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9-Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari in Uganda and Tanzania

9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari This Adventure Safari in Uganda and Tanzania takes you on a journey to experience the highlights of Uganda and Tanzania. Furthermore, you will visit some of the top tourist hot destinations. However, our first stop will be Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Serengeti National Park, and Zanzibar. as well as visiting Uganda and experience a lifetime memorable activity that you can’t easily forget. Eventually, you should consider having Gorilla trekking on your bucket list for your African vacation.

Highlight itinerary# 9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

Uganda

Day1; Entebbe -Bwindi NP

Day2; Batwa Experience (Highlight)

Tanzania

Day3-5; Serengeti NP

Day6; Arusha Airport

Day7; Stone Town (Zanzibar)

Day8; Jozani Forest (Zanzibar)

Day9; Zanzibar

Detailed guidelines for gorilla and wildlife safari

Day 1; Welcome to Uganda and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park#9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

Arrival in Uganda, you will be picked by our Kubwa Five Safaris representative with your name printed on an A4 paper from Entebbe International Airport in the morning hours and be transferred to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. meanwhile, you will have lunch on the way,9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari reaching in Bwindi between 1pm and 2pm, check in your hotel. lastly, dinner and overnight will be at Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort Campsite.

However, the main destination is Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)

Meanwhile, the best Time to Visit is in months of;

June to August as well as December to February

While, the high Season is in the months of ;

June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)

However, the best Weather is in the months of;

June to July as well as December to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi NP#9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

  • Gorilla
  • Chimpanzee
  • Elephant
  • White Rhino
  • Black Rhino
  • Lion

9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari Accommodation:

meanwhile, Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort Campsite is a Budget tented camp located just outside Bwindi NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2; Gorilla Trekking, Birding and Batwa Cultural Interaction#9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

Afterward your breakfast, we’ll prepare for our gorilla tracking adventure which begins at 8:00am with a briefing at the information center by the Uganda Wildlife Authority staff. We will then be guided into the jungle to track the shy primates.

Meanwhile, Gorilla trekking may take 3 to 7 hours but it is well worth the effort. Once you get sight of the gorillas,9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari you have an hour to admire, observe and take photos of them. Furthermore, it’s advisable to bring along a rain jacket and hiking boots. And then the end of this long and exciting adventure, return to the lodge for a well-deserved shower.

Have your lunch and thereafter,9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari you will head out for a community walk where you will visit the Batwa, which is an Indigenous group of people that have lived in the forest for 500,000 years, enjoy traditional dances and drama from them. While, dinner and overnight will be at Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort Campsite

However, the main destination is Batwa Experience (Highlight, Uganda)

9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari Accommodation:

Meanwhile, Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort Campsite is a Budget tented camp located just outside Bwindi NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3; Equator | Fly To Arusha | Travel To Serengeti National Park#9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

Nevertheless, the day will begin with a delightful breakfast after which we return to the mainland and prepare to drive back to Entebbe. We make a lunch stop at Mbarara and proceed to Kampala making another stop at the Equator in Masaka,9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari see where this imaginary line divides our planet into two equal hemispheres. meanwhile, snacks, souvenirs and photographs may be taken here. Arrive in Kampala later that evening and transferred to Entebbe Airport for your scheduled flight to Kilimanjaro Airport.

Meanwhile, on your arrival in Tanzania, you will be picked by our Kubwa Five Safaris representative with your name printed on an A4 paper from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Outpost Lodge for dinner and overnight.

However, the main destination is Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)

Meanwhile, the best Time to Visit is in the months of;

June to February (Areas are best at different times)

While, the high Season is in the months of;

July to March (The Seronera area is crowded)

However, the best Weather is in the months of;

June to October (Little to no rainfall)

Wildlife in Serengeti NP#9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

  • Elephant
  • Giraffe
  • Lion
  • Zebra
  • Wildebeest

9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari Accommodation:

While, Outpost Lodge is a Budget lodge located in or near Arusha

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4; Travel to Serengeti National Park#9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

Afterward your breakfast, drive to Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti is also home to the Big Five – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard – and today you might be able to see all the members of this group. However, the Serengeti National Park,9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari meaning “endless plains” in the Maasai language, is one of the world’s most celebrated Wilderness areas and is an ongoing source of inspiration to writers,9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari filmmakers and photographers.

Meanwhile, the optional activities are viewing the picturesque scenery of Serengeti National Park in a hot air balloon safari, then why not take time to see the Maasai Rock Paintings and even hear the Musical Rocks.

Furthermore, we strongly recommend a traveler book for air balloon safari in advance to secure your place. However, we have limited capacity and this exclusive adventure is frequently fully booked. Meanwhile, the price is US $560 per person for balloon safari in Serengeti National Park. It can be organized early morning then proceed with the normal program. While, dinner and overnight will be at Osero Tented.

however, the main destination is Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)

9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari Accommodation:

meanwhile, Osero Camp is a Mid-range tented camp located just outside Maasai Mara NR

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5; Full Day Game Drive In Serengeti National Park#9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

meanwhile, you have full day in this wonderful park, rising early to make the most of our time. in the same way, our guides will choose the best spotting locations for the time of year, we can spend time at the Hippo pool watching these majestic animals laze about in the cool water happily living alongside the crocodiles, watch a big pride of lions, and many more. lastly, dinner and overnight will be at Osero Camp.

however, the main destination is Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)

Accommodation option:

meanwhile, Osero Camp is a Mid-range tented camp located just outside Maasai Mara NR

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6; Fly To Arusha | Fly to Zanzibar

