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6 DAYS MGAHINGA GORILLA NATIONAL PARK, GORILLA TREKKING, CHIMP TRACKING AND WILDLIFE SAFARI

DAY 1: MGAHINGA GORILLA NATIONAL PARK

Early morning after breakfast, drive to the west from Kampala through Kabale-Kisoro main road, look at the beautiful scenery along the countryside. Stopover and have lunch along the way then continue with your journey to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Checking in at your lodge for dinner and overnight at Mount Gahinga Lodge (Luxury) / Mucha Hotel Kisoro (Mid-range) / Kisoro Tourist Hotel (Budget)

DAY 2: GORILLA TRACKING | GOLDEN MONKEY TRACKING

Early morning, transfer into the park’s forests to track Mgahinga’s mountain gorillas and once you have located them, you will spend up to an hour watching these magnificent gentle giants feeding, playing and relaxing in the trees as you take multiple photos of the apes. Return for lunch at the lunch.
Later in the afternoon, you will trek through the bamboo forests in search for the rare golden monkeys in the forest. You will see the spectacular vegetation and scenery on your way. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Mount Gahinga Lodge (Luxury) / Mucha Hotel Kisoro (Mid-range) / Kisoro Tourist Hotel (Budget)

DAY 3: CULTURAL TOUR | BATWA TRAIL

In the morning after breakfast, you will go to the Batwa community to learn about the lives of the indigenous Batwa people. The local guide will take you through the 8km gentle trail in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, demonstrating their traditional ways of life along the way, including gathering honey, hunting, fetching water, making fire and a moving performance in the Garama Cave, an important spiritual and cultural site for the Batwa. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Mount Gahinga Lodge (Luxury) / Mucha Hotel Kisoro (Mid-range) / Kisoro Tourist Hotel (Budget)

DAY 4: SUMMIT A VOLCANO | MOUNTAIN HIKE

Early morning you will go for a full day mountain climb up Mt Gahinga or Mt Muhavura or Mt Sabinyo These picturesque, conical volcanoes extend across Uganda’s borders with Congo and Rwanda, and on a clear day the peaks offer amazing views of all 3 countries. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Mount Gahinga Lodge (Luxury) / Mucha Hotel Kisoro (Mid-range) / Kisoro Tourist Hotel (Budget)

DAY 5: LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK

Early morning after breakfast, transfer to Lake Mburo National Park and drive through the savannah with evergreen state of Africa and the kigezi highlands. Check in at the lodge, have lunch and prepare for a game drive later.

After lunch, you will go for a game drive in the park where you will spot the big 5 and other animals like giraffes, Ugandan kob, water-bucks, zebras and buffalos among others. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight Mburo Safari Lodge (Midrange) / Mantana Tented Camp or Mihingo Safari Lodge (Luxury) / Rwonyo Rest Camp (Budget)

DAY 6: DEPARTURE

After breakfast, prepare to check out of the lodge for your return back to Kampala. This will be the end of your safari!