Gorilla Classic Tour 7 days

tour summary
Visit the three most popular national parks in Uganda in a period of 7 days. The highlight of this trip is Gorilla tracking at Bwindi Impenetrable National park and Chimpanzee tracking at Kibale National Park. This tour also gives you a chance to explore Queen Elizabeth National Park by going on a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel and also enjoying a game drive in the savanna, where you can find large mammals such as lions, buffaloes, elephants, Uganda kobs and water-bucks.
duration 7 days / 6 nights
starting point Entebbe Airport
means of transport
  • Private vehicle
destinations
  • Bwindi NP
  • Queen Elizabeth NP
  • Kibale NP
activities
  • Boat trip
  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Game drive
  • Gorilla tracking
option
  • Balloon safari
  • Domestic flight
  • Night game drive
  • Night nature 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

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

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

day 1
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Arrive at Entebbe Airport, transfer to Kampala

overnight: Kampala
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day 2
2 日目

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.

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day 3
3 日目

AM

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

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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.

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day 4
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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.

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Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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day 5
5 日目

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.

overnight: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
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day 6
6 日目

Whole day

Transfer to Kampala

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day 7
7 日目

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Free

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Transfer to Entebbe

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

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