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Baby Chimp and mother, Kibale

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UGANDA WILDLIFE: 13-DAY SMALL GROUP PHOTO SAFARI

GROUP SIZE:

6 max.

LOCATION:

Western Uganda

DURATION:

13 days / 12 nights

FITNESS LEVEL:

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  • The chance to see the wild Silver Back Gorillas in their natural environment of Bwindi and get up close to experience the natural life of a primate.

  • Spend time with Chimpanzees in Kibale forest and become part of the family while taking photographs of their inquisitive way of life.

  • Experience Queen Elizabeth National Park and the vast wildlife that thrives in the vast landscape making great photographic opportunities.

  • Find and photograph the tree climbing lions in queen Elizabeth National Park. This is the only park in Uganda where lions can be found climbing trees.

  • Opportunities to search for the famous, rare Shoe Bill during our morning boat tour.

TOUR DATES

September 9 - 21

June 29 - July 11

2024

2023

( Fully Booked )

from $6,199 USD pp sharing

Pre-book now

(6 spaces available)

2025

( 6 spaces available )

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This wildlife photography tour set in west Uganda gives you the best photographic opportunities of Africa’s Wildlife. From the Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees of the Western forests to the lions and elephants of the flat plains, a wildlife photography enthusiast will find this photo holiday more than enjoyable. From photographing the Three Horned Chameleon with a macro lens to using your telephoto with African Leopards, this trip will bring the best of biodiversity to your camera.

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SAFARI OVERVIEW

Located in the vast forests of Kibale, Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth National Park, Untamed Photo Safaris’ award-winning wildlife photographers will take you on an inspirational and once in a lifetime 13-day photographic workshop/safari in the heart of Uganda. Here you will make a memorable journey to photograph the great Chimpanzees of the forest and the exceedingly rare Mountain Gorillas that feed in the Ugandan mountains.

 

During this unique trip, we will take you into the Queen Elizabeth National Park where we will focus on getting great images of the famous Big Five and the many other species of wildlife on and off land to satisfy your photographic needs.

OVERVIEW

MEET YOUR GUIDE 

MARK A FERNLEY

Mark has spent years tracking and photographing the wildlife of the many countries in Africa. From the jungles of Uganda to the bush lands of Southern Africa, he brings with him profound knowledge of the wildlife and the surrounding areas. His photographic knowledge brings creativity and uniqueness to this safari/workshop. During this safari, Mark will share his wildlife photography secrets with you to enhance that once in a lifetime portfolio.

View Mark's portfolio here

Mark Fernley
YOUR GUIDE
Mark Fernley

LOCATION

WESTERN UGANDA

This photo tour located in West Uganda takes you into five wildlife hotspots. Mabamba Swamp, Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi National Park, and Lake Mburo National Park. The West side of Uganda holds a contrast of forest mountains and lowland plains where numerous species of wildlife such as gorillas, chimpanzees, elephants to name a few, roam these magnificent landscapes.   

LOCATION

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT 

100-400mm lens

 

80-600mm Sigma lens

 

16-35mm wide angle lens

  

1-2 camera bodies

 

 Tripod

 

Back up Storage

Multiple CF Cards/SD Cards

 

EQUIPMENT
Mountain Gorillas, Bwindi

TOUR INCLUDES 

  • Airport pick-up/drop off (Entebbe International Airport (EBB))

  • All accommodation

  • All transportation between lodges

  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day)

  • Purified drinking water, coffee, tea, juice

  • Gorilla trekking permits

  • Chimpanzee tracking permits

  • All national park entry fees

  • All game drives/safari outings

  • All photographic guidance / tutorials

  • one-on-one photo critiques (optional)

  • Pre-Tour meeting with your photography guide

TOUR EXCLUDES 

  • International/domestic flights

  • Personal Travel Insurance (required for all guests)

  • alcoholic beverages

  • Personal expenses (souvenirs, extra activities, etc.)

  • Activities not listed in itinerary

  • Gratuities/tips for guides and staff

INCLUDES
ITINERARY

ITINERARY

DAY 1

The first day is considered our arrival day. Guests can arrive at any time on this day, where your photography guide will be awaiting you at the airport. This is our meet and greet day, a day where you will get to meet your guides and the other guests. You will also be able to rest and relax after a long flight. 

DAY 2

We will have an early start,  leaving Entebbe and heading towards Mabamba Swamp. Here you will take a breath-taking boat trip through the swamp to photograph the numerous species of birds including the famous Shoebill Stork. After, we will take a cultural ride up Northwest to the National Park of Kibale Forest. We will arrive at our forest lodge where many photographic opportunities of primates will be at your lens, such as the magnificent Black-and-white Colobus Monkey and the mischievous Olive Baboons.

ACCOMMODATION

ACCOMMODATION

The accommodation provided at all three locations of this tour gives you a more than comfortable stay but in a rather adventurous environment. This will give you a true feeling of what Uganda has to offer. With our local and more than friendly Ugandan staff we will ensure your stay with us to be unique and fulfilling. Untamed Photography provides English speaking wildlife photographers and local staff at all accommodation during our unique photographic safaris.

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Join us on this photographic adventure to explore the wild wonders of Uganda

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