Gorilla Classic Tour 7 days

Tour Outline
Duration
7 days / 6 nights
Starting Point
Entebbe Airport
Means of Transport
Private vehicle
Destination
  • Bwindi NP
  • Kibale NP
  • Queen Elizabeth NP

Activities
Boat trip
Chimpanzee tracking
Game drive
Gorilla tracking
Option
  • Baloon safari
  • Domestic flight
  • Night game drive
  • Night nature walk

Destination Guide
Kibale National Park

One of the largest forests in Uganda with 60 species of mammals and 335 species of birds which have been recorded. It is a home for more than 1,000 individuals of chimpanzees and 12 species of primates. It is also known as a bird watching site thanks to rare species like shinning-blue kingfisher and green-breasted pitta.

Geographic features: Forest, Size: 795km2

Activity: Chimpanzee tracking, Chimpanzee habituation experience (half or full day), nature walk, night forest walk

Queen Elizabeth National Park

The second largest national park in Uganda with 95 species of mammals and 610 species of birds. Savanna in north and south are home for large mammals like lion and elephant, Kazinga Channel is for birds, crocodile and hippo, Kyambura Gorge is for chimpanzee.

Geographic features: Savanna, forest, lake, river Size: 1,978km2

Activity: Game drive, night game drive, boat trip, chimpanzee tracking, nature walk, balloon safari

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

The smallest but the most popular park in Uganda,120 species of mammals and 350 species of birds are recorded. This forest is one of the habitats of the Mountain Gorilla, also registered as World Heritage Site. 18 groups are habituated and only 4 permits are sold per day for the gorilla habituation.

Geographic features: Forest, Size: 321 Km2

Activity: Gorilla tracking (1 hour), Gorilla habituation experience (4 hrs), nature walk, Batwa forest experience

Tour Itinerary
Day
1
PM
Arrive at Entebbe Airport, transfer to Kampala

Our driver guide will welcome you at Entebbe Airport. Our sales and reservation staff will brief you the itinerary after your arrival at Kampala. It normally takes 1-2 hours to reach Kampala.

Movement
Entebbe
2hr drive
Kampala
Meal
  • B Nil
  • L Nil
  • D Nil
Overnight Kampala
Cassia Lodge
BB
Day
2
AM
Transfer to Kibale National Park
PM
Chimpanzee tracking at Kibale National Park

Walk in a rainforest with rangers and track chimpanzees which are the closest creatures to humans. The tracking starts at 2pm and takes 3-4 hours depending on their movement of the day. Enjoy the beauty of the forest and observation of chimpanzees.

Movement
Kampala
6hr drive
Kibale NP
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Hotel
  • D Hotel
Overnight Kibale National Park
Kibale Forest Camp
FB
Day
3
AM
Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
PM
Boat trip at Kazinga Channel

Take a boat ride along the channel which connects two lakes. Its banks are habitats for reptiles like crocodiles and many species of birds like kingfisher and pelican, also resting place for hippo and buffalo. It starts at 2pm and takes about 2 hours.

Movement
Kibale NP
2hr drive
QENP
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Hotel
  • D Hotel
Overnight Queen Elizabeth National Park
Mweya Safari Lodge
FB
Day
4
AM
Game drive at Mweya

Drive with an open roofed vehicle in vast savanna and look for large mammals like lions, elephants, buffaloes and antelopes. Morning game drive starts at 6:30am, it takes 3-4 hours. Tell your rangers, if you have your favorite mammal before you take off.

PM
Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Movement
QENP
6hr drive
Bwindi NP
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Hotel
  • D Hotel
Overnight Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Engagi Lodge
FB
Day
5
Whole day
Gorilla tracking at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Tracking gorillas is a highlight of this trip. Walk in a rainforest with rangers and track gorillas which are endangered and the largest ape in the world. It starts at 8am and take 2-10 hours depending on their movement of the day. Enjoy the beauty of the forest and observation of mountain gorilla.
Movement
Bwindi NP
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Box
  • D Hotel
Overnight Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Engagi Lodge
FB
Day
6
Whole day
Transfer to Kampala
Movement
Bwindi NP
10hr drive
Kampala
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Rest
  • D Hotel
Overnight Kampala
Cassia Lodge
HB
Day
7
AM
Free
PM
Transfer to Entebbe

Leave Kampala for Entebbe Airport 4 hours before the departure time of your flight.

Movement
Kampala
2hr drive
Entebbe
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Rest
  • D Nil
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