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by Andrew
Published: 2016-11-04 (1 year ago)
$1,366.00
Location
Uganda

Tour Summery

  • The tour starts and ends at Entebbe airport
  • Activities: Gorilla tracking, Chimpanzee tracking, panoramic view of the lake, walk through the hills/ forest, canoe riding.
  • Attractions: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Kibale National Park
  • 4X4 vehicle with an English speaking

Trip high light

  • BwindiImpenetrable Forest National Park
  • Kibale National Park
  • Gorilla tracking began in 1993 and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park covers half of the world’s recorded Mountain gorillas – it’s also home to many bird species. Get ready to stare in to the eyes of the jungle`s gentle but fierce giants.

Day 1: Arrival

Arrive at Entebbe Airport and you are met by our staff, you will be transferred to the hotel for your overnight stay. Overnight at Cassia Lodge (BB).

Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi-Lake Bunyonyi

7.30am Transfer by private car from to Lake Bunyonyi near the Gorilla Sanctuary of Bwindi. Lunch will be en-route in Mbarara at Igongo cultural center. Depending on the arrival time, you may opt for a guided village walk to the hilltop bar to get a panoramic view of the lake and the surrounding hills. Games such as pool table and table tennis as well as board games are available. Depending on the time available you can take a walk further up the hills, along village paths to get the view of the beautiful sunset if the weather allows.  Other activities you can enjoy are: bicycle riding around the village, ride a canoe on the lake, take a boat ride to the islands, hire a fishing rod and fish in the lake, swim in the lake but with caution as thermal shock is a real danger (at your risk). Look out for the rich bird life.  Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Overnight at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort (FB)

Day 3: Gorilla tracking & Hiking in the forest.

5 30am:  Breakfast.

6 00am: Transfer to the park headquarters for briefing from park ranger guides.

8:00am: Start the gorilla tracking. This may take between 2 hours to 8 hours. Picnic lunch in the forest. Return to Bunyonyi Safaris Resort for overnight. If the weather allows, you will have a campfire dinner by the lakeside.  Our local harpist will entertain you to song and traditional harp music. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Overnight at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort (FB)

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale-Afternoon Chimp tracking

7:30am after an early breakfast, transfer to Kibale National Park, through interesting landscape arriving in time for Lunch

2.00pm a walk through the jungle of Kibble forest to track the chimpanzees.  The park is home to 12 species of primates including chimpanzees; Olive Baboons, Blue Monkeys, Black faced Red Columbus, Black and White Colobus Monkeys; Red Tailed Monkeys; and an incredible array of bird life, including the Great Blue Turaco. In the evening you can take an optional nature walk around the park or relax by the lodge.Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner Overnight at Primate Lodge Kibale (FB)

Day 5: To Kampala Departure

7:30am breakfast and after return to Kampala and proceed to the Airport for your return flight. Meal plan-Breakfast and lunch

Cost includes: Services as specified in the itinerary, accommodation as detailed in the itinerary based on 2 people sharing a double/twin, 4×4 safari vehicle with services of an English speaking driver/guide,1 Gorilla and Chimp permit per person, all park fees, Mineral Water per day, Flying Doctors Medical evacuation insurance services.

Cost excludes: Personal expenses, air ticket, visas, tips and alcoholic beverages

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