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Gorillas And Tree Climbing Lions

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  • Chimp tracking at Kibale
  • Come face to face with gorillas in Bwindi
  • Spot the hippos on the Kazinga channel boat ride
  • Spot the tree-climbing lions at Ishasha
On this memorable trip you will visit Bwindi, Kibale, and Queen Elizabeth National Parks. You will be rewarded with evergreen vegetation and stunning wildlife, including the majestic endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here you might also spot the famous tree-climbing lions as they wait for their next prey!

On this fabulous safari adventure, you will also venture deep into Kibale forest, the primate capital, to track chimpanzees. Connect between Lakes Edward and George along the Kazinga channel on a boat ride safari that offers spectacular views of the abundant wildlife. Visit Lake Bunyonyi, the place of little birds that is surrounded by beautiful terraced hillsides. Enjoy canoe rides, birding and a community visit for storytelling and traditional dances.

This is sure to be an experience you will never forget!
1 hours 2 Star Hotel at Entebbe Travellers Inn
Meet and greet our guide. Depending on your arrival time and stamina levels, we can head right to your accommodation to rest and/or visit the nearby tourist attractions like Entebbe Botanical Garden (an excellent birding spot) or the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (Zoo).
7 hours Eco lodge
Today you will visit the primate capital of East Africa. Chimpanzees are famous primates seen here. Wake up early for a morning trek to search for the playful primates. Return for late breakfast.

Later on in the afternoon, go for birding and a community walk. You can also choose to go birding in the morning and chimpanzee tracking in the afternoon.

Optional activity (additional cost): Chimpanzee habituation. Here you will stay longer with the chimpanzees. It is quite an exhilarating experiential experience.
3 hours Eco lodge
Today, travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Optional activity (additional cost): Lion tracking. Here you will help the researchers monitor, track and research the king of the jungle. It is such a unique experience that requires advance booking. Limited spaces are available.
6 hours Eco lodge
Go for an early morning game drive in the park in search for lions, leopards, and other wildlife. After lunch, go for an afternoon boat ride on the Kazinga channel to view aquatic animals including hippos, crocodiles, buffalos and birds.
3 hours Eco lodge
After breakfast, depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Explore the village and the native communities. Remember to be eagle-eyed to spot the tree-climbing lions at Ishasha.
6 hours Eco lodge
Have an early morning breakfast and then be briefed by UWA officials at the park headquarters. Carry a packed lunch. Proceed to the Impenetrable Forest for gorilla tracking. You should wear closed trekking boots and raincoat since tracking involves walking up steep densely forested hills.

After lunch go for a community visit to the local communities living around the park to learn about their history.
3 hours Eco lodge
After breakfast, we take a scenic drive to Kabale via Lake Bunyonyi (a place of little birds) with beautiful terraced hillsides. It is the second deepest Lake in Africa rumored to vary between 144 ft and 2,952 ft. Go for a canoe ride and also visit the legendary Punishment Island.
10 hours 2 Star Hotel at Entebbe Travellers Inn
Today after breakfast travel to Entebbe.This is a scenic drive through another route. Stopover at Igongo Cultural Centre Museum, that displays traditional artifacts.You may also visit the 1520AD Eclipse Monument.
No accomodation
Travel to Entebbe for your flight back home with memories to share with family and friends.
See you again next time.
what’s included
  • Transport in a 4wd vehicle
  • English speaking Ugandan driver/guide
  • Accommodation
  • National Park entrance fees
  • All game drives
  • Canoeing
  • Community visits
what's excluded
  • International flights
  • Meals that are not part of your accommodation
  • Personal (medical/travel) insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, hotel staff
  • All expenses of a personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, souvenirs)
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Duration 9 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Minimum Participants 2 people
Age Requirement 5 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Entebbe, Uganda
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A deposit of 40% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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