chimpanzee tracking


1 day Chimpanzee Tracking safari to Budongo Forest Reserve

This short Day Chimpanzee safari will take you to Budongo Forest Reserve to have a face to face encounter with human’s closest wild relation-the Chimpanzees. These awesome apes will surely fascinate you. Bundongo Forest is located in Western Uganda and it is a four hour drive from Kampala -Uganda’s Capital City. Budongo Forest is famed for mahogany trees and a very big number of chimpanzees. It is home for approximately 700 chimpanzees.

Budongo Forest Reserve also boosts of its different wildlife species such as 359 bird species, 9 primate species, 289 butterfly species, 465 tree species and 24 mammal species.

Day 1: Transfer to Budongo Forest for Chimpanzee tracking

Day 1: Your safari will start from your hotel in Kampala/ Entebbe. Your professional driver guide will pick you up and together with him you hit the road towards Budongo Forest for Chimpanzee tracking. You will have lots of great photography opportunities along the road. Please feel free to ask your driver guide to stop and you capture photos of the beautiful hills, plantations and many more.

Upon arrival, you will have your lunch and have a briefing by your ranger guide about Budongo Forest and all you need to know about Chimpanzee trekking.  Immediately after this activity, you will proceed for chimpanzee trekking. You will join your very knowledgeable and skilled rangers who will take you through the whole exercise. Together with the rangers, you will enter the mahogany forest and start off your fascinating activity- tracking the chimps. Have an opportunity to interact and see the Chimps up close.

Look out for other wildlife and bird life here. Please do not forget to take your very memorable photos of the chimpanzees. After your day chimpanzee trek, you will join your driver guide and transfer back to Kampala/ Entebbe reaching later in the evening.

End of Safari


  • Road transport throughout the trip
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • 1 litre of bottled drinking water
  • Lunch on your way.
  • Entrance permits
  • Chimpanzee Tracking permit


  • Visas/Entry Permit for Uganda if required.
  • Pre & Post Tour Accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe
  • Personal Insurance Covers.
  • Tips, Beverages and Souvenir
  • All items of personal nature

Interested in this safari?

  •  A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refunded if the booking is cancelled up to 45 days before arrival.
  • Balance should be paid 60 days before arrival.

Why Choose Us?

  • Trip Departs any date
  • Best prices
  • Authentic Uganda safari experience
  • Tailor-made safari packages
  • Accommodation and meals inclusive
  • Professional guides
  • Group discounts available

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