After an early breakfast game drive with packed lunches and then proceed to Seronera airstrip to fly out to Arusha airport. Then you will a connecting flight to Zanzibar airport. Meanwhile, on arrival in Zanzibar, you will be transferred to Tembo House Hotel & Apartments for dinner and overnight.

however, the main destination is Arusha Airport (Airport/Airstrip, Tanzania)

Accommodation option:

meanwhile, Tembo House Hotel & Apartments is a Mid-range hotel located in or near Zanzibar

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7; Stone Town City Tour | Spice Farm Tour#9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

Meanwhile, morning at 09:00am have the Stone Town City Tour takes around the historical culture and architectural important town of Zanzibar with a century history. Furthermore, it includes a visit to former slave market site,9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari now stands as Anglican Church built in 1871, town market, visit the Zanzibar. While, at 02:00pm trip to Spice Tour, on this tour you will see and taste the tropical fruits, spices plantation or plots in the island.

However, a variety of spices plants used as ornament, medicines, and flowers. Meanwhile, Zanzibar known as ‘Spice Island’, Zanzibar is a place like no other. However, its history can be traced back to the spice and slave trades and its culture is rooted in the Portuguese, Omani Arab and English traditions. While, dinner and overnight will be at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments.

however, the main destination is Zanzibar Stone Town (Zanzibar, Tanzania)

9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari Accommodation:

Furthermore, Tembo House Hotel & Apartments is a Mid-range hotel located in or near Stone Town

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8; Jozani Forest Tour#9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

Meanwhile after breakfast, with knowledgeable guides, 9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari you will drive to Jozani Forest Tour in Tanzania for Red Colobus Monkeys, natural forest, and mangrove forest and the living species of fish underneath. While, dinner and overnight stay will be at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments.

however, the main destination is Jozani Forest (Zanzibar, Tanzania)

9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari Accommodation:

Furthermore, Tembo House Hotel & Apartments is a Mid-range hotel located in or near Zanzibar

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9; Final Day | Flight Back Home#9Day Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

meanwhile, transfer to Zanzibar airport and fly back home. furthermore, on this day, you will spend half day at the hotel. Then be transferred to the Zanzibar Airport for your flight back home.

however, the main destination is Zanzibar Airport (Airport/Airstrip, Tanzania)

Accommodation:

however, there is no accommodation. thus, end of tour

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

furthermore, the additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.

meanwhile, you’ll be dropped off at the airport for your flight ack home.

Tour Details

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Departure & Return Location

John F.K. International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • Air fares
  • 3 Nights Hotel Accomodation
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location

Price Excludes

  • Guide Service Fee
  • Driver Service Fee
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees

Complementaries

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • T-Shirt
  • Entrance Fees
What to Expect

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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Zürich, Switzerland

We’ll meet at 4 p.m. at our hotel in Luzern (Lucerne) for a “Welcome to Switzerland” meeting. Then we’ll take a meandering evening walk through Switzerland’s most charming lakeside town, and get acquainted with one another over dinner together. Sleep in Luzern (2 nights). No bus. Walking: light.

Day 2Zürich–Biel/Bienne–Neuchâtel–Geneva

Enjoy an orientation walk of Zurich’s OLD TOWN, Switzerland’s center of banking and commerce. Then, leave Zurich and start your Swiss adventure. You’ll quickly discover that Switzerland isn’t just home to the Alps, but also to some of the most beautiful lakes. First, stop at the foot of the Jura Mountains in the picturesque town of Biel, known as Bienne by French-speaking Swiss, famous for watch-making, and explore the historical center. Next, enjoy a scenic drive to lakeside Neuchâtel, dominated by the medieval cathedral and castle. Time to stroll along the lake promenade before continuing to stunning Geneva, the second-largest city in Switzerland, with its fantastic lakeside location and breathtaking panoramas of the Alps.

Day 3Enchanting Engelberg

Our morning drive takes us from Swiss lakes to Swiss Army. At the once-secret Swiss army bunker at Fortress Fürigen, we’ll see part of the massive defense system designed to keep Switzerland strong and neutral. Afterward, a short drive into the countryside brings us to the charming Alpine village of Engelberg, our picturesque home for the next two days. We’ll settle into our lodge then head out for an orientation walk. Our stroll through the village will end at the Engelberg Abbey, a Benedictine monastery with its own cheese-making operation. You’ll have free time to wander back before dinner together. Sleep in Engelberg (2 nights). Bus: 1 hr. Walking: light.

Day 4Interlaken Area. Excursion to The Jungfrau Massif

An unforgettable trip to the high Alpine wonderland of ice and snow is the true highlight of a visit to Switzerland. Globus Local Favorite At an amazing 11,332 feet, the JUNGFRAUJOCH is Europe’s highest railway station. Jungfrau’s 13,642-foot summit was first ascended in 1811 and in 1912 the rack railway was opened. There are lots of things to do here: enjoy the ALPINE SENSATION, THE PANORAMA 360° EXPERIENCE, and the ICE PALACE. Also receive your JUNGFRAU PASSPORT as a souvenir to take home with you. The round trip to the “Top of Europe” by MOUNTAIN TRAIN will take most of the day.

Day 5Lake Geneva and Château de Chillon

It’s market day in Lausanne! Enjoy browsing and packing a picnic lunch for our 11 a.m. boat cruise on Lake Geneva. A few miles down-shore we’ll dock at Château de Chillon, where we’ll have a guided tour of this delightfully medieval castle on the water. On our way back we’ll take time to peek into the vineyards surrounding Lutry before returning to Lausanne. Boat: 2 hrs. Bus: 1 hr. Walking: moderate.

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