Admire a family of mountain gorillas in their natural habitat, trek up a volcano in Mgahinga National Park, have your bases covered with all national park and permit fees for gorilla tracking included, keep your guides to yourself– you won't be pooled with other trekkers.
Combine the ultimate primate experience with a day of trekking volcanoes in the incredible Ugandan scenery bordering Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. First, trek through local villages and lush rainforests with a breathtaking reward at the end: finding yourself in the company of a family of gorillas. One of Africa's major highlights, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to half of the world’s population of mountain gorillas, the world's most endangered ape. Next, climb one of three extinct volcanoes in the area for a bird's-eye view of the wild African countryside.
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Depart Kampala early and drive through magnificent countryside and tropical bamboo forest on the way to southwestern Uganda. Stops along the way at the equator and for lunch in Mbarara. Continue through stunning volcanic landscape adorned with steep-sided hills covered from top to bottom with neatly terraced tea and banana plantations.
Follow experienced guides and trek deep into the forest on the slopes of the volcanoes in search of a family of mountain gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the home to approximately half of the world’s population of mountain gorillas, the world's most endangered ape. One of Africa's major highlights, a close encounter with these amazing animals is not soon forgotten.
Hike one of the three volcanoes in the area: Mt Muhavura, Mt Gahinga or Mt Sabinyo. All offer incredible scenery, immense biodiversity and fantastic views. This area bordering Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo is a nature lover's paradise.
Depart for Kampala. Stop just after the town of Mbarara at the Igongo Cultural Centre. Learn about western Uganda traditions and enjoy a traditional lunch. Arrive back in Kampala in the early evening. Tour ends on arrival.
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