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8 days gorilla & wildlife safari

8 days gorilla & wildlife safari in Uganda

The 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari starts and ends in Entebbe International Airport, Uganda that is known for being home to a decent number of primates, the most important highlight of any wildlife safari. The 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari stretches in the span of 7 nights and 8 days, offer you a chance to have a rendezvous with the wildlife of the region by visiting popular tourist destinations including; Bwindi impenetrable National park famous for mountain gorilla trekking, Murchison falls known for variety of wildlife species, Kibale National Park commonly known for chimpanzees, Lake Bunyonyi known for relaxation as well as variety of Birds.

Tour Highlights

Day 1 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

Day 2 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park & visit the top of the falls

Day 3 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Morning game drive & a boat cruise

Day 4 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Transfer to Kibale National park

Day 5 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Chimpanzee trekking & a visit to Bigodi swamp wetland

Day 6 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable National Park

Day 7 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Gorilla trekking & Batwa community walk

Day 8 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

Upon your arrival at Entebbe International Airport, our company representative welcomes you and takes you to your booked hotel in either Entebbe or Kampala. Overnight at Cassia Lodge o Forest cottages Kampala.

Day 2 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park & visit the top of the falls

Post breakfast on the 2nd day of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari, start your drive to Murchison falls national Park have a stop over at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking and lunch, then continue to Murchison falls national Park. You visit the top of the falls and later proceed for your overnight at Heritage safari Lodge/ Red Chilli Lodge- Full BoardWild animals in Murchison falls National Park

Day 3 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Morning game drive & a boat cruise

Post breakfast on the 3nd day of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari, proceed for a morning game drive in the park where you are to view many animal species including kobs, antelope, giraffes, lions, water bucks, and many bird species. Return to the lodge for your lunch and then proceed for an afternoon boat cruise on River Nile where you are to view many water animals including; hippos, crocodiles, hippos as well as water birds. After, return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight as above.

Day 4 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Transfer to Kibale National park

Wake up so early at the lodge and have breakfast before driving to Kibale National Park, famous for chimpanzee species. You are to enjoy scenic views as you travel and also have lunch en route. After proceed with your drive to the park having an overnight at Chimpanzee Forest guest House/ Kibale Forest Camp- Full board

Day 5 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Chimpanzee trekking & a visit to Bigodi swamp wetland

Have breakfast and proceed to the park headquarters for your briefing about the dos and don’ts of chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park. The park ranger leads you to start your search for the chimps. Once you meet them, you are given 1 hour to interact with these endangered species as you take some photos of them. Return to the lodge for lunch and then proceed with your dive to Bigodi swamp wetland to view more primate species. After get back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Chimpanzee Forest guest House/ Kibale Forest Camp- Full board

Day 6 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable National Park

Have breakfast at the lodge and the proceed with your drive to Bwindi impenetrable National park, have lunch en route as you travel to the park. Overnight at Buhoma Community rest camp/ Rushaga gorilla camp3 day gorilla trek uganda and Rwanda

Day 7 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Gorilla trekking & Batwa community walk

Early in the morning after having your breakfast, proceed to the headquarters for your briefing about the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest. The park rangers will lead you to start searching for the mountain gorillas, you enjoys lot of vegetation covers well as animal species including African elephants, monkeys as well as chimpanzees. Once you come face to face with the gorillas, you are amazed and given 1 full hour to interact with them as you take photos of these endangered species. After the trek, have lunch at the lodge and then proceed for a community walk to the nearby communities as you get to learn about their way of living. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Rest Camp/Rushaga Gorilla Camp – Full Board

Day 8 of 8 days gorilla & wildlife safari: Departure

After breakfast at the lodge, start your drive back to Kampala arriving late afternoon. You have lunch at Igongo cultural centre restaurant and then proceed with your drive later on. The guide either drops you at the hotel in Kampala or takes you to the Airport to catch your departure flight.

END OF SAFARI

The safari package includes

Airport Transfers
Transportation by 4 WD safari van, Fuel expenses
Accommodation while on safari
The costs also cover the services of English speaking driver/guide
Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on safari,
1 soft drink per meal i.e. a soda or mineral water at/during lunch and dinner,
Park entrance fees
One gorilla permit per person
Community visit
Ranger fees
Lots of fun in the African Sun
Fuel plus all activities while on the tour as will be detailed in your itinerary.
One Chimpanzee permit
Boat cruise and game drives

Excluded in the 8 day Gorilla Safari are:

Local and international flights, Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.

TRIP INFORMATION
This is a tailor-made safari that can be amended to meet your specific requirements including your preferred number of days, preferred dates of travel, standard of lodges and budget.