Golden Monkey Trekking And Mount Sabinyo Hiking Experience

Mgahinga gorilla national park connects with other two national parks that are found in the Virunga massif

4 Days Golden Monkey Trekking And Mount Sabinyo Hiking Experience

4 Days Golden Monkey Trekking And Mount Sabinyo Hiking Experience takes you Mgahinga gorilla national park found in south western Uganda a home of both magical mountain gorillas and the beautiful golden monkeys. Mgahinga Gorilla national park is the Uganda’s smallest national park but filled with reward able activities for any outdoor enthusiast such as mountain gorilla trekking, golden monkey experience, volcano hiking, bird watching safari, Batwa pygmy trail for cultural experiences. Mgahinga gorilla national park includes three inactive volcanic mountains these are Mount Sabyinyo, Mount Gahinga and Mount Muhavura out of the eight volcanoes found in Virunga massif but Mount Sabyinyo is the best to enjoy hiking experience. Mgahinga gorilla national park connects with other two national parks that are found in the Virunga massif these include Volcanoes national park in Rwanda and Virunga national park in DR Congo. The 4 Days Mgahinga Golden Monkey trekking and Mount Sabinyo hiking experience involves golden monkey tracking and Mount Sabinyo volcanic hiking. This safari starts and ends in Entebbe international airport or Kampala city.

4 Days Golden Monkey Trekking And Mount Sabinyo Hiking Experience Safari highlights:

Day 1: Pick up from Entebbe airport / Kampala city – Transfer to Mgahinga gorilla national park

Day 2: Golden monkey tracking – Explore Lake Mutanda

Day 3: Mount Sabinyo volcano hiking

Day 4: Mgahinga gorilla national park – Return to Kampala city or Entebbe airport

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Pick from Kampala or Entebbe airport – Transfer to Mgahinga gorilla national park

Day 1 of the 4 days Golden monkey trekking and Mount Sabinyo volcano hiking experience, your allocated safari guide for this 4 days Golden monkey tracking and Mount Sabinyo volcano hiking experience will meet you in the morning at your hotel / place of residence in Kampala or pick you from Entebbe international airport on your arrival with an early morning plane latest (0900hrs) for meet and greet, short briefing on your 4 Golden monkey tracking and Mount Sabinyo volcano hiking experience and later start your journey to Mgahinga gorilla national park found in the southwestern Uganda in the Virunga massif which contains Volcanoes national park in Rwanda and Virunga national park in DR Congo. On your Journey to Mgahinga gorilla national park for the golden monkeys tracking and mount Sabinyo volcano hiking experience, you will make a stopover at Kayabwe equator line which separates the planet in to two parts these include Northern part and southern part. While at this place, you will see water experiments that is done on both sides of planet to show how forces move differently on each side of the planet, have time to take some photos to keep your great memories of visiting this international landmark. Thereafter, continue with your journey to Igongo cultural center where you will have refreshments and lunch, tour the Igongo museum which is well-equipped with the ancestral information and art of the Ankole people and other ethnic groups in western Uganda and later proceed with your 4 days Golden monkey tracking and Mount Sabinyo volcano hiking experience to Mgahinga gorilla national park through valleys and beautiful terraced and forested hills of Kigazi highlands. You will arrive at your booked lodge in the evening check in, freshen yourself, dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation options; Lake Mutanda Resort (Luxury), Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Lake Chahafi Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan: Lunch / Dinner

Day 2: Mgahinga gorilla national park – Golden Monkey Tracking – Explore Lake Mutanda

Day 2 of the 4 days Golden monkey tracking and Mount Sabinyo volcano hiking experience, rise up very early in the morning to get well-dressed in a recommend style while tracking primates such as water proof hiking boots, a rain jacket, long trouser and heavy duty gloves, you’re your camera, binoculars, wipes and other required equipment,  be served breakfast, get your packed snacks, meet your safari guide and then drive to the park information center of Ntebeko to meet other people to attend the pre-golden monkey tracking briefing by the park ranger guide about the dos and dots to following during golden monkey tracking, how to behave in the presence of golden monkeys and what to expect while searching for these beautiful primates and start your forest walk in search of the golden monkeys. While searching for the golden monkeys, there are high chances of seeing other wildlife species such as the wild buffaloes and elephants, L’hoest monkeys, white and black colobus monkeys, several bird species and on a lucky, you may meet the giant mountain gorillas and your park guide will give you information about everything you will encounter. Once you meet the golden monkeys, you will stay with them for a maximum of one hour while enjoying their exciting stubbornness as they swift in their movement unlike giant mountain gorillas. During your time with the golden monkeys, you will keep following them as they feed on vegetables and fruits in the bamboo forest of the park. You will be free to take as many photos and record videos as you would want and to ask questions to park guide about anything that you would want to about Mgahinga gorilla national park, other wildlife species that you will encounter while searching for the golden monkeys. After exploring the golden monkeys, return to the park starting point to relax, have some refreshments and then return to your lodge to have lunch, freshen yourself, relax and later in the evening go to explore Lake Mutanda one of the fabulous lakes to explore with a dugout canoe and visit some islands in Uganda. Using a dugout canoe on Lake Mutanda will be a new thing for you not to forget Lake Mutanda. By Canoe you can go birding, you can swim here. Enjoy the lake whether you are on top of it in a boat, or swimming in it. Drive back to your lodge for dinner an overnight.

