14 Days Tour Uganda Gorillas (CSU-141)

14 Days Uganda Gorillas

This rewarding experience safari perfectly offers opportunity for you to visit the most important National Parks in Uganda: Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Additionally, you further relax and enjoy the scenery of Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale as well.

Accomodation: Self Contained Cottages

Meal Plan: FullBoard

Transport: Landcruiser 4*4


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Trip Overview

Starts and ends in Kampala

Day 1: Arrival & Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Day 2: In Murchison Falls National Park

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park:

Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale National Park

Day 5-6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 7: Transfer To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 8: Gorilla Tracking

Day 9-10: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi- Kabale

Day 11: Lake Mburo National Park

Day 12: Transfer to the Source of the Nile

Day 13: Source of the Nile and Bujagali Falls

Day 14: Chimpanzees in Ngamba Islands in Lake Victoria

Highlights For The Safari

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Game Drive
Safari Route MapDetailed ItineraryWhat is IncludedThe Safari Plan Excludes

Day 1 Travel to Murchison Falls National Park
After break fast, your guide will drive you to Murchison Falls National Park with a stop over at Kaniyo Pabidi for primate tracking, and visit to the top of the falls. Where the River Nile is furiously forced through a 7m cleft and it plunges over 50m down into the devils pool; with plum of spray casting rainbow. Dinner and over night at luxurious Paraa / Mid Range Nsambya River Lodge / Budget Red Chili Tented Camp.

Day 2 Game Drive and Launch Cruise up the Base of the falls;
Have early coffee and proceed to ferry to cross the Nile to the northern bank for early game drive thisis fantastic and we shall be looking for the lions, hyenas, criss-crossing tracks. We shall be in close contact with giraffes, Kobs, Red bucks, Bush Bucks and Oribs. Amazing birdlife include Ground hornbill,Kori Bustaeds, Stanley’s bustards, Crested Cranes, Yellow billed stalk, Saddle bill stock and alot more.We get back to the lodge for lunch and thereafter we take a cruise up to the Nile to the bass of the fall, and this is magnificent spectacle. From here, the mighty river Nile explodes through a narrow gorge and flows down to be placid river whose banks are thronged with hippos, Crocodiles, Water bucks and buffaloes. If lucky you may catch the sight of the rare shoe bill. In addition hippos and crocodiles are abundant and you will see elephants,buffaloes,water bucks and a variety of birds, ducks, bee eaters, fish eagles. The launchtrip (17 km and back takes 3 hours). Dinner and overnight at luxurious Paraa Safari lodge / Mid range Nsambya River lodge.Budget / Red Chili tented camp.

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park:
After breakfast you transfer to Fortportal with stop over enroute for lunch,arriving late in the evening. Dinner andovernight in Luxurious Primates Lodge/midrange RwenzoriView/Budget nyinabulitwa Country Resort.

Day 4:Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale National Park.
After early breakfast, briefing, here you will find one of the largest populations of chimpanzees in Uganda, you will also have a chance to see other primates and forest bird life.Remember to carry water, rain gears, jungle boots and back pack. It will be perfect opportunity to listen to the chimps as the grumble, our closest relatives. After lunch in fort portal, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park with stop over at the Equator queens pavilion, driving slowly through the crater track for scenic view. We shall check in for dinner and over night at the luxurious Mweya Safari lodge / midrange Jacana lodge / Budget Institute of Ecology hostel.

Day 5 transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, we shall transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, stop over for lunch enroute and Equator reaching Queen Elizabeth Park late afternoon.

Day 6: Game drive and launch trip on the Kazinga Channel
After a cup of tea/ coffee, enjoy the spectacular sun rise and take on early morning game drive along the Queens Nile, Channel tracks and Kasenyi tracks.

