We invite you to a thrilling Gorilla trekking safari and climbing adventure for Rwenzori Mountains. You will trek the mountain Gorillas in the jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Visit Uganda and experience a lifetime memorable activity that you can’t easily forget, and that is why thousands of foreigners visit Uganda annually to have trek mountain gorillas. You should consider having Gorilla trekking on your bucket list for your African vacation.
There are currently less than 1200 mountain gorillas left in the world and almost half of the population resides in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, the Pearl of Africa. Gorilla trekking is one of the top activities while on a safari. Did you know that Uganda has the highest percentage of Gorillas in the world?
You will also visit to Batwa Cultural village which is an Indigenous group of people that has lived in the forest for 500,000 years; enjoy traditional dances and drama from them.
After Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, you will visit Queen Elizabeth National Park is the largest biotic area in Africa. It is a habitat for a variety of flora and fauna, hippo, tree-climbing lions, elephants, wildebeest, swamp antelope, Uganda-kobs, topis, waterbucks, bushbucks, reedbucks, duiker, mongoose, and forest hog.
You will climb Rwenzori Mountains. Rwenzori Mountains are home to two of the highest peaks in Africa. The Rwenzori Mountains run north to south for about 75 to 80 miles (120 to 130 km) in between two lakes, Lake Albert and Lake Edward. and have a breadth of around 30 to 40 miles (50 to 65 km).
· Package includes – Ground transportation (enough well-spaced transportation), Infrared thermometers, masks, and sanitizers will be available, full board accommodation (bed, breakfast, lunch, and dinner), bottled water (2 liters per day), full board accommodation and enroute meals as indicated in the itinerary, one gorilla permit per person and chimpanzee permit per person to be secured and paid for well in advance, park fees and relevant government taxes, services of an expert guide, airport transfer.
Package excludes – Covid-19 test on arrival at Entebbe Airport and Covid-19 test before leaving Uganda, Personal insurance, Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation and meals not indicated in the itinerary.
Please note that: All African countries require a PCR test certificate with a negative result valid for 72 hours. Covid-19 tests (US $30 per person) on arrival at Entebbe Airport, please read more on this link https://caa.go.ug/mandatory-covid-19-test-on-all-travellers/ and Covid-19 test before leaving Uganda. The package does not include the fees for COVID-19 Tests. The covid-19 test fees ranges from US $100 to US $120 per person which is different from the Covid-19 test fees offered by the government of Uganda at the airport, so your Covid-19 test before the departure will be taken in a private hospital.
A) What is include for climbing Rwenzori Mountains
· 1 day bag (small bag big enough to carry your packed lunch, rain gear, drinking water, and camera)[included]
· 1 sleeping bag [included]
· Walking sticks [included]
· 1 pair of snow glasses [included]
· Rubber boots/gum boots (for mud) [included]
First Aid Kit:
· Stomach medicine [included]
· Headache medicine [included]
· 1 elastic bandage, Elastoplasts [included]
· Water purification tablets [included]
For summit climbers [all included]:
· 1 ice axe
· 2 harnesses
· 3 pair of crampons
· 4 sleeping bag
· 5 climbing rope
B) Climbing Mountain Rwenzori does not include the following;
· Sturdy, waterproof hiking boots
· Several pairs of woolen socks
· Trekking trousers
· Warm layers
· Woolen gap, gloves
· A torch/headlamp and batteries
· 1 backpacking backpack (porter will carry)
· 1 pair of jogging shoes
· 1 sun hat
· Leggings up to the knee (Gaiters)
· Photo equipment
· Pocket knife
· Vitamin C tablets
· Altitude sickness medication
· Sun lotion
· Lip ointment
Entebbe international Airport
Kubwa Five Safaris is a tour group agency that offers a variety of tour programs for our international guests in East Africa; Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda.We also conduct tours across Southern Africa i.e. Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa.
Kubwa Five Safaris gives a tourist or tour groups the adventure of a lifetime by sharing the natural wonders Africa has to offer. Our travel services include; wildlife safaris, gorilla and chimpanzee trekking, cultural and nature walks, city tours, mountain hiking trips, bungee jumping, rafting, boat rides for water adventure, birding safaris, honeymoon, and anniversary trips.
Kubwa Five Safaris provides a safe environment while at the same time exposing you to interactions with wide varieties of our land animals in their natural habitats within a safe distance or close proximity with strict regards to your safety.
We believe that when you choose to travel with us, you will be equally moved by the unique outstanding landscape, a variety of wildlife species, rich cultural diversity, special activities, comfortable accommodation with delicious cuisine, not forgetting smiles of friendly people which you will treasure forever.
Our team is dedicated to offering you an exciting Africa experience. We offer tailor-make safari package that suits your budget and we give for individual, family and group the adventure of a lifetime by sharing the natural wonders Africa has to offer.
For more information, visit our website https://kubwafive-safaris.com