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Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safari, 6 Days

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Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safari, 6 Days

Uganda (Entebbe, Kampala, Bwindi National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park,Kibale Forest0

Uganda is known as the Switzerland of East Africa. Come tour its mountainous forests such as those found in its Bwindi National Park. You will also tour Queen Elizabeth National Park, known for its extensive game reserve.

Day 1 Entebbe, Uganda

Arrive Entebbe; meet assist and transfer to your hotel.

Meal(s) Included: Dinner

Overnight at Imperial Resort Beach Hotel or Similar

Day 2 Kampala/Bwindi

We drive southwest into “The Switzerland of East Africa” The paved road turns to all weather dirt road. The scenery includes areas of high hills and low valleys that are for the most part farms. We arrive at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, a World Heritage Site famous for Gorilla trekking.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Hotel

Day 3 Bwindi National Park

Gorilla Tracking Day. After breakfast we take a short drive to Park Headquarters to meet with the local guides and trackers who will instruct us on the etiquette of gorilla trekking. We then hike into the forest to begin the trek which can take from 1 to 6 hours and climb to altitudes in excess of 7,500 feet. The terrain is rough and although the hike is physically demanding the beauty of the forest and surrounding scenery make the trekking a worthwhile adventure. Once the gorillas are located all fatigue is forgotten, as the experience is often described as being the most profound natural history experience in the world.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Hotel

Day 4 Bwindi/Queen Elizabeth

Second Gorilla tracking day.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Hotel

Day 5 Queen Elizabeth National Park

Leisurely return drive to Mbarara.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Hotel

Day 6 Queen Elizabeth/Kibale Forest

Drive to Entebbe stopping at Kampala for lunch and shopping including a visit with the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers. Arrive at airport for late evening onward flight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight at Hotel

 

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Accommodation hotels, Lodges or Tented Camps
  • Transportation in 4×4 Safari vehicle
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Meals indicated

TOUR PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Flights
  • Cost of visa
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gorilla Permits, Chimp permits
  • Gratuity to drivers and guides
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