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5 DAYS GORILLAS AND GOLDEN MONKEY SAFARI

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5 Days
Availability : Jan 16’ - Dec 16’
Entebbe
Mgahinga National Park
Min Age : 16+
Max People : 10
Tour Details

Highlights

Gorilla Tracking, Equator crossing, Golden Monkey tracking, Culture encounter, Boat Ride

Safari Overview

The five days Gorilla and golden monkey tracking safari will take you to Uganda’s smallest national park in the south western corner of the country. The park is home to one group of Mountain gorillas and some of the 5000 golden monkeys that are in Uganda and Rwanda.

The safari will take you from Kampala the through the beautiful and flat landscapes in the Ankole Masaka corridor to the hilly and winding roads in Kabale and Kisoro. It will also give you a chance to encounter the Batwa who were fruit gatherers and hunter before Mgahinga forest was gazzeted as a national park.

Safari Summary

Day 1 Arrival and Pick Up

Day 2 Transfer to Mgahinga

Day 3 Gorilla tracking and Batwa trail cultural visit

Day 4 Golden monkey tracking and evening boat cruise on Lake Mutanda

Day 5 Transfer back to Entebbe

Departure & Return Location

Entebbe

Departure Time

7:00 a.m

Price Includes

  • All ground transport
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Drinking water
  • Golden monkey tracking Fees
  • Gorilla tracking permit
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accommodation and Meals
  • Park entry fees

Price Excludes

  • International flight fees
  • Tips and other gratuities
  • Visa fees and travel insurance
  • Souvenirs
  • Personal expenses
Itinerary

Day 1Arrival and pick up

You will be picked from Entebbe International Airport by our driver guide who will welcome you to the pearl of Africa and brief you about your trip. He will the transfer you to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Meal Plan (D)
Accommodation: Luxury- Gahinga Lodge
Midrange- Lake Chahafi Lodge
Budget- Amajambere Iwacu Camp

Day 2Transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla national Park with a stopover at the Equator

Wake up early in morning, have breakfast and embark on the log journey (9-10 hours) drive from Kampala to Kisoro. You drive through Buganda land and have a stopover at the Equator (Kayabwe) for a photo moment. You will proceed and have lunch at Igongo cultural centre.
After lunch you will drive through the flat landscapes of Ntungamo and to the hills of Kabale then the winding roads as you approach Kisoro. On reaching check in at your for dinner and overnight stay.
Meal Plan (B,L,D)
Accommodation: Luxury- Gahinga Lodge
Midrange- Lake Chahafi Lodge
Budget- Amajambere Iwacu Camp

Day 3Gorilla tracking and Batwa trail cultural visit

Have an early breakfast and carry packed lunch, the driver will drive you to Mgahinga National Park headquarters and make sure you arrive in time for briefing. Before briefing, your passport details will be required to make sure that you are eligible to trek mountain gorillas. You will be briefed about gorilla trekking, dos and don’ts and instructions to be followed on the trek, with the gorillas and after the trek. You will then be led to the forest to search for the mountain gorillas. Mgahinga National Park has only one habituated mountain gorilla family called Nyakagezi which used to move between Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and Mgahinga National Park but it is now permanently resident in Uganda. Once you find the Family, you will be allowed one hour with the gorillas and then return back to the Lodge.
In the afternoon you will the Batwa communities and learn about their culture and how they used to live in the forest.
Meal Plan (B,L,D)
Accommodation: Luxury- Gahinga Lodge
Midrange- Lake Chahafi Lodge
Budget- Amajambere Iwacu Camp

Day 4Golden monkey tracking (Experiential) and boat cruise on Lake Mutanda

Have an early morning breakfast, carry packed lunch and drive to the park headquarters for briefing. The ranger guides will lead you into the forest for the golden monkey tracking experience. Unlike the other one hour experience, this will give you a four hour encounter with these endangered species that are restricted to the Virunga ranges.
In the evening drive to Lake Mutanda and do a boat cruise on the Volcanic crater lake.
After you will return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Meal Plan (B,L,D)
Accommodation: Luxury- Gahinga Lodge
Midrange- Lake Chahafi Lodge
Budget- Amajambere Iwacu Camp

Day 5Transfer back to Entebbe

This day will mark the end of the tour with a transfer to Entebbe International airport or hotel.
Meal Plan (B,L)

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