Wildlife, Big Game, Gorillas, Chimps, Nature | 8 Days, 7 Nights
From: US$4595, All Inclusive
This small group safari offers an amazing opportunity to track the rare mountain gorillas of Bwindi National Park in Uganda and Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. Led by experienced gorilla trackers and guides, this safari will take you face to face with several habituated gorilla families, giving you the chance to observe the behaviour of these captivating creatures in their natural environment.
In beautiful Queen Elizabeth National Park, we’ll spot big game (leopard, tree-climbing lion, huge herds of buffalo, and elephant) and boat in the Kazinga Channel among throngs of hippo—this magnificent safari has it all.
- Track endangered mountain gorillas in both Uganda and Rwanda.
- East Africa game viewing including the chance to see elephants, buffalo, leopards and the tree climbing lions of Ishasha.
- Take a boat cruise along the stunning Kazinga channel, host to a varied range of animals and birds.
- Enjoy the scenery of Uganda and Rwanda in the company of your fellow travellers.
On your arrival into Entebbe you will be met by your dedicated safari driver/guide and transferred to your hotel. You will have the opportunity to explore the small, quiet town of Entebbe Uganda; soak up the atmosphere of the local markets filled with clothes and crafts, shop for souvenirs in curio shops, explore the Botanical Gardens on Lake Victoria, or enjoy the wide variety of cuisines on offer.
Spend the night at: Boma Guesthouse (Dinner)
This morning you will be transferred to Entebbe Airport for your flight to Queen Elizabeth National Park, home to a wide variety of wildlife including elephants, leopard, lions, hippos, buffalo, Uganda kob, baboon, and many species of birds. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon cruise on the Kazinga Channel, with spectacular views of the beautiful Mweya Peninsula and life in local fishing villages, as well as good opportunities for spotting wildlife. Arrive at your camp in the late afternoon.
You’ll be staying at: Ishasha Wilderness Camp B, L, D — Days 2 to 4 (3 nights)
On the third day you’ll explore Ishasha, in the remote southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. This unspoilt and ‘off-the-beaten-track’ destination comprises a diverse range of habitats, from deep forest to vast savannah. Set off shortly after sunrise across the acacia studded plains to encounter elephants, large herds of buffalo, leopard and the famous tree-climbing lions of Ishasha.
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- Expert leadership of our Trip Leader and local guides
- Accommodations, based on double occupancy
- All meals included
- Guaranteed window seating in Land Cruisers
- Park fees and Gorilla permits
- Safari camp staff
- Land transportation, airport transfers for passengers as noted, baggage handling
International airfare, internal airfare, any meals not specified after each itinerary day in the Detailed Itinerary, optional excursions, airport departure taxes, optional tipping or gratuities to leaders, additional hotel nights that may be necessary due to airline schedule changes or other factors, pre-trip expenses of medical immunizations, travel insurance, or passports and visas, and other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).