5 DAYS - MGAHINGA GORILLA /GOLDEN MONKEY TRACK, BATWA TRAIL, LAKE BUNYONYI

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This package takes you deep to the south western border in the Virunga Mountains. This beautiful evergreen forest host mountain gorillas, birds and caves among others. It’s a park where silver meets gold, you will not regret it!

Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala – Kisoro

  • Depart from Kampala after breakfast and head for Kisoro town – south western border with Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Lunch at Lake View hotel in Mbarara town or Igongo cultural Center
  • Proceed to Kisoro town, dinner and overnight at Travelers Inn – Kisoro town

Day 2: Track either golden monkeys or mountain gorillas

  • Leave your hotel very early and head for the Park offices for clearance
  • Head for the montane forest and track either gorillas  or golden monkeys whole day as you enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the area
  • Return and have your late lunch at your hotel
  • Relax the rest of the day, dinner and overnight at Travelers Rest Inn

Day 3: Batwa trail, Garama cave and community tour

  • After your early breakfast, leave your hotel and head for the memorable Batwa trail
  • You will receive briefing at the guest arena by the Batwa professional guides
  • Then head for the nature / cultural walk as the Batwa tell stories of their cultural history, their way of life, feeding, hunting, religion, defence axtra
  • The nature/cultural trip is also very entertaining
  • Cimax at the mighty Garama cave where you will be given a treat of a typical Batwa traditional dance.
  • Return to the Park quarters and get more traditional dances of the Bafumbira – none Batwa communities

Day 4: Lake Bunyonyi

  • After your breakfast, leave Kisoro and head for Lake Bunyonyi
  • Make stopovers on the way and have great views of the volcanic mountains as you take photographs
  • Arrive in Kabale in time for lunch at either White Horse Inn Kabale or L.Bunyonyi
  • Canoe trip to the islands as you watch birds
  • Relax on Bushara island as you enjoy the scenic beauty of the lake and the terraced hills
  • Dinner and overnight stay at either Bushara Island or Bunyonyi Overland camp

Day 5: L. Bunyonyi – Kampala

  • Take an early breakfast
  • Leave the lakeshore and go to the hilltop near Acadea cottages to have a clear view of the lake with its beautiful islands, the volcanic mountains in the vicinity and take photographs
  • Proceed and have your lunch in Mbarara
  • Therafter, take a tour of the Igongo cultural center and learn about the culture of the people there
  • Proceed and arrive Kampala in the evening.