Gorilla Special 9 days

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
9 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Active - Hiking, horse riding
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
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Day 1
PM Transfer from Entebbe Airport to Kampala (1hr) B N
Our driver guide will welcome you at Entebbe International Airport. It will take about one hour to Kampala depend on volume of traffic jam. After check in at hotel, our office staff will visit you to brief the itinerary. L N
Overnight Kampala / Grand lmperial Hotel BB
Day 2
AM Transfer to Kibale National Park (6hr) B Y
PM Chimpanzee tracking at Kibale National Park (3-4hr) L N
Kibale forest is one of the biggest forests in Uganda which is a habitat for more than 1,000 chimpanzee and 7 species of primate. Chimpanzee tracking start at 2pm and takes 3-4 hours depend on where chimpanzees are. Enjoy observing the closest creature to human. D N
Overnight Fort Portal / Mountains of the Moon Hotel BB
Day 3
AM Transfer to Mweya, Queen Elizabeth National Park (3hr) B Y
Queen Elizabeth National Park is the second largest national park in Uganda. 95 species of mammal and 547 species of bird has been recorded. Altitude is low as between 900 to 1,000, so it is warmer than other area. L N
PM Boat trip along Kazinga Channel (2hr) D Y
Kazinga Channel leads the flow from Lake George to Lake Edward which originate from Rwenzoris. This channel has rich ecosystem, and is a habitat for Hippo, Crocodile, and so many water birds like Pelicans, Storks, Herons, Kingfishers etc. Elephants and antelopes comes here to drink water some time.
Overnight Queen Elizabeth National Park / Mweya Safari Lodge FB
Day 4
AM Game drive in Savannah at Mweya Area (3-4hr) B Y
Leave your accommodation early in the morning while it is chilly. Drive through the vast savannah, and look for your favorite animals, with a help of experienced park ranger. Enjoy observing the animals lives in vast savannah at the foot of Rwenzori Mountains. L Y
PM  Transfer to Kisoro (5hr) D Y
Overnight Kisoro / Traveler's Rest FB
Day 5
Gorilla tracking at Nkuringo, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park B Y
Tracking of Mountain Gorilla is the highlight of this trip. This great ape is endangered and only 700 individuals remained in the whole world. Bwindi is a home for its half population, while they are only 2 habitats for them. You will hike in cool dense forest until you meet Mountain Gorillas. It is quite difficult to describe the excitement of meeting gorilla by words. L Y
Overnight Kisoro / Traveler's Rest FB
Day 6
AM Nature walk at Mgahinga Gorilla National Park B Y
Mugahinga Gorilla National Park is located extreme south-west of Uganda. This is northern part of Virunga Mountains, while Southern side belong to Rwanda, and western side to Congo (DRC). There are several hiking courses, please choose your favorite course. L Y
PM Transfer to Volcanoes National Park (2hr) D Y
Volcanoes National Park is southern part of Virunga Mountains, and is located at north-west corner of Rwanda. It is famous for Mountain Gorilla and Golden Monkey.
It is not possible to obtain Rwanda visa at boarder.Please make sure to get it priorly.
Kinigi is locate at altitude of 2,300m, it can be very cold in the night and morning.
Overnight Volcanoes National Park / Mountain Gorilla's Nest FB
Day 7
Whole day Gorilla tracking at Volcanoes National Park B Y
This huge cross-border forest is another home for Mountain Gorilla. You may observe the difference of Gorilla between the one in Bwindi. It is thought that these Gorillas has created an different developments in an isolated environment. L Y
Overnight Volcanoes National Park / Mountain Gorilla's Nest FB
Day 8
AM Visit Dain Fossy's tomb (5-6hr) B Y
Dian Fossy, the legendary researcher of Mountain Gorilla who was killed by poachers in 1985, sleeps at just next to Gorilla cemetary at the former Karisoke Research Camp. It takes 30min drive from park office, and walk 2-3 hours to reach the tomb. L Y
PM Transfer to Kigali (3hr) D N
Overnight Kigali Hotel Mille Colines BB
Day 9
AM Free B Y
The morning of the last day is free. Please advise our driver the place you want to visit. L N
PM Transfer to Kigali Airport D N
Traffic jam can be very heavy. Please make sure to leave Kampala thirty minutes before the departure time of your flight.

Greenleaf Tourist Club

- We offer private/custom safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: 256-414-230460
Since: Feb 2014

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Game drives
Game drives
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