Overview of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour with Golden Monkeys / 4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Tour and Golden Monkeys in Bwindi
This 4 days Uganda gorilla tour features an encounter with the spectacular gorillas of Bwindi and also an encounter with the absolutely magical golden monkeys during your short Uganda tour to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda is one of the pristine jungles of east Africa that has been around for over 30000 years making it one of the few natural landmarks on the planets that managed to survive the last ice age. A Uganda safari tour to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park gives you a unique opportunity to meet several unique wildlife species as it is home to wide biodiversity of wildlife including 120 mammal species of which 10 are primate species 27 lizard and gecko species, 350 bird species with 23 Albertine rift endemics and 220 butterflies species.
Highlights of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour with Golden Monkeys / 4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Tour and Golden Monkeys in Bwindi
Day 1 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour with Golden Monkeys: Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi
Day 2 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour with Golden Monkeys: Engage in a gorilla trekking tour and a Batwa cultural experience
Day 3 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour with Golden Monkeys: Enjoy a golden monkey trekking experience
Day 4 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour with Golden Monkeys: Return to Kampala.
Detailed itinerary of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour with Golden Monkeys / 4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Tour and Golden Monkeys in Bwindi
Day 1 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour with Golden Monkeys: On the first day of this incredible 4-day Uganda gorilla tour involves transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via the Kampala- Masaka -Mbarara- Kanungu highway. This is a fascinating gorilla trekking safari Uganda journey as it comes with numerous road sightings as well as road stops. As you set off on this journey to remember which is done in any of our wide fleet of safari cars such a 4×4 luxury safari land cruisers for hire in Uganda, 4×4 safari vans for hire in Uganda and super customs for hire in Uganda. Enjoy an incredible stop at Lukaya roadside market where you the safari van gets surrounded by several market vendors holding numerous goodies like Uganda’s tastiest KFC –freshly roasted chicken on sticks, a wide variety of Uganda’s pure and organic fruits that will give you the ultimate taste of Uganda’s goodness. All these vendors have one goal in mind and that is to make an effort to persuade you to buy any of these goodies from them. From here, proceed with your tour Uganda journey to Mbarara, where you get to have another journey stop for a traditional luncheon. Enjoy the rest of your safari Uganda journey to Bwindi impenetrable national park and have a relaxed evening all to your self while appreciating the impeccably beautiful views of this tropical jungle wilderness on this epic Uganda safaris tours to Bwindi impenetrable jungle.
Luxury: Buhoma Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge/ Clouds Mount Gorilla Lodge/ Mahongany Springs Camp/Silver Buck Lodge.
Mid-range: Icumbi Gorilla Lodge/ Gift of Nature Lodge/ Nkuringo Safar Lodge
Budget: Buhoma Community Rest Camp/ Conservation Through Public Health/ Ruhija Community Camp.
Day 2 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour with Golden Monkeys: Wake up on the second day of this short Uganda gorilla tour to listen to the beautiful songs of nature composed by nature’s best singers the birds that are found in this beautiful jungle. Have an early morning breakfast at 06:30hrs. With your packed lunch, transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing about dos and don’ts about this entire gorilla trekking Uganda experience and this lasts for only about 30 minutes, you also get assigned to a particular gorilla family to track as well as a ranger to lead you on this magical Uganda gorilla tour experience. After the briefing, you get to start the most memorable tracking experience of a lifetime which will engage all your senses from sight as you get to see a multitude of attractions here like birds, reptiles, primates such as black and white colobus monkeys, chimpanzees. On locating the tracked gorilla family, you will be surprised at how gentle our close relatives are, as they may even shy away from you on direct approach. You should come along with a camera so as to have this hour with the gorilla documented forever. At the end of your hour, the guide will cut short your reunion with our dear close relatives and you will start your journey back to the starting point where you will be awarded a tracking certificate and that bring your short Uganda gorilla safari in Bwindi to an end. After this short gorilla safaris Uganda experience, transfer to the Batwa community and you’re in for an epic Uganda cultural safari encounter of a lifetime as you get to meet the original custodians of these forests who have lived in these forests for over a 1000years while cohabiting peacefully with the wild dwellers of these forests. During this cultural experience, you have an opportunity to the Batwa herbalists who provide native herbs to the locals as a remedy to ailments. Climax this cultural encounter with a sounding performance form the Batwa which is really exciting and when you feel the music appealing, join the locals and groove to this African beat. From here transfer to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Luxury: Mount Gahinga Lodge
Mid Range: Travellers Rest Kisoro, Tourist Hotel Kisoro, Lake Chahafi Resort
Budget: Amajembere Iwacu Community Camp, Golden Monkey Guest House, Countryside Guest House
Day 3 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour with Golden Monkeys: Day 3 begins with an early morning breakfast then transfer to the park centre, have a short briefing, then you are in for a thrilling encounter with the golden monkeys as you get to engage in a golden monkey trekking experience. On meeting these shy but beautiful creatures, you have an hour to observe these magical beings after which you get to trek back to the park centre. Transfer to your already pre-booked lodge and have lunch. after this lunch journey to Lake Bunyonyi and enjoy a relaxing evening boat cruise on the tranquil waters of this magical lake which is the 2nd deepest lake on the continent with a jaw-dropping depth of 900m. This boat cruise also allows you to visit some of the islands that have a rich history such as Akampene or the punishment island- which was used as a prison for girls who had gotten pregnant before marriage as this an abomination among the Bakiga people who live around this lake. Transfer to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Luxury: Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort
Mid-range: Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort, Lake Bunyonyi Eco Lodge, Arcadia Lodge Kabale, Bunyonyi Overland Resort.
Budget: Byona Magara Island Retreat
Day 4 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour with Golden Monkeys: This day is quite relaxed as you get to wake up a bit late at 08:00 am. Enjoy a warm cup of coffee with an array of crunchy bites then check out of the lodge and embark on a return journey back to Kampala. Have a lunch stop in Mbarara then another road stop in Kayabwe for the equator experience after which you get to enjoy the rest of your journey back to Kampala or Entebbe for a flight back home.
Uganda is a land gifted with a wide biodiversity which includes numerous wild savanna mammals, primates, a beautiful landscape, forests and birds. Uganda is home close to 1069 bird species which constitute over 50% of all bird species in east Africa, 30% of the bird species on the African continent and close to 10 % of all bird species on the planet. In case you would like to have an encounter with several of these birds visit Uganda again for a special Uganda birding safari. This bird watching safari gives you an opportunity to visit some of Uganda’s birding destinations such as Semuliki National Park Uganda. Semuliki National Park has over 441bird species with many Congo biome endemic species as well as Albertine rift endemics. On your safari tour to Semuliki National Park you are free to choose to lodge in of the Uganda safari accommodations in Semuliki National Park Uganda such as Semuliki Safari Lodge, Ntoroko Game Lodge, Mountains Of The Moon, Kirumia Guest House And Bumuga Campsite. Getting to Semuliki national park is possible by both road and air transport. Using road transport, Semuliki National Park is 360km away from Kampala while a flight to Semuliki National Park lasts for about 3 hours from Entebbe international airport.
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