We shall be looking for lions, hyenas and leopards. You will have the opportunity to see at close range Lec of Kobs, herds of Cape Buffalos, return to the lodge for break fast and lunch. Afternoon a boat trip along the hippo crowded banks of Kazinga channel gives you a unique unequalled wildlife experience. Eye to eye with Yawning hippos and surrounded by a vast numbers of migrant and resident water birds the boat puts one, rights in the heart of nature, Many buffalos rest in shallows while big herds of elephants enjoy themselves drinking and playing along the channel banks. Crocodiles have become a common sight and occasionally leopards may be seen. The legendary giant forest hog is visible rocking the bush. Warthog is a hallmark sight on the Mweya peninsula. The outstanding scenery along the crater at the foothills of the misty mountains of the moon (Mt. Rwenzori). The drive is breathtaking experience. Our friendly guides will assist in planning for a game drive giving you worthwhile talks. Retreat to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Optional Activities:
You may extend a day or two for the following activities

Maramagambo Forest: – Many suprises awaits you in the exclusive Maramagambo rainforest. A variety of short, medium and long guided nature walks are offered. Pythons are often observed in the grievances of the bats cave floor using the bats as a source of food. The cave is near the picturesque Blue lake and hunters cave. You may proceed into the heart of the forest where you will see tranquil crater lakes and wild chimpanzees, other primates and many forest birds including the Rwenzori Turaco.
Bird watching:
Queen Elizabeth boasts of 606 bird life species. Our guide is knowledgeable and experienced and will guide you, offering you a good chance of spoting Uganda’s most sought after bird, the prehistoric looking shoebill stork.
Other species of most interest you will see include Martial Eagle, Papyrus gonolek,
African skimmer, African fish eagle and other rare birds. A minimum of 2-3 days gives you the opportunity to see these beautiful birds.
Tree Climbing Lions:-
Truly, this is pearl in the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. The tree climbing lions can be spotted on large fig trees while Topi, Uganda Kobs and Buffalos graze in the studded savannah.
Traditional Salt works:-
Your guide will drive you to the oldest 14th century salt production area where salt has been mined by traditional methods and is still in use today.
Salt production peaks during the dry season and you will be given talk about it. This activity takes 1-3 hours.
Primates tracking in Kyambura Wildlife Reserve
The gorge is dramatic with the steep gorge formed by turbulated waters of the
roaring Kyambura river, provides a lush riverine forest, home to chimpanzees
black and white colobus monkeys, Olive baboons and redtailed monkeys and
other primates as well as plenty of forest birds. A guided nature walk will take you into the gorge that is 100m deep and offers a great chance to track habituated chimps in their Natural habitat. It takes 2-4 hours.

Day 7: Bwindi Impenetrable Nationalpark.
After break fast, drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via Ishasha sector; branch into the park for a game drive looking for tree climbing lions. You will also enjoy the spectacle of the Topi, Kobs, and Buffalos as they dot the acacia grasslands in the park. The experience is fantastic, arriving in Bwindi early in the after noon. Dinner and overnight in the luxurious Gorilla Resort Hotel / Midrange British Hotel Kisoro / Buhoma Community Camp ground. (Full board).

Day 8 Gorilla Tracking:
After early coffee, proceed to the park headquarters for briefing. You will need to be there by 8:00am and have the following items: Walking Sticks, Jungle boots, Raingears, 2 liters of water, back pack packed lunch. Porter services may be arranged should you require / need one. You will push your way slowly through the dense impenetrable forest criss-crossing animal trails, up to the Gorillas. At any one time, you will be 8 clients in your group. Sitting with the Gorillas as they grumble and murmur while feeding, playing will be your life long memorable experience. This is for sure fantastic. The activity takes between 2-6 hours Come back to hotel in early afternoon. If not too exhausted, why not take a village community walk? This will climax the visit by a cultural show by the Batwa Pygmy communities. In the evening proceed to hotel for dinner and overnight. (Full board)

Day 9: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi- Kabale
After breakfast, you drive to Kabale through the winding and hilly country; here you will see the true “Switzerland of Africa” where the hill sides have been terraced. In Kabale, visit Kabale Museum. This is a display of the Bakiga Cultural heritage where one can see the ecological and natural historical exhibitions. It is a vivid reminder of the Kiga community colourfull past and rich tradition quite informatic as you will be guided. Your guide will then transfer you to your hotel.Overnight at Arcadia Cottages / Bunyonyi Overland Resort / Bushera Island cottages.

