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5 days driving gorilla Trekking tour

Tracking gorillas and chimpanzees are surely the highlights of any trip to Uganda and with this itinerary, you will not be disappointed by what Uganda has to offer.

5 days driving gorilla Trekking tour

$2950 per person

This 5-day tour gives Gorilla trekking lovers a chance of a lifetime to track down some of the rarest apes in Africa. Uganda is indeed a primate-lovers paradise with a record of 20 species recorded within our borders.  From the largest primates like the Mountain gorillas to the smaller bush babies- surely primate lovers will be excited about seeing some of these diverse cousins of ours. Tracking gorillas and chimpanzees are surely the highlights of any trip to Uganda and with this itinerary, you will not be disappointed by what Uganda has to offer.

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Tour Plan

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Day 1. Arrival in Uganda.
On arrival at Entebbe international airport, you will be met by your guide who will then transfer you to a hotel in Kampala for a night. Luxury accommodation: Sheraton Kampala or similar on Bed & Breakfast (BB) Mid -Range accommodation: Eureka palace or similar on bed and breakfast (BB)
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Day 2. Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Meet and greet at the hotel with your driver guide and start on an approximately 10 hours’ drive journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will have your first stop at Equator for photos, breakfast and general muscle stretching and thereafter embark on your journey going through the undulating Kigezi hills arriving at your lodge late in the afternoon/evening. Free evening at leisure at your lodge. Luxury accommodation: Gorilla safari lodge or similar on full board (B L, D) Budget accommodation: Gorilla valley lodge or similar on full board (B, L, D).
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Day 3. Gorilla Trekking.
After breakfast with your packed lunch, your guide will drive you to the park headquarters for a briefing about the dos and don’ts during your trekking.  Your gorilla family tracking will start immediately after the briefing. The time taken to find these great primates ranges between 2 hours to 8 hours depending on where the family last spent its night. The thrill of spending time observing these gentle and endangered giants is an awesome, exciting experience to be long savored. Many find it to be a rare and moving opportunity. Return to your accommodation for a nap and later in the afternoon visit the Batwa community. Luxury accommodation: Gorilla safari lodge or similar on full board (B, L, D) Budget accommodation: Gorilla valley lodge or similar on full board (B, L, D).
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Day 4. Drive Back to Kampala.
After breakfast at leisure, you will check out of the lodge and start your journey back to Kampala through Mbarara-Masaka arriving late afternoon at your hotel. Free evening at leisure at your hotel in Kampala as you relax from the long yet exciting journey. Luxury accommodation: Sheraton Kampala or similar on bed and breakfast (BB) Mid-range accommodation: Eureka Palace or similar on bed and breakfast (BB)
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Day 5. Half day Kampala City Tour
After break-fast your driver will take you on a Kampala city tour. This will include a visit to the various monuments in the city like the Independence monument, Sir Edward Mutesa 1 Monument, World war memorial monument and the statue of leadership among others, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine and Lubiri/Kabaka’s palace are also part of the city tour. Return in time and be transferred to Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight
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This Safari Includes:
  • All applicable government taxes
  • All park fees
  • All ground transports in 4x4 safari vehicle
  • Gorilla permits
  • Water in the vehicle
  • Services of an English-speaking driver guide
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Activities as per the itinerary
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  • Price Quote Excludes:
  • Personal expenses
  • International air tickets
  • Visa fees where applicable
  • Tips while on the safari
  • Others not mentioned in the itinerary
All trip prices are quoted in US dollars per person based on double occupancy and single supplement will apply for single occupancy unless otherwise noted, are subject to change without notice and do not include international airfares. Optional activities are at an additional cost.
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