Cheap Gorilla Tour
Cheap gorilla tour Uganda is a 6 days Uganda Gorilla safari. The Cheap gorilla tour Uganda goes to Bwindi. You will also go Chimpanzee trekking on this Cheap gorilla tour Uganda. It has been confirmed that Bwindi has a minimum of 400 Mountain gorillas. There are twelve gorilla – groups that are habituated for gorilla trekking. These are spread in its four regions of Ruhija, Buhoma, Nkuringo and Rushaga. Undertaking the 6 Day Cheap gorilla tour Uganda offers you an opportunity with the apes. Mountain gorillas are critically endangered world over. The Cheap gorilla tour Uganda also features the magical chimpanzee trekking. This is in the forested landscapes of Kibale National Park. The forest has over 13 Primate Species the highest percentage in East Africa. Game viewing in Queen Elizabeth offers the possibilities of exploring the four of the Big five. They include the elephants, Buffaloes, Lions and leopards. Enjoy a boat cruise along the 45km long Kazinga Channel. This offers you impressive views of the Nile crocodiles and Hippos.
Day 1: KAMPALA – KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
Pick up after breakfast by our Uganda safari rep. This is to be followed by a briefing on the Cheap gorilla tour Uganda. Depart on a 6 hours drive to Kibale Forest National Park. You will proceed to Fort Portal town for lunch. Later connect to the Amabere caves for a heritage encounter. You explore into the beliefs of the local people that date back to the prehistoric era. The breast-like features are believed to be breasts of Nyinamwiru. This is the mother of Ndahura the famous Muchwezi ruler who expanded the Chwezi Empire. You will then hike the Fort Portal Crater lake field. This is to explore the effects of explosive volcanicity in the area. The area is marked by a range of crater hollows. Some of them have been filled with water to form crater lakes. The hike to the summit of Kyeganywa hill offers panoramic views of the area. You will be able to see from a distant Rwenzori Mountains. Retreat for dinner and overnight at the Rwenzori View Guesthouse.
Day 2: KIBALE FOREST – QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Your cheap gorilla tour Uganda begins with breakfast. You will head to the Kanyanchu Tourism Center for briefing. This will be followed by chimpanzee trekking starting at 8am. Kibale Forest National Park supports 13 Species of Primate. Others they include Common Chimpanzees, the Black and White Colobus Monkeys. There is also the Red tailed Blue tailed and L’Hoest Monkey. You may these primates on your chimp trek. The chimpanzee trekking experience takes 2 – 5 hours. It involves hikes through challenging forest landscapes covered by mature trees. The forest has a myriad of bird Species counting to 375 species. They include Green-breasted Pitta, Crowned Eagle, Black Bee-eater and Western Nicator. You can also find Red-chested Owlet, Little Greenbul, African Grey Parrot and Blue-breasted Kingfisher. You will have one hour with the chimpanzees. After lunch enjoy a transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will be in time for dinner and overnight Pumba Safari Cottages.
Day 3: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Start your day on the cheap gorilla tour Uganda with early breakfast. Embark on a morning game drive in the Kasenyi area of Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park supports the lions, Leopards, Elephants and Buffaloes. These are four of the big five. You may also see side stripped jackals, water bucks, Uganda Kobs among other Species. You will return back to your lodge for lunch and a relaxation break. In the afternoon, you gather at the Mweya jetty for an afternoon boat cruise. This departs at 2pm to explore the 45km long Kazinga Channel. The channel is a habitat to Nile crocodiles, Hippos and a range of bird Species. Birds here include the African Skimmer, yellow billed stork among others. The channel connects lakes Edward and George and acts as drinking point for counts of wild game in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Later you will drive back to Pumba Safari Cottages in time for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: QUEEN ELIZABETH – BWINDI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, your cheap gorilla tour Uganda embarks on a transfer. You will be headed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This is home of the critically endangered mountain gorillas. The drive goes through the Ishasha sector to explore the tree climbing lions. After lunch proceed to Bwindi arriving in the evening. Your dinner and overnight will be at Broadbill Forest Camp.
Day 5: UGANDA GORILLA TREKKING
This is the day you embark on the gorilla trekking. Gather at the respective gorilla trekking region depending on your permit. You will attend a briefing by the park ranger about the gorilla trekking. Your cheap gorilla tour Uganda head to the trail head and enter into the forest on foot. This is in search of the ancient descendants of Old World Monkey. They have resolved to limit their world existence to Bwindi Impenetrable and Virunga massif. The gorillas meeting eye to eye takes you back to the moments. This is when their ancestor and your ancestor separated million years back. You have one full hour with them to view them forage, socialize and the young ones play. The silverback will be showcasing its dominance. Taking photos and asking questions from the guide is allowed. After the trek you will be transferred back to Broadbill Forest Camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: BWINDI – KAMPALA
End your cheap gorilla tour Uganda stay in Bwindi with an early breakfast. You will then embark on the transfer back to Kampala. The drive goes through Mbarara where you will stop for lunch. Another stop would will be made at the Equator for photo shoots. Proceed to Kampala where upon arrival you shall be dropped off at your hotel.