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Gorilla Safari

Gorilla Safari

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 4 - 10 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 10 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1486 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1883 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe airport. Transfer to Kampala for your dinner and overnight. O/N Sheraton Hotel / Serena Hotel or Emin Pasha. Includes: (B).

Day 2: After breakfast, travel to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, with a brief stop at the equator as you cross from one hemisphere (North) to the other (South). Lunch en-route in Mbarara. Proceed to Bwindi and arrive at Buhoma Park headquarters late in the afternoon. O/N Engagi Lodge / Buhoma Lodge. Includes: (FB).

Day 3: Gorilla tracking. You will be accompanied by a Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger / guides and you are recommended to have a porter to carry your day pack for you. The terrain can be difficult, with steep slopes covered in dense vegetation that gives the park its name. Participants do need to be physically fit. The time taken to track the gorillas varies enormously, from as little as half an hour to as much as 8-9 hours before one returns to camp. The difficulty is not impossibility whilst coming face to face with one of the great primates is well worth the effort! O/N: Engagi Lodge or Buhoma Lodge. Includes: (B).

Day 4: After breakfast start return journey to Kampala stopping en-route for lunch at Mbarara. Visit the Ankole cultural village to view arts and crafts and souvenirs purchases. Proceed to Kampala arriving early evening. O/N Sheraton Hotel / Serena Hotel or Emin Pasha Hotel. Includes: (B).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Gorilla permit
- Entrance fees to the park
- Meals and accommodation.

Price Excludes:
- All expenses of personal nature.

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