5 DAYS UGANDA GORILLA - CHIMPANZEE HABITUATION SAFARI

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5 Days Uganda Gorilla – Chimpanzee Habituation Safari – Visit Kibale Forest for Chimpanzee habituation and Bwindi impenetrable forest rumored to be the Capital for Mountain Gorillas in Africa. Bwindi Forest boasts of over 400 individuals out of the total number – 880 individuals of mountain gorillas still existing in Africa. There are currently 02 families undergoing Habituation – in Both Rushaga & Nkuringo Sectors of Bwindi Forest National


PRICE GUIDE:

From USD…….. per person sharing*


TOUR PRICE INCLUDES: 01 Gorilla Habituation Permit, 01 Chimpanzee habituation permit, 03 Nights Accommodation, Meals, Park Fees, All Airport Transfers & Ground Transportation in a Standard 4×4 Mini Van. See more information below…


3 DAYS UGANDA GORILLA – CHIMPANZEE HABITUATION SAFARI 


TOUR DETAILS:

Tour Starts: Kigali or Entebbe

Ends: Kigali or Entebbe

TOUR VISITS:

BRIEF ITINERARY:

  • Day 01: Entebbe to Kibale Forest National Park.
  • Day 02: Chimpanzee Habituation In Kibale Forest NP.
  • Day 03: Transfer from Kibale Forest to Bwindi Forest NP.
  • Day 04: Gorilla Habituation in Rushaga or Nkuringo sector of Bwindi Forest NP.
  • Day 05: Transfer to Kigali – End of the Safari

5 DAYS UGANDA GORILLA – CHIMPANZEE HABITUATION 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 Kibale orest National Park.  Lunch en route –  and then continue to your Lodge for check-in. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at the lodge.

Journey time: 5 – 6 Hours from Entebbe.

Accommodation:

Kibale Forest Camp (Budget). | Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (Midrange). | Ndali lodge (Upmarket).

Meal plan:

Lunch, & Dinner at the Lodge.


DAY 02: CHIMPANZEE HABITUATION IN KIBALE FOREST NP

Early breakfast; thereafter transfer to Kibale National Park for briefing on the rules and etiquette of Chimpanzee Habituation. After ther briefing, you will then start your trek through the forest with chances of seeing upto 11 primates that inhabit this forest. Chimpanzee Habituation is a Full Day affair meaning you will the spend the whole day in the forest with guides and researchers during your chimp habituation experience so please remember to carry a rain coat, hat, reppellent, enough drinking water, and don’t worry about the snack as yourguide will make sure you have one fixed for you in the morning before leaving your lodge (its included in the price you pay for the tour). Return to the Lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Kibale Forest Camp (Budget). | Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (Midrange). | Ndali lodge (Upmarket).

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Packed Lunch and Dinner at the lodge.


DAY 03: TRANSFER TO SOUTHERN SECTOR OF BWINDI FOREST.

Breakfast: thereafter check out with alll your belongings and embark on a drive to the southern sector of  Bwindi Forest National Park. Lunch En route-arriving your lodge in the late afternoon in time for check-in and Dinner at the lodge.

Accommodation:

Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Budget). | Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge (Midrange). |  Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge (Upmarket).


DAY 04: GORILLA HABITUATION IN BWINDI FOREST

Gorilla Habituation, unlike gorilla trekking, starts as early as 6:00 am so we will have an early breakfast this morning, and 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 Habituation Experience. Return to the lodge and relax.

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Budget). | Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge (Midrange). |  Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge (Upmarket).

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


DAY 05: TRANSFER FROM BWINDI FOREST NATIONAL PARK BACK TO KIGALI AIRPORT

Breakfast; and today marks the end of your 5 Days Uganda Gorilla – Chimpanzee Habituation Safari 

With all your bags your guide will then transfer you to Kigali International airport for your onward return flight.

Drive time(s): Bwindi Forest to Kigali = 5 hours.

If time permits, you will visit the Kigali Genocide memorial before transfering to Kigali International Airport

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

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch.


THINGS TO NOTE ABOUT THIS 5 DAYS UGANDA GORILLA – CHIMPANZEE HABITUATION SAFARI 

  • You fly-In through Entebbe International Airport, and fly out of Kigali to your home country.
  • Ensure you apply for an East African Tourist Visa – USD100Valid 90 Days – admits you into Uganda, Rwanda . This comes in handy as you enter into Uganda and crossing into Rwanda for your departure flight.
  • This trip is designed to end in Kigali in order to reduce the Driving time from Bwindi Forest back to Entebbe which is usually 9 – 10 hours Versus the  4 – 5 Hours (including border crossing time) to Kigali
  • This trip can Start and End in Entebbe – if you dont mind the 9 – 10 hour drive from Bwindi Forest to Entebbe, or start in Entebbe and finish in Kigali where you will only drive 4 – 5hours (including border Crossing time), Whatever you choose, please let us know and wewill make necessary adjustments to suit your choice.

End of Service – 5 Days Uganda Gorilla – Chimpanzee Habituation 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


USD—— p/p


  • → 01 Gorilla Habituation Permit Per Person.
  • → 01 Chimpanzee Habituation Permit Per Person.
  • → 04 Nights Stay at Budget Accommodation mentioned in Itinerary.
  • → Meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • → Ground Transportation in a 4X4 Mini – Van.
  • → All Park Fees.

MIDRANGE TOUR


USD——- p/p


  • → 01 Gorilla Habituation Permit Per Person.
  • → 01 Chimpanzee Habituation Permit Per Person.
  • → 04 Nights Stay at Midrange Accommodation mentioned in Itinerary.
  • →Meals as specified in the Itinerary
  • → Ground Transport in a 4X4 Mini – Van.
  • → All Park Fees.

UPMARKET TOUR


USD—— p/p


  • → 01 Gorilla Habituation Permit Per person.
  • → 01 Chimpanzee Habituation Permit Per Person.
  • → 04 Nights Stay at Midrange Accommodation mentioned in Itinerary.
  • →Ground Transportation in a 4×4 Toyota Landcruiser.
  • → All Park Fees.

5 DAYS UGANDA GORILLA – CHIMPANZEE HABITUATION SAFARI  – Price Includes & Excludes


TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:

  • *01 Gorilla Habituation Permit.
  • *01 Chimpanzee Habituation Permit.
  • *04 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.( We recommend applying for the East African Tourist Visa – USD100)
  • *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 01 DAY GOLDEN MONKEY HABITUATION IN MGAHINGA GORILLA NP


If you can, please consider adding Golden Monkey Habituation In Mgahinga Gorilla National Park which is on the same route as your original 3 Day Gorilla habituation Safari.

SPECIAL NOTE:

  • *Adding 01 EXTRA day to your itinerary means this tour then becomes 04 Days Uganda Gorilla & Golden Monkey Habituation Safari instead of 03 Days Uganda Gorilla Habituation Safari.

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