Ugandan Wildlife & Gorilla Conservation Tour

Company : Worldaway Learning Tours
Location : Kampala, Uganda
Duration: 1 week to 6 weeks
Approx Costs: 1000 to 3000+ $ Dollars (US)

Experience the Pearl of Africa and discover the conservation efforts protecting the rich diversity of its iconic wildlife!

Experience the Jungles of Uganda, the amazing wildlife of Africa, and the Famed Gorillas in Action. This African Adventure takes you behind the scenes of a world of exotic wildlife, Nature Conservation initiatives, and breathtaking national parks that will leave you speechless and put your previous vacations to shame!   

The tour begins with a trip to the beautiful Murchison Falls National Park and the Ziwa Rhino Ranch for a lecture on Rhino conservation and sightseeing! The next day at the park offers a morning Game Drive to see the nocturnal species of the area and then a Boat Cruise along the Nile! Murchison is home to thousands of species including big game like lions, antelope, giraffes, buffalo, and elephants!

The next stop on the tour is Fort Portal which offers beautiful nature scenes, wildlife, and the Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru Caves that have a large cultural significance in the area. The Fort Portal Crater Field offers gorgeous views of crater lakes and hollows and also scenes of the Rwenzori Mountains (Mountains of the Moon).

A morning chimpanzee trek and Bigodi Wetland Walk encompass your second day of the stop at Fort Portal as the 15 Day Ugandan Wildlife & Gorilla Conservation Tour dives further into the Ugandan brush! A stop in Kibale Forest (numerous different species of primates, birds, and butterflies abound) and a trip to the Bigodi Swamp Ecotourism Site are also highlights of the Fort Portal area.

Up next on the 15 Day Ugandan Wildlife & Gorilla Conservation Tour, Queen Elizabeth National Park! The breathtaking scenes and exotic animals will wow you, and that’s not all! You’ll enjoy a visit to Lake George on the way, and a rare exploration opportunity on the Kazinga Channel Cruise! (This channel is not only one of the most gorgeous parts of the country but is also home to Nile Crocodiles and large game that is sure to be flooding the shores on a hot day.

A Game Drive in the Ishasha Sector is next on the itinerary. This area is home to the famed Climbing Lions (Yes, you read correctly: Climbing Lions!) These fantastic felines climb trees and bathe in the sun on branches awaiting their prey to walk beneath!

The next day in Ishasha offers a Gorilla Trek and a visit to the see the ancient Batwa Pygmies! This hike into the Gorilla’s natural habitat is one of the most rare wildlife experiences on Earth and is a true highlight of any Safari trip. With an hour of up-close contact with these gentle apes, you are free to shoot as many photos as you want!

And the 15 Day Ugandan Wildlife & Gorilla Conservation Tour isn’t over yet! A high ropes course and zip-lining adventure is next as you soar the through the trees and across Lake Bunyoni (The second deepest lake on the continent!), heart-pounding fun and breathtaking scenes! A Sunrise boat Cruise around the lake the next morning offers amazing scenery and serene moments before you head to Mburo National Park!

While at this wonderful National Park, you’ll enjoy a morning Game Drive (a chance to see unique acacia vegetation along with herds of buffalo, zebras, antelopes, hippos, and more! In the evening, immerse yourself in the Ankole Cultural Tour at the “Local Cattle” Center and a rare opportunity to enjoy time with the native Banyankole Pastoralists!

The final day at the Mburo Park is also the end of the 15 Day Ugandan Wildlife & Gorilla Conservation Tour, so it sure to be filled with exciting experiences! A Bush Walking Safari reveals all sorts of wildlife as you traverse the Savannah Acacia landscapes dotted with extrusive Kopje rocks along with other Precambrian rocks that date back 500 million years. Witness Giraffes, Zebra, Topis, Water Bucks, and Warthogs in their Natural Habitat before ending the tour with a stop by the Uganda Equator!

A great part about the 15 Day Ugandan Wildlife & Gorilla Conservation Tour is that no Previous knowledge is necessary for the trip: anything you need to know, you’ll learn during the tour along the way from our Professional Guides and Professors. Make friends with your fellow researchers, stay in high quality accommodations, and experience one of the most scenic, exotic, and exciting educational vacations ever.

Sign up today to enjoy, explore, and have the time of your life!

 

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival In Uganda/Welcome Dinner & Orientation
  • Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park Via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Day 3: Morning Game Drive & A Boat Cruise Along The Nile
  • Day 4: Transfer To Hoima & Visit Kibiro Salt Gardens
  • Day 5: Fort Portal & A Hike To The Amabere G'anyinamwiru Caves
  • Day 6: Morning Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi Wetland Walk
  • Day 7: Transfer To Queen Elizabeth National Park, Visit Lake George En Route & Do An Afternoon Launch Cruise Along Kazinga Channel.
  • Day 8: Morning Game Drive & Transfer To Ishasha Sector
  • Day 9: Game Drive In Ishasha & Transfer To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 10: Gorilla Trekking & Visit The Batwa Pygmies.
  • Day 11: Transfer To Lake Bunyonyi. High Ropes Adventure And Zip Lining.
  • Day 12: Sun Rise Boat Cruise At Lake Bunyonyi. Transfer To Lake Mburo National Park.
  • Day 13: Morning Game Drive & Evening Ankole Cultural Tour
  • Day 14: Bush Walking Safari & Transfer To Kampala With A Stopover At The Uganda Equator.
  • Day 15: Departure Day
 

Travel

  • Airport Pickup
  • Internal Flights
  • Internal Travel
  • Minibus
  • Taxi

Accomodation

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Meals

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