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September 2022

5 days Uganda gorilla safari  by road to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park – The Ultimate Gorilla Experience. Minimum of 2  and maximum of  6 travelers

DAY 1 – 5th/09/2022: Entebbe

Arrive Entebbe International Airport and go through the covid-19 SOPs before transferring to check in at your overnight hotel.

Dinner and overnight at Airport Guest House. (budget facility) 2 Friends Beach Hotel Entebbe  ( upmarket facility)

Meal plan: dinner.

Day 2  – 6th /09/2022 Entebbe – Bwindi
Meet and greet  our guide/driver at 6:45 am at your hotel either in Kampala or Entebbe for our Uganda gorilla safari drive to Bwindi via Mbarara. Make a first stopover at the Equator crossing for photography and continue for another stop in Mbarara to stretch and have lunch. Thereafter head to Bwindi, the impenetrable forest in Uganda, filled with primates and many exotic birds. There are several reasons to stopover along this route, but aiming to arrive Bwindi before night fall means limiting stops as much as possible.

Dinner and overnight stay at Buhoma Community Rest Camp Bandas (Budget facility) Mahogany Springs (upmarket facility)

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

DAY 3 – 7th /09/2022: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking
Today is dedicated to the Gorilla tracking experience which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers. For a great experience carry with you a rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, comfortable covered walking shoes or hiking jungle boots, garden gloves, a hat and insect repellent. The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates in the group you have been booked to see. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorillas, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 to 8 hours but, it’s well worth the effort.
Time permitting, on return from the jungle you will go for a village Walk/ Community visit for a great opportunity to see how the local people live. Getting to learn about the indigenous people of Bwindi is delightful.

Dinner and overnight stay at Buhoma Community Rest Camp Bandas (Budget facility) Mahogany Springs (upmarket facility)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 – 8th/09/2022: Bwindi – Kampala/Entebbe Airport
After your morning breakfast, drive back to Entebbe, full of memories of your Uganda gorilla safari. We recommend you return through Kasese-Fort Portal road to see more of the countryside and the famous foot hills of the Mountains of the moon with a hot lunch en-route. You will continue the journey to be dropped off at Airport Guest House in Entebbe for dinner and overnight ( budget facility) 2 Friends Beach Hotel Entebbe  (upmarket facility) (to fly home early morning the next day.

Meal Plan: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

Day 5 – 9th/09/2022 -Outbound flight home

Depart for the airport to go through the covid-19 protocols in time for a relaxed flight home.

End of Service
Note: Price per person depends on number of travelers.

Departure date September 5th – 9th 2022 – prices are per person quoted in US Dollars

Accommodation category 1 person 2pax 3pax 4pax 5pax  6pax
Budget $2415 $1785 $1725 $1645 $1595 $1400
Mid-range $2700 $2120 $1990 $1880 $1835  $1800
Up-market $2960 $2380 $2205 $2125 $2075 $1980

The safari price includes

  • Ground transport in 4 wheel drive customized safari vehicle
  • Accommodation: 2 nights in Bwindi and 2 nights in Entebbe
  • Meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
  • The costs of an English speaking driver/guide
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle
  • Park entrance fees
  • One gorilla permit per person
  • Village walk in Bwindi
  • Ranger fees
  • Emergency evacuation

The Safari Exclusions
Local and international flights, Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees, soda/alcoholic drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.

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