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GORILLA TREKKING AND WHITE WATER RAFTING SAFARI

Uganda

This is a 5 day safari exploring Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Jinja to experience the Nile at its best when you go for the adventurouswhite water rafting. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is inhabited by a population of about 340 individuals of Mountain Gorillas, which makes up almost half of all the mountain gorillas remaining in the world. The rest of the worldwide mountain gorilla population is in the nearby Virunga Mountains which is shared by Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo. Selected gorillas families have been habituated to human presence and the number of visitors is tightly controlled to prevent degradation of the habitat and risks to the gorillas.

GORILLA GROUPS IN BWINDI

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is best known for its outstanding gorilla trekking safari, but it also provides refuge to elephant, chimpanzee, monkeys and various small antelope and bird species. There are seven habituated gorilla groups located in different parts of Bwindi. The groups range in size from 10 to 20 individuals, each with one or two Silverbacks.

Rafting on the Nile is considered one of the finest one day white water rafting trips in the world, no safari to Uganda would be complete without truly experiencing the Nile from its source. You too the Nile. Let’s go rafting.

With a commitment to safety, quality and value for money, we focus on providing you with an all inclusive, full day experience of the Nile. We take personal interest in every detail of your day to ensure your time with us is unforgettable. Our rafting guides and partners are undoubtedly the most experienced and offer the best value for money.

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WHAT TO EXPECT

Gorilla trekking is an active expedition with moderate to strenuous hikes. Participants must be at least 15 years old, and should be physically fit. While tracking Gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, guests will trek through thick jungle at elevations ranging up to 10,000 feet, for as many as four to eight hours, depending on the location of the primates. Treks can be arduous; and the terrain can be steep, uneven, wet, and muddy. This trip is not suitable for those who suffer from a cardiac, respiratory, or circulatory disorder or a disability that limits mobility. Read Gorilla Trekking Guidelines

Most important to note tis that you need a good Safari company to organize your Gorilla Trekking Safari. We are leading Safari Company organizes Gorilla Trekking Safaris to Uganda and Rwanda. Our 3 day gorilla safari tour (below) includes a Gorilla Safari, Cultural tours, birding and guided village walks.

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MORE ABOUT BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is best known for its primate populations, being home to about half the world’s mountain gorillas, at over 340 endangered gorillas. The ecosystem is exceptionally high in biodiversity, with rich flora and fauna species. This why every traveler wants to visit Bwindi on their African Safari. We have crafted this Budget Bwindi Safari to cater for every budget traveler. Our tour has a 15% discount, so you are saving over $225

Bwindi is also a birding paradise, home to 348 bird species. This area is one of Uganda’s best bird watching destinations. Proclaimed World Heritage Site, Bwindi is one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world hosting unique and precious floral species. There's also a substantial chimpanzee population and research shows that Bwindi is the only forest in Africa where these two apes live together.

WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT UGANDA

For anyone looking to discover someplace beautiful and off the beaten track, Uganda is a top tourist destination with something for everyone. Uganda offers Africa as you’ve always imagined it - wild, verdant, beautiful, and just waiting to be explored.

Uganda is very nearly the most complete safari destination in Africa – boasting both the Big Five, the enigmatic mountain gorilla, and the ever-popular chimpanzee. Uganda’s Big Five are represented across the country’s top ten national parks.

Thousands of travelers come to Uganda looking for an up close and personal experience with its most famous primate residents - the mountain gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the chimpanzees of Kibale National Park. Uganda’s national parks like Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kidepo Valley National Park offer the best Wildlife viewing safari in the world.

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One of Uganda’s greatest attractions is its natural beauty. The county has top luxury hotels, nature lodges, amazing tented camps, and backpacker budget options. Compared to neighboring countries, Uganda offers up similar experiences at a cheaper rate. Visitors to parks like Kibale National Park will get a much more intimate chimpanzee experience than can be found anywhere else in the world.

01Day One:Arrival

Upon arrival at Entebbe Airport you will be met and transferred by our guide to Kampala for your overnight in BB. Depending on the traffic situation of the day, you may pass through the city center for a brief city tour (not included in the cost and optional) before proceeding to your overnight accommodation. Overnight at the luxury Cassia Lodge (Bed, Dinner and Breakfast.)

