4 DAYS, 2 TIMES GORILLA TREKKING TOUR BWINDI
Visitors have now the best opportunity to track and visit Gorillas 2 times. Have the rarest Gorilla encounter in just 4 days. Different families will be arranged for your comparison experiences. See their uniqueness in family composition, how they live and adapt to their environment. Do not be left out book with us your double Gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi and you will absolutely end up satisfied
Day 1, : Kampala-Bwindi (Travel Time +8hrs)
Our guide/driver picks you at 7:30 am from your hotel or place of residence in Entebbe or Kampala. Drive to Mbarara (283km from Kampala) via Masaka. Make a first stop over at Equator crossing for snacks and photography. Proceed with a visit to Igongo Cultural village this is more rewarding and amazing as you visit the Ankole museum. Lunch break is made at Agip Motel Mbarara. After lunch, drive to Bwindi. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. Dinner and overnight stay at either Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs/Gorilla Safari Lodge (high end lodge) or Sliver back Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge (Mid range) or Buhoma community Bandas/Wagtail Eco Camp (Budget facility) Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2, 2016: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking
Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a village walk. The Buhoma Village Walk gives you a great opportunity to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It also is a great way to support the local community in a direct way. The Walk begins with your guide at Buhoma Community Rest Camp and is most informative, rewarding to the average visitor. It will amaze you how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways. Dinner and overnight stay at either Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs/Gorilla Safari Lodge (high end lodge) or Sliver back Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge (Mid range) or Buhoma community Bandas/Wagtail Eco Camp (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3 : Second Gorilla Trekking
After breakfast, you will go for the second gorilla track but in another group returning in the afternoon. Time permitting, spend the afternoon on a community foot safari to explore the life style of the people living and surrounding the park. Return to camp exhilarated to relieve the encounter with friends over a drink.
Dinner and overnight stay at either Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs/Gorilla Safari Lodge (high end lodge) or Sliver back Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge (Mid range) or Buhoma community Bandas/Wagtail Eco Camp (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4, 2016: Bwindi – Kampala (Travel Time +8hrs)
After your morning breakfast, drive back to Kampala using Kasese – Fort Portal road via Queen Elizabeth National Park for en route game viewing if you lucky you may spot the Elephants, Antelopes and the Warthogs. A stop over at the Equator line in Kasese. Enjoy the winding scenery of the foot hills of Mt. Rwenzori arriving in Fort Portal for lunch thereafter continue to Kampala or Entebbe to catch up with your out bound flight back home or to your next destination Meal Plan B-L End of Service
The safari package includes
Transportation by 4 WD safari van, Fuel expenses
Accommodation while on safari
The costs also cover the services of English speaking driver/guide
Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on safari,
1 soft drink per meal i.e. a soda or mineral water at/during lunch and dinner,
Park entrance fees
Two gorilla permit per person
Lots of fun in the African Sun
Fuel plus all activities while on the tour as will be detailed in your itinerary.
AMREF Emergency Evacuation Medical Insurance
Excluded in the 4 day Gorilla Safari are:
Local and international flights, Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.