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Savannah and Gorillas Uganda Safari – 5 Days

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  • 4 Nights, 5 Days
  • Min Age : 15+
  • Entebbe International Airport

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

 

 

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Itinerary

Day 1Arrival at Entebbe International Airport O/N The Boma Guest House

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

Day 2Drive approx. 5hrs to L.Mburo National Park O/N Rwakobo Rock

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

Day 3Drive approx. 6-7hrs to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park O/N Haven Lodge Buhoma

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

Day 4Gorilla trekking Safari , - Bwindi Forest National Park O/N Haven Buhoma Lodge

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

Day 5Fly back to Entebbe international airport and depart

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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Pricing

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

Price Includes

  • Airport Transfers
  • X 1 Gorilla Tracking Permit
  • Entrance fees for national parks listed in itinerary
  • Activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Return transfers with 4x4 safari vehicle
  • English speaking driver / tour guide.
  • Meals as specified in itinerary and mineral water
  • FB - Full board includes bed, breakfast, (packed) lunch and dinner.
  • HB - Half Board includes bed, breakfast and dinner
  • BB - Bed & Breakfast includes bed and breakfast only

Price Excludes

  • All international flights
  • All internal flights unless specifically listed
  • Cost of entry visas, Yellow Fever and COVID-19 certificates.
  • Travel, baggage, medical and / or personal insurances.
  • Gratuities and items of a personal nature.
  • Optional Activities not listed as Services & Safari Activities Included.
Payment Terms

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.

Cancellations fees:

  • 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
  • 30 days before safari date 20% cancellation fee
  • 30 to 15 days before safari date 50% cancellation fee
  • 15 to 01 days before safari date 70% cancellation fee
  • No Show 100 % cancellation fee
Safari Terms

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:

  • Gorilla Tracking BINP US $ 700 per person / permit Foreign Non Resident (FNR)
  • Gorilla Tracking BINP US $ 600 per person / permit Foreign Resident (FR)
  • Gorilla Habituation Experience BINP US $ 1,500 per person / permit FNR.
  • Gorilla Habituation Experience BINP US $ 1,000 per person / permit FR
  • Chimp Tracking KNP US $ 200 per person / permit FNR
  • Chimp Tracking KNP US $ 150 per person / permit FR
  • Chimp Habituation Experience KNP US $ 250 per person / permit FR
  • Golden Monkey Tracking MGNP US $ 60 per person / permit FNR
  • Golden Monkey Tracking MGNP US $ 60 per person / permit FR
  • Golden Monkey Habituation Experience MGNP US $ 100 per person / permit FNR
  • Golden Monkey Habituation Experience MGNP US $ 100 per person / permit FR

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.

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