Awesome Apes - ACU5

Day 1: Entebbe – Kibale Forest National Park.
Approx. 5 hrs Meet on arrival at Entebbe airport, assist through customs and start your journey to the west via Kampala. Drive through the green tea plantations and the evergreen Kibale forest, arriving Fort-portal in time for Lunch. Proceed to the Lodge. Meals and Overnight accommodation at the Lodge.

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking - Kibale Forest NP.
Tracking takes about 3 to 4 hrs After Breakfast, transfer to Kanyanchu park Headquarters in time for a briefing and head out to the forest. Chimpanzee tracking starts early in the morning. Kibale Forest is a host to 13 primate species. The guide will provide detailed explanations on not only primates, but also on all the forest's fauna and flora, ensuring that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and primates in close quarters. After lunch, go for a walk in Bigodi - an eco-tourism swamp with rare and beautiful flora and fauna. Meals and Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 3: Kibale – Bwindi National Park – App. 6 hours.
After an early breakfast start for Bwindi National park with a packed lunch – the drive is about 6 hours with a game drive through Ishasha area (Home of the tree climbing lion and a magnitude of other wildlife) Arrive late in the afternoon, relax at the lodge as you enjoy the views or take a village walk with a visit of local shops, or craft shops. Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 4: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Tracking takes 3 to 10 hrs. There is an early morning entry into a gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest is spectacular, heavily vegetated and dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for trekkers. This park is best known for the fascinating Gorillas, where the time taken and terrain varies according to the movements of these fantastic apes. The thrill of spending time with and observing these gentle giants is a rare and moving adventure that will leave you with long lasting memories of a truly unique experience. The Gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with each other, return to the lodge in the afternoon. Meals and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 5: Fly to Entebbe – Connect to international flight.
After Breakfast, start for Kihihi airstrip in time for your 9:45 AM flight arriving Entebbe Airport at 11:25 AM. Depending on the weather, you may have the best views of the Volcanoes, villages and Lakes as you take off, proceed to the airport and connect to your onward international flight. Please book return flights departing Entebbe after 1pm. Note that flight schedules are subject to change.

ACCOMODATION USED Lion range (Luxury):
Kyaninga/Ndali Lodge, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp /Bwindi Lodge/Clouds Lodge. Pride range (Mid range): Primate Lodge Kibale, Silverback Lodge/Mahogany springs lodge.

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