12 Day Uganda Primates & Wildlife Safari, 4 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Private Tour
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Uganda Gorilla Tracking Private Tour (4 Days)

12 Day Uganda Primates & Wildlife Safari, 4 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Private Tour

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4 Day Uganda Gorilla Tracking Private Tour

Tour Route: Kampala – Bwindi – Kampala

The 4 Day Uganda Gorilla Tracking Private Tour  is one of the most adventurous Uganda safari. The Major highlight of this tour is the Mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park. which the package offers to you twice. You’ll be allowed to track two mountain gorilla groups on two different days.

Less than 1000 mountain gorillas remain in the world, all of them are found in the Virunga ranges and just a little more than half of them are found in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga gorillas national park. On this gorilla trekking safari you’ll be tracking two of the habituated gorilla groups found in Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Remember these creatures are susceptible to human disease, so there’re a couple of ground rules you’ll have to follow before you embark on the adventure. Also, this is a strenuous activity. You have to prepare yourself physically and don’t bring children under the age of 18 years.

The safari package we make sure to include the main item Uganda Gorilla Permit (USD $600 per person, once), accommodation, meals, private Uganda safari guide and transportation to and from all destinations. We can tailor make the tour to fit your plans, so don’t be afraid to enquire with our experts.

Safari Highlights

  • The awesome and exciting experience of spending time with the Gorillas and watching at close range asthey feed, play and relax.
  • Enjoying the scenic allure of stunning hills and lush vegetation inhabited by the elusive primates and pygmies.
  • An encounter with the Batwa (former forest dwellers) for a demonstration of their former hunting and trapping techniques, and how to make ointments from native plants to cure all manner of ailments.
  • A visit to a Batwa home to see the traditional huts used for grinding millet, cooking over an open fire and distilling local potent gin (Waragi).
  • An opportunity to stand in two hemispheres at the Equator for memorable photos.

TOUR DETAILS

Itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Our Uganda Gorilla Tracking private tour guide will pick you from your hotel in Entebbe or Kampala after breakfast, set off for an 8-9 hour drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in the south western part of the country. You will have a stopover at the Equator where you will have the remarkable opportunity to stand in 2 hemispheres at the same time and take some photos.

You will make another stopover for lunch en-route before continuing with your journey to Bwindi through one of the lushest highlands on the continent filled with primates, birdsand breathtaking scenery. You will arrive at the lodge of your booking in the evening.

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Accommodation options:
Up-market: Buhoma Lodge / Mahogany Lodge /Chameleon Hill Lodge / Trackers Lodge Buhoma
Midrange: Silverback Lodge / Nkuringo Gorilla Camp / Gorilla Mist Camp
Budget: Rushaga Gorilla Camp / Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp / Gorilla Valley Lodge / Buhoma Community Camp ground
Meal Plan: Lunch on the way and Dinner at the lodge of your booking.

Day 2: Uganda Gorilla tracking in Bwindi

You will have an early breakfast and be driven to the Park Headquarters for a briefing about the rules of Uganda Gorilla tracking at 7:30am. After the briefing, you will set off for the Gorilla hunt in the thick jungle. The jungle is very lively with rich forest sounds. The trek ranges between 2 – 8 hours and you have one hour to stay with the Uganda Gorillas once sited. In the afternoon you can opt for a community walk among the Batwa people who used to live in the Bwindi forest before it was gazetted as a National Park and learn about their life and culture as a forest people.You will have dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 3: Second Uganda Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

You will have your breakfast and have another day of tracking the Uganda Gorillas like on the previous day. In the afternoon you will have a rest or take a nature walk around your lodge. Accommodation and meal plan will be as on the previous day.

Day 4: Travel back to Kampala

You will depart Bwindi after breakfast and travel back to Kampala with a stopover for lunch en-route. You will arrive in Kampala in the late afternoon.

With Trek Gorilla Safaris, You can chose a package that will enable you to track chimps. Inquire now and know more.

END OF SAFARI!

The safari package includes:

  • Transportation by a 4 x 4 station wagon
  • Full board accommodation as per the above itinerary
  • Park entrance fees
  • Gorilla tracking permit
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • En-route Meals

The safari package excludes air ticket, personal travel insurance, visa fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of a personal nature.

When to go gorilla tracking - gorilla trekking in Uganda & RwandaBEST TIME TO GO

Gorilla Viewing: Gorilla trekking can take place at any time of year with April/May and November being wetter. However, be aware that rain occurs all year round. For general game viewing safaris, the best time to go is during the dry season (between June and September).

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