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4-Day Uganda Gorilla And Chimpanzee Tour

4-Day Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tour

Monumental Expeditions and Safaris presents the 4-Day Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tour, taking you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, which is home to the rare gentle giants (gorillas), and Kibale Forest National Park, which is home to chimpanzees and other 10 primates. After chimpanzee and gorilla tracking in these two primate national parks, you would have had amazing, exciting, and remarkable experiences after the 4-Day Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tour.

4-Day Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tour Features

Mid-range tour
This mid-range tour uses lodges and resorts.

Private tour
This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won’t be shared with others.

Can start any day
If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Can be customised
You can request minor changes to the accommodations and destinations of this tour.

Suitable for solo travelers
Solo travelers can book this private tour.

Minimum age of 15 years
The minimum age for this tour is 15 years.

4-Day Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tour detailed itinerary

Day 1: Entebbe- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

You will be picked up from the hotel in Entebbe after breakfast by your guide. Thereafter, you will drive to the southwestern part of Uganda via Masaka. You will have two stopovers; at the Equator to take photographs and buy souvenirs and also in Mbarara for lunch. Later, you will drive through the rolling hills with banana plantations and the stunning terraced Kigezi Highlands.

It will be a great journey as you will have great views of various landscapes. On reaching the park, you will check in, have dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

On this day, you will wake up early and have breakfast. Afterwards, you will carry your packed lunch and then proceed to the park headquarters with your driver guide. You will have a briefing from the park rangers at 8:00 am concerning the rules in the park.

Thereafter, you will start off with tracking. Ensure that you carry enough drinking water, strong shoes, a jacket and a walking stick. You will meet the gorillas and have a great time watching the playful juveniles, the silverbacks and also other gentle giants feed the young ones.

Take as many photos as you want with your camera flash off. Afterwards, you will return and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. This lake is said to be one of the most beautiful places in western Uganda. It is the second deepest lake in Africa (900 meters deep) and also one of the few places in the country considered safe to swim as it is bilharzia-free. You will have dinner and an overnight stay at the camp.

Day 3: Boat Cruise on Lake Bunyonyi Then Transfer to Kibale National Park

After breakfast, you will take a boat ride on this lake and hike to different viewpoints before heading to Kibale Forest National Park arriving in the early afternoon. On the drive to Kibale National Park, you will be able to enjoy an impressive sight of the legendary “mountains of the moon” which you will see on the road to Fort Portal. You will have lunch in Fort Portal after which you will head to the Kibale National Park to visit the unique Bigodi swamp eco-tourism site where you will see uncommon plants and rare bird species such as the great blue turaco, little bulbul, Rwenzori turaco and the Narina trogon, among others. Your dinner and overnight will be at Kibale Forest Lodge.

Day 4: Chimp Track and Transfer Back to Kampala

After breakfast, you will go to Kibale Forest to view the primates. The activity begins at 8:00 am with a briefing of the rules for trekking the chimpanzees after which you set off to search for them in the forest. The exercise takes half a day and along the way, you will see other primates such as grey-cheeked mangabeys, phoestes, red Colobus, blue-tailed and red-tailed monkeys swinging in the branches of this thick forest. Your guide will give you informative briefings on the lifestyles of the primates you will be coming across and on the plants as well as on the insects and butterflies in this forest to ensure that the trek is not only enjoyable but informative as well. Afterwards, you will return and set off for Kampala with lunch en route arriving late in the afternoon. Marking the end of your 4-Day Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tour.

At only $2,420 Book this tour


Park fees
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 Taxes/VAT
Roundtrip airport transfer
(As specified in the day-by-day section)
Drinking water
(Only in transit)


International flights
(From/to home)
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
Personal items
(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)