Uganda Safari Gorilla-6 Day

Tour Code: JEH6PG

Day 1: Airport Transfer
You will be met by our driver/guide at Entebbe International Airport who will drive to Kampala the capital city of Uganda. Check in at Sheraton Hotel or Hotel Africana or Fairway Hotel. Dinner and overnight

Day2: Kampala – Bwindi
After breakfast you will set off for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park the home of Mountain Gorillas. It is estimated half of the world’s surviving population of mountain gorillas -300 live within Bwindi boundaries. Cross the Equator and continue southwards passing through Ankole grassland, stop
for long horned Ankole cattle viewing along the road. The drive is long but enjoyable with lunch stop on the way. Bwindi National Park is located in the southwestern part of the country at the edges of Kigezi Highlands once known as Switzerland of Africa before the drop of the Western Rift Valley. This National Park offers a dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense, but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. Among the gorilla families that live in this forest have been habituated for tourism and although trekking may be strenuous the viewing of the gorillas in their natural habitat is an experience long to be savored. Apart from the gorillas, there are a variety of primates to be seen including the blue monkeys, red tailed monkeys, and black & white colobusmonkeys. The great blue tauracos are often seen and even for a non bird watcher they are marvelous sight.Arrival will be in the late evening, dinner and stay overnight at Bwindi Lodge – Buhoma Homestead Camp or Kitandara tented Camp or Buhoma Community Bandas as you prepare for the tomorrow’s event!

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Early morning breakfast and head for gorilla trekking with a guide together with other tourists group. The trek may be tiresome but enjoyable. This is the major tourist attraction in Bwindi. Carry packed lunch with you have it at a picnic site in the forest. The thrill of your encounter with these gentle giants will erase your difficulties of the potentially strenuous trek. Spend time in awe watching gorillas go about their activities. You are likely to enjoy a close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the
youngsters frolic from vines in a delightfully playful display. Return from tracking gorillas, have dinner and overnight at Bwindi Lodge – Buhoma Homestead Camp or Kitandara tented Camp or Buhoma Community Bandas

Day 4: Bwindi – Queen Elizabeth National Park
After early breakfast head for Ishasha, which is the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, carry out a game drive where you may sight tree-climbing lions. Ishasha is dominated by acacia woodland and scrubland and features the meandering Ishasha River, banked by a riparian forest.
After picnic lunch drive all the way to the northern sector of the park and check in at Mweya Safari Lodge or Hippo Hill Lodge or Institute of Ecology (budget). The evening will be at leisure dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park safari
Early morning visit Kyambura gorge and track chimpanzees in their natural habitat. View a variety of monkeys. After lunch take 2-hour boat/launch cruise on Kazinga Channel. This water way connects two lakes- Edward and George and is filled with schools of hippos, buffaloes and elephants at the banks. Evening will be at leisure, dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Entebbe Airport. (7hrs drive)
After breakfast carryout game drive viewing herds of elephants, buffaloes and antelopes and some predators- lions leopards hyenas etc. Watch different species of birds. Over 500 species have been identified here making it a Mecca for bird -watchers. They include Black-bee eater, 11 different species
of Kingfisher, several falcons, eagles and raptors. Depart this interesting unique part of the world for airport transfer in the evening connection to your homebound flight.

On the way stop at tea plantations, seeing banana plantations a staple food of Uganda, have a stop for picnic lunch and continue to Kampala with a stopover at Mpambire in Mpigi where a century technology of Drum making has been passed from generation to generation. You can buy a souvenir here. If time
allows visit National Theatre Crafts center before you proceed to Entebbe.

END OF SAFARI

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NUMBER OR PAX 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax
Luxury Accommodation $2654 $2405 $2235 $2055
Mid Range Accommodation $1950 $1650 $1550 $1450
Economy Accommodation $1600 $1300 $1200 $1150

The above costs per person include the following UNLESS noted as extras :

  • Airport transfers to / from Entebbe airport to Entebbe hotel or Kampala
  • Meet & greet service with full briefing
  • Services of an English speaking driver/professional guide
  • All safari transportation by 4×4 customised safari vehicle, boat cruises as applicable
  • Boat cruises as applicable per the itinerary
  • All accommodation as set out on full itinerary.
  • Park entry fees and all game drives
  • Meals, fully inclusive on safari (First and last nights in town generally B&B)
  • Bottled water in the vehicle when traveling (up to 2 litres per day)
  • Guides carry mobile phones for 24-hour communication, and 24-hour emergency number in Uganda available to all guests & families

Excludes:

  • Drinks, tips, visas, items of a personal nature, travel insurance and flights
  • Gorilla tracking permits currently USD600 per person per trek Bwindi or Mgahinga, low season reduction to USD450 in Uganda applicable from time to time – per UWA regulations and updates.
  • Chimpanzee tracking permits at Kibale (USD150), Chamburu (USD50),

The price for chimpanzee permits at Budongo is now USD 50 per permit in low seasons which is  1st Mar- 15th June & 1st Oct- 15th Dec. In high season price is USD 60 per permit 16th Dec- 28th Feb & 16th June- 30th Sept.

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