Gorillas and Golden monkeys
6 days—Gorillas and Golden monkeys Safari
Safari summaryWelcome to Uganda
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Day 1 Welcome to Uganda Depending on your arrival time, you will go for a natural walk at botanical gardens. Stay Hotel Africana or equivalent
Day 2 Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park home to half of the world’s Mountain Gorilla population. Stop over at the equator. Dinner and overnight at Mt Gahinga Lodge
Day 3: Gorilla tracking –a lifetime experience Have an early morning breakfast and then go for a briefing by wildlife rangers at the Park headquarters. Proceed to the Impenetrable forest for gorilla tracking. Carry packed Lunch. You should be equipped with jungle boots since tracking involves walking up steep densely forested hills before finally coming across the endangered gorillas in the dense tropical vegetation their favourite habitat. After lunch go for a community visit to the local communities living around the park to learn about their history. Dinner and overnight at Mt Gahinga Lodge
Day 4 Golden monkey tracking Today after breakfast go for golden monkey tracking at Mgahinga National Park. This park was gazetted in 1991.It gets its name from the local word Gahinga meaning a “pile of stones”. Dinner and overnight at Mt Gahinga Lodge
Day 5 Batwa Heritage experience. Visit the resettlement site. This tribe was the original habitant of the forest. Enjoy the story telling and cultural dances.
Day 6 End of Tour. Travel back home with memories to share with family and friends.
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