6 Days Gorilla And Golden Monkey Trekking





Diminish the thirst for primates on this 6 days Mgahinga national park and Lake Bunyonyi safari tour in the western part of Uganda. Mgahinga is the only park in the country where tourists can see both the endangered Mountain Gorillas and the golden monkeys in a single visit hence a saying where “Gold meets Silver.”

The package is tailored for travelers with restricted time, but we would prefer to have the primate proficiency and visit the fantastical lake Bunyonyi. The safari starts and ends in Entebbe/Kampala-Uganda.


  • Airport pickup and hotel transfer
  • Gorilla trekking
  • Golden monkey trekking
  • Lake Excursion
  • Return to Entebbe/Kampala
  • Kampala and Entebbe Tour


Day 1: Airport pickup and Hotel transfer

On disembarkation at Entebbe international airport, meet with Kent Safaris tour guide before driving to the already booked hotel in either Entebbe or Kampala where you’ll have your first twilight stay. Confiding on your mood, we can have a city tour in case you turn up during day or just stay relaxing as you wait for the safari road trip to start. Areas to visit are Ngamba Island which is the home of Orphanage Chimpanzee Sanctuary.  If time consents our guests can also visit Entebbe Wildlife Education Center and Entebbe Botanical gardens. However, the visits can be organized either on Arrival or Departure Day.

Overnight: Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel or Standard

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 2: Transfer to Mgahinga National park

After sun rise, Kent Safaris driver/guide will be prepared to brief and pick you from the hotel as the safari road trip starts driving to Mgahinga national park in the southwestern part of the country.

Some stopovers at Mpambire royal drum makers, Kayabwe Equator monuments, and our lunch break will be in Mbarara town. Taking a scenery drive through Kisoro we proceed with our journey.

Overnight: Kisoro Travelers rest Hotel or Standard

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Mountain Gorilla trekking

After sunrise, we shall proceed to the park headquarters for briefing by the Uganda Wildlife Authority senior ranger guides giving information on what to do and not do before being nominated to a group to trek with.

The tour guide will intimate you in the jungle to search for the susceptible Gorillas, after tracking them, use the given one-hour juncture for interaction and photography before getting back to the hotel.

Overnight: Kisoro Travelers Rest Hotel or Standard

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Golden Monkey trekking in Mgahinga

After sunrise, head to the park headquarters for compact from the senior ranger guide as you make an alternative to either go for full day Golden monkey habituation or have a half day Golden monkey trekking. Keep in mind, though the day is meant for a different activity, you might anonymously track the mountain gorillas as well, the Gorilla population are about 80 but only one group is habituated and tracked by tourists. The Nyakagyezi family used to move Congo and Rwanda but now settled in Uganda so just be ready with your cameras to catch and cover those beautiful moments. Plentiful time is given to those who choose to take on the ‘Golden Monkey perspicacity habituation” for research and study aspiration, whereas trekkers only one day is allowed after tracking before you return to the hotel.

 Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Kisoro Travelers Rest Hotel or Standard

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Constrain to Lake Bunyonyi which is believed to be the deepest lake in Uganda located in Kabale district. The lake is great place for recreation and water bird watching activities.  A safari boat rides on the lake ridding you to different islands is just phenomenal and hiking around and on the hills is also an awesome safari activity.

Overnight: Crater Bay cottages, Bunyonyi safari resort or Standard

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Return to Entebbe/Kampala

We mark the end of our safari tour with another scenic and photography rewarding road trip back to Entebbe or Kampala City. Stop at the Equator for a Photo Moment and Souvenirs purchase in Local Crafts Market. Drive to Entebbe if your flight is scheduled that day or to Kampala in case you still have time in the country.

Note: after the tour, a special room for refreshments will be provided before your flight.


  • An experienced tour guide / driver
  • Accommodation and lodging
  • Meals per Itinerary
  • Airport transfers
  • Gorilla permits
  • Meet and greet service
  • Park fees
  • Masks and Sanitizer
  • 24 Hours Stand-by contact
  • 5-7 Passenger guaranteed window
  • Bottled waters
  • 4WD safari vehicle
  • Domestic flights
  • Emergency Doctors Amref


  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa and customs fees
  • Tips or Gratuity
  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Cigarettes and alcohol
  • Souvenir

  • Ngamba Island

  • Mgahinga National Park

  • Lake Bunyonyi

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