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Gorilla and Wildlife Safari, 6 Days

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 10 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1500 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2500 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival day. On arrival at the airport, you will be warmly welcomed by your driver/guide, who will then transfer you to Kampala for overnight at either Serena Hotel, Common Wealth Country Resort (High end/luxurious accommodation), Grand Imperial Hotel, Royal Capital Palace Hotel (Medium class accommodation) or Fairway Hotel (low Budget accommodation).

Day 2: Kampala - Bwindi. After breakfast, depart from Kampala early morning and proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, having a stop over at the equator line for photos. The drive takes you through savanna grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns.

Bwindi is home for the rare mountain Gorillas, there over 360 mountain Gorillas and it is a bird watchers haven, it holds over 346 species of birds and contains 90% of all Albertine rift endemic species and other primates. Dinner and overnight either at Mantana Tented Camp (high end luxurious accommodation), Buhoma homestead (medium class accommodation) or Buhoma community camp (low Budget accommodation). Approximate driving time is 8-9 hours.

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking. After breakfast and briefing from the guide, enter the forest in search for mountain Gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable forest is a home for the rare mountain Gorillas and about 650 individual gorillas left in the whole world half are Bwindi. Tracking may take 2 - 8 hours, depending on the location of the Gorillas. One may walk a short or long distance in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. After tracking return to Camp for relaxation, overnight at the lodge.

Day 4: Bwindi - Queen Elizabeth National Park. Depart from Bwindi for Queen Elizabeth National Park, with a game drive in the Ishasha sector, which is in the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Expect to see the famous tree climbing lions that can be spotted on the large fig trees and other wild life such as Topis, Buffaloes and warthogs. Dinner and over night either at Mweya Safari Lodge or Jacana Lodge (high end luxurious accommodation), Mweya Students Hostel (low budget accommodation). Approximate driving time is 5-6 hours.

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park. Early morning game drive to Kasenyi area to look for the lion prides and other wild life such as Uganda kobs, Buffalos, Leopards, Hyenas, Elephants. Kasenyi area is referred to as the Kobs mating grounds and it in this place lions target to grab Kobs mating. Return to lodge for lunch break.

In the afternoon take a launch cruise on the Kazinga channel where you will have a chance of seeing the hippos huffing and spraying mere feet away from the boat, Buffalos lingering at the banks of the water, crocodiles and a variety of water birds species. Dinner and over night at the lodge.

Day 6: Queen - Kampala fly out. After breakfast, return to Kampala with brief stop at the Mpambire drum village to buy souvenirs. Continue to Entebbe International Airport to catch your flight back home, tour ends.

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

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Dec 2011

We are a Tour and Travel Company based in Kampala Uganda established to serve the increasing demands of the tourism and the travel industry in Uganda. We specialize in tailor made itineraries based around each client’s need, ranging from one (1) day to thirty (30) days safaris and more. We organize both long and...

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