Primates and Wildlife of Uganda

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5.0 Based on 4 Reviews
  • COVID-19protected
  • Trekking
  • Wildlife safaris and game drives
  • Walking tour
  • Adventure
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  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Entebbe, Uganda
  • Ends Entebbe, Uganda
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Experience the colourful culture, along with beautiful forests and lakes, of the region
  • Search for treeclimbing lions and other wildlife in the Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Track Mountain Gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Undertake a jungle trek to encounter chimpanzees in their natural habitat
Start and end in Entebbe, the trip "Primates And Wildlife Of Uganda" is a guided trekking tour that takes 7 days. You will travel through Lake Bunyonyi, Entebbe and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. "Primates And Wildlife Of Uganda" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Track mountain gorillas and chimps in the wild, and enjoy game viewing and bird watching in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Perfectly crafted for animal lovers with hikes into the natural habitats of the Mountain Gorilla and chimpanzees of Uganda, as well as a wide variety of other wildlife species, the highlights in this superb itinerary are numerous. Tracking the mountain gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is an unequalled jungle trek experience culminating in the thrill of standing within metres of a family, often including the imposing male silverback. Uganda is also known for its colourful culture, lush forests, beautiful lakes and some of the best bird watching in Africa with over 1000 different species. We will enjoy game viewing in the scenic savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park famous for its tree-climbing lions, and cruise along the tropical Kazinga Channel teeming with vast numbers of hippos and endemic birdlife. This trip showcases the diverse ecosystems of Uganda where East meets West, and is the perfect addition to any Africa itinerary.
5 - Excellent
Based on 4 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Feb 14 2019
4 - Very Good
Very Good
“If Gorilla trekking is on your bucket list (as it was on mine), this is the trip for you. Added bonus, is the chimp trekking and game viewing by vehicle and by boat. The accommodations were fantastic and the food was really good and very plentiful. The Ugandan people were very friendly and the service we received surpassed expectations.”
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 06 2018
5 - Excellent
“This was wonderful, Uganda has so much more beauty and wonder than I ever expected. Seeing primates so close was magnificent. I would do it all again.”
  • Anonymous
  • On Mar 03 2018
5 - Excellent
“Another fantastic trip provided by World Expeditions. With the help of Pawan, we extended our tour and were very pleased with the outcome. The diversity of the landscape and animals were amazing. The chimpanzee and gorilla treks were experiences of a lifetime. We were so well catered for and our driver, Nelson, was extremely knowledgeable and he kept us safe and well at all times. The trip was exciting from start to finish, great accommodation and food and above all the treks were fantastic!”
  • Anonymous
  • On Aug 08 2017
5 - Excellent
“This trip was one of the best we have done. Our guide, Eric, was very knowledgeable, having undertaken gorilla habituation himself. We were very pleased with the variety of wildlife experiences - gorillas tracking, chimp tracking, game drives - compared to other offerings which are gorillas only. The standard of accommodation was above our expectations and we especially loved the Birds Nest Lodge at Lake Bunyonyi and the Kasenyi Safari Camp. Uganda itself is a country worth seeing; spectacular landscapes of steep hills of vibrant green jungles and tea plantations, offset against deep red soil and blue skies. You will not regret booking this trip.”
  • Day 1 : Join Entebbe
  • Day 2 : Drive to Kibale National Park
  • Day 3 : Morning chimp trek, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 4 : Morning game drive, afternoon Kazinga Channel boat cruise
  • Day 5 : Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, game drive in Ishasha enroute
  • Day 6 : Gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, drive to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 7 : Drive to Entebbe, trip concludes
  • 1 night in 3 star hotel on a twinshare basis
  • 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 5 dinners
  • Airport transfers (day 1 and 7 only)
  • English speaking local driver-guide
  • Private transport in a 4wd safari vehicle with pop up roof
  • 4 nights in 3 star safari lodge on a twinshare basis
  • 1 night in 3 star permanent safari camp on a twinshare basis
  • Game drives and excursions as listed in itinerary
  • National park and conservation fees (including gorilla and chimp permits) valued at US$750
  • Mineral water while on tour
  • *payment is required for the Gorilla and Chimp permits at time of booking and is not refundable
  • international airfares and airport taxes
  • items of a personal nature such as phone calls, laundry, etc.
  • bottled water, aerated and alcoholic drinks
  • meals not specified in the itinerary
  • travel insurance (compulsory)
  • optional activities
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Primates and Wildlife of Uganda tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 03 January 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 03 January 2022, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Primates and Wildlife 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 Primates and Wildlife 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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Smaller group sizes have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19 and to ensure that the tour complies with local authorities’ guidelines.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this trip. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • A multitude of COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • This tour has obtained a COVID-19 CLEAN accreditation from Quality Tourism Australia.
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