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4 Days Best of Chimps & Gorillas

Gorilla tracking is the most sought-after activity in Uganda and for a good reason. Uganda boasts of more than half of the world’s Gorilla population. These endangered, brown eyed, gentle giants now inhabit the dense forests of Bwindi impenetrable forest and Mgahinga National Park that is part of the Virunga ranges all gazette as protected areas to keep the primates safe and also allow them to multiply in number.

 

Day one: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park
Activities of the Day: Afternoon Chimps trekking Your guide will pick you up from Kampala (at your hotel) and you will set off from Kampala at 7am for Kibale Forest National park arriving before lunch time. After lunch, you will go for chimps tracking and be part of the team that goes to study the behaviour of these primates in order to make them get used to human beings. Spend the afternoon in the forest returning to the lodge in time for lunch. Later in the evening, head to your lodge for the night Dinner and over night at Overnight at Ruwenzori view guest house on FB

Day Two: Kibale to Bwindi
Activities of the Day: Transfer to Bwindi-Ruhija Today you will continue to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (Eastern sector-Ruhija) for two nights. Home to over half of the world’s mountain gorilla population. Interacting with these gentle giants is one of the most moving experiences that Africa has to offer and should not be missed! The ancient rainforest of Bwindi spans 321 sq km and boasts 90 mammal species, including a range of primates, as well as 23 Albertine Rift endemic bird species, including the African Green Broadbill, the Bar Tailed Trogon and many others. Relax in the evening and get ready for the following day’s gorilla tracking. Overnight at Ruhija gorilla lodge in the standard rooms on FB

Day Three: Gorilla trekking.
Activities of the Day:Gorilla trekking. This morning you will set off for gorilla trekking. Hiking through the thick, verdant, rainforest to eventually come across the gorillas in their natural habitat, is an amazing and unforgettable experience. Actual trek times can vary; these are wild animals after all. If time permits there are a diverse range of activities which are unique to Bwindi which you can participate in during the afternoon like a village walk, or a nature walk among others that you can pay for on ground. Overnight at Ruhija gorilla lodge in the standard rooms on FB

Day Four: Transfer back to Kampala to your hotel.
Today after breakfast, you will be transferred to Kampala having lunch on the way and then have overnight at, to your hotel in Kampala

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