6 Days Gorilla and Big Game Safari

Gorilla trekking and Wildlife viewing

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Day1: Arrival
Day 2: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National park
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking
Day 4: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 5: Game drive & Kazinga Boat trip
Day 6: Departure

What is included

- All accommodation on Half Board (HB), Full Board (FB) or Bed and Breakfast (B&B) basis as quoted in the text
- Safari 4x4 pop-up roof safari van and fuel
- English speaking tourist guide
- 1 gorilla permit per person
- Game drives and walks
- Entrance fees to the national parks
- All boat tours
- Insurance
- Taxes
- Free mineral water in the vehicle during the tour

What is excluded

- Visa fees
- Drinks / alcoholic drinks
- Additional meals
- Tips
- Activities not part of the described programe
- International travel insurance

Tour program
1. Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

On your arrival at Entebbe international Airport, you will be met by our representative and tourist guide who will meet and greet you. And then transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at Lake Victoria View Guest House

2. Early morning Game drive and Boat trip

Start your day early with a 6 o’clock coffee or tea wake-up call, ready for your early morning game drive. Make sure to ask the hotel staff for a packed breakfast that morning. A popular route for the game drive is the Kasenyi sector, well-known for its lions that prey on Queen Elizabeth’s large population of Uganda Kob (antelope). If you are very lucky, you may spot a Giant Forest Hog, Africa’s largest pig. Keep your eyes peeled to spot an elusive leopard!
After your Gama drive, you will head back to the lodge for a few hours relaxation and lunch. In the afternoon, you will take a boat for a water safari on the Kazinga Channel at Mweya that connects the two lakes of Edward and George. This is likely to be a big highlight of your trip! The expert Uganda Wildlife Authority guides will identify many of the Channel’s 100 bird species and you’re likely to see African Skimmers, Great White Pelicans, Spoonbill and a number of Bee-eater species. Hippos wallow at the edge of the water, huge Nile crocodiles bask in the sun and elephants come down to drink. The Kazinga Channel boat ride is a brilliant opportunity to take some close-up wildlife shots. Overnight at Buffalo safari lodge
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

3. Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National park

Wake up early in the morning have breakfast, after which your guide will be waiting for you outside your hotel. You will embark on your long journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National park with an en-route lunch at Agipi Motel(lunch is on you usually between $12-$15 if you wish to eat).
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site and one of the richest biological and botanical regions in the world. The forest covers an area of 331 km² at the south-western edge of the western Rift Valley. Bwindi’s most-revered species are the approximately 400 wild Mountain Gorillas (2011 census) that make up half of the world population of these gentle apes.
On arrival check into you hotel and rest as you prepare for the next day’s activities. Overnight at Rushaga Gorilla camp
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner

4. Gorilla Tracking

Wake up very early in the morning for Gorilla tracking and have a cup of coffee to warm you up, you will request for your packed lunch at the lunch and the driver guide will give you 1 0r 2 bottles of mineral water.
You will report for registration at the Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger station by 8 AM. After a briefing by the rangers, your gorilla trek will start. The trek usually takes between three and six hours so a reasonable degree of fitness is required, as well as a strong pair of walking boots or shoes. Overnight at Rushaga Gorilla camp
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner

5. Drive back to Entebbe via the Equator

After breakfast, we start our journey back towards Entebbe, stopping for a fun photo opportunity at the Equator. You guide will transfer you to the Airport in due time for your out bound flight.

6. Drive to Queen Elizabeth National park

Wake up for a hearty breakfast, then start your journey to Queen Elizabeth National park from Bwindi. You will pass via Kabale, from here your driver will take you via Kasese towards Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Set on the floor of the Rift Valley, with the (occasionally visible peaks of the) Rwenzori Mountains behind you. The landscape of northern Queen Elizabeth comprises dozens of ancient craters carved into gentle rolling hills. The Kazinga Channel lies in central Queen Elizabeth, its banks fertile with large mammals such as hippo, elephant and buffalo and over 600 bird species, more than any other national park in Uganda. Overnight at Buffalo safari lodge
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

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for 1 persons: 1700 USD
Additional people: 300 USD for each person
Maximum participants: 2
Total price: 1700.00 USD

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