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Seek out mountain gorillas on tour of Uganda’s national parks

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Trek to see endangered mountain gorilla families on a wildlife excursion to Uganda.
(Diana Fiorentinos/Classic Escapes )

Trek through the jungle of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in search of endangered mountain gorillas on a 10-day excursion offered by Classic Escapes.

Other highlights include a two-night stay in Kibale Forest National Park, known for its chimpanzees and 325 bird species, and two days of game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and home to lions, leopards and elephants.

Also included is a launch trip on the Kazinga Channel and Lake Edward to view hippopotamuses and crocodiles.

Dates: Nov. 1-10

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Price: From $4,495 per person, double occupancy. Includes accommodations, all meals on safari, wildlife-viewing, entry fees and gratuities. International airfare and $750 trekking permit for gorillas and chimpanzees not included.

Info: Classic Escapes, (800) 627-1244

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