3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari-Uganda

3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS

Tour Description

Let’s go explore the most amazing apes that share 97% of our DNA.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Entebbe international airport.
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive 3 hrs before the flight.
INCLUDED
Bottled Drinking Water (1.5 liters per person)
Transfers to and fro airport.
Entry fees to these sites.
Transport in a 4 x 4 WD vehicle with fuel and Driver guide.
A dedicated Tours Manager based in Kampala in daily contact with your Driver/Guide and on call
24/7 in case of an emergency.
Gorilla trekking permit
NOT INCLUDED
Drinks (soft and alcoholic).
Souvenirs & items of a personal nature.
Personal Insurance.
International or Domestic Flights.
Visas (refer to your embassy).
Gratuities/Tip

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Day 1: welcome to Uganda/ transfer to Bwindi impenetrable NP.

The company driver picks you up from Entebbe and drives to Bwindi National Park. This is a long day drive of approximately 9 hours and we will have to stop for lunch on our way. 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: gorilla trekking.

After an early morning breakfast, and with our picnic lunch, we then take a short drive to the park offices for updates on 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 Homestead. 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 plus a 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: good bye Uganda.

After breakfast, start on the long drive back to Entebbe / Kampala with the memory of the great rare mountain Apes. Lunch on our way to your accommodation or airport for connecting flight back home.

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