Gorilla Polo Fest

Gorilla Polo Fest

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 1 - Arrival in Entebbe, transfer on Domestic Aerolink flight to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park  

Welcome to Uganda - the Pearl of Africa! Depending on when your flight arrives in Entebbe, you may have to spend the night in Entebbe in order to catch the Aerolink domestic flight to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park the following morning. If so, you will stay at Protea Hotel, very close to the airport. The Aerolink flight will take you into the heart of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, where Silverback Mountain Gorillas reside! You will stay overnight at Silverback Lodge, very close to the trekking point. 


Day 2 - Gorilla trekking 

There is an early morning entry into the gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest is spectacular, heavily vegetated and dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for trekkers. This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas, where the time taken and terrain varies according to the movements of these fantastic apes. The thrill of spending time with and observing these gentle giants is a rare and moving adventure that will leave you with long lasting memories of a truly unique experience. The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with each other and you. The trek can take anywhere between 2-6 hours, and you will spend about an hour and a half with our hairy ancestors, watching their behaviour in their habitat. Return for dinner and overnight accommodation at the Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp.


Day 3 - Return to Entebbe, and on to Jinja, the Source of the River Nile 

You will take the morning Aerolink flight to Entebbe, where a driver will be waiting to take you to Jinja, at the Source of the River Nile. You will relax this afternoon and stay overnight at your guest house in Jinja. If time allows and if you are agreeable, you can play chukkers this afternoon (costs applicable). 


Day 4-6 - Chukkers, KNPC and Overnight Jinja Guest House 

At 10am a driver will pick you up and take you to Kakira Nile Polo Club, where you will meet the horses and staff and stick and ball for an hour or so. This will be followed by lunch at the club, and maybe a swim, before chukkers! So bring your swimming costumes! We will play 4 chukkers in the afternoon


Day 7 – Early Morning Chukkers and then depart for Entebbe at 10am to catch your onward flight back home





*Includes Gorilla Permits, accommodation at Source of the Smile Guest House in Jinja, and Silverback Lodge in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park (BB basis on SAFARI and in Jinja), transport to and from the airport and to and from the polo club to your gust house, domestic flights on Aerolink to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Polo (4 chukkers a day for 4 days together with some stick and ball, lunch/tea/coffee/soft drinks at the club)  

Please note that these fares are subject to change.

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