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Land of the Primates & All Inc. Zanzibar

Uganda & Tanzania in 14 Days, 11 Nights in Destination

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The perfect combination of wildlife spotting and beach relaxation, this unique trip includes incredible gorilla and chimpanzee tracking excursions in Uganda and an all-inclusive stay on the idyllic island of Zanzibar.

Trip Highlights

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    Bwindi National Park
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    Entebbe
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    Kibale National Park
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    Queen Elizabeth National Park
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    Stone Town
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    Zanzíbar

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  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Some meals

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  1. Departures available until April 2025

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  3. Solo travelers from + $1,130

  4. Add up to 7 nights to your stay

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  • Accommodation in Charm and Luxury category lodges and hotels.
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Accommodation: 11 Nights

Itinerary

Start your adventure in Entebbe and head into the evergreen rainforests of Kibale National Park, known for its chimpanzees. Enjoy game-viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo and explore the depths of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as you track majestic mountain gorillas! Finally, spend 4-nights relaxing on the paradise shores of Zanzibar on an All-Inclusive basis.

1st Day: Canada - Night on board
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Arrive at your departure airport ready to check-in for a flight * to Entebbe. Night on board.

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

2nd Day: Entebbe
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Arrive in Entebbe, meet your guide and transfer to the hotel. A charming town, Entebbe is situated on the shore of Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure, relaxing or exploring the town for a chance to experience the local culture. Overnight stay in Entebbe.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Airport Link Guest House or similar
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37 Reviews

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3rd Day: Entebbe - Kibale Forest
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Breakfast at the hotel. Set off to Kibale Forest National Park, enjoying the changing landscapes as you leave the town behind. Arrive in the afternoon and check in at your lodge. Kibale is a huge protected rainforest, known for being the home of a large number of primates such as chimpanzees red-tailed monkeys and grey-cheeked mangabey. Overnight stay in Kibale.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Guereza Canopy Lodge or similar
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7 Reviews

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4th Day: Kibale Forest - Queen Elizabeth National Park
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Breakfast at the lodge. In the morning register at the Park Offices and begin an exciting Chimpanzee Tracking Excursion. Go in search of man's most genetically similar animal, and begin with a trek through the rainforest until you make the first sightings of the Chimpanzees. Watch as the group go about their daily activities such as feeding, climbing, raising their young and noisily interacting with each other, while enjoying informative insights from your expert guide. Return to the lodge and in the afternoon head to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Overnight stay in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Warujojo Safari Lodge or similar
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Activities

included
Chimpanzee Tracking Excursion

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5th Day: Queen Elizabeth National Park
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Set off early for a sunrise game drive in Uganda's most popular national park for the best chance of spotting the abundant wildlife of the region including lions, buffalo, elephants and nocturnal animals such as hyenas and leopards, with the beautiful soundtrack of morning bird song to accompany you. Return to the lodge for a late breakfast and relax at your leisure. Later, set off for an afternoon Launch Cruise on the Kanziga Channel, famous for its hippos, Nile crocodiles and buffalo. Overnight stay in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Warujojo Safari Lodge or similar
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Activities

included
Boat trip on the Kazinga Channel

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Sunrise Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park

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6th Day: Queen Elizabeth National Park - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
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Breakfast at the lodge. Drive south through the Ishasha area, famed for its tree-climbing lions, towards Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Spend the journey admiring the spectacular natural landscape. Continue to the southern sector of Bwindi, the iconic national park home to the elusive and endangered mountain gorillas. Arrive at the lodge and spend the rest of the day relaxing at your leisure. Overnight stay in Bwindi.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge... or similar
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49 Reviews

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7th Day: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
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Early breakfast at the lodge and set off to the Park Offices to register for your exciting Gorilla Tracking Excursion. Be assigned a particular family of Gorillas and head into the magical rainforest, abundant with colourful birds, butterfly and animals species, until you finally reach the group of Gorillas. Watch in awe as these majestic animals go about their daily lives, grooming, feeding and interacting with each other. It is an unforgettable experience to see Gorillas in the wild. Trek back to base and return to the lodge. Overnight stay in Bwindi.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge... or similar
tripadvisor rating

49 Reviews

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Activities

included
Gorilla Tracking Excursion

Challenging

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8th Day: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park - Lake Mburo National Park
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Breakfast at the lodge. Leave Bwindi and drive towards Lake Mburo National Park, situated on the border of Tanzania and how to various species of savannah animals including lions, hyenas, zebras and giraffes, as well as water-loving animals such as hippos and crocodiles who can be found by the lake. Enjoy fantastic game-viewing as you make your way towards the lodge. Arrive and overnight stay in Lake Mburo.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Kigarama Wilderness Lodge... or similar
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37 Reviews

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Activities

included
Game-Viewing in Lake Mburo National Park

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9th Day: Lake Mburo - Entebbe - Zanzibar
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Breakfast at the lodge. Get an early start to the day with an included morning safari, getting the chance to view wildlife up close. You also have the option to reserve an optional guided trek* through the Lake Mburo National Park. Afterwards, head back to Entebbe, stopping at the Equator, where you can stand in both hemispheres at once. Arrive in Entebbe and transfer to the airport for your flight to Tanzania. Touch down in Zanzibar and transfer to the hotel, ready to begin your laid-back All-inclusive stay on the coast.** Spend the remainder of the day exploring or relaxing at your leisure and getting settled into your surroundings. Overnight stay in Zanzibar.

