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You will get very close to gorillas!
  • Aug 4-15, 2014
  • Aug 15-26, 2014R
  • Privately on Request
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  • Duration 12 days
    Group Size 2-10
    Land Cost $7,164-$7,960 Details
    Single Supplement $807-$897 Details
    Lodging 2 stars-3 stars
    Grade II-III
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    Classic Uganda and Rwanda

    Tracking gorillas and chimps in the Virungas and Bwindi

    Additional Information

    This trip is operated by Volcanoes Safaris, gorilla safari specialists and ecotourism practitioners.

    Detailed Trip Information

    • Aug 4 to Aug 15, 2014
    • Aug 15 to Aug 26, 2014R
    • Sep 1 to Sep 12, 2014
    • Sep 13 to Sep 24, 2014R
    • Oct 6 to Oct 17, 2014
    • Oct 18 to Oct 29, 2014R
    • Dec 1 to Dec 12, 2014
    • Dec 13 to Dec 24, 2014R
    • Jan 5 to Jan 16, 2015
    • Jan 17 to Jan 28, 2015R
    • Feb 2 to Feb 13, 2015
    • Feb 14 to Feb 25, 2015R
    • Jun 1 to Jun 12, 2015
    • Jun 13 to Jun 24, 2015R
    • Jul 6 to Jul 17, 2015
    • Jul 18 to Jul 29, 2015R
    • Aug 3 to Aug 14, 2015
    • Aug 15 to Aug 26, 2015R
    • Sep 7 to Sep 18, 2015
    • Sep 19 to Sep 30, 2015R
    • Oct 5 to Oct 16, 2015
    • Oct 17 to Oct 28, 2015R
    • Dec 7 to Dec 18, 2015
    • Dec 19 to Dec 30, 2015R
    • Privately on Request
    • R - Itinerary runs in reverse
    Duration 12 days
    in Uganda & Rwanda
    Land Cost $7,164-$7,960
    2014 Low Season - $7,164
    2014 High Season - $7,960
    2014 rates honored until 2015 rates published
    Extra Gorilla Permits:
    Rwanda $750 / Uganda $600
    High Season: 12/16-2/28 & 6/1-10/14
    Low Season: 10/15-12/15 & 3/1-5/31
    Single Supplement $807-$897
    2014 High Season - $897
    2014 Low Season - $807
    Lodging 2 stars-3 stars
    comfortable & delightful hotels
    Grade II-III
    challenging hiking
    Group Size 2-10

    Trip Terms & Conditions

    Please note that this trip operates under different payment and cancellation policies than those described in our Terms and Conditions as noted in our Global Expedition Catalog, on our website and elsewhere. Please request these if you do not have them before advancing a deposit.

    Included in costs: Meals as noted in (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner), each night in double occupancy accommodations, land transfers between components, English speaking guides, park or site entry fees, surface transport, equipment other than personal gear, government tax, airport transfer assistance, in-country ticket reconfirmation & check-in assistance (where permitted), complete pre-departure packet, toll-free pre-departure phone assistance.

    Not included in costs: Meals not noted as included, gratuities, beverages (except tea or coffee at meals), international or domestic airfare unless specified, airport departure taxes not included with air tickets, visas, itinerary changes after confirmation, any services not included in itinerary, any costs incurred due to canceled or delayed flights, acts of nature or other happenings beyond our control, or other costs as are more fully described in JOURNEYS Terms & Conditions.

    Deposit and payment schedule: A non-refundable twenty percent (20%) deposit per person per trip or the total cost of the permits, whichever is the higher of the two, plus $500 or the applicable amount based on the trip and the proximity of the departure date. A second deposit of $800 per person is due four months prior to departure, and final payment for land arrangements is due 60 days prior to departure. Airlines require full payment when tickets are issued. The deposit may be made by Visa, Master Card or check, and the Reservation Form may be submitted by fax, mail or via our website. Full payment schedule and cancellation penalties are described in our Terms and Conditions as noted in our Global Expedition Catalog, on our website and elsewhere. Please request these if you do not have them before advancing a deposit.

    Insurance: When you make your application, we strongly recommend the purchase of comprehensive travel insurance in case of emergency situations. Please contact us for a recommended policy.

    Air fares: JOURNEYS can make complete air arrangements applicable to your trip as noted in this itinerary. If you wish to redeem frequent flyer mileage or arrange flights directly with the airline, you may do so on your own at no penalty. If you do, please consult with us on exact arrival and departure dates and times before having your tickets issued to avoid errors.

    Itinerary Change Fee: There will be a $40 fee for changes once an itinerary has been confirmed and approved. Additional cancellation penalties or change fees may apply as per our terms and conditions. The passenger is responsible for such fees.

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