Day 10 Boat / Canoe and Community Walk:
After a cup of coffee, proceed to the village walk.Your guide will lead you to coffee plantations, blacksmithfegarons and the African grin distribution factory. After breakfast proceed for a boat / canoeride on the illustrations and scenic lava dammed Lake Bunyonyi. The area offers perfect opportunity for photography and birding. After lunch proceed to Lake Mburo National Park. After checking in,proceed for an evening drive, dinner and overnight in Luxurious Mountain Tented camp/ Mid range Arcadia Cottages / Budget Rwenyo Bandas.Full Board).

Day 11: Lake Mburo National Park
Have early and proceed to take early guided nature walk where you will see wildlife leaking salt from a platter. After there proceed for a game drive, have plentiful spectacles of the impalas, Zebras, Bushbucks, water bucks and a boat ride on the Lake Mburo. You will see a wide range of birds including the African Fish Eagle, African fin foot and Papyrusbush shrike.Overnight at Luxurious Mantance Camp / Midrange Arcadia Corttages / Budget UWA Bandas at Rwonyo. (Full Board) .

Day 12 Transfer to the Source of the Nile
After breakfast your guide will drive you to Kampala stopping enroute for lunch and drive to Jinja. In the evening for dinner and overnight at Nile Resort or Kingfisher Safari Resort.( Full Board).

Day 13: Source of the Nile and Bujagali Falls
In the morning try out the wonderful experience of the white water rafting. Visit the source of the Nile and Jinja town with colourful gardens and Asian coloured building style. In the afternoon you driveback to Kampala, with a stop over at Mabira forest ecotourism centre. Transfer to hotel in Entebbe, relaxing in the botanical gardens. Dinner and OverNight at Entebbe Botanical Beach Hotel.

Day 14 chimpanzees in Ngamba Islands in Lake Victoria
Take a hearty breakfast and get transferred to the pier next to the Lake Victoria to meet your 9:00 am boat trip. It takes about 45 minutes to cross to the Ngamba Island; you will also cross the Equator again in the waters. The sanctuary houses 39 chimpanzees’orphans. The guide will hand over to the Orphanage management who will give you briefs on the sanctuary; before touring the place. You will be amazed by the chimps as they clap their hands, dance, play in the cage with motor tyres and how they relate to each other and their keepers in the relatively short period of time. It’s all fantastic and fan. Admittedly, the ideal place for the chimps would be reintroduction in the forest / wild however,this is not possible for a variety of reasons making the sanctuary second to none.You will return to the main land and be transferred to Hotel and/or to meet your flight back home.

  • Park entrance fee as indicated in the itinerary
  • Mountain gorilla & chimpanzee permits as indicated in the itinerary
  • A SAFARI VAN driven by an English speaking driver/guide. Exclusive use of vehicle.
  • Pick up and drop off at the airport.
  • All transfers as per the itinerary
  • All the accommodation and meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Mineral Water in the Car</>
  • International flights in and out of the country.
  • All services not indicated in the itinerary (any of the optional activities).
  • Drinks: sodas, wines, whiskies, brandies, beers, etc..
  • Ugandan visas: single entry visa costs US$50 and it is required for all countries that require visas for Uganda (principle of reciprocity). Under the new application process, all visas must be applied online at least two weeks prior to travel: https://visas.immigration.go.ug
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Tips, telephone expenses, etc.

TOTAL PRICE FOR THIS PACKAGE FROM USD

PACKAGE USD $
LUXURY:  3- 4 PERSONS EACH …..
MIDRANGE: 3- 6 PERSONS EACH …..
BUDGET:  4-6 PERSONS EACH …..

