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Address: Las Vegas, Nevada

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Highlights

Immerse yourself in some of the amazing wildlife and natural attractions in “the Pearl of Africa”.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest

Bwindi impenetrable national forest, with it’s 350 square kilometers of pristine rainforest is a sanctuary for approximately 400 mountain gorillas (almost half of the world’s total population) and is also the only forest on the continent where mountain gorillas and chimpanzees coexist. Few visitors to Africa have the privilege of interacting with mountain gorillas, which have never been successfully bred in captivity. Staring into the eyes of a silverback is an amazing and heart-pounding adventure through tangled vines, bush and bamboo.

 

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park and it’s picturesque terrain boasts open savannah, papyrus swamps, forested gorges, grassy plains, tropical forests, volcanic craters and crater lakes and an amazing number of wildlife.

The park has the highest concentration of elephants found in Uganda, and is said to have the highest density of hippos found anywhere in the world. Its lion population are also unique – in their very special habit of climbing giant fig trees. Queen Elizabeth boasts one of the highest biodiversity ratings of any game reserve in the world.

 

Itinerary

Duration: 5days  

Countries: Uganda

Experiences: Wildlife safari, Gorilla Trek, Chimp Trek

Ages: All ages

Uganda

Project Description

 Day  Activity

1

Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest

After an early breakfast, Drive from Mbarara to Nkuringo (6 hrs) Accommodation: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

2

Gorilla trek

After breakfast, at around 7:45 am, with packed lunch and drinking water, drive to the National Park Headquarters for a briefing before heading out to find the gorillas. The area offers a dramatic, thick steeply forested landscape. The thrill of spending time observing these endangered giants is an awesome, exciting experience to be remembered. The tracking can take place at Nkuringo or at Rushaga (1 hr drive from Nkuringo), depending on gorilla permits.

Upon returning, relax at the lodge or drive up to the “Top of the World” ­ the name given to the football field, high up in Nkuringo which offers amazing views over the peaks and forests around Nkuringo.

Accommodation: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge
Meal Plan: Full Board

3

Queen Elizabeth National Park

After early morning breakfast, drive or fly to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth. This is Uganda’s second largest park and is located at the base of the majestic Rwenzori Mountain range, adjacent to Lake Edward and Lake George. You may see Uganda

kob, gazelle, waterbuck and warthog, hippo and elephant, and leopard. Enjoy an afternoon boat trip on the Kazinga Channel where you’ll see some of the park’s 95 species of mammal, reptiles, and birds coming to drink on its banks.

Accommodation: Kasenyi Safari Camp

Meal Plan: Full Board

4

Chimp trekking and game drive

Leave the lodge for the morning for chimpanzee trekking in Kalinzu Game Reserve. This is an underground forest look out for various primates, especially the chimpanzees. You may also see black and white Colobus monkeys. In the afternoon relax at the lodge or do an afternoon game drive through the Kasenyi sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Accommodation: Kasenyi Safari Camp

Meal Plan: Full Board

5

Flight to Entebbe

Please remember that this is a guide only and we typically customize each safari trip. 

Please contact us if you have any questions!

WHAT’S INCLUDED

Gorilla permit

Chimp permit

Accommodation

Meals as indicated

Ground transportation by 4×4 Land cruiser

Local Flight from Kasese to Entebbe (see cost options)

English speaking Driver/Guide

Game drives

Drinking water in vehicle

River safari cruise

Park Entrance fees, taxes

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

 International airfare

 Travel Insurance

 Optional activities not listed above

 Drinks and tips

Visa

Note: Baggage – there is a maximum allowance of 15kg per person, excess baggage is subject to space availability and it is USD3 per each extra kg

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