Highlights

* Light aircraft flights (no long drives)

* Gorilla trekking

* Golden monkey trekking

* BATWA tribal encounter & forest walk

* Private canoe excursion on Lake Mutanda

* Hike Mount Sabinyo

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Entebbe

On arrival into Entebbe you will be transferred to the hotel for a stay of one night.

Time permitting, you may wish to visit the Botanical Gardens or join a guided bike tour around the local area.

Overnight: Papyrus Guest House (Bed and Breakfast)

 

Day 2: Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

After breakfast, transfer to Entebbe for your flight to Kisoro. View the beautiful landscapes of mountains, cultivated terraces and the chain of the Virunga Volcanoes.

On arrival, transfer to Lake Mutanda for a privately guided canoe excursion. Paddle the canoe yourselves or relax and enjoy the views as your canoe guide propels you through these beautiful waters.

In the afternoon, you may wish to embark on the BATWA tribal encounter.

A complimentary massage is also provided at the hotel for each guest. What better way to un-wind and enjoy the magnificent Volcano views!

Overnight: Mount Gahinga Lodge (Full Board Plus – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Local Brand Drinks and Activities)

 

Day 3: Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Today you will commence your volcano climb of Mount Sabyinyo. It generally takes around eight hours to cover the 14km round trip, following a steep ridge up to the peak. The trek will be conducted in the company of your specialist walking guide and park ranger.

Overnight: Mount Gahinga Lodge (Full Board Plus – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Local Brand Drinks and Activities)

 

Day 4: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

This morning you trek to view the golden monkeys of Uganda. These cheeky primates are a joy to watch as they leap from branches with great agility.

After lunch, depart with your guide to Nkuringo village where you stay for three nights.

Overnight: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge (Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)

 

Day 5: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Today you will enjoy the wildlife encounter of a lifetime as you trek the majestic mountain gorillas.

In the late afternoon, you may wish to join a community walk or drive up to the “Top of the World,” which offers amazing views over all six volcanoes. Enjoy a sundowner on a clear day.

Overnight: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge (Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)

 

Day 6: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

This morning you can enjoy birding in Nombe Pocket Forest – previously part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. It can be reached on foot or by vehicle.

After lunch, depart on the Buniga Forest Trail Walk – an informative project run by USAID and the local Batwa community. Learn about the culture and customs of the Batwa tribe, visit a traditional herbalist and take a trip to the local black smith.

Overnight: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge (Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)

 

Day 7: End of Itinerary

Transfer to Kisoro Airstrip for your flight back to Entebbe.

A dayroom at Papyrus Guest House will be included, however, meals are payable direct.

At your leisure, you will be transferred to the airport for your own onward arrangements.

Tour Code

WBU7(MG/NK)

Price

From: USD $5,180 per person (based on 2 people sharing in March, April & May 2020).

** Please contact us for pricing on other months or for solo traveller rates.

Price Includes

 Light aircraft flights as listed

 Private vehicle transfers

 Private canoe excursion on Lake Mutanda with optional hike

 Full day Mount Sabyinyo volcano hike (guided)

 1 x golden monkey trek per person

 1 x gorilla trek per person

 Scenic volcanoes viewpoint walk

 Community and nombe pocket forest walk with BATWA tribal visit

 Day-room in Entebbe on the last day

 Airport transfers

 Accommodation

 All meals and drinks as listed

 Park fees

 VAT

 AMREF evacuation insurance is also included

We will evacuate you to the nearest private hospital but you are required to have medical insurance to cover medical bills from that point

Price Excludes

 International Flights

 Visas

 Travel Insurance

 Massage treatments

 Tipping

 Porter hire

 Laundry service

 Any other services not listed.

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