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5 Days Bwindi Queen Elizabeth Tour

5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Safari

Accomodation: Self Contained Cottages

Meal Plan: FullBoard

Transport: Landcruiser 4*4


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Trip Overview

Starts and ends in Kampala

Day 1:Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking

Day 5: Back to Entebbe & Departure

Highlights For The Safari

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Game Drive
Safari Route MapDetailed ItineraryWhat is IncludedWhat is not includedTrekking guidelines
Day 1: ENTEBBE AIRPORT / KAMPALA
Early pickup and transfer to the southern end of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. It’s a long journey, you will have several stopovers to take photos and relax. We will have a stopover at the equator for photos, in Mbarara Town (the capital of Ankole and long horned cattle) for lunch and along the route for photos.
Dinner and overnight at: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge (cottages)/Rushaga Gorilla Camp

Day 2: BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK (The Ultimate Gorilla Experience)
After breakfast, we will take a short drive to the Park headquarters for a briefing before setting off for mountain gorilla trekking. You will have a general briefing on the behaviours of the mountain gorillas as well as the strict rules that you are supposed to obey. Thereafter, you will be allocated to one of the habituated groups (& a guide) in the sector, which only welcomes 8 visitors a day to minimize behavioural disturbance and the risk of exposure to human-borne diseases. You will hike into the forest and once you have located them, you only have one hour to take photos, film, selfies, etc. Thereafter, you will walk back to the starting point.
Dinner and overnight at: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge (cottages)/Rushaga Gorilla Camp

Day 3: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK (A Medley of Wonders)
After early breakfast, we will transfer to your lodge in Queen Elizabeth National park. You will enjoy your packed lunch. Later in the afternoon you can go an evening game drive within the park. You will have a chance to spot animals like elephants, Hartebeest, roan antelopes, Defassa waterbuck among other animals. Later on drive back to your lodge.
Dinner and overnight at: Queen Elizabeth Park View Tourist Lodge/Twin Lakes Safari Lodge (luxury cottages)

Day 4:KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK (The Primate Capital of the World)
With your packed breakfast, we will go for an early game drive in Kasenyi area. We will spend most of the morning exhausting all our options in the park.
With an amazing 5000 hippos, 2500 elephants, over 10,000 buffalos, ten species of primates (chimpanzees, Vervets and black-and-white colobus monkeys, baboons),over 600 bird species and the big Cats (lions, leopards, civets, genal and serval cats); this park guarantees to sight some of Africa’s most iconic species.
In the afternoon, you go for a 2-3 hours boat trip on a 32-kilometre long natural channel, the Kazinga Channel; that connects Lake Gorge (to the east) with Lake Edward (to the west) this boat cruise gives you a chance to cruise just meters from schools of hippos, herds of buffalos and elephants.
Thereafter, we will drive to your lodge in Kibale Forest National Park
Dinner and overnight at: Kibale Safari Lodge/Kibale Guest Cottages

Day 5: ENTEBBE AIRPORT/KAMPALA – DEPART
Early breakfast and transfer at 06:30hrs to Kibale Forest National Park headquarters for briefing before setting off for chimpanzees tracking. Thirteen species can be sought, and a good variety of diurnal monkeys invariably encountered (including L’Hoest’s, red colobus, blues, red tailed and gray– cheeked mangabeys), but the stars of this trail are the chimpanzees. It is home to a total of 70 mammal species and over 375 species of birds.
After meeting the chimpanzees, we will continue to Entebbe International Airport for your evening departure flight. You will have lunch at a restaurant in Entebbe.

  • Park entrance fee as indicated in the itinerary
  • Mountain gorilla & chimpanzee permits as indicated in the itinerary
  • A SAFARI VAN driven by an English speaking driver/guide. Exclusive use of vehicle.
  • Pick up and drop off at the airport.
  • All transfers as per the itinerary
  • All the accommodation and meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • International flights in and out of the country.
  • All services not indicated in the itinerary (any of the optional activities).
  • Drinks: sodas, wines, whiskies, brandies, beers, etc..
  • Ugandan visas: single entry visa costs US$50 and it is required for all countries that require visas for Uganda (principle of reciprocity). Under the new application process, all visas must be applied online at least two weeks prior to travel: https://visas.immigration.go.ug
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Tips, telephone expenses, etc.
  • Do not eat or smoke when with the gorillas or within a distance of 200 meters from the gorillas
  • Do not get closer than 7 meters (21 feet) to the gorillas.
  • Do not use flash photography as they may scare the gorillas.
  • No one with any sort of disease or communicable disease (e.g Flu, Diarrhoea) is allowed to enter the park for tracking
  • Always stay together in a tight group while with the gorillas, do not surround them

