3 DAYS GOLDEN MONKEY TRACKING TOUR

3 DAYS GOLDEN MONKEY TRACKING TOUR

This 3 days Uganda primate safari offers you a great opportunity to get close to yet another magnificent primate species the ‘golden monkeys’ that make Uganda one of the only places where gold meets silver. It takes you to southwestern Uganda to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for you to track to see golden monkeys in their natural habitat. This tour starts and ends in Kampala

Safari highlight

Day 1: Travel to Mgahinga National Park

Day 2: Golden monkey tracking

Day 3: Return to Kampala

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Mgahinga National Park

Begin your day with a hot cup of tea or coffee at your respective hotel in Kampala or Entebbe and after, pick up by our driver guide who then will have briefing with you on what your 3 day golden monkey tracking tour is all about. Later, head off to southwestern Uganda about 8-10 hours’ drive from Kampala and en-route, make a stopover at Equator for photo taking, relaxation and at Igongo cultural center for lunch. After, proceed to Mgahinga National Park while enjoying the spectacular rolling hills in the southwestern Uganda. Arrive early enough and check in at Mount Gahinga Lodge (Luxury), Mucha Hotel Kisoro/Traveler’s Rest Hotel Kisoro (Midrange) or Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp (Budget) for your dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Golden monkey tracking

Get up early in the morning and have breakfast at your lodge. After, gather at Mgahinga national park headquarters to have briefing on the set rules and regulations that you have to observe while on golden monkey tracking in this park. On this day, make sure that you are well-prepared with your gear especially waterproof hiking boots, rain jacket and energy giving snacks and bottled then embark on a trek to search for golden monkeys. After your thrilling adventure, return to lodge and drive to Lake Bunyonyi or embark on cultural walk via the Batwa trail where you will have a chance to interact with the Batwa the renowned forest dwellers who lived in the forest for over 500000 years while hunting and gathering. While here, you get the best of the techniques that this group used for hunting and fruit gathering, unique dances, music performances, traditions among others. Return to have dinner and overnight stay at Mount Gahinga Lodge (Luxury), Mucha Hotel Kisoro/Traveler’s Rest Hotel Kisoro (Midrange) or Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp (Budget)

Day 3: Return to Kampala

Today, you will be served breakfast and after, check out from the lodge ready to embark on a road trip back to Kampala or Entebbe and this marks the end of your 3 days golden monkey tracking tour in Uganda.

End of tour

Safari inclusions

  • Golden monkey tracking permit
  • All activities in the travel plan
  • Relevant government taxes
  • Full board accommodation
  • Transportation by 4wheel safari vehicle
  • Full time English speaking driver guide

Safari exclusions

  • Visa fees
  • Airfares
  • Personal expenses for instance alcohol, tips, insurance, laundry services, telephone, accommodation and meals outside your itinerary and others

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