ITINERARY FOR GORILLA TRACKING AND GAME – 7 DAYS
Day One: Arrival
Arrive at Entebbe air port; meet with our staff for greeting and introduction thereafter transfer you to a hotel in Kampala for overnight. O/N: Pope Paul hotel or Africana hotel or Sheraton. (BB)
Day Two: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth Park
Today, you will head for Queen Elizabeth via Mbarara (283km from Kampala) via Masaka with a stop over at the drum makers and crafts and then at the Equator crossing for snacks and photography. You will arrive Queen Elizabeth National Park very late in the afternoon. on you way to the lodge you will see game and several bird species as you pass through through the park. [Approximate driving time: 6 hours] O/N: Bush Lodge or Simba Safari Camp or Mweya safari Lodge (FB).
Day Three: Chimpanzee tracking (Kyambura Gorge)
Wake up early in the morning for today’s visit to Kyambura gorge for chimpanzee tracking, an encounter with these man’s closest primate is a remarkable experience you will ever have. In the afternoon, you will be taken for a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel where you will be able to see wildlife like Elephants, Hippos, Crocodile and different bird species. you will alsoo go for an evening game drive to search for more animals in the park. O/N: Bush Lodge or Simba Safari Camp or Mweya safari Lodge (FB).
Day Four: Queen Elizabeth Park – Bwindi Forest Park
Wake up early for an early morning game drive before starting off the journey to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Along the way in Ishasha, if weather conditions permit you may see tree-climbing lions then drive Bwindi south for dinner and overnight. [Approximate driving time: 4 hours] O/N: Gorilla forest camp or Travellers Rest Hotel (FB)
Day Five: Gorilla tracking
You will go to the jungle at around 8:00am after breakfast in the morning, with packed lunch and porters to Track Gorillas this is the climax of the tour. Gorilla tracking can take 3 -9 hours on walking in the jungle before one returns to his/her accommodation, the jungle, precipitous landscape (5200 feet plus) and rain may make the tour challenging and you need physical fitness but with a close encounter face-face with the largest primate of Africa is a remarkable experience you will ever have in life. O/N Gorilla forest camp or Heritage Hotel Kisoro (FB).
Day Six: Bwindi – Kampala
Take a gentle drive back to Kampala via Kabale, Mbarara, through the Ankole – Masaka dry corridor to Kampala city. [Approximate driving time:9 hours] O/N: Pope Paul hotel or Africana hotel or Sheraton. (BB)
Day Seven: Departure
You will then transfer to the airport for your return flight back home; as you keep remembering the pearl of Africa.
- This safari starts and finishes in Entebbe. The Bwindi gorilla permit is included in the safari cost.
- Group price EUR 1356, USD 1898, £1265 per person. One gorilla permit included in cost.
- Single room supplement EUR 122, USD 171, £114.
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