7  DAYS
7 Days Gorilla Tracking Uganda
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OVERVIEW

This safari involves mountain gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, plus game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

DURATION: 7 DAYS

PLACES TO VISIT: Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth, Kazinga Channel, Kibale

ITINERARY
Day 1  Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National park

In the morning after breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National park through the scenic country sides of western Uganda. We pass by Kigezi hills with nice terraces through the “scenic little Switzerland” of Uganda. We take lunch on the way and arrive late in the evening at Bwindi national park for dinner and overnight at Luxurious Gorilla resort camp or Buhoma Community bandas. Full board meals. 
 

Day 2  Gorilla Tracking

After breakfast, we get briefing from the guides then proceed to the forest for Gorilla tracking. The time it takes to encounter the gorillas is unpredictable so we will have packed lunch with us. We will have enough time to spend with the endangered gorillas before we return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Full board meals.

Day 3  Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, we proceed to Queen Elizabeth National park with a game drive en route through the Ishasha sector. Here, you will see tree climbing lions, bush bucks, antelopes and many other animals. You will arrive for lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon, you will be driven to the crater lakes region to view the various crater lakes around the park plus the Lake Katwe where salt is traditionally mined in the park.

Dinner and overnight at luxurious Mweya safari Lodge/Jacana Lodge. Full board meals.

Day 4  Kazinga Channel Cruise

Very early in the morning, we drive to Kasenyi track for a morning game drive in search for animal like the Leopards, Lions, Elephants, and Hyenas among many others. In the afternoon, we go for a launch cruise along the Kazinga channel where you will see Hippos, Crocodiles and a variety of water birds. Dinner and overnight at your lodge. Full board meals.

Day 5  Kibale National Park

We drive to Nyakasura via fort portal town to Visit the ‘Amebere ga Nyinamwiru’ caves to view the stalactites and the stalagmite. Then proceed to Kibale National park for dinner and over night at Ndali lodge, Kanyankyu tourist centre or in Fort portal where you can stay at Rwenzori view guest house. Full board meals.

Day 6  Chimp Tracking- Bigodi Swamp

After breakfast, assemble at Kanyankyu tourist centre for a morning chimp tracking and then we go on a swamp walk for a variety of primates like the Vervet Monkey, L’hoest Monkey, Black and white and the Red colobus Monkeys, Olive Baboons and many others. In the afternoon, you will be taken for a nature walk around Bigodi swamp to view the various bird species in the park. Dinner and overnight at your lodge. Full board meals.
 

Day 7  Drive back to Kampala

After breakfast, drive back to Kampala via fort portal Mubende road. 

Meals: B,L

MAP

  1. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  2. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  3. Queen Elizabeth National Park
  4.  Kazinga Channel
  5. Kibale National Park
  6. Bigodi Swamp
  7. Kampala

Inclusions

  • Park fees
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water on all days
  • Camping Equipment
  • Porterage

Exclusions

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Rescue Fee
  • Climbing Gear
  • Sleeping Bag

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