Gorillas of Uganda Budget Safari

It is fascinating getting to see the large apes, the mountain gorillas. This tour will give you the best memorable experience ever as you get near them and get to know their behavior and their way of living.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1864 - $1988
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
5 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
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This tour will start in Entebbe and in Entebbe. On your arrival your will sleep in Entebbe then wake up early morning after breakfast and head to Bwindi impenetrable National park.Your will track Gorillas the next day, getting closer to these gigantic apes is amazing. You will sleep then the next morning head back to Entebbe.

Day 1:Arrival to Entebbe

On your arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will be met by your Around Africa Safaris guide. Having passed immigration and luggage collection please exit the arrival hall and look out for your guide who will be holding up a signboard with your name and featuring our logo. You will then be transferred to your guesthouse, taking between 15 minutes to 40 minutes, depending on traffic. Overnight Airport.

Day2:Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National parl

Today we will depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. This park is regarded as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization natural world heritage site and is one of the richest biological and botanical regions in the world. With its south-west position at the edge of the western Rift-Valley, this forest covers 331 km². The treasures of Bwindi are the approx. 350 wild Mountain gorillas who contribute to about half of the world’s population of these gentle apes. Arrival in Buhoma – our destination - is in the afternoon. If you’re in the mood, you may enjoy a walk around the village and a chance to visit one of the handicraft shops. Overnight at Buhoma Community Rest camp

Day3:Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi

Up early for breakfast then go for Gorilla Tracking. Before 8 am report to the ranger station for registration; the guides will then take you through the bush pushing your way through the undergrowth, parting thick creepers, to track the gorillas. The trek can take from half an hour to 7 hours – fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes. Once you are close to the group, you will be asked to leave behind your bags as no food items should be carried close to the gorillas. Just take your cameras with you as you! Sit in the forest amongst the gorillas, listening to them grumble to each other and marvel at the sheer size of the dominant male; the silverback. It is an extraordinary feeling sitting in the dense rainforest knowing you are with a few of the last remaining Mountain Gorillas – sadly enough there are only about 650 of these beautiful creatures left. You are allowed exactly one hour with the gorillas before returning to the base station.Overnight at Buhoma Community Rest camp

Day 4:Depart for Entebbe

After breakfast at the lodge, we start our journey back towards Entebbe airport, stopping at the Equator with a picnic lunch. Your Around Africa Safaris guide will drive you to your guesthouse in Entebbe. After a farewell dinner and an exciting and unforgettable journey your guide will say goodbye to you.Overnight at Aiport Guest House.

Day5:Airport Transfer

The next day your guesthouse will transfer you in due time to Entebbe International Airport for your outbound flight. There may be time to visit the Botanical Gardens (if you arrange it with the guesthouse). Please note that check-in for international flights should be done 2 hours prior to departure of the flight. In the departure hall (after check-in) you will find a small restaurant, a sitting area and several duty-free shops for your convenience.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • -Airport Guest House.
  • -Buhoma Community Rest Camp

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Around Africa Safaris

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- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
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Since: Sep 2004

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Bushbaby
Bushbaby
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
Elephant
Elephant
Mountain gorilla
Mountain gorilla
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Game drives
Game drives
Photography
Photography
Shopping/markets
Shopping/markets
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