7 Days Special Uganda Safari
Day 1: Gorilla Habituation Experience
Today you will go for the gorilla habituation experience where you will Spend 4 hours with the mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Thereafter you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Travellers rest Kisoro.
Day 2: Hike the Volcanoes
After breakfast, transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla national park, at the briefing area. The hike starts at 7.30am. You will need packed lunch and enough drinking water. In the evening you will descend the summit and drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Travellers rest Kisoro.
Day 3: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
Today after breakfast you will drive (3hours) to Lake Bunyonyi. Arrive in time for lunch; then take a canoe ride to visit different Islands on Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is the second deepest lake in Africa. Then relax by Lakeside as you watch array of beautiful birds along the shores. Then return to the lodge dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi overland resort.
Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth
After breakfast you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth. Check into your lodge for lunch and later go for an evening game drive and then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Bush Lodge.
Day 5: Guided Village walk - Boat ride
In the morning you will drive to Ishasha area for a village walk near River Ntungwe before transferring to Bwindi forest. Enjoy a morning guided village walk trail through riparian forest along the River Ntungwe and cultivated farm lands of rice, coffee and maize. You will also visit the primary school, homesteads as well as interact with the villagers. Thereafter in the afternoon you will have a rewarding boat ride on Kazinga channel. While at Kazinga channel you will see hippos, buffaloes, elephants and also a variety of bird species. Then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Bush Lodge
Day 6: Morning game - Transfer to Kibale National park
After an early breakfast you will then go for a morning game drive expect to see a variety of animals as they arise. Later return to the lodge relax, have lunch and then transfer to Kibale national park which is one of Uganda’s most beautiful tropical rain forest and home to a variety of primate species like chimpanzees. Check in your lodge, then proceed to Bigodi swamp for a nature walk; expect to see a number of primates such as black and white colobus, red tailed monkeys and blue monkeys. The swamp is also a birder’s haven. Then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Chimpanzee forest guest house
Day 7: Chimpanzee habituation – Transfer to Rwenzori
After early morning breakfast you will head to the park headquarter for a briefing about the dos and don’ts while with the chimpanzees. With an armed ranger you will start your adventure in the forest; once you have found the chimpanzees you will spend an hour observing and taking photos. Then drive to Kasese- home to the Rwenzori national park. You will be dropped at the hotel of your choice a head of hiking adventure on the Rwenzori Mountains.
End of safari.
Price per person (2Pax) in USD is $ 4,025
- Ground transport per 4WD safari vehicle
- Services of an English-speaking driver/guide
- Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary, based on Triple room
- Three meals a day, apart from day 1&7 which are on B.B
- Drinking bottled water in the safari vehicle
- All Park entrance fees
- Gorilla habituation permit (USD $600 per permit)
- Chimpanzee Habituation permit (USD $250 per permit)
- Volcano hike in Mgahinga
- All mentioned activities except for the optional ones.
- International flight
- Visa (USD $ 50 per person)
- Meals and drinks not mentioned
- Items of personal nature
- Tips & laundry service
- All drinks apart from those served for breakfast
- Any deviation from the suggested program