4 Days Uganda Gorillas and Golden Monkey Safari

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4 Days Uganda Gorillas and Golden Monkey Safari

Your 4 days Uganda gorillas and Golden Monkey safari will take you through some of the best places in Uganda where the endangered mountain gorillas thrive as well as the golden monkeys. Uganda is home to more than half of the entire world's population of gorillas. The mountain gorillas and golden monkeys share one thing in common and that is they both live in similar places in the Virunga Conservation Area. This conservation area stretches from Congo and Rwanda and as far as Uganda. You will encounter the mountain gorillas and golden monkeys in their natural habitats as well as the cultural tours of the Batwa people. Your 4 days on Uganda gorillas and golden monkey safari will run as the following detailed itinerary.

Summary of the Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking, Cultural tours, and Transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Day 3: Golden monkey trekking

Day 4: Transfer to Kampala - Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Your 4 days Uganda gorillas and golden monkey safari will begin and end in Kampala. You will arrive and be picked up from the Entebbe International Airport by our guide who will brief you about the 4 days Uganda gorillas and golden monkey safari that you will be embarking on. After you will commence on the journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will have lunch en route to the park and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the countryside. You will then check in the lodge after you have arrived, have dinner, and overnight.

Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Gorilla trekking, cultural tours, and Transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Early morning after your delicious breakfast, you will be driven to the park offices for a briefing on the rules and regulations of gorilla trekking. You will be expected to have a certain code of conduct during the trekking experience and these will all be given to you during brief. A professional ranger will then lead you to the impenetrable jungles of Bwindi on a search for the mountain gorillas. While on your trekking experience, you will be entertained by the presence of the small primates jumping around the trees. You will be given an hour with the mountain gorillas after they have been sought. You will then head back to the park offices where our guide will drive you to your lodge for lunch.

In the afternoon you will head out for a cultural tour in the communities of the Batwa people. A trained mutual guide will take you through the communities and you interact with the forest keepers and learn about their survival methods and skills. You will also visit their markets and view how they have over the years adopted the new lifestyle from that of the bush that they knew. In the evening you will transfer to Kisoro – Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Upon arrival, check in to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Golden monkey trekking and visit the Garama caves

In the morning you will wake up, have breakfast, and thereafter our driver guide will drive you to the briefing center at the offices of the park for a pre-trekking briefing. This briefing is intended to help you understand the rules and regulations of trekking as well as the expected code of conduct. Afterward, the ranger will guide you through the thick forests of the park on a mission to find the golden monkeys. On reaching the golden monkeys, you will spend an hour with them in their natural habitats before heading back to the park offices. The driver guide will then pick you up and transfer you back to the lodge for lunch.

After your lunch, you will head to the park for an adventure in the Garama caves. These were once inhabited by the Batwa pygmies before the park was gazette. After that, they were forced out and now the caves harbor bats and some birds. The Batwa lived in the Garama caves, hunted, and gathered fruits in the park for survival. You will be entertained by the interesting stories that are behind the caves. You will then be driven to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Transfer to Kampala - Departure

After your breakfast, check out of the lodge and start your journey back to Kampala for departure back home. You will stop at the Uganda Equator for photography. Lunch will be along the way. The driver guide will drop you at the Entebbe International Airport for your outbound flight. This is to mark the end of your 4 days Uganda gorillas and golden monkey safari.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Note: This itinerary can be tailored to begin and end in Rwanda at Kigali International Airport depending on your flight schedule. Talk to a travel Consultant Now and Create an everlasting memory.

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