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4 Days Bwindi Lake Mburo Tour

4 Days Bwindi Lake Mburo Tour



Accomodation: Self Contained Cottages

Meal Plan: FullBoard

Transport: Landcruiser 4*4


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Trip Overview

Starts and ends in Kampala

Day 1: Transfer to Lake Mburo for an afternoon game drive

Day 2: A morning Boat Ride and proceed to Bwindi Forest.

Day 3: Gorilla tracking and an afternoon optional nature walk

Day 4: Return to Kampala

Highlights For The Safari

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Boat Ride
  • Game Drive
Safari Route MapDetailed ItinerarySafari Plan IncludesWhat is not included
Day 1: Entebbe/Kampala – Lake Mburo National Park (Whispers Of The Wild)
Enjoy your breakfast at leisure and then transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, where we will arrive in time for lunch. Relax for some time and at sundowner go for a game drive.

Day 2: Lake Mburo National Park – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
In the early morning, you will go for a guided game walk within the national park. It’s the best way to limit vehicle noise and contamination of the environment. It is also healthy to walk and the best way of getting close to the animals without scaring them off. (Optional activity: You can do a 2 or 3 hours horseback ride within the park. – Cost per pax: US$110 for 2 hours; US$130 for 3 hours).
Thereafter, you will return to the lodge for breakfast, check out and then transfer to Rushaga Sector, in southern end of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Arrival at the lodge, check in and lunch. In the afternoon, you can go for one of the optional activities.

Optional activities:
– Do a guided waterfall walk in Rushaga (Cost per person: US$30)
– Go for a guided batwa and natives community visit and walk (Cost per person: US$25)
– Go for a guided walk to the Batwa community and Garama caves located within Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (Where Gold Meets Silver) (Cost per person: US$80)
– Go for a guided gorge walk (Cost per person: US$30)

Day 3: In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (The Ultimate Gorilla Experience)
After Breakfast, we will take a short drive to the Park headquarters for a briefing before setting off for mountain gorilla trekking. You will have a general briefing on the behaviours of the mountain gorillas as well as the strict rules that you are supposed to obey. Thereafter, you will be allocated to one of the habituated groups (& a guide walk) in the sector, which only welcomes 8 visitors a day to minimize behavioural disturbance and the risk of exposure to human-borne diseases. You will hike into the forest and once you have located them, you only have one hour to take photos, film, selfies, etc. Thereafter, you will walk back to the starting point.
Note:, you are supposed to carry with you repellents, use trekking shoes, and carry a rain jacket since the weather is unpredictable, no flashes are allowed and each person must carry a minimum of 2 litres of mineral water. Since we cannot tell where the mountain gorillas will be waiting for you, you are also requested to take packed lunch (the hike can take from 2hr to 8hr in altitudes exceeding 7.600 feet).

DDay 4: Bwindi Impenetrable Np –Entebbe Airport – Departure
Breakfast and transfer to Entebbe International Airport for your evening departure flight. You will have lunch at a restaurant on route.

  • Park entrance fee as indicated in the itinerary
  • Chimpanzee permits as indicated in the itinerary
  • A SAFARI VAN driven by an English speaking driver/guide. Exclusive use of vehicle.
  • Pick up and drop off at the airport.
  • All transfers as per the itinerary
  • All the accommodation and meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • International flights in and out of the country.
  • All services not indicated in the itinerary (any of the optional activities).
  • Drinks: sodas, wines, whiskies, brandies, beers, etc..
  • Ugandan visas: single entry visa costs US$50 and it is required for all countries that require visas for Uganda (principle of reciprocity). Under the new application process, all visas must be applied online at least two weeks prior to travel: https://visas.immigration.go.ug
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Tips, telephone expenses, etc.

TOTAL PRICE FOR THIS PACKAGE FROM USD

PACKAGE USD $
LUXURY:  3- 4 PERSONS EACH …..
MIDRANGE: 3- 6 PERSONS EACH …..
BUDGET:  4-6 PERSONS EACH …..

