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This 4 day Uganda Gorilla safari, will take you for Gorilla trekking in Bwindi which covers an area of about 321 sq km and is among the oldest forests lasting over 24,500 years or in Mgahinga Gorilla National park which is the smallest national park in Uganda. You will be able to trek one of the habituated mountain gorilla groups in these parks. Besides the Gorillas, you will also have an opportunity to see other primates such as the red-tailed monkeys, chimpanzees, baboons, black and white colobus monkeys among others. This forest is also home to 120 mammals, 51 reptiles, 310 butterfly species, 27 species of frogs, geckos, chameleons, 163 tree species, 104 fern species, 1000 flowering plants, as well as over 350 species of birds such as the hornbills and the Turacos! Gorilla trekking takes around 2 to 8 hours, which is worth it as those into hiking will have a great time climbing up and about the rolling hills, and going through the lush vegetation.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • -Ground transportation
  • -Gorilla tracking
  • -A good old fashioned genuine tented mobile safari.
  • -Born fire (camp fire)
  • -Nature walks

DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1:- Entebbe area, Camping

Upon your arrival in Uganda at Entebbe airport, your guide will pick you and give a full safari briefing and take you shopping for your safari drinks then head to your designated campsite.  Depending on your flight details, the first highlight of your safari will be a sunset boat cruise or nature walk. Camping will be Botanical gardens Entebbe at a camp-site with permanent ablutions.

Accommodation; Tented camp, campsite with ablutions

Activities; A sunset boat cruise or nature walk

 

DAY 2:- Entebbe to Bwindi/Mgahinga national park
An early morning start from Entebbe takes you southwest and across the Equator. Embark on 8~9hrs drive through savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredibly long curving horns. You then ascend into the Kigezi highlands, known as the "Switzerland of Africa", with terraced farming and mountain scenery.

Accommodation; Tented camp, campsite with ablutions

DAY 3:- Gorilla trekking

After an early breakfast and a briefing by a ranger guide, enter the gorilla sanctuary for your adventure.  The beauty of this rain forest is spectacular.  The area offers dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense, but criss-crossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. The time taken and the terrain vary with the movements of these great primates. The thrill of spending time observing these gentle and endangered giants is an awesome, exciting experience to be long savored. Many find it to be a rare and moving opportunity.

Accommodation; Tented camp, campsite with ablutions

Activities; Gorilla trekking

DAY 4:- Transfer to Entebbe Airport

This morning, end your stay in the "Land of the Mountain Gorillas" and depart with great memories of the moments spent with the fascinating Mountain Gorillas. Transfer back to Kampala with lunch en-route.

END OF SAFARI.

RATES

Based on 2 people - $1,536 per person

  • -Ground transportation in customized safari vehicles
  • -Gorilla permits
  • -Service of Professional guide, safari camp chef, camp assistants
  • -Nature walks
  • -All activities as specified in the itinerary
  • -All meals and mineral water whilst tented camps
  • -Visa fees
  • -Travel insurance
  • -Tourism levy & conservation fees
  • -Some meals, Drinks & activities as requested from guest
  • -Items of personal nature e.g tips, telephone, laundry e.t.c
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