5 Day Gorilla Tracking & Wildlife Tour

Starts/Ends: Kampala | Bwindi Forest & Queen Elizabeth National Parks

Gorilla Tracking & Wildlife Tour

5 Days Start/End: Kampala Bwindi Forest & Queen Elizabeth National Parks

Overview

With fewer than 100 mountain gorillas left in the world, this Gorilla Tracking & Wildlife Tour is a privileged opportunity to see these magnificent beasts in their natural habitat. Accompanied by our expert ranger guide you'll track a family of gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and observe their behaviour and daily life. The chance to encounter such rare wildlife at close quarters is a truly remarkable experience. We will also spend a full day tracking chimpanzees in the Kibale National Park, watching how they hunt, feed, play and interact.

In addition to our time with the apes we enjoy a boat trip on Kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth National park, scenic beautiful viewing points and a wildlife game drive safari in the game-rich national park, giving us an excellent chance of spotting some of the big five: lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo.

The Gorilla Tracking & Wildlife Tour will have you stay in characterful lodges and a safari camp set in delightful locations, where we can relax and feel at one with the magnificent natural surroundings of this captivating African land.


Highlights

  • Mountain Gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest.
  • Community walk for cultural experience
  • Game drive in savannah of the northern part and in Ishasha southern sector known for tree climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Boat trip along the Kazinga channel that connects two lakes George and Edward found within Queen Elizabeth national park

Adventures To Gorilla Africa Ltd
P. O. BOX, 230 Kampala, Uganda
Mirage Plaza, Level 2 Room ML2-05
Plot 756 Port Bell Road, Kitintale

Telephone: +256 392 159428
Mobile: +256 782 528711
Write us: info@gorillasafariexperts.com

Itinerary

Day 0: Arrival day

Upon arrival at Entebbe international Airport, the company representative will welcome you and transfer you to your Hotel for your overnight stay.

Accommodation - Luxury: Cassia Lodge Mid-Range: Le Petite Village Hotel, Budget: Sojovalo Hotel

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

The tour guide will pick you and drive to western Uganda up to Queen Elizabeth national park, This is Uganda’s second largest and one of the oldest savannah national park that covers an area of 1978 square km it accommodates a huge number of mammals and bird species than any other park in Uganda, 95 mammal species and 612 bird species are recorded in this park, this number exceeds all other national parks. As you enter this park, check in and relax, have your dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation - Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge Mid-Range: Enganzi Lodge, Budget: Bush Lodge

Day 2: Whole day in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Game drive and afternoon Boat cruise

Wake up early have a cup of tea or coffee and set off to the morning Game drive in search of savannah animals like Elephants , buffaloes, Uganda kobs, Giant forest hogs, waterbucks, warthogs, lions, leopards, mongoose, baboons, Varvet monkeys and hyenas later return back to the lodge for breakfast and lunch. In afternoon head for a boat ride in Kazinga channel where you will have chance to see Hippopotamus, Crocodiles, Monitor Lizards and lots of Water birds afterwards return to the lodge for overnight stay.

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Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi INP, en-route game drive in Ishasha sector

On this day, take your breakfast and afterwards set off to Bwindi impenetrable national park a home for mountain gorillas, through Ishasha sector which is known for hosting tree climbing lions, do game drive there and later proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and overnight stay.

Accommodation - Luxury: Mahogany Spring Lodge, Mid-Range: Buhoma Lodge, Budget: Buhoma Community Rest Camp

Day 4: Gorilla tracking day in Bwindi forest national park and community walk

An exciting day for Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest jungles. Have breakfast and after report to the ranger station with packed lunch, be briefed about the tracking and head to the forest together with a ranger guide to see the gentle giants’ mountain gorillas, on return head to the community walk for the cultural experience of that area .Then later go back to the lodge for overnight stay.

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Day 5: Transfer back to Kampala

On this day after breakfast, you will be driven back to Kampala or airport if it’s your scheduled departure time back home

Note that accommodation will be in either budget: mid- range: or luxury; according to your choice as selected

END OF TOUR.

Included on above are:-

  • Airport transfers
  • Chimpanzee habituation permit
  • Game drives
  • Community walk
  • Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel
  • Gorilla tracking permit that cost USD $ 600, $ 450 [during months of April, May and November low season discounted permits] in Uganda
  • Transport costs in a 4wd vehicle with pop up roof for easy game viewing
  • Full time English speaking and knowledgeable Driver/guide
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Drinking water during the tour
  • Government local tax on Accommodation

However the tour excludes:-

  • 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.
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