4 Days Gorilla Tracking & Ngamba Island Safari

Gorilla Tracking & Ngamba Island

4 Days Gorilla Tracking & Ngamba Island, Starts/Ends: Entebbe, Uganda | Ngamba Island Chimp Sanctuary & Bwindi Impenetrable NP

Safari Overview:

This 4 Days Gorilla Tracking & Ngamba Island Safari will start in Entebbe and end in Entebbe or Kigali in Rwanda, depending on your flight schedule. The trip will let you explore two beautiful and unique place of Uganda. Nganba Islanda chimpanzee Sanctuary, a home to orphaned chimpanzees and Bwindi impenetrable national park a unique unspoiled reserve, home to a half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas with a broad range of other wild animals and birds with breathtaking scenery, huge expanses of pristine forest, a number of spectacular waterfall and fascinating river that give you a memorable jungle walking experience. On this trip, you will participate in training the Mountain Gorillas for a maximum of 4 hours in order to get them used to human presence.

Safari Highlights:

Included in the price

  • Private return Transport in comfortable 4WD Safari vehicle with Fuel
  • Full time Service of Knowledgeable English speaking Tour driver/ Guide
  • Gorilla tracking permit
  • Park Ranger Guide fees
  • Accommodation and Meals
  • Government taxes

Excluded in the price

  • Any domestic or International flights
  • Visa fees
  • All optional activities
  • Medical and travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to the guide/driver and hotel staffs.
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary of personal nature like laundry and beverages, souvenirs and telephone bills.

Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Ngamba Island for Chimpanzee Viewing.

In the Morning after breakfast, you will be picked from your Hotel in Entebbe by your Gorilla Tracking & Ngamba Island Safari driver. Guide and go to Uganda wildlife Education Cnetre to catch up with a boat trip to Ngamba Island chimpanzee sanctuary which is a home to the orphaned chimpanzee. You will arrive in good time to see them having lunch as they respond to calls and gathering near the fence ready to be fed. You will then explore the island, checking in laboratories as well as theaters to see where the care takers take sick chimpanzees for treatment.

You will then have lunch afterwards return to the main land for an overnight stay at:

  • SHARATON KAMPALA HOTEL
  • 2 FRIENDS BEACH HOTEL ENTEBBE
  • KARIBU GUEST HOUSE ENTEBBE

Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

On this day after your morning breakfast at your hotel, meet you Gorilla Tracking & Ngamba Island Safari Diver/ guide who will transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will make a stopover at the equator for Photography and Mbarara town for Lunch break.

You will then proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, arriving early evening. On your arrival, relax at the lodge while preparing for your gorilla habituation tour the next day.

Dinner and overnight at:

  • MAHOGANY SPRING LODGE
  • BAKIGA LODGE
  • BUHOMA HAVEN LODGE.

Day 3: Mountain Gorilla trekking and afternoon community walk

Early in the morning after your breakfast, you will report at the park office with your packed lunch and drinking water and well dressed in the attire fit for your gorilla trekking. Your will then attend the briefing by the ranger guide about the DO’S and DON’TS of gorilla tracking before you enter the forest for your gorilla trekking experience.

You will be assigned to the gorilla family of which you will track. You will then enter the forest for your gorilla tracking adventure, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The whole tracking may take 3-6 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas in their natural habitat. You will stay with the gorillas for a maximum of one hour once you encounter them, and then on return from tracking, you will go for afternoon nature walk if the Gorilla Tracking & Ngamba Island Safari time allows and you are still strong.

Dinner and overnight stay:

  • MAHOGANY SPRING LODGE
  • BAKIGA LODGE
  • BUHOMA HAVEN LODGE.

Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala or Entebbe airport

After your relaxed breakfast, you will check out of your lodge, be transferred back to Kampala/ Entebbe or Kigali with lunch break along the way. You will arrive early evening. The Gorilla Tracking & Ngamba Island Safari driver/ guide will then drop you to your Hotel or at the Airport if it will be your scheduled departure flight time as you end your tour.

End of the Gorilla Tracking & Ngamba Island Safari

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