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8 Days Gorilla Tracking Safari

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park.
At Entebbe Airport, you will be met by your guild/driver for your gorilla tracking tour/ tour around Uganda. You will then be driven to the Mantana Camp at Lake Mburo, with a transfer time of approximately 5-6 hours. The flat river valleys of Lake Mburo National Park feature dense thickets of vegetation offering a fascinating environment for wildlife viewing. Depending on when you arrive you should have time for afternoon safari activities such as game drives, boat cruise or walking. Overnight at Mantana Camp on Full Board Basis.Day 2: Leave for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
After breakfast, drive through Lake Mburo National Park and then Proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park located in South Western Uganda. Lunch will be served en route and you will arrive in Bwindi in the evening. Dinner and Overnight at Gorilla Resort/Silverback Lodge/Buhoma Community Bandas on Full Board Basis.

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking Tour.
With your packed Lunch, drinking water and walking stick, you will head to park headquarters for briefing and thereafter, you will be led by experienced trackers who will bring you amongst a family of mountain gorillas. The incredible primates are extremely rare; with only approximately 720 remaining in the wild very few people in the world are lucky enough to see them in their natural habitat. After your gorilla trek you will return to the camp. Time allowing, you will go for a community/Village walk in the nearby village of Buhoma. Dinner and Overnight at Gorilla Resort/Silverback Lodge/Buhoma Community Bandas on Full Board Basis.

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park
This morning, leave for Queen Elizabeth National Park; be prepared for some incredible scenery along the way. This park protects 200km of Rift Valley Savanna, interspersed with patches of forest and crater lakes, an ideal location for a safari. You will arrive in the Park in time for an evening safari or boat cruise along the beautiful Kazinga channel. The boat cruise is a great location for photography, bird watching, or game viewing with such diversity of life supported by the channel; including hippos, water birds, elephants, buffaloes, nile crocodiles and the occasional leopard. Overnight at Jacana Safari Lodge/Mweya Safari Lodge/Hippo Hill Camp/ Simba Safari Lodge on Full Board Basis

Day 5: Kyambura Gorge Walk
The Gorge will be your first destination today. With 100m deep gorge is drained by the Kyambura River creating a microclimate that supports a dense tropical forest, very different to the savannah landscape that surrounds the gorge. The guide will take you on a trek into this gorge, home to an incredible diversity of wildlife, including groups of wild chimpanzees which you might be lucky enough to see. In the afternoon you will take an evening game drive in the northern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park, giving you a chance to enjoy some of Uganda’s finest game viewing. Overnight at Jacana Safari Lodge/Mweya Safari Lodge/Hippo Hill Camp/ Simba Safari Lodge on Full Board Basis

Day 6: Transfer to Kibaale National Park.
This morning leave for Kibaale Forest National Park, along the way with the help of your personal driver/guild there will be some great opportunities for game viewing. Within Kibaale Forest National Park is an area known as the Bigodi Wetlands, this is a community tourism initiative established to protect the Magombe Swamp. The papyrus chocked wetland is home to an incredible diversity of wildlife including 8 primate species, and 140 species of bird. In the afternoon you will visit the Bigodi Wetlands bird and primate sanctuary, where you might just come across a rare shoebill stork or perhaps a Central African red colobus. Overnight Primate Lodge/Kibaale Safari Camp/Mountains of the moon Hotel on Full Board Basis

Day 7: Chimpanzee Tracking Kibaale Forest Park.
This morning you will track the chimpanzees through Kibaale Forest National Park. During this walk you will have a very good chance of seeing many of the 13 primate species native to Kibaale. Your guides have years of experience within the forest and are certain to be able to answer any of your questions. In the afternoon you will be transferred to Kampala. Overnight Primate Lodge/Kibaale Safari Camp/Mountains of the moon Hotel on Full Board Basis

Day 8: Transfer to Kampala
This morning transfer to Kampala. If you have time perhaps spend the afternoon visiting the Botanical Gardens or Uganda Wildlife Education Center. If your flight out is on today, we will drop you at Entebbe International Airport.