Uganda – 3 days: Experience the true wonder of a Gorilla Adventure Safari in Uganda where you will walk through the magical forests and, if you are lucky, spend some time with these magnificent gorillas.
Small-group Lodge Safari through Uganda on the Gorilla Adventure Safari
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park – hosts half of the world’s population of mountain gorillas.
Package Price per person
Number of Days: 3
1. Price is valid until 31 December 2017. If travelling after this date please contact us for revised prices.
2. Departs daily subject to availability
- 2 nights in lodges and/or permanent tented camps
- All with en-suite bathrooms
- All meals
- 1 Gorilla permit per person
- Game drives and activities as per itinerary
- Park entrance fees
- Experienced & registered local guide
- Flights and airport taxes
- Travel insurance
- Pre and post tour accommodation
- All drinks
- Curios & items of a personal nature
Day 1: Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Make your way to Entebbe Airport early in the morning to check in on time at 07:30 am for the Aerolink flight to Bwindi departing at 08:30 am. The flight arrives at the Kihihi Airstrip at 10:35 am where you will be picked up and travel to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Accommodation: Mahogany Springs Lodge or similar [Lunch & dinner]
Day 2: GORILLAS!
Enter the forest at dawn and enjoy the beauty and freshness of the jungle, home to more than half off the world’s mountain gorillas. After a short briefing by the guides, proceed through the dense bush for the trek to view these magnificent, endangered animals.
Accommodation: Mahogany Springs Lodge or similar [Breakfast, packed lunch & dinner]
Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Entebbe
Leave the Bwindi Forest for the hour long drive to Kihihi Airstrip to take the flight back to Entebbe which will depart at 10:55 am and arrive at 11:55 am.
Mahogany Springs Lodge
Mahogany Springs offers privacy and serenity blended with optimal comfort in a spectacular setting. With some of the most luxurious accommodation in East Africa the feeling that you will experience when staying here is beyond compare.
At Mahogany Springs it is the little touches that make the big difference, from the tiny details in the design of the lodge through to the unrivalled service levels provided by the highly trained management team.
Mahogany Springs is the perfect base from which to begin you Gorilla Tracking or Bird watching adventures. The Gorillas have been to know to the visit the lodge and coming face to face with one of these peaceful creatures is an indescribable experience.
With more bird species per square kilometre than anywhere else in the world Bwindi is often described as bird watchers paradise and the fact that Mahogany Springs is set back on an open piece of land by the river ensures we have many rare species visiting us every day.
Come and stay at Mahogany Springs and it will live in your memory forever with a charming elegance that will leave you wanting more…
Group Size: Minimum 1, Maximum 7
Spending money: Clients are advised to bring enough money to cover the purchase of curios, tips for the guide and additional entertainment. US Dollars and Ugandan Shilling are the most practical and convenient currencies.
First Aid: Our guides are trained in basic first aid. Preventative Malaria medication should be taken before the trip and throughout its duration and it is advisable to consult a doctor prior to departure. Yellow Fever vaccinations are compulsory – please contact your Travel Clinic before departure.
Meals: Breakfast and dinner will be prepared by the lodge where you are staying. They will also prepare lunch or a lunch pack depending on the itinerary for the day. Please advise us of any special dietary requirements in advance.
Luggage: Maximum baggage allowance: 12 kg. Wild Africa Travel Company stipulates this luggage allowance, as an overloaded vehicle is a danger to both the clients and the guide. This does not include photographic equipment and a small daypack. Please bring soft-sided luggage (e.g. a backpack or soft barrel bag), not a suitcase. Don’t bring too much clothing, as there are washing opportunities along the way. Please adhere to the allowance specified as space for luggage is limited.
Insurance: It is compulsory for all travellers to have insurance covering their personal requirements, medical expenses and personal possessions. This is to be arranged before leaving your home country. Our ground operator in Uganda has comprehensive public liability insurance.
Packing: Shorts, Track suit, Walking shoes, Light trousers/jeans, Swimming costume, Sandals, T-shirts, Sun hat, Windbreaker, Warm clothes (May – August), Long-sleeved shirts, Camera, Torch, Mosquito protection, UV protection, Spare batteries
Visas: The onus is on the client to organize all visas required to visit Uganda, prior to departure. Wild Africa Travel Company can assist with information on your Uganda
We have a range of Uganda tours & safaris available which can be customised with more or less nights as well as activities.