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 USD2,335 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 +  Bigodi 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:

  • Kibale Forest Camp (Budget – non-Ensuite – shared ablution- Dome shaped Tents -Furnished with Twin beds + Linen).
  • Kibale Forest Camp (Midrange – Ensuite Safari Tents with private Verandah – Monkeys can be sighted from your Tent).
  •  Primate Lodge (Upmarket – Ensuite Cottages tucked in the forest – Animal Sights & Sounds grace both the day and night).

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 of 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:

  • Kibale Forest Camp (Budget – non-Ensuite – shared ablution- Dome shaped Tents -Furnished with Twin beds + Linen).
  • Kibale Forest Camp (Midrange – Ensuite Safari Tents with private Verandah – Monkeys can be sighted from your Tent).
  •  Primate Lodge (Upmarket – Ensuite Cottages tucked in the forest – Animal Sights & Sounds grace both the day and night).

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 your 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 Of wildlife in Kasenyi plains of Queen Elizabeth National. Expect to see; Kobs, Buffalo, Waterbucks, Elephant, Lions & Leopards.

Accommodation:

  • Bush Lodge (Budget – Non-Ensuite Tents – Furnished with Twin beds + Linen ).
  • Bush Lodge (Midrange – Ensuite Bandas with eco Toilets & Private Open Showers).
  • Mweya Safari Lodge (Upmarket – Ensuite Standard Rooms – UPGRADE possible for EXTRA).

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 – Non-Ensuite Tents – Furnished with Twin beds + Linen ).
  • Bush Lodge (Midrange – Ensuite Bandas with eco Toilets & Private Open Showers).
  • Mweya Safari Lodge (Upmarket – Ensuite Standard Rooms – UPGRADE possible for EXTRA).

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: Accommodation:

  • Buhoma Rest Camp (Budget – Community Operated camp – know for good food and hospitality). 
  • Engagi Lodge (Midrange – En-Suite Rooms Bordering the Bwindi Forest Park – Gorillas are known to visit this Lodge).
  • Trackers safari Lodge (Upmarket – Ensuite Rooms with stunning views of the Forest – Spa & Sauna available).

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:

  • Buhoma Rest Camp (Budget – Community Operated camp – know for good food and hospitality). 
  • Engagi Lodge (Midrange – En-Suite Rooms Bordering the Bwindi Forest Park – Gorillas are known to visit this Lodge).
  • Trackers safari Lodge (Upmarket – Ensuite Rooms with stunning views of the Forest – Spa & Sauna available).

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 


Staying at Budget Lodges with Shared Ablution.

 01 Person (solo) – USD3,033

02 Persons – USD2,335 per person Sharing*

03 Persons – USD2,100 per person Sharing*

04 Persons – USD1,983 per person Sharing*

05 Persons – USD1,912 per person Sharing*

06 Persons – USD1,865 per person Sharing*

Single Room Supplement is USD20

MIDRANGE TOUR


Staying at Midrange Lodges with En-suite Rooms.

01 Person (solo) – USD3,182

02 Persons – USD2,484 per person Sharing*

03 Persons – USD2,249 per person Sharing*

04 Persons – USD2,131 per person Sharing*

05 Persons – USD2,061 per person Sharing*

06 Persons – USD2,014 per person Sharing*

Single Room Supplement is USD147

UPMARKET TOUR


Staying at Luxuriously upmarket Lodges.

ALL TOUR PRICES MENTIONED ABOVE INCLUDE:


  • → 01 Gorilla Permit per person.
  • →01 Chimp Permit per person.
  • →02 Game Drives In Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • → 01 Boat trip On Kazinga channel.
  • → 06 Nights Stay at the Lodge(s) Mentioned in the Itinerary.
  • → All Meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • → All Ground Transportation in a 4X4 Mini – Van with possible Vehicle upgrades for EXTRA pay.
  • → 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.)

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