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Uganda & Mount Nyiragongo

Uganda & Mount Nyiragongo

Uganda and Mount Nyiragongo
10 days – 9 nights
Entebbe, Mweya, Ishasha, Bwindi, Rumambago, Nyiragongo, Kisoro
Gorillas, Chimps, Tree Climbing Lions, Wild Beauty and Bubbling Lava
This program may be operated for individual or for small groups
This is a suggested itinerary – Please call us to customize

Have an option to trek for Chimpanzees in Kyambura Gorge.  Once you’ve seen the Pearl of Africa in all its glory, hop over the border to the Democratic Republic of Congo to climb an active volcano and sleep on its ash slopes. Some of our team in Uganda have personally climbed Nyiragongo with their family and will confirm what an incredible adventure it was for them all!

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Tour includes
  • Airport transfers (Entebbe)
  • 9 nights accommodation:
    • Entebbe – 1 night
    • Mweya - 1 night
    • Ishasha - 2 nights
    • Bwindi - 2 nights
    • Rumambago - 1 night
    • Nyiragongo - 1 night
    • Kisoro - 1 night
  • Meals:
    • Breakfast daily
    • 7 lunches
    • 8 dinners
  • Mweya game drives
  • Boat ride on the Kazinga Channel
  • Chamburu Gorge
  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Ishasha game drive
  • Bwindi Impenetrable forest
  • Gorilla tracking
  • Virunga National Park
  • Nyiragongo and Mikeno
  • Vehicle with English speaking local driver/ guide throughout
  • Bottled water in safari vehicle
  • All park entrance fees
  • Full liability insurance cover
  • 24-hour emergency contact
  • Nyiragongo gear package: Water, sleeping bag, jacket, fleece top, hat and rain poncho
Not included in tour
  • International airfares
  • Any taxes related to international airfares
  • Gorilla Permit per trek in Bwindi
  • Chamburu (Kyamburu Gorge) chimpanzee permits
  • Optional extra of Forest Walk Bwindi
  • Optional extra of Community Visit Bwindi
  • Optional extra of Batwa Pygmies Community Visit
  • Park fees and entries (listed separately with Tour Prices)
  • DRC fees and permits
  • Optional tours or activities listed in the itinerary
  • Visas for Uganda and Rwanda
  • Visas for DRC - available through the Virunga Park offices, must be done direct by guests.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned under inclusions
  • Tips to guides or drivers
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Any item not mentioned as “Included


Hotels

Category Hotel Name Tripadvisor
Entebbe Boma Lodge 4.5
Mweya Mweya Safari Lodge 4
Ishasha Ishasha Wilderness Lodge 4.5
Bwindi Buhoma Lodge 5
Rumambago Mikeno Lodge 5
Nyiragongo Summit Shelters 5
Kisoro Travelers Rest 4
Accommodation will be confirmed at time of booking

Prices

These programs can be customized for individuals and groups.

Changes to this program may be requested by phone (1855-55-TOURS) or using the web FIT Quote Request

  • Airfare

We also be glad to add the necessary airfare from your gateway so you take advantage of our special discounted leisure fares

  • Program

You may add or remove;

    • Trip days
    • Cities and sites
    • Meals
  • Other options
    • The program was designed with private services however, we may substitute shared sightseeing where available
    • If you prefer deluxe services we may operate this program including private driver, private guide and concierge service.

  • Quotation

Once we have designed the program the way you want we'll give you a quote within 2 business days.

Tour Code: UY03EBB20WF


Options
  • Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.
  • We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.
  • Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.

Group Quotations
  • If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.
  • In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.
  • Booking both air and land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and long-time relationship with the airlines.
  • We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.

Others
Important Notices:
Travel insurance: It is compulsory for all guests traveling Uganda.  
Health: Yellow fever inoculations are compulsory and malaria prophylactics are recommended. For gorilla/chimp trekking it is imperative that you are healthy and free of any disease or virus – officials do have the right to refuse entry if you are found to have or show any signs of communicable illnesses. 
Visas Uganda: Most nationalities require a visa to enter Uganda. All visitors who require an entry visa must apply through the online application system prior to arrival. https://visas.immigration.go.ug. Cost is normally $50 for a single-entry tourist visa. Be sure to apply for a MULTI ENTRY visa.
Visas Congo: The Congolese wildlife authority, has an agreement with Direction Générale de Migration (DGM), the Congolese immigration service, to facilitate obtaining 2-week, single entry tourist visas for people visiting Virunga National Park. The cost of the visa is $105.The visa is issued via an online system once the permit has been paid for and confirmed.