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Gorilla Safari & Tours: 5 nights 6 Days

Type of safari- Gorilla Safaris , Destination - Uganda

Tour Summary

One of the most exciting safaris East Africa can offer is the magic encounter with the primates closest to Man, the gorillas, both Mountain Gorillas or Lowland Gorillas.


Day 1- Kampala/equator
colobus monkeyMeet and greet in Kampala at 0800 hrs. Drive west with a stop over at the equator for photos, through volcanic formations of the Western Rift Valley towards Queen Elizabeth National Park. The descent reveals a stunning panorama of Lakes George and Edward amidst game filled plains. In the evening, proceed for a unique two-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga channel and into Lake Edward. The trip passed through possibly the highest hippo concentration in Africa and many mammals may be seen drinking at the water's edge. The cruise offers an excellent platform for photography and game viewing. The bird life is colorful and abundant. Return for dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Jacana Safari Lodge.

Day 2- Queen Elizabeth
Queen Elizabeth National Park's diverse eco-system of grassy plains, tropical forests, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. An early morning walk in the spectactular Kyamburi Gorge provides excellent opportunities to see chimpanzees, L'hoestes, red-colobus, black and white colobus and more. After a picnic lunch, tranfer to Bwindi impenetrable Forest. Dinner and overnight stay at Volcano Tented Camp.

Day 3 - Gorilla Sanctuary
Early morning entry into the gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest is spectacular. It offers a dramatic, steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense, but criss-crossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. Mammals recorded include the endangered mountain gorilla, rare golden monkey, buffalo, elephant, black-fronted duiker, bushbuck, leopard, giant forest hog and others. This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas. The time taken and the terrain varies according to the movements of the marvelous primates. The thrill of spending time and observing the gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure. The Gorilla is a shy and peaceful animal and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact. Dinner and overnight stay at the Volcano Tented Camp.

Day 4 - Kingezi Highlands
Drive through the 'Switzerland of Africa' area known as the Kigezi Highlands with it's terraced hillside and winding roads to Kisoro or Bwindi. Dinner and overnight at Traveller's Rest Camp.

Day 5 - Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Tracking Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and in Pare De Vulcans in Ruwanda. Simply amazing chance to see the fascinating, endangered gorillas. Dinner and overnight stay in Traveller's Rest Camp.

Day 6 - Pare De Vulcans
Tracking Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and in Pare De Vulcans in Ruwanda. Simply amazing chance to see the fascinating, endangered gorillas. Dinner and overnight stay in Traveler's Rest Camp

Day 7- Mbarara
Leisurely drive back to Kampala with a stopover in Mbarara for lunch.

Safari - Gorilla Safari & Tours: 5 nights 6 Days - GUGS - 03
No. of Pax
2Pax
4Pax
6Pax
Prices (USD) Per Person Sharing (PP) Per Day
USD350
USD340
USD330
Total Cost (Tour days x Price of Per Person Sharing)
USD4200
USD8160
USD11880
No. Of Tour Days 6 Days


 
 
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