6 Days Gorilla and chimpanzee Vilakazi safaris

Our 6 days best of Vilakazi is one of the most selling and popular safari, it leads you to a number of places within a few days’ time saving with more to see, this will lead you through primate destinations alongside other animal species, Bwindi impenetrable national park is located in the southern corner of Uganda, its home to half of the world’s population of mountain gorillas, and these majestic creatures don’t live in captivity

 

Primates are a number one reason to visit Uganda for your best tourism destination; we take you to the best of Uganda destination tracking chimpanzee and trekking mountain gorillas seeing other animal species during this wildlife tour is one of the most amazing things to do.

 

Itinerary overview 

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe airport

Day 2: Transfer to Kibale forest national park

Day 3: chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park

Day 4: Gorilla tracking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Mburo national park

Day 6: Travel to Entebbe

Detailed itinerary 

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe

Upon arrival you will be welcomed by our representative who will transfer you to the hotel that has been booked for you spending an overnight at

Accommodation

Luxury: Lake heights hotel Entebbe | The Boma

Mid-range: 2 friend’s hotel | mission guest house

Best budget: African roots guest house.

Meal plan: Dinner

 

Day 2: Transfer to Kibale forest national park

Following a morning breakfast, you will transfer to Kibale forest national park, the largest forest cover in Kabarole district that stretches to Kawenge, its home to chimpanzee, driving through the beautiful hills, banana and tea plantations for approximately five hours arrival and check in at the lodge.

Accommodation

Luxury: Kyaninga lodge | crater lodge | primate lodge

Mid-range: Isunga lodge | chimpanzee guest house

Best budget: Kibale forest camp | Rweetera camp

 Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: chimpanzee tracking

Chimpanzee tracking is one of the best activities in the country you will have an early morning breakfast later a drive to the Kanyanchu visitor center for chimpanzee tracking, it takes 2 to 3 hours seeing these primates, they are very social, intelligent species with the ability to use tools, they own up to 98% of human DNA playful memories that will last with you a whole life will be here, heading back to meet your guide for your packed lunch and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park, spending dinner and stay overnight at

Accommodation

Luxury: Buhoma lodge | silver back lodge | chameleon hill lodge

Mid-range: Ichumbi gorilla lodge | lake Mulehe gorilla lodge

Best budget: Rushaga gorilla camp | ride for a woman

 

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner

 

Day 4: Gorilla tracking

Early morning breakfast and a drive to the beginning point to track mountain gorillas, you will have a briefing from one of the Uganda wildlife rangers, divided in groups of eight and the tracking begins lead by experienced guides, it takes 2-8 hours depending on how far the gorilla families have moved, the great brown eyed species look so lovely and interesting. Heading back to meet your guide who will transfer you to Lake Bunyonyi, depending arrival time you can have an optional boat cruise around the deepest lake in Uganda in the afternoon or sit at the deck and enjoy sundowners. Dinner and stay overnight at

Accommodation

Luxury: birds nest

Mid-range: Bunyonyi overland

Best budget: Bunyonyi overland

 

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner

 

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Mburo national park

On this day of your six days best of Vilakazi, you will have breakfast and head for the one of the smallest parks of Uganda; you will enjoy the scenic views along the way, arriving in the afternoon for a hot lunch at the hotel and an afternoon game drive, seeing animals like zebras, giraffes, elands, topi, olive baboons among others.

Accommodation

Luxury: Acardia cottages | Mihingo lodge

Mid-range: Rwakobo rock

Best budget: Eagles nest

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6: Travel to Entebbe

 

Waking up to meal and transfer to the international airport, you will have a stopover at the equator for a photo moment and lunch depending on time and later continue to catch your flight back home.