*Optional guided excursion to Lake Mburo: Explore the spectacular flora and fauna of this extensive national park along with an expert guide who will help you navigate this impressive landscape. 

** If you arrive before check-in time, you can leave your baggage at reception and enjoy the hotel facilities while you wait for your room to be ready. 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Kiwengwa Beach Resort or similar
tripadvisor rating

1548 Reviews

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Activities

included
Game Drive or Guided Forest Walk at Lake Mburo

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10th Day: Zanzibar
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All-inclusive. Make the most of a free day to enjoy the paradise beaches of Zanzibar. You can take the day to relax on the beach or make the most of your incomparable hotel facilities. We recommend visiting one of the island's historic spice plantations to learn about how Zanzibar got its nickname of 'Spice Island'Overnight stay in Zanzibar.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Kiwengwa Beach Resort or similar
tripadvisor rating

1548 Reviews

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11th Day: Zanzibar
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All-inclusive. Enjoy a day at your leisure on in Zanzibar. Discover the island's heritage as a historic trade centre in Stone Town, go snorkelling to explore the underwater world of the Indian Ocean or simply kick-back on the beach. Overnight stay in Zanzibar.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Kiwengwa Beach Resort or similar
tripadvisor rating

1548 Reviews

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12th Day: Zanzibar
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All-inclusive. Spend another day in this tropical paradise at your leisure to take advantage of the hotel facilities and the surrounding beaches. If you want to venture out of the resort, try the historic Old Fort, located in Stone Town, the capital of Zanzibar. Overnight stay in Zanzibar.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Kiwengwa Beach Resort or similar
tripadvisor rating

1548 Reviews

See our full selection
13th Day: Zanzibar - Night on board
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Breakfast at the hotel.* It's time to bring an end to your adventures through Africa. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight back to the Canada. Night on board.

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

14th Day: Canada
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Arrive in Canada and end your trip.

Included activities

Included
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Children under 12 years are not allowed to do the excursion.

Chimpanzee Tracking Excursion

Included activity for day 4 in Kibale National Park

Go in search of man's most genetically similar animal. Trek through the rainforest until you make the first sightings of the Chimpanzees. Watch as the group go about their daily activities and gain insights from an expert guide.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Active

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Boat trip on the Kazinga Channel

Included activity for day 5 in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Enjoy a boat trip on the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Watch the local hippos cooling themselves in the water as buffalos linger in the shallows. Spot unique birdlife such as pelicans, cormorants and the African jacana.

Duration 02:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

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Sunrise Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Included activity for day 5 in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Take part in an early morning game drive in Uganda’s most popular national park for the chance of spotting the abundant wildlife of the region including lions, buffalo, and elephants.

Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: 04:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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Included
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Children under 15 years are not allowed to do the excursion.

Gorilla Tracking Excursion

Included activity for day 7 in Bwindi National Park

Set off an exciting gorilla-tracking excursion! Accompanied by an expert guide, head into the magical Bwindi forest, until you reach your assigned family of mountain gorillas. Watch in awe as these majestic animals go about their daily lives.

Duration 06:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Challenging

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The price includes

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  • Departures from main Canadian airports.
  • International flights: Canada - Entebbe, Zanzibar - Canada.
  • International flight: Entebbe - Zanzibar.*
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  • 11 nights accommodation in Charm and Luxury category lodges and hotels.
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  • 7 breakfasts in Uganda and All-inclusive in Zanzibar. **
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  • Transfers in a comfortable 4x4 vehicle.
  • Game drives and park entry fees as indicated in the itinerary.
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Boat Trip in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • Water whilst on safari.
  • Gorilla tracking permits .

*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

* Documentation of the internal flights will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 7 days before your trip or delivered to you on arrival at your destination. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.

** All-Inclusive includes: Breakfast 7:00 a.m - 10:00 a.m., lunch 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., dinner 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., late brunch at the beach bar from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., afternoon snacks at the beach area from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. followed by snacks at the lobby bar from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and then from 10:00 p.m. until midnight. Beverages: soft drinks and local alcoholic cocktails. All-inclusive also includes the use of the tennis court, gym, sauna, steam and Kids club.

Please note: The minimum age requirement for the Gorilla Tracking Excursion is 15 years of age. For the Chimpanzee Tracking Excursion, the minimum age requirement is 12 years of age. Unfortunately, children under these ages are not permitted to participate in these excursions.

  • Uganda
  • Tanzania
    • Entry requirements

      Passport with a minimum of six months validity.

    • Visa

      A visa is required to enter the country. This must be requested online before travel via the following link: https://visas.immigration.go.ug/

    • Currency

      Ugandan Shilling

    • Language

      English and Swahili

    • Electricity

      240 V. Adapter required

    • Health

      Please consult your doctor regarding malaria prophylaxis.

    • Time zone

      UTC + 03:00.

    • Tourist Office website

      http://www.visituganda.com/

    Flights are non-refundable and non-amendable. Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

    If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 778 807 9750 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

    While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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