9 Days Fly Gorilla Double trek

9 Days Fly-in Gorilla Double trek

9 Days Fly-in Gorilla Double trek

Uganda is a land of contrasts, Still virgin and lush green famously known for its undulating and extra ordinarily experience. The 9 Days Fly Gorilla Double trek will set you explore the Primate capital of the world. Discover unending Savannah plains with vibrant wildlife to spectate. Uganda is home to human closest relatives. Most importantly visit the endangered mountain Gorillas and the chimpanzees silently living in peace in one of Africa’s oldest forests. On This Journey Dubbed “The Primate in-style Uganda Safari” Will take you through Uganda’s pride. Finally Come close and personal with the mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees doubled with spectacular Wildlife exceptional experiences and slumbering in some of Uganda’s Top-notch Lodges.

Tour Summary

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 1:  Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 2:  Bigodi Swamp Walk & Chimpanzee Trekking.

Day 3:  Transfer To Q.E.N.P. Afternoon Boat Cruise.

Day 4: Transfer to Ishasha. Sundowner Game drive

Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi N.P/Nkuringo.

Day 6: Gorilla trekking – The ultimate Wildlife Encounter

Day 7: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.

Day 8: Transfer to lake Mburo.

Day 9: Drive back to Entebbe

Day 1:Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Our Journey will start with a relaxed breakfast and plan to leave the lodge for Kibale National park We shall be able to drive for about 5 hours reaching our lodge about 3pm. With a packed lunch along the way we will have a lunch break and proceed to the lodge. After check-in we will head for a sunset sundowner at the top of the world view point a beautiful place with great views on Campfire next to the lodge.
Overnight at Crater safari Lodge

Day 2: Bigodi Swamp Walk & Chimpanzee Trekking.

After a relaxed breakfast, We will embark on a a 20 minutes drive to bigodi swamp – an eco-community site famous for the nice swamp walk. Expect to see different kinds of monkeys and many endemic bird species and plants. The walk takes about 2-3 hours depending on sightings and walking pace. After the walk, we will then have our lunch and prepare for the chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park. The chimpanzee trekking involves walking in search of chimpanzees with a ranger guide in the raiforest, an activity that takes between 3-4 hours. We will then return to the lodge for relaxation and in time for dinner.After a relaxed breakfast, We will embark on a a 20 minutes drive to bigodi swamp – an eco-community site famous for the nice swamp walk. Expect to see different kinds of monkeys and many endemic bird species and plants. The walk takes about 2-3 hours depending on sightings and walking pace. After the walk, we will then have our lunch and prepare for the chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park. The chimpanzee trekking involves walking in search of chimpanzees with a ranger guide in the raiforest, an activity that takes between 3-4 hours. We will then return to the lodge for relaxation and in time for dinner.Overnight at Crater Safari Lodge.

Day 3: Transfer To Q.E.N.P. Afternoon Boat Cruise.

On this morning after a relaxed Breakfast, we will proceed to our next destination in Queen Elizabeth National park, a bio-diverse national park and most visited in Uganda which is about 3 hours drive from Kibale and crater safari Lodge. We plan on arriving by 12:30 so we can have lunch at Mweya and prepare for the Kazinga channel boat cruise. The Kazinga channel is a 40km connecting water body for lake George and lake Edward populated with vibrant wildlife encountered on a close range. Expect to see lots and lots of schools of hippos, elephants, buffalos, crocodiles, bird species, lions or more so leopards. This cruise takes about 2 hours and takes you to the mouth of lake Edward. On your return, we will then drive to the lodge for our overnight.

Overnight at Enganzi Lodge

Day 4: Transfer to Ishasha. Sundowner Game drive.

On this Morning after a relaxed breakfast and pool overlooking the savannah plains, We will today start a lazy drive to Ishasha, The southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park. This area is known for its vibrant wildlife and the famous tree climbing lions. We shall arrive in time for lunch and later head for a sundowner game drive in the ishasha plains. We expect to see elephants, buffalos, antelopes, hogs, hippos,lions, leopards and much more. Later relax for a sundwner before we retire to our lodge.On this Morning after a relaxed breakfast and pool overlooking the savannah plains, We will today start a lazy drive to Ishasha, The southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park. This area is known for its vibrant wildlife and the famous tree climbing lions. We shall arrive in time for lunch and later head for a sundowner game drive in the ishasha plains. We expect to see elephants, buffalos, antelopes, hogs, hippos,lions, leopards and much more. Later relax for a sundwner before we retire to our lodge.

Overnight at Enjojo Lodge.

Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi N.P/Nkuringo.

