4 Days & 3 Nights Bwindi Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safar

4 Days Queen Elizabeth and Gorilla's in Bwindi Safari

This safari combines the best of gorilla trekking and wildlife viewing as you camp in Uganda. Famous for mountain gorilla trekking safari, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park protects more than half of the remaining mountain gorillas in Uganda while Queen Elizabeth National Park offers you the opportunity to cross the equator as you view its almost 100 mammal species and an incredible 606 bird species.

Day 1: Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari.

Your Uganda gorilla trek safari starts early in the morning after breakfast. Drive from Kampala towards the west and have a stop at the Equator for handicrafts and photos plus demonstrations. After this continue with your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park fronted by the magnificent Rwenzori Mountain range for much of your journey. Once in Queen Elizabeth National Park a game drive in the park is highly rewarding for you will view a range of wild animals including Leopards, the gigantic Elephants, Hogs, Lions, Buffaloes, Duikers, Hyenas, and many antelope species. After lunch, you will have an evening 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga channel into Lake Edward. This cruise offers you an opportunity to see at close range the highest concentration of water submerged Hippos, surrounded by over 550 species of migrant and resident birds plus crocodiles drinking and resting at water edges. The cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing.

HOTEL / LODGES OPTIONS Meals and overnight:

  • Mweya Safari Lodge or Similar (Luxury Option) Full Board
  • Bushcamp Lodge or Similar (Standard Option) full Board
  • Mweya Hostel or Similar (Budget Option) Full Board

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi.

The day start with having breakfast, then embark on an early morning game drive along Kasenyi track and Queen’s mile in the park. You will expect to see cape Buffaloes, Elephants Topi, Kobs, Warthogs, Waterbucks, Hyena, Leopards, as well as the lions and lots of Birds. After the game drive, embark on the trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via Maramagambo and Ishasha. Along the road via Ishasha you will have an opportunity to see the tree climbing lions, more antelopes, the waterbucks, Kobs, elephants, and buffaloes.

HOTEL / LODGES OPTIONS Meals and overnight:

  • Mahogany Springs Lodge or Similar Lodge (Luxury Option) Full Board
  • Optional Upgrade to Gorilla Camp or Mountain Gorilla Clouds Lodge
  • Silverback Lodge or Similar (Standard Option) Full Board
  • Buhoma community Bandas or Similar (Budget Option)  booked on Full Board: Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast

 

Day 3: Bwindi Gorilla safari.

After an early morning breakfast you will be briefed by your tour guide and afterwards start your gorilla trekking journey in Uganda. Mammals here include majorly the endangered mountain gorillas, elephants, buffaloes, giant forest hogs, the rare golden monkey, black-fronted Duikers, bushbucks, leopards to mention but a few.The charming mountain gorillas form the highlight of the park, the time and terrain/track taken while looking for these beautiful primates varies according to their movements. Once tracked, observing, spending time with and photographing these gentle, peaceful and shy gorillas in Uganda is a unique, breathtaking, inspiring, and thrilling life time memorable adventure that leaves you desiring to have it again but takes one hour. As one of our clients lamented, ‘‘I will forever want to track and keep with these lovely animals and if acceptable, I would stay with them every day!!”.

HOTEL / LODGES OPTIONS Meals and overnight:

  • Mahogany Springs Lodge or Similar Lodge (Luxury Option) Full Board
  • Optional Upgrade to Gorilla Camp or Mountain Gorilla Clouds Lodge
  • Silverback Lodge or Similar (Standard Option) Full Board
  • Buhoma community Bandas or Similar (Budget Option)  booked on Full Board: Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast

 

Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe.

After your breakfast embark on the transfer to Kampala via Mbarara in Igongo Cultural Center for lunch (Traditional dishes) but also you will visit the cultural museum here and embark on your drive to Kampala. On arrival in Kampala by 5.00 p.m local time you immediately embark on a mini famous Kampala tour which makes the end of your gorilla safari holiday in Uganda.

Each safari is different in structure and cost, depending on specific individual needs, desires, interest and we are committed to being flexible, however the following terms and conditions apply.

1. Deposit
We require a 50% deposit to confirm your reservations as per requested itinerary and your acceptance that that’s what you have asked for and the balance payable 45 days prior to safari or accommodation date. If it’s a last minute booking, our reservations officer you are dealing with will advise you on the best mode of payment like you can pay a deposit to confirm and balance payable on arrival in cash; this can apply to all other bookings too..

2. Cancellation Policy
Just in case any cancellation is done, we only charge what hotels charge us and the rest returned to clients less bank transfer charges as indicated below:

If cancellation is done:
• Between 0-7 days before safari date – 100% is charged.
• Between 8 – 35 days before safari – 25% or 50% is charged depending with the lodge/camp.
• Between 36 – 60 days – 10% is charged.
• 60 days and over – full payment returned less bank charges for the transfer and 5% operation cost.

3. Method of Payment
Payments are to be made directly into our bank account through a bank transfer or through paypal account or through the website secure online payment while booking your safari. However, all payment must be made in full and free of any bank charges.

Please note following regarding Gorilla Permits

  • Gorilla permit prices are subject to change without warning.
  • Prices for gorilla safaris are based on clients staying together.
  • Gorilla viewing is subject to availability of permits, which are limited.
  • Separate quotes are available, on request, for clients wishing to stay at other properties.
  • All gorilla permits need to be purchased at the time of booking or a deposit equivalent to 50% of the cost of the safari paid, whichever is higher.
  • We may customize any of our itineraries to suit you. You are at liberty to reduce or add a number of nights, change a hotel (upgrade/downgrade), change a given routing etc.

 

Child policy Rate (3 –12 years)

Children below 2 years sharing with an adult are Enjoy safari free of charge. Children above the age of 12 years are considered as adults and pay full rates without a gorilla or Chimpanzee or Golden monkey permit. Children between 3 years and 12 years old sharing the safari with an adult will be charged 50% of the full adult rate. N.B. Children rates are only applicable when sharing with two adults on a safari. In case of one adult sharing with a child/ children, the single safari rate plus the children’s rate is applicable.

Also Note that Children below 16years do not go for Either Chimpanzee or Gorilla Tracking, they shall only go for children’s activities.

Included

  • All accommodation on Half Board (HB), Full Board (FB) or Bed & Breakfast (B&B) basis as quoted in the text
  • Safari vehicle and fuel
  • English speaking tourist guide
  • 1 gorilla permit per person (Bwindi) per person USD $700
  • Game drives and walks
  • Entrance fees to the national parks
  • All boat tours
  • Taxes
  • water in the vehicle during the tour

Excluded

  • Visa fees
  • Drinks / alcoholic drinks
  • Additional meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips
  • Activities not part of the described programme
  • International travel insurance

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Rates in Dollars($)

Rates Per Person

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1 room
2 people
1 room
3 people
1 rooms
4 people
2 rooms
5 people
3 rooms
6 people
3 rooms
July – Oct 254819471880174717001651
Nov – 22nd Dec254819471880174717001651
23rd Dec –  3rd Jan 2752207520201889718501800
4th Jan – March254819471880174717001651
April – June244818471780165016001580
Single room supplement200200200200200

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