Gorilla Trekking

The Mountain Gorillas
This is the most interesting activity in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Hiking through the Bwindi Impenetrable forest is very interesting and as you enjoy the nature walk, you will be accompanied by fantastic views. Birding
Bwindi impenetrable forest is a habitat to about 350 bird species for example the Blue-headed sun-bird, short-tailed warbler, Red headed Blue-Bil, White-tailed blue flycatchers, the attractive African Emerald cuckoo, Cultural Encounters
While at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, you will be able to encounter with the amazing cultural activities performed in the local communities of the Batwa and Bakiga local people.

per adult from

$3,973

NZD

Duration

4 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Transport & Guided Game Drives
    • Gorilla Trekking Permit
    • Entry/Admission - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
    What's excluded :
    • International Flights and Taxes
    • Passports and Visa Applications and Processing
    • Travel Insurance
    • Tips and Gratitudes to drivers and Guides
    • Personal Laundry
    • Cultural dances and art crafts.
    • Entry/Admission - Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre
    • Entry/Admission - Uganda Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Uganda Martyrs Shrine
    • Entry/Admission - Uganda Reptile Village
    • Entry/Admission - Uganda Equator

  • Day 1: Entebbe-Kampala

    Stop At: Entebbe, Entebbe, Central Region
    You will be picked up by our guide from the airport/your hotel in Entebbe/Kampala after an early morning breakfast at 07:00hrs. You will be briefed about the whole safari
    Duration: 13 hours

    Stop At: Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre, Plot 56/7 Lugard Avenue, Entebbe Uganda
    Uganda Wildlife Education Centre. While it functions primarily as a zoo, this centre is actually a world-class animal refuge that has benefited from international assistance in recent years. Most of the animals on display were once injured or were recovered from poachers and traffickers.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Uganda Museum, 5-7 Kira Road Pob 365, Kampala Uganda
    The Uganda Museum is the oldest museum in East Africa;[citation needed] it was officially established by the British protectorate government in 1908 with ethnographic material. Its history goes back to 1902 when Governor George Wilson called for collection of objects of interest throughout the country to set up a museum. The museum started in a small Sikh temple at Fort Lugard on Old Kampala Hill. Between the 1920s and 1940s, archaeology and paleontological surveys and excavations were conducted by Church Hill, E. J. Wayland, Bishop J. Wilson, P. L. Shinnie, E. Lanning, and several others, who collected a significant number of artifacts to boost the museum. The museum at Fort Lugard become too small to hold the specimens, and the museum was moved to the Margret Trowel School of Fine Art at Makerere University College in 1941. Later, funds were raised for a permanent home and the museum was moved to its current location on Kitante Hill in 1954. In 2008, the museum turned 100 years old.[4
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Uganda Martyrs Shrine, Kampala Uganda
    On June 3, 1886 in the town of Namugongo just northeast of Kampala, 26 young men were burned to death for their refusal to their Anglican and Catholic faiths. The Uganda Martyrs’ Shrine, also called the Namugongo Martyrs’ Shrine, was built on the site to commemorate the lives lost and was consecrated by Pope Paul VI in 1969. The church, built in the shape of a typical Baganda hut, features 22 copper pillars representing each of the 22 Catholic men, all of whom were formally canonized in 1964, a first in modern Africa. On June 3 each year, Catholic pilgrims from throughout Uganda visit the Uganda Martyrs’ Shrine to pay their respects and attend mass.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Uganda Reptile Village, Entebbe-Uganda, Entebbe Uganda
    Get up close to some of the world's deadliest snakes, including mambas, cobras, puff adders and vipers, as well as chameleons, crocs and lizards, all of which are rescued or injured. It's around 3km off the Entebbe–Kampala road, about a 20-minute drive from Entebbe.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Uganda Equator, Masaka Road, Kayabwe Uganda
    The Uganda equator is one of the most and well known landmarks in Uganda.” The intersection of the earth’s surface with the plane perpendicular to the earth’s axis of rotation and containing the earth’s center of mass” is what Wikipedia sometimes refers to the equator as, but it is still the imaginary line that divides the world into two halves. The Equator is an imaginary line that is seen on maps marking the equidistant from the North and South Pole. Along the imaginary line of the equator, a magnetic needle has no dip and stabilizes in perfect horizontal position. You are able to stand with one of your feet in the northern hemisphere and the other in the southern hemisphere at this point; it is such an amazing experience to stand at both sides of the world
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Meals are with soups, salads, cold meats, pasta dishes, meat and fish dishes, breads and other starch
    • Dinner: Meals are with soups, salads, cold meats, pasta dishes, meat and fish dishes, breads and other starch
    • Breakfast: coffee, tea and biscuits before the morning activity,
    Accommodation included: Luxury-5 star
    Serena
    Sheraton
    Protea
    Standard-4 star
    Golf Course
    Fairway
    Basic-3 star
    Hotel Africana
    Shangri- La


    Day 2: Gorilla trekking: Bwindi Forest

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Buhoma Uganda
    Bwindi national park Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is located in South Western Uganda in the Western Arm of the Great Rift Valley, has various tourist attractions and it’s divided into four regions such as Buhoma region in the north of Bwindi, Rushaga in the south, Nkuringo in the south, and Ruhija in the east and the various attractions are all available in these sectors such as Hiking, Birding, Mountain Biking, cultural encounters, the Ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest as well as Gorilla Trekking which is currently available only in the South of Bwindi in Nkuringo and Rushaga regions.
    Duration: 1 day

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region
    windi national park Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is located in South Western Uganda in the Western Arm of the Great Rift Valley, has various tourist attractions and it’s divided into four regions such as Buhoma region in the north of Bwindi, Rushaga in the south, Nkuringo in the south, and Ruhija in the east and the various attractions are all available in these sectors such as Hiking, Birding, Mountain Biking, cultural encounters, the Ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest as well as Gorilla Trekking which is currently available only in the South of Bwindi in Nkuringo and Rushaga regions.


    Duration: 1 day

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Buhoma Uganda
    windi national park Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is located in South Western Uganda in the Western Arm of the Great Rift Valley, has various tourist attractions and it’s divided into four regions such as Buhoma region in the north of Bwindi, Rushaga in the south, Nkuringo in the south, and Ruhija in the east and the various attractions are all available in these sectors such as Hiking, Birding, Mountain Biking, cultural encounters, the Ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest as well as Gorilla Trekking which is currently available only in the South of Bwindi in Nkuringo and Rushaga regions.
    Duration: 1 day

    Stop At: Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Western Region
    Gorillas
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: coffee, tea and biscuits before the morning activity,
    • Lunch: Meals are with soups, salads, cold meats, pasta dishes, meat and fish dishes, breads and other starch
    • Dinner: Meals are with soups, salads, cold meats, pasta dishes, meat and fish dishes, breads and other starch
    Accommodation included: Luxury-5 star
    Engagi
    Crested Crane
    Ichumbi
    Rushaga
    Standard-4 star
    Nkuringo Bwindi Lodge
    Gorilla Safari
    Ruhija Gorilla


    Day 3: Gorilla Trekking: Bwindi Forest

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Buhoma Uganda
    Bwindi national park Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is located in South Western Uganda in the Western Arm of the Great Rift Valley, has various tourist attractions and it’s divided into four regions such as Buhoma region in the north of Bwindi, Rushaga in the south, Nkuringo in the south, and Ruhija in the east and the various attractions are all available in these sectors such as Hiking, Birding, Mountain Biking, cultural encounters, the Ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest as well as Gorilla Trekking which is currently available only in the South of Bwindi in Nkuringo and Rushaga regions.
    Duration: 1 day

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region
    Bwindi national park Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is located in South Western Uganda in the Western Arm of the Great Rift Valley, has various tourist attractions and it’s divided into four regions such as Buhoma region in the north of Bwindi, Rushaga in the south, Nkuringo in the south, and Ruhija in the east and the various attractions are all available in these sectors such as Hiking, Birding, Mountain Biking, cultural encounters, the Ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest as well as Gorilla Trekking which is currently available only in the South of Bwindi in Nkuringo and Rushaga regions.
    Duration: 1 day

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Buhoma Uganda
    Bwindi national park Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is located in South Western Uganda in the Western Arm of the Great Rift Valley, has various tourist attractions and it’s divided into four regions such as Buhoma region in the north of Bwindi, Rushaga in the south, Nkuringo in the south, and Ruhija in the east and the various attractions are all available in these sectors such as Hiking, Birding, Mountain Biking, cultural encounters, the Ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest as well as Gorilla Trekking which is currently available only in the South of Bwindi in Nkuringo and Rushaga regions.
    Duration: 1 day

    Stop At: Uganda Martyrs Shrine, Kampala Uganda
    On June 3, 1886 in the town of Namugongo just northeast of Kampala, 26 young men were burned to death for their refusal to their Anglican and Catholic faiths. The Uganda Martyrs’ Shrine, also called the Namugongo Martyrs’ Shrine, was built on the site to commemorate the lives lost and was consecrated by Pope Paul VI in 1969. The church, built in the shape of a typical Baganda hut, features 22 copper pillars representing each of the 22 Catholic men, all of whom were formally canonized in 1964, a first in modern Africa. On June 3 each year, Catholic pilgrims from throughout Uganda visit the Uganda Martyrs’ Shrine to pay their respects and attend mass.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Uganda Equator, Masaka Road, Kayabwe Uganda
    The Uganda equator is one of the most and well known landmarks in Uganda.” The intersection of the earth’s surface with the plane perpendicular to the earth’s axis of rotation and containing the earth’s center of mass” is what Wikipedia sometimes refers to the equator as, but it is still the imaginary line that divides the world into two halves. The Equator is an imaginary line that is seen on maps marking the equidistant from the North and South Pole. Along the imaginary line of the equator, a magnetic needle has no dip and stabilizes in perfect horizontal position. You are able to stand with one of your feet in the northern hemisphere and the other in the southern hemisphere at this point; it is such an amazing experience to stand at both sides of the world
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: coffee, tea and biscuits before the morning activity,
    • Lunch: Meals are with soups, salads, cold meats, pasta dishes, meat and fish dishes, breads and other starch
    • Dinner: Meals are with soups, salads, cold meats, pasta dishes, meat and fish dishes, breads and other starch
    Accommodation included: Luxury-5 star
    Engagi
    Crested Crane
    Ichumbi
    Rushaga
    Standard-4 star
    Nkuringo Bwindi Lodge
    Gorilla Safari
    Ruhija Gorilla


    Day 4: Departure back to Kampala

    Stop At: Mbarara, Mbarara, Western Region
    Have an early breakfast, Check-out leaving the “Switzerland of Uganda” behind and start your journey back to Kampala passing through rolling hills with terraces and also you will have a great time viewing the lush vegetation of the different areas you will go through. Have lunch in Mbarara and another stop will be at Mbambire drum makers point. After buying some of these drums, continue to Kampala arriving late afternoon. The guide will drop you off to the hotel or at the airport to catch your flight back home.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Mpambire, Uganda
    Have an early breakfast, Check-out leaving the “Switzerland of Uganda” behind and start your journey back to Kampala passing through rolling hills with terraces and also you will have a great time viewing the lush vegetation of the different areas you will go through. Have lunch in Mbarara and another stop will be at Mbambire drum makers point. After buying some of these drums, continue to Kampala arriving late afternoon. The guide will drop you off to the hotel or at the airport to catch your flight back home.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Entebbe, Entebbe, Central Region
    You will be dropped off by our guide to the airport.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre, Plot 56/7 Lugard Avenue, Entebbe Uganda
    Uganda Wildlife Education Centre. While it functions primarily as a zoo, this centre is actually a world-class animal refuge that has benefited from international assistance in recent years. Most of the animals on display were once injured or were recovered from poachers and traffickers.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Uganda Museum, 5-7 Kira Road Pob 365, Kampala Uganda
    The Uganda Museum is the oldest museum in East Africa;[citation needed] it was officially established by the British protectorate government in 1908 with ethnographic material. Its history goes back to 1902 when Governor George Wilson called for collection of objects of interest throughout the country to set up a museum. The museum started in a small Sikh temple at Fort Lugard on Old Kampala Hill. Between the 1920s and 1940s, archaeology and paleontological surveys and excavations were conducted by Church Hill, E. J. Wayland, Bishop J. Wilson, P. L. Shinnie, E. Lanning, and several others, who collected a significant number of artifacts to boost the museum. The museum at Fort Lugard become too small to hold the specimens, and the museum was moved to the Margret Trowel School of Fine Art at Makerere University College in 1941. Later, funds were raised for a permanent home and the museum was moved to its current location on Kitante Hill in 1954. In 2008, the museum turned 100 years old.[4
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Uganda Reptile Village, Entebbe-Uganda, Entebbe Uganda
    Get up close to some of the world's deadliest snakes, including mambas, cobras, puff adders and vipers, as well as chameleons, crocs and lizards, all of which are rescued or injured. It's around 3km off the Entebbe–Kampala road, about a 20-minute drive from Entebbe.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: coffee, tea and biscuits before the morning activity,
    • Lunch: African Dishes at Mama Ashanti Restaurant
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Entebbe Airport, Entebbe Uganda
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 2/5/2021 - 2/28/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    3/1/2021 - 5/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    6/1/2021 - 10/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    11/1/2021 - 11/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    12/1/2021 - 1/2/2022
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by KWEZI SAFARIS LTD

Activity ID: V-186494P11

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