Uganda Gorilla and Game Safari | 11 Day

Glossary

BB-Bed and breakfast, LDBB-Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast, P Trsf- Park Transfer, F Trsf- Fight Transfer, E-Early morning game drive, OA-Optional Activity, A-Morning game drive, P-Afternoon game drive, GH-Gorilla Habituation, CT- Chimpanzee Tracking, BT-Afternoon Boat Trip, CV-Community village visit, CE – City excursion, AA – Adventure activity, CTR- City Tour, RT-Rhino trekking, MT- Mountain Climbing

Tour Highlights

  • Bwindi has over 459 out of 1063 gorillas remaining in the world according to 2018 Gorilla Population Census, In Bwindi the Gorillas live in upto 50 different gorilla groups each with a dominant silverback.
  • Enjoy tracking playful chimpanzees through the dense Kibale forest, the Park with 13 different primate species is one of the best in Africa. 
  • In Kibale Forest, marvel at the various forest, woodland birds including the Prigogine ground thrush endemic only to Uganda.
  • Embarking on an evening boat cruise and an early morning game drive in hopes of spotting four of the Big Game in Queen Elizabeth.

NON-COMMISSIONABLE NET PRICE

  • Each pax sharing paying 3,968$

Please note that gorilla permit or chimpanzee tracking permit availability cannot be guaranteed until we receive a deposit of USD$800 per gorilla permit and actually book and pay for the permits. The programme or even dates of travel may have to be altered if affected by gorilla permit or lodge availability.

THE PACKAGE INCLUDES:-

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers 
  • ALL Accommodations as per itinerary with all meals
  • All park entrance fees
  • Services of a qualified English Speaking Driver Guide
  • Transport in 1 x 4×4 vehicle
  • 1 liter bottle of mineral water per person per day while on a road safari in a SAFARI CHAPTER UGANDA vehicle 
  • 1 Gorilla permits per person as specified in the itinerary. Gorilla viewing is subject to availability of permits, which are limited. Any gorilla permits required should be purchased when booking. There is a minimum age limit for gorilla tracking which is strictly 15 years.  Gorilla permit prices are subject to change without warning.

THE PACKAGE EXCLUDES:-

  • All International Flights + Taxes
  • Visas
  • Travel & Personal accident insurance
  • Tips & personal expenses such as telephone calls…etc.
  • Excursions not detailed in above program

Arrival at Entebbe International Airport. You will be Met and assisted by a UGANDA SAFARI CHAPTER representative and transferred to your hotel in Entebbe. 

Overnight at Protea Hotel Entebbe(LDBB) “OR similar”

After breakfast, you will set off for Queen Elizabeth National Park. This park was named after Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain. This is the second largest park in Uganda after Murchison Falls National Park. This park boasts of some of the most magnificent views in the Western arm of the Great Rift Valley, it gushes with a remarkable variety of ecosystems, from semi-deciduous tropical forest to green meadows, savannah and Swamps.

Twin Lakes Safari Lodge is a rustic and intimate lodge set in the beautiful surroundings of the Bunyaruguru great crater field in Uganda. Located just outside the Queen Elizabeth National park at 270m above the plains, the breath taking views of the Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lakes Edward and George, the Rwenzori Mountain ranges, Sunrise and Sunset is simply amazing.

Overnight at Twin Lakes Safari Lodge “OR similar”

Wake up to the sound of wild life, after a delicious breakfast, drive off for an interesting game drive. After lunch, you will get to experience a boat ride on the Kazinga Channel that connects both Lake Edward and Lake George.

Overnight at Twin Lakes Safari Lodge “OR similar”

This day after breakfast you will be driven to Ishasha where you will see the tree climbing lions, elephants, buffaloes, birds and many others.

Enjojo Lodge: The birth of a baby elephant on the land during the construction of the lodge led to the name ‘Enjojo Lodge’, which means ‘elephant’ in the local Rukiga language.

The Lodge Borders the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, It offers a relaxed and comfortable retreat on 40 hectares of land in the middle of an acacia forest with scattered grassland and lush vegetation with palmtrees.

Overnight at Twin Lakes Safari Lodge “OR similar”

After breakfast, your safari Guide will drive you southwards to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. This rainforest is located in south-western Uganda, at the junction of the plain and mountain forests. The Park covers 32,000 ha and is known for its exceptional biodiversity, with more than 160 species of trees and over 100 species of ferns. Many types of birds and butterflies can also be found there, as well as many endangered species, including the mountain gorilla.

Rushaga Gorilla Camp is a haven for trekking within the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a highlight of all visits done in Uganda and a reason why you should visit Uganda.

Overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Camp “OR similar“.

Today after an energizing breakfast, you will have a once in a lifetime experience of gorilla trekking, you will report to the ranger station before 8 am registration and briefing by one of the rangers; the guides will then lead you through the undergrowth, parting thick creepers, to track the gorillas. The trek can take anywhere from half an hour to 7 hours – a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking boots. It is an extraordinary feeling sitting in the dense rainforest knowing you are with a few of the last remaining mountain gorillas.

This day your will have a chance to visit the Switzerland of Africa located in Uganda the soothing breezes of this beautiful Lake. The sereneness on Lake Bunyonyi is a mind relaxer, its scenic views of relief and the surrounding islands at sunrise offer a rewarding adventure on its own, and with binoculars you can enjoy the plentiful birdlife plus the far-reaching islands on a canoe. 

After your morning breakfast we shall drive towards Lake Mburo National Park with a stopover for lunch and then proceed to the park. While in the park you will get the chance to see groups of zebras, Impalas, topis, giraffes, buffaloes, Elands (An eland is also known to be the largest Antelope) etc. After checking in at the lodge, with a bit of relaxation you will drive out to embark on a 2 hour boat ride on Lake Mburo to sight of both land and water mammals such as Hippos, Buffaloes, birds in compliment of the scenic views with in the nature of Lake Mburo.

This day we will have a night game drive through the park.

Early morning you shall head for an early morning walk to see animals and wild nature on foot. After the experience you will return to the lodge for hot breakfast then head for a canoe to view both land and water mammals such as Hippos, Buffaloes, birds in compliment of the scenic views with in the nature of Lake Mburo.

This day, you will drive to Entebbe. On your way you will do a stopover for Shopping at the Equator souvenir before you Proceed.

This day you will spend your day resting at the lodge and later in the night you will be transferred to the airport for your night flight.

End of Safari.

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