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5 Days Wildlife & Gorilla Treking Safari
Uganda
Starting from
KES 190350
per person

 

Overview
Queen Elizabeth 2Nts, Bwindi 2Nts

This 5-days gorilla trek tour and wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park is possibly the best and most popular East African Safari package. You get to track the mountain gorillas in their natural sanctuary - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park also with 12 other primates in there, a possibility of witnessing tree-climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park plus the other 'BIG 5' - Leopard, Elephant, Hippos, Buffalo, lots of antelopes, forest hogs, hyena, and lots of birds (over 600 bird species)! Great scenic views like the unmissable calderas and crater lakes, Rwenzori Mountains

 

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    Itinerary

    Day 1:  Kampala - Queen Elizabeth N.P
    Your Ugandan Safari Adventure begins today with your first destination being Queen Elizabeth National Park. An early start will see you head west on a scenic drive towards the heartland of the Ankole Kingdom.The drive is one of the most scenic in Uganda as you transition out of the suburbs of the city and into open marsh and the grasslands, where the famous long horned Ankole cattle graze.Your guide will be with you for the entire safari and will be more than willing to help you with any questions or needs you might have!All your transport will be in a 7seater 4X4 Land-cruiser, please pay attention to the driver when he briefs you on the safety and operations of the Land cruiser.
    Overnight at Park view Safari Lodge | Full board Standard room

    Day 2:  Queen Elizabeth N.P
    A game drive in Kasenyi sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park is a great place to see view the differing landscape and ecosystems in Uganda. The park is the oldest and the most visited in Uganda. This game drive will take place on the Kasenyi Plains which are in the north east section of the park and but west of Lake George. There are large numbers of buffalo,antelope,elephant,warthogs,baboons as well and lions and the odd leopard if you are lucky.One of the highlights of visiting Queen Elizabeth National Park is the boat ride along the Kazinga Channel. The boat ride is a round trip beginning at the Mweya Peninsula and lasting around 3 hours. The Channel is a 32-kilometre long natural channel that links Lake Edward and Lake George. The channel has one of the world's largest concentration of hippos,numerous Nile crocodiles, buffalo, elephants and a whole host of birds.including African fish eagles, kingfishers, Herons, storks and skimmers.Overnight at Park view Safari Lodge | Full board Standard room

    Day 3:  Queen Elizabeth N.P - Bwindi N.P
    With the Kazinga Channel and the Game drives ticked off your list, It will be time to leave Queen Elizabeth National Park and continue your journey towards Bwindi and the Gorillas, where the adventure of a lifetime awaits you! This section of the safari will see you enter the traditional area of Kigezi Kingdom which is the southernmost Kingdom on Uganda.
    Overnight at Mahogany Springs Lodge  I Full board standard room

    Day 4:  Bwindi N.P
    Your Gorilla Trekking experience is finally here, hope your camera is charges and you are ready for what lies ahead. An early start will see you transfer to the Park Headquarters for a briefing with the Uganda Wildlife Authority guides. An advance party of guides will have gone ahead into the forest to locate where the gorillas slept the previous night and will have began to track their movements. These guides will communicate with your team via a walkie talkie and the trek into the forest will begin.Locating the Gorillas can take a few hours or the whole day depending on how far they have moved from the place they spent the previous night. For conservation purposes, time allowed with the Gorillas is 1 hour. As you trek in the forest you will appreciate why the forest is called impenetrable. There are also a multitude of other animals that you might encounter including antelopes and rare monkeys not to mention the beauty of the forest itself. Once you have completed the trek you will return to the lodge, fora well earned rest and time to reflect on a truly magical experience.
    Overnight at Mahogany Springs Lodge  I Full board standard room

    Day 5:  Bwindi N.P - Kampala
    With your Gorilla Trekking experience still a vivid memory, it is time to leave the Gorillas and the Kigezi Kingdom all behind and head towards Kampala. The trip will you through the heartland of the Ankole Kingdom and on wards to the Baganda Kingdom in Kampala. The drive is one of the most scenic in Uganda as you transition between the Impenetrable forest and into the Ankole grasslands, where the famous long horned Ankole cattle graze and finally into the capital city!


     

    Tour Cost
    SGL - SINGLE TRAVELLER  , DBL/TWIN - PER PERSON IN DOUBLE/TWIN SHARING  , TPL - PER PRESON IN TRIPLE SHARING  , -  , CWB - CHILD WITH BED  , CWOB - CHILD WITHOUT BED    
    01/11/2018 - 30/11/2018

     

    01/12/2018 - 31/12/2018

     

    01/04/2018 - 31/05/2018
    Package Type : 5 Star - Queen Elizabeth (Park View Safari Lodge ) , Bwindi (Mahogany Springs Lodge ) -

      Pax Range DOUBLE / TWIN SHARING  
    2 Pax KES 242575
      Pax Range DOUBLE / TWIN SHARING  
    4 Pax KES 197405
      Pax Range DOUBLE / TWIN SHARING  
    6 Pax KES 190350

     

    01/06/2018 - 31/10/2018
    Package Type : 5 Star - Queen Elizabeth (Park View Safari Lodge ) , Bwindi (Mahogany Springs Lodge ) -

      Pax Range DOUBLE / TWIN SHARING  
    2 Pax KES 269880
      Pax Range DOUBLE / TWIN SHARING  
    6 Pax KES 209920

     

    Inclusions

      Accommodation on safari on Full board
      Park entrance fees
      Activities as requested
      Game drives
      Launch cruise along the Kazinga channel
      Vehicle entrance fees
      Mineral water
      1x Gorilla Permit per person
      All transport in a 4x4 with an English speaking guide
    • Accommodation on safari on Full board
      Park entrance fees
      Activities as requested
      Game drives
      Launch cruise along the Kazinga channel
      Vehicle entrance fees
      Mineral water
      1x Gorilla Permit per person
      All transport in a 4x4 with an English speaking guide

    Exclusions

    • Visa charges
    • Travel insurance
    • Personal items such as laundry, telephone or mobile service charges, all beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)and other personal expenses
    • Other services not listed in includes listed above
    • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
    • Tips and Gratuities
    • Airfares and Airport taxes
    • Entrance permits unless mentioned in the includes to sites according as per the itinerary
    • Photo and Video Camera permits (if applicable) at the sites

     

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