Gorilla tracking & wildlife safaris

There is nowhere better on earth to experience the thrill of gorilla encounters than Uganda, and it is the only country where you can get up close and personal to these magnificent primates!

Why use us

  • All holidays are 100% tailor made and uniquely different from another.
  • Travel with experienced, experts who know Africa inside out.
  • Interact with local people and learn more about the country you are visiting.
  • See some amazing sights and wildlife parks that will take your breath away.
  • Accommodation ranges from luxurious to affordable meeting western standards.

Gorilla tracking safariSandfield Travel, with our team’s specialist knowledge and experience of  gorilla tracking the Ugandan terrain for all primate  and chimpanzees, means that we can promise and deliver an unforgettable experience and an adventure of a lifetime.

When is the best time to visit?
Gorilla and chimp trekking can be done all year round. Although permits are very limited, we have the experience and the contacts to make it happen for you.

How you can make a difference in this trip?
While you experience an adventure of a lifetime, you are also contributing to the betterment of the mountain gorilla family. There are only 700 mountain gorillas left in the world. Uganda is home to more than half of this population.

The cost of a gorilla permit, USD500 per person goes towards the preservation of these endangered creatures. The mountain gorillas’ survival is directly dependent on money from travelers’ permits, and so means that each authorised traveler is contributing to the primate’s protection whether it is through the funding of anti-poaching programs, or the maintenance of the natural habitats within the various national parks.

So whilst we are ensuring your holiday experience is a trip of a lifetime, we are also supporting the survival of the gorilla population in Uganda.

Contact us to get your adventure on the road.

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Uganda Gorilla Tracking and Wildlife Safari


From £1500 per person

This 9-day small group safari takes you in many of Uganda's highlights. It includes one night in Entebbe, one in Lake Mburo National Park, two nights in Queen Elizabeth National Park, a breathtaking drive through the Kigezi Highlands, and three nights at the rainforest of Bwindi for gorilla tracking. Prices includes a professional driver-guide, excursions and activities, one gorilla permit, park permits, accommodation three meals and mineral water.

Day 1  - Arrive in Entebbe, where you will be met by SandfieldTravel team member, transfer to your hotel to stay overnight, breakfast included. Time allowing, you will be taken on an excursion to the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary.

Day 2 - Travel in your comfortable 4WD vehicle to lake Mburo National park to stay overnight in Mburo hotel, all meals included. Afternoon game drives or guided walk with a ranger, or a boat trip on the lake.

Day 3 - Overland transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Overnight either in Buhoma Lodge (Bwindi) o, all meals included.

Day 4 - Gorilla tracking today. Balance of the day to relax or take a nature walk into the park.

Day 5 - Option for a second gorilla trek today, subject to availability of permits, at additional cost. Cross back into Uganda to overnight in Wilderness Ishasha Tented Camp, Queen Elizabeth National Park, all meals included.

Day 6 - Game viewing and boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Overnight in the tented camp or in Mweya or Jacana Lodge, all meals included.

Day 7 - Game drives and a Kazinga Channel launch cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Overnight in the tented camp or lodge, all meals included.

Day 8 - Overland transfer to Entebbe where you will be taken to the airport to check in for your flight out. Alternatively, stay overnight in Entebbe hotel, breakfast included

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Let us know your needs and we will tailor make your trip for you. All placements include accommodation, transportation, meals, park visits, and contacts for support and help. Contact us to discuss options for your gorilla tracking & wildlife safaris.

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