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Uganda gorillas and chimps safari

Get up close and personal with the great apes in the Pearl of Africa.

Guide Price

From £4,995 | $6,850 per person (based on 2 adults sharing)

Duration

7 nights

Best Months

June - February

Country

Uganda

Summary

Our Uganda gorillas and chimps safari includes two of Africa’s most epic wildlife experiences – gorilla trekking and tracking chimpanzees in the wild.

Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda Rwanda

Itinerary overview

Over a period of seven nights and eight days, you’ll experience the wonders of a primate safari in the highlands of Western Uganda.

Activities included

On our incredible Uganda gorillas and chimps safari, you’ll walk with chimpanzees in Kibale National Park, where they are found in great numbers. Spending time with our closest genetic relatives and observing their behaviour is truly special.

You’ll then journey on to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for the highlight of any Uganda safari holiday: gorilla trekking. Mountain gorillas are only found in two location in Africa, one of which is Bwindi, where 50% of their number are found. A day of gorilla trekking involves walking through pristine rainforest, followed by an hour spent in the company of a gorilla family. You’ll be amazed at how they interact; their social hierarchy, and how they tend their young. This hour will be one to live on in the memory forever.

Pricing and considerations

This itinerary can be enjoyed all year round, but for the best time to visit Uganda for easiest trekking conditions is June to October, and January to February.

Whilst we recommend Uganda for people of all ages, the minimum age for gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking is 15 years.

Our guide price for this itinerary is from £4,995 / $6,850 per person (based on 2 adults sharing), using our best value accommodation in low season.

All our luxury family safari holidays are designed on an individual basis, so this will vary depending on time of year, activities, transport methods and choice of accommodation. The best way to start planning is to contact us.

  • Uganda Buhoma Lodge
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  • Kibale National Park chimpanzee tree Uganda safari
  • Kingfisher Uganda Bwindi
  • Ndali Lodge Kibale Uganda
  • Ndali Lodge Kibale Uganda
  • Trackers Safari Lodge Uganda
  • No.5 Boutique Hotel Entebbe Uganda luxury
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Why travel with Coral Tree?

We are the specialists in luxury Africa family safari holidays

We are Africa experts and also parents. We understand what makes a memorable family adventure.

Our knowledge and connections are unsurpassed

We have been living and working in African tourism for over two decades.

Every journey is tailored with your specific wishes in mind

No off-the-shelf packages or cookie-cutter itineraries. Unique family safaris.

Each trip funds grassroots conservation and girls education projects

You pay no more for the privilege, we support causes close to our hearts.

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