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Great Ape Adventure Tour

Join GAFI on an ethical visit to see Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees in Uganda .Trek to see/film wild mountain gorillas and chimpanzees in the forests of Uganda, whilst learning about and participating in conservation projects to protect our close relatives.

A unique itinerary is planned to give participants an incredible opportunity to see wild great apes and engage in their conservation –highlights include: mountain gorilla and chimpanzee trekking, visiting the Ngamba Chimp Island Sanctuary, several game drives featuring lions, elephants, monkeys, buffaloes and more, learning about and participating in conservation projects such as tree-planting, teaching local people about the value of wildlife, and the Pedal Powered Cinema Project, staying at Dian Fossey Lodge.

Accommodation will be in a variety of hotels and lodges – links to these are provided in the itinerary. Full board is provided throughout. Single supplements are available.

As well as local guides and specialists you will be accompanied throughout by Madelaine Westwood (founder of GAFI and the Pedal Powered Cinema Project) and Piers Warren (Principal of Wildeye).

The gorilla trekking can be up to 9 hours so you must have a fair degree of fitness. This trip is suitable for people passionate about great apes and wildlife, conservationists, educators, video and stills photographers and sound recordists as well as anyone wanting the ultimate great ape adventure. If you wish to document the trip using video, stills and/or sound, the experienced tour leaders can assist you with this throughout.

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