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Uganda Gorilla Tour

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 Gorilla Tour will take you to discover Uganda's 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 start your Uganda Gorilla Tour. 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 31.2020 except the peak period and migration Period, payment can be done in Sterling Pounds or Euro with no extra surcharge.

 

Prices on the website or quoted to our clients are subject to change without notice and are not guaranteed until confirmed in writing.

Children Policy

- 0 - 3 Free of Charge.

 

- 4 - 11 Pay 40% of tour price.

 

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

 

Children Policy above apply on itineraries/products/tours but it won’t work on the itineraries that have Gorilla Trekking or chimpanzee trekking as activities. The minimum age for Gorilla/Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda and Rwanda is 15 years old. Therefore you will need to adjust the Children Policy depending on which itineraries/products/tours.

Payment Policy
  • All tours will be booked and confirmed only upon receipt of a 45% deposit of the basic program rate. For gorilla permits, a full advance payment of the permit fee (USD $ 700 per permit person) for Gorilla tracking in Uganda and fee (USD $ 1500 per permit per person) for Gorilla tracking in Rwanda), and the chimpanzee permits (US$ 150 per permit per person) is required in order to make the reservation.
  • The payment balance is due no later than 42 days prior to the safari, unless agreed otherwise.
  • Bookings made within 42 days before arrival must be paid in full at the time of confirmation.
  • If payment is not received in accordance with the above, Kubwa Five Safaris has the right to cancel the booking.
  • Payments can be made by bank transfer to our bank account in Uganda. Transfer costs are to be paid by the client(s) before the start of the safari.

 

Note: Regretfully, payments with credit or debit card are not possible and traveler cheques are no longer accepted.

Flexible Cancellation Policy

 

Memphis Tours offers a very flexible cancelation policy in case the government or the airline issues a travel warning from/to your departure country and destination. In the event that this happens, we will be refunding you the amount paid in full. Here at Memphis Tours we prioritize your well-being and safety above anything else and aim that our cancellation policy reflect that.

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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