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  • Aug 20-27, 2014
  • Sep 23-30, 2014
  • Privately on Request
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  • Duration 8 days
    Group Size 2-10
    Land Cost $5,144-$5,715 Details
    Single Supplement $553-$614 Details
    Lodging 2 stars-3 stars
    Grade II-III
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    Gorillas in the Virungas and Bwindi

    Short safari in Uganda and Rwanda with up to four gorilla visits and varied exploration

    Additional Information

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

    Detailed Trip Information

    • Aug 20 to Aug 27, 2014
    • Sep 23 to Sep 30, 2014
    • Oct 21 to Oct 28, 2014
    • Dec 23 to Dec 30, 2014
    • Jan 6 to Jan 13, 2015
    • Feb 3 to Feb 10, 2015
    • Jun 9 to Jun 16, 2015
    • Jul 7 to Jul 14, 2015
    • Aug 4 to Aug 11, 2015
    • Sep 1 to Sep 8, 2015
    • Oct 6 to Oct 13, 2015
    • Dec 1 to Dec 8, 2015
    • Jan 12 to Jan 19, 2016
    • Feb 16 to Feb 23, 2016
    • Jun 14 to Jun 21, 2016
    • Jul 26 to Aug 2, 2016
    • Aug 9 to Aug 16, 2016
    • Sep 27 to Oct 4, 2016
    • Oct 25 to Nov 1, 2016
    • Nov 27 to Dec 4, 2016
    • Privately on Request
    Duration 8 days
    in Uganda and Rwanda
    Land Cost $5,144-$5,715
    2014 Low Season - $5,144
    2013 High Season - $5,715
    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 $553-$614
    2014 Low Season - $553
    2014 High Season - $614
    Lodging 2 stars-3 stars
    comfortable and 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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