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6-Day Gorilla And Golden Monkey Trekking In Mgahinga National Park

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.” Duration: 1 Day (approx.)
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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: Africana 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
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, 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.
Overnight: Kisoro Travelers Rest Hotel or Standard
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

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 ride 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 back 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.

- What Will You Do

1: Airport pickup and Hotel transfer
2: Transfer to Mgahinga National Park
3: Mountain Gorilla trekking
4: Golden Monkey trekking
5: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
6: Return back to Entebbe/Kampala

- What To Expect

- Gorilla trekking
- Golden monkey trekking
- Lake Excursion of Lake Bunyonyi
- Community visit

- What Is Included

- An experienced tour guide / driver
- Accommodation and lodging
- Meals per Itinerary
- Airport transfers
- Gorilla permits
- Park fees
- Bottled waters
- 4WD safari vehicle
- Domestic flights
- Emergency Evacuation (Amref)

- What Is Not Included

- Travel Insurance
- Visa and customs fees
- Gratuities
- International flights
- Personal expenses
- Cigarettes and alcohol
- Souvenir

- Know Before You Go

- This trip is private. Only your group will participate.
- The maximum capacity of the tour is 14 people per group

- Transfers

We will pick you from the airport (Entebbe international airport) and then transfer you to your accommodation then pick you from your accommodation to the tourism destination and after drop you off at either your accommodation or airport if your flight is due.

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WHY IS MY CONTACT INFORMATION COLLECTED WHEN I BOOK?
There may be times when unforeseen events beyond our control impact travel schedules and potentially disrupt your Safari Holidays. These include, but are not limited to, severe weather conditions, acts of nature, and government travel advisories or force Majeure, Under such circumstances, it is critical that Kent Safari tours be able to contact you immediately and reliably-including nights, weekends, and holidays-to make sure we’ve informed you of any possible changes to your travel. Additionally, the care and safety of our guests have always been our highest priority. There may be a need to contact you while on the trip or to contact someone back home due to an unforeseen event that happens while on the trip. Therefore, in addition to pre-trip contact information, we also require an emergency contact name number or email as well as an on-trip phone number for all travelers for emergency communications
WHY AM ASKED TO GIVE MY PASSPORT NUMBER,NUMBER,GENDER,AND DATE OF BIRTH?
Why am I asked to give my passport name, gender, and date of birth when booking ? Due to increased travel security around the world ,All security agencies around the global requires airlines to collect this information in accordance with the Secure Flight Program enacted by Global security Agencies If the name on the airline ticket does not match the name exactly as it appears on your passport or other government-issued ID being used at the time of travel, you may not be allowed to board the plane .or booking a gorilla permit in Uganda Wild Authority may not be possible It is also important that this information be provided correctly at the time of booking, as any changes to your air booking, which includes spelling, could be subject to a change fee, penalties, higher fares, new schedule, and/or cancellation
WHAT IS TRAVEL INSURANCE?
The Travel Insurance offers important services to help protect your vacation purchase’ you can cancel your trip before departure for several eligible reasons and receive a refund Travel Insurance benefits including Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Air Ticket refund, Trip Delay, medical expense, emergency medical transportation, body repatriation, baggage loss, theft, damage or delay coverage, as well as 24-hour emergency assistance services and we strongly recommend travel insurance on all Trips Travel Insurance Companies Include Travel Guard, Allianz and World Nomads. Offers better deals to its Travel Clients around the global.
ARE CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTABLE?
Major credit cards are widely accepted but some shops and restaurants require a minimum purchase amount when using them (so they are not appropriate for incidentals such as Soft drinks, Cigarettes ice creams, snacks You might consider bringing more than one card, as some outlets may not accept all types. Due to increasing credit card fraud worldwide, be prepared to show identification your passport when making a transaction with your credit card. When your card is being processed, do not let it out of your sight. For the best available exchange rate, you will find ATM (automatic teller machine) cards indispensable. The Plus and Cirrus logos are now displayed at many ATM locations worldwide. The usual care should be exercised when using ATMs; avoid making withdrawals at night or in isolated areas, conceal your security PIN and be wary of assistance from seemingly helpful strangers, however polite. In order to safeguard your card details and your transactions, wherever possible use the special security rooms provided by banks for this purpose. A lost or blocked card should be reported to your bank via its 24-hour emergency number for immediate cancellation or replacement. Before traveling be sure to:  Activate ATM or credit card(s) - if possible, carry at least two or more working cards.  Bring your security PIN code(s) - consisting of numbers (4-digits), numerical key pads only) - to facilitate use of both ATM and credit card(s).  Check with your banks to ensure you are able to withdraw cash on your cards while abroad may  Notify your banks that you will be traveling abroad and plan to use your card(s) to avoid fraud suspious activities they may refuse charges made overseas unless they know they are being made by the card owner).  Check also that cards are valid for at least 90 days beyond completion of your vacation travel.  Ask your credit card companies for emergency numbers (suitable for international access Always keep these numbers with you while traveling. Traveler's checks are not recommended. and suggest carry new larger denominations ($50, $100) There is always a fee involved in any exchange transaction; sometimes it is built in to the published rate; in other places, it can be a percentage fee especially if the denominations are older than their set acceptable years.
CAN I GET A REFUND?
Yes, refund is possible in case of Force Majeure less $ 600 gorilla permit fees per person because permits are regulated by Uganda Wildlife Authority. or Trips can be rescheduled at suitable date.

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