Uganda gorilla tracking 2018

7 Day tour of Kibale forest, Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo national parks

The smaller-sized primates, including chimpanzees, monkeys and baboons, have big personalities and are rewarding animals to spend time with. The intelligence they show in their interactions, communication, mobility, and intelligence are proof of our kinship with this amazing family of beautiful animals.

Day 1 Drive from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth national park

Arrival to Uganda through Entebbe international airport. Meet greet and assist and head to hotel of your choice in either Kampala or Entebbe.

Day 2: KAMPALA - FORT PORTAL

After breakfast we will depart Kampala and head west to Fort Portal. Driving through the verdant countryside we will pass traditional homesteads and farms. Fort Portal rests in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon. Dinner and overnight at the cottages of Primate Lodge Kibale.
For upgrade you can stay at the luxury tents of Primate Lodge Kibale.

Day 3: KIBALE NATIONAL PARK

Early in the morning visit to Kibale Forest National Park, reputable of having the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa. Enjoy a guided nature walk in the tropical rainforest in search of the wild chimpanzees, red-tailed monkeys, black-and-white colobus monkeys and many others. After lunch we will go for the Bigodi Swamp Walk, an initiative of the local community. The swamp is known for its rich diversity of birds and primates. Dinner and overnight at the cottages of Primate Lodge Kibale.
For upgrade you can stay at the luxury tents of Primate Lodge Kibale.

Day 4: KIBALE - QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

We transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park with a lunch stop in Kasese. Upon entering the national park you will enjoy a short game drive before checking in at the accommodation in the middle of the park. Dinner and overnight at Simba Safari Camp.
For upgrade you can stay at Mweya Safari Lodge.

Day 5: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK UGANDA TOUR

The day begins early as we take on a morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park and head for the mating ground of the Uganda Kobs. We search for lions, elephants, buffaloes and other wild animals in their natural habitat before returning for lunch.
In the afternoon we take on a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, a natural channel between Lake Edward and Lake George. Thanks to the abundant bird life that is sighted, and the elephants, buffaloes and hundreds of hippos that are cooling off at the shores, this cruise will definitely be one of the highlights of your Uganda safaris. Dinner and overnight at Simba Safari Camp.
For upgrade you can stay at Mweya Safari Lodge.

Day 6: QUEEN ELIZABETH - LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast we go for a hike in the Kyambura Wildlife Reserve. Driving through a grassland area, all of a sudden we come across an amazing gorge of one hundred meters deep, covered with tropical rainforest. You will hike into the gorge of the Kyambura River in search of the wild chimpanzees. It is a beautiful walk through the river valley, home to many birds and butterfly species as well.
After this activity we drive to Lake Mburo National Park with lunch enroute. As we enter the park and head towards the accommodation it is likely that you will see some wildlife, like impalas, topis, warthogs, zebras and buffaloes. Dinner and overnight at Rwonyo Camp.
For upgrade you can stay at Mihingo Safari Lodge.

Day 7: LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK - KAMPALA

Early start of the day as we will go for a nature walk guided by a ranger. Lake Mburo is the only national park where you can experience a safari on foot. After breakfast we transfer to Kampala with a stop at the equator for photos or shopping. Arrival late in the afternoon in Kampala.


B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=dinner


Includes
Transport using customised vehicle equipped with GPS and opening roof; passengers and public liability insurance; full board; Experienced driver/guide and UWA professional armed rangers in the parks when required; all fees for the excursions - activities as stated in the day by day program; all park entrance fees; accommodation as stated; return airport transfers.

Excludes
Interational flight to and from Uganda, visas if required, personal travel insurance, gorilla and chipm permits, drinks, tips, laundry, optional activities, extras, personal items and everything not stated in the day by day program.

Notes
Travellers are supposed to reach Entebbe on the tour starting day before 8 am and leaving from the same airport at the end of the tour after 8 pm. If these times can't be respected then 1 or 2 days should be calculated for the overnight in Kampala.
Children under 12 years of age are not allowed to see chimpanzees. Kibale NP offers small walks of 1 or 2 hours followed by creative activities.
Gorilla trekking is not allowed to anyone under 15 years of age.
Prices for private safari. No extra passengers added.
All prices are VAT included.
Prices are in United States dollars (USD).
Gorilla permits are available booking at least 6 months before the departure date.

Terms and conditions
Bookings: At the moment of booking a deposit of the 40% of the total amount is due.

Bookings must be made at least 60 days before the date of departure.

Steady Safaris Ltd reserves the right to don't accept bookings made less than 60 days prior the date of departure.
Full payment has to be made not less than 30 days before the departing date of the tour.
If the full amount is not paid in due time, Steady SafarIS Ltd reserves the right to treat the booking as cancelled.
Cancellations: 60 days prior to departure date of the tour, full refund of deposit; between 60 and 30 days, refund of 50% of deposit; less than 30 days, no refund.
Gorilla permits are non-refundable..

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