7 DAYS UGANDA GORILLA SAFARI

7 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari

7 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari – Visit Kibale Forest National Park for Chimpanzee trekking, Queen Elizabeth for game drives and a boat Safari On the Kazinga Channel, and Bwindi Forest for Mountain Gorilla Trekking.


PRICE GUIDE:

From USD2,465 per person sharing.


TOUR PRICE INCLUDES: 01 Gorilla Permits, 01 Chimp Permit, 06 Nights Accommodation, Meals, Park Fees, Gorund Transportation in a Standard 4×4 Mini Van. See more information below…


07 DAYS UGANDA GORILLA SAFARI 


TOUR DETAILS:

Tour Starts: Entebbe.

Ends: Entebbe or Kigali

TOUR VISITS:

BRIEF ITINERARY:

  • Day 01: Entebbe to Kibale Forest.
  • Day 02: Chimpanzee trekking In Kibale +  Bwigodi Swamp Walk.
  • Day 03: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park + Evening Game Drive.
  • Day 04: Morning game drive In Queen Elizabeth NP + Afternoon Kazinga Boat Trip.
  • Day 05: Transfer to Bwindi Forest Via Ishasha for Tree Climbing Lions.
  • Day 06: Gorilla Trekking In Bwindi Forest + Afternoon at Leisure.
  • Day 07: Transfer to Entebbe or Kigali – End of the Safari

07 DAYS UGANDA GORILLA SAFARI – Full Itinerary / Day by Day.


DAY 01: ENTEBBE TO  KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK.

Breakfast; thereafter depart your Hotel at 7:00 am and embark on the drive towards Fort portal where you will stop for Lunch. Thereafter you will continue to your Lodge for check-in and a siesta. In the late afternoon, you will meet your Local guide who will lead you on a walk to the explosion craters. Return to your Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Journey time: 5 – 6 hours (from Entebbe).

Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (Budget) | Primate Lodge (Midrange) | Ndali Lodge (Upmarket)

Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner.


DAY 02: CHIMPANZEE TREKKING IN KIBALE FOREST

Breakfast: thereafter with a between 01-02 litres of bottled drinking water, a raincoat, a pair of longsleeved shirt + trousers, good walking shoes, repellent, a camera with extra charged batteries and extra memory chips all packed up in a waterproof day-pack, your driver guide will transfer you to the Kibale Forest Chimp trekking briefing point. After the briefing, you will embark on the trek through Kibale forest in search for chimpanzees. Upon finding the chimpanzees, you will be allowed up to 01-hour with them – viewing and photographing them. Return to the Lodge – relax and unwind to the memories chimpanzee tracking In Kibale Forest national park – the world’s capital for primates.

In the afternoon, your guide will transfer you to Bigodi Swamp for yet another community guided nature walk that offers travelers a chance to spot other primates that wonder this swamp.

Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (Budget) | Primate Lodge (Midrange) | Ndali Lodge (Upmarket)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (BLD).


DAY 03: TRANSFER FROM KIBALE FOREST TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

Breakfast; thereafter check out of the lodge with all your belongings and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park arriving on time for lunch at Bush Lodge. Enjoy a siesta, and at 4:00 pm you will meet up with you driver-guide and embark On a game Drive in Search For wildlife in Kasenyi plains of Queen Elizabeth National. Expect to see; Kobs, Buffalo, Waterbucks, Elephant, Lions & Leopards.

Accommodation: Bush Lodge (Budget) | Kasenyi Safari Camp (Midrange) | Mweya Safari Lodge (Upmarket).


DAY 04: MORNING GAME DRIVE, AND AFTERNOON BOAT SAFARI ON THE KAZINGA CHANNEL

Breakfast; thereafter, you will go for a morning game Drive – the Best time to see wildlife as temperatures are usually favorable for hunting and grazing. Return to your lodge for lunch and Thereafter transfer through the park to the popular Mweya peninsular for an afternoon boat safari On the Kazinga Channel.

This two (02) hour boat trip sails along the calm waters of the 40 Km Natural channel and has got a lot of wildlife activity on it shore Line. If you are keen on Birds, you stand a chance of spotting up to 100 birds while on this launch. Return to your lodge on time for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Bush Lodge (Budget) | Kasenyi Safari Camp (Midrange) | Mweya Safari Lodge (Upmarket).

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (BLD).


DAY 05: TRANSFER FROM QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK TO BWINDI FOREST.

Breakfast; thereafter checkout with your entire luggage and embark on the drive To Bwindi Forest National Park with an en route visit to Ishasha Sector – popular for tree climbing lions.

Accommodation: Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget). |  Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge (Midrange). | Buhoma Lodge (Upmarket).

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch en route & Dinner at the lodge (BLD).


DAY 06: GORILLA TREKKING IN BWINDI FOREST

Breakfast; thereafter confirm that you have all the basics; a lunch box (to be provided by the Lodge), raincoat, good hiking boots, waterproof pants + long-sleeved shirt, a pair of strong garden gloves, repellent, a waterproof daypack to carry all your valuables.

