5 Days Uganda Safari to Gorilla Trekking and Chimpanzee Trekking Experience

Deks Safaris and Tours Ltd offers you the opportunity of a breathtaking 5 Days Uganda Safari to Gorilla Trekking and Chimpanzee Trekking Experience to see leopard, waterbuck, lion, zebra, buffalo, giraffe, gazelle, elephant, and impalas. You will also do gorilla and chimpanzee trekking. Watch the various bird species among a variety of animal species in some of Africa’s best tourist hotspots.

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Detailed 5 Days Uganda Experience Safari

Day 1: Arrive in Uganda and Drive to Kibale Forest National Park

On arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda for the 5 Days Uganda Safari. You will be picked up by our Deks Safaris and Tours Ltd representative with your name printed on an A4 paper. You will be transferred to Kibale National Park. You will drive through Mityana, then the Kyejonjo district, and reach the colorful and beautiful town of Fort Portal. It is the capital of the Tooro Kingdom, situated in the shadow of the fabled “Mountains of the Moon,” the Rwenzori Mountains. You will either have lunch on your way or at your lodge.

After you have checked into your room, you head out to visit Bigodi Swamp. This is a beautiful area in the rainforest with an abundance of animals like monkeys, birds, and maybe forest elephants.

Please note: Visiting Bigodi Swamp is optional and will require making a donation (US $40 per person) to support the community of Bigodi.

  • Journey Time: 7 Hours
  • Destination: Kibale Forest National Park
  • Activities: Enjoy Scenic Drive from Kampala to Kibale National Park and Evening Bigodi Wetland Walk.
  • Accommodation: Check-In at Chimpanzee Forest Lodge – Mid-range Lodge in Kibale Forest.
  • Meals & Drinks: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included), Drinking water (Other drinks not included).
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Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale and Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park in the Afternoon

The tracking will start early and takes about two to three hours, depending on the location of the chimpanzees. After the trek, you will go to your next destination, Queen Elizabeth National Park. This is a huge park where wildlife and people co-exist in harmony to experience of the 5 Days Uganda Safari.

You will check in at your hotel for lunch, and then head out for a boat ride on the Kazinga Channel which connects Lake Edward and Lake George. Some of the best wildlife viewings are done on a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, passing squacco herons, pied kingfishers, large numbers of buffaloes and hippos, basking crocodiles, and many different bird species and large mammals. Over 300 hippos are found in the lake.

You will go for an evening game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park, aiming to catch the lions hunting in the evening. Lions usually hunt when the temperatures are cooler. We can also expect to see Uganda kob, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and waterbuck.

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Day 3: Visit Ishasha Sector for Tree-climbing Lions and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to the Ishasha sector for the tree-climbing lions on the Kasenyi Plains in the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth. The Ishasha sector is notably recognized for its resident tree-climbing lions which are an exceptional attraction and among the highlights of all 5 Days Uganda Safari adventures taken within Queen Elizabeth National Park. In the southern section of this park, the lions are sometimes spotted hanging on branches of huge fig trees.

After the game drive, we move to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home of the famous mountain gorillas. Check in at your lodge for lunch and prepare for yet another highlight of this amazing 5 Days Uganda Safari trip – tracking the mountain gorillas. We will embark on a community walk where you will visit the Batwa, which is an indigenous group of people that have lived in the forest for 500,000 years. You will enjoy traditional dances and drama from them.

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Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest and Afternoon Travel to Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast, head out to the park head offices with your guide. You will have a briefing about the do’s and don’t’s while in the park with the gorillas. Afterward, head out for the gorilla trekking through the misty rainforest. Trekking can take between 2 and 6 hours, depending on the location of the gentle giants. Make sure you carry enough water, sturdy shoes, non-flash cameras, and rain jackets.

At the end of this long and exciting 5 Days Uganda Safari adventure, return to your lodge for a well-deserved shower. Have lunch, relax and thereafter check out in the evening for a transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. The twisting water body, dotted with 29 islands of various shapes and sizes scattered across the water, will amaze you.

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Day 5 of 5 Days Uganda Safari: Drive Back to Entebbe Airport for Departure

We will depart at 5 am from Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort with a packed breakfast and drive to Entebbe Airport (EBB) for the scheduled night flight back home.

  • Journey Time: 9 Hours
  • Main Destination: Entebbe International Airport (Entebbe)
  • Accommodation: No accommodation (End of 5 Days Uganda Safari)
  • Meals & Drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included), Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You’ll be dropped off at the airport.
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5 Days Uganda Experience Safari Inclusions and Exclusions


  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits (One per person, non-resident)
  • Chimp permits (One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)


  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

5 Days Uganda Experience Safari Quotation

  • 1 Persons: $3,190
  • 2 Persons: $2,090
  • 3 Persons: $1,870
  • 4 Persons: $1,760
  • 5 Persons: $1,650
  • 6 Persons: $1,540

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