The Elusive Gorilla - Republic of Uganda
Join Husaak Adventures on a rare chance to view some of the most endangered mammals in the world, the mountain gorilla. With only 880 mountain gorillas left worldwide, this experience is both unique and unpredictable where you will be literally following in the footsteps of this elusive animal. You will also be penetrating the impenetrable forest in Uganda discovering waterfalls, and small villages leading to peaks that are shared by Congo, Uganda, and Rwanda. This is truly an authentic experience into the Ugandan rain-forest.
Start - Nov. 18, 2016
End - Nov. 25, 2016
Come and track the endangered mountain gorilla in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and hike the Sabinyo volcano whose summit is shared by three countries.
Difficulty Level - Medium to extremely difficult depending on the day and activity. Anything extremely difficult will be optional.
Danger level- medium to high, Wild life encounters are possible while hiking so an armed ranger will be present on all hikes in wild life populated areas. All hikes require a high level of endurance.
Price - 1400 KD per person
Deposit required to book seat - (700 kd non refundable) within 1 week from sign up. Deposit deadline is Aug 10 in order to secure permits for the most reliable and accessible gorilla family. All gorilla permits are non refundable and non transferable.
Meeting point: Entebbe International Airport, Uganda around 1 30 pm on Friday Nov. 18.
Visa requirement: GCC citizens can get a visa in about 3 days from Ugandan Consulates in Riyadh or Abu Dhabi.
Included in the cost;
All food, local flights, expedition outfitted land cruisers with fuel and driver guide, armed guards, gorilla trackers, all accommodation, national park entrance fee, and tips.
What is not included: Airfare from the point of origin to Entebbe, any drinks (except water), any personal or gift purchases.
What you need to bring:
Large backpack 40-50 L, duffle bag, gaiters, sturdy hiking boots with ankle support, waterproof rain jacket, layered clothing, camera, batteries, external charger.
Please refer to email for complete equipment list and day to day schedule - you will get it when you sign up.
Minimum age to participate: 20 years (younger participants will be required to be accompanied by parent)
Summits to be hiked:
Sabinyo (3667 meters)
For more information or you want to sign up contact us or whatsapp at +96599635414
Acceptance based on first come first serve basis.