Optional Excursions

Dates for 2023 Excursions are posted below.

ICCC 2023 organizers are pleased to partner with Nature Track Expeditions to offer a variety of safari excursions. Packages must be booked and paid in advance; to book, email Jane.

Please note the new prices for the packages are based on 2023 rates (effective 16 July 2022). Excursion prices are based on 4-person tours.

Packing and health information for all Safaris

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

PRE-CONFERENCE: January 4 - 8, 2023

POST-CONFERENCE: January 14 - 18, 2023

$1761/person sharing twin room (2 beds); add $265/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

Email before booking to verify availability!

PRE-CONFERENCE: January 4 - 8, 2023

POST-CONFERENCE: January 14 - 18, 2023

$2148/person sharing twin room (2 beds); add $167/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 - truly a 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 2022 group and dates (pre-conference or post-conference) you are inquiring about.

 

Murchison Falls National Park - 3 days/2 nights

PRE-CONFERENCE: January 6 - 8, 2023

POST-CONFERENCE: January 14 - 16, 2023

$1056/person sharing twin room (2 beds); add $120/night for single occupancy

This 3 Day safari will take you to Uganda’s largest parks known as Murchison Falls National Park, situated in Northwestern 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: January 6 - 8, 2023

POST-CONFERENCE: January 14 - 16, 2023

$1435/person sharing twin room (2 beds); add $126/night for single occupancy

Take a 3-days Gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi impenetrable forest and savor 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 2022 group and dates (pre-conference or post-conference) you are inquiring about.

Ngamba Island Chimps - Day Trip

PRE-CONFERENCE: January 8, 2023

POST-CONFERENCE: January 14, 2023

Other dates available.

$230/person

 

Just off the shores of Lake Victoria is Ngamba Island, a tropical paradise and rescue center for Uganda’s chimpanzees. To support the chimpanzees, rescued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority, pay them a visit.

Take a speedboat from Entebbe to this rainforest island; were you can get up-close-and-personal with the primate that shares 98% of our genetics at the pre- arranged supplementary feeding times (11.00 AM & 3.00 PM each day). The ride to the Island is just 45minutes on a speed boat or one and a half hours on the local motorized canoe boat.

 

The Island is also home to a variety of plants and tree species, wild water and forest bird species, beautiful but unique reptile species such as snakes and lizard varieties plus a beautiful lake scenery all available to make your safari a great memory. Itinerary