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7 nt Gorillas & Game Uganda

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices and Dates: $3700
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 8 days
Best months: January - February, June - December
Countries visited Uganda Uganda
Parks visited Bwindi Impenetrable, Queen Elizabeth, Lake Mburo
Activity level Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
  • Camping
  • Birding
- Taking in the very best regions of Uganda, a relatively 'unknown' holiday destination offering outstanding experiences (click on the video icon below right to watch a Uganda Tourism video) - Wildlife galore from mountain gorilla trekking, chimpanzee safaris, game drives in 4x4, boating and walking safaris - Comfortable accommodation, great custom built vehicles and friendly guides to ensure an amazing Uganda safari tour experience
Day 1: Arrive in Entebbe

On arrival into Entebbe you will be warmly welcomed off your flight by your driver. Transfer to your hotel where you will have the opportunity to freshen up before venturing out on a half day excursion to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary (if time permits. Please note this is not always possible on the first day due to later arrivals). Here you will receive an educational orientation by a chimpanzee care giver before witnessing the chimps at feeding time from a raised platform. Return to your accommodation at Gately Guest House or similar for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Entebe to Lake Mburo 

Meet your safari guide and begin your drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Spend one night at Mantana Tented Camp or similar with all meals included. Explore the national park on game drives and boat trip or walk with local guide.

Day 3: Lake Mburo to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Depart Lake Mburo with your tour group and journey towards to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for your for gorilla trekking safari (today is a travel day). On arrival spend two nights at Buhoma Lodge or similar with all meals included.

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking

Meet your safari guide bright and early for your Gorilla tracking. After spending one hour with the gorillas before its time to head back down through the forest and mountains and onwards to your lodge for an afternoon of well deserved rest and relaxation.

Day 5: Bwindi to Queen Elizabeth National Park

This morning you will have the option of participating in second gorilla tracking or forest walk in Bwindi Forest. Depart the Bwindi heading towards the Ishasha region of Queens Elizabeth National Park stopping at a village en route for a cultural experience (optional). Spend three nights at Ishasha Wilderness Camp or similar with all meals included (please note due to travel times accommodation may be in Buhoma on Day 5).

Day 6 & 7: On safari

An exciting two days of game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park and boat cruise on Kazinga Channel.

Day 8: Depart Uganda

Return to Entebbe via craft markets at Equataor or Kampala. Transfer to the airport for your international flight home.

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  • Gately Guest House
  • Mantana Tented Camp
  • Buhoma Lodge

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