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Bwindi National Park
Entebbe
Kibale National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park
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until December 2022
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Start your adventure in Entebbe and head into the evergreen rainforests of Kibale National Park to track Chimpanzees and admire the untouched natural beauty of the region. Enjoy exceptional game-viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo. The most intrepid travellers can extend their adventure into the impenetrable forest of Bwindi, home to mythical mountain gorillas.

1st Day: US - Night on board

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 - Kampala

Arrive in Entebbe, meet your guide and transfer to Kampala, Uganda's capital situated on the shore of Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure, relaxing or exploring the city for a chance to experience the local culture. Overnight stay in Kampala.

3rd Day: Kampala - Kibale Forest

Breakfast at the hotel. Set off to Kibale Forest National Park, enjoying the changing landscapes as you leave the city behind. Arrive in the after 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.

4th Day: Kibale Forest - Queen Elizabeth National Park

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.

5th Day: Queen Elizabeth National Park

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.

6th Day: Queen Elizabeth National Park - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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.

7th Day: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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.

8th Day: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park - Lake Mburo National Park

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.

9th Day: Lake Mburo – Entebbe - Night on board

Breakfast at the lodge. This morning enjoy either a game drive or a fascinating guided forest walk to get up close to the local wildlife. Afterwards, head back to Entebbe, stopping at the Equator, where you can stand in both hemispheres at once, and visit the Royal Drum Makers of Mpambire, masters of making hand-made drums. Arrive in Entebbe and transfer to the airport for your flight back to the US. Night on board.

10th Day: US

Arrive in the US and end your trip.

10 days trip including flights*

8 days and 7 nights in destination

1

NYC - EBB

2

NYC - EBB

Entebbe

3

Kibale Forest

4

Queen Elisabeth Park

5

Queen Elisabeth Park

6

Bwindi Forest

7

Bwindi Forest

8

Lake Mburo National Park

9

EBB - NYC

10

EBB - NYC

* It can change according to your date of travel

Accommodation: 7 Nights

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Included activities

Activities availability is subject to departure dates and itinerary selected.
Included

Gorilla Tracking Excursion

Gorilla Tracking Excursion
Included activity for day 7

Available Activities

Activities availability is subject to departure dates and itinerary selected.
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Optional

Chimpanzee Tracking Excursion

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.
Suggested activity for day 4

The price includes

  • Included in all our trips. 
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  • Departures from main US airports.
  • International flights: US - Entebbe - US.
  • 7 nights accommodation in Charm category lodges and hotels.
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  • 7 breakfasts.
  • 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 .

Not included

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

  • 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.

 

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60 days before departure

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