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8 DAYS Gorillas, Chimpanzees and tree climbing lions

Our 8 day tour takes you to come face to face with the Chimpanzees and Mountain Gorillas but also offers you wildlife Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park to search for the Tree Climbing Lions.  Accommodation is in good lodges which have great locations and are fantastic value for money. 

Safari Itinerary

Day 1

You will be picked up from Entebbe airport by your tour guide, and then transferred to Via Via Hotel in Entebbe for Overnight. The drive to the hotel is Only 15 minutes from Entebbe International Airport, this hotel is set in a quiet neighborhood and has a very good view of Lake Victoria. Stay 1 Night. Overnight Acacia Boutique Entebbe. Stay 1 Night.

Day 2                             

Today after an early breakfast at 7am and set off for a long drive to Kibale Forest National Park. You will have lunch en-route to the Park we recommend you try out a local restaurant. The drive is very sec-inc as well with lots of Green Tea plantations. You will arrive at the lodge late in the afternoon. Overnight at Kibale Forest Camp. Overnight at Kibale Forest Camp Stay 1 Night Overnight at Kibale Forest Camp Stay 1 Night 

Day 3

After an early breakfast you will go for Chimpanzee trekking for about 3-4 Hours. This is the best time to do the trekking since they are normally active in the morning. You will then return to have lunch and continue your drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park 3 hours. You will proceed to The Bush Lodge for dinner and overnight. Stay 2 Nights. Overnight at Bush Lodge. Stay 2 Nights

Day 4

This day after an early breakfast you will go into the park to do Lion trekking. This is a project carried out by park authority in order to compensate the people that lose their livestock especially cattle to the Lions. It takes about 3 hours you will also get to see other wildlife such as Elephants, Buffalos, lots of Uganda Kobs and many other animals. You will drive to the Tembo Canteen for lunch and later do a boat safari for 2 hours along the Kazinga Channel. Return to The Bush Lodge for dinner and overnight.Overnight Bush Lodge p

Day 5

Today morning after breakfast you will go and visit the Women Coffee Project to see the Coffee making process. You will later continue your drive threw beautiful scenery to Bwindi Forest known as the Switzerland of Africa. The views are breath taking as you get the feel and excitement to trek the Mountain Gorillas. Dinner and Overnight at  Broad bill Forest Camp. Stay 2 Nights. . Overnight Broad bill Forest Camp. Stay 2 Nights. 

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Day 6

Early morning breakfast and then head out for Africa’s most coveted travel adventure. Mountain Gorilla trekking in the thick jungles of the impenetrable Bwindi rain forest. You will carry packed lunch with you and at least 2 liters of water per person. After the trekking back to the lodge and a brief relaxation before going out again for the The Batwa Tradition, 1-2h the famous pygmies who previously inhabited Bwindi Forest. Overnight Broad bill Forest Camp. Overnight Broad bill Forest Camp.
Day 7                                        
This day after an early breakfast you will drive to Lake Mburo National Park. You will have lunch en-route arriving at the Rwakobo lodge in the afternoon. You can go for an afternoon Nature Walk together with an experienced armed ranger. And this opportunity should not be missed. From footprints and animal droppings the ranger will tell you which animal has left it and how long ago. It is exciting to approach the wildlife at such close range. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Stay 1 Night. 

Overnight Rwakobo Rock. Stay 1 Night. 

Day 8

Today you will go on an early morning game drive in the park and then return for breakfast at the lodge. After which you will transfer to the Airport for your flight home. You will have a stop over at the Equator to buy some handicrafts. Entebbe town has many restaurants were you can have a good dinner before your guide drives you to the Airport.

END OF TOUR  


RATES                                People Traveling                   USD 

                                                            1                                  $3.720

                                                            2                                  $2.780

                                                            3                                  $2.450

                                                            4                                  $2.280

                                                            5                                  $2.176

                                                            6                                  $2.110

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Included

  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • Chimp permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation on Bed and Breakfast (Unless listed as an Upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Round trip airport transfer

Excluded

  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks

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