Your guide will thereafter transfer you to the briefing point and also help you out through the registration process. After the briefing by a Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger, you will embark on your long-awaited Gorilla trekking experience. Return to the lodge and relax.

Accommodation: Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget). |  Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge (Midrange). | Buhoma Lodge (Upmarket).

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch & Dinner at the lodge (BLD).


DAY 07: TRANSFER FROM BWINDI FOREST NATIONAL PARK BACK TO ENTEBBE OR KIGALI AIRPORT

Breakfast; and today marks the end of your 7 Day Uganda Gorilla, Chimps and Game Safari. With all your bags your guide Will then transfer you to Entebbe or nearby Kigali International airport for your onward return flight. (This must have been pre-planned).

Drive time(s): Bwindi to Kigali = 4 – 5 hours. | Bwindi to Entebbe = 9 – 10 hours. |

Accommodation: Not included on this Day – but can be arranged at EXTRA cost – if needed.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch.


Things to Note If You Opt To End Your Trip In Kigali.

  • Ensure you apply for an East African Tourist Visa – USD100 – admits you Uganda, Rwanda & Kenya.
  • Ensure your Departure flight is clearly marked to fly-out from Kigali International airport.
  • Please make it a point to pre-inform us about your intentions to finish the tour in Kigali.

End of Service – 7 Day Uganda Gorilla Safari.

Safari Van

STANDARD OFFER:

4X4 Safari Customized Toyota Super custom – Mini Van


Our standard mode of transportation is Road transport with the use of 4×4 Safari Customized Vans as our standard offering.

Our Vans have an open roof that offers a 360° animal view allowing for photography while on safari.

Our Vans take a maximum of 06 passengers each with the privilege of having a personal window seat.

Toyota Landcruiser

UPGRADE: 

4X4 Safari Customized Toyota Landcruiser – Superior off Road Driving.


For our upmarket clients that wish to enjoy Superior comfort of traveling in our state of art Toyota land cruiser, we can upgrade you at an extra charge of US$190 per day

All our land cruisers come fully air-conditioned and with a cool box fully packed with complimentary en route drinks and snacks. The trucks all have large windows and an open roof that offers a 360° animal view allowing for photography while on safari.

BUDGET TOUR


USD2,465 p/p


  • → 01 Gorilla Permit Per Person.
  • → 01 Chimp Permit Per Person.
  • → Accommodation at BUDGET Lodges mentioned in Itinerary.
  • → Ground Transportation in a 4X4 Mini – Van.
  • → All Park Fees.

MIDRANGE TOUR


USD3,290 p/p


  • → 01 Gorilla Permit Per Person.
  • → 01 Chimp Permit Per person.
  • → Accommodation at MIDRANGE Lodges mentioned in the Itinerary.
  • → Ground Transport in a 4X4 Mini – Van.
  • → All Park Fees.

UPMARKET TOUR


USD4,490 p/p


  • → 01 Gorilla Permit Per person.
  • → 01 Chimp Permit Per Person.
  • → Accommodation at UPMARKET Lodges mentioned in the Itinerary.
  • → Ground Transportation in a 4X4 Toyota Landcruiser.
  • → All Park Fees.

07 DAYS UGANDA GORILLA SAFARI – Price Includes & Excludes


TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:

  • *01 Gorilla Permit.
  • *01 Chimp trekking permit.
  • *06 nights’ Accommodation.
  • *Meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • *Ground transportation.
  • *English speaking driver-guide.
  • *All fuel Costs for the tours as per the itinerary.
  • *Bottled mineral water in the car NOT at the lodges.

TOUR PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • *Visa Fees.
  • *Any government imposed increments on park fees/taxes.
  • *Accommodation on the last day.
  • *International flights (from/to home).
  • *Tips (tipping guideline US$10 pp per day).
  • *Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Volunteer Safaris

ADD 05 DAYS RWANDA GORILLA & CHIMP TREKKING SAFARI


Add to your Uganda Safari Itinerary a 05 Days Rwanda Safari that Visits Nyungwe Forest National Park for the famous Canopy Walk & Chimpanzee trekking in Cyamudongo Forest, and Volcanoes National Park for the Popular Gorilla Trekking Experience gorilla trekking Experience in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park.

SPECIAL NOTE:

  • *Adding o5 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Chimpanzee Safari to your itinerary means this tour then becomes 12 Days Uganda – Rwanda Gorilla Safari instead of 07 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari.
  • *In the event that you opt to Add 05 Days of Gorilla & Chimpanzee Trekking In Rwanda, we advise Flying-out from Kigali.
National Parks of Rwanda

ADD 02 DAYS RWANDA GORILLA TREKKING SAFARI


Add to this Itinerary a SECOND gorilla trekking Experience in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park.

SPECIAL NOTE:

  • *Adding Gorilla Trekking In Rwanda to your itinerary means this tour then becomes 09 Days instead of 07 Days.
  • *In the event that you opt to Add 02 Days of Gorilla Trekking In Rwanda, we advise Flying-out from Kigali.

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