Uganda gorilla tracking 2017/2018

4 day fly Gorilla tracking Safari

Responsible travel 20% of the proceeds will go towards Frontline street kids ministry.

 

Day 1 Drive or Fly from Entebbe to Bwindi forest (Southern or Northern sector of the national park). Dinner and Overnight

 

Flight time: 1:45min
Southern accommodation:
Lake Mutanda lodge (Mid-range)
Chameleon Hill lodge (Luxury)
Travellers resort (Budget)

Flying to Kisoro you will be met by your guide who will then transfer you to your accommodation. Your 4 day fly gorilla tracking safari starts with simple short walks around the community and spend a night at one of the following lodges.
Northern Accommodation
Silverback lodge (Mid-range)
Mahogany lodge / Gorilla forest Camp / Buhoma lodge (Luxury)
Buhoma bandas / Bwindi view (Budget)

From Kihihi you will be driven to either of the above lodges for your overnight stay or walk around Buhoma community.

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: 4 day fly Gorilla tracking safari experience almost the entire day


The day starts as early as 5:30am with breakfast, packed lunch, water and off on a short drive to the briefing area. We register you as you attend a briefing from 7:30am. You are then grouped as 8 people tracking a single gorilla family. Perhaps you shall bring a potter along to help you carry your day backpack that contains your lunch, drinking water.

These potter do more than just carry your pack but also offer help to navigate this rather tuff terrain. You head into the jungle hiking up and down the to 2000ft. Within a 2-6 hours you catchup to the mountain gorillas, you spend 1 hour with them.

The walk is also full of resting points as the head guide will point out various fauna, birds and other forest animals. After you then are told it is time to head back. We drive back to the accommodation for the rest of the afternoon. The excitement climax of the 4 day fly gorilla tracking safari is iced with an encounter with the mountain gorillas.

Day 3 Second gorilla tracking to a different family or same family.

Your will then return for a rest have dinner and overnight at the lodge

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Day 4 Fly back to Entebbe

The end of a your 4 day fly gorilla tracking safari ends when you checkout and drive you to the airfield for you flight back to Entebbe.

Quote Based on 2 people sharing a double or twin room full board

2 people minimum per person $3,629 Budget
2 people minimum per person $4,029 Mid-range

2 people minimum per person $4,529 Luxury


Terms and conditions

  • 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 not 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.

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 National Park 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 3 months before the departure date.

Included Are:

1.2 Gorilla Permit per person.
2. All Meals and accommodation on the itinerary.
3. Ground transportation in a comfortable 4x4 vehicle.
4. Park entrance fees.
5. Services of a full time English speaking driver/guide.
6. Water, coffee or Tea while on safari.
7. All airport pickups and drops.
8. All activities at stipulated in the itinerary.
9. And all government taxes/levies. 10. Domestic flights return to Entebbe

 

Excluded Are:

1. Bar Bills/Drinks
2. Items of personal nature
3. Travel insurance
4. Laundry
5. International Flights
6. Any other extra activities not agreed upon.
7. Driver guideā€™s gratuity.

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