11 Days Gorilla Tracking Safari

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Lake Mburo, Bwindi Forest, Queen Elizabeth, Kibale & Murchison Falls National Parks in 11 Days

This Gorilla Tracking Safari takes you to popular National Park in Uganda that include Lake Mburo National Park for game drives and boat cruises, to Bwindi Impenetrable National park for gorillas, to Queen Elizabeth National park for game drives and a boat cruise on Kazinga channel, to Kibale National park for chimpanzee trekking and wetland walk before drive to Murchison Falls National park for game drives and a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls.

This tour takes you to popular National Park in Uganda that include Lake Mburo National Park for game drives and boat cruises, to Bwindi Impenetrable National park for gorillas, to Queen Elizabeth National park for game drives and a boat cruise on Kazinga channel, to Kibale National park for chimpanzee trekking and wetland walk before drive to Murchison Falls National park for game drives and a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls.

Day One: Arrival and transfer to Entebbe

Day Two: Drive to Lake Mburo National Park, evening boat cruise on the Lake

Day Three: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day Four: Gorilla Trekking

Day Five: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, evening game drive

Day Six: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel

Day Seven: Drive to Kibale National Park,

Day Eight: Morning chimp trekking and Bigodi wetland walk

Day Nine: Drive to Murchison Falls National Park

Day Ten: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the falls

Day Eleven: Drive back to Entebbe International airport for your flight out.

Day 01: Arrival and transfer to Entebbe

Upon arrival, you will be met by Encounter Africa Safari guide who will transfer you to your overnight Guest house. Depending on your arrival time, you may choose to take a boat excursion to Ngamba Island (optional and not included), visit the nearby Botanical gardens or Uganda Wildlife Education center.

Drive time: Approximately 15 minutes

Lodge: African Roots Guest House

Meal Plan: Bed and breakfast

Day 02: Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast, drive to lake Mburo National Park with a stopover at the Equator for photograph and simple experiments arriving in Lake Mburo National Park in time for an en route game drive and a boat cruise on the Lake

Drive time: approximately 5-6 hours

Lodge: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 03: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

After breakfast, enjoy an en route game drive through Lake Mburo National Park and then Proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in South Western Uganda. This journey takes you through the green rolling hills of Uganda with banana and tea plantations and good scenic views. Lunch will be served en route and you will arrive in Bwindi in the evening.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Lodge:Broad Bill Forest Camp.

Drive time: 6-7 hours.

Day 04: Gorilla Tracking Day.

Early morning, breakfast with your packed lunch, you will report to the Park headquarters for registration and join other trackers in a briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Gorilla Tracking at 7:45 am. You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you half an hour to three quarters of the day. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. It is an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered Creatures.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Lodge:Broad Bill Forest Camp.

Day 05: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

This morning you will depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park, be prepared for some incredible scenery along the way. You will arrive in time for Lunch at the lodge and game drive in the plains of Kasenyi in search for savannah wildlife that may include herds of buffaloes, antelopes, elephants and if lucky, some wild cats such as lions and leopard.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Lodge: Bush Lodge\Buffalo Resort.

Drive time: 4-5 hours.

Day 06: Morning Game drive and afternoon boat on Kazinga Channel.

This morning you will head to back to the plains of Kasenyi for a morning game drive to try to find what could have missed the previous day. Lunch will be served at the lodge and after you will head to the jetty along kazinga channel for the afternoon boat cruise. This cruise offers you chances of viewing animals like: hippos, water birds, elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles and many other wildlife which flop the channel for drinking water.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Lodge: Bush Lodge\Buffalo Resort.

Day 07: Morning game drive and transfer to Kibale National Park

After an early breakfast drive to the northern bank of Queen Elizabeth National Park (kasenyi) area in searches the wild animals which include: Elephants, Buffalos, and the wild cats, Savanna birds and deferent species of antelopes such water buck Uganda kobs among others. After lunch you will drive to Kibale Forest National Park arriving at your lodge in the evening.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.

Lodge:Rwenzori view guest house.

Drive time: 3-4hours.

Day 08: Chimp Tracking.

This morning after breakfast you will drive to the park headquarters to join other trackers for a briefing and after you will be taken for chimpanzee tracking, through Kibale Forest National Park. During this walk you will have chances of seeing many of the 13 primate species native to Kibale Forest National Park. After lunch you will drive to Bigodi for a swamp walk. This wetland belongs to community neighboring the park.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.

Accommodation:Rwenzori view guest house.

Day 09: Drive to Murchison Falls National Park

Drive to Murchison Falls National Park through small towns, villages and great views of the escarpment arriving late evening.

Drive time: Approximately 8-9 hours drive

Accommodation:Kabalega Wilderness Camp or Murchison River Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the falls

After an early morning cup of tea, transfer to the northern section popular known as paraa for your morning game drive that will provide you an opportunity of spotting wild game that may include, giraffes, buffaloes, antelopes, hippos and if lucky cats such as lions and leopards. Return to the lodge for a lunch break before proceeding to the pier for your two hour boat cruise to the bottom of the falls to witness how river Nile squeezes itself in a narrow gorge before exploding out producing an experience of a lifetime.

Accommodation: Kabalege Wilderness Camp or Murchison River Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day Eleven: To Entebbe International airport.

Drive back to Entebbe international Airport and depending on your flight time, you may decide to visit Zziwa Rhino sanctuary (optional and not included).

Drive time: 5-6 hours

4x4 Safari Tour Van

Standard: 4x4 Safari Van

Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari Vans customized for game viewing and photography. Each safari van comes with a professionally trained driver guide and fuel for the whole safari. Our Safari vans have viewing hatches and each client is entitled to a window seat. Our Vans can take up to eight people.

4x4 Luxury Safari Land Cruisers

Upgrade: 4x4 Luxury Safari landcruiser

We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. They have pop up roofs for proper game viewing and photography. They come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while IN THE VEHICLE). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as your smart phones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed of a window seat.

COST PER PERSON SHARING
Persons Date Price per person
1 Person Any date USD3945
2 Persons Any date USD3890
3 Persons Any date USD2935
4 Persons Any date USD2810
5 Persons Any date USD2735
6 Persons Any date USD2635

Single room Supplement is USD 245.00per person willing to stay alone in a single room

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers on first and last day,
  • Gorilla permit at USD600.00 per person per trek or USD450.00 in April, May and November
  • Kibale Chimp permit at USD150.00 per person per trek or USD100.00 in April, May and November
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

Cost excludes

  • Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
  • International airfares
  • Uganda Visa (USD100 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry

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