4 Day Gorilla and Golden Monkey Tracking

Included with this package

  • Accommodations and Meals mentioned
  • English-speaking Resident Driver Guide 
  • 4×4 Custom built safari vehicle and Fuel
  • Park Entrance Fees in all mentioned national parks
  • Government taxes
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Airport transfers

Overview

Enjoy 4 days Uganda gorillas and golden monkey tracking experience in Bwindi and Mgahinga national parks respectively. Bwindi has the world’s largest Gorilla population while Mgahinga is the only place where the Golden monkeys are seen in Uganda.  The 4 Days Uganda safari also include visiting batwa local communities for a cultural experience. The major tour activities in these two gorilla parks include; gorilla tracking, cultural tours, hiking, nature walks, golden monkey tracking and birding among others.

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi National Park

You will be welcomed and picked by our driver guide at the airport on arrival or be picked from your Hotel in Kampala and begin the journey to Bwindi National Park the home of Uganda’s mountain Gorillas. The journey takes between 6-8 hours with remarkable stopovers at the equator for a picture moment and another stop at Igongo Cultural center for lunch. You will then proceed enjoying the beautiful scenery of the rolling hills on the countryside as you head towards the southwest of Uganda. Arrive later in the evening, check in and have some rest. Dinner and overnight will be at the lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking & community visit

After a tasty breakfast, you will drive with your guide to the park offices to meet other tourists for briefing and allocation of a gorilla family to track. The guides will then lead you into the forest to find the Gorillas hiking through the thick undergrowth. Ensure that you are physically fit to hike through the forest and carry enough protective gear for the day. After several hours of searching in the thick forest, you will meet the Gorillas as they go about their daily activities feeding. You will then be given a full hour in their presence allowing you to take pictures and have all your questions answered by the guides. Return to the starting point after this wonderful experience with the Gorillas and meet your guide to go for a lunch break. Spend the afternoon visiting the community surrounding the park to learn about their way of life. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking

You will have breakfast very early and meet at the briefing point in the park and be guided on what to do while tracking the Golden monkeys. Mgahinga Gorilla Park is the only place where the Golden monkeys are found in Uganda. You will be led into the Park by the guides to search for the habituated golden monkeys in this park in the southwest of Uganda. Unlike gorillas, the golden monkeys are easier to track and are very shy. You will spend a whole hour with them as explore their unique behavior in their natural home. Return to meet your guide and drive to Lake Bunyonyi arriving in the afternoon hours. You will spend the entire afternoon at leisure swimming or just relaxed at the lakeshores. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 4: Return to Kampala

Breakfast will be served on a chilly morning before setting off for Kampala. There will be a short stop over at Mbarara for Lunch and proceed to Kampala for departure.

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