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6-Day Private Uganda Trip: Visit Lake Mburo National Park

Gorilla and chimp trekking are the exquisite highlights of this exceptional Safari Tour, We also take you through Lake Mburo National for its beautiful sceneries and wildlife. Duration: 6 Days (approx.)
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Day 1: Ngamba Chimpanzee Island
Arrival at Entebbe Airport, you will be met by Kent Safari representative who will transfer you to your hotel for Itinerary briefing. If time permits, you will be transferred to the pier for the boat trip to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, home to over 40 orphaned Chimpanzee, a worthy cause supporting the endangered Chimpanzees throughout Uganda. This trip will enable you learn about the plight of wild chimpanzees in the visitor’s center on the island as well as watching the orphaned chimps as they come in from the forest for their food. In the evening you will receive a pre-trip briefing at the hotel. You can also visit the wildlife education center in Entebbe, Kasubi tombs – the burial site for all Kings of Buganda, the Namugongo shrine where Uganda Martyrs were massacred, plus other cultural entertaining centers like National Theater, Ndere Culture Centre, Uganda Museum, Restaurants, Clubs and Bars.
Overnight: Boma Lodge or Standard
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Entebbe / Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Full day drive to Bwindi as you enjoy the beautiful sceneries of Uganda, stopping over at the Equator and Igongo Cultural Center for experience on the ways of life of the Local communities.
Overnight: Gorilla Safari Lodge or Standard
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Gorilla Trekking
After breakfast you will be escorted to the park headquarters to meet your guide. You will trek into the forest on the slopes of the volcanoes led by experienced trackers who will bring you close to the families of Mountain Gorillas. These massively gentle primates are extremely rare, with less than 690 remaining in the world. The trekking may be fairly strenuous, at relatively high-altitude. These animals are highly elusive and it is not a guarantee that they will be seen. However, with the assistance of our experienced guides, chances are high that you will see them. After this seemingly hectic day’s Gorilla trekking expedition, you may choose to embark on forest walks with the guide or just relax in the evening.
Overnight: Gorilla Safari Lodge or Standard
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Today, after breakfast, you will be able to go on a forest walk in Bwindi looking for birds and other primates with a local knowledgeable guide or go on a community village walk, to experience the Culture of Batwa and Pygmies in social life.
Overnight: Gorilla Safari Lodge or Standard
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Bwindi – Lake Mburo National Park
Travel into the Uganda highlands with great views and Vistas of this lush green area to Lake Mburo National Park. Here you may go on a walk with a local guide or on game drive in search of Zebras, leopards, Antelopes and Hippos that are abundant in the area. Take a boat Cruise on Lake Mburo in the evening to see a variety of bird species and other animals, as they graze and drink water on the lake shores.
Overnight: Mihingo Lodge or Standard
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Lake Mburo – Entebbe
Morning Breakfast, as we embark on a drive towards Kampala to catch your Flight. Stopover at the Equator and African Craft market on Masaka road for a photo moment and to purchase souvenirs. We arrive late afternoon. You may choose to stay in Kampala or be transferred to the Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch
Note: Special room for refreshment will be available before departure.

- What Will You Do

1: Depart from town to Ngamba Island to visit the Orphanage chimpanzee home.
2: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Gorilla Trekking
3:Community Visit
4: Boat cruise at Lake Mburo National Park
5: Lake Mburo – Entebbe
6; Stopping at the Equator for Photos and buy souvenirs

- What To Expect

- Gorilla trekking
- Bird and Butterfly watching
- Chimpanzee tracking
- Game viewing
- Scenery viewing
- Taking photos at Equator and Souvnirs

- What Is Included

- Meet and greet service at the Airport
- Airport transfers
- Gorilla permits per person and all Park fees
- Meals per itinerary
- English speaking guides /Drivers
- 4WD Safari Vehicle
- Emergency Evacuation Doctors ( AMREF)
- Public Liability Insurance
- Accommodation

- What Is Not Included

- Visa fees
- International flights
- Travel Insurance
- Cigarettes and Alcohol
- Souvenir
- Gratuities

- Know Before You Go

Entebbe international airport is your gateway to and from Uganda. To avoid inconveniences that are occasioned by rushing at the time of departure, we advise that you book international flights departing from Entebbe after 8pm.
We will need you to furnish us with the following information:
- Airline
- Flight number
- Arrival and departure date
- Flight times


VISA AND CONSULAR Advice:
Each individual traveler is responsible for obtaining the required visa, as visa requirements vary per country. For visa information, we advise our clients to consult the US State Department and local Embassies for non-US citizens.
NOTE:
1. A visa can be obtained at Entebbe international airport on arrival at a fee $50 per person.
2. Visas for all other East African Countries can be obtained, on arrival, at the international airport or at boarder points.

YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION:
Please remember to get your yellow fever vaccination as it is a crucial requirement especially if you are travelling to Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. Please be sure to visit the Centers for Disease Control at http://www.cdc.gov/travel. Or check with a physician for more information.

ITINERARY, TRAVEL INSURANCE AND PASSPORT COPIES:
Leave a copy of your itinerary, travel insurance and passport to a family member, for reference purposes, in case of an emergency. Travel insurance is also compulsory on all trips.
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WHAT TO CARRY:
- Rain Jacket /coat
- Shoes with good traction
- Binoculars
- Travel plug adapter with USB port
- Antibacterial hand cleaning gel
- Good camera with fully charged battery and good memory card storage
- First aid kit
- Small back park
- Sun block hat
- Sun glasses
- Hiking boots
- Mosquito /Insects repellent

ACCOMMODATION:
Prices for a twin/double shared room are per person, and, rates for single or triple travelers are available on request.

