5 Days Gorilla Tracking
What to expect on this safari are outstanding scenery, Interesting rural countryside, Cultural interaction Gorilla tracking which is also the highlight of the safari and wild-life viewing as well, Routing: Entebbe-Bwindi-Mbarara-Entebbe.
Day 1: Arrival Entebbe Airport
Arrive at Entebbe International airport. Meet, greet and transfer to Imperial Resort Beach Hotel for overnight (BB).
Day 2: Drive south to Bwindi
After your breakfast, drive on the southbound road passing charming attractions en route: look at royal drum makers, enjoy the Equator and stop at the roadside markets to enjoy some fruit and vegetables. Lunch en route. Continue to Buhoma in the thick, impenetrable Bwindi Forest via Kabale. Arrive late afternoon. [Approximate driving time: 9 hours] O/N: Bwindi Tented Camp or Buhoma Homestead (FB).
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi ancient impenetrable forest
Go gorilla tracking (subject to availability of gorilla permits at time of booking), carrying a packed lunch. You will be accompanied by a guide and porters. You will then set off to the thick forest in search of gorillas. The terrain can be difficult, with steep slopes covered in dense vegetation that gives the park its name. In addition, the altitude of 5200 feet and more means participants do need to be physically fit. The time taken to track the gorillas varies enormously, from as little as half an hour to as much as 6 hours before one returns to camp. Difficulty, however, is not impossibility and coming face to face with the great primates is well worth it! Dinner and Bwindi Tented Camp or Buhoma Homestead (FB).
Day 4: Drive from Bwindi to Mbarara
Start for Mbarara, enjoying natural attractions en route. Proceed to Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda’s most conspicuous park, with zebra, leopard, hippo, antelope and many birds. Lunch on arrival. Boat trip on Lake Mburo. Time permitting, an evening game drive. [Approximate driving time: 5 hours] O/N: Mantana Mburo Camp (FB).
Day 5: Drive from Mbarara to Entebbe or Kampala -approx. 5 hours
Following breakfast, head back to Kampala arriving early afternoon and transfer to Entebbe airport for your flight
End of the tour service
Children under 15 cannot take part in gorilla tracking tours.
The Tour Package above would include:
- Use of 4x4 safari vehicle for game viewing & photography
- Guaranteed window seats for every participants.
- All Park Entry fees and Gorilla Tracking fees
- Full board meal plan while on Safari – breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- Qualified local English - Speaking driver guide (French, Spanish & German on request)
- Game drives as per the program
- All government taxes applicable
The Tour Package would NOT Include:
- Extras at the lodges –tips, drinks, telephone, laundry or any other personal expenses
- International flight into/out of Uganda
- Entry Visa to Uganda
- Departure tax