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4 Day Gorilla Safari Uganda

4 Days Gorilla Tour with Volcano Trekking

Overview

Join us for a sunrise trek to the three volcanoes in Mgahinga and experience the active beauty of the Mt. Muhavura – bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda, and is considered a nature lover’s paradise. Hiking is cool early morningand relatively easy climb and is suitable for most persons and children. It is one of the most attractive Mt Mgahinga and one of the easiest to climb.
The volcanoes trekking combined with gorilla tracking is really a awesome experience which is one of the most exciting adventure activities in the pearl of Africa.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to South-western Uganda
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking
Day 3: Trek of the Volcano
Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to South-western Uganda

Past early morning breakfast at your accommodation, safari guide/driver will pick you up and you embark on your drive to the magnificent Uganda’s south western countryside as you travel through tropical bamboo forests. While on this 9-hours drive, expect a few stop-overs; for picture-taking at Equator and lunch-break in the beautiful town of Mbarara. After Mbarara, continue the drive through varying, stunning volcanic landscapes that adorned with steep sided hills covered from top to bottom in neatly terraced tea and banana plantations. Meals and overnight stay at Gorilla safari lodge/Kisoro tourist hotel. Meal Plan: L.D

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking

This morning, wake up for early breakfast at your lodge then pull out your trekking gear and be transferred to the briefing point by your safari guide. At the briefing / starting point, you get assigned to and led by an experienced gorilla-trekking guide as you trek deep into the mountain gorilla rain forests on the slopes of the volcanoes as you search for a family of mountain gorillas. This trekking experience lasts between 2 hours and 8 hours, depending on how far the Mountain Gorillas have moved with their family. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the proud home to an approximation of half of the world’s population of the gentle mountain gorillas – the world’s most endangered giant ape. It is not easy to forget this amazing encounter with the world’s gentle giant Mountain Gorillas in the wild of Africa’s natural forests. Meals and overnight stay at Gorilla safari lodge/Kisoro tourist hotel. Meal Plan B.L.D

Day 3: Trek of the Volcano

On this third day of our 4 days Gorilla tour, after your early breakfast, prepare and leave for hiking of one of the volcanoes in Mgahinga. There are three volcanoes to choose from: Mt. Gahinga, Mt. Muhavura, or Mt. Sabinyo. All these volcanoes offer amazing scenery, immense biodiversity of fauna and flora, and great landscape views though most people hiking prefer to hike Mt. Muhavura – bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda, and is considered a nature lover’s paradise! Meals and overnight stay at Gorilla safari lodge/Kisoro tourist hotel. Meal Plan B.L.D

Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala

Have a morning breakfast at leisure, after which you depart the home of the Mountain Gorillas for Kampala through the scenic return journey from Kisoro district to Kampala City. While on your return journey, you will not miss a stop-over Mpambiire drum village in Masaka for a chance to see Ugandan drum craftsmen performing the best of their work. Arrival in Kampala is in the early hours of the evening, and the tour ends with a drop off at your preferred drop-off point or at the Entebbe Airport (if your flight is for this evening).Meal Plan:B.L

Price

Prices may vary according to the number of people, lodge type, and client preferences. Certain transport costs may not be included. Please contact one of our expert travel advisors for more information.
The tour quotation Includes:
– Gorilla tracking permits
-Volcano hiking permit
– Ground transport in a comfortable 4WD safari van equipped for game viewing, photography and touring
– Full board accommodation
– Full time English speaking professional driver/guide
– All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary
– Bottled water while on safari
– Airport transfers
The tour quotation excludes:
-Kampala hotel fees (the night before the safari and the night after the safari)
– Tips
– Laundry services
– Beverages/Drinks
– International flights
– Visas
– Items of a personal nature
-Optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

 

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