On this morning after a relaxed breakfast, we will Depart for Bwindi impenetrable National park and in Nkuringo to be specific. The drive takes about 5 traversing through the forest and a section of a possibility to walk through the forest for those that would like to walk through the forest to Nkuringo while others can drive with the jeeps to reverse. Driving presents very good scenic drives with spectacular rolling hills and calm forest sounds. Its quit bumpy but very rewarding. Our Lodge is nkuringo Lodge set on the backdrop of Nteko Ridge overlooking the Forest.On this morning after a relaxed breakfast, we will Depart for Bwindi impenetrable National park and in Nkuringo to be specific. The drive takes about 5 traversing through the forest and a section of a possibility to walk through the forest for those that would like to walk through the forest to Nkuringo while others can drive with the jeeps to reverse. Driving presents very good scenic drives with spectacular rolling hills and calm forest sounds. Its quit bumpy but very rewarding. Our Lodge is nkuringo Lodge set on the backdrop of Nteko Ridge overlooking the Forest.

Overnight Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge

Day 6: Gorilla trekking – The ultimate Wildlife Encounter

The Day for the mountain Gorilla trekking is here: After having an early breakfast, we will proceed to the briefing point of the Gorillas. And later embark on the ultimate wildlife encounter – Uganda’s pride. The gorillas are gentle, they are sweet, they are helpful to each other with the young ones. A moment with them defines no distinction that exists between human and man and yes a one on one with the great apes is a rewarding experience and a lifetime adventure. The Whole experience lies on the effort put in to find the great giants. You shall have a one hour with them and then embark on a journey back to the starting point.The Day for the mountain Gorilla trekking is here: After having an early breakfast, we will proceed to the briefing point of the Gorillas. And later embark on the ultimate wildlife encounter – Uganda’s pride. The gorillas are gentle, they are sweet, they are helpful to each other with the young ones. A moment with them defines no distinction that exists between human and man and yes a one on one with the great apes is a rewarding experience and a lifetime adventure. The Whole experience lies on the effort put in to find the great giants. You shall have a one hour with them and then embark on a journey back to the starting point.

Overnight Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge

Day 7: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.

After a relaxed Breakfast, we will transfer to Lake bunyonyi _ The second deepest lake in Africa estimated at 900m deep and snakes around 29 islands. We will take on a 2.5hours drive and arrive in time for lunch. We can later embark on a canoe/boat cruise on the lake bunyonyi and arrive back to the lodge in time for a barbeque Dinner on campfire overlooking the beautiful lake.      After a relaxed Breakfast, we will transfer to Lake bunyonyi _ The second deepest lake in Africa estimated at 900m deep and snakes around 29 islands. We will take on a 2.5hours drive and arrive in time for lunch. We can later embark on a canoe/boat cruise on the lake bunyonyi and arrive back to the lodge in time for a barbeque Dinner on campfire overlooking the beautiful lake.

Overnight at Arcadia Cottages     

Day 8: Transfer to lake Mburo..

Today we will plan a relaxed breakfast and transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. Descending down the rolling hills of uganda past jaw-dropping landscapes and villages. We should be able to Arrive in time at lake Mburo for relax. Rwakobo rock is a great lodge located on the Outscarts of Lake Mburo amidst rock kopges with a swimming pool overlooking the lake Mburo. We shall embark on a game drive later in the evening with lots to see. Lake Mburo is one of the smallest national parks in Uganda but with the highest density of animals per square kilometer. Lion, leopards, giraffes, home to zebras, hippos, buffalos, elands, topis and much more. Return to lodge.

200kms / 4 hours Overnight at Rwakobo Rock

Day 9: Drive back to Entebbe

Today morning after a relaxed breakfast… we will embark on activities in the morning as we plan to drive back to Entebbe. As some of the members embark on the sportive bike ride safari, some will embark on the Walking safari in Lake mburo with a ranger guide. Later, We will all checkout of the lodge and head to Entebbe with a stop at the equator for photo moments and souvenirs as we head to Entebbe for dinner and later the international airport for your connection flight back home.
Dinner & Transfer to airport.

USD 2716 per person considering 12 paying clients.

Included in The package/Price:

Transfers in a 4×4 Customized Safari landcruiser
Full Board Accommodations 8 Nights
All Activities as mentioned in the itinerary
Gorilla permits
Chimpanzee Permits
Bottled water on safari
Planned Bush Breakfasts & Sundowners

Excluded in the Package

Personal International flight
Visa (USD $50 or $100 for east african tourist visa
Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
Items of personal nature
Laundry service
Tips

What to Bring for Nature walks, Treks and Gorillas:

  • Nice Gripped Walking/hiking shoes.
    Warm Clothing for the Bwindi sector.
    Light safari clothing for warm areas.
    Insect repelants.
    Sun Screen.
    Hats/caps.
    Rain Jacket and/or ponchos.
    Long light pants.
    Head lamp/touch.
    Binoculars.
    Backpack for carrying small luggage.
    Gloves if you want( But Not necessary).

 

 

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