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6-day Private Uganda Primate Explorer

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Duration: 6 days
Product code: 6684
Overview

One arrival at Entebbe Airport, you will be met by Kent Safari representative who will transfer you to your hotel for Itinerary briefing. If time permits, you will be transferred to the pier for the boat trip to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary,In the evening you will receive a pre-trip briefing at the hotel. You can also visit the wildlife education center in Entebbe, Kasubi tombs – the burial site for all Kings of Buganda, the Namugongo shrine where Uganda Martyrs were massacred, plus other cultural entertaining centers like National Theater, Ndere Culture Centre, Uganda Museum, Restaurants, Clubs and Bars then have an overnight at Boma Lodge

Day 2, full day drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as you enjoy the beautiful sceneries of Uganda, stopping over at the Equator and Igongo Cultural Center for experience on the ways of life of the Local communities. Have an overnight at Gorilla Safari Lodge.

Day 3 after breakfast, you will be escorted to the park headquarters to meet your guide. You will trek into the forest on the slopes of the volcanoes led by experienced trackers who will bring you close to the families of Mountain Gorillas. After this seemingly hectic day’s Gorilla trekking expedition, you may choose to embark on forest walks with the guide or just relax in the evening and overnight at Gorilla Safari Lodge.

Day 4 after breakfast, you will be able to go on a forest walk in Bwindi looking for birds and other primates with a local knowledgeable guide or go on a community village walk, to experience the Culture of Batwa and Pygmies in social life. this experience takes almost the whole day before heading back to the lodge.

Day 5, travel into the Uganda highlands with great views and Vistas of this lush green area to Lake Mburo National Park. Here you may go on a walk with a local guide or on game drive in search of Zebras, leopards, Antelopes and Hippos that are abundant in the area. Take a boat Cruise on Lake Mburo in the evening to see a variety of bird species and other animals, as they graze and drink water on the lake shores and later have an overnight at Mihingo Lodge.

On the last day in the morning after breakfast, as we embark on a drive towards Kampala for your Flight. Stopover at the Equator and African Craft market on Masaka road for a photo moment and to purchase souvenirs. We arrive late afternoon. You may choose to stay in Kampala or be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

Highlights
  • Gorilla tracking and trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable national park
  • Chimpanzee trekking in Ngamba Chimpanzee Island
  • Game drives and viewing in Bwindi and Lake mburo national parks
  • Butterfly watching in the national parks
Good to Know
  • Scheduling Scheduling: Private Tour
  • Languages offered on the Activity / TourLanguages offered on the Activity / Tour: English
  • Duration Duration: 6 days
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    We will pick you from the airport (Entebbe international airport) and then transfer you to your accommodation then pick you from your accommodation to the tourism destination and after drop you off at either your accommodation or airport if your flight is due.
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    CANCELLATION AND REFUND: Customers will receive a full refund, less the cost of the non- refundable gorilla permit ($600), with 45 days’ notice of cancellation. Customers will receive a full refund in case of operator’s cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, as indicated below; - 10% deposit - No refund - 30 – 44 days - 55% refund - Less than 30 days - No refund Please note that cancellation fees are calculated based on the date we receive your cancellation request. Also note: Sale of Gorilla permits is a preserve of the government (Uganda wildlife Authority), hence, fees for these permits is non – refundable. Thank you, have an ultimate fascinating experience.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Cut-off TimeCut-off Time
    Available to be booked until 24 days before the tour starts. We reserve the option to confirm the tour or not due to availability.
Inclusions
  • 4WD Safari Vehicle
  • English speaking guides /Drivers
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Emergency Evacuation Doctors ( AMREF)
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Gorilla permits and all Park fees
  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation
Exclusions
  • Visa fees
  • International flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Cigarettes and Alcohol
  • Souvenir
  • Gratuity
Itinerary
Days

Arrival at Entebbe Airport, you will be met by Kent Safari representative who will transfer you to your hotel for Itinerary briefing. If time permits, you will be transferred to the pier for the boat trip to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, home to over 40 orphaned Chimpanzee, a worthy cause supporting the endangered Chimpanzees throughout Uganda. This trip will enable you learn about the plight of wild chimpanzees in the visitor’s center on the island as well as watching the orphaned chimps as they come in from the forest for their food. In the evening you will receive a pre-trip briefing at the hotel. You can also visit the wildlife education center in Entebbe, Kasubi tombs – the burial site for all Kings of Buganda, the Namugongo shrine where Uganda Martyrs were massacred, plus other cultural entertaining centers like National Theater, Ndere Culture Centre, Uganda Museum, Restaurants, Clubs and Bars.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation : Boma Lodge or Standard

Full day drive to Bwindi as you enjoy the beautiful sceneries of Uganda, stopping over at the Equator and Igongo Cultural Center for experience on the ways of life of the Local communities.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation : Gorilla Safari Lodge or Standard

