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Gorillas in the Mist – Uganda

3 Nights Gorillas in the Mist

This tour takes you to the stunning country of Uganda, known as the ``Pearl of Africa`` for its stunning greenery, deep lakes, and soaring mountains. You will have the opportunity to visit Bwindi National Park, home to half of the world's remaining mountain gorilla population. You will have the chance to go on gorilla treks to track down these magnificent mammals in their natural habitat and observe their surprisingly human-like interactions. You will also have the opportunity to participate in local cultural experiences, such as the coffee brew experience or the Batwa-pygmies. On the final day of the tour, you will enjoy a scenic drive through the hills and valleys of Uganda, with a stop at the Equator for a photo opportunity before transferring to the airport for your international departure.

Limited to 12 guests

4 days from $10,619 per person

INCLUDED WITH EVERY LUXURY SMALL GROUP JOURNEY

Arabic, English, Spanish, French, German or Italian-Speaking Resident Tour Director® and Local Guides

Hand-Selected Luxury Accommodations

Airport Meet and Greet with Private Transfers

Full Breakfast Daily; Select Lunches and Dinners

Exclusive Insider-Access Opportunities and Inspiring Sightseeing

Entrance Fees, Taxes and Tips, Excursions as stated

Signature made African linen shirts and locally made barkcloth summer bucket hats

Explore one of Africa’s most ancient habitats, a misty pristine jungle nestled among mountains, terraced hills and rolling volcanic slopes. Relax at an enchanting sanctuary retreat, trek through the park’s dense vegetation, and observe endangered mountain gorillas in one of the few places on earth they call home.

Day 1
ARRIVE AT ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, UGANDA
Day 2
BWINDI NATIONAL PARK | OPTIONAL LOCAL COFFEE/BATWA CULTURE EXPERIENCE
Day 3
BWINDI NATIONAL PARK | UP CLOSE MOUNTAIN GORILLA ENCOUNTER
Day 4
TRANSFER TO ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT | EQUATOR PHOTO MOMENT | DEPARTURES
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COMPLIMENTARY SAFARI DUFFEL

Guests on this journey receive a custom-crafted Tour Sokoni safari duffel. Learn more

Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customised to your interests.

Day 1
ARRIVE AT ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, UGANDA

Arrive in Entebbe and transfer to your hotel. Nicknamed the “Pearl of Africa,” Uganda shines with stunning greenery, deep lakes, soaring mountains and perhaps the greatest natural treasure of all — half of the world’s last remaining mountain gorilla population.

Hotel No. 5
Meals:Dinner
Day 2
TRANSFER TO BWINDI NATIONAL PARK

Drive to Bwindi and check into your permanent tented campsite in the mist-swathed mountains of the park, enjoying some time at leisure. Later, be part of the local coffee brew experience or the Batwa-pygmies.

Bwindi Lodge
Meals: Lunch | Dinner
Day 3
BWINDI NATIONAL PARK | UP CLOSE MOUNTAIN GORILLA ENCOUNTER

Set off on gorilla treks to track down the magnificent mammals at their most natural, a rare sight experienced by only the most fortunate. Upon sighting the endangered mountain gorillas, spend up to an hour with these fascinating creatures and observing their surprisingly human-like interactions. Return to the hotel with time to relax and enjoy the amenities of your luxurious accommodation in the evening, or set out on another guided village hike.

Bwindi Lodge
Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Day 4
TRANSFER TO ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT | EQUATOR PHOTO MOMENT | DEPARTURES

Enjoy a scenic drive from the Kabale through the endless hills and valleys, with a stopover at the Equator for the photo moment. Later, transfer to the airport for your evening international departure.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch

This program entails active elements such as hiking through isolated jungle regions.

Enhance Your Journey

Tour Sokoni PHILANTHROPY VISIT: BWINDI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL & NURSING SCHOOL

Visit the rural village of Bwindi to see how the community has partnered with Tour Sokoni Philanthropy to grow a remote medical outpost into a thriving health care oasis serving 100,000 Ugandans. After a tour of the children’s ward and maternity wing, meet the local nursing school’s students and explore their learning lab, gaining insights into their training and inspiring personal goals.

 

Tour Sokoni PHILANTHROPY VISIT: EBENEZER PRIMARY SCHOOL

Visit with the students and staff of Ebenezer Primary School, learning how the local community has partnered with Tour Sokoni Philanthropy to provide a safe learning environment for the local children. Your visit bears witness to a project in its infancy, providing an unvarnished glimpse into the challenges faced all too often by rural African communities such as this.

Gorilla permits are an additional $1,400

Prices are per person, double occupancy for the itinerary as published for 2022 travel, and subject to availability.
Pricing reflects Tour Sokoni’s recommended months of travel of this itinerary. Supplements may apply over holiday periods, festivals and special events. International and internal air not included.
Modify your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

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