5 days Fort Portal Semliki hot springs and Chimpanzees in Kibale forest

This itinerary offers a five-day adventure starting with the mystical Amabere Caves and ending with a transfer back to Entebbe. Explore the unique landscapes of Uganda, from the boiling Sempaya Hot Springs to the biodiversity of the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, with opportunities for chimpanzee trekking and visiting scenic crater lakes.



Day 1: Travel to Fort Portal and Amabere Caves

Enjoy breakfast, then drive to Fort Portal for lunch. Continue to Amabere Ga’nyinamwiru Caves for a guided tour of the caves, stalactites, stalagmites, and nearby waterfalls. Stay overnight at either Mountains of the Moon (Upmarket) or Bellavista Lodge (Midrange). Meals included are lunch and dinner.

Day 2: Journey to Semuliki and Sempaya Hot Springs

Depart after breakfast for a 2-3 hour trip to Semuliki, heading straight to Sempaya Hot Springs to observe natural geothermal activity. You can even cook food using the spring’s heat. Return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight, with breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided.

Day 3: Explore Crater Lakes and Move to Kibale Forest National Park

Visit the crater lakes near Fort Portal after breakfast, including the famous Nyinambuga lake, pictured on Uganda’s currency. After lunch and check-out from your lodge, transfer to Kibale National Park. Accommodation is at Kyaninga Lodge (High End) or Primate Safari Lodge (Midrange). All meals are included.

Day 4: Chimpanzee Trekking and Bigodi Nature Walk

Start with an early breakfast before heading to Kibale Forest for chimpanzee trekking with a ranger. Observe chimpanzees and other primates, as well as various bird species. Afterward, visit Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary for a nature walk. Overnight at Kyaninga Lodge or Primate Safari Lodge, with all meals provided.

Day 5: Return to Entebbe

After breakfast, depart your lodge and journey back to Kampala/Entebbe, with a lunch stop on the way. Meals included are breakfast and lunch.


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