After breakfast you will be escorted to the park headquarters to meet your guide. You will trek into the forest on the slopes of the volcanoes led by experienced trackers who will bring you close to the families of Mountain Gorillas. These massively gentle primates are extremely rare, with less than 690 remaining in the world. The trekking may be fairly strenuous, at relatively high-altitude. These animals are highly elusive and it is not a guarantee that they will be seen. However, with the assistance of our experienced guides, chances are high that you will see them. After this seemingly hectic day’s Gorilla trekking expedition, you may choose to embark on forest walks with the guide or just relax in the evening.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation : Gorilla Safari Lodge or Standard

Today, after breakfast, you will be able to go on a forest walk in Bwindi looking for birds and other primates with a local knowledgeable guide or go on a community village walk, to experience the Culture of Batwa and Pygmies in social life.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation : Gorilla Safari Lodge or Standard

Travel into the Uganda highlands with great views and Vistas of this lush green area to Lake Mburo National Park. Here you may go on a walk with a local guide or on game drive in search of Zebras, leopards, Antelopes and Hippos that are abundant in the area. Take a boat Cruise on Lake Mburo in the evening to see a variety of bird species and other animals, as they graze and drink water on the lake shores.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation : Mihingo Lodge or Standard
  • Flight :

Morning Breakfast, as we embark on a drive towards Kampala for your Flight. Stopover at the Equator and African Craft market on Masaka road for a photo moment and to purchase souvenirs. We arrive late afternoon. You may choose to stay in Kampala or be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Pickup and Drop-off
Our staff will meet you at Entebbe Airport.

