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4 days Gorilla trekking itinerary $1495

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4 days Gorilla trekking itinerary $1495

 Day 0: Arrive and transfer to your Lodge

On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for dinner and overnight. Depending on time of arrival, optional visit to mabamba swamp famous for the rare shoebill stork at an extra cost of US$ 80 per person (solo traveller at US$100) for more than 2 pax request for a quote

Papyrus Guest House   -    click here to read what people say about this Guest House

 

Day 1: Drive to the Home of Gorillas

Your Gorilla Trekking Adventure in Uganda starts with pick-up from your pre-tour hotel in Kampala/Entebbe or Entebbe International Airport not later than at 7:30am. Drive to Mbarara, travelling via Masaka. We pause at the Equator to take photographs of the crossing, stretch our legs and enjoy some snacks. Then we continue to Igongo Cultural village where we break our journey for lunch in and then head to Bwindi Forest. The dense rainforest of Bwindi, famous for its gorilla population, is one of the most fertile and rich in the world, being home to a variety of primates, animals, insects and exotic birds. Take your well-deserved rest at your hotel in the lodge.

Journey time – 9-10 hours

 

Accommodation:

Mid – Range - click here to read what people say about the lodge

Budget - Buhoma Community Rest Camp - click here to read what people say about the lodge

 

Meal plan:  Breakfast, Lunch Dinner

 

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking

Mountain gorillas are true gentle giants found in Bwindi impenetrable forest and Mgahinga gorilla national park in Uganda. Bwindi impenetrable forest is abounding with life hosting species of birds, butterflies, primates, mammals, and trees. Your ranger guide will guide you to in conjunction with early trackers to the enormous and rare mountain gorillas deep in the jungles of Bwindi. The trekking experience takes anything from on hour (rarely) to about 8 hours to accomplish, you only have one hour with gorillas to capture your finest moment. After the gorilla trekking experience, as you reminisce on your gorilla experiences we depart for Lake Bunyonyi, the 2nd deepest lake in Africa. Enjoy stunning scenery – interlocking hills terraced by the locals as they practice farming named the “Switzerland of Africa” by Churchill, the great British diplomat. Afternoon boat ride in the lake, In the afternoon, you can dive in the lake for a swim, go bird watching, or hike up a steep hill for more views of the lake and its islands. Alternatively, you can set by the lake shores and enjoy reading a book.

 

Accommodation:

Midi-Range Bird Nest - click here for more info about your lodge

Budget - Bunyonyi Safari Resort - click here to read what people say about the lodge

 

Day 3: Transfer back to Entebbe

As you reminisce on your gorilla experience, enjoy an early breakfast, before you drive back to Entebbe with a brief stop at the Equator for lunch, before continuing to Entebbe, dropped off at the airport in time to catch your outbound flight back home or to your next destination.

Journey time – 9-10 hours

 

Accommodation: No accommodation pre-booked for you on this day

Meal plan: Breakfast & Lunch

 

PRICE PER PERSON $1495 X 2

The above rates are valid from 1st January 2022 – 31st December 2023

Tour includes

  • Ground transport in a safari 4 x 4 land cruiser or minivan
  • Gorilla permit fees
  • Park entrance fees where applicable
  • 2 litres bottled water per person in the safari vehicle for the entire safari
  • Full board accommodation
  • Service of an English-speaking driver guide
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional one

Tour excludes

  • Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • Tips to porters and driver/ guide
  • Batwa experience US$50 per person
  • Insurance
  • Any item of personal nature
  • Any service mentioned as optional in the itinerary or not mentioned in inclusion list

Gorilla trekking tips

  1. Bwindi impenetrable national park requires hiking, you should pace yourself and drink plenty of water.
  2. Eating, drinking and smoking near the gorillas is forbidden. Your ranger guide will communicate designated time and place for such.
  3. We encourage you to carry a rain poncho
  4. Waterproof walking shoes or hiking boots are essential.
  5. Gardening gloves for protection against stinging plants
  6. Long trousers and long-sleeved sweaters or shirts while in the forest to avoid insect stings.
  7. Photography is permitted, although you must not use flash
  8. Porters are available to help you carry your day pack for a minimum fee of $20 or UGX 50,000

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Bienvenido Kenya Tours & Safaris

P.O. Box 188-00242 Nairobi
Vision Plaza , Mombasa road
Tel: +254717130579
Email: info@bienvenidokenyasafaris.com    / Bienvenidokenyatours@gmail.com

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