Gorilla Safari

from $1699
Duration
Duration:
4 days
Type
Type:
Private Tour
Run
Run:
Everyday
Overview

From its source in Lake Victoria, the River Nile crosses the Rift Valley to give Uganda a dazzling range of unique habitats. Uganda’s resulting beauty, natural wonders and biodiversity have impressed generations of travellers. Visitors return for Uganda’s welcoming people and temperate climate. Uganda’s most coveted natural attractions include the endangered Mountain Gorilla, Chimpanzees and over 1,000 species of birds. Uganda’s diverse habitats have. A comparatively small country, Uganda has won many accolades including Lonely Planet number one destination to visit in 2012.

Included
  • All accommodation on Half Board (HB), Full Board (FB) or Bed and Breakfast (B&B) basis as quoted in the text
  • 4x4 land cruise and fuel
  • English speaking tourist guide
  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • Entrance fees to the national parks
  • Taxes 
  • 1 extra lunch on the last day
  • Free mineral water in the vehicle during the tour
  • AMREF emergency evacuation insurance

 

Note: Check-in for international flights should be done two hours prior to flight departure. The departures area of the airport has a small restaurant, several duty-free shops and a seating area.

Excluded
  • International flights
  • Visa fees
  • Drinks / alcoholic drinks
  • Additional meals
  • Tips and items of personal nature / souvenirs
  • Activities not part of the described program
  • International travel insurance
Itinerary
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Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International - Transfer to Kampala

After arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our representative. The guide will drive you to your hotel.

Overnight: Boma Guest House.BB

Day 2: Drive to Kisoro

Today wake up early morning, have breakfast and then your guide will drive you to Kisoro. To Lake Mulehe safari lodge, this lodge provides a private yet peaceful environment to stay. It overlooks a crate lake called Muhele which gives a magnificent view which is also breathe taking. During your long journey, you will have a stop at the Equator to stretch and use the toilet and further more have a lunch break in Mbarara town.

Overnight: Lake Mulehe safari Lodge (FB)

Day 3: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Breakfast, then and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable national park for Gorilla Tracking. You will report for registration at the Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger station by 8 AM. Enjoy watching females and their young, young males and even a dominant Silverback: feeding, playing, interacting with each other, or just sleeping! You will never forget your encounter with the gorillas. They will be quite curious to see you! You are allowed exactly one hour with the gorillas before returning to base.

Overnight: Lake Mulehe safari Lodge (FB)

Note: The trek usually takes between three and six hours so a reasonable degree of fitness and a strong pair of walking boots or shoes are required.

Day 4: Departure

After breakfast, your driver pick you up and drive you from Kisoro to Entebbe, if time permits you will stop over at the Equator. You drive will drive you to Entebbe in due time for your out bound flight.

Prices

Prices
2 Persons
$ 1845 Price Per Person
4 Persons
$ 1494 Price Per Person
6 Persons
$ 1389 Price Per Person
8 Persons
$ 1490 Price Per Person
10 Persons
$ 1429 Price Per Person

 

Prices:

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid until December 31.2018 except the peak period and migration Period, payment can be done in Sterling Pounds or Euro with no extra surcharge.

 

 

Children Policy:

- Only applies to one child under 12 years sharing a room with 2 adults.  

- One child sharing a room with one adult will be charged full adult rate.

- 0 - 3 Free of Charge.

- 4 - 11 Pay 45% of tour price.

- 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

 


Reservations, Payment and Deposits:


Reservations should be made as early as possible to book your desired Uganda safari tour, spaces will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 50 %. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or the Western Union, and the balance of payment to be paid one week before tour start date.

 


Tipping:

Like most countries, tipping is customary to show one's satisfaction with good services. You are in no way obliged to, however, if you’re willing to do so it would be well appreciated.

 


Luggage:

It is recommended to travel with soft bags such as duffle bags instead of hard shell bags as there is a strict 15KGS per person policy and makes it easier to fit in your safari vehicles.

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