This 4 days double gorilla trekking safari in Uganda allows you watch twice the many Gorilla groups in Bwindi impenetrable national park in Uganda.
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This 4 days double gorilla trekking safari in Uganda allows you watch two of the many Gorilla groups in Bwindi impenetrable forest. You will have a full two good hours of interaction with these primates and maybe a community walk to see the Batwa people and see how they live their daily lives.
On this 4 days double gorilla trekking safari, experience one of the short safari vacations which offer you a chance to explore these magnificent creatures while in their natural habitat.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park This park covers an area of about 321 square kilometers and stands at altitude of about 2607 meters.
- Mountain Gorilla trekking (Double Trek)
- Visit to the ibylwacu cultural centre
- Optional Golden monkey trekking, visit to musanze caves, dian fossey hike, visit to the twin lakes
- Kigali city tour
Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National ParkA representative from Gorilla Adventure Tours will meet you at Kigali International airport to transfer and shortly brief you about your 4 days double gorilla trekking safari before you embark on the approximately 9 hour drive to Bwindi forest. Along the way you will stop at the equator to take photographs and purchase some crafts, continue and have lunch in Mbarara. After lunch you will proceed with your journey as you will go through the beautiful scenery, rolling hills with terraces as you arrive in Kabale also called the Switzerland of Africa. Have dinner and overnight. Accommodation Options; Buhoma Community Camp(Budget) or Silverback Lodge(Moderate) or Gorilla Forest Camp(Luxury)
Gorilla Trekking Adventure in Ruhija Sector & Batwa Community VisitsGet up early in the morning and have sumptuous breakfast then join the rest of the visitors for briefing on rules and regulations for gorilla trekking by park official. You will be assigned to one habituated gorilla family and after, hit the forest with your guide to search for gorillas. On getting your gorilla group, you will have an hour of face to face encounter with these fascinating creatures and 8 meters must be observed at all times. You will spend nearly 1 to 8 hours trekking for gorillas but this depends on your speed, location of gorilla family and nature of the habitat. Later return back to the lodge, relax for some time and after go for a community walk in the Batwa community during the evening. Enjoy dinner & overnight.
Second Gorilla Trekking Adventure and transfer to Lake BunyonyiToday we enjoy a second day of gorilla trekking in a different location, setting out once more to the briefing point after an early breakfast. Once the gorillas are located, our small group will be allowed a maximum of one hour with them. Gorilla trekking is one of the world’s truly memorable wildlife experiences – a look into one of these magnificent creature’s eyes brings home the bond that exists between them and us. The hour is often over all too quickly, and we slowly make our way back to our lodge to recount the day’s adventures. After trekking, you will drive to Lake Bunyonyi which is home to 29 islands and a great place for birds; its waters are Bilharzia free and safe for swimming. You will have your dinner this side and Overnight stay.
Transfer Back to Kigali and departureEnjoy a delicious morning breakfast, and set out for a boat ride on lake Bunyonyi where you will go around various islands with sights of terraced hills, birds, and alike. Thereafter depart the lodge and say goodbye to Uganda heading for Kigali International airport. Depending on your flight departure time, you will take some time off to visit the genocide memorial centre before you depart Rwanda. The driver will drop you off at the airport well in time for your check in.
- Gorilla Trekking Permits
- English Speaking driver guide
- Transport on ground in a comfortable vehicle
- drinking bottled water in the vehicle while on safari
- Airport Transfers
- Park Entrance Fees
- Meals as per Itinerary
- Tourist Entry Visa
- International Flight Tickets
- Travel Insurance
- Items of Personal Nature
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