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8 DAYS BWINDI AND MGAHINGA GORILLA SAFARI

Tour Highlights: Mountain Gorilla Trekking at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Batwa culture trail, Gorilla trekking at Mgahinga National park, Golden monkey trekking

Upon arrival at the airport, Our Driver / Guide will pick you and check you in your prefered hotel in Entebbe for an overnight

 

 

 

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1: Meet and greet

Upon arrival at the airport, Our Driver / Guide will pick you and check you in your prefered hotel in Entebbe for an overnight. After a short transfer to the Hotel, you will be briefed about your safari depending on the time of arrival. You are therefore advised to have money changed this day. Dinner and overnight at 2 Friends Beach Hotel / Cape Diem Guest house (Full Board)

 

Day 2: Transfer To Bwindi Impenetrable national park.

After breakfast set off for the 9 hour drive South Western of Kampala. Short stop at the Equator for nice photo shots and buy some traditional items like bags, shoes which would provide you with the best memory of your safari and we proceed to the royal drum makers for some interaction briefly. Beautiful Volcanoes of Rwanda, triangle peaks of Virunga, the western part of the Rift valley will all be seen on our way to the park then have our lunch en route. In the early evening reach the park, dinner and over night at Dinner and overnight at Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge (Full Board)

 

Day 3: Mountain Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Park.

Early morning after breakfast, you will go for gorilla tracking but before tracking, you will be briefed by the Ranger at 7:30 am and at 8:30am with packed lunch, you will start to track Nkuringo family group Mountain Gorillas. And when you find, you shall spend almost an hour enjoying them and observing the kind of life they live, this will be a great achievement since these great giants are unpredictable. This walk will take around 3-4 hours depending on which group you are tracking and where you will meet the gorillas. After tracking return to the hotel and relax, Dinner and overnight at Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge (Full Board)

 

 

take hike through the forest to Munyanga Waterfall. For those staying south of the park, take the 3-4 hour walk from Nkuringo all the way across the impenetrable forest to Buhoma, where your vehicle will meet you with your luggage. From here you can enjoy more cultural activities, or proceed north to Queen Elizabeth National Park. - See more at: http://www.ugandawildlife.org/explore-our-parks/parks-by-name-a-z/bwindi-impenetrable-national-park/suggested-itineraries#sthash.YybvTCtm.dpuf

Day 4: Batwa Culture Trail

Wake up to a leisurely breakfast and prepare for yet another adventure around the park as you visit these indigenous natives the Batwa. The Batwa are Uganda’s marginalized people and are view with derision by most of the Ugandan Nationals. The Batwa have lived their lives to current generations by hunting and gathering in the forest. The visit to the Batwa invariably involves songs and a dance demonstration, and once the music begins you can’t help but noticehhhh that they project a genuine pride in themselves. You shall then return to the lodge for lunch and also relax. Enjoy your evening at leisure as you prepare yourselves for tomorrow's transfer to Mgahinga National park. Dinner and overnight at Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge (Full Board)

 

Day 5: Transfer from Bwindi to Mgahinga National park

After Early morning breakfast, You will depart  to Mgahinga NP through  Kisoro. Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you sit back waland admire the Kigezi highlands, the sloppy terraces of Kisoro, thousands of plantations on the road side, views of the Virunga ranges and various lakes. Mgahinga is part of the Virunga Mountains having 3 major peaks Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabinyo. Though this is the smallest park in Uganda it is richly endowed with a great photogenic scene, various primate species mainly the mountain gorillas, golden monkeys among others plus over 115 bird species including local forest Albertine species. Reach at your hotel, have luch and relax at the hotel preparing for tomorrow's Gorilla trekking. Dinner and overnight at Mount Gahinga Rest Camp /(Full Board)

 

Day 6: Gorilla Tracking at Mgahinga National Park

Gorillas are normally present in Mgahinga from October – May and the rest of the year in Rwanda. gorrrOn a day of tracking wake up early and go in search of the mountain gorillas. It takes about 3 or 5 hours as given the small size of the park. Spend an hour or two with these highly endangered species as you learn a few things about them. Return to your hotel for lunch and relax. Dinner and overnight at Mount Gahinga Rest Camp/(Full Board)

 

 

 

Day 7: Golden Monkey Tracking and Transfer back to Entebbe.

You will go for golden monkey tracking along side other primates eatt. On your tracking expect to see golden monkeys, a lot of birds, flora and fauna, other monkeys and many more. After the tracking drive to back to Entebbe with a Stop for lunch at the equator and to buy souveniors. Dinner and overnight at 2 Friends Beach Hotel / Cape Diem Guest house (Full Board) check into the hotel waiting for your flight departure. Our Driver guide will drop you at the airport.

 

 

 

 

 

Day 8: Cooking, Gomesi wear lesson and relax at the beach

After breakfast in Entebbe, you will go for a complimentary cooking and nfumGomesi wear lesson. Gomesi is our women traditional wear and of course you will come back home with it. Have lunch, buy soveniers and Relax at the beach. Dinner and overnight at 2 Friends Beach Hotel / Cape Diem Guest house (Full Board) waiting for your flight. Your Driver guide will drop you at the airport

 

 

 

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