4 Days Mgahinga Gorillas & Golden Monkey Safari

Be part of this guided 4 Days Uganda gorilla safari to Mgahinga gorilla National park. The 4 Days gorilla safari offers you a chance to trek the one and only Nyakagyezi gorilla family in Mgahinga Park. You will enjoy a trek with the lively golden monkeys on this 4 Days safari. Mgahinga gorilla Park is the smallest park in Uganda but offers a lot of interesting things, The Park also shelters three extinct volcanoes i.e Gahinga, Muhabura, and Sabyinyo, which can be hiked by travelers for an extended time. The top things to see and do in Mgahinga gorilla National park include gorilla trekking, volcano climbing, golden monkey trekking, bird watching Batwa cultural trail and nature walks among others.

Trip Summary
Day 1: Pick up & transfer to Mgahinga gorilla national park
Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking & community tour
Day 3: Golden Monkey trekking
Day 4: Departure

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Pick up & transfer to Mgahinga gorilla national park
Arrive at the airport, and meet the driver guide from Kabaffulo safari who will brief you on what to expect during this 4 Days safari. You will then start a drive headed to Mgahinga gorilla National park. The full-day drives via Ankole cattle farms, rolling hills, towns, and local communities will offer you the best pre-trekking experience. Stop at the Uganda equator for photography, and in Mbarara for a lunch break. You will arrive in Mgahinga in the evening, check into the lodge, refresh and rest for tomorrow’s adventure.

Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking & community tour
Today you will rise up very early, have breakfast, and carry your packed lunch to Ntebeko Visitor Information Centre for registration, pre-gorilla trekking briefing, and general guidelines. At 8:00a, the ranger guide will lead you into the jungle searching for Nyakagyezi gorilla group. The human-like characters of gorillas in their family will amaze you. The dominant silverback Mark oversees the entire family, adult females take care of the little ones while black back and juveniles keep the entire family lively. The trek offers you the opportunity to see other wild animals in Mgahinga such as the golden monkeys, colobus monkeys, African buffalos and Forest Elephants. After meeting the gorillas, stay in their company for an hour, the pictures, film them and enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime experience. In the evening you will visit the Batwa communities to learn their traditions, norms, and customs.

Day 3: Golden Monkey trekking
After morning breakfast, transfer to Ntebeko park headquarters for briefing about olden monkey trekking. The procedures are similar to those of gorilla trekking. You will then begin a hike to meet these lively and amazing creatures. An encounter with golden monkeys is one of a kind. The endangered primates are seen jumping across tree branches as they laugh and play among themselves. Just like in the gorillas, the allowed time to spend with golden monkeys is strictly an hour.

Day 4: Departure
This morning, you can do any optional activity in and around the park. Have a relaxed breakfast, check out and drive to the airport for your departure flight

Tour inclusions
• Mountain gorilla permit
• Accommodation & meals
• Golden monkey permit
• Packed lunch
• Bottled drinking water
• English-speaking guide
• Ground transport
• Miscellaneous
• Government taxes

Tour Exclusions
• Alcoholic beverages
• Extra activities not included in the itinerary
• Tips
• Porter’s fee