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Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda, 2 Days Visit

2 gorilla treks tour of Uganda. Features visits to two different gorilla groups and a relaxing game viewing tour of Lake Mburo National park. A similar program is available for trekking in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National park to the Dian Fossey Mountain gorilla families.

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GORILLA TREKKING SAFARI UGANDA, 2 TREKS  TOUR

Day one:
Either, starting from Entebbe or Kampala. The 2 day gorilla trekking safari Uganda program sets off through the lush countryside of Uganda. We would stop by the Uganda Equator for a break before heading to Mbarara to arrive for lunch at the Motel Agip or Igongo Cultural Center. Our gorilla trekking safari tour begins through the Mountains, then heads down to the Impenetrable forests of Bwindi. Home to the Mountain gorillas where we later on arrive for dinner and overnight at the Gorilla Resort Bwindi. The following morning would ultimately be the day of the trekking.
Meals and overnight at The Gorilla Resort Camp.
Meal Plan – Lunch and Dinner.
TRANSIT TIME 8 -10 HOURS.

Day Two:  First Day of Gorilla trekking

The first day of the double gorilla trek starts with a briefing by the gorilla guides. Later on, the gorilla trekking party in a group of 8 starts from Buhoma en route to one of the gorilla families. The arduous walking is through some challenging terrain that finally ends with the family of the Mountain gorillas with their dominant Silver back. The picnic lunches are served in the jungle before a short drive back to the Mountain Gorilla Camp where dinner and overnight will be at the Gorilla Resort.
Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day Three:  Second day of gorilla trekking
The two gorilla treks would mean starting early today. After breakfast, we thereafter, transfer to a different gorilla group to maximize the chances of gorilla trekking safari Uganda experience and photo opportunities. Trekking through the mountains, at higher altitudes, the 2 day gorilla sighting then ends with an hour of interacting with these gentle Apes. A picnic lunch and drinks will be served in the park, then the Uganda wildlife personnel will lead everyone back to base. Meals and overnight at the Gorilla Resort.
Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day FOUR: Uganda Tour to Lake Mburo

Breakfast at the gorilla sanctuary and later, transfer to Mbarara for your picnic lunch. The Safari to the Lake Mburo National Park starts with a game drive on the Zebra Tracks and the Lake in search of Hippo and crocodile by along the shores. Giraffes have recently been introduced at Lake Mburo and presently feed gracefully alongside Zebras. Look out for the largest Antelope in Africa, the Eland. Large herds can easily number to over one hundred of these shy herbivores. Later on in the evening, transfer to the Lake Mburo Safari Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
TRANSIT TIME 6.5 HOURS

Day Five:
Morning safari of Lake Mburo starts right from the lodge which attracts Zebras. Have the whole morning in the park looking for the plains game. Wildlife here includes; Eland, Topi, Leopard, Hyena, Cape Buffalo, Topi, Hyraxes and Bohor reed buck. Have lunch at the lodge then depart for Kampala or Entebbe to catch the evening flight out

Meal Plan – Breakfast and Lunch

Price per person sharing at Luxury accommodations      USD1,500

Fee at  Mid level accommodations                                       USD1,260

Price sharing at Basic accommodations                              USD990

Gorilla Trekking safari Uganda price Includes:

  • Accommodation,
  • Meals,
  • Bwindi gorilla park entry fees
  • Lake Mburo entrance fee
  • Gorilla trackers and guides
  • Game drives in open topped safari vehicle
  • and private 4×4 ground transportation in addition to an English speaking driver guide.

Excludes:

  • Beverages,
  • tips,
  • gorilla permits at USD1,200 or USD700 dependent of the months of travel
  • and personal expenses.

 

Gorilla trekking trip information:

  • Gorilla trekking safari Uganda tour is almost 100% guarantee. but for picture quality and experiences, some visitors take a second gorilla trek to be sure.
  • On the visit to the Mountain gorillas, you will probably be affected by altitude.
  • We recommend taking breaks along the hike to acclimatize before proceeding on the tour.
  • The age limit for a visit to the Mountain gorillas is 15. This is for health reasons for both man and endangered gentle giants.
  • Gorillas are vegetarian and their diet consists of mostly of leaves, twigs and bark of some trees and nettles.
  • Feeding near them or leaving food in the park is strictly prohibited.
  • Depending on the gorilla group required, it is meanwhile possible to Offer this gorilla trip in Uganda. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga National Park or the Volcanoes park in Rwanda.
  • Combinations for Golden Monkey treks, as well as chimpanzee treks are possible in Uganda or Rwanda for this tour program.
  • Gorilla trackers go ahead to scout the easiest route to guide clients to the gorilla watching area. Therefore, easy communication by two way walky talkie.
  • After each gorilla trek at Bwindi or in Rwanda’s Parc Des Volcans, evening activities may be undertaken which may include; Village walks, cultural entertainment, Pygmies village tours or guided nature walks at an extra fee.
  • Reservations for the Mountain gorilla tours need to be made ahead of time to avoid disappointment.
  • We also offer scheduled gorilla safaris in Uganda and Rwanda on given dates. Please feel free to request for information on how you can sign up.
  • Tour prices vary with different accommodation levels.