Gorillas and Primates

6 Days
  • Airlines, pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle
  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • 2,416 metres
  • Entebbe
  • Eco-Tour, Hiking
  • All meals during the trek
  • English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Germany
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2-15
  • 20
  • 65


Bwindi National Park offers some of the best montane- forest bird watching in Africa with about 350 recorded different species including rare ones, these 6 days safari will cover Kibale forest home to the playful chimpanzee and the gorilla families of Bwindi.


  • Gorilla Tracking
  • Batwa Experience
  • Chimpanzee


Upon arrival at the Entebbe International Airport, our guide will meet you. Having passed immigration and luggage collection please exit the arrival hall and look out for your guide who will be holding up a signboard with your name and featuring our logo and he will drive you to the hotel. Overnight at The Boma (BB)

The Boma Hotel Entebbe
Entebbe’s original and most exclusive hotel, set in tropical gardens in a leafy suburb, about ten minutes’ drive from the Entebbe International airport. The rooms combine the modern comforts that one expects today with the charm and character of the 1940s. The rooms are individually decorated in a mixture of African and European décor and have been designed to reflect the original colonial architecture. The Boma has a Bar and restaurant, craft shop and swimming pool.

This morning, after breakfast, you will embark on your journey to Kibale National Park. This is one of the parks that protects a moist evergreen forest. It is home to 13 species of chimpanzees which are man’s closest relative. Kibale National Park is located south of the town of Fort Portal; its main characteristics are the lush impenetrable forest, and, in particular, the numerous species of primates that populate it including black and white colobus, red-tailed monkeys and velvet monkeys. Expert guides & visitors on the trail report that the meetings are very frequent and extremely exciting. It is best known for having the highest concentration of chimpanzees, you will get to meet these fantastic primates in their natural environment, some are accustomed to the presence of man because researchers have studied their behavior for over forty years. Overnight at Turaco Treetops (LDBB).

Early this morning, breakfast will be served at the lodge. After briefing, embark on the chimp tracking which takes about 2-3 hours. On the trek, you can see other primates such as grey-cheeked mangabeys along with red tailed and blue monkeys. Your expert guide will share the secrets of the forest's flora and fauna, ensuring that the trail is both informative and enjoyable. Overnight at Turaco treetops. (LDBB).

This rainforest is said to be 25.000 years old, making it one of Africa’s most biodiverse habitats. The altitude of this mountain peak ranges from 1200 - 2600 meters. Five rivers and a high annual rainfall make it rather humid. Besides its major attraction, the mountain gorillas (gorilla Berengaria) the National Park is also home to an amazing 120 mammal
species, 350 species of birds, 202 species of butterflies and over 200 species of trees.
It is believed that about 350 gorillas remain in several stable groups in the park. The great protection over the last years has led to a steady increase of the population.
Although best known for its mountain gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest also attracts spectacular birds. There are 23 of the 24 Albertine rift endemics including the African green broadbill, bar tailed trogon species. Overnight at the Rushaga gorilla lodge. (LDBB).

Early morning breakfast to give you the energy needed for your gorilla trek.
Before 8 am report to the ranger station for registration and a talk by one of the rangers; the guides will
then take you through the bush pushing your way through the undergrowth, parting thick creepers, to track the gorillas. The trek can take from half an hour to 7 hours – a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes, long sleeved shirt to protect one in case of thorns in the forest, a pair of gloves, rain protection gears because the Bwindi weather is so unpredictable and a mask in cases where one has an infection and for the protection of the mountain gorillas.
Please note: please listen to the instructions of the local rangers at all times. It is forbidden to approach the gorillas closer than 5 meters, to feed them or to use flash photography.

Day 6 :

After breakfast, we will transfer to the airstrip for our scheduled domestic flight back to Entebbe. On arrival at the Entebbe international airport, you will check in at The Boma and then you can opt for an activity around Entebbe like shopping at the craft shops or the mall or relaxing at the beach.


The Cost Includes

  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • Chimp permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All flights during the tour
  • All Taxes/VAT Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks(As specified in the day-by-day section)

The Cost Excludes

  • International flights(From/to 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.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will too, you can.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 2190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. The Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems.

How much do guides and porters cost?

Guides range from $40 to $80 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.


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Gorillas and Primates
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  • Professional Local Guide
  • Airlines, pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle
  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • 2,416 metres
  • Entebbe
  • Eco-Tour, Hiking
  • All meals during the trek
  • English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Germany
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2-15
  • 20
  • 65