Where you go: The safari takes you to Kibale and Bwindi Gorilla National Parks in Uganda for the best primate trekking. Proceed to Kenya to Lake Nakuru and Maasai Mara National parks. And you finally cross to Tanzania for game viewing in Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
On arrival at Entebbe international airport, you will be welcomed by our professional driver guide and transfer you to your hotel. Central inn, Airport Guest house
After breakfast drive westwards to Kibale National Park. After lunch go for a crater walk. Overnight Chimpanzee Guest house or Primate lodge
After morning breakfast, go for the chimpanzee trekking in Kibale forest. During chimpanzee tracking exercise, you may encounter other primates like the L’Hoest’s monkeys, Red Colobus monkeys, Red-tailed monkeys, Olive Baboon, Gray-cheeked Mangabey and others. In the Afternoon visit Bigodi wetland which is managed by the local community. This project was started by an American Peace Corps Volunteer trying to develop ways for the local people to derive income by protecting their forest for ecotourism. It has survived as a success model which funds a school and employs local people as hosts, guards and guides. Here, we expect to spot the elusive Sitatunga antelope in the Papyrus and several other interesting species of birds like the White-winged warbler, Papyrus Gonolek, and Carruthre’s Cisticola. Today we enjoy a traditionally prepared meal from the local group that manages this wetland.
After breakfast, Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via the seasonal Ishasha sector which provides chances of viewing the tree climbing Lions. On a lucky day you might catch a glimpse of a Leopard. Troops of Olive Baboons frequent the roads. Be on the lookout for other interesting savannah animals and birds. These include Black Lored and Arrow-marked Babbler, Ovambo Sparrow Hawk, African Cuckoo Hawk, Stout, Zitting, Wing-snapping and Trilling Cisticolas, Violet-backed Starling, Brown Snake Eagle, Holub’s Golden Weaver, Lesser and Greater Honeyguide, Grassland and Plain Backed Pipit, Black Cuckoo, Fork-tailed Drongo, Senegal Thick-knee, Blue-naped Mousebird.. overnight at Engaging lodge, Gorilla Haven lodge, Bakiga Lodge
Set off early, with packed lunch, to the park headquarters for a briefing prior to Gorilla tracking. The gorillas are gentle animals and it is an unforgettable experience to observe and photograph them in their natural habitat. Reaching the family to which you were assigned to may require walking of 20 minutes to three hours or more. Trackers are likely to have pre-located them and radioed back their location to your guide, but the animals are wide-ranging and they don’t stick to the trails. Each encounter is different and has its own rewards. You are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in a delightfully playful display. Gorilla tracking involves part or all of one day in the Impenetrable Forest. In rare instances finding, reaching, observing and returning from a group takes an entire day of quite hard trekking. You need to be physically fit if you wish to maximize your chances. Very rarely are gorillas elusive,so chances of seeing them are high but no guarantees with nature. Overnight Engagi lodge, Gorilla Haven lodge, Bakiga Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Transfer to Entebbe airport for a late flight to Nairobi.
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our driver guide who will transfer yoi to Sarova Hotel for dinner and overnight stay
Today you will discover Nairobi city in our Nairobi city tour. In this tour you can visit Nairobi national park and have a full day game drive or visit the elephant orphanage sanctuary, the giraffe center, the mamba village for crocodiles and the Karen Blixen museum.
After breakfast, you will transfer to Maasai Mara National Reserve and the highlight of your safari expedition. Enjoy an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Keecorock Lodge – Mara Serena Lodge or Mara Sopa Lodge (C) or tented camp
A full day in the Mara with game drive in the morning and in the afternoon-evening. Lunch, dinner and overnight as above.
An early morning game drive in the Mara is followed by breakfast and thereafter, return to Nairobi to arrive by mid afternoon. Lunch en route. Overnight – Bed and breakfast.
Leave Nairobi early after breakfast to Arusha to arrive by lunch time. After lunch, continue to Lake Manyara National Park for an afternoon game drive, heading on to your Hotel at dusk – dinner and overnight.
Continue to Ngorongoro Conservation Area and descent into the Crater for a full day Crater Tour with Picnic lunch. Ascend to your Hotel / Lodge on the Crater rim at dusk for dinner and overnight.
Taking an early morning view of the crater from your Hotel & breakfast, return to Arusha and connect to Nairobi. Overnight – Bed and breakfast (if catching an evening flight from Nairobi, safari can end on this day with the shuttle bus dropping pax at the airport for their flight out).
Reserved transfer to the airport for departure-
Our safaris always include:
– All meals and accommodation mentioned in the Itinerary
– Mineral water per person per day
– All entrance fees required
– Professional driver/guide Germany or English speaking
– All activities chosen at the destination areas
– All ground transportation in 4WD vehicle, also air port pick up and drop offs where need be
– Charter fees and air tickets
– Telephone calls
– Internet fees and any other items of a personal nature
We highly value your interests and our services are custom-made to meet all clients needs, therefore, do not hesitate to seek your satisfaction with Embrace Africa Gorilla Vacation Ltd
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