Uganda Gorilla & Game Safari - Group tour
Queen Elizabeth National Park  
Bwindi National Park  
Ishasha Wilderness Camp  
Buhoma Guest Lodge  
Bwindi National Park  
9 day tour
Including flights and transfers
Prices from
£4195 - £4555

Tour Highlights

  • Gorilla tracking in Bwindi or Parc National des Volcans
  • Tree-climbing Lions in Ishasha
  • Abundant game-viewing in Mweya
  • Chimp tracking in Chamburu Gorge
  • Birdlife galore
  • Bwindi Forest walk
  • Kazinga Channel boat trip
I'm enquiring about: Uganda Gorilla & Game Safari - Group tour
I'm enquiring about: Uganda Gorilla & Game Safari - Group tour

Uganda Gorilla & Game Safari - Group tour

Uganda
An incredible journey into central Africa – this safari includes return flights to Bwindi/Queen Elizabeth National Park allowing maximum time to enjoy your safari.
 
Searching for the spectacular Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge, multiple game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park with its amazing selection of wildlife, including the tree climbing lions.
 
Uganda boasts some of the best bird watching in Africa, with over 1,000 different species, including the rare shoebill stork and the remarkable grey crowned crane. High-end accommodation, professional guides and custom made safari vehicles - this safari will be the trip of a lifetime. Please note - two gorilla trekking options are available with this itinerary based on availability.
 
Please make your request at the time of booking.
 
PLEASE NOTE: the order of national parks visited varies, depending on gorilla permit availability. 

Day 1
London Heathrow (or selected UK airports) - Entebbe
Depart on the early morning KLM flight from London Heathrow or selected other UK airports to Amsterdam, where you connect with the daytime KLM flight to Entebbe. On arrival late this evening, you will be met and transferred to Boma Guest House or similar for a 1 night stay, breakfast included.
Accommodation: Boma Guest House
Day 2
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Transfer to Entebbe airport for your morning light aircraft flight To Kihihi airstrip. On arrival you will be met and transferred by road about an hour to Bwindi First National Park, for a 3 night stay at Buhoma Lodge, all meals included.
 
The afternoon you will have the opportunity for a forest walk or village walk
Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge
 
Day 3
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Early morning rise and briefing for the departure of your Gorilla trek which can take 2-8 hours depending on the troop you select to visit and the duration it takes to find them.
 
Much deserved quiet time this afternoon or enjoy walks around the forest.
Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge
 
Day 4
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Optional Second gorilla trek or a community walk.
Day 5
Queen Elizabeth National Park
This morning drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park about a 2-3 hour drive, with a community visit en route, arriving late afternoon at Ishasha Tented Camp for a 2 night stay, all meals included.
Accommodation: Ishasha Wilderness Camp
 
Day 6
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Morning and afternoon game drive in the Queen Elizabeth National Park's Ishasha sector
Day 7
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Morning game drive as you transfer to the Mweya Peninsula and an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel.
 
Day ends at Mweya Safari Lodge or similar for a 1 night stay with all meals included.
Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge
 
Day 8
Queen Elizabeth National Park - Entebbe (flight) and departure
Early morning chimp tracking at Chamburu Gorge. Chamburu Gorge is on the north-east boundary of the park with thick treetop canopies and vines, the perfect environment for Chimpanzee other forest species, whilst chimp trekking take in the spectacular views down the rainforest Return light aircraft transfer in the afternoon to Entebbe where you will be met on arrival and assisted with checking in for the overnight flight to the UK via Amsterdam, departing just before midnight.
Day 9
Departure (if your flight departs in the morning)
Fly to Amsterdam (if on KLM) and connect on arrival in the early morning at Schipol airport with the onward KLM flight to London Heathrow or selected other UK airports.

Pricing Information & Dates

9 day tour, from £4195 - £4555 per person
Price Includes:
  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Guide
Price Includes
- international KLM flights via Amsterdam (economy class seating)
- Accommodation and meals as specified (Full-Board on safari, and B&B in Entebbe)
- Internal/Domestic scheduled flights: Entebbe – Kihihi; Mweya – Entebbe
- Meet & greet service and Airport transfers to Entebbe/return
- Transfers and transportation by road as per the itinerary, in private vehicle.
- The private services of a professional, English-speaking driver/guide
- Bottled water in safari vehicle
- All excursions & game related activities as per itinerary
- All park entrance fees/park permits.
- Local guide and park ranger fees.
- 1x Uganda Gorilla Permit per person
- 1x Kyambura Gorge Chimpanzee Permit/Nature Walk per person
- 1x Forest Walk in Bwindi
- Game Drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Ishasha
- Kazinga Channel boat cruise
- Ishasha Community project visit en-route from Bwindi to Ishasha
Price Excludes
- Visas (US$100, issued on arrival),
- drinks, travel insurance, items of a personal nature
- any additional gorilla permits
- any optional/ additional activities and medical precautions
Price Notes
Single supplement £480

Additional gorilla permit, US$670, subject to change

This trip may run in reverse and certain of these trips may trek gorillas in RWANDA - enquire at time of booking.

DATES:

2 September 2016
10 September 2016
16 September
21 October
18 November – Discounted permits
23 December

2017
27 January 2017
17 February
10 March
14 April – Discounted permits
21 April – Discounted permits
26 May – Discounted permits
16 June
05 July
14 July
28 July
04 August
25 August
08 September
15 September
06 October
20 October
10 November – discounted permits
22 December 2017

Tour Route Map

  1.   Bwindi
  2.   Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation on this Tour

Buhoma Lodge
Buhoma Lodge
Bwindi, Uganda
Buhoma Lodge Buhoma Lodge is one of the original lodges in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, situated diagonally opposite the park entrance, about five minute’s walk to the gorilla......
 
Ishasha Wilderness Camp
Ishasha Wilderness Camp
Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
Ishasha Wilderness Camp Ishasha Wilderness Camp is a tented safari camp in the remote, unspoilt Ishasha region of Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park. On a beautiful spot by the river, it is......
 
Mweya Safari Lodge
Mweya Safari Lodge
Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
Mweya Safari Lodge Mweya Safari Lodge is set on a peninsula with spectacular views of both the Kazinga Channel and the Rwenzori or 'Mountains of the Moon', this large, newly renovated lodge......
 

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