Queen Elizabeth & Gorilla Trekking Safari

Highlights

  • Game
  • Gorilla trekking
  • Batwa experience
  • Tree climbing lion
  • Boat at Kazinga Channel
  • Gold monkey tracking

from $3,938

7Days/6Nights

Gorilla Flying Safaris

Safari itinerary

Day -1 Arrival- Airport pickup
Meet and assist upon arrival and transfer to Entebbe, check-in at Laico Hotel – Entebbe for your Superb Comfort. Dinner and Overnight at Laico Hotel Entebbe BB

Day – 2 Entebbe- Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Have breakfast at 0600hrs, and our driver will drop you at Entebbe airport in time for your scheduled flight to Kisoro airstrip. Our guide will pick you up, check in at Chameleon Hill Lodge, relax and after lunch, you will enjoy your sundowner boat at Lake Mutanda to the Punishment Island. Retire at Chameleon Hill Lodge for Dinner and Overnight. B.L.D

Day- 3 Gorilla Trekking

Wake up at the sound of the rooster, have breakfast and with packed lunch, our guide will drive you to the briefing point. Attendance at the briefing by the ranger-guide and later penetrate the gorilla sanctuary. The duration of the tracking shall be determined by where the great apes spend the previous night and maximum time allowed with them is strictly one hour. Sight of the Gorillas is a unique an amazing experience indelible in memory.  Dinner and overnight at Chameleon Hill Lodge B.L.D

Day-4 Batwa Cultural Experience
Last moments in the Land of the Mountain Gorillas follow the road meanders around the volcanic formations to Mgahinga National park for an amazing cultural experience. Mgahinga forest is the home to the indigenous Batwa - hunter-gatherers and fierce warriors who depended on the forest for shelter, food and medicine. Track the golden monkeys in the morning and later interact with the Batwa people while they introduce you to the forests and teach you techniques of how they used to survive in it. Dinner and Overnight at Gahinga Lodge (B.L.D)
Day-5: Mgahinga-Queen Elizabeth national park
Catch your local scheduled flights after breakfast to Mweya where you will be picked up by our guide and drive you to Mweya Safari Lodge. Check in your lodge, relax, and have a hot lunch. In the evening, you will embark on an evening game drive in search for tree-climbing lions and other wildlife. Return to the Lodge for Dinner and Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge. B.L.D
Day-6: Game and Boat Lunch
A misty morning in the shadow of the great Mountains of the Moon – commence the day with a morning game drive return at the lodge for a lunch Break at Mweya Lodge. At 1500hrs take a boat-ride on Kazinga channel; a 33km long stretch that links L. George to L. Edward. The channel has arguably the highest concentration of Hippos in the world. Humongous Nile Crocodiles are common sight as well as numerous bird species on the channel banks.  Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge B.L.D

Day-7: Queen Elizabeth- Entebbe
After an early morning breakfast, checkout and take your ride to the Mweya airstrip. You will check in and enjoy your flight back to Entebbe International airport. Depending your flight schedule, you will hit Kampala city with our guide and visit African craft markets and later return to Entebbe for your flight back home.
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Inclusion

 

Exclusion

  • Ground Transportation throughout the trip.
  • Accommodation in Lodge category.
  • Meals on Full Board basis on safari and Bed and Breakfast in Kampala & Entebbe.
  • Activities as stipulated the safari program.
  • One Gorilla Permit per person.
  • Services of English-speaking driver/guide
 

1. Entry permit/visas for Uganda if required.
2. All drinks apart from those served for breakfast
3. Beverages, tips, souvenirs & all items of a personal nature.
4. Any deviation from the suggest program.
5. All extras NOT mentioned in the inclusive section.
6. Any personal insurance covers.

 
Notes on Gorilla Tracking
Please note that gorilla tracking is a strenuous activity and one should be physically fit to enjoy this tour. Minimum tracking age is 15 years. Anyone with signs of communicable diseases will NOT be allowed to track.