6 Days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Tracking Tour
|Day 1: Arrival-Kigali Mgahinga National Park-Nature Walk||Day 4: Transfer-Kibale Forest National Park-Nature Walk|
|Day 2: Gorilla Trekking-Mgahinga National Park
Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking-Mgahinga National park
|Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking-Kibale Forest-Community Visit
Day 6: Departure-Kampala
Day 1: Arrival-Kigali Mgahinga National Park-Nature Walk
After arriving at the Kigali International Airport you will be picked up and transferred to the stunning Mgahinga National Park. You will transfer for a few kilometers and when you reach Kisoro, you will break off for lunch then later transfer to the Park.
When you get there, you will transfer to check-in your lodge/ hotel then later proceed to enjoy a guided nature walk around the various trails watching numerous bird species fly from one place to another. After your walk transfer to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Kisoro Tourist Hotel, Mount Gahinga Lodge, Sabinyo Silverback Lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking-Mgahinga National Park
Wake up have breakfast then transfer with your valid Gorilla Trekking Permit to the headquarters to be briefed on the Dos and Don’ts around the Mountain Gorillas then in groups of 8 you will transfer into the forest to track the Mountain Gorillas of the Nyakagezi Group for a period of 3-5 hours and when you meet them only an hour is allowed to stay in their presence.
Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking-Mgahinga National Park
Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the beautiful Forest vegetation in Mgahinga National Park to track the stunning Golden Monkeys which are very exciting to encounter as they play, jump making grunting/squeaking sounds with amazement of seeing you. You will track these for 2-4 hours and when you are done, you will return back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Kisoro Tourist Hotel, Mount Gahinga Lodge, Sabinyo Silverback Lodge.
Day 4: Transfer-Kibale Forest National Park-Nature Walk
Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage, embark on a transfer to the green vast Kibale Forest National Park for a period of 6-7 hours.
When you reach Fort Portal, you will break off for lunch then later you will transfer to experience a guided nature walk around the thick forest vegetation watching bird species flying from one place to another, small mammals and primates like the Monkeys. After the Nature Walk, proceed to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Primate Lodge Kibale, Ndali Lodge, Chimpanzee View Guest House.
Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking-Kibale Forest-Community Visit
Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the headquarters where you will be briefed about the Dos and Don’ts around the Chimpanzees then with your valid Chimpanzee Tracking permit, you will be distributed in groups of 6-8 to go track the Chimpanzees.
You will transfer to the starting point at the Kanyanchu Visitor’s Center where you will leave with a skilled ranger guide to penetrate the forest and track these for a period of 2-4 hours. When you meet them, take numerous photos of them to keep foe memories. Return back to your lodge/ hotel for Diner and Overnight. Primate Lodge Kibale, Ndali Lodge, Chimpanzee View Guest House.
Day 6: Departure-Kampala
Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage, embark on your journey to Kampala/ Entebbe International Airport to board your flight back home.
- Transportation to and fro
- Gorilla trekking Permit
- Golden Monkey Tracking Permit
- Chimpanzee Tracking Permit
- Expert, English-speaking local driver/guide
- All accommodations while on tour
- Meal as indicated in the itinerary
- Park Entrance fees
- All Activity Fees included in the tour itinerary
- Pre-tour briefing and itinerary document, maps and postcards
- International flight and Visas
- Personal insurance
- Drinks, tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses (laundry, souvenirs, etc.)
- Extra items