Uganda Gorilla & Game Safari - Group Tour

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Run by: Rainbow Tours

Reference number: ITN-UGA004

From: £4420.00

An incredible journey into central Africa – this safari includes return flights to Bwindi/Queen Elizabeth National Park allowing maximum time to enjoy your safari. Searching for the spectacular Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge, multiple game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park with its amazing selection of wildlife, including the tree climbing lions. Uganda boasts some of the best bird watching in Africa, with over 1,000 different species, including the rare shoebill stork and the remarkable grey crowned crane. High-end accommodation, professional guides and custom made safari vehicles - this safari will be the trip of a lifetime. Please note - two gorilla trekking options are available with this itinerary based on availability. Please make your request at the time of booking. PLEASE NOTE: the order of national parks visited varies, depending on gorilla permit availability. 

Itinerary

Day 1 Depart on the evening flight from London Heathrow or selected other UK airports to Nairobi and on to Entebbe. On arrival this morning, you will be met and transferred to Boma Guest House or similar for a 1 night stay, breakfast included.

Day 2 Transfer to Entebbe airport for your morning light aircraft flight To Kihihi airstrip. On arrival you will be met and transferred by road about an hour to Bwindi First National Park, for a 3 night stay at Buhoma Lodge, all meals included. The afternoon you will have the opportunity for a forest walk or village walk

Day 3 Early morning rise and briefing for the departure of your Gorilla trek which can take 2-8 hours depending on the troop you select to visit and the duration it takes to find them. Much deserved quiet time this afternoon or enjoy walks around the forest.

Day 4 Optional Second gorilla trek or a community walk.

Day 5 This morning drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park about a 2-3 hour drive, with a community visit en route, arriving late afternoon at Ishasha Tented Camp for a 2 night stay, all meals included.

Day 6 Morning and afternoon game drive in the Queen Elizabeth National Park's Ishasha sector

Day 7 Morning game drive as you transfer to the Mweya Peninsula and an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel. Day ends at Mweya Safari Lodge or similar for a 1 night stay with all meals included.

Day 8 Early morning chimp tracking at Chamburu Gorge. Chamburu Gorge is on the north-east boundary of the park with thick treetop canopies and vines, the perfect environment for Chimpanzee other forest species, whilst chimp trekking take in the spectacular views down the rainforest Return light aircraft transfer in the afternoon to Entebbe where you will be met on arrival and assisted with checking in for the overnight flight to the UK.

Day 9 Fly to London Heathrow via Nairobi.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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