Uganda, Africa
Location
5 Days
Duration

2 Times Gorilla Trekking Tour Bwindi

Welcome to Uganda, Africa!

ROUTE: Entebbe, Kampala, Bwindi, Kampala/Entebbe

DURATION: 5 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Stop over at Equator crossing
  • Visit to Igongo Cultural village and the Ankole museum
  • Bwindi Gorilla Trekking (2)
  • Buhoma Village Walk
  • Transportation by 4 WD safari van
  • Time permitting, community foot safari
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park en route game viewing
  • Stop over at the Equator line in Kasese
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Entebbe/Kampala – Cassia Lodge (Mid range)
  • Bwindi – Sliver back Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge (Mid range)
DELUXE:
  • Entebbe/Kampala – Serena Kampala Hotel (High end)
  • Bwindi – Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs/Gorilla Safari Lodge (high end lodge)
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

 Included: 

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides / safari guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

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Visitors have now the best opportunity to track and visit Gorillas 2 times. Have the rarest Gorilla encounter in just 5 days. Different families will be arranged for your comparison experiences. See their uniqueness in family composition, how they live and adapt to their environment. Do not be left out book with us your double Gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi and you will absolutely end up satisfied.

1

Day 1 Arrival Entebbe Airport - Kampala

Upon arrival at airport in Uganda, you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.

Overnight: Kampala – (D)

2

Day 2 Kampala - Bwindi (Travel Time +8hrs)

Activities:

  • Our guide/driver picks you at 7:30 am from your hotel or place of residence in Entebbe or Kampala.
  • Drive to Mbarara (283km from Kampala) via Masaka.
  • Make a first stop over at Equator crossing for snacks and photography.
  • Proceed with a visit to Igongo Cultural village this is more rewarding and amazing as you visit the Ankole museum.
  • Lunch break is made at Agip Motel Mbarara.
  • After lunch, drive to Bwindi. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps.

Overnight: Bwindi – (L, D)

3

Day 3 Bwindi Gorilla Trekking

Activities:

  • Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc. The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it is well worth the effort.
  • The afternoon is spent on a village walk. The Buhoma Village Walk gives you a great opportunity to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.  It also is a great way to support the local community in a direct way. The Walk begins with your guide at Buhoma Community Rest Camp and is most informative, rewarding to the average visitor. It will amaze you how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways.

Overnight: Bwindi – (B, L, D)

4

Day 4 Second Gorilla trekking

Activities:

  • After breakfast, you will go for the second gorilla track but in another group returning in the afternoon.
  • Time permitting, spend the afternoon on a community foot safari to explore the life style of the people living and surrounding the park.
  • Return to camp exhilarated to relieve the encounter with friends over a drink.

Overnight: Bwindi – (B, L, D)

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Day 5 Bwindi -Kampala (Travel Time +8hrs)

Activities:

  • After your morning breakfast, drive back to Kampala using Kasese-Fort Portal road via Queen Elizabeth National Park for en route game viewing, if you are lucky you may spot the Elephants, Antelopes and the Warthogs.
  • A stop over at the Equator line in Kasese.
  • Enjoy the winding scenery of the foot hills of Mt. Rwenzori arriving in Fort Portal for lunch.

Departure: Continue to Kampala or Entebbe to catch up with your out bound flight back home or to your next destination – (B, L)


Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


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Location Name: Uganda, Africa
Area: 241,038
Population: 37,101,745
Capital: Kampala
Language(s): English (official), Ganda or Luganda, other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili, Arabic
Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestant, Islam, indigenous beliefs
Currency: Ugandan shilling - UGX
Time Zone: UTC + 03 (East Africa Time)
Electricity: 240 V
Country Code to Call (Uganda, Africa): 256


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