02Day Two:Transfer to Jinja

Early morning drive to Jinja for the Magnificent Uganda adventure experience. The journey will take you through Mabira forest the tropical rain forest in central Uganda, tea and sugarcane plantations plus several roadside markets arriving at Kalagala falls in time for your full or half day white water rafting adventure on the Nile. You will then return back to Kampala arriving in the evening for overnight at Cassia Lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

03Day Three: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Early departure to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in Southwestern Uganda with a stopover at the equator for some informative talk, photography and some experiments before proceeding to Mbarara town arriving in time for Lunch. Drive through the rolling green hills of Banana and Tea plantations arriving in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the evening. Accommodation at Buhoma lodge (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.)

04Day Four: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Early morning, breakfast with your packed lunch, you will report to the Park headquarters for registration and join other trackers in a briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your gorilla trekking at 7:45 am. You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you half an hour to three quarters of the day. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. It is an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered Creatures. Dinner and overnight as previous night.

05Day Five: Travel to Entebbe Airport

Early morning breakfast with your packed lunch, start the long drive back to Entebbe. This day is reserved for late night flights. ( Breakfast & lunch)

Departure Date Group Luxury (Double Share) Budget (Double Share)
  • May 2017 - Dec 31 2018 1 Person $2800 Per Person $1600 Per Person Get a Quote
  • May 2017 - Dec 31 2018 2 Persons $1800 Per Person $1500 Per Person Get a Quote
  • May 2017 - Dec 31 2018 3 Persons $1500 Per Person $1400 Per Person Get a Quote
  • May 2017 - Dec 31 2018 4 Persons $1400 Per Person $1300 Per Person Get a Quote
  • May 2017 - Dec 31 2018 5 Persons $1400 Per Person $1300 Per Person Get a Quote
  • May 2017 - Dec 31 2018 6 Persons $1400 Per Person $1300 Per Person Get a Quote
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GORILLA TREKKING SAFARI IN BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK

Gorilla Trekking is number one on the bucket list of every traveler planning Africa Safari. Gorilla trekking experience is completely worth it, it lasts a lifetime. Let us start planning your Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The safari gives you an opportunity to track and observe the gorillas in their natural habitat.

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LOW SEASON GORILLA SAFARIS IN UGANDA

Take advantage of this discounted Gorilla Permit Prices in November 2017 and go on a Gorilla Trekking Safari. Gorilla Trekking Permits will cost only $450 for all trekkers, so you are saving USD150 per permit. We have crafted our 3 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari to cater for every traveler. Let us start planning your Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour.

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GORILLA TREKKING, WILDLIFE TOUR AND CITY TOUR

Join this 6 Day Uganda Safari combines Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, wildlife viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kampala City Tour and culture Tour. Join this Tour and save over $520. Accommodation is Mid range Double Share, can be upgraded to Single Share. Tour departure is guaranteed on April 8, 2017. ONLY 2 seats left, BOOK

COMBINED GORILLA SAFARIS

GORILLA, CHIMPANZEE, WILDLIFE AND BIRDING TOURS

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GORILLA TREKKING AND CHIMPANZEE SAFARI

This safari combines Chimp Trekking in Kibale Forest National Park and Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park. Travelers can choose between Budget, Mid range, Luxury and Fair Trade Tour Packages. If you have your own group or want to travel with friends or family, you can choose your own departure date. Contact our dedicated team of Tour Consultants to Customize or Book Your Safari.

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GORILLA TREKKING AND WILDLIFE VIEWING SAFARI

This safari combines wildlife viewing and the unforgettable Gorilla trekking. From Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, to Queen Elizabeth National Park and back to Kampala, the safari offers the best of Uganda at an affordable price. The Safari also includes a Boat Cruise to see wildlife in their natural habitat and a visit to the famous Ishasha in Queen Elizabeth National Park to see climbing lions.

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GORILLA TREKKING AND WHITEWATER RAFTING SAFARI

This is a fantastic 6 days program traversing the primate world in Uganda while enjoying the beautiful landscape and the local people. It is booked with luxury lodges and a selection of upmarket boutique hotels. Spend your time with the gorillas and later come to the beautiful town in Jinja and experience the Nile at its best undertaking the much adventurous activity of white water rafting.