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4 days Gorilla & Chimp Tracking Safari

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Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe, transfer to Kampala.

Pass By: Airport Transfer Entebbe, Kampala Uganda
Our Tourist driver / guide will be at Entebbe International Airport to pick you up from your flight. He will then bring you to Kampala capital city for Dinner & Overnight stay.

Meals included:
• Dinner: Depending on your time of arrival, we organize additional meals at your accommodation facility
Accommodation included: Adonai Guest House

Day 2: Drive to Bwindi.

Stop At: Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda
Early morning, your safari begins with a drive to Bwindi impenetrable forest park via Kabale – Kisoro in the south-western part of Uganda and close to the borders with Rwanda and Congo. You get to cross the most beautiful part of the country with terraced hills, also known as the ‘Switzerland of Africa’. You will see a great country-side, bamboo forest and have great views over the Virunga Mountains. For lunch you will stop at a Restaurant Hotel en-route to Bwindi.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner
Accommodation included: Bunyonyi Overland Camp

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest

Stop At: Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda
Early morning, you will prepare yourself ready to encounter one of Bwindi’s gentle giants in the forest. A briefing from the UWA staff about the trekking and a few rules. Remember to pack your raincoat, boots, and some drinking water. It’s also advised to have done some medical checkup because you will have to be checked before the trekking and this is because Mountain gorillas are highly susceptible to human diseases. About 5 Primate species, 113 species of mammals, 200 butterflies & 300 birds can be found in the impenetrable forest. There are nine habituated Gorilla groups/ families and each group will be tracked by not more than a group of 8 tourists. This exciting journey along the forested slopes, entwined vines, bushes & bamboo is indeed overwhelming and remember to carry a camera with good or extra battery. Your guide will be pointing out previous gorilla activity including dung nests and chewed bamboo shoots. It takes about 2 – 7hours to track the mountain gorillas depending on how far they have gone. After gorilla tracking, you will be transferred to Queen Elizabeth National Park and if lucky you will spot the tree climbing Lions.
Duration: 9 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner
Accommodation included: The River Camp

Day 4: Chimp tracking in Kalinzu forest reserve

Stop At: Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve, Bushenyi Uganda
Early morning, after breakfast, you start with Chimp Tracking at Kalinzu Forest reserve in search of chimpanzees, other primates and birds as well and then continue your drive back to Kampala or Entebbe (Airport). Of course, you stop at the equator, the best place for your souvenir shopping. Later transfer back to Entebbe Airport for your flight.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick you up from any location around Kampala or Entebbe
Duration
4 days
Inclusions
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • All fuel for the tour
  • Park-entrance fees for all National parks
  • 1 Gorilla permit per person
  • 1 Chimp permit per person.
  • Drinking water throughout the safari.
  • Accommodation and Meals on Full Board (Breakfast Lunch and Dinner)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest
  • Entry/Admission - Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve
Exclusions
  • International air fares
  • Entry visa Uganda
  • Meals that are not part of your accommodation.
  • A porter for during the gorilla tracking’s (someone who carries your daypack).
  • Personal (medical/travel) insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.
  • All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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