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4 Days Buhoma Gorillas & Chimp Tracking Tour: Primate Uganda

Overview of the 4 days Buhoma Gorillas & Chimp Tracking Tour

Enjoy 4 days Buhoma Gorillas & Chimp Tracking Tour, an exceptional Primate Walk experience that guarantees you magical encounter with the mountain gorillas and chimpanzees in their natural habitat. This rewarding Primate Walk adventure package covers Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Chimp Tracking in Kibale National Park.

4 Days Buhoma Gorillas & Chimp Tracking

Kibale Forest National Park (KFNP), which is geographically set in Kabarole district, Western Uganda is a home to all 13 primate species. It is best referred to as the Primate Capital of the World and truly it is! At Kibale, your main highlight will be Chimpanzee Tracking to see chimpanzees and other different primates, forest birds are guarantee to view on this 4 days Buhoma Gorillas & Chimp Tracking Tour.

Bwindi National Park is in South-western Uganda and incredibly, the main area of interest on your 4 days Buhoma Gorillas & Chimp Tracking Tour. This park is a host to 459 mountain gorillas, 20 habituated gorilla groups but you will be visiting Buhoma sector with 4 families-Rushegura, Katwe, Mubare and Habinyaja. Your trip to Kibale & Bwindi will begin and end in Kampala or Entebbe.

Brief itinerary of the 4 days Buhoma Gorillas & Chimp Tracking Tour

Day 1: Trip to Kibale; afternoon Bigodi Wetland Walk
Day 2: Kibale Chimp Tracking & drive to Buhoma
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking Buhoma, Bwindi
Day 4: Depart for Kampala-End of the 4 days Tour

Detailed itinerary of your 4 days Buhoma Gorillas & Chimp Tracking Tour

Day 1: Trip to Kibale; afternoon Bigodi Wetland Walk

Have breakfast, thereafter, travel to Kibale National Park to begin your 4 days Buhoma Gorillas & Chimp Tracking Tour. From Kampala to Kibale, the road distance takes 5 hours’ drive on Kampala to Mityana-Mubende-Fort Portal City route. Stop at Fort Portal City to have the best meal before transferring to Bigodi Swamp for guided nature walk. Enjoy primate and bird sightings, thereafter, drive back to check into your lodge.

Accommodations
Budget options: Chimpanzee Guesthouse
Mid-range choice: Primate Lodge
Luxury/Up-market: Papaya Lake Lodge/Ndali Lodge

Day 2: Kibale Chimp Tracking & drive to Buhoma

Breakfast, thereafter, visit Kanyanchu for briefing at 7:00am-learn the different Chimp Tracking regulations. Set off for actual tracking to see chimpanzees with the guide at 8:00am and this is likely to cover 2-4 hours which include 1 hour to be enjoyed face to face with chimpanzees, taking pictures and also learn how chimps behave.

After, retreat from the trek, get to the lodge to be served lunch early or have it en-route. Drive for 6hrs through Fort Portal-Kasese, navigating via Ishasha area of Queen Elizabeth the best site to see the tree climbing lions before you connect to Buhoma.

Accommodations
Budget choices: Bwindi View Bandas
Mid-range: Silverback Lodge
Luxury option: Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp or in Buhoma Lodge

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking Buhoma (Bwindi Impenetrable National Park)

Day 3 of the 4 days Buhoma Gorillas & Chimp Tracking Tour commences with breakfast first, followed by briefing about Gorilla rules at Buhoma region. At 8:00am after you have been allocated to a gorilla group, expect to start your trek with park guide. Enjoy 2-6 hours’ trek in Buhoma which is inclusive of 1 hr of close encounter with gorillas, photography and exploring more about their behaviors etc.

You will then get back to chill at the lodge at Buhoma-Bwindi N/Park after 1hr with gorilla before visiting the Batwa pygmies later in the afternoon. Note, the items you shouldn’t forget to carry on this particular day include waterproof rain jacket, bottled water, snacks/packed lunch, walking stick, day pack, gardening gloves, insect repellents & first aid kit etc.

Accommodations
Budget choices: Bwindi View Bandas
Mid-range: Silverback Lodge
Luxury option: Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp or in Buhoma Lodge

Day 4: Depart for Kampala-End of the 4 days Tour

Breakfast early enough, after, drive to Kampala-9hrs but expect lunch break at a hotel facility in Mbarara City and later, photo taking at Equator crossing. Be dropped off to Kampala, arriving in the evening and this will mark the end of your 4 days Buhoma Gorillas & Chimp Tracking Tour.

End of the 4 days Buhoma Gorillas & Chimp Tracking Tour

What is included in this 4 days Buhoma gorillas & Chimp Tracking Tour

Gorilla permits ($700pp)
Park entry fees
Chimp Tracking permits ($200pp)
Travel in 4WD safari car for road trip in Uganda
Full time English-speaking guide in Uganda
Bottled mineral water
Accommodation for 3 nights and meals in Uganda

What is excluded in this 4 days Buhoma gorillas & Chimp Tracking Tour

Shopping
Laundry
Porter fees
Telephone calls
Tips
Uganda entry visa fees
Cigarettes
Insurance

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