Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Nov - June 2018 P/P
July - Oct 2018 P/P

Vacation Itinerary: Fantasy Turned to Reality

Destinations: Entebbe City, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & Entebbe City

Private Dates: Departs daily – Inquire for availability.

DAY ONE – ENTEBBE

Connect an afternoon scheduled flight from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Entebbe International Airport in Uganda; Met upon arrival and transferred to your city hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or book any of the optional activities such as a visit to the Chimp Island, the Uganda wildlife Education Centre and/or nature walk through the botanical gardens. (This depends on your arrival time at Entebbe). Accommodation at The Boma Entebbe Hotel or Similar (BB)

DAY TWO – ENTEBBE/IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK

Early morning breakfast will be served at the city hotel followed by check out; you will be transferred to Entebbe International Airport for the morning schedule flight to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park at (Kihihi Airstrip), upon arrival you will be transferred to your lodge for check in followed by lunch. Afternoon, can be the day of unwinding as you look forward to the trek or choose any of many optional activities within Bwindi area such as: A tour to Buhoma community village and witness the local people as they make local baskets crafts and as they distiller (distil) their local Gin from bananas, a guided walk in the rainforest, home to 22 of the 36 endemic bird species in the region, clouds of butterflies and rare plant life. Take a tour to the Batwa pygmy’s people who are the original forest dwellers who were hunters & gathers and learn about the native tribal inhabitants at the forest. Overnight stay at Mahogany Springs or Similar (B.L.D)

DAY THREE:  IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK – GORILLA TREK

After wonderful breakfast served at the lodge, you will be transferred to the ranger’s station for pre Gorilla trekking de-brief. You will be divided into small groups and transferred to the trekking starting points for each Gorilla family with your picnic lunch. You will trek through the steep, densely forested hills assisted by optional hired porters and guides then finally coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetations something which is really inspiring and privileged moment. There are thirteen Gorilla families which have been habituated for visitors hence you have a good chance of viewing one of the families. Later you will track back and transferred back to your lodge/camp. Afternoon you will be at leisure or book any of the optional activities offered at an extra cost. Dinner and over at Mahogany Springs or Similar (B.L.D)

DAY FOUR: DEPART

After breakfast, you will check out and transferred to Kihihi Airstrip to connect morning schedule flight to Entebbe International Airport, thereafter you will connect another schedule flight to Nairobi – Kenya. Upon arrival at Nairobi International Airport, you will be met by our concierge team who will take you for your farewell meal depending on your departure flight time, Later you will be transferred back to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your international departure flight back home. (B.D)

  • Accommodation  and meals as per the itinerary; full board while on safari (B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)
  • Two Regional Schedule flights Nairobi/Entebbe/Nairobi
  • Two Internal schedule flights Entebbe/Kihihi/Entebbe
  • Transportation, transfers and sightseeing as detailed in the package.
  • Local, professional English speaking driver guides
  • Unlimited bottled water in the safari vehicles and while trekking
  • One gorilla permit
  • Safari hat that is provided to you at the start of the safari
  • Concierge department, available 24 hours/day
  • Membership to Flying Doctors Society
  • Guaranteed departure; Minimum of two guests

REGIONAL & INTERNAL FLIGHTS INCLUDED

  1. Nairobi to Entebbe
  2. Entebbe to Kihihi
  3. Kihihi to Entebbe
  4. Entebbe to Nairobi
  • All items of personal nature and not mention in itinerary e.g. shopping, body treatments, alcoholic drinks, laundry etc.
  • Meals and beverages, other than specified.
  • Any optional of the activities are not included.
  • All statutory increases beyond our control
  • Tips to the Hotel staff, poters and Driver Guide.
  • International flights
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Visa fee