Gorillas & Volcanoes Safari 6D/5N

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  • No booking fees
  • COVID-19protected
  • Safari
  • Wildlife safaris and game drives
  • Adventure
  • Wildlife
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  • duration 6 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • max group size 18
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Kampala, Uganda
  • Ends Kampala, Uganda
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Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Witness endangered gorillas in their natural habitat
  • Climb up a volcanic mountain and get amazing views
  • Take photos of yourself crossing the Equator
The trip "Gorillas & Volcanoes Safari 6D/5N" starts and ends in Kampala. It is a wildlife safaris and game drives trip that takes 6 days taking you through Kisoro, Kampala and Entebbe in Uganda. "Gorillas & Volcanoes Safari 6D/5N" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Not only will you be taken by our expert guides to witness the endangered mountain gorillas of Uganda on this 6-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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Based on 267 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • From Australia
  • On Mar 07 2020
5 - Excellent
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“This was our first tour with bamba and they didn't disappoint! Great guide and smoothly organised from the moment we booked. Thanks guys, highly recommended.”
  • Anonymous
  • From United States
  • On Mar 17 2020
5 - Excellent
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“Stunning landscape and overall such a cool trip.”
  • Anonymous
  • From Australia
  • On Oct 16 2019
5 - Excellent
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“Bamba fulfilled my expectations. Tanzania is a wonderful country.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Entebbe, Uganda
  • Day 2: Entebbe - Kisoro, Uganda
  • Day 3: Kisoro, Uganda
  • Day 4: Kisoro, Uganda
  • Day 5: Kisoro - Entebbe, Uganda
  • Day 6: Entebbe, Uganda
WHAT'S INCLUDED
accommodation
  • 5 Nights in Comfortable Accommodation
  • 2N in Entebbe
  • 3N in Kisoro
meals
  • 5 Breakfast(s)
transport
  • Car (open roof, 4WD)
  • Pick-up and drop-off
guides
  • English-speaking driver/guide
Included Activities
  • Gorilla tracking day
Others
  • Park entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Gorilla Permit (USD $700 per person)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Drinks
  • Porters
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for the guides
  • Optional activities in Kisoro
  • COVID-19 PCR Test ($65 per person)
  • Payments: Airport departure tax
  • Meals (Lunch and Dinner) - approx USD $25 each per person per day
  • All the tips to the guides are optional and not included
  • Optional gratuities
Why Book with Bookmundi
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Gorillas & Volcanoes Safari 6D/5N tour. You can cancel the tour up to 33 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 32 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 22 October 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 October 2021, a deposit of 20% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 32 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Gorillas & Volcanoes Safari 6D/5N 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 6D/5N 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.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Implemented COVID-19 Protocols
NEED HELP OR HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THIS TOUR?
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