Young mountain gorilla in the forest of Uganda

Uganda Gorillas and Chimps: The Iconic One-Week Safari

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited


Places Visited

Entebbe, Kibale National Park, Semuliki National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Suggested Duration

8 Days

No two primate encounters are ever the same. Journey into Uganda’s remote jungle and the intimacy is exquisite, the world’s rarest primates surrounding you on all sides. You will have unparalleled experiences with mountain gorillas, golden monkeys, mangabeys, and rare chimpanzees walking upright. This handcrafted safari combines the country's exclusive primate highlights in just one week of luxury travel, bringing intense and evocative scenes with the jungle’s remote inhabitants.

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Trip Highlights

  • Journey into Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and spend an hour with a unique gorilla troop, admiring all their charms from just seven meters away
  • Go gorilla trekking a second time, spending an hour with a different gorilla troop, savoring the intimacy of an encounter with the world’s largest primates
  • Trek through the Kibale Forest to find one of the world’s largest habituated chimpanzee troops, surrounding yourself with their complex social interactions
  • Explore the under-explored Semuliki National Park, where chimpanzees walk upright in forest clearings, and there’s a brilliant intensity to every encounter
  • Search for golden monkeys, another of the unusual primates found in the forests of western Uganda
  • Be surrounded by endangered monkeys and mangabeys, admiring the mischievous expressions of primates you will struggle to see outside Uganda
  • Feast your eyes on Uganda with unique aerial safaris over the volcanic forests

Starting Price

$8,155 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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