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3 DAYS GORILLA TRACKING-ADVENTURE SAFARI

 
 
 
SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hands on Western Circuit Culture
  • Eclipse Monument
  • Chimpanzee trek
  • Unique tree climbing lions
  • Boat Cruise along Kazinga Channel
  • Gorilla Trek
  • Boat cruise on the Lake and Punishment Island
  • Community walk

 

Day 1: Departure to Western Uganda.

Having arrived in Uganda the previous day,you will be picked up from your hotel at 0600hours  in Kampala or Entebbe after an early breakfast by our experienced driver guide and depart for Western Uganda. Have a brief stopover for pictures at the Equator (KAYABWE) and proceed to Mbarara a participatory cattle watering. This activity with the long horn cattle keepers starts at the campsite and heads to the grazing grounds. Look out for Eicuba, Long horned Ankole cattle as well. Therafter, proceed for lunch and later on to the Eclipse Monument on Biharwe hill which is said to have appeared in 1520AD. Dinner and overnight at Kingfisher camp.(Budget) (FB).

Day 2: Wildlife and boat Cruise

After breakfast, you shall proceed to the 100m deep Kyambura Gorge where the habituated chimpanzees live. Guided walk begins at 0800hours. Thereafter you will have a picnic lunch thereafter, embark on a boat cruise along the 40km long channel that connects Lake Goerge and Lake Edward at 1500hours.Dinner and overnight at Simba Safari Camp.

Day 3: Game Drive

After an early morning breakfast,a morning game drive on the open Kasenyi Plains. Therafter, proceed for lunch. In the afternoon drive southwards towards Ishasha to view the tree climbing lions. Overnight in Buhoma bandas. Wagtail/Tavern.

Day 4: Game drive and Cultural tour.

After an early breakfast, proceed southwards to Ishasha as you search for the tree climbing lions in the morning game drive and arrive in Bwindi just in time for lunch. After lunch have a boat cruise and you learn about the surroundings and culture of people around Bwindi. Overnight at Chameleon Hill Lodge/ Mahogany Springs (luxury), Gorilla Safari Lodge / Ruhijja Lodge(midrange), or Nshongi camp/ Wagtail/Buhoma Bandas (budget) FB.

Day 5: Gorilla Tracking

Get up early and after breakfast report to the park offices for briefing. You will be given sticks, water and packed lunch to go with in your trek. After briefing on gorilla tracking, you will then set off to your expedition as the guides take you on a journey through the undergrowth thick creepers to track the Gorillas. The time you take to find the gorillas will depend on the movement of these gentle giants. The trek can take as short as 30 min to 5 hours and a degree of fitness is required. Visitors are allowed 1 hour only with the Gorillas. You will then return to your lodges as required for dinner and overnight at Chameleon Hill Lodge/ Mahogany Springs (luxury) or Gorilla Safari lodge/ Ruhija Gorilla Lodge (medium-range) or Buhoma community bandas/ Wagtail/Tavern (budget) all on full board.

Day 6: Flight back to Entebbe

After an early breakfast, our driver will pick you up and drive to the air strip in Kisoro for your flight back to Entebbe airport by 0900hrs.

END OF THE SAFARI.

 

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The price includes  Prices excludes 
  • Park entrance fees
  • Vehicle entrance fees
  • Game drive
  • Launch cruises
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • 1 Box of bottled water
  • 1 Gorilla permit each
 
  • Beverages
  • Laundry services
  • Air fares
  • Visas
  • All items of personal nature

Note: prices are subject to changes without notice; contact us for updates on prices.