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3 Days Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

3 Days Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

This is a 3 Days Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park that starts and ends in Entebbe. On this trip, visit Queen Elizabeth National Park and view the rare Tree climbing lions first hand with experienced and knowledgeable game rangers.



Accomodation: Self Contained Cottages

Meal Plan: FullBoard

Transport: Landcruiser 4*4


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Trip Overview

Starts and ends in Entebbe

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 2: Game Drive and Launch trip on Kazinga Channel

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking & Return to Entebbe

Highlights For The Safari

  • Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Game Drive
  • Boat Cruise
Safari Route MapDetailed ItinerarySafari Plan IncludesWhat is not included

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Your guide will meet you at your hotel and at 7:00am and drive you southwards through rolling country side. You will encounter the famous royal drum makers of Buganda and see a variety of all sizes and receive a talk. We will continue to the Equator and stop over at both hemispheres, directly under the sun. Have opportunity to look at the gift shops for possible collections. Additionally, we shall see the fantastic long horned Ankole cattle, Banana plantations and Tea Estates on the rim of the Albertine rift valley. Queen Elizabeth National Park has an area of 1978 km squared and is placed within the western rift valley.
A stop over at the Kyambura Escarpment provides a spectacular view of the park. Lakes George and Edward clearly connected by the Kazinga channel, as the snow capped Rwenzori mountains stands at an elevation of 5111m above sea level on the rift valley floor.
You will have colourfull sight of the Maramagambo forest, the lakes and wetlands the open parkland grasslands, Acacia woodlands and thickets. With multiplicity of habitats, the park boats of over hundreds of Species such as the Cape Buffalos, hippos, leopards, spotted Hyena, Warthogs and the elusive Giants forest hog, the primates include the Red tiled Monkeys, Red Colobus Monkey, Black and White Columbus Monkey, Blue Monkeys , Olive Baboons. We check in and have a chance to relax before taking an evening game drive to the impressive volcanic explosion, craters, where you see craters filled with water, grasslands and forest. Its home to an array of mammals such as Elephants, Buffaloes, Water bucks and the Kobs. After this scenic drive, a slow drive back to the lodge. Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge / Jacana forest Cottages/ Institute of Ecology – full board.

Day 2: Morning Game Drive and Launch trip on Kazinga Channel.
After a hearty coffee enjoy the sun rise enroute and take off for game drive along the Kasenyi track, In Queen Elizabeth National Park while in search of the cats: the lions, Leopard with Hyenas. Your experience will be enriched with spectacular view of the Uganda Kob at the mating ground. Return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch. In the afternoon, we go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel for an amazing birdlife and a variety of wild animals.
This gives you opportunity to view wildlife up close. Hippo’s huff and spray mere feet away from the boat, buffalos linger in the shallows, wallowing on the river banks. The channel offers perfect habitat for an array of birds including pink backed pelicans, pied and malachite kingfishers, saddle billed stock, cormorants, gulls, crecks, Egyptian geese and many others. You will see the beautiful “conference of parties of bird life” at the end of the channel close to Lake Edward. After this memorable trip, make a slow drive back to the lodge. Overnight at Luxurious Mweya Safari Lodge / Budget Institute of ecology / Mid range Jacana lodge.

Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge
After coffee, we drive to the Kyambura Gorge for forest walk. This forest is in a gorge, drained by the Kyambura River and densely covered by low land tropical forest. You will see various primates most especially the chimpanzees, the blue monkeys, the black and white colobus monkeys enjoying the fig. Enroute, you may also see in the untamed savannah, Kobs, water bucks, Elephants, Lions, Hyenas and several other Antelopes. The gorge forest is 16km long and 100m deeper home to several birdlife species. After, drive back to Kampala arriving in the late afternoon.

