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3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 3 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 6 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1500 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2400 US Dollar (USD)

The park is located in the South Western Uganda on the edge of the western rift valley. Bwindi is home to over 350 endangered Mountain Gorillas which are quite possibly the most awe-inspiring animals to be found in Africa. There are also 346 species of birds and over 200 species of butterflies.

Gorilla trekking is the major tourist activity in Bwindi with four groups currently available daily for tourists. Mubare group (10 gorillas; 1 silverback) was opened for tourism in 1993, Habinyanja group (18 gorillas, 2 silver backs) was ready in July 1998. Rusheguru group(10 members, 1silver back) was opened in July 2002 while Nkuringo group (19 gorillas , 2 silver backs ) was opened for tourism in April 2004. Gorilla racking in Bwindi can be challenging therefore ensure physical fitness. It starts at 8:30a.m. local time and can last from a few hours to day depending on the movement of these giant apes.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Depart from Kampala at 8:00am and head towards western Uganda. A brief stop at the Equator allows time for photographs. The journey affords images from the vehicle of the long horned Ankole cattle, the rolling hills and terraced landscapes of the region, and beautiful panoramas that are part of Kabale District. We have a lunch break en route at Lake View Regency Hotel Mbarara. Drive direct to the park and arrive late evening. Overnight at Lake kitandara luxury tents/ Buhoma Community bandas

Day 2: Very early in the morning after an early breakfast and guides Very early in the morning after an early breakfast and guides briefing, set off for your Gorilla tracking activity in the forests of Bwindi.

Gorilla tracking can be strenuous, you will need to carry a packed lunch, drinking water, wear comfortable boots or jungle shoes suitable for steep muddy slopes ,put on ear plugs for those who feel uncomfortable with jungle sounds and take a rain jacket. Walking sticks will be made available for those that require one by the park rangers. Dinner and overnight at lake kitandara luxury camp/ Buhoma community bandas.

Day 3: An early breakfast at the camp before the drive back to Kampala. Lunch en route. End of this Uganda safari.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Supplier Information
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Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2006
Client Request Served: 24

The company is owned by Begumisa Robert a Ugandan citizen. Begumisa is a graduate of Tourism from Makerere University. He holds a masters degree in Social Sector Planning and Management and a certificate in tour guiding. He has a wide experience in tourism dating back from 10 years as a tours Manager for East Africa...

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