Gorilla Special Tour 8 days

Tour Outline
Duration
8 days / 7 nights
Starting Point
Entebbe Airport
Means of Transport
Private vehicle
Destination
  • Bwindi NP
  • Kibale NP
  • Mgahinga NP
  • Volcanoes NP

Activities
Chimpanzee habituation
Gorilla habituation
Golden monkey tracking
Village tour
Option
  • Night forest 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

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

Mgahinga National Park

Located at the extreme south-west of Uganda, 76 species of mammals and 115 bird species are recorded. It is a northern part of Virunga Mountains and it is among the two habitats for Mountain Gorillas. It has hiking courses and climbing course to the peak of Mt. Muhabura which is 4,127m.

Geographic features: Mountain, forest, Size: 430km2

Activity: Gorilla tracking, Golden monkey tracking, Batwa trail experience, gorge walk, mountain climbing, hiking

Volcanoes National Park

It is the most popular national park in Rwanda at the southern part of Virunga Mountains. It is a home to the Mountain Gorillas, 10 groups are habituated and eight tourists per group per day are allowed to meet them. It is also known for Golden Monkey tracking and mountain climbing to Mt. Karisimbi.

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 Hotel
Overnight Kampala
Cassia Lodge
HB
Day
2
AM
Transfer to Kibale National Park
PM
Chimpanzee habituation experience at Kibale National Park

Participate Chimpanzee habituation experience at Kibale National Park. You are allowed to stay with Chimpanzee for six hours while chimpanzee tracking allows only one hour.

Movement
Kampala
7hr drive
KNP
1hr drive
Fort Portal
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Hotel
  • D Hotel
Overnight Fort Portal
Mountain of the Moon Hotel
HB
Day
3
AM
Transfer to Kisoro
PM
Visit the Pygmy Village
Movement
KNP
6hr drive
Kisoro
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Hotel
  • D Hotel
Overnight Kisoro
Travellers Rest Hotel
FB
Day
4
Whole day
Gorilla habituation experience at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Participate in Gorilla habituation experience at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You are allowed to stay with gorilla for four hours while gorilla tracking allows only one hour.
Movement
Kisoro
2hr drive
BINP
2hr drive
Kisoro
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Box
  • D Hotel
Overnight Kisoro
Travellers Rest Hotel
FB
Day
5
Whole day
Gorilla tracking at Mgahinga Gorilla 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 rainforest and observation of mountain gorilla.
Movement
Kisoro
1hr drive
Mgahinga NP
1hr drive
Kisoro
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Box
  • D Hotel
Overnight Kisoro
Travellers Rest Hotel
FB
Day
6
AM
Golden Monkey tracking at Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
PM
Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Movement
Kisoro
3hr drive
Volcanoes NP
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Box
  • D Hotel
Overnight Volcanoes National Park
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
FB
Day
7
Whole day
Gorilla tracking at Volcanoes National Park
Movement
Volcanoes NP
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Rest
  • D Hotel
Overnight Volcanoes National Park
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
HB
Day
8
AM
Transfer to Kigali

Leave hotel for airport 3 hours before the departure time of your flight.

Movement
Volcanoes NP
3hr drive
Kigali
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Nil
  • D Nil
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