SAFETY TIPS
- Avoid expensive jewelry.
- Avoid all demonstrations and protests given their potential to turn violent.
- Monitor the media for information about any possible security risks and pay close attention to your personal security.
- Carry a copy of your passport and avoid hanging alone without the advice of the tour guide.

AGE LIMIT:
Some of our tours have strict age limit. Children 13 years and below are not allowed to visit the gorillas or participate in certain activities like canoeing and, for adults above 65 years of age, a medical report may be required.

In case of Force Majeure travelers claim a full refund less $ 600 Gorilla permit per person and permits are regulated by the Government

- Transfers

We will pick you from the airport (Entebbe international airport) and then transfer you to your booked accommodation then pick you from your accommodation to the tourism destination and after drop you off at either your accommodation or airport if your flight is due.

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- FAQ

WHY IS MY CONTACT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED WHEN MAKE BOOKING?
There may be times when unforeseen events beyond our control impact travel schedules and potentially disrupt your Safari Holidays. These include, but are not limited to, severe weather conditions, acts of nature, and government travel advisories or force Majeure, Under such circumstances, it is critical that Kent Safari tours be able to contact you immediately and reliably-including nights, weekends, and holidays-to make sure we’ve informed you of any possible changes to your travel. Additionally, the care and safety of our guests have always been our highest priority. There may be a need to contact you while on the trip or to contact someone back home due to an unforeseen event that happens while on the trip. Therefore, in addition to pre-trip contact information, we also require an emergency contact name number or email as well as an on-trip phone number for all travelers for emergency communications
WHY AM I ASKED TO GIVE MY PASSPORTNAME,GENDER,NUMBER,AND DATE OF BIRTH WHEN BOOKING
Due to increased travel security around the world ,All security agencies around the global requires airlines to collect this information in accordance with the Secure Flight Program enacted by Global security Agencies If the name on the airline ticket does not match the name exactly as it appears on your passport or other government-issued ID being used at the time of travel, you may not be allowed to board the plane .or booking a gorilla permit in Uganda Wild Authority may not be possible It is also important that this information be provided correctly at the time of booking, as any changes to your air booking, which includes spelling, could be subject to a change fee, penalties, higher fares, new schedule, and/or cancellation
WHAT IS THE TRAVEL INSURANCE
The Travel Insurance offers important services to help protect your vacation purchase’ you can cancel your trip before departure for several eligible reasons and receive a refund Travel Insurance benefits including Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Air Ticket refund, Trip Delay, medical expense, emergency medical transportation, body repatriation, baggage loss, theft, damage or delay coverage, as well as 24-hour emergency assistance services and we strongly recommend travel insurance on all Trips Travel Insurance Companies Include Travel Guard, Allianz and World Nomads. Offers better deals to its Travel Clients around the global.
ARE CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTABLE?
Major credit cards are widely accepted but some shops and restaurants require a minimum purchase amount when using them (so they are not appropriate for incidentals such as Soft drinks, Cigarettes ice creams, snacks You might consider bringing more than one card, as some outlets may not accept all types. Due to increasing credit card fraud worldwide, be prepared to show identification your passport when making a transaction with your credit card. When your card is being processed, do not let it out of your sight. For the best available exchange rate, you will find ATM (automatic teller machine) cards indispensable. The Plus and Cirrus logos are now displayed at many ATM locations worldwide. The usual care should be exercised when using ATMs; avoid making withdrawals at night or in isolated areas, conceal your security PIN and be wary of assistance from seemingly helpful strangers, however polite or well-dressed. In order to safeguard your card details and your transactions, wherever possible use the special security rooms provided by banks for this purpose. A lost or blocked card should be reported to your bank via its 24-hour emergency number for immediate cancellation or replacement. Before traveling be sure to:  Activate ATM or credit card(s) - if possible, carry at least two or more working cards.  Bring your security PIN code(s) - consisting of numbers (4-digits), numerical key pads only) - to facilitate use of both ATM and credit card(s).  Check with your bank to ensure you are able to withdraw cash on your cards abroad may  Notify your bank that you will be traveling abroad and plan to use your card(s) to avoid fraud suspious activities they may refuse charges made overseas unless they know they are being made by the card owner).  Check also that cards are valid for at least 90 days beyond completion of your vacation travel.  Ask your credit card companies for emergency numbers (suitable for international access Always keep these numbers with you while traveling. Traveler's checks are not recommended. and suggest carry new larger denominations ($50, $100) There is always a fee involved in any exchange transaction; sometimes it is built in to the published rate; in other places, it can be a percentage fee especially if the denominations are older than their set acceptable years.
CAN I GET A REFUNND?
CAN I GET A REFUND? Yes, refund is possible in case of Force Majeure less $ 600 gorilla permit fees per person because permits are regulated by Uganda Wildlife Authority. or Trips can be rescheduled at suitable date.

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Price per person:
- Senior (76 to 100): 1,504.00 
- Youth (13 to 17): 1,540.00 
- Adult (18 to 75): 1,576.00 
- Child (4 to 12): 1,432.00 

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- Duration: 6 days
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