Summary of The Day: Welcome to Entebbe!
Our representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the Cassia Lodge in Kampala (approx.1 hour drive depending on the traffic). Here you can relax at the hotel.
Summary of The Day: After breakfast, we'll drive west to Kibale National Park via the lovely town of Fort Portal, which rests in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon and is famous for her many tea plantations.
After stopping for lunch at a local restaurant, we'll continue to Kibale, a ecologically rich national park and home to a the greatest variety of primates found anywehre in East Africa. Here is where we'll enjoy a chimp trekking safari to discover more than 1,000 chimpanzees who call this region home.
We'll arrive in the late afternoon and check in at Primate Lodge. We'll have time to relax before dinner.
Summary of The Day: Today we'll enter the forest and begin our Chimpanzee Trekking Safari!
We'll begin with a nature walk through the tropical rainforest to discover wild chimpanzees. Upon sighting the chimpanzees, you will spend one hour with them as they go about their daily life then hike back to base where your guide will be waiting to transfer you back to lodge for a shower and lunch.
In the afternoon, your guide will lead you on a tour around the Bigodi Swamp, a wetlands sanctuary founded by the local community and famous for the many species of birds and primates.
Afterwards we'll return to the hotel for dinner.
Summary of The Day: After breakfast you may wake up early to head to the famous Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Here you will have the opportunity to drive through the crater lakes of this area.
Of the over 800 mountain gorillas worldwide, Bwindi National Park is home to almost half of the gorilla population. There is no better place for observing these gentle giants from a close distance! Thanks to the wildlife conservation program, the number of gorillas has increased from 300 to 400 in the recent years. Apart from the famous residents, the dense forest hosts 9 other primates. There are different trails in the park, including the Munyanga River Trail and Waterfall Trail, leading through the pristine rainforest to three sparkling waterfalls.
Upon arrival we'll have dinner and relax at the Silverback Lodge.
Summary of The Day: Arise early today and prepare for the highlight of your safari, an unforgettable encounter with the Gentle Giants!
Following breakfast, we'll travel to the national park offices where you will be allocated a gorilla family to visit in small groups of 8 as well as a gorilla tracking guide. After a pre-tracking briefing by your guide, your assigned gorilla family as well as appropriate safety precautions, you drive to the trailhead for the start of a thrilling adventure.
Expect to walk between 2 and 8 hours in steep and sometimes muddy conditions with rain overhead, which can be tough and require a degree of (average) fitness. However the thrill of coming face to face with a giant Mountain Gorilla silverback completely makes up for the effort!
After finding the gorillas, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them before trekking back to the Park headquarter. This is indeed an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered Creatures. You will be awarded a certificate for participating in gorilla trekking and thus contributing to the conservation of mountain gorillas.
Summary of The Day: Today we will depart Bwindi and head back Entebbe. Along the way we'll stop at the famous Uganda Equator point for photos andenjoy lunch in the town of Mbarara.
Then we'll arrive at Entebbe International Airport to connect to your international flight.
|USD $2,278.00||USD $2,278.00|
* Price is per person based on double/triple occupancy.|
* This tour requires a minimum number of 4 guests in order to operate. Availability is subject to our final confirmation. If we are unable to reach 4 guests one month prior to departure, the tour would be cancelled and you shall be given a full refund. Please contact our CSR for further information.
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