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MGAHINGA GOLDEN MONKEY TRACKING (3 DAYS)
Tour Code TTC 014

DAY 1: To Kisoro

After breakfast, set off for Western Uganda. Stop at the equator and experience pacing a foot in both hemispheres at the same time. Be on the look out for the famous long horned Ankole cows to be seen in large herds around the town of Mbarara. Take lunch en-route in Mbarara. Continue the journey to Kabale before entering Kigezi district and it's fantastic sceenery. Arrive in Kisoro on your way to Mgahinga National Park. Dinner and overnight. Accommodation at Mount Gahinga Rest Camp or The Travellers Rest (F/B).

TRANSIT TIME: ±10Hrs

DAY 2: Golden Monkey tracking

After an early breakfast, set off for the national park for the Golden Monkey tracking activity on one of the three volcanoes that make up the park, (Mt Sabinyo, Mt Gahinga or Mt Muhavura). The monkeys are primarily to be found in the bamboo forest that skirt the lower slopes of the volcanoes. The monkeys are very active in the canopy of the bamboo where your guides mimic their calls to follow the group. These monkeys are habituated to the presence of humans and very good sightings are to enjoyed.

In the afternoon time permitting should it be market day in Kisoro this offers a unique cultural experience to enjoy. Alternatively a short nature walk is possible to gain vantage over the town of Kisoro to view the volcanoes and neighbouring Lake Mutanda. Accommodation at Mount Gahinga Rest Camp or The Travellers Rest (F/B).

DAY 3: To Kampala

After breakfast, return to Kampala with a brief stop over at Lake Bunyonyi - the 2nd deepest lake in Africa for photographs. Continue with your return journey and arrive in Kampala in the early evening. Check-in to Kampala hotel or transfer to the airport for your return journey home at your convenience.

TRANSIT TIME: ±10Hrs

What to bring

  • Wear stout shoes or walking boots suitable for steep muddy slopes.
  • Gardening gloves are excellent in the forest when pulling on vines and nettles.
  • Carry rain gear, sunscreen lotion, a hat (as the weather is unpredictable) and insect repellent.
  • Carry packed lunch and water (porters are available to hire).

When you’re with the Golden Monkeys

  • Keep your voice down or be quiet.
  • Don’t point or wave your arms this can a threat.
  • Do not use the flash on the camera.

NB.

We are able to offer this itinerary as an Upmarket, Mid range or budget tour by utilising alternative accommodation options at the places to be visited. Accommodations outlined in this tour proposal are purely examples. Tour prices on request.

This tour or elements of it can be designed into a tailor-made itinerary you may us to prepare for you on request.

Includes: Accommodation, entry fees, meals as specified in the itinerary, ranger guides, airport transfers, golden monkey permits, complementary bottle of mineral water daily, ground transportation and services of a professional English speaking guide.

Excludes: Drinks, all extras and personal expenses.

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