4 DAY GOLDEN MONKEYS AND GORILLA TREKKING SAFARI
4 Day Mgahinga gorilla and golden monkey adventure safari will take you to Mgahinga National Park in south western Uganda covering an area of 434km2 which includes the two adjacent parks in Rwanda and Congo. Sits high in the clouds at an altitude of between 2,227m and 4,127m. 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 to Mgahinga and 4 Day Mgahinga gorilla and golden monkey experience safari is meant for those who do not have enough time but want to trek mountain gorillas and also experiencing the beauty of golden monkey or golden monkey trekking.
Our4 Day Mgahinga gorilla and golden monkey experience safari starts either in Kigali / Entebbe and to the ends respectively with stops at the equator crossing for photography and buying some souvenirs.
DAY1. To Mgahinga impenetrable national park.
Depart from Entebbe/ Kampala early morning and proceed south-west. Have a stopover at the Equator where you will have an opportunity to stand in 2 hemispheres at the same time an take some photos. Proceed to Mbarara for Lunch thereafter, the drive takes you through 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.
Overnight at your lodge. Travelers rest camp Kisolo.
Day 01: Pickup from hotel and drive to Mgahinga National Park
Day 02: Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga National Park
Day 03: Golden Monkey experience or Golden Monkey trekking
Day 04: Drive back to Entebbe International Airport/ Kigali international Airport.
Day 2. Gorilla tracking.
A morning cup of coffee or tea is recommended before your gorilla tracking safari. 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 are also advised to have your lunch parked with enough drinking water. Staring into the pensive brown eyes of these gentle giants, who share 95% of their genes with humans, is as humbling as it is thrilling.
Overnight at your lodge. Travelers Rest camp Kisolo.
Day 3. Golden Monkey tracking in Mgahinga National park.
After your breakfast, you will drive to Mgahinga National Park for briefing and then go golden monkey trekking. This golden monkey walk will expose you to other attractions in the park ie Buffaloes and also getting a very view of the Sabinyo and Vurunga ,mountains before returning back to your hotel for overnight./ Transfer to lake Bunyonyi for and evening Boat cruise on this beautiful lake Bunyonyi that consist of 29 small islands with different historical backgrounds,
Accommodation: Kisoro Traveler / Crater bay Bunyonyi / Acadia cottages Bunyonyi
Day 04: To Kampala or Entebbe International Airport
After your 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 .
Main Destination: Entebbe
Accommodation: End of Tour, No accommodation