7 Days Kibale Chimpanzees & Rwenzori Hiking Safari

7 Days Kibale Chimpanzees & Rwenzori Hiking Safari will take you to western Uganda to experience the unique primates in Kibale National Park and take on the famous mountain Rwenzori. 

7 Days Kibale Chimpanzees & Rwenzori Hiking safari

Safari Highlights of the 7 Days Kibale Chimpanzees & Rwenzori Hiking Safari

  • Chimpanzee Trekking 
  • Bigodi Nature Walk
  • Mt. Rwenzori Hiking

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale National Park 

Day 1 of the 7 days Chimpanzee Trekking and Mt Rwenzori Hiking Safari will find you in Kampala or Entebbe where you will link up will our guide at 8am and together you will head to western Uganda. This is a 5 to 6 hour journey so you will in Kibale National Park in the late afternoon or early evening. On this day you will have a lunch stopover in Fort portal town before you proceed to Kibale National Park. 

In Kibale National Park, you will check into your accommodation, where you will have dinner and a night rest. 

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking and Bigodi Nature Walk

Day 2 of the 7 Days Kibale Chimpanzees & Rwenzori Hiking Safari, you will be up early have breakfast and after breakfast you will head to the park headquarters for a chimpanzee trekking briefing. After the briefing you will then enter the forest to find the chimpanzees, when you find the chimpanzees you will spend an hour with them and then head out of the forest. This whole experience will take about 4 to 5 hours and after you will head back to your accommodation where you will refresh and also have lunch. 

In the early evening your will then head to Bigodi Swamp for a Nature walk to experience the nature and birds in these unique swamps. 

You will retire for the day and head back to your accommodation for dinner and a night rest. 

Day 3: Transfer to Mountain Rwenzori National Park

Day 3 of the 7 Days Safari, you will be up have breakfast and after breakfast you will set off to Mt Rwenzori National Park where you will arrive in the afternoon. At Mt Rwenzori National Park you will have lunch and after lunch your will go out for a short game drive in the park and after head back to your accommodation. 

You will have dinner and a night rest at your accommodation. 

Day 4: Mt Rwenzori hiking

Day 4 of the 7 days Chimpanzee Trekking and Mt Rwenzori Hiking Safari, you will be up early have breakfast and head to the starting point of the hike. At the starting point you will have a hiking brief before you start the hike. On this day you will hike through the afro montane forest and the steep ridge to the Shine hut 2596 meters above the ground. You will have dinner and spend a night at the Shine Hut. 

Day 5: Hiking to Samalira Camp

Day 5 of the 7 Days Kibale Chimpanzees & Rwenzori Hiking Safari, you will be up early, have breakfast and after breakfast you will continue on, on your hike up the mountain. On this day you will hike through the bamboo zone, past Kalalama through the thick forest and the mossy ridge. Your stop on this day will be at Samalira Camp 3174; which will be last stop of this hiking experience. You will have dinner and spend a night at the Samalira Camp.  

Day 6: Descending the mountain

Day 6 of the 7 days  Chimpanzee Trekking and Mt Rwenzori Hiking Safari, you will be up early, have breakfast and after start your descend down the mountain. This descend will take a whole day and you will be back the starting point in the evening. You will then head to your accommodation in Mt. Rwenzori National Park where you will have dinner and spend a night. 

Day 7: Transfer to Kampala 

Day 7 of the 7 Days Kibale Chimpanzees & Rwenzori Hiking Safari, you will be up early, have breakfast and after breakfast you will then set off for Kampala or Entebbe. This journey will take about 6 to 7 hours and you will be in Kampala or Entebbe in the evening. The guide will drop you at a location of your choice in Kampala or Entebbe. This will be the end of your 7 days Chimpanzee Trekking and Mt Rwenzori Hiking Safari.

End of the 7 Days Kibale Chimpanzees & Rwenzori Hiking Safari

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