Uganda Gorilla and Chimp Safari

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5 Based on 5 Reviews
  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-17428
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Kampala, Uganda
  • Ends Entebbe, Uganda
  • +5
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime trek tracking mountain gorilla in Uganda's remote highlands
  • Trek in the tropical forest reserve of Kibale, a prime location for spotting chimpanzee
  • Go on an unforgettable wildlife safari in the picturesque Queen Elizabeth National Park
The tour "Uganda Gorilla And Chimp Safari" starts in Kampala and ends in Entebbe. It is an active and outdoor tour that takes 11 days taking you through Kibale Forest National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and 4 other destinations in Uganda. "Uganda Gorilla And Chimp Safari" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

A once in a lifetime chance to experience the ultimate wildlife encounter: to get up close and personal with the endangered mountain gorilla in their natural habitat, Bwindi national park. Plus opportunities to track chimps and take game drives, this is a perfect trip for wildlife lovers.

Kibale National Park - Spend a day tracking chimpanzees through the jungle; as well as the chance to spot another 13 species of primate including the Ugandan red colobus

Queen Elizabeth National Park - Safari through Uganda's finest reserve in search of lion, elephant and buffalo

Kazinga Channel - Take an exhilarating cruise looking out for hippo, crocodile, elephant and birdlife
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Kampala
  • Day 2 : Drive to Kibale rainforest
  • Day 3 : Chimp Trek in Kibale followed by a Swamp Walk through the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary
  • Day 4 : Day walk at the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 5 : Game drive Queen Elizabeth National Park; Kazinga Channel river cruise.
  • Day 6 : Short game drive in the Ishasha sector; transfer to Bwindi National Park
  • Day 7 : Gorilla trek
  • Day 8 : Nature walk and time at leisure in Bwindi
  • Day 9 : Drive to Lake Mburo, night safari in search of leopard
  • Day 10 : Morning walking safari, afternoon optional boat safari on Lake Mburo
  • Day 11 : Drive to Entebbe where the tour ends
  • 10 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 9 Dinners
  • Cassia Lodge (1 night)
  • Turaco Tree Tops Lodge (2 nights)
  • Enganzi Game Lodge (2 nights)
  • Haven Lodge and Rest Camp (3 nights)
  • Rwakobo Rock Safari Lodge (2 nights)
  • Boat
  • Minibus
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Ranger(s)
  • Any international flights to Kampala and from Entebbe are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Uganda Gorilla and Chimp Safari tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
5 - Excellent
Based on 5 reviews
  • Lesley
  • On Aug 02 2020
5 - Excellent
The whole trip was an amazing experience that I dont think you could do in another African country due to the diversity of vegetation, birds, primates and animals. Uganda is not as promoted as say Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa... Read more
  • Camilla
  • On Jun 03 2020
5 - Excellent
This trip exceeded my expectations in all areas. The food, accommodation and transport were well chosen. Our guiding was first class and the content of the itinerary was superb.
  • Rosemarie
  • On Jun 03 2020
5 - Excellent
Fabulous trip would highly recommend to any adventurer friends. It exceed my expectations better food, beautiful scenery and so varied, great bird life and wildlife in general all round great time.
  • Dermot
  • On Jun 03 2020
5 - Excellent
Uganda is a surprisingly interesting country, full of lovely friendly people. The scenery is often beautiful and the animals, especially the gorillas are brilliant. It was a privilege to visit and was one of our best holidays... 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:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Uganda Gorilla and Chimp Safari tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 19 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 19 August 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Uganda Gorilla and Chimp Safari tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Uganda Gorilla and Chimp Safari 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.

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:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.

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