Sketching the flow of a safari experience on holiday is the first step to a successful Africa safari holiday fulfilment. Everyone would gladly like to be part of the planning party of a Uganda game safari and gorilla trekking experience. It gives you a sense of belonging and fulfilment especially after completing the Africa safari.
Step One of a Custom Made Uganda safari
Identify the activities you want to include during your stay in Uganda for a Safari. Uganda has numerous legit activities but are distributed throughout the country. You need an experienced expert like Arch Safaris And Tours to lay done a plan that soot your preferences.
Some activities to include in your Uganda safari and gorilla trekking tour include
Gorilla trekking in Uganda
Game drives in the Uganda National Parks
Launch trips on Murchison Falls or Kazinga channel
Chimpanzee trekking In Kibale National Park, Kaniyo Pabidi, Kyambura gorge and others
Mountain Hiking on Mt. Rwenzori , Mt Muhabura, Mt Elgon
Uganda Authentic cultural experience
Research on wildlife
Other Uganda primate watching activities like golden monkey trek
White water rafting on the River Nile in Uganda
Step 2 of Uganda game safari and Gorilla trekking tour
Select the preferred number of days you would like to be on a Uganda game safari and Gorilla trekking. Having this background work done gives you an upper hand on the custom made Africa safari in Uganda.
A variety of Uganda pre-arranged safari packages are available for you to go through before making a decision. Below are samples of what you can select from.
Send an Inquiry with some background of what your interests are and preferably the number of days you wish to be on a Uganda safari. Tentatively identifying the number of people you hope to travel with would be a great advantage as this assists in overall costing.
Step Four Of A Custom Made Uganda Safari and Gorilla Trekking tour
Wait for the response on the status of availability on gorilla trekkingpermits as per your days of preference.
The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is the only body responsible for regulating and selling the Uganda gorilla permits. However, the telephone queue busy throughout the day making it quite disturbing go through.
The body deals with other services like park entrance fees, wildlife research findings, chimpanzee permits and others so some beat of patience is required.
Upon getting some tentative availability, it doesn’t guarantee that it will remain the same after a while. Gorilla permit availability changes as the day goes by because of the high demand for the permits and yet just limited numbers are available for the public to book.
First come first served basis is used to buy the gorilla permits so preserving one for anyone who has not paid is next to impossibility.
After securing a gorilla trekking permit, select accommodation where to spend the nights. This is because of the difference in location of the Areas of Gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest.
Being a vast forest, connecting from one area to another on the day of trekking the gorillas is quite challenging. The roads are impassable and sometimes logs block the roads disrupting transport.
These unforeseen delays may cost you the chance to see the gorillas. The Authority policy is that if you have not been briefed, you are not allowed to see the gorillas. To prevent such occurrences, it is best to choose overnight accommodation with in or close to the area of gorilla trekking.
Identify the means of transport to use when on a gorilla trekking and game safari. If you are taking a flying Uganda safari and gorilla trekking package, book a seat on the daily schedule domestic flight.
You need a transfer vehicle to drive you from Kihihi Air Strip to Bwindi Forest. Even during the game drives, you need at least a 4×4 vehicle with a pop up roof with enough window seats. This is used to take you around when in the Game Park. To cut costs you can use this same vehicle for transfers and game drives.
For extra privacy, charter flights in Uganda can be arranged to drop you to the airstrip where your safari holiday is starting. Prior arrangements can be made for you to use the charter flights and clear all required Civil Aviation Authority requirements in advance.
Road transport is the most common of transport means to choose and you can opt for. The roads may be impassable but you pass by very interesting scenery. A 4×4 wheel drive assists you to maneuver the huddles of countryside roads.
Upon completing and confirming all the requirements of a Uganda Safari and Gorilla trekking tour, pack the right gorilla trekking gears, do some physicals to keep fit.
Get together all the travel arrangements you need to make so as to enjoy the full blast and make memories of an African Safari.
Step 8 Of A Custom Made Uganda Safari And Gorilla Trekking Holiday
Keep in touch with your tours consultant and give details of your travel arrangements. These confidential details are kept safely and shared with no one. This is to assist in making airport arrangements for you upon arrival. Your departure details assist us to reconfirm the timing of your departure flights as they change with time.
Its fun to take part in putting together your preferred Africa Safari itinerary. its another satisfying experience and it makes you feel you are in full control. its not too late to make own history on a dream come true holiday.