3 Days - Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi NP and Lake Bunyonyi

Mojhi (Uganda)
USD1126
  • 3 days
    (Duration)
  • 4.9
    (Rating)

3 Days - Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, and Lake Bunyonyi.



Description

Mountain gorilla tracking in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a habitat with a minimum of 400 mountain gorillas which is close to a half of the 880 numbers that are known to thrive in the world. The gorilla destination of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is also a rich habitat for Afro-montane flora, counts of birds including the African broad-bill which is found in Ruhija and Congo, the forest animals like duikers and forest elephants. The magical hills offer impressive scenery and sightseeing experience. The recreation encounter on Lake Bunyonyi known as the Lake of a thousand Islands because of its 29 Islands presents moments of rejuvenation following a day long gorilla trekking experience.


Itinerary

  • Day 1: Transfer from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

    You will be picked up around 7:00 am from your Hotel in Entebbe by our Guide who will brief you about your tour. You will later be driven in comfortable and secure touring vehicle to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the South-West which will take around 9 hours of drive. Lunch will be provided en-route at Mbarara.

    You will be reaching in the evening at the accommodation in Bwindi. Dinner and Overnight at :

    Accommodation:
    Budget - Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort and Campsite / Buhoma Community Rest Camp.
    Mid-range - Bakiga Lodge / Broadbill Forest Camp / Rushaga Gorilla Haven's Lodge / Buhoma Community Haven Lodge.
    Luxury - Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge(Superior/ Deluxe Room) / Rushaga Gorilla Safari Lodge / Mahogany Springs

  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

    You will have an early morning breakfast at 6:30 am and with packed Lunch you will move to the Park headquarters to join other trackers in a briefing about the gorilla trekking rules at 7:30 am. You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you 1-8 hours. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access by tourists. You will have one hour to stay with the Gorillas once sited and later transferred to Lake Bunyonyi.

    The drive will be in the beautiful part of the country often referred to as ‘the Switzerland of Africa’ because of its unique cool weather despite being near the Equator. This lake is said to be one of the most beautiful places in western Uganda. It is the second deepest lake in Africa (900 meters deep) and also one of the few places in the country where it is considered safe to swim as it is bilharzia free.

    Note : Depending on your time of arrival at Lake Bunyonyi, you can pay the extra amount for the activity (Community Walk, Canoe Ride, Boat Ride, Bicycle Ride, Bird Watching and Cray Fishing...) directly at the accommodation and do the activity on this day or on the next day before departing back to Entebbe.

    Dinner and overnight at :

    Accommodation -
    Budget - Lake Bunyonyi View Resort
    Mid-range - Bunyonyi Overland Resort(Cottages) / Bunyonyi Safari Resort(Standard or Superior Rooms)
    Luxury - Bunyonyi Birdnest / Arcadia Cottages

  • Day 3: After breakfast you will be transferred to Entebbe

    On this final day of your adventure in Uganda, you can choose to have an optional activity in the early morning and later after breakfast, you will start heading back to Entebbe. On the way you will have Lunch before reaching Entebbe.


Inclusions

  • Airport transfer on Day 1 and Day 3
  • Transportation charges
  • Gorilla tracking permit
  • Park entry fee
  • Guide fee
  • Full board accommodation
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • All meals

Exclusions

  • International flights.
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).
  • Tips.
  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).
  • Government imposed increase in Taxes, Gorilla trekking permits and or Park Fees.
  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

Package cost

All Costs mentioned are per person in USD :

Vehicle Type Safari Van
Group Size Budget Mid Range Luxury
1 1360 1526 -
2 1126 1249 -
3 1046 1157 -
4 1010 1131 -
5 989 1110 -
6 974 1097 -

 

Vehicle Type Land Cruiser
Group Size Budget Mid Range Luxury
1 1446 1613 1761
2 1174 1299 1413
3 1081 1193 1257
4 1038 1162 1260
5 1025 1148 1204
6 1006 1130 1215

 


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Accommodations -

Entebbe:
All Costs mentioned are in USD.

Room type Secrets Guest House 2 Friends Beach Hotel Protea Hotel by Marriott
Single room 40 170 235
Double room 50 235 285

 

 

 



Kampala:
All Costs mentioned are in USD.

Room type Marie's Royale Hotel Cassia Lodge Speke Resort, Munyonyo
Single room 50 140 155
Double room 60 165 175

 


Refund Policy

  • Cancellations more than 60 days before the adventure date - No Cancellation fees 100% Refund.
  • Cancellations between 30-60 days before the adventure date - 75% Refund.
  • Cancellations between 8- 29 days before the adventure date - 50% Refund.
  • Cancellations between less than 7 Days before the adventure date - No Refund.
    - Gorilla and Chimp permits and flight tickets are excluded from the above percentages and are 100% non-refundable

Package Cost

All Costs mentioned are per person in USD:

Vehicle Type Safari Van
Group Size Budget Mid Range Luxury
1 1371 1540 -
2 1135 1261 -
3 1041 1154 -
4 1006 1129 -
5 986 1107 -
6 971 1094 -

 

Vehicle Type Land Cruiser
Group Size Budget Mid Range Luxury
1 1441 1609 1757
2 1171 1296 1411
3 1064 1177 1240
4 1023 1146 1244
5 1010 1131 1189
6 991 1115 1200

 


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