Climb the volcanoes, trek the Rwenzori foothills and view the primates in their natural habitat. You will be Climbing the three famous volcanoes of Mgahinga national park, Sabinyo (3669m), Gahinga (3474) and Muhavura (4127m) that are three of a chain of virunga volcanoes in Uganda. The remaining are in Rwanda and the democratic republic of Congo. As you trek, listen to the inspiring story about these volcanoe that is treasured by the Bafumbira people and learn why the trio are  not just mountains but important traditional land marks. meet the people, explore wildlife unique to the mountains, listen to the story and witness a unique way of life that rotates around them.

At Rwenzori, the local community guides will take you to explore the foothills as you look for the small animals that are unique to this area, like reptiles, three horned chameleon, insects and birds. In the local forest outside the park, you may be chanced to find primates crossing from the park. Take a chance to view margarita peak (5019m) on the community overnight hill trek while taking the scenary of the rift valley plains leading to queen Elizabeth national park.

Celebrate nature with the Chimps in their natural habitat, in a forest with the biggest numbers of chimps In East Africa. you will spend up to one hour with a family of chimps as you learn their behavior being interpreted to you by by the experienced guide. You also have an option of visiting the Magombe swamp, that is home to over 200 bird species, primates, mammals, batter flies and a multitude of plant life.

Details

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe airport and transfer to Kampala, Uganda’s capital city (B)

Day 2: Transfer from Kampala to Mgahinga gorilla national park (BLD)

Day 3: Mgahinga first volcano climbing, Mt. Sabinyo (3669 m) (BLD)

Day 4: Mgahinga second volcano climbing, Mt. Gahinga (3474 m) (BLD)

Day 5: Mgahinga third volcano climbing, on Mt. Muhavura (4127 m) (BLD)

Day 6: Transfer from mgahinga gorilla national park to Rwenzori Mountains (BLD)

Day 7: Explore the Rwenzori mountains foothills and village communities (BLD)

Day 8: Transfer from Rwenzori to Kibale forest national park (BLD)

Day 9: Tracking Chimp and other primates in and around Kibale forest national park (BLD)

Day 10: Transfer from Kibale forest national park to Entebbe airport via Kampala B

 

Accommodations options of this trip

This trip can be matched with the following accommodations in the different categories

Budget/ community accommodation,

  • Natete Back packers
  • Mgahinga community campground
  • Ruboni community camp
  • Tinkas homestead

Mid-range accommodation

  • Hotel Sojovalo
  • Kisoro tourist hotel
  • Equator snow lodge
  • Chimp nest

Luxury accommodation

  • Sheraton hotel
  • Kisoro travelers inn
  • Equator snow lodge
  • Primate lodge

This is your trip and you can help make it better to suit your dreams and plans. We are open to suggestions and happy to give travel advice based on the ground status from our experienced staff and guides. Please feel free tailor this trip and get back to us. You can also suggest any other accommodation of your choice.

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