chimpanzee in Kibale forest
6 Days


This Uganda Primates Tracking safari offers you an opportunity to explore the rain forests in western Uganda corridor. The tour starts with chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest National Park; one of Africa's best safari destinations for chimpanzee tracking. You then continue to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for mountain gorilla trekking in the southern sector of the park. The last bit of the experience is golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga National Park which borders the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.



Day 1
Entebbe / Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park

Pick up from Entebbe or Kampala by our smiling tour guide. Drive to Kibale via Mityana, Mubende, through tea plantations of Kyenjojo and Fort Portal. Settle in at your lodge in time for dinner and overnight.

Day 2
In Kibale Forest National Park

Have a morning spell in the forest as you track the Chimpanzees and other primates resident in Kibale Forest. Resting after lunch, enjoy the Bigodi Swamp Walk with chances to see different bird & butterfly species, primates like black and white colobus monkey, red tailed monkey, blue monkey, grey-cheeked mangabeys, among others.

Day 3
Kibale to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

long day’s drive from Kibale Forest through cascading hills of western Uganda with great views of the Virunga massive as you approach the Kigezi Highlands to the Rushaga sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park - THE Home of the Mountain Gorillas.

Day 4
In Bwindi National Park

Tick Gorilla trekking off your bucket list!

Day 5
Bwindi to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

An early morning drive to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for golden monkey tracking. Overnight stay in Kisoro town.

Day 6
Kisoro to Kampala / Entebbe / Departure

Have a long drive back to Kampala or Entebbe or to the airport if having an onward departure. An en-route stopover for lunch in Mbarara town.

You can also drive to Kigali, Rwanda and fly out although this will require you to have an East African visa.

Lastly, you can opt to take a one-way flight from Kisoro to Entebbe to avoid the 10 hrs+ drive.