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4 DAYS UGANDA DOUBLE GORILLA TREKKING SAFARI

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4 Days Uganda Double Gorilla trekking safari:

This safari offers you the opportunity for a double Gorilla Trek in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Home to Uganda’s remaining mountain gorillas. The park has several habituated Gorilla families in different sectors of the park, offering you different trekking experiences.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Gorilla trekking OR Gorilla Habituation Experience in Bwindi National Park.
  • Unwinding & Boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi.
  • The Uganda Equator Experience.(If driving)
  • Birding & Primate viewings in Bwindi.

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking OR Habituation Experience
Day 3: Second gorilla trek OR Habituation Experience and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.
Day 4: Boat cruise on Bunyonyi / Departure

DETAILED ITINERARY:

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Pick up from your residence / Hotel (Uganda OR Rwanda) and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in south-western Uganda. On arrival, transfer to your lodge.(HB)

– Drive time from Kampala Uganda to Bwindi National park  (+/- 9-11hrs)
– Drive time from Kigali Rwanda to Bwindi National park  (+/- 4hrs)
– Flight time from Entebbe Uganda to Bwindi National park  (07h45/08h55) – Timings are subject to change.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking experience OR Gorilla Habituation Experience  / Optional: Batwa visit
After breakfast, report to the park headquarters for briefing and then depart for your Gorilla trekking experience OR Habituation experience

*GORILLA TREKKING:
The gorilla trek can take anything from few minutes to several hours depending on where they nested the previous night. Gorillas are amazing creatures, with so much energy yet gentle therefore commonly known as the gentle giants of Bwindi. Once you locate the gorillas with help of your guide and trackers, you are allowed to stay with them for only one hour – take pictures and learn more about their habits.
Gorilla Trekking is unpredictable, and physical fitness is required for this adventure.
After trekking, return to the lodge.(FB)

OR:

*GORILLA HABITUATION EXPERIENCE:
The experience ensures you take a more active role in the protection and understanding of these gentle giants, as you join rangers  and conservationists in the habituation process. This process gives insight into the lives of the Gorillas, & helps you understand Gorilla behaviors & social dynamics. After finding them, spend 4hrs with the gorillas. – This is a full day Experience and physical fitness is needed.

*Optional: Batwa visit:
If time allows, take an evening walk to the Batwa community to enjoy cultural & music performances as well as ancient culture demonstrations. Later, return to your lodge.(FB)

Day 3: Second gorilla trek OR Habituation experience / transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.
After Breakfast, report to the park headquarters for briefing and then depart for your 2nd Gorilla trekking experience OR Habituation experience

After, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda’s deepest Lake with 29 islands with beautiful scenery.
Enjoy evening @ your lodge on the shores of lake Bunyonyi.

Day 4: Boat cruise / Departure
After breakfast, take a morning ride a canoe or boat cruise on Lake Bunyonyi. Later, transfer to your next destination / departure. (Breakfast only)
– Drive time to Entebbe Uganda (+/- 9-11hrs)
– Drive time to Kigali Rwanda (+/- 4hrs)
– Flight time to Entebbe Uganda (09:10 – 11:25) – Timings are subject to change.
END OF SAFARI 

 

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