Accommodation options; Lake Mutanda Resort (Luxury), Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Lake Chahafi Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan: Lunch / Dinner

Day 3: Mgahinga gorilla national park – Full day mount sabinyo hiking (Ascend and descend)

Day 34 days Golden monkey tracking and Mount Sabinyo volcano hiking experience, very early in the morning wake up to organize yourself, dressed up in a recommend hiking style like wearing water proof hiking boots, long trouser, round hat and a rain jacket, get your camera and binoculars ready, get served heavy breakfast, have your packed lunch boxes and snacks, drinking water and meet your safari guide to drive to the park meeting point of Ntebeko to be briefed on mount Sabinyo volcano hiking, get arranger guide and a porter to help you carry your bag and then the start the hike through the swamps and Bamboo forest of Mgahinga gorilla national park where you may have a chance to spot some wildlife mammals of Mgahinga gorilla national park such as golden monkeys, forest Elephants, L’hoest monkeys, several bird species and on a good day, you may meet mountain gorillas in the bamboo area and your park guide will be able to give you much information about everything that you will encounter which will make your hiking so adventurous. The highest point of Mount. Sabinyo, standards at 3,669m about 14 km ascending and descending which takes approximately eight hours to cover the whole round trip however, this depends on the weather conditions, physical fitness and hiking spend of the hiker. The highest peak of mount Sabinyo stands in three Countries these include; Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo, therefore, while at the peak of Sabinyo, you will have an opportunity to be in three countries at the same time. On a clear day while at the summit of Mount Sabinyo, you will have a beautiful view of different villages and towns in Rwanda and DR-Congo and Uganda, Virunga national park in DR Congo, Mgahinga gorilla national park and Volcanoes National park in Rwanda, you will spot the other 7 volcanoes of Virunga Massif and other features, like Lake Bunyonyi, Lake Muntanda, Mount Rwenzori ranges among others. Later after enjoying the great view from the summit of Mount Sabinyo and taking enough photos, descend to the starting point to meet your safari guide and drive back to your lodge to freshen up and spend your evening relaxing. Dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation options; Lake Mutanda Resort (Luxury), Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Lake Chahafi Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan: Breakfast/Lunch / Dinner

Day 4: Mgahinga gorilla national park – Return to Kampala or Entebbe international airport

Day 4 of 4 Days Mgahinga Golden Monkey tracking and Mount Sabinyo hiking experience, wake up early in the morning to pack your bag, get it packed in the vehicle, be served breakfast and later check out of the lodge to drive back to Entebbe international airport to prepare for your return flight or return to your hotel / residence around Kampala and this will be the end of your 4 Days Mgahinga Golden Monkey tracking and Mount Sabinyo hiking experience.

Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch

Inclusions of 4 Days Mgahinga Golden Monkey trekking and Mount Sabinyo hiking experience

Return transfers (Pick up and drop off)

Private transport using a well-modified safari Land-cruiser/van which is 4×4 and air-conditioned)

Professional English speaking safari guide for 4 days

Fuel for 4 days

Private Luxury/Mid-range/standard accommodation on full board (Breakfast/Lunch /Dinner) for 3 nights

Bottled mineral water and en-route meals

A visit to Igongo cultural center

A stopover to do water experiment at Kayabwe equator land mark

1 golden monkey tracking permit

Explore Lake Mutanda

Full day Mount Sabinyo hiking permit

Exclusions of 4 Days Mgahinga Golden Monkey trekking and Mount Sabinyo hiking experience;

Domestic and international flights

Country entry visa

Personal travel insurance

Souvenirs and gifts

Tips to lodge staffs, safari guide and porter

Porter fee

Alcoholic and soft drinks (Wines, beers, sodas, juice and other beverages)

Telephone and laundry services

All other expenses of personal nature such as cigar, emails, airtime and many more.

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