American zoologist George Schaller, one of the first people to study gorillas in the wild, once said: "No one who looks into the eyes of a Gorilla, gentle and vulnerable, can remain unchanged." Well, before having a close view of these gentle giants, your journey will take you across central Uganda through the tropical landscape with a lot of green, a bit of savannah to the highlands of the south west in an area called the “Switzerland of East Africa”
This safari takes you to Kidepo Valley National Park - Uganda's most spectacular but less visited game park. The park is located over 600 kilometres from Kampala in the north eastern corner of Uganda. Covering an area of 1,442 square kilometers, Kidepo is a true wilderness given its vast savannah plains and rugged mountain landscape home to all the Big Game as we have come to know them. On the trip, you meet the Karimojong people who neighbour the par
This is the most efficient way of visiting the amazing mountain gorillas in Uganda. You will arrive in Kigali on Day 1, then cross over to Uganda on Day 2 to go on a Lake Mutanda tour and stay in a comfortable lakeside lodge for two nights while you track the gorillas in the daytime, then return to Kigali airport on Day 4. All ground transport from airport to lodge and trail-head are included.
This 10-day special combines Uganda's biggest national park, Murchison Falls National Park and the remote Kidepo Valley National Park, which was named by CNN in 2011 as Africa's 3rd best national park. You get to see all the 'so called' Big Five on this safari and more! During your time in Murchison Falls, you go nature walking in Budongo forest in search for the resident chimpanzees - our closes relatives! In Kidepo, you view great scenery and meet t
Discover the best of Uganda with this unique tour! Enjoy the flexibility and personalized service of a small group guided tour with unforgettable primate
and wildlife encounters, cultural interactions and overnights in traditional and adventurous safari lodges.
Departures starts on Monday 4 February 2019
This Uganda safari tour will take you to the most spectacular highlights: safaris on the savanna, chimpanzees in tropical forest, hippo viewing from the boat and, of course, tracking the rare mountain gorillas. Plus, in Lake Mburo National Park you can take a bush walk or even a horseback safari. You will overnight in the best mid-range accommodations Uganda has to offer.
This double gorilla trek safari takes you to Mgahinga National Park and neighbouring Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. In Mgahinga, you will meet the Nyakagezi group – the only resident habituated gorilla group in the area The best time to visit for tracking is during the two dry seasons when the park is easily accessed.
The two dry seasons are mid-December to the end of February and June to October. The advertised price is for a luxury package. S
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