This experience takes you to various typical African homes of endangered mountain gorillas. The tour starts from urban settings into village settings, Bwindi is tropical rainforest with half of great apes (Mountain Gorillas) and other primate species.
From this forest you will track one of the eight great endangered shy mountain gorilla families while from the other trails you can go for bird watching, nature walk to spot other primates like Monkeys, chimps and more rarely, then the bird life species including Blue Turaco, Black casques hornbills, Black and White Horn bills, Yellow Backed Weavers, Wagtails, Cuckoos, Woodland Kingfishers, Flycatchers, Manikins, community visit is also much amazing.
Arrive at Entebbe Airport.
Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
In the morning you will have breakfast to drive south-west of Uganda. A stop at the equator for photographs, and in Mbarara for lunch. The journey will take you through large banana plantations, papyrus woodland, and terraced landscapes of the ‘Switzerland of Africa’. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma lodge/Buhoma community
Following breakfast you will transfer to the park headquarters for the briefing before you set off at 8:00 am through the tracks to search for the humble giants. You will go with packed lunch because it’s hard to determine how long it will take you to meet these giant primates. However the time ranges between 2-9 hours depending on the movement of the great apes primates.A reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes. The activity is quite tiresome, but encountering these great relatives of man erases all the poor memories/ hardships you went through in trying to find them. They are awe-inspiring! After we will drive out to Lake Bunyonyi and over night at Bunyonyi overland/ Amagara Byona Island.
Day4: Lake Bunyonyi.
Have Breakfast you will take a walk on the Island and later return to lodge for your lunch, in the evening you will take a boat raid on the lake to see some of the interesting Islands on the lake and the water birds after you will go back to the lodge.
Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi overland lodge/ Amagara Byona island. (Budget)
Day5: Drive back to Entebbe.
Drive through Mbarara town for lunch, have a stopover at the Equator for photos and shopping and then after head to Entebbe town arriving in the evening for dinner and overnight at lake Victoria hotel/ central inn.
Rate per person
No of persons Budget Mid-range Luxury
1 Person $875 $1065 $2200
2 Persons $785 $865 $1500
4 Persons $646 $795 $1450
6 Persons $495 $565 $1225
Ground transport in a 4 x 4 vehicle
Fuel for the entire tour
English speaking Ugandan driver/guide
Park entrance fees
Water in the car throughout the tour
Accommodation as listed in the program
Services of Park rangers and Gorilla guides
Airfares into Uganda
Entry Visa fees
Gorilla trekking permits
Tips for guides and lodge staff
Airport departure taxes
Food and alcoholic beverages
All expenses of a personal nature e.g. laundry, souvenirs etc.
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- 10 Days Uganda Super Safari
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- 15 Days Bird Watching Safari
- 3 Days tour to Murchison Falls National park
- 10 Day gorilla, game & birding safari
- 5 Days Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi Tour
- 6 Days Gorillas & Chimpanzee Tour
- 6 Day Gorillas & Queen Elizabeth N.P