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4 Penguins Hotel
15 km from Int. airport, is a right start to explore whole Uganda
|7 Days Uganda: Chimps and Gorillas|
The 7 days Uganda Chimps and Gorilla safari brings you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Kibale Forest. You also have good chances to see others primates and forest animals such as Mangabeys, Vervets, Black and White Colobus monkeys, Red tailed Monkeys, Olive baboons, Giant Forest Hog and different bird species including the rare shoebill and Green breasted Pitta.
Day 1- Arrival, visit Botanic Garden
Arrival at Entebbe International Airport, where you be met by Marabou Tour guide and transfer to 4 Penguins Hotel located near Lake Victoria. After a short brief we are going to Entebbe Botanic Garden. The walk here shows all the amazing green tropical trees and there inhabitants: monkeys (black-and-white colobus, red tailed monkey, and blue monkeys), birds, butterflies, flowers, dragonflies, ants etc. The story goes that in a part of the original Tarzan movie (1947) was shot here. In the evening we have a wonderful dinner made of fish from Lake Victoria and degustate famous local gin (included into tour price). Overnight in 4 Penguins Hotel.
Day 2 - Drive to Lake Nkuruba
We will drive to Lake Nkuruba , and make a stop in the most mysterious place of Uganda – Tanda Pits (Walumbe Pits of Uganda). Walumbe pits are recesses in the rock, 1.5 meters wide and up to 70 meters long), going vertically downwards into the ground. There are 240 pits that bring questions of who could have spared the time to dig all these pits. Animals seem to keep away from this place, and the people who dared to go down into the depths of the pits, said that they were overcome with inexplicable horror.
We will have a lunch near crater Crater Lake Nkuruba, enjoy the beauty of the Lake and cultural dancing of local people.
Day 3 - Chimp Trekking
Today we have a chance to do chimp trekking in Kibale National Park. Chimp trekking is done in the mornings as you get to see the chimpanzees alongside other primates like grey- checked mangabey, black and white colobus, red tailed money, vervet monkey, olive baboons. Drve to Bwindi.
Day 4 - Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Today enjoy gorilla trekking in Bwindi! Wake up and take a cup of tea followed by a brief talk by the park rangers at the park quarters then finally head to the forest to search for these unique creatures in the highland areas, gorillas. There are roughly 700 mountain gorillas remaining on Earth, and nearly half live in the forests of the Virunga mountains in central Africa. Gorilla trekking is unpredictable. It's difficult to foresee how many hours you will hike. The gorilla excursion can take from 2 up to 8 hours. Expect to walk along distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorillas. For conservation purposes, time spent with the gorillas is limited to one hour. A ranger will brief you on how to behave with the gorillas. After gorilla trekking we drive forward to a small town Lyantonde.
Day 5 - Drive to Jinja, Source of the Nile
We will drive to Jinja (490 km). We make a stop in the Equator in Masake for photos and watching water experiments, and buy some souvenirs. We also will visit the source of the Great Nile and the place where the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi have been dispelled.
DAY 6 - Rafting or boat trip
On this day we shall have rafting across the Nile with professional guides who know how to have fun and take safety. Rafting across the Nile covering a distance of 31km with 6 rapids whereby between them it is possible to swim and observe numerous beautiful birds in the vicinity and then have dinner at the island. Here we offer you a wonderful boat trip in case you do not participate in rafting. Drive to Entebbe for dinner and overnight in 4 Penguins Hotel.
DAY 7 - Departure , transfer to the airport
Transfer t the airport, end of the trip.
1. Residing in double rooms
3. All movements within the limits of the program, park guides and security
4. Chimps and Gorillas trekking permits
5. Professional guides and security
6. Cultural dancing
1. International air fare.
2. Uganda visa
3. Lunch and dinner approximately
4. Nile rafting (125 USD)
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