Know Before You Go
  • TRAVEL HEALTH ADVICE Stay healthy while you travel Staying healthy while you travel is vital it isn't all about vaccinations and medicine. Most problems you could face are easily preventable. Drinking bottled, boiled or treated water, washing your hands properly before eating and carefully avoiding insect bites could save your life, money and Time. Yellow fever vaccination /Covid-19 Please remember to get your yellow fever /Covid-19 Vaccination as it is a crucial requirement especially if you are travelling to Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda and global Covid-19 Please be sure to visit the Centres for Disease Control at http://www.cdc.gov/travel. Or check with a physician for more information.
  • YOU HAVE BOOKED YOUR DREAM SAFARI TOUR AND NOW IT’S TIME TO PREPARE FOR YOUR TRIP. HERE IS A CHECKLIST OF THINGS YOU SHOULD CONSIDER BEFORE YOU LEAVE. • Pay telephone service provider accounts and bills before you go, so they will not be disconnected while you are away. • Call your credit card companies to advise dates and places to which you will be traveling • Put a hold on newspaper and magazine deliveries. • Ensure arrangements for your pets are in place. • Remove perishable food items from your fridge. • Turn off any pre-set alarm clocks and electrical appliances at the switch. • If you are taking your cell phone on tour, contact your service provider to ensure international roam is on. • Inform neighbours and neighbourhood watch groups of your trip dates. • Make sure your family member or close friends have copies of your travel itinerary; in case they need to contact you. Or emergency purposes • Alert us if you have any special f food consideration – vegetarian • Some airlines will allow you to check-in online and select your seats before you travel. You can also register online to receive an email or cell text message if your flight is going to be delayed. • Forward your mail or arrange to have it collected or ask the post office to hold it.
  • TRIP INFORMATION: Our Tour director is committed to executing the tour activities as detailed in the itinerary provided. We only request our clients to be understanding, remain calm and flexible on a few isolated occasions where local events may inconvenience the activities on the itinerary. Our clients should also note that the first day of the trip is simply for the drive or flight to the destination as shown on the itinerary and has a few activities planned. We advise that you be conversant with our representative who will take you through the pre-departure briefings. NOTE: Entebbe international airport is your gateway to and from Uganda. To avoid inconveniences that are occasioned by rushing at the time of departure, we advise that you book international flights departing from Entebbe after 8pm. We will need you to furnish us with the following information: - Airline - Flight number - Arrival and departure date - Flight times /Flight Changes
  • VISA AND CONSULAR ADVICE: Each individual traveller is responsible for obtaining the required visa, as visa requirements vary per country. For visa information, we advise our clients to consult the US State Department and local Embassies for non-US citizens. NOTE: 1. A visa can be obtained at Entebbe international airport on arrival at a fee $50 per person. 2. Visas for all other East African Countries can be obtained, on arrival, at the international airport or at boarder points.
  • ITINERARY, TRAVEL INSURANCE AND PASSPORT COPIES: Leave a copy of your itinerary, travel insurance and passport to a family member, for reference purposes, in case of an emergency. Travel insurance is also compulsory on all trips.
  • PAYMENTS: A deposit of 10% is required to confirm the tour. The remaining balance will be due and charged 45 days before departure. Prices however may be subjected to changes until a full payment is received.
  • AGE LIMIT: Some of our tours have strict age limit. Children 13 years and below are not allowed to visit the gorillas or participate in certain activities like canoeing and, for adults above 65 years of age, a medical report may be required.
  • CANCELLATION AND REFUND: Customers will receive a full refund, minus the cost of gorilla permits of $600 which is a policy from the regulator the government of Uganda, it is non-refundable. However, for other tour itineraries provided the cancellation is done with in 24hours from the time of the tour, it shall be received and rescheduling planned accordingly. Otherwise beyond the above factors the customers will receive a full refund in case of natural disasters or global effects. 10% deposit - No refund More than 24 hours – full refund Less than 24 hours - No refund Please note that cancellation fees are calculated based on the date we receive your cancellation request. Also note: Sale of Gorilla permits is a preserve of the government (Uganda wildlife Authority), hence, fees for these permits are non – refundable. Thank you, have an ultimate fascinating experience.
  • AMENDMENT FEES: Amendments made on the booking 24 Hours before departure attracts a surcharge of $25 per amendment. more than 24 Hours no amendments fees will be applied. A changed reservation will be confirmed within 24 hours. Flexible Bookings at no costs - Changing booking - Changing departure date - Changing guest name - Removing /Replacing a guest - Changing pick up time or location
  • WHAT TO CARRY: • Rain Jacket /coat • Shoes with good traction • Binoculars • Travel plug adapter with USB port • Mask and Antibacterial hand cleaning gel • Good camera with fully charged battery and good memory card storage • First aid kit • Small back park • Sun block hat • Sun glasses • Hiking boots • Mosquito repellent
  • CASH AT HAND: It is crucial to note that in many countries, some local Forex bureaus place much emphasis on quality of the dollar and other foreign currency notes frequently used by most visitors. It is our humble view therefore that you carry new and undamaged bills / notes especially in the dominations of $50 and $100 bills. Major credit cards like Visa and Master card are acceptable in towns.
  • GENERAL SAFETY TIPS: We prioritize safety of our tours; however, travels are susceptible to risks. So, it is important to be prepared and approach all arrangements with utmost caution. It’s advisable to do some research about your destination to equip yourself with some tips to ensure safety. Register your trip and also avail a copy of your emergency contact details to your government travel advisory service (or diplomatic mission) in a country that you are visiting so that they can contact you in case of emergency. This process can be done online and it is also advisable to get contacts of the American Embassy in Uganda, your final destination. Depending on the itinerary you have booked, some activities may carry greater risks or personal injury, we therefore advise that you take great care and strictly adhere to the established pre-cautions before participating. These activities include white water rafting, canoe and boat rides, Gorilla trekking and Chimpanzee tracking, mountaineering, bungee jumping, culture walk or community visit and game drive. For safety, the following must also be accorded due consideration; SAFAETY TIPS - Avoid expensive jewellery. -Hide your cash and Monitor your ATM/ Credit card transactions - Avoid all demonstrations and protests given their potential to turn violent. - Monitor the media for information about any possible security risks and pay close attention to your personal security. - Carry a copy of your passport and avoid hanging alone without the advice of the tour guide. And avoid Voluntary helpers who are not among your group and be worry of any assistance from seemingly helpful strangers however polite or well dressed. In order to safeguard your items and report any lost or blocked bank card to your Bank.
  • TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Accommodation is shared. Travel Insurance is a MUST.
  • ACCOMMODATION: Prices for a twin/double shared room are per person, and, rates for single or triple travelers are available on request.
  • TRAVEL INSURANCE: This tour requires that all traveller should have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and all personal Emergencies, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We therefore recommend Travel Guard, Allianz and Nomads Travel Insurance” for all your insurance necessities
  • PRIVACY: We understand and respect the value and importance of your privacy. Be assured therefore that protection of privacy is given the highest priority. All personal information that you avail to us is strictly used for purposes of Safari tour booking. We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any personal information which we hold about the guest. However, cognizant of the rampant cases of hacking into data on the internet, it becomes a bit tricky to guarantee 100% security to data shared through online sources. We therefore will not be held culpable if the breach or hacking into your personal information is by international unauthorized individuals.
  • FORCE MAJEURE: It is with regret that our office cannot compensate where an impediment to proper performance of duty is as a result of an event above and beyond our own making, control and anticipation nor is it due to the supplier of the service in question. Such events may include unexpected government quarantines, travel bans, riots, civil strife, natural disaster, terrorist acts, border closure, fire, road closures, industrial disputes, extreme weather conditions and other incidents beyond our control. NOTE: In some unfortunate circumstances, getting a park or Gorilla permit may not be guarantee to seeing wildlife in their habitats as unfavourable local conditions may sometimes hinder access to the wildlife. This can happen without prior notice or it can be at short notice. We therefore accept no liabilities in circumstances where Gorilla or wildlife viewing is due to cancellation by the authorities. Where the loss is due to the absence of Gorillas, closure of boarders, national park or security changes, refunding is at the discretion of the responsible offices. However, we shall use all means necessary to obtain the monies / refunds and pass it on to the client.
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