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4 Days Gorilla and Chimps trek safari

Gorilla Tracking and Kibale Chimps trek safari takes you to the misty Bwindi Impenetrable, home to more than half the population of the remaining 720 Mountain Gorillas in the world. Gorilla tracking is the most enchanting experience in this forest. You will have an experience of a life time as you watch at close range these majestic apes feed, play and relax. You will conclude this tour with a visit to Kibale National Park where you will a nature walk to see rare species of monkeys, birds.

per adult from

$3,137

AUD

Duration

4 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    What's excluded :
    • Alcohol

  • Day 1: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region
    We start our Gorilla Tracking and Kibale Chimps trek safari after an early breakfast and set off from Kampala, travel westwards to Bwindi for approximately 9-10 hours. You will have a brief stop at the Equator for an opportunity for you to stand in two hemispheres at the same time and take some photographs. You will continue the journey through the beautiful verdant rolling hills characteristic of this part of the country. You will have a lunch break in Mbarara town and then continue to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park arriving late in the afternoon hours. Dinner and overnight at Broadbill Forest Camp
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Broadbill Forest Camp

    Day 2: Gorilla trekking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

    Stop At: Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda
    You will have an early morning breakfast and move to the Park headquarters to join other trackers in a briefing about the gorilla trekking rules at 7:45 am. You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you 1-8 hours. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access by tourists. You will have one hour to stay with the Gorillas once sited and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. The drive will be through a beautiful part of the country often referred to as ‘the Switzerland of Africa’ because of its unique cool weather despite being near the Equator. This lake is said to be one of the most beautiful places in western Uganda. It is the second deepest lake in Africa [900 meters deep] and also one of the few places in the country where it is considered safe to swim as it is bilharzias free. Dinner and overnight will be at. Hawk’s Eye Lodge
    Duration: 16 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hawk's Eye

    Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park and Bigodi swamp walk

    Stop At: Kibale National Park, Kibale National Park, Western Region
    You will, after breakfast, head to Kibale Forest National Park arriving in the early afternoon. On the Drive to Kibale National Park you will be able to enjoy an impressive sight of the legendary “Mountains of the Moon” which you will clearly see on the road to Fort Portal. You will have lunch in Fort Portal after which you will head to the Kibale National Park to visit the unique Bigodi swamp eco-tourism site where you will see uncommon plants and rare bird species such as the Great Blue Turacco, little Bulbul, Rwenzori Turaco and the Narina Trogon, among others. Dinner and overnight will be at
    Duration: 16 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Kibale Forest Lodge

    Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking and travel to Kampala

    Stop At: Entebbe, Entebbe, Central Region
    You will, after breakfast, head to Kibale Forest to view the primates. The activity begins at 8.00am with a briefing of the rule for trekking the chimpanzees after which you set off to search for them in the forest. The exercise takes half a day and along the way you will see other primates such as Grey cheeked Mangabeys, Phoestes, Red-Colobus and the Blue tailed and the Red-tailed monkeys swinging in the braches of this thick forest. Your guide will give you informative briefings on the lifestyles of the primates you will be coming across and on the plants as well as on the insects and butterflies in this forest to ensure that the trek is not only enjoyable but informative as well. You will return to the lodge for lunch after which you will set off for Kampala arriving late in the afternoon.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    2 Friends Hotel
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Kaara Adventures

Activity ID: V-243332P2

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