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Optional Excursions

ICCC 2020 organizers are pleased to partner with Nature Track Expeditions to offer a variety of safari excursions. Complete itinerary links will be added to each description below as they become available. Packages must be booked and paid in advance.

 

*As we are past the November 1 permit cut-off for Gorilla Tracking adventures, please email first to verify availability.

Kibale and Queen Elizabeth National Parks (chimpanzee tracking) - 5 days/4 nights

PRE-CONFERENCE: May 27 - 31, 2020

POST-CONFERENCE: June 6 - 10, 2020

$1842/person sharing twin room (2 beds); add $200/night for single occupancy

Enjoy a boat ride on the Kazinga Channel and a game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park, chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi Swamp walk, visit the crater lakes in Kibale National Park. Itinerary

*Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi National Parks (gorilla tracking) - 5 days/4 nights

PRE-CONFERENCE: May 27 - 31, 2020

POST-CONFERENCE: June 6 - 10, 2020

$2387/person sharing twin room (2 beds); add $200/night for single occupancy

This 5 day Gorilla Trekking and Queen Elizabeth Safari gives you a chance to get up close and personal with the elusive mountain gorillas of Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest - a truly wildlife adventure of a lifetime! 

You will also have a chance to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park - Uganda’s second largest park, located at the base of the majestic Rwenzori Mountain range, adjacent to Lake Edward and Lake George. The park has prolific game, including Gazelle, Uganda Kob, Warthog and Waterbuck, tree climbing lions, elephants, buffalo and plenty of hippopotamus. Itinerary

Before selecting this add-on, please email and request whether or not there will be permits available. In the email, indicate that you are with ICCC 2020 group and dates (pre-conference or post-conference) you are inquiring about.

Murchison Falls National Park - 3 days/2 nights

PRE-CONFERENCE: May 29 - 31, 2020

POST-CONFERENCE: June 6 - 8, 2020

$868/person sharing twin room (2 beds); add $200/night for single occupancy

This 3 Day safari will take you to Uganda’s largest parks known as Murchison Falls National Park, situated in North-western Uganda covering an area of 3,840 sq km, gazetted in 1926 as a game reserve. It is classified with Savannah grasslands and the Victoria Nile that flows through separating it into two (the northern and southern bank).

 

Murchison Falls is home to over 451 bird species such as the Great blue Turaco, Goliath heron, the Shoebill, and the dwarf kingfisher among others, 76 mammal species, a big number of Nile crocodiles and above all the magnificent and thunderous Murchison Falls squeezing their way through a gorge that is 8m wide. Itinerary

*Bwindi National Park (gorilla tracking) - 3 days/2 nights Email before booking to verify availability!

PRE-CONFERENCE: May 29 - 31, 2020

POST-CONFERENCE: June 6 - 8, 2020

$1842/person sharing twin room (2 beds); add $200/night for single occupancy

Take a 3-days Gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi impenetrable forest and savour a thrilling close encounter with an adult male gorilla, known as a silverback, and his troop. On this gorilla trekking safari you will spend about an hour close to the gorillas as you watch them go about their life and of course take pictures. Itinerary
 

Before selecting this add-on, please email and request whether or not there will be permits available. In the email, indicate that you are with ICCC 2020 group and dates (pre-conference or post-conference) you are inquiring about.

Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary (day trip - no overnight)

PRE-CONFERENCE: May 30 or 31

POST-CONFERENCE: June 6 or 7

$125/person, including transport to boat launch in Entebbe and boat to Ngamba Island.