5 DAYS KIBALE NATIONAL PARK AND BWINDI IMPENETRABL

5 Days Kibale and Bwindi Impenetrable National park, that  are located in the southwestern part of Uganda, there a big number of primates a total of 12 primates ,Kibale is a home to the famous  chimpanzees.

Bwindi impenetrable national Park, is located in the southwest part of Uganda and its famous for the mountain Gorilla, it’s one of the national parks that inhabit the mountain Gorillas in the world.

Trip highlight

Day1: kibale trip –nature walk

Day 2: chimpanzee trekking, bigodi wetland

Day 3: travel to Bwindi national park

Day 4: gorilla trekking, culture encounter

Day 5: return to Kampala

Detailed itinerary                   

Day 1 Kampala-Kibale

Wake up early morning after breakfast our guide will pick you up from your hotel or area of residence, and proceed to Kibale National park, pass via   Lake Albert escarpment and enjoy a great view of the Lake.

Have a stopover in Hoima for lunch and there after you will drive towards the park, drive through a number of traditional grass thatched houses in the Village, enjoy the green vegetation cover, take some photos for your great memories as you approach Fort Portal, go through  the foot hills of Rwenzori Mountains and there after continue to Kibale National park.

View part of Rwenzori Mountain commonly, “mountain of the moon”. Arrive at the lodge and check in get ready for nature walk.

Return to the lodge for dinner and relaxation.

Accommodation (option)

Meal plan: dinner

Chimps nest lodge

Kibale forest camp

Crate lake safari lodge

Primate Lodge

Day 3 chimpanzee trekking-bigodi wetland

Wake up early morning our guide will drive you to the pack headquarters after your breakfast for a short briefing about chimpanzee trekking.

After a short briefing our guide and ranger will guide you through the forest to locate the chimpanzees. As you trek have an opportunity to see a number of bird species, tree species, mammals and many more.

As you trek you will hear the sounds of chimpanzees as they swing from tree to tree, eating fruits, the second primate species resting and grooming each other.

This is one of the best experiences to encounter in the wilderness.

Return to the lodge for lunch and get ready for the evening nature walk in Bigodi wetland .expect to see birds like the great blue turaco, baboons, monkeys, bushbucks, bush pigs and many more to see. After return to the lodge for dinner and refreshment.

Accommodation (option)

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Chimps nest lodge

Kibale forest camp

Crate lake safari lodge

Primate Lodge

Day4 kibale-bwindi

Early morning, after breakfast enjoy a packed lunch, depart to Bwindi Impenetrable National park via Ishasha sector have chances to seeing the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector ,views of beautifully plantation, rolling hills and many more.

Accommodation (option)

Meal plan: dinner

Buhoma community rest camp

Silverback lodge

Gorilla haven lodge

Rushaga rest camp

Nkuringo gorilla camp

Gorilla safari lodge

Gorilla mist camp

Day 5 Gorilla trekking

Early morning after breakfast our guide picks you up from the lodge have breakfast at 6am,the lodge staff will provide you with packed lunch, drinking  water and walking stick in case the lodge  provides.

Note: walking sticks can be provided at the park head quarters.

The short briefing at the park headquarters starts at 7am meet the ranger and guide will take you through a short briefing about mountain Gorilla trekking.

Start the trek with the rangers and guides as you go through the forest trails, have a chance to see a number of bird species, tree species, waterfalls, mammals and many more to see in the rain forest. The time to encounter with the mountain Gorillas is unpredictable however it takes 30 minutes to 4 hours, one need to be physically fit two days pro to the trek.

When you finally meet the mountain Gorillas have a chance to encounter face to face, as they feed, display their nests, play, groom each other.

Mountain Gorillas are spotted for one hour in the wildness, and another hour spent enjoying your forest picnic lunch pack, there after lunch you will return to the park headquarters for a Gorilla celebration and certificate honoring that indicate that you participated in Gorilla trekking.

After drive back to the lodge, for relaxation you can optional for a evening culture encounter with the Bakiga ,Batwa the first people who lived in the Forest.

Enjoy the dance, poem, songs and drum during the culture encounter.

Its unforgettable  experience with a different culture from your home.

Accommodation option

Meal plan: full board

Buhoma community rest camp

Silverback lodge

Gorilla haven lodge

Rushaga rest camp

Nkuringo gorilla camp

Gorilla safari lodge

Gorilla mist camp

Day 5 Bwindi –return to Kampala

Early morning embark back to Kampala after your breakfast, travelling through the beautiful hills .its breath taking scenery in the little ‘Switzerland of Africa’.

Drive through the cultivated land as you see the ‘Ankole’ long horned cattle’s and have a stopover in Mbarara for lunch at Agip motel, there after continue to your next stopover at the equator for a beautiful view of where the imaginary line crosses into Africa the north and south pole.

Arrive in Kampala before 6pm at your hotel or flight .end of safari book with Dina tour and travel for your trip details.

Trip includes

Tour includes

Gorilla permit

Chimpanzee permit

Accommodation

Guide

Meals

Fuel

Car hire

Bottled water

Excludes

Personal needs

Phone bills

Alcoholic drinks 

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