The Africa Adventure Company

** 14 Day Primate and Plains Safari to Uganda and Rwanda - $9,595.00

On these special AAC Signature departures – experience the thrill of gorilla treks in Bwindi, Uganda & Volcanoes, Rwanda. Begin your primate experience with chimp trekking in Kibale Forest. Game viewing in Uganda is a hidden delight with game drive opportunities looking for wildlife at Queen Elizabeth National Park. Uganda, "The Pearl of Africa", is situated astride the Equator and boasts a wide and diverse landscape - from rugged, snow-capped mountains to the vast flat lands. After the release of the feature film, Gorillas in the Mist, about the late Dian Fossey’s pioneering work habituating the gorillas, interest in gorilla trekking reached new heights in Rwanda.

2015 Departures: Feb 03, Jul 04 & Sep 06

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Gorilla Forest Camp, Bwindi, Uganda

Safari Price

Itinerary


  • 2015 Land Arrangements
  • 1 Vehicle / 3 - 5 passengers on departure
  • * FEBRUARY SPECIAL
  • Per Person Sharing
  • $9595.00
  • July + September departures
  • Per Person Sharing
  • $9900.00

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  • Day 01+02
  • Depart on your overnight international flight to Europe. Arrive Europe next morning. Connect with your international flight to Entebbe. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight Protea Hotel Entebbe.
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  • Day 03+04
  • This morning you will be met by your guide and vehicle and drive to Kibale Forest (7 hours) with lunch en-route. You will pass through Fort Portal, forest and tea plantations. Take two chimp treks in Kibale Forest. 2 nights Ndali Lodge or Kyaninga Lodge.
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  • Day 05
  • Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park (3-4 hours) following the Ruwenzori Mountain Range. Take an afternoon game drive on the way to your lodge. Overnight Mweya Lodge.
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  • Day 06+07
  • Early morning game drive and then a mid- morning board the launch for a private cruise on Kazinga Channel. Enjoy a game drive enroute to Ishasha region of the park. A further full day of game viewing. 2 nights Ishasha Wilderness Camp.
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  • Day 08
  • Enjoy an early morning game drive and then continue by road to your camp in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Overnight Gorilla Forest Camp.
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  • Day 09+10
  • This morning you will depart on your first gorilla trek taking a picnic lunch with you. What a thrill to get up close with "Gorillas in the Mist" in the Buhoma region of Bwindi Forest! Your viewing of the gorillas will be limited to a maximum of only one hour. One must be prepared for a strenuous hike of 1-6 hours each way; however 2-3 hours is more usual. A further day at leisure to either participate in an additional gorilla trek or enjoy an other local activities. 2 overnights Gorilla Forest Camp.
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  • Day 11
  • After an early breakfast you will be transferred to Kisoro, via Mbarara where you will clear customs and continue into Rwanda and onto your lodge situated adjacent to Volcanoes National Park. Overnight Jack Hanna’s Guesthouse.
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  • Day 12
  • This morning you will be transferred to the park gate at Kinigi for your second gorilla trek in Volcanoes. Here you will meet your tracker and enjoy a further exhilerating encounter with the mountain gorillas. Following your trek you will be transferred to Kigali arriving by early evening. Overnight Kigali Serena Hotel.
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  • Day 13+14
  • This morning you will have a tour of Genocide Museum and local craft market. Return to your hotel for lunch. This evening you will be transferred to the airport for your departing overnight flight to Amsterdam. Morning arrival in Amsterdam. Onward connecting flight to USA.
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