グリーンリーフ・ツーリスト・クラブ (Greenleaf Tourist Club)

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Mountain Gorilla Special - 8 days /Tour Code : 001

Mabamba Wetland
Kalinzu Forest
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Itinerary Meal
Day 1
Drive from Entebbe International Airport to Kampala (1 hour)
Our driver guide will pick you up from Entebbe airport and take you to Kampala. The drive from Entebbe to Kampala will take about an hour depending on traffic. Our staff will receive you in Kampala and brief you on the tour details.
Accomodation: Kampala / Metropole hotel
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Day 2
Morning: Drive to Mabamba Wetland (2 hours), Bird Watching (2-3 hours)
Mabamba is a Ramsar-listed wetland on the north edge of Lake Victoria. It is 16,500ha. The most popular bird among the over 200 species of wild birds indentified in the wetland is shoebill known as ‘the motionless bird’. You will canoe while watching the birds in the wetland with thick papyiri.
Afternoon: Drive to Kichwamba (5-6 hours)
Accomodation: Kichwamba / King fisher lodge
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Day 3
Morning: Chimpanzee Tracking in Karinzu Forest (3-4 hours)
Karinzu Forest was opened to the public in 2007 and has an estimated 450 chimpanzees. Some groups of chimpanzees are familiar to people because of the researchers. The trek to find the chimpanzees in the forest may take 3 to 4 hours.
Afternoon : Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Buhoma (4 hours)
To most tourists the main attraction in Uganda is the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. It is one of the smallest national parks in Uganda but registered as a world heritage site. Apart from gorillas, there are also 345 species of birds. Buhoma is 1500m and Ruhijah 2000m. Visitors are advised to carry warm clothing for the mornings and evenings.
Accomodation: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park / Silverback lodge
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Day 4
All day : Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (2-10 hours)
The highlight of this tour is gorilla tracking. Mountain gorillas are endangered species, with only 700 surviving in only two forests in the world. Half of those gorillas live in Bwindi Forest. The trek to find the gorillas takes between 2 to 10 hours.
Accomodation: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park / Silverback lodge
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Day 5
All day : Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (2-10 hours)
Accomodation: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park / Silverback lodge
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Day 6
Morning : Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park in Mweya (4 hours)
Queen Elizabeth National Park is the second largest park in Uganda with a total of 95 species of mammals and 547 species of birds recorded. The weather is not as cold as other parks in Uganda because of the altitude of 900m.
Afternoon : Boat Trip along Kazinga Channel (2 hours)
Kazinga Channel drains the stream from the glacier of the Rwenzori Mountains to Lake Edward. Its ecosystem is the best habitat for hippos and crocodiles as well as waterfowls including pelicans, storks, herons, kingfishers and more. Sometimes antelope species and elephants meet at the bank.
Evening : Drive to Fort Portal (3 hours)
Fort portal / Mountains of the moon hotel
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Day 7
Morning : Drive to Kibale National Park (1 hour), Chimpanzee Tracking (3-4 hours)
Kibale Forest is one of the largest forests in Uganda and it is home to over 1000 chimpanzees and 13 other species of primates. Chimpanzee tracking starts at 8am and takes 3 to 4 hours.
(You can also choose to travel by air)
Afternoon : Back to Kampala (6 hours)
Kampala / Metropole hotel
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Day 8
Morning : Free Time
In the last morning of the trip, the driver will take you anywhere in Kampala you would love to visit.
Afternoon : Drive to Entebbe International Airport (1 hour)
You should leave Kampala more than 3 and half hours before the flight to avoid being delayed by a traffic jam.
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***Thank you for your visit***

Note

* If you are interested, please contact us here with the number of visitors and the tour date.

  • Tour attractions and accommodations can be rearranged to suit your desires.
  • This is not a package tour neither do we offer a group tour.

We provide a private car during the entire tour.

Boat riding is at your own risk.

Please go through our Tour Agreement / Booking Information page before you apply for the tour.

Price list

Visitor Room arrangement Period Price
4 visitors Twin room 8 days $3,139
6 visitors Twin room 8 days $2,969

* Please contact us if you would like to change your accommodation.