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10 Days Classic Uganda Primate Tour and Community Work

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    What to Expect
    Day 1- Arrival at Entebbe Airport& transfer to Papyrus Guesthouse on BB

    Day 2 - Entebbe – Kibale Forest National Park

    After breakfast, set off for KINP. This park offers some of the most varied tracts of tropical forest in Uganda. The drive takes 5 -7 hours, in time for lunch in Fort Portal. After lunch, shake off the long drive with a walk to the famous “top of the world” along the crater lakes.

    O/N: Ndali Lodge, FB

    Day 3 - Chimpanzee tracking - Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Start early by tracking chimpanzees in KINP. Learn about the flora and fauna of the national park.

    After the tracking, drive leisurely southwards to QENP, the most popular park in Uganda. It offers diverse ecosystems, classic big game,10 primate and over 600 bird species. Explore the park in a extensive evening game drive.

    O/N: Katara Lodge, FB

    Day 4 - Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Spend the day exploring the park further, with an early morning game drive, then a boat trip on Kazinga Channel followed by the drive southwards to the Ishasha sector, re-known for tree climbing lions.

    O/N: Ishasha Jungle Lodge, FB

    Day 5 - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

    Drive further south to BINP one of Uganda´s oldest and most diverse rainforests, home to more than 320 mountain gorillas, 400 plants, 120 mammal and over 350 species of birds. Walk for 7 hours through the forest from Buhoma to Nkuringo on the southern side.

    O/N: Nkuringo Gorilla Camp En-suite Cottage, FB

    Day 6 – Gorilla tracking

    Start the most exciting day of your safari with an 8am briefing about gorilla etiquette. Hike the impenetrable forest till you find the gorillas. For 1hour you are allowed to watch those majestic giants! Depending on the duration of the track you can either relax in the afternoon at the lodge or go for another walk around and explore the village.

    O/N: Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge, FB

    Day 7 – 8 – Community Work

    Use your profession, talents and gifts to serve! Construction, Carpentry, Farming, Art, etc.

    Join our “voluntourism program” and spare 2 days on your safari to serve in the community. All skills are welcome.

    O/N: Nkuringo Gorilla Camp En-suite Cottage, FB

    Day 9 - Walking& canoe excursion Lake Mutanda – transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

    Explore the Nkuringo area by spend the day walking and canoeing. Our Walking Safari guide will take you past villages, farms, churches. At Lake Mutanda, enjoy your lunch before getting into the dugout canoes that will take you to the other side. Sit back, relax and enjoy.

    Meet up with your vehicle for transfer to Lake Bunyonyi, the deepest Crater Lake in Uganda.

    O/N: Bird’s Nest Lake Bunyonyi, FB

    Day 10 – Lake Bunyonyi – Entebbe – Late evening flight transfer

    After Breakfast depart L. Bunyonyi for Entebbe, with lunch en-route at Igongo Cultural centre in Mbarara, then proceed via the Equator for a coffee break enroute.

    Day room-use at Papyrus Guesthouse, and later transfer for evening flight back home.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Papyrus Guest House Entebbe
    Departure Time
    Please contact your local service provider to reconfirm your departure time
    Duration
    10 days
    Inclusions
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Local guide
    • Professional guide
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    Exclusions
    • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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