town for lunch. You will have another stopover at the Equator before proceeding to Entebbe for your outbound flight. End of safari.

  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as an upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Round-trip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • International flights (From/home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Increase in taxes and/or fees for parks set by the government
  • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

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