4 Day Golden Monkeys and Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari | Primate Tour
Our 4 Day Golden monkeys and Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga Uganda will take you to Mgahiga National Park located in the south western region where you will trek the beautiful Golden Monkeys in Uganda. Then Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for the rear mountain Gorillas in an up-close encounter of these gantal giants in their true natural habitats
Day 01: Pickup from hotel and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Day 02: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable National Park
Day 03: Golden Monkey tracking in Mgahinga
Day 04: Drive back to Entebbe International Airport/ Kigali international Airport
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Detailed Safari Itinerary
DAY 01 :To Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
On Day One; after your breakfast, you drive to south-western region of the Pearl of Africa/Uganda. Have a stopover at the Equator to have a cup of tea/coffee and it’s also the only place where you will have an opportunity to stand in the 2 hemispheres at the same time an take some memorable pictures. Then Proceed to Mbarara for Lunch thereafter, the drive takes you through the Savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns. Then you ascend into the Kigezi highlands, known as the “Switzerland of Africa”, with terraced farming and mountain scenery to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and doubles as a National Park. Overnight at your lodge. preferably Trekkers Ruhija Lodge Meals. L/D
Day 2. Gorilla tracking in the Bwindi Impenetrable forest
A Morning cup of coffee or tea is recommended before your gorilla tracking Experience. You will then head to the briefing point at the park headquarters and from here you will be briefed about the dos and don’ts while in the jungle forest with the gentle Giants. You will be provided with walking sticks and you’re also advised to have your lunch parked with enough drinking water. Staring into the pensive brown eyes of these gentle giants, who we share 95% of their genes with humans, is as humbling as it is thrilling. After you trekking, you will be transferred to kisolo in preparation for the next adventure on the plan which is the Golden Monkey tracking experience. Overnight at your lodge. Travelers Rest camp Kisolo. Meals. B/L/D
Day 3. Golden Monkey tracking in Mgahinga National park Uganda
After your breakfast, you will drive to Mgahinga National Park for briefing and then go Golden monkey trekking, during this briefing exercise you will be advised on the dos and Don’ts when it comes to this interesting and interacting activity in the highlands of Kisolo. The golden monkey walk will expose you to other attractions in the park these include Buffaloes, duikers, bushbucks and also getting a view of the Sabinyo and Vurunga Mountains before returning back to your hotel for overnight. This activity takes between 3-6 hours and its highly recommended to be fit enough for the activity. Thereafter , you will be transferred to lake Bunyonyi for an evening Boat cruise on this beautiful lake Bunyonyi that consist of 29 small islands with different historical backgrounds, though this will all depend on the time of arrival at your hotel after the Golden monkey experience. Accommodation: Kisoro Traveler / Crater bay Bunyonyi / Acadia cottages Bunyonyi.
Day 04: To Kampala or Entebbe/Kigali Rwanda International Airport
After your early breakfast, you will be driven to Kampala or Entebbe for your post tour accommodation or you may choose to fly out of Uganda on this day using the same route enabling you to have a second stop over at the Equator if on the first day missed out on taking very good pictures and also buying some souvenirs . Or transfer you to Kigali depending on flight schedules. Accommodation: No accommodation.
End of safari.
4 Day Golden Monkeys and Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari Overview
Our 4 Day Golden monkeys and Gorilla trekking Uganda Safari takes you to Mgahiga National Park located in the south western region covering at area of 434km2 and which includes the two adjacent parks in Rwanda and Congo. The Park peaks high in the clouds at an altitude of between 2,227m and 4,127m above sea level. Small and still marginalized by tourists and tour operator, Mgahinga National Park is the only park in Uganda where mountain gorillas co-exist with Golden Monkeys hence a saying that its where “Gold meets silver”. Wild Discoveries safaris organizes gorilla tours that will give you the opportunity to two different destinations that’s Bwindi for the Gorilla Trekking Experience and Mgahinga for the Golden Monkeys. Our 4 Day Golden Monkeys and Gorilla Trekking Uganda safari to Bwindi and Mgahinga National Parks is a true experience to view beautiful primates and other wildlife in different angles .
What to Expect of the Golden Monkeys and Gorilla Trekking Safari
Our 4 Day Golden Monkeys and Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari to Bwindi and Mgahinga National Parks guarantees fast Gorilla Trekking Experience in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Second the Golden Monkey experience in Mgahinga National Park. Our safari can either start from Kigali in Rwanda/ Entebbe in Uganda and ends in the same destinations respectively. With stops at the equator crossing for photography and buying some souvenir’s.
Safari Cost Includes Our Safari cost exclude:
»Full-time English speaking professional driver/guide
»All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary
»Bottled water while on safari
»Transport 4×4 safari Van
»Meals as specified in Itinerary
»Park Fee and ferry crossing »For short trips, accommodation on arrival and departure are not included, but can be arranged on request.
»Flights/permits gorilla & Golden monkeys
» Medical Insurance
»Visas (Uganda @ $50, East Africa @ $100 )