Summary Itinerary

  • Day 1 – Early morning pick up from agreed point in Kampala and transfer to Mgahinga National Park, with quick stopover at the Equator. Check into your camp and enjoy the rest of your afternoon at leisure with a view of the Virunga Volcanic Mountain range in the backdrop.


  • Day 2 – After an early morning breakfast, report for your Gorilla Trek briefing at 7am, a walking distance from your camp, before you set off into the forest. Spend the day tracking down a gorilla family, upon finding them you will be able to spend an hour together with them, observing their behavior. Packed lunch will be provided for you, and your guide will find a suitable place within the forest for a picnic lunch. Return to camp, and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure.


  • Day 3 - Enjoy the morning at leisure, after lunch, set off for a 3 hour hike on the Batwa Trail. You will get to meet the pigmy tribe that once lived in harmony with the Gorillas, as they demonstrate how they used to live in the forests. Return to your camp for dinner and overnight stay. 


  • Day 4 – Spend the day climbing one of the 3 dormant volcanic mountains, within the Ugandan boarder, of the Virunga range that stretches to Rwanda and Congo. Options include:

                     

  1. o Mt. Muhavura (4,127m) – The third highest of the eight major mountains of the mountain range, with a lovely crater lake at the top.
  2. o Mt. Sabyinyo (3,645m) – The oldest mountain of the range, with a striking jagged peak. Stand at the summit and be in 3 countries at the same time, Uganda, Rwanda and Congo!
  3. o Mt. Gahinga (3,474m) – The shortest of the set of 3 in Uganda, which makes for a pleasant climb, with a chance to explore some mountain caves along the way.


  • Day 5 – Check out of Amajambere Camp and transfer to Mutanda Lake Resort, for a leisurely brunch and perhaps morning swim in the beautiful and natural crater lake. Set off back to Kampala by midday, with a few quick stop overs for toilet breaks and snacks. Arrive in Kampala in the evening, drop off at agreed location.


Add an extra day to your itinerary to relax or do some additional tours & activities in the region such as: Nature walks or cycling trails, birding tours, Batwa Pygmie trail & cultural tour at an additional cost. Contact Us to customize this tour.

Price Starting From $ 1,000

      

Package Includes :

  1. Private Transportation in 4x4 Safari Land Cruiser with driver guide
  2. Full Board Accommodation on room sharing basis
  3. Gorilla Trek Permits
  4. Batwa Trail Tour
  5. 1 Day guided hike up Virunga Volcanic Mountains
  6. Taxes & Service Charge 

      

Package Excludes:

  1. Visa to Uganda/East Africa
  2. Alcohol & additional beverages (besides soft drinks served with meals)
  3. Souvenirs & Personal Items
  4. Additional activities not mentioned in itinerary  

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