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Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking in Uganda
12 Days in Uganda with breath taking gorilla safaris.

$2,550

Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking in Uganda

Game Drives
Explore the wildlife and beauty of Queen Elizabeth, Lake Mburo

Primates
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi, chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest and Kyambura Gorge, visit to Ngamba Island chimpanzee sanctuary

Sustainable Tourism
Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, Ngamba Island Chimpanzee sanctuary.

professionals, whichever package you choose.

Your Program

Day Destination Plan/Activities Accommodation
DAY ONE

Arrival at Entebbe Airport.

approx- 15 mins

You arrive at Entebbe Airport where you are welcomed by our representative and transferred to Kampala. You check in to a pre booked Hotel. Rest of the day you are free to do what you like. Optional activities include city tour and eating out among others. The region has some eclectic cuisine to offer.”]

Pre-booked Hotel

in Kampala

MEAL PLAN:lunch and Dinner.

DAY TWO

Kampala-Murchison

Falls

approx-6 hours.

You leave for Murchison Falls National Park, stopping at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary which falls in route. Objective of creating the sanctuary was to save Uganda’s rhinos from complete extinction. Sight of black and white rhinos here is certainly going to delight the wildlife enthusiasts. This is a safari where you may remain just a few feet away from the rhinos. For crossing the Nile River, you will catch a ferry. Overnight stay is at the Lodge.”]

Night stay at lodge in

Murchison falls

MEAL PLAN:lunch and Dinner.

DAY THREE

Murchison Falls.

approx- 3 hours.

After taking breakfast you leave for an early morning game drive across the undulating land of Uganda’s largest National Park. The vast park is home to a number of animal species. You get a chance of viewing some of the park animals that include lions, giraffes and hartebeest. Birders will appreciate watching the secretary bird and the black chested snake eagle.
Post afternoon, you go for a exhilarating boat trip to world famous Murchison Falls, where the Nile falls through a small 7 meter gap 43 meters down into Lake Albert. At the banks of the Nile, you will find creatures like crocodiles and hippopotamus. You may also decide to get off hike up the side of the falls. For the night, you stay at the lodge.”]

Murchison lodge

MEAL PLAN:Breakfast,

lunch and Dinner

DAY FOUR

Murchison – Kibale

approx-3 hours

You leave for Kibale National Forest for two nights. You go through the 795 sq km of rain forest in Western Uganda. Extraordinary thirteen species of primates reside at the place. These include chimpanzees, red colobus and L’Hoest monkeys. There are more than 355 bird species and several mammals as well. For the night you will put up at the lodge.”]

Two night stay in kibale.

MEAL PLAN:lunch and Dinner.

DAY FIVE

Kibale-Bigodi

approx- 2 hours

Now is the  time to go for chimpanzee tracking. Go early morning along the network of forest trails. In afternoon, you visit Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, having a lot of bird species, vegetation and wildlife. You may also opt for local tourism initiatives

Night Stay in kibale

park.

MEAL PLAN:Breakfast,

Lunch

DAY SIX

Queen Elizabeth National park.

approx-4 hours.

You are set to spend two nights in Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park is known for offering one of the highest biodiversity ratings of any game park or reserve in the world. It is the second largest National Park in Uganda, having everything from open Savannah to rain forest. The park boasts of over 100 mammal species along with an astounding number of 606 bird species. This explains why it is termed a premier safari destination.”]

Two night stay at lodge

MEAL PLAN:Breakfast, lunch and Dinner.

DAY SEVEN

Queen Elizabeth- Kazinga.

Approx- 2 hours

You will go on a game drive looking for lion prides and other wildlife. Come afternoon and you go taking a cruise along the Kazinga Channel that hosts one of the largest concentrations of hippopotamus. You will also get to see herds of elephants, buffalo and other wildlife. You will also find a huge variety of bird species that includes the African Eagle,

Night stay at Park lodge.

MEAL PLAN: Lunch and Dinner.

DAY EIGHT

Ishasha Game Reserve.

approx- 4 hours.

You move on to Ishasha, home to the world famous tree climbing lions. The best time to see them is in early hours of the morning. Before stopping for lunch, have a game drive. Before dinner, you go for another game drive.”]

Night stay at lodge in Ishasha

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner.

DAY NINE

Ishasha-Bwindi Impenetrable forest.

Approx- 3 hours

You proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for a two night stay. It is home to over half of the world’s mountain gorilla population. For anyone, interacting with these gentle giants is a kind of experience you will never forget. Bwindi rain forest spans 321 sq km and has 90 mammal species that includes primates as well as 23 Albertine Rift endemic bird species.”]

Two Night stay at lodge in bwindi forest.

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast,lunch and

Dinner.

DAY TEN

Bwindi -Batwa

approx- 2 hours

Early morning, you set off for gorilla trekking. You hike through the verdant rain forest to come across the gorillas in their natural habitat. Be prepared for more or less actual trek time depending on the location of animals. Optional activities in Bwindi include Batwa Trail (watch the Batwa demonstrate hunting techniques; collect honey; make bamboo cups and point out medicinal plants); sacred Ngarama Cave (where Batwa King was entertained by traditional music and dance); Village Walk (dramatic settings for cultural tour).”]

Night stay lodge in bwindi.

MEAL PLAN:breakfast, lunch and Dinner.

DAY ELEVEN

L.Mburo national park

approx-5 hours.

You spend the night at Lake Mburo National Park, a 371 sq km extension of the Tanzanian Plains. You get to see Eland Antelope, Zebra, Topi, Impala and Acacia. In the lakes, you will find hippos, crocodiles and several water birds that include swamps hide black and yellow papyrus gonalek. Optional activities in the park include horseback riding and boat safari.”]

Night stay at L. mburo

park.

MEAL PLAN:Dinner

DAY TWELVE

Departure to Kampala

for flight back home

You are transferred to Entebbe International Airport for the return journey.”]

Fly out

Quotation

QUOTE: The cost per person sharing is $2,550 + $ 600 for the gorilla permit
Single occupancy is $ 380 per person.

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