4 Days Mgahinga & Lake Bunyonyi safari

4 days Mgahinga & Lake Bunyonyi safari is one of the best primate safaris in Uganda with in Mgahinga national park the home to Nyakagezi gorilla family that is available for trekking on a daily basis with the maximum number of 8 trekkers per day and also an exploration of the deepest lake in Africa, Lake Bunyonyi with beautiful islands. This 4 days Mgahinga gorilla national park & Lake Bunyonyi safari will start and end in Kigali Rwanda thus an east African visa is need. Arriving into Kigali Rwanda and trekking the primates in Uganda is such a rewarding experience on a cheaper rate as compared to trekking the primates in Rwanda. For instance gorilla trekking in Rwanda costs $1500 per person while in Uganda it goes for as low as $700 per person.

Highlights of 4 days Mgahinga gorilla national park & Lake Bunyonyi safari

  • Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Mgahinga gorilla national park
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga gorilla national park
  • Day 3: Golden monkey trekking in Mgahinga gorilla national park & Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 4: Canoe ride and transfer to Kigali for departures

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Mgahinga gorilla national park

  • Kigali to Mgahinga national park: On day 1 of 4 days Mgahinga gorilla national park & Lake Bunyonyi safari, you will be ready for pick up from Kigali Rwanda by our company representative from the agreed pick up point. It could be from a hotel in Kigali or from Kigali international airport upon landing then be transferred from Rwanda via cyanika border to Mgahinga gorilla national park in western part of Uganda with in Virunga massif. Mgahinga gorilla national park is a home to Nyakagezi gorilla family and upon arrival, you will check in a lodge for dinner and overnight.
  • Meal plan: lunch and dinner

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga gorilla national park

  • Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga gorilla national park: on a beautiful day 2 of 4 days Mgahinga gorilla national park & Lake Bunyonyi safari, arise on breakfast early in the morning, pack some snack in a lunchbox and enough drinking water then be transferred to the park headquarters for briefing about gorilla trekking, hire a porter and penetrate the forest to search for Nyakagezi gorilla family which is the only habituated gorilla family in Mgahinga national park. You will trail in the forest with other trekkers, armed rangers and tour guide until you finally land on it then spend an hour with gorillas taking photos and watching them as they play, feed, copulated and groom among others. After one hour with gorillas, return to the park offices for a gorilla trekking certificate and be returned to your lodge for relaxation. In the evening you have an option of batwa trail.
  • Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3: Golden monkey trekking in Mgahinga gorilla national park & Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

  • Golden monkey trekking & transfer to Lake Bunyonyi: An early morning breakfast will be served on day 3 of 4 days Mgahinga gorilla national park & Lake Bunyonyi safari. After breakfast, meet your safari driver for a ride to park headquarters where you will be briefed before embarking on golden monkey trekking adventure with in the wilderness of Mgahinga gorilla national park. Golden monkey trekking is more enjoyable than gorilla trekking as you will be in position to view these beautiful primates jumping over your head from one tree branch to another twisting their tails cheerfully. This activity last at least 1-4 hours and one hour of close viewing and photo taking is allowed before you return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, you will check out of the lodge and embark on a 2 hoursā€™ drive from Mgahinga national park to Lake Bunyonyi in kabale for an evening nature walk or relaxation at the shores of the lake. You may also take [art in mountain biking to explore the local communities along the lake.
  • Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4: Canoe ride and transfer to Kigali for departures

  • Canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi: Breakfast is the first thing to enjoy at the shores of Lake Bunyonyi the deepest lake in east Africa and second deepest in entire Africa continent with a lot of tourist attractions. But due to limited time on this 4 days Mgahinga gorilla national park & Lake Bunyonyi safari, you will only enjoy a dug in Canoe ride to explore some of the 29 islands found on Lake Bunyonyi. After the canoe ride, you will be served with lunch then check out and be driven on a 4 hours road drive back to Kigali Rwanda for hotel drop off or airport drop off to depart.
4 days Mgahinga & Lake Bunyonyi safari
Lake Bunyonyi safari
  • Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch

END OF 4 DAYS MGAHINGA GORILLA NATIONAL PARK & LAKE BUNYONYI SAFARI

Inclusive in 4 days safari

  • Nyakagezi family Gorilla trekking permit
  • Golden monkey trekking permit
  • Rangers
  • A 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Airport transfers
  • A 4×4 safari vehicle
  • An English speaking guide
  • All included activities
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Uganda
  • Enough drinking water

Exclusive in 4 days safari

  • Porter
  • Tips
  • Optional activities
  • Additional activities
  • Addition accommodation
  • Visa
  • Air ticket
  • InsuranceĀ 
  • Laundry
  • Other expenses of personal nature
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