5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee & Gorilla Habituation Safari

5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Habituation in Kibale Forest and Bwindi Forest Gorilla Habituation Safari

Embark on an unparalleled 5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Habituation in Kibale Forest and Bwindi Forest Gorilla Habituation Safari in Uganda, where you’ll delve deep into the captivating worlds of chimpanzees and mountain gorillas through immersive habituation experiences. Begin your journey in Kibale Forest, where you’ll participate in a unique chimpanzee habituation safari. Unlike traditional treks, this experience allows you to spend extended periods observing and interacting with chimpanzee families as they go about their daily routines.


Accompanied by expert 5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee & Gorilla Habituation Safari guides and researchers, you’ll witness fascinating behaviors, from grooming sessions to playful antics, gaining a deeper understanding of these incredible primates and their complex social structures. Continuing your 5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Habituation in Kibale Forest and Bwindi Forest Gorilla Habituation Safari, journey to the ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for a gorilla habituation experience unlike any other.

Trek through dense vegetation alongside experienced trackers and researchers, as you observe and document the behavior of a gorilla family undergoing habituation. Spend hours in the presence of these magnificent creatures, witnessing their interactions and gaining insights into their ecology and conservation. As your unforgettable adventure draws to a close, depart with a profound appreciation for Uganda’s rich biodiversity and the conservation efforts dedicated to protecting its iconic primates for generations to come.

5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee & Gorilla Habituation Safari Highlights

 

Detailed 5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee & Gorilla Habituation Safari

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park

Imposing cone-shaped hills cradle tranquil calderas in the enchanting Ndali-Kasenda Crater Lakes in Western Uganda near Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth National Parks. Formed about 8-10,000 years ago by volcanic activity, these craters now hold a variety of lakes. Some boast clear, blue water, while others remain emerald green with a sulfuric odour due to residual volcanic gases. Lush vegetation cloaks the crater rims, offering views of nearby hills, tea plantations, and even the Rwenzori Mountains on clear days. While some lakes are safe for swimming, others contain toxic water and should be avoided. Activities around the lakes include nature walks, boat rides, bird-watching and visiting the “Top of the World” viewpoint for panoramic vistas.

  • Destination: Kibale Forest National Park
  • Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Lodge (Mid-Range), Kyaninga Lodge (Up Market)
  • Activities: Scenic Drive from Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park
  • What to See? Kibale Forest, Fort Portal, Primates

 

Day 2: Chimpanzee Habituation Experience in Kibale Forest National Park

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Two young chimpanzees

On the second day of your extraordinary 5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee & Gorilla Habituation Safari journey, immerse yourself in the captivating world of chimpanzees with a full-day chimpanzee habituation experience in Kibale Forest National Park. Guided by expert trackers and researchers, venture deep into the heart of the lush forest, where you’ll have the unique opportunity to observe and interact with chimpanzee families as they undergo habituation. Spend hours in the company of these remarkable primates, witnessing their playful antics, intricate social dynamics, and fascinating behaviors up close. As you observe grooming sessions, playful juveniles, and perhaps even vocal displays, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the complex lives of chimpanzees and the conservation efforts aimed at protecting their fragile habitats. Depart from this immersive experience with cherished memories and a newfound appreciation for Uganda’s incredible biodiversity.

  • Destination: Kibale Forest National Park
  • Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Lodge (Mid-Range), Kyaninga Lodge (Up Market)
  • Activities: Enjoy Chimpanzee Habituation Experience in Kibale Forest National Park & Bigodi Wetland Walk
  • What to See? Chimpanzees, Kibale Forest, Primates in Bigodi Wetland, Bigodi Community

 

Day 3: Transfer from Kibale to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Chimpanzee & Gorilla Habituation Safari

Bwindi Forest National Park

Located in southwestern Uganda, the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is said to be Africa’s oldest rainforest. It is world-renowned for its excellent gorilla-sighting opportunities – the forest is home to half of the remaining mountain gorillas on earth. This gorilla experience takes place among a rugged landscape of dense jungle, cascading waterfalls, sparkling mountain streams, deep valleys, and steep ridges. The untouched forest has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its breathtaking natural beauty and unique ecological significance, and aside from the amazing gorilla interactions, there are other drawcards such as a network of forest walks, over 340 species of bird to spot, and a variety of brightly-coloured butterflies to identify. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the spectacular Virunga Volcanoes, three of which are still active.

  • Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Accommodation: Gorilla Mist Camp (Mid-Range), Kiho Gorilla Lodge (Up Market)
  • Activities: Enjoy a Scenic Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Visit to Batwa People
  • What to See? Rolling Hills of Bwindi Forest, Batwa People

 

Day 4: Go Gorilla Habituation Experience in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Chimpanzee & Gorilla Habituation Safari

gorilla trekking in Uganda

Gorilla Habituation Experience Bwindi

Found inside the Ugandan borders, at the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, this is a learning experience that has become a stable activity presented by the Uganda Wildlife Authority on a small scale. The experience accommodates a maximum of 4 each day. Bookings for this kind of activity are done approximately 6 months prior to the habituation day specifically during the months of December all through to March and July to October. Gorilla Habituation allows a person 4 hours in the company of the gorillas.

Batwa Cultural Village

The Batwa Cultural village is where the Batwa (Pigmies) still live in the same way they used to years ago in tree houses. The Batwa only began leaving their forest homes around 15 years ago and they have been able to remain on this land thanks to the support of a generous American benefactor who donated the land back to them and created a cultural program. The fees from visiting tourists and are given to the Batwa project and they delight in welcoming visitors to their village and demonstrating how they make weapons, dance, make fires using sticks and cook.

  • Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Accommodation: Gorilla Mist Camp (Mid-Range), Kiho Gorilla Lodge (Up Market)
  • Activities: Enjoy Gorilla Habituation Experience in Bwindi Forest, Visit to Batwa People
  • What to See? Mountain Gorillas, Misty Bwindi Forest, Batwa People

 

Day 5: End of 5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee & Gorilla Habituation Safari

Chimpanzee & Gorilla Habituation Safari

Batwa Cultural Experience

On the final day of your unforgettable 5 Days Uganda chimpanzee and gorilla habituation safari, take a moment to reflect on the extraordinary experiences and connections you’ve forged with some of the world’s most iconic primates. Bid farewell to the lush jungles of Kibale Forest and the ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, where you’ve witnessed the daily lives of chimpanzees and mountain gorillas in their natural habitats. As you journey homeward, carry with you the memories of intimate encounters, the sights and sounds of the wilderness, and a deep appreciation for the importance of conservation efforts in preserving these remarkable species and their ecosystems. Depart with a sense of fulfillment and gratitude, knowing that your adventure has not only enriched your own life but also contributed to the ongoing protection of Uganda’s precious wildlife for generations to come.

  • Destination: Entebbe Airport
  • Accommodation: No Accommodation
  • Activities: Enjoy a Scenic Drive to Entebbe from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • What to See? Rolling Hills of Bwindi Forest, Entebbe

5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee & Gorilla Habituation Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

Included

  • Airport Transfer
  • Accommodation with All Meals as per the itinerary
  • Ground transfers by 4 WD Safari Land Cruiser with Wi-Fi
  • Services of an English-speaking guide- per vehicle.
  • Gorilla Trekking Habituation Permit per person
  • Chimpanzee habituation permit 
  • Bigodi walks
  • Park entrance fees.
  • Bottled Drinking Water
  • All Government taxes
  • Our assistance

5 Days Uganda Chimpanzee & Gorilla Habituation Safari Exclusions

  • Other drinks apart from bottled water.
  • Laundry.
  • Village walks in Bwindi
  • Tips to local guides.
  • Telephone expenses.
  • Porter fees while trekking Gorillas and chimpanzees
  • Personal Insurance.
  • Cigarettes.

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