• Mountain Gorillas in Uganda
    Photo Info Mountain Gorillas in Uganda
    See the Gorilla Families of Bwindi
  • Gorilla trekking Uganda
    Photo Info Gorilla trekking Uganda
    Take stunning Photos on a Gorilla trek
  • Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
    Admire the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Uganda Wilderness
    Enjoy charming scenery
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Primates of Uganda 2021 - Luxury Edition

Discover the culture of Uganda and enjoy a moving experience as you encounter a Mountain Gorilla family in the forests of Bwindi.

Trip Highlights

Entebbe | Kibale Tropical Rainforest | Queen Elizabeth National park | Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Learn

Gain insight into the lives of the ancient Batwa Pygmy tribe of Uganda
Learn about the medicinal properties of the forest flora.

Experience

Gaze into the eyes of a mountain gorilla
Track chimpanzees, humans' closest genetic relatives
View an array of primates, birds and other forest-dwelling wildlife

Relax

On a sundowner deck while traditional dancers entertain you
Around the campfire recalling the day’s experiences

 

Day 1 - Entebbe

Upon arrival at Entebbe Airport, you will be met by a Lion World Travel representative and transferred to Protea Hotel Entebbe. This luxurious 4-star resort hotel is ideally located on the glistening shores of Lake Victoria and just over a ½ mile from the Entebbe Airport.

Protea Hotel Entebbe offers a wide variety of services including a restaurant that offers a daily a la carte menu. This hotel offers elegant furnishings and a warm, inviting feel and luxurious atmosphere. The outside terrace, with its own special ambience and superb lake views is the perfect place to take it all in.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel Entebbe – Standard Room

Day 2 - Entebbe/Kibale Tropical Rain Forest

Today after breakfast, you will be transferred through beautiful agricultural countryside and tea plantations into Kibale tropical rain forest, with a picnic lunch. The gorgeous tropical forest is home to much forest wildlife including various primates along with chimpanzees.

Arrive at Kyaninga Lodge in the afternoon. Set against the stunning backdrop of Lake Kyaninga and the Rwenzori Mountains beyond, Kyaninga Lodge is the spectacular result of one man’s vision and six years of unwavering commitment to creating an experience of Africa’s beauty unlike anything else.

Kyaninga Lodge - Exterior
Kyaninga Lodge - Exterior

You can experience the beauty of this unexplored region, while staying in the height of luxury and elegance. Nine exclusive cottages made from hand carved logs, superb dining, and a wealth of adventures await. Set apart and raised on platforms, the lodges’ nine cottages offer you privacy and tranquillity. Each spacious cottage comes with beds made up with the softest bed linen and feather pillows. An indoor seating area leads out to a private deck where you can enjoy morning tea or coffee with views over the lake and the Rwenzori Mountains. The en-suite bathrooms have claw footed freestanding baths, and glass-walled showers.

Accommodation: Kyaninga Lodge – Luxury Cottage (B, L, D)

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Add-Ons

Azure Zanzibar

The perfect complement to your African adventure! Relax on sun-kissed beaches, explore coral reefs, and learn about Zanzibar's fascinating history. Click here for more details.

Speak to your Lion World Travel Africa Specialist to learn about adding this adventure onto your travels.

Prices are per person in US Dollars, for land arrangements only, based on double occupancy accommodations.

2021 internal air arrangements, economy class per person US$1960 for: Nairobi-Entebbe-Nairobi.

Note: one Gorilla Trek permit per person, and one Chimpanzee Trek permit per person, is included.

2021
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Selling Price $9999 $8799 $9999 $8799
Single Supplement $1550 $850 $1550 $850
Additional Cost: Gorilla Trek Permit 2021
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 Jan - Dec
Selling Price $700
Additional Cost: Second Chimpanzee Trek Permit 2021
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 Jan - Dec
Selling Price $200
Additional Cost: Chimpanzee Habituation 2021
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 Jan - Dec
Selling Price $250

Inclusions:

  • Airport transfers
  • Lion World Travel Representative Meet and Greet upon arrival
  • Transfers in modern, 4X4 vehicles, customized for maximum viewing with open roof hatches.
  • All accommodations and meals
  • Professional drivers and guides
  • 1 x Gorilla tracking permit per person
  • 1 x Chimpanzee tracking permit per person
  • Batwa cultural experience
  • Boat ride – private boat experience
  • Flight Bwindi to Entebbe
  • All excursions as stated in the itinerary, which includes any park fees and taxes

Exclusions:

  • All airfares, fuel surcharges and taxes other than Bwindi to Entebbe
  • Items of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls, drinks, etc.
  • All other services not mentioned
  • Additional Gorilla trek permits or Gorilla Habituation Trek Permits - cost given upon request
  • Additional Chimpanzee Trek Permits or Chimpanzee Habituation Trek Permit
  • Gratuities/Tips for game rangers/trackers, tour guides and drivers
  • Costs of obtaining Passports or Visas
  • Trip Cancellation, Interruption and/or Medical Insurance – please note that insurance for this trip is a mandatory requirement from suppliers in Africa – proof of insurance must be provided before bookings are confirmed. It is your personal responsibility to ensure you have sufficient insurance coverage.

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