Our 4 days Gorilla and Sabinyo Volcano Hike in Uganda take you to the misty Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, which is home to some of the Mountain Gorillas found in the Massif Virunga Conservation Area with one habituated Mountain Gorilla family. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park offers a unique bird watching opportunity, cultural experiences, a scenic allure of stunning hills and lush vegetation inhabited by the elusive primates and pygmies.
Gorilla tracking is the most enchanting experience in this forest. Great Adventure Safaris offers an experience of a life time watching at close range these majestic apes as feed, play, relax and bond with the young. You will have an opportunity to hike the Sabinyo Volcano or to trek the Golden monkeys in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park on this 4 days Gorilla and Sabinyo Volcano Hike and then later crown your safari with an experience at the Equator line.
Day One: Travel to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Day Two: Gorilla tracking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Day Three: Hiking the Sabinyo Volcano
Day Four: Travel back to Kampala/Entebbe International Airport
Western Uganda Road Trip Experience
Uganda Equator line experience
Uganda Gorilla trekking experience
Sabinyo Volcano hike
Mgahinga Native Batwa Community trail
You will start off the 4 Days Gorilla Trekking and Sabinyo Volcano Hike Safari adventure early and drive to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, 8-9 hours away. This route is well endowed with remarkable tourist attractions including the Equator line, savannah plains, the rolling hills and rich cultural backdrop. Lunch is at one of the many stopover points on the way.
You will have an early breakfast and be driven to the Park Headquarters for a briefing on the rules and regulations of Gorilla trekking. After the briefing, you will set off for the Gorilla trekking in very thick vegetation. Gorilla Trekking takes between 2-8 hours and you will have one hour to stay with these intelligent, majestic, and gentle giants that share over 98% of their genetic material with humans.
In the afternoon you will enjoy your time as you relax at the lodge after your long day of Gorilla tracking in the jungle.
On the third day of the Gorilla Trekking and Sabinyo Volcano Hike we choose one of the four complimentary tours that can be undertaken in this place. You will go for Sabinyo Volcano hiking adventure. You will return to your safari lodge and spend the rest of the time resting till dinner time and overnight.
You will depart Mgahinga Gorilla National Park after breakfast and travel back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport with a stopover for lunch in Mbarara city. You will continue the journey and make another stopover at the Equator line where you will have an opportunity to stand in two hemispheres at the same time and take some photos arriving in Kampala in the late afternoon.
A Visa, You can apply for the visa online or very easily get one at the point of entry into the country.
Yellow Fever Vaccination card
Gorilla trekking permit at a cost of USD700 per person per trek
Travel & Health insurance – This should be arranged by you in your home country before you travel.
Transportation in a 4WD vehicle with pop up roof for excellence safari view
Mountain Gorilla Trekking permit – USD700 per person.
All fuel for the trip.
Driver / guide
Guide ranger fees.
Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
All activities are described in the itinerary.
Park fee is according to the program.
Meals are according to the program.
However, the package excludes: Personal Expenses like: tobacco, telephone, drinks, laundry, porter fee, personal insurance, Visa, and tips to guides and hotel staff.