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Uganda & Gorilla Overland

Uganda & Gorilla Overland

Price From: 2,024 CAD

Overview

Operator: G Adventures

Price From:  2,024 CAD

Ideal Age Range: 19 to 30, 31 to 50, Over 51

Fitness Needs: Moderately Fit

Program duration: 9 days

Meet mountain gorillas and the other amazing wildlife on this nine-day overland adventure. Spot chimps in Kalinzu Forest and join experienced trackers while travelling deep into the Ugandan forests for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spot endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Our overland adventure vehicles (OAVs) are an adventurous and inexpensive way to see the highlights while wilderness camping will keep you in the thick of the action. Experience a world apart as you encounter the colourful cultures and wild landscapes of Uganda.

Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1 | Kampala

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 | Kampala / Lake Bunyonyi

Get comfortable as you head off to Lake Bunyonyi, crossing the equator and enjoying a meal at the G Adventures supported AidChild Equation Cafe. 

 

Day 3 | Gorilla Trek

Enjoy a guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Day 4 | Lake Bunyonyi

Enjoy free time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings at Lake Bunyonyi.

Day 5 | Lake Bunyonyi / Kalinzu Forest Reserve

Watch the Ugandan Countryside pass by on the day's journey.

Day 6 | Kalinzu Forest Reserve / Lake Mburo National Park

Get up early for an included chimpanzee tracking excursion, then visit a tea plantation before setting off for Lake Mburo. Opt for an afternoon boat cruise on the lake. 

Day 7 | Lake Mburo National Park / Jinja

Head back across the equator on the way to Jinja, Uganda's adventure capital.

Day 8 | Jinja

Explore Jinja, known for its outdoor and adventure activities. Opt to raft down the White Nile River, mountain bike up and down the hills, or check ou the local market. 

Day 9 | Jinja / Kampala

Transfer back to Uganda's capital where the tour finishes upon arrival in the early afternoon.

Country Fast Facts

Country Fast Facts

Uganda

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Continent: Africa
Official Language(s) Swahili, English
Capital: Kampala
Population 37,873,253 (2015 estimate)
Climate(s) Warm Semi-arid, Tropical Savanna, Monsoon, Equatorial
Major Airport(s): Entebbe International Airport (EBB)
Economic Driver(s): Agriculture, Textiles, Mining

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