• 4 Days from
    $2870 p/p in USD
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Agasaro Safaris

  • Uganda
Destinations

Destinations

Uganda,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Mid Range

Tour Overview

The trip of a lifetime, this safari gives you an unmatched experience with the rare mountain gorillas plus coming face to face with the golden primates, both of which are magical moments. This safari starts from Entebbe/Kampala driving to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to look for the gorillas in Rushaga sector, and on to Mgahinga National Park, where you will be able enjoy a thrilling visit with the unique golden monkeys.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Gorilla Safari, Guided Safari, Primate Safari
  • You will visit:
    Bwindi Impenetrable NP, Mgahinga Gorilla NP
  • Wildlife:
    Birds, Mountain Gorilla, Grey Mangabey, L'Hoest Monkey, Golden Monkey, Red Colobus
  • Activities:
    Trekking, Optional Activities
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle, Transfer Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Entebbe/Kampala
  • Minimum age:
    15 years

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 2,870 per person

What's Included

  • Full board accommodation on safari
  • 4×4 transport with English speaking local driver/guide
  • Full liability insurance cover
  • 24 hour emergency contact

What's Excluded

  • Flights & visas
  • Gorilla & golden monkey trek permits
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expenses such as porters, drinks, tips, travel insurance
  • Services/activities/meals not mentioned in included

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Agasaro Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Agasaro Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

After breakfast, meet up with your private Agasaro Safari guide and drive approx. 9-10 hours to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in south-western Uganda. Have a stopover en route at the Uganda Equator for a quick coffee break and photo opportunity at the 0-degree latitude. Proceed through the picturesque local towns to Mbarara city where you will have a stopover for lunch and stretch your legs at Igongo Cultural Centre before proceeding to your destination and arriving in time for dinner.

Following breakfast at the lodge, travel to the National Park Headquarters to meet your guides for the day and begin your gorilla tracking experience. Experienced guides and trackers will accompany your party on an early morning trek into the dense rain forest on the mountain slopes.

The journey, through dense foliage and up steep climbs, is abundantly rewarded with the lifetime experience of viewing mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. You will have an opportunity to be within meters of these magnificent apes, sharing in their daily lives and experiencing their day-to-day activities. Mountain gorillas are extremely rare with only an estimated 880 remaining in the wild. This is an experience you won’t soon forget!

After an early breakfast, drive for approx. one hour to Mgahinga National Game Park to meet your guides for the day and begin your golden monkey experience. The golden monkey is an endemic species of blue monkey that live in the high-altitude forests of the Volcanoes National Park and Mgahinga Forest in Uganda. Though viewing is kept to a maximum of one hour, you can get an up-close look at the golden monkey in its natural habitat, taking pictures of the monkeys as they play from the tree branches.

Village Community Walk/Boat Cruise on Lake Mutanda (Optional)

Embark on a community walk through the local villages surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or a sunset boat cruise on Lake Mutanda if time permits. Optional activities are easily tailored to your individual schedule and interests.

On this day you can either choose to fly on the domestic flight from Kisoro Airstrip to Entebbe (1 hr. flight) or drive for approx. 9-10 hrs to Entebbe/Kampala with a stopover for lunch in Mbarara city.

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