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Best Of Uganda – Gorillas & Chimpanzees

The eight-day safari includes the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda or Rwanda, game viewing, optional chimp tracking in Chamburu Gorge and bird-watching in Queen Elizabeth National Park, including a boat cruise, and a visit to Ngamba island chimpanzee sanctuary.  Two gorilla trekking opportunities are included on this itinerary, but MUST be requested at time of booking and will be subject to availability.

This trip may run in reverse – please check at time of booking.

Activity & Accommodation option Meal Plan Notes/commentsApprox travelling times
Day 1 Entebbe – Lake Victoria Hotel/ Boma / Gately Guest HouseNgamba Island Chimpanzee sanctuary excursion* BB *Ngamba island trip could go at end of itinerary.
Day 2 Drive to Lake Mburo National Park.  Afternoon game drive or boat trip on the lake, or walk with guide. overnight Mantana Tented Camp. FB Drive 4-5 hours plus game activities at Mburo.
Day 3 From Mburo to Bwindi or Rwanda for gorilla tracking.  Overnight Buhoma lodge or similar. FB Drive 6/7 hours, walk or game activities.
Day 4 Gorilla tracking (optional) or forest walk.  Afternoon relax or explore local area on foot. FB Walking
Day 5 Optional second gorilla tracking or forest walk etc.  Overnight Bwindi / Rwanda or Ishasha, QENP. FB Walking.  Plus drive to Ishasha approx 2-3 hours.
Day 6 Game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Overnight Ishaha Wilderness Camp. FB Game Drives
Day 7 Game drives QENP.  Game drive & boat cruise on Kazinga Channel. Overnight Ishaha Wilderness Camp. FB Game drives
Day 8 Return to Entebbe via Kampala craft market at equator or Kampala.Airport transfer included.  DO NOT BOOK A FLIGHT OUT BEFORE 20h00.  Additional accommodation arranged on request. Ngamba Island Chimpanzee sanctuary recommended for an optional overnight. BL 6-7 hours driveNo accommodation included tonight.

BB = Bed & Breakfast – FB = Full board – BL = Breakfast & Lunch

Set departures guaranteed: minimum 2 guests 1 Jan  – 31 December (excluding Christmas supplements
Per person sharing USD 4000.00
Single room supplement USD 735.00
Plus Gorilla permits USD 500.00 per person, per trek
Chimpanzee permit USD 50.00 Chamburu
Christmas supplement USD 255.00 total

Included: Meet and greet service, airport transfers to Entebbe/return, accommodation in top quality hotels / lodges, meals as above, services of driver/guide, All park entry fees, excursion to Ngamba Chimpanzee Island by boat & entrance fees.  Forest walk Bwindi or Rwanda, game drives in Lake Mburo and either guided walk or boating excursion.   Game drives & Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel in QENP.

Excluded:  Visas, Gorilla & Chimp tracking permits, drinks, travel insurance, items of a personal nature. Flights optional extra.

Please note that certain of these trips will trek gorillas in RWANDA. Enquire at time of booking.

Please note: Prices and dates are subject to change at any time. Please call (647) 231-0067 or email us ( for current pricing.