Chimps & Gorillas of Uganda

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4.9 Based on 24 Reviews
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 14
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7982
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Entebbe, Uganda
  • Ends Entebbe, Uganda
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Track chimpanzees and other primates in Kibale Forest
  • Search for the elusive tree-climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Spend a magical hour with mountain gorillas in Bwindi
  • Discover just how friendly and hospitable the Ugandan people are
Starting and ending in Entebbe, the trip "Chimps & Gorillas Of Uganda" is a guided wildlife tour that takes 10 days. You will travel through Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Entebbe and 3 other destinations in Uganda. "Chimps & Gorillas Of Uganda" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Uganda is renowned for its abundant wildlife. With landscapes ranging from savannah to lush forests, the animal count is high: more than 300 mammal species and over 1,000 bird types. This trip is a true adventure into the heart of Africa. Kibale Forest is possibly the best place in the world to track chimpanzees while Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to hippos, elephants, buffalo, leopards and elusive tree-climbing lions, plus a huge variety of birds. Continuing on our journey, we reach Bwindi where we have the option of tracking the gentle giants of the forests, mountain gorillas.

Aldo Kane Collection: A hand-selected range of adventures by our Brand Ambassador:"Having been lucky enough in my lifetime to catch glimpses of both chimps and gorillas in their natural habitats, I would highly recommend this extraordinary experience. There's nothing quite like spotting a signature species in the wild, and spending an hour with these rare creatures in the misty peaks of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is nothing short of incredible."
  • Day 1: Start Entebbe; drive to Kibale Forest
  • Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale; visit Bigodi wetlands
  • Day 3: Optional second chimpanzee trek; to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 4: Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park; boat safari on the Kazinga Channel
  • Day 5: Game drive in the Ishasha region of Queen Elizabeth National Park; to Buhoma
  • Day 6: Mountain gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Day 7: Optional second mountain gorilla trek
  • Day 8: To Lake Mburo National Park
  • Day 9: Game drive; optional game walk or boat safari
  • Day 10: Drive to Entebbe; visit Mabamba Swamp en route to search for shoebill storks; end Entebbe
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts, 10 lunches and nine dinners.
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Tour leader throughout
  • One chimp permit and one gorilla permit
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
  • Optional second chimp and optional second gorilla permit
4.9 - Excellent
Based on 24 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Jan 07 2020
5 - Excellent
Best Experience of all of my travels so far!
Best experience of travel I have ever had. Gorillas just WOW. Chimps were amazing and we saw our first one in 5 minutes. Queen Elisabeth park gave us not 1 but 2 sets of tree climbing lions!! And we spotted a Leopard. Lots of... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 02 2019
4 - Very Good
Don’t leave it to chance
Amazing experience seeing gorillas and chimps but make sure any extra gorilla permits are booked when you book as you will be disappointed otherwise.
  • Anonymous
  • On Aug 20 2019
5 - Excellent
Another trip I will never forget!
I have had this trip on my bucket list for a while now and it lived up to all of my expectations! David was a fabulous leader and took care of everything!
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 13 2019
5 - Excellent
Amazing experience
I really enjoyed seeing the chimps and gorillas and was very pleased I had booked the additional treks. There is a lot of driving, but I enjoyed seeing the countryside and the trip leaders were good at fitting in stops and short... Read more
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Chimps & Gorillas of Uganda tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 01 January 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 01 January 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Chimps & Gorillas of Uganda tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Chimps & Gorillas of Uganda tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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