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This African gorilla safari takes you 5 days in Uganda and there will be an optional visit to the School of the needy(Divine Mercy School(Day Care, Nursary and Primary School) for early arrivals on the first day or late departures on the last day. This visit will make you interact and have an experience of the Uganda safari life through songs, dances and drama on top of the exciting gorilla safari experience within Uganda.
Day 1 – Arriving Uganda for your African gorilla safari.
At the start of this Uganda gorilla safari, you will meet and greet at Entebbe International Airport by Jungle Safaris Guide who will give you a briefing about Uganda the country you have chosen to visit for your Uganda gorilla experience. After a short transfer to your hotel you will be briefed about your gorilla safari. Depending on the time of your arrival there could be an optional visit to the HASU Youth Centre. Overnight at Serena, Imperial Botanical, Africana Hotel or Cassia Lodge
Day 2 – Transfer to the Gorilla sanctuary in Uganda
Start the gorilla safari from Kampala early morning and proceed south-west to Bwindi the Gorilla sanctuary, there will be many stopovers at your wish, but the main ones being the Equator for photography and the Mpambire drum makers. The drive takes you through Uganda savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns. Then you ascend into the Kigezi highlands, known as the “Switzerland of Africa”, with terraced farming and mountain scenery to Bwindi gorilla Forest. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp, Gorilla Resort or L. Kitandara Tented Camp or Buhoma Community Bandas for two nights. FB
Day 3 – Gorilla Tracking safari
Go for gorilla tracking walking up steeply in the dense rain forest through different animals’ trails allowing access to tourists. Gorilla tracking is an inspiring and wonderful Uganda or African adventure which one can’t miss. The Gorilla is a shy and peaceful animal and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph the gorillas as they interact. In the afternoon, depending on the time we finish Gorilla tracking we shall have an optional Village Walk organized by the local community who stay around the gorilla forest. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Forest Camp, Gorilla Resort or L. Kitandara Tented Camp or Buhoma Community Bandas for two nights. FB
Day 4 – Depart the Gorilla Sanctuary
After an early morning breakfast drive back to Kampala from the Uganda gorilla sanctuary with a stopover in Mbarara for lunch. Overnight as the arrival day. B/L/D
Day 5 Depart Uganda after the African gorilla experience
Transfer to the airport depending on your flight time saying good bye to Uganda after a wonderful interaction with the Gorillas on the African Continent. This day depending on time for your flight, if you did not vist the HASU Youth Centre, we shall have to do it today, come see the African youth interact and dance.