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8 days and 7 nights wildlife and gorilla trekking(2)

8 days and 7 nights wildlife and gorilla trekking(2)

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8 days / 7Nights Gorilla & Chimp, Wildlife viewing combined with Horseback riding in the Wilderness  

Explore the terrific land with all the beauty it has to share with you in these

Highlights:
Primates: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi
Culture: Batwa trail, village walks, cultural performances
Leisure activities: Horseback Riding Safaris, Boat Safari, Waterfall Walk
Bragging Rights: Seeing the Gorillas and the Tree climbing lion

Kibale is an extensive National Park, protecting a large block of rainforest that offers some excellent forest for bird watching. It harbors the greatest variety and concentration of primates found anywhere in East Africa. Superb birds and primates combined with easy access, a good infrastructure and a variety of interesting activities make this forest a worthwhile Uganda safaris destination. Many of the facilities are community based, thus providing the local community with the necessary revenue to keep their interest focused on the long-term protection of the area.

The area is mainly occupied by two tribes ie Batooro and Bakiga traditionally both tribes utilized the forest for food, fuel, building materials and medicines.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is in southwest Uganda. Leopards roam the Mweya Peninsula, which lies beside Lake Edward. Nearby Lake Katwe is a huge volcanic explosion crater. Boats on the Kazinga Channel float past hippos and Nile crocodiles. Chimpanzees inhabit the Kyambura Gorge. Trails lead to bat caves in the central Maramagambo Forest. The Ishasha area is home to tree-climbing lions and shoebill storks.

The park is undoubtedly Uganda’s most famous national park and traveler’s destination. The presence of varied bionetwork to mention the beautiful lakes, extensive savanna and fertile swamps hence making it the best place the big games,  ten primate species  of course including chimps , 600 bird species.

Situated close to mountain Rwenzori, the parks sites include several beautiful crates lakes that winding through the rolling hills, the panoramic display of the Kazinga channel with an awesome view of the hippos, buffaloes, elephants and several bird species lined up at the shores. With a continuation towards ishasha sector plains, another surprise of tree climbing lions resting on trees waiting to pounce on the Uganda Kobs and other preys will blow one a way.

The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a biodiverse, mountainous area in southwest Uganda. It’s a home to many of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, who feed on roots, leaves and fruits from the park’s many tree and fern species. Restricted numbers of viewing permits help protect the endangered gorilla families. In the park, rough paths weave amid dense forests, which are home to many butterflies and birds. The park contains both Montane and lowland forest and is accessible only on foot. The park is also UNESCO heritage site. The national park provides habitant to 120 species of mammals, 348 bird species, 1000 flowering plants, 163 species of trees and 104 species of ferns.

This park is also a sanctuary of many colobus Monkeys, chimpanzees and bird species. It has got over 340 mountain gorillas which is half of the world’s remaining gorilla population. There are also four habituated mountain gorillas groups which are open for tourism purposes, these include; Mubare, Habinyanja, Rushegura and the Nkuringo group. It is one of the excellent places in the world to explore mountain gorillas in their real natural life.

Pick up and Drop off tour dates

First Group Second Group Third Group
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10thApr 2018 18th Apr 2018 15thAug2018 23rd Aug 2018 01st Dec 2018 19th Dec 2018

 

Day Destination Activities Accommodation
Day One Entebbe – Kampala: Travel Time: 42 km, 1 hour Arriving at the airport you will be warmly welcomed by our company representative, & transferred to your hotel in Entebbe.

Activities:

1.Uganda Wildlife Education Center (Former Entebbe Zoo) This will give you an overview of Uganda’s life and bio-diversity and it has all the big fives of Africa and you will see them to their feet

2. Kampala Night club but the decision will be made by you.  The entrance and security fee will be catered for by happy Uganda safaris and it a guarantee that you will be safe if you follow our representative guidelines.

 Best Western Premier garden hotel.

Meal Plan: Dinner and breakfast

Day Two Entebbe – Kibale
Travel Time: Approx. 5-6 hours’ drive
Transfer from Entebbe or Kampala to Kibale and evening optional crater valley nature walk. Primate Lodge.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Day Three Kibale National Park- Queen Elizabeth National Park Morning chimp tracking & afternoon drive to Queen Elizabeth having a game drive en route.

 

Parkaview safari lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Day Four Queen Elizabeth National Park Morning game drive and afternoon boat trip on kazinga channel and Evening game drive in search for big predators.

 

Kasenyi Safari Camp.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Day Five Queen Elizabeth – Bwindi (approx. 4-5 hours). Transfer from Queen Elizabeth to Bwindi passing via Ishasha and having a game drive – Batwa cultural performances, dinner and an overnight.

 

Silverback lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Day Six Bwindi Morning Gorilla Trekking  – Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi – 3 hours canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi

 

Arcadia lodge Bunyonyi

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Day Seven Lake Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo ( approx.. 5-6 hours) Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi to Lake Mburo national park – Evening 2 hours horseback riding Rwakobo Rock lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Day Eight Lake Mburo – Entebbe
(approx. 5 hours’ drive).
Morning game drive and later drive to Entebbe to then fly out. Fly out!

Safari Quotation

Inclusions

  1. 1 chimpanzee permit per person
    2. 1 Gorilla permit per person
    3. 5 game drives in 3 national parks
    4. All Meals and accommodation as per the itinerary on full board
    5. All ground transportation in a comfortable 4×4 and air-conditioned safari vehicle.
    6. Park entrance fees.
    7. Services of a full time English speaking driver/guide.
    8. Water while on safari.
    9. All boat trips
    10. All game drives
    11. All airport pick-ups and drops
    12. All activities at stipulated in the itinerary.
    13. And all government taxes/levies.
  2. 2 hours horseback riding in the wilderness
  3. Butwa cultural performance

16.Kampala city tour

Exclusions

  1. Optional activities or forest walks
    Phone calls and bar bills
    3. Personal insurance
    4. Laundry
    5. Air fare
    6. All other Services of a personal nature.Package quote

QUOTE: The cost per person sharing is $2,583US dollars
Single occupancy is $ 280 per person.

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