6 Days Chimp Tracking and Bigodi Safari (Kibale National Park, Bigodi Village and the Craters)

6 Days Uganda Chimps and Bigodi Safari : 6 days on the roads of Uganda to explore its fascinating nature and dive into the local community to learn more about the lifestyle of the Ugandans in the western region. This 6 Days Uganda safari is taking you on an adventure to search for chimps in Kibale forest, visit Bigodi swamp, and get to points where you will have the best views of craters in the surrounding.

Safari highlights

  • Day 1: Arrival
  • Day 2: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale
  • Day 3: Chimp tracking and swamp walk
  • Day 4: Bigodi community tour
  • Day 5: Crater exploration and drive to Kampala
  • Day 6: Drop off at the airport for a return flight back home

If you want to have this itinerary customized to perfectly suit your travel interests, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Send an email to dolphintours@live.com or info@ugandagorillatrekkingtrips.com.

Detailed Itinerary | 6 Days Uganda Chimps and Bigodi Safari

Day 1: Arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel

Welcome to Uganda: upon arrival at the airport, you will be welcomed by our company representative who will also be your safari driver for this 6-day Uganda safari. He will transfer you to your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe, take you through a briefing of the tour, and you will later have a meal and relax. The safari driver will give you a program for the next day before he leaves.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel

Meal plan: Dinner

Day 2: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale

Wake up and have a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, thereafter check out and transfer to Kibale. The journey takes you through the beautiful Fort Portal town where you will arrive in about 6 hours, have lunch and proceed to Kibale. You will arrive at your lodge in the late afternoon or evening, check in and relax.

Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Meal plan: Full board

Day 3: Chimp tracking and Bigodi swamp walk

On this 3rd day of the 6 days safari, you will go chimp tracking in the morning, return to the lodge for lunch, and relax. Later in the afternoon, head out for a swamp walk in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. When tracking chimps in Kibale forest, you have a chance to see other primates like the grey-cheeked mangabey, red-tailed monkey, and more, while the Bigodi swamp rewards with sightings of attractive bird species. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Meal plan: Full board

Day 4: Bigodi Community Tour

The 4th day of your 6 Day safari will start with a light breakfast at the lodge followed by a transfer to Bigodi village. Visit a home where you will participate in food preparation. Among the activities to do there are organic coffee preparation and cooking local meals.

In the evening, you will hike Kaikusa Hill and meet groups of women who weave beautiful baskets and make other craft items. After this evening activity, you will return to the lodge for the overnight.

Meal plan: Full board

Day 5: Crater exploration and drive back to Kampala

Your day 5 will have a short adventure and the rest of the time will be spent on the road: After breakfast at the lodge, you will check out and go exploring the craters around Kibale and Fort Portal. You will hike to the “top of the world viewing point” where you will have a beautiful view of Uganda’s landscape. From here, you will drive to Fort Portal for lunch and set off back to Kampala or Entebbe where you will arrive in the evening.

Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Meal plan: Full board

Day 6: Drop off at the airport

Optional activities: Kampala city tour, Mabamba Swamp tour

As you come to the end of your 6 Days Uganda safari, you can choose to do a brief city tour around Kampala or visit Mabamba swamp to look for the shoebill stork. This would mean that you will catch your flight in the evening. If you are not doing any activity on this day, you will have breakfast at the hotel, check out and transfer to the airport. The driver will make sure to have you dropped at the airport on time.

End of safari

The tour package includes;

  • Transport in a safari vehicle
  • Professional local safari guide
  • Chimp permit
  • Bigodi Swamp walk
  • Activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water during travel

The tour package excludes

  • Visa and air ticket
  • Tips and gratuity
  • Optional activities
  • Extra meals
  • Alcoholic drinks and cigar
  • Other items of personal nature

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