5 Days Kibale and Bwindi
5 Day Itinerary for Kibale and Bwindi
D1 : Kampala – Fort Portal / Kibale
Travel Hemispheres staff will meet you at your hotel in the morning at 7.00am and drive from Kampala through and be driven to Fort Portal/Kibale . Proceed on road driving in the green countryside on Mityana-Mubende road to Fort Portal. On the way will view some coffee holdings tea plantations and open swamp valleys.
After lunch will have time to visit the crater lakes region, spend the evening viewing these natural wonders and later proceed to your accommodation for overnight stay. Dinner and overnight.
D2 :Fortportal/ Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast visit Kanyanchu the park headquarter offices for your chimpanzee tracking where you will see other primates like the colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys plus other primates that share this forest with chimpanzees. The park also hosts over 320 species of birds including the yellow spotted nectar, yellow rumped tinker birds etc. It also has colorful butterflies; over 250 species have been spotted. For nature lovers, the dense forest is still intact you can see trees of different species. Track chimps in their natural habitat. Kibale Forest National Park is believed to have most concentration of primates in the world. Over 12 different species of primates including chimps in this park have been recorded. Enjoy a lot plant life with tall tropical tree species.
In the afternoon visit the surrounding- Bigodi swamp or enjoy unique view of crater lakes and other volcanic features. Drive to Fort Portal town and overnight at Toro Resort dinner and overnight.
D3 : Kibale – Bwindi
After breakfast you will drive to Bwindi impenetrable Forest National park. Picnic lunch on the way . After continue to Bwindi. Dinner and overnight at Lodge facility picked on.
Day 4:Gorilla tracking Bwindi forest national park
This will be day for gorilla tracking. After breakfast with packed lunch, you will be escorted to the starting point of tracking for briefing. Set off early with your guides to track the gorillas. The thrill of your encounter will erase the difficulties of the potentially strenuous track. Bring jungle boots and rain jackets because the park
is often wet. Spend time in awe, watching the gorillas go about their activities. Each encounter is different and has it’s own rewards, but you are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in a delightfully playful display. Return to camp exhilarated to relive the encounter with friends over a drink. Enjoy your dinner and spend the night .
Day 5:Bwindi – Kampala .
Morning after breakfast check out and be driven to Kampala .Enjoy the Switzerland of Africa terrace attractions of adulating hills. Arrival will be in the evening and be dropped at Kampala. END OF SAFARI
Please Note the safari cost will include:
Meals and accommodation at full board for the agreed dates
- Meals and accommodation at full board for the agreed dates
- Gorilla permit 1 permit per person
- Chimpanzee tracking permits Kibale
- safari driver /guide and 4×4 vehicle
- Park fees
- Applicable government taxes
- Drinking bottled water while driving on safari
- Beverages and bar bills, phone calls, personal insurance and any other services of personal nature like souvenirs, tips, laundry etc
We Wish You Successful and Enjoyable Safari!!