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3 DAYS AKAGERA WILDLIFE HIGHLIGHTS
 

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

 

Akagera is dominated scenically by the labyrinth of swamps and lakes that follow the meandering course of the Akagera River, the most remote source of the Nile, this is an archetypal African savannah landscape of tangled acacia woodland interspersed with open grassland. Akagera is, above all, big game country! Herds of elephant and buffalo emerge from the woodland to drink at the lakes, while lucky visitors might stumble across a spotted hyena or even a stray lion.

    Day 1: Arrival / Entebbe

    when you arrive, you will be picked up from the Airport and you will meet our great Safari Guide.You will be transfered to the hotel for overnight in Entebbe. Dinner and overnight at Windsor, Lake Victoria Entebbe

    Day 2: Entebbe / Bwindi Forest

    After breakfast you will go for a game drive where you will spot animals like Zebras, duikers, Impala, Bohor reedbuck, Buffaloes, eland antelope, topi, Klipspringer, the Vervet monkey, olive baboon, leopard, Hyenas, jackals, agile Rock Hyrax, waterbucks, warthogs, bushbucks, and oribi. Birds like the White-winged Warblers, Black-billed Barbet, Crested Francolin and great snipe may also be spotted during the game drive and some during the boat ride. In the afternoon you will go for a boat ride on Lake Mburo you may spot the rare shoebill and other bird species, you may also see animals like the hippos and the crocodiles in the water. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

    Day 3: Gorilla Trekking

    You will enter the sanctuary at dawn and have pleasure at the home of the mountain gorillas and beauty freshness of the forest, home of the mountain gorillas. After a crumb briefing by the experienced guides, you will proceed through dense bush to trek for these harmed animals called the great Apes (Gorillas). Other primates also live in the forest including the red tail monkey, chimpanzee and black-and-white colobus monkey. Return for accommodation or have an optional community walk.for relaxation or have Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Resort or Buhoma Community Bandas (FB).

    Day 4: Kibale Forest National Park

    You will depart from Bwindi forest to Kibale National Park and have Lunch enroute. When you arrive, you will have a Bigodi Swamp walk in bid to watch the birds and monkeys that live in the swamp. You will be transferred to Primates Lodge or Ndali lodge on a full board basis to have an overnight.

    Day 5: Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking

    After an early morning breakfast, you will be taken to Kanyanchu headquarters for briefing before you head for our chimpanzee tracking. You will pay a visit to the forest to track chimpanzees. The forest also inhabits 12 other primates which you will view when given enough time like gray-cheeked mangabeys, baboons and vervet monkeys. Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge or Primate Lodge (FB).

    Day 6: Departure

    Return back to Entebbe to find your departure flight.

 
 

TOUR INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS

 

Included in this Tour:

  • Accommodation and meals as stipulated on each itinerary
  • Ground transportation with an English speaking driver/guide or naturalist guide
  • Game drives or sightseeing depending on the itinerary – where indicated
  • Park or reserve entry fees – where applicable

Excluded in this Tour:

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

 
 

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