Kibale Forest and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Expedition – 10 days
Embark on an extraordinary 10-day expedition to Kibale Forest and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Prepare for exhilarating encounters with wildlife, magnificent gorilla treks, and breathtaking landscapes. A perfect adventure for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers.
Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Take some time to relax and prepare for the exciting journey ahead.
Day 2: Journey to Kibale Forest
After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Kibale Forest National Park. The journey offers stunning views of Uganda’s countryside. Once you arrive, settle into your lodge and spend the evening at leisure.
Day 3: Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest
Get ready for an exhilarating chimpanzee trekking experience in Kibale Forest. Accompanied by experienced guides, venture into the dense forest and observe these intelligent primates in their natural habitat. Listen to their calls, observe their playful behaviors, and marvel at their resemblance to humans.
Day 4: Bigodi Swamp Walk and Cultural Encounter
Embark on a guided nature walk through the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, renowned for its rich biodiversity. Explore the swamp and encounter a variety of bird species, monkeys, and other wildlife. Interact with the local community to learn about their traditions and customs.
Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Leave Kibale Forest and embark on a scenic drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Enjoy the picturesque views as you make your way to the park. Upon arrival, check in at your lodge and relax amidst the stunning natural surroundings.
Day 6: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi
The highlight of your expedition awaits as you embark on a thrilling gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Accompanied by a team of knowledgeable guides and trackers, trek through dense vegetation in search of these magnificent creatures. Spend valuable time observing and photographing these rare mountain gorillas in their natural habitat.
Day 7: Batwa Pygmy Cultural Encounter
Immerse yourself in the cultural heritage of the Batwa Pygmy community. Engage in interactive activities, witness traditional dances, and learn about their ancient hunting and gathering techniques. This unique encounter provides valuable insights into the indigenous people of the region.
Day 8: Guided Nature Walk in Bwindi
Embark on a guided nature walk through Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Explore the diverse ecosystems, from lush forests to bamboo zones, and encounter various bird species, primates, and other wildlife. Gain a deeper understanding of the park’s biodiversity and conservation efforts.
Day 9: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
Bid farewell to Bwindi and transfer to the tranquil Lake Bunyonyi. Enjoy the serene surroundings, take a leisurely boat ride, and visit the charming islands scattered across the lake. Indulge in the beauty of this scenic destination and relax before heading back to Entebbe.
Day 10: Departure
After breakfast, transfer back to Entebbe International Airport for your departure. Depart with lifelong memories of your wildlife adventure in Kibale Forest and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
End of Safari
- Service of an English-speaking professional driver/guide.
- Transport whilst on safari in a 4×4 safari Land cruiser with pop-up roof for game viewing.
- All transfers upon arrival and departure as in the itinerary.
- Full Board Accommodations whilst on safari.
- All park entrance fees are as per the itinerary.
- All game drives as detailed in the itinerary.
- Drivers’ salary and allowances plus park fees for driver and vehicle.
- Government taxes & levies.
- Complimentary bottled drinking water whilst on safari.
- International & internal flights.
- Airport arrival or Departure taxes.
- Tips and gratuities to driver/guide, hotel/camp and restaurant staff, and room service.
- Items of a personal nature i.e., telephone/internet usage, laundry.
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, etc.
- Change in itinerary/accommodation rather than those specified.
- Activities, visits, and tours that are not mentioned in the package.
- Extra Expenses, insurances, Visa’s & validity of travel documents.
- Extra drinks and meals that are not mentioned in the package.
- Easter/Festival/High season/New Year’s supplements as per lodge/hotel policy.