Gorillas & Volcanoes Safari 4D/3N

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 4 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Kampala, Uganda
  • Ends Kampala , Uganda
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Witness endangered gorillas in their natural habitat
  • Climb up a volcanic mountain and get amazing views
  • Take photos of yourself crossing the Equator
Starting and ending in Kampala, the tour Gorillas & Volcanoes Safari 4D/3N is a guided wildlife safaris and game drives trip that takes 4 days. You will travel through Kisoro and Kampala in Uganda. Gorillas & Volcanoes Safari 4D/3N is a small group tour which includes accommodation, meals and others.

Not only will you be taken by our expert guides to witness the endangered mountain gorillas of Uganda on this 4-day trip, but you will also have the opportunity to climb up a mighty volcanic mountain, on top of which you will have splendid views!
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT BAMBA
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4 - Very Good
  • Emmett
  • From USA
  • On Mar 11 2019
“Very Good”
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4 - Very Good
  • Mariela
  • From USA
  • On Mar 13 2019
“The trip turns out expensive due to separate charges for WiFi, shower, potable drinking water etc. The food on the trek is also pricey. Sort of stressful transport since from Kathmandu to Pokhara you’re essentially on your own. However, with all that said, I enjoyed my guide, Arjun and had a nice trek.”
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4 - Very Good
  • Samuel
  • From USA
  • On Jun 01 2019
“Very Good”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Kampala - Kisoro, Uganda (Day 1: Kampala - Kisoro, Uganda)
  • Day 2: Kisoro, Uganda (Day 2: Kisoro, Uganda)
  • Day 3: Kisoro, Uganda (Day 3: Kisoro, Uganda)
  • Day 4: Kisoro - Kampala, Uganda (Day 4: Kisoro - Kampala, Uganda)
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
accommodation
  • 3 Nights Accommodation in Kisoro
meals
  • 3 Breakfast(s)
transport
  • All transfers as per itinerary
activities
  • Gorilla tracking day
  • 1 Activity in Kisoro on Day 3 (only the Batwa trek activity costs an extra $80 USD)
guides
  • English speaking driver/guide
extras
  • Park entrance fees
  • Bottled water
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Airfare
  • Tips and gratitude
  • Food & drinks (other than water)
  • Personal expenses
  • Medical & travel insurance
  • Porters
  • Accommodation in Entebbe / Kampala
  • Payments: Airport departure tax
  • Gorrilla & Chimps Permits (They will be automatically included at check out as they are mandatory for the reservation of this package)  -Before Apr 2020 Mandatory Gorilla Permit USD 630  -After Apr 2020 Mandatory Gorilla Permit USD 735  -Before Apr 2020 Mandatory Chimps Permit USD 157.5  -After Apr 2020 Mandatory Chimps Permit USD 210
  • Optional gratuities
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Gorillas & Volcanoes Safari 4D/3N tour. You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 89 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 537 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 89 days before departure. For any departures within 18 May 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Gorillas & Volcanoes Safari 4D/3N tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Gorillas & Volcanoes Safari 4D/3N tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Gorilla tracking in Bwindi can be challenging, and travellers need to be in shape.
What to Bring
  • Walking shoes suitable for steep muddy slopes and carry a rain jacket because the park is often wet.
  • Rain gear, sunscreen lotion, a hat (as the weather is unpredictable) and insect repellent.
  • Extra spending money for personal expenses during your trip: snacks, drinks, souvenirs, tips and souvenirs. As a general guideline we recommend budgeting US$10-15 per day. 
Gorilla Trek Rules

For conservation reasons, visits to the gorillas are tightly controlled. The following rules apply and must be strictly adhered to.

  • No one with a communicable disease (e.g. flu, diarrhea) is allowed to enter the park.
  • Stay together in a tight group while with the gorillas, don’t surround them.
  • Don’t get closer than 7 metres (21 feet) to the gorillas.
  • Don’t eat or smoke when with the gorillas or within a distance of 200 metres from the gorillas.
  • Turn away from the gorillas and cover your nose & mouth if you have to sneeze or cough.
  • Don’t leave litter. All litter must be carried out of the park and disposed off properly.
  • No person under 15 years is allowed to track gorillas.
  • Don’t spit on vegetation or soil when in the park; use your hankie or other garment.
Tipping

As in many areas where tourism is an important contributor to the economy it has become customary to offer a small gratuity to local staff at the end of the tour if service has been of a high standard. Naturally this always remains at your discretion.

Yellow Fever Vaccine

Please note that you are required to have an up-to-date yellow fever vaccine to travel in Uganda. You can arrange this in your home country and bring proof, or you can have the vaccine done in the airport upon arrival to Uganda for around US$40. Rules and restrictions are always changing, so please make sure to do your own research for vaccines and visas before arriving in Uganda.

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