7 Day Kyambura, Bwindi & Kibale Safari


7 Day Kyambura, Bwindi & Kibale Safari

This week-long Uganda luxury safari takes you through the open savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth through the game drives and cruises to the deep jungle of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home of the majestic mountain gorillas via the elusive Chimp forests of Kyambura and Kibale. HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TRIP: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Chimpanzee Tracking in Kyambura Gorge and Kibale, Game Drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Tree-Climbing Lions in Ishasha, Boat Cruises on the Kazinga Channel, Birding and visiting Community Projects in Kyambura and Bwindi.

DAY 1 & 2

Arrive at Entebbe airport where an Aerolink member of staff will assist you with the check in and transfer to your 07:45am (arrival 10:05am) or 12:30pm (arrival 14:35pm) domestic flight to Kasese. Transfer to Ndali Lodge, approximate transfer time of 2 hours. The lodge has amazing views of the ancient volcanic landscape, the Bunyaruguru Crater Lake and the Rwenzori Mountains beyond. Enjoy a 2 night stay at Ndali Lodge. Included 3 meals and selected excursions ( Visit to Kibale forest, tracking chimpanzees in their natural habitat. Explore the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary).

DAY 3 & 4

Depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park. En route, take a short walk in the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains and take in the views of this magnificent mountain range. Alternatively, drive straight to the park and take a game drive. Time permitting, visit the Kyambura Women’s Coffee Cooperative and its coffee processing station or the wetland reserve to spot birds. Both projects were set up and are run by the Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust (VSPT). Enjoy a 2 night stay at Kyambura Gorge Lodge. Included 3 meals and selected excursions, visit the The Kyambura Gorge, in the afternoon take a cruise on the Kazinga Channel.

DAY 5 & 6

Your safari now continues to the primeval Bwindi forest. Travelling via Ishasha – subject to road conditions. The long journey through the rapidly changing landscape takes you to Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge, which looks across to the towering trees of the forest. On day 6 After enjoying an early breakfast, you set off gorilla tracking. Trekking through the steep, densely forested hills and then finally coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation is an inspiring and privileged moment. Tracking in the Bwindi forest requires stamina and can often take most of the day. 2 night stay at Bwindi Lodge. Included 3 meals and selected excursions.


Transfer from Bwindi lodge to the Kihihi airstrip. Leave with the 09:45am (arrive at 11:25am) or 14:05pm (arrive at 15:55pm) return flight to Entebbe and connect in time for your return flight.

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