  • Park entrance fee as indicated in the itinerary
  • A SAFARI VAN driven by an English speaking driver/guide. Exclusive use of vehicle.
  • Pick up and drop off at the airport.
  • All transfers as per the itinerary
  • All the accommodation and meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • International flights in and out of the country.
  • All services not indicated in the itinerary (any of the optional activities).
  • Drinks: sodas, wines, whiskies, brandies, beers, etc..
  • Ugandan visas: single entry visa costs US$50 and it is required for all countries that require visas for Uganda (principle of reciprocity). Under the new application process, all visas must be applied online at least two weeks prior to travel: https://visas.immigration.go.ug
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Tips, telephone expenses, etc.

TOTAL PRICE FOR THIS PACKAGE FROM USD

PACKAGE USD $
LUXURY:  3- 4 PERSONS EACH …..
MIDRANGE: 3- 6 PERSONS EACH …..
BUDGET:  4-6 PERSONS EACH …..

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3 Days Gorilla Safari in Bwindi Forest (CSU-037)

3 Days Gorilla Safari in BWindi

This is a 3 days gorilla safari that starts and ends in Kampala.
On this trip, visit Bwindi Forest and trek the rare mountain gorillas first hand with experienced and knowledgeable game rangers.



Accomodation: Self Contained Cottages

Meal Plan: FullBoard

Transport: Landcruiser 4*4


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Trip Overview

Starts and ends in Entebbe

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Day 2: Gorilla tracking and an afternoon optional nature walk

Day 3: Return to Entebbe

Highlights For The Safari

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Nature walk
Safari Route MapDetailed ItinerarySafari Plan IncludesWhat is not included
Day 1: Kampala Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Your safari guide will pick you from your hotel and you will depart by road heading south to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This scenic drive will take approximately 9-10hrs. You will have a short stop at the Equator for a photographic opportunity as well as an informative talk. You will continue and stopping at Brovad hotel in Masaka for lunch. Your driver will take you through Uganda’s rolling green hills and through the highlands, also known as the “Switzerland of Uganda ‘Your road will then even head higher to where you can see the triangular peaks of the virunga volcanoes of Rwanda and the Congo. We will then drop down into the valley, to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home of the remaining mountain gorillas. Tonight you will sleep to the sounds of the mountain rainforest.

Day 2:
Up relatively early for a hearty breakfast to give you the energy needed for gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest. Before 8:00 am report to the ranger station for registration and a talk by one of the rangers; the guides will then take you through the forest pushing your way through the undergrowth, parting thick creepers, to track the gorillas. (This trek can take from half an hour to 5 hours – a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes) Sit in the forest among the gorillas, listening to them grumble to each other, and marvel at the sheer size of the dominant male; the silverback. It is an extraordinary feeling sitting in the dense rainforest knowing you are with a few of the last remaining mountain gorillas. It’s amazing to think there are only about 650 of these beautiful creatures left! If you have energy in the afternoon, you will take a village walk- see how the Ugandans live visit the local medicine man, local bars, se how people live in Bwindi village!

Day 3: Leave Bwindi for Kampala
Following a morning breakfast, we will depart back to Kampala, we will be in Mbarara town where you will have your lunch after lunch we will continue to Kampala and we will arrive in the early afternoon the driver will transfer you to your hotel in Kampala or to the airport.

  • Park entrance fee as indicated in the itinerary
  • Chimpanzee permits as indicated in the itinerary
  • A SAFARI VAN driven by an English speaking driver/guide. Exclusive use of vehicle.
  • Pick up and drop off at the airport.
  • All transfers as per the itinerary
  • All the accommodation and meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • International flights in and out of the country.
  • All services not indicated in the itinerary (any of the optional activities).
  • Drinks: sodas, wines, whiskies, brandies, beers, etc..
  • Ugandan visas: single entry visa costs US$50 and it is required for all countries that require visas for Uganda (principle of reciprocity). Under the new application process, all visas must be applied online at least two weeks prior to travel: https://visas.immigration.go.ug
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Tips, telephone expenses, etc.

TOTAL PRICE FOR THIS PACKAGE FROM USD

PACKAGE USD $
LUXURY:  3- 4 PERSONS EACH …..
MIDRANGE: 3- 6 PERSONS EACH …..
BUDGET:  4-6 PERSONS EACH …..

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