5 days - Gorillas, Golden Monkeys & Lake Bunyonyi

Destination: Uganda


5 Days 4 Nights


680 USD


Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

At 0630hrs, pick up from your residence in Kampala or Entebbe and after a trip briefing, sign in our trip book and depart Kampala heading to Bwindi. We shall have an en-route stop at the Equator for a photo-opportunity and Mbarara town respectively for lunch. The last stretch of the Bwindi is a picturesque one that reveals the exhilarating nature beauty of the Kigezi Region. Check-in at your reserved accommodation facility for the rest of the night.

Day 2: Day to Trek & Track Gorillas

Wake-up to the hissing, whizzing and hooting sounds of the dense Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Pack lunch, water, emergency supplies and follow your-allocated ranger-guide to gorilla sanctuary. Trekking/tracking gorillas is a vigorous activity as tourists explore the abundant flora and fauna of the of Bwindi forest. Conformity to the park rules is vital and maximum silence is crucial for you to listen to rhythms of nature. As you approach gorillas maintain maximum calmness and exploit every moment of the strictly allocated one hour in the presence of the gentle great apes. With great memories of the wonders of nature, trek back to the staging area and join your driver back to your lodge. 

Day 3: Golden Monkeys – Lake Bunyonyi

Today offers a new dawn of a unique experience with Golden Monkeys! After an early breakfast, get hold of your packed lunch and transfer to Mgahinga Forest National Park. This approximately 33sqkms National Park is an extension of the Great Virunga Conservation Area to Uganda. Mgahinga is the only in Uganda where Golden Monkeys have a natural habitat. You will be privileged to have a rendezvous with the Old-World Golden Monkey. After this exhilarating experience with golden-apes, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi and settle-in at Bunyonyi Eco Lodge. 

Day 4: Day for Excursions and Leisure

A fresh a gentle breeze conquers the early morning as the sun squeezes through the clouds to brighten the day. Have breakfast and embark on take a dug-out canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi. Explore the artistic work of nature with a blend of terraced farm-land. Visit the Punishment Island and the Batwa Community. Return to Eco Lodge and relax for the rest of the day.

Day 5: Main-land and Transfer to Kampala.

After breakfast, enjoy last moments watching birds at Eco Resort Bunyonyi, check-out and transfer to the mainland. Take a scenic and leisurely ride, refuel in Mbarara town and break for lunch at Igongo Cultural Centre. Proceed to Kampala and drop-off at your residence or drop-off at Entebbe International airport on time for your onward flight out. 

  1. Ground Transport throughout the trip.
  2. A gorilla tracking permit.
  3. Meals on full board basis.
  4. English-speaking driver/guide.
  5. A litter of bottled water per day.
  6. Accommodation as indicated on the safari program
  7. Activities as indicated on the safari program.
  8. Golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga.
  1. Visas/Entry Permit for Uganda if required.
  2. Post Tour Accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe
  3. Personal Insurance Covers.
  4. Tips, Beverages and Souvenirs
  5. All items of personal nature
  1. Full Name as it is in the passport
  2. Passport Number
  3. Date of Birth
  4. Passport Number.
  5. Warm and light clothes
  6. Sunscreen
  7. Insect repellent
  8. Some cash to cover personal expenses like soft and alcoholic drinks
  9. Walking/hiking shoes
  10. You may carry cameras and binoculars if you possess them.
  11. Enough dose for those who may be on medication.
  12. An extra pair of glasses for those with eye defects.
  13. Sun glasses and hat/cap.
  14. Basic personal items in general.

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