Overview of the 2 Days Mgahinga Golden Monkey Safari Uganda Via Kigali City / 2 Day Uganda Golden Monkey Safari To Mgahinga With Sabinyo Hike

This 2 days Uganda safari in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park gives you a chance to track the elusive golden monkeys of Mgahinga as well as engaging in birding safari experience and a nature hike to the summit of Muhavura.

Mgahinga gorilla national park is home to the 3 Virunga ranges in Uganda which are Sabinyo, Muhabura and Gahinga. These ranges have stunning local folklore behind their naming which will definitely excite you.  Mgahinga Gorilla Park has a rich biodiversity that includes Mountain gorillas, golden monkeys and black and white colobus monkeys as well as 180 bird species that call this park their home. This 1 day Uganda tour to Mgahinga begins from Kigali city of Rwanda which very close to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park with a distance of about 150 km or 2-3 hours drive separating these 2 places.

Highlights of the 2 Days Mgahinga Golden Monkey Safari Uganda Via Kigali City / 2 Day Uganda Golden Monkey Safari To Mgahinga With Sabinyo Hike

Day 1 of the 2 Days Mgahinga Golden Monkey Safari Uganda Via Kigali City Transfer from Kigali and transfer to Mgahinga then hike Sabinyo peak

Day 2 of the 2 Days Mgahinga Golden Monkey Safari Uganda Via Kigali City Engage in a morning golden monkey trekking and an afternoon birding session and transfer

Detailed itinerary of the 2 Days Mgahinga Golden Monkey Safari Uganda Via Kigali City / 2 Day Uganda Golden Monkey Safari To Mgahinga With Sabinyo Hike

Day 1 of the 2 Days Mgahinga Golden Monkey Safari Uganda Via Kigali City: Day 1 of this safari to Uganda starts with an early morning pick up from your hotel in Kigali then embark on a Uganda safari road adventure to Mgahinga gorilla park. During this drive expect to encounter the famous rolling hills of Rwanda which you drive through as you head to Uganda- Rwanda border crossing point of Cyanika which is 127km or 2.5 hours drive from Kigali. The crossing into Uganda brings you to a whole new world as there is an imminent change in the temperatures as it gets a little bit colder but this shouldn’t dampen your moods on this Uganda safari tour to Mgahinga as the sun will definitely come up to warm you, especially on a clear day. Checkout the terrain that gets more hilly and all covered by a forest blanket. You will also enjoy a nice African massage feeling as the tour Uganda drive is majorly done on murram roads. On arrival to Mgahinga start your hiking experience with your packed lunch as you scale the Muhabura range which stands at 4,127m above sea level hence making it the tallest of the 3 range Virunga ranges in Uganda. as you enjoy this Uganda hiking safari to the summit of Muhabura listen to the local takes about the naming of Muhabura peak which means “The guide” as it can be spotted from anywhere in Kisoro as long as there is clear visibility. after reaching its summit, you will be truly rewarded with a jaw-dropping and one of a kind view most of the other Virunga ranges, lake Edward in Queen Elizabeth and peaks of mountain Rwenzori in the far distance.at the end of these hiking safari return to the starting point and transfer to your already pre-booked lodge relaxation until dinner is served.

Day 2 of the 2 Days Mgahinga Golden Monkey Safari Uganda Via Kigali City: Wake up to the melodic twittering of the birds as they sing to the new day break here. Have a morning breakfast then transfer to the park centre for a briefing about the rules and regulations observed during this exciting activity. Kick-off your search for these spectacular creatures with a walk into the forest jungle. When you meet the monkeys, spend an hour observing these majestic creatures then work. After this hour return to the starting point then have your packed lunch then go out on a Uganda birding safari in Mgahinga which gives you an opportunity to see several of 180 bird species that exist here. Check out of the lodge and begin your return journey to Kigali.

Although this 2 days trip has only managed to get you to explore Mgahinga gorilla national park, the southwestern region of Uganda is still loaded with other attractions that you can decide to visit on your next either short Uganda tour or long Uganda tours such as Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is home to 18 habituated gorilla families which will give the ultimate Uganda gorilla safari experience and Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is the second deepest lake on the African continent going to the depth of 900m. On your Uganda trip to lake Bunyonyi Uganda, you see various tourist attractions in lake Bunyonyi Uganda and these include birds, scenery that is prolific. Get to engage in various tourist activities in lake Bunyonyi Uganda such as zip-lining, birding, boat cruise, island hopping as well as nature walks on the peripheral of this freshwater lake. You can decide to spend an overnight along the beaches of this lake and you will find it easy to Uganda safari accommodation in lake Bunyonyi lodge here as there are Bunyonyi Eco-Resort, Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort, Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort, Arcadia Lodge Bunyonyi

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