Highlights

Map The beauty of being in the capital of the pearl of Africa combined by a life time adventure to the home of one of the endangered species the mountain gorilla and the only habitant where the chimpanzee and gorilla co-exist in the world. This is so far the most interesting wildlife experience on the African continent. The challenges in moving up and down cannot match the experience one gets while in close range with these gentle giants. Staring in the eyes of these relatives of man is a memorable experience that is on a list of each traveller to Uganda the Pearl of Africa.

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Itinerary

  • Duration: 5 days & 4 nights
  • Places: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Experiences: 6
  • Ages: 10- 45
  • Starting Point: Entebbe
  • Ending Point: Kampala
Introduction

Going on water falls loop trails, walks on the river banks, birding in the forest, nature walks and Gorilla tracking which is so far the best wildlife experience on the Continent of Africa are some of the activities travelers can get involved in. Besides that there is also a cultural activity by one of the oldest people of the Great Lakes Region the Batwa where you will be introduced to their culture as you get educated in their traditional way of life in the forest and how they survived from the old times.

Day

You will be met on arrival by your driver / guide who will warmly receive and welcome you and will transfer you to your accommodation in Kampala.

  • Dinner and overnight at A) Hotel New Madagascar (B&B) Upgrade to B) Cassia Lodge C) Kampala Serena Hotel
  • trip time: 8am - 4.30pm

After breakfast we start the day with a city tour through the bustling capital of Uganda. Immerse yourself in the traditions of the Kings of the Buganda tribe at the Kasubi Tombs, visit the Namirembe Cathedral and explore the African Craft Village for the most authentic crafts and arts. You will enjoy a local cuisine and visit the museum where you will learn the history of Uganda.

  • Dinner and overnight at A) Hotel New Madagascar (B&B) Upgrade to B) Cassia Lodge C) Kampala Serena Hotel.
  • trip time: 8am - 4.30pm

Today, your driver/guide will take you to Bwindi National Park –The home of the endangered mountain Gorillas. En route, you may have a game drive once again as you leave the Ishasha area or visit community projects and learn how the neighboring communities leave alongside the park.

  • Dinner and overnight at A) Buhoma Community Bandas, (B, L, D) Upgrade to B) Engagi Lodge, C) Mahogany Springs.
  • trip time: 8am - 4.30pm

After enjoying an early breakfast, you set off gorilla tracking. Trekking through the steep, densely forested hills and then finally coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation is an inspiring and privileged moment. Tracking in the Bwindi forest requires stamina and can often take most of the day. After an hours encounter with these gentle giants, you will graduate and join the rest of the tourists who describe this as the greatest highlight of an adventure in Uganda. Guests are always given a certificate of encountering the Gentle Giants.

  • Dinner and overnight at A) Buhoma Community Bandas, (B, L, D) Upgrade to B) Engagi Lodge, C) Mahogany Springs.
  • trip time: 8am - 4.30pm

After an early breakfast, filled with a gorilla experience of a lifetime you will say good bye to the Pearl of Africa as you depart for Kampala through Mbarara where you will have a hot lunch and proceed past the equator for last minute shopping before you are transferred back to the Airport for your out bound flight to your homme or the next destination.

  • End of Advanced Adventure services.
  • trip time: 8am - 4.30pm

What's included

  • English speaking driver/guide

  • Meals as described in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

  • Ground transport per private 4WD safari vehicle

  • Activities and excursions mentioned in the program

  • Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle

  • Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks

  • VAT for upcountry hotels and lodges

  • AMREF Flying Doctor Insurance

Exclusions
  • International flight

  • Gorilla Trekking permits in Bwindi Np

  • Chimpanzee Trekking permits in Kibale Np

  • Visa (USD $50)

  • Meals and drinks not mentioned above

  • Items of personal nature

  • Tips

The price for the trip

Note: The given rates are subject to change. Accommodation and activities can only be guaranteed after confirmation and payment of the requested deposit. The final price will be dependent on the facilities available at the time of booking. We can always offer suitable alternatives should any of the facilities not be available. Please refer to our booking terms and conditions for more information and our website. www.advanced-adventures.com

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