4 day gorilla tracking safari driving option

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4 days Gorilla tracking Safari – driving option

This amazing adventure takes us to Bwindi ‘The Impenetrable Forest’ in Uganda’s mountainous far southwestern tip where you will have the opportunity to track Mountain Gorillas.
Bwindi ‘the impenetrable forest’ home to one of the richest ecosystems in Africa. Mountain Gorillas are one of the world’s most endangered apes. It is estimated that there are only about 880 left throughout the world. Almost half of them can be found in Uganda, and populations can also be found in neighbouring Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.

Included

  • Airport transfers
  • Ground transport in a private 4WD safari vehicle
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation as described in the itinerary, based on a double room sharing
  • Meals as described in the itinerary(B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Bottled mineral water in the car
  • Entrance and ranger fees for the national parks
  • Activities mentioned in the program
  • VAT for upcountry hotel and lodge accommodations
  • AMREF Flying Doctors insurance

Excluded

  • International flight
  • Visa (USD $50)
  • Optional activities in the Park
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Items of personal nature
  • Laundry service
  • Tips
Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Entebbe

Arrival in Entebbe – Airport meet and greet and transfer to Papyrus Guesthouse – Entebbe (FB)

Day 2Entebbe – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Depart Entebbe after breakfast to transfer to Nkuringo Gorilla Camp. The journey takes 9-11hours drive including lunch breaks and photographic opportunities as your drive to South West – Uganda, you will cross the Equator and stop for photos and coffee break.
Overnight at Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge– private en-suite cottage – (FB)

Day 3Gorilla tracking Activity

Gorilla tracking activity, certainly one of the most exciting days of your safari; today you will be gorilla tracking. Breakfast will be served early and lunch will be packed. The briefing is at 8 am. Your guide will give you highlights of specific details about the way of life of the gorillas you will be tracking. The hike can take anything from one to seven hours. Once you reach the gorillas, you are allowed to spend one hour with them as you stand 6 meters away
When you get back in the afternoon you can either rest your legs or go for a short community walk around the top of the world; the highest point in Nkuringo and used as a football pitch
Overnight at Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge – private en-suite cottage – (FB)

Day 4Bwindi – Entebbe

Return to Entebbe – with lunch stop at the Igongo Cultural Centre to then proceed to Entebbe – Overnight at Papyrus Guesthouse. – possible late night flight or morning flight transfer by guesthouse.