The best place for gorilla tracking is Bwindi, located in southern Uganda, the ecologically diverse forests, also renowned for their birding options and cultural experiences are worth the money. I dare you, to come encounter the world’s primate wonders along with multiple ecological experiences that will forever be impossible to forget during your lifetime!
Savannah and Gorillas Uganda Safari: How it happens
Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport O/N The Boma Guest House
Day 2: Drive approx. 5 hours to L. Mburo National Park O/N Rwakobo Rock
Day 3: Drive approx. 6-7 hours to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park O/N Haven Lodge Buhoma
Day 4: Gorilla tracking, – Bwindi Forest National Park O/N Haven Lodge Buhoma
Day 5: Fly back to Entebbe international airport and depart
Including one domestic flight ticket
Arrive Entebbe international Airport where you will be met by a Swanair representative, greet and transfer to your hotel in Entebbe O/N The Boma Guest house
After your breakfast, we shall drive toward the Southern region of Uganda, past interesting features including the Equator line and proceed to L.Mburo National Park. L. Mburo National Park is the smallest of the savannah parks in Uganda and is also considered the most family-friendly as it features no big cats, and therefore allows for walking, horseback, and cycling tours. Lake Mburo NP was originally gazetted in 1933 as a hunting area, was then upgraded to a game reserve in 1963 and finally declared a national park in 1983. Enjoy a late afternoon game drive in the park. O/N Rwakobo Rock
You will have an early breakfast today before you start for the Gorilla park- Bwindi impenetrable Forest National Park. You will drive through the local communities of South Western Uganda for approx. 6-7 hrs before getting to the park. The mist-covered hills and ancient forests of Bwindi, fashion a fascinating scenic view. You will arrive late afternoon, check in at the lodge and have the rest of the evening at leisure. O/N Haven Lodge Buhoma
Please note that the Gorilla sector you will track is subject to availability, tracking Ruhija sector will attract a transfer surcharge
Go Gorilla tracking-after an early breakfast, you will transfer the park offices where the activity starts. Following briefing from the park officials, accompanied by you guides for the day and your porter, you will enter into the Forest. The rainforest is stunning as it offers a striking, heavily forested and dense landscape habitat for numerous primates. Animals in this forest include the endangered mountain gorilla, the rare golden monkey, elephants, black-fronted duikers, bushbucks, giant forest hogs as well as other animals. This park is best known for the mesmerizing gorillas. The Gorilla tracking experience can be a challenging one due to the terrain, none the less, an awesome and exciting adventure that will leave you with long lasting memories of a truly unique travel experience. O/N Haven Lodge Buhoma
Drive approx. 2hrs to Kihihi airstrip for a scheduled domestic flight to Entebbe International Airport. The local airline has 3 departures from Kihihi airstrip to the airport; morning, mid-morning and afternoon departure. Depending on your plans after the Ugandan trip you can either stay in the purport and connect to your international departure flight or exit the airport to freshen up at a hotel.
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The price tables listed here are subject to availability at the time of booking and changes without prior notice. The prices stated are PPS – Per Person Sharing in a Double / Twin Room, with the Single Supplement cost listed at the end of each table. Activities and accommodation options of this safari itinerary can be tailored to individual requirements and preferences.
Price Per Person Sharing (PPS) in a Double / Twin Room
Transport Options: /4×4 Customised Safari land cruiser
2 pax travelling / PPS from
US $2, 320
3 pax travelling / PPS from
US $2, 110
4 pax travelling / PPS from
US $2, 005
Single supplement Per Person from: US $185
Deposit: 30% of the safari price within 7 days of written tour confirmation.
Balance: Full balance due within 56 days prior to arrival.
Reservations within 45 days or less prior to arrival: Immediate full prepayment due.
This safari proposal is subject to availability at the time of booking and may be subject to changes without prior notice.
If accommodation options or safari activities listed in this itinerary are not available at the time of booking, suitable alternatives will be offered.
The following wildlife permits are required to be paid together with the deposit for this safari:
The cost for the above permits is non-refundable. In case of cancellation, we shall endeavour to resell tickets through the available official channels. A language specific driver/tour guide is available against a surcharge.
For internal charter and/or scheduled local flights, the following baggage restrictions apply: 15 kgs in softsided bags.