This 6 days Uganda Gorilla safari starts in Entebbe and ends in Entebbe with great memorable experiences that include the Mountain gorillas, tree-climbing lions & Chimpanzee trek in the magic Kibale National Park.
Destinations to be visited on Uganda safari include the Kibale Forest National Park famous for chimpanzee trekking, a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel as you drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with over 500 mountain gorillas for the magic Gorilla trekking in the mist all trips tailored by Primate Safaris.
DAY 1: Arrival in Uganda
Upon arrival in Entebbe airport, you will be transferred to Airport View hotel. Bed and Breakfast basis.
Connect the morning flight from Entebbe to Kasesse air strip. Transfer to Mountain of the Moon Hotel.
Afternoon spent at leisure. A walk in this Toro people town with a visit to the nearby tea plantation is an
This area of Fort Portal and Kasenda stands out for its tea plantations that extend through the
mountains around it. Tea is the most popular drink in the country and the one that most people drink.
The other options will be to visit the nearby crater lakes:
Lake Nyabikere: It is located 11km from Fort Portal, and is the easiest lake to access.
Top of the World: From this viewpoint you can see 3 lakes at the same time. It is a very good option for a
walk in the area. Easy and very well marked.
Lake Nkuruba: It is located about 25km south of Fort Portal. You can take a tour of the lake and bathe.
Lake Lyantonde: It is located in the west of Lake Nyinambuga. It is one of the most beautiful lakes.
Nyinambuga Lake: It is located in the south of Lake Nkuruba and has a great landscape around it full of
Lake Katanda: More secluded than others. On the way you can see the rural life of the people of the
area. Very close to the Muhammad waterfalls, which may be an option to complete the visit.
Nyamiteza Lake: Very easy to access if you come from the main road that goes from Fort Portal to the
Queen Elizabeth NP. It is a beautiful lake with a rural population around it. It is one of the best options
because it has a very nice accommodation right next to the crater: Bella Vista Lodge. You can go on
walking tours in the surroundings.
Other lakes are Lake Kifuruka located west of Lake Nyinambuga. The color of the water is green because
it still has sulphurous waters. Excursions to the area can be made through local guides from the
surrounding eco-lodge campsite. Good area to see birds.
Half board at Mountain of the moon
Day 3: Chimpanzee
Today we will have a full day Kibale Forest National park for the primates.
Stay at Mountain of the Moon bed and breakfast basis.
Day 4: Buhoma Lodge
After breakfast you will drive from Fort Portal to Buhoma Gorilla Lodge passing through Queen Elizabeth
National Park. However, you will have a stop at the Kazinga channel where you will go for a 2 hrs boat
ride to view the hippos and the birds. Full board at Buhoma Gorilla Lodge
Day 5: Gorilla Tracking
An early breakfast will be served and later on you will be transferred to the gorilla tracking information
office for a pre-gorilla tracking briefing by the park warden and rangers at 8am. After a detailed briefing,
the game rangers will then lead you into the forest to track these gentle giants (Mountain gorillas). The
thrill of spending time observing the gorillas as they interact with each other is a pleasing and
unforgettable one; you are allowed an hour and a half witnessing the interaction of these close relatives
of the human race. You will carry with you a packed lunch since the time spent tracking the gorillas
cannot be estimated:-but varies from 3 to 8 hours. Return to the lodge for the rest of the day
Day 6: Kisoro -Ebtebbe
Transfer to Kisoro air strip. Connect the 11:40am flight to be at Entebbe at 13:30pm. Connect your flight
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