7 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari-Uganda/ Kenya Wildebeest Migration

7 DAYS 6 NIGHTS

Tour Description

This is the greatest safari ever, the combination of Uganda's greatest apes (Gorilla) and Kenya's wildebeest migration.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Entebbe internationa
DEPARTURE TIME Please arr
INCLUDED
6 nights’ accommodation and meals
Transfers to and fro airport.
Transport in a 4 x 4 WD vehicle with fuel & driver/guide.
Gorilla permit (Each gorilla permits costs $600)
Park entry fees.
Game drive at masai mara.
Nature walks at Bwindi.
Butter fly cave tour bwindi.
Guide .
NOT INCLUDED
Drinks (soft and alcoholic.
Laundry
Tips and gratuities
Any expenses of personal nature i.e. phone bills
antiquity purchases
etc
Personal insurance &International flights (from/to your home country)

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Day 1: Arrival in Uganda

The company driver picks you up from your Hotel in Kampala Hillside Plaza Hotel or from Entebbe and drives to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This is a long day drive of approximately 9 hours with a lunch stopover en route. Though long the drive takes you through different features to include tropical rainforests, savannah fields and the terraced hills of Kigezi famously known as the Switzerland of East Africa. Arrival is late evening Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Safari Camp/Buhoma Homestead/Kitandara Camp/Buhoma Community Bandas, Bwindi community Guest House.

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Day 2: Fun day with the gorillas

After an early morning breakfast, and with our picnic lunch, we then take a short drive to the park offices for a briefing where we meet the excellent local guides and trackers who give a talk on the etiquette of gorilla trekking. We then hike into the forest to a spot where gorillas were seen the previous night and track from there. Trekking may take anything between 1 to 6 hours depending on the family and altitudes which is in excess of 7500 feet. The terrain is rough and muddy calling for physical fitness. Although the hike is physically demanding, the beauty of the forest and surrounding scenery make the trekking worthwhile. Once the Great Apes (Gorillas are located all fatigue is forgotten as the experience is often described as being the most profound natural history experience in the world. Its recommended that you take plenty of water with you on the trek. Cameras and plenty of fast speed films are recommended. Being a tropical rainforest, it may rain at no notice, hence need to bring with you waterproof clothing, including zip lock bags for cameras and film. Others to come with include; sturdy hiking boots, long pants, gloves, and raincoat. Maximum time spent with the gorillas is 1 hour. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Safari Camp/Buhoma Homestead/Kitandara Camp/Buhoma Community Bandas, Bwindi community Guest House

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Day 3: Masai Mara

After early morning breakfast, start on the long drive back to and continue to Masai Mara in Kenya. We have our lunch on the way to Masai Mara which will take about 12 to 14 hours driving. On arrival, we check our accommodation and then dinner and overnight (Mara west camp)

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Day 4: Wildebeest watch

Today we all have to get ready with our cameras fully charged and every equipment required for the best wildlife viewing ever on the land of the Masai and you may choose to fly in the hot air balloon about the Masai Land and view the wildlife above them (Optional with an extra cost). This adventure is one of the most charming experiences where you get to view animals in abundance with which includes, buffalos, elephants, lions, antelopes, wildebeests, zebra and many more. We will have our lunch in the bush and proceed with our exploration of the Masai land, we will interact with the Masai tribe learning about their way of life, culture dance and dramas. Later in the evening, we will go back to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

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Day 5: Full day game drive

Full day game drive in the Masai Mara going father to the border of Serengeti and Masai Mara where the wildebeest cross the waters at a high speed avowing the Crocodiles waiting to feast on them.

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Day 6: Resting from a long fun week.

Today we’re relaxing from the long trip of ups and downs as we view the animals from a distance in our hotel rooms as well as enjoying the weather of the Mara land.

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Day 7: Good bye Masai Mara

After breakfast we will have all our bags packed as well as saying goodbye to Masai Mara, our driver guide will drive you to the airport for your flight back home.

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