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5 Day | Extension Gorilla Trekking Safari to Uganda

Country Uganda
Theme Safari Extension | Active - Strenuous
Time of Year January - December; High Season: Jan, Feb, Jun-Oct & Dec; Savings Season: Apr-May
Budget From $3,695
Duration 5 Days

Itinerary Description

Uganda, "The Pearl of Africa", is situated astride the Equator and boasts a wide and diverse landscape - from rugged, snow-capped mountains to the vast flat lands.  Experience the thrill of gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest .  There are 2 options, a fly-in option from Entebbe or driving from Kigali. A variety of accommodations are offered including Gorilla Forest Camp in the Buhoma Region or  Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge in the Kisoro Region (Nkuringo side).


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Day by Day Itinerary

OPTION 1

Bwindi and Gorilla Forest Camp | Day 01 - Entebbe

On arrival in Entebbe you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the evening at leisure. Overnight Protea Hotel Entebbe.

Day 02

Bwindi

This morning you will be transferred to the Entebbe Airport where you will board your scheduled charter flight to the Kihihi airstrip in Bwindi. On arrival you will be met and driven to your camp. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Overnight Bwindi Lodge or Gorilla Forest Camp.

Day 03

Bwindi-Buhoma Region

Have an early breakfast this morning before driving to the park for your first gorilla visit. Your trek takes you up through villages before you enter into the forest (usually two-three hours).

Day 04

Bwindi-Buhoma Region

Today you will have your second gorilla trek. Return to camp.

Day 05

Bwindi/Entebbe

Enjoy breakfast in camp. Transfer by vehicle to the airstrip for your scheduled charter flight to Entebbe International Airport for your departing flight.

OPTION 2

Kisoro and Clouds Gorilla Lodge | Day 01 - Kigali

On arrival in Kigali you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the evening at leisure. Overnight Kigali Serena Hotel.

Day 02

Kigali-Bwindi-Kisoro Region

This morning you will depart with your private guide and drive to the Uganda border, clear customs and continue to Bwindi. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Overnight Gorilla Safari Lodge or Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge.

Day 03+04

Bwindi-Kisoro Region (Nkuringo)

Enjoy two gorilla treks, visiting two different groups.

Day 05

Kisoro/Kigali

This morning you will depart with your driver-guide and return to Kigali. Onward to the airport for your departing flight.

Safari Pricing Details

2021 Land Arrangements

Based on 2 people traveling. 3-6 People - Please Request. All pricing per person double.

OPTION 1: FLYING SAFARI - BASED ON BWINDI LODGE

Jan-Feb / Jun-Sep

From $6,295

Mar-May / Oct-Nov

From $5,250

OPTION 1: FLYING SAFARI - BASED ON GORILLA FOREST CAMP

Jan-Mar / Jun-Sep

From $5,795

Apr-May / Nov

From $4,650

OPTION 2: DRIVING FROM KIGALI - BASED ON GORILLA SAFARI LODGE

Jan-Feb / Jun-Oct

From $4,150

Mar-May / Nov

From $3,695

OPTION 2: DRIVING FROM KIGALI - BASED ON CLOUDS MOUNTAIN LODGE

Jan 11-Feb / Jun-Sep

From $5,550 - $5

Mar-May / Oct-Nov

From $4,595

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Industry Leaders in Customizable Safaris

The Africa Adventure Company was one of the first boutique travel agencies to offer customizable Africa travel itineraries. Together we can create a trip that includes the experiences and destinations most important to you, your family, or your group.

Value-Added
Adventures

Many travelers expect private and independent safaris to be unaffordable, but our clients are delighted to discover they do not have to join a group of strangers in order to experience a customized safari adventure.

Security &
Safety-Focused

We work with people who will take care of you. Our guides, travel consultants, and tour operators understand the complicated and complex nature of travel in Africa and have decades of experience to ensure your safety at every leg of your trip.

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