4-Day Gorillas and Golden Monkeys Tour

4 Days


This trip takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for an encounter with the gorillas in the forest, this is is just magical and memorable. It ranks among the absolute highlights of African travel. Tracking Golden monkeys in Mgahinga National Park is unforgettable seeing them feeding on bamboo and swinging in the trees.

Trip Highlights

  • Golden Monkeys
  • Gorilla Tracking


Today, you will be picked up from the airport by Earth Explorers driver guide who will transfer you to Kisoro – Uganda at the base of the Virunga Volcanoes. you will stop at the equator and take some photos. You will arrive in the evening and spend some time at leisure in preparation for all the trekking and hiking in the days to come.

At an extra cost you can take a morning flight from Entebbe to Kisoro airstrip. Please note that these are morning flights due to weather conditions of Kisoro area.

Mgahinga gorilla national park was primarily protected as a conservation measure to the endangered mountain gorillas and golden monkeys among other wildlife. Today you will be transferred to the briefing point inside the park to learn about how to behave and interact with the gorillas in the wild. The ranger guide will then lead you to start your gorilla trek in the park. After hiking some distance depending on the location of the gorillas, you will sight them and spend up to 1 hour with them watching them interact with each other and have their feeding. After your one hour with the gorillas, you will then start your descent back to the briefing point and later your lodge. The experience in this jungle and meeting these enormous creatures will stay with you for life even as you take in the beautiful scenery in his area.

You will return to the park for your golden monkey trekking. Just like the previous day, you receive a briefing from the ranger guide who will share information on what to expect while in the Virunga volcanoes searching for the golden monkeys. After this short brief, you will start your hike up in search of the golden monkeys.
Porters are available for those interested and an enforcement officer will join you to help in case you meet the wild buffaloes and Elephants which can be dangerous. Golden monkeys are swift in their movements unlike the gorillas and you will follow them as they feed. They love feeding on bamboo shoots among other foods like fruits, vegetation and sometimes ants. You are only allowed to spend 1 hour with the golden monkeys before you start your descent back to the starting point and continue the journey to your lodge or any other activity you have organized for the day.

We hope you had an adventure filled stay exploring Mgahinga gorilla national park. Today morning after your breakfast, the driver guide will drive you back to Entebbe airport where you will take your late evening onward flight back home.

You can choose to depart from Kigali International airport
Take a flight back to Entebbe International airport at an Extra cost.


  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits (One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals
  • Drinking Water


  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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4-Day Gorillas and Golden Monkeys Tour