A tour among gorillas and primates in Uganda
Immerse yourself in the lush and impenetrable nature of Uganda, in Africa, and discover its colourful and amazing wildlife enjoying several game drives. During this 7-day tour in Uganda you will discover the most authentic atmosphere of jungles, savannahs and virgin forests. Day by day you'll admire natural wonders and understand the power of nature.Read more
Immerse yourself in the lush and impenetrable nature of Uganda, in Africa, and discover its colourful and amazing wildlife enjoying several game drives. During this 7-day tour in Uganda you will discover the most authentic atmosphere of jungles, savannahs and virgin forests. Day by day you'll admire natural wonders and understand the power of nature.
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If you love nature and dream about a holiday close to nature, this will be your lifetime vacation: nothing will disappointed you!
Meet and greet at Entebbe International Airport with your guide who will warmly welcome you and facilitate seamless arrival formalities. You are advised to have your money changed on arrival before setting off for the country side.
After a short break, drive west to Fort Portal through verdant countryside passing through traditional homesteads and farms. Fort Portal rests in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon. The drive approximately takes 5 hours. Arrive at the lodge in time for a late lunch. Relax at the lodge or take a un guided walk around the lodge to enjoy the beauty of the area. FB.
After breakfast visit Kibale Forest National Park, where the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa is exceptionally represented. The most famous of its 13 species is the Chimpanzee known to be a delightful ape. It is also a home of species like the rare I'Hoest's monkey, the black and white Colobus, Blue monkey, Grey cheeked mangabey, Red tailed monkey, Olive baboon among others. The walk takes 2-3 hours.
After lunch go for a walk in Bigodi swamp where you may see a variety of bird species and other smaller mammals. FB.
Breakfast at the lodge. At 8 am you'll proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park following the scenic Rwenzori Mountain Range. As you go through the park, you have the chance to take part in a game drive to spot and admire some animals like elephants, buffaloes, bushbucks, and Uganda kob, antelopes, warthogs, and many other.
In the afternoon enjoy an amazing 2-hours boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. It is a 42 kms channel that connects Lake Edward and Lake George. During this experience, you'll have the possibility to observe the highest concentration of hippos. Moreover, this journey offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life counts more than 550 resident species and shows colourful and marvellous examples.
Early morning breakfast and then enjoy a morning game drive to admire see lions, elephants, lions, Uganda kob, birds, warthogs and much more. The afternoon is devoted to another game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
After breakfast head for Bwindi impenetrable national park passing through the so called "Switzerland of Africa", the Kigezi Highlands, with its terraced hillside and winding roads. With all the volcanic activity in this area the scenic beauty is breathtaking. Have a stop of at a local Bakiga community to see how they live. Continue to the lodge arriving late evening. Overnight at the lodge.
After an early morning breakfast proceed to the starting point to embark on your Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, an unforgettable experience of your lifetime. Don't forget to carry your rain gear, packed lunch and plenty of water. Once you find the gorillas, you will spend with them an hour before returning to your lodge. Time allowing; take a community walk around the lodge and visit a school. Overnight at your lodge, FB.
After an early breakfast at 7 am head for Entebbe international airport, with a lunch stop on the way. Arrive in time for check in time for your home bound flight: end of services.
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