4 Days Gorilla Trekking Trip, Golden Monkeys And Batwa Trail

4 Days Gorilla Trekking Trip, Golden Monkeys And Batwa Trail

The 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Trip, Golden Monkeys And Batwa Trail takes you through a thrilling primate adventure experience in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. This primate safari package involves you exploring Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Kisoro, Southwestern Uganda.

4 Days Gorilla Trekking Trip, Golden MonkeysWhile on the 4 days Mgahinga gorilla, golden monkeys and Batwa trail tour, you will engage in mountain gorilla trekking, golden monkey tracking and the Batwa trail exploration. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park lies in Southwestern Uganda and has only Nyakagezi gorilla family group.

Nyakagezi gorilla group family will be trekked by only 8 visitors on Uganda safari and you should be above 15 years. Your trip will begin and end in Kampala/Entebbe and it covers 3 nights and meals.

What to expect on 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Trip, Golden Monkeys And Batwa Trail

  • Mountain gorilla trekking
  • Golden monkey tracking
  • Batwa trail
  • Touring & photo taking
  • Stopover at Uganda equator crossing
  • Bird spotting on gorilla tour/golden monkey trek

Brief itinerary of your 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Trip, Golden Monkeys And Batwa Trail

  • Day 1: Travel from Kampala to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
  • Day 3: Golden monkey tracking and Batwa trail in Mgahinga National Park
  • Day 4: Return to Kampala/Entebbe

Detailed itinerary of your 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Trip, Golden Monkeys And Batwa Trail

Day 1: Travel from Kampala to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

After breakfast, start your Mgahinga gorilla, golden monkey and Batwa trail tour to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Kisoro. Your primate safari trip covers 8 to 9 hours’ drive starting from Kampala-Masaka-Mbarara-Kisoro district.

En-route, you will have a stop visit at equator to perform some experiment and photography. Lunch stopover will be at Igongo Cultural Centre and after, continue to southwestern Uganda while on enjoying the stunning view of the countryside rolling hills.

Accommodation in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

  • Luxury: Mount Gahinga Lodge
  • Mid-range: Kisoro Travelers Rest Hotel
  • Budget: Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Have your cup of tea or coffee and after, assemble at Ntebeko reception for briefing on gorilla trekking rules but ensure you go with some packed lunch and energy snacks.  You will be allocated to a park guide to accompany you on a gorilla trek to explore Nyakagezi group.

You will take about 2-6 hours navigating through the jungles to interact with mountain gorillas. Once you have spotted Nyakagezi group, you will be given 1 hour to have a face to face encounter with its members, take pictures and learn more about their behaviors. Return after your gorilla trekking experience for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay at gorilla safari lodge.

Accommodation in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

  • Luxury: Mount Gahinga Lodge
  • Mid-range: Kisoro Travelers Rest Hotel
  • Budget: Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp

Day 3: Golden Monkey Trekking and Batwa trail in Mgahinga National Park

4 Days Gorilla Trekking Trip, Golden Monkeys And Batwa TrailEnjoy your breakfast and later, your third day of 4 days Mgahinga gorilla, golden monkeys and Batwa trail tour. You will be briefed on golden monkey tracking rules and after, begin a search for golden monkeys lasting you for about 2-4 hours which includes 1 hour of magical encounter and photography.

Retreat from your thrilling primate adventure to relax at your gorilla safari lodge. In the afternoon, your next activity will be exploring the Batwa trail. The Batwa trail lets you explore and experience the Batwa pygmies’ unique lifestyles, traditions, practices, the dances, music performances, their ancient hunting and gathering methods. Return for dinner and overnight stay at your respective safari lodge.

Accommodation in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

  • Luxury: Mount Gahinga Lodge
  • Mid-range: Kisoro Travelers Rest Hotel
  • Budget: Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp

Day 4: Return to Kampala/Entebbe

You will be served breakfast and after, drive back to Kampala/Entebbe about 9-10 hours’ drive. However, there is also an alternative of connecting to Kigali which 3-4 hours’ drive via Chanika/Katuna border. This marks the end of your 4 days Mgahinga gorilla, golden monkeys and Batwa trail tour.

End of your 4 days Mgahinga gorilla, golden monkeys and Batwa trail tour

 

Your 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Trip, Golden Monkeys And Batwa Trail tour includes

  • A valid gorilla & golden monkey permits
  • Batwa trail
  • Border crossing from Kigali Rwanda
  • Travel in a 4×4 safari van/land cruiser
  • English-speaking driver guide
  • 3 nights and meals in the best safari lodge/hotel
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary except the optional ones
  • Bottled water on tour

Your tour excludes

  • Tips
  • Alcoholic drinks/other drinks
  • Laundry services
  • Visa fees/tickets
  • Flight fees
  • The optional activities fee
  • Telephone bills
  • Cigarettes