Bashem Safaris

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6 day itinerary: gorilla and primate adventure tour

Day 01: Warm welcome on arrival and transfer to hotel/lodge (Bed and breakfast)

⦁ Distance & time (approx.): 8km (10min) to Entebbe town and 40km to Kampala (1hour)
⦁ Overnight: Hotel of choice in Entebbe or Kampala

Day 02: Drive westwards to Kibale Forest National Park. (Full board)

⦁ Distance & time (approx.): 390km (4½ hrs.)
⦁ Overnight: Kibale Forest Camp
⦁ Activity: guided walks in the cave plus crater lakes
⦁ Animals: some primates, chimpanzees, antelopes and a variety of birds

Day 03: Early morning chimpanzee tracking. Pm Bigodi swamp walk. (Full board)

⦁ Distance & time (approx.): 64km
⦁ Overnight: Kibale Forest Camp
⦁ Activity: Chimpanzee tracking & Bigodi swamp walk
⦁ Animals: chimpanzees, various primates, elephants, buffaloes, baboons, antelopes, some reptiles and a variety of birds plus a variety of trees & shrubs

Day 04: Transfer to Bwindi NP via the Ishasha sector for the tree-climbing lions. (Full board)

⦁ Distance & time (approx.): 550km (7-9 hrs.)
⦁ Overnight: Kitandara Luxury Tented Camp (Buhoma) or Gorilla Safari Lodge (standard)
⦁ Activity: Game drive in Ishasha sector, Queen Elizabeth NP
⦁ Animals: some primates, lions, spotted hyenas, leopards, elephants, Topis, buffaloes, kobs, baboons, antelopes, some reptiles and a variety of birds

Day 05: Mountain Gorilla tracking in the Impenetrable Forest of Bwindi NP. (Full board)

⦁ Distance & time (approx.): varies with the location of the mountain gorillas
⦁ Overnight: Kitandara Luxury Tented Camp (Buhoma) or Gorilla Safari Lodge (standard)
⦁ Activity: Mountain Gorilla tracking
⦁ Animals: Gorillas, some primates, baboons, some mammals, some reptiles and a variety of birds plus different tree species

Day 6: Drive back to Entebbe. Flight back home (Half board)

⦁ Distance & time (approx.): 516km (10hrs)
⦁ Overnight: Nil
⦁ Activity: Shopping

End of Services provided by Bashem Safaris East Africa

Services included:
⦁ All activities and park entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
⦁ A 4×4 Van driven by an English speaking driver/guide. Exclusive use of vehicle.
⦁ Mineral water on route except during meals.
⦁ Pick up and drop off at the airport.
⦁ All transfers as per the itinerary
⦁ All the accommodation and meals as indicated in the itinerary


Services not included:
⦁ International flights in and out of the country.
⦁ All services not indicated in the itinerary (any of the optional activities).
⦁ Drinks: sodas, wines, whiskies, brandies, beers, etc.
⦁ Ugandan visas: single entry visa costs US$50 and it is required for all countries that require visas for Uganda (principle of reciprocity). The visa can be obtained on arrival at the airport.
⦁ Medical and travel insurance
⦁ Tips, telephone expenses, etc.