Gorilla Trekking Safari
Trip Date: 2002: Monthly departures
Discounted Spaces Available: 2
Additional Costs: 250$ for gorilla permit
The programme is designed for those who are interested to see the key places of South-Western Uganda: Kibale Forest NP,Queen Elizabeth NP (North & South), Kyambura WR, Bwindi Impenetrable NP. It's also proposed to be combined and to be extended with additional trips and makes it attractive for the active ones who would like to see as much as possible of Uganda's beauty. Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking is foreseen in the trip.
Program: 10 Nights/11 Days - Departure guaranteed from 2 participants - Small group Wildlife Safari with max. 6 persons - Exclusive Mobile Camping Safari - Involve Yourself formula - Guided tour, with Cook - All inclusive except gorilla permit (option) and personal expenses.
Day 1: Arrival Entebbe - Transfer to Magic Safari base camp on the shores of Lake Victoria - Welcome, briefing, BBQ
Day 2: Departure for Kibale Forest NP - Exploring the crater lake region with more than 30 crater lakes - guided nocturnal primate walk in the rainforest. Curious and exciting!
Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest NP which has the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates. Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP - North (Mweya)- late afternoon game drive.
Day 4: Queen Elizabeth NP - Northern sector (Mweya) - a whole day of observing wild game: lions, elephants, hippos,etc. A boat trip up to the Kazinga Channel, one of the safari highlights!
Day 5: Kyambura WR - Chimpanzee trekking in the famous Kyambura River Gorge. Bird watching as well! A must! In the afternoon transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP - South (Ishasha)- late afternoon game drive.
Day 6: We explore the Ishasha sector, one of the most alluring game viewing areas in East-Africa, in search of the tree climbing lions.
Day 7: Another game drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable NP for a guided forest walk.
Day 8: Gorilla trekking! Gorilla trekking is unpredictable.It's difficult to forsee how many hours you will hike.The gorilla excursion can take from 4 up to 8 hours! Be phisically fit!
Day 9: Guided forest walk and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi, place of little birds, an idyllic spot!
Day 10: A relaxing moment on lake Bunyonyi after the strenious gorilla trekking. Transfer to Magic Safari basecamp at Entebbe.
Day 11: A flexible day with different options: a canoe trip to Mabamba Wetlands (IBA) or a boat trip to Lutembe bay
(IBA) for bird watching or a vist Owino market (Kampala).
Transfer to Entebbe airport or an overnight for an additional trip.
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