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Uganda Gorilla safari package

Best of Uganda Gorilla Safari Package tour

Uganda gorilla safari with prices. This package is based on 3 accommodation options; luxury accommodations, mid range safari camps and lodges as well as low budget or camping options. Scheduled flying safaris are also available based on availability of preferred dates.

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UGANDA GORILLA SAFARI PACKAGE, TREKKING TOUR

Day one: Adventure Tour
Our Best of Uganda Gorilla safari package tour starts with a morning pick up from your overnight accommodation in Kampala. Our safari guide will start a four to five hour drive to the Murchison falls National Park. At Masindi, we will stop for lunch before proceeding to the top of the Murchison Falls. Here, roaring cascades of white water are sent crashing through seven Metre crack in the African Rift Valley to drop some 45 metres below. These may be viewed from different angles towards the Baker’s Summit. Meals and overnight at Fort Murchison Lodge.
Meal Plan – Lunch and Dinner
TRANSIT TIME 5 HOURS

Day Two:
Morning breakfast at the Safari Lodge before meeting the Murchison Falls Safari guide. We will start our game viewing along the tracks from the lodge across the Nile. Our armed ranger guide escort will let us get as close to the wildlife by either safari vehicle or on a walking safari as he or she explains the wildlife ecosystems of the national park. The graceful giraffes with their young are usually feeding on the acacia trees, while the elephants are seen grazing on the Borassus palm fruits.

Other wildlife to encounter on this safari include: Jackson’s Hartebeest, Lion Prides, Herds of Uganda Kob, Secretary bird, Piac piacs and a host of others are encountered. The morning safari ends as we transfer to the Paraa Area for Lunch before taking an afternoon boat cruise on the River Nile. The boat safari guide will be pointing out names of birds as well as giving more information about the animals that come to the River banks for feeding. Expect to see Hippos, Crocodiles, Elephants, baboon, Migrant Birds from the comfort of the boat cruise. Meals and overnight at Fort Murchison Lodge. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day Three: Uganda Safari to Kibale
After breakfast early, then transfer through the scenic region of the Lake Albert driving through Hoima on the way to the Kibale national Park. We have a picnic lunch along the way before proceeding with our safari along the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains. The evening gets us at Camp in time for dinner and overnight at the Kibale Forest Camp. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
TRANSIT TIME 6-8 HOURS

Day four:   Chimpanzee Tracking
After breakfast, start the morning chimpanzee safari trekking through the thick Kibale Forest. The chimpanzee safari guides then lookout for signs of the Chimpanzee troop feeding amongst the fig trees, playing around, hunting or simply relaxing. You may also spot Black and white colobus monkey, Grey cheeked mangabeys, Red tailed monkey, Baboon or the endemic and very rare red colubus monkey. After lunch, transfer to the Queen Elizabeth National Park then a sunset safari along the Craters and the Leopard Loop. Meals and overnight at Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge or Katara Lodge.
Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
TRANSIT TIME 3 HOURS.

Day five:
Breakfast early then start a morning safari looking for the Lions starting with the Kob Mating grounds. Along the way, spot Leopard, Hyena, Elephant, Giant Forest Hog and Bush buck. The lions tend to be active during the mornings as well as at dusk. It may be possible to find them hunting. In the afternoon, the safari guide at Kazinga will take us for another boat ride on the Kazinga channel where Cape Buffalo, Crocodile, Migrant Birds, Hippos and other animals are found. In the evening, have another brief leopard safari for more chances of catching the elusive leopard at the loop before heading for dinner and overnight at Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge or Katara Lodge. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day six:
Meanwhile, a relaxed breakfast, depart through the Ishasha plains viewing Lions, Elephant and Uganda Kob. Later, see Topi and maybe tree climbing Lions on the way to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Arrive in the early afternoon and have a briefing by the lodge management on how to prepare for the Uganda Gorilla safari package tour the following day. Later, have dinner before overnight at The Gorilla Resort Bwindi.
Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
TRANSIT TIME 4-5 HOURS

Day seven: Gorilla tour Uganda Bwindi
Morning wake up call with tea/coffee/hot chocolate. After breakfast, your gorilla safari guide will transfer to the nearby briefing point where the gorilla trek begins. Thereafter, with picnic lunch boxes and water, the gorilla guide, gorilla trackers, porters and the other visitors will start a 2 minutes to an 8 hours walk in the Bwindi Forest following one of the families of Mountain Gorilla groups. The gorilla safari lasts around one hour from the time you first see them. Thereafter, a picnic lunch in the Jungle, trek back to camp or drive to our base. Later on, a cold drink, camp fire, followed by dinner and overnight at The Gorilla Resort Bwindi.
Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
TRANSIT TIME 4-5 HOURS.

Day eight:
After breakfast, drive through the little Switzerland of Kigezi before heading to Mbarara. After picnic lunches along the way, transfer to Kampala arriving late in the evening to be dropped off at your place of residence. Eventually, proceed to the airport for an evening connecting to your home bound flight.
Meal Plan – Breakfast and Lunch.

UGANDA GORILLA SAFARI PACKAGE TOUR PRICES.

(BASED ON PER PERSON IN A DOUBLE OR TWIN ROOM)

Luxury accommodations  price per person starts from                 USD2,828

Mid range accommodations  price per person starts from           USD2,400

Budget accommodations  price per person starts from                 USD1,980

Includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodations,
  • Meals,
  • Park entry fees,
  • Game drives,
  • cruises on the Nile and Kazinga Channel,
  • primate/chimpanzee permits,
  • and private 4×4 ground transportation with an English speaking driver guide.

Uganda gorilla safari package price excludes:

  • Beverages,
  • gorilla permit at USD600 or USD350 depending on season,
  • tips,
  • and personal expenses.

NB: A package of gorilla rules and regulations, together with your gorilla trekking certificate is awarded after the completion of the trekking experience.