5-Day Uganda Luxury mountain Gorillas, Golden Monkeys Tour Uganda Safaris

 5-Day Uganda Luxury mountain Gorillas, Golden Monkeys Tour

This tour offers an opportunity to visit the green countryside of Uganda. Here, you will visit the mountain gorillas in  Bwindi National Park and Golden monkey in  Mgahinga National Park , and learn about the local culture. Besides, during your trip, you will be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Virunga massif  who extend its root to Rwanda.

 Highlights

  • Mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with permits
  • Daily meals as stated in itinerary
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Tour transfers
  • Boat ride along the Kazinga Channel
  • Game drive in the Kasenyi track
  • Monkey tour in Mgahinga NP

Day 1: Arrival Uganda through Entebbe Airport

Meet and greet at Entebbe International Airport by our representative who will warmly welcome you and facilitate seamless arrival formalities and transfer you to your hotel, which is a few minutes from the airport. Depending on which time of arrival, you are advised to have your money changed before setting off for the country side, If time allowing you may go for a city tour. All activities today are at your own cost.

Main Destination: Entebbe International Airport

Accommodation: Best Western Premier Hotel

Meals & Drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)

Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After breakfast you will be briefed about your adventure safari and later transferred to Bwindi Impenetrable forest. The drive takes you through the Switzerland of Africa area known as the Kigezi Highlands with its terraced hillside and winding roads to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. On the way you will have a stopover for lunch. Arriving in time for dinner. Check into the lodge for dinner and over stay. You will stop for lunch on the way.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation: Gorilla Safari Lodge Rushaga

Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking

After an early breakfast depart to the starting point for briefing about your gorilla trekking adventure after which you will be led by experienced gorilla trackers on the slopes of the volcanoes. You will start from the site where the gorillas were encountered the day before and from here the gorilla tracking begins.
Although the hike can be physically demanding, the anticipation of the exciting experience ahead is amazing, and the beauty of the gorilla forest and its inhabitants are fascinating. One of Africa’s major highlights is when you encounter these gentle apes. It is a humbling experience to stand just meters from man’s distant cousins as they eat rest, play and bond with their young ones. Follow the mountain gorillas as they range freely in the impenetrable forest, and discover their gorgeous natural habitual and the many species they share it with. You are allowed an hour with the gorillas before finally sloping down back to your lodge.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation: Gorilla Safari Lodge Rushaga

Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Day 4: Golden Monkey Trekking/ Batwa Trail

After an early morning breakfast drive to Maghinga National park where you can either go for golden monkey trekking or take the Batwa trail where you will be immersed in the cultural experience of the Batwa people (Pygmies) who used to stay in the forest. Have lunch before transferring to Lake Mburo National Park. Time allowing, have an evening boat ride on the Lake Mburo. Overnight at your lodge.

Main Destination: Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Accommodation: Rwaboko Rock

Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Day 5: Walking Safari/Departure

After breakfast have a safari walk under the escort of an armed ranger. The Kopjes are particularly interesting with the camouflage kilspringers and topis. Due to cattle herding in the area it is amusing to see zebra grazing alongside the long horned Ankole cattle peaceably. It is exciting to approach wildlife at such close range.

Alternatively, you may choose to go for mountain bike safari (on payment of a supplement of $15 per person for 2 hours) or horseback riding safari in the park (on payment of $60 person for 2 hours).

Later, Leisurely drive back to Kampala with a stopover at the Equator where you will have an opportunity to stand in 2 hemispheres at the same time. Take some photos, then another stop over at the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers where you will be able to watch the ceremonial drums being crafted using methods passed down through the generations. Later transfer to Airport to catch your flight.
Accommodation on the